Period
to 16 October 2019

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 16 October 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
16 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 26 30 47
Rank change year-on-year +4 +17 +26
Contract jobs citing Python 156 183 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 5.74% 5.86% 3.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.95% 12.91% 9.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 142 76
Manchester median daily rate £450 £506 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +19.12% -5.56%
10th Percentile £354 £350 £338
90th Percentile £600 £700 £594
North West median daily rate £463 £495 £465
% change year-on-year -6.61% +6.51% +9.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Manchester median hourly rate £48.50 £32.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.23% -7.14% -
North West median hourly rate £34.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -1.43% - -

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 1,118 1,417 1,163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 41.15% 45.34% 40.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 837 973 800
Manchester median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £300
90th Percentile £565 £556 £525
North West median daily rate £418 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +4.38% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 23 41
Manchester median hourly rate £48.50 £30.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.67% -14.29% +25.00%
10th Percentile £46.75 £12.75 £11.75
90th Percentile £50.25 £42.75 £48.75
North West median hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £39.75
% change year-on-year -14.29% -11.95% +39.47%

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 16 October 2019.

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 16 October 2019. 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 - 6 £450 - 1
Altrincham -1 1 £525 - 5
Python
North West

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Python.

1 73 (46.79%) DevOps
2 61 (39.10%) AWS
3 49 (31.41%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (31.41%) Docker
4 45 (28.85%) Linux
4 45 (28.85%) Jenkins
5 39 (25.00%) Kubernetes
6 37 (23.72%) Puppet
6 37 (23.72%) Azure
7 36 (23.08%) Git (software)
7 36 (23.08%) Bash Shell
8 34 (21.79%) SQL
8 34 (21.79%) Terraform
9 33 (21.15%) Ansible
10 30 (19.23%) Java
11 27 (17.31%) Configuration Management
12 25 (16.03%) JavaScript
13 21 (13.46%) Machine Learning
14 20 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
15 19 (12.18%) Test Automation
16 18 (11.54%) Analytics
16 18 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
16 18 (11.54%) Microsoft
16 18 (11.54%) Finance
16 18 (11.54%) Power BI
16 18 (11.54%) Power Platform
17 17 (10.90%) Data Science
17 17 (10.90%) Big Data
17 17 (10.90%) Amazon EC2
18 16 (10.26%) Visualisation

