The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 118 93 111
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +18
Contract jobs citing Python 24 31 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.84% 1.24% 0.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.57% 4.05% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 25 4
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £39.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-6.32% +31.66%
Python
England

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

Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
933 766 702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.76% 30.71% 30.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 578 482 419
Median daily rate £388 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 46 25
Median hourly rate £23.75 £26.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.37% -17.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £17.40 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Python Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Python
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Python Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Python
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Python across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Python Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Python
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Python across the West Midlands region.

Python Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Python
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Python across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Python Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Python
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 May 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
Birmingham -19 8 £456 +21.66% 2
Warwickshire - 3 £463 - 2
Coventry -2 2 - - 3
Shropshire -32 2 - -
Worcestershire - 2 £425 -
Solihull - 2 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £200 - 4
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Python.

1 26 (63.41%) Linux
2 12 (29.27%) HTML
2 12 (29.27%) JavaScript
3 11 (26.83%) Configuration Management
3 11 (26.83%) Ruby
4 10 (24.39%) Git (software)
4 10 (24.39%) Windows
4 10 (24.39%) Java
4 10 (24.39%) CSS
5 9 (21.95%) Bash Shell
5 9 (21.95%) Puppet
5 9 (21.95%) Jenkins
5 9 (21.95%) DevOps
6 8 (19.51%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (17.07%) C#
7 7 (17.07%) Perl
7 7 (17.07%) jQuery
8 6 (14.63%) Django
8 6 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (14.63%) GitHub
8 6 (14.63%) .NET
8 6 (14.63%) Automated Testing
8 6 (14.63%) Software Engineering
8 6 (14.63%) VMware
9 5 (12.20%) Release Management
9 5 (12.20%) Front End Development
10 4 (9.76%) Web Development
10 4 (9.76%) Degree
10 4 (9.76%) Derivative

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 3 (7.32%) IIS
2 2 (4.88%) JBoss
3 1 (2.44%) Apache
3 1 (2.44%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (2.44%) CMS
3 1 (2.44%) Drupal
3 1 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.44%) Joomla!
3 1 (2.44%) nginx
3 1 (2.44%) Node.js
3 1 (2.44%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.44%) Tornado
3 1 (2.44%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.44%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.88%) MS Office
1 2 (4.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Magento
1 1 (2.44%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.63%) GitHub
2 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.44%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.44%) Google Analytics
3 1 (2.44%) Google App Engine
3 1 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.44%) Heroku
3 1 (2.44%) IaaS
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.44%) PaaS
3 1 (2.44%) SaaS
3 1 (2.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) Bluetooth
1 3 (7.32%) Network Security
1 3 (7.32%) WAN
2 2 (4.88%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (4.88%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (4.88%) DMVPN
2 2 (4.88%) EIGRP
2 2 (4.88%) HTTP
2 2 (4.88%) Internet
2 2 (4.88%) IPv6
2 2 (4.88%) Kerberos
2 2 (4.88%) MPLS
2 2 (4.88%) NetScaler
2 2 (4.88%) OSPF
2 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.88%) VPN
2 2 (4.88%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (4.88%) Wireless
2 2 (4.88%) Wireshark
2 2 (4.88%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) MongoDB
2 3 (7.32%) NoSQL
2 3 (7.32%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.88%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (4.88%) Couchbase
4 1 (2.44%) Big Data
4 1 (2.44%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.44%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (24.39%) Git (software)
2 9 (21.95%) Jenkins
3 4 (9.76%) Subversion
4 2 (4.88%) Selenium
4 2 (4.88%) Travis CI
5 1 (2.44%) Ant
5 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.44%) Gatling
5 1 (2.44%) Grunt
5 1 (2.44%) gulp
5 1 (2.44%) IntelliJ
5 1 (2.44%) JIRA
5 1 (2.44%) JUnit
5 1 (2.44%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (2.44%) Sublime Text
5 1 (2.44%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.44%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (7.32%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Aerospace
2 2 (4.88%) Back Office
2 2 (4.88%) Financial Institution
2 2 (4.88%) Games
3 1 (2.44%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 15 (36.59%) Developer
2 6 (14.63%) Python Developer
3 5 (12.20%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 5 (12.20%) Software Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) DevOps Specialist
5 3 (7.32%) Django Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 3 (7.32%) Python/Django Developer
6 2 (4.88%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (4.88%) DevOps Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Embedded Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Linux Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Python Software Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (29.27%) HTML
2 10 (24.39%) CSS
3 7 (17.07%) jQuery
4 6 (14.63%) .NET
4 6 (14.63%) Django
5 3 (7.32%) HTML5
6 2 (4.88%) AngularJS
6 2 (4.88%) CSS3
6 2 (4.88%) Hibernate
6 2 (4.88%) REST
6 2 (4.88%) Spring
7 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.44%) EJB
7 1 (2.44%) J2EE
7 1 (2.44%) J2SE
7 1 (2.44%) Middleware
7 1 (2.44%) Servlets
7 1 (2.44%) SOAP
7 1 (2.44%) Web Services
7 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Derivative
2 3 (7.32%) Algorithms
3 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.88%) Digital Media
3 2 (4.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (4.88%) Internet of Things
3 2 (4.88%) Mobile Games
3 2 (4.88%) Neural Network
4 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.44%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.44%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.44%) VCE vBlock
4 1 (2.44%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 26 (63.41%) Linux
2 10 (24.39%) Windows
3 4 (9.76%) Unix
4 3 (7.32%) CentOS
4 3 (7.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.44%) Android
5 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) Configuration Management
2 9 (21.95%) DevOps
3 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (14.63%) Automated Testing
4 6 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (14.63%) Software Engineering
5 5 (12.20%) Front End Development
5 5 (12.20%) Release Management
6 4 (9.76%) Web Development
7 3 (7.32%) Analytics
7 3 (7.32%) ITIL
7 3 (7.32%) Test Automation
7 3 (7.32%) Validation
8 2 (4.88%) Asset Management
8 2 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (4.88%) ITIL V3
8 2 (4.88%) Machine Learning
8 2 (4.88%) Open Source
8 2 (4.88%) System Testing
8 2 (4.88%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (29.27%) JavaScript
2 11 (26.83%) Ruby
3 10 (24.39%) Java
4 9 (21.95%) Bash Shell
5 7 (17.07%) C#
5 7 (17.07%) Perl
6 4 (9.76%) C++
6 4 (9.76%) PowerShell
6 4 (9.76%) Scala
7 3 (7.32%) C
7 3 (7.32%) PHP
7 3 (7.32%) SQL
8 2 (4.88%) R
8 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
8 2 (4.88%) Tcl
9 1 (2.44%) Groovy
9 1 (2.44%) Haskell
9 1 (2.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) Degree
2 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
2 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.88%) CCIE
3 2 (4.88%) CCNP
3 2 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.88%) RHCE
4 1 (2.44%) EMC Certification
4 1 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.44%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.32%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.88%) iptables
3 2 (4.88%) Postfix
4 1 (2.44%) Docker
4 1 (2.44%) Sendmail
4 1 (2.44%) vCloud
4 1 (2.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (21.95%) Puppet
2 8 (19.51%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (7.32%) Ansible
3 3 (7.32%) Terraform
4 2 (4.88%) Nagios
4 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (2.44%) Grafana
5 1 (2.44%) Kibana
Vendors
1 6 (14.63%) VMware
2 2 (4.88%) Aruba
2 2 (4.88%) Avaya
2 2 (4.88%) CheckPoint
2 2 (4.88%) Cisco
2 2 (4.88%) F5
2 2 (4.88%) Google
2 2 (4.88%) Juniper
2 2 (4.88%) Mercator
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.88%) Palo Alto
2 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.44%) Citrix
3 1 (2.44%) EMC
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle
3 1 (2.44%) Rackspace
3 1 (2.44%) SaltStack
3 1 (2.44%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.44%) SunGard
3 1 (2.44%) webMethods
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