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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 56 42 56
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +14
Contract jobs citing Python 28 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.20% 2.05% 0.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.62% 5.00% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 1
Average daily rate £360 £370 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +52.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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
325 200 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 37.19% 41.07% 44.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 139 149
Average daily rate £315 £320 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £250 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £456 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 0
Average hourly rate £18.50 £23.84 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.39% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+7.04% -2.73%

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 April 2016.

Python Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 52 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (56.25%) Ruby
3 34 (53.13%) Java
4 31 (48.44%) JavaScript
5 24 (37.50%) Linux
6 21 (32.81%) Open Source
7 20 (31.25%) Scala
8 18 (28.13%) C#
8 18 (28.13%) C++
9 16 (25.00%) .NET
9 16 (25.00%) Shell Script
9 16 (25.00%) TDD
10 14 (21.88%) Unix
10 14 (21.88%) Security Cleared
11 13 (20.31%) Puppet
11 13 (20.31%) Jenkins
11 13 (20.31%) Analytical Skills
11 13 (20.31%) Oracle
11 13 (20.31%) Project Management
11 13 (20.31%) Web Development
11 13 (20.31%) JIRA
12 12 (18.75%) Perl
12 12 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
12 12 (18.75%) MongoDB
12 12 (18.75%) Selenium
13 11 (17.19%) Cucumber
13 11 (17.19%) Agile Project Management
13 11 (17.19%) Service Design
13 11 (17.19%) C
13 11 (17.19%) Scrum

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 9 (14.06%) Confluence
2 5 (7.81%) SAS
3 4 (6.25%) Apache
4 3 (4.69%) Node.js
5 2 (3.13%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.38%) IaaS
2 4 (6.25%) GitHub
3 3 (4.69%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.25%) SNMP
2 3 (4.69%) Internet
3 2 (3.13%) HTTP
3 2 (3.13%) Intranet
4 1 (1.56%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.56%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.75%) MongoDB
2 8 (12.50%) Hadoop
2 8 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (10.94%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (7.81%) Apache Hive
4 5 (7.81%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (7.81%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 5 (7.81%) HBase
4 5 (7.81%) NoSQL
4 5 (7.81%) Pentaho
4 5 (7.81%) Relational Database
5 4 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (4.69%) Big Data
7 2 (3.13%) MySQL
8 1 (1.56%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (20.31%) Jenkins
1 13 (20.31%) JIRA
2 12 (18.75%) Selenium
3 11 (17.19%) Cucumber
4 6 (9.38%) Git (software)
5 5 (7.81%) ERwin
5 5 (7.81%) JUnit
6 4 (6.25%) HP UFT
6 4 (6.25%) JMeter
6 4 (6.25%) LoadRunner
6 4 (6.25%) RSpec
6 4 (6.25%) Vagrant
6 4 (6.25%) WebDriver
7 2 (3.13%) Subversion
General
1 8 (12.50%) Finance
2 5 (7.81%) Law
2 5 (7.81%) Marketing
3 4 (6.25%) Games
4 3 (4.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (21.88%) Architect
1 14 (21.88%) Developer
2 10 (15.63%) Analyst
2 10 (15.63%) Scala Developer
3 9 (14.06%) Tester
4 8 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 8 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
5 7 (10.94%) Technical Business Analyst
6 6 (9.38%) Technical Architect
7 4 (6.25%) Java Architect
7 4 (6.25%) Test Automation Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Test Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Consultant
8 3 (4.69%) Digital Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) Digital Architect
8 3 (4.69%) Digital Business Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) Lead Architect
8 3 (4.69%) Technical Leader
9 2 (3.13%) Delivery Manager
9 2 (3.13%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (25.00%) .NET
2 9 (14.06%) HTML
3 8 (12.50%) JSON
4 7 (10.94%) Django
4 7 (10.94%) HTML5
5 6 (9.38%) CSS
5 6 (9.38%) Play Framework
5 6 (9.38%) REST
5 6 (9.38%) RESTful
5 6 (9.38%) Spring
6 5 (7.81%) Web Services
7 4 (6.25%) Ajax
7 4 (6.25%) CSS3
7 4 (6.25%) J2EE
7 4 (6.25%) Java EE
8 3 (4.69%) .NET Framework
8 3 (4.69%) AngularJS
8 3 (4.69%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (4.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (1.56%) Guice
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.31%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (14.06%) Visualisation
3 5 (7.81%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.25%) PKI
4 4 (6.25%) Social Media
5 3 (4.69%) CESG
6 2 (3.13%) User Experience
7 1 (1.56%) Clustering
7 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.56%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 24 (37.50%) Linux
2 14 (21.88%) Unix
3 9 (14.06%) Windows
4 5 (7.81%) Mac OS X
4 5 (7.81%) SUSE
5 4 (6.25%) CentOS
5 4 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (6.25%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.56%) Debian
6 1 (1.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (32.81%) Open Source
3 16 (25.00%) TDD
4 13 (20.31%) Project Management
4 13 (20.31%) Web Development
5 11 (17.19%) Agile Project Management
5 11 (17.19%) Scrum
5 11 (17.19%) Service Design
6 9 (14.06%) Test Scripting
7 8 (12.50%) Configuration Management
7 8 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (12.50%) User Stories
7 8 (12.50%) Waterfall
8 7 (10.94%) Test Automation
9 6 (9.38%) Automated Testing
9 6 (9.38%) Business Analysis
9 6 (9.38%) Mentoring
10 5 (7.81%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (7.81%) DevOps
10 5 (7.81%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 36 (56.25%) Ruby
2 34 (53.13%) Java
3 31 (48.44%) JavaScript
4 20 (31.25%) Scala
5 18 (28.13%) C#
5 18 (28.13%) C++
6 16 (25.00%) Shell Script
7 12 (18.75%) Perl
8 11 (17.19%) C
9 10 (15.63%) Bash Shell
10 6 (9.38%) SQL
11 2 (3.13%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (21.88%) Security Cleared
2 10 (15.63%) SC Cleared
3 8 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (9.38%) BC Cleared
5 5 (7.81%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.56%) CCNA
6 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.56%) MCSE
6 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.56%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.56%) PMP
6 1 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.94%) WCAG
2 4 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (6.25%) QA
3 3 (4.69%) WAI
4 2 (3.13%) GPG13
5 1 (1.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (7.81%) Docker
2 1 (1.56%) LXC
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.56%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (20.31%) Puppet
2 12 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.69%) StatsD
Vendors
1 13 (20.31%) Oracle
2 7 (10.94%) Tableau
3 5 (7.81%) CA
3 5 (7.81%) Informatica
3 5 (7.81%) VMware
4 4 (6.25%) HP
4 4 (6.25%) SaltStack
5 2 (3.13%) Apigee
5 2 (3.13%) Citrix
5 2 (3.13%) Mashery
5 2 (3.13%) Teradata
6 1 (1.56%) Google
6 1 (1.56%) Kofax
6 1 (1.56%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.56%) Red Hat