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 3 months to 25 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
East of England / Suffolk
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 26 28
Rank change year-on-year +9 +2  
Contract jobs citing Python 7 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 5.93% 4.65% 2.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.91% 13.95% 6.85%
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 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 £36.50
% change year-on-year +9.67% +6.16%  

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 Suffolk with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Suffolk
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 44 86 73
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 37.29% 33.33% 33.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 51 51
Median daily rate £400 £445 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.11% +7.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Median hourly rate £43.25 - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk 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 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python in Suffolk.

Contractor hourly 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich +3 5 £375 -28.57%
Bury St Edmunds - 2 - -
Python
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for Python.

1 8 (80.00%) C++
2 4 (40.00%) HTML5
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) Games
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) .NET
3 3 (30.00%) MySQL
3 3 (30.00%) C#
3 3 (30.00%) WCF
3 3 (30.00%) REST
4 2 (20.00%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (20.00%) GoogleTest
4 2 (20.00%) Protocol Buffers
4 2 (20.00%) User Stories
4 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (20.00%) Issue Tracking
4 2 (20.00%) WPF
4 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) JIRA
4 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (20.00%) IBM
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) ISEB

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) MySQL
2 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (10.00%) GIS
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) GoogleTest
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
1 2 (20.00%) MSTest
1 2 (20.00%) Rational Rhapsody
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) Subversion
2 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (40.00%) Games
2 2 (20.00%) Billing
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Economy
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) Python Developer
3 2 (20.00%) HTML Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# WCF Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C++ Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) Python Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) HTML
1 4 (40.00%) HTML5
2 3 (30.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) REST
2 3 (30.00%) WCF
3 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (20.00%) Protocol Buffers
3 2 (20.00%) WPF
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (10.00%) PostGIS
4 1 (10.00%) WinForms
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (20.00%) Data Strategy
1 2 (20.00%) Issue Tracking
1 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (20.00%) Scrum
1 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (20.00%) User Stories
2 1 (10.00%) MVC
2 1 (10.00%) OO
2 1 (10.00%) SDLC
2 1 (10.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C++
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) C#
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ISEB
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Google
1 2 (20.00%) IBM
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft