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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 37 44 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Python 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.41% 0.33% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.03% 0.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
- -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -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
132 177 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 46.48% 58.22% 39.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 70 47
Average daily rate £325 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 16 26
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -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 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 16 September 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 16 September 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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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 - - 4
Loughborough - - - - 1
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - - - - 1
Python
East Midlands

Python
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 16 September 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%) Mentoring
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 16 September 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%) Ant
1 3 (75.00%) Subversion
1 3 (75.00%) Maven
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
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%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Web Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Operations Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Build Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
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