The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Ipswich with a requirement for Python skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Python over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Python
Suffolk / Ipswich
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 16 24
Rank change year-on-year +2 +8  
Contract jobs citing Python 5 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 5.68% 6.25% 2.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.52% 24.49% 9.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 2
Median daily rate £375 £525 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +26.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £359 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £600 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +11.84% +4.10%  

Python is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Ipswich with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Ipswich
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 27 49 54
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 30.68% 25.52% 31.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 22 35
Median daily rate £388 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% +0.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £265 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Ipswich citing Python as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Python in Ipswich

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Python in Ipswich.

Contractor daily rate trend for Python in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, 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 Ipswich region with a requirement for Python.

1 5 (100.00%) C++
2 3 (60.00%) MySQL
2 3 (60.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (40.00%) Protocol Buffers
3 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) Games
3 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (40.00%) HTML5
4 1 (20.00%) Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (20.00%) Billing
4 1 (20.00%) Subversion
4 1 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) Digital Economy

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in Ipswich 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
2 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (40.00%) Games
2 1 (20.00%) Billing
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Economy
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Python Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C++ Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Python Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) REST
2 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) HTML5
2 2 (40.00%) Protocol Buffers
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript