The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 59 97 101
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +4
Contract jobs citing Python 73 28 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.84% 1.20% 0.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.72% 2.97% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 22 6
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£363 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £347 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+44.14% -30.62%
Python
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
945 942 716
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 36.74% 40.43% 34.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 615 603 357
Average daily rate £340 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.80% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 40
Average hourly rate £36.75 £28.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% +67.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £175.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Python across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Python
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Python across the Yorkshire region.

Python Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Python
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Python across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Python Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Python
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Python across the Yorkshire region.

Python Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Python
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +30 68 £363 +20.83% 23
South Yorkshire 0 4 £250 +38.88% 1
North Yorkshire - 1 £80 - 5
East Yorkshire - - - - 3
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Python also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Python.

1 110 (63.58%) Linux
2 105 (60.69%) Ruby
3 93 (53.76%) Agile Software Development
4 91 (52.60%) DevOps
5 85 (49.13%) Puppet
6 76 (43.93%) Opscode Chef
7 70 (40.46%) Bash Shell
8 68 (39.31%) PHP
9 62 (35.84%) Configuration Management
10 55 (31.79%) Java
11 54 (31.21%) SQL
12 44 (25.43%) Apache
13 43 (24.86%) MongoDB
14 38 (21.97%) UNIX
15 35 (20.23%) Continuous Integration
16 34 (19.65%) Splunk
17 33 (19.08%) Software Engineering
18 32 (18.50%) Oracle
19 28 (16.18%) OpenStack
20 27 (15.61%) C++
21 26 (15.03%) JavaScript
22 25 (14.45%) Amazon AWS
22 25 (14.45%) Graphite
23 24 (13.87%) NoSQL
23 24 (13.87%) Git (software)
23 24 (13.87%) Perl
23 24 (13.87%) C
23 24 (13.87%) MySQL
24 23 (13.29%) Riak
25 22 (12.72%) HTML

