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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 27 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -
Contract jobs citing Python 13 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.21% 0.78% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.93% 2.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 0
Median daily rate £400 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
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
109 120 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 35.28% 31.01% 32.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 56 51
Median daily rate £325 £330 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £155 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £430 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £23.25 - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Python across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Python Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 September 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 +13 6 £475 - 2
Southport - 4 £400 -
Wirral - 1 - -
Python
North West

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 10 (50.00%) Oracle
2 8 (40.00%) Linux
2 8 (40.00%) CISSP
2 8 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (40.00%) SANS
3 7 (35.00%) PowerShell
3 7 (35.00%) Windows
3 7 (35.00%) Java
4 6 (30.00%) Unix
4 6 (30.00%) Web Services
4 6 (30.00%) Information Security
4 6 (30.00%) Scala
4 6 (30.00%) Hadoop
4 6 (30.00%) Apache Hive
4 6 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (30.00%) Apache Spark
5 5 (25.00%) Hortonworks
5 5 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (25.00%) Ruby
5 5 (25.00%) SAS
5 5 (25.00%) OO
5 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 5 (25.00%) Sybase
5 5 (25.00%) DB2
5 5 (25.00%) WebLogic
5 5 (25.00%) Puppet
6 4 (20.00%) ELK Stack
6 4 (20.00%) Case Management

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 (30.00%) Apache Spark
2 5 (25.00%) SAS
2 5 (25.00%) WebLogic
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (15.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (15.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 3 (15.00%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (15.00%) Amazon EMR
2 3 (15.00%) Amazon Kinesis
2 3 (15.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (15.00%) AWS CloudTrail
2 3 (15.00%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (15.00%) GitHub
2 3 (15.00%) Route 53
3 2 (10.00%) Amazon S3
3 2 (10.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (15.00%) Firewall
2 3 (15.00%) LAN
2 3 (15.00%) OpenVPN
2 3 (15.00%) VoIP
2 3 (15.00%) VPN
2 3 (15.00%) WAN
3 2 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (10.00%) Wireless
4 1 (5.00%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) Apache Hive
1 6 (30.00%) Hadoop
2 5 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (25.00%) DB2
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle ODI
3 4 (20.00%) Redis
4 3 (15.00%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (15.00%) DataStax
4 3 (15.00%) MySQL
4 3 (15.00%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (15.00%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 2 (10.00%) Data Mining
6 1 (5.00%) HBase
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (15.00%) GitLab
1 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (15.00%) JIRA
2 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Python Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Security Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Security Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Applications Developer
5 2 (10.00%) AWS Architect
5 2 (10.00%) AWS Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Incident Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Incident Handler
5 2 (10.00%) IT Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Hadoop Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) Web Services
2 4 (20.00%) ELK Stack
2 4 (20.00%) JSON
2 4 (20.00%) RESTful
2 4 (20.00%) SOAP
2 4 (20.00%) XML
2 4 (20.00%) XML Messaging
3 3 (15.00%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Client/Server
1 4 (20.00%) Cyber Attack
1 4 (20.00%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Linux
2 7 (35.00%) Windows
3 6 (30.00%) Unix
4 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (30.00%) Information Security
2 6 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (25.00%) OO
4 4 (20.00%) Case Management
4 4 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (20.00%) Open Source
4 4 (20.00%) SIEM
5 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
5 3 (15.00%) MapReduce
5 3 (15.00%) Patch Management
5 3 (15.00%) Security Operations
5 3 (15.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (15.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (10.00%) Computer Security
6 2 (10.00%) OOP
7 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) Java
1 7 (35.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (30.00%) Scala
3 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (25.00%) Ruby
4 4 (20.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) CISSP
1 8 (40.00%) SANS
2 4 (20.00%) CEH
2 4 (20.00%) GCFA
2 4 (20.00%) GIAC
2 4 (20.00%) SSCP
3 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Squid
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Apache Flume
2 1 (5.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) Puppet
2 4 (20.00%) Kibana
2 4 (20.00%) logstash
3 3 (15.00%) Nessus
3 3 (15.00%) Oozie
3 3 (15.00%) QRadar
3 3 (15.00%) Rundeck
4 2 (10.00%) RSA enVision
5 1 (5.00%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (25.00%) Hortonworks
2 5 (25.00%) Sybase
3 4 (20.00%) Apple
3 4 (20.00%) Endeca
3 4 (20.00%) Splunk
4 3 (15.00%) AppDynamics
4 3 (15.00%) Atlassian
4 3 (15.00%) IBM
4 3 (15.00%) LogRhythm
4 3 (15.00%) Qualys
5 2 (10.00%) Perforce
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