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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
North West / Manchester
Rank 19 48 63
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +15
Contract jobs citing Python 96 64 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 6.89% 3.29% 2.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.55% 8.24% 5.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 30 20
Median daily rate £400 £353 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.47% -23.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £475 £539
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £28.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.13 £42.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-13.15% +22.14%

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
580 777 521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 41.61% 39.99% 36.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 474 360
Median daily rate £380 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £263 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 28 9
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% +20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.54 £14.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +13.71%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 - 1 £380 - 3
Python
North West

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 72 (47.68%) Linux
2 63 (41.72%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (41.72%) DevOps
3 60 (39.74%) Java
4 55 (36.42%) Puppet
5 48 (31.79%) Ruby
6 44 (29.14%) Amazon AWS
6 44 (29.14%) Jenkins
7 43 (28.48%) Opscode Chef
8 40 (26.49%) Bash Shell
9 39 (25.83%) Continuous Integration
10 38 (25.17%) Open Source
10 38 (25.17%) Unix
11 37 (24.50%) Ansible
12 32 (21.19%) TDD
13 31 (20.53%) Configuration Management
14 28 (18.54%) JavaScript
14 28 (18.54%) Git (software)
14 28 (18.54%) BDD
15 26 (17.22%) Scrum
16 24 (15.89%) Perl
16 24 (15.89%) CentOS
16 24 (15.89%) OpenStack
17 21 (13.91%) Docker
17 21 (13.91%) Red Hat
18 18 (11.92%) Microsoft Azure
18 18 (11.92%) Degree
19 17 (11.26%) Web Services
20 16 (10.60%) Shell Script
20 16 (10.60%) Cucumber

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 24 (15.89%) OpenStack
2 15 (9.93%) GeoServer
3 11 (7.28%) Apache Spark
4 9 (5.96%) CloudStack
4 9 (5.96%) SAS
5 7 (4.64%) Apache
6 4 (2.65%) nginx
7 3 (1.99%) Confluence
7 3 (1.99%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.99%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.66%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.66%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.66%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.66%) Jetty
8 1 (0.66%) Liferay
8 1 (0.66%) Mule
8 1 (0.66%) Mule ESB
8 1 (0.66%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.66%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (4.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 44 (29.14%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (11.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (8.61%) GitHub
4 6 (3.97%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (3.31%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (3.31%) Heroku
6 4 (2.65%) Amazon ELB
6 4 (2.65%) Amazon S3
6 4 (2.65%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (1.99%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 3 (1.99%) CloudFront
7 3 (1.99%) PaaS
8 2 (1.32%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.32%) SaaS
9 1 (0.66%) IaaS
9 1 (0.66%) Route 53
9 1 (0.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.93%) TCP/IP
2 8 (5.30%) DNS
2 8 (5.30%) HTTP
2 8 (5.30%) HTTPS
2 8 (5.30%) SSL
3 7 (4.64%) Firewall
3 7 (4.64%) iSCSI
4 6 (3.97%) DHCP
4 6 (3.97%) LAN
4 6 (3.97%) VoIP
4 6 (3.97%) VPN
4 6 (3.97%) WAN
5 5 (3.31%) Fibre Channel
5 5 (3.31%) IMAP
5 5 (3.31%) MRTG
5 5 (3.31%) SMTP
6 4 (2.65%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (2.65%) Wireless
7 3 (1.99%) LDAP
8 2 (1.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.93%) Hadoop
2 13 (8.61%) Big Data
2 13 (8.61%) MySQL
3 10 (6.62%) NoSQL
3 10 (6.62%) Redis
4 9 (5.96%) SQL Server
5 4 (2.65%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (2.65%) GIS
5 4 (2.65%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.99%) HDInsight
6 3 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.99%) Spark SQL
7 2 (1.32%) Couchbase
7 2 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.32%) Electronic Patient Records
7 2 (1.32%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.66%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.66%) Impala
8 1 (0.66%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 44 (29.14%) Jenkins
2 28 (18.54%) Git (software)
3 16 (10.60%) Cucumber
4 14 (9.27%) JIRA
4 14 (9.27%) Selenium
5 13 (8.61%) WebDriver
6 12 (7.95%) Maven
6 12 (7.95%) Subversion
7 11 (7.28%) Gradle
7 11 (7.28%) JBehave
8 9 (5.96%) GoCD
9 7 (4.64%) Travis CI
10 6 (3.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (2.65%) Artifactory
12 3 (1.99%) Hudson
12 3 (1.99%) SoapUI
12 3 (1.99%) Vagrant
13 2 (1.32%) Mercurial
13 2 (1.32%) Octopus Deploy
13 2 (1.32%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (7.95%) Finance
2 9 (5.96%) Marketing
3 7 (4.64%) Electronics
3 7 (4.64%) Manufacturing
3 7 (4.64%) Retail
3 7 (4.64%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.99%) Games
5 2 (1.32%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 48 (31.79%) Developer
2 42 (27.81%) DevOps Engineer
3 15 (9.93%) Automation Tester
3 15 (9.93%) Tester
4 13 (8.61%) Linux Engineer
5 12 (7.95%) Architect
6 11 (7.28%) Senior Developer
7 8 (5.30%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 8 (5.30%) Selenium Tester
8 7 (4.64%) Administrator
8 7 (4.64%) Analyst
8 7 (4.64%) Lead DevOps
8 7 (4.64%) Platform Engineer
8 7 (4.64%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (3.97%) DevOps Architect
9 6 (3.97%) Hadoop Engineer
9 6 (3.97%) Java Developer
9 6 (3.97%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 6 (3.97%) Security Analyst
9 6 (3.97%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (11.26%) Web Services
2 15 (9.93%) AngularJS
2 15 (9.93%) Leaflet
2 15 (9.93%) OpenLayers
2 15 (9.93%) PostGIS
3 13 (8.61%) RESTful
4 10 (6.62%) ELK Stack
4 10 (6.62%) Node.js
5 8 (5.30%) REST
6 7 (4.64%) CSS
6 7 (4.64%) Gherkin
6 7 (4.64%) HTML
7 6 (3.97%) .NET
7 6 (3.97%) Django
8 4 (2.65%) Ajax
8 4 (2.65%) ASP.NET
8 4 (2.65%) jQuery
8 4 (2.65%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (1.99%) JSON
9 3 (1.99%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.97%) User Experience
3 5 (3.31%) Cyber Attack
4 4 (2.65%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.99%) Algorithms
5 3 (1.99%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.99%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.32%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (1.32%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.66%) BBC
7 1 (0.66%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.66%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.66%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.66%) Robotics
7 1 (0.66%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 72 (47.68%) Linux
2 38 (25.17%) Unix
3 24 (15.89%) CentOS
4 15 (9.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (7.28%) Ubuntu
6 10 (6.62%) Debian
7 9 (5.96%) Windows
8 8 (5.30%) Fedora
9 4 (2.65%) Solaris
10 1 (0.66%) Android
10 1 (0.66%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.66%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.66%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (41.72%) Agile Software Development
1 63 (41.72%) DevOps
2 39 (25.83%) Continuous Integration
3 38 (25.17%) Open Source
4 32 (21.19%) TDD
5 31 (20.53%) Configuration Management
6 28 (18.54%) BDD
7 26 (17.22%) Scrum
8 13 (8.61%) Migration
9 12 (7.95%) Data Migration
10 11 (7.28%) Continuous Delivery
10 11 (7.28%) Pair Programming
11 10 (6.62%) Test Automation
11 10 (6.62%) Web Development
12 8 (5.30%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (5.30%) Cybersecurity
12 8 (5.30%) Microservices
12 8 (5.30%) OO
13 7 (4.64%) Programme Management
13 7 (4.64%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 60 (39.74%) Java
2 48 (31.79%) Ruby
3 40 (26.49%) Bash Shell
4 28 (18.54%) JavaScript
5 24 (15.89%) Perl
6 16 (10.60%) Shell Script
7 15 (9.93%) SQL
8 13 (8.61%) Scala
9 12 (7.95%) C++
10 11 (7.28%) C
10 11 (7.28%) C#
10 11 (7.28%) PHP
11 8 (5.30%) Groovy
11 8 (5.30%) Korn
12 6 (3.97%) Clojure
13 5 (3.31%) F#
14 4 (2.65%) PowerShell
15 3 (1.99%) Go
15 3 (1.99%) Lua
16 2 (1.32%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 18 (11.92%) Degree
2 7 (4.64%) SANS
2 7 (4.64%) SSCP
3 6 (3.97%) CISSP
4 5 (3.31%) ISEB
5 1 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.66%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.66%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.31%) QA
2 1 (0.66%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (13.91%) Docker
2 10 (6.62%) vSphere
3 7 (4.64%) KVM
3 7 (4.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.64%) Xen
3 7 (4.64%) XenServer
4 5 (3.31%) Dovecot
4 5 (3.31%) iptables
4 5 (3.31%) Sendmail
4 5 (3.31%) Squid
5 2 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.66%) Ceph
6 1 (0.66%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 55 (36.42%) Puppet
2 43 (28.48%) Opscode Chef
3 37 (24.50%) Ansible
4 14 (9.27%) Kibana
4 14 (9.27%) Nagios
5 9 (5.96%) Ganglia
6 8 (5.30%) logstash
7 7 (4.64%) Cobbler
7 7 (4.64%) Graphite
7 7 (4.64%) QRadar
7 7 (4.64%) Riemann
8 5 (3.31%) Cacti
8 5 (3.31%) HAProxy
8 5 (3.31%) OpenNebula
9 4 (2.65%) Packer
9 4 (2.65%) RSA enVision
9 4 (2.65%) Terraform
10 2 (1.32%) Salt
11 1 (0.66%) FreeIPA
11 1 (0.66%) Mesos
Vendors
1 21 (13.91%) Red Hat
2 15 (9.93%) ESRI
3 13 (8.61%) VMware
4 11 (7.28%) Splunk
5 10 (6.62%) SaltStack
6 8 (5.30%) Google
6 8 (5.30%) SAP
7 7 (4.64%) IBM
7 7 (4.64%) LogRhythm
7 7 (4.64%) Microsoft
8 6 (3.97%) Apple
9 3 (1.99%) New Relic
9 3 (1.99%) Oracle
10 2 (1.32%) Hortonworks
10 2 (1.32%) HP
11 1 (0.66%) Blue Prism
11 1 (0.66%) Cisco
11 1 (0.66%) Cloudera
11 1 (0.66%) MuleSoft
11 1 (0.66%) Rackspace
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