The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Python skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Python over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Python
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 62 34
Rank change year-on-year +26 -28  
Contract jobs citing Python 21 17 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.30% 1.83% 4.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.33% 4.52% 12.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 28
Median daily rate £530 £465 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.97% -11.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £332 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £800
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £38.75 £36.50
% change year-on-year +11.61% +6.16%  

Python is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 252 376 375
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 39.56% 40.56% 39.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 285 254
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 2
Median hourly rate £32.00 £21.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.38% -36.36%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Python as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Python in Cheshire

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Python in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Python in Cheshire

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Cheshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python in Cheshire

Python
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python in Cheshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Python in Cheshire

Python
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Warrington +21 8 £550 +18.27% 2
Macclesfield - 5 £513 -
Chester - 4 £456 - 2
Knutsford +3 3 £650 -
Python
North West

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Python.

1 20 (52.63%) Linux
2 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (39.47%) Java
4 14 (36.84%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (34.21%) DevOps
6 11 (28.95%) Jenkins
6 11 (28.95%) Git (software)
6 11 (28.95%) Puppet
7 10 (26.32%) Configuration Management
8 9 (23.68%) Bash Shell
8 9 (23.68%) Docker
9 8 (21.05%) Shell Script
9 8 (21.05%) SQL
9 8 (21.05%) MySQL
9 8 (21.05%) Unix
9 8 (21.05%) OO
10 7 (18.42%) Perl
10 7 (18.42%) Scrum
10 7 (18.42%) Test Automation
10 7 (18.42%) Amazon AWS
10 7 (18.42%) TDD
10 7 (18.42%) Banking
10 7 (18.42%) Software Engineering
11 6 (15.79%) OTC Derivatives
11 6 (15.79%) Kubernetes
11 6 (15.79%) Ruby
11 6 (15.79%) Derivative
11 6 (15.79%) QA
11 6 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (15.79%) Continuous Integration

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 5 (13.16%) Confluence
1 5 (13.16%) nginx
2 2 (5.26%) JBoss
3 1 (2.63%) IIS
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.63%) SAS
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (2.63%) SAP MDG
1 1 (2.63%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.42%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (13.16%) Slack
3 1 (2.63%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.63%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) HTTP
2 2 (5.26%) tcpdump
2 2 (5.26%) Wireshark
3 1 (2.63%) Firewall
3 1 (2.63%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.63%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) MySQL
2 5 (13.16%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (13.16%) Big Data
2 5 (13.16%) MongoDB
3 3 (7.89%) Hadoop
4 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.26%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.63%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.63%) PowerCenter
5 1 (2.63%) SAP HANA
5 1 (2.63%) Spotfire
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (28.95%) Git (software)
1 11 (28.95%) Jenkins
2 5 (13.16%) JIRA
2 5 (13.16%) SonarQube
3 2 (5.26%) Bitbucket
3 2 (5.26%) Vagrant
4 1 (2.63%) GitLab
4 1 (2.63%) Gradle
4 1 (2.63%) MSI
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (2.63%) ProC
4 1 (2.63%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 7 (18.42%) Banking
2 6 (15.79%) Finance
3 5 (13.16%) Back Office
3 5 (13.16%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.63%) Front Office
4 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) Developer
2 7 (18.42%) Senior DevOps
2 7 (18.42%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Consultant
4 4 (10.53%) Linux Consultant
4 4 (10.53%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 4 (10.53%) Python Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Automation Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Big Data Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Data Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Python/Django Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.79%) Web Services
2 5 (13.16%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (5.26%) Apache Avro
3 2 (5.26%) CSS
3 2 (5.26%) Django
3 2 (5.26%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (5.26%) Kafka
3 2 (5.26%) Node.js
3 2 (5.26%) XML
4 1 (2.63%) .NET
4 1 (2.63%) Ajax
4 1 (2.63%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.63%) Ember.js
4 1 (2.63%) HTML
4 1 (2.63%) HTML5
4 1 (2.63%) jQuery
4 1 (2.63%) JSON
4 1 (2.63%) REST
4 1 (2.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Derivative
1 6 (15.79%) OTC Derivatives
2 5 (13.16%) Clustering
3 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.89%) Life Science
5 1 (2.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.63%) Taxonomies
5 1 (2.63%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 20 (52.63%) Linux
2 8 (21.05%) Unix
3 6 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (10.53%) Windows
5 1 (2.63%) Android
5 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (34.21%) DevOps
3 10 (26.32%) Configuration Management
4 8 (21.05%) OO
5 7 (18.42%) Scrum
5 7 (18.42%) Software Engineering
5 7 (18.42%) TDD
5 7 (18.42%) Test Automation
6 6 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (15.79%) OOP
7 5 (13.16%) Analytics
7 5 (13.16%) Coaching
7 5 (13.16%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (13.16%) Kanban
7 5 (13.16%) Load Balancing
7 5 (13.16%) Mentoring
7 5 (13.16%) Microservices
7 5 (13.16%) Static Code Analysis
7 5 (13.16%) Unit Testing
8 3 (7.89%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 15 (39.47%) Java
2 9 (23.68%) Bash Shell
3 8 (21.05%) Shell Script
3 8 (21.05%) SQL
4 7 (18.42%) Perl
5 6 (15.79%) Ruby
6 3 (7.89%) JavaScript
7 2 (5.26%) C#
8 1 (2.63%) C
8 1 (2.63%) C++
8 1 (2.63%) PHP
8 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.63%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (2.63%) EMIR
System Software
1 9 (23.68%) Docker
2 5 (13.16%) Xen
3 2 (5.26%) HDFS
3 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (36.84%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (28.95%) Puppet
3 6 (15.79%) Kubernetes
4 5 (13.16%) Rancher
5 2 (5.26%) Ansible
5 2 (5.26%) Grafana
5 2 (5.26%) Graphite
6 1 (2.63%) Terraform
6 1 (2.63%) yum
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) Oracle
1 4 (10.53%) Veritas
2 2 (5.26%) Red Hat
2 2 (5.26%) SaltStack
2 2 (5.26%) Vertica
2 2 (5.26%) VMware
3 1 (2.63%) Hyperion
3 1 (2.63%) IBM
3 1 (2.63%) Informatica
3 1 (2.63%) SAP
3 1 (2.63%) Splunk
3 1 (2.63%) Twitter
Warrington, Cheshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £520 to £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago