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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 37 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -
Contract jobs citing Python 28 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.22% 1.22% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.89% 3.64% -
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 0
Average daily rate
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£493 £308 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.90% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.14%
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
283 275 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 32.53% 33.45% 37.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 137 221
Average daily rate £364 £308 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.10% -5.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £420 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 8
Average hourly rate £34.00 £40.00 £42.26
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -5.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 £30.47 £38.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.15 £50.00 £43.44
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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
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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 +5 20 £515 +32.05% 1
Wilmslow - - - -
Chester - - - - 2
Crewe - - - -
Python
North West

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 26 (63.41%) JavaScript
2 25 (60.98%) Java
3 24 (58.54%) Linux
4 20 (48.78%) SQL
5 19 (46.34%) Ruby
6 18 (43.90%) C#
6 18 (43.90%) C++
6 18 (43.90%) PHP
6 18 (43.90%) Open Source
7 17 (41.46%) Web Services
7 17 (41.46%) TDD
7 17 (41.46%) NoSQL
8 16 (39.02%) BDD
9 15 (36.59%) JSON
9 15 (36.59%) Unit Testing
10 14 (34.15%) HTML
10 14 (34.15%) CSS
10 14 (34.15%) Scala
11 13 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (29.27%) RESTful
13 11 (26.83%) Django
14 10 (24.39%) XML
15 9 (21.95%) XHTML
15 9 (21.95%) Continuous Integration
16 8 (19.51%) MySQL
16 8 (19.51%) Ajax
17 7 (17.07%) GIS
18 6 (14.63%) .NET
18 6 (14.63%) Oracle
19 5 (12.20%) ArcGIS

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 5 (12.20%) ArcGIS
2 2 (4.88%) Apache
2 2 (4.88%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.44%) iPlanet
3 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (41.46%) NoSQL
2 8 (19.51%) MySQL
3 4 (9.76%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.88%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.44%) CouchDB
5 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.44%) Big Data
5 1 (2.44%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.44%) Subversion
General
1 1 (2.44%) Finance
1 1 (2.44%) Law
Job Titles
1 31 (75.61%) Developer
2 11 (26.83%) Python Developer
3 5 (12.20%) Senior Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Programmer
4 4 (9.76%) Java Developer
4 4 (9.76%) GIS Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Python Programmer
4 4 (9.76%) Python/Django Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Django Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Storage Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) C++/Java Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Lead Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Administrator
7 1 (2.44%) Support Technician
7 1 (2.44%) Java Team Leader
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (41.46%) Web Services
2 15 (36.59%) JSON
3 14 (34.15%) HTML
3 14 (34.15%) CSS
4 12 (29.27%) RESTful
5 11 (26.83%) Django
6 10 (24.39%) XML
7 9 (21.95%) XHTML
8 8 (19.51%) Ajax
9 6 (14.63%) .NET
10 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET
10 4 (9.76%) WCF
11 3 (7.32%) Middleware
12 2 (4.88%) jQuery
12 2 (4.88%) AngularJS
12 2 (4.88%) Leaflet
12 2 (4.88%) Apache Camel
12 2 (4.88%) Flask
13 1 (2.44%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (43.90%) Open Source
2 7 (17.07%) GIS
3 3 (7.32%) Wiki
4 2 (4.88%) Life Science
5 1 (2.44%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.44%) Social Media
5 1 (2.44%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.44%) Statistics
5 1 (2.44%) Chemistry
5 1 (2.44%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 24 (58.54%) Linux
2 4 (9.76%) UNIX
3 3 (7.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.88%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.88%) Windows
5 1 (2.44%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (2.44%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (41.46%) TDD
2 16 (39.02%) BDD
3 15 (36.59%) Unit Testing
4 13 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (21.95%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (9.76%) Data Modelling
7 3 (7.32%) ETL
7 3 (7.32%) Software Engineering
8 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.88%) OOD
8 2 (4.88%) Analytics
8 2 (4.88%) DevOps
9 1 (2.44%) OO
9 1 (2.44%) Project Management
9 1 (2.44%) Identity Management
9 1 (2.44%) Scrum
9 1 (2.44%) MapReduce
9 1 (2.44%) Agile Project Management
9 1 (2.44%) Kanban
9 1 (2.44%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 26 (63.41%) JavaScript
2 25 (60.98%) Java
3 20 (48.78%) SQL
4 19 (46.34%) Ruby
5 18 (43.90%) C#
5 18 (43.90%) C++
5 18 (43.90%) PHP
6 14 (34.15%) Scala
7 2 (4.88%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.88%) PL/SQL
7 2 (4.88%) Perl
7 2 (4.88%) TypeScript
8 1 (2.44%) C
8 1 (2.44%) MATLAB
8 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.44%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.44%) YUM
2 1 (2.44%) Puppet
2 1 (2.44%) Nagios
2 1 (2.44%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 6 (14.63%) Oracle
2 3 (7.32%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.88%) Business Objects
3 2 (4.88%) Informatica
4 1 (2.44%) IBM
4 1 (2.44%) ESRI
4 1 (2.44%) VMware
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