The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
England / Yorkshire
Rank 16 42 60
Rank change year-on-year +26 +18  
Contract jobs citing Python 175 117 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 8.22% 4.12% 3.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.78% 9.94% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 96 55
Median daily rate £420 £500 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.00% +44.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £350 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £670 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £424 £375
% change year-on-year +0.29% +13.00%  
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 £37.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year -0.66% -5.62%  

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 932 1177 1090
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 43.78% 41.46% 40.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 631 806 712
Median daily rate £400 £385 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% +14.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 25 15
Median hourly rate £22.50 £32.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.76% -18.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Yorkshire

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Python in Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Python in Yorkshire

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python in Yorkshire

Python
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Python in Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Python in Yorkshire

Python
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 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
West Yorkshire +29 124 £413 -15.38% 46
South Yorkshire +14 48 £488 +8.33% 13
North Yorkshire +2 1 £500 +42.85% 2
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Python.

1 182 (59.87%) Linux
2 171 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 156 (51.32%) Java
4 134 (44.08%) Ruby
5 115 (37.83%) HTML
6 107 (35.20%) JavaScript
7 101 (33.22%) DevOps
8 99 (32.57%) Puppet
9 96 (31.58%) CSS
10 92 (30.26%) Git (software)
11 80 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
12 74 (24.34%) HTTP
13 71 (23.36%) Opscode Chef
14 70 (23.03%) Configuration Management
15 67 (22.04%) Jenkins
16 64 (21.05%) Unix
17 58 (19.08%) Relational Database
18 57 (18.75%) Scala
19 54 (17.76%) Open Source
20 53 (17.43%) Web Development
20 53 (17.43%) JIRA
20 53 (17.43%) TDD
21 52 (17.11%) PHP
21 52 (17.11%) Bash Shell
22 51 (16.78%) Ansible
23 49 (16.12%) MongoDB
23 49 (16.12%) Django
24 45 (14.80%) RESTful
25 44 (14.47%) SQL
26 43 (14.14%) MVC

Python
Top Related IT Skills in 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 36 (11.84%) Confluence
2 19 (6.25%) Apache Spark
3 11 (3.62%) OpenStack
4 7 (2.30%) Apache
4 7 (2.30%) Apache Pig
4 7 (2.30%) nginx
4 7 (2.30%) SAS
5 5 (1.64%) CloudStack
6 3 (0.99%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.66%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.66%) Tornado
8 1 (0.33%) CMS
8 1 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.33%) JBoss
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.33%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.33%) uWSGI
8 1 (0.33%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 36 (11.84%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (3.62%) IaaS
3 10 (3.29%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (2.63%) Loggly
4 8 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (2.63%) Sumo Logic
5 4 (1.32%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.99%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.99%) GitHub
7 2 (0.66%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (0.66%) Slack
8 1 (0.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.33%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.33%) Google Compute Engine
8 1 (0.33%) Office 365
8 1 (0.33%) PaaS
8 1 (0.33%) Route 53
8 1 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 74 (24.34%) HTTP
2 35 (11.51%) TCP/IP
3 22 (7.24%) DNS
4 17 (5.59%) LDAP
4 17 (5.59%) SMTP
4 17 (5.59%) SNMP
5 10 (3.29%) Firewall
6 9 (2.96%) SSL
7 5 (1.64%) Internet
7 5 (1.64%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.66%) BGP
8 2 (0.66%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (0.66%) EIGRP
8 2 (0.66%) IPsec
8 2 (0.66%) IPv4
8 2 (0.66%) MPLS
8 2 (0.66%) OSPF
8 2 (0.66%) VPN
8 2 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.66%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (19.08%) Relational Database
2 49 (16.12%) MongoDB
3 38 (12.50%) NoSQL
4 29 (9.54%) MySQL
4 29 (9.54%) PostgreSQL
5 24 (7.89%) Redis
6 22 (7.24%) Hadoop
7 21 (6.91%) HBase
8 18 (5.92%) Big Data
9 17 (5.59%) Apache Hive
10 15 (4.93%) Riak
11 12 (3.95%) Apache Cassandra
12 7 (2.30%) SQL Server
13 5 (1.64%) DataStage
14 4 (1.32%) Data Lake
14 4 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
15 3 (0.99%) MariaDB
15 3 (0.99%) Oracle Database
15 3 (0.99%) SQL Server 2014
15 3 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 92 (30.26%) Git (software)
2 67 (22.04%) Jenkins
3 53 (17.43%) JIRA
4 32 (10.53%) Subversion
5 29 (9.54%) Selenium
6 22 (7.24%) Cucumber
7 16 (5.26%) Maven
8 14 (4.61%) JUnit
9 10 (3.29%) PHPUnit
10 9 (2.96%) Vagrant
10 9 (2.96%) WebDriver
11 8 (2.63%) Grunt
12 6 (1.97%) JMeter
13 5 (1.64%) Android Studio
13 5 (1.64%) Eclipse
13 5 (1.64%) Hudson
13 5 (1.64%) Visual Studio
14 4 (1.32%) Gatling
14 4 (1.32%) SonarQube
14 4 (1.32%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 20 (6.58%) Finance
2 7 (2.30%) Banking
2 7 (2.30%) Billing
2 7 (2.30%) Telecoms
3 6 (1.97%) Electronics
4 5 (1.64%) Games
5 4 (1.32%) Marketing
6 2 (0.66%) German Language
6 2 (0.66%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.66%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.33%) Legal
7 1 (0.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 158 (51.97%) Developer
2 52 (17.11%) Java Developer
3 50 (16.45%) DevOps Engineer
4 47 (15.46%) Python Developer
5 28 (9.21%) PHP Developer
6 22 (7.24%) Scala Developer
7 14 (4.61%) Software Engineer
8 11 (3.62%) Architect
9 10 (3.29%) Administrator
9 10 (3.29%) WebOps Engineer
10 9 (2.96%) Analyst
10 9 (2.96%) AWS DevOps
10 9 (2.96%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 9 (2.96%) Full Stack Developer
10 9 (2.96%) Linux Engineer
11 8 (2.63%) Data Analyst
11 8 (2.63%) Senior Developer
11 8 (2.63%) Tester
12 7 (2.30%) Automation Tester
12 7 (2.30%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (37.83%) HTML
2 96 (31.58%) CSS
3 49 (16.12%) Django
4 45 (14.80%) RESTful
5 40 (13.16%) HTML5
6 38 (12.50%) Spring
7 35 (11.51%) Symfony
8 30 (9.87%) Web Services
9 29 (9.54%) JSON
10 27 (8.88%) XML
11 26 (8.55%) CSS3
12 25 (8.22%) Play Framework
13 23 (7.57%) REST
14 22 (7.24%) AngularJS
15 18 (5.92%) Node.js
16 15 (4.93%) Ajax
17 14 (4.61%) Guice
17 14 (4.61%) Laravel
17 14 (4.61%) Ruby on Rails
17 14 (4.61%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.28%) User Experience
2 12 (3.95%) Computer Science
3 11 (3.62%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (2.63%) Driving Licence
5 7 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (1.97%) Social Media
7 5 (1.64%) NHS
7 5 (1.64%) Replication
7 5 (1.64%) Tandem
8 3 (0.99%) Algorithms
8 3 (0.99%) Clustering
8 3 (0.99%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.66%) Blog
9 2 (0.66%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.66%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.33%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.33%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.33%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.33%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.33%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 182 (59.87%) Linux
2 64 (21.05%) Unix
3 40 (13.16%) Mac OS X
4 25 (8.22%) Windows
5 20 (6.58%) Ubuntu
6 18 (5.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (1.97%) Android
8 6 (1.97%) Embedded Linux
9 5 (1.64%) CentOS
9 5 (1.64%) CoreOS
10 4 (1.32%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 2 (0.66%) Windows Server
12 1 (0.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (33.22%) DevOps
3 80 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
4 70 (23.03%) Configuration Management
5 54 (17.76%) Open Source
6 53 (17.43%) TDD
6 53 (17.43%) Web Development
7 43 (14.14%) MVC
8 41 (13.49%) Web Design
9 40 (13.16%) Responsive Web Design
10 36 (11.84%) Software Engineering
11 35 (11.51%) Mentoring
12 32 (10.53%) Scrum
13 28 (9.21%) Continuous Delivery
14 26 (8.55%) Visualisation
15 22 (7.24%) Automated Testing
16 18 (5.92%) OO
17 17 (5.59%) Continuous Deployment
17 17 (5.59%) Line Management
18 16 (5.26%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 156 (51.32%) Java
2 134 (44.08%) Ruby
3 107 (35.20%) JavaScript
4 57 (18.75%) Scala
5 52 (17.11%) Bash Shell
5 52 (17.11%) PHP
6 44 (14.47%) SQL
7 23 (7.57%) C#
8 15 (4.93%) Go
9 14 (4.61%) Perl
10 13 (4.28%) C++
11 9 (2.96%) Shell Script
12 5 (1.64%) C
13 3 (0.99%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.66%) ECMAScript
14 2 (0.66%) Groovy
14 2 (0.66%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.66%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.66%) R
15 1 (0.33%) Korn
Qualifications
1 16 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 14 (4.61%) Degree
3 5 (1.64%) BC Cleared
4 3 (0.99%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.66%) CCNA
5 2 (0.66%) CCNP
5 2 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.66%) JNCIA
6 1 (0.33%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.33%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.33%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.32%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (0.99%) QA
3 1 (0.33%) SDET
System Software
1 37 (12.17%) Docker
2 17 (5.59%) HDFS
3 10 (3.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (1.97%) Active Directory
5 5 (1.64%) VirtualBox
5 5 (1.64%) vSphere
5 5 (1.64%) XenServer
6 4 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (1.32%) Xen
7 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.33%) KVM
7 1 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 99 (32.57%) Puppet
2 71 (23.36%) Opscode Chef
3 51 (16.78%) Ansible
4 29 (9.54%) Salt
5 16 (5.26%) Nagios
6 14 (4.61%) Kubernetes
7 9 (2.96%) Hadoop YARN
8 8 (2.63%) ZABBIX
9 3 (0.99%) Terraform
10 2 (0.66%) Cobbler
10 2 (0.66%) Mesos
10 2 (0.66%) Rancher
10 2 (0.66%) SCCM
11 1 (0.33%) OpenView
11 1 (0.33%) Packer
11 1 (0.33%) SCOM
11 1 (0.33%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.33%) vRealize
Vendors
1 32 (10.53%) Splunk
2 25 (8.22%) Google
3 21 (6.91%) Oracle
4 17 (5.59%) VMware
4 17 (5.59%) Zend
5 16 (5.26%) Red Hat
5 16 (5.26%) SaltStack
6 9 (2.96%) New Relic
6 9 (2.96%) Rackspace
7 7 (2.30%) Ab Initio
7 7 (2.30%) Hortonworks
8 6 (1.97%) Microsoft
9 5 (1.64%) Informatica
10 4 (1.32%) Atlassian
11 3 (0.99%) Cisco
11 3 (0.99%) SAP
12 2 (0.66%) Extreme Networks
12 2 (0.66%) F5
12 2 (0.66%) Juniper
13 1 (0.33%) EnterpriseDB
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day 4 months likely to extend.
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Net Talent
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day 6 months initially likely to extend
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 6 days ago