The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 59 76 73
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -3
Contract jobs citing Python 37 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.28% 0.79% 0.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.14% 2.10% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 10 1
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£413 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £41.75
% change year-on-year
- -4.19%
Python
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
518 476 360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 31.94% 37.84% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 290 185
Average daily rate £350 £335 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% +11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £235 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 15
Average hourly rate £24.50 £18.32 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.73% -38.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £33.00 £160.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Python across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Python
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Python across the Manchester region.

Python Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Python
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Python across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Python Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Python
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Python Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Python
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - - - -
Cheadle - - - -
Python
North West

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Python also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Python.

1 43 (63.24%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (52.94%) Django
3 32 (47.06%) Git (software)
4 28 (41.18%) JavaScript
5 26 (38.24%) HTML
5 26 (38.24%) Ruby
6 24 (35.29%) TDD
6 24 (35.29%) CSS
7 21 (30.88%) Scrum
8 20 (29.41%) Linux
9 19 (27.94%) C++
10 16 (23.53%) Qt
11 15 (22.06%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (20.59%) Kanban
12 14 (20.59%) JSON
12 14 (20.59%) Open Source
13 13 (19.12%) HTTP
13 13 (19.12%) PHP
13 13 (19.12%) SQL
14 12 (17.65%) Java
14 12 (17.65%) Responsive Web Design
15 11 (16.18%) NoSQL
15 11 (16.18%) Web Design
15 11 (16.18%) Celery
16 10 (14.71%) UNIX
16 10 (14.71%) OO
16 10 (14.71%) MongoDB
17 9 (13.24%) Web Development
17 9 (13.24%) Configuration Management
17 9 (13.24%) Software Engineering

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Python also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Python. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (8.82%) Node.js
2 3 (4.41%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (2.94%) nginx
3 2 (2.94%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.29%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.94%) SaaS
2 2 (2.94%) PaaS
2 2 (2.94%) IaaS
2 2 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.94%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 13 (19.12%) HTTP
2 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.47%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.18%) NoSQL
2 10 (14.71%) MongoDB
3 8 (11.76%) MySQL
3 8 (11.76%) Hadoop
4 6 (8.82%) SQL Server
5 5 (7.35%) Relational Database
5 5 (7.35%) Big Data
6 4 (5.88%) Redis
7 2 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.94%) Data Mining
7 2 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.47%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 32 (47.06%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.82%) Bower
2 6 (8.82%) CasperJS
3 5 (7.35%) Grunt
3 5 (7.35%) PhantomJS
3 5 (7.35%) Jasmine
4 4 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (4.41%) Eclipse
5 3 (4.41%) JIRA
6 2 (2.94%) Subversion
7 1 (1.47%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.47%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 50 (73.53%) Developer
2 31 (45.59%) Python Developer
3 19 (27.94%) Django Developer
3 19 (27.94%) Python/Django Developer
4 9 (13.24%) Architect
5 7 (10.29%) Front-End Developer
5 7 (10.29%) Senior Developer
6 6 (8.82%) Web Developer
6 6 (8.82%) Python Web Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Software Architect
7 4 (5.88%) Technical Architect
8 3 (4.41%) Test Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Technical Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Ruby Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Scala Developer
9 2 (2.94%) Senior Architect
9 2 (2.94%) Technical Developer
9 2 (2.94%) Junior Python Developer
9 2 (2.94%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (52.94%) Django
2 26 (38.24%) HTML
3 24 (35.29%) CSS
4 16 (23.53%) Qt
5 14 (20.59%) JSON
6 11 (16.18%) Celery
7 8 (11.76%) Web Services
8 6 (8.82%) Ruby on Rails
8 6 (8.82%) .NET
8 6 (8.82%) Haml
8 6 (8.82%) Underscore.js
9 5 (7.35%) Sass
9 5 (7.35%) PyQt
9 5 (7.35%) REST
10 4 (5.88%) Play Framework
11 3 (4.41%) Akka
11 3 (4.41%) RESTful
11 3 (4.41%) AngularJS
12 2 (2.94%) LAMP
13 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.59%) Open Source
2 8 (11.76%) User Experience
3 5 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.88%) Visualisation
5 3 (4.41%) Blog
6 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.47%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (1.47%) Animation
7 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (29.41%) Linux
2 10 (14.71%) UNIX
3 6 (8.82%) Mac OS X
4 4 (5.88%) Windows
5 2 (2.94%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (63.24%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (35.29%) TDD
3 21 (30.88%) Scrum
4 15 (22.06%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (20.59%) Kanban
6 12 (17.65%) Responsive Web Design
7 11 (16.18%) Web Design
8 10 (14.71%) OO
9 9 (13.24%) Web Development
9 9 (13.24%) Configuration Management
9 9 (13.24%) Software Engineering
10 7 (10.29%) DevOps
11 6 (8.82%) OOP
12 5 (7.35%) BDD
13 4 (5.88%) Unit Testing
14 3 (4.41%) Line Management
14 3 (4.41%) Mentoring
14 3 (4.41%) Workflow
14 3 (4.41%) Software Testing
14 3 (4.41%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (41.18%) JavaScript
2 26 (38.24%) Ruby
3 19 (27.94%) C++
4 13 (19.12%) PHP
4 13 (19.12%) SQL
5 12 (17.65%) Java
6 6 (8.82%) Perl
7 5 (7.35%) Scala
8 4 (5.88%) C#
9 3 (4.41%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.47%) C
10 1 (1.47%) PHP5
10 1 (1.47%) R
10 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (4.41%) DV Cleared
1 3 (4.41%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 7 (10.29%) Puppet
2 3 (4.41%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.94%) Cacti
3 2 (2.94%) Nagios
4 1 (1.47%) Salt
4 1 (1.47%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (4.41%) Oracle
1 3 (4.41%) HP
2 2 (2.94%) Percona
2 2 (2.94%) Red Hat
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