Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 27 33
Rank change year-on-year +1 +6 +21
Contract jobs citing Python 209 196 173
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 6.13% 6.46% 5.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.91% 15.67% 11.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 152 112
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £500 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +16.28% -12.60%
10th Percentile £363 £388 £319
90th Percentile £643 £638 £511
Yorkshire median daily rate £460 £500 £444
% change year-on-year -8.00% +12.68% -9.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.50% - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year +3.75% - -

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 1,503 1,251 1,536
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 44.10% 41.22% 44.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,073 943 1,072
West Yorkshire median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £298 £281
90th Percentile £538 £538 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 12 8
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £19.28 £40.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.80% +201.89% -28.38%
10th Percentile £13.81 £40.00 £10.69
90th Percentile £34.75 £40.00 £30.63
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.25 £40.00 £14.87
% change year-on-year -49.39% +169.09% -23.77%

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 15 December 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 15 December 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 15 December 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 -6 171 £450 -10.00% 47
Bradford - 7 £475 - 3
Huddersfield - 2 £390 - 2
Python
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 15 December 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.

1 100 (47.85%) DevOps
2 98 (46.89%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (42.58%) Amazon AWS
4 78 (37.32%) Jenkins
4 78 (37.32%) Docker
5 74 (35.41%) Linux
6 69 (33.01%) Java
7 63 (30.14%) Puppet
7 63 (30.14%) Continuous Integration
8 61 (29.19%) Ansible
9 60 (28.71%) MongoDB
10 58 (27.75%) SQL
11 56 (26.79%) Git (software)
12 51 (24.40%) Terraform
13 49 (23.44%) NoSQL
13 49 (23.44%) TDD
14 43 (20.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 42 (20.10%) Microservices
16 40 (19.14%) Apache Cassandra
16 40 (19.14%) Software Engineering
17 39 (18.66%) nginx
18 38 (18.18%) Hadoop
19 37 (17.70%) Bash Shell
20 33 (15.79%) Amazon EC2
20 33 (15.79%) Kubernetes
20 33 (15.79%) Perl
20 33 (15.79%) C#
21 32 (15.31%) MySQL
22 31 (14.83%) Ruby
22 31 (14.83%) PostgreSQL

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 39 (18.66%) nginx
2 31 (14.83%) Elasticsearch
3 28 (13.40%) Apache Spark
4 24 (11.48%) Apache
5 16 (7.66%) Confluence
6 9 (4.31%) WordPress
7 7 (3.35%) Tomcat
8 5 (2.39%) WebLogic
9 4 (1.91%) OpenStack
10 3 (1.44%) ArcGIS
10 3 (1.44%) CloudStack
10 3 (1.44%) JBoss
10 3 (1.44%) SAS
10 3 (1.44%) Tuxedo
10 3 (1.44%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.96%) CMS
11 2 (0.96%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 2 (0.96%) WebLogic Portal
12 1 (0.48%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 89 (42.58%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (15.79%) Amazon EC2
3 27 (12.92%) Amazon S3
4 23 (11.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 21 (10.05%) Microsoft Azure
5 21 (10.05%) Route 53
6 16 (7.66%) Amazon ELB
7 13 (6.22%) Serverless
8 11 (5.26%) AWS Lambda
9 10 (4.78%) Google Cloud Platform
9 10 (4.78%) Slack
10 9 (4.31%) AWS CloudFormation
11 7 (3.35%) Amazon EMR
12 6 (2.87%) Amazon SQS
12 6 (2.87%) IaaS
12 6 (2.87%) PaaS
12 6 (2.87%) SaaS
13 5 (2.39%) Apigee
14 4 (1.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 4 (1.91%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 28 (13.40%) HTTP
2 6 (2.87%) Firewall
3 5 (2.39%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.91%) SSL
5 3 (1.44%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (0.96%) BGP
6 2 (0.96%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (0.96%) Internet
6 2 (0.96%) OSPF
6 2 (0.96%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.48%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.48%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (0.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (0.48%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.48%) MPLS
7 1 (0.48%) NX-OS
7 1 (0.48%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (0.48%) TACACS
7 1 (0.48%) tcpdump
7 1 (0.48%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (28.71%) MongoDB
2 49 (23.44%) NoSQL
3 40 (19.14%) Apache Cassandra
4 38 (18.18%) Hadoop
5 32 (15.31%) MySQL
6 31 (14.83%) PostgreSQL
7 30 (14.35%) Redis
8 26 (12.44%) GIS
9 23 (11.00%) CouchDB
9 23 (11.00%) Riak
10 18 (8.61%) Big Data
11 11 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (4.31%) Amazon RDS
12 9 (4.31%) Relational Database
12 9 (4.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (3.35%) Apache Hive
13 7 (3.35%) SQL Server
13 7 (3.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 6 (2.87%) Amazon Redshift
15 4 (1.91%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 78 (37.32%) Jenkins
2 56 (26.79%) Git (software)
3 30 (14.35%) Subversion
4 29 (13.88%) Mercurial
5 27 (12.92%) SonarQube
6 21 (10.05%) JIRA
7 20 (9.57%) Selenium
8 16 (7.66%) GitLab
9 8 (3.83%) Cucumber
10 5 (2.39%) Bitbucket
10 5 (2.39%) Gatling
10 5 (2.39%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (1.91%) Ant
11 4 (1.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (1.91%) IntelliJ
11 4 (1.91%) Maven
12 3 (1.44%) Artifactory
12 3 (1.44%) JMeter
13 2 (0.96%) JSUnit
13 2 (0.96%) ProC
General
1 17 (8.13%) Finance
2 9 (4.31%) Retail
3 4 (1.91%) Back Office
4 2 (0.96%) Arabic Language
4 2 (0.96%) Hindi Language
4 2 (0.96%) Indonesian Language
4 2 (0.96%) Legal
4 2 (0.96%) Malayalam Language
4 2 (0.96%) Tamil Language
5 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.48%) Law
5 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 83 (39.71%) Developer
2 68 (32.54%) DevOps Engineer
3 40 (19.14%) Python Developer
4 22 (10.53%) AWS Engineer
5 21 (10.05%) Java Developer
6 14 (6.70%) AWS DevOps
6 14 (6.70%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 11 (5.26%) Automation Tester
7 11 (5.26%) Data Engineer
7 11 (5.26%) Tester
8 10 (4.78%) Agile Developer
8 10 (4.78%) Agile Java Developer
8 10 (4.78%) Developer in Test
8 10 (4.78%) Java Automation Tester
8 10 (4.78%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 10 (4.78%) Selenium Tester
8 10 (4.78%) Software Engineer
9 9 (4.31%) Agile Tester
9 9 (4.31%) Java Developer in Test
9 9 (4.31%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (14.35%) RabbitMQ
2 21 (10.05%) .NET
3 20 (9.57%) Node.js
4 17 (8.13%) Django
4 17 (8.13%) Elastic Stack
4 17 (8.13%) Kafka
5 16 (7.66%) Web Services
6 13 (6.22%) JSON
7 7 (3.35%) AngularJS
7 7 (3.35%) React
7 7 (3.35%) XML
8 6 (2.87%) CSS
9 5 (2.39%) .NET Core
9 5 (2.39%) Gherkin
9 5 (2.39%) Middleware
9 5 (2.39%) REST
10 4 (1.91%) HTML
10 4 (1.91%) Play Framework
10 4 (1.91%) PySpark
10 4 (1.91%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.66%) Public Cloud
2 12 (5.74%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.39%) Clustering
3 5 (2.39%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (2.39%) NHS
4 3 (1.44%) Algorithms
4 3 (1.44%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.96%) Data Centre
5 2 (0.96%) Data Structures
5 2 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.48%) CUDA
6 1 (0.48%) GPGPU
6 1 (0.48%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.48%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.48%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.48%) Robotics
6 1 (0.48%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.48%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 74 (35.41%) Linux
2 43 (20.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 26 (12.44%) CentOS
4 22 (10.53%) Windows
5 12 (5.74%) Unix
6 5 (2.39%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.91%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.96%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.48%) Amazon Linux
9 1 (0.48%) Android
9 1 (0.48%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (47.85%) DevOps
2 98 (46.89%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (30.14%) Continuous Integration
4 49 (23.44%) TDD
5 42 (20.10%) Microservices
6 40 (19.14%) Software Engineering
7 30 (14.35%) Configuration Management
8 27 (12.92%) Test Automation
9 21 (10.05%) OO
10 17 (8.13%) Scrum
11 16 (7.66%) Infrastructure Monitoring
11 16 (7.66%) Open Source
12 14 (6.70%) Business Intelligence
13 13 (6.22%) Analytics
13 13 (6.22%) Computer Science
13 13 (6.22%) Deployment Automation
14 12 (5.74%) Mentoring
15 10 (4.78%) BDD
15 10 (4.78%) Data Science
15 10 (4.78%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 69 (33.01%) Java
2 58 (27.75%) SQL
3 37 (17.70%) Bash Shell
4 33 (15.79%) C#
4 33 (15.79%) Perl
5 31 (14.83%) Ruby
6 23 (11.00%) JavaScript
7 16 (7.66%) PowerShell
7 16 (7.66%) Shell Script
8 12 (5.74%) PHP
8 12 (5.74%) Scala
9 10 (4.78%) Go
10 8 (3.83%) C++
11 6 (2.87%) R
12 5 (2.39%) Groovy
12 5 (2.39%) TypeScript
13 4 (1.91%) Haskell
13 4 (1.91%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.91%) VBA
14 3 (1.44%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 15 (7.18%) Degree
2 13 (6.22%) BPSS Clearance
3 11 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (2.87%) PhD
4 6 (2.87%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.87%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.91%) AWS Certification
5 4 (1.91%) CCNP
5 4 (1.91%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.44%) MCITP
6 3 (1.44%) MCSE
6 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.96%) CCIE
7 2 (0.96%) CCNA
7 2 (0.96%) CCSA
7 2 (0.96%) CCSE
7 2 (0.96%) CISSP
8 1 (0.48%) CCDP
8 1 (0.48%) CCSM
8 1 (0.48%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.44%) 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 78 (37.32%) Docker
2 6 (2.87%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.44%) vSphere
3 3 (1.44%) Xen
3 3 (1.44%) XenServer
4 2 (0.96%) HDFS
4 2 (0.96%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.48%) Firmware
5 1 (0.48%) KVM
5 1 (0.48%) QEMU
5 1 (0.48%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 63 (30.14%) Puppet
2 61 (29.19%) Ansible
3 51 (24.40%) Terraform
4 33 (15.79%) Kubernetes
5 27 (12.92%) Opscode Chef
6 22 (10.53%) Grafana
7 18 (8.61%) Packer
7 18 (8.61%) Prometheus
8 16 (7.66%) Rancher
9 6 (2.87%) Kibana
10 3 (1.44%) Cobbler
11 2 (0.96%) Data Guard
11 2 (0.96%) Failover Clustering
11 2 (0.96%) Graylog
11 2 (0.96%) Mesos
11 2 (0.96%) Oracle RMAN
12 1 (0.48%) Ambari
12 1 (0.48%) ArcSight ESM
12 1 (0.48%) Salt
12 1 (0.48%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 14 (6.70%) Black Duck
2 13 (6.22%) Oracle
3 11 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 10 (4.78%) Google
5 9 (4.31%) Red Hat
6 7 (3.35%) VMware
7 6 (2.87%) Splunk
8 5 (2.39%) Cloudera
8 5 (2.39%) Hortonworks
9 4 (1.91%) Adobe
9 4 (1.91%) Cisco
9 4 (1.91%) RedGate
10 3 (1.44%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.44%) ESRI
11 2 (0.96%) CA
11 2 (0.96%) Databricks
11 2 (0.96%) EnterpriseDB
11 2 (0.96%) F5
11 2 (0.96%) Facebook
12 1 (0.48%) Talend