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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 41 45 81
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +36
Contract jobs citing Python 68 44 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.73% 3.10% 0.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.26% 8.18% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 29 5
Average daily rate £380 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.16% +5.71%
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
734 538 446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 40.31% 37.94% 38.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 448 370 288
Average daily rate £363 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £268 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 9 6
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £19.00 £14.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Salford -2 2 £425 -5.55%
Python
North West

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 58 (53.70%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (47.22%) Linux
3 43 (39.81%) Unix
3 43 (39.81%) JavaScript
4 40 (37.04%) Ruby
5 31 (28.70%) TDD
6 30 (27.78%) C++
6 30 (27.78%) CSS
6 30 (27.78%) Git (software)
6 30 (27.78%) Bash Shell
7 29 (26.85%) DevOps
8 27 (25.00%) Puppet
9 26 (24.07%) Scrum
10 25 (23.15%) HTTP
10 25 (23.15%) Opscode Chef
11 24 (22.22%) Java
12 23 (21.30%) SQL
13 22 (20.37%) HTML
14 21 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
15 20 (18.52%) C
16 19 (17.59%) Django
17 18 (16.67%) Open Source
17 18 (16.67%) Jenkins
17 18 (16.67%) Web Services
18 17 (15.74%) C#
18 17 (15.74%) .NET
18 17 (15.74%) Perl
18 17 (15.74%) SQL Server
18 17 (15.74%) Web Development
19 16 (14.81%) HTML5

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 12 (11.11%) OpenStack
2 6 (5.56%) CloudStack
3 5 (4.63%) SAS
4 4 (3.70%) Apache
5 2 (1.85%) JBoss
5 2 (1.85%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.93%) CMS
6 1 (0.93%) Confluence
6 1 (0.93%) nginx
6 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Photoshop
1 2 (1.85%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (7.41%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.85%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (1.85%) GitHub
3 2 (1.85%) Google App Engine
3 2 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.93%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (0.93%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.93%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.93%) CloudFront
4 1 (0.93%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (23.15%) HTTP
2 13 (12.04%) Bluetooth
3 7 (6.48%) DHCP
3 7 (6.48%) DNS
3 7 (6.48%) SMTP
4 4 (3.70%) BGP
4 4 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (3.70%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (3.70%) Firewall
4 4 (3.70%) MRTG
4 4 (3.70%) Network Security
4 4 (3.70%) OSPF
4 4 (3.70%) SNMP
4 4 (3.70%) Spanning Tree
4 4 (3.70%) SSH
4 4 (3.70%) TACACS
4 4 (3.70%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.70%) Telnet
4 4 (3.70%) VPN
4 4 (3.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.74%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.33%) GIS
3 8 (7.41%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.70%) MySQL
5 2 (1.85%) Big Data
5 2 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.85%) QGIS
5 2 (1.85%) Snowflake Schema
5 2 (1.85%) Star Schema
6 1 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.93%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.93%) Redis
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 30 (27.78%) Git (software)
2 18 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 16 (14.81%) Visual Studio
4 14 (12.96%) Subversion
5 10 (9.26%) JIRA
5 10 (9.26%) Selenium
6 9 (8.33%) Cucumber
7 8 (7.41%) Gradle
7 8 (7.41%) JBehave
7 8 (7.41%) Maven
8 4 (3.70%) GitLab
9 3 (2.78%) GDB
10 2 (1.85%) Firebug
10 2 (1.85%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (1.85%) Vagrant
11 1 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.93%) Mocha
11 1 (0.93%) NuGet
11 1 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (2.78%) Finance
1 3 (2.78%) Legal
2 1 (0.93%) Advertising
