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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
England / West Midlands
Rank 73 109 91
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -18
Contract jobs citing Python 49 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.06% 0.65% 0.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.82% 1.85% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 8 5
Median daily rate £463 £313 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.00% -32.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £295 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £483 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £443 £405 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.38% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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
718 918 691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 30.24% 35.17% 30.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 455 570 394
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £272 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 35
Median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -19.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.29 £17.04 £20.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £37.50 £36.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 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
Birmingham +19 18 £500 +53.84% 5
Shropshire +40 16 £500 - 3
Warwickshire +4 5 £343 - 2
Coventry -6 5 £375 +25.00% 1
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Python.

1 71 (60.68%) Linux
2 69 (58.97%) Ruby
3 63 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (41.03%) Open Source
5 47 (40.17%) Java
6 45 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
7 39 (33.33%) Git (software)
7 39 (33.33%) Puppet
7 39 (33.33%) DevOps
8 38 (32.48%) MongoDB
8 38 (32.48%) Jenkins
8 38 (32.48%) Configuration Management
9 37 (31.62%) Continuous Integration
10 36 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
11 35 (29.91%) Ansible
11 35 (29.91%) HTTP
12 31 (26.50%) HTML
12 31 (26.50%) PostgreSQL
13 28 (23.93%) Web Services
14 27 (23.08%) PHP
14 27 (23.08%) TCP/IP
14 27 (23.08%) Scala
14 27 (23.08%) Subversion
15 26 (22.22%) SSL
16 24 (20.51%) JavaScript
16 24 (20.51%) CSS
17 22 (18.80%) Web Operations
18 20 (17.09%) Salt
18 20 (17.09%) Bash Shell
19 19 (16.24%) Rackspace

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 15 (12.82%) Confluence
2 10 (8.55%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (7.69%) Apache
3 9 (7.69%) nginx
4 6 (5.13%) OpenStack
4 6 (5.13%) Tomcat
5 5 (4.27%) Apache Spark
6 4 (3.42%) SAS
7 3 (2.56%) MindAlign
8 2 (1.71%) Apache Pig
8 2 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.71%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.85%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.85%) JBoss
9 1 (0.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (3.42%) Doxygen
2 1 (0.85%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 45 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (8.55%) GitHub
4 6 (5.13%) Google Analytics
5 3 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (2.56%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 3 (2.56%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (2.56%) Amazon EMR
5 3 (2.56%) Amazon S3
5 3 (2.56%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (2.56%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (2.56%) IaaS
5 3 (2.56%) Route 53
5 3 (2.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (29.91%) HTTP
2 27 (23.08%) TCP/IP
3 26 (22.22%) SSL
4 4 (3.42%) Firewall
5 3 (2.56%) IMAP
5 3 (2.56%) OpenLDAP
5 3 (2.56%) S/MIME
5 3 (2.56%) SMTP
6 2 (1.71%) DNS
6 2 (1.71%) Internet
7 1 (0.85%) BGP
7 1 (0.85%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.85%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.85%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.85%) Junos
7 1 (0.85%) NAS
7 1 (0.85%) OSPF
7 1 (0.85%) RFID
7 1 (0.85%) SAN
7 1 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (32.48%) MongoDB
2 31 (26.50%) PostgreSQL
3 19 (16.24%) MySQL
4 14 (11.97%) NoSQL
5 12 (10.26%) Relational Database
6 8 (6.84%) Hadoop
7 5 (4.27%) Big Data
7 5 (4.27%) DB2
7 5 (4.27%) EDRMS
7 5 (4.27%) Pentaho
8 3 (2.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (2.56%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (1.71%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.71%) HBase
9 2 (1.71%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.71%) Riak
9 2 (1.71%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 2 (1.71%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 39 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 38 (32.48%) Jenkins
3 27 (23.08%) Subversion
4 15 (12.82%) JIRA
5 12 (10.26%) Cucumber
5 12 (10.26%) Selenium
6 9 (7.69%) IntelliJ
6 9 (7.69%) JUnit
7 7 (5.98%) Eclipse
7 7 (5.98%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (5.13%) Ant
8 6 (5.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (5.13%) Gatling
8 6 (5.13%) Grunt
8 6 (5.13%) gulp
8 6 (5.13%) Karma Test Runner
8 6 (5.13%) Sublime Text
9 4 (3.42%) RSpec
9 4 (3.42%) TeamCity
10 3 (2.56%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (6.84%) Finance
