The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Leicestershire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Python 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire - - -
As % of the Programming Languages category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
Programming Languages Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
161 96 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 45.22% 43.44% 35.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 57 29
Average daily rate £300 £300 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £250 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 11 7
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +27.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Python
East Midlands

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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leicester - - - -
Loughborough - - - -
Python
East Midlands

Python
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS Access
1 2 (100.00%) Cognos
1 2 (100.00%) Cognos Impromptu
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MS Access
1 2 (100.00%) Cognos Impromptu
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Report Writer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cognos