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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank - 36 35
Contract jobs citing Python 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire - 1.31% 0.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 2.76% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £500 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £25.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+54.00% -26.47%
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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
115 145 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 42.12% 47.39% 51.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 69 57
Average daily rate £285 £295 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.38% -10.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £410 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 22 10
Average hourly rate £28.00 £37.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.33% +33.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £33.50 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.50 £35.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 Trend in Leicestershire

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

Python Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Python
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Perforce
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Perforce