The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 34 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Python 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.40% 0.34% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.01% 0.62% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.14%
Python
East Midlands

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

Programming Languages Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
133 161 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 46.50% 55.52% 41.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 68 41
Average daily rate £300 £300 £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 11 19
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Python across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Python
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Python across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Python Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

Python
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
Leicester - 2 - - 3
Loughborough - - - - 1
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - - - - 1
Python
East Midlands

Python
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Puppet
1 4 (100.00%) OpenStack
1 4 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (100.00%) Ansible
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Subversion
2 3 (75.00%) Maven
2 3 (75.00%) Ant
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (50.00%) SAP
3 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (50.00%) DB2
3 2 (50.00%) Vagrant
3 2 (50.00%) Rackspace
4 1 (25.00%) Gradle
4 1 (25.00%) Build Automation
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 4 (100.00%) OpenStack
2 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (75.00%) Subversion
1 3 (75.00%) Maven
1 3 (75.00%) Ant
2 1 (25.00%) Gradle
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Web Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Build Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Puppet
1 4 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (100.00%) Ansible
2 2 (50.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) SAP
1 2 (50.00%) Rackspace
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat