Period
to 19 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Python Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Python Developer
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 114 127 146
Rank change year-on-year +13 +19 -34
Contract jobs requiring a Python Developer 17 18 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.77% 0.75% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.78% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 8
Leeds median daily rate £400 £373 £518
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.38% -28.02% +47.86%
West Yorkshire median daily rate £419 £373 £510
% change year-on-year +12.35% -26.96% +45.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Leeds
Contract vacancies in Leeds with a recognized job title 2,128 2,299 2,915
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.42% 95.83% 95.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,490 1,491 1,965
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.27% +12.86%
10th Percentile £261 £258 £263
90th Percentile £550 £550 £563
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 53 84
Leeds median hourly rate £20.50 £13.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.85% -10.00% +20.00%
10th Percentile £10.63 £10.50 £9.36
90th Percentile £40.00 £29.25 £36.43
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.65 £12.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +17.20% -10.71% +12.72%

Python Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings that featured Python Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Python Developer in Leeds

Python Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Python Developer in Leeds.

Contractor daily rate trend for Python Developer in Leeds

Python Developer Skill Set
Top 16 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, Python Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region featuring Python Developer in the job title.

1 17 (100.00%) Python
1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (94.12%) Django
2 16 (94.12%) PostgreSQL
2 16 (94.12%) Git (software)
3 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
3 2 (11.76%) TDD
4 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.88%) Scrum
4 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.88%) Riak
4 1 (5.88%) Ansible
4 1 (5.88%) Docker
4 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.88%) Apache Spark
4 1 (5.88%) Apache

Python Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) Apache
1 1 (5.88%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (94.12%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.88%) Riak
Development Applications
1 16 (94.12%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (94.12%) Django
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (11.76%) TDD
2 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.88%) Scrum
3 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) Python
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Ansible