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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
North West / Merseyside
Rank 38 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Python 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.66% 0.31% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.80% 0.95% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £275 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £443 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%

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
111 105 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 36.39% 32.92% 20.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 77 41
Median daily rate £350 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 1
Median hourly rate £12.00 £40.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +142.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.11%

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 -4 2 £275 -35.29% 1
Python
North West

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 8 (44.44%) Unix
1 8 (44.44%) CISSP
1 8 (44.44%) Cybersecurity
1 8 (44.44%) SANS
2 7 (38.89%) OO
3 6 (33.33%) Oracle
3 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 6 (33.33%) Sybase
3 6 (33.33%) DB2
3 6 (33.33%) SOAP
3 6 (33.33%) XML
3 6 (33.33%) Client/Server
3 6 (33.33%) JSON
3 6 (33.33%) XML Messaging
3 6 (33.33%) Information Security
3 6 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (27.78%) Perl
4 5 (27.78%) Linux
5 4 (22.22%) Windows
5 4 (22.22%) Java
5 4 (22.22%) Web Services
5 4 (22.22%) GIAC
5 4 (22.22%) Apple
5 4 (22.22%) SSCP
5 4 (22.22%) GCFA
5 4 (22.22%) CEH
5 4 (22.22%) FIX Protocol
5 4 (22.22%) Incident Management
5 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
5 4 (22.22%) RESTful

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 1 (5.56%) Apache
1 1 (5.56%) JBoss
1 1 (5.56%) nginx
1 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Firewall
1 3 (16.67%) LAN
1 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 3 (16.67%) VoIP
1 3 (16.67%) VPN
1 3 (16.67%) WAN
2 2 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) DB2
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (22.22%) Redis
3 1 (5.56%) Data Mining
3 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.56%) HBase
3 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 3 (16.67%) Subversion
2 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (11.11%) Banking
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Developer
1 8 (44.44%) Python Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Security Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Security Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Java Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Incident Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Incident Handler
5 2 (11.11%) IT Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) IT Security Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) Data Scientist
6 1 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) JSON
1 6 (33.33%) SOAP
1 6 (33.33%) XML
1 6 (33.33%) XML Messaging
2 4 (22.22%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (22.22%) FIX Protocol
2 4 (22.22%) RESTful
2 4 (22.22%) Web Services
3 1 (5.56%) LAMP
3 1 (5.56%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 4 (22.22%) Cyber Attack
2 4 (22.22%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Unix
2 5 (27.78%) Linux
3 4 (22.22%) Windows
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (38.89%) OO
3 6 (33.33%) Information Security
3 6 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (22.22%) Case Management
4 4 (22.22%) Incident Management
4 4 (22.22%) Open Source
4 4 (22.22%) SIEM
5 3 (16.67%) Computer Security
5 3 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (16.67%) Patch Management
5 3 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (11.11%) OOP
6 2 (11.11%) Process Improvement
6 2 (11.11%) Security Monitoring
6 2 (11.11%) Security Operations
7 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.56%) Statistical Analysis
7 1 (5.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) Perl
2 4 (22.22%) Java
2 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
3 3 (16.67%) Scala
4 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.56%) PHP
4 1 (5.56%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) CISSP
1 8 (44.44%) SANS
2 4 (22.22%) CEH
2 4 (22.22%) GCFA
2 4 (22.22%) GIAC
2 4 (22.22%) SSCP
3 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Docker
1 1 (5.56%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Kibana
1 4 (22.22%) logstash
2 3 (16.67%) QRadar
3 2 (11.11%) CSIRT
3 2 (11.11%) RSA enVision
4 1 (5.56%) Ansible
4 1 (5.56%) Computer Incident Response Team
4 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle
1 6 (33.33%) Sybase
2 4 (22.22%) Apple
2 4 (22.22%) Splunk
3 3 (16.67%) IBM
3 3 (16.67%) LogRhythm
3 3 (16.67%) Perforce
4 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
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