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 13 (8.33%) Apache Spark
2 9 (5.77%) nginx
3 4 (2.56%) Apache
3 4 (2.56%) Confluence
3 4 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.92%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.28%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.64%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (0.64%) IIS
6 1 (0.64%) Resin
6 1 (0.64%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (2.56%) Weka
2 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 61 (39.10%) AWS
2 37 (23.72%) Azure
3 18 (11.54%) Power Platform
4 17 (10.90%) Amazon EC2
5 13 (8.33%) Amazon S3
5 13 (8.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 12 (7.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 11 (7.05%) AWS CloudFormation
8 10 (6.41%) Amazon ELB
8 10 (6.41%) AWS CloudTrail
8 10 (6.41%) GCP
8 10 (6.41%) Serverless
9 9 (5.77%) AWS Lambda
9 9 (5.77%) Azure Data Factory
9 9 (5.77%) GitHub
10 7 (4.49%) Amazon Glacier
10 7 (4.49%) Datadog
11 4 (2.56%) Amazon Kinesis
12 3 (1.92%) Route 53
13 2 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.05%) HTTP
2 4 (2.56%) DNS
3 3 (1.92%) Internet
3 3 (1.92%) SSL
3 3 (1.92%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.64%) DHCP
4 1 (0.64%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.64%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
1 18 (11.54%) Power BI
2 17 (10.90%) Big Data
3 10 (6.41%) MySQL
3 10 (6.41%) NoSQL
3 10 (6.41%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (6.41%) SQL Server
4 9 (5.77%) Amazon RDS
4 9 (5.77%) Apache Cassandra
4 9 (5.77%) MongoDB
5 8 (5.13%) Data Lake
6 6 (3.85%) Amazon Redshift
7 5 (3.21%) Apache Hive
7 5 (3.21%) Azure SQL Database
7 5 (3.21%) Data Mining
7 5 (3.21%) GIS
7 5 (3.21%) Hadoop
7 5 (3.21%) HBase
7 5 (3.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 45 (28.85%) Jenkins
2 36 (23.08%) Git (software)
3 15 (9.62%) GitLab
4 13 (8.33%) Artifactory
5 12 (7.69%) Robot Framework
6 7 (4.49%) SonarQube
7 5 (3.21%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (2.56%) Ant
8 4 (2.56%) Cucumber
8 4 (2.56%) FishEye
8 4 (2.56%) JIRA
8 4 (2.56%) Selenium
8 4 (2.56%) Subversion
9 3 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (1.92%) Bitbucket
9 3 (1.92%) Gerrit
9 3 (1.92%) Vagrant
10 2 (1.28%) CircleCI
10 2 (1.28%) Maven
10 2 (1.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (11.54%) Finance
2 8 (5.13%) Public Sector
3 6 (3.85%) Retail
4 3 (1.92%) Games
5 2 (1.28%) Law
5 2 (1.28%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.64%) Banking
6 1 (0.64%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.64%) Legal
6 1 (0.64%) Marketing
6 1 (0.64%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 46 (29.49%) DevOps Engineer
2 30 (19.23%) Developer
3 20 (12.82%) AWS Engineer
4 17 (10.90%) Data Engineer
5 14 (8.97%) Data Scientist
5 14 (8.97%) Python Developer
6 13 (8.33%) AWS DevOps
7 10 (6.41%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 7 (4.49%) Senior DevOps
9 6 (3.85%) Analyst
9 6 (3.85%) Azure Engineer
9 6 (3.85%) Consultant
9 6 (3.85%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 6 (3.85%) Software Engineer
10 5 (3.21%) Django Developer
10 5 (3.21%) Python/Django Developer
10 5 (3.21%) Senior Consultant
10 5 (3.21%) Software Developer
11 4 (2.56%) Cloud Engineer
11 4 (2.56%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.97%) Django
2 11 (7.05%) .NET
3 8 (5.13%) HTML
4 7 (4.49%) CSS
4 7 (4.49%) jQuery
4 7 (4.49%) Node.js
4 7 (4.49%) React
5 6 (3.85%) Elastic Stack
5 6 (3.85%) Kafka
5 6 (3.85%) NumPy
5 6 (3.85%) Web Services
6 5 (3.21%) AngularJS
6 5 (3.21%) Apache Avro
6 5 (3.21%) JSON
7 4 (2.56%) Flask
7 4 (2.56%) MDX
7 4 (2.56%) REST
7 4 (2.56%) RESTful
8 3 (1.92%) LAMP
8 3 (1.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.13%) Algorithms
3 5 (3.21%) Mobile App
3 5 (3.21%) Security Operations Centre
4 4 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (2.56%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (1.92%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.28%) Chip and PIN
6 2 (1.28%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.28%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.28%) User Experience
6 2 (1.28%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.64%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.64%) iPhone
7 1 (0.64%) PlayStation
7 1 (0.64%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.64%) Robotics
7 1 (0.64%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 45 (28.85%) Linux
2 13 (8.33%) Unix
3 8 (5.13%) CentOS
4 5 (3.21%) Ubuntu
5 4 (2.56%) Android
5 4 (2.56%) Windows
6 3 (1.92%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.92%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.64%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (46.79%) DevOps
2 49 (31.41%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (17.31%) Configuration Management
4 21 (13.46%) Machine Learning
5 20 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (12.18%) Test Automation
7 18 (11.54%) Analytics
8 17 (10.90%) Data Science
9 16 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (10.26%) ETL
9 16 (10.26%) Scrum
9 16 (10.26%) Visualisation
10 12 (7.69%) Microservices
10 12 (7.69%) Migration
11 11 (7.05%) Data Engineering
11 11 (7.05%) SIEM
12 10 (6.41%) Artificial Intelligence
12 10 (6.41%) Data Analytics
12 10 (6.41%) Mathematics
12 10 (6.41%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 36 (23.08%) Bash Shell
2 34 (21.79%) SQL
3 30 (19.23%) Java
4 25 (16.03%) JavaScript
5 15 (9.62%) Ruby
6 14 (8.97%) C#
7 13 (8.33%) C++
8 11 (7.05%) R
9 9 (5.77%) Scala
10 8 (5.13%) PowerShell
11 7 (4.49%) Go
11 7 (4.49%) Perl
12 6 (3.85%) MATLAB
13 5 (3.21%) Shell Script
14 4 (2.56%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 4 (2.56%) T-SQL
14 4 (2.56%) VB.NET
15 2 (1.28%) C
15 2 (1.28%) Fortran
16 1 (0.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (8.33%) Degree
2 8 (5.13%) SC Cleared
2 8 (5.13%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.85%) PhD
4 4 (2.56%) Master's Degree
5 3 (1.92%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.64%) GCUX
6 1 (0.64%) GIAC
6 1 (0.64%) LPIC
6 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.64%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.64%) RHCA
6 1 (0.64%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.28%) Data Quality
1 2 (1.28%) GxP
1 2 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.28%) PA-DSS
1 2 (1.28%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.64%) PSD2
2 1 (0.64%) QA
System Software
1 49 (31.41%) Docker
2 10 (6.41%) Snort
3 4 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (1.92%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.64%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 39 (25.00%) Kubernetes
2 37 (23.72%) Puppet
3 34 (21.79%) Terraform
4 33 (21.15%) Ansible
5 15 (9.62%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (7.05%) Packer
7 7 (4.49%) Consul
8 6 (3.85%) Rsyslog
9 5 (3.21%) Grafana
9 5 (3.21%) HAProxy
9 5 (3.21%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 5 (3.21%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 4 (2.56%) Kibana
11 3 (1.92%) Prometheus
11 3 (1.92%) Rancher
11 3 (1.92%) Salt
12 1 (0.64%) Docker Swarm
12 1 (0.64%) Istio
12 1 (0.64%) systemd
12 1 (0.64%) VictorOps
Vendors
1 18 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.77%) Google
3 7 (4.49%) Databricks
3 7 (4.49%) New Relic
3 7 (4.49%) Oracle
4 5 (3.21%) Red Hat
4 5 (3.21%) Tableau
5 3 (1.92%) Black Duck
5 3 (1.92%) Coverity
5 3 (1.92%) ESRI
6 1 (0.64%) Adobe
6 1 (0.64%) Alteryx
6 1 (0.64%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.64%) CyberArk
6 1 (0.64%) IBM
6 1 (0.64%) Informatica
6 1 (0.64%) Perforce
6 1 (0.64%) Sage
6 1 (0.64%) Splunk
6 1 (0.64%) Talend