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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 66 66 55
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Contract jobs citing Python 39 40 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.10% 2.16% 2.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.47% 6.56% 7.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 13 19
Median daily rate £463 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.58% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £484 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
713 610 469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 38.46% 32.96% 35.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 379 303
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 £255 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £427
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 20 12
Median hourly rate £28.50 £37.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +108.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £39.50
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 31 August 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 31 August 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 - 2
Bolton - 1 £225 - 1
Salford - 1 £425 - 1
Python
North West

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 39 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (42.53%) Linux
3 36 (41.38%) Java
4 32 (36.78%) Ruby
5 30 (34.48%) DevOps
6 28 (32.18%) Open Source
7 27 (31.03%) Puppet
7 27 (31.03%) JavaScript
7 27 (31.03%) Jenkins
8 25 (28.74%) Perl
9 23 (26.44%) Bash Shell
10 20 (22.99%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (21.84%) Web Services
12 18 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
13 16 (18.39%) NoSQL
13 16 (18.39%) TDD
14 15 (17.24%) PHP
14 15 (17.24%) Git (software)
14 15 (17.24%) AngularJS
15 14 (16.09%) Opscode Chef
16 13 (14.94%) REST
17 11 (12.64%) ESRI
17 11 (12.64%) Scrum
17 11 (12.64%) VMware
17 11 (12.64%) MySQL
17 11 (12.64%) Unix
17 11 (12.64%) OpenStack
17 11 (12.64%) VMware Infrastructure
17 11 (12.64%) PostGIS
17 11 (12.64%) 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 (12.64%) GeoServer
1 11 (12.64%) OpenStack
2 8 (9.20%) SAS
3 6 (6.90%) Apache
4 4 (4.60%) nginx
5 3 (3.45%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.45%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.30%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.30%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.15%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.15%) Commerce Server
7 1 (1.15%) Liferay
7 1 (1.15%) Mule
7 1 (1.15%) Mule ESB
7 1 (1.15%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.15%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 18 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (8.05%) GitHub
3 3 (3.45%) IaaS
3 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.30%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.30%) Google App Engine
4 2 (2.30%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.30%) PaaS
5 1 (1.15%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.20%) DNS
2 7 (8.05%) iSCSI
3 6 (6.90%) HTTP
4 5 (5.75%) DHCP
4 5 (5.75%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (5.75%) IMAP
4 5 (5.75%) MRTG
4 5 (5.75%) SMTP
5 4 (4.60%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.45%) HTTPS
6 3 (3.45%) LDAP
6 3 (3.45%) SSL
7 1 (1.15%) ICMP
7 1 (1.15%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (18.39%) NoSQL
2 11 (12.64%) MySQL
3 10 (11.49%) GIS
4 5 (5.75%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.30%) Big Data
5 2 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.30%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.15%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.15%) DB2
6 1 (1.15%) OLAP
6 1 (1.15%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (1.15%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.15%) Redis
6 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.15%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 27 (31.03%) Jenkins
2 15 (17.24%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.75%) Subversion
4 4 (4.60%) Ant
4 4 (4.60%) Cucumber
4 4 (4.60%) Maven
5 3 (3.45%) GoCD
5 3 (3.45%) JIRA
5 3 (3.45%) MSI
5 3 (3.45%) Selenium
5 3 (3.45%) TeamCity
5 3 (3.45%) Vagrant
6 2 (2.30%) GitLab
6 2 (2.30%) SonarQube
6 2 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.30%) Travis CI
7 1 (1.15%) Gradle
7 1 (1.15%) Hudson
7 1 (1.15%) JBehave
7 1 (1.15%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 9 (10.34%) Finance
2 4 (4.60%) Retail
3 2 (2.30%) Advertising
3 2 (2.30%) Banking
3 2 (2.30%) Marketing
4 1 (1.15%) Games
4 1 (1.15%) Legal
4 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (42.53%) Developer
2 15 (17.24%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (13.79%) Architect
4 11 (12.64%) Linux Engineer
5 9 (10.34%) DevOps Architect
6 8 (9.20%) GIS Developer
7 7 (8.05%) Lead DevOps
7 7 (8.05%) Python Developer
8 6 (6.90%) Analyst
8 6 (6.90%) Lead Architect
9 5 (5.75%) Software Developer
10 4 (4.60%) Java Developer
10 4 (4.60%) Security Analyst
11 3 (3.45%) Administrator
11 3 (3.45%) Consultant
11 3 (3.45%) Django Developer
11 3 (3.45%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 3 (3.45%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 3 (3.45%) Python/Django Developer
12 2 (2.30%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (21.84%) Web Services
2 15 (17.24%) AngularJS
3 13 (14.94%) REST
4 11 (12.64%) Leaflet
4 11 (12.64%) OpenLayers
4 11 (12.64%) PostGIS
5 9 (10.34%) HTML
6 8 (9.20%) Node.js
7 7 (8.05%) CSS
7 7 (8.05%) Django
8 6 (6.90%) .NET
8 6 (6.90%) HTML5
9 4 (4.60%) CSS3
9 4 (4.60%) LEMP Stack
9 4 (4.60%) XML
10 3 (3.45%) J2EE
10 3 (3.45%) jQuery
10 3 (3.45%) MCollective
10 3 (3.45%) Regular Expression
10 3 (3.45%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.75%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.45%) Private Cloud
3 3 (3.45%) User Experience
3 3 (3.45%) Wiki
4 2 (2.30%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.15%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.15%) BBC
5 1 (1.15%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.15%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 37 (42.53%) Linux
2 11 (12.64%) Unix
3 9 (10.34%) CentOS
4 8 (9.20%) Debian
4 8 (9.20%) Ubuntu
4 8 (9.20%) Windows
5 1 (1.15%) Android
5 1 (1.15%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.15%) Solaris
5 1 (1.15%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (34.48%) DevOps
3 28 (32.18%) Open Source
4 20 (22.99%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (18.39%) TDD
6 11 (12.64%) Scrum
7 9 (10.34%) Configuration Management
7 9 (10.34%) SDLC
7 9 (10.34%) Software Engineering
8 8 (9.20%) BDD
9 7 (8.05%) Web Development
10 5 (5.75%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (5.75%) E-Commerce
10 5 (5.75%) MVC
11 4 (4.60%) Analytics
11 4 (4.60%) Change Management
11 4 (4.60%) Incident Management
11 4 (4.60%) Pair Programming
11 4 (4.60%) Risk Assessment
11 4 (4.60%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 36 (41.38%) Java
2 32 (36.78%) Ruby
3 27 (31.03%) JavaScript
4 25 (28.74%) Perl
5 23 (26.44%) Bash Shell
6 15 (17.24%) PHP
7 10 (11.49%) PowerShell
7 10 (11.49%) Shell Script
8 9 (10.34%) C++
9 8 (9.20%) SQL
10 6 (6.90%) C
10 6 (6.90%) Go
11 5 (5.75%) Korn
12 4 (4.60%) C#
12 4 (4.60%) Scala
13 1 (1.15%) Clojure
13 1 (1.15%) Groovy
13 1 (1.15%) Jython
13 1 (1.15%) Lua
13 1 (1.15%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (8.05%) Degree
2 3 (3.45%) ISEB
2 3 (3.45%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.30%) CISM
3 2 (2.30%) CISMP
3 2 (2.30%) CISSP
3 2 (2.30%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.15%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.45%) QA
2 2 (2.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.30%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.15%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (12.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.90%) KVM
3 5 (5.75%) Docker
3 5 (5.75%) Dovecot
3 5 (5.75%) iptables
3 5 (5.75%) Sendmail
3 5 (5.75%) Squid
4 3 (3.45%) vSphere
5 2 (2.30%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.15%) Ceph
6 1 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 27 (31.03%) Puppet
2 14 (16.09%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (10.34%) Nagios
4 6 (6.90%) Ansible
5 5 (5.75%) Cacti
5 5 (5.75%) HAProxy
5 5 (5.75%) OpenNebula
6 3 (3.45%) HP SiteScope
6 3 (3.45%) SCCM
6 3 (3.45%) yum
7 1 (1.15%) CFEngine
7 1 (1.15%) Chronos
7 1 (1.15%) Ganglia
7 1 (1.15%) logstash
7 1 (1.15%) Marathon
7 1 (1.15%) Mesos
7 1 (1.15%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (1.15%) Packer
7 1 (1.15%) Salt
7 1 (1.15%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (12.64%) ESRI
1 11 (12.64%) VMware
2 6 (6.90%) Red Hat
3 5 (5.75%) Oracle
3 5 (5.75%) Splunk
4 4 (4.60%) SaltStack
5 3 (3.45%) IBM
5 3 (3.45%) Rackspace
6 2 (2.30%) Google
6 2 (2.30%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.30%) Zend
7 1 (1.15%) Cisco
7 1 (1.15%) MuleSoft
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago