The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank - 27 41
Contract jobs citing Python 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk - 0.54% 0.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.14% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £205
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.14%
Python
East of England

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

Programming Languages Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
122 88 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 50.83% 47.31% 33.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 65 57
Average daily rate £375 £390 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 14
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +84.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Python across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Python
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Python across the Suffolk region.

Python Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

Python
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich - - - -
Python
East of England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 (100.00%) PHP
1 6 (100.00%) MySQL
1 6 (100.00%) Drupal
2 5 (83.33%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) SOAP
3 4 (66.67%) TDD
4 3 (50.00%) Ant
4 3 (50.00%) JUnit
4 3 (50.00%) MVC
4 3 (50.00%) Spring
4 3 (50.00%) Maven
4 3 (50.00%) Spring MVC
4 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (33.33%) REST
6 1 (16.67%) HTML
6 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 1 (16.67%) CSS
6 1 (16.67%) Web Services
6 1 (16.67%) UML
6 1 (16.67%) SOA
6 1 (16.67%) Web Design
6 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (16.67%) Ajax
6 1 (16.67%) Java EE
6 1 (16.67%) jQuery
6 1 (16.67%) Groovy
6 1 (16.67%) DataPower
6 1 (16.67%) Scala
6 1 (16.67%) Hadoop

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 6 (100.00%) Drupal
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Pig
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Hive
2 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (16.67%) Big Data
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Ant
1 3 (50.00%) JUnit
1 3 (50.00%) Maven
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Java Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Java Technical Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Drupal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) SOAP
2 3 (50.00%) Spring MVC
2 3 (50.00%) Spring
3 2 (33.33%) REST
4 1 (16.67%) CSS3
4 1 (16.67%) Apache Camel
4 1 (16.67%) Ajax
4 1 (16.67%) Java EE
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) HTML5
4 1 (16.67%) OSGi
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) DataPower
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Web Design
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (16.67%) Web Application Development
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) PHP
2 5 (83.33%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) Groovy
3 1 (16.67%) Scala