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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 13 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing Python 7 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 7.53% 2.40% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.50% 5.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Median daily rate £500 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £441 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
40 55 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 43.01% 44.00% 33.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 40 42
Median daily rate £425 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 2
Median hourly rate £50.00 £27.50 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% +6.79%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Python across the Chester region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Python Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 8 (72.73%) Java
1 8 (72.73%) OO
2 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 7 (63.64%) Banking
3 6 (54.55%) OOP
3 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) TDD
3 6 (54.55%) Unit Testing
4 5 (45.45%) OTC Derivatives
4 5 (45.45%) Derivative
5 4 (36.36%) Back Office
6 3 (27.27%) Investment Banking
7 1 (9.09%) C++
7 1 (9.09%) HTML
7 1 (9.09%) Apache
7 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (9.09%) Data Mining
7 1 (9.09%) ETL
7 1 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
7 1 (9.09%) SQL
7 1 (9.09%) CSS
7 1 (9.09%) Linux
7 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (9.09%) Dimensional Modelling
7 1 (9.09%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
7 1 (9.09%) Open Source
7 1 (9.09%) Data Visualisation

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 1 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (9.09%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon Redshift
1 1 (9.09%) Data Mining
1 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 1 (9.09%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 7 (63.64%) Banking
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Back Office
3 3 (27.27%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Python Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Data Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Django Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Python/Django Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
1 1 (9.09%) Django
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Derivative
1 5 (45.45%) OTC Derivatives
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) OO
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) OOP
2 6 (54.55%) TDD
2 6 (54.55%) Unit Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (9.09%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (9.09%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (9.09%) ETL
3 1 (9.09%) Open Source
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) C++
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Tableau
1 1 (9.09%) Talend