The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 16 - 33
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Python 60 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 10.58% - 2.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.08% - 6.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 0 1
Average daily rate
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£450 - £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £37.75
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -7.28%
Python
Tyne and Wear

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Programming Languages Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
260 50 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 45.86% 34.97% 35.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 32 46
Average daily rate £375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £220 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 £12.99 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.70% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Python across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Python
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Python across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Python Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Python
Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Python across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Python Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Python also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Python.

1 60 (96.77%) Java
1 60 (96.77%) Ruby
2 58 (93.55%) Scala
2 58 (93.55%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (75.81%) HTML
4 42 (67.74%) RESTful
5 39 (62.90%) HTML5
6 38 (61.29%) JSON
6 38 (61.29%) C#
7 34 (54.84%) Linux
8 31 (50.00%) CSS
9 27 (43.55%) Relational Database
10 25 (40.32%) REST
11 24 (38.71%) CSS3
11 24 (38.71%) Mentoring
11 24 (38.71%) Scrum
11 24 (38.71%) Ajax
11 24 (38.71%) Web Development
12 20 (32.26%) Automated Testing
13 19 (30.65%) Jenkins
14 18 (29.03%) Subversion
14 18 (29.03%) UNIX
14 18 (29.03%) Mac OS X
14 18 (29.03%) Git (software)
14 18 (29.03%) Open Source
14 18 (29.03%) Selenium
15 17 (27.42%) Django
15 17 (27.42%) JIRA
15 17 (27.42%) Confluence
16 16 (25.81%) Spring

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Python also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Python. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (27.42%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 15 (24.19%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (43.55%) Relational Database
2 15 (24.19%) MongoDB
2 15 (24.19%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (30.65%) Jenkins
2 18 (29.03%) Subversion
2 18 (29.03%) Git (software)
2 18 (29.03%) Selenium
3 17 (27.42%) JIRA
4 5 (8.06%) JUnit
5 3 (4.84%) Cucumber
5 3 (4.84%) WebDriver
6 2 (3.23%) RSpec
General
1 2 (3.23%) Games
2 1 (1.61%) Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (67.74%) Developer
2 21 (33.87%) Senior Developer
3 15 (24.19%) Architect
4 12 (19.35%) Solutions Architect
5 10 (16.13%) Digital Architect
5 10 (16.13%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 10 (16.13%) Lead Architect
6 5 (8.06%) Scala Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Lead Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Java Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Web Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Automation Specialist
9 2 (3.23%) Senior Digital Architect
9 2 (3.23%) Senior Architect
9 2 (3.23%) Test Automation Specialist
9 2 (3.23%) Analyst
9 2 (3.23%) Test Specialist
10 1 (1.61%) Senior Solutions Architect
10 1 (1.61%) Lead Java Developer
10 1 (1.61%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (75.81%) HTML
2 42 (67.74%) RESTful
3 39 (62.90%) HTML5
4 38 (61.29%) JSON
5 31 (50.00%) CSS
6 25 (40.32%) REST
7 24 (38.71%) CSS3
7 24 (38.71%) Ajax
8 17 (27.42%) Django
9 16 (25.81%) Spring
10 3 (4.84%) Play Framework
11 2 (3.23%) Guice
11 2 (3.23%) Ruby on Rails
12 1 (1.61%) Hibernate
12 1 (1.61%) jQuery
12 1 (1.61%) Spring MVC
12 1 (1.61%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (29.03%) Open Source
2 13 (20.97%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.61%) Online Gambling
3 1 (1.61%) Online Banking
3 1 (1.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (54.84%) Linux
2 18 (29.03%) UNIX
2 18 (29.03%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (93.55%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (38.71%) Mentoring
2 24 (38.71%) Scrum
2 24 (38.71%) Web Development
3 20 (32.26%) Automated Testing
4 15 (24.19%) Web Design
4 15 (24.19%) Responsive Web Design
5 14 (22.58%) Configuration Management
6 13 (20.97%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (17.74%) Line Management
8 9 (14.52%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (8.06%) TDD
10 3 (4.84%) Test Automation
11 2 (3.23%) Automation Testing
11 2 (3.23%) OWASP
11 2 (3.23%) Web Testing
11 2 (3.23%) Test Scripting
11 2 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
12 1 (1.61%) MVC
12 1 (1.61%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 60 (96.77%) Java
1 60 (96.77%) Ruby
2 58 (93.55%) Scala
3 38 (61.29%) C#
4 14 (22.58%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) QA
Systems Management
1 14 (22.58%) Puppet
1 14 (22.58%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (3.23%) Google
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