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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 23 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Python 7 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.21% 1.27% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.29% 2.60% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £200 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +14.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £39.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.45% +30.83%
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
68 77 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 31.19% 48.73% 32.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 45 25
Median daily rate £310 £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.48% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £420 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £30.00 £15.75 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.47% +21.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%

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 27 July 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 - 6 - -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £200 - 1
Python
West Midlands

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 6 (85.71%) Perl
1 6 (85.71%) Regression Testing
1 6 (85.71%) Requirements Management
1 6 (85.71%) JIRA
1 6 (85.71%) Release Management
1 6 (85.71%) Unit Testing
1 6 (85.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 6 (85.71%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (85.71%) V-Model
1 6 (85.71%) Change Control
1 6 (85.71%) Jenkins
1 6 (85.71%) Case Management
2 5 (71.43%) IEC 61508
2 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) TestDirector
3 2 (28.57%) MATLAB
3 2 (28.57%) Simulink
3 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
4 1 (14.29%) PHP
4 1 (14.29%) CSS
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) ERP
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) Electronics
4 1 (14.29%) Validation

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:

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 6 (85.71%) Jenkins
1 6 (85.71%) JIRA
2 2 (28.57%) TestDirector
General
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Test Automation Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) CSS3
1 1 (14.29%) Django
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Digital Media
1 1 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Case Management
1 6 (85.71%) Change Control
1 6 (85.71%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (85.71%) Regression Testing
1 6 (85.71%) Release Management
1 6 (85.71%) Requirements Management
1 6 (85.71%) Unit Testing
1 6 (85.71%) V-Model
2 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) ERP
4 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Validation
4 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Perl
2 2 (28.57%) MATLAB
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) IEC 61508