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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 26 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Python 3 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.86% 2.20% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.45% 4.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Average daily rate
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£250 £431 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.02% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £320
% change year-on-year
- +17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
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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
55 97 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 34.16% 53.30% 37.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 82 24
Average daily rate £475 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 £30.75 £15.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.34% +102.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 24 April 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 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) UNIX
3 6 (66.67%) Windows
4 5 (55.56%) Test Automation
5 4 (44.44%) User Stories
5 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
5 4 (44.44%) Shell Script
5 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
6 3 (33.33%) Robot Framework
6 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
6 3 (33.33%) Information Management
6 3 (33.33%) Client/Server
6 3 (33.33%) Release Management
6 3 (33.33%) Integration Testing
6 3 (33.33%) DV Cleared
7 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
7 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
8 1 (11.11%) MATLAB
8 1 (11.11%) Ruby
8 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
8 1 (11.11%) Internet
8 1 (11.11%) UML
8 1 (11.11%) Java
8 1 (11.11%) SQL
8 1 (11.11%) Change Management
8 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
8 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
8 1 (11.11%) Debian

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
1 1 (11.11%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Robot Framework
1 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) TestLink
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
1 1 (11.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Systems Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Test Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Systems Test Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Integration Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Systems Integration Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Python Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Junior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Junior
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Junior Python Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) JRuby
1 1 (11.11%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (11.11%) Data Integration
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
2 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
2 1 (11.11%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) UNIX
3 6 (66.67%) Windows
4 1 (11.11%) Debian
4 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
4 1 (11.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Test Automation
2 4 (44.44%) User Stories
2 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Information Management
3 3 (33.33%) Release Management
3 3 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) UML
5 1 (11.11%) Change Management
5 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 1 (11.11%) Scalability Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
5 1 (11.11%) Metadata Management
5 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Shell Script
2 1 (11.11%) MATLAB
2 1 (11.11%) Ruby
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Jython
2 1 (11.11%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Iperf
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) VMware
1 1 (11.11%) Agilent