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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 78 41 44
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +3
Contract jobs citing Python 29 19 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.52% 3.44% 1.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.16% 8.92% 3.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 13 3
Median daily rate £463 £445 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.93% +45.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £311 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £486 £369
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +33.33%
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
405 213 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 35.19% 38.52% 40.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 142 123
Median daily rate £320 £373 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.09% +35.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £520 £426
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 3 4
Median hourly rate £35.00 £32.00 £34.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -7.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £15.51 £18.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £32.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.40 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.02% +1.11%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing Python as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 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 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Python.

1 55 (85.94%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (53.13%) JavaScript
3 32 (50.00%) Java
3 32 (50.00%) Ruby
4 24 (37.50%) Open Source
5 23 (35.94%) Linux
6 22 (34.38%) C++
7 18 (28.13%) C#
7 18 (28.13%) Scala
8 16 (25.00%) TDD
9 15 (23.44%) Shell Script
9 15 (23.44%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (21.88%) Puppet
10 14 (21.88%) Jenkins
10 14 (21.88%) .NET
11 13 (20.31%) JIRA
12 12 (18.75%) Security Cleared
12 12 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (18.75%) Oracle
12 12 (18.75%) Unix
13 11 (17.19%) Perl
13 11 (17.19%) Scrum
13 11 (17.19%) DevOps
13 11 (17.19%) Selenium
14 10 (15.63%) Web Development
14 10 (15.63%) Bash Shell
14 10 (15.63%) Cucumber
14 10 (15.63%) Opscode Chef
14 10 (15.63%) MongoDB
14 10 (15.63%) Configuration Management

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (14.06%) Confluence
2 5 (7.81%) Apache
2 5 (7.81%) SAS
3 1 (1.56%) IIS
3 1 (1.56%) Jetty
3 1 (1.56%) nginx
3 1 (1.56%) Node.js
3 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.56%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.06%) IaaS
2 5 (7.81%) PaaS
2 5 (7.81%) SaaS
3 4 (6.25%) GitHub
4 2 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.56%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.56%) Google App Engine
5 1 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.25%) HTTP
2 3 (4.69%) SNMP
3 2 (3.13%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.56%) DHCP
4 1 (1.56%) DNS
4 1 (1.56%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.56%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.56%) FTP
4 1 (1.56%) Internet
4 1 (1.56%) IPsec
4 1 (1.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.63%) MongoDB
2 7 (10.94%) Hadoop
2 7 (10.94%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (9.38%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (9.38%) Relational Database
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%) Pentaho
5 4 (6.25%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (3.13%) Big Data
7 1 (1.56%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.56%) MySQL
7 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (21.88%) Jenkins
2 13 (20.31%) JIRA
3 11 (17.19%) Selenium
4 10 (15.63%) Cucumber
5 7 (10.94%) Git (software)
6 6 (9.38%) JUnit
7 5 (7.81%) ERwin
8 4 (6.25%) RSpec
8 4 (6.25%) Vagrant
8 4 (6.25%) WebDriver
9 3 (4.69%) HP UFT
9 3 (4.69%) JMeter
9 3 (4.69%) LoadRunner
9 3 (4.69%) Subversion
10 1 (1.56%) Travis CI
General
1 9 (14.06%) Finance
2 5 (7.81%) Marketing
3 4 (6.25%) Games
3 4 (6.25%) Law
4 3 (4.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (21.88%) Developer
2 11 (17.19%) Architect
3 10 (15.63%) Analyst
4 9 (14.06%) Tester
5 8 (12.50%) Business Analyst
5 8 (12.50%) Scala Developer
5 8 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
6 7 (10.94%) Technical Business Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Java Architect
7 4 (6.25%) Technical 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 Business Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) Lead Architect
8 3 (4.69%) Technical Leader
9 2 (3.13%) Linux Engineer
9 2 (3.13%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (21.88%) .NET
2 9 (14.06%) HTML
3 7 (10.94%) JSON
3 7 (10.94%) RESTful
3 7 (10.94%) Spring
4 6 (9.38%) CSS
4 6 (9.38%) Django
4 6 (9.38%) HTML5
5 5 (7.81%) J2EE
5 5 (7.81%) Play Framework
5 5 (7.81%) REST
5 5 (7.81%) Web Services
6 4 (6.25%) Java EE
7 3 (4.69%) .NET Framework
7 3 (4.69%) Ajax
7 3 (4.69%) CSS3
8 2 (3.13%) Guice
8 2 (3.13%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (3.13%) Spring MVC
8 2 (3.13%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (12.50%) Visualisation
3 5 (7.81%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.25%) Social Media
5 3 (4.69%) CESG
5 3 (4.69%) PKI
6 1 (1.56%) Clustering
6 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.56%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (35.94%) Linux
2 12 (18.75%) Unix
3 8 (12.50%) Windows
4 5 (7.81%) SUSE
5 4 (6.25%) CentOS
5 4 (6.25%) Mac OS X
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 55 (85.94%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (37.50%) Open Source
3 16 (25.00%) TDD
4 15 (23.44%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (17.19%) DevOps
5 11 (17.19%) Scrum
6 10 (15.63%) Configuration Management
6 10 (15.63%) Project Management
6 10 (15.63%) Service Design
6 10 (15.63%) Web Development
7 9 (14.06%) Test Scripting
8 8 (12.50%) Agile Project Management
9 7 (10.94%) Automated Testing
9 7 (10.94%) Test Automation
9 7 (10.94%) User Stories
9 7 (10.94%) Waterfall
10 6 (9.38%) Business Analysis
10 6 (9.38%) ITIL
10 6 (9.38%) PRINCE2
11 5 (7.81%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (53.13%) JavaScript
2 32 (50.00%) Java
2 32 (50.00%) Ruby
3 22 (34.38%) C++
4 18 (28.13%) C#
4 18 (28.13%) Scala
5 15 (23.44%) Shell Script
6 11 (17.19%) Perl
7 10 (15.63%) Bash Shell
7 10 (15.63%) C
8 6 (9.38%) SQL
9 1 (1.56%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 9 (14.06%) BPSS Clearance
3 8 (12.50%) SC Cleared
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%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.94%) WCAG
2 6 (9.38%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (6.25%) QA
4 3 (4.69%) WAI
5 2 (3.13%) GPG13
6 1 (1.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (7.81%) Docker
2 2 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.56%) LXC
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.56%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (21.88%) Puppet
2 10 (15.63%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.56%) StatsD
Vendors
1 12 (18.75%) Oracle
2 6 (9.38%) Tableau
2 6 (9.38%) VMware
3 5 (7.81%) CA
3 5 (7.81%) Informatica
4 4 (6.25%) SaltStack
5 3 (4.69%) Google
5 3 (4.69%) HP
6 2 (3.13%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.56%) Apigee
7 1 (1.56%) Citrix
7 1 (1.56%) Kofax
7 1 (1.56%) Mashery
7 1 (1.56%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.56%) Teradata