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 3 months to 29 June 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 50 51
Rank change year-on-year +35 +1  
Contract jobs citing Python 130 82 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 8.92% 4.03% 3.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.60% 8.70% 8.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 61 49
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.66%  
10th Percentile £355 £313 £257
90th Percentile £558 £600 £790
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £383
% change year-on-year -5.55% +17.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £41.25 - -

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 631 943 827
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 43.31% 46.34% 38.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 957 1239 1377
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +22.13%  
10th Percentile £308 £300 £263
90th Percentile £500 £525 £450
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £328
% change year-on-year - +22.13%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 57
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £31.00 £14.88 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +108.40% -62.81%  
10th Percentile £16.34 £13.56 £32.50
90th Percentile £42.50 £16.23 £47.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £15.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year +162.29% -61.87%  

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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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
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 3 months to 29 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 +33 113 £420 +1.81% 37
Halifax - 3 £315 -
Wakefield - 1 £550 -
Python
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Python.

1 178 (68.73%) Agile Software Development
2 139 (53.67%) Java
3 111 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 94 (36.29%) Linux
5 90 (34.75%) HTML
6 89 (34.36%) Test Automation
7 84 (32.43%) PHP
8 76 (29.34%) Ruby
9 75 (28.96%) Continuous Integration
10 74 (28.57%) Git (software)
11 69 (26.64%) Jenkins
12 62 (23.94%) CSS
13 61 (23.55%) Configuration Management
14 59 (22.78%) Scala
15 58 (22.39%) MVC
16 57 (22.01%) Open Source
17 56 (21.62%) Spring
18 54 (20.85%) HTTP
19 53 (20.46%) JIRA
20 49 (18.92%) Symfony
21 48 (18.53%) Relational Database
22 47 (18.15%) RESTful
23 46 (17.76%) Django
24 43 (16.60%) Bash Shell
24 43 (16.60%) Puppet
24 43 (16.60%) Subversion
24 43 (16.60%) Scrum
25 42 (16.22%) HTML5
26 41 (15.83%) DevOps
27 39 (15.06%) Ansible

