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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
North West / Manchester
Rank 24 43 51
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +8
Contract jobs citing Python 77 65 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 5.72% 3.67% 2.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.28% 9.41% 7.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 37 27
Median daily rate £425 £380 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% -10.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £320 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £443 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%

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
580 691 540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 43.12% 39.02% 36.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 417 369
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £284 £275
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 7 22 8
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £14.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.11%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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
Salford -9 4 £400 -5.88% 1
Python
North West

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 73 (48.03%) Linux
2 67 (44.08%) Java
3 65 (42.76%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (38.82%) DevOps
5 57 (37.50%) Puppet
6 50 (32.89%) Opscode Chef
7 46 (30.26%) Ruby
7 46 (30.26%) Amazon AWS
8 44 (28.95%) Unix
9 43 (28.29%) Ansible
10 40 (26.32%) Open Source
11 36 (23.68%) Jenkins
12 35 (23.03%) Bash Shell
13 32 (21.05%) TDD
14 30 (19.74%) Continuous Integration
14 30 (19.74%) Configuration Management
15 29 (19.08%) BDD
16 28 (18.42%) JavaScript
17 26 (17.11%) Scrum
18 23 (15.13%) Git (software)
18 23 (15.13%) Docker
19 21 (13.82%) CentOS
20 20 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
20 20 (13.16%) Hadoop
20 20 (13.16%) SQL
20 20 (13.16%) Red Hat
20 20 (13.16%) Kibana
20 20 (13.16%) OpenStack
21 19 (12.50%) TCP/IP
21 19 (12.50%) Web Services

