The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 23 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -
Contract jobs citing Python 13 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 5.44% 0.36% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.11% 0.71% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £433 £360 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.13% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £441 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
117 140 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 48.95% 50.18% 37.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 83 70
Median daily rate £305 £285 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.01% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 3
Median hourly rate £18.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.75% +14.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leicestershire region citing Python as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 24 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester - 3 - -
Hinckley - 2 - -
Python
East Midlands

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Python.

1 11 (73.33%) Linux
2 9 (60.00%) .NET
2 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (53.33%) IaaS
3 8 (53.33%) E-Commerce
3 8 (53.33%) Scrum
3 8 (53.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 7 (46.67%) PaaS
4 7 (46.67%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (46.67%) Docker
4 7 (46.67%) HTTP
4 7 (46.67%) TCP/IP
4 7 (46.67%) DNS
4 7 (46.67%) SSL
4 7 (46.67%) Node.js
4 7 (46.67%) REST
4 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
4 7 (46.67%) TDD
4 7 (46.67%) Ubuntu
4 7 (46.67%) JSON
5 6 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (40.00%) Kanban
5 6 (40.00%) SOA
5 6 (40.00%) Java
5 6 (40.00%) CoreOS
6 5 (33.33%) C++
7 3 (20.00%) C#
7 3 (20.00%) PL/SQL
7 3 (20.00%) SQL

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 1 (6.67%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (13.33%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 8 (53.33%) IaaS
2 7 (46.67%) PaaS
3 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) DNS
1 7 (46.67%) HTTP
1 7 (46.67%) SSL
1 7 (46.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.67%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
1 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
1 6 (40.00%) Platform Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Junior
3 2 (13.33%) Junior Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Statistician
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Digital Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Digital Technical Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) NoSQL Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Platform Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) .NET
2 7 (46.67%) JSON
2 7 (46.67%) Node.js
2 7 (46.67%) REST
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle ADF
3 3 (20.00%) Web Services
4 2 (13.33%) CSS
4 2 (13.33%) HTML
5 1 (6.67%) Kafka
5 1 (6.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (13.33%) User Experience
3 1 (6.67%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Linux
2 7 (46.67%) Ubuntu
3 6 (40.00%) CoreOS
4 1 (6.67%) Mac OS X
4 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 8 (53.33%) E-Commerce
2 8 (53.33%) Scrum
3 7 (46.67%) TDD
4 6 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (40.00%) Kanban
4 6 (40.00%) SOA
5 3 (20.00%) Change Management
5 3 (20.00%) ITSM
5 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (13.33%) ANOVA
6 2 (13.33%) Cluster Analysis
6 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
6 2 (13.33%) Front End Development
6 2 (13.33%) Logistic Regression
6 2 (13.33%) SDLC
6 2 (13.33%) Statistical Analysis
7 1 (6.67%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (40.00%) Java
3 5 (33.33%) C++
4 3 (20.00%) C#
4 3 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (20.00%) SQL
4 3 (20.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (13.33%) MATLAB
5 2 (13.33%) R
6 1 (6.67%) Go
6 1 (6.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.67%) Consul
2 1 (6.67%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Minitab