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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 69 74 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Python 20 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.32% 0.32% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.29% 0.91% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 0
Average daily rate
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£438 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £315
% change year-on-year
- +19.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
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
466 440 332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 30.74% 35.51% 35.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 258 165
Average daily rate £350 £338 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +16.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £241 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £400 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 19
Average hourly rate £19.00 £37.49 £27.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.31% +35.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £19.30 £13.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £50.50 £126.90
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 22 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 22 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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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 - 1 £400 -
Python
North West

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 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 34 (55.74%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (44.26%) JavaScript
3 26 (42.62%) Django
4 24 (39.34%) Linux
5 21 (34.43%) Ruby
5 21 (34.43%) Git (software)
6 19 (31.15%) HTML
7 17 (27.87%) C++
7 17 (27.87%) CSS
8 16 (26.23%) Java
9 15 (24.59%) TDD
10 13 (21.31%) SQL
10 13 (21.31%) OO
11 12 (19.67%) UNIX
11 12 (19.67%) HTTP
11 12 (19.67%) Qt
12 11 (18.03%) Celery
12 11 (18.03%) NoSQL
12 11 (18.03%) Web Services
13 10 (16.39%) .NET
13 10 (16.39%) MySQL
13 10 (16.39%) Scrum
13 10 (16.39%) MongoDB
14 9 (14.75%) Open Source
14 9 (14.75%) JSON
14 9 (14.75%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (14.75%) PHP
15 8 (13.11%) SQL Server
15 8 (13.11%) Configuration Management
15 8 (13.11%) Software Engineering

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (4.92%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (3.28%) Node.js
2 2 (3.28%) Apache
2 2 (3.28%) CMS
2 2 (3.28%) nginx
2 2 (3.28%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.48%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.56%) IaaS
2 4 (6.56%) SaaS
2 4 (6.56%) PaaS
3 2 (3.28%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.28%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 12 (19.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.03%) NoSQL
2 10 (16.39%) MySQL
2 10 (16.39%) MongoDB
3 8 (13.11%) SQL Server
3 8 (13.11%) Hadoop
4 5 (8.20%) Big Data
4 5 (8.20%) Relational Database
5 4 (6.56%) Redis
6 3 (4.92%) Couchbase
7 2 (3.28%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 21 (34.43%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (4.92%) Subversion
3 3 (4.92%) JIRA
3 3 (4.92%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.64%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.64%) Maven
4 1 (1.64%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.64%) Ant
4 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.64%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.64%) CasperJS
4 1 (1.64%) Grunt
4 1 (1.64%) Bower
4 1 (1.64%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (1.64%) PhantomJS
4 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
1 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 43 (70.49%) Developer
2 24 (39.34%) Python Developer
3 12 (19.67%) Django Developer
3 12 (19.67%) Python/Django Developer
4 7 (11.48%) Web Developer
5 6 (9.84%) Python Web Developer
6 5 (8.20%) .NET Developer
6 5 (8.20%) Architect
6 5 (8.20%) Senior Developer
6 5 (8.20%) DBA
7 4 (6.56%) Software Architect
7 4 (6.56%) MySQL DBA
8 3 (4.92%) Ruby Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Test Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Technical Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Administrator
8 3 (4.92%) Scala Developer
9 2 (3.28%) Big Data Architect
9 2 (3.28%) Data Architect
9 2 (3.28%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (42.62%) Django
2 19 (31.15%) HTML
3 17 (27.87%) CSS
4 12 (19.67%) Qt
5 11 (18.03%) Celery
5 11 (18.03%) Web Services
6 10 (16.39%) .NET
7 9 (14.75%) JSON
8 7 (11.48%) REST
9 5 (8.20%) AngularJS
10 3 (4.92%) WCF
10 3 (4.92%) RESTful
10 3 (4.92%) Ajax
10 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET
10 3 (4.92%) MSMQ
10 3 (4.92%) Memcached
10 3 (4.92%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (4.92%) Play Framework
10 3 (4.92%) Akka
10 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.75%) Open Source
2 7 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.56%) Visualisation
3 4 (6.56%) Replication
4 3 (4.92%) Blog
5 1 (1.64%) Animation
5 1 (1.64%) IPTV
5 1 (1.64%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.64%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.64%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.64%) New Media
5 1 (1.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (39.34%) Linux
2 12 (19.67%) UNIX
3 6 (9.84%) Mac OS X
4 4 (6.56%) Windows
5 2 (3.28%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (55.74%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (24.59%) TDD
3 13 (21.31%) OO
4 10 (16.39%) Scrum
5 9 (14.75%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (13.11%) Configuration Management
6 8 (13.11%) Software Engineering
6 8 (13.11%) Web Development
7 7 (11.48%) DevOps
8 6 (9.84%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (9.84%) BDD
8 6 (9.84%) Web Design
9 4 (6.56%) Analytics
9 4 (6.56%) Mentoring
9 4 (6.56%) OOP
10 3 (4.92%) Unit Testing
10 3 (4.92%) Time Management
10 3 (4.92%) Software Testing
10 3 (4.92%) Automated Testing
10 3 (4.92%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 27 (44.26%) JavaScript
2 21 (34.43%) Ruby
3 17 (27.87%) C++
4 16 (26.23%) Java
5 13 (21.31%) SQL
6 9 (14.75%) PHP
7 7 (11.48%) Scala
7 7 (11.48%) Shell Script
7 7 (11.48%) C#
8 5 (8.20%) Perl
8 5 (8.20%) Bourne shell
9 4 (6.56%) Bash Shell
10 3 (4.92%) PHP5
10 3 (4.92%) C
11 2 (3.28%) Embedded C
12 1 (1.64%) Lua
12 1 (1.64%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (6.56%) DV Cleared
1 4 (6.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.64%) OCPJP
2 1 (1.64%) Sun Certification
Systems Management
1 6 (9.84%) Puppet
2 3 (4.92%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.28%) Nagios
3 2 (3.28%) Cacti
4 1 (1.64%) Salt
4 1 (1.64%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (4.92%) HP
1 3 (4.92%) Oracle
2 2 (3.28%) Percona
2 2 (3.28%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.64%) Sun
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