The first table below looks at the demand for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Birmingham region.

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.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 62 - 58
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Python 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.28% - 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.91% - 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£400 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-15.49% -2.73%
Programming Languages Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
219 197 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 30.67% 32.40% 35.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 113 120
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 6
Average hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.75% +15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.54 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £89.75 £175.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Python
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Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Python across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Python also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Python.

1 3 (75.00%) MySQL
1 3 (75.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) VBA
3 1 (25.00%) Sony
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) CMS
3 1 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (25.00%) Content Management
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) PHP5
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) WordPress
3 1 (25.00%) Magento
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) Radio Access Network

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Python also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Python. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) CMS
1 1 (25.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
1 1 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Informix
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Python Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
1 1 (25.00%) HTML5
1 1 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (25.00%) CSS3
1 1 (25.00%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (25.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) OO
1 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (25.00%) MVC
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Content Management
1 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) VBA
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) PHP5
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Sybase
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe
1 1 (25.00%) Sony