The first table below looks at the demand for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Ipswich region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 28 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Python 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 2.19% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.17% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £431 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
Programming Languages Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
96 32 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 52.46% 36.36% 31.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 25 20
Average daily rate £388 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Average hourly rate £30.75 £15.16 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.83% -19.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £15.16 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £89.70 £15.16 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
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Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Python across the Ipswich region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Python
Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Python across the Ipswich region.

Python Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

Python
Daily Rate Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Python across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Python Daily Rate Histogram in Ipswich

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich region citing Python also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Python.

1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
1 3 (60.00%) Drupal
1 3 (60.00%) PHP
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
3 1 (20.00%) Law
3 1 (20.00%) Legal
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Web Design
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Ajax
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) IronPython
3 1 (20.00%) Java EE
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Groovy
3 1 (20.00%) DataPower
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Scala
3 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) Apache Hive
3 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (20.00%) OSGi
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich region citing Python also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Python. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) Drupal
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Pig
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Hive
2 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (20.00%) Big Data
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
General
1 1 (20.00%) Law
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Java Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Java Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Drupal Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Development Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) Ajax
2 1 (20.00%) Java EE
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) OSGi
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) SOAP
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) CSS3
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Camel
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) DataPower
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Workflow
1 1 (20.00%) Scrum
1 1 (20.00%) Web Design
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) TDD
1 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (20.00%) UML
1 1 (20.00%) SOA
1 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) PHP
2 2 (40.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) IronPython
3 1 (20.00%) Groovy
3 1 (20.00%) Scala
3 1 (20.00%) Tcl
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Perl