Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 39 32 39
Rank change year-on-year -7 +7 +28
Contract jobs citing Python 151 151 152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 5.09% 5.35% 4.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.53% 11.82% 11.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 112 99
Manchester median daily rate £550 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% +11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £400 £363 £320
90th Percentile £700 £600 £565
North West median daily rate £516 £500 £425
% change year-on-year +3.20% +17.65% -8.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate £32.50 - -
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year -17.65% - -

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 1,310 1,278 1,288
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 44.20% 45.24% 40.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 948 925 927
Manchester median daily rate £400 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% +6.00% +3.45%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £500
North West median daily rate £400 £398 £375
% change year-on-year +0.63% +6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 25 19
Manchester median hourly rate £26.86 £18.71 £29.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.55% -36.63% -5.52%
10th Percentile £16.38 £12.75 £14.10
90th Percentile £40.13 £45.60 £44.75
North West median hourly rate £36.23 £39.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year -7.12% +1.30% +4.05%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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
Altrincham - 3 - - 1
Salford -2 1 £425 +3.03% 4
Python
North West

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 90 (59.60%) DevOps
2 83 (54.97%) Java
3 82 (54.30%) Docker
4 71 (47.02%) Jenkins
5 68 (45.03%) Terraform
6 66 (43.71%) Ansible
7 56 (37.09%) Amazon AWS
8 49 (32.45%) Puppet
9 46 (30.46%) Agile Software Development
10 45 (29.80%) Linux
11 42 (27.81%) Opscode Chef
12 37 (24.50%) Maven
12 37 (24.50%) Bash Shell
13 36 (23.84%) Gradle
14 35 (23.18%) Microsoft Azure
15 33 (21.85%) Open Source
16 32 (21.19%) TDD
16 32 (21.19%) Shell Script
16 32 (21.19%) Test Automation
17 31 (20.53%) PostgreSQL
18 29 (19.21%) BDD
19 28 (18.54%) AWS CloudFormation
19 28 (18.54%) Elastic Stack
20 27 (17.88%) nginx
20 27 (17.88%) MySQL
21 25 (16.56%) Git (software)
22 24 (15.89%) PaaS
22 24 (15.89%) Java 8
23 23 (15.23%) gulp
23 23 (15.23%) Travis CI

