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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 43 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Python 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.53% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.59% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£550 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +15.38%
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
126 79 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 33.33% 32.24% 36.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 46 55
Average daily rate £320 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £445 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.33% +30.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 August 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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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
Liverpool - 2 £550 - 2
Python
North West

Python
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Apache Pig
2 2 (66.67%) Big Data
2 2 (66.67%) Hortonworks
2 2 (66.67%) Business Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) JMS
2 2 (66.67%) Teradata
2 2 (66.67%) JSON
2 2 (66.67%) Scala
2 2 (66.67%) Hadoop
2 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 2 (66.67%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) Splunk
3 1 (33.33%) Data Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Pentaho
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Data Mining

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 2 (66.67%) Apache Pig
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Hadoop
1 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
1 2 (66.67%) Big Data
2 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
2 1 (33.33%) Pentaho
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Data Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Business Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) JMS
1 2 (66.67%) JSON
1 2 (66.67%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Business Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Scala
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Teradata
1 2 (66.67%) Hortonworks
2 1 (33.33%) Splunk