Period
to 25 May 2019

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 25 May 2019 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
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 22 26 11
Rank change year-on-year +4 -15 +29
Contract jobs citing Python 214 230 262
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 7.20% 6.73% 9.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.24% 14.22% 20.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 140 152
West Yorkshire median daily rate £471 £430 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.59% +3.61% -11.70%
10th Percentile £360 £363 £329
90th Percentile £575 £575 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £450 £420
% change year-on-year +11.11% +7.14% -11.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.86 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.85% - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.33 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year -54.17% - -

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 1,318 1,617 1,277
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 44.35% 47.31% 46.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 882 1,137 887
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.24%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £300
90th Percentile £550 £538 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 21 13
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.86 £40.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.86% +77.78% +42.86%
10th Percentile £14.63 £33.00 £11.15
90th Percentile £31.10 £45.00 £39.30
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.96 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -47.61% +77.78% +7.14%

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 25 May 2019.

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 25 May 2019. 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 +7 195 £475 +10.47% 23
Bradford -4 8 £350 +2.19% 7
Python
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 2019, 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 (43.93%) Amazon AWS
2 91 (42.52%) Jenkins
3 83 (38.79%) Agile Software Development
4 78 (36.45%) Linux
4 78 (36.45%) Git (software)
5 75 (35.05%) DevOps
6 60 (28.04%) Continuous Integration
7 57 (26.64%) Java
7 57 (26.64%) SQL
8 56 (26.17%) Hadoop
9 54 (25.23%) Apache Spark
10 53 (24.77%) Ansible
11 52 (24.30%) Docker
12 51 (23.83%) Terraform
13 46 (21.50%) Big Data
14 45 (21.03%) Software Engineering
15 41 (19.16%) Puppet
16 37 (17.29%) TDD
17 36 (16.82%) Bash Shell
17 36 (16.82%) NoSQL
18 34 (15.89%) nginx
19 33 (15.42%) PostgreSQL
20 32 (14.95%) Redis
21 31 (14.49%) Apache Hive
22 30 (14.02%) MongoDB
23 29 (13.55%) Apache Cassandra
23 29 (13.55%) RabbitMQ
23 29 (13.55%) Elasticsearch
24 28 (13.08%) SonarQube
25 27 (12.62%) Riak

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 54 (25.23%) Apache Spark
2 34 (15.89%) nginx
3 29 (13.55%) Elasticsearch
4 18 (8.41%) Apache
5 10 (4.67%) WordPress
6 7 (3.27%) Confluence
7 6 (2.80%) Tomcat
8 5 (2.34%) SAS
9 4 (1.87%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.93%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.47%) Apache Airflow
11 1 (0.47%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.47%) JBoss
11 1 (0.47%) Luigi
11 1 (0.47%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.47%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.47%) Tuxedo
11 1 (0.47%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 94 (43.93%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (11.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (9.81%) Amazon EC2
3 21 (9.81%) Google Cloud Platform
4 16 (7.48%) Amazon S3
5 15 (7.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 13 (6.07%) Serverless
7 12 (5.61%) Amazon ELB
8 10 (4.67%) Route 53
9 9 (4.21%) AWS CodePipeline
10 8 (3.74%) Amazon SQS
11 7 (3.27%) AWS CloudFormation
11 7 (3.27%) AWS Lambda
12 6 (2.80%) Amazon EMR
12 6 (2.80%) GitHub
12 6 (2.80%) Slack
13 5 (2.34%) IaaS
14 4 (1.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 4 (1.87%) PaaS
14 4 (1.87%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 22 (10.28%) HTTP
2 2 (0.93%) BGP
2 2 (0.93%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (0.93%) DNS
2 2 (0.93%) Firewall
2 2 (0.93%) OSPF
2 2 (0.93%) Software-Defined Networking
2 2 (0.93%) VPN
3 1 (0.47%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (0.47%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (0.47%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.47%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (0.47%) ICMP
3 1 (0.47%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.47%) NX-OS
3 1 (0.47%) SSH
3 1 (0.47%) TACACS
3 1 (0.47%) tcpdump
3 1 (0.47%) VPLS
3 1 (0.47%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (26.17%) Hadoop
2 46 (21.50%) Big Data
3 36 (16.82%) NoSQL
4 33 (15.42%) PostgreSQL
5 32 (14.95%) Redis
6 31 (14.49%) Apache Hive
7 30 (14.02%) MongoDB
8 29 (13.55%) Apache Cassandra
9 27 (12.62%) Riak
10 24 (11.21%) GIS
11 19 (8.88%) Data Warehouse
12 15 (7.01%) CouchDB
13 13 (6.07%) Impala
14 11 (5.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 10 (4.67%) Amazon RDS
16 9 (4.21%) MySQL
16 9 (4.21%) Relational Database
17 8 (3.74%) HBase
18 7 (3.27%) Snowflake Schema
19 5 (2.34%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 91 (42.52%) Jenkins
2 78 (36.45%) Git (software)
3 28 (13.08%) SonarQube
4 27 (12.62%) Mercurial
4 27 (12.62%) Subversion
5 13 (6.07%) GitLab
6 11 (5.14%) JIRA
6 11 (5.14%) Selenium
7 9 (4.21%) Sonatype Nexus
8 7 (3.27%) Ant
8 7 (3.27%) Cucumber
9 6 (2.80%) Maven
9 6 (2.80%) SoapUI
10 5 (2.34%) CMake
10 5 (2.34%) Gatling
11 3 (1.40%) HP UFT
11 3 (1.40%) WebDriver
12 2 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 1 (0.47%) ERwin
13 1 (0.47%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (8.41%) Finance
2 9 (4.21%) Retail
3 4 (1.87%) Social Science
4 2 (0.93%) Law
5 1 (0.47%) Banking
5 1 (0.47%) Electronics
5 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 82 (38.32%) Developer
2 62 (28.97%) Python Developer
3 57 (26.64%) DevOps Engineer
4 24 (11.21%) AWS Engineer
5 17 (7.94%) Big Data Engineer
6 16 (7.48%) AWS Developer
6 16 (7.48%) Data Engineer
7 15 (7.01%) AWS DevOps
7 15 (7.01%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 10 (4.67%) Django Developer
8 10 (4.67%) Python Engineer
8 10 (4.67%) Python/Django Developer
8 10 (4.67%) Software Engineer
8 10 (4.67%) WordPress Developer
9 7 (3.27%) Linux Support
10 6 (2.80%) Analyst
10 6 (2.80%) Data Scientist
10 6 (2.80%) Java Developer
10 6 (2.80%) Software Developer
11 5 (2.34%) Junior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (13.55%) RabbitMQ
2 23 (10.75%) Django
3 21 (9.81%) Kafka
4 16 (7.48%) Elastic Stack
5 13 (6.07%) Web Services
6 12 (5.61%) CSS
7 11 (5.14%) HTML
8 10 (4.67%) Node.js
9 7 (3.27%) Lambda Expressions
9 7 (3.27%) REST
10 6 (2.80%) PySpark
11 5 (2.34%) .NET
11 5 (2.34%) Gherkin
11 5 (2.34%) JSON
11 5 (2.34%) Spring
12 4 (1.87%) D3.js
12 4 (1.87%) ggplot
12 4 (1.87%) Java EE
12 4 (1.87%) SOAP
12 4 (1.87%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.14%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (4.21%) NHS
2 9 (4.21%) Public Cloud
3 5 (2.34%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.34%) Clustering
4 4 (1.87%) Smartcard
5 2 (0.93%) Algorithms
5 2 (0.93%) Fintech
5 2 (0.93%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.47%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.47%) FMCG
6 1 (0.47%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.47%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.47%) PKI
6 1 (0.47%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.47%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.47%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 78 (36.45%) Linux
2 27 (12.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 26 (12.15%) CentOS
4 19 (8.88%) Unix
5 17 (7.94%) Windows
6 9 (4.21%) Windows Server
7 8 (3.74%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.93%) Android
9 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (38.79%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (35.05%) DevOps
3 60 (28.04%) Continuous Integration
4 45 (21.03%) Software Engineering
5 37 (17.29%) TDD
6 27 (12.62%) Test Automation
7 25 (11.68%) Configuration Management
8 23 (10.75%) Microservices
9 19 (8.88%) Data Science
10 16 (7.48%) Analytics
11 14 (6.54%) BDD
12 13 (6.07%) Infrastructure Monitoring
13 12 (5.61%) Continuous Delivery
13 12 (5.61%) OO
13 12 (5.61%) Statistics
13 12 (5.61%) Visualisation
14 11 (5.14%) Data Visualisation
15 10 (4.67%) Migration
16 9 (4.21%) Computer Science
16 9 (4.21%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 57 (26.64%) Java
1 57 (26.64%) SQL
2 36 (16.82%) Bash Shell
3 27 (12.62%) Scala
4 26 (12.15%) Perl
5 21 (9.81%) Ruby
6 19 (8.88%) C++
7 15 (7.01%) C#
7 15 (7.01%) JavaScript
8 14 (6.54%) R
9 8 (3.74%) Go
10 6 (2.80%) C
11 5 (2.34%) PHP
11 5 (2.34%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.87%) Korn
13 3 (1.40%) VBScript
14 2 (0.93%) Groovy
14 2 (0.93%) Java 8
14 2 (0.93%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.47%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 11 (5.14%) Degree
2 8 (3.74%) Security Cleared
3 7 (3.27%) AWS Certification
4 6 (2.80%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.87%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (1.87%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.93%) CCNP
6 2 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.93%) ISEB
6 2 (0.93%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.47%) CCIE
7 1 (0.47%) CCNA
7 1 (0.47%) CCSA
7 1 (0.47%) CCSE
7 1 (0.47%) CISM
7 1 (0.47%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.40%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) PMO
System Software
1 52 (24.30%) Docker
2 12 (5.61%) Active Directory
3 7 (3.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.80%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (1.40%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.47%) HDFS
6 1 (0.47%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 53 (24.77%) Ansible
2 51 (23.83%) Terraform
3 41 (19.16%) Puppet
4 26 (12.15%) Kubernetes
5 24 (11.21%) Opscode Chef
6 17 (7.94%) Grafana
6 17 (7.94%) Packer
7 16 (7.48%) Prometheus
8 8 (3.74%) Rancher
9 5 (2.34%) SCCM
10 4 (1.87%) Oozie
11 3 (1.40%) Hadoop YARN
12 1 (0.47%) ArcSight ESM
12 1 (0.47%) Docker Swarm
12 1 (0.47%) Kibana
12 1 (0.47%) Salt
Vendors
1 21 (9.81%) Google
2 15 (7.01%) Tableau
3 9 (4.21%) VMware
4 8 (3.74%) Black Duck
4 8 (3.74%) Splunk
5 6 (2.80%) Citrix
5 6 (2.80%) Dataiku
6 5 (2.34%) Hortonworks
7 4 (1.87%) MapR
8 3 (1.40%) Cloudera
8 3 (1.40%) Databricks
8 3 (1.40%) Oracle
9 2 (0.93%) CheckPoint
9 2 (0.93%) Cisco
9 2 (0.93%) EMC
9 2 (0.93%) NetApp
9 2 (0.93%) NVIDIA
9 2 (0.93%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.93%) TOWER Software
10 1 (0.47%) Alibaba