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 27 (17.88%) nginx
2 23 (15.23%) Cloud Foundry
3 8 (5.30%) Confluence
4 5 (3.31%) Apache Spark
5 4 (2.65%) Apache
6 3 (1.99%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.32%) JBoss
7 2 (1.32%) Tuxedo
8 1 (0.66%) Apache Airflow
8 1 (0.66%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.66%) CMS
8 1 (0.66%) IIS
8 1 (0.66%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.66%) OpenEdge
8 1 (0.66%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.66%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (2.65%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 56 (37.09%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (23.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (18.54%) AWS CloudFormation
4 24 (15.89%) PaaS
5 23 (15.23%) npm
6 13 (8.61%) Amazon EC2
7 10 (6.62%) Amazon SQS
8 8 (5.30%) Google Cloud Platform
8 8 (5.30%) SaaS
9 7 (4.64%) Amazon S3
10 5 (3.31%) AWS Lambda
10 5 (3.31%) Serverless
11 4 (2.65%) CloudFront
11 4 (2.65%) Route 53
12 3 (1.99%) Amazon EMR
12 3 (1.99%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (1.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 2 (1.32%) Amazon ELB
13 2 (1.32%) Amazon Kinesis
13 2 (1.32%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.28%) TCP/IP
2 10 (6.62%) Firewall
3 7 (4.64%) HTTP
3 7 (4.64%) VPN
4 6 (3.97%) VLAN
5 5 (3.31%) DNS
6 4 (2.65%) SSL
7 2 (1.32%) DHCP
7 2 (1.32%) FTP
7 2 (1.32%) Internet
7 2 (1.32%) IPsec
8 1 (0.66%) LAN
8 1 (0.66%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.66%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (20.53%) PostgreSQL
2 27 (17.88%) MySQL
3 9 (5.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 8 (5.30%) Big Data
5 7 (4.64%) Azure SQL Database
6 6 (3.97%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (3.97%) Hadoop
7 5 (3.31%) Apache Hive
8 4 (2.65%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (2.65%) NoSQL
8 4 (2.65%) Pentaho
9 3 (1.99%) Amazon Athena
9 3 (1.99%) Geospatial Data
9 3 (1.99%) GIS
9 3 (1.99%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.99%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.32%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (1.32%) Impala
10 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.32%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 71 (47.02%) Jenkins
2 37 (24.50%) Maven
3 36 (23.84%) Gradle
4 25 (16.56%) Git (software)
5 23 (15.23%) CircleCI
5 23 (15.23%) gulp
5 23 (15.23%) IBM UrbanCode
5 23 (15.23%) Travis CI
6 20 (13.25%) Selenium
7 17 (11.26%) JIRA
8 12 (7.95%) Gatling
8 12 (7.95%) JUnit
8 12 (7.95%) Spock
9 8 (5.30%) Artifactory
10 5 (3.31%) TeamCity
11 3 (1.99%) Bitbucket
11 3 (1.99%) GitLab
11 3 (1.99%) SonarQube
12 2 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (1.32%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 11 (7.28%) Retail
2 6 (3.97%) Banking
3 5 (3.31%) Finance
4 1 (0.66%) Back Office
4 1 (0.66%) Electronics
4 1 (0.66%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.66%) Legal
4 1 (0.66%) Marketing
4 1 (0.66%) Military
4 1 (0.66%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (37.09%) DevOps Engineer
2 33 (21.85%) Developer
3 21 (13.91%) Java Engineer
3 21 (13.91%) Python Developer
4 19 (12.58%) AWS Engineer
5 9 (5.96%) AWS DevOps
5 9 (5.96%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 9 (5.96%) Azure Engineer
5 9 (5.96%) Python Engineer
5 9 (5.96%) Software Engineer
6 8 (5.30%) WebOps Engineer
7 6 (3.97%) Java Developer
8 5 (3.31%) Architect
8 5 (3.31%) Azure DevOps
8 5 (3.31%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 5 (3.31%) Django Developer
8 5 (3.31%) Java Software Engineer
8 5 (3.31%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (3.31%) Senior DevOps
8 5 (3.31%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (18.54%) Elastic Stack
2 23 (15.23%) Node.js
3 21 (13.91%) Spring
4 15 (9.93%) Django
5 14 (9.27%) Hibernate
5 14 (9.27%) Web Services
6 9 (5.96%) .NET
7 7 (4.64%) Spring Boot
8 6 (3.97%) HTML
9 4 (2.65%) Flask
9 4 (2.65%) JSON
9 4 (2.65%) Kafka
9 4 (2.65%) REST
9 4 (2.65%) Servlets
10 3 (1.99%) CSS
10 3 (1.99%) Middleware
10 3 (1.99%) RESTful
10 3 (1.99%) XML
11 2 (1.32%) AngularJS
11 2 (1.32%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.96%) Mobile App
2 7 (4.64%) Data Centre
2 7 (4.64%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (1.99%) Public Cloud
3 3 (1.99%) User Experience
4 2 (1.32%) Clustering
4 2 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.66%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (0.66%) Cyberattack
5 1 (0.66%) Fintech
5 1 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.66%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.66%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.66%) PKI
5 1 (0.66%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.66%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 45 (29.80%) Linux
2 17 (11.26%) Windows
3 8 (5.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (5.30%) Unix
4 4 (2.65%) Android
4 4 (2.65%) CentOS
4 4 (2.65%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.32%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.66%) Solaris
6 1 (0.66%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (59.60%) DevOps
2 46 (30.46%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (21.85%) Open Source
4 32 (21.19%) TDD
4 32 (21.19%) Test Automation
5 29 (19.21%) BDD
6 23 (15.23%) Configuration Management
7 18 (11.92%) Microservices
8 17 (11.26%) Scrum
8 17 (11.26%) Software Engineering
9 14 (9.27%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (5.96%) SDLC
11 8 (5.30%) API Development
11 8 (5.30%) Continuous Delivery
11 8 (5.30%) Web Operations
12 7 (4.64%) B2C
12 7 (4.64%) Functional Testing
12 7 (4.64%) OO
12 7 (4.64%) Technical Leadership
12 7 (4.64%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 83 (54.97%) Java
2 37 (24.50%) Bash Shell
3 32 (21.19%) Shell Script
4 24 (15.89%) Java 8
5 23 (15.23%) Groovy
6 21 (13.91%) PHP
7 20 (13.25%) SQL
8 11 (7.28%) JavaScript
9 9 (5.96%) Ruby
10 8 (5.30%) C#
11 7 (4.64%) Perl
12 6 (3.97%) Scala
13 3 (1.99%) R
14 2 (1.32%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.66%) C++
15 1 (0.66%) Go
15 1 (0.66%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.66%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.66%) Prolog
15 1 (0.66%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 4 (2.65%) Computer Science Degree
1 4 (2.65%) Degree
2 3 (1.99%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.32%) AWS Certification
3 2 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.32%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.66%) CISM
4 1 (0.66%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.66%) QA
1 1 (0.66%) SLA
System Software
1 82 (54.30%) Docker
2 23 (15.23%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.32%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.66%) NFS
4 1 (0.66%) Samba
Systems Management
1 68 (45.03%) Terraform
2 66 (43.71%) Ansible
3 49 (32.45%) Puppet
4 42 (27.81%) Opscode Chef
5 21 (13.91%) Kubernetes
6 8 (5.30%) Packer
7 7 (4.64%) logstash
8 4 (2.65%) Salt
9 2 (1.32%) Kibana
10 1 (0.66%) Ambari
10 1 (0.66%) Consul
10 1 (0.66%) Grafana
10 1 (0.66%) Nagios
10 1 (0.66%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.66%) Rancher
10 1 (0.66%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 12 (7.95%) Oracle
2 8 (5.30%) Google
3 6 (3.97%) Red Hat
4 3 (1.99%) Cloudera
4 3 (1.99%) Hortonworks
5 2 (1.32%) VMware
6 1 (0.66%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.66%) Black Duck
6 1 (0.66%) Cognizant
6 1 (0.66%) IBM
6 1 (0.66%) MapR
6 1 (0.66%) Progress
6 1 (0.66%) Sybase
6 1 (0.66%) Teradata
6 1 (0.66%) UiPath