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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 32 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing Python 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.72% 0.74% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.30% 2.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £550 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -
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
87 132 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 31.18% 32.59% 30.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 54 47
Median daily rate £325 £320 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £169 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £450 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Median hourly rate £15.75 £21.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.74% -4.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £21.50 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.55 £21.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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
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 25 August 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 +4 1 - -
Wirral - 1 - -
Python
North West

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 (85.71%) Hadoop
1 6 (85.71%) Apache Hive
1 6 (85.71%) Apache Spark
2 5 (71.43%) Hortonworks
2 5 (71.43%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (71.43%) Scala
2 5 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (71.43%) Puppet
2 5 (71.43%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 5 (71.43%) WebLogic
2 5 (71.43%) SAS
2 5 (71.43%) Ruby
3 4 (57.14%) Endeca
3 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle Service Bus
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle ODI
4 3 (42.86%) Oozie
4 3 (42.86%) DataStax
4 3 (42.86%) Amazon Kinesis
4 3 (42.86%) AppDynamics
4 3 (42.86%) GitLab
4 3 (42.86%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (42.86%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (42.86%) Confluence
4 3 (42.86%) OpenVPN
4 3 (42.86%) MapReduce
4 3 (42.86%) GitHub

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 (85.71%) Apache Spark
2 5 (71.43%) SAS
2 5 (71.43%) WebLogic
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle Service Bus
4 3 (42.86%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (42.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 3 (42.86%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (42.86%) Amazon EMR
2 3 (42.86%) Amazon Kinesis
2 3 (42.86%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (42.86%) AWS CloudTrail
2 3 (42.86%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (42.86%) GitHub
2 3 (42.86%) Route 53
3 2 (28.57%) Amazon S3
3 2 (28.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) OpenVPN
2 1 (14.29%) Kerberos
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) Apache Hive
1 6 (85.71%) Hadoop
2 5 (71.43%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle ODI
4 3 (42.86%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (42.86%) DataStax
4 3 (42.86%) MySQL
4 3 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (42.86%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 1 (14.29%) HBase
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (42.86%) GitLab
1 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Applications Developer
2 2 (28.57%) AWS Architect
2 2 (28.57%) AWS Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Hadoop Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Handler
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) MapReduce
2 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security
2 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
1 5 (71.43%) Ruby
1 5 (71.43%) Scala
2 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CEH
1 1 (14.29%) CISSP
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) GCFA
1 1 (14.29%) GIAC
1 1 (14.29%) SANS
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Squid
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Flume
2 1 (14.29%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Puppet
2 3 (42.86%) Nessus
2 3 (42.86%) Oozie
2 3 (42.86%) Rundeck
3 1 (14.29%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Hortonworks
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) Endeca
3 3 (42.86%) AppDynamics
3 3 (42.86%) Atlassian
3 3 (42.86%) Qualys