Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 40 62
Rank change year-on-year +18 +22 0
Contract jobs citing Python 207 162 139
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 6.90% 4.46% 3.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.67% 10.02% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 107 120
West Yorkshire median daily rate £462 £430 £478
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.44% -9.95% +36.43%
10th Percentile £387 £325 £300
90th Percentile £638 £525 £675
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +46.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 - £30.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 - £30.00

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 1242 1617 1774
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 41.41% 44.52% 39.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 939 1130 1203
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.48% +8.46%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £269
90th Percentile £525 £525 £515
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £355
% change year-on-year - +12.68% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 25
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +196.30% -30.77% -18.75%
10th Percentile £32.00 £12.90 £12.40
90th Percentile £40.40 £32.50 £47.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £14.87 £20.00
% change year-on-year +169.09% -25.68% -20.00%

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 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 +14 189 £461 +7.21% 27
Halifax - 2 £700 -
Wakefield - 1 - -
Python
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 100 (48.31%) DevOps
2 97 (46.86%) Git (software)
3 96 (46.38%) Agile Software Development
4 92 (44.44%) Linux
5 86 (41.55%) Java
6 80 (38.65%) Jenkins
7 77 (37.20%) Bash Shell
8 75 (36.23%) Continuous Integration
9 72 (34.78%) Configuration Management
9 72 (34.78%) Ruby
10 65 (31.40%) Ansible
11 56 (27.05%) Puppet
12 53 (25.60%) Shell Script
13 51 (24.64%) Opscode Chef
14 50 (24.15%) Docker
14 50 (24.15%) JavaScript
15 46 (22.22%) PHP
16 42 (20.29%) JIRA
17 41 (19.81%) Test Automation
17 41 (19.81%) Big Data
18 39 (18.84%) Open Source
19 38 (18.36%) SQL
20 36 (17.39%) Hadoop
20 36 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 34 (16.43%) Kafka
21 34 (16.43%) Apache Spark
22 32 (15.46%) Scala
22 32 (15.46%) Apache Hive
22 32 (15.46%) Splunk
23 31 (14.98%) HTML

