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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 24 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Python 5 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.49% 3.03% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.04% 5.62% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
Average daily rate
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£250 £463 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.94% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.75 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+44.14% -31.48%
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
71 89 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 35.32% 53.94% 28.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 63 35
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 £257 £288 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £36.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +32.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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
Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Python across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

Python Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 March 2015. 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 +5 5 £250 -47.36% 3
Python
East of England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 9 (90.00%) Linux
2 8 (80.00%) UNIX
3 6 (60.00%) Windows
3 6 (60.00%) Test Automation
4 5 (50.00%) User Stories
4 5 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 5 (50.00%) Shell Script
4 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (40.00%) Release Management
5 4 (40.00%) Integration Testing
5 4 (40.00%) DV Cleared
6 3 (30.00%) Information Management
6 3 (30.00%) Client/Server
6 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
7 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
7 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
7 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (10.00%) Data Integration
8 1 (10.00%) JRuby
8 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
8 1 (10.00%) Scalability Testing
8 1 (10.00%) Statistical Analysis
8 1 (10.00%) Java EE
8 1 (10.00%) Agilent
8 1 (10.00%) Wireshark
8 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
8 1 (10.00%) Selenium
8 1 (10.00%) Metadata Management
8 1 (10.00%) Mobile App

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
1 1 (10.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) TestLink
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Systems Test Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Integration Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Systems Integration Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Python Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Junior
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Python Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Java EE
1 1 (10.00%) JRuby
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (10.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (10.00%) Open Source
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Linux
2 8 (80.00%) UNIX
3 6 (60.00%) Windows
4 1 (10.00%) Debian
4 1 (10.00%) Android
4 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 5 (50.00%) User Stories
3 4 (40.00%) Release Management
3 4 (40.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Information Management
5 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (10.00%) Data Governance
6 1 (10.00%) Analytics
6 1 (10.00%) Statistical Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
6 1 (10.00%) UML
6 1 (10.00%) Change Management
6 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
6 1 (10.00%) Scalability Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Metadata Management
6 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (10.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (10.00%) Jython
2 1 (10.00%) Ruby
2 1 (10.00%) R
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) VMware
1 1 (10.00%) Agilent
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