The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 30 38 38
Rank change year-on-year +8 0  
Contract jobs citing Python 16 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 5.65% 0.37% 0.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.81% 0.83% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £515 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £424 £375
% change year-on-year +0.29% +13.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year -0.66% -5.62%  

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 148 121 126
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 52.30% 44.32% 40.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 72 87
Median daily rate £320 £288 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.30% -4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £248 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £407 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Median hourly rate £18.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.14% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Python in Leicestershire

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python 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 27 March 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 0 6 - - 2
Python
East Midlands

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 14 (77.78%) .NET
1 14 (77.78%) Linux
2 10 (55.56%) Scrum
2 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (44.44%) TDD
3 8 (44.44%) Ubuntu
3 8 (44.44%) JSON
3 8 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (44.44%) Kanban
3 8 (44.44%) Git (software)
3 8 (44.44%) PaaS
3 8 (44.44%) Node.js
3 8 (44.44%) REST
3 8 (44.44%) IaaS
3 8 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (44.44%) Docker
3 8 (44.44%) CoreOS
3 8 (44.44%) Continuous Delivery
3 8 (44.44%) Java
3 8 (44.44%) E-Commerce
3 8 (44.44%) SOA
3 8 (44.44%) HTTP
3 8 (44.44%) TCP/IP
3 8 (44.44%) DNS
3 8 (44.44%) SSL
4 6 (33.33%) Oracle
4 6 (33.33%) Change Management
4 6 (33.33%) ITSM
4 6 (33.33%) Manufacturing

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:

Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.11%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 8 (44.44%) IaaS
1 8 (44.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) DNS
1 8 (44.44%) HTTP
1 8 (44.44%) SSL
1 8 (44.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Oracle Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Platform Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Junior
5 2 (11.11%) Junior Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Statistician
6 1 (5.56%) Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Digital Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Digital Technical Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (77.78%) .NET
2 8 (44.44%) JSON
2 8 (44.44%) Node.js
2 8 (44.44%) REST
3 6 (33.33%) Oracle ADF
3 6 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (11.11%) CSS
4 2 (11.11%) HTML
5 1 (5.56%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 2 (11.11%) User Experience
3 1 (5.56%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Linux
2 8 (44.44%) CoreOS
2 8 (44.44%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (55.56%) Scrum
2 8 (44.44%) Continuous Delivery
2 8 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (44.44%) E-Commerce
2 8 (44.44%) Kanban
2 8 (44.44%) SOA
2 8 (44.44%) TDD
3 6 (33.33%) Change Management
3 6 (33.33%) ITSM
3 6 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 2 (11.11%) ANOVA
5 2 (11.11%) Cluster Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Front End Development
5 2 (11.11%) Logistic Regression
5 2 (11.11%) SDLC
5 2 (11.11%) Statistical Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 8 (44.44%) Java
3 6 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 6 (33.33%) SQL
3 6 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 4 (22.22%) C++
5 2 (11.11%) C#
5 2 (11.11%) MATLAB
5 2 (11.11%) R
6 1 (5.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Minitab