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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
Rank 63 33 24
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -9
Contract jobs citing Python 28 32 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.59% 5.15% 5.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.56% 12.36% 13.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 11
Median daily rate £375 £550 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.81% +15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £405 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £763 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £405 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.13 £40.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +18.24%

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
293 259 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 37.61% 41.71% 36.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 158 111
Median daily rate £350 £400 £352
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +13.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £298 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 0
Median hourly rate £53.50 £21.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+154.76% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

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 17 January 2017.

Python Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 40 (58.82%) Ruby
2 35 (51.47%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (50.00%) Java
3 34 (50.00%) Linux
4 31 (45.59%) Puppet
5 26 (38.24%) Jenkins
6 24 (35.29%) Scala
7 21 (30.88%) Opscode Chef
7 21 (30.88%) SQL
8 20 (29.41%) ITIL
9 19 (27.94%) Windows
9 19 (27.94%) JavaScript
9 19 (27.94%) HP
9 19 (27.94%) PowerShell
10 18 (26.47%) Selenium
11 17 (25.00%) CA
11 17 (25.00%) Automated Testing
11 17 (25.00%) Jython
12 16 (23.53%) Configuration Management
12 16 (23.53%) Perl
12 16 (23.53%) Open Source
13 15 (22.06%) JSON
13 15 (22.06%) C#
13 15 (22.06%) Scrum
14 14 (20.59%) TDD
14 14 (20.59%) BMC
14 14 (20.59%) SCOrch
14 14 (20.59%) DevOps
15 13 (19.12%) JIRA
15 13 (19.12%) BladeLogic

