The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 90 83 78
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Contract jobs citing Python 67 72 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.83% 1.91% 1.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.03% 6.29% 6.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 39 34
Median daily rate £458 £371 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.23% -23.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £275 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £755 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £39.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-1.27% +30.83%
Python
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Programming Languages Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1331 1144 928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 36.38% 30.29% 30.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 880 730 538
Median daily rate £380 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 27 25
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +59.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £19.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.13 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Python as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Python
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Python across the North West region.

Python Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Python
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Python across the North West region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

Python Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Python
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Python across the North West region.

Python Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Python
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 July 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
Manchester 0 32 £475 +31.03% 35
Cheshire -14 16 £465 +26.53% 3
Lancashire -5 8 £450 -5.26% 3
Merseyside +3 7 £385 -30.00% 6
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 North West region with a requirement for Python.

1 98 (61.64%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (45.91%) Java
3 69 (43.40%) JavaScript
4 66 (41.51%) Linux
5 54 (33.96%) Puppet
6 53 (33.33%) Open Source
7 52 (32.70%) Ruby
8 46 (28.93%) Opscode Chef
9 44 (27.67%) Bash Shell
10 41 (25.79%) DevOps
11 39 (24.53%) Amazon AWS
12 33 (20.75%) Web Services
13 31 (19.50%) Oracle
14 30 (18.87%) Continuous Integration
15 28 (17.61%) Windows
16 27 (16.98%) C++
16 27 (16.98%) TDD
17 26 (16.35%) Unix
18 25 (15.72%) Finance
18 25 (15.72%) IaaS
18 25 (15.72%) Jenkins
19 23 (14.47%) SQL
20 22 (13.84%) PHP
21 21 (13.21%) Perl
21 21 (13.21%) Scrum
22 19 (11.95%) MySQL
22 19 (11.95%) AngularJS
22 19 (11.95%) NoSQL
23 18 (11.32%) Git (software)
23 18 (11.32%) GeoServer

