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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 114 88 111
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +23
Contract jobs citing Python 28 34 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.93% 1.44% 0.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.86% 4.42% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 24 7
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
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
980 769 717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.68% 32.50% 30.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 630 471 429
Median daily rate £375 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 36 27
Median hourly rate £25.00 £24.88 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.50% -20.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £16.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.25 £37.50 £44.00
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 30 June 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
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 30 June 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
Shropshire -29 5 £475 -
Staffordshire +2 4 £200 - 2
Birmingham -32 4 £363 -3.33% 3
Warwickshire - 4 £506 - 4
Coventry -4 3 £400 +33.33% 1
Solihull - 2 £200 -
Worcestershire - 2 £425 - 1
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 23 (46.94%) Linux
2 16 (32.65%) Ruby
3 15 (30.61%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (28.57%) Java
4 14 (28.57%) Jenkins
5 13 (26.53%) Configuration Management
6 11 (22.45%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (22.45%) DevOps
7 10 (20.41%) Perl
7 10 (20.41%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (20.41%) Puppet
8 9 (18.37%) JavaScript
9 8 (16.33%) HTML
9 8 (16.33%) CSS
9 8 (16.33%) Windows
9 8 (16.33%) Git (software)
9 8 (16.33%) Release Management
10 7 (14.29%) Scala
10 7 (14.29%) Bash Shell
10 7 (14.29%) C#
11 6 (12.24%) .NET
11 6 (12.24%) GitHub
11 6 (12.24%) Automated Testing
11 6 (12.24%) Degree
12 5 (10.20%) Analytics
12 5 (10.20%) Terraform
12 5 (10.20%) GoCD
12 5 (10.20%) Web Development
12 5 (10.20%) SC Cleared
12 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared

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 (6.12%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (6.12%) IIS
2 2 (4.08%) JBoss
3 1 (2.04%) Apache
3 1 (2.04%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (2.04%) CMS
3 1 (2.04%) Drupal
3 1 (2.04%) Joomla!
3 1 (2.04%) nginx
3 1 (2.04%) SAS
3 1 (2.04%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.04%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.04%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.04%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.08%) MS Office
1 2 (4.08%) MS Visio
1 2 (4.08%) SPSS
2 1 (2.04%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Magento
1 1 (2.04%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.24%) GitHub
2 5 (10.20%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.08%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (4.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.04%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.04%) Google Analytics
4 1 (2.04%) Google App Engine
4 1 (2.04%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.04%) Heroku
4 1 (2.04%) IaaS
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.04%) PaaS
4 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) Network Security
1 4 (8.16%) TCP/IP
1 4 (8.16%) VPN
2 3 (6.12%) Bluetooth
2 3 (6.12%) WAN
3 2 (4.08%) BGP
3 2 (4.08%) DNS
3 2 (4.08%) EIGRP
3 2 (4.08%) HTTP
3 2 (4.08%) ICMP
3 2 (4.08%) Internet
3 2 (4.08%) IPv6
3 2 (4.08%) Kerberos
3 2 (4.08%) MPLS
3 2 (4.08%) OSPF
3 2 (4.08%) SSH
3 2 (4.08%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (4.08%) Wireless
3 2 (4.08%) Wireshark
3 2 (4.08%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.12%) NoSQL
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.08%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (4.08%) Big Data
3 2 (4.08%) Couchbase
3 2 (4.08%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.04%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.04%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 14 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 8 (16.33%) Git (software)
3 5 (10.20%) GoCD
4 4 (8.16%) JIRA
4 4 (8.16%) Subversion
5 3 (6.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (6.12%) Vagrant
6 2 (4.08%) Selenium
6 2 (4.08%) Travis CI
7 1 (2.04%) Ant
7 1 (2.04%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.04%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.04%) Gatling
7 1 (2.04%) Grunt
7 1 (2.04%) gulp
7 1 (2.04%) IntelliJ
7 1 (2.04%) JUnit