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 11 (16.18%) Confluence
2 6 (8.82%) Tomcat
3 5 (7.35%) Apache
4 2 (2.94%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.47%) IIS
5 1 (1.47%) Jetty
5 1 (1.47%) Mongrel
5 1 (1.47%) nginx
5 1 (1.47%) SAS
5 1 (1.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.35%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (7.35%) IaaS
1 5 (7.35%) PaaS
1 5 (7.35%) SaaS
2 2 (2.94%) DigitalOcean
2 2 (2.94%) GitHub
2 2 (2.94%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.94%) Linode
3 1 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.47%) Google App Engine
3 1 (1.47%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.24%) HTTP
2 6 (8.82%) TCP/IP
3 5 (7.35%) Firewall
3 5 (7.35%) HTTPS
3 5 (7.35%) Internet
3 5 (7.35%) iSCSI
3 5 (7.35%) NAS
3 5 (7.35%) SAN
4 2 (2.94%) SNMP
5 1 (1.47%) DHCP
5 1 (1.47%) DNS
5 1 (1.47%) FTP
5 1 (1.47%) IPsec
5 1 (1.47%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.71%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.24%) MySQL
2 9 (13.24%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (10.29%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (10.29%) MongoDB
3 7 (10.29%) NoSQL
3 7 (10.29%) Oracle Database
4 6 (8.82%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.94%) DataStage
5 2 (2.94%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 26 (38.24%) Jenkins
2 18 (26.47%) Selenium
3 13 (19.12%) JIRA
4 12 (17.65%) Cucumber
5 11 (16.18%) JUnit
6 9 (13.24%) RSpec
6 9 (13.24%) WebDriver
7 6 (8.82%) Git (software)
7 6 (8.82%) Travis CI
8 5 (7.35%) Subversion
9 2 (2.94%) GitLab
9 2 (2.94%) HP UFT
9 2 (2.94%) JMeter
9 2 (2.94%) LoadRunner
9 2 (2.94%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (5.88%) Games
2 2 (2.94%) French Language
2 2 (2.94%) German Language
3 1 (1.47%) Finance
3 1 (1.47%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (17.65%) Automation Engineer
1 12 (17.65%) Developer
2 8 (11.76%) Tester
3 7 (10.29%) Architect
3 7 (10.29%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (10.29%) Test Engineer
4 6 (8.82%) Automation Tester
4 6 (8.82%) Scala Developer
4 6 (8.82%) WebOps Engineer
5 5 (7.35%) Administrator
5 5 (7.35%) Applications Support
5 5 (7.35%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.88%) Agile Tester
6 4 (5.88%) Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (5.88%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 4 (5.88%) Selenium Tester
6 4 (5.88%) Senior Applications Support
6 4 (5.88%) Test Automation Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.06%) JSON
2 13 (19.12%) CSS
2 13 (19.12%) HTML
2 13 (19.12%) Middleware
3 12 (17.65%) Django
4 11 (16.18%) Ajax
4 11 (16.18%) CSS3
4 11 (16.18%) HTML5
4 11 (16.18%) REST
4 11 (16.18%) Spring
5 8 (11.76%) RESTful
5 8 (11.76%) SOAP
5 8 (11.76%) Web Services
6 6 (8.82%) Ruby on Rails
7 4 (5.88%) .NET
7 4 (5.88%) Gherkin
7 4 (5.88%) Guice
7 4 (5.88%) Spring MVC
7 4 (5.88%) XML
8 3 (4.41%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.65%) Public Cloud
2 5 (7.35%) Smartphone
2 5 (7.35%) User Experience
3 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.41%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.41%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.94%) PKI
4 2 (2.94%) Replication
4 2 (2.94%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.47%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 34 (50.00%) Linux
2 19 (27.94%) Windows
3 10 (14.71%) Unix
3 10 (14.71%) Windows Server
4 5 (7.35%) CentOS
4 5 (7.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.41%) AIX
5 3 (4.41%) HPUX
5 3 (4.41%) Mac OS X
5 3 (4.41%) MVS
5 3 (4.41%) Solaris
6 2 (2.94%) VME
7 1 (1.47%) Android
7 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.47%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (51.47%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (29.41%) ITIL
3 17 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 16 (23.53%) Configuration Management
4 16 (23.53%) Open Source
5 15 (22.06%) Scrum
6 14 (20.59%) DevOps
6 14 (20.59%) TDD
7 13 (19.12%) ITSM
8 11 (16.18%) Kanban
8 11 (16.18%) Test Scripting
9 10 (14.71%) Test Automation
9 10 (14.71%) Web Development
10 9 (13.24%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (13.24%) Defect Tracking
10 9 (13.24%) OO
10 9 (13.24%) Web Testing
11 8 (11.76%) Automation Testing
12 7 (10.29%) Software Distribution
13 6 (8.82%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 40 (58.82%) Ruby
2 34 (50.00%) Java
3 24 (35.29%) Scala
4 21 (30.88%) SQL
5 19 (27.94%) JavaScript
5 19 (27.94%) PowerShell
6 17 (25.00%) Jython
7 16 (23.53%) Perl
8 15 (22.06%) C#
9 6 (8.82%) C
9 6 (8.82%) PHP
10 4 (5.88%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.94%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.47%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (19.12%) Security Cleared
2 8 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 7 (10.29%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (7.35%) DV Cleared
5 3 (4.41%) Degree
6 1 (1.47%) CISSP
6 1 (1.47%) SANS
6 1 (1.47%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) WCAG
2 3 (4.41%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (4.41%) QA
3 1 (1.47%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (10.29%) Docker
1 7 (10.29%) LXC
2 6 (8.82%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.41%) Xen
4 2 (2.94%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 31 (45.59%) Puppet
2 21 (30.88%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (20.59%) SCOrch
4 13 (19.12%) BladeLogic
5 11 (16.18%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 9 (13.24%) Ansible
7 5 (7.35%) Nagios
7 5 (7.35%) ZABBIX
8 3 (4.41%) OpenNMS
8 3 (4.41%) Zenoss
9 2 (2.94%) OVPA
Vendors
1 19 (27.94%) HP
2 17 (25.00%) CA
3 14 (20.59%) BMC
4 13 (19.12%) Dell
5 10 (14.71%) Microsoft
6 9 (13.24%) Oracle
7 7 (10.29%) Google
7 7 (10.29%) SaltStack
8 4 (5.88%) Rackspace
9 3 (4.41%) VMware
10 2 (2.94%) IBM
10 2 (2.94%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.47%) ServiceNow