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 1 May 2015 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 69 77 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing Python 30 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.81% 0.58% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.76% 1.58% -
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £320
% change year-on-year
- +17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
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
521 506 353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 31.37% 36.67% 35.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 295 172
Average daily rate £350 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £390 £354
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 19
Average hourly rate £19.00 £37.49 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.31% +15.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £16.23 £15.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £40.00 £136.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 2015. 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
Salford - 1 £400 - 2
Python
North West

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 41 (60.29%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (50.00%) Django
3 27 (39.71%) Git (software)
3 27 (39.71%) JavaScript
4 23 (33.82%) Linux
5 21 (30.88%) Ruby
5 21 (30.88%) TDD
6 20 (29.41%) HTML
7 18 (26.47%) C++
7 18 (26.47%) CSS
8 16 (23.53%) Scrum
8 16 (23.53%) Qt
8 16 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (22.06%) Java
10 13 (19.12%) SQL
10 13 (19.12%) OO
11 12 (17.65%) HTTP
12 11 (16.18%) UNIX
12 11 (16.18%) MySQL
12 11 (16.18%) Celery
12 11 (16.18%) NoSQL
13 10 (14.71%) MongoDB
13 10 (14.71%) Web Services
13 10 (14.71%) JSON
14 9 (13.24%) Software Engineering
14 9 (13.24%) .NET
14 9 (13.24%) PHP
14 9 (13.24%) Open Source
15 8 (11.76%) SQL Server
15 8 (11.76%) Kanban

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 3 (4.41%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (2.94%) Node.js
2 2 (2.94%) CMS
2 2 (2.94%) Apache
2 2 (2.94%) Umbraco
2 2 (2.94%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.29%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.88%) IaaS
2 4 (5.88%) SaaS
2 4 (5.88%) PaaS
3 2 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.94%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.65%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.18%) MySQL
1 11 (16.18%) NoSQL
2 10 (14.71%) MongoDB
3 8 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 8 (11.76%) Hadoop
4 5 (7.35%) Big Data
4 5 (7.35%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.88%) Redis
6 3 (4.41%) Couchbase
7 2 (2.94%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 27 (39.71%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (4.41%) Subversion
3 3 (4.41%) JIRA
3 3 (4.41%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.47%) Maven
4 1 (1.47%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.47%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.47%) Ant
4 1 (1.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.47%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.47%) CasperJS
4 1 (1.47%) Bower
4 1 (1.47%) Grunt
4 1 (1.47%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.47%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (1.47%) PhantomJS
General
1 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
1 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (70.59%) Developer
2 30 (44.12%) Python Developer
3 18 (26.47%) Django Developer
3 18 (26.47%) Python/Django Developer
4 6 (8.82%) Web Developer
4 6 (8.82%) Python Web Developer
5 5 (7.35%) Architect
5 5 (7.35%) DBA
5 5 (7.35%) Senior Developer
6 4 (5.88%) Software Architect
6 4 (5.88%) MySQL DBA
6 4 (5.88%) .NET Developer
7 3 (4.41%) Test Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Technical Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Ruby Developer
7 3 (4.41%) Administrator
7 3 (4.41%) Scala Developer
8 2 (2.94%) Big Data Architect
8 2 (2.94%) Project Manager
8 2 (2.94%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (50.00%) Django
2 20 (29.41%) HTML
3 18 (26.47%) CSS
4 16 (23.53%) Qt
5 11 (16.18%) Celery
6 10 (14.71%) Web Services
6 10 (14.71%) JSON
7 9 (13.24%) .NET
8 7 (10.29%) REST
9 5 (7.35%) PyQt
9 5 (7.35%) AngularJS
10 3 (4.41%) RESTful
10 3 (4.41%) WCF
10 3 (4.41%) MSMQ
10 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET
10 3 (4.41%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (4.41%) Memcached
10 3 (4.41%) Play Framework
10 3 (4.41%) Akka
10 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.24%) Open Source
2 7 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.88%) Replication
3 4 (5.88%) Visualisation
4 3 (4.41%) Blog
5 1 (1.47%) IPTV
5 1 (1.47%) Animation
5 1 (1.47%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.47%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.47%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.47%) New Media
5 1 (1.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (33.82%) Linux
2 11 (16.18%) UNIX
3 6 (8.82%) Mac OS X
4 4 (5.88%) Windows
5 2 (2.94%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (60.29%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (30.88%) TDD
3 16 (23.53%) Scrum
3 16 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (19.12%) OO
5 9 (13.24%) Software Engineering
6 8 (11.76%) Kanban
7 7 (10.29%) Web Development
7 7 (10.29%) Configuration Management
7 7 (10.29%) DevOps
7 7 (10.29%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (8.82%) BDD
8 6 (8.82%) Web Design
9 5 (7.35%) Unit Testing
10 4 (5.88%) Mentoring
10 4 (5.88%) OOP
11 3 (4.41%) Automated Testing
11 3 (4.41%) Software Testing
11 3 (4.41%) Time Management
11 3 (4.41%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 27 (39.71%) JavaScript
2 21 (30.88%) Ruby
3 18 (26.47%) C++
4 15 (22.06%) Java
5 13 (19.12%) SQL
6 9 (13.24%) PHP
7 7 (10.29%) Shell Script
8 6 (8.82%) C#
8 6 (8.82%) Scala
9 5 (7.35%) Perl
9 5 (7.35%) Bourne shell
10 3 (4.41%) PHP5
10 3 (4.41%) C
10 3 (4.41%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.47%) Lua
11 1 (1.47%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.47%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (5.88%) DV Cleared
1 4 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.47%) OCPJP
2 1 (1.47%) Sun Certification
Systems Management
1 6 (8.82%) Puppet
2 3 (4.41%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.94%) Nagios
3 2 (2.94%) Cacti
4 1 (1.47%) Salt
4 1 (1.47%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (4.41%) Oracle
1 3 (4.41%) HP
2 2 (2.94%) Percona
2 2 (2.94%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.47%) Sun
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Rate: £200 - £300 per day + competitive
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