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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 20 - 39
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Python 36 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 8.28% - 0.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.74% - 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
- -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
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
215 47 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 49.43% 33.10% 31.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 30 49
Average daily rate £375 £325 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £268 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £401 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 1
Average hourly rate £21.38 £12.99 £16.64
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.54% -21.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 17 September 2014.

Python Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 39 (97.50%) Ruby
2 38 (95.00%) Java
3 37 (92.50%) Scala
4 36 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (80.00%) C#
6 24 (60.00%) HTML
6 24 (60.00%) CSS
7 22 (55.00%) RESTful
8 19 (47.50%) HTML5
8 19 (47.50%) REST
8 19 (47.50%) CSS3
8 19 (47.50%) Ajax
9 18 (45.00%) Automated Testing
9 18 (45.00%) JSON
10 14 (35.00%) Linux
10 14 (35.00%) Scrum
11 13 (32.50%) Subversion
11 13 (32.50%) UNIX
11 13 (32.50%) Mac OS X
11 13 (32.50%) Git (software)
12 12 (30.00%) Web Development
12 12 (30.00%) JavaScript
13 11 (27.50%) Configuration Management
13 11 (27.50%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (27.50%) Visualisation
14 10 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
14 10 (25.00%) Relational Database
14 10 (25.00%) Line Management
14 10 (25.00%) Mentoring
14 10 (25.00%) HTTP

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (32.50%) Subversion
1 13 (32.50%) Git (software)
2 5 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 5 (12.50%) JUnit
3 4 (10.00%) WebDriver
3 4 (10.00%) Cucumber
3 4 (10.00%) Selenium
4 3 (7.50%) RSpec
General
1 3 (7.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 34 (85.00%) Developer
2 16 (40.00%) Senior Developer
3 4 (10.00%) Lead Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Web Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Test Specialist
5 2 (5.00%) Scala Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Automation Specialist
5 2 (5.00%) Test Automation Specialist
6 1 (2.50%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Data Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Java Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Test Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Senior Web Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (60.00%) HTML
1 24 (60.00%) CSS
2 22 (55.00%) RESTful
3 19 (47.50%) HTML5
3 19 (47.50%) REST
3 19 (47.50%) CSS3
3 19 (47.50%) Ajax
4 18 (45.00%) JSON
5 1 (2.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) Visualisation
2 2 (5.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.00%) Linux
2 13 (32.50%) UNIX
2 13 (32.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (45.00%) Automated Testing
3 14 (35.00%) Scrum
4 12 (30.00%) Web Development
5 11 (27.50%) Configuration Management
5 11 (27.50%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 10 (25.00%) Line Management
6 10 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 10 (25.00%) Web Design
7 8 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (10.00%) TDD
8 4 (10.00%) Test Automation
9 3 (7.50%) Web Testing
9 3 (7.50%) Test Scripting
9 3 (7.50%) Automation Testing
10 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (5.00%) Software Testing
11 1 (2.50%) User Stories
11 1 (2.50%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 39 (97.50%) Ruby
2 38 (95.00%) Java
3 37 (92.50%) Scala
4 32 (80.00%) C#
5 12 (30.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA