Period
to 18 August 2019

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 18 August 2019 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
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 57 85 39
Rank change year-on-year +28 -46 +45
Contract jobs citing Python 42 24 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.03% 1.62% 4.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.70% 4.44% 12.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 18 47
Birmingham median daily rate £463 £494 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.33% +9.72% +9.09%
10th Percentile £305 £363 £320
90th Percentile £545 £544 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £488 £475
% change year-on-year -2.56% +2.63% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Birmingham median hourly rate - £41.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.75% +14.29%
West Midlands median hourly rate £43.75 £36.11 £47.50
% change year-on-year +21.17% -23.99% +35.71%

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 483 540 447
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 34.82% 36.54% 33.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 354 315
Birmingham median daily rate £436 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.06% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £263 £285 £269
90th Percentile £575 £538 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 5
Birmingham median hourly rate £35.00 £32.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.38% -8.57% -
West Midlands median hourly rate £40.00 £28.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year +39.13% -11.54% +30.00%

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 18 August 2019.

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 18 August 2019, 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 21 (50.00%) DevOps
2 20 (47.62%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (45.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (30.95%) Finance
5 13 (30.95%) Kubernetes
6 12 (28.57%) Google Cloud Platform
7 10 (23.81%) Microservices
7 10 (23.81%) SQL
8 9 (21.43%) Java
8 9 (21.43%) Google
8 9 (21.43%) Docker
9 8 (19.05%) Jenkins
9 8 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
9 8 (19.05%) C#
9 8 (19.05%) Linux
9 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
10 7 (16.67%) PHP
10 7 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (16.67%) Node.js
10 7 (16.67%) Power BI
10 7 (16.67%) Power Platform
11 6 (14.29%) Terraform
11 6 (14.29%) Tableau
11 6 (14.29%) Analytics
11 6 (14.29%) Alteryx
11 6 (14.29%) Data Modelling
11 6 (14.29%) Banking
12 5 (11.90%) Marketing

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 4 (9.52%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (4.76%) Apache
2 2 (4.76%) Apache Spark
2 2 (4.76%) Mailman
2 2 (4.76%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.38%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 20 (47.62%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (45.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (28.57%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (16.67%) Power Platform
5 4 (9.52%) Amazon EKS
5 4 (9.52%) GitHub
6 2 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (4.76%) Amazon ECS
6 2 (4.76%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (4.76%) Amazon S3
6 2 (4.76%) Route 53
6 2 (4.76%) Serverless
6 2 (4.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (2.38%) Amazon Neptune
7 1 (2.38%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (2.38%) Google Analytics
7 1 (2.38%) IaaS
7 1 (2.38%) PaaS
7 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.14%) Unified Communications
3 2 (4.76%) CTI
3 2 (4.76%) DKIM
3 2 (4.76%) IMAP
3 2 (4.76%) Internet
3 2 (4.76%) OpenLDAP
3 2 (4.76%) PBX
3 2 (4.76%) Skype
3 2 (4.76%) SMTP
4 1 (2.38%) H.323
4 1 (2.38%) HTTP
4 1 (2.38%) S/MIME
4 1 (2.38%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) Power BI
2 5 (11.90%) NoSQL
3 3 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (7.14%) Big Data
3 3 (7.14%) BigQuery
3 3 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.76%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (4.76%) Bigtable
4 2 (4.76%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.76%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.76%) MySQL
4 2 (4.76%) NewSQL
5 1 (2.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (2.38%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.38%) Flink
5 1 (2.38%) HBase
5 1 (2.38%) Impala
Development Applications
1 8 (19.05%) Jenkins
2 4 (9.52%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.76%) Artifactory
3 2 (4.76%) Bitbucket
3 2 (4.76%) CircleCI
3 2 (4.76%) GitLab
3 2 (4.76%) JIRA
3 2 (4.76%) Selenium
3 2 (4.76%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.38%) sqlmap
General
1 13 (30.95%) Finance
2 6 (14.29%) Banking
3 5 (11.90%) Marketing
3 5 (11.90%) Public Sector
4 3 (7.14%) Electronics
4 3 (7.14%) Manufacturing
4 3 (7.14%) Retail
4 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.76%) Legal
6 1 (2.38%) Automotive
6 1 (2.38%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (40.48%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (14.29%) Developer
3 5 (11.90%) Analyst
3 5 (11.90%) Azure DevOps
3 5 (11.90%) Azure DevOps Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) Azure Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 3 (7.14%) AWS DevOps
5 3 (7.14%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) AWS Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Data Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Java Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Java Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) Node.js
2 4 (9.52%) .NET
3 3 (7.14%) LDAP
4 2 (4.76%) .NET Core
4 2 (4.76%) AngularJS
4 2 (4.76%) Kafka
4 2 (4.76%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (4.76%) Web Services
5 1 (2.38%) Apache Beam
5 1 (2.38%) AWS Amplify
5 1 (2.38%) Django
5 1 (2.38%) Flask
5 1 (2.38%) HTML
5 1 (2.38%) JSON
5 1 (2.38%) LAMP
5 1 (2.38%) OAuth
5 1 (2.38%) OAuth2
5 1 (2.38%) React
5 1 (2.38%) REST
5 1 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Public Cloud
2 2 (4.76%) Cloud Native
2 2 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (4.76%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (4.76%) IVR
2 2 (4.76%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) Derivative
3 1 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.05%) Linux
2 3 (7.14%) CentOS
2 3 (7.14%) Unix
2 3 (7.14%) Windows
3 2 (4.76%) CoreOS
3 2 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.76%) SUSE
4 1 (2.38%) Android
4 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (50.00%) DevOps
2 15 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (23.81%) Microservices
4 8 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (14.29%) Analytics
6 6 (14.29%) Data Modelling
7 5 (11.90%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (9.52%) Artificial Intelligence
8 4 (9.52%) Information Security
8 4 (9.52%) Scrum
8 4 (9.52%) Test Automation
8 4 (9.52%) Visualisation
9 3 (7.14%) Dashboard Development
9 3 (7.14%) Data Science
9 3 (7.14%) Data Visualisation
9 3 (7.14%) IT Strategy
9 3 (7.14%) Mentoring
9 3 (7.14%) Programme Management
9 3 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.81%) SQL
2 9 (21.43%) Java
3 8 (19.05%) C#
3 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
4 7 (16.67%) PHP
5 5 (11.90%) Bash Shell
5 5 (11.90%) PowerShell
6 4 (9.52%) Go
7 3 (7.14%) VBA
8 2 (4.76%) R
8 2 (4.76%) Ruby
8 2 (4.76%) Rust
9 1 (2.38%) C++
9 1 (2.38%) Perl
9 1 (2.38%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) CGEIT
2 1 (2.38%) CISA
2 1 (2.38%) CISM
2 1 (2.38%) CISSP
2 1 (2.38%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 9 (21.43%) Docker
2 2 (4.76%) Sendmail
3 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (30.95%) Kubernetes
2 6 (14.29%) Terraform
3 4 (9.52%) Ansible
3 4 (9.52%) Puppet
4 2 (4.76%) Docker Swarm
4 2 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.76%) Packer
4 2 (4.76%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (2.38%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (2.38%) Netcool
5 1 (2.38%) SCOM
5 1 (2.38%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (21.43%) Google
2 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
3 6 (14.29%) Alteryx
3 6 (14.29%) Tableau
4 3 (7.14%) SAP
5 2 (4.76%) Avaya
5 2 (4.76%) Proofpoint
5 2 (4.76%) Veracode
5 2 (4.76%) VMware
6 1 (2.38%) Cisco
6 1 (2.38%) Splunk
6 1 (2.38%) Twitter