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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 37 50 62
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +12
Contract jobs citing Python 44 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.06% 2.03% 1.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.46% 6.30% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 9 9
Average daily rate
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£433 £375 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.46% +21.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £325 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £412 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +15.38%
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
327 254 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 30.14% 32.27% 33.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 131 140
Average daily rate £385 £325 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% +5.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £429 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 13
Average hourly rate £37.50 £34.00 £35.78
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -4.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +4.47%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 0 24 £450 +1.69% 1
Knutsford +4 13 £365 +12.30% 1
Macclesfield 0 3 - -
Python
North West

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 56 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (59.34%) JavaScript
3 50 (54.95%) Java
4 45 (49.45%) Linux
5 42 (46.15%) .NET
6 32 (35.16%) UNIX
7 31 (34.07%) Visualisation
8 29 (31.87%) Amazon AWS
8 29 (31.87%) Oracle
8 29 (31.87%) Opscode Chef
9 28 (30.77%) Big Data
9 28 (30.77%) C++
9 28 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
9 28 (30.77%) Cloud Computing
10 25 (27.47%) Hadoop
10 25 (27.47%) Citrix
10 25 (27.47%) Teradata
10 25 (27.47%) StatsD
10 25 (27.47%) MongoDB
10 25 (27.47%) Apache Cassandra
10 25 (27.47%) R
10 25 (27.47%) Machine Learning
10 25 (27.47%) IaaS
11 24 (26.37%) Tableau
12 23 (25.27%) Apigee
12 23 (25.27%) Mashery
13 22 (24.18%) Continuous Integration
14 18 (19.78%) HTML
14 18 (19.78%) Ruby
14 18 (19.78%) Node.js

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 18 (19.78%) Node.js
2 5 (5.49%) OpenStack
3 4 (4.40%) JBoss
3 4 (4.40%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.30%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (3.30%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 29 (31.87%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (30.77%) Cloud Computing
3 25 (27.47%) IaaS
4 4 (4.40%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (4.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 4 (4.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 4 (4.40%) AWS CloudTrail
5 1 (1.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (16.48%) Internet
2 4 (4.40%) Unified Communications
2 4 (4.40%) Converged Networks
3 3 (3.30%) HTTP
4 2 (2.20%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
1 28 (30.77%) Big Data
2 25 (27.47%) Hadoop
2 25 (27.47%) MongoDB
2 25 (27.47%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (4.40%) Spotfire
3 4 (4.40%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.20%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.20%) DB2
4 2 (2.20%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.10%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (18.68%) Git (software)
2 15 (16.48%) Jenkins
3 11 (12.09%) Maven
4 8 (8.79%) Hudson
5 5 (5.49%) Subversion
6 3 (3.30%) JIRA
6 3 (3.30%) FishEye
6 3 (3.30%) Gradle
6 3 (3.30%) Artifactory
General
1 12 (13.19%) Finance
2 5 (5.49%) Retail
3 3 (3.30%) Retail Banking
3 3 (3.30%) Banking
3 3 (3.30%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.10%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (27.47%) Architect
2 23 (25.27%) Developer
3 21 (23.08%) Technical Architect
4 10 (10.99%) Digital Architect
4 10 (10.99%) Digital Technical Architect
5 8 (8.79%) Java Developer
6 7 (7.69%) Senior Technical Architect
6 7 (7.69%) Senior Architect
7 4 (4.40%) Senior Digital Architect
7 4 (4.40%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
7 4 (4.40%) WebSphere Administrator
7 4 (4.40%) Administrator
7 4 (4.40%) Service Manager
8 3 (3.30%) Portfolio Manager
8 3 (3.30%) Applications Manager
8 3 (3.30%) Python Developer
8 3 (3.30%) Applications Support Manager
8 3 (3.30%) Integration Engineer
8 3 (3.30%) Chief Architect
8 3 (3.30%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (46.15%) .NET
2 18 (19.78%) HTML
3 15 (16.48%) AngularJS
3 15 (16.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 8 (8.79%) CSS
5 6 (6.59%) .NET Framework
6 5 (5.49%) Flask
7 4 (4.40%) CSS3
7 4 (4.40%) RESTful
8 3 (3.30%) HTML5
8 3 (3.30%) Django
9 2 (2.20%) Servlets
9 2 (2.20%) XHTML
10 1 (1.10%) REST
10 1 (1.10%) Celery
Miscellaneous
1 31 (34.07%) Visualisation
2 16 (17.58%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (9.89%) User Experience
4 7 (7.69%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.30%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.10%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.10%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 45 (49.45%) Linux
2 32 (35.16%) UNIX
3 8 (8.79%) Mac OS X
4 5 (5.49%) Windows
5 2 (2.20%) Windows CE
5 2 (2.20%) Android
6 1 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (27.47%) Machine Learning
3 22 (24.18%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (15.38%) Open Source
5 13 (14.29%) ITIL
6 10 (10.99%) Waterfall
6 10 (10.99%) SDLC
7 9 (9.89%) Configuration Management
8 8 (8.79%) Web Accessibility
9 7 (7.69%) OO
9 7 (7.69%) TDD
10 6 (6.59%) Software Engineering
10 6 (6.59%) PRINCE2
10 6 (6.59%) Service Delivery
10 6 (6.59%) ITIL V3
10 6 (6.59%) DevOps
11 5 (5.49%) Performance Management
11 5 (5.49%) Supplier Management
12 4 (4.40%) Test Scripting
12 4 (4.40%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 54 (59.34%) JavaScript
2 50 (54.95%) Java
3 28 (30.77%) C++
4 25 (27.47%) R
5 18 (19.78%) Ruby
6 15 (16.48%) Perl
7 11 (12.09%) C#
8 10 (10.99%) Bash Shell
9 9 (9.89%) PHP
10 8 (8.79%) Groovy
11 6 (6.59%) C
12 4 (4.40%) PowerShell
13 3 (3.30%) SQL
13 3 (3.30%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 11 (12.09%) Degree
2 6 (6.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (5.49%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.10%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.10%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.59%) P3O
System Software
1 10 (10.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.49%) QEMU
2 5 (5.49%) KVM
Systems Management
1 29 (31.87%) Opscode Chef
2 25 (27.47%) StatsD
3 7 (7.69%) Puppet
4 4 (4.40%) CFEngine
4 4 (4.40%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 29 (31.87%) Oracle
2 25 (27.47%) Citrix
2 25 (27.47%) Teradata
3 24 (26.37%) Tableau
4 23 (25.27%) Apigee
4 23 (25.27%) Mashery
5 10 (10.99%) VMware
6 4 (4.40%) SaltStack
7 3 (3.30%) Atlassian
7 3 (3.30%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.10%) Red Hat
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