Period
to 21 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Python Developer was £431 per day in advertised job vacancies in Merseyside during the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 - 55
Rank change year-on-year - +55 -
Contract jobs requiring a Python Developer 7 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.57% - 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.63% - 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 5
Merseyside median daily rate £431 - £475
10th Percentile £284 - £318
90th Percentile £550 - £525
North West median daily rate £400 £413 £425
% change year-on-year -3.03% -2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Merseyside
Contract vacancies in Merseyside with a recognized job title 429 564 612
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.97% 95.59% 95.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 367 350
Merseyside median daily rate £388 £398 £367
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.52% +8.46% +8.59%
10th Percentile £202 £250 £215
90th Percentile £550 £550 £510
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 31
Merseyside median hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -3.70% -10.00%
10th Percentile £12.20 £11.25 £10.50
90th Percentile £23.87 £17.35 £23.75
North West median hourly rate £19.33 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +1.71% +11.76% -8.68%

Python Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

Job postings that featured Python Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Merseyside.

Job vacancy trend for Python Developer in Merseyside

Python Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Python Developer in Merseyside

Python Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Python Developer in Merseyside over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python Developer in Merseyside

Python Developer
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python Developer within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 21 September 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
Liverpool - 7 £431 -
Python Developer
North West

Python Developer Skill Set
Top 15 Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, Python Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Merseyside region featuring Python Developer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Python
2 6 (85.71%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) OOP
3 5 (71.43%) QA
3 5 (71.43%) Data Structures
3 5 (71.43%) Algorithms
3 5 (71.43%) SDET
4 4 (57.14%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) OO
5 2 (28.57%) Banking
5 2 (28.57%) Investment Banking
6 1 (14.29%) HTML
6 1 (14.29%) Django
6 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 1 (14.29%) SDLC

Python Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Django
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Algorithms
1 5 (71.43%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) OOP
2 5 (71.43%) SDET
3 2 (28.57%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Python
2 6 (85.71%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) QA