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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 40 44 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Python 18 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.27% 1.36% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.65% 3.31% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 0
Average daily rate
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£445 £305 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.90% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £320
% change year-on-year
- +17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £30.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+31.66% -25.00%
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
208 181 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 37.75% 41.04% 20.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 129 21
Average daily rate £373 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.45% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Average hourly rate £32.00 £34.75 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.91% -18.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.45 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +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 28 May 2015.

Python Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 17 (73.91%) Java
2 16 (69.57%) Ruby
3 15 (65.22%) Puppet
3 15 (65.22%) Linux
4 13 (56.52%) RESTful
5 12 (52.17%) Open Source
5 12 (52.17%) Spring
5 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (47.83%) HTML
6 11 (47.83%) JSON
6 11 (47.83%) JIRA
6 11 (47.83%) Selenium
6 11 (47.83%) Django
6 11 (47.83%) Scala
6 11 (47.83%) MongoDB
6 11 (47.83%) NoSQL
6 11 (47.83%) Confluence
6 11 (47.83%) HTML5
6 11 (47.83%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (47.83%) Jenkins
7 9 (39.13%) Kanban
7 9 (39.13%) TDD
7 9 (39.13%) Scrum
8 8 (34.78%) Relational Database
9 6 (26.09%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (26.09%) User Experience
9 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
9 6 (26.09%) Web Development
10 5 (21.74%) Google
10 5 (21.74%) Bash Shell

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 11 (47.83%) Confluence
2 1 (4.35%) JBoss
2 1 (4.35%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (4.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) SAN
1 1 (4.35%) Unified Communications
1 1 (4.35%) Converged Networks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) MongoDB
1 11 (47.83%) NoSQL
2 8 (34.78%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.70%) MySQL
4 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.35%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (47.83%) JIRA
1 11 (47.83%) Selenium
1 11 (47.83%) Jenkins
2 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
1 1 (4.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Architect
2 9 (39.13%) Technical Architect
3 7 (30.43%) Digital Architect
3 7 (30.43%) Digital Technical Architect
4 5 (21.74%) Senior Architect
4 5 (21.74%) Java Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Senior Technical Architect
4 5 (21.74%) Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Digital Architect
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (4.35%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 1 (4.35%) Chief Architect
7 1 (4.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (4.35%) Programmer
7 1 (4.35%) Administrator
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (56.52%) RESTful
2 12 (52.17%) Spring
3 11 (47.83%) HTML
3 11 (47.83%) JSON
3 11 (47.83%) Django
3 11 (47.83%) HTML5
4 3 (13.04%) Web Services
5 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
6 1 (4.35%) Hibernate
6 1 (4.35%) SOAP
6 1 (4.35%) .NET
6 1 (4.35%) Java EE
6 1 (4.35%) jQuery
6 1 (4.35%) REST
6 1 (4.35%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) User Experience
2 1 (4.35%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 15 (65.22%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) UNIX
3 1 (4.35%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Open Source
1 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) Kanban
2 9 (39.13%) TDD
2 9 (39.13%) Scrum
3 6 (26.09%) Continuous Delivery
3 6 (26.09%) Web Development
4 5 (21.74%) Mentoring
5 4 (17.39%) DevOps
5 4 (17.39%) Configuration Management
6 3 (13.04%) Business Analysis
7 2 (8.70%) Analytics
8 1 (4.35%) SOA
8 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (4.35%) Big Data Analytics
8 1 (4.35%) Business Analytics
Programming Languages
1 17 (73.91%) Java
2 16 (69.57%) Ruby
3 11 (47.83%) Scala
4 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
5 5 (21.74%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.35%) Perl
6 1 (4.35%) PHP
6 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Docker
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (65.22%) Puppet
2 11 (47.83%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (17.39%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Google
1 5 (21.74%) VMware
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) HP
2 1 (4.35%) Red Hat