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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 66 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Python 29 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.91% 1.09% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.81% 3.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 0
Average daily rate
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£363 £426 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.95% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
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
499 441 338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 32.81% 34.32% 34.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 261 176
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £425 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 20
Average hourly rate £20.00 £28.75 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.43% +29.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.85 £12.50 £13.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £109.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.45 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.02% +5.88%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 30 June 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 33 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (42.42%) Django
3 27 (40.91%) JavaScript
4 24 (36.36%) Linux
5 20 (30.30%) Git (software)
6 18 (27.27%) HTML
7 16 (24.24%) CSS
8 15 (22.73%) MySQL
9 14 (21.21%) C++
9 14 (21.21%) UNIX
9 14 (21.21%) HTTP
9 14 (21.21%) TDD
10 12 (18.18%) Qt
10 12 (18.18%) Ruby
10 12 (18.18%) Shell Script
10 12 (18.18%) Java
11 11 (16.67%) Bourne shell
11 11 (16.67%) Celery
12 10 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (13.64%) Software Engineering
13 9 (13.64%) Scrum
14 8 (12.12%) SQL
14 8 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (12.12%) Scala
14 8 (12.12%) MongoDB
15 7 (10.61%) C#
15 7 (10.61%) SQL Server
15 7 (10.61%) OO
15 7 (10.61%) Replication
15 7 (10.61%) JSON

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (4.55%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (3.03%) Umbraco
2 2 (3.03%) CMS
3 1 (1.52%) Apache
3 1 (1.52%) nginx
3 1 (1.52%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Photoshop
1 2 (3.03%) Maya
1 2 (3.03%) 3ds Max
1 2 (3.03%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (3.03%) CINEMA 4D
1 2 (3.03%) MODO
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.55%) SaaS
2 2 (3.03%) PaaS
2 2 (3.03%) IaaS
3 1 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.52%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (21.21%) HTTP
2 2 (3.03%) SNMP
2 2 (3.03%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.03%) VPN
2 2 (3.03%) DNS
2 2 (3.03%) VoIP
2 2 (3.03%) SMTP
2 2 (3.03%) DHCP
2 2 (3.03%) FTP
2 2 (3.03%) OSPF
2 2 (3.03%) BGP
2 2 (3.03%) TACACS
2 2 (3.03%) Telnet
2 2 (3.03%) Firewall
2 2 (3.03%) Wireless
2 2 (3.03%) SSH
2 2 (3.03%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (3.03%) Network Security
2 2 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (3.03%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.73%) MySQL
2 8 (12.12%) MongoDB
3 7 (10.61%) SQL Server
4 5 (7.58%) NoSQL
4 5 (7.58%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.55%) Hadoop
6 2 (3.03%) Couchbase
6 2 (3.03%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 20 (30.30%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.55%) Eclipse
2 3 (4.55%) Subversion
2 3 (4.55%) JIRA
2 3 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.52%) Maven
3 1 (1.52%) Ant
3 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (1.52%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.52%) Apache Ivy
General
1 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
1 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
1 1 (1.52%) Games
Job Titles
1 46 (69.70%) Developer
2 26 (39.39%) Python Developer
3 17 (25.76%) Django Developer
4 14 (21.21%) Python/Django Developer
5 11 (16.67%) DBA
6 10 (15.15%) MySQL DBA
7 7 (10.61%) Web Developer
8 6 (9.09%) Administrator
8 6 (9.09%) Python Web Developer
9 4 (6.06%) Senior Developer
9 4 (6.06%) .NET Developer
10 3 (4.55%) Test Engineer
10 3 (4.55%) Technical Engineer
10 3 (4.55%) Scala Developer
10 3 (4.55%) Ruby Developer
11 2 (3.03%) Java Developer
11 2 (3.03%) Technical Manager
11 2 (3.03%) QA Engineer
11 2 (3.03%) Technical Project Manager
11 2 (3.03%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (42.42%) Django
2 18 (27.27%) HTML
3 16 (24.24%) CSS
4 12 (18.18%) Qt
5 11 (16.67%) Celery
6 7 (10.61%) JSON
7 6 (9.09%) REST
7 6 (9.09%) AngularJS
8 4 (6.06%) Web Services
8 4 (6.06%) .NET
9 3 (4.55%) Ajax
9 3 (4.55%) Akka
9 3 (4.55%) Play Framework
9 3 (4.55%) RESTful
10 2 (3.03%) Memcached
10 2 (3.03%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (3.03%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (3.03%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.61%) Replication
3 4 (6.06%) Visualisation
4 3 (4.55%) Blog
5 2 (3.03%) Statistics
6 1 (1.52%) Animation
6 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.52%) IPTV
6 1 (1.52%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (1.52%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.52%) New Media
6 1 (1.52%) iPhone
6 1 (1.52%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 24 (36.36%) Linux
2 14 (21.21%) UNIX
3 6 (9.09%) Windows
3 6 (9.09%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.52%) Android
4 1 (1.52%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (21.21%) TDD
3 9 (13.64%) Scrum
3 9 (13.64%) Software Engineering
4 8 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (10.61%) Web Development
5 7 (10.61%) OO
6 6 (9.09%) Configuration Management
6 6 (9.09%) BDD
7 5 (7.58%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (7.58%) Analytics
7 5 (7.58%) SDLC
7 5 (7.58%) Web Design
7 5 (7.58%) Automated Testing
8 4 (6.06%) Unit Testing
8 4 (6.06%) Mentoring
9 3 (4.55%) API Design
9 3 (4.55%) Line Management
9 3 (4.55%) Time Management
9 3 (4.55%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 27 (40.91%) JavaScript
2 14 (21.21%) C++
3 12 (18.18%) Java
3 12 (18.18%) Shell Script
3 12 (18.18%) Ruby
4 11 (16.67%) Bourne shell
5 8 (12.12%) Scala
5 8 (12.12%) SQL
6 7 (10.61%) C#
7 6 (9.09%) Perl
7 6 (9.09%) PHP
8 4 (6.06%) C
8 4 (6.06%) Bash Shell
9 3 (4.55%) Embedded C
10 2 (3.03%) PHP5
11 1 (1.52%) Lua
11 1 (1.52%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (6.06%) DV Cleared
1 4 (6.06%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.52%) Sun Certification
2 1 (1.52%) OCPJP
2 1 (1.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (6.06%) Puppet
2 2 (3.03%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.52%) Nagios
3 1 (1.52%) Cacti
Vendors
1 3 (4.55%) Oracle
1 3 (4.55%) HP
2 2 (3.03%) Fortinet
2 2 (3.03%) Aruba
2 2 (3.03%) Cisco
3 1 (1.52%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.52%) Sun
3 1 (1.52%) Percona
3 1 (1.52%) Red Hat
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