The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
North West / Cheshire
Rank 27 68 54
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -14
Contract jobs citing Python 20 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.00% 1.47% 1.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.81% 3.83% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 6
Median daily rate £475 £600 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £317 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £665 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £443 £405 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.38% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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
185 366 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 37.00% 38.32% 36.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 248 178
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 4
Median hourly rate £43.71 £22.54 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.93% +14.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.99 £13.00 £13.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £31.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Python as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 25 February 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
Chester +11 7 £500 - 1
Macclesfield - 4 £600 -
Warrington +24 3 £410 -34.40% 1
Knutsford - 1 £350 -
Python
North West

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Python.

1 20 (54.05%) Java
2 16 (43.24%) Windows
2 16 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (40.54%) Linux
3 15 (40.54%) Perl
4 10 (27.03%) OO
4 10 (27.03%) Unix
5 9 (24.32%) HTML
5 9 (24.32%) SQL
5 9 (24.32%) Finance
5 9 (24.32%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (24.32%) Puppet
5 9 (24.32%) Jenkins
6 8 (21.62%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (21.62%) DevOps
6 8 (21.62%) JSON
6 8 (21.62%) Oracle
6 8 (21.62%) Active Directory
7 7 (18.92%) TDD
7 7 (18.92%) Banking
7 7 (18.92%) Amazon S3
7 7 (18.92%) Linux Command Line
7 7 (18.92%) Analytics
8 6 (16.22%) High Availability
8 6 (16.22%) Big Data
8 6 (16.22%) Amazon EMR
8 6 (16.22%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (16.22%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (16.22%) AWS Certification
8 6 (16.22%) AWS CloudFormation

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 5 (13.51%) Apache
2 4 (10.81%) IIS
2 4 (10.81%) JBoss
2 4 (10.81%) WebLogic
3 3 (8.11%) Apache Spark
3 3 (8.11%) nginx
3 3 (8.11%) Oracle 10gAS
3 3 (8.11%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.41%) Apache Pig
5 1 (2.70%) Confluence
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.70%) SAS
5 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.70%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (2.70%) SAP MDG
1 1 (2.70%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 9 (24.32%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (18.92%) Amazon S3
3 6 (16.22%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (16.22%) Amazon EMR
3 6 (16.22%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (16.22%) AWS Lambda
4 5 (13.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 4 (10.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 4 (10.81%) Amazon ELB
5 4 (10.81%) Amazon SQS
5 4 (10.81%) AWS CloudTrail
5 4 (10.81%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (2.70%) GitHub
6 1 (2.70%) IaaS
6 1 (2.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.81%) Kerberos
1 4 (10.81%) SSL
1 4 (10.81%) VPN
2 3 (8.11%) LDAP
3 1 (2.70%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.70%) tcpdump
3 1 (2.70%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) Big Data
2 5 (13.51%) Amazon Redshift
3 4 (10.81%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (10.81%) Hadoop
4 3 (8.11%) Apache Hive
4 3 (8.11%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (8.11%) MySQL
4 3 (8.11%) NoSQL
4 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
5 2 (5.41%) DataStage
5 2 (5.41%) HBase
5 2 (5.41%) MongoDB
5 2 (5.41%) OLAP
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle OLAP
5 2 (5.41%) Pentaho
5 2 (5.41%) QlikView
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (24.32%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.41%) JIRA
3 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.70%) GitLab
3 1 (2.70%) MSI
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (2.70%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 9 (24.32%) Finance
2 7 (18.92%) Banking
3 4 (10.81%) Back Office
4 3 (8.11%) Investment Banking
4 3 (8.11%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) Developer
2 6 (16.22%) Python Developer
3 4 (10.81%) AWS Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Architect
4 3 (8.11%) Data Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Java Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Middleware Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Data Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Middleware Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Software Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Unix Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Big Data Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Data Scientist
6 1 (2.70%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Digital Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Digital Business Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Python/Django Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Splunk Consultant
6 1 (2.70%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (24.32%) HTML
2 8 (21.62%) JSON
3 6 (16.22%) boto
3 6 (16.22%) YAML
4 4 (10.81%) Web Services
5 3 (8.11%) Django
5 3 (8.11%) Middleware
5 3 (8.11%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (5.41%) Ajax
6 2 (5.41%) AngularJS
6 2 (5.41%) CSS
6 2 (5.41%) HTML5
6 2 (5.41%) jQuery
6 2 (5.41%) Kafka
7 1 (2.70%) .NET
7 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.70%) Ember.js
7 1 (2.70%) JAAS
7 1 (2.70%) Java SE
7 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (13.51%) Derivative
2 5 (13.51%) OTC Derivatives
3 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.70%) Taxonomies
4 1 (2.70%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 16 (43.24%) Windows
2 15 (40.54%) Linux
3 10 (27.03%) Unix
4 1 (2.70%) Android
4 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (27.03%) OO
3 8 (21.62%) DevOps
4 7 (18.92%) Analytics
4 7 (18.92%) TDD
5 6 (16.22%) Automated Testing
5 6 (16.22%) High Availability
5 6 (16.22%) OOP
5 6 (16.22%) Scrum
5 6 (16.22%) Unit Testing
6 4 (10.81%) Data Visualisation
6 4 (10.81%) ETL
6 4 (10.81%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (10.81%) Visualisation
7 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (8.11%) Change Management
7 3 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (8.11%) Identity Management
7 3 (8.11%) Incident Management
7 3 (8.11%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 20 (54.05%) Java
2 15 (40.54%) Perl
3 9 (24.32%) SQL
4 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
5 3 (8.11%) Ruby
6 2 (5.41%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.41%) C
6 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.70%) C#
7 1 (2.70%) C++
7 1 (2.70%) Cython
7 1 (2.70%) Go
7 1 (2.70%) PHP
7 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) AWS Certification
2 1 (2.70%) BC Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) PhD
2 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (21.62%) Active Directory
2 6 (16.22%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (13.51%) Docker
4 1 (2.70%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 9 (24.32%) Puppet
2 8 (21.62%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (13.51%) Kubernetes
4 4 (10.81%) Docker Swarm
4 4 (10.81%) Salt
5 1 (2.70%) Grafana
5 1 (2.70%) Graphite
5 1 (2.70%) Rundeck
5 1 (2.70%) yum
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Oracle
2 3 (8.11%) Informatica
2 3 (8.11%) SAP
3 2 (5.41%) Ab Initio
3 2 (5.41%) Actian
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.41%) MicroStrategy
3 2 (5.41%) ParAccel
3 2 (5.41%) SaltStack
3 2 (5.41%) Sybase
3 2 (5.41%) Teradata
3 2 (5.41%) Vertica
4 1 (2.70%) Hyperion
4 1 (2.70%) IBM
4 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.70%) Splunk
4 1 (2.70%) Tableau
4 1 (2.70%) Talend
4 1 (2.70%) Twitter
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