The table below looks at the statistics 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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 15 22 20
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Contract jobs citing Python 1 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.19% 3.73% 2.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.26% 8.93% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Average daily rate - £333 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.19%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +7.14%
Python
Suffolk

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Ipswich region.

Programming Languages Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
19 56 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 22.62% 41.79% 51.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 40 36
Average daily rate £338 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.05% +0.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £289 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 6 (85.71%) Perl
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Client/Server
2 5 (71.43%) Data Mining
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Information Management
2 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (71.43%) Visualisation
2 5 (71.43%) Apache Hive
2 5 (71.43%) Data Visualisation
2 5 (71.43%) Big Data
2 5 (71.43%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (71.43%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (71.43%) Kibana
2 5 (71.43%) Check_MK
2 5 (71.43%) Apache Spark
2 5 (71.43%) Spark Streaming
3 4 (57.14%) User Stories
3 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) DV Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
5 1 (14.29%) Apache Pig
5 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Degree

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 5 (71.43%) Apache Spark
1 5 (71.43%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Pig
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) Apache Hive
1 5 (71.43%) Big Data
1 5 (71.43%) Data Mining
2 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
General
1 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Big Data Developer
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Hadoop Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Integration Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Test and Integration Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) Spark Streaming
2 1 (14.29%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Client/Server
1 5 (71.43%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (71.43%) Cybersecurity
1 5 (71.43%) Data Visualisation
1 5 (71.43%) Information Management
2 4 (57.14%) User Stories
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Perl
2 5 (71.43%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) DV Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Check_MK
1 5 (71.43%) Kibana