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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 37 38 28
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Contract jobs citing Python 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.31% 0.82% 0.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.02% 3.26% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £315
% change year-on-year
- +19.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -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 Coventry region.

Programming Languages Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
98 92 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 30.25% 25.27% 22.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 73 16
Average daily rate £320 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £160 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 10
Average hourly rate £22.00 £30.50 £33.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.86% -7.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £30.50 £20.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £30.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 18 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 5 (83.33%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Ruby
1 5 (83.33%) Ruby on Rails
1 5 (83.33%) WCF
1 5 (83.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (66.67%) Kanban
2 4 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 5 (83.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Lead Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Python Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Lead .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) Ruby on Rails
1 5 (83.33%) WCF
2 4 (66.67%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Kanban
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) Ruby
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft