The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 26 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Python 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.09% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.90% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £250 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £401 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.67% +7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £42.75 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +20.42%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
69 80 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 37.70% 55.56% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 54 18
Median daily rate £338 £338 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £420 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire region citing Python as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Python
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Python Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Python
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stafford - 2 £250 -
Python
West Midlands

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 21 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Python.

1 3 (75.00%) Validation
1 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) Release Management
2 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Electronics
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) Change Control
2 2 (50.00%) SonarQube
3 1 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (25.00%) Case Management
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (25.00%) Profibus
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) TestDirector
3 1 (25.00%) Firmware
3 1 (25.00%) VxWorks
3 1 (25.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (25.00%) Simulink
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (25.00%) Xilinx
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Management

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 (25.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Profibus
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
1 2 (50.00%) SonarQube
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
2 1 (25.00%) TestDirector
General
1 2 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Firmware Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Test Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Test Scripter
1 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) wxPython
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (75.00%) Validation
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Change Control
2 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Release Management
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Case Management
3 1 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Management
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Altera
1 1 (25.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (25.00%) Coverity
1 1 (25.00%) Xilinx