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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 36 76 98
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +22
Contract jobs citing Python 151 94 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 4.74% 2.25% 1.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.34% 7.16% 4.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 50 26
Median daily rate £415 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £324 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £585 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £30.31
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +50.00%
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
1132 1312 1147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 35.56% 31.34% 35.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 800 807 745
Median daily rate £388 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 58 33
Median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.20 £17.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.65 £45.12 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 +45 90 £400 -3.03% 53
Cheshire -12 18 £450 -0.11% 9
Merseyside +10 17 £425 -8.10%
Lancashire +3 15 £381 +3.38% 6
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 91 (42.52%) Linux
2 88 (41.12%) Java
3 83 (38.79%) Agile Software Development
4 71 (33.18%) DevOps
5 65 (30.37%) Puppet
6 58 (27.10%) Ruby
7 53 (24.77%) Perl
7 53 (24.77%) Open Source
8 52 (24.30%) Unix
9 50 (23.36%) Bash Shell
10 49 (22.90%) JavaScript
11 48 (22.43%) Opscode Chef
12 47 (21.96%) Jenkins
13 43 (20.09%) Amazon AWS
14 41 (19.16%) TDD
15 39 (18.22%) Continuous Integration
16 35 (16.36%) Windows
17 34 (15.89%) Scrum
18 30 (14.02%) Git (software)
19 28 (13.08%) Oracle
19 28 (13.08%) Shell Script
20 25 (11.68%) BDD
20 25 (11.68%) Ansible
21 24 (11.21%) Configuration Management
22 23 (10.75%) OO
22 23 (10.75%) JIRA
23 21 (9.81%) Docker
24 20 (9.35%) AngularJS
24 20 (9.35%) C#
24 20 (9.35%) Web Services

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 (8.41%) Apache
1 18 (8.41%) OpenStack
2 15 (7.01%) GeoServer
3 12 (5.61%) SAS
4 10 (4.67%) nginx
5 9 (4.21%) Tomcat
6 8 (3.74%) Apache Spark
7 7 (3.27%) CloudStack
8 6 (2.80%) JBoss
8 6 (2.80%) WebLogic
9 5 (2.34%) Confluence
9 5 (2.34%) IIS
10 4 (1.87%) Oracle Application Server
11 3 (1.40%) Apache Pig
11 3 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (1.40%) Oracle 10gAS
12 2 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.93%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.47%) Jetty
13 1 (0.47%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (0.47%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.47%) MS Office
1 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (4.21%) Oracle EBS
1 9 (4.21%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (1.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.93%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (0.93%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 43 (20.09%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (7.01%) GitHub
3 14 (6.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (6.07%) IaaS
4 13 (6.07%) PaaS
5 11 (5.14%) SaaS
6 9 (4.21%) Amazon S3
7 8 (3.74%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (3.27%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (2.80%) Amazon ELB
9 6 (2.80%) Amazon EMR
10 4 (1.87%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (1.87%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (1.40%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 3 (1.40%) CloudFront
11 3 (1.40%) Heroku
11 3 (1.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (0.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (0.93%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.61%) SSL
1 12 (5.61%) TCP/IP
2 11 (5.14%) VPN
3 10 (4.67%) Kerberos
4 9 (4.21%) DNS
4 9 (4.21%) Firewall
5 7 (3.27%) HTTP
5 7 (3.27%) HTTPS
5 7 (3.27%) iSCSI
5 7 (3.27%) LAN
5 7 (3.27%) VoIP
5 7 (3.27%) WAN
6 6 (2.80%) DHCP
6 6 (2.80%) LDAP
7 5 (2.34%) Fibre Channel
7 5 (2.34%) IMAP
7 5 (2.34%) MRTG
7 5 (2.34%) SMTP
8 4 (1.87%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (1.87%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (7.94%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.01%) NoSQL
3 14 (6.54%) MySQL
4 13 (6.07%) Redis
5 12 (5.61%) Big Data
5 12 (5.61%) Hadoop
6 7 (3.27%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (2.80%) Amazon RDS
7 6 (2.80%) DB2
7 6 (2.80%) MongoDB
8 5 (2.34%) GIS
8 5 (2.34%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (1.87%) Apache Hive
9 4 (1.87%) HBase
9 4 (1.87%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.87%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (1.40%) Amazon Redshift
10 3 (1.40%) Electronic Patient Records
11 2 (0.93%) Couchbase
11 2 (0.93%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 47 (21.96%) Jenkins
2 30 (14.02%) Git (software)
3 23 (10.75%) JIRA
4 14 (6.54%) Cucumber
5 12 (5.61%) Maven
6 11 (5.14%) Gradle
6 11 (5.14%) JBehave
6 11 (5.14%) Selenium
7 10 (4.67%) WebDriver
8 9 (4.21%) Subversion
9 7 (3.27%) MSI
10 6 (2.80%) GitLab
11 5 (2.34%) Artifactory
12 4 (1.87%) Mercurial
12 4 (1.87%) Vagrant
13 3 (1.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (1.40%) SoapUI
14 2 (0.93%) SonarQube
15 1 (0.47%) GoCD
15 1 (0.47%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 17 (7.94%) Finance
2 9 (4.21%) Marketing
2 9 (4.21%) Retail
3 5 (2.34%) Electronics
3 5 (2.34%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.87%) Banking
4 4 (1.87%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.40%) Games
6 2 (0.93%) Advertising
6 2 (0.93%) General Ledger
6 2 (0.93%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 71 (33.18%) Developer
2 36 (16.82%) DevOps Engineer
3 26 (12.15%) Python Developer
4 17 (7.94%) Linux Engineer
5 16 (7.48%) Analyst
5 16 (7.48%) Architect
6 13 (6.07%) Java Developer
6 13 (6.07%) Tester
7 12 (5.61%) Automation Tester
8 10 (4.67%) Security Analyst
9 8 (3.74%) Lead DevOps
9 8 (3.74%) Senior Analyst
9 8 (3.74%) Senior Developer
10 7 (3.27%) Cybersecurity Analyst
10 7 (3.27%) Test Engineer
11 6 (2.80%) Cloud Engineer
11 6 (2.80%) DevOps Architect
11 6 (2.80%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 6 (2.80%) Python/Django Developer
11 6 (2.80%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (9.35%) AngularJS
1 20 (9.35%) Web Services
2 19 (8.88%) Django
3 18 (8.41%) HTML
4 16 (7.48%) .NET
4 16 (7.48%) PostGIS
5 15 (7.01%) JSON
5 15 (7.01%) Leaflet
5 15 (7.01%) OpenLayers
5 15 (7.01%) RESTful
6 12 (5.61%) CSS
7 11 (5.14%) ELK Stack
7 11 (5.14%) Node.js
8 9 (4.21%) REST
8 9 (4.21%) SOAP
9 8 (3.74%) Middleware
9 8 (3.74%) XML
10 7 (3.27%) Ajax
10 7 (3.27%) jQuery
11 6 (2.80%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.01%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.74%) Virtual Team
3 7 (3.27%) Cyber Attack
3 7 (3.27%) User Experience
3 7 (3.27%) Wiki
4 6 (2.80%) Algorithms
4 6 (2.80%) Client/Server
5 4 (1.87%) Cyberthreat
5 4 (1.87%) Data Structures
5 4 (1.87%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.87%) Mathematics
5 4 (1.87%) Private Cloud
6 3 (1.40%) Credit Risk
6 3 (1.40%) FMCG
6 3 (1.40%) Visualisation
7 2 (0.93%) 3D Graphics
