Period
to 19 November 2018

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 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 43 64
Rank change year-on-year +16 +21 +31
Contract jobs citing Python 171 122 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 5.49% 4.18% 3.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.11% 9.84% 8.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 83 81
Manchester median daily rate £550 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.71% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £375 £363 £325
90th Percentile £700 £598 £538
North West median daily rate £500 £483 £425
% change year-on-year +3.63% +13.53% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Manchester median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% - -
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £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 Manchester with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,412 1,240 1,345
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 45.31% 42.47% 38.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 990 882 972
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £306 £293 £263
90th Percentile £560 £531 £500
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 32 23
Manchester median hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +48.94% -32.86%
10th Percentile £16.75 £11.75 £14.30
90th Percentile £39.30 £47.70 £43.00
North West median hourly rate £33.75 £40.00 £29.01
% change year-on-year -15.63% +37.87% -22.63%

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 2018.

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 2018. 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
Stockport - 4 £413 - 2
Altrincham - 3 - -
Salford -5 1 £425 +6.25% 4
Python
North West

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

1 97 (56.73%) Java
2 92 (53.80%) Docker
3 90 (52.63%) DevOps
4 72 (42.11%) Ansible
5 70 (40.94%) Agile Software Development
6 69 (40.35%) Jenkins
7 61 (35.67%) Amazon AWS
8 52 (30.41%) TDD
9 49 (28.65%) Puppet
10 47 (27.49%) Terraform
11 43 (25.15%) Opscode Chef
12 42 (24.56%) PostgreSQL
13 37 (21.64%) BDD
14 36 (21.05%) Open Source
15 35 (20.47%) Test Automation
15 35 (20.47%) Maven
16 34 (19.88%) Gradle
17 33 (19.30%) Git (software)
18 32 (18.71%) Shell Script
19 31 (18.13%) Cloud Foundry
20 30 (17.54%) Kubernetes
20 30 (17.54%) Node.js
21 29 (16.96%) Spring
21 29 (16.96%) JIRA
22 27 (15.79%) nginx
22 27 (15.79%) Groovy
22 27 (15.79%) Scrum
23 26 (15.20%) JavaScript
23 26 (15.20%) Selenium
23 26 (15.20%) Java 8

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 31 (18.13%) Cloud Foundry
2 27 (15.79%) nginx
3 13 (7.60%) Confluence
4 6 (3.51%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (2.34%) Apache Spark
6 3 (1.75%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.17%) CMS
7 2 (1.17%) JBoss
7 2 (1.17%) Tuxedo
8 1 (0.58%) Apache
8 1 (0.58%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.58%) IIS
8 1 (0.58%) OpenEdge
8 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.58%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 4 (2.34%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 61 (35.67%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (12.87%) AWS CloudFormation
2 22 (12.87%) npm
2 22 (12.87%) PaaS
3 15 (8.77%) Amazon EC2
3 15 (8.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (7.60%) Amazon SQS
5 11 (6.43%) SaaS
6 6 (3.51%) GitHub
7 5 (2.92%) Amazon S3
7 5 (2.92%) AWS Lambda
7 5 (2.92%) Serverless
8 4 (2.34%) CloudFront
9 3 (1.75%) Amazon Kinesis
9 3 (1.75%) Route 53
10 2 (1.17%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (1.17%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (1.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.58%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 1 (0.58%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.34%) Firewall
2 3 (1.75%) VPN
3 2 (1.17%) BGP
3 2 (1.17%) HTTP
3 2 (1.17%) IPFIX
3 2 (1.17%) Junos
3 2 (1.17%) MPLS
3 2 (1.17%) MRTG
3 2 (1.17%) OSPF
3 2 (1.17%) SMS
3 2 (1.17%) SNMP
3 2 (1.17%) SSL
3 2 (1.17%) TACACS
4 1 (0.58%) AMQP
4 1 (0.58%) DNS
4 1 (0.58%) LAN
4 1 (0.58%) MQTT
4 1 (0.58%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.58%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.58%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (24.56%) PostgreSQL
2 22 (12.87%) MySQL
3 13 (7.60%) Big Data
4 12 (7.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 9 (5.26%) NoSQL
6 7 (4.09%) Hadoop
7 6 (3.51%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (3.51%) SQL Server
8 5 (2.92%) Amazon RDS
8 5 (2.92%) Apache Hive
8 5 (2.92%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.75%) Amazon Athena
9 3 (1.75%) Geospatial Data
9 3 (1.75%) GIS
9 3 (1.75%) HBase
9 3 (1.75%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.75%) Pentaho
9 3 (1.75%) Redis
10 2 (1.17%) Impala
10 2 (1.17%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 69 (40.35%) Jenkins
2 35 (20.47%) Maven
3 34 (19.88%) Gradle
4 33 (19.30%) Git (software)
5 29 (16.96%) JIRA
6 26 (15.20%) Selenium
7 22 (12.87%) CircleCI
7 22 (12.87%) gulp
7 22 (12.87%) IBM UrbanCode
7 22 (12.87%) Travis CI
8 12 (7.02%) Gatling
8 12 (7.02%) JUnit
8 12 (7.02%) Spock
9 7 (4.09%) Artifactory
10 5 (2.92%) Sonatype Nexus
11 4 (2.34%) GitLab
11 4 (2.34%) Robot Framework
12 3 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (1.75%) Bitbucket
12 3 (1.75%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 12 (7.02%) Finance
1 12 (7.02%) Retail
2 10 (5.85%) Banking
3 2 (1.17%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.58%) Electronics
4 1 (0.58%) Legal
4 1 (0.58%) Marketing
4 1 (0.58%) Military
4 1 (0.58%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 63 (36.84%) Developer
2 55 (32.16%) DevOps Engineer
3 40 (23.39%) Python Developer
4 18 (10.53%) Java Engineer
5 9 (5.26%) AWS Engineer
6 8 (4.68%) Software Engineer
7 7 (4.09%) Java Developer
8 6 (3.51%) Architect
8 6 (3.51%) C# Developer
8 6 (3.51%) Data Scientist
9 5 (2.92%) .NET Developer
9 5 (2.92%) Django Developer
9 5 (2.92%) Full Stack Developer
9 5 (2.92%) Kubernetes Engineer
9 5 (2.92%) Senior Java Engineer
9 5 (2.92%) Technical Architect
10 4 (2.34%) Data Engineer
10 4 (2.34%) Java Software Engineer
10 4 (2.34%) Java Technical Architect
10 4 (2.34%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (17.54%) Node.js
2 29 (16.96%) Spring
3 23 (13.45%) Django
4 21 (12.28%) Elastic Stack
5 17 (9.94%) Web Services
6 15 (8.77%) HTML
7 14 (8.19%) Hibernate
8 13 (7.60%) CSS
9 11 (6.43%) .NET
9 11 (6.43%) Flask
9 11 (6.43%) REST
9 11 (6.43%) Spring Boot
10 8 (4.68%) Kafka
11 7 (4.09%) React
11 7 (4.09%) XML
12 6 (3.51%) JSON
12 6 (3.51%) RESTful
13 5 (2.92%) jQuery
14 4 (2.34%) SQLAlchemy
15 3 (1.75%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.02%) Mobile App
2 11 (6.43%) iPad
3 10 (5.85%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.92%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (1.75%) Algorithms
5 3 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.75%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.17%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.17%) User Experience
6 2 (1.17%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.58%) Clustering
7 1 (0.58%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (0.58%) Cyberattack
7 1 (0.58%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.58%) Derivative
7 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.58%) Fintech
7 1 (0.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.58%) PKI
7 1 (0.58%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 24 (14.04%) Linux
2 14 (8.19%) Unix
3 9 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (4.68%) CentOS
5 5 (2.92%) Windows
6 4 (2.34%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.75%) Debian
7 3 (1.75%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.17%) Android
9 1 (0.58%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (52.63%) DevOps
2 70 (40.94%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (30.41%) TDD
4 37 (21.64%) BDD
5 36 (21.05%) Open Source
6 35 (20.47%) Test Automation
7 27 (15.79%) Scrum
8 25 (14.62%) Microservices
9 21 (12.28%) Software Engineering
10 16 (9.36%) E-Commerce
11 15 (8.77%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (7.60%) Machine Learning
13 11 (6.43%) API Development
13 11 (6.43%) Configuration Management
13 11 (6.43%) SDLC
13 11 (6.43%) User Stories
14 10 (5.85%) API Design
14 10 (5.85%) B2C
14 10 (5.85%) Functional Testing
15 9 (5.26%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 97 (56.73%) Java
2 32 (18.71%) Shell Script
3 27 (15.79%) Groovy
4 26 (15.20%) Java 8
4 26 (15.20%) JavaScript
5 23 (13.45%) PHP
6 17 (9.94%) SQL
7 15 (8.77%) Bash Shell
8 14 (8.19%) C#
9 13 (7.60%) Ruby
10 9 (5.26%) Perl
11 6 (3.51%) Scala
12 4 (2.34%) R
13 3 (1.75%) Prolog
14 2 (1.17%) Bourne shell
14 2 (1.17%) C++
14 2 (1.17%) MATLAB
14 2 (1.17%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.58%) Go
15 1 (0.58%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (4.68%) Computer Science Degree
1 8 (4.68%) Degree
2 2 (1.17%) ISEB
2 2 (1.17%) ISTQB
2 2 (1.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (1.17%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.17%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.58%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.58%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.34%) QA
2 1 (0.58%) Data Quality
System Software
1 92 (53.80%) Docker
2 24 (14.04%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.17%) KVM
3 2 (1.17%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.58%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.58%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.58%) NFS
4 1 (0.58%) Samba
4 1 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.58%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 72 (42.11%) Ansible
2 49 (28.65%) Puppet
3 47 (27.49%) Terraform
4 43 (25.15%) Opscode Chef
5 30 (17.54%) Kubernetes
6 6 (3.51%) Kibana
7 3 (1.75%) logstash
7 3 (1.75%) Nagios
8 2 (1.17%) Cacti
8 2 (1.17%) collectd
8 2 (1.17%) Grafana
8 2 (1.17%) Graphite
8 2 (1.17%) Icinga
8 2 (1.17%) Netcool
8 2 (1.17%) Observium
8 2 (1.17%) OpenNMS
8 2 (1.17%) Prometheus
8 2 (1.17%) Salt
8 2 (1.17%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.58%) Consul
Vendors
1 13 (7.60%) Oracle
2 9 (5.26%) Red Hat
3 6 (3.51%) IBM
3 6 (3.51%) VMware
4 5 (2.92%) Blue Prism
4 5 (2.92%) Hortonworks
5 4 (2.34%) Cloudera
6 3 (1.75%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.75%) Google
7 2 (1.17%) Cisco
7 2 (1.17%) Ericsson
7 2 (1.17%) Huawei
7 2 (1.17%) Juniper
7 2 (1.17%) MapR
7 2 (1.17%) SaltStack
7 2 (1.17%) Splunk
7 2 (1.17%) Teradata
8 1 (0.58%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.58%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.58%) Sybase