The first table below looks at the demand for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the North East region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 34 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Python 22 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.81% 0.57% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.59% 2.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 17 2 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £205 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+95.12% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -10.95%
Programming Languages Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
256 89 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 44.29% 25.43% 30.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 39 84
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 18 7
Average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Python
England

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Python across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Python
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Python across the North East region.

Python Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Python
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Python across the North East region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Python Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Python
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the North East region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -1 17 £410 +100.00% 14
Northumberland - - - -
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 29 (90.63%) Java
1 29 (90.63%) Ruby
2 24 (75.00%) C#
3 19 (59.38%) Scala
4 17 (53.13%) REST
5 16 (50.00%) JSON
6 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (40.63%) HTML
7 13 (40.63%) Scrum
7 13 (40.63%) CSS
7 13 (40.63%) CSS3
7 13 (40.63%) HTML5
8 11 (34.38%) Ajax
8 11 (34.38%) Automated Testing
9 10 (31.25%) TDD
9 10 (31.25%) Selenium
10 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
11 7 (21.88%) C++
11 7 (21.88%) jQuery
11 7 (21.88%) Subversion
11 7 (21.88%) Git (software)
11 7 (21.88%) RESTful
12 6 (18.75%) MooTools
12 6 (18.75%) YAML
12 6 (18.75%) PHPUnit
12 6 (18.75%) BDD
12 6 (18.75%) Spring
12 6 (18.75%) Performance Testing
12 6 (18.75%) PHP5
12 6 (18.75%) Symfony

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) MySQL
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (31.25%) Selenium
2 7 (21.88%) Subversion
2 7 (21.88%) Git (software)
3 6 (18.75%) PHPUnit
4 5 (15.63%) JUnit
4 5 (15.63%) Jenkins
5 4 (12.50%) Cucumber
5 4 (12.50%) WebDriver
6 3 (9.38%) RSpec
General
1 4 (12.50%) Games
2 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.25%) Electronics
2 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.25%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Marketing
3 1 (3.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 24 (75.00%) Developer
2 8 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 5 (15.63%) PHP Developer
4 2 (6.25%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Python Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Data Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Test Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Test Specialist
5 1 (3.13%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Architect
5 1 (3.13%) Tester
5 1 (3.13%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) Automation Tester
5 1 (3.13%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Automation Specialist
5 1 (3.13%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Agile Tester
5 1 (3.13%) Test Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (53.13%) REST
2 16 (50.00%) JSON
3 13 (40.63%) HTML
3 13 (40.63%) CSS
3 13 (40.63%) CSS3
3 13 (40.63%) HTML5
4 11 (34.38%) Ajax
5 7 (21.88%) jQuery
5 7 (21.88%) RESTful
6 6 (18.75%) MooTools
6 6 (18.75%) YAML
6 6 (18.75%) Spring
6 6 (18.75%) Symfony
6 6 (18.75%) SOAP
6 6 (18.75%) Web Services
6 6 (18.75%) XML
7 2 (6.25%) Flask
7 2 (6.25%) Django
8 1 (3.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Open Source
2 2 (6.25%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) UNIX
2 3 (9.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (40.63%) Scrum
3 11 (34.38%) Automated Testing
4 10 (31.25%) TDD
5 6 (18.75%) BDD
5 6 (18.75%) Performance Testing
5 6 (18.75%) OOP
5 6 (18.75%) OO
6 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (12.50%) Test Automation
8 3 (9.38%) Web Testing
8 3 (9.38%) Test Scripting
8 3 (9.38%) Software Testing
8 3 (9.38%) Automation Testing
9 2 (6.25%) DevOps
9 2 (6.25%) User Stories
9 2 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 29 (90.63%) Java
1 29 (90.63%) Ruby
2 24 (75.00%) C#
3 19 (59.38%) Scala
4 9 (28.13%) JavaScript
5 7 (21.88%) C++
6 6 (18.75%) PHP5
6 6 (18.75%) PHP
6 6 (18.75%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) SAP
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £320.00 - £420.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £400 to £400 per day Contract Length: 5 months
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Hydrogen Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago