Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for Python skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Python over the 6 months to 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the 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
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 19 33
Rank change year-on-year -5 +14 +4
Contract jobs citing Python 158 179 150
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 7.12% 7.64% 4.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.84% 15.58% 11.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 118 133
Leeds median daily rate £500 £430 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.28% -14.00% +42.86%
10th Percentile £377 £325 £350
90th Percentile £638 £533 £675
West Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £430 £500
% change year-on-year +16.28% -14.00% +42.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate £40.00 - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 - £30.00

Python is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,065 1,149 1,280
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 47.99% 49.06% 42.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 810 804 874
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.89% +11.07%
10th Percentile £281 £294 £280
90th Percentile £538 £538 £540
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 12
Leeds median hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +196.30% -22.86% -48.15%
10th Percentile £37.35 £10.89 £14.13
90th Percentile £40.60 £26.25 £44.00
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +196.30% -27.03% -43.94%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing Python as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Python in Leeds

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Python in Leeds

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Leeds over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python in Leeds

Python
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Python in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Python.

1 82 (51.90%) Git (software)
2 71 (44.94%) DevOps
3 64 (40.51%) Bash Shell
4 61 (38.61%) Jenkins
5 59 (37.34%) Configuration Management
6 58 (36.71%) Linux
6 58 (36.71%) Agile Software Development
7 57 (36.08%) Docker
8 55 (34.81%) Ruby
9 53 (33.54%) Puppet
10 52 (32.91%) Java
11 48 (30.38%) Opscode Chef
12 45 (28.48%) Ansible
13 44 (27.85%) Splunk
14 41 (25.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 39 (24.68%) PHP
16 32 (20.25%) Perl
16 32 (20.25%) Continuous Integration
17 30 (18.99%) Shell Script
18 28 (17.72%) JavaScript
19 27 (17.09%) Microservices
20 26 (16.46%) Node.js
21 25 (15.82%) Amazon AWS
21 25 (15.82%) Mentoring
22 24 (15.19%) JIRA
23 21 (13.29%) Confluence
23 21 (13.29%) Coaching
24 20 (12.66%) nginx
24 20 (12.66%) Django
24 20 (12.66%) SQL

Python
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 21 (13.29%) Confluence
2 20 (12.66%) nginx
3 11 (6.96%) Apache Spark
4 7 (4.43%) Apache
4 7 (4.43%) OpenStack
4 7 (4.43%) Tomcat
5 5 (3.16%) Cloud Foundry
5 5 (3.16%) JBoss
5 5 (3.16%) Jetty
5 5 (3.16%) Jupyter
5 5 (3.16%) Tornado
5 5 (3.16%) WebLogic
6 4 (2.53%) CloudStack
7 2 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.27%) SAS
8 1 (0.63%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 25 (15.82%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (10.76%) Slack
3 10 (6.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (5.06%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (4.43%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (2.53%) GitHub
6 4 (2.53%) IaaS
7 3 (1.90%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (1.90%) Loggly
7 3 (1.90%) Serverless
7 3 (1.90%) Sumo Logic
8 2 (1.27%) PaaS
9 1 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.63%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.63%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 19 (12.03%) HTTP
2 5 (3.16%) AMQP
3 4 (2.53%) Firewall
4 2 (1.27%) Network Security
4 2 (1.27%) VPN
5 1 (0.63%) BGP
5 1 (0.63%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (0.63%) IPsec
5 1 (0.63%) LAN
5 1 (0.63%) NX-OS
5 1 (0.63%) SSL
5 1 (0.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.03%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (8.86%) MongoDB
2 14 (8.86%) Redis
3 12 (7.59%) Hadoop
3 12 (7.59%) NoSQL
4 10 (6.33%) Big Data
5 9 (5.70%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (5.06%) MySQL
7 7 (4.43%) Relational Database
7 7 (4.43%) Riak
8 5 (3.16%) Apache Hive
8 5 (3.16%) Couchbase
9 2 (1.27%) HBase
10 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.63%) Impala
10 1 (0.63%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.63%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 82 (51.90%) Git (software)
2 61 (38.61%) Jenkins
3 24 (15.19%) JIRA
4 18 (11.39%) Maven
5 17 (10.76%) SonarQube
6 12 (7.59%) Vagrant
7 8 (5.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (5.06%) Cucumber
7 8 (5.06%) Selenium
8 5 (3.16%) FitNesse
8 5 (3.16%) JBehave
8 5 (3.16%) Travis CI
9 4 (2.53%) GoCD
9 4 (2.53%) JUnit
10 3 (1.90%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (1.90%) Subversion
10 3 (1.90%) WebDriver
11 2 (1.27%) Gradle
12 1 (0.63%) Bitbucket
12 1 (0.63%) gulp
General
1 9 (5.70%) Finance
2 8 (5.06%) Banking
2 8 (5.06%) Games
2 8 (5.06%) Retail Banking
3 2 (1.27%) Marketing
3 2 (1.27%) Online Betting
3 2 (1.27%) Retail
4 1 (0.63%) Electronics
4 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 53 (33.54%) Developer
2 51 (32.28%) DevOps Engineer
3 21 (13.29%) Linux Engineer
4 19 (12.03%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 19 (12.03%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 19 (12.03%) Python Developer
5 14 (8.86%) PHP Developer
6 13 (8.23%) Senior DevOps
6 13 (8.23%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 12 (7.59%) Java Developer
8 8 (5.06%) Platform Engineer
8 8 (5.06%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 7 (4.43%) Data Scientist
10 6 (3.80%) JavaScript Engineer
10 6 (3.80%) Lead DevOps
10 6 (3.80%) Lead DevOps Engineer
11 5 (3.16%) Implementation Specialist
11 5 (3.16%) Software Engineer
12 4 (2.53%) Monitoring Engineer
12 4 (2.53%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (16.46%) Node.js
2 20 (12.66%) Django
3 17 (10.76%) Spring
4 15 (9.49%) Kafka
5 13 (8.23%) AngularJS
5 13 (8.23%) Symfony
6 10 (6.33%) RabbitMQ
6 10 (6.33%) Spring Boot
7 8 (5.06%) Hibernate
7 8 (5.06%) REST
8 7 (4.43%) LAMP
9 6 (3.80%) JSON
10 5 (3.16%) ActiveMQ
10 5 (3.16%) Apache Camel
10 5 (3.16%) Flask
10 5 (3.16%) Gherkin
10 5 (3.16%) HTML
10 5 (3.16%) JMS
10 5 (3.16%) Memcached
10 5 (3.16%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.39%) Clustering
2 10 (6.33%) Public Cloud
3 7 (4.43%) Private Cloud
4 3 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.90%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.90%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.63%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.63%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.63%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.63%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 58 (36.71%) Linux
2 41 (25.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (5.70%) Unix
4 8 (5.06%) CentOS
5 6 (3.80%) Windows
6 2 (1.27%) Android
6 2 (1.27%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (44.94%) DevOps
2 59 (37.34%) Configuration Management
3 58 (36.71%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (20.25%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (17.09%) Microservices
6 25 (15.82%) Mentoring
7 21 (13.29%) Coaching
8 19 (12.03%) Continuous Delivery
8 19 (12.03%) Software Engineering
9 18 (11.39%) Capacity Planning
9 18 (11.39%) Load Balancing
9 18 (11.39%) TDD
10 17 (10.76%) Static Code Analysis
11 15 (9.49%) ITIL
11 15 (9.49%) Scrum
12 14 (8.86%) MVC
12 14 (8.86%) Test Automation
13 12 (7.59%) BDD
14 11 (6.96%) User Stories
15 10 (6.33%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 64 (40.51%) Bash Shell
2 55 (34.81%) Ruby
3 52 (32.91%) Java
4 39 (24.68%) PHP
5 32 (20.25%) Perl
6 30 (18.99%) Shell Script
7 28 (17.72%) JavaScript
8 20 (12.66%) SQL
9 12 (7.59%) C#
10 11 (6.96%) Scala
11 9 (5.70%) Go
12 8 (5.06%) C++
12 8 (5.06%) R
13 3 (1.90%) ES6
13 3 (1.90%) ES7
14 1 (0.63%) Groovy
14 1 (0.63%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.63%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.63%) Prolog
Qualifications
1 17 (10.76%) Degree
2 4 (2.53%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.63%) PhD
3 1 (0.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.80%) QA
2 4 (2.53%) GCP
3 1 (0.63%) WCAG
System Software
1 57 (36.08%) Docker
2 7 (4.43%) Xen
3 2 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.27%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.63%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 53 (33.54%) Puppet
2 48 (30.38%) Opscode Chef
3 45 (28.48%) Ansible
4 13 (8.23%) Terraform
5 11 (6.96%) Kubernetes
6 5 (3.16%) Grafana
6 5 (3.16%) Graphite
6 5 (3.16%) Opsview
6 5 (3.16%) Rancher
7 4 (2.53%) Prometheus
8 3 (1.90%) Nagios
8 3 (1.90%) Salt
8 3 (1.90%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.63%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.63%) CFEngine
9 1 (0.63%) Cobbler
9 1 (0.63%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.63%) Marathon
9 1 (0.63%) Mesos
Vendors
1 44 (27.85%) Splunk
2 17 (10.76%) CA
3 8 (5.06%) New Relic
3 8 (5.06%) Oracle
4 6 (3.80%) SaltStack
5 5 (3.16%) Google
5 5 (3.16%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.90%) Rackspace
7 2 (1.27%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.27%) Cadence
8 1 (0.63%) ArcSight
8 1 (0.63%) Aruba
8 1 (0.63%) Capita
8 1 (0.63%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.63%) F5
8 1 (0.63%) Facebook
8 1 (0.63%) Fortinet
8 1 (0.63%) Informatica
8 1 (0.63%) SAP
8 1 (0.63%) Twitter