Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk with a requirement for Python skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Python over the 6 months to 20 November 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
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 44 39
Rank change year-on-year +17 -5 +11
Contract jobs citing Python 8 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 2.51% 1.51% 2.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.48% 4.02% 5.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 4
Suffolk median daily rate £463 £444 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.28% -4.21% -17.43%
10th Percentile £419 £376 £351
90th Percentile £506 £671 £570
East of England median daily rate £425 £430 £400
% change year-on-year -1.16% +7.50% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Suffolk median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £41.50 £39.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year +5.06% +1.94% -11.43%

Python is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Suffolk
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 107 174 185
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 33.54% 37.50% 40.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 113 135
Suffolk median daily rate £388 £400 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% -0.62% +0.63%
10th Percentile £260 £288 £280
90th Percentile £501 £525 £500
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Suffolk median hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £8.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.43% +311.76% -77.33%
10th Percentile £26.25 £13.20 £7.75
90th Percentile £28.75 £42.50 £9.25
East of England median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% +2.74%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

Job postings citing Python as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Suffolk.

Job vacancy trend for Python in Suffolk

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Python 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich +2 7 £460 +3.72% 1
Python
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for Python.

1 7 (87.50%) Hadoop
1 7 (87.50%) Big Data
1 7 (87.50%) Apache Spark
2 6 (75.00%) Impala
2 6 (75.00%) Apache Hive
2 6 (75.00%) Oozie
2 6 (75.00%) ETL
2 6 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (37.50%) Apache Avro
5 3 (37.50%) Kafka
5 3 (37.50%) Analytics
5 3 (37.50%) Sqoop
5 3 (37.50%) XML
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (37.50%) JSON
5 3 (37.50%) Data Ingestion
5 3 (37.50%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (25.00%) Parquet
6 2 (25.00%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (25.00%) PySpark
6 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
6 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development

Python
Co-occurring 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 7 (87.50%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) Big Data
1 7 (87.50%) Hadoop
2 6 (75.00%) Apache Hive
2 6 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (75.00%) Impala
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (37.50%) Sqoop
5 2 (25.00%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Gradle
1 1 (12.50%) JUnit
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Big Data Engineer
1 6 (75.00%) Data Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Hadoop Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Big Data Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Apache Avro
1 3 (37.50%) JSON
1 3 (37.50%) Kafka
1 3 (37.50%) XML
2 2 (25.00%) PySpark
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) Django
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) REST
3 1 (12.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) ETL
2 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (37.50%) Analytics
3 3 (37.50%) Data Ingestion
3 3 (37.50%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (12.50%) Microservices
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) Oozie
2 2 (25.00%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (12.50%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Cloudera