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 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 39 -
Rank change year-on-year -1 -  
Contract jobs citing Python 3 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.85% 1.93% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.75% 5.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £340 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.42% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £424 £375
% change year-on-year +0.29% +13.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -1.31% -5.00%  

Python is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Coventry
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 80 137 98
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 22.79% 37.85% 31.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 100 60
Median daily rate £400 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +17.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £465 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Median hourly rate £29.50 £35.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.71% +55.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £35.00 £22.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £35.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry citing Python as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Python in Coventry

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Ruby
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (44.44%) Bash Shell
2 4 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (33.33%) Low Latency
3 3 (33.33%) Ansible
3 3 (33.33%) Docker
3 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 3 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (33.33%) Microservices
3 3 (33.33%) DevOps
3 3 (33.33%) Terraform
3 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 3 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 3 (33.33%) Hudson
3 3 (33.33%) Node.js
3 3 (33.33%) Korn
3 3 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (33.33%) jQuery
3 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 3 (33.33%) DB2

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 1 (11.11%) CloudStack
1 1 (11.11%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) IaaS
2 1 (11.11%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) DB2
1 3 (33.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 3 (33.33%) Hudson
1 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (22.22%) GoCD
3 1 (11.11%) MSBuild
3 1 (11.11%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (11.11%) Selenium
3 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Full Stack Developer
3 2 (22.22%) AWS Developer
3 2 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Angular Developer
4 1 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Django Developer
4 1 (11.11%) HTML Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Node.js Developer
4 1 (11.11%) PHP Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Python Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Python/Django Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) HTML
2 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 3 (33.33%) CSS
2 3 (33.33%) jQuery
2 3 (33.33%) Node.js
2 3 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (22.22%) Express
3 2 (22.22%) MEAN Stack
4 1 (11.11%) CakePHP
4 1 (11.11%) Django
4 1 (11.11%) Laravel
4 1 (11.11%) REST
4 1 (11.11%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (11.11%) CentOS
3 1 (11.11%) Fedora
3 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
3 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (33.33%) DevOps
2 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 3 (33.33%) Low Latency
2 3 (33.33%) Microservices
2 3 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
3 2 (22.22%) Logical Data Model
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Open Source
4 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Bash Shell
1 4 (44.44%) Ruby
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) Korn
2 3 (33.33%) Perl
3 2 (22.22%) Go
4 1 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) PHP
4 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Docker
2 1 (11.11%) vSphere
2 1 (11.11%) Xen
2 1 (11.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (33.33%) Ansible
2 3 (33.33%) Terraform
3 2 (22.22%) Puppet
4 1 (11.11%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (22.22%) Google
2 2 (22.22%) IBM