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 3 months to 29 April 2017 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
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 38 25
Rank change year-on-year +31 -13  
Contract jobs citing Python 148 73 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 13.99% 4.68% 6.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.01% 9.81% 13.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 67 59
Median daily rate £415 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.35% +30.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £368 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £641 £422
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £38.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.63% -5.00%  

Python is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 569 744 658
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 53.78% 47.72% 49.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 557 454
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 3
Median hourly rate £29.00 £11.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +163.63% -68.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.84% +5.55%  

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing Python as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 29 April 2017.

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 29 April 2017, 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.

1 167 (67.89%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (53.66%) Java
3 106 (43.09%) JavaScript
4 101 (41.06%) Linux
5 87 (35.37%) HTML
6 77 (31.30%) PHP
7 74 (30.08%) Ruby
8 62 (25.20%) CSS
9 61 (24.80%) Jenkins
10 60 (24.39%) Continuous Integration
10 60 (24.39%) Git (software)
11 55 (22.36%) Scala
11 55 (22.36%) Puppet
12 52 (21.14%) MVC
13 49 (19.92%) HTTP
13 49 (19.92%) Open Source
14 48 (19.51%) Symfony
14 48 (19.51%) Django
14 48 (19.51%) Relational Database
15 47 (19.11%) JIRA
16 46 (18.70%) Configuration Management
17 45 (18.29%) DevOps
18 44 (17.89%) Opscode Chef
19 43 (17.48%) Spring
19 43 (17.48%) MongoDB
19 43 (17.48%) RESTful
20 41 (16.67%) TDD
21 40 (16.26%) HTML5
21 40 (16.26%) Ansible
22 39 (15.85%) 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 28 (11.38%) Confluence
2 9 (3.66%) Apache Spark
3 8 (3.25%) OpenStack
4 6 (2.44%) Apache
5 4 (1.63%) Apache Pig
6 3 (1.22%) nginx
6 3 (1.22%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.41%) CloudStack
7 1 (0.41%) CMS
7 1 (0.41%) Drupal
7 1 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.41%) JBoss
7 1 (0.41%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.41%) Tornado
7 1 (0.41%) uWSGI
7 1 (0.41%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.41%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 21 (8.54%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.25%) Google Cloud Platform
2 8 (3.25%) IaaS
2 8 (3.25%) Loggly
2 8 (3.25%) Sumo Logic
3 3 (1.22%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (0.81%) Slack
5 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.41%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.41%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.41%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.41%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.41%) GitHub
5 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.41%) Office 365
5 1 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 49 (19.92%) HTTP
2 15 (6.10%) TCP/IP
3 13 (5.28%) DNS
4 8 (3.25%) Firewall
4 8 (3.25%) LDAP
4 8 (3.25%) SMTP
4 8 (3.25%) SNMP
5 5 (2.03%) Internet
6 3 (1.22%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.41%) OpenFlow
7 1 (0.41%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (19.51%) Relational Database
2 43 (17.48%) MongoDB
3 37 (15.04%) NoSQL
4 27 (10.98%) MySQL
5 21 (8.54%) PostgreSQL
6 19 (7.72%) Redis
6 19 (7.72%) Riak
7 12 (4.88%) Apache Cassandra
8 9 (3.66%) Hadoop
8 9 (3.66%) HBase
9 6 (2.44%) Couchbase
10 5 (2.03%) Big Data
10 5 (2.03%) CouchDB
10 5 (2.03%) Oracle Database
10 5 (2.03%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.63%) Apache Hive
12 3 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (1.22%) MariaDB
13 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 61 (24.80%) Jenkins
2 60 (24.39%) Git (software)
3 47 (19.11%) JIRA
4 31 (12.60%) Subversion
5 30 (12.20%) Selenium
6 25 (10.16%) Cucumber
7 19 (7.72%) JUnit
8 15 (6.10%) WebDriver
9 14 (5.69%) Maven
10 10 (4.07%) Hudson
10 10 (4.07%) PHPUnit
11 9 (3.66%) Grunt
12 8 (3.25%) Vagrant
13 5 (2.03%) Android Studio
13 5 (2.03%) Eclipse
13 5 (2.03%) JMeter
13 5 (2.03%) Visual Studio
14 4 (1.63%) SonarQube
15 3 (1.22%) Gatling
15 3 (1.22%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (4.47%) Billing
2 7 (2.85%) Finance
2 7 (2.85%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.44%) Games
4 4 (1.63%) Electronics
5 3 (1.22%) Marketing
6 2 (0.81%) German Language
7 1 (0.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 152 (61.79%) Developer
2 59 (23.98%) Python Developer
3 40 (16.26%) PHP Developer
4 35 (14.23%) Java Developer
5 26 (10.57%) DevOps Engineer
6 24 (9.76%) Scala Developer
7 15 (6.10%) Architect
7 15 (6.10%) Software Engineer
7 15 (6.10%) Tester
8 13 (5.28%) Automation Tester
9 10 (4.07%) Technical Architect
10 9 (3.66%) AWS DevOps
10 9 (3.66%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 9 (3.66%) Java Scala Developer
11 8 (3.25%) JavaScript Developer
12 7 (2.85%) Development Engineer
12 7 (2.85%) Java Engineer
12 7 (2.85%) PHP Software Engineer
12 7 (2.85%) Selenium Automation Tester
12 7 (2.85%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (35.37%) HTML
2 62 (25.20%) CSS
3 48 (19.51%) Django
3 48 (19.51%) Symfony
4 43 (17.48%) RESTful
4 43 (17.48%) Spring
5 40 (16.26%) HTML5
6 29 (11.79%) CSS3
7 28 (11.38%) JSON
8 26 (10.57%) Play Framework
9 23 (9.35%) REST
10 21 (8.54%) Flask
11 19 (7.72%) AngularJS
11 19 (7.72%) RabbitMQ
12 18 (7.32%) Node.js
12 18 (7.32%) XML
13 17 (6.91%) Ajax
13 17 (6.91%) Guice
13 17 (6.91%) Ruby on Rails
13 17 (6.91%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.66%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (3.66%) NHS
2 9 (3.66%) User Experience
3 7 (2.85%) Driving Licence
3 7 (2.85%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.03%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.03%) Replication
5 4 (1.63%) Social Media
5 4 (1.63%) Tandem
6 3 (1.22%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.81%) Clustering
7 2 (0.81%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.81%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.81%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.41%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.41%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.41%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.41%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 101 (41.06%) Linux
2 30 (12.20%) Unix
3 14 (5.69%) Mac OS X
4 13 (5.28%) Windows
5 8 (3.25%) Ubuntu
5 8 (3.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (2.44%) Android
6 6 (2.44%) Embedded Linux
7 5 (2.03%) CoreOS
7 5 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.63%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 1 (0.41%) CentOS
9 1 (0.41%) VMS
9 1 (0.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (67.89%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (24.39%) Continuous Integration
3 52 (21.14%) MVC
4 49 (19.92%) Open Source
5 46 (18.70%) Configuration Management
6 45 (18.29%) DevOps
7 41 (16.67%) TDD
8 36 (14.63%) Software Engineering
9 33 (13.41%) Scrum
10 25 (10.16%) Automated Testing
10 25 (10.16%) Responsive Web Design
10 25 (10.16%) Web Design
11 24 (9.76%) High Availability
12 23 (9.35%) BDD
13 22 (8.94%) OO
14 20 (8.13%) Web Development
15 15 (6.10%) Mentoring
15 15 (6.10%) Regression Testing
16 13 (5.28%) Data Visualisation
16 13 (5.28%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 132 (53.66%) Java
2 106 (43.09%) JavaScript
3 77 (31.30%) PHP
4 74 (30.08%) Ruby
5 55 (22.36%) Scala
6 39 (15.85%) SQL
7 34 (13.82%) Bash Shell
8 24 (9.76%) C#
9 13 (5.28%) Go
10 11 (4.47%) C++
11 10 (4.07%) Groovy
12 9 (3.66%) Perl
13 5 (2.03%) C
13 5 (2.03%) ECMAScript
14 4 (1.63%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.81%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.81%) R
15 2 (0.81%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.41%) Korn
16 1 (0.41%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (4.88%) Degree
2 4 (1.63%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.81%) ISEB
4 1 (0.41%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.41%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.66%) QA
2 8 (3.25%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.41%) SDET
System Software
1 26 (10.57%) Docker
2 9 (3.66%) HDFS
3 7 (2.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.03%) VirtualBox
5 4 (1.63%) Active Directory
6 3 (1.22%) vSphere
7 1 (0.41%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.41%) Xen
7 1 (0.41%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 55 (22.36%) Puppet
2 44 (17.89%) Opscode Chef
3 40 (16.26%) Ansible
4 18 (7.32%) Salt
5 11 (4.47%) Nagios
6 9 (3.66%) Kubernetes
7 8 (3.25%) ZABBIX
8 4 (1.63%) Hadoop YARN
9 3 (1.22%) Prometheus
10 2 (0.81%) Rancher
11 1 (0.41%) Mesos
11 1 (0.41%) SCCM
11 1 (0.41%) SCOM
11 1 (0.41%) Terraform
11 1 (0.41%) vRealize
Vendors
1 26 (10.57%) Google
2 20 (8.13%) Zend
3 18 (7.32%) Oracle
3 18 (7.32%) Splunk
4 12 (4.88%) SaltStack
5 10 (4.07%) VMware
6 9 (3.66%) Rackspace
7 8 (3.25%) New Relic
7 8 (3.25%) Red Hat
8 5 (2.03%) Microsoft
9 2 (0.81%) Hortonworks
10 1 (0.41%) EnterpriseDB
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day 6 months initially likely to extend
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Amsource Technology Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £380 per day 12 months
Posted: 5 days ago