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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 42 57 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Contract jobs citing Python 10 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.14% 0.61% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.98% 1.40% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Average daily rate
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£370 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
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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
201 214 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 43.04% 43.50% 26.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 150 31
Average daily rate £325 £250 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £421 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 21 April 2015.

Python Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 22 (78.57%) Java
1 22 (78.57%) Ruby
2 18 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (60.71%) Scala
4 13 (46.43%) Open Source
5 12 (42.86%) DevOps
5 12 (42.86%) Scrum
5 12 (42.86%) Django
6 11 (39.29%) Linux
6 11 (39.29%) Mentoring
6 11 (39.29%) Git (software)
7 9 (32.14%) Configuration Management
7 9 (32.14%) HTML
7 9 (32.14%) Web Development
7 9 (32.14%) Relational Database
8 8 (28.57%) CSS
9 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 7 (25.00%) Subversion
9 7 (25.00%) Google
10 6 (21.43%) Web Design
10 6 (21.43%) C#
10 6 (21.43%) UNIX
10 6 (21.43%) HTTP
10 6 (21.43%) Responsive Web Design
10 6 (21.43%) RESTful
11 5 (17.86%) Bash Shell
11 5 (17.86%) HTML5
11 5 (17.86%) Puppet
11 5 (17.86%) REST
11 5 (17.86%) Mac OS X

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 4 (14.29%) Confluence
2 1 (3.57%) JBoss
2 1 (3.57%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) HTTP
2 1 (3.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.14%) MySQL
3 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (39.29%) Git (software)
2 7 (25.00%) Subversion
3 4 (14.29%) JIRA
3 4 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 3 (10.71%) JUnit
5 1 (3.57%) Selenium
General
1 1 (3.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Developer
2 8 (28.57%) Java Developer
2 8 (28.57%) ScrumMaster
3 5 (17.86%) Scala Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Programmer
5 1 (3.57%) Lead Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Programmer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (42.86%) Django
2 9 (32.14%) HTML
3 8 (28.57%) CSS
4 6 (21.43%) RESTful
5 5 (17.86%) HTML5
5 5 (17.86%) REST
5 5 (17.86%) JSON
6 4 (14.29%) CSS3
6 4 (14.29%) Spring
6 4 (14.29%) Ajax
7 3 (10.71%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (10.71%) Guice
7 3 (10.71%) Play Framework
8 2 (7.14%) Spring MVC
8 2 (7.14%) Web Services
9 1 (3.57%) .NET
9 1 (3.57%) Java EE
9 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (46.43%) Open Source
2 3 (10.71%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) Linux
2 6 (21.43%) UNIX
3 5 (17.86%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.57%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (42.86%) Scrum
2 12 (42.86%) DevOps
3 11 (39.29%) Mentoring
4 9 (32.14%) Configuration Management
4 9 (32.14%) Web Development
5 6 (21.43%) Web Design
5 6 (21.43%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (14.29%) Automated Testing
7 3 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (10.71%) Microservices
7 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
7 3 (10.71%) TDD
7 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (10.71%) Kanban
7 3 (10.71%) OWASP
8 2 (7.14%) MVC
9 1 (3.57%) Project Management
9 1 (3.57%) SOA
9 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 22 (78.57%) Java
1 22 (78.57%) Ruby
2 17 (60.71%) Scala
3 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (21.43%) C#
5 5 (17.86%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.57%) C++
6 1 (3.57%) Perl
6 1 (3.57%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Docker
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) Puppet
2 4 (14.29%) Vagrant
3 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Google
2 5 (17.86%) VMware
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) HP
3 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
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