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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 54 78 77
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -1
Contract jobs citing Python 36 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.48% 0.18% 0.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.68% 0.50% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 1 5
Average daily rate
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£450 £310 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.16% -17.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £310 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £28.13 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £38.00 £37.75
% change year-on-year
-21.05% +0.66%
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
539 398 541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 37.20% 35.99% 41.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 241 295
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 18
Average hourly rate £21.00 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.38% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £16.00 £17.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.31 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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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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
Stockport - 1 £325 - 1
Altrincham - - - -
Bolton - - - -
Python
North West

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 47 (72.31%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (56.92%) Django
3 29 (44.62%) Git (software)
4 27 (41.54%) TDD
5 24 (36.92%) HTML
5 24 (36.92%) CSS
6 21 (32.31%) Linux
6 21 (32.31%) Scrum
7 19 (29.23%) JavaScript
7 19 (29.23%) Ruby
8 18 (27.69%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (23.08%) Web Development
10 13 (20.00%) Kanban
10 13 (20.00%) UNIX
11 12 (18.46%) PHP
12 11 (16.92%) Mac OS X
12 11 (16.92%) PyQt
12 11 (16.92%) Qt
13 10 (15.38%) JSON
13 10 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
14 9 (13.85%) Java
14 9 (13.85%) Subversion
15 8 (12.31%) Open Source
16 7 (10.77%) Unit Testing
16 7 (10.77%) Web Design
16 7 (10.77%) MySQL
16 7 (10.77%) User Experience
17 6 (9.23%) C++
18 5 (7.69%) SQL
18 5 (7.69%) C#

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 5 (7.69%) Node.js
2 3 (4.62%) Apache
3 2 (3.08%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.08%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (1.54%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) SaaS
1 1 (1.54%) PaaS
1 1 (1.54%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.15%) HTTP
2 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.54%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.77%) MySQL
2 5 (7.69%) NoSQL
3 4 (6.15%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.62%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.08%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (3.08%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.54%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.54%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.54%) Big Data
6 1 (1.54%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 29 (44.62%) Git (software)
2 9 (13.85%) Subversion
3 5 (7.69%) Bower
3 5 (7.69%) CasperJS
4 4 (6.15%) Grunt
4 4 (6.15%) PhantomJS
4 4 (6.15%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.54%) Xcode
General
1 1 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (1.54%) Finance
Job Titles
1 45 (69.23%) Developer
2 31 (47.69%) Python Developer
3 17 (26.15%) Python/Django Developer
4 13 (20.00%) Django Developer
5 8 (12.31%) Senior Developer
5 8 (12.31%) Architect
6 7 (10.77%) Front-End Developer
7 6 (9.23%) Technical Architect
8 3 (4.62%) Consultant
8 3 (4.62%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Team Leader
8 3 (4.62%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Senior Technical Architect
9 2 (3.08%) Senior Architect
9 2 (3.08%) Technical Developer
9 2 (3.08%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) Digital Architect
9 2 (3.08%) Senior Digital Architect
9 2 (3.08%) GIS Consultant
9 2 (3.08%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (56.92%) Django
2 24 (36.92%) CSS
2 24 (36.92%) HTML
3 11 (16.92%) Qt
3 11 (16.92%) PyQt
4 10 (15.38%) JSON
5 5 (7.69%) Haml
5 5 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails
5 5 (7.69%) REST
5 5 (7.69%) Underscore.js
6 4 (6.15%) Sass
6 4 (6.15%) Web Services
7 3 (4.62%) Ajax
7 3 (4.62%) RESTful
8 2 (3.08%) XML
8 2 (3.08%) XHTML
8 2 (3.08%) Hibernate
8 2 (3.08%) Spring
9 1 (1.54%) .NET
9 1 (1.54%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.31%) Open Source
2 7 (10.77%) User Experience
3 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.08%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.08%) GIS
3 2 (3.08%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.54%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 21 (32.31%) Linux
2 13 (20.00%) UNIX
3 11 (16.92%) Mac OS X
4 2 (3.08%) Windows
5 1 (1.54%) Android
5 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (72.31%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (41.54%) TDD
3 21 (32.31%) Scrum
4 18 (27.69%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (23.08%) Web Development
6 13 (20.00%) Kanban
7 10 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
8 7 (10.77%) Unit Testing
8 7 (10.77%) Web Design
9 4 (6.15%) Configuration Management
9 4 (6.15%) OOP
9 4 (6.15%) Software Engineering
10 3 (4.62%) Pair Programming
10 3 (4.62%) OO
10 3 (4.62%) BDD
10 3 (4.62%) Test Automation
10 3 (4.62%) DevOps
11 2 (3.08%) Mentoring
11 2 (3.08%) Code Coverage
11 2 (3.08%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (29.23%) JavaScript
1 19 (29.23%) Ruby
2 12 (18.46%) PHP
3 9 (13.85%) Java
4 6 (9.23%) C++
5 5 (7.69%) C#
5 5 (7.69%) Perl
5 5 (7.69%) SQL
6 4 (6.15%) Scala
7 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.54%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.54%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.54%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (4.62%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.54%) Degree
2 1 (1.54%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.54%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) Puppet
2 1 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (3.08%) Oracle
1 2 (3.08%) ESRI
2 1 (1.54%) Xamarin
2 1 (1.54%) Business Objects
2 1 (1.54%) HP
2 1 (1.54%) Informatica