The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 29 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Python 8 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 3.20% 1.96% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.09% 4.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Median daily rate £513 £416 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.12% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £39.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-1.27% +30.83%
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
88 105 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 35.20% 41.18% 53.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 80 114
Median daily rate £438 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £42.50 £19.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+123.68% -2.56%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Suffolk region citing Python as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich -1 8 £513 +23.12% 1
Python
East of England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Suffolk region with a requirement for Python.

1 7 (46.67%) Java
1 7 (46.67%) C
1 7 (46.67%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (40.00%) Big Data
2 6 (40.00%) Analytics
3 5 (33.33%) Docker
3 5 (33.33%) C++
3 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
4 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (26.67%) Puppet
4 4 (26.67%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (26.67%) VMware
4 4 (26.67%) JSON
4 4 (26.67%) Unix
4 4 (26.67%) Windows
4 4 (26.67%) RHCE
4 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
4 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
4 4 (26.67%) LXC
4 4 (26.67%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (26.67%) vCloud
4 4 (26.67%) OpenStack
4 4 (26.67%) SFIA
4 4 (26.67%) KVM
5 3 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
5 3 (20.00%) Malware Analysis

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (26.67%) OpenStack
2 3 (20.00%) Apache Spark
3 1 (6.67%) Apache
3 1 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (6.67%) GlassFish
3 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) Big Data
2 3 (20.00%) Apache Hive
3 2 (13.33%) Cloudera CDH
3 2 (13.33%) Hadoop
3 2 (13.33%) HBase
3 2 (13.33%) Impala
4 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
4 1 (6.67%) GIS
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Power View
4 1 (6.67%) PowerPivot
4 1 (6.67%) Spotfire
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
2 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (20.00%) Selenium
General
1 6 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Integration Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Big Data Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Big Data Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Cloud Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Data Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Data Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (6.67%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) JSON
2 1 (6.67%) OAuth
2 1 (6.67%) OpenID
2 1 (6.67%) SAML
2 1 (6.67%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Algorithms
2 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) Unix
2 4 (26.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Analytics
2 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
3 4 (26.67%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (26.67%) SFIA
4 3 (20.00%) Big Data Analytics
4 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) Data Analytics
4 3 (20.00%) Defect Management
4 3 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
4 3 (20.00%) Machine Learning
4 3 (20.00%) Malware Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (20.00%) OO
4 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (20.00%) TDD
4 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (20.00%) Test Planning
5 2 (13.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) C
1 7 (46.67%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) C++
3 3 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (13.33%) HiveQL
4 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.67%) Perl
5 1 (6.67%) PHP
5 1 (6.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) RHCE
2 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Docker
2 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
2 4 (26.67%) KVM
2 4 (26.67%) LXC
2 4 (26.67%) vCloud
2 4 (26.67%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Puppet
2 2 (13.33%) Oozie
3 1 (6.67%) Check_MK
3 1 (6.67%) Kibana
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
1 4 (26.67%) VMware
2 3 (20.00%) Cloudera
2 3 (20.00%) FireEye
3 1 (6.67%) BT
3 1 (6.67%) Intel
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Tableau