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 6 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 30 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Python 3 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.55% - 3.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.61% - 7.48%
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 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +3.22%
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
115 92 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 59.59% 38.02% 43.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 71 47
Median daily rate £375 £401 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.36% +17.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £314 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £376
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 5
Median hourly rate £21.00 - £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 - £34.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.45
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.23%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 6 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 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (75.00%) GIS
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Ajax
1 3 (75.00%) Local Government
1 3 (75.00%) jQuery
1 3 (75.00%) Open Source
1 3 (75.00%) Mobile App
1 3 (75.00%) QGIS
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 3 (75.00%) GeoServer
2 2 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) OpenLayers
3 1 (25.00%) Ansible
3 1 (25.00%) Docker
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (25.00%) Puppet

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 (75.00%) GeoServer
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) GIS
1 3 (75.00%) QGIS
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (75.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) GIS Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (25.00%) GIS Officer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior GIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) Ajax
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) OpenLayers
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Java
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft