The table below looks at the statistics 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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 41 60 -
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -
Contract jobs citing Python 27 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.30% 0.30% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.39% 0.86% -
Number of daily rates quoted 22 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £320
% change year-on-year
- +17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £30.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+31.66% -25.00%
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
237 232 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 28.97% 35.37% 29.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 156 62
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 4
Average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.51% -16.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.45 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.85%

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 May 2015, 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 28 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (80.00%) TDD
3 23 (76.67%) Scrum
3 23 (76.67%) BDD
4 22 (73.33%) MVC
5 21 (70.00%) Linux
5 21 (70.00%) Git (software)
5 21 (70.00%) Django
5 21 (70.00%) Flask
5 21 (70.00%) Mentoring
6 20 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
6 20 (66.67%) SQL Server
7 19 (63.33%) Subversion
7 19 (63.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 18 (60.00%) Test Automation
8 18 (60.00%) Ubuntu
8 18 (60.00%) Debian
9 17 (56.67%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (53.33%) RESTful
10 16 (53.33%) Selenium
11 14 (46.67%) SOA
12 13 (43.33%) .NET
12 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
12 13 (43.33%) Microservices
12 13 (43.33%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
12 13 (43.33%) Vagrant
13 12 (40.00%) TOGAF
14 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
15 4 (13.33%) SQL
16 3 (10.00%) Java

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 2 (6.67%) SAS
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.33%) JBoss
2 1 (3.33%) MQSeries
2 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
1 20 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (70.00%) Git (software)
2 19 (63.33%) Subversion
2 19 (63.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (53.33%) Selenium
4 1 (3.33%) Mercurial
4 1 (3.33%) JIRA
4 1 (3.33%) Ant
4 1 (3.33%) JUnit
4 1 (3.33%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.67%) Billing
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (96.67%) Developer
2 26 (86.67%) Python Developer
3 7 (23.33%) Senior Developer
3 7 (23.33%) Senior Python Developer
4 1 (3.33%) Data Scientist
4 1 (3.33%) Python/Django Developer
4 1 (3.33%) Django Developer
4 1 (3.33%) Senior Java Software Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (3.33%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (70.00%) Django
1 21 (70.00%) Flask
2 16 (53.33%) RESTful
3 13 (43.33%) .NET
4 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.33%) CSS3
4 1 (3.33%) PhoneGap
4 1 (3.33%) HTML5
4 1 (3.33%) JSON
4 1 (3.33%) jQuery
4 1 (3.33%) HTML
4 1 (3.33%) CSS
4 1 (3.33%) XML
4 1 (3.33%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Informatics
1 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (6.67%) Data Integration
1 2 (6.67%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 21 (70.00%) Linux
2 18 (60.00%) Ubuntu
2 18 (60.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (80.00%) TDD
3 23 (76.67%) Scrum
3 23 (76.67%) BDD
4 22 (73.33%) MVC
5 21 (70.00%) Mentoring
6 18 (60.00%) Test Automation
7 17 (56.67%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (46.67%) SOA
9 13 (43.33%) Microservices
9 13 (43.33%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
10 12 (40.00%) TOGAF
11 2 (6.67%) Data Analysis
11 2 (6.67%) Bioinformatics
12 1 (3.33%) Analytics
12 1 (3.33%) Multithreading
12 1 (3.33%) Unit Testing
12 1 (3.33%) Web Development
12 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
12 1 (3.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) Java
3 2 (6.67%) R
4 1 (3.33%) Ruby
4 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SNOMED CT
Systems Management
1 13 (43.33%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Cerner
3 1 (3.33%) Talend
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle
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