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 22 June 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
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 47 65
Rank change year-on-year +29 +18  
Contract jobs citing Python 149 113 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 7.41% 4.05% 2.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.55% 8.88% 6.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 89 52
Median daily rate £420 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £360 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £625 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £41.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.63 £37.75 £36.50
% change year-on-year +10.26% +3.42%  

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 849 1272 1184
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 42.20% 45.56% 40.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 588 894 801
Median daily rate £400 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 15
Median hourly rate £40.00 £19.30 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +107.30% -44.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £13.13 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.65 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% +2.77%  

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 22 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 22 June 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 +36 134 £420 +5.00% 38
South Yorkshire -2 11 £475 -5.00% 9
North Yorkshire +9 2 - - 2
Python
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 217 (68.03%) Agile Software Development
2 189 (59.25%) Java
3 145 (45.45%) Linux
4 138 (43.26%) JavaScript
5 131 (41.07%) HTML
5 131 (41.07%) Ruby
6 108 (33.86%) Git (software)
7 103 (32.29%) Continuous Integration
7 103 (32.29%) CSS
8 92 (28.84%) Test Automation
9 85 (26.65%) PHP
9 85 (26.65%) Configuration Management
10 77 (24.14%) HTTP
11 74 (23.20%) Jenkins
12 73 (22.88%) Unix
13 65 (20.38%) Relational Database
13 65 (20.38%) DevOps
14 63 (19.75%) Open Source
15 62 (19.44%) Scala
15 62 (19.44%) TDD
16 59 (18.50%) Web Design
16 59 (18.50%) MVC
17 58 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
18 57 (17.87%) Spring
19 56 (17.55%) Web Development
20 55 (17.24%) Puppet
21 50 (15.67%) JIRA
21 50 (15.67%) RESTful
21 50 (15.67%) Bash Shell
22 49 (15.36%) Symfony

Python
Co-occurring 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 31 (9.72%) Confluence
2 6 (1.88%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.25%) OpenStack
4 3 (0.94%) Apache
4 3 (0.94%) Apache Spark
4 3 (0.94%) nginx
5 2 (0.63%) Apache Pig
5 2 (0.63%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (0.63%) CMS
5 2 (0.63%) SAS
5 2 (0.63%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.31%) CloudStack
6 1 (0.31%) Drupal
6 1 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.31%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.31%) Tornado
6 1 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.19%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (1.57%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (1.25%) IaaS
4 4 (1.25%) Loggly
4 4 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.25%) Sumo Logic
5 3 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.94%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.63%) Route 53
6 2 (0.63%) Slack
7 1 (0.31%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.31%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.31%) Google Compute Engine
7 1 (0.31%) Office 365
7 1 (0.31%) PaaS
7 1 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 77 (24.14%) HTTP
2 13 (4.08%) Firewall
3 11 (3.45%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.57%) SSL
5 3 (0.94%) Internet
6 2 (0.63%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.31%) DNS
7 1 (0.31%) NAS
7 1 (0.31%) OpenFlow
7 1 (0.31%) SAN
7 1 (0.31%) Skype
7 1 (0.31%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (20.38%) Relational Database
2 41 (12.85%) MongoDB
3 38 (11.91%) MySQL
4 32 (10.03%) NoSQL
5 20 (6.27%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (4.70%) Riak
7 11 (3.45%) CouchDB
7 11 (3.45%) Redis
8 8 (2.51%) Apache Cassandra
8 8 (2.51%) Couchbase
9 7 (2.19%) Oracle Database
10 5 (1.57%) Big Data
10 5 (1.57%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.94%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.94%) HBase
11 3 (0.94%) MariaDB
11 3 (0.94%) SQL Server
12 2 (0.63%) Apache Hive
12 2 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 108 (33.86%) Git (software)
2 74 (23.20%) Jenkins
3 50 (15.67%) JIRA
4 44 (13.79%) Subversion
5 32 (10.03%) Selenium
6 31 (9.72%) JUnit
7 26 (8.15%) Cucumber
8 21 (6.58%) WebDriver
9 19 (5.96%) Hudson
10 11 (3.45%) Maven
11 6 (1.88%) Grunt
11 6 (1.88%) PHPUnit
12 4 (1.25%) GoCD
12 4 (1.25%) Jasmine
12 4 (1.25%) SonarQube
12 4 (1.25%) Sonatype Nexus
12 4 (1.25%) Vagrant
12 4 (1.25%) Visual Studio
13 3 (0.94%) Eclipse
13 3 (0.94%) Mercurial
General
1 16 (5.02%) Finance
2 14 (4.39%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.13%) Billing
3 10 (3.13%) Marketing
4 8 (2.51%) Electronics
4 8 (2.51%) Games
5 6 (1.88%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.25%) Banking
7 2 (0.63%) German Language
8 1 (0.31%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 210 (65.83%) Developer
2 72 (22.57%) Java Developer
3 65 (20.38%) Python Developer
4 41 (12.85%) PHP Developer
5 30 (9.40%) Scala Developer
6 29 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
7 25 (7.84%) Tester
8 20 (6.27%) Automation Tester
9 15 (4.70%) Architect
10 14 (4.39%) Technical Architect
11 13 (4.08%) Software Engineer
12 12 (3.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 12 (3.76%) Senior Developer
13 11 (3.45%) WebOps Engineer
14 10 (3.13%) Full Stack Developer
14 10 (3.13%) Java Scala Developer
14 10 (3.13%) Linux Engineer
15 9 (2.82%) Selenium Automation Tester
15 9 (2.82%) Selenium Tester
16 8 (2.51%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (41.07%) HTML
2 103 (32.29%) CSS
3 57 (17.87%) Spring
4 50 (15.67%) RESTful
5 49 (15.36%) Symfony
6 47 (14.73%) Django
7 43 (13.48%) HTML5
8 37 (11.60%) CSS3
9 36 (11.29%) REST
10 35 (10.97%) JSON
11 32 (10.03%) Play Framework
12 29 (9.09%) Ajax
13 26 (8.15%) Guice
13 26 (8.15%) Ruby on Rails
14 25 (7.84%) Node.js
15 23 (7.21%) Spring MVC
16 20 (6.27%) Web Services
17 19 (5.96%) Hibernate
17 19 (5.96%) XML
18 18 (5.64%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (5.02%) Greenfield Project
3 13 (4.08%) User Experience
4 11 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 10 (3.13%) NHS
6 7 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.57%) Driving Licence
8 3 (0.94%) Over-the-Top Content
9 2 (0.63%) Clustering
9 2 (0.63%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.63%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (0.63%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.63%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.31%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.31%) Digital TV
10 1 (0.31%) IPTV
10 1 (0.31%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.31%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.31%) Replication
10 1 (0.31%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 145 (45.45%) Linux
2 73 (22.88%) Unix
3 47 (14.73%) Mac OS X
4 7 (2.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (1.88%) Ubuntu
6 4 (1.25%) Android
6 4 (1.25%) Windows
7 3 (0.94%) AIX
7 3 (0.94%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (0.94%) Solaris
8 2 (0.63%) CentOS
8 2 (0.63%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 1 (0.31%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.31%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (68.03%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (32.29%) Continuous Integration
3 92 (28.84%) Test Automation
4 85 (26.65%) Configuration Management
5 65 (20.38%) DevOps
6 63 (19.75%) Open Source
7 62 (19.44%) TDD
8 59 (18.50%) MVC
8 59 (18.50%) Web Design
9 58 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
10 56 (17.55%) Web Development
11 43 (13.48%) Scrum
12 36 (11.29%) High Availability
13 31 (9.72%) Continuous Delivery
14 30 (9.40%) Data Visualisation
14 30 (9.40%) Visualisation
15 29 (9.09%) Mentoring
16 27 (8.46%) Software Engineering
17 23 (7.21%) OO
17 23 (7.21%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 189 (59.25%) Java
2 138 (43.26%) JavaScript
3 131 (41.07%) Ruby
4 85 (26.65%) PHP
5 62 (19.44%) Scala
6 50 (15.67%) Bash Shell
7 40 (12.54%) SQL
8 35 (10.97%) C#
9 16 (5.02%) Groovy
10 15 (4.70%) Go
11 14 (4.39%) Perl
12 13 (4.08%) C++
13 7 (2.19%) C
14 6 (1.88%) ECMAScript
15 4 (1.25%) Shell Script
16 3 (0.94%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.94%) PowerShell
17 2 (0.63%) Prolog
18 1 (0.31%) Korn
18 1 (0.31%) VC++
Qualifications
1 22 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 16 (5.02%) Degree
3 8 (2.51%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.88%) Master's Degree
5 5 (1.57%) BC Cleared
5 5 (1.57%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (1.57%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.31%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.31%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.31%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.76%) QA
2 9 (2.82%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.57%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 31 (9.72%) Docker
2 4 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.94%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.94%) HDFS
3 3 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.94%) vSphere
4 1 (0.31%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.31%) KVM
4 1 (0.31%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.31%) Xen
4 1 (0.31%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 55 (17.24%) Puppet
2 43 (13.48%) Opscode Chef
3 37 (11.60%) Ansible
4 18 (5.64%) Salt
5 8 (2.51%) Kubernetes
6 6 (1.88%) Nagios
7 4 (1.25%) ZABBIX
8 3 (0.94%) Mesos
8 3 (0.94%) Prometheus
9 2 (0.63%) Grafana
9 2 (0.63%) Graphite
9 2 (0.63%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (0.63%) Rancher
9 2 (0.63%) SCCM
10 1 (0.31%) SCOM
10 1 (0.31%) Terraform
10 1 (0.31%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.31%) vRealize
Vendors
1 33 (10.34%) Google
2 20 (6.27%) Oracle
3 18 (5.64%) Zend
4 11 (3.45%) Red Hat
5 8 (2.51%) Splunk
6 7 (2.19%) SaltStack
7 6 (1.88%) IBM
7 6 (1.88%) New Relic
7 6 (1.88%) SAP
8 5 (1.57%) Rackspace
9 4 (1.25%) Atlassian
9 4 (1.25%) VMware
10 3 (0.94%) HP
10 3 (0.94%) Sun
11 2 (0.63%) Hortonworks
11 2 (0.63%) Microsoft
12 1 (0.31%) AppDynamics
12 1 (0.31%) Dynatrace
12 1 (0.31%) MuleSoft
12 1 (0.31%) TIBCO
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