Period
to 22 July 2017

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 July 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
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 41 35
Rank change year-on-year +32 -6 +16
Contract jobs citing Python 250 141 151
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 11.54% 4.73% 5.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.71% 9.53% 11.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 116 102
Leeds median daily rate £420 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +28.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £263
90th Percentile £543 £670 £488
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £425 £350
% change year-on-year -1.18% +21.43% +10.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Leeds median hourly rate - £9.00 -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £9.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -77.50% +150.00%

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 1101 1479 1303
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 50.81% 49.56% 44.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 804 1072 926
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £303 £306 £263
90th Percentile £524 £538 £475
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £339
% change year-on-year - +18.08% +5.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 9
Leeds median hourly rate £19.00 £15.25 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.59% -30.68% +35.38%
10th Percentile £14.80 £11.40 £13.75
90th Percentile £35.70 £16.73 £38.00
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £22.00 £15.25 £35.50
% change year-on-year +44.26% -57.04% +102.86%

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 July 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 22 July 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.

1 169 (67.60%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (50.80%) Java
3 103 (41.20%) JavaScript
4 91 (36.40%) Linux
5 80 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
6 79 (31.60%) PHP
7 72 (28.80%) Test Automation
8 67 (26.80%) HTML
9 65 (26.00%) Git (software)
10 59 (23.60%) Configuration Management
10 59 (23.60%) DevOps
11 58 (23.20%) Ruby
12 54 (21.60%) Open Source
13 52 (20.80%) Jenkins
14 48 (19.20%) Bash Shell
14 48 (19.20%) Ansible
15 47 (18.80%) Scala
16 46 (18.40%) SQL
17 45 (18.00%) MVC
17 45 (18.00%) Symfony
18 44 (17.60%) JIRA
19 42 (16.80%) CSS
20 40 (16.00%) Unix
21 39 (15.60%) Puppet
22 37 (14.80%) NoSQL
23 36 (14.40%) HTTP
24 34 (13.60%) Shell Script
24 34 (13.60%) Spring
24 34 (13.60%) Selenium
24 34 (13.60%) Relational Database

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 27 (10.80%) Apache Spark
2 21 (8.40%) Confluence
3 13 (5.20%) OpenStack
4 4 (1.60%) nginx
4 4 (1.60%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.20%) CloudStack
5 3 (1.20%) SAS
6 1 (0.40%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.40%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.40%) CMS
6 1 (0.40%) Drupal
6 1 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.40%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.40%) Tornado
6 1 (0.40%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (0.80%) Adobe After Effects
1 2 (0.80%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (0.80%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 23 (9.20%) GitHub
2 14 (5.60%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.60%) Slack
4 3 (1.20%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.80%) IaaS
5 2 (0.80%) Loggly
5 2 (0.80%) Sumo Logic
6 1 (0.40%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.40%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.40%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.40%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.40%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.40%) Office 365
6 1 (0.40%) PaaS
6 1 (0.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 36 (14.40%) HTTP
2 10 (4.00%) LAN
2 10 (4.00%) VPN
2 10 (4.00%) WAN
3 8 (3.20%) Firewall
4 5 (2.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.80%) Internet
6 1 (0.40%) DNS
6 1 (0.40%) FTP
6 1 (0.40%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.40%) OpenFlow
6 1 (0.40%) SMS
6 1 (0.40%) SMTP
6 1 (0.40%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (14.80%) NoSQL
2 34 (13.60%) Relational Database
3 30 (12.00%) MongoDB
4 29 (11.60%) Big Data
4 29 (11.60%) MySQL
5 27 (10.80%) Apache Hive
5 27 (10.80%) HBase
6 26 (10.40%) Hadoop
7 25 (10.00%) Impala
7 25 (10.00%) Sqoop
8 12 (4.80%) Riak
9 11 (4.40%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (4.00%) CouchDB
11 8 (3.20%) Couchbase
12 7 (2.80%) Apache Cassandra
12 7 (2.80%) Redis
13 6 (2.40%) Oracle Database
14 5 (2.00%) RDBMS
15 3 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
15 3 (1.20%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 65 (26.00%) Git (software)
2 52 (20.80%) Jenkins
3 44 (17.60%) JIRA
4 34 (13.60%) Selenium
5 28 (11.20%) Subversion
6 26 (10.40%) Cucumber
7 21 (8.40%) WebDriver
8 18 (7.20%) Hudson
9 16 (6.40%) JUnit
10 12 (4.80%) Talend Open Studio
11 6 (2.40%) Maven
12 5 (2.00%) Jasmine
13 4 (1.60%) Karma Test Runner
13 4 (1.60%) Mocha
13 4 (1.60%) PHPUnit
13 4 (1.60%) Protractor
13 4 (1.60%) SoapUI
13 4 (1.60%) SonarQube
14 3 (1.20%) Mercurial
14 3 (1.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (4.80%) Finance
2 11 (4.40%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.60%) Billing
4 8 (3.20%) Games
5 7 (2.80%) Marketing
6 5 (2.00%) Electronics
7 3 (1.20%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.80%) German Language
9 1 (0.40%) Banking
Job Titles
1 139 (55.60%) Developer
2 51 (20.40%) Python Developer
3 42 (16.80%) DevOps Engineer
4 38 (15.20%) PHP Developer
5 32 (12.80%) Java Developer
6 25 (10.00%) Tester
7 20 (8.00%) Automation Tester
8 19 (7.60%) Scala Developer
9 12 (4.80%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 11 (4.40%) Architect
10 11 (4.40%) Linux Engineer
10 11 (4.40%) Software Engineer
11 10 (4.00%) Data Engineer
11 10 (4.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
11 10 (4.00%) Selenium Tester
11 10 (4.00%) Technical Architect
12 9 (3.60%) Java Scala Developer
13 8 (3.20%) Senior Developer
14 7 (2.80%) AWS Engineer
14 7 (2.80%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (26.80%) HTML
2 45 (18.00%) Symfony
3 42 (16.80%) CSS
4 34 (13.60%) Spring
5 29 (11.60%) Django
6 28 (11.20%) RESTful
7 27 (10.80%) Kafka
8 25 (10.00%) HTML5
8 25 (10.00%) Spark Streaming
9 21 (8.40%) CSS3
10 19 (7.60%) JSON
11 18 (7.20%) Node.js
12 17 (6.80%) Play Framework
12 17 (6.80%) REST
13 16 (6.40%) RabbitMQ
13 16 (6.40%) XML
14 15 (6.00%) Ajax
14 15 (6.00%) Flask
14 15 (6.00%) Hibernate
15 13 (5.20%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.00%) User Experience
3 7 (2.80%) NHS
4 6 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (2.40%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (1.60%) Clustering
5 4 (1.60%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.20%) Over-the-Top Content
7 2 (0.80%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.80%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.80%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.40%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.40%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.40%) Digital TV
8 1 (0.40%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.40%) IPTV
8 1 (0.40%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.40%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 91 (36.40%) Linux
2 40 (16.00%) Unix
3 10 (4.00%) Mac OS X
4 7 (2.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.20%) AIX
5 3 (1.20%) Android
5 3 (1.20%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (1.20%) Solaris
5 3 (1.20%) Windows
6 2 (0.80%) CentOS
6 2 (0.80%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.80%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 1 (0.40%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (67.60%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (32.00%) Continuous Integration
3 72 (28.80%) Test Automation
4 59 (23.60%) Configuration Management
4 59 (23.60%) DevOps
5 54 (21.60%) Open Source
6 45 (18.00%) MVC
7 30 (12.00%) High Availability
7 30 (12.00%) Scrum
7 30 (12.00%) TDD
8 26 (10.40%) ETL
8 26 (10.40%) MapReduce
9 24 (9.60%) Web Design
10 22 (8.80%) Responsive Web Design
10 22 (8.80%) Software Engineering
11 19 (7.60%) Analytics
11 19 (7.60%) Data Analytics
12 18 (7.20%) OO
12 18 (7.20%) Test Scripting
12 18 (7.20%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 127 (50.80%) Java
2 103 (41.20%) JavaScript
3 79 (31.60%) PHP
4 58 (23.20%) Ruby
5 48 (19.20%) Bash Shell
6 47 (18.80%) Scala
7 46 (18.40%) SQL
8 34 (13.60%) Shell Script
9 21 (8.40%) C#
10 17 (6.80%) Groovy
11 13 (5.20%) Perl
12 9 (3.60%) C++
13 8 (3.20%) Go
14 7 (2.80%) C
15 6 (2.40%) ECMAScript
16 3 (1.20%) VBScript
17 2 (0.80%) PL/SQL
17 2 (0.80%) PowerShell
17 2 (0.80%) Prolog
18 1 (0.40%) Korn
Qualifications
1 20 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (6.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (3.20%) Degree
4 5 (2.00%) Master's Degree
5 4 (1.60%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.40%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.40%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.40%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.00%) QA
2 8 (3.20%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 25 (10.00%) Apache Flume
2 21 (8.40%) Docker
3 5 (2.00%) Xen
4 4 (1.60%) vSphere
5 3 (1.20%) XenServer
6 2 (0.80%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.40%) HDFS
7 1 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 48 (19.20%) Ansible
2 39 (15.60%) Puppet
3 33 (13.20%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (5.60%) Prometheus
5 11 (4.40%) Salt
6 7 (2.80%) Kubernetes
7 4 (1.60%) Rancher
8 3 (1.20%) Cobbler
8 3 (1.20%) Nagios
8 3 (1.20%) Terraform
8 3 (1.20%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.80%) Grafana
9 2 (0.80%) Graphite
9 2 (0.80%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.40%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.40%) Mesos
10 1 (0.40%) SCCM
10 1 (0.40%) SCOM
10 1 (0.40%) vRealize
Vendors
1 15 (6.00%) Google
1 15 (6.00%) Zend
2 14 (5.60%) Oracle
3 13 (5.20%) Informatica
4 12 (4.80%) Talend
5 8 (3.20%) Red Hat
6 6 (2.40%) SaltStack
7 5 (2.00%) Splunk
8 4 (1.60%) New Relic
9 3 (1.20%) EnterpriseDB
9 3 (1.20%) HP
9 3 (1.20%) IBM
9 3 (1.20%) SAP
9 3 (1.20%) Sun
10 2 (0.80%) Adobe
10 2 (0.80%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.40%) Hortonworks
11 1 (0.40%) Microsoft
11 1 (0.40%) VMware
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified very competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £420 per day 6 months initially likely to extend
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £480 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Amsource Technology Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £420 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Leeds
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 26 days ago