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Python also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Python. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 44 (25.43%) Apache
2 28 (16.18%) OpenStack
3 22 (12.72%) Node.js
4 6 (3.47%) Apache ServiceMix
5 5 (2.89%) Tomcat
5 5 (2.89%) nginx
6 1 (0.58%) EPiServer CMS
6 1 (0.58%) IIS
6 1 (0.58%) JBoss
6 1 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.58%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.58%) CMS
6 1 (0.58%) ArcSDE
6 1 (0.58%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 25 (14.45%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (9.83%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (3.47%) Amazon S3
3 6 (3.47%) Route 53
4 5 (2.89%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.58%) IaaS
5 1 (0.58%) SaaS
5 1 (0.58%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.09%) TCP/IP
2 12 (6.94%) Internet
3 8 (4.62%) DNS
4 7 (4.05%) SSL
5 6 (3.47%) SAN
5 6 (3.47%) Firewall
6 4 (2.31%) DHCP
6 4 (2.31%) HTTP
7 3 (1.73%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (1.16%) NAS
8 2 (1.16%) SMTP
8 2 (1.16%) FTP
9 1 (0.58%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (24.86%) MongoDB
2 24 (13.87%) NoSQL
2 24 (13.87%) MySQL
3 23 (13.29%) Riak
4 20 (11.56%) Redis
5 18 (10.40%) Hypertable
5 18 (10.40%) PostgreSQL
5 18 (10.40%) CouchDB
6 11 (6.36%) Relational Database
6 11 (6.36%) Couchbase
7 10 (5.78%) SimpleDB
8 9 (5.20%) RDBMS
9 7 (4.05%) Pentaho
10 6 (3.47%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.58%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.58%) InterSystems Cache
11 1 (0.58%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (13.87%) Git (software)
2 18 (10.40%) Fiddler
3 13 (7.51%) Jenkins
4 10 (5.78%) Subversion
5 7 (4.05%) Eclipse
6 6 (3.47%) JMeter
6 6 (3.47%) JUnit
6 6 (3.47%) QUnit
7 5 (2.89%) JIRA
8 4 (2.31%) Maven
9 3 (1.73%) NetBeans
10 2 (1.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (1.16%) PHPUnit
11 1 (0.58%) Hudson
11 1 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.58%) Grunt
11 1 (0.58%) Selenium
General
1 7 (4.05%) Telecoms
2 4 (2.31%) Law
3 1 (0.58%) Retail
3 1 (0.58%) Finance
3 1 (0.58%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 64 (36.99%) DevOps Engineer
2 46 (26.59%) Developer
3 16 (9.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 13 (7.51%) Systems Engineer
5 12 (6.94%) Software Engineer
6 11 (6.36%) Python Developer
7 8 (4.62%) Linux Engineer
7 8 (4.62%) Analyst
7 8 (4.62%) Java Developer
8 7 (4.05%) 2nd Line Support
8 7 (4.05%) Architect
9 6 (3.47%) Senior Developer
9 6 (3.47%) Cloud Engineer
10 5 (2.89%) Android Developer
10 5 (2.89%) UNIX Engineer
10 5 (2.89%) Software Developer
11 4 (2.31%) Programmer
11 4 (2.31%) Support Analyst
11 4 (2.31%) Release Manager
11 4 (2.31%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (12.72%) HTML
2 19 (10.98%) CSS
3 16 (9.25%) Web Services
4 15 (8.67%) J2EE
5 13 (7.51%) XML
5 13 (7.51%) JSON
6 10 (5.78%) jQuery
6 10 (5.78%) Hibernate
6 10 (5.78%) REST
7 8 (4.62%) Django
7 8 (4.62%) .NET
7 8 (4.62%) RESTful
8 7 (4.05%) JPA
8 7 (4.05%) Drools
8 7 (4.05%) JRules
8 7 (4.05%) Ajax
8 7 (4.05%) Mustache
9 6 (3.47%) Apache Camel
9 6 (3.47%) ActiveMQ
9 6 (3.47%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.56%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (10.40%) Open Source
3 15 (8.67%) Client/Server
4 7 (4.05%) Clustering
5 6 (3.47%) Smartcard
5 6 (3.47%) PKI
6 5 (2.89%) NHS
7 3 (1.73%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.73%) Chemistry
7 3 (1.73%) Life Science
7 3 (1.73%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.73%) Visualisation
7 3 (1.73%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.73%) User Experience
8 1 (0.58%) STB
8 1 (0.58%) Social Media
8 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.58%) GIS
8 1 (0.58%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 110 (63.58%) Linux
2 38 (21.97%) UNIX
3 17 (9.83%) CentOS
4 13 (7.51%) Windows
5 12 (6.94%) Ubuntu
6 7 (4.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (4.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (3.47%) Android
7 6 (3.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.73%) Debian
8 3 (1.73%) Solaris
8 3 (1.73%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.16%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.58%) Fedora
10 1 (0.58%) SUSE
10 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.58%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (53.76%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (52.60%) DevOps
3 62 (35.84%) Configuration Management
4 35 (20.23%) Continuous Integration
5 33 (19.08%) Software Engineering
6 22 (12.72%) TDD
7 17 (9.83%) Load Balancing
8 12 (6.94%) Workflow
8 12 (6.94%) Scrum
9 11 (6.36%) Service Management
10 10 (5.78%) MVC
11 8 (4.62%) OO
11 8 (4.62%) Incident Management
12 7 (4.05%) OOP
12 7 (4.05%) Project Management
12 7 (4.05%) Unit Testing
13 6 (3.47%) Kanban
14 5 (2.89%) Release Management
14 5 (2.89%) User Acceptance Testing
14 5 (2.89%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 105 (60.69%) Ruby
2 70 (40.46%) Bash Shell
3 68 (39.31%) PHP
4 55 (31.79%) Java
5 54 (31.21%) SQL
6 27 (15.61%) C++
7 26 (15.03%) JavaScript
8 24 (13.87%) Perl
8 24 (13.87%) C
9 21 (12.14%) Shell Script
10 19 (10.98%) C#
11 3 (1.73%) Embedded C
11 3 (1.73%) Embedded C++
11 3 (1.73%) Groovy
12 2 (1.16%) Scala
12 2 (1.16%) Lua
13 1 (0.58%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.58%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.58%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (4.62%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.31%) Degree
3 2 (1.16%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.16%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.47%) QA
2 2 (1.16%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.58%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (5.78%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (5.78%) KVM
2 9 (5.20%) QEMU
3 3 (1.73%) VMware Server
4 2 (1.16%) Xen
4 2 (1.16%) XenServer
4 2 (1.16%) vSphere
5 1 (0.58%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 1 (0.58%) Varnish
5 1 (0.58%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.58%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 85 (49.13%) Puppet
2 76 (43.93%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (14.45%) Graphite
4 20 (11.56%) Cobbler
4 20 (11.56%) Nagios
5 18 (10.40%) Tivoli
5 18 (10.40%) CFEngine
5 18 (10.40%) Ansible
6 13 (7.51%) Salt
7 7 (4.05%) OpenIDM
8 4 (2.31%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.58%) Opsview
Vendors
1 34 (19.65%) Splunk
2 32 (18.50%) Oracle
3 18 (10.40%) SaltStack
4 17 (9.83%) Red Hat
5 14 (8.09%) VMware
6 11 (6.36%) Rackspace
7 6 (3.47%) Cisco
8 4 (2.31%) Microsoft
9 3 (1.73%) Percona
10 2 (1.16%) EnterpriseDB
10 2 (1.16%) EMC
10 2 (1.16%) NetApp
10 2 (1.16%) Open Text
10 2 (1.16%) Vignette
11 1 (0.58%) Tealeaf
11 1 (0.58%) Zend
11 1 (0.58%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.58%) Riverbed
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