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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 60 70 70
Rank change year-on-year
+10 0
Contract jobs citing Python 45 25 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.52% 1.65% 1.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.06% 5.14% 3.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 12 11
Median daily rate £420 £369 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.89% -13.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £328 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £448 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
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
558 486 434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 31.24% 32.04% 34.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 312 257
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 £288 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £474 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 16
Median hourly rate £32.25 £20.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.25% -30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £15.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £38.80 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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
Stockport - 3 £475 - 3
Wigan - 1 £450 - 1
Python
North West

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 50 (64.10%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (47.44%) Java
3 33 (42.31%) Linux
4 32 (41.03%) Ruby
5 27 (34.62%) JavaScript
6 24 (30.77%) Open Source
6 24 (30.77%) Bash Shell
7 23 (29.49%) DevOps
8 21 (26.92%) Puppet
9 20 (25.64%) Web Services
10 19 (24.36%) Opscode Chef
11 17 (21.79%) TDD
12 16 (20.51%) PHP
12 16 (20.51%) Scrum
12 16 (20.51%) Jenkins
13 15 (19.23%) AngularJS
13 15 (19.23%) Unix
13 15 (19.23%) NoSQL
13 15 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
14 14 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (17.95%) REST
14 14 (17.95%) Perl
15 13 (16.67%) Shell Script
16 12 (15.38%) SQL
17 11 (14.10%) C++
17 11 (14.10%) GIS
17 11 (14.10%) ESRI
17 11 (14.10%) Software Engineering
17 11 (14.10%) PostGIS
17 11 (14.10%) Leaflet

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 11 (14.10%) GeoServer
1 11 (14.10%) OpenStack
2 5 (6.41%) nginx
2 5 (6.41%) WebSphere
3 4 (5.13%) Apache
3 4 (5.13%) SAS
3 4 (5.13%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.85%) CloudStack
5 2 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.56%) JBoss
6 1 (1.28%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.28%) CMS
6 1 (1.28%) Commerce Server
6 1 (1.28%) Confluence
6 1 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.28%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 15 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (3.85%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 3 (3.85%) IaaS
2 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.56%) Google App Engine
3 2 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (2.56%) PaaS
4 1 (1.28%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.28%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.28%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.28%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.97%) DNS
2 6 (7.69%) HTTP
3 4 (5.13%) DHCP
3 4 (5.13%) MRTG
3 4 (5.13%) SMTP
4 3 (3.85%) Bluetooth
4 3 (3.85%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (3.85%) IMAP
4 3 (3.85%) iSCSI
5 2 (2.56%) HTTPS
5 2 (2.56%) Internet
5 2 (2.56%) SSL
5 2 (2.56%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.56%) VPN
6 1 (1.28%) BGP
6 1 (1.28%) Firewall
6 1 (1.28%) ICMP
6 1 (1.28%) OSPF
6 1 (1.28%) TACACS
6 1 (1.28%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (19.23%) NoSQL
2 11 (14.10%) GIS
3 8 (10.26%) MySQL
4 4 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.85%) Redis
6 2 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.28%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.28%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.28%) DB2
7 1 (1.28%) OLAP
7 1 (1.28%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (1.28%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.28%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (20.51%) Jenkins
2 9 (11.54%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.13%) Vagrant
4 3 (3.85%) Ant
4 3 (3.85%) Cucumber
4 3 (3.85%) GoCD
4 3 (3.85%) JIRA
4 3 (3.85%) Selenium
4 3 (3.85%) Subversion
5 2 (2.56%) GitLab
5 2 (2.56%) Maven
5 2 (2.56%) MSI
5 2 (2.56%) SonarQube
5 2 (2.56%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.56%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.56%) Travis CI
6 1 (1.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.28%) Hudson
6 1 (1.28%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (8.97%) Finance
2 2 (2.56%) Advertising
2 2 (2.56%) Banking
2 2 (2.56%) Marketing
2 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.28%) Legal
3 1 (1.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (44.87%) Developer
2 17 (21.79%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (11.54%) GIS Developer
4 8 (10.26%) Architect
4 8 (10.26%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (7.69%) Analyst
5 6 (7.69%) Python Developer
6 5 (6.41%) DevOps Architect
6 5 (6.41%) Java Developer
6 5 (6.41%) Software Developer
6 5 (6.41%) Software Engineer
7 4 (5.13%) Java Architect
7 4 (5.13%) Platform Engineer
7 4 (5.13%) Security Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) C Software Engineer
8 3 (3.85%) C++ Software Engineer
8 3 (3.85%) Digital Architect
8 3 (3.85%) Django Developer
8 3 (3.85%) Python Software Engineer
8 3 (3.85%) Python/Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (25.64%) Web Services
2 15 (19.23%) AngularJS
3 14 (17.95%) REST
4 11 (14.10%) Leaflet
4 11 (14.10%) OpenLayers
4 11 (14.10%) PostGIS
5 10 (12.82%) HTML
6 8 (10.26%) CSS
7 7 (8.97%) HTML5
7 7 (8.97%) Node.js
8 6 (7.69%) Django
9 5 (6.41%) .NET
9 5 (6.41%) CSS3
9 5 (6.41%) XML
10 4 (5.13%) J2EE
10 4 (5.13%) JSON
10 4 (5.13%) LEMP Stack
11 3 (3.85%) jQuery
11 3 (3.85%) Ruby on Rails
11 3 (3.85%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.41%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.13%) User Experience
3 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.56%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.56%) Wiki
4 1 (1.28%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 33 (42.31%) Linux
2 15 (19.23%) Unix
3 10 (12.82%) Windows
4 6 (7.69%) CentOS
5 4 (5.13%) Debian
5 4 (5.13%) Ubuntu
6 3 (3.85%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (64.10%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (30.77%) Open Source
3 23 (29.49%) DevOps
4 17 (21.79%) TDD
5 16 (20.51%) Scrum
6 14 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (14.10%) Software Engineering
8 10 (12.82%) SDLC
9 9 (11.54%) Configuration Management
10 8 (10.26%) BDD
11 5 (6.41%) DSDM
11 5 (6.41%) E-Commerce
11 5 (6.41%) Information Security
11 5 (6.41%) RUP
11 5 (6.41%) Web Development
12 4 (5.13%) MVC
12 4 (5.13%) Risk Assessment
12 4 (5.13%) SOA
12 4 (5.13%) Unit Testing
13 3 (3.85%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 37 (47.44%) Java
2 32 (41.03%) Ruby
3 27 (34.62%) JavaScript
4 24 (30.77%) Bash Shell
5 16 (20.51%) PHP
6 14 (17.95%) Perl
7 13 (16.67%) Shell Script
8 12 (15.38%) SQL
9 11 (14.10%) C++
10 9 (11.54%) C
11 8 (10.26%) PowerShell
12 6 (7.69%) Go
13 4 (5.13%) Korn
13 4 (5.13%) Scala
14 1 (1.28%) C#
14 1 (1.28%) Jython
14 1 (1.28%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (8.97%) Degree
2 6 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.41%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.85%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.85%) ISEB
5 2 (2.56%) CISM
5 2 (2.56%) CISMP
5 2 (2.56%) CISSP
5 2 (2.56%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) QA
2 2 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.56%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.28%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.28%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (7.69%) Docker
3 5 (6.41%) vSphere
4 4 (5.13%) KVM
5 3 (3.85%) Dovecot
5 3 (3.85%) iptables
5 3 (3.85%) Sendmail
5 3 (3.85%) Squid
5 3 (3.85%) Xen
5 3 (3.85%) XenServer
6 2 (2.56%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.56%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 21 (26.92%) Puppet
2 19 (24.36%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (8.97%) Cobbler
3 7 (8.97%) Nagios
4 6 (7.69%) Ansible
5 5 (6.41%) Tivoli
6 4 (5.13%) Cacti
6 4 (5.13%) OpenNebula
7 3 (3.85%) HAProxy
7 3 (3.85%) HP SiteScope
7 3 (3.85%) SCCM
8 2 (2.56%) Kubernetes
8 2 (2.56%) Packer
8 2 (2.56%) yum
9 1 (1.28%) CFEngine
9 1 (1.28%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (1.28%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (14.10%) ESRI
2 10 (12.82%) VMware
3 5 (6.41%) Oracle
4 4 (5.13%) Red Hat
4 4 (5.13%) SaltStack
4 4 (5.13%) Splunk
5 3 (3.85%) EnterpriseDB
5 3 (3.85%) IBM
6 2 (2.56%) Google
6 2 (2.56%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.56%) Rackspace
6 2 (2.56%) Zend
7 1 (1.28%) Aruba
7 1 (1.28%) Cisco
7 1 (1.28%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.28%) New Relic
7 1 (1.28%) Palo Alto
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