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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank - 24 27
Contract jobs citing Python 0 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk - 3.57% 2.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 10.00% 5.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 6
Median daily rate - £501 £530
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.53%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +41.73%
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
87 70 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 36.71% 35.71% 48.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 45 92
Median daily rate £388 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.10 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) OO
1 4 (80.00%) Shell Script
1 4 (80.00%) TDD
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (80.00%) Performance Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (80.00%) Test Planning
1 4 (80.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) Django
3 1 (20.00%) Apache
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) Cloudera
3 1 (20.00%) Kafka
3 1 (20.00%) Apache Flume
3 1 (20.00%) NumPy
3 1 (20.00%) Big Data
3 1 (20.00%) Pandas
3 1 (20.00%) Apache Spark

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 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Big Data Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) Django
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) Kafka
1 1 (20.00%) NumPy
1 1 (20.00%) Pandas
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Defect Management
1 4 (80.00%) OO
1 4 (80.00%) Performance Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (80.00%) TDD
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (80.00%) Test Planning
2 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cloudera