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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 32 80 62
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -18
Contract jobs citing Python 94 29 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 5.57% 1.51% 2.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.26% 4.26% 5.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 10 22
Median daily rate £406 £413 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% -10.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £394 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £455 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £28.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +41.73%
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
659 680 565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 39.06% 35.34% 38.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 493 410 403
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 28 7
Median hourly rate £24.43 £29.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.75% +38.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £13.60 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £28.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 - 4 £400 - 1
Stockport - 2 £278 - 3
Python
North West

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 60 (45.11%) Linux
2 56 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (41.35%) DevOps
4 53 (39.85%) Java
5 46 (34.59%) Puppet
6 42 (31.58%) Ruby
7 36 (27.07%) Open Source
7 36 (27.07%) Bash Shell
8 35 (26.32%) Unix
9 32 (24.06%) TDD
9 32 (24.06%) Jenkins
10 31 (23.31%) Opscode Chef
11 29 (21.80%) Continuous Integration
12 28 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
12 28 (21.05%) JavaScript
13 26 (19.55%) BDD
14 25 (18.80%) Ansible
14 25 (18.80%) Scrum
15 24 (18.05%) Perl
16 21 (15.79%) Configuration Management
16 21 (15.79%) Git (software)
17 17 (12.78%) Degree
18 16 (12.03%) CentOS
18 16 (12.03%) OpenStack
19 15 (11.28%) Leaflet
19 15 (11.28%) PostGIS
19 15 (11.28%) AngularJS
19 15 (11.28%) Docker
19 15 (11.28%) GeoServer
19 15 (11.28%) OpenLayers

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 16 (12.03%) OpenStack
2 15 (11.28%) GeoServer
3 9 (6.77%) SAS
4 7 (5.26%) CloudStack
5 6 (4.51%) Apache
5 6 (4.51%) Apache Spark
6 4 (3.01%) nginx
7 3 (2.26%) Confluence
7 3 (2.26%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.50%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.50%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.75%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.75%) Jetty
9 1 (0.75%) Liferay
9 1 (0.75%) Mule
9 1 (0.75%) Mule ESB
9 1 (0.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.75%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 28 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (9.02%) GitHub
4 5 (3.76%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (3.01%) Amazon ELB
5 4 (3.01%) Amazon S3
5 4 (3.01%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (3.01%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (3.01%) Heroku
6 3 (2.26%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 3 (2.26%) CloudFront
7 2 (1.50%) Amazon EMR
7 2 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.50%) PaaS
7 2 (1.50%) SaaS
8 1 (0.75%) Route 53
8 1 (0.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.52%) TCP/IP
2 8 (6.02%) DNS
3 7 (5.26%) Firewall
3 7 (5.26%) HTTP
3 7 (5.26%) iSCSI
4 6 (4.51%) DHCP
4 6 (4.51%) LAN
4 6 (4.51%) VoIP
4 6 (4.51%) VPN
4 6 (4.51%) WAN
5 5 (3.76%) Fibre Channel
5 5 (3.76%) IMAP
5 5 (3.76%) MRTG
5 5 (3.76%) SMTP
6 4 (3.01%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (3.01%) Wireless
7 3 (2.26%) LDAP
8 2 (1.50%) Internet
9 1 (0.75%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.75%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.27%) MySQL
1 11 (8.27%) NoSQL
2 10 (7.52%) Hadoop
2 10 (7.52%) Redis
3 9 (6.77%) Big Data
4 8 (6.02%) SQL Server
5 4 (3.01%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (3.01%) GIS
5 4 (3.01%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.26%) HDInsight
6 3 (2.26%) Spark SQL
7 2 (1.50%) Couchbase
7 2 (1.50%) Electronic Patient Records
7 2 (1.50%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.50%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.75%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.75%) Impala
8 1 (0.75%) MS Access
8 1 (0.75%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 32 (24.06%) Jenkins
2 21 (15.79%) Git (software)
3 14 (10.53%) Cucumber
3 14 (10.53%) JIRA
4 12 (9.02%) Maven
5 11 (8.27%) Gradle
5 11 (8.27%) JBehave
5 11 (8.27%) Selenium
6 10 (7.52%) WebDriver
7 5 (3.76%) Subversion
8 4 (3.01%) Artifactory
9 3 (2.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (2.26%) SoapUI
9 3 (2.26%) Vagrant
10 2 (1.50%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.75%) Bugzilla
11 1 (0.75%) JMeter
11 1 (0.75%) MSI
11 1 (0.75%) Rational Functional Tester
11 1 (0.75%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (8.27%) Finance
2 7 (5.26%) Marketing
3 5 (3.76%) Electronics
3 5 (3.76%) Manufacturing
3 5 (3.76%) Retail
3 5 (3.76%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.26%) Games
5 2 (1.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 45 (33.83%) Developer
2 31 (23.31%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (9.02%) Architect
3 12 (9.02%) Automation Tester
3 12 (9.02%) Linux Engineer
3 12 (9.02%) Tester
4 7 (5.26%) Analyst
4 7 (5.26%) Lead DevOps
4 7 (5.26%) Senior Developer
5 6 (4.51%) Administrator
5 6 (4.51%) DevOps Architect
5 6 (4.51%) Java Developer
5 6 (4.51%) Lead Architect
5 6 (4.51%) Security Analyst
5 6 (4.51%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 6 (4.51%) Selenium Tester
5 6 (4.51%) Web Developer
6 5 (3.76%) Python Developer
6 5 (3.76%) Support Engineer
6 5 (3.76%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.28%) AngularJS
1 15 (11.28%) Leaflet
1 15 (11.28%) OpenLayers
1 15 (11.28%) PostGIS
2 13 (9.77%) RESTful
2 13 (9.77%) Web Services
3 10 (7.52%) Node.js
4 9 (6.77%) ELK Stack
5 8 (6.02%) REST
6 7 (5.26%) .NET
6 7 (5.26%) CSS
6 7 (5.26%) Django
6 7 (5.26%) HTML
7 5 (3.76%) Gherkin
8 4 (3.01%) Ajax
8 4 (3.01%) ASP.NET
8 4 (3.01%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (2.26%) J2EE
9 3 (2.26%) jQuery
9 3 (2.26%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.77%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.51%) User Experience
3 5 (3.76%) Cyber Attack
4 4 (3.01%) Private Cloud
5 3 (2.26%) Algorithms
5 3 (2.26%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.26%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.50%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (0.75%) BBC
7 1 (0.75%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.75%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.75%) Robotics
7 1 (0.75%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 60 (45.11%) Linux
2 35 (26.32%) Unix
3 16 (12.03%) CentOS
4 10 (7.52%) Debian
4 10 (7.52%) Ubuntu
4 10 (7.52%) Windows
5 3 (2.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.26%) Solaris
6 2 (1.50%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.75%) Android
7 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.75%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (41.35%) DevOps
3 36 (27.07%) Open Source
4 32 (24.06%) TDD
5 29 (21.80%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (19.55%) BDD
7 25 (18.80%) Scrum
8 21 (15.79%) Configuration Management
9 12 (9.02%) Data Migration
9 12 (9.02%) Migration
10 11 (8.27%) Pair Programming
11 10 (7.52%) Web Development
12 9 (6.77%) Test Automation
13 8 (6.02%) Continuous Delivery
13 8 (6.02%) Cybersecurity
13 8 (6.02%) OO
14 7 (5.26%) SIEM
14 7 (5.26%) SOA
14 7 (5.26%) Software Delivery
15 6 (4.51%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 53 (39.85%) Java
2 42 (31.58%) Ruby
3 36 (27.07%) Bash Shell
4 28 (21.05%) JavaScript
5 24 (18.05%) Perl
6 12 (9.02%) C++
6 12 (9.02%) Scala
6 12 (9.02%) Shell Script
7 11 (8.27%) PHP
7 11 (8.27%) SQL
8 10 (7.52%) C#
9 9 (6.77%) C
10 8 (6.02%) Groovy
11 6 (4.51%) Clojure
12 5 (3.76%) F#
12 5 (3.76%) Korn
13 3 (2.26%) Lua
13 3 (2.26%) PowerShell
14 2 (1.50%) Cython
14 2 (1.50%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 17 (12.78%) Degree
2 7 (5.26%) SANS
2 7 (5.26%) SSCP
3 6 (4.51%) CISSP
4 4 (3.01%) ISEB
5 3 (2.26%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.26%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.01%) QA
2 1 (0.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (11.28%) Docker
2 8 (6.02%) vSphere
3 7 (5.26%) KVM
3 7 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.76%) Dovecot
4 5 (3.76%) iptables
4 5 (3.76%) Sendmail
4 5 (3.76%) Squid
4 5 (3.76%) Xen
4 5 (3.76%) XenServer
5 2 (1.50%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.75%) Ceph
6 1 (0.75%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 46 (34.59%) Puppet
2 31 (23.31%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (18.80%) Ansible
4 7 (5.26%) logstash
4 7 (5.26%) Nagios
4 7 (5.26%) QRadar
5 6 (4.51%) Kibana
6 5 (3.76%) Cacti
6 5 (3.76%) Cobbler
6 5 (3.76%) HAProxy
6 5 (3.76%) OpenNebula
7 4 (3.01%) RSA enVision
8 3 (2.26%) Packer
9 2 (1.50%) Ganglia
9 2 (1.50%) Salt
10 1 (0.75%) Chronos
10 1 (0.75%) FreeIPA
10 1 (0.75%) Mesos
10 1 (0.75%) Oracle ZFS
10 1 (0.75%) yum
Vendors
1 15 (11.28%) ESRI
2 11 (8.27%) VMware
3 10 (7.52%) SaltStack
3 10 (7.52%) Splunk
4 9 (6.77%) Red Hat
5 8 (6.02%) IBM
6 7 (5.26%) LogRhythm
6 7 (5.26%) Microsoft
7 6 (4.51%) Apple
8 5 (3.76%) SAP
9 4 (3.01%) Google
10 3 (2.26%) New Relic
10 3 (2.26%) Oracle
11 2 (1.50%) Hortonworks
11 2 (1.50%) HP
12 1 (0.75%) Blue Prism
12 1 (0.75%) Cisco
12 1 (0.75%) Cloudera
12 1 (0.75%) MuleSoft
12 1 (0.75%) Rackspace
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