The median contractor rate for a Python Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 3 months to 26 June 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
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 97 116
Rank change year-on-year +20 +19  
Contract jobs requiring a Python Developer 26 23 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.82% 1.14% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.87% 1.18% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 23 3
Median daily rate £400 £375 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -21.05%  
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 -
% change year-on-year +12.50% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. 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
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1392 1948 2014
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 97.68% 96.29% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 937 1345 1389
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 £295 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £538 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 39 62
Median hourly rate £15.86 £14.00 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.28% +2.97%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £10.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.27 £22.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Python Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Python Developer in West Yorkshire

Python Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Python Developer in West Yorkshire

Python Developer
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python Developer within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +29 26 £400 +6.66% 1
Python Developer
Yorkshire

Python Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 West Yorkshire region featuring Python Developer in the job title.

1 59 (100.00%) Python
2 35 (59.32%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (40.68%) JavaScript
4 19 (32.20%) Java
5 13 (22.03%) PHP
6 12 (20.34%) HTML
6 12 (20.34%) CSS
6 12 (20.34%) Linux
7 10 (16.95%) OO
7 10 (16.95%) Billing
7 10 (16.95%) Git (software)
7 10 (16.95%) NoSQL
7 10 (16.95%) Data Analytics
7 10 (16.95%) Analytics
8 9 (15.25%) RabbitMQ
8 9 (15.25%) High Availability
8 9 (15.25%) OOP
8 9 (15.25%) MySQL
9 8 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (10.17%) Django
11 5 (8.47%) Open Source
11 5 (8.47%) Relational Database
12 4 (6.78%) Node.js
12 4 (6.78%) NHS
12 4 (6.78%) TDD
12 4 (6.78%) Games
12 4 (6.78%) Unix
13 3 (5.08%) Oracle
13 3 (5.08%) .NET
13 3 (5.08%) Data Warehouse

Python Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 1 (1.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.95%) NoSQL
2 9 (15.25%) 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 1 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.69%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.69%) Redis
Development Applications
1 10 (16.95%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.69%) Subversion
General
1 10 (16.95%) Billing
2 4 (6.78%) Games
3 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.34%) CSS
1 12 (20.34%) HTML
2 9 (15.25%) RabbitMQ
3 6 (10.17%) Django
4 4 (6.78%) Node.js
5 3 (5.08%) .NET
5 3 (5.08%) Symfony
6 2 (3.39%) AngularJS
6 2 (3.39%) CSS3
6 2 (3.39%) Flask
6 2 (3.39%) HTML5
6 2 (3.39%) Laravel
7 1 (1.69%) Celery
7 1 (1.69%) CodeIgniter
7 1 (1.69%) React
7 1 (1.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.78%) NHS
3 3 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.34%) Linux
2 4 (6.78%) Unix
3 1 (1.69%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (59.32%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (16.95%) Analytics
2 10 (16.95%) Data Analytics
2 10 (16.95%) OO
3 9 (15.25%) High Availability
3 9 (15.25%) OOP
4 5 (8.47%) Open Source
5 4 (6.78%) TDD
6 3 (5.08%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (3.39%) MVC
7 2 (3.39%) Scrum
8 1 (1.69%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.69%) Data Visualisation
8 1 (1.69%) E-Commerce
8 1 (1.69%) Functional Programming
8 1 (1.69%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (1.69%) Test Automation
8 1 (1.69%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.69%) Web Design
8 1 (1.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 59 (100.00%) Python
2 24 (40.68%) JavaScript
3 19 (32.20%) Java
4 13 (22.03%) PHP
5 1 (1.69%) Ruby
5 1 (1.69%) Scala
5 1 (1.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.39%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (5.08%) Oracle
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.69%) Zend