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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 66 33 60
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +27
Contract jobs citing Python 4 30 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.50% 4.04% 0.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.42% 11.95% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 22 0
Median daily rate £363 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
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
282 251 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 35.25% 33.83% 32.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 169 144
Median daily rate £350 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 6
Median hourly rate £37.50 £26.50 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.50% -14.51%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 (41.67%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Ruby
2 3 (25.00%) Puppet
2 3 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (16.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (16.67%) Web Services
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 2 (16.67%) High Availability
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (16.67%) Web Development
3 2 (16.67%) Degree
3 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Derivative
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 2 (16.67%) Aerospace
3 2 (16.67%) Validation
3 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Financial Institution
3 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (16.67%) Back Office
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 2 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (16.67%) 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 (8.33%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (8.33%) CMS
1 1 (8.33%) Drupal
1 1 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (8.33%) Joomla!
1 1 (8.33%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (8.33%) Umbraco
1 1 (8.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Magento
1 1 (8.33%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (16.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (8.33%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (8.33%) Heroku
2 1 (8.33%) IaaS
2 1 (8.33%) PaaS
2 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Big Data
1 1 (8.33%) Data Mining
1 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (8.33%) Selenium
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Aerospace
2 2 (16.67%) Back Office
2 2 (16.67%) Financial Institution
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) AWS Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Junior
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Graduate IT Support
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering Graduate
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering Support
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) CSS3
2 1 (8.33%) Ember.js
2 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) HTML5
2 1 (8.33%) JPA
2 1 (8.33%) jQuery
2 1 (8.33%) Middleware
2 1 (8.33%) PhoneGap
2 1 (8.33%) React
2 1 (8.33%) REST
2 1 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (8.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Derivative
1 2 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (8.33%) Digital Media
2 1 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) VCE vBlock
2 1 (8.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Android
2 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (8.33%) Unix
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
2 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (16.67%) High Availability
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL V3
2 2 (16.67%) Migration
2 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (16.67%) Validation
2 2 (16.67%) Web Development
3 1 (8.33%) Analytics
3 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
3 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (8.33%) Product Management
3 1 (8.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) Ruby
3 2 (16.67%) C
3 2 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) C++
3 2 (16.67%) Perl
3 2 (16.67%) PHP
3 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (8.33%) R
4 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) EMC Certification
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO 9001
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (8.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix
2 1 (8.33%) EMC
2 1 (8.33%) Sitecore
2 1 (8.33%) SunGard