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 18 (11.32%) GeoServer
2 17 (10.69%) Apache
3 16 (10.06%) OpenStack
4 10 (6.29%) SAS
5 7 (4.40%) Apache Spark
6 6 (3.77%) Tomcat
6 6 (3.77%) WebLogic
7 5 (3.14%) WebSphere
8 4 (2.52%) nginx
8 4 (2.52%) Oracle Service Bus
9 3 (1.89%) Confluence
10 2 (1.26%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (1.26%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (1.26%) CMS
10 2 (1.26%) IIS
10 2 (1.26%) JBoss
11 1 (0.63%) Commerce Server
11 1 (0.63%) Drupal
11 1 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (4.40%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 39 (24.53%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (15.72%) IaaS
3 9 (5.66%) PaaS
4 7 (4.40%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (4.40%) SaaS
5 6 (3.77%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (3.77%) GitHub
6 5 (3.14%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (1.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (1.89%) Amazon EMR
7 3 (1.89%) Amazon Kinesis
7 3 (1.89%) Amazon S3
7 3 (1.89%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (1.89%) AWS CloudTrail
7 3 (1.89%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (1.89%) Route 53
8 2 (1.26%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 2 (1.26%) Google App Engine
8 2 (1.26%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (1.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.40%) DNS
2 6 (3.77%) HTTP
3 5 (3.14%) Internet
3 5 (3.14%) MRTG
4 4 (2.52%) DHCP
4 4 (2.52%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (2.52%) HTTPS
4 4 (2.52%) IMAP
4 4 (2.52%) iSCSI
4 4 (2.52%) SMTP
4 4 (2.52%) SSL
4 4 (2.52%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.89%) OpenVPN
6 2 (1.26%) AMQP
7 1 (0.63%) ASN.1
7 1 (0.63%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.63%) LDAP
7 1 (0.63%) Skype
7 1 (0.63%) VPN
7 1 (0.63%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (11.95%) MySQL
1 19 (11.95%) NoSQL
2 18 (11.32%) GIS
3 9 (5.66%) Apache Cassandra
3 9 (5.66%) SQL Server
4 8 (5.03%) Hadoop
5 7 (4.40%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (4.40%) QGIS
5 7 (4.40%) SQL Server 2014
6 6 (3.77%) Apache Hive
6 6 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (3.77%) Spatial Data
7 4 (2.52%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (2.52%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.52%) Oracle ODI
8 3 (1.89%) DataStax
8 3 (1.89%) SAS Enterprise Miner
9 2 (1.26%) Big Data
9 2 (1.26%) MariaDB
9 2 (1.26%) Redis
Development Applications
1 25 (15.72%) Jenkins
2 18 (11.32%) Git (software)
3 16 (10.06%) JIRA
4 7 (4.40%) GitLab
5 5 (3.14%) Vagrant
6 4 (2.52%) Cucumber
6 4 (2.52%) MSI
6 4 (2.52%) NetBeans
7 3 (1.89%) Ant
7 3 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (1.89%) GoCD
7 3 (1.89%) Selenium
7 3 (1.89%) Subversion
7 3 (1.89%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.26%) Hudson
8 2 (1.26%) Maven
8 2 (1.26%) SonarQube
8 2 (1.26%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.26%) Travis CI
General
1 25 (15.72%) Finance
2 9 (5.66%) Banking
3 7 (4.40%) Local Government
4 4 (2.52%) Law
5 3 (1.89%) Marketing
5 3 (1.89%) Retail
6 2 (1.26%) Advertising
6 2 (1.26%) Legal
6 2 (1.26%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.26%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.63%) Electronics
7 1 (0.63%) Games
7 1 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 63 (39.62%) Developer
2 23 (14.47%) Analyst
3 22 (13.84%) DevOps Engineer
4 18 (11.32%) Business Analyst
5 16 (10.06%) Architect
5 16 (10.06%) GIS Developer
5 16 (10.06%) Python Developer
6 12 (7.55%) Linux Engineer
7 11 (6.92%) Applications Developer
8 9 (5.66%) Senior Analyst
8 9 (5.66%) Technical Analyst
9 8 (5.03%) Java Developer
9 8 (5.03%) Senior Business Analyst
9 8 (5.03%) Technical Architect
9 8 (5.03%) Technical Business Analyst
10 7 (4.40%) Consultant
10 7 (4.40%) Digital Architect
10 7 (4.40%) PHP Developer
11 6 (3.77%) DevOps Consultant
11 6 (3.77%) Digital Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (20.75%) Web Services
2 19 (11.95%) AngularJS
3 18 (11.32%) .NET
4 16 (10.06%) HTML
4 16 (10.06%) jQuery
4 16 (10.06%) REST
5 13 (8.18%) Django
5 13 (8.18%) Node.js
6 12 (7.55%) OpenLayers
