The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 59 45 60
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +15
Contract jobs citing Python 7 20 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.92% 2.43% 0.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.07% 8.06% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 17 1
Median daily rate £500 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +27.27%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
Python
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Programming Languages Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
228 248 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 29.92% 30.10% 36.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 175 152
Median daily rate £350 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 6
Median hourly rate £14.50 £26.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.23% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £22.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.70 £28.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Python as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Python
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Python across the Birmingham region.

Python Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Python
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Python across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

Python Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Python
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Python across the Birmingham region.

Python Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Python
Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Python across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

Python Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Python.

1 5 (45.45%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) CSS
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 3 (27.27%) Finance
3 3 (27.27%) Ruby
3 3 (27.27%) jQuery
3 3 (27.27%) HTML
4 2 (18.18%) Flask
4 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL V3
4 2 (18.18%) iPhone SDK
4 2 (18.18%) User Experience
4 2 (18.18%) Web Development
4 2 (18.18%) Degree
4 2 (18.18%) Symfony
4 2 (18.18%) Zend
4 2 (18.18%) Django
4 2 (18.18%) iPhone
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (18.18%) Derivative
4 2 (18.18%) Subversion
4 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 2 (18.18%) Aerospace
4 2 (18.18%) Validation
4 2 (18.18%) Financial Institution
4 2 (18.18%) Back Office
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Objective-C

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (9.09%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (9.09%) CMS
1 1 (9.09%) Drupal
1 1 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (9.09%) Joomla!
1 1 (9.09%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (9.09%) Umbraco
1 1 (9.09%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Magento
1 1 (9.09%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (9.09%) Heroku
1 1 (9.09%) IaaS
1 1 (9.09%) PaaS
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
1 2 (18.18%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) Big Data
2 1 (9.09%) Data Mining
2 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Subversion
2 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Aerospace
2 2 (18.18%) Back Office
2 2 (18.18%) Financial Institution
3 1 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Python Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Junior
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Electronics Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded C Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Graduate
4 1 (9.09%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (9.09%) IT Graduate
4 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) CSS
1 3 (27.27%) HTML
1 3 (27.27%) jQuery
2 2 (18.18%) Django
2 2 (18.18%) Flask
2 2 (18.18%) iPhone SDK
2 2 (18.18%) Symfony
3 1 (9.09%) .NET
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 1 (9.09%) CSS3
3 1 (9.09%) Ember.js
3 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
3 1 (9.09%) HTML5
3 1 (9.09%) JPA
3 1 (9.09%) Middleware
3 1 (9.09%) PhoneGap
3 1 (9.09%) React
3 1 (9.09%) REST
3 1 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (9.09%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Derivative
1 2 (18.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (18.18%) iPhone
1 2 (18.18%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) Algorithms
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Data Structures
2 1 (9.09%) Digital Media
2 1 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Android
2 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
2 1 (9.09%) Unix
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL V3
2 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
2 2 (18.18%) Validation
2 2 (18.18%) Web Development
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
3 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 1 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (9.09%) PLM
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 1 (9.09%) Product Management
3 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) SDLC
3 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
3 1 (9.09%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) Ruby
4 2 (18.18%) C
4 2 (18.18%) C#
4 2 (18.18%) C++
4 2 (18.18%) Objective-C
4 2 (18.18%) Perl
4 2 (18.18%) PHP
4 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
5 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
5 1 (9.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) EMC Certification
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO 9001
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Ansible
1 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) VMware
1 2 (18.18%) Zend
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix
2 1 (9.09%) EMC
2 1 (9.09%) Sitecore
2 1 (9.09%) SunGard