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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 32 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Python 40 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 5.94% 1.52% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.89% 4.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 0
Average daily rate £550 £430 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.90% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +7.14%
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
288 125 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 42.79% 37.99% 47.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 96 92
Average daily rate £375 £330 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £250 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £492 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 1
Average hourly rate £19.50 - £170.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 12 February 2016.

Python Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 61 (71.76%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (61.18%) Ruby
2 52 (61.18%) Java
3 41 (48.24%) JavaScript
4 38 (44.71%) C++
4 38 (44.71%) Linux
5 30 (35.29%) HTML
6 28 (32.94%) .NET
7 27 (31.76%) Scala
8 26 (30.59%) C#
9 25 (29.41%) Open Source
10 23 (27.06%) Unix
10 23 (27.06%) TDD
11 22 (25.88%) CSS
11 22 (25.88%) Jenkins
12 18 (21.18%) Selenium
13 17 (20.00%) Scrum
14 16 (18.82%) Web Design
14 16 (18.82%) Responsive Web Design
15 15 (17.65%) Cucumber
15 15 (17.65%) Puppet
15 15 (17.65%) MongoDB
15 15 (17.65%) Mac OS X
15 15 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
16 14 (16.47%) Configuration Management
16 14 (16.47%) Project Management
17 13 (15.29%) Internet
17 13 (15.29%) Confluence
17 13 (15.29%) Opscode Chef
17 13 (15.29%) Web Development

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 13 (15.29%) Confluence
2 6 (7.06%) Drupal
3 4 (4.71%) Node.js
3 4 (4.71%) SAS
4 2 (2.35%) Apache
4 2 (2.35%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.18%) IIS
5 1 (1.18%) Jetty
5 1 (1.18%) nginx
5 1 (1.18%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.24%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.88%) GitHub
3 3 (3.53%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (3.53%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (3.53%) Google App Engine
3 3 (3.53%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (3.53%) IaaS
4 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.29%) Internet
2 10 (11.76%) HTTP
3 6 (7.06%) Intranet
4 4 (4.71%) SNMP
5 2 (2.35%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.18%) DHCP
6 1 (1.18%) DNS
6 1 (1.18%) FTP
6 1 (1.18%) IPsec
6 1 (1.18%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.65%) MongoDB
2 12 (14.12%) Relational Database
3 11 (12.94%) NoSQL
4 7 (8.24%) Hadoop
5 6 (7.06%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (7.06%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (4.71%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (4.71%) Apache Hive
6 4 (4.71%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (4.71%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 4 (4.71%) HBase
6 4 (4.71%) Pentaho
7 3 (3.53%) MySQL
8 2 (2.35%) Big Data
9 1 (1.18%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.18%) Redis
Development Applications
1 22 (25.88%) Jenkins
2 18 (21.18%) Selenium
3 15 (17.65%) Cucumber
4 13 (15.29%) Git (software)
4 13 (15.29%) JIRA
5 8 (9.41%) Subversion
6 7 (8.24%) JUnit
6 7 (8.24%) Vagrant
7 6 (7.06%) RSpec
7 6 (7.06%) WebDriver
8 4 (4.71%) ERwin
8 4 (4.71%) HP UFT
8 4 (4.71%) JMeter
8 4 (4.71%) LoadRunner
9 2 (2.35%) TeamCity
10 1 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (1.18%) FishEye
General
1 11 (12.94%) Finance
2 5 (5.88%) Games
2 5 (5.88%) Law
3 4 (4.71%) Marketing
4 3 (3.53%) Legal
5 1 (1.18%) Back Office
5 1 (1.18%) German Language
Job Titles
1 28 (32.94%) Developer
2 17 (20.00%) Architect
3 11 (12.94%) Scala Developer
4 10 (11.76%) Digital Developer
5 9 (10.59%) Senior Developer
5 9 (10.59%) Technical Architect
6 8 (9.41%) Delivery Manager
7 6 (7.06%) Digital Delivery Manager
7 6 (7.06%) Java Architect
7 6 (7.06%) Senior Manager
8 5 (5.88%) Automation Engineer
8 5 (5.88%) Test Automation Engineer
8 5 (5.88%) Test Engineer
9 4 (4.71%) Analyst
9 4 (4.71%) Business Analyst
9 4 (4.71%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (4.71%) Java Developer
10 3 (3.53%) Lead Architect
10 3 (3.53%) Scrum Master
10 3 (3.53%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (35.29%) HTML
2 28 (32.94%) .NET
3 22 (25.88%) CSS
4 12 (14.12%) Django
4 12 (14.12%) XHTML
5 10 (11.76%) HTML5
6 9 (10.59%) JSON
7 8 (9.41%) Play Framework
7 8 (9.41%) RESTful
7 8 (9.41%) Spring
8 7 (8.24%) REST
9 5 (5.88%) J2EE
9 5 (5.88%) Web Services
10 4 (4.71%) Ajax
10 4 (4.71%) CSS3
10 4 (4.71%) Java EE
11 3 (3.53%) AngularJS
11 3 (3.53%) Ruby on Rails
11 3 (3.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 1 (1.18%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (15.29%) Visualisation
3 5 (5.88%) Social Media
4 4 (4.71%) PKI
4 4 (4.71%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (3.53%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.35%) CESG
6 2 (2.35%) User Experience
7 1 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 38 (44.71%) Linux
2 23 (27.06%) Unix
3 15 (17.65%) Mac OS X
4 7 (8.24%) Windows
5 5 (5.88%) CentOS
5 5 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (5.88%) Ubuntu
6 4 (4.71%) SUSE
7 1 (1.18%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (71.76%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (29.41%) Open Source
3 23 (27.06%) TDD
4 17 (20.00%) Scrum
5 16 (18.82%) Responsive Web Design
5 16 (18.82%) Web Design
6 14 (16.47%) Configuration Management
6 14 (16.47%) Project Management
7 13 (15.29%) Web Development
8 12 (14.12%) Agile Project Management
8 12 (14.12%) DevOps
9 10 (11.76%) Web Accessibility
10 9 (10.59%) Automated Testing
10 9 (10.59%) Mentoring
10 9 (10.59%) Test Automation
10 9 (10.59%) Test Scripting
10 9 (10.59%) User Stories
11 7 (8.24%) Web Operations
12 6 (7.06%) Automation Testing
12 6 (7.06%) Defect Tracking
Programming Languages
1 52 (61.18%) Java
1 52 (61.18%) Ruby
2 41 (48.24%) JavaScript
3 38 (44.71%) C++
4 27 (31.76%) Scala
5 26 (30.59%) C#
6 8 (9.41%) Shell Script
6 8 (9.41%) SQL
7 7 (8.24%) Bash Shell
7 7 (8.24%) Perl
8 5 (5.88%) C
9 2 (2.35%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.35%) R
10 1 (1.18%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (14.12%) Security Cleared
2 9 (10.59%) SC Cleared
3 8 (9.41%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (8.24%) BC Cleared
5 5 (5.88%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.35%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.18%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.18%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.06%) QA
2 5 (5.88%) WCAG
3 3 (3.53%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.18%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.18%) GPG13
4 1 (1.18%) WAI
System Software
1 5 (5.88%) Docker
2 4 (4.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.35%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.35%) vSphere
4 1 (1.18%) LXC
4 1 (1.18%) VirtualBox
4 1 (1.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (17.65%) Puppet
2 13 (15.29%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.53%) StatsD
4 2 (2.35%) Ansible
5 1 (1.18%) logstash
5 1 (1.18%) yum
Vendors
1 8 (9.41%) VMware
2 7 (8.24%) Oracle
3 6 (7.06%) Tableau
4 4 (4.71%) CA
4 4 (4.71%) Google
4 4 (4.71%) HP
4 4 (4.71%) Informatica
5 3 (3.53%) Rackspace
5 3 (3.53%) SaltStack
6 2 (2.35%) Apigee
6 2 (2.35%) Citrix
6 2 (2.35%) Mashery
6 2 (2.35%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.35%) Teradata
7 1 (1.18%) Kofax
7 1 (1.18%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.18%) Splunk