Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 18 19
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1 +4
Contract jobs citing Python 2 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 1.68% 1.20% 3.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.13% 5.56% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Worcestershire median daily rate £475 - £363
10th Percentile £463 - £331
90th Percentile £488 - £428
West Midlands median daily rate £475 £475 £419
% change year-on-year - +13.43% +1.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Worcestershire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +27.27% -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 Worcestershire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Worcestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 39 18 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 32.77% 21.69% 28.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 15 28
Worcestershire median daily rate £425 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.77% -3.70% -16.67%
10th Percentile £313 £138 £213
90th Percentile £488 £418 £438
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Worcestershire median hourly rate £45.00 £12.50 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +260.00% -69.88% +245.83%
West Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year +30.77% +41.30% -21.62%

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
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 18 December 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
Worcester +6 1 £475 -
Malvern - 1 - - 1
Python
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) CMake
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps

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 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) CMake
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared