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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 97 39 43
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +4
Contract jobs citing Python 25 21 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.88% 3.66% 1.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.41% 11.11% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 3
Median daily rate £475 £420 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.09% +37.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £311 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £480 £369
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £36.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+6.16% +0.68%
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
462 189 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 34.82% 32.93% 39.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 128 111
Median daily rate £320 £373 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.09% +40.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £507 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 3 5
Median hourly rate £29.00 £32.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £15.51 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £32.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +4.22%

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 25 June 2016.

Python Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 48 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (56.14%) JavaScript
3 27 (47.37%) Java
4 25 (43.86%) Ruby
5 22 (38.60%) C++
6 21 (36.84%) Open Source
7 18 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (28.07%) Linux
9 15 (26.32%) Oracle
10 14 (24.56%) TDD
11 13 (22.81%) C#
11 13 (22.81%) Shell Script
12 12 (21.05%) .NET
12 12 (21.05%) Unix
12 12 (21.05%) Scala
12 12 (21.05%) Security Cleared
12 12 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (19.30%) Web Development
14 10 (17.54%) Project Management
14 10 (17.54%) BPSS Clearance
15 9 (15.79%) Service Design
15 9 (15.79%) Perl
15 9 (15.79%) Finance
15 9 (15.79%) DevOps
15 9 (15.79%) Puppet
15 9 (15.79%) IaaS
16 8 (14.04%) Agile Project Management
16 8 (14.04%) JIRA
16 8 (14.04%) SC Cleared
16 8 (14.04%) Visualisation

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 5 (8.77%) Apache
1 5 (8.77%) SAS
2 4 (7.02%) Confluence
3 1 (1.75%) IIS
3 1 (1.75%) Jetty
3 1 (1.75%) nginx
3 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.79%) IaaS
2 5 (8.77%) PaaS
2 5 (8.77%) SaaS
3 2 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.51%) GitHub
4 1 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.75%) Google App Engine
4 1 (1.75%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) HTTP
2 2 (3.51%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.75%) DHCP
3 1 (1.75%) DNS
3 1 (1.75%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.75%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.75%) FTP
3 1 (1.75%) Internet
3 1 (1.75%) IPsec
3 1 (1.75%) SNMP
3 1 (1.75%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.28%) Hadoop
1 7 (12.28%) MongoDB
1 7 (12.28%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (8.77%) Apache Hive
3 5 (8.77%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (8.77%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 5 (8.77%) HBase
3 5 (8.77%) Pentaho
4 4 (7.02%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.51%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (3.51%) Big Data
6 1 (1.75%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.75%) MySQL
6 1 (1.75%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (14.04%) JIRA
2 6 (10.53%) Jenkins
3 5 (8.77%) Cucumber
3 5 (8.77%) ERwin
3 5 (8.77%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.26%) JUnit
4 3 (5.26%) Selenium
4 3 (5.26%) Subversion
5 2 (3.51%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.75%) HP UFT
6 1 (1.75%) JMeter
6 1 (1.75%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.75%) RSpec
6 1 (1.75%) Travis CI
6 1 (1.75%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (15.79%) Finance
2 7 (12.28%) Law
3 5 (8.77%) Marketing
4 3 (5.26%) Legal
5 1 (1.75%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (29.82%) Developer
2 10 (17.54%) Analyst
3 8 (14.04%) Architect
3 8 (14.04%) Business Analyst
3 8 (14.04%) Technical Analyst
4 7 (12.28%) Scala Developer
4 7 (12.28%) Technical Business Analyst
4 7 (12.28%) Tester
5 5 (8.77%) Java Developer
6 4 (7.02%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Java Architect
7 3 (5.26%) Digital Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Digital Business Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Lead Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Data Architect
8 2 (3.51%) Digital Director
8 2 (3.51%) Lead Java Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 2 (3.51%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.05%) .NET
2 8 (14.04%) Web Services
3 7 (12.28%) JSON
3 7 (12.28%) RESTful
4 6 (10.53%) CSS
4 6 (10.53%) HTML
5 5 (8.77%) J2EE
6 4 (7.02%) Java EE
6 4 (7.02%) SOAP
6 4 (7.02%) Spring
7 3 (5.26%) .NET Framework
7 3 (5.26%) Ajax
7 3 (5.26%) CSS3
7 3 (5.26%) Django
7 3 (5.26%) HTML5
7 3 (5.26%) REST
7 3 (5.26%) XML
8 2 (3.51%) Play Framework
8 2 (3.51%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (3.51%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (14.04%) Visualisation
3 5 (8.77%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.51%) CESG
4 2 (3.51%) User Experience
5 1 (1.75%) Clustering
5 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.75%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.75%) PKI
5 1 (1.75%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.75%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (28.07%) Linux
2 12 (21.05%) Unix
3 6 (10.53%) Windows
4 3 (5.26%) SUSE
5 2 (3.51%) CentOS
5 2 (3.51%) Mac OS X
5 2 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.51%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.75%) Debian
6 1 (1.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (36.84%) Open Source
3 18 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (24.56%) TDD
5 11 (19.30%) Web Development
6 10 (17.54%) Project Management
7 9 (15.79%) DevOps
7 9 (15.79%) Service Design
8 8 (14.04%) Agile Project Management
8 8 (14.04%) Configuration Management
8 8 (14.04%) Scrum
9 7 (12.28%) BDD
9 7 (12.28%) Test Scripting
9 7 (12.28%) Waterfall
10 6 (10.53%) ITIL
10 6 (10.53%) PRINCE2
11 5 (8.77%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (8.77%) Data Modelling
11 5 (8.77%) Enterprise Architecture
11 5 (8.77%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 32 (56.14%) JavaScript
2 27 (47.37%) Java
3 25 (43.86%) Ruby
4 22 (38.60%) C++
5 13 (22.81%) C#
5 13 (22.81%) Shell Script
6 12 (21.05%) Scala
7 9 (15.79%) Perl
8 8 (14.04%) Bash Shell
8 8 (14.04%) C
9 6 (10.53%) SQL
10 1 (1.75%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 10 (17.54%) BPSS Clearance
3 8 (14.04%) SC Cleared
4 6 (10.53%) BC Cleared
5 5 (8.77%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.75%) CCNA
6 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.75%) MCSE
6 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.28%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (5.26%) QA
2 3 (5.26%) WCAG
3 2 (3.51%) WAI
4 1 (1.75%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.75%) GPG13
System Software
1 3 (5.26%) Docker
2 2 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.75%) LXC
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.75%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (1.75%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.75%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (15.79%) Puppet
2 7 (12.28%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.75%) StatsD
Vendors
1 15 (26.32%) Oracle
2 6 (10.53%) Tableau
3 5 (8.77%) CA
3 5 (8.77%) Informatica
4 4 (7.02%) SaltStack
4 4 (7.02%) VMware
5 3 (5.26%) Google
6 2 (3.51%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.75%) Apigee
7 1 (1.75%) Citrix
7 1 (1.75%) HP
7 1 (1.75%) Kofax
7 1 (1.75%) Mashery
7 1 (1.75%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.75%) Teradata