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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 68 22 25
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +3
Contract jobs citing Python 26 58 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.62% 7.76% 5.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.88% 21.72% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 43 15
Median daily rate £413 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £316 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £534 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
378 267 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 38.03% 35.74% 46.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 177 120
Median daily rate £330 £450 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +24.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £304 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 7 4
Median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £23.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +57.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £37.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £45.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Python as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 August 2016.

Python Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Python.

1 40 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (59.26%) Java
3 27 (50.00%) Linux
3 27 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 25 (46.30%) Ruby
5 18 (33.33%) Puppet
6 17 (31.48%) Opscode Chef
6 17 (31.48%) DevOps
6 17 (31.48%) Perl
7 16 (29.63%) JavaScript
8 14 (25.93%) Scrum
9 13 (24.07%) C#
9 13 (24.07%) Windows
9 13 (24.07%) Open Source
10 12 (22.22%) SaltStack
10 12 (22.22%) Jenkins
10 12 (22.22%) Unix
11 11 (20.37%) .NET
11 11 (20.37%) Oracle
11 11 (20.37%) TDD
11 11 (20.37%) JSON
12 10 (18.52%) Ansible
12 10 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (18.52%) C++
12 10 (18.52%) Apache
12 10 (18.52%) TCP/IP
12 10 (18.52%) Shell Script
13 9 (16.67%) ITIL
13 9 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
13 9 (16.67%) Kanban

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 10 (18.52%) Apache
2 7 (12.96%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.56%) Confluence
3 3 (5.56%) nginx
4 2 (3.70%) IIS
4 2 (3.70%) Jetty
4 2 (3.70%) Mongrel
4 2 (3.70%) OpenStack
4 2 (3.70%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.85%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.81%) IaaS
2 6 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (9.26%) PaaS
3 5 (9.26%) SaaS
4 2 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (3.70%) DigitalOcean
4 2 (3.70%) GitHub
4 2 (3.70%) Google Analytics
4 2 (3.70%) Google App Engine
4 2 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (3.70%) Linode
5 1 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.52%) TCP/IP
2 7 (12.96%) Internet
3 4 (7.41%) HTTP
4 3 (5.56%) DHCP
4 3 (5.56%) DNS
5 2 (3.70%) FTP
5 2 (3.70%) IPsec
5 2 (3.70%) SSL
6 1 (1.85%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.85%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.26%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (7.41%) MySQL
3 3 (5.56%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.56%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.70%) DataStage
4 2 (3.70%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.85%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.85%) Big Data
5 1 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.85%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.85%) HBase
5 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.85%) Pentaho
5 1 (1.85%) Redis
5 1 (1.85%) TokuMX
Development Applications
1 12 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 8 (14.81%) JIRA
2 8 (14.81%) Travis CI
3 5 (9.26%) Cucumber
4 4 (7.41%) Git (software)
4 4 (7.41%) Subversion
5 3 (5.56%) JUnit
6 2 (3.70%) GitLab
6 2 (3.70%) Selenium
6 2 (3.70%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.85%) ERwin
7 1 (1.85%) RSpec
7 1 (1.85%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (7.41%) Law
2 2 (3.70%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) French Language
2 2 (3.70%) German Language
3 1 (1.85%) Games
3 1 (1.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (24.07%) Developer
2 7 (12.96%) WebOps Engineer
3 6 (11.11%) Administrator
3 6 (11.11%) Analyst
3 6 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (11.11%) Tester
4 5 (9.26%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) Java Developer
4 5 (9.26%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) Business Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) Scala Developer
5 4 (7.41%) Technical Business Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.70%) Architect
7 2 (3.70%) Lead Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Lead Java Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Solutions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.37%) .NET
1 11 (20.37%) JSON
2 7 (12.96%) RESTful
2 7 (12.96%) XML
3 6 (11.11%) CSS
3 6 (11.11%) HTML
4 5 (9.26%) Ruby on Rails
4 5 (9.26%) SOAP
4 5 (9.26%) Web Services
5 4 (7.41%) Ajax
5 4 (7.41%) CSS3
5 4 (7.41%) Django
5 4 (7.41%) HTML5
5 4 (7.41%) REST
5 4 (7.41%) Spring
6 3 (5.56%) Guice
6 3 (5.56%) Spring MVC
7 2 (3.70%) .NET Framework
7 2 (3.70%) Servlets
7 2 (3.70%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.70%) Public Cloud
4 2 (3.70%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.85%) CESG
5 1 (1.85%) Clustering
5 1 (1.85%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.85%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.85%) User Experience
5 1 (1.85%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 27 (50.00%) Linux
2 13 (24.07%) Windows
3 12 (22.22%) Unix
4 6 (11.11%) CentOS
4 6 (11.11%) Windows Server
5 5 (9.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (5.56%) AIX
6 3 (5.56%) HPUX
6 3 (5.56%) Solaris
7 1 (1.85%) Debian
7 1 (1.85%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (31.48%) DevOps
4 14 (25.93%) Scrum
5 13 (24.07%) Open Source
6 11 (20.37%) TDD
7 9 (16.67%) ITIL
7 9 (16.67%) Kanban
8 8 (14.81%) BDD
9 7 (12.96%) Web Operations
10 6 (11.11%) Configuration Management
10 6 (11.11%) PRINCE2
10 6 (11.11%) Project Management
11 5 (9.26%) Problem Management
11 5 (9.26%) Software Engineering
11 5 (9.26%) Web Development
12 4 (7.41%) Business Analysis
12 4 (7.41%) OWASP
12 4 (7.41%) Use Case
12 4 (7.41%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 32 (59.26%) Java
2 25 (46.30%) Ruby
3 17 (31.48%) Perl
4 16 (29.63%) JavaScript
5 13 (24.07%) C#
6 10 (18.52%) C++
6 10 (18.52%) Shell Script
7 8 (14.81%) Bash Shell
7 8 (14.81%) Scala
8 7 (12.96%) C
8 7 (12.96%) PHP
8 7 (12.96%) SQL
9 6 (11.11%) PowerShell
10 3 (5.56%) Jython
Qualifications
1 9 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.96%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (7.41%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.56%) Degree
5 1 (1.85%) CCNA
5 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.85%) MCSE
5 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (5.56%) WCAG
3 2 (3.70%) QA
3 2 (3.70%) WAI
4 1 (1.85%) GPG13
4 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (9.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.41%) Xen
3 2 (3.70%) LXC
3 2 (3.70%) VirtualBox
4 1 (1.85%) Docker
4 1 (1.85%) Gluster
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.85%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 18 (33.33%) Puppet
2 17 (31.48%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (18.52%) Ansible
4 6 (11.11%) ZABBIX
5 5 (9.26%) Nagios
6 3 (5.56%) OpenNMS
6 3 (5.56%) Zenoss
7 2 (3.70%) OVPA
8 1 (1.85%) Graphite
8 1 (1.85%) Graylog
8 1 (1.85%) HAProxy
8 1 (1.85%) Icinga
8 1 (1.85%) logstash
8 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 12 (22.22%) SaltStack
2 11 (20.37%) Oracle
3 7 (12.96%) Google
4 5 (9.26%) HP
4 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
4 5 (9.26%) VMware
5 4 (7.41%) Rackspace
6 3 (5.56%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.70%) IBM
8 1 (1.85%) CA
8 1 (1.85%) Informatica
8 1 (1.85%) Tableau