Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 21 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 > Merseyside
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 38 50
Rank change year-on-year +4 +12 -
Contract jobs citing Python 18 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 3.65% 3.19% 1.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.07% 9.31% 6.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 5
Merseyside median daily rate £375 £400 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -20.00% -
10th Percentile £250 £365 £413
90th Percentile £538 £525 £575
North West median daily rate £483 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +13.53% -5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
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 Merseyside with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 223 204 214
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 45.23% 34.23% 27.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 118 94
Merseyside median daily rate £375 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +2.94% +4.62%
10th Percentile £294 £271 £181
90th Percentile £488 £479 £475
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Merseyside median hourly rate £17.74 £23.25 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.70% +8.14% +14.67%
10th Percentile £12.32 £12.33 £20.75
90th Percentile £18.87 £33.28 £22.25
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £29.01 £37.50
% change year-on-year +37.87% -22.63% +30.43%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for Python in Merseyside

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Python in Merseyside

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Merseyside over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python in Merseyside

Python
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 within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 21 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
Liverpool +4 16 £381 -19.74% 1
Wirral +3 1 £300 -
Python
North West

For the 6 months to 21 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Python.

1 9 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 9 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (38.89%) React
2 7 (38.89%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (38.89%) Open Source
2 7 (38.89%) Node.js
2 7 (38.89%) Jenkins
2 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
3 6 (33.33%) C++
3 6 (33.33%) Java
3 6 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 6 (33.33%) Unix
3 6 (33.33%) Groovy
4 5 (27.78%) Ruby
5 4 (22.22%) WebSphere
5 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (22.22%) Tomcat
5 4 (22.22%) Shell Script
5 4 (22.22%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (22.22%) Web Services
5 4 (22.22%) C#
5 4 (22.22%) Perl
5 4 (22.22%) Mobile App
5 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (22.22%) Big Data
5 4 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (22.22%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (22.22%) Ansible
5 4 (22.22%) Docker
5 4 (22.22%) DevOps

Python
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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (22.22%) Cloud Foundry
1 4 (22.22%) nginx
1 4 (22.22%) Tomcat
1 4 (22.22%) WebSphere
1 4 (22.22%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (16.67%) SAS
3 1 (5.56%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (22.22%) PaaS
3 3 (16.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (5.56%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Big Data
1 4 (22.22%) NoSQL
2 3 (16.67%) MySQL
3 1 (5.56%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Jenkins
2 3 (16.67%) ERwin
2 3 (16.67%) gulp
2 3 (16.67%) Mocha
2 3 (16.67%) SonarQube
General
1 3 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Advertising
2 1 (5.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Python Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Data Modeller
4 2 (11.11%) Java Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Node.js Developer
4 2 (11.11%) SAS Modeller
4 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Data Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Data Scientist
5 1 (5.56%) Digital Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Digital Analytics Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Google Analytics Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) Node.js
1 7 (38.89%) React
2 4 (22.22%) RESTful
2 4 (22.22%) Web Services
3 3 (16.67%) CSS
3 3 (16.67%) FIX Protocol
3 3 (16.67%) HTML
3 3 (16.67%) J2EE
3 3 (16.67%) Jest
3 3 (16.67%) Redux
3 3 (16.67%) SOAP
3 3 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (22.22%) iPad
2 4 (22.22%) Mobile App
3 3 (16.67%) Equities
3 3 (16.67%) Fixed Income
4 2 (11.11%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Unix
2 3 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 7 (38.89%) Open Source
3 6 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (22.22%) DevOps
5 3 (16.67%) Component Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Data Extraction
5 3 (16.67%) Logistic Regression
5 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 3 (16.67%) MVC
5 3 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (16.67%) Scrum
5 3 (16.67%) SOA
5 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
6 2 (11.11%) Information Security
6 2 (11.11%) Project Management
6 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 2 (11.11%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
2 6 (33.33%) C++
2 6 (33.33%) Groovy
2 6 (33.33%) Java
3 5 (27.78%) Ruby
4 4 (22.22%) C#
4 4 (22.22%) Perl
4 4 (22.22%) Shell Script
5 3 (16.67%) ECMAScript
5 3 (16.67%) ES6
5 3 (16.67%) SQL
6 2 (11.11%) PHP
6 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
6 2 (11.11%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) OCPJP
2 2 (11.11%) CEH
2 2 (11.11%) CISSP
2 2 (11.11%) GCFA
2 2 (11.11%) GIAC
2 2 (11.11%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Docker
1 4 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Ansible
1 4 (22.22%) Kubernetes
1 4 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (22.22%) Puppet
2 1 (5.56%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Teradata
2 1 (5.56%) Google
2 1 (5.56%) Tableau