The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 59 68 59
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Contract jobs citing Python 50 37 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.76% 2.01% 2.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.86% 6.18% 5.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 13 17
Median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £278 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £499 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
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
729 599 512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 40.19% 32.52% 37.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 516 364 347
Median daily rate £375 £375 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £256 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 26 8
Median hourly rate £28.50 £37.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +78.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.25 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.00 £30.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Python as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Salford - 4 £400 - 2
Stockport - 2 £268 - 3
Bolton - 1 £225 -
Python
North West

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Python.

1 42 (43.75%) Linux
2 41 (42.71%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (40.63%) Java
4 34 (35.42%) DevOps
5 33 (34.38%) Ruby
6 30 (31.25%) Open Source
7 29 (30.21%) Puppet
7 29 (30.21%) Jenkins
8 28 (29.17%) JavaScript
8 28 (29.17%) Perl
9 23 (23.96%) Bash Shell
9 23 (23.96%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (20.83%) Web Services
11 17 (17.71%) Unix
11 17 (17.71%) TDD
11 17 (17.71%) NoSQL
11 17 (17.71%) Amazon AWS
12 16 (16.67%) Git (software)
13 15 (15.63%) Scrum
14 14 (14.58%) ESRI
14 14 (14.58%) Leaflet
14 14 (14.58%) PostGIS
14 14 (14.58%) AngularJS
14 14 (14.58%) Opscode Chef
14 14 (14.58%) GeoServer
14 14 (14.58%) OpenLayers
15 13 (13.54%) PHP
15 13 (13.54%) REST
16 11 (11.46%) GIS
16 11 (11.46%) VMware

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 14 (14.58%) GeoServer
2 11 (11.46%) OpenStack
3 8 (8.33%) SAS
4 6 (6.25%) Apache
5 3 (3.13%) nginx
5 3 (3.13%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.13%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.04%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.04%) Commerce Server
7 1 (1.04%) Liferay
7 1 (1.04%) Mule
7 1 (1.04%) Mule ESB
7 1 (1.04%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.04%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 17 (17.71%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (7.29%) GitHub
3 4 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.13%) IaaS
5 2 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.08%) Google App Engine
5 2 (2.08%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (2.08%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.33%) DNS
1 8 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 7 (7.29%) iSCSI
3 5 (5.21%) DHCP
3 5 (5.21%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (5.21%) HTTP
3 5 (5.21%) IMAP
3 5 (5.21%) MRTG
3 5 (5.21%) SMTP
3 5 (5.21%) VPN
4 4 (4.17%) Firewall
4 4 (4.17%) LAN
4 4 (4.17%) VoIP
4 4 (4.17%) WAN
5 3 (3.13%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (3.13%) LDAP
5 3 (3.13%) Wireless
6 2 (2.08%) HTTPS
6 2 (2.08%) SSL
7 1 (1.04%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (17.71%) NoSQL
2 11 (11.46%) GIS
3 10 (10.42%) MySQL
4 6 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (4.17%) Redis
6 3 (3.13%) Big Data
6 3 (3.13%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.08%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.04%) DB2
8 1 (1.04%) OLAP
8 1 (1.04%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (1.04%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.04%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.04%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 29 (30.21%) Jenkins
2 16 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 6 (6.25%) Maven
3 6 (6.25%) Subversion
4 5 (5.21%) Cucumber
4 5 (5.21%) JIRA
5 4 (4.17%) Ant
6 3 (3.13%) GoCD
6 3 (3.13%) Gradle
6 3 (3.13%) JBehave
6 3 (3.13%) TeamCity
6 3 (3.13%) Vagrant
7 2 (2.08%) Artifactory
7 2 (2.08%) MSI
7 2 (2.08%) Selenium
7 2 (2.08%) SonarQube
7 2 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.08%) Travis CI
8 1 (1.04%) Hudson
8 1 (1.04%) JUnit
General
1 10 (10.42%) Finance
2 4 (4.17%) Retail
3 2 (2.08%) Advertising
3 2 (2.08%) Banking
4 1 (1.04%) Games
4 1 (1.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (42.71%) Developer
2 16 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (12.50%) Architect
4 10 (10.42%) Analyst
5 9 (9.38%) DevOps Architect
5 9 (9.38%) GIS Developer
5 9 (9.38%) Linux Engineer
6 8 (8.33%) Security Analyst
7 7 (7.29%) Lead DevOps
8 6 (6.25%) Administrator
8 6 (6.25%) Lead Architect
8 6 (6.25%) Python Developer
8 6 (6.25%) Software Developer
9 5 (5.21%) Java Developer
9 5 (5.21%) Systems Administrator
10 4 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (4.17%) Senior Developer
11 3 (3.13%) Consultant
11 3 (3.13%) Senior Java Developer
11 3 (3.13%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (20.83%) Web Services
2 14 (14.58%) AngularJS
2 14 (14.58%) Leaflet
2 14 (14.58%) OpenLayers
2 14 (14.58%) PostGIS
3 13 (13.54%) REST
4 9 (9.38%) Node.js
4 9 (9.38%) RESTful
5 7 (7.29%) .NET
5 7 (7.29%) Django
5 7 (7.29%) HTML
6 5 (5.21%) CSS
7 4 (4.17%) ELK Stack
7 4 (4.17%) HTML5
8 3 (3.13%) jQuery
8 3 (3.13%) JSON
8 3 (3.13%) LEMP Stack
8 3 (3.13%) MCollective
8 3 (3.13%) Regular Expression
8 3 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.17%) Cyber Attack
3 3 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.13%) Private Cloud
3 3 (3.13%) User Experience
4 2 (2.08%) Wiki
5 1 (1.04%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.04%) BBC
5 1 (1.04%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.04%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 42 (43.75%) Linux
2 17 (17.71%) Unix
3 11 (11.46%) Windows
4 10 (10.42%) CentOS
5 9 (9.38%) Debian
5 9 (9.38%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.04%) Android
6 1 (1.04%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.04%) Solaris
6 1 (1.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (42.71%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (35.42%) DevOps
3 30 (31.25%) Open Source
4 23 (23.96%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (17.71%) TDD
6 15 (15.63%) Scrum
7 11 (11.46%) BDD
8 10 (10.42%) Configuration Management
9 9 (9.38%) Web Development
10 8 (8.33%) Software Engineering
11 7 (7.29%) SDLC
12 6 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
12 6 (6.25%) Pair Programming
13 5 (5.21%) Analytics
13 5 (5.21%) Change Management
13 5 (5.21%) E-Commerce
13 5 (5.21%) Incident Management
13 5 (5.21%) Microservices
13 5 (5.21%) SIEM
13 5 (5.21%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 39 (40.63%) Java
2 33 (34.38%) Ruby
3 28 (29.17%) JavaScript
3 28 (29.17%) Perl
4 23 (23.96%) Bash Shell
5 13 (13.54%) PHP
6 9 (9.38%) PowerShell
7 8 (8.33%) Shell Script
7 8 (8.33%) SQL
8 7 (7.29%) C++
9 6 (6.25%) C
9 6 (6.25%) Scala
10 5 (5.21%) Go
10 5 (5.21%) Korn
11 4 (4.17%) C#
12 3 (3.13%) Clojure
12 3 (3.13%) Groovy
13 2 (2.08%) F#
14 1 (1.04%) Lua
14 1 (1.04%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (9.38%) Degree
2 6 (6.25%) CISSP
3 4 (4.17%) SANS
3 4 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.17%) SSCP
4 3 (3.13%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.08%) CISM
5 2 (2.08%) CISMP
5 2 (2.08%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.13%) QA
2 2 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.08%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.04%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (11.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (7.29%) KVM
3 6 (6.25%) Docker
4 5 (5.21%) Dovecot
4 5 (5.21%) iptables
4 5 (5.21%) Sendmail
4 5 (5.21%) Squid
5 3 (3.13%) vSphere
6 2 (2.08%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.04%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 29 (30.21%) Puppet
2 14 (14.58%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (10.42%) Nagios
4 9 (9.38%) Ansible
5 5 (5.21%) Cacti
5 5 (5.21%) HAProxy
5 5 (5.21%) logstash
5 5 (5.21%) OpenNebula
6 4 (4.17%) Kibana
6 4 (4.17%) QRadar
7 3 (3.13%) HP SiteScope
7 3 (3.13%) RSA enVision
7 3 (3.13%) SCCM
8 2 (2.08%) Ganglia
8 2 (2.08%) Salt
8 2 (2.08%) yum
9 1 (1.04%) CFEngine
9 1 (1.04%) Marathon
9 1 (1.04%) Mesos
9 1 (1.04%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (14.58%) ESRI
2 11 (11.46%) VMware
3 10 (10.42%) Splunk
4 7 (7.29%) IBM
5 6 (6.25%) Red Hat
6 5 (5.21%) Oracle
6 5 (5.21%) SaltStack
7 4 (4.17%) Apple
7 4 (4.17%) LogRhythm
8 3 (3.13%) Microsoft
8 3 (3.13%) Rackspace
9 2 (2.08%) Google
9 2 (2.08%) Zend
10 1 (1.04%) Cisco
10 1 (1.04%) MuleSoft
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