7 11 (6.92%) Leaflet
7 11 (6.92%) PostGIS
8 10 (6.29%) CSS
9 9 (5.66%) XML
10 8 (5.03%) CodeIgniter
10 8 (5.03%) HTML5
10 8 (5.03%) JSON
11 7 (4.40%) Ajax
11 7 (4.40%) ASP.NET
11 7 (4.40%) RESTful
12 5 (3.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (5.66%) Mobile App
2 6 (3.77%) Computer Science
2 6 (3.77%) User Experience
2 6 (3.77%) Virtual Team
3 5 (3.14%) Wiki
4 4 (2.52%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.52%) Replication
5 2 (1.26%) Clustering
5 2 (1.26%) Device Driver
5 2 (1.26%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.26%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.26%) Social Media
5 2 (1.26%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.63%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.63%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.63%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.63%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.63%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.63%) STB
Operating Systems
1 66 (41.51%) Linux
2 28 (17.61%) Windows
3 26 (16.35%) Unix
4 10 (6.29%) CentOS
5 7 (4.40%) Ubuntu
6 5 (3.14%) Debian
7 4 (2.52%) Mac OS
7 4 (2.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.26%) AIX
10 1 (0.63%) Android
10 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (61.64%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (33.33%) Open Source
3 41 (25.79%) DevOps
4 30 (18.87%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (16.98%) TDD
6 21 (13.21%) Scrum
7 17 (10.69%) Project Management
7 17 (10.69%) Waterfall
8 16 (10.06%) OO
9 15 (9.43%) Software Engineering
10 14 (8.81%) Service Design
11 13 (8.18%) Business Analysis
11 13 (8.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 13 (8.18%) Test Automation
12 12 (7.55%) Agile Project Management
12 12 (7.55%) BDD
12 12 (7.55%) OOA/OOD
12 12 (7.55%) SDLC
12 12 (7.55%) UML
12 12 (7.55%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 73 (45.91%) Java
2 69 (43.40%) JavaScript
3 52 (32.70%) Ruby
4 44 (27.67%) Bash Shell
5 27 (16.98%) C++
6 23 (14.47%) SQL
7 22 (13.84%) PHP
8 21 (13.21%) Perl
9 17 (10.69%) PowerShell
10 12 (7.55%) Shell Script
11 10 (6.29%) C
11 10 (6.29%) C#
12 9 (5.66%) Scala
13 6 (3.77%) Go
14 5 (3.14%) Korn
15 3 (1.89%) R
16 1 (0.63%) Jython
16 1 (0.63%) Lua
Qualifications
1 11 (6.92%) Degree
2 9 (5.66%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (1.89%) CISSP
3 3 (1.89%) ISEB
3 3 (1.89%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.26%) AWS Certification
4 2 (1.26%) CISM
4 2 (1.26%) CISMP
4 2 (1.26%) PhD
5 1 (0.63%) CEH
5 1 (0.63%) GCFA
5 1 (0.63%) GIAC
5 1 (0.63%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.77%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (3.14%) QA
3 2 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (9.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.40%) Docker
3 6 (3.77%) Squid
4 5 (3.14%) KVM
5 4 (2.52%) Dovecot
5 4 (2.52%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.52%) iptables
5 4 (2.52%) Sendmail
5 4 (2.52%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (1.89%) vSphere
7 2 (1.26%) vCloud
8 1 (0.63%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.63%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.63%) HDFS
8 1 (0.63%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 54 (33.96%) Puppet
2 46 (28.93%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (6.29%) Nagios
4 8 (5.03%) Ansible
5 5 (3.14%) Cacti
5 5 (3.14%) OpenNebula
6 4 (2.52%) HAProxy
6 4 (2.52%) StatsD
6 4 (2.52%) yum
7 3 (1.89%) HP SiteScope
7 3 (1.89%) Kubernetes
7 3 (1.89%) Nessus
7 3 (1.89%) Oozie
7 3 (1.89%) Rundeck
7 3 (1.89%) SCCM
8 2 (1.26%) BladeLogic
8 2 (1.26%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (1.26%) Cobbler
9 1 (0.63%) CFEngine
9 1 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (19.50%) Oracle
2 16 (10.06%) VMware
3 15 (9.43%) SaltStack
4 11 (6.92%) ESRI
5 10 (6.29%) Microsoft
6 9 (5.66%) Red Hat
7 5 (3.14%) Atlassian
7 5 (3.14%) Hortonworks
8 4 (2.52%) Apigee
8 4 (2.52%) BMC
8 4 (2.52%) Citrix
8 4 (2.52%) Endeca
8 4 (2.52%) Mashery
8 4 (2.52%) Splunk
9 3 (1.89%) AppDynamics
9 3 (1.89%) IBM
9 3 (1.89%) Qualys
10 2 (1.26%) Rackspace
10 2 (1.26%) Tableau
10 2 (1.26%) Zend
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