The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 27 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Python 9 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 3.15% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.11% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £28.69 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £35.25
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -0.70%
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 Coventry region.

Programming Languages Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
111 100 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 38.81% 34.72% 26.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 65 35
Average daily rate £350 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £195 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £451 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 3
Average hourly rate £28.50 £17.50 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.85% -49.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Python across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Python
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Python across the Coventry region.

Python Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 15 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (93.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (80.00%) Ruby
3 12 (80.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 12 (80.00%) WCF
3 12 (80.00%) .NET
3 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (80.00%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (46.67%) Scrum
4 7 (46.67%) .NET Framework
4 7 (46.67%) Kanban
5 5 (33.33%) Web Development
5 5 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 2 (13.33%) Puppet
7 2 (13.33%) OpenStack
7 2 (13.33%) Rackspace
7 2 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (13.33%) DevOps
7 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
7 2 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
7 2 (13.33%) Perl
7 2 (13.33%) PHP
7 2 (13.33%) Linux
8 1 (6.67%) Automotive
8 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
8 1 (6.67%) Degree

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 12 (80.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (13.33%) OpenStack
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (93.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
Development Applications
1 12 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (6.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Developer
2 8 (53.33%) .NET Developer
3 7 (46.67%) Lead Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Lead .NET Developer
5 2 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) .NET
1 12 (80.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 12 (80.00%) WCF
2 7 (46.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Derivative
1 1 (6.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) Scrum
2 7 (46.67%) Kanban
3 5 (33.33%) Web Development
3 5 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (13.33%) DevOps
5 1 (6.67%) Six Sigma
5 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (80.00%) Ruby
3 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
3 2 (13.33%) Perl
3 2 (13.33%) PHP
4 1 (6.67%) VBA
4 1 (6.67%) C
4 1 (6.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Puppet
1 2 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Rackspace