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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 22 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Python 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.44% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.70% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +15.38%
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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
54 63 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 38.85% 50.00% 55.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 49 35
Average daily rate £375 £375 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £484 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +4.47%

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 4 September 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%) Perl
2 5 (71.43%) Visualisation
2 5 (71.43%) Apache Hive
2 5 (71.43%) Big Data
2 5 (71.43%) Java
3 4 (57.14%) User Stories
3 4 (57.14%) Cyber Security
3 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) Client/Server
3 4 (57.14%) Data Mining
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Information Management
4 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) Apache Spark
5 2 (28.57%) Spark Streaming
5 2 (28.57%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (28.57%) Kibana
5 2 (28.57%) Check_MK
5 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
6 1 (14.29%) Migration
6 1 (14.29%) PHP
6 1 (14.29%) Apache Pig
6 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 1 (14.29%) Degree
6 1 (14.29%) Django
6 1 (14.29%) Ethernet

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (28.57%) Apache Spark
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Pig
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) Apache Hive
1 5 (71.43%) Big Data
2 4 (57.14%) Data Mining
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Java Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Big Data Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Spark Streaming
2 1 (14.29%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Visualisation
2 4 (57.14%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Information Management
1 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (57.14%) User Stories
1 4 (57.14%) Cyber Security
2 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Perl
2 5 (71.43%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Kibana
1 2 (28.57%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco