Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for Python skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Python over the 6 months to 19 November 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
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 34 37
Rank change year-on-year +8 +3 -
Contract jobs citing Python 4 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 1.90% 3.01% 1.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.41% 5.96% 4.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 4
Chester median daily rate £375 £425 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% -19.05% -
10th Percentile £363 £375 £431
90th Percentile £458 £503 £550
Cheshire median daily rate £500 £431 £450
% change year-on-year +15.94% -4.17% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Chester median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -

Python is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Chester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 74 151 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 35.07% 50.50% 37.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 135 90
Chester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +17.19%
10th Percentile £303 £300 £290
90th Percentile £481 £488 £504
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Chester median hourly rate - - £33.00
Cheshire median hourly rate £31.00 £21.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +47.62% -40.00% +5.26%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings citing Python as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

Job vacancy trend for Python in Chester

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Python in Chester

Python
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Python in Chester

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Chester region with a requirement for Python.

1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Django
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (25.00%) Puppet
3 1 (25.00%) Node.js
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (25.00%) Docker
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (25.00%) Terraform
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby

Python
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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) AWS CloudFormation
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Python Developer
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Django
2 1 (25.00%) Node.js
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
1 1 (25.00%) Terraform