The median contractor rate for a Python Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

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
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 80 97
Rank change year-on-year +32 +17  
Contract jobs requiring a Python Developer 43 23 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 4.14% 1.49% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.22% 1.55% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 23 0
Median daily rate £400 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1018 1482 1283
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 97.98% 96.11% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 687 1058 852
Median daily rate £395 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 32 40
Median hourly rate £15.86 £11.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.18% -8.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £10.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £19.50 £33.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.60
% change year-on-year -2.77% +8.43%  

Python Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds that featured Python Developer in the job title.

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 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, 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 59 (100.00%) Python
2 38 (64.41%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (35.59%) JavaScript
4 19 (32.20%) Java
5 14 (23.73%) PHP
6 12 (20.34%) Linux
6 12 (20.34%) NoSQL
7 11 (18.64%) Billing
7 11 (18.64%) Data Analytics
7 11 (18.64%) Analytics
8 10 (16.95%) RabbitMQ
9 9 (15.25%) High Availability
9 9 (15.25%) CSS
9 9 (15.25%) HTML
10 8 (13.56%) OO
10 8 (13.56%) Django
10 8 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (11.86%) Git (software)
11 7 (11.86%) OOP
12 6 (10.17%) MySQL
13 5 (8.47%) Open Source
13 5 (8.47%) Relational Database
14 4 (6.78%) Games
14 4 (6.78%) NHS
14 4 (6.78%) Unix
14 4 (6.78%) TDD
14 4 (6.78%) Continuous Integration
14 4 (6.78%) Symfony
15 3 (5.08%) Degree
15 3 (5.08%) Node.js

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.34%) NoSQL
2 6 (10.17%) MySQL
3 5 (8.47%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (5.08%) MariaDB
4 3 (5.08%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (5.08%) Riak
5 2 (3.39%) Redis
6 1 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.69%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.69%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (11.86%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.69%) JIRA
2 1 (1.69%) PHPUnit
2 1 (1.69%) Subversion
General
1 11 (18.64%) Billing
2 4 (6.78%) Games
3 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.95%) RabbitMQ
2 9 (15.25%) CSS
2 9 (15.25%) HTML
3 8 (13.56%) Django
4 4 (6.78%) Symfony
5 3 (5.08%) .NET
5 3 (5.08%) Flask
5 3 (5.08%) Laravel
5 3 (5.08%) Node.js
6 2 (3.39%) AngularJS
6 2 (3.39%) CSS3
6 2 (3.39%) HTML5
6 2 (3.39%) RESTful
7 1 (1.69%) Celery
7 1 (1.69%) CodeIgniter
7 1 (1.69%) JPA
7 1 (1.69%) NumPy
7 1 (1.69%) OpenCV
7 1 (1.69%) PyQt
7 1 (1.69%) React
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.78%) NHS
3 3 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.34%) Linux
2 4 (6.78%) Unix
3 1 (1.69%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (64.41%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (18.64%) Analytics
2 11 (18.64%) Data Analytics
3 9 (15.25%) High Availability
4 8 (13.56%) OO
5 7 (11.86%) OOP
6 5 (8.47%) Open Source
7 4 (6.78%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (6.78%) TDD
8 3 (5.08%) MVC
8 3 (5.08%) Scrum
9 1 (1.69%) Configuration Management
9 1 (1.69%) Data Visualisation
9 1 (1.69%) E-Commerce
9 1 (1.69%) Regression Testing
9 1 (1.69%) Software Engineering
9 1 (1.69%) Unit Testing
9 1 (1.69%) Visualisation
9 1 (1.69%) Web Design
9 1 (1.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 59 (100.00%) Python
2 21 (35.59%) JavaScript
3 19 (32.20%) Java
4 14 (23.73%) PHP
5 3 (5.08%) SQL
6 1 (1.69%) Ruby
6 1 (1.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (5.08%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (5.08%) Oracle
2 2 (3.39%) Zend
3 1 (1.69%) Microsoft
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