Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 - 29
Rank change year-on-year - +29 -
Contract jobs citing Python 6 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 4.76% - 1.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.04% - 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
Worcestershire median daily rate £413 - £425
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £460 £413
% change year-on-year -2.17% +11.52% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Worcestershire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £32.86 £55.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year -40.26% +44.74% +48.09%

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 46 13 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 36.51% 19.70% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 11 43
Worcestershire median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - +16.67%
10th Percentile £310 £138 £203
90th Percentile £488 £438 £438
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Worcestershire median hourly rate - - £41.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £29.50 £32.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year -9.92% +19.09% +7.17%

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 20 September 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 20 September 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 - 4 £375 - 1
Worcester - 2 £550 -
Python
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) C++
2 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (50.00%) Unix
3 3 (50.00%) SELinux
4 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (33.33%) Docker
4 2 (33.33%) Memory Management
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) OO
4 2 (33.33%) C
4 2 (33.33%) MFC
4 2 (33.33%) Change Management
4 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (33.33%) MATLAB
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) UML
4 2 (33.33%) Embedded C++
4 2 (33.33%) Assembly Language
4 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 2 (33.33%) Network Security
4 2 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (33.33%) Algorithms
5 1 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (16.67%) iptables
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) HTTP
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
2 1 (16.67%) SMTP
2 1 (16.67%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (16.67%) CMake
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Python Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Cloud Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) MFC
2 1 (16.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (16.67%) LAMP
2 1 (16.67%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Algorithms
1 2 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) CentOS
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) Memory Management
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) IT Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) OOP
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (16.67%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C++
2 3 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) Assembly Language
3 2 (33.33%) C
3 2 (33.33%) Embedded C++
3 2 (33.33%) MATLAB
3 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) Perl
4 1 (16.67%) PHP
4 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (16.67%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (16.67%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Docker
2 1 (16.67%) iptables
2 1 (16.67%) Squid
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) SELinux
2 1 (16.67%) Ansible
2 1 (16.67%) Nagios
2 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (16.67%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
1 1 (16.67%) VMware