7 1 (2.04%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (2.04%) Sublime Text
7 1 (2.04%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (10.20%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Aerospace
2 2 (4.08%) Back Office
2 2 (4.08%) Banking
2 2 (4.08%) Electronics
2 2 (4.08%) Financial Institution
2 2 (4.08%) Games
3 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (32.65%) Developer
2 6 (12.24%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (10.20%) Test Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) AWS Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) DevOps Specialist
5 3 (6.12%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 3 (6.12%) Python Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Scala Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Software Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) DevOps Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) Embedded Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Senior DevOps
6 2 (4.08%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.33%) CSS
1 8 (16.33%) HTML
2 6 (12.24%) .NET
3 4 (8.16%) AngularJS
3 4 (8.16%) Django
3 4 (8.16%) HTML5
3 4 (8.16%) J2EE
3 4 (8.16%) Play Framework
3 4 (8.16%) Web Services
4 3 (6.12%) Akka
4 3 (6.12%) CSS3
4 3 (6.12%) jQuery
5 2 (4.08%) Hibernate
5 2 (4.08%) REST
5 2 (4.08%) Spring
6 1 (2.04%) J2SE
6 1 (2.04%) Middleware
6 1 (2.04%) Servlets
6 1 (2.04%) SOAP
6 1 (2.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (8.16%) Derivative
2 3 (6.12%) Algorithms
2 3 (6.12%) Digital Media
3 2 (4.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (4.08%) Internet of Things
3 2 (4.08%) Mobile Games
3 2 (4.08%) Neural Network
4 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.04%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.04%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.04%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.04%) VCE vBlock
4 1 (2.04%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.04%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 23 (46.94%) Linux
2 8 (16.33%) Windows
3 4 (8.16%) Unix
4 3 (6.12%) CentOS
4 3 (6.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.04%) Android
5 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.04%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.04%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.61%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (26.53%) Configuration Management
3 11 (22.45%) DevOps
4 10 (20.41%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (16.33%) Release Management
6 6 (12.24%) Automated Testing
7 5 (10.20%) Analytics
7 5 (10.20%) Open Source
7 5 (10.20%) Web Development
8 4 (8.16%) Change Control
8 4 (8.16%) Regression Testing
8 4 (8.16%) Requirements Management
8 4 (8.16%) Software Engineering
8 4 (8.16%) Test Automation
8 4 (8.16%) Unit Testing
8 4 (8.16%) Validation
8 4 (8.16%) V-Model
9 3 (6.12%) ITIL
9 3 (6.12%) Migration
9 3 (6.12%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 16 (32.65%) Ruby
2 14 (28.57%) Java
3 10 (20.41%) Perl
4 9 (18.37%) JavaScript
5 7 (14.29%) Bash Shell
5 7 (14.29%) C#
5 7 (14.29%) Scala
6 5 (10.20%) R
7 4 (8.16%) C++
7 4 (8.16%) PHP
7 4 (8.16%) PowerShell
8 3 (6.12%) C
8 3 (6.12%) SQL
9 2 (4.08%) Shell Script
9 2 (4.08%) Tcl
10 1 (2.04%) Groovy
10 1 (2.04%) Haskell
10 1 (2.04%) MATLAB
10 1 (2.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (12.24%) Degree
2 5 (10.20%) SC Cleared
2 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.08%) CCIE
3 2 (4.08%) CCNP
3 2 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.08%) RHCE
4 1 (2.04%) EMC Certification
4 1 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) IEC 61508
1 3 (6.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.04%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) Hyper-V
1 3 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.08%) iptables
2 2 (4.08%) Postfix
3 1 (2.04%) Docker
3 1 (2.04%) Sendmail
3 1 (2.04%) vCloud
3 1 (2.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (22.45%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (20.41%) Puppet
3 5 (10.20%) Terraform
4 3 (6.12%) Ansible
5 2 (4.08%) Nagios
5 2 (4.08%) Packer
5 2 (4.08%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (2.04%) Grafana
6 1 (2.04%) Kibana
Vendors
1 5 (10.20%) VMware
2 2 (4.08%) Aruba
2 2 (4.08%) Avaya
2 2 (4.08%) CheckPoint
2 2 (4.08%) Cisco
2 2 (4.08%) F5
2 2 (4.08%) Google
2 2 (4.08%) Juniper
2 2 (4.08%) Mercator
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.08%) Palo Alto
2 2 (4.08%) Red Hat
2 2 (4.08%) Splunk
3 1 (2.04%) Citrix
3 1 (2.04%) EMC
3 1 (2.04%) IBM
3 1 (2.04%) Rackspace
3 1 (2.04%) SaltStack
3 1 (2.04%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.04%) SunGard
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