7 2 (0.93%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.93%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.93%) Data Integration
7 2 (0.93%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 91 (42.52%) Linux
2 52 (24.30%) Unix
3 35 (16.36%) Windows
4 18 (8.41%) CentOS
5 12 (5.61%) Ubuntu
6 10 (4.67%) Debian
7 7 (3.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.40%) Solaris
9 2 (0.93%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.47%) Android
10 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.47%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (38.79%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (33.18%) DevOps
3 53 (24.77%) Open Source
4 41 (19.16%) TDD
5 39 (18.22%) Continuous Integration
6 34 (15.89%) Scrum
7 25 (11.68%) BDD
8 24 (11.21%) Configuration Management
9 23 (10.75%) OO
10 14 (6.54%) Cybersecurity
11 13 (6.07%) Automated Testing
11 13 (6.07%) Data Migration
11 13 (6.07%) ITIL
11 13 (6.07%) Migration
12 11 (5.14%) Analytics
12 11 (5.14%) Continuous Delivery
12 11 (5.14%) Security Operations
12 11 (5.14%) Web Development
13 10 (4.67%) Change Management
13 10 (4.67%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 88 (41.12%) Java
2 58 (27.10%) Ruby
3 53 (24.77%) Perl
4 50 (23.36%) Bash Shell
5 49 (22.90%) JavaScript
6 28 (13.08%) Shell Script
7 20 (9.35%) C#
8 19 (8.88%) SQL
9 18 (8.41%) PowerShell
10 17 (7.94%) C
10 17 (7.94%) C++
11 14 (6.54%) Scala
12 13 (6.07%) PHP
13 8 (3.74%) Groovy
14 6 (2.80%) Clojure
14 6 (2.80%) R
15 5 (2.34%) F#
15 5 (2.34%) Korn
16 4 (1.87%) Go
17 3 (1.40%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 19 (8.88%) Degree
2 13 (6.07%) CISSP
2 13 (6.07%) SANS
3 11 (5.14%) Security Cleared
4 9 (4.21%) SSCP
5 6 (2.80%) SC Cleared
6 5 (2.34%) ISEB
7 4 (1.87%) CEH
7 4 (1.87%) GCFA
7 4 (1.87%) GIAC
7 4 (1.87%) PhD
8 3 (1.40%) AWS Certification
8 3 (1.40%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.47%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.47%) CLAS
9 1 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.74%) QA
2 3 (1.40%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (9.81%) Docker
2 9 (4.21%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.21%) vSphere
3 8 (3.74%) KVM
4 7 (3.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (2.80%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (2.34%) Dovecot
6 5 (2.34%) iptables
6 5 (2.34%) Sendmail
6 5 (2.34%) Squid
6 5 (2.34%) Xen
6 5 (2.34%) XenServer
7 2 (0.93%) HDFS
8 1 (0.47%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.47%) Ceph
8 1 (0.47%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.47%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 65 (30.37%) Puppet
2 48 (22.43%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (11.68%) Ansible
4 10 (4.67%) logstash
5 9 (4.21%) Kibana
6 8 (3.74%) QRadar
7 7 (3.27%) Kubernetes
7 7 (3.27%) Nagios
7 7 (3.27%) yum
8 6 (2.80%) HAProxy
9 5 (2.34%) Cacti
9 5 (2.34%) Cobbler
9 5 (2.34%) OpenNebula
10 4 (1.87%) Packer
10 4 (1.87%) RSA enVision
10 4 (1.87%) Salt
11 2 (0.93%) Ganglia
11 2 (0.93%) Rundeck
11 2 (0.93%) Terraform
12 1 (0.47%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 28 (13.08%) Oracle
2 16 (7.48%) SaltStack
3 15 (7.01%) ESRI
4 14 (6.54%) Red Hat
5 13 (6.07%) Splunk
5 13 (6.07%) VMware
6 10 (4.67%) IBM
6 10 (4.67%) Microsoft
7 8 (3.74%) Apple
7 8 (3.74%) LogRhythm
7 8 (3.74%) Sybase
8 6 (2.80%) SAP
9 5 (2.34%) Google
10 3 (1.40%) New Relic
10 3 (1.40%) Perforce
11 2 (0.93%) Ab Initio
11 2 (0.93%) Actian
11 2 (0.93%) HP
11 2 (0.93%) Informatica
11 2 (0.93%) MicroStrategy
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