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 34 (13.13%) Confluence
2 9 (3.47%) Apache Spark
3 6 (2.32%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.93%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.16%) nginx
5 3 (1.16%) SAS
6 2 (0.77%) Apache Pig
6 2 (0.77%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.39%) Apache
7 1 (0.39%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.39%) CMS
7 1 (0.39%) Drupal
7 1 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.39%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.39%) Tornado
7 1 (0.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Adobe After Effects
1 1 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.39%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.95%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.93%) AWS CloudFormation
2 5 (1.93%) GitHub
3 4 (1.54%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (1.54%) IaaS
3 4 (1.54%) Loggly
3 4 (1.54%) Sumo Logic
4 3 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.16%) Amazon S3
4 3 (1.16%) Slack
5 2 (0.77%) Route 53
6 1 (0.39%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.39%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.39%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.39%) Office 365
6 1 (0.39%) PaaS
6 1 (0.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 54 (20.85%) HTTP
2 8 (3.09%) Firewall
3 7 (2.70%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.16%) Internet
4 3 (1.16%) LAN
4 3 (1.16%) VPN
4 3 (1.16%) WAN
5 2 (0.77%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.39%) DNS
6 1 (0.39%) OpenFlow
6 1 (0.39%) Skype
6 1 (0.39%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (18.53%) Relational Database
2 35 (13.51%) MongoDB
3 33 (12.74%) NoSQL
4 31 (11.97%) MySQL
5 17 (6.56%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (5.41%) Riak
7 10 (3.86%) Big Data
7 10 (3.86%) CouchDB
7 10 (3.86%) Redis
8 9 (3.47%) HBase
9 8 (3.09%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (3.09%) Apache Hive
9 8 (3.09%) Couchbase
9 8 (3.09%) Hadoop
10 6 (2.32%) Oracle Database
11 5 (1.93%) Impala
11 5 (1.93%) RDBMS
11 5 (1.93%) Sqoop
12 4 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (1.16%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 74 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 69 (26.64%) Jenkins
3 53 (20.46%) JIRA
4 43 (16.60%) Subversion
5 32 (12.36%) JUnit
5 32 (12.36%) Selenium
6 25 (9.65%) Cucumber
7 22 (8.49%) WebDriver
8 19 (7.34%) Hudson
9 10 (3.86%) Maven
10 6 (2.32%) PHPUnit
11 5 (1.93%) Grunt
11 5 (1.93%) SonarQube
12 4 (1.54%) Jasmine
12 4 (1.54%) Vagrant
13 3 (1.16%) Android Studio
13 3 (1.16%) Karma Test Runner
13 3 (1.16%) Mercurial
13 3 (1.16%) Mocha
13 3 (1.16%) Protractor
General
1 10 (3.86%) Billing
2 9 (3.47%) Finance
3 8 (3.09%) Games
3 8 (3.09%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.54%) Marketing
5 2 (0.77%) Banking
5 2 (0.77%) Electronics
5 2 (0.77%) German Language
Job Titles
1 163 (62.93%) Developer
2 57 (22.01%) Python Developer
3 41 (15.83%) PHP Developer
4 38 (14.67%) Java Developer
5 32 (12.36%) Scala Developer
6 28 (10.81%) DevOps Engineer
7 25 (9.65%) Tester
8 20 (7.72%) Automation Tester
9 12 (4.63%) Architect
9 12 (4.63%) Software Engineer
10 11 (4.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 11 (4.25%) Technical Architect
11 10 (3.86%) Java Scala Developer
11 10 (3.86%) Selenium Automation Tester
11 10 (3.86%) Selenium Tester
12 9 (3.47%) Linux Engineer
12 9 (3.47%) Senior Developer
12 9 (3.47%) WebOps Engineer
13 8 (3.09%) JavaScript Developer
14 7 (2.70%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (34.75%) HTML
2 62 (23.94%) CSS
3 56 (21.62%) Spring
4 49 (18.92%) Symfony
5 47 (18.15%) RESTful
6 46 (17.76%) Django
7 42 (16.22%) HTML5
8 37 (14.29%) CSS3
9 36 (13.90%) REST
10 34 (13.13%) JSON
11 32 (12.36%) Play Framework
12 29 (11.20%) Ajax
13 27 (10.42%) Guice
13 27 (10.42%) Ruby on Rails
14 23 (8.88%) Spring MVC
15 20 (7.72%) Node.js
16 19 (7.34%) Hibernate
16 19 (7.34%) XML
17 17 (6.56%) Flask
17 17 (6.56%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.27%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.86%) User Experience
3 8 (3.09%) NHS
4 7 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (1.54%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.16%) Clustering
6 3 (1.16%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.16%) Over-the-Top Content
7 2 (0.77%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.77%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.39%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.39%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.39%) Digital TV
8 1 (0.39%) IPTV
8 1 (0.39%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.39%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.39%) Replication
8 1 (0.39%) Social Media
8 1 (0.39%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 94 (36.29%) Linux
2 38 (14.67%) Unix
3 12 (4.63%) Mac OS X
4 8 (3.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.54%) Ubuntu
6 3 (1.16%) AIX
6 3 (1.16%) Android
6 3 (1.16%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (1.16%) Solaris
6 3 (1.16%) Windows
7 2 (0.77%) CentOS
7 2 (0.77%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 1 (0.39%) CoreOS
8 1 (0.39%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (68.73%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (34.36%) Test Automation
3 75 (28.96%) Continuous Integration
4 61 (23.55%) Configuration Management
5 58 (22.39%) MVC
6 57 (22.01%) Open Source
7 43 (16.60%) Scrum
8 41 (15.83%) DevOps
9 35 (13.51%) TDD
10 34 (13.13%) Web Design
11 33 (12.74%) Responsive Web Design
12 32 (12.36%) High Availability
13 26 (10.04%) OWASP
14 24 (9.27%) Software Engineering
15 20 (7.72%) BDD
15 20 (7.72%) OO
16 19 (7.34%) Web Development
17 18 (6.95%) Stakeholder Management
18 16 (6.18%) Front End Development
18 16 (6.18%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 139 (53.67%) Java
2 111 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 84 (32.43%) PHP
4 76 (29.34%) Ruby
5 59 (22.78%) Scala
6 43 (16.60%) Bash Shell
7 38 (14.67%) SQL
8 33 (12.74%) C#
9 17 (6.56%) Groovy
10 13 (5.02%) Perl
11 12 (4.63%) Go
12 10 (3.86%) C++
12 10 (3.86%) Shell Script
13 7 (2.70%) C
14 6 (2.32%) ECMAScript
15 2 (0.77%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.77%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.77%) Prolog
16 1 (0.39%) Korn
16 1 (0.39%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (4.25%) Security Cleared
2 9 (3.47%) Degree
3 7 (2.70%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.93%) Master's Degree
5 3 (1.16%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.77%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.39%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.39%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.39%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.41%) QA
2 8 (3.09%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 24 (9.27%) Docker
2 5 (1.93%) Apache Flume
3 3 (1.16%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.16%) HDFS
3 3 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.77%) vSphere
5 1 (0.39%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.39%) Xen
Systems Management
1 43 (16.60%) Puppet
2 39 (15.06%) Ansible
3 36 (13.90%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (5.02%) Salt
5 9 (3.47%) Kubernetes
6 6 (2.32%) Nagios
6 6 (2.32%) Prometheus
7 4 (1.54%) ZABBIX
8 3 (1.16%) Mesos
8 3 (1.16%) Rancher
9 2 (0.77%) Grafana
9 2 (0.77%) Graphite
9 2 (0.77%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.39%) SCCM
10 1 (0.39%) SCOM
10 1 (0.39%) Terraform
10 1 (0.39%) vRealize
Vendors
1 31 (11.97%) Google
2 17 (6.56%) Zend
3 14 (5.41%) Oracle
4 11 (4.25%) Red Hat
5 7 (2.70%) SaltStack
5 7 (2.70%) Splunk
6 6 (2.32%) New Relic
7 5 (1.93%) IBM
7 5 (1.93%) Rackspace
8 4 (1.54%) VMware
9 3 (1.16%) HP
9 3 (1.16%) Informatica
9 3 (1.16%) Sun
10 2 (0.77%) Hortonworks
10 2 (0.77%) Microsoft
10 2 (0.77%) Talend
11 1 (0.39%) Adobe
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