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 20 (13.16%) OpenStack
2 15 (9.87%) GeoServer
3 13 (8.55%) Apache Spark
4 9 (5.92%) CloudStack
5 5 (3.29%) SAS
6 4 (2.63%) Apache
6 4 (2.63%) nginx
7 3 (1.97%) Confluence
7 3 (1.97%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.97%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.32%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.66%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.66%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.66%) Jetty
9 1 (0.66%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.66%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (5.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 46 (30.26%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (4.61%) GitHub
5 5 (3.29%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (3.29%) Heroku
6 4 (2.63%) Amazon ELB
6 4 (2.63%) Amazon S3
6 4 (2.63%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (1.97%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 3 (1.97%) CloudFront
7 3 (1.97%) 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 19 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 11 (7.24%) Firewall
2 11 (7.24%) SSL
3 10 (6.58%) HTTPS
3 10 (6.58%) LAN
3 10 (6.58%) VoIP
3 10 (6.58%) VPN
3 10 (6.58%) WAN
4 7 (4.61%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (4.61%) Wireless
5 5 (3.29%) DNS
5 5 (3.29%) HTTP
6 4 (2.63%) Internet
7 3 (1.97%) DHCP
7 3 (1.97%) iSCSI
8 2 (1.32%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (1.32%) IMAP
8 2 (1.32%) MRTG
8 2 (1.32%) SMTP
9 1 (0.66%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (13.16%) Hadoop
2 15 (9.87%) Big Data
3 14 (9.21%) Redis
4 13 (8.55%) MySQL
4 13 (8.55%) SQL Server
5 9 (5.92%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.63%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (2.63%) GIS
6 4 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (2.63%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.97%) HDInsight
7 3 (1.97%) Spark SQL
8 2 (1.32%) Couchbase
8 2 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.32%) Electronic Patient Records
8 2 (1.32%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.66%) MS Access
9 1 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.66%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 36 (23.68%) Jenkins
2 23 (15.13%) Git (software)
3 16 (10.53%) Cucumber
4 14 (9.21%) JIRA
4 14 (9.21%) Selenium
5 13 (8.55%) WebDriver
6 12 (7.89%) Subversion
7 11 (7.24%) Gradle
7 11 (7.24%) JBehave
7 11 (7.24%) Maven
8 10 (6.58%) GoCD
9 8 (5.26%) Travis CI
10 6 (3.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (2.63%) Artifactory
11 4 (2.63%) Vagrant
12 3 (1.97%) Hudson
12 3 (1.97%) SoapUI
13 2 (1.32%) GitLab
13 2 (1.32%) Mercurial
13 2 (1.32%) MSI
General
1 15 (9.87%) Finance
2 11 (7.24%) Marketing
3 9 (5.92%) Electronics
3 9 (5.92%) Manufacturing
3 9 (5.92%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.95%) Retail
5 2 (1.32%) Advertising
5 2 (1.32%) Games
Job Titles
1 49 (32.24%) Developer
2 43 (28.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 15 (9.87%) Automation Tester
3 15 (9.87%) Tester
4 11 (7.24%) Senior Developer
5 10 (6.58%) Linux Engineer
6 9 (5.92%) Architect
6 9 (5.92%) Java Developer
7 8 (5.26%) Analyst
7 8 (5.26%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 8 (5.26%) Selenium Tester
8 7 (4.61%) Administrator
8 7 (4.61%) Platform Engineer
8 7 (4.61%) Python Developer
8 7 (4.61%) Security Analyst
8 7 (4.61%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (3.95%) Data Engineer
9 6 (3.95%) Hadoop Engineer
9 6 (3.95%) Web Developer
10 5 (3.29%) Big Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (12.50%) Web Services
2 16 (10.53%) RESTful
3 15 (9.87%) AngularJS
3 15 (9.87%) Elastic Stack
3 15 (9.87%) Leaflet
3 15 (9.87%) OpenLayers
3 15 (9.87%) PostGIS
4 10 (6.58%) Node.js
5 8 (5.26%) REST
6 7 (4.61%) .NET
6 7 (4.61%) CSS
6 7 (4.61%) Gherkin
6 7 (4.61%) HTML
7 6 (3.95%) Django
8 5 (3.29%) jQuery
9 4 (2.63%) Ajax
9 4 (2.63%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (1.97%) JSON
10 3 (1.97%) Spark Streaming
10 3 (1.97%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.92%) Cyber Attack
2 7 (4.61%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.29%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.29%) User Experience
4 3 (1.97%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (1.32%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (1.32%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.32%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.32%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.32%) Wiki
6 1 (0.66%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.66%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.66%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.66%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 73 (48.03%) Linux
2 44 (28.95%) Unix
3 21 (13.82%) CentOS
4 18 (11.84%) Windows
5 17 (11.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (5.92%) Fedora
7 8 (5.26%) Ubuntu
8 6 (3.95%) Debian
9 3 (1.97%) Solaris
10 1 (0.66%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.66%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (42.76%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (38.82%) DevOps
3 40 (26.32%) Open Source
4 32 (21.05%) TDD
5 30 (19.74%) Configuration Management
5 30 (19.74%) Continuous Integration
6 29 (19.08%) BDD
7 26 (17.11%) Scrum
8 14 (9.21%) Cybersecurity
9 13 (8.55%) Migration
10 12 (7.89%) Data Migration
11 11 (7.24%) SIEM
12 10 (6.58%) Case Management
12 10 (6.58%) Continuous Delivery
12 10 (6.58%) Network Monitoring
12 10 (6.58%) Pair Programming
12 10 (6.58%) Patch Management
12 10 (6.58%) Security Operations
12 10 (6.58%) Test Automation
12 10 (6.58%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (44.08%) Java
2 46 (30.26%) Ruby
3 35 (23.03%) Bash Shell
4 28 (18.42%) JavaScript
5 20 (13.16%) SQL
6 19 (12.50%) Shell Script
7 17 (11.18%) Perl
8 16 (10.53%) Scala
9 9 (5.92%) C
9 9 (5.92%) C#
9 9 (5.92%) C++
10 7 (4.61%) Groovy
10 7 (4.61%) PHP
11 5 (3.29%) Clojure
11 5 (3.29%) F#
11 5 (3.29%) Korn
12 4 (2.63%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.32%) Lua
13 2 (1.32%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.32%) R
Qualifications
1 19 (12.50%) Degree
2 11 (7.24%) SANS
2 11 (7.24%) SSCP
3 10 (6.58%) CISSP
4 5 (3.29%) ISEB
5 3 (1.97%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.97%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.29%) QA
2 1 (0.66%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (15.13%) Docker
2 9 (5.92%) vSphere
3 7 (4.61%) Xen
3 7 (4.61%) XenServer
4 4 (2.63%) KVM
4 4 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.32%) Dovecot
5 2 (1.32%) iptables
5 2 (1.32%) Sendmail
5 2 (1.32%) Squid
5 2 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.66%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.66%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 57 (37.50%) Puppet
2 50 (32.89%) Opscode Chef
3 43 (28.29%) Ansible
4 20 (13.16%) Kibana
5 13 (8.55%) Nagios
6 12 (7.89%) logstash
7 11 (7.24%) QRadar
8 10 (6.58%) Ganglia
9 9 (5.92%) Graphite
10 8 (5.26%) Riemann
11 7 (4.61%) Cobbler
11 7 (4.61%) RSA enVision
12 5 (3.29%) Terraform
13 4 (2.63%) Packer
14 2 (1.32%) Cacti
14 2 (1.32%) HAProxy
14 2 (1.32%) OpenNebula
14 2 (1.32%) Salt
14 2 (1.32%) yum
15 1 (0.66%) Nmap
Vendors
1 20 (13.16%) Red Hat
2 16 (10.53%) Splunk
3 15 (9.87%) ESRI
4 11 (7.24%) IBM
4 11 (7.24%) LogRhythm
5 10 (6.58%) Apple
5 10 (6.58%) Google
5 10 (6.58%) SaltStack
5 10 (6.58%) SAP
5 10 (6.58%) VMware
6 7 (4.61%) Microsoft
7 3 (1.97%) New Relic
7 3 (1.97%) Oracle
8 2 (1.32%) Hortonworks
8 2 (1.32%) HP
9 1 (0.66%) AppDynamics
9 1 (0.66%) Blue Prism
9 1 (0.66%) Cloudera
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