2 4 (3.42%) Retail
3 3 (2.56%) Electronics
3 3 (2.56%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.71%) Advertising
4 2 (1.71%) Automotive
4 2 (1.71%) Marketing
4 2 (1.71%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.85%) Banking
5 1 (0.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 40 (34.19%) Developer
2 13 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (8.55%) Senior DevOps
4 9 (7.69%) Architect
4 9 (7.69%) Python Developer
4 9 (7.69%) Scala Developer
5 8 (6.84%) Java Developer
6 7 (5.98%) AWS DevOps
6 7 (5.98%) AWS Engineer
6 7 (5.98%) WebOps Engineer
7 6 (5.13%) Cloud Engineer
7 6 (5.13%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (5.13%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 6 (5.13%) Senior WebOps Engineer
8 5 (4.27%) Applications Support
8 5 (4.27%) Full Stack Developer
8 5 (4.27%) Head of Development
8 5 (4.27%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 5 (4.27%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (3.42%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (26.50%) HTML
2 28 (23.93%) Web Services
3 24 (20.51%) CSS
4 15 (12.82%) AngularJS
5 13 (11.11%) jQuery
5 13 (11.11%) Node.js
6 11 (9.40%) HTML5
6 11 (9.40%) JSON
7 10 (8.55%) .NET
7 10 (8.55%) Django
8 9 (7.69%) REST
9 8 (6.84%) Ajax
9 8 (6.84%) CSS3
9 8 (6.84%) Ruby on Rails
9 8 (6.84%) Spring
9 8 (6.84%) XML
10 7 (5.98%) Elastic Stack
10 7 (5.98%) Gherkin
10 7 (5.98%) Play Framework
10 7 (5.98%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 8 (6.84%) User Experience
3 6 (5.13%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.42%) Algorithms
4 4 (3.42%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.71%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.71%) PKI
5 2 (1.71%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.85%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.85%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.85%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (0.85%) Internet of Things
6 1 (0.85%) Smart Home
6 1 (0.85%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 71 (60.68%) Linux
2 13 (11.11%) Windows
3 12 (10.26%) Unix
4 8 (6.84%) CentOS
5 7 (5.98%) Ubuntu
6 3 (2.56%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.56%) Mac OS X
6 3 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.56%) Solaris
7 2 (1.71%) Android
7 2 (1.71%) SUSE
8 1 (0.85%) Fedora
8 1 (0.85%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (41.03%) Open Source
3 39 (33.33%) DevOps
4 38 (32.48%) Configuration Management
5 37 (31.62%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (18.80%) Web Operations
7 15 (12.82%) Automated Testing
7 15 (12.82%) Scrum
8 14 (11.97%) Analytics
9 11 (9.40%) Data Modelling
10 8 (6.84%) Continuous Delivery
10 8 (6.84%) Microservices
10 8 (6.84%) Responsive Web Design
10 8 (6.84%) Software Engineering
10 8 (6.84%) Web Design
11 7 (5.98%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (5.98%) Change Management
11 7 (5.98%) TDD
12 6 (5.13%) Case Management
12 6 (5.13%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 69 (58.97%) Ruby
2 47 (40.17%) Java
3 27 (23.08%) PHP
3 27 (23.08%) Scala
4 24 (20.51%) JavaScript
5 20 (17.09%) Bash Shell
6 19 (16.24%) Perl
7 15 (12.82%) C#
7 15 (12.82%) SQL
8 11 (9.40%) C
9 9 (7.69%) C++
9 9 (7.69%) Groovy
10 8 (6.84%) PowerShell
10 8 (6.84%) R
11 6 (5.13%) Haskell
12 5 (4.27%) Go
13 3 (2.56%) Korn
13 3 (2.56%) PL/SQL
13 3 (2.56%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.85%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 17 (14.53%) Security Cleared
2 12 (10.26%) SC Cleared
3 10 (8.55%) Degree
4 5 (4.27%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.71%) SAS Certification
6 1 (0.85%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.85%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.56%) QA
2 2 (1.71%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.85%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.85%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 18 (15.38%) Docker
2 3 (2.56%) Sendmail
3 2 (1.71%) HDFS
3 2 (1.71%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.85%) Firmware
4 1 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 39 (33.33%) Puppet
2 36 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
3 35 (29.91%) Ansible
4 20 (17.09%) Salt
5 18 (15.38%) Terraform
6 10 (8.55%) Kibana
7 7 (5.98%) Grafana
8 5 (4.27%) Kubernetes
8 5 (4.27%) logstash
9 4 (3.42%) Mesos
10 3 (2.56%) collectd
10 3 (2.56%) StatsD
11 2 (1.71%) Graphite
11 2 (1.71%) Marathon
12 1 (0.85%) BladeLogic
12 1 (0.85%) HP Operations Orchestration
12 1 (0.85%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 19 (16.24%) Rackspace
2 12 (10.26%) Google
3 9 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 7 (5.98%) Oracle
5 5 (4.27%) Informatica
5 5 (4.27%) Red Hat
6 4 (3.42%) CheckPoint
6 4 (3.42%) IBM
7 3 (2.56%) Proofpoint
7 3 (2.56%) SaltStack
7 3 (2.56%) Talend
7 3 (2.56%) VMware
8 2 (1.71%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.71%) Cloudera
8 2 (1.71%) HP
8 2 (1.71%) Splunk
8 2 (1.71%) Teradata
9 1 (0.85%) BMC
9 1 (0.85%) CA
9 1 (0.85%) webMethods
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