The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 59 67 62
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Contract jobs citing Python 11 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.42% 0.71% 0.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.33% 2.22% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 2
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£369 £442 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.57% +36.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £35.25
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -0.70%
Python
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
254 316 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 32.73% 32.11% 29.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 154 160
Average daily rate £350 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £430 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 27 15
Average hourly rate £38.25 £31.56 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -16.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.10 £12.50 £16.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.77 £62.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -7.14%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Python across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Python
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Python across the Cheshire region.

Python Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Python
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Python across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

Python Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Python
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Python Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Python
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -15 3 £400 -17.52% 1
Crewe - 2 - - 1
Ellesmere Port - - - -
Chester - - - -
Python
North West

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Python also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Python.

1 15 (51.72%) Linux
2 13 (44.83%) JavaScript
3 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (34.48%) Web Services
4 10 (34.48%) Java
5 8 (27.59%) UNIX
5 8 (27.59%) SQL
6 7 (24.14%) GIS
6 7 (24.14%) ArcGIS
6 7 (24.14%) JSON
7 6 (20.69%) Ruby
7 6 (20.69%) .NET
7 6 (20.69%) Oracle
7 6 (20.69%) Perl
7 6 (20.69%) PHP
7 6 (20.69%) Windows
7 6 (20.69%) Data Modelling
8 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET
8 5 (17.24%) C++
8 5 (17.24%) Red Hat
8 5 (17.24%) Subversion
8 5 (17.24%) Degree
8 5 (17.24%) WCF
8 5 (17.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (17.24%) Git (software)
8 5 (17.24%) Open Source
9 4 (13.79%) Waterfall
9 4 (13.79%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
9 4 (13.79%) Finance

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Python also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Python. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (24.14%) ArcGIS
2 3 (10.34%) iPlanet
2 3 (10.34%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.90%) OpenStack
3 2 (6.90%) Apache
4 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.45%) IIS
4 1 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Spatial
4 1 (3.45%) Node.js
4 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) DNS
1 1 (3.45%) Firewall
1 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (10.34%) MySQL
3 2 (6.90%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.90%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Subversion
1 5 (17.24%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.34%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.45%) Selenium
3 1 (3.45%) JIRA
3 1 (3.45%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Developer
2 6 (20.69%) GIS Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Python Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Django Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Python/Django Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) Storage Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.45%) PHP Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Support Technician
6 1 (3.45%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Administrator
6 1 (3.45%) QA Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) Web Services
2 7 (24.14%) JSON
3 6 (20.69%) .NET
4 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET
4 5 (17.24%) WCF
5 4 (13.79%) HTML
5 4 (13.79%) CSS
6 3 (10.34%) Middleware
6 3 (10.34%) Ajax
6 3 (10.34%) Django
7 2 (6.90%) Apache Camel
7 2 (6.90%) RESTful
7 2 (6.90%) XML
8 1 (3.45%) LAMP
8 1 (3.45%) Yii
8 1 (3.45%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) GIS
2 5 (17.24%) Open Source
3 3 (10.34%) Wiki
4 2 (6.90%) Visualisation
4 2 (6.90%) Life Science
5 1 (3.45%) Statistics
5 1 (3.45%) Chemistry
5 1 (3.45%) Biology
5 1 (3.45%) Telematics
5 1 (3.45%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (3.45%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (51.72%) Linux
2 8 (27.59%) UNIX
3 6 (20.69%) Windows
4 5 (17.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (6.90%) CentOS
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (20.69%) Data Modelling
3 4 (13.79%) Waterfall
3 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
4 3 (10.34%) ETL
4 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce
4 3 (10.34%) TDD
5 2 (6.90%) Analytics
5 2 (6.90%) DevOps
5 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.90%) BDD
5 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing
5 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.90%) OO
6 1 (3.45%) ERP
6 1 (3.45%) OOD
6 1 (3.45%) Identity Management
6 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.45%) AOP
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) JavaScript
2 10 (34.48%) Java
3 8 (27.59%) SQL
4 6 (20.69%) Ruby
4 6 (20.69%) Perl
4 6 (20.69%) PHP
5 5 (17.24%) C++
6 4 (13.79%) C#
7 3 (10.34%) Shell Script
7 3 (10.34%) Bash Shell
8 2 (6.90%) Scala
8 2 (6.90%) PL/SQL
9 1 (3.45%) C
9 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
9 1 (3.45%) VBA
9 1 (3.45%) AWK
9 1 (3.45%) Jython
9 1 (3.45%) MATLAB
9 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
9 1 (3.45%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) PhD
3 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.45%) Terminal Services
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (3.45%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) yum
1 2 (6.90%) Puppet
1 2 (6.90%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (6.90%) Ganglia
1 2 (6.90%) Nagios
2 1 (3.45%) WSUS
2 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Oracle
2 5 (17.24%) Red Hat
3 4 (13.79%) VMware
4 2 (6.90%) Informatica
4 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.90%) ESRI
4 2 (6.90%) Business Objects
5 1 (3.45%) EMC
5 1 (3.45%) Zend
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