The median contractor rate for a Python Developer was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in Chester during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Python Developer 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 1.46% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £438 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Chester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Chester
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 133 216 197
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 97.08% 96.43% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 194 110
Median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 16
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £27.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -50.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.84 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.85 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Python Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester that featured Python Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Python Developer in Chester

Python Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Python Developer in Chester

Python Developer Skill Set
Top 23 Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Python Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Chester region featuring Python Developer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) Django
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) ATDD
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Pair Programming
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) ProC
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) OO

Python Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) ProC
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Django
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) ATDD
1 1 (33.33%) BDD
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) Pair Programming
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 1 (33.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL