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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 31 47 69
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +22
Contract jobs citing Python 40 21 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.32% 2.68% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.73% 9.55% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 1
Average daily rate
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£368 £503 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.86% +151.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.25 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -0.68%
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
341 220 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 36.83% 28.10% 32.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 123 107
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £520 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £33.00 £20.00 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.00% -60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +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 2 July 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 2 July 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 +3 16 £700 +34.61% 1
Knutsford - 14 £365 -
Macclesfield - 3 - -
Python
North West

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 43 (60.56%) JavaScript
2 41 (57.75%) Java
3 40 (56.34%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (54.93%) Linux
5 34 (47.89%) .NET
6 31 (43.66%) Visualisation
7 30 (42.25%) Oracle
7 30 (42.25%) Opscode Chef
8 29 (40.85%) Amazon AWS
9 28 (39.44%) Cloud Computing
9 28 (39.44%) Data Warehouse
9 28 (39.44%) Big Data
10 26 (36.62%) UNIX
11 25 (35.21%) Teradata
11 25 (35.21%) Citrix
11 25 (35.21%) StatsD
11 25 (35.21%) MongoDB
11 25 (35.21%) Apache Cassandra
11 25 (35.21%) R
11 25 (35.21%) Hadoop
11 25 (35.21%) Machine Learning
11 25 (35.21%) IaaS
12 24 (33.80%) Tableau
13 23 (32.39%) Apigee
13 23 (32.39%) Mashery
14 22 (30.99%) Continuous Integration
15 19 (26.76%) Node.js
16 16 (22.54%) Perl
17 15 (21.13%) Git (software)
17 15 (21.13%) AngularJS

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 19 (26.76%) Node.js
2 5 (7.04%) OpenStack
3 3 (4.23%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.23%) Confluence
3 3 (4.23%) JBoss
4 2 (2.82%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.41%) ArcSDE
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Spatial
5 1 (1.41%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 29 (40.85%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (39.44%) Cloud Computing
3 25 (35.21%) IaaS
4 4 (5.63%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (5.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 4 (5.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 4 (5.63%) AWS CloudTrail
5 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.86%) Internet
2 4 (5.63%) Unified Communications
2 4 (5.63%) Converged Networks
3 1 (1.41%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.41%) Firewall
3 1 (1.41%) SSH
3 1 (1.41%) VLAN
3 1 (1.41%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.41%) tcpdump
3 1 (1.41%) LDAP
3 1 (1.41%) SMTP
3 1 (1.41%) DHCP
3 1 (1.41%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.41%) HTTP
3 1 (1.41%) SNMP
3 1 (1.41%) VPN
3 1 (1.41%) DNS
3 1 (1.41%) SSL
3 1 (1.41%) IPv4
3 1 (1.41%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (39.44%) Data Warehouse
1 28 (39.44%) Big Data
2 25 (35.21%) Hadoop
2 25 (35.21%) MongoDB
2 25 (35.21%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (5.63%) Spotfire
4 3 (4.23%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.23%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.82%) DB2
5 2 (2.82%) MySQL
6 1 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (21.13%) Git (software)
2 14 (19.72%) Jenkins
3 11 (15.49%) Maven
4 8 (11.27%) Hudson
5 3 (4.23%) FishEye
5 3 (4.23%) Gradle
5 3 (4.23%) Artifactory
5 3 (4.23%) JIRA
5 3 (4.23%) Subversion
General
1 8 (11.27%) Finance
2 5 (7.04%) Retail
3 3 (4.23%) Retail Banking
3 3 (4.23%) Banking
3 3 (4.23%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (35.21%) Architect
2 21 (29.58%) Technical Architect
3 14 (19.72%) Developer
4 10 (14.08%) Digital Architect
4 10 (14.08%) Digital Technical Architect
5 7 (9.86%) Senior Architect
5 7 (9.86%) Senior Technical Architect
6 4 (5.63%) .NET Developer
6 4 (5.63%) Senior Digital Architect
6 4 (5.63%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
7 3 (4.23%) Chief Technical Architect
7 3 (4.23%) Agile .NET Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Technical Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Consultant
7 3 (4.23%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Administrator
7 3 (4.23%) WebSphere Administrator
7 3 (4.23%) Integration Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Chief Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (47.89%) .NET
2 15 (21.13%) AngularJS
2 15 (21.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 7 (9.86%) HTML
4 6 (8.45%) .NET Framework
5 5 (7.04%) Flask
6 4 (5.63%) CSS
6 4 (5.63%) RESTful
7 3 (4.23%) HTML5
7 3 (4.23%) CSS3
8 2 (2.82%) Django
8 2 (2.82%) Servlets
9 1 (1.41%) ArcObjects
9 1 (1.41%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 31 (43.66%) Visualisation
2 7 (9.86%) User Experience
2 7 (9.86%) Computer Science
3 6 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.63%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.82%) GIS
6 1 (1.41%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 39 (54.93%) Linux
2 26 (36.62%) UNIX
3 6 (8.45%) Windows
4 2 (2.82%) Windows CE
4 2 (2.82%) Android
4 2 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (56.34%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (35.21%) Machine Learning
3 22 (30.99%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (19.72%) Open Source
5 10 (14.08%) Waterfall
5 10 (14.08%) Configuration Management
5 10 (14.08%) SDLC
6 8 (11.27%) OO
7 7 (9.86%) TDD
8 6 (8.45%) Software Engineering
8 6 (8.45%) Web Accessibility
8 6 (8.45%) DevOps
9 4 (5.63%) Mentoring
9 4 (5.63%) Big Data Analytics
9 4 (5.63%) Analytics
9 4 (5.63%) AOP
9 4 (5.63%) OOD
10 3 (4.23%) Project Management
10 3 (4.23%) OOP
10 3 (4.23%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 43 (60.56%) JavaScript
2 41 (57.75%) Java
3 25 (35.21%) R
4 16 (22.54%) Perl
5 12 (16.90%) Bash Shell
6 10 (14.08%) Ruby
7 8 (11.27%) Groovy
7 8 (11.27%) PHP
8 7 (9.86%) C++
8 7 (9.86%) C
9 4 (5.63%) PowerShell
10 3 (4.23%) Objective-C
11 2 (2.82%) C#
12 1 (1.41%) SQL
12 1 (1.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (15.49%) Degree
2 2 (2.82%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.41%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (14.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.04%) QEMU
2 5 (7.04%) KVM
3 1 (1.41%) iptables
3 1 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.41%) NFS
3 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.41%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.41%) Samba
Systems Management
1 30 (42.25%) Opscode Chef
2 25 (35.21%) StatsD
3 8 (11.27%) Puppet
4 4 (5.63%) CFEngine
4 4 (5.63%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.41%) MOM
5 1 (1.41%) Nagios
5 1 (1.41%) SCOM
5 1 (1.41%) Opsview
Vendors
1 30 (42.25%) Oracle
2 25 (35.21%) Citrix
2 25 (35.21%) Teradata
3 24 (33.80%) Tableau
4 23 (32.39%) Apigee
4 23 (32.39%) Mashery
5 10 (14.08%) VMware
6 5 (7.04%) Microsoft
7 4 (5.63%) SaltStack
8 3 (4.23%) Atlassian
9 2 (2.82%) ESRI
9 2 (2.82%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.41%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.41%) Mapinfo
10 1 (1.41%) ArcSight