Period
to 21 April 2019

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 21 April 2019 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
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 23 18 25
Rank change year-on-year -5 +7 0
Contract jobs citing Python 11 25 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Blackpool 6.18% 10.96% 1.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.18% 22.52% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 21 0
Blackpool median daily rate £500 £433 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.61% - -
Lancashire median daily rate £550 £441 -
% change year-on-year +24.65% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Blackpool median hourly rate - - -
Lancashire median hourly rate - - -

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 68 111 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Blackpool 38.20% 48.68% 42.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 83 33
Blackpool median daily rate £467 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.88% -15.00% +31.58%
10th Percentile £400 £363 £338
90th Percentile £630 £553 £575
Lancashire median daily rate £425 £418 £335
% change year-on-year +1.80% +24.63% -5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Blackpool median hourly rate - - -
Lancashire median hourly rate £41.25 £40.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year +1.23% -4.12% +6.25%

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 21 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python in Blackpool

For the 6 months to 21 April 2019, 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 9 (81.82%) DevOps
2 8 (72.73%) Puppet
3 7 (63.64%) MongoDB
3 7 (63.64%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (63.64%) Jenkins
3 7 (63.64%) Linux
3 7 (63.64%) GitLab
3 7 (63.64%) Terraform
4 6 (54.55%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 6 (54.55%) Packer
4 6 (54.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 6 (54.55%) Kubernetes
4 6 (54.55%) Grafana
4 6 (54.55%) Prometheus
4 6 (54.55%) HTTP
4 6 (54.55%) Windows
4 6 (54.55%) Route 53
4 6 (54.55%) Amazon ELB
4 6 (54.55%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (54.55%) Amazon S3
4 6 (54.55%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (54.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (45.45%) CentOS
5 5 (45.45%) Docker
5 5 (45.45%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (45.45%) SonarQube
5 5 (45.45%) Microservices
6 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
6 4 (36.36%) Elastic Stack
6 4 (36.36%) Git (software)

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 1 (9.09%) SAS
1 1 (9.09%) Tuxedo
Cloud Services
1 6 (54.55%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (54.55%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (54.55%) Amazon ELB
1 6 (54.55%) Amazon S3
1 6 (54.55%) Route 53
1 6 (54.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) Apache Cassandra
1 7 (63.64%) MongoDB
2 5 (45.45%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (27.27%) MySQL
4 1 (9.09%) Apache Hive
4 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
4 1 (9.09%) HBase
4 1 (9.09%) KNIME
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) GitLab
1 7 (63.64%) Jenkins
2 5 (45.45%) SonarQube
3 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
4 2 (18.18%) NSubstitute
4 2 (18.18%) NUnit
4 2 (18.18%) SoapUI
5 1 (9.09%) Artifactory
5 1 (9.09%) RStudio
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) AWS DevOps
2 2 (18.18%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) AWS Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) C# Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Xamarin Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) Senior DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) JSON
2 2 (18.18%) REST
2 2 (18.18%) SOAP
2 2 (18.18%) Swagger
2 2 (18.18%) Universal Windows Platform
2 2 (18.18%) WPF
2 2 (18.18%) WSDL
2 2 (18.18%) XML
2 2 (18.18%) XSD
3 1 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Linux
2 6 (54.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (54.55%) Windows
3 5 (45.45%) CentOS
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) DevOps
2 6 (54.55%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 5 (45.45%) Microservices
4 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Analytics
5 1 (9.09%) Campaign Management
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (9.09%) Data Analytics
5 1 (9.09%) Data Science
5 1 (9.09%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (9.09%) ETL
5 1 (9.09%) High Availability
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (9.09%) Thought Leadership
5 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C#
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
2 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
2 1 (9.09%) R
2 1 (9.09%) Ruby
2 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Docker
2 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
3 1 (9.09%) HDFS
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (72.73%) Puppet
2 7 (63.64%) Terraform
3 6 (54.55%) Grafana
3 6 (54.55%) Kubernetes
3 6 (54.55%) Packer
3 6 (54.55%) Prometheus
4 3 (27.27%) Ansible
4 3 (27.27%) Rancher
4 3 (27.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Citrix
2 2 (18.18%) Black Duck
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Xamarin
3 1 (9.09%) Hortonworks
3 1 (9.09%) Tableau
3 1 (9.09%) Talend
3 1 (9.09%) VMware