The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank - - 28
Contract jobs citing Python 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - - 0.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £348 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.91% +6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% -11.25%
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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
54 107 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 34.39% 52.71% 28.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 38 30
Average daily rate £388 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.09% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £140 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £388 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 12
Average hourly rate £25.75 £35.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.42% +75.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.35 £31.56 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.15 £140.00 £42.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Python across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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