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 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 21 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Python 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 2.84% 2.17% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.35% 4.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£438 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
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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
63 46 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 44.68% 50.00% 19.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 30 14
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £233 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Average hourly rate - £36.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

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 29 January 2015, 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%) Linux
1 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 5 (71.43%) Software Testing
2 5 (71.43%) UNIX
2 5 (71.43%) Shell Script
2 5 (71.43%) User Stories
2 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) DV Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) Release Management
3 4 (57.14%) Integration Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Client/Server
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) Information Management
5 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
6 1 (14.29%) Military
6 1 (14.29%) Jython
6 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (14.29%) UML
6 1 (14.29%) Java
6 1 (14.29%) MATLAB
6 1 (14.29%) Data Integration
6 1 (14.29%) JRuby
6 1 (14.29%) Statistical Analysis
6 1 (14.29%) Java EE
6 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
6 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
6 1 (14.29%) Visualisation

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Systems Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Test Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Systems Test Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Integration Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Systems Integration Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) JRuby
1 1 (14.29%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Client/Server
2 1 (14.29%) Data Integration
2 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
2 1 (14.29%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) UNIX
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 5 (71.43%) Software Testing
2 5 (71.43%) User Stories
3 4 (57.14%) Release Management
3 4 (57.14%) Integration Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Information Management
5 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
6 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (14.29%) UML
6 1 (14.29%) Statistical Analysis
6 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
6 1 (14.29%) Data Governance
6 1 (14.29%) Analytics
6 1 (14.29%) Metadata Management
6 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Shell Script
2 1 (14.29%) Jython
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) MATLAB
2 1 (14.29%) R
2 1 (14.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) DV Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared