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 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
Suffolk / Ipswich
Rank - - 22
Contract jobs citing Python 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Ipswich - - 3.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +5.96% -5.62%  

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 35 19 41
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 26.92% 15.97% 31.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 11 31
Median daily rate £400 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.51% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £445 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.10 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

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