Period
to 21 February 2019

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 21 February 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 > Staffordshire
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 36 34 38
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4 -
Contract jobs citing Python 8 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 3.29% 0.76% 0.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.90% 1.71% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Staffordshire median daily rate £330 £525 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.14% +105.88% -
10th Percentile £185 £363 £251
90th Percentile £437 £538 £264
West Midlands median daily rate £487 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -2.55% +11.11% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +63.64% -31.25% +55.88%

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 116 117 148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 47.74% 44.32% 39.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 70 102
Staffordshire median daily rate £365 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% +7.69% -1.89%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £214
90th Percentile £463 £438 £438
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate £53.50 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.89% - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £33.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +36.36% +32.00% -16.85%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 21 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 21 February 2019. 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 +10 7 £240 -31.43% 3
Python
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Python.

1 7 (87.50%) PowerShell
2 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Perl
3 3 (37.50%) Ant
3 3 (37.50%) CruiseControl
3 3 (37.50%) Maven
3 3 (37.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (37.50%) TeamCity
3 3 (37.50%) Gradle
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) Release Automation
4 2 (25.00%) Break/Fix
4 2 (25.00%) Shavlik
4 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) Ivanti
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) CentOS
4 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (25.00%) Mercurial
4 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (25.00%) Groovy
4 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (25.00%) Build Automation
4 2 (25.00%) Ruby
4 2 (25.00%) Subversion
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) SQL

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (37.50%) Ant
2 3 (37.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (37.50%) CruiseControl
2 3 (37.50%) Gradle
2 3 (37.50%) Maven
2 3 (37.50%) TeamCity
3 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (25.00%) Mercurial
3 2 (25.00%) Subversion
3 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (12.50%) AccuRev
4 1 (12.50%) Apache Archiva
4 1 (12.50%) Artifactory
4 1 (12.50%) ClearCase
4 1 (12.50%) JIRA
4 1 (12.50%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (12.50%) Games
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Release Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Release Automation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Build and Release Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Build Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Data Scientist
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) Matplotlib
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) CentOS
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Break/Fix
1 2 (25.00%) Build Automation
1 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 2 (25.00%) Release Automation
2 1 (12.50%) Analytics
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Data Munging
2 1 (12.50%) Data Science
2 1 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
2 1 (12.50%) Physics
2 1 (12.50%) Predictive Analytics
2 1 (12.50%) Predictive Modelling
2 1 (12.50%) Software Deployment
2 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) PowerShell
2 3 (37.50%) Perl
3 2 (25.00%) Groovy
3 2 (25.00%) Ruby
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) MATLAB
4 1 (12.50%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) PhD
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) Firmware
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (12.50%) Ansible
2 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (12.50%) Puppet
2 1 (12.50%) Salt
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Dell
1 2 (25.00%) HP
1 2 (25.00%) Ivanti
1 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (25.00%) Shavlik
1 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Tableau