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 6 December 2016 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 26 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Python 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.44% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.70% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £255 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +41.73%
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 Staffordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
81 61 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 38.94% 45.86% 44.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 45 34
Median daily rate £325 £338 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £420 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 6 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 - 3 £255 -
Python
West Midlands

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, 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 9 (90.00%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (80.00%) Change Control
2 8 (80.00%) Regression Testing
2 8 (80.00%) JIRA
2 8 (80.00%) Release Management
2 8 (80.00%) Unit Testing
2 8 (80.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 7 (70.00%) Requirements Management
3 7 (70.00%) Case Management
3 7 (70.00%) V-Model
3 7 (70.00%) Jenkins
4 6 (60.00%) IEC 61508
4 6 (60.00%) Perl
5 5 (50.00%) Test Automation
6 4 (40.00%) Validation
7 3 (30.00%) Electronics
7 3 (30.00%) TestDirector
7 3 (30.00%) MATLAB
7 3 (30.00%) Simulink
7 3 (30.00%) Degree
7 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (20.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
8 2 (20.00%) C
8 2 (20.00%) Scrum
8 2 (20.00%) Automation Testing
8 2 (20.00%) SonarQube
9 1 (10.00%) Issue Tracking
9 1 (10.00%) wxPython
9 1 (10.00%) Git (software)

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 (10.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Profibus
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 8 (80.00%) JIRA
2 7 (70.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (30.00%) TestDirector
4 2 (20.00%) SonarQube
5 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (30.00%) Electronics
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Firmware Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Tester
2 1 (10.00%) Test Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Test Scripter
2 1 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) wxPython
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (20.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (80.00%) Change Control
2 8 (80.00%) Regression Testing
2 8 (80.00%) Release Management
2 8 (80.00%) Unit Testing
3 7 (70.00%) Case Management
3 7 (70.00%) Requirements Management
3 7 (70.00%) V-Model
4 5 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 4 (40.00%) Validation
6 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (20.00%) Automation Testing
7 2 (20.00%) Scrum
8 1 (10.00%) Issue Tracking
8 1 (10.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Perl
2 3 (30.00%) MATLAB
3 2 (20.00%) C
4 1 (10.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Altera
1 1 (10.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (10.00%) Coverity
1 1 (10.00%) Xilinx