The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank - - 29
Contract jobs citing Python 0 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - - 3.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +33.33%
Python
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Programming Languages Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
127 100 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 63.82% 41.49% 38.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 75 40
Median daily rate £388 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £463 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £21.00 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.58% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.09%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester region citing Python as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Python
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Python across the Chester region.

Python Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Python
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Python across the Chester region.

Python Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Python
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, 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 Chester region with a requirement for Python.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) GIS
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Ajax
1 3 (100.00%) Local Government
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) Open Source
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 3 (100.00%) QGIS
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 3 (100.00%) GeoServer
2 2 (66.67%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) OpenLayers

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 3 (100.00%) GeoServer
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) GIS
1 3 (100.00%) QGIS
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 3 (100.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) GIS Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Developer
2 1 (33.33%) GIS Officer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior GIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Ajax
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) OpenLayers
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft