Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry 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 17 November 2017 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 > Coventry
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 71 65
Rank change year-on-year +30 -6 -19
Contract jobs citing Python 22 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 2.99% 0.95% 0.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.52% 2.84% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 6 3
Coventry median daily rate £550 £325 £700
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +69.23% -53.57% +100.00%
10th Percentile £294 £298 £431
90th Percentile £590 £425 £765
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +11.76% +3.03% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Coventry median hourly rate - £40.00 -
West Midlands median hourly rate £29.00 £35.00 £25.66
% change year-on-year -17.14% +36.40% -10.56%

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 Coventry with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Coventry
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 231 352 212
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 31.43% 33.30% 29.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 260 161
Coventry median daily rate £399 £387 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.10% +19.00% -
10th Percentile £271 £295 £213
90th Percentile £538 £500 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +1.33% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 6
Coventry median hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +56.25% -17.95% -31.81%
10th Percentile £20.00 £11.50 £14.13
90th Percentile £43.75 £29.13 £28.53
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.00 £24.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year +26.53% +3.16% +9.20%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

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

Job vacancy trend for Python in Coventry

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Python in Coventry

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Coventry over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python in Coventry

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Python.

1 16 (72.73%) Ruby
2 13 (59.09%) Perl
3 12 (54.55%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (50.00%) DevOps
5 10 (45.45%) Puppet
5 10 (45.45%) Bash Shell
5 10 (45.45%) .NET
5 10 (45.45%) Windows
6 8 (36.36%) Configuration Management
7 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (31.82%) Linux
7 7 (31.82%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
9 5 (22.73%) Open Source
9 5 (22.73%) Test Automation
9 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (22.73%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
10 4 (18.18%) PHP
10 4 (18.18%) nginx
10 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
10 4 (18.18%) MongoDB
11 3 (13.64%) Static Code Analysis
11 3 (13.64%) OWASP
11 3 (13.64%) Selenium
11 3 (13.64%) Security Testing
11 3 (13.64%) HTML
11 3 (13.64%) Java
11 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
11 3 (13.64%) CSS

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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 (18.18%) nginx
2 1 (4.55%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) Jetty
2 1 (4.55%) Mongrel
2 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 7 (31.82%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (4.55%) GitHub
3 1 (4.55%) Google App Engine
3 1 (4.55%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (4.55%) Rackspace Cloud
3 1 (4.55%) Route 53
3 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) DNS
1 1 (4.55%) Firewall
1 1 (4.55%) HTTP
1 1 (4.55%) ICMP
1 1 (4.55%) SNMP
1 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) MongoDB
2 3 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (9.09%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (4.55%) DB2
4 1 (4.55%) MySQL
4 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
2 3 (13.64%) CircleCI
2 3 (13.64%) Selenium
2 3 (13.64%) Travis CI
3 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 2 (9.09%) JProfiler
3 2 (9.09%) JUnit
4 1 (4.55%) Ant
4 1 (4.55%) JIRA
4 1 (4.55%) Maven
4 1 (4.55%) Mercurial
4 1 (4.55%) MSBuild
4 1 (4.55%) Subversion
4 1 (4.55%) TeamCity
4 1 (4.55%) Vagrant
4 1 (4.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Consultant
1 8 (36.36%) DevOps Consultant
2 5 (22.73%) Developer
3 4 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Python Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Tester
5 2 (9.09%) Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Penetration Tester
5 2 (9.09%) Test Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Windows DevOps Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Agile C# Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Automation Tester
6 1 (4.55%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Cloud Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Ethical Hacker
6 1 (4.55%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Manual Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) .NET
2 3 (13.64%) CSS
2 3 (13.64%) HTML
2 3 (13.64%) Web Services
3 2 (9.09%) Ajax
3 2 (9.09%) Node.js
4 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (4.55%) CakePHP
4 1 (4.55%) Express
4 1 (4.55%) jQuery
4 1 (4.55%) JRuby
4 1 (4.55%) Laravel
4 1 (4.55%) MEAN Stack
4 1 (4.55%) OAuth
4 1 (4.55%) Qt
4 1 (4.55%) REST
4 1 (4.55%) Symfony
4 1 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Public Cloud
2 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) Windows
2 7 (31.82%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) CentOS
3 1 (4.55%) Debian
3 1 (4.55%) Fedora
3 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) DevOps
2 8 (36.36%) Configuration Management
3 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (22.73%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (22.73%) Open Source
4 5 (22.73%) Test Automation
5 3 (13.64%) Fuzz Testing
5 3 (13.64%) OWASP
5 3 (13.64%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Security Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Social Engineering
5 3 (13.64%) Static Code Analysis
5 3 (13.64%) Static Program Analysis
6 2 (9.09%) Artificial Intelligence
6 2 (9.09%) Ethical Hacking
6 2 (9.09%) Machine Learning
6 2 (9.09%) Manual Testing
6 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) Ruby
2 13 (59.09%) Perl
3 10 (45.45%) Bash Shell
4 4 (18.18%) PHP
5 3 (13.64%) Java
5 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
6 2 (9.09%) C#
6 2 (9.09%) Go
6 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
6 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
7 1 (4.55%) SQL
7 1 (4.55%) Tcl
7 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) CHECK Team Member
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) GCP
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Docker
1 1 (4.55%) KVM
1 1 (4.55%) VirtualBox
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.55%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (54.55%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (45.45%) Puppet
3 3 (13.64%) Ansible
4 2 (9.09%) Terraform
5 1 (4.55%) Kubernetes
5 1 (4.55%) Salt
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Google
3 1 (4.55%) IBM
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) Perforce
3 1 (4.55%) Rackspace
3 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.55%) SaltStack
3 1 (4.55%) VMware