The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 29 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 35 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Python 7 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.15% 0.72% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.31% 2.61% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £385 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £395 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +12.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £39.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-1.27% +30.83%
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 Merseyside region.

Programming Languages Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
111 115 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 34.15% 27.64% 30.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 46 35
Median daily rate £350 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £189 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £439 £472
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Median hourly rate £15.75 £21.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.74% -28.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing Python as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Python
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Python across the Merseyside region.

Python Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Python
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Liverpool +2 5 £385 -30.00% 4
Wirral - 1 - -
Python
North West

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Python.

1 6 (75.00%) SAS
1 6 (75.00%) Hadoop
1 6 (75.00%) Puppet
1 6 (75.00%) Apache Hive
1 6 (75.00%) Apache Spark
2 5 (62.50%) Hortonworks
2 5 (62.50%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (62.50%) Scala
2 5 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Ruby
2 5 (62.50%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 5 (62.50%) WebLogic
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) Endeca
3 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle ODI
4 3 (37.50%) Oozie
4 3 (37.50%) Amazon EMR
4 3 (37.50%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (37.50%) Route 53
4 3 (37.50%) MapReduce
4 3 (37.50%) GitHub
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (37.50%) DataStax
4 3 (37.50%) Amazon Kinesis

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 6 (75.00%) Apache Spark
1 6 (75.00%) SAS
2 5 (62.50%) WebLogic
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (37.50%) Confluence
5 1 (12.50%) Apache
5 1 (12.50%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (37.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 3 (37.50%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (37.50%) Amazon EMR
2 3 (37.50%) Amazon Kinesis
2 3 (37.50%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (37.50%) AWS CloudTrail
2 3 (37.50%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (37.50%) GitHub
2 3 (37.50%) Route 53
3 2 (25.00%) Amazon S3
3 2 (25.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) OpenVPN
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (12.50%) HTTP
2 1 (12.50%) IMAP
2 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
2 1 (12.50%) Kerberos
2 1 (12.50%) MRTG
2 1 (12.50%) SMTP
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) Apache Hive
1 6 (75.00%) Hadoop
2 5 (62.50%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle ODI
4 3 (37.50%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (37.50%) DataStax
4 3 (37.50%) MySQL
4 3 (37.50%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (37.50%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 1 (12.50%) HBase
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (37.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (37.50%) GitLab
2 3 (37.50%) JIRA
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Developer
2 2 (25.00%) AWS Architect
2 2 (25.00%) AWS Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Hadoop Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Handler
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 1 (12.50%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) CentOS
4 1 (12.50%) Debian
4 1 (12.50%) Mac OS
4 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
4 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) MapReduce
2 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security
2 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
1 5 (62.50%) Ruby
1 5 (62.50%) Scala
2 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (25.00%) Perl
4 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 1 (12.50%) C
4 1 (12.50%) C++
4 1 (12.50%) Korn
4 1 (12.50%) PHP
4 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CEH
1 1 (12.50%) CISSP
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) GCFA
1 1 (12.50%) GIAC
1 1 (12.50%) SANS
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Squid
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Flume
2 1 (12.50%) Dovecot
2 1 (12.50%) HDFS
2 1 (12.50%) iptables
2 1 (12.50%) KVM
2 1 (12.50%) Sendmail
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) Puppet
2 3 (37.50%) Nessus
2 3 (37.50%) Oozie
2 3 (37.50%) Rundeck
3 1 (12.50%) Cacti
3 1 (12.50%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (12.50%) HAProxy
3 1 (12.50%) Nagios
3 1 (12.50%) OpenNebula
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Hortonworks
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) Endeca
3 3 (37.50%) AppDynamics
3 3 (37.50%) Atlassian
3 3 (37.50%) Qualys
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 1 (12.50%) VMware