The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank - - 26
Contract jobs citing Python 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - - 1.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +7.14%
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
103 61 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 31.99% 19.49% 35.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 35 34
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £16.50 £175.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.42% -90.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Python across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 10 (100.00%) Puppet
2 9 (90.00%) Linux
2 9 (90.00%) Jenkins
3 8 (80.00%) Ansible
3 8 (80.00%) DevOps
4 7 (70.00%) Patch Management
4 7 (70.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 7 (70.00%) E-Commerce
4 7 (70.00%) Perl
4 7 (70.00%) SQL
4 7 (70.00%) Finance
4 7 (70.00%) Data Management
4 7 (70.00%) NoSQL
4 7 (70.00%) Git (software)
4 7 (70.00%) Splunk
4 7 (70.00%) Open Source
4 7 (70.00%) Bash Shell
4 7 (70.00%) iPad
5 6 (60.00%) Banking
5 6 (60.00%) ELK Stack
5 6 (60.00%) Grunt
5 6 (60.00%) Gerrit
6 4 (40.00%) gulp
7 3 (30.00%) Web Operations
7 3 (30.00%) Node.js
7 3 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (30.00%) React
7 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (30.00%) Web Services
7 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 (30.00%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (10.00%) GitHub
2 1 (10.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) DNS
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (20.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (90.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (70.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (70.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 6 (60.00%) Gerrit
3 6 (60.00%) Grunt
4 4 (40.00%) gulp
5 2 (20.00%) Hudson
6 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
6 1 (10.00%) Gradle
6 1 (10.00%) Selenium
6 1 (10.00%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 6 (60.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) DevOps Specialist
2 3 (30.00%) UI Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Web Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) AWS Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Cloud Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) ELK Stack
2 3 (30.00%) React
2 3 (30.00%) Web Services
3 1 (10.00%) Browserify
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) DevOps
2 7 (70.00%) Data Management
2 7 (70.00%) E-Commerce
2 7 (70.00%) Open Source
2 7 (70.00%) Patch Management
3 3 (30.00%) Web Operations
4 2 (20.00%) Build Automation
4 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (20.00%) Server Building
5 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Bash Shell
1 7 (70.00%) Perl
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (10.00%) Ruby
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (100.00%) Puppet
2 8 (80.00%) Ansible
3 3 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (10.00%) Packer
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Splunk
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago