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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 38 40
Rank change year-on-year +27 +2  
Contract jobs citing Python 126 78 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 9.42% 3.99% 4.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.94% 9.55% 9.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 72 50
Median daily rate £410 £475 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.68% +36.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £365 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £670 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £423 £375
% change year-on-year +0.59% +12.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £9.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -77.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -1.31% -5.00%  

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 632 817 799
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 47.23% 41.81% 43.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 447 571 518
Median daily rate £400 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 13
Median hourly rate £27.50 £15.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +80.32% -61.87%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire citing Python as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 28 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 28 March 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 +19 125 £410 -13.68% 43
Wakefield 0 1 £550 -8.33%
Python
Yorkshire

Python
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 127 (55.95%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (53.30%) Linux
3 112 (49.34%) Java
4 90 (39.65%) JavaScript
5 85 (37.44%) HTML
6 78 (34.36%) Ruby
7 70 (30.84%) Puppet
8 65 (28.63%) CSS
9 60 (26.43%) DevOps
10 57 (25.11%) Jenkins
11 55 (24.23%) Opscode Chef
12 54 (23.79%) Git (software)
12 54 (23.79%) Scala
13 53 (23.35%) PHP
14 48 (21.15%) Django
15 47 (20.70%) Continuous Integration
16 46 (20.26%) HTTP
17 45 (19.82%) JIRA
18 44 (19.38%) Relational Database
19 43 (18.94%) Open Source
19 43 (18.94%) Configuration Management
19 43 (18.94%) MVC
20 42 (18.50%) MongoDB
21 41 (18.06%) RESTful
22 39 (17.18%) HTML5
22 39 (17.18%) Ansible
23 38 (16.74%) Spring
24 37 (16.30%) Symfony
24 37 (16.30%) NoSQL
25 34 (14.98%) Software Engineering

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 29 (12.78%) Confluence
2 12 (5.29%) Apache Spark
3 10 (4.41%) OpenStack
4 7 (3.08%) Apache Pig
5 6 (2.64%) Apache
6 5 (2.20%) nginx
7 4 (1.76%) CloudStack
8 2 (0.88%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.88%) Tornado
9 1 (0.44%) CMS
9 1 (0.44%) Drupal
9 1 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.44%) JBoss
9 1 (0.44%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.44%) uWSGI
9 1 (0.44%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.44%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.44%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 25 (11.01%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.52%) Google Cloud Platform
2 8 (3.52%) IaaS
2 8 (3.52%) Loggly
2 8 (3.52%) Sumo Logic
3 3 (1.32%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.88%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.88%) Slack
5 1 (0.44%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.44%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.44%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.44%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.44%) GitHub
5 1 (0.44%) Office 365
5 1 (0.44%) Route 53
5 1 (0.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 46 (20.26%) HTTP
2 24 (10.57%) TCP/IP
3 22 (9.69%) DNS
4 17 (7.49%) LDAP
4 17 (7.49%) SMTP
4 17 (7.49%) SNMP
5 5 (2.20%) Firewall
5 5 (2.20%) Internet
5 5 (2.20%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.88%) BGP
6 2 (0.88%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (0.88%) EIGRP
6 2 (0.88%) IPsec
6 2 (0.88%) IPv4
6 2 (0.88%) MPLS
6 2 (0.88%) OSPF
6 2 (0.88%) SSL
6 2 (0.88%) VPN
6 2 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.88%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (19.38%) Relational Database
2 42 (18.50%) MongoDB
3 37 (16.30%) NoSQL
4 24 (10.57%) PostgreSQL
5 22 (9.69%) MySQL
6 21 (9.25%) Redis
7 14 (6.17%) Hadoop
7 14 (6.17%) Riak
8 13 (5.73%) HBase
9 12 (5.29%) Apache Cassandra
10 10 (4.41%) Big Data
11 9 (3.96%) Apache Hive
12 4 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (1.32%) MariaDB
13 3 (1.32%) Oracle Database
13 3 (1.32%) RDBMS
13 3 (1.32%) SQL Server
13 3 (1.32%) SQL Server 2014
13 3 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 57 (25.11%) Jenkins
2 54 (23.79%) Git (software)
3 45 (19.82%) JIRA
4 28 (12.33%) Selenium
5 26 (11.45%) Subversion
6 23 (10.13%) Cucumber
7 14 (6.17%) JUnit
7 14 (6.17%) Maven
8 10 (4.41%) PHPUnit
9 9 (3.96%) WebDriver
10 8 (3.52%) Grunt
10 8 (3.52%) Vagrant
11 6 (2.64%) JMeter
12 5 (2.20%) Android Studio
12 5 (2.20%) Eclipse
12 5 (2.20%) Hudson
12 5 (2.20%) Visual Studio
13 4 (1.76%) Gatling
13 4 (1.76%) SonarQube
14 3 (1.32%) Mockito
General
1 9 (3.96%) Finance
2 8 (3.52%) Billing
3 5 (2.20%) Games
3 5 (2.20%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.76%) Electronics
5 2 (0.88%) German Language
5 2 (0.88%) Marketing
6 1 (0.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 122 (53.74%) Developer
2 44 (19.38%) Python Developer
3 30 (13.22%) DevOps Engineer
3 30 (13.22%) PHP Developer
4 27 (11.89%) Java Developer
5 22 (9.69%) Scala Developer
6 14 (6.17%) Software Engineer
7 9 (3.96%) Administrator
7 9 (3.96%) Architect
7 9 (3.96%) AWS DevOps
8 8 (3.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 8 (3.52%) Linux Engineer
8 8 (3.52%) Tester
8 8 (3.52%) WebOps Engineer
9 7 (3.08%) Automation Tester
9 7 (3.08%) Java Scala Developer
9 7 (3.08%) Senior Developer
10 6 (2.64%) AWS Engineer
10 6 (2.64%) Hardware Specialist
10 6 (2.64%) PHP Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (37.44%) HTML
2 65 (28.63%) CSS
3 48 (21.15%) Django
4 41 (18.06%) RESTful
5 39 (17.18%) HTML5
6 38 (16.74%) Spring
7 37 (16.30%) Symfony
8 28 (12.33%) JSON
9 25 (11.01%) CSS3
9 25 (11.01%) Play Framework
10 23 (10.13%) XML
11 22 (9.69%) REST
12 18 (7.93%) AngularJS
13 16 (7.05%) Node.js
14 14 (6.17%) Ajax
14 14 (6.17%) Flask
14 14 (6.17%) Laravel
14 14 (6.17%) Ruby on Rails
14 14 (6.17%) Spring MVC
14 14 (6.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.96%) User Experience
3 8 (3.52%) Driving Licence
4 7 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.64%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.64%) Social Media
6 5 (2.20%) NHS
6 5 (2.20%) Replication
6 5 (2.20%) Tandem
7 3 (1.32%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.32%) Clustering
8 2 (0.88%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.88%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.44%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.44%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.44%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.44%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 121 (53.30%) Linux
2 30 (13.22%) Unix
3 24 (10.57%) Windows
4 19 (8.37%) Ubuntu
5 18 (7.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (6.17%) Mac OS X
7 8 (3.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (2.64%) Android
8 6 (2.64%) Embedded Linux
9 5 (2.20%) CoreOS
10 4 (1.76%) CentOS
10 4 (1.76%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 2 (0.88%) Windows Server
12 1 (0.44%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (55.95%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (26.43%) DevOps
3 47 (20.70%) Continuous Integration
4 43 (18.94%) Configuration Management
4 43 (18.94%) MVC
4 43 (18.94%) Open Source
5 34 (14.98%) Software Engineering
6 32 (14.10%) TDD
7 30 (13.22%) Scrum
8 21 (9.25%) Responsive Web Design
8 21 (9.25%) Web Design
9 20 (8.81%) Automated Testing
9 20 (8.81%) Web Development
10 17 (7.49%) BDD
11 16 (7.05%) Mentoring
11 16 (7.05%) OO
12 13 (5.73%) Continuous Deployment
12 13 (5.73%) Kanban
12 13 (5.73%) Visualisation
13 12 (5.29%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 112 (49.34%) Java
2 90 (39.65%) JavaScript
3 78 (34.36%) Ruby
4 54 (23.79%) Scala
5 53 (23.35%) PHP
6 34 (14.98%) SQL
7 33 (14.54%) Bash Shell
8 20 (8.81%) C#
9 13 (5.73%) Go
10 11 (4.85%) C++
11 8 (3.52%) Shell Script
12 7 (3.08%) Perl
13 5 (2.20%) C
14 3 (1.32%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.88%) ECMAScript
15 2 (0.88%) Groovy
15 2 (0.88%) R
16 1 (0.44%) Korn
16 1 (0.44%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (4.41%) Degree
2 6 (2.64%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.88%) CCNA
3 2 (0.88%) CCNP
3 2 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (0.88%) JNCIA
3 2 (0.88%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.44%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.44%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.44%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.32%) QA
2 1 (0.44%) SDET
System Software
1 26 (11.45%) Docker
2 13 (5.73%) HDFS
3 7 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.64%) Active Directory
5 5 (2.20%) VirtualBox
6 4 (1.76%) vSphere
6 4 (1.76%) XenServer
7 3 (1.32%) Xen
8 1 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 70 (30.84%) Puppet
2 55 (24.23%) Opscode Chef
3 39 (17.18%) Ansible
4 17 (7.49%) Salt
5 15 (6.61%) Nagios
6 10 (4.41%) Kubernetes
7 8 (3.52%) Hadoop YARN
7 8 (3.52%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.88%) Cobbler
8 2 (0.88%) Mesos
8 2 (0.88%) Rancher
9 1 (0.44%) OpenView
9 1 (0.44%) SCCM
9 1 (0.44%) SCOM
9 1 (0.44%) Terraform
9 1 (0.44%) vRealize
Vendors
1 30 (13.22%) Splunk
2 23 (10.13%) Google
3 17 (7.49%) Zend
4 16 (7.05%) Oracle
5 15 (6.61%) Red Hat
5 15 (6.61%) SaltStack
6 12 (5.29%) VMware
7 9 (3.96%) Rackspace
8 8 (3.52%) New Relic
9 6 (2.64%) Hortonworks
9 6 (2.64%) Microsoft
10 3 (1.32%) Cisco
11 2 (0.88%) Extreme Networks
11 2 (0.88%) F5
11 2 (0.88%) Juniper
12 1 (0.44%) Avaya
12 1 (0.44%) CheckPoint
12 1 (0.44%) EMC
12 1 (0.44%) EnterpriseDB
12 1 (0.44%) HP
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £350 - 400 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Net Talent
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day 4 months likely to extend.
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day 6 months initially likely to extend
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 6 days ago