Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 17 October 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 25 44
Rank change year-on-year -6 +19 +20
Contract jobs citing Python 208 198 170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 6.06% 6.76% 4.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.13% 16.20% 9.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 142 109
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £438 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +1.74% -6.52%
10th Percentile £363 £376 £320
90th Percentile £600 £638 £578
Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £41.50 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year +18.57% - -

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,584 1,222 1,720
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 46.11% 41.72% 45.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,114 908 1,183
West Yorkshire median daily rate £408 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.88% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £292
90th Percentile £538 £523 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.13% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 2 7
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £31.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.16% +103.28% -27.38%
10th Percentile £13.70 £23.25 £13.20
90th Percentile £38.45 £39.15 £32.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £24.92 £22.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +13.25% +46.67% -32.58%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Python in West Yorkshire

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Python in West Yorkshire

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Python in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python in West Yorkshire

Python
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Python in West Yorkshire

Python
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Python in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Python in West Yorkshire

Python
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 within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 17 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -10 167 £455 +4.00% 44
Bradford - 9 £475 - 5
Huddersfield - 3 £395 -
Halifax +2 2 £550 -
Python
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Python.

1 94 (45.19%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (44.23%) DevOps
3 88 (42.31%) Linux
4 81 (38.94%) Docker
4 81 (38.94%) Amazon AWS
5 77 (37.02%) Puppet
6 74 (35.58%) Jenkins
7 68 (32.69%) Continuous Integration
8 67 (32.21%) Java
9 52 (25.00%) Ansible
9 52 (25.00%) Git (software)
10 50 (24.04%) Terraform
11 45 (21.63%) MongoDB
12 44 (21.15%) Microservices
13 43 (20.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 42 (20.19%) Bash Shell
15 39 (18.75%) TDD
16 37 (17.79%) Configuration Management
17 35 (16.83%) SQL
17 35 (16.83%) Opscode Chef
18 34 (16.35%) Hadoop
19 33 (15.87%) Microsoft Azure
19 33 (15.87%) NoSQL
19 33 (15.87%) JavaScript
19 33 (15.87%) Perl
19 33 (15.87%) Ruby
20 29 (13.94%) C#
20 29 (13.94%) MySQL
20 29 (13.94%) Kubernetes
21 28 (13.46%) Test Automation

Python
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:

