The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 85 45 46
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +1
Contract jobs citing Python 30 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.16% 2.66% 1.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.36% 7.17% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 13 6
Median daily rate £463 £445 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.93% +27.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £311 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £490 £368
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 £39.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-6.32% +31.66%
Python
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Programming Languages Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
472 293 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 34.03% 37.09% 38.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 202 145
Median daily rate £320 £330 £278
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +18.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £520 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 5 5
Median hourly rate £35.00 £32.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.68 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.36 £40.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing Python as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the North East region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -38 29 £450 +1.12% 3
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 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 North East region with a requirement for Python.

1 57 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (52.17%) JavaScript
3 35 (50.72%) Java
4 32 (46.38%) Ruby
5 25 (36.23%) Open Source
6 24 (34.78%) Linux
7 23 (33.33%) C++
8 20 (28.99%) C#
9 18 (26.09%) Scala
10 16 (23.19%) TDD
11 15 (21.74%) Shell Script
11 15 (21.74%) .NET
11 15 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (21.74%) Puppet
12 14 (20.29%) Jenkins
12 14 (20.29%) JIRA
13 13 (18.84%) Oracle
13 13 (18.84%) Unix
14 12 (17.39%) Security Cleared
14 12 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
15 11 (15.94%) DevOps
15 11 (15.94%) Opscode Chef
15 11 (15.94%) Bash Shell
15 11 (15.94%) Selenium
15 11 (15.94%) Project Management
15 11 (15.94%) Perl
15 11 (15.94%) Scrum
16 10 (14.49%) C
16 10 (14.49%) Configuration Management
16 10 (14.49%) Web Development

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 (13.04%) Confluence
2 6 (8.70%) Apache
3 5 (7.25%) SAS
4 1 (1.45%) IIS
4 1 (1.45%) Jetty
4 1 (1.45%) nginx
4 1 (1.45%) Node.js
4 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.49%) IaaS
2 5 (7.25%) PaaS
2 5 (7.25%) SaaS
3 4 (5.80%) GitHub
4 2 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.45%) Google App Engine
5 1 (1.45%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.80%) HTTP
2 3 (4.35%) SNMP
3 2 (2.90%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.45%) DHCP
4 1 (1.45%) DNS
4 1 (1.45%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.45%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.45%) FTP
4 1 (1.45%) Internet
4 1 (1.45%) IPsec
4 1 (1.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.49%) MongoDB
2 7 (10.14%) Hadoop
2 7 (10.14%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (8.70%) Relational Database
4 5 (7.25%) Apache Hive
4 5 (7.25%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (7.25%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 5 (7.25%) HBase
4 5 (7.25%) Pentaho
5 4 (5.80%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.90%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.90%) Big Data
7 1 (1.45%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.45%) MySQL
7 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (20.29%) Jenkins
1 14 (20.29%) JIRA
2 11 (15.94%) Selenium
3 10 (14.49%) Cucumber
4 7 (10.14%) Git (software)
5 6 (8.70%) JUnit
6 5 (7.25%) ERwin
7 4 (5.80%) RSpec
7 4 (5.80%) Vagrant
7 4 (5.80%) WebDriver
8 3 (4.35%) HP UFT
8 3 (4.35%) JMeter
8 3 (4.35%) LoadRunner
8 3 (4.35%) Subversion
9 1 (1.45%) Travis CI
General
1 9 (13.04%) Finance
2 6 (8.70%) Marketing
3 4 (5.80%) Games
3 4 (5.80%) Law
4 3 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (23.19%) Developer
2 13 (18.84%) Architect
3 11 (15.94%) Analyst
4 9 (13.04%) Business Analyst
4 9 (13.04%) Technical Analyst
4 9 (13.04%) Tester
5 8 (11.59%) Scala Developer
5 8 (11.59%) Technical Business Analyst
6 5 (7.25%) Java Architect
6 5 (7.25%) Technical Architect
7 4 (5.80%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Test Automation Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Test Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Consultant
8 3 (4.35%) Digital Architect
8 3 (4.35%) Digital Technical Architect
8 3 (4.35%) Lead Architect
8 3 (4.35%) Python Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Solutions Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (21.74%) .NET
2 9 (13.04%) HTML
3 7 (10.14%) JSON
3 7 (10.14%) RESTful
3 7 (10.14%) Spring
4 6 (8.70%) CSS
4 6 (8.70%) Django
4 6 (8.70%) HTML5
5 5 (7.25%) J2EE
5 5 (7.25%) Play Framework
5 5 (7.25%) REST
5 5 (7.25%) Web Services
6 4 (5.80%) .NET Framework
6 4 (5.80%) Java EE
7 3 (4.35%) Ajax
7 3 (4.35%) CSS3
8 2 (2.90%) Guice
8 2 (2.90%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (2.90%) Spring MVC
8 2 (2.90%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.59%) Visualisation
3 5 (7.25%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.80%) Social Media
5 3 (4.35%) CESG
5 3 (4.35%) PKI
6 1 (1.45%) Clustering
6 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.45%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (34.78%) Linux
2 13 (18.84%) Unix
3 9 (13.04%) Windows
4 5 (7.25%) SUSE
5 4 (5.80%) CentOS
5 4 (5.80%) Mac OS X
5 4 (5.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (5.80%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.45%) Debian
6 1 (1.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (82.61%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (36.23%) Open Source
3 16 (23.19%) TDD
4 15 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (15.94%) DevOps
5 11 (15.94%) Project Management
5 11 (15.94%) Scrum
6 10 (14.49%) Configuration Management
6 10 (14.49%) Service Design
6 10 (14.49%) Web Development
7 9 (13.04%) Agile Project Management
7 9 (13.04%) Test Scripting
8 8 (11.59%) User Stories
8 8 (11.59%) Waterfall
9 7 (10.14%) Automated Testing
9 7 (10.14%) Business Analysis
9 7 (10.14%) Test Automation
10 6 (8.70%) ITIL
10 6 (8.70%) PRINCE2
11 5 (7.25%) UML
Programming Languages
1 36 (52.17%) JavaScript
2 35 (50.72%) Java
3 32 (46.38%) Ruby
4 23 (33.33%) C++
5 20 (28.99%) C#
6 18 (26.09%) Scala
7 15 (21.74%) Shell Script
8 11 (15.94%) Bash Shell
8 11 (15.94%) Perl
9 10 (14.49%) C
10 6 (8.70%) SQL
11 1 (1.45%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 9 (13.04%) BPSS Clearance
3 8 (11.59%) SC Cleared
4 6 (8.70%) BC Cleared
5 5 (7.25%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.45%) CCNA
6 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.45%) MCSE
6 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.14%) WCAG
2 6 (8.70%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (5.80%) QA
4 3 (4.35%) WAI
5 2 (2.90%) GPG13
6 1 (1.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (7.25%) Docker
2 2 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.45%) LXC
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.45%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (21.74%) Puppet
2 11 (15.94%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.45%) StatsD
Vendors
1 13 (18.84%) Oracle
2 6 (8.70%) Tableau
2 6 (8.70%) VMware
3 5 (7.25%) CA
3 5 (7.25%) Informatica
3 5 (7.25%) SaltStack
4 3 (4.35%) Google
4 3 (4.35%) HP
5 2 (2.90%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.45%) Apigee
6 1 (1.45%) Citrix
6 1 (1.45%) Kofax
6 1 (1.45%) Mashery
6 1 (1.45%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.45%) Teradata