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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 54 73 92
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +19
Contract jobs citing Python 34 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.58% 0.33% 0.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.17% 0.94% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 2 3
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£375 £356 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -9.09%
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
474 426 631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 35.94% 35.65% 43.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 256 298
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 37
Average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.21% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £19.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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 - 2 £325 -
Altrincham - - - - 1
Bolton - - - -
Python
North West

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 21 (55.26%) Django
2 19 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (47.37%) Linux
4 15 (39.47%) Git (software)
5 13 (34.21%) JavaScript
5 13 (34.21%) Web Development
6 12 (31.58%) HTML
6 12 (31.58%) CSS
7 11 (28.95%) UNIX
7 11 (28.95%) Mac OS X
8 9 (23.68%) Ruby
8 9 (23.68%) Subversion
9 8 (21.05%) TDD
10 7 (18.42%) Java
10 7 (18.42%) PHP
11 6 (15.79%) SQL
11 6 (15.79%) Scrum
11 6 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (13.16%) Qt
12 5 (13.16%) Scala
12 5 (13.16%) PyQt
12 5 (13.16%) Perl
12 5 (13.16%) C#
13 4 (10.53%) MySQL
13 4 (10.53%) Web Services
13 4 (10.53%) Relational Database
13 4 (10.53%) DevOps
13 4 (10.53%) Puppet
13 4 (10.53%) Unit Testing
14 3 (7.89%) JSON

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 (7.89%) Apache
2 2 (5.26%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.26%) ArcGIS
3 1 (2.63%) SAS
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) PaaS
1 1 (2.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) MySQL
1 4 (10.53%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.89%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.26%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.63%) Base SAS
4 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.63%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.63%) Big Data
4 1 (2.63%) MariaDB
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (39.47%) Git (software)
2 9 (23.68%) Subversion
3 1 (2.63%) Xcode
3 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Banking
2 1 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 24 (63.16%) Developer
2 20 (52.63%) Python Developer
3 8 (21.05%) Python/Django Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Django Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Senior Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) GIS Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Web Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Lead Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Architect
7 1 (2.63%) SAS Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Systems Tester
7 1 (2.63%) Senior Python Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Integration Tester
7 1 (2.63%) SAS BI Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (55.26%) Django
2 12 (31.58%) CSS
2 12 (31.58%) HTML
3 5 (13.16%) Qt
3 5 (13.16%) PyQt
4 4 (10.53%) Web Services
5 3 (7.89%) REST
5 3 (7.89%) RESTful
5 3 (7.89%) JSON
6 2 (5.26%) XML
6 2 (5.26%) XHTML
6 2 (5.26%) Hibernate
6 2 (5.26%) Spring
6 2 (5.26%) Ajax
7 1 (2.63%) .NET
7 1 (2.63%) Middleware
7 1 (2.63%) LAMP
7 1 (2.63%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Open Source
2 2 (5.26%) GIS
2 2 (5.26%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (47.37%) Linux
2 11 (28.95%) Mac OS X
2 11 (28.95%) UNIX
3 2 (5.26%) Windows
4 1 (2.63%) Android
4 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (34.21%) Web Development
3 8 (21.05%) TDD
4 6 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (15.79%) Scrum
5 4 (10.53%) Unit Testing
5 4 (10.53%) DevOps
6 3 (7.89%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.26%) Data Management
7 2 (5.26%) Integration Testing
7 2 (5.26%) BDD
7 2 (5.26%) Web Design
7 2 (5.26%) OO
7 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.26%) Code Coverage
7 2 (5.26%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (2.63%) Analytics
8 1 (2.63%) Android Development
8 1 (2.63%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (34.21%) JavaScript
2 9 (23.68%) Ruby
3 7 (18.42%) Java
3 7 (18.42%) PHP
4 6 (15.79%) SQL
5 5 (13.16%) Perl
5 5 (13.16%) C#
5 5 (13.16%) Scala
6 3 (7.89%) C++
7 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.63%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) Degree
1 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
1 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) Puppet
2 2 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle
1 2 (5.26%) ESRI
1 2 (5.26%) VMware
2 1 (2.63%) Xamarin
2 1 (2.63%) Business Objects
2 1 (2.63%) HP
2 1 (2.63%) Informatica
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