Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 19 November 2017 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 63 95
Rank change year-on-year +20 +32 -30
Contract jobs citing Python 122 110 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 4.18% 3.12% 1.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.84% 8.18% 4.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 81 22
Manchester median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -1.54%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £264
90th Percentile £598 £538 £498
North West median daily rate £483 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +13.53% -5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Manchester median hourly rate £35.00 - £42.50
North West median hourly rate £35.00 - £42.50

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 Manchester with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1240 1345 1290
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 42.52% 38.09% 33.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 882 972 794
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £293 £263 £240
90th Percentile £531 £500 £513
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 23 46
Manchester median hourly rate £35.00 £23.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.94% -32.86% +66.67%
10th Percentile £11.75 £14.30 £13.44
90th Percentile £47.70 £43.00 £42.00
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £29.01 £37.50
% change year-on-year +37.87% -22.63% +31.87%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Python in Manchester

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Python in Manchester

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Manchester over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python in Manchester

Python
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Python in Manchester

Python
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton +3 5 £438 +94.44%
Salford +3 5 £400 -
Cheadle - 1 - -
Sale - 1 - -
Python
North West

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Python.

1 71 (58.20%) Linux
2 51 (41.80%) DevOps
3 48 (39.34%) Git (software)
4 46 (37.70%) Bash Shell
5 42 (34.43%) Java
6 41 (33.61%) Agile Software Development
7 40 (32.79%) Docker
8 39 (31.97%) Ansible
9 33 (27.05%) Big Data
10 31 (25.41%) Amazon AWS
11 28 (22.95%) JIRA
12 27 (22.13%) Hadoop
12 27 (22.13%) Opscode Chef
13 26 (21.31%) Puppet
13 26 (21.31%) Shell Script
14 24 (19.67%) Configuration Management
14 24 (19.67%) Business Intelligence
14 24 (19.67%) Finance
14 24 (19.67%) Jenkins
15 23 (18.85%) Marketing
15 23 (18.85%) TDD
15 23 (18.85%) Ruby
15 23 (18.85%) SQL
15 23 (18.85%) Apache Spark
16 22 (18.03%) Open Source
17 21 (17.21%) CentOS
17 21 (17.21%) Red Hat
17 21 (17.21%) Telecoms
18 19 (15.57%) Programme Management
18 19 (15.57%) Electronics

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 23 (18.85%) Apache Spark
2 10 (8.20%) Confluence
3 8 (6.56%) nginx
4 6 (4.92%) Apache
4 6 (4.92%) Apache Pig
5 5 (4.10%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.46%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.82%) ArchestrA
7 1 (0.82%) CMS
7 1 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.82%) IIS
7 1 (0.82%) JBoss
7 1 (0.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (0.82%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.82%) Doxygen
1 1 (0.82%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 31 (25.41%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (6.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (6.56%) PaaS
3 6 (4.92%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (4.92%) AWS CloudFormation
3 6 (4.92%) SaaS
4 5 (4.10%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (3.28%) Amazon ELB
5 4 (3.28%) Amazon S3
5 4 (3.28%) CloudFront
6 3 (2.46%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (2.46%) OpenShift
6 3 (2.46%) Serverless
7 2 (1.64%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (1.64%) Amazon Kinesis
7 2 (1.64%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (1.64%) Google Analytics
7 2 (1.64%) Google Tag Manager
7 2 (1.64%) Route 53
8 1 (0.82%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.38%) SSH
2 8 (6.56%) Firewall
2 8 (6.56%) SNMP
3 6 (4.92%) Internet
4 3 (2.46%) SAN
4 3 (2.46%) SMS
5 2 (1.64%) BGP
5 2 (1.64%) Broadband
5 2 (1.64%) DNS
5 2 (1.64%) Ethernet
5 2 (1.64%) IPv6
5 2 (1.64%) Junos
5 2 (1.64%) LLU
5 2 (1.64%) MPLS
5 2 (1.64%) OSPF
5 2 (1.64%) TACACS
5 2 (1.64%) VLAN
5 2 (1.64%) VoIP
5 2 (1.64%) VRRP
5 2 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (27.05%) Big Data
2 27 (22.13%) Hadoop
3 14 (11.48%) SQL Server
4 8 (6.56%) Relational Database
5 5 (4.10%) Apache Hive
5 5 (4.10%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.28%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (3.28%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.46%) Impala
7 3 (2.46%) MySQL
7 3 (2.46%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.64%) BigQuery
8 2 (1.64%) Flink
8 2 (1.64%) OLAP
8 2 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.64%) Redis
9 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.82%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 48 (39.34%) Git (software)
2 28 (22.95%) JIRA
3 24 (19.67%) Jenkins
4 16 (13.11%) TeamCity
5 13 (10.66%) Cucumber
6 10 (8.20%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (2.46%) JUnit
7 3 (2.46%) Maven
7 3 (2.46%) SonarQube
8 2 (1.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.64%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.64%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.64%) Gerrit
8 2 (1.64%) IBM UrbanCode
8 2 (1.64%) IntelliJ
8 2 (1.64%) Metasploit
8 2 (1.64%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.82%) Grunt
9 1 (0.82%) gulp
9 1 (0.82%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 24 (19.67%) Finance
2 23 (18.85%) Marketing
3 21 (17.21%) Telecoms
4 19 (15.57%) Electronics
4 19 (15.57%) Manufacturing
5 7 (5.74%) Banking
6 1 (0.82%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.82%) Automotive
6 1 (0.82%) German Language
6 1 (0.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (28.69%) Developer
2 34 (27.87%) DevOps Engineer
3 15 (12.30%) Linux Engineer
4 14 (11.48%) Scala Developer
5 13 (10.66%) AWS DevOps
5 13 (10.66%) AWS Engineer
6 12 (9.84%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 12 (9.84%) Software Developer
7 10 (8.20%) Automation Engineer
7 10 (8.20%) Java Developer
7 10 (8.20%) Software Engineer
8 9 (7.38%) Python Developer
9 8 (6.56%) Architect
9 8 (6.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 8 (6.56%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 7 (5.74%) Apache Spark Developer
10 7 (5.74%) Data Engineer
10 7 (5.74%) Hadoop Developer
10 7 (5.74%) Java Hadoop Developer
10 7 (5.74%) Java Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.66%) Akka
2 11 (9.02%) .NET
3 10 (8.20%) Kafka
4 9 (7.38%) Node.js
4 9 (7.38%) RabbitMQ
5 7 (5.74%) MSMQ
6 6 (4.92%) Gherkin
6 6 (4.92%) HTML
7 5 (4.10%) CSS
8 3 (2.46%) .NET Framework
8 3 (2.46%) AngularJS
8 3 (2.46%) ASP.NET
8 3 (2.46%) Elastic Stack
8 3 (2.46%) HTML5
8 3 (2.46%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (2.46%) PySpark
8 3 (2.46%) REST
8 3 (2.46%) SOAP
8 3 (2.46%) Spring
8 3 (2.46%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.66%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.92%) Mainframe
2 6 (4.92%) Public Cloud
3 5 (4.10%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.64%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.64%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (0.82%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.82%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.82%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 71 (58.20%) Linux
2 21 (17.21%) CentOS
3 19 (15.57%) Windows
4 17 (13.93%) Ubuntu
4 17 (13.93%) Unix
5 13 (10.66%) Debian
6 9 (7.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.46%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (41.80%) DevOps
2 41 (33.61%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (19.67%) Business Intelligence
3 24 (19.67%) Configuration Management
4 23 (18.85%) TDD
5 22 (18.03%) Open Source
6 19 (15.57%) BDD
6 19 (15.57%) Digital Marketing
6 19 (15.57%) Programme Management
7 17 (13.93%) Scrum
8 16 (13.11%) Continuous Delivery
9 15 (12.30%) Software Engineering
10 12 (9.84%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (9.84%) Test Automation
11 9 (7.38%) Analytics
11 9 (7.38%) Machine Learning
12 8 (6.56%) Load Balancing
13 7 (5.74%) ETL
13 7 (5.74%) Mathematics
14 6 (4.92%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 46 (37.70%) Bash Shell
2 42 (34.43%) Java
3 26 (21.31%) Shell Script
4 23 (18.85%) Ruby
4 23 (18.85%) SQL
5 15 (12.30%) JavaScript
6 14 (11.48%) C++
7 12 (9.84%) Perl
8 11 (9.02%) PHP
9 10 (8.20%) Clojure
10 8 (6.56%) Go
11 7 (5.74%) C
11 7 (5.74%) Scala
12 6 (4.92%) Groovy
13 5 (4.10%) C#
13 5 (4.10%) R
14 3 (2.46%) Jython
15 1 (0.82%) Assembly Language
15 1 (0.82%) Embedded C
15 1 (0.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (6.56%) Degree
2 2 (1.64%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.64%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.82%) IEC 62304
2 1 (0.82%) QA
System Software
1 40 (32.79%) Docker
2 14 (11.48%) KVM
2 14 (11.48%) LXC
3 6 (4.92%) Apache Flume
4 2 (1.64%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.82%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 39 (31.97%) Ansible
2 27 (22.13%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (21.31%) Puppet
4 13 (10.66%) Packer
5 11 (9.02%) Nagios
6 8 (6.56%) Terraform
7 7 (5.74%) Kubernetes
7 7 (5.74%) Mesos
8 6 (4.92%) Icinga
9 3 (2.46%) Oozie
10 2 (1.64%) Cacti
10 2 (1.64%) Nessus
10 2 (1.64%) Nexpose
10 2 (1.64%) OpenNMS
10 2 (1.64%) RANCID
10 2 (1.64%) Salt
10 2 (1.64%) SCCM
10 2 (1.64%) SCOM
11 1 (0.82%) Grafana
11 1 (0.82%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 21 (17.21%) Red Hat
2 19 (15.57%) SAP
3 9 (7.38%) Splunk
4 5 (4.10%) Google
5 4 (3.28%) SaltStack
5 4 (3.28%) VMware
6 3 (2.46%) Atlassian
6 3 (2.46%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.46%) NetApp
6 3 (2.46%) Oracle
7 2 (1.64%) Brocade
7 2 (1.64%) Cisco
7 2 (1.64%) Ericsson
7 2 (1.64%) Foundry
7 2 (1.64%) HP
7 2 (1.64%) Huawei
7 2 (1.64%) Imperva
7 2 (1.64%) Juniper
7 2 (1.64%) New Relic
7 2 (1.64%) ZyXEL