Application Platforms
1 23 (11.06%) nginx
2 22 (10.58%) Elasticsearch
3 18 (8.65%) Apache Spark
3 18 (8.65%) Confluence
4 12 (5.77%) Apache
5 9 (4.33%) WordPress
6 8 (3.85%) OpenStack
7 7 (3.37%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.92%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.44%) Apache Pig
9 3 (1.44%) ArcGIS
10 2 (0.96%) CloudStack
10 2 (0.96%) CMS
10 2 (0.96%) JBoss
10 2 (0.96%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (0.96%) Tuxedo
10 2 (0.96%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (0.96%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.48%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 81 (38.94%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (15.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (12.02%) Amazon EC2
4 20 (9.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 19 (9.13%) Amazon S3
6 17 (8.17%) Route 53
7 14 (6.73%) AWS CloudFormation
8 13 (6.25%) Amazon ELB
9 9 (4.33%) AWS Lambda
9 9 (4.33%) Google Cloud Platform
9 9 (4.33%) IaaS
9 9 (4.33%) PaaS
9 9 (4.33%) Serverless
9 9 (4.33%) Slack
10 6 (2.88%) Amazon SQS
10 6 (2.88%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (2.88%) Google Analytics
11 4 (1.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 4 (1.92%) SaaS
12 3 (1.44%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 27 (12.98%) HTTP
2 10 (4.81%) Firewall
3 6 (2.88%) SSL
3 6 (2.88%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.92%) Internet
5 3 (1.44%) SSH
6 2 (0.96%) NAS
6 2 (0.96%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (0.96%) SAN
7 1 (0.48%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.48%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.48%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (0.48%) SMS
7 1 (0.48%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (21.63%) MongoDB
2 34 (16.35%) Hadoop
3 33 (15.87%) NoSQL
4 29 (13.94%) MySQL
5 27 (12.98%) Apache Cassandra
6 26 (12.50%) Big Data
7 22 (10.58%) PostgreSQL
8 19 (9.13%) Riak
9 16 (7.69%) GIS
10 15 (7.21%) Redis
11 12 (5.77%) CouchDB
12 11 (5.29%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (3.85%) Relational Database
14 7 (3.37%) Apache Hive
15 5 (2.40%) Amazon Redshift
15 5 (2.40%) SQL Server
16 4 (1.92%) Amazon Aurora
16 4 (1.92%) Amazon RDS
16 4 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 4 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 74 (35.58%) Jenkins
2 52 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 23 (11.06%) SonarQube
4 22 (10.58%) JIRA
5 21 (10.10%) Selenium
6 15 (7.21%) Subversion
7 14 (6.73%) Mercurial
8 13 (6.25%) Cucumber
8 13 (6.25%) GitLab
9 10 (4.81%) Bitbucket
10 6 (2.88%) Ant
10 6 (2.88%) Gatling
10 6 (2.88%) IntelliJ
11 5 (2.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (1.92%) Maven
13 3 (1.44%) Artifactory
13 3 (1.44%) Octopus Deploy
14 2 (0.96%) JMeter
14 2 (0.96%) JSUnit
14 2 (0.96%) Oracle Forms
General
1 11 (5.29%) Finance
2 10 (4.81%) Retail
3 2 (0.96%) Arabic Language
3 2 (0.96%) Automotive
3 2 (0.96%) Back Office
3 2 (0.96%) Hindi Language
3 2 (0.96%) Indonesian Language
3 2 (0.96%) Legal
3 2 (0.96%) Malayalam Language
3 2 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (0.96%) Tamil Language
4 1 (0.48%) Banking
4 1 (0.48%) Games
Job Titles
1 86 (41.35%) Developer
2 63 (30.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 52 (25.00%) Python Developer
4 19 (9.13%) Java Developer
5 15 (7.21%) AWS Engineer
6 14 (6.73%) Linux Engineer
7 13 (6.25%) Senior DevOps
8 12 (5.77%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 11 (5.29%) AWS DevOps
9 11 (5.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 10 (4.81%) Automation Tester
10 10 (4.81%) Tester
11 9 (4.33%) Azure Engineer
11 9 (4.33%) Developer in Test
11 9 (4.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 9 (4.33%) Java Automation Tester
11 9 (4.33%) Java Developer in Test
11 9 (4.33%) Software Engineer
12 8 (3.85%) Selenium Automation Tester
12 8 (3.85%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (11.06%) Node.js
2 19 (9.13%) Kafka
2 19 (9.13%) Web Services
3 16 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
4 15 (7.21%) Elastic Stack
5 14 (6.73%) .NET
5 14 (6.73%) REST
6 13 (6.25%) Django
6 13 (6.25%) JSON
7 12 (5.77%) PySpark
8 11 (5.29%) XML
9 7 (3.37%) CSS
9 7 (3.37%) Gherkin
10 6 (2.88%) AngularJS
10 6 (2.88%) React
10 6 (2.88%) Servlets
10 6 (2.88%) SOAP
11 5 (2.40%) Middleware
11 5 (2.40%) Play Framework
12 4 (1.92%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.25%) Computer Science
1 13 (6.25%) Public Cloud
2 9 (4.33%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.33%) NHS
3 7 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.40%) Clustering
4 5 (2.40%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (1.44%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.44%) PKI
6 2 (0.96%) Algorithms
6 2 (0.96%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.96%) Data Centre
6 2 (0.96%) Data Structures
6 2 (0.96%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.48%) CUDA
7 1 (0.48%) GPGPU
7 1 (0.48%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.48%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.48%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.48%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 88 (42.31%) Linux
2 43 (20.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 22 (10.58%) CentOS
4 20 (9.62%) Windows
5 13 (6.25%) Unix
6 7 (3.37%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.96%) Android
7 2 (0.96%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (0.96%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.48%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (45.19%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (44.23%) DevOps
3 68 (32.69%) Continuous Integration
4 44 (21.15%) Microservices
5 39 (18.75%) TDD
6 37 (17.79%) Configuration Management
7 28 (13.46%) Test Automation
8 24 (11.54%) Deployment Automation
9 23 (11.06%) Analytics
9 23 (11.06%) Software Engineering
10 17 (8.17%) Open Source
11 14 (6.73%) OO
12 13 (6.25%) Infrastructure Monitoring
13 12 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (5.77%) Scrum
14 11 (5.29%) BDD
14 11 (5.29%) Data Analytics
14 11 (5.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 11 (5.29%) Mentoring
14 11 (5.29%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 67 (32.21%) Java
2 42 (20.19%) Bash Shell
3 35 (16.83%) SQL
4 33 (15.87%) JavaScript
4 33 (15.87%) Perl
4 33 (15.87%) Ruby
5 29 (13.94%) C#
6 25 (12.02%) PowerShell
7 23 (11.06%) PHP
8 19 (9.13%) Shell Script
9 15 (7.21%) Go
10 10 (4.81%) Scala
11 9 (4.33%) Groovy
12 6 (2.88%) C++
12 6 (2.88%) Haskell
13 4 (1.92%) C
13 4 (1.92%) PL/SQL
14 3 (1.44%) R
14 3 (1.44%) TypeScript
14 3 (1.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (7.21%) BPSS Clearance
1 15 (7.21%) Degree
1 15 (7.21%) Security Cleared
2 10 (4.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (3.85%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.88%) BC Cleared
5 5 (2.40%) PhD
6 2 (0.96%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.96%) CCNP
6 2 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.96%) CISSP
7 1 (0.48%) CCDP
7 1 (0.48%) CCIE
7 1 (0.48%) CCNA
7 1 (0.48%) CCSA
7 1 (0.48%) CCSM
7 1 (0.48%) CISM
7 1 (0.48%) MCSE
7 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.40%) PMO
2 2 (0.96%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.96%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.96%) QA
3 1 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.48%) SLA
System Software
1 81 (38.94%) Docker
2 9 (4.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.96%) HDFS
3 2 (0.96%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.96%) vSphere
3 2 (0.96%) Xen
3 2 (0.96%) XenServer
4 1 (0.48%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.48%) Firmware
4 1 (0.48%) KVM
4 1 (0.48%) QEMU
4 1 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 77 (37.02%) Puppet
2 52 (25.00%) Ansible
3 50 (24.04%) Terraform
4 35 (16.83%) Opscode Chef
5 29 (13.94%) Kubernetes
6 22 (10.58%) Grafana
7 15 (7.21%) Prometheus
8 14 (6.73%) Packer
9 13 (6.25%) Rancher
10 12 (5.77%) Salt
11 9 (4.33%) Kibana
12 5 (2.40%) CFEngine
13 4 (1.92%) CA Single Sign-On
14 2 (0.96%) Cobbler
14 2 (0.96%) Data Guard
14 2 (0.96%) Failover Clustering
14 2 (0.96%) Graylog
14 2 (0.96%) Oracle RMAN
15 1 (0.48%) logstash
15 1 (0.48%) Mesos
Vendors
1 18 (8.65%) Microsoft
2 16 (7.69%) Red Hat
3 14 (6.73%) Oracle
4 13 (6.25%) Google
5 12 (5.77%) Black Duck
6 11 (5.29%) VMware
7 9 (4.33%) CA
8 8 (3.85%) Splunk
9 5 (2.40%) Adobe
9 5 (2.40%) Apigee
10 3 (1.44%) ESRI
11 2 (0.96%) Cisco
11 2 (0.96%) Facebook
11 2 (0.96%) Hortonworks
11 2 (0.96%) RedGate
12 1 (0.48%) Cloudera
12 1 (0.48%) F5
12 1 (0.48%) MapR
12 1 (0.48%) ServiceNow
12 1 (0.48%) Tableau