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 1 May 2016 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 64 68 81
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +13
Contract jobs citing Python 41 31 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.26% 1.84% 0.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.30% 5.82% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 15 8
Median daily rate £419 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £312 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £515 £379
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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
562 533 502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 30.95% 31.56% 36.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 326 293
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £494 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £332
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 9
Median hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £37.49
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% -49.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 - 1 £425 - 1
Python
North West

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 61 (57.01%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (44.86%) Linux
3 45 (42.06%) Ruby
4 43 (40.19%) JavaScript
5 36 (33.64%) Unix
6 34 (31.78%) Java
7 32 (29.91%) Bash Shell
8 30 (28.04%) Open Source
9 29 (27.10%) Web Services
10 28 (26.17%) DevOps
11 27 (25.23%) Puppet
12 25 (23.36%) TDD
13 24 (22.43%) HTML
14 23 (21.50%) Opscode Chef
15 22 (20.56%) CSS
15 22 (20.56%) Scrum
16 21 (19.63%) C++
16 21 (19.63%) HTTP
16 21 (19.63%) Git (software)
17 20 (18.69%) C
17 20 (18.69%) AngularJS
18 19 (17.76%) .NET
18 19 (17.76%) HTML5
18 19 (17.76%) Web Development
19 18 (16.82%) REST
19 18 (16.82%) Amazon AWS
20 17 (15.89%) NoSQL
20 17 (15.89%) Subversion
20 17 (15.89%) SQL Server
20 17 (15.89%) C#

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 15 (14.02%) GeoServer
2 13 (12.15%) OpenStack
3 7 (6.54%) Node.js
4 6 (5.61%) CloudStack
4 6 (5.61%) SAS
5 4 (3.74%) Apache
6 3 (2.80%) nginx
7 2 (1.87%) JBoss
7 2 (1.87%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.87%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.93%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.93%) CMS
8 1 (0.93%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (1.87%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 18 (16.82%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.80%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (2.80%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 2 (1.87%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (1.87%) IaaS
4 1 (0.93%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.93%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.93%) CloudFront
4 1 (0.93%) GitHub
4 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.93%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (19.63%) HTTP
2 12 (11.21%) Bluetooth
3 6 (5.61%) DNS
4 5 (4.67%) DHCP
4 5 (4.67%) SMTP
5 4 (3.74%) MRTG
6 3 (2.80%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (2.80%) IMAP
6 3 (2.80%) Internet
6 3 (2.80%) iSCSI
7 2 (1.87%) BGP
7 2 (1.87%) Firewall
7 2 (1.87%) FTP
7 2 (1.87%) OSPF
7 2 (1.87%) SNMP
7 2 (1.87%) SSH
7 2 (1.87%) TACACS
7 2 (1.87%) Telnet
7 2 (1.87%) VoIP
7 2 (1.87%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.89%) NoSQL
1 17 (15.89%) SQL Server
2 15 (14.02%) GIS
3 6 (5.61%) MySQL
4 3 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.80%) Redis
5 2 (1.87%) Big Data
5 2 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.87%) QGIS
5 2 (1.87%) Snowflake Schema
5 2 (1.87%) Star Schema
6 1 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.93%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.93%) OLAP
6 1 (0.93%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (19.63%) Git (software)
2 17 (15.89%) Subversion
3 16 (14.95%) Jenkins
3 16 (14.95%) Visual Studio
4 9 (8.41%) Cucumber
4 9 (8.41%) Selenium
5 8 (7.48%) JIRA
6 6 (5.61%) GitLab
6 6 (5.61%) Maven
7 5 (4.67%) Gradle
7 5 (4.67%) JBehave
8 2 (1.87%) GDB
8 2 (1.87%) MSI
8 2 (1.87%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (1.87%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.93%) Ant
9 1 (0.93%) NuGet
9 1 (0.93%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.93%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.93%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (7.48%) Finance
2 3 (2.80%) Legal
3 2 (1.87%) Advertising
3 2 (1.87%) Banking
3 2 (1.87%) Marketing
3 2 (1.87%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.93%) Retail
Job Titles
1 51 (47.66%) Developer
2 25 (23.36%) DevOps Engineer
3 14 (13.08%) .NET Developer
3 14 (13.08%) C# Developer
4 13 (12.15%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (11.21%) GIS Developer
5 12 (11.21%) Linux Engineer
6 8 (7.48%) Architect
6 8 (7.48%) Software Developer
7 7 (6.54%) Java Developer
7 7 (6.54%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 7 (6.54%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 6 (5.61%) Analyst
8 6 (5.61%) C Software Engineer
8 6 (5.61%) C/C++ Software Engineer
8 6 (5.61%) C++ Software Engineer
8 6 (5.61%) Platform Engineer
8 6 (5.61%) Python Software Engineer
8 6 (5.61%) Software Engineer
9 5 (4.67%) DevOps Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (27.10%) Web Services
2 24 (22.43%) HTML
3 22 (20.56%) CSS
4 20 (18.69%) AngularJS
5 19 (17.76%) .NET
5 19 (17.76%) HTML5
6 18 (16.82%) REST
7 15 (14.02%) PostGIS
7 15 (14.02%) Silverlight
8 13 (12.15%) OpenLayers
9 12 (11.21%) Leaflet
10 5 (4.67%) Backbone.js
10 5 (4.67%) XML
11 4 (3.74%) jQuery
11 4 (3.74%) JSON
11 4 (3.74%) RESTful
11 4 (3.74%) Spring
11 4 (3.74%) Spring Boot
12 3 (2.80%) CSS3
12 3 (2.80%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.95%) Visualisation
2 6 (5.61%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.74%) User Experience
4 3 (2.80%) Algorithms
4 3 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.87%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.87%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.87%) New Media
5 2 (1.87%) Statistics
5 2 (1.87%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 48 (44.86%) Linux
2 36 (33.64%) Unix
3 14 (13.08%) Mac OS X
4 8 (7.48%) CentOS
4 8 (7.48%) Windows
5 7 (6.54%) Debian
6 4 (3.74%) Ubuntu
7 3 (2.80%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (57.01%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (28.04%) Open Source
3 28 (26.17%) DevOps
4 25 (23.36%) TDD
5 22 (20.56%) Scrum
6 19 (17.76%) Web Development
7 16 (14.95%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (14.02%) Software Engineering
9 14 (13.08%) Configuration Management
9 14 (13.08%) Information Security
9 14 (13.08%) Responsive Web Design
9 14 (13.08%) Web Design
10 13 (12.15%) Computer Forensics
10 13 (12.15%) SDLC
11 12 (11.21%) System Testing
12 9 (8.41%) BDD
12 9 (8.41%) DSDM
12 9 (8.41%) RUP
13 6 (5.61%) Software Testing
14 5 (4.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 45 (42.06%) Ruby
2 43 (40.19%) JavaScript
3 34 (31.78%) Java
4 32 (29.91%) Bash Shell
5 21 (19.63%) C++
6 20 (18.69%) C
7 17 (15.89%) C#
7 17 (15.89%) PHP
7 17 (15.89%) Shell Script
7 17 (15.89%) SQL
8 16 (14.95%) Scala
9 15 (14.02%) XAML
10 13 (12.15%) Perl
11 9 (8.41%) PowerShell
12 4 (3.74%) Korn
12 4 (3.74%) R
13 3 (2.80%) Go
Qualifications
1 12 (11.21%) DV Cleared
1 12 (11.21%) Security Cleared
2 10 (9.35%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.67%) Degree
4 3 (2.80%) ISEB
5 2 (1.87%) CISM
5 2 (1.87%) CISMP
5 2 (1.87%) CISSP
5 2 (1.87%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.35%) QA
2 2 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.87%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.87%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (8.41%) Docker
2 8 (7.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.61%) vSphere
3 6 (5.61%) Xen
3 6 (5.61%) XenServer
4 4 (3.74%) KVM
5 3 (2.80%) Dovecot
5 3 (2.80%) iptables
5 3 (2.80%) Sendmail
5 3 (2.80%) Squid
6 2 (1.87%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 27 (25.23%) Puppet
2 23 (21.50%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (12.15%) Cobbler
4 9 (8.41%) Tivoli
5 7 (6.54%) Nagios
6 6 (5.61%) Ansible
7 4 (3.74%) Cacti
7 4 (3.74%) OpenNebula
8 3 (2.80%) HAProxy
8 3 (2.80%) HP SiteScope
8 3 (2.80%) SCCM
9 2 (1.87%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (1.87%) Kubernetes
9 2 (1.87%) yum
10 1 (0.93%) Packer
10 1 (0.93%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (14.02%) Telerik
2 13 (12.15%) ESRI
3 8 (7.48%) VMware
4 7 (6.54%) Oracle
5 6 (5.61%) EnterpriseDB
6 4 (3.74%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.80%) Splunk
8 2 (1.87%) Aruba
8 2 (1.87%) Cisco
8 2 (1.87%) Fortinet
8 2 (1.87%) Palo Alto
8 2 (1.87%) SaltStack
8 2 (1.87%) Tableau
8 2 (1.87%) Zend
9 1 (0.93%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.93%) New Relic
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