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 (16.43%) Apache Spark
2 29 (14.01%) Confluence
3 19 (9.18%) nginx
4 17 (8.21%) OpenStack
5 9 (4.35%) Cloud Foundry
5 9 (4.35%) Tomcat
6 5 (2.42%) Apache
6 5 (2.42%) CloudStack
6 5 (2.42%) JBoss
6 5 (2.42%) Jetty
6 5 (2.42%) Jupyter
6 5 (2.42%) SAS
6 5 (2.42%) Tornado
6 5 (2.42%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.48%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (0.97%) Adobe After Effects
1 2 (0.97%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (0.97%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.93%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 28 (13.53%) GitHub
2 27 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (7.73%) Slack
4 7 (3.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (3.38%) PaaS
5 6 (2.90%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (2.42%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (1.45%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (1.45%) IaaS
7 3 (1.45%) Loggly
7 3 (1.45%) Serverless
7 3 (1.45%) Sumo Logic
8 1 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.48%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.48%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.48%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 30 (14.49%) HTTP
2 12 (5.80%) LAN
2 12 (5.80%) VPN
2 12 (5.80%) WAN
3 5 (2.42%) AMQP
4 4 (1.93%) Firewall
5 2 (0.97%) Network Security
6 1 (0.48%) DNS
6 1 (0.48%) FTP
6 1 (0.48%) Internet
6 1 (0.48%) SMTP
6 1 (0.48%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (19.81%) Big Data
2 36 (17.39%) Hadoop
3 32 (15.46%) Apache Hive
4 29 (14.01%) HBase
5 28 (13.53%) NoSQL
6 27 (13.04%) Impala
6 27 (13.04%) Sqoop
7 19 (9.18%) MongoDB
8 15 (7.25%) MySQL
8 15 (7.25%) Relational Database
9 14 (6.76%) PostgreSQL
10 12 (5.80%) Redis
11 10 (4.83%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (2.90%) Couchbase
13 5 (2.42%) Riak
14 3 (1.45%) CouchDB
15 2 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
16 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database
16 1 (0.48%) RDBMS
16 1 (0.48%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 97 (46.86%) Git (software)
2 80 (38.65%) Jenkins
3 42 (20.29%) JIRA
4 25 (12.08%) Selenium
5 22 (10.63%) Cucumber
6 19 (9.18%) SonarQube
7 15 (7.25%) Subversion
8 14 (6.76%) JUnit
9 12 (5.80%) Maven
9 12 (5.80%) Talend Open Studio
9 12 (5.80%) Vagrant
9 12 (5.80%) WebDriver
10 9 (4.35%) Hudson
11 6 (2.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (2.42%) FitNesse
12 5 (2.42%) JBehave
12 5 (2.42%) Sonatype Nexus
12 5 (2.42%) Travis CI
13 4 (1.93%) GoCD
13 4 (1.93%) IBM UrbanCode
General
1 13 (6.28%) Finance
2 9 (4.35%) Banking
2 9 (4.35%) Retail Banking
3 5 (2.42%) Games
3 5 (2.42%) Marketing
3 5 (2.42%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.93%) Electronics
4 4 (1.93%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.48%) Retail
Job Titles
1 72 (34.78%) DevOps Engineer
2 65 (31.40%) Developer
3 20 (9.66%) Linux Engineer
4 17 (8.21%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 16 (7.73%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 15 (7.25%) Tester
7 14 (6.76%) Data Engineer
7 14 (6.76%) Python Developer
7 14 (6.76%) Senior DevOps
8 13 (6.28%) Java Developer
8 13 (6.28%) PHP Developer
8 13 (6.28%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 12 (5.80%) Automation Tester
9 12 (5.80%) Scala Developer
10 9 (4.35%) Platform Engineer
11 8 (3.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 6 (2.90%) Data Scientist
12 6 (2.90%) Senior Linux Engineer
13 5 (2.42%) Selenium Tester
13 5 (2.42%) Senior Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (16.43%) Kafka
2 31 (14.98%) HTML
3 28 (13.53%) Node.js
4 27 (13.04%) Spark Streaming
4 27 (13.04%) Spring
5 24 (11.59%) Django
6 20 (9.66%) REST
7 19 (9.18%) CSS
7 19 (9.18%) JSON
8 18 (8.70%) RESTful
9 17 (8.21%) HTML5
10 16 (7.73%) Ajax
11 15 (7.25%) CSS3
12 14 (6.76%) AngularJS
12 14 (6.76%) Sensu
13 13 (6.28%) Play Framework
13 13 (6.28%) Symfony
14 12 (5.80%) Guice
14 12 (5.80%) Hibernate
14 12 (5.80%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.73%) Clustering
2 9 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.86%) Public Cloud
4 4 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (1.93%) iPad
4 4 (1.93%) Private Cloud
4 4 (1.93%) User Experience
5 3 (1.45%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.45%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (1.45%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (0.97%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (0.48%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.48%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.48%) Digital TV
7 1 (0.48%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.48%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.48%) IPTV
7 1 (0.48%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.48%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.48%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 92 (44.44%) Linux
2 36 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 27 (13.04%) Unix
4 7 (3.38%) CentOS
5 6 (2.90%) Windows
6 3 (1.45%) Android
6 3 (1.45%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.97%) AIX
7 2 (0.97%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.97%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.97%) Solaris
8 1 (0.48%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (48.31%) DevOps
2 96 (46.38%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (36.23%) Continuous Integration
4 72 (34.78%) Configuration Management
5 41 (19.81%) Test Automation
6 39 (18.84%) Open Source
7 30 (14.49%) ETL
7 30 (14.49%) Scrum
8 27 (13.04%) MapReduce
9 26 (12.56%) Mentoring
10 22 (10.63%) Coaching
11 21 (10.14%) Microservices
11 21 (10.14%) Software Engineering
12 19 (9.18%) MVC
12 19 (9.18%) TDD
13 18 (8.70%) Analytics
14 17 (8.21%) BDD
14 17 (8.21%) Continuous Delivery
15 16 (7.73%) Disaster Recovery
15 16 (7.73%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 86 (41.55%) Java
2 77 (37.20%) Bash Shell
3 72 (34.78%) Ruby
4 53 (25.60%) Shell Script
5 50 (24.15%) JavaScript
6 46 (22.22%) PHP
7 38 (18.36%) SQL
8 32 (15.46%) Scala
9 29 (14.01%) C#
10 25 (12.08%) Perl
11 14 (6.76%) C++
12 12 (5.80%) Groovy
13 9 (4.35%) Go
14 8 (3.86%) R
15 4 (1.93%) C
15 4 (1.93%) VBScript
16 3 (1.45%) ES6
16 3 (1.45%) Prolog
17 2 (0.97%) PL/SQL
18 1 (0.48%) VC++
Qualifications
1 22 (10.63%) Security Cleared
2 17 (8.21%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.35%) Degree
4 4 (1.93%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.48%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.48%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.35%) QA
2 2 (0.97%) GCP
3 1 (0.48%) WCAG
System Software
1 50 (24.15%) Docker
2 27 (13.04%) Apache Flume
3 11 (5.31%) Xen
4 3 (1.45%) vSphere
4 3 (1.45%) XenServer
5 2 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.97%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 65 (31.40%) Ansible
2 56 (27.05%) Puppet
3 51 (24.64%) Opscode Chef
4 17 (8.21%) Prometheus
5 14 (6.76%) Kubernetes
6 13 (6.28%) Terraform
7 6 (2.90%) Rancher
8 5 (2.42%) Grafana
8 5 (2.42%) Graphite
9 4 (1.93%) Cobbler
9 4 (1.93%) Salt
10 3 (1.45%) Nagios
10 3 (1.45%) Opsview
10 3 (1.45%) Tivoli
10 3 (1.45%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.48%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 32 (15.46%) Splunk
2 15 (7.25%) Google
3 14 (6.76%) Informatica
4 12 (5.80%) Talend
5 10 (4.83%) Oracle
6 8 (3.86%) New Relic
6 8 (3.86%) Red Hat
7 7 (3.38%) CA
8 6 (2.90%) SaltStack
9 4 (1.93%) SAP
10 3 (1.45%) EnterpriseDB
10 3 (1.45%) Rackspace
11 2 (0.97%) Adobe
11 2 (0.97%) HP
11 2 (0.97%) IBM
11 2 (0.97%) Sun
12 1 (0.48%) Capita
12 1 (0.48%) Facebook
12 1 (0.48%) Telerik
12 1 (0.48%) Zend