The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 17 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Python 12 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 6.32% 3.09% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.49% 10.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Median daily rate £525 £416 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.12% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £36.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+6.16% +0.68%
Python
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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
49 50 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 25.79% 30.86% 49.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 31 79
Median daily rate £425 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Median hourly rate - £19.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -24.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +4.22%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Ipswich region citing Python as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 June 2016.

Python Daily Rate Histogram in Ipswich

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Ipswich region with a requirement for Python.

1 7 (58.33%) Linux
1 7 (58.33%) C
2 6 (50.00%) Big Data
2 6 (50.00%) Analytics
3 5 (41.67%) Docker
3 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (41.67%) C++
3 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
4 4 (33.33%) RHCE
4 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 4 (33.33%) Java
4 4 (33.33%) Unix
4 4 (33.33%) Windows
4 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 4 (33.33%) VMware
4 4 (33.33%) JSON
4 4 (33.33%) vCloud
4 4 (33.33%) Puppet
4 4 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (33.33%) KVM
4 4 (33.33%) OpenStack
4 4 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (33.33%) LXC
4 4 (33.33%) SFIA
5 3 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
5 3 (25.00%) FireEye

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich 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 4 (33.33%) OpenStack
2 3 (25.00%) Apache Spark
3 1 (8.33%) Apache
3 1 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (8.33%) GlassFish
3 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (8.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) Big Data
2 3 (25.00%) Apache Hive
3 2 (16.67%) Cloudera CDH
3 2 (16.67%) Hadoop
3 2 (16.67%) HBase
3 2 (16.67%) Impala
4 1 (8.33%) Data Mining
4 1 (8.33%) GIS
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Power View
4 1 (8.33%) PowerPivot
4 1 (8.33%) Spotfire
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (16.67%) Integration Engineer
1 2 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
1 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Architect
2 1 (8.33%) Big Data Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Big Data Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Cloud Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Data Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Data Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 1 (8.33%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (8.33%) OAuth
2 1 (8.33%) OpenID
2 1 (8.33%) SAML
2 1 (8.33%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) Unix
2 4 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Analytics
2 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 4 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (33.33%) SFIA
4 3 (25.00%) Big Data Analytics
4 3 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) Data Analytics
4 3 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
4 3 (25.00%) Machine Learning
4 3 (25.00%) Malware Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (16.67%) DevOps
5 2 (16.67%) MapReduce
5 2 (16.67%) Migration
5 2 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
6 1 (8.33%) Identity Management
6 1 (8.33%) Project Management
6 1 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) C
2 5 (41.67%) C++
3 4 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (16.67%) HiveQL
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (8.33%) Perl
5 1 (8.33%) PHP
5 1 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) RHCE
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Docker
2 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 4 (33.33%) KVM
2 4 (33.33%) LXC
2 4 (33.33%) vCloud
2 4 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Puppet
2 2 (16.67%) Oozie
3 1 (8.33%) Check_MK
3 1 (8.33%) Kibana
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 4 (33.33%) VMware
2 3 (25.00%) Cloudera
2 3 (25.00%) FireEye
3 1 (8.33%) BT
3 1 (8.33%) Intel
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Tableau