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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 50 54 59
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Contract jobs citing Python 16 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.09% 0.70% 0.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.78% 2.36% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 2
Median daily rate £500 £406 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £306 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £413 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
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
277 212 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 36.16% 29.78% 33.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 133 140
Median daily rate £375 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £270 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 9
Median hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -14.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.30 £18.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.25 £20.70 £22.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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 27 September 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 9 (45.00%) Ansible
2 8 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (40.00%) Puppet
2 8 (40.00%) Java
2 8 (40.00%) Linux
3 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (35.00%) Ruby
4 6 (30.00%) Web Services
4 6 (30.00%) DevOps
5 5 (25.00%) Kubernetes
5 5 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (25.00%) Docker
5 5 (25.00%) Open Source
5 5 (25.00%) Apache
6 4 (20.00%) HTTP
6 4 (20.00%) Unix
6 4 (20.00%) Perl
6 4 (20.00%) HTML
6 4 (20.00%) CSS
6 4 (20.00%) TDD
6 4 (20.00%) Terraform
6 4 (20.00%) Mesos
6 4 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
7 3 (15.00%) Microservices
7 3 (15.00%) Web Operations
7 3 (15.00%) LAPP Stack
7 3 (15.00%) Celery
7 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (15.00%) Flask

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 5 (25.00%) Apache
2 3 (15.00%) MindAlign
3 2 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (5.00%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 8 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (15.00%) GitHub
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (10.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (10.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) HTTP
2 3 (15.00%) IMAP
2 3 (15.00%) OpenLDAP
2 3 (15.00%) S/MIME
2 3 (15.00%) SMTP
2 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (10.00%) SSL
4 1 (5.00%) DNS
4 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (10.00%) InfluxDB
2 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.00%) Apache Hive
3 1 (5.00%) Big Data
3 1 (5.00%) Impala
3 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (10.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (5.00%) Selenium
2 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (5.00%) Advertising
1 1 (5.00%) Games
1 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) AWS Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Developer
3 4 (20.00%) AWS DevOps
3 4 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Django Developer
5 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Data Scientist
5 2 (10.00%) DevOps Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Python Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Data Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 1 (5.00%) Python Web Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior DevOps
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) Web Services
2 4 (20.00%) CSS
2 4 (20.00%) HTML
3 3 (15.00%) Celery
3 3 (15.00%) Django
3 3 (15.00%) Flask
3 3 (15.00%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (10.00%) ELK Stack
5 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (10.00%) PKI
2 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.00%) Neural Network
2 1 (5.00%) Physics
2 1 (5.00%) User Experience
2 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) Unix
3 3 (15.00%) Solaris
4 2 (10.00%) CentOS
4 2 (10.00%) SUSE
5 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) DevOps
3 5 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (25.00%) Open Source
4 4 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 4 (20.00%) TDD
5 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (15.00%) Microservices
5 3 (15.00%) Web Operations
6 2 (10.00%) Analytics
6 2 (10.00%) BDD
6 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
6 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (10.00%) High Availability
6 2 (10.00%) Migration
6 2 (10.00%) OO
6 2 (10.00%) OOP
7 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis
7 1 (5.00%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) Java
2 7 (35.00%) Ruby
3 4 (20.00%) Perl
4 3 (15.00%) R
5 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (10.00%) Go
5 2 (10.00%) SQL
6 1 (5.00%) C
6 1 (5.00%) C++
6 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) PhD
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Docker
2 3 (15.00%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 9 (45.00%) Ansible
2 8 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (40.00%) Puppet
3 5 (25.00%) Kubernetes
4 4 (20.00%) Mesos
4 4 (20.00%) Terraform
5 2 (10.00%) Graphite
5 2 (10.00%) Marathon
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Proofpoint
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle