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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 24 - 23
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Python 36 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 7.21% - 2.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.75% - 7.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 0 3
Average daily rate
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£490 - £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 - £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 - £324
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £35.25
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -0.70%
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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
192 67 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 38.48% 36.02% 39.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 36 38
Average daily rate £390 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.81% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £186 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 8
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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 22 December 2014.

Python Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 71 (98.61%) Java
1 71 (98.61%) Ruby
2 69 (95.83%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (94.44%) Scala
4 50 (69.44%) HTML
5 43 (59.72%) RESTful
6 40 (55.56%) HTML5
7 39 (54.17%) C#
7 39 (54.17%) JSON
8 37 (51.39%) Linux
9 34 (47.22%) CSS
10 33 (45.83%) Mentoring
11 32 (44.44%) Scrum
12 30 (41.67%) Relational Database
13 28 (38.89%) Open Source
14 27 (37.50%) Web Development
15 26 (36.11%) Django
15 26 (36.11%) REST
16 25 (34.72%) Ajax
16 25 (34.72%) CSS3
17 21 (29.17%) Subversion
17 21 (29.17%) Git (software)
18 20 (27.78%) UNIX
18 20 (27.78%) Mac OS X
18 20 (27.78%) Automated Testing
19 19 (26.39%) Jenkins
20 18 (25.00%) HTTP
20 18 (25.00%) Web Design
20 18 (25.00%) JIRA
20 18 (25.00%) Confluence

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 18 (25.00%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 18 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (41.67%) Relational Database
2 15 (20.83%) MongoDB
2 15 (20.83%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (29.17%) Git (software)
1 21 (29.17%) Subversion
2 19 (26.39%) Jenkins
3 18 (25.00%) JIRA
4 17 (23.61%) Selenium
5 5 (6.94%) JUnit
6 2 (2.78%) RSpec
6 2 (2.78%) WebDriver
6 2 (2.78%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (1.39%) Games
1 1 (1.39%) Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (61.11%) Developer
2 21 (29.17%) Senior Developer
3 16 (22.22%) Architect
4 13 (18.06%) Solutions Architect
5 10 (13.89%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 10 (13.89%) Digital Architect
5 10 (13.89%) Lead Architect
6 8 (11.11%) ScrumMaster
7 7 (9.72%) Scala Developer
7 7 (9.72%) Digital Solutions Architect
8 6 (8.33%) Java Developer
9 5 (6.94%) Lead Developer
10 3 (4.17%) Web Developer
11 2 (2.78%) Test Automation Specialist
11 2 (2.78%) Senior Architect
11 2 (2.78%) Automation Specialist
11 2 (2.78%) Test Specialist
11 2 (2.78%) Senior Digital Architect
12 1 (1.39%) Technical Solutions Architect
12 1 (1.39%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (69.44%) HTML
2 43 (59.72%) RESTful
3 40 (55.56%) HTML5
4 39 (54.17%) JSON
5 34 (47.22%) CSS
6 26 (36.11%) REST
6 26 (36.11%) Django
7 25 (34.72%) CSS3
7 25 (34.72%) Ajax
8 17 (23.61%) Spring
9 4 (5.56%) Play Framework
10 3 (4.17%) Guice
10 3 (4.17%) Ruby on Rails
11 2 (2.78%) Spring MVC
12 1 (1.39%) Hibernate
12 1 (1.39%) .NET
12 1 (1.39%) jQuery
12 1 (1.39%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (38.89%) Open Source
2 15 (20.83%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.39%) User Experience
3 1 (1.39%) Online Banking
3 1 (1.39%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 37 (51.39%) Linux
2 20 (27.78%) Mac OS X
2 20 (27.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (95.83%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (45.83%) Mentoring
3 32 (44.44%) Scrum
4 27 (37.50%) Web Development
5 20 (27.78%) Automated Testing
6 18 (25.00%) Web Design
6 18 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 17 (23.61%) Configuration Management
8 14 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
10 11 (15.28%) Line Management
11 9 (12.50%) DevOps
12 6 (8.33%) TDD
13 3 (4.17%) Service Delivery
13 3 (4.17%) Kanban
13 3 (4.17%) OWASP
13 3 (4.17%) Microservices
14 2 (2.78%) Automation Testing
14 2 (2.78%) Test Scripting
14 2 (2.78%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 71 (98.61%) Java
1 71 (98.61%) Ruby
2 68 (94.44%) Scala
3 39 (54.17%) C#
4 16 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.39%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (2.78%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) QA
Systems Management
1 14 (19.44%) Puppet
1 14 (19.44%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (4.17%) Google