Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 22 October 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 > Staffordshire
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 31 38
Rank change year-on-year -5 +7 +2
Contract jobs citing Python 5 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.79% 0.84% 2.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.50% 2.22% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Staffordshire median daily rate £353 £525 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.86% +128.26% -
10th Percentile £329 £363 £183
90th Percentile £382 £538 £261
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £475 £413
% change year-on-year -5.26% +15.15% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - £30.00
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 Staffordshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 143 90 144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 51.07% 37.82% 34.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 59 90
Staffordshire median daily rate £364 £350 £314
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.93% +11.55% -10.36%
10th Percentile £310 £290 £204
90th Percentile £447 £438 £413
West Midlands median daily rate £420 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +8.39% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Staffordshire median hourly rate £21.00 £40.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.50% +21.21% +114.70%
10th Percentile £18.83 £33.25 £30.55
90th Percentile £56.90 £48.75 £35.85
West Midlands median hourly rate £29.50 £33.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year -10.61% +10.92% +13.33%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Python in Staffordshire

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Python in Staffordshire

Python
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 22 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent -3 3 £330 -5.71% 5
Stafford - 2 £375 -
Python
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Python.

1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) Ruby
2 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (40.00%) Internet
2 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (40.00%) Mercurial
2 2 (40.00%) Power BI
2 2 (40.00%) Release Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Subversion
3 1 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (20.00%) Apache Archiva
3 1 (20.00%) Puppet
3 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) NuGet
3 1 (20.00%) Software Deployment
3 1 (20.00%) Gradle
3 1 (20.00%) Artifactory
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (20.00%) ClearCase
3 1 (20.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) Ant
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Power BI
2 1 (20.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (40.00%) Mercurial
1 2 (40.00%) Subversion
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) AccuRev
2 1 (20.00%) Ant
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Archiva
2 1 (20.00%) Artifactory
2 1 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (20.00%) ClearCase
2 1 (20.00%) CruiseControl
2 1 (20.00%) Gradle
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Maven
2 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (20.00%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Release Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Insight Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Release Automation Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Build and Release Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Build Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Release Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Coaching
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Ruby
2 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Ansible
1 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
1 1 (20.00%) Salt