Period
to 26 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Python skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Python over the 6 months to 26 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Python
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 37 83
Rank change year-on-year -39 +46 -27
Contract jobs citing Python 26 62 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.76% 4.35% 1.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.10% 13.51% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 55 12
Birmingham median daily rate £425 £425 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.85% +21.67%
10th Percentile £325 £288 £308
90th Percentile £544 £500 £575
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £460 £401
% change year-on-year -2.17% +14.86% +6.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Birmingham median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £32.86 £55.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -40.26% +57.14% +36.40%

Python is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 510 459 571
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 34.53% 32.23% 36.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 316 380
Birmingham median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £288 £263 £250
90th Percentile £544 £506 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +10.00% +1.35% +9.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 3
Birmingham median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +63.27% +11.36%
10th Percentile £15.20 £15.00 £13.65
90th Percentile £47.50 £53.75 £35.95
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.11 £33.22 £29.50
% change year-on-year -9.38% +12.61% +13.46%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Python as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Python in Birmingham

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Python in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Python in Birmingham

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Birmingham over the 6 months to 26 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python in Birmingham

Python
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Python in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Python.

1 15 (57.69%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (46.15%) DevOps
3 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (34.62%) Linux
4 9 (34.62%) Jenkins
5 8 (30.77%) Ansible
5 8 (30.77%) Terraform
5 8 (30.77%) Java
5 8 (30.77%) MySQL
5 8 (30.77%) Configuration Management
6 7 (26.92%) Git (software)
6 7 (26.92%) R
7 6 (23.08%) Data Science
7 6 (23.08%) Puppet
7 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (23.08%) JIRA
7 6 (23.08%) Scrum
8 5 (19.23%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
8 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
8 5 (19.23%) HTML
8 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (19.23%) HTML5
8 5 (19.23%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (19.23%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (15.38%) AngularJS
9 4 (15.38%) Digital Media
9 4 (15.38%) Redis
9 4 (15.38%) Kubernetes
9 4 (15.38%) Bash Shell

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 2 (7.69%) Apache
1 2 (7.69%) GlassFish
1 2 (7.69%) IIS
1 2 (7.69%) JBoss
1 2 (7.69%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.85%) SAS
2 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (57.69%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (19.23%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (7.69%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (7.69%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (7.69%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (7.69%) Serverless
5 1 (3.85%) GitHub
5 1 (3.85%) IaaS
5 1 (3.85%) SaaS
5 1 (3.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) SSL
2 2 (7.69%) DNS
2 2 (7.69%) Firewall
2 2 (7.69%) HTTP
2 2 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (7.69%) iSCSI
3 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) MySQL
2 5 (19.23%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
3 4 (15.38%) MongoDB
3 4 (15.38%) Redis
4 3 (11.54%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (7.69%) Couchbase
5 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
6 1 (3.85%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (3.85%) Big Data
6 1 (3.85%) Data Mining
6 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.85%) Pentaho
6 1 (3.85%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 9 (34.62%) Jenkins
2 7 (26.92%) Git (software)
3 6 (23.08%) JIRA
4 4 (15.38%) Subversion
5 2 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (7.69%) Bugzilla
5 2 (7.69%) Maven
5 2 (7.69%) MSBuild
6 1 (3.85%) Bitbucket
6 1 (3.85%) GitLab
6 1 (3.85%) Jasmine
6 1 (3.85%) Mocha
6 1 (3.85%) Selenium
6 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
2 4 (15.38%) Finance
3 3 (11.54%) Retail
4 1 (3.85%) Automotive
4 1 (3.85%) Marketing
4 1 (3.85%) Persian Language
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Developer
1 7 (26.92%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Data Scientist
3 4 (15.38%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) .NET Developer
4 3 (11.54%) AWS DevOps
4 3 (11.54%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Azure DevOps
5 2 (7.69%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Data Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Deployment Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Senior DevOps
5 2 (7.69%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Manager
6 1 (3.85%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) HTML
1 5 (19.23%) HTML5
2 4 (15.38%) AngularJS
3 3 (11.54%) .NET
3 3 (11.54%) .NET Core
3 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
3 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET Core
3 3 (11.54%) CSS
3 3 (11.54%) CSS3
3 3 (11.54%) jQuery
3 3 (11.54%) RESTful
3 3 (11.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (7.69%) CGI
4 2 (7.69%) LDAP
4 2 (7.69%) Memcached
4 2 (7.69%) Node.js
4 2 (7.69%) REST
4 2 (7.69%) SOAP
4 2 (7.69%) Web Services
4 2 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Digital Media
2 3 (11.54%) User Experience
3 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) Clustering
3 2 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (7.69%) Wiki
4 1 (3.85%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.85%) Fintech
4 1 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.85%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) CentOS
2 2 (7.69%) Debian
2 2 (7.69%) Ubuntu
2 2 (7.69%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.85%) Android
3 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) DevOps
2 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (30.77%) Configuration Management
4 6 (23.08%) Data Science
4 6 (23.08%) Scrum
5 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (15.38%) Migration
6 4 (15.38%) Open Source
7 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (11.54%) Co-Creation
7 3 (11.54%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (11.54%) Microservices
7 3 (11.54%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
8 2 (7.69%) High Availability
8 2 (7.69%) Issue Tracking
8 2 (7.69%) Machine Learning
8 2 (7.69%) MVC
8 2 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (7.69%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) Java
2 7 (26.92%) R
3 4 (15.38%) Bash Shell
3 4 (15.38%) C#
3 4 (15.38%) C++
3 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 4 (15.38%) PHP
4 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
4 3 (11.54%) Ruby
5 2 (7.69%) Perl
5 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
5 2 (7.69%) SQL
6 1 (3.85%) C
6 1 (3.85%) Go
6 1 (3.85%) MATLAB
6 1 (3.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) AWS Certification
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.85%) PhD
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Docker
2 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 2 (7.69%) NFS
2 2 (7.69%) Samba
2 2 (7.69%) Squid
2 2 (7.69%) Varnish
2 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.69%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (30.77%) Ansible
1 8 (30.77%) Terraform
2 6 (23.08%) Puppet
3 5 (19.23%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (15.38%) Kubernetes
5 2 (7.69%) HAProxy
5 2 (7.69%) Nagios
5 2 (7.69%) Salt
5 2 (7.69%) WMI
6 1 (3.85%) Packer
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Google
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
3 2 (7.69%) Splunk
3 2 (7.69%) VMware
3 2 (7.69%) WSO2
4 1 (3.85%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.85%) Rackspace
4 1 (3.85%) Tableau
4 1 (3.85%) Zend