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 31 March 2015 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 54 63 60
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Contract jobs citing Python 21 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.40% 1.01% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.27% 3.00% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 1
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£600 £338 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% +5.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £41.75
% change year-on-year
- -4.19%
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
335 267 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 38.24% 33.63% 26.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 124 94
Average daily rate £398 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £160 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 5
Average hourly rate £19.75 £35.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.57% +141.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.64 £22.79 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £140.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 31 March 2015.

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 31 March 2015. 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 +7 16 £650 - 2
Wilmslow - - - - 1
Chester - - - - 1
Python
North West

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 25 (83.33%) Linux
2 23 (76.67%) JavaScript
3 22 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (66.67%) UNIX
5 17 (56.67%) .NET
5 17 (56.67%) Node.js
6 16 (53.33%) Java
7 15 (50.00%) Oracle
8 14 (46.67%) Opscode Chef
9 13 (43.33%) Hadoop
10 12 (40.00%) MongoDB
10 12 (40.00%) Apache Cassandra
10 12 (40.00%) Teradata
10 12 (40.00%) Citrix
10 12 (40.00%) Machine Learning
10 12 (40.00%) AngularJS
10 12 (40.00%) IaaS
10 12 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 12 (40.00%) R
10 12 (40.00%) Tableau
10 12 (40.00%) StatsD
11 11 (36.67%) Big Data
11 11 (36.67%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (33.33%) Visualisation
13 9 (30.00%) Cloud Computing
14 7 (23.33%) Ruby
14 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
14 7 (23.33%) Internet
15 6 (20.00%) OO
15 6 (20.00%) C++

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 17 (56.67%) Node.js
2 3 (10.00%) ArcGIS
3 2 (6.67%) IIS
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle Spatial
4 1 (3.33%) Apache
4 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.33%) ArcSDE
Cloud Services
1 12 (40.00%) IaaS
2 9 (30.00%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (6.67%) SaaS
4 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) Internet
2 2 (6.67%) DNS
3 1 (3.33%) SSL
3 1 (3.33%) IPv4
3 1 (3.33%) SAN
3 1 (3.33%) LDAP
3 1 (3.33%) SMTP
3 1 (3.33%) DHCP
3 1 (3.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (3.33%) HTTP
3 1 (3.33%) SNMP
3 1 (3.33%) VPN
3 1 (3.33%) Firewall
3 1 (3.33%) SSH
3 1 (3.33%) VLAN
3 1 (3.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (3.33%) tcpdump
3 1 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (43.33%) Hadoop
2 12 (40.00%) MongoDB
2 12 (40.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 11 (36.67%) Big Data
3 11 (36.67%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (10.00%) MySQL
6 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
7 1 (3.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.67%) Subversion
3 1 (3.33%) JIRA
3 1 (3.33%) Selenium
3 1 (3.33%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Games
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Architect
1 12 (40.00%) Technical Architect
2 10 (33.33%) Developer
3 8 (26.67%) Digital Architect
4 6 (20.00%) Senior Technical Architect
4 6 (20.00%) Senior Architect
5 5 (16.67%) .NET Developer
6 4 (13.33%) Senior Digital Architect
7 3 (10.00%) Python Developer
7 3 (10.00%) Agile .NET Developer
7 3 (10.00%) Django Developer
7 3 (10.00%) Python/Django Developer
7 3 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) GIS Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) Linux Systems Engineer
9 1 (3.33%) Head of Technology
9 1 (3.33%) Operations Engineer
9 1 (3.33%) DevOps Administrator
9 1 (3.33%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (56.67%) .NET
2 12 (40.00%) AngularJS
2 12 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (13.33%) HTML
3 4 (13.33%) CSS
4 3 (10.00%) Ajax
4 3 (10.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (10.00%) JSON
4 3 (10.00%) Django
5 2 (6.67%) Web Services
6 1 (3.33%) Middleware
6 1 (3.33%) ArcObjects
6 1 (3.33%) HTML5
6 1 (3.33%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Visualisation
2 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (10.00%) GIS
5 2 (6.67%) User Experience
6 1 (3.33%) Replication
6 1 (3.33%) Telematics
6 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 25 (83.33%) Linux
2 20 (66.67%) UNIX
3 4 (13.33%) Windows
4 3 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.33%) Windows CE
5 1 (3.33%) Android
5 1 (3.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (40.00%) Machine Learning
3 6 (20.00%) OO
3 6 (20.00%) Web Accessibility
4 5 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 5 (16.67%) AOP
4 5 (16.67%) TDD
4 5 (16.67%) OOD
4 5 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (6.67%) ETL
6 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.67%) Data Management
6 2 (6.67%) ERP
6 2 (6.67%) Data Modelling
6 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.67%) User Stories
7 1 (3.33%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (76.67%) JavaScript
2 16 (53.33%) Java
3 12 (40.00%) R
4 7 (23.33%) Ruby
5 6 (20.00%) C++
6 5 (16.67%) C
7 4 (13.33%) Perl
8 3 (10.00%) Bash Shell
9 2 (6.67%) VBA
9 2 (6.67%) PHP
9 2 (6.67%) C#
10 1 (3.33%) SQL
10 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
10 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
1 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.67%) Terminal Services
1 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.33%) iptables
2 1 (3.33%) Samba
2 1 (3.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 14 (46.67%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (40.00%) StatsD
3 2 (6.67%) Puppet
3 2 (6.67%) Nagios
4 1 (3.33%) WSUS
4 1 (3.33%) SCOM
4 1 (3.33%) Ganglia
4 1 (3.33%) yum
4 1 (3.33%) MOM
4 1 (3.33%) Opsview
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) Oracle
2 12 (40.00%) Citrix
2 12 (40.00%) Teradata
2 12 (40.00%) Tableau
3 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.00%) ESRI
4 3 (10.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.67%) VMware
6 1 (3.33%) EMC
6 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.33%) Mapinfo
6 1 (3.33%) ArcSight
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