The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Suffolk region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 30 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Python 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.76% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.34% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate £388 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
Programming Languages Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
131 74 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 51.57% 38.74% 39.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 50 69
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 8
Average hourly rate £36.50 £15.16 £35.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.76% -56.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.35 £15.16 £21.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £15.16 £45.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Python
East of England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich - 4 £431 -
Felixstowe - - - -
Python
East of England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (75.00%) PHP
1 6 (75.00%) MySQL
1 6 (75.00%) Drupal
2 5 (62.50%) Java
3 4 (50.00%) SOAP
3 4 (50.00%) TDD
4 3 (37.50%) Spring
4 3 (37.50%) Maven
4 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
4 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
4 3 (37.50%) Spring MVC
4 3 (37.50%) Ant
4 3 (37.50%) JUnit
4 3 (37.50%) MVC
5 2 (25.00%) REST
6 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (12.50%) Ajax
6 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
6 1 (12.50%) IronPython
6 1 (12.50%) Java EE
6 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 1 (12.50%) Scala
6 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
6 1 (12.50%) HTML5
6 1 (12.50%) Apache Hive
6 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
6 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
6 1 (12.50%) OSGi
6 1 (12.50%) CSS3
6 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (75.00%) Drupal
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Pig
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Hive
2 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 1 (12.50%) Big Data
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Maven
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
1 3 (37.50%) Ant
1 3 (37.50%) JUnit
General
1 1 (12.50%) Law
1 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
1 3 (37.50%) Java Architect
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Java Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Development Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Drupal Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) SOAP
2 3 (37.50%) Spring
2 3 (37.50%) Spring MVC
3 2 (25.00%) REST
4 1 (12.50%) Ajax
4 1 (12.50%) Java EE
4 1 (12.50%) HTML5
4 1 (12.50%) OSGi
4 1 (12.50%) CSS3
4 1 (12.50%) jQuery
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) Apache Camel
4 1 (12.50%) CSS
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) DataPower
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (37.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
3 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (12.50%) Web Application Development
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (12.50%) Workflow
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Web Design
3 1 (12.50%) UML
3 1 (12.50%) SOA
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) PHP
2 5 (62.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) IronPython
3 1 (12.50%) Scala
3 1 (12.50%) Groovy
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) Tcl