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 6 July 2015 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 39 37 25
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -12
Contract jobs citing Python 20 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.54% 1.20% 1.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.81% 2.76% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 2
Average daily rate
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£445 £305 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.90% +48.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £255 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £369 £241
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £36.25 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+0.68% -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
185 145 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 32.74% 43.54% 14.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 102 14
Average daily rate £373 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.16% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £243 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £422 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 1
Average hourly rate £32.00 £33.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.47% -21.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 6 July 2015.

Python Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 20 (71.43%) Java
2 19 (67.86%) Ruby
3 18 (64.29%) Linux
4 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (57.14%) Puppet
5 14 (50.00%) RESTful
5 14 (50.00%) Scala
5 14 (50.00%) Open Source
5 14 (50.00%) Jenkins
5 14 (50.00%) Selenium
6 13 (46.43%) Spring
7 12 (42.86%) HTML
7 12 (42.86%) TDD
7 12 (42.86%) Django
7 12 (42.86%) JSON
7 12 (42.86%) JIRA
7 12 (42.86%) Confluence
7 12 (42.86%) HTML5
7 12 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
7 12 (42.86%) MongoDB
7 12 (42.86%) NoSQL
8 11 (39.29%) Scrum
9 10 (35.71%) Kanban
10 9 (32.14%) Relational Database
11 7 (25.00%) User Experience
11 7 (25.00%) Bash Shell
12 6 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
12 6 (21.43%) Mentoring
12 6 (21.43%) Web Development
12 6 (21.43%) VMware

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 12 (42.86%) Confluence
2 1 (3.57%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.57%) JBoss
2 1 (3.57%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) HTTP
1 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.57%) SSL
1 1 (3.57%) SAN
1 1 (3.57%) Unified Communications
1 1 (3.57%) Converged Networks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (42.86%) MongoDB
1 12 (42.86%) NoSQL
2 9 (32.14%) Relational Database
3 3 (10.71%) MySQL
4 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.57%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 14 (50.00%) Selenium
1 14 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 12 (42.86%) JIRA
3 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 2 (7.14%) RSpec
4 2 (7.14%) WebDriver
4 2 (7.14%) Cucumber
4 2 (7.14%) JUnit
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
1 2 (7.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Architect
2 10 (35.71%) Technical Architect
3 8 (28.57%) Digital Architect
3 8 (28.57%) Digital Technical Architect
4 6 (21.43%) Senior Architect
4 6 (21.43%) Senior Technical Architect
5 5 (17.86%) Developer
5 5 (17.86%) Java Developer
6 4 (14.29%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
6 4 (14.29%) Senior Digital Architect
7 2 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Administrator
7 2 (7.14%) Test Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Consultant
7 2 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.57%) Programmer
8 1 (3.57%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 1 (3.57%) Chief Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (50.00%) RESTful
2 13 (46.43%) Spring
3 12 (42.86%) JSON
3 12 (42.86%) Django
3 12 (42.86%) HTML
3 12 (42.86%) HTML5
4 3 (10.71%) Web Services
5 2 (7.14%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.57%) REST
6 1 (3.57%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (3.57%) Hibernate
6 1 (3.57%) .NET
6 1 (3.57%) SOAP
6 1 (3.57%) jQuery
6 1 (3.57%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) User Experience
2 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.57%) Replication
2 1 (3.57%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 18 (64.29%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) UNIX
3 1 (3.57%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (50.00%) Open Source
3 12 (42.86%) TDD
4 11 (39.29%) Scrum
5 10 (35.71%) Kanban
6 6 (21.43%) Web Development
6 6 (21.43%) Mentoring
6 6 (21.43%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (17.86%) DevOps
7 5 (17.86%) Configuration Management
8 3 (10.71%) Business Analysis
9 2 (7.14%) Automated Testing
9 2 (7.14%) Web Testing
9 2 (7.14%) Test Scripting
9 2 (7.14%) Test Automation
9 2 (7.14%) Analytics
9 2 (7.14%) Automation Testing
10 1 (3.57%) Data Centre Operations
10 1 (3.57%) User Stories
10 1 (3.57%) Big Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 20 (71.43%) Java
2 19 (67.86%) Ruby
3 14 (50.00%) Scala
4 7 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
6 2 (7.14%) PHP
6 2 (7.14%) C#
7 1 (3.57%) SQL
7 1 (3.57%) Perl
7 1 (3.57%) Go
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Docker
2 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.57%) QEMU
3 1 (3.57%) KVM
Systems Management
1 16 (57.14%) Puppet
2 12 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (14.29%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) VMware
2 5 (17.86%) Google
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) HP
3 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
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