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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 52 58 51
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Contract jobs citing Python 7 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.17% 0.63% 0.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.41% 1.96% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 3
Median daily rate £488 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -2.94%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £42.75 £35.25
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +21.27%

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
205 204 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 34.17% 32.38% 23.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 132 94
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £516 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Median hourly rate £27.69 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.78% +7.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £40.00 £35.34
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +13.19%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Python.

1 22 (70.97%) Linux
2 21 (67.74%) Ansible
3 20 (64.52%) Ruby
3 20 (64.52%) DevOps
4 19 (61.29%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (61.29%) Puppet
5 17 (54.84%) Amazon AWS
5 17 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (45.16%) Web Services
6 14 (45.16%) Open Source
7 13 (41.94%) HTTP
7 13 (41.94%) Configuration Management
8 12 (38.71%) TCP/IP
8 12 (38.71%) Jenkins
8 12 (38.71%) Web Operations
9 11 (35.48%) Rackspace
9 11 (35.48%) Salt
9 11 (35.48%) SSL
9 11 (35.48%) PHP
9 11 (35.48%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (29.03%) Subversion
10 9 (29.03%) Java
10 9 (29.03%) MySQL
10 9 (29.03%) MongoDB
10 9 (29.03%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (29.03%) Git (software)
11 8 (25.81%) Bash Shell
11 8 (25.81%) Terraform
12 7 (22.58%) Docker
13 6 (19.35%) ELK Stack

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 (16.13%) Apache
1 5 (16.13%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (9.68%) MindAlign
2 3 (9.68%) nginx
3 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.23%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (3.23%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 17 (54.84%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (9.68%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (9.68%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 3 (9.68%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (9.68%) Amazon S3
3 3 (9.68%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (9.68%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (9.68%) GitHub
3 3 (9.68%) Route 53
3 3 (9.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (6.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (41.94%) HTTP
2 12 (38.71%) TCP/IP
3 11 (35.48%) SSL
4 3 (9.68%) IMAP
4 3 (9.68%) OpenLDAP
4 3 (9.68%) S/MIME
4 3 (9.68%) SMTP
5 2 (6.45%) DNS
6 1 (3.23%) BGP
6 1 (3.23%) Firewall
6 1 (3.23%) Internet
6 1 (3.23%) Junos
6 1 (3.23%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (29.03%) MongoDB
2 9 (29.03%) MySQL
3 3 (9.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (9.68%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (6.45%) InfluxDB
5 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (38.71%) Jenkins
2 9 (29.03%) Git (software)
2 9 (29.03%) Subversion
3 2 (6.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (6.45%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.23%) Selenium
4 1 (3.23%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) AWS DevOps
2 5 (16.13%) Developer
2 5 (16.13%) Senior DevOps
2 5 (16.13%) WebOps Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) AWS Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 4 (12.90%) Senior WebOps Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) DevOps Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Django Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (6.45%) Python Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Juniper Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (45.16%) Web Services
2 6 (19.35%) ELK Stack
3 4 (12.90%) CSS
3 4 (12.90%) HTML
4 3 (9.68%) Celery
4 3 (9.68%) Django
4 3 (9.68%) Flask
4 3 (9.68%) LAPP Stack
4 3 (9.68%) LEMP Stack
4 3 (9.68%) Sensu
5 1 (3.23%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.45%) PKI
2 2 (6.45%) User Experience
3 1 (3.23%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.23%) Neural Network
3 1 (3.23%) Physics
3 1 (3.23%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (70.97%) Linux
2 5 (16.13%) Unix
3 3 (9.68%) Solaris
4 2 (6.45%) CentOS
4 2 (6.45%) SUSE
5 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (64.52%) DevOps
2 17 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (45.16%) Open Source
4 13 (41.94%) Configuration Management
5 12 (38.71%) Web Operations
6 9 (29.03%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (19.35%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (12.90%) TDD
9 3 (9.68%) Microservices
9 3 (9.68%) Regression Testing
10 2 (6.45%) BDD
10 2 (6.45%) Continuous Deployment
10 2 (6.45%) OO
10 2 (6.45%) OOP
10 2 (6.45%) Scrum
11 1 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
11 1 (3.23%) Machine Learning
11 1 (3.23%) Performance Analysis
11 1 (3.23%) Stochastic Modelling
11 1 (3.23%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 20 (64.52%) Ruby
2 11 (35.48%) PHP
3 9 (29.03%) Java
4 8 (25.81%) Bash Shell
5 5 (16.13%) Perl
6 2 (6.45%) Go
6 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
6 2 (6.45%) SQL
7 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.23%) R
7 1 (3.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.68%) Degree
4 2 (6.45%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 7 (22.58%) Docker
2 3 (9.68%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 21 (67.74%) Ansible
2 19 (61.29%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (61.29%) Puppet
3 11 (35.48%) Salt
4 8 (25.81%) Terraform
5 5 (16.13%) Kubernetes
6 4 (12.90%) Kibana
6 4 (12.90%) logstash
6 4 (12.90%) Mesos
7 3 (9.68%) collectd
7 3 (9.68%) StatsD
8 2 (6.45%) Graphite
8 2 (6.45%) Marathon
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Rackspace
2 3 (9.68%) Proofpoint
2 3 (9.68%) SaltStack
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle
4 1 (3.23%) Juniper
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.23%) Splunk