Period
to 24 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 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 24 April 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 > Worcestershire
6 months to
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 13 19
Rank change year-on-year -1 +6 0
Contract jobs citing Python 8 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 5.88% 3.13% 3.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.86% 11.54% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Worcestershire median daily rate £375 £363 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% -14.71% -
West Midlands median daily rate £500 £460 £413
% change year-on-year +8.70% +11.52% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Worcestershire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -6.15% -7.14% -

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 Worcestershire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Worcestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 35 26 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 25.74% 27.08% 38.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 19 33
Worcestershire median daily rate £392 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.07% -17.65% +41.67%
10th Percentile £232 £232 £233
90th Percentile £450 £445 £498
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Worcestershire median hourly rate - £43.75 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +108.33% -54.59%
West Midlands median hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +50.00% +19.05% -27.20%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Python in Worcestershire

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Python in Worcestershire

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Worcestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Worcestershire over the 6 months to 24 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python in Worcestershire

Python
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Worcestershire region over the 6 months to 24 April 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
Malvern - 6 £375 - 3
Worcester -3 2 £550 +51.72% 1
Python
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for Python.

1 6 (75.00%) C
1 6 (75.00%) C#
1 6 (75.00%) C++
1 6 (75.00%) MFC
1 6 (75.00%) Visual Studio
1 6 (75.00%) Unix
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
1 6 (75.00%) UML
1 6 (75.00%) Embedded C++
1 6 (75.00%) Assembly Language
1 6 (75.00%) Configuration Management
1 6 (75.00%) MATLAB
1 6 (75.00%) Change Management
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) Software Engineering
1 6 (75.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 6 (75.00%) Network Security
1 6 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
1 6 (75.00%) Memory Management
1 6 (75.00%) SELinux
1 6 (75.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (12.50%) Terraform
2 1 (12.50%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) SDLC
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) Puppet
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Software Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (12.50%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Python Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Python Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior DevOps
4 1 (12.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Algorithms
1 6 (75.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
1 6 (75.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) Change Management
1 6 (75.00%) Configuration Management
1 6 (75.00%) Memory Management
1 6 (75.00%) Software Engineering
1 6 (75.00%) UML
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) OO
2 1 (12.50%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Assembly Language
1 6 (75.00%) C
1 6 (75.00%) C#
1 6 (75.00%) C++
1 6 (75.00%) Embedded C++
1 6 (75.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) SELinux
2 1 (12.50%) Ansible
2 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (12.50%) Puppet
2 1 (12.50%) Terraform