Period
to 18 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Blackpool with a requirement for Python skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Python over the 6 months to 18 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Python
Lancashire > Blackpool
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 10 12 29
Rank change year-on-year +2 +17 -1
Contract jobs citing Python 36 22 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Blackpool 15.72% 19.64% 8.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.86% 32.35% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 39 12
Blackpool median daily rate £495 £535 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.48% +40.33% -23.75%
10th Percentile £425 £416 £325
90th Percentile £590 £638 £477
Lancashire median daily rate £495 £535 £381
% change year-on-year -7.43% +40.33% -23.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Blackpool median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Lancashire median hourly rate £35.00 - -

Python is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Blackpool with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Blackpool
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 113 68 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Blackpool 49.34% 60.71% 33.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 61 57
Blackpool median daily rate £486 £433 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.43% +2.98% -2.33%
10th Percentile £380 £363 £325
90th Percentile £639 £645 £575
Lancashire median daily rate £463 £411 £375
% change year-on-year +12.46% +9.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Blackpool median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Lancashire median hourly rate £38.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -10.59% +6.25% +6.67%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Blackpool

Job postings citing Python as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Blackpool.

Job vacancy trend for Python in Blackpool

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Blackpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Python in Blackpool.

Contractor daily rate trend for Python in Blackpool

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Blackpool

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Blackpool over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python in Blackpool

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Blackpool region with a requirement for Python.

1 35 (97.22%) DevOps
2 34 (94.44%) Puppet
3 30 (83.33%) Linux
4 21 (58.33%) Git (software)
5 19 (52.78%) Kubernetes
5 19 (52.78%) Terraform
6 18 (50.00%) Shell Script
7 17 (47.22%) Oracle
7 17 (47.22%) SQL
7 17 (47.22%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (47.22%) Jenkins
8 16 (44.44%) Amazon ELB
8 16 (44.44%) MongoDB
8 16 (44.44%) Apache Cassandra
8 16 (44.44%) Route 53
8 16 (44.44%) Ruby
8 16 (44.44%) Amazon EC2
8 16 (44.44%) Amazon S3
8 16 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
8 16 (44.44%) MySQL
8 16 (44.44%) Perl
8 16 (44.44%) PostgreSQL
8 16 (44.44%) Grafana
8 16 (44.44%) Prometheus
8 16 (44.44%) Microservices
8 16 (44.44%) GitLab
8 16 (44.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 16 (44.44%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 16 (44.44%) Packer
9 15 (41.67%) Rancher

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in Blackpool 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 15 (41.67%) Tuxedo
2 1 (2.78%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.78%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 16 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
1 16 (44.44%) Amazon EC2
1 16 (44.44%) Amazon ELB
1 16 (44.44%) Amazon S3
1 16 (44.44%) Route 53
1 16 (44.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 3 (8.33%) OpenShift
3 2 (5.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (36.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (44.44%) Apache Cassandra
1 16 (44.44%) MongoDB
1 16 (44.44%) MySQL
1 16 (44.44%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.56%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.78%) Apache Hive
3 1 (2.78%) Big Data
3 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.78%) HBase
3 1 (2.78%) KNIME
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 21 (58.33%) Git (software)
2 17 (47.22%) Jenkins
3 16 (44.44%) GitLab
4 13 (36.11%) SonarQube
5 11 (30.56%) Artifactory
6 2 (5.56%) Bitbucket
7 1 (2.78%) RStudio
Job Titles
1 22 (61.11%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (13.89%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 5 (13.89%) Linux Engineer
2 5 (13.89%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 4 (11.11%) AWS DevOps
3 4 (11.11%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Apache Spark Developer
5 1 (2.78%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Big Data Developer
5 1 (2.78%) Developer
5 1 (2.78%) Hadoop Developer
5 1 (2.78%) Middleware Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Platform Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (41.67%) Middleware
2 7 (19.44%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 30 (83.33%) Linux
2 13 (36.11%) CentOS
2 13 (36.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (30.56%) Windows
3 11 (30.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (97.22%) DevOps
2 17 (47.22%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (44.44%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 16 (44.44%) Microservices
4 15 (41.67%) Continuous Deployment
5 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.56%) Data Visualisation
6 2 (5.56%) Visualisation
7 1 (2.78%) Analytics
7 1 (2.78%) BDD
7 1 (2.78%) Campaign Management
7 1 (2.78%) Data Analytics
7 1 (2.78%) Data Development
7 1 (2.78%) Data Engineering
7 1 (2.78%) Data Science
7 1 (2.78%) High Availability
7 1 (2.78%) Open Source
7 1 (2.78%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.78%) TDD
7 1 (2.78%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 18 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 17 (47.22%) SQL
3 16 (44.44%) Perl
3 16 (44.44%) Ruby
4 3 (8.33%) Groovy
5 1 (2.78%) Java
5 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.78%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) SC Cleared
1 10 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 13 (36.11%) Docker
2 1 (2.78%) HDFS
2 1 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 34 (94.44%) Puppet
2 19 (52.78%) Kubernetes
2 19 (52.78%) Terraform
3 16 (44.44%) Grafana
3 16 (44.44%) Packer
3 16 (44.44%) Prometheus
4 15 (41.67%) Rancher
5 13 (36.11%) Ansible
Vendors
1 17 (47.22%) Oracle
2 13 (36.11%) Black Duck
3 11 (30.56%) VMware
4 1 (2.78%) Hortonworks
4 1 (2.78%) Tableau
4 1 (2.78%) Talend