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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 69 72 63
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Contract jobs citing Python 32 27 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.73% 1.66% 1.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.98% 5.09% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 12 11
Median daily rate £475 £363 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.03% -14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £275 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £400 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £395 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +12.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £39.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-1.27% +30.83%
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
642 530 443
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 34.67% 32.62% 35.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 442 351 275
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 16
Median hourly rate £28.50 £25.75 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.67% +37.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £41.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Stockport - 4 £418 - 2
Wigan - 1 £450 -
Python
North West

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 43 (58.90%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (50.68%) Java
3 31 (42.47%) Ruby
4 29 (39.73%) Linux
5 28 (38.36%) JavaScript
6 26 (35.62%) Open Source
7 21 (28.77%) Web Services
8 19 (26.03%) Bash Shell
8 19 (26.03%) DevOps
9 18 (24.66%) Puppet
10 17 (23.29%) NoSQL
10 17 (23.29%) Perl
11 16 (21.92%) Amazon AWS
12 15 (20.55%) AngularJS
12 15 (20.55%) TDD
13 14 (19.18%) Jenkins
13 14 (19.18%) REST
14 13 (17.81%) PHP
15 12 (16.44%) Scrum
15 12 (16.44%) Continuous Integration
15 12 (16.44%) Opscode Chef
16 11 (15.07%) PostGIS
16 11 (15.07%) GeoServer
16 11 (15.07%) OpenLayers
16 11 (15.07%) Leaflet
16 11 (15.07%) GIS
16 11 (15.07%) ESRI
17 10 (13.70%) Software Engineering
17 10 (13.70%) MySQL
17 10 (13.70%) SDLC

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 11 (15.07%) GeoServer
2 9 (12.33%) OpenStack
3 4 (5.48%) nginx
3 4 (5.48%) WebSphere
4 3 (4.11%) Apache
4 3 (4.11%) SAS
4 3 (4.11%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.74%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.37%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.37%) CMS
6 1 (1.37%) Commerce Server
6 1 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.37%) JBoss
6 1 (1.37%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.37%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 16 (21.92%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.11%) IaaS
2 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.74%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.74%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 2 (2.74%) Google App Engine
3 2 (2.74%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (2.74%) PaaS
4 1 (1.37%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.85%) DNS
2 4 (5.48%) HTTP
2 4 (5.48%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.11%) MRTG
4 2 (2.74%) DHCP
4 2 (2.74%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (2.74%) HTTPS
4 2 (2.74%) IMAP
4 2 (2.74%) iSCSI
4 2 (2.74%) SMTP
4 2 (2.74%) SSL
5 1 (1.37%) ICMP
5 1 (1.37%) Internet
5 1 (1.37%) LDAP
5 1 (1.37%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (23.29%) NoSQL
2 11 (15.07%) GIS
3 10 (13.70%) MySQL
4 4 (5.48%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.74%) Redis
6 1 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.37%) DB2
6 1 (1.37%) OLAP
6 1 (1.37%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (19.18%) Jenkins
2 8 (10.96%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.11%) Ant
3 3 (4.11%) Cucumber
3 3 (4.11%) GoCD
3 3 (4.11%) Selenium
3 3 (4.11%) Subversion
3 3 (4.11%) Vagrant
4 2 (2.74%) GitLab
4 2 (2.74%) JIRA
4 2 (2.74%) Maven
4 2 (2.74%) MSI
4 2 (2.74%) SonarQube
4 2 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.74%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.74%) Travis CI
5 1 (1.37%) Hudson
5 1 (1.37%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.37%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (10.96%) Finance
2 4 (5.48%) Retail
3 2 (2.74%) Advertising
3 2 (2.74%) Banking
3 2 (2.74%) Marketing
4 1 (1.37%) Games
4 1 (1.37%) Legal
4 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (50.68%) Developer
2 9 (12.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (12.33%) GIS Developer
3 8 (10.96%) Python Developer
4 7 (9.59%) Architect
5 6 (8.22%) Analyst
5 6 (8.22%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (6.85%) Java Developer
6 5 (6.85%) Software Developer
7 4 (5.48%) DevOps Architect
7 4 (5.48%) Django Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Python/Django Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Security Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) Digital Architect
8 3 (4.11%) Java Architect
8 3 (4.11%) Scala Developer
9 2 (2.74%) .NET Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.74%) Digital Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.74%) Java Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.74%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (28.77%) Web Services
2 15 (20.55%) AngularJS
3 14 (19.18%) REST
4 11 (15.07%) Leaflet
4 11 (15.07%) OpenLayers
4 11 (15.07%) PostGIS
5 9 (12.33%) HTML
6 8 (10.96%) Django
7 7 (9.59%) CSS
7 7 (9.59%) HTML5
7 7 (9.59%) Node.js
8 5 (6.85%) .NET
8 5 (6.85%) CSS3
8 5 (6.85%) XML
9 4 (5.48%) J2EE
9 4 (5.48%) JSON
9 4 (5.48%) LEMP Stack
9 4 (5.48%) Ruby on Rails
10 3 (4.11%) Regular Expression
10 3 (4.11%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (6.85%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.11%) Private Cloud
2 3 (4.11%) User Experience
3 2 (2.74%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.74%) Wiki
4 1 (1.37%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.37%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.37%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 29 (39.73%) Linux
2 9 (12.33%) Windows
3 7 (9.59%) Unix
4 4 (5.48%) CentOS
5 3 (4.11%) Debian
5 3 (4.11%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.74%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.37%) Android
7 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.37%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (58.90%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (35.62%) Open Source
3 19 (26.03%) DevOps
4 15 (20.55%) TDD
5 12 (16.44%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (16.44%) Scrum
6 10 (13.70%) SDLC
6 10 (13.70%) Software Engineering
7 8 (10.96%) BDD
8 7 (9.59%) Configuration Management
9 6 (8.22%) Web Development
10 5 (6.85%) E-Commerce
10 5 (6.85%) MVC
11 4 (5.48%) Kanban
11 4 (5.48%) OO
11 4 (5.48%) Pair Programming
11 4 (5.48%) Risk Assessment
11 4 (5.48%) SOA
11 4 (5.48%) Unit Testing
12 3 (4.11%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (50.68%) Java
2 31 (42.47%) Ruby
3 28 (38.36%) JavaScript
4 19 (26.03%) Bash Shell
5 17 (23.29%) Perl
6 13 (17.81%) PHP
7 8 (10.96%) C++
7 8 (10.96%) PowerShell
7 8 (10.96%) SQL
8 7 (9.59%) Shell Script
9 6 (8.22%) Go
10 5 (6.85%) C
11 4 (5.48%) Scala
12 3 (4.11%) Korn
13 2 (2.74%) C#
14 1 (1.37%) Jython
14 1 (1.37%) Lua
14 1 (1.37%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (9.59%) Degree
2 3 (4.11%) ISEB
2 3 (4.11%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.74%) CISM
3 2 (2.74%) CISMP
3 2 (2.74%) CISSP
3 2 (2.74%) PhD
3 2 (2.74%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) QA
2 2 (2.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.74%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.37%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (12.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.85%) Docker
3 3 (4.11%) KVM
4 2 (2.74%) Dovecot
4 2 (2.74%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.74%) iptables
4 2 (2.74%) Sendmail
4 2 (2.74%) Squid
4 2 (2.74%) vSphere
5 1 (1.37%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 18 (24.66%) Puppet
2 12 (16.44%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (8.22%) Nagios
4 5 (6.85%) Ansible
5 3 (4.11%) Cacti
5 3 (4.11%) HP SiteScope
5 3 (4.11%) OpenNebula
5 3 (4.11%) SCCM
6 2 (2.74%) HAProxy
6 2 (2.74%) yum
7 1 (1.37%) CFEngine
7 1 (1.37%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.37%) Packer
7 1 (1.37%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (15.07%) ESRI
2 9 (12.33%) VMware
3 5 (6.85%) Oracle
4 4 (5.48%) Splunk
5 3 (4.11%) IBM
5 3 (4.11%) Red Hat
5 3 (4.11%) SaltStack
6 2 (2.74%) Google
6 2 (2.74%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.74%) Rackspace
6 2 (2.74%) Zend
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 22 hours ago