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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 71 65 78
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +13
Contract jobs citing Python 27 18 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.67% 1.42% 0.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.07% 4.07% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 1
Average daily rate
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£363 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% +30.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £350 £344
% change year-on-year
+12.85% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -15.49%
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
533 442 380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 32.92% 34.86% 34.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 275 215
Average daily rate £350 £325 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +6.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 12
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.75 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.25 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 28 July 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 28 July 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
Salford - 1 £400 -
Python
North West

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 25 (43.86%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (36.84%) JavaScript
3 20 (35.09%) Linux
4 16 (28.07%) Django
4 16 (28.07%) Java
5 15 (26.32%) TDD
6 14 (24.56%) MySQL
7 12 (21.05%) HTML
7 12 (21.05%) Shell Script
8 11 (19.30%) Bourne shell
8 11 (19.30%) Software Engineering
9 10 (17.54%) C++
9 10 (17.54%) CSS
9 10 (17.54%) Git (software)
9 10 (17.54%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (15.79%) Scala
10 9 (15.79%) UNIX
10 9 (15.79%) C#
10 9 (15.79%) HTTP
10 9 (15.79%) Ruby
10 9 (15.79%) Scrum
11 8 (14.04%) Perl
11 8 (14.04%) Windows
11 8 (14.04%) OO
11 8 (14.04%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (14.04%) AngularJS
11 8 (14.04%) MongoDB
12 7 (12.28%) BDD
12 7 (12.28%) REST
12 7 (12.28%) Qt

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 3 (5.26%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (3.51%) Umbraco
2 2 (3.51%) CMS
3 1 (1.75%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Photoshop
1 2 (3.51%) Maya
1 2 (3.51%) 3ds Max
1 2 (3.51%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (3.51%) CINEMA 4D
1 2 (3.51%) MODO
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) SaaS
2 2 (3.51%) PaaS
2 2 (3.51%) IaaS
3 1 (1.75%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.75%) Google App Engine
3 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.79%) HTTP
2 3 (5.26%) SNMP
2 3 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.26%) VPN
2 3 (5.26%) DNS
2 3 (5.26%) VoIP
2 3 (5.26%) SMTP
2 3 (5.26%) DHCP
2 3 (5.26%) FTP
2 3 (5.26%) OSPF
2 3 (5.26%) BGP
2 3 (5.26%) TACACS
2 3 (5.26%) Telnet
2 3 (5.26%) Firewall
2 3 (5.26%) Wireless
2 3 (5.26%) SSH
2 3 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (5.26%) Network Security
2 3 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (5.26%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (24.56%) MySQL
2 8 (14.04%) MongoDB
3 7 (12.28%) SQL Server
4 6 (10.53%) NoSQL
5 3 (5.26%) Hadoop
6 2 (3.51%) Data Mining
6 2 (3.51%) Couchbase
6 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (17.54%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (5.26%) Eclipse
2 3 (5.26%) Subversion
2 3 (5.26%) JIRA
3 1 (1.75%) Selenium
3 1 (1.75%) Maven
3 1 (1.75%) Ant
3 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.75%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.75%) Apache Ivy
General
1 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
1 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
1 1 (1.75%) Games
Job Titles
1 36 (63.16%) Developer
2 18 (31.58%) Python Developer
3 12 (21.05%) Django Developer
3 12 (21.05%) Python/Django Developer
4 11 (19.30%) DBA
5 10 (17.54%) MySQL DBA
6 6 (10.53%) Administrator
7 4 (7.02%) Web Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Java Developer
7 4 (7.02%) .NET Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Test Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Technical Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Software Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Scala Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Python Web Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Ruby Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Technical Project Manager
9 2 (3.51%) Technical Manager
9 2 (3.51%) QA Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (28.07%) Django
2 12 (21.05%) HTML
3 10 (17.54%) CSS
4 8 (14.04%) AngularJS
5 7 (12.28%) REST
5 7 (12.28%) Qt
5 7 (12.28%) JSON
6 6 (10.53%) Celery
7 4 (7.02%) Play Framework
7 4 (7.02%) Spring
7 4 (7.02%) .NET
8 3 (5.26%) J2EE
8 3 (5.26%) Web Services
8 3 (5.26%) Ajax
8 3 (5.26%) Akka
8 3 (5.26%) RESTful
8 3 (5.26%) PhoneGap
8 3 (5.26%) jQuery
9 2 (3.51%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (3.51%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.54%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.28%) Replication
3 3 (5.26%) Statistics
3 3 (5.26%) iPhone
4 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.75%) Animation
5 1 (1.75%) Informatics
5 1 (1.75%) IPTV
5 1 (1.75%) NHS
5 1 (1.75%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.75%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.75%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.75%) Health Informatics
5 1 (1.75%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.75%) New Media
5 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.75%) mHealth
Operating Systems
1 20 (35.09%) Linux
2 9 (15.79%) UNIX
3 8 (14.04%) Windows
4 3 (5.26%) Android
5 1 (1.75%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (43.86%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (26.32%) TDD
3 11 (19.30%) Software Engineering
4 9 (15.79%) Scrum
5 8 (14.04%) OO
5 8 (14.04%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (12.28%) BDD
7 6 (10.53%) SDLC
8 5 (8.77%) Analytics
8 5 (8.77%) Automated Testing
8 5 (8.77%) OOP
9 4 (7.02%) Web Development
9 4 (7.02%) Unit Testing
10 3 (5.26%) Time Management
10 3 (5.26%) Software Architecture
10 3 (5.26%) Load Balancing
10 3 (5.26%) MVC
10 3 (5.26%) Workflow
10 3 (5.26%) Android Development
10 3 (5.26%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (36.84%) JavaScript
2 16 (28.07%) Java
3 12 (21.05%) Shell Script
4 11 (19.30%) Bourne shell
5 10 (17.54%) C++
6 9 (15.79%) C#
6 9 (15.79%) Scala
6 9 (15.79%) Ruby
7 8 (14.04%) Perl
8 5 (8.77%) PHP
8 5 (8.77%) SQL
8 5 (8.77%) Bash Shell
9 4 (7.02%) C
10 3 (5.26%) Embedded C
11 2 (3.51%) PHP5
12 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.75%) Lua
12 1 (1.75%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (7.02%) DV Cleared
1 4 (7.02%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.51%) Degree
3 1 (1.75%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.75%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) SLA
1 2 (3.51%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) Puppet
2 3 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.75%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (5.26%) Oracle
1 3 (5.26%) Cisco
1 3 (5.26%) HP
1 3 (5.26%) Fortinet
1 3 (5.26%) Aruba
2 1 (1.75%) Google
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.75%) Sun
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