2 1 (0.93%) Marketing
2 1 (0.93%) Retail
2 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 57 (52.78%) Developer
2 26 (24.07%) DevOps Engineer
3 21 (19.44%) Python Developer
4 14 (12.96%) .NET Developer
4 14 (12.96%) C# Developer
5 13 (12.04%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (12.04%) Django Developer
5 13 (12.04%) Python/Django Developer
6 10 (9.26%) Linux Engineer
7 8 (7.41%) GIS Developer
7 8 (7.41%) Software Developer
8 7 (6.48%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 7 (6.48%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 6 (5.56%) C Software Engineer
9 6 (5.56%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 6 (5.56%) C++ Software Engineer
9 6 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
9 6 (5.56%) Python Software Engineer
9 6 (5.56%) Software Engineer
9 6 (5.56%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (27.78%) CSS
2 22 (20.37%) HTML
3 19 (17.59%) Django
4 18 (16.67%) Web Services
5 17 (15.74%) .NET
6 16 (14.81%) HTML5
7 15 (13.89%) Silverlight
8 12 (11.11%) AngularJS
9 10 (9.26%) REST
10 9 (8.33%) PostGIS
11 8 (7.41%) Qt
12 6 (5.56%) Leaflet
13 5 (4.63%) Backbone.js
13 5 (4.63%) jQuery
14 3 (2.78%) Ajax
14 3 (2.78%) XML
15 2 (1.85%) CSS3
15 2 (1.85%) RESTful
15 2 (1.85%) SOAP
15 2 (1.85%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.81%) Visualisation
2 4 (3.70%) Algorithms
2 4 (3.70%) Statistics
3 2 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.85%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.85%) Digital Media
3 2 (1.85%) New Media
3 2 (1.85%) User Experience
4 1 (0.93%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 51 (47.22%) Linux
2 43 (39.81%) Unix
3 14 (12.96%) Mac OS X
4 11 (10.19%) Windows
5 8 (7.41%) CentOS
6 7 (6.48%) Debian
7 4 (3.70%) Ubuntu
8 3 (2.78%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (53.70%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (28.70%) TDD
3 29 (26.85%) DevOps
4 26 (24.07%) Scrum
5 21 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (16.67%) Open Source
7 17 (15.74%) Web Development
8 15 (13.89%) Computer Forensics
9 14 (12.96%) Configuration Management
9 14 (12.96%) Responsive Web Design
9 14 (12.96%) Web Design
10 13 (12.04%) Information Security
10 13 (12.04%) System Testing
11 11 (10.19%) Software Engineering
12 10 (9.26%) BDD
13 9 (8.33%) DSDM
13 9 (8.33%) RUP
14 8 (7.41%) SDLC
14 8 (7.41%) Software Testing
15 7 (6.48%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 43 (39.81%) JavaScript
2 40 (37.04%) Ruby
3 30 (27.78%) Bash Shell
3 30 (27.78%) C++
4 24 (22.22%) Java
5 23 (21.30%) SQL
6 20 (18.52%) C
7 17 (15.74%) C#
7 17 (15.74%) Perl
8 16 (14.81%) Scala
9 15 (13.89%) XAML
10 14 (12.96%) Shell Script
11 11 (10.19%) PHP
12 8 (7.41%) PowerShell
13 4 (3.70%) Korn
14 3 (2.78%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (12.96%) DV Cleared
1 14 (12.96%) Security Cleared
2 10 (9.26%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.93%) Degree
3 1 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.89%) QA
2 4 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (10.19%) Docker
2 6 (5.56%) vSphere
2 6 (5.56%) Xen
2 6 (5.56%) XenServer
3 4 (3.70%) KVM
3 4 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.78%) Dovecot
4 3 (2.78%) iptables
4 3 (2.78%) Sendmail
4 3 (2.78%) Squid
5 2 (1.85%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 27 (25.00%) Puppet
2 25 (23.15%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (12.04%) Cobbler
4 11 (10.19%) Ansible
5 9 (8.33%) Tivoli
6 4 (3.70%) Cacti
6 4 (3.70%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (3.70%) Nagios
6 4 (3.70%) OpenNebula
7 3 (2.78%) HAProxy
8 2 (1.85%) Kubernetes
8 2 (1.85%) Packer
9 1 (0.93%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (13.89%) Telerik
2 7 (6.48%) ESRI
3 6 (5.56%) EnterpriseDB
3 6 (5.56%) Oracle
4 4 (3.70%) Aruba
4 4 (3.70%) Cisco
4 4 (3.70%) Fortinet
4 4 (3.70%) Palo Alto
4 4 (3.70%) Red Hat
4 4 (3.70%) VMware
5 3 (2.78%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.85%) Google
6 2 (1.85%) Tableau
7 1 (0.93%) New Relic
7 1 (0.93%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.93%) Zend
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