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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 61 - 76
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Python 30 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.14% - 0.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.59% - 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 0 3
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£450 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 - £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 - £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £28.13 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £35.25
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -0.70%
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
537 442 521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 38.22% 38.27% 42.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 273 304
Average daily rate £338 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £212 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 20
Average hourly rate £22.50 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.75 £16.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Altrincham - - - -
Bolton - - - -
Cheadle - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Python
North West

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 41 (68.33%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (50.00%) Django
3 29 (48.33%) TDD
4 23 (38.33%) Git (software)
5 22 (36.67%) Scrum
6 21 (35.00%) Ruby
7 18 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (28.33%) HTML
8 17 (28.33%) CSS
8 17 (28.33%) Linux
9 15 (25.00%) JavaScript
10 14 (23.33%) Kanban
11 13 (21.67%) Java
12 12 (20.00%) PHP
12 12 (20.00%) Open Source
12 12 (20.00%) JSON
13 11 (18.33%) Qt
13 11 (18.33%) PyQt
14 10 (16.67%) NoSQL
14 10 (16.67%) C++
14 10 (16.67%) Web Services
15 9 (15.00%) Responsive Web Design
16 8 (13.33%) SQL
16 8 (13.33%) OO
16 8 (13.33%) User Experience
17 7 (11.67%) DevOps
17 7 (11.67%) .NET
17 7 (11.67%) Unit Testing
17 7 (11.67%) Web Development
18 6 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 6 (10.00%) Node.js
2 2 (3.33%) ArcGIS
2 2 (3.33%) Apache
2 2 (3.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.00%) PaaS
2 3 (5.00%) IaaS
3 2 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) HTTP
1 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 6 (10.00%) MySQL
3 5 (8.33%) Big Data
3 5 (8.33%) Hadoop
4 4 (6.67%) Redis
4 4 (6.67%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.33%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.67%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 23 (38.33%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.00%) Bower
2 6 (10.00%) CasperJS
3 5 (8.33%) PhantomJS
3 5 (8.33%) Grunt
3 5 (8.33%) Jasmine
4 3 (5.00%) Subversion
5 2 (3.33%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.67%) Xcode
6 1 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.67%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 37 (61.67%) Developer
2 22 (36.67%) Python Developer
3 16 (26.67%) Python/Django Developer
4 13 (21.67%) Django Developer
5 12 (20.00%) Architect
6 8 (13.33%) Front-End Developer
6 8 (13.33%) Senior Developer
7 6 (10.00%) Technical Architect
8 4 (6.67%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 4 (6.67%) Software Architect
9 3 (5.00%) Team Leader
9 3 (5.00%) Software Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) Consultant
9 3 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
10 2 (3.33%) Digital Architect
10 2 (3.33%) Senior Digital Architect
10 2 (3.33%) Senior Architect
10 2 (3.33%) Technical Developer
10 2 (3.33%) Senior Python Developer
10 2 (3.33%) Junior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (50.00%) Django
2 17 (28.33%) HTML
2 17 (28.33%) CSS
3 12 (20.00%) JSON
4 11 (18.33%) Qt
4 11 (18.33%) PyQt
5 10 (16.67%) Web Services
6 7 (11.67%) .NET
7 6 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
7 6 (10.00%) REST
7 6 (10.00%) Underscore.js
7 6 (10.00%) Haml
8 5 (8.33%) Sass
9 3 (5.00%) RESTful
10 2 (3.33%) Hibernate
10 2 (3.33%) Spring
11 1 (1.67%) MSMQ
11 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
11 1 (1.67%) Middleware
11 1 (1.67%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.00%) Open Source
2 8 (13.33%) User Experience
3 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.33%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.33%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 17 (28.33%) Linux
2 6 (10.00%) UNIX
3 4 (6.67%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.67%) Windows
4 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (68.33%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (48.33%) TDD
3 22 (36.67%) Scrum
4 18 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (23.33%) Kanban
6 9 (15.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 8 (13.33%) OO
8 7 (11.67%) DevOps
8 7 (11.67%) Unit Testing
8 7 (11.67%) Web Development
9 6 (10.00%) OOP
9 6 (10.00%) Web Design
10 3 (5.00%) Pair Programming
10 3 (5.00%) Software Engineering
10 3 (5.00%) Configuration Management
10 3 (5.00%) BDD
10 3 (5.00%) Test Automation
11 2 (3.33%) Mentoring
11 2 (3.33%) Product Management
11 2 (3.33%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (35.00%) Ruby
2 15 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 13 (21.67%) Java
4 12 (20.00%) PHP
5 10 (16.67%) C++
6 8 (13.33%) SQL
7 4 (6.67%) Perl
7 4 (6.67%) C#
8 3 (5.00%) Scala
9 1 (1.67%) C
9 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.67%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.67%) PHP5
9 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) Puppet
2 1 (1.67%) Salt
2 1 (1.67%) Ansible
2 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (3.33%) ESRI
2 1 (1.67%) Business Objects
2 1 (1.67%) Informatica
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle
2 1 (1.67%) Xamarin
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