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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
East of England / Suffolk
Rank 27 - 24
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Python 3 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 1.69% - 2.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.77% - 6.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Median daily rate £363 - £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 £37.50 £37.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year -0.66% -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 Suffolk with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Suffolk
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 52 49 61
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 29.38% 26.34% 32.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 31 44
Median daily rate £388 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +1.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 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 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
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 23 March 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
Bury St Edmunds - 1 £363 -
Python
East of England

Python
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 2 (66.67%) Games
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) Billing
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) WCF
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
2 1 (33.33%) PostGIS
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) WinForms
2 1 (33.33%) GIS
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) GIS
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (66.67%) Games
2 1 (33.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) HTML Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Python Developer
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# WCF Developer
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
3 1 (33.33%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
2 1 (33.33%) PostGIS
2 1 (33.33%) WCF
2 1 (33.33%) WinForms
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) SDLC
1 1 (33.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL