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 21 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
England / North East
Rank 63 44 45
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +1
Contract jobs citing Python 27 33 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.88% 3.71% 2.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.11% 10.06% 7.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 18 10
Median daily rate £375 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £379
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £748 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £401 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.67% +7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £42.75 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +20.42%

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
333 328 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 35.54% 36.90% 36.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 199 172
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £289 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £533 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 8
Median hourly rate £53.50 £19.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+174.35% -31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £15.00 £14.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £27.70 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 -31 26 £375 -25.00% 5
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 21 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 North East region with a requirement for Python.

1 43 (62.32%) Ruby
2 35 (50.72%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (50.72%) Linux
3 33 (47.83%) Java
4 32 (46.38%) Puppet
5 28 (40.58%) Jenkins
6 26 (37.68%) Scala
7 22 (31.88%) Opscode Chef
8 21 (30.43%) JavaScript
9 20 (28.99%) SQL
9 20 (28.99%) ITIL
10 19 (27.54%) PowerShell
10 19 (27.54%) Selenium
11 17 (24.64%) Open Source
11 17 (24.64%) Windows
11 17 (24.64%) CA
11 17 (24.64%) Configuration Management
11 17 (24.64%) Automated Testing
11 17 (24.64%) Jython
12 16 (23.19%) Scrum
12 16 (23.19%) HP
13 15 (21.74%) CSS
13 15 (21.74%) C#
13 15 (21.74%) HTML
13 15 (21.74%) TDD
13 15 (21.74%) JIRA
13 15 (21.74%) DevOps
14 14 (20.29%) SCOrch
14 14 (20.29%) JSON
14 14 (20.29%) Django

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 13 (18.84%) Confluence
2 6 (8.70%) Tomcat
3 5 (7.25%) Apache
4 2 (2.90%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.45%) IIS
5 1 (1.45%) Jetty
5 1 (1.45%) Mongrel
5 1 (1.45%) nginx
5 1 (1.45%) SAS
5 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.25%) IaaS
2 5 (7.25%) PaaS
2 5 (7.25%) SaaS
3 2 (2.90%) DigitalOcean
3 2 (2.90%) GitHub
3 2 (2.90%) Google Analytics
3 2 (2.90%) Linode
4 1 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.45%) Google App Engine
4 1 (1.45%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.45%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.04%) HTTP
2 6 (8.70%) TCP/IP
3 5 (7.25%) Firewall
3 5 (7.25%) HTTPS
3 5 (7.25%) Internet
3 5 (7.25%) iSCSI
3 5 (7.25%) NAS
3 5 (7.25%) SAN
4 2 (2.90%) SNMP
5 1 (1.45%) DHCP
5 1 (1.45%) DNS
5 1 (1.45%) FTP
5 1 (1.45%) IPsec
5 1 (1.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.94%) MySQL
1 11 (15.94%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (14.49%) SQL Server
3 9 (13.04%) MongoDB
3 9 (13.04%) NoSQL
4 8 (11.59%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (11.59%) Oracle Database
5 6 (8.70%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.90%) DataStage
6 2 (2.90%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 28 (40.58%) Jenkins
2 19 (27.54%) Selenium
3 15 (21.74%) JIRA
4 12 (17.39%) Cucumber
5 11 (15.94%) JUnit
6 9 (13.04%) RSpec
6 9 (13.04%) WebDriver
7 7 (10.14%) Git (software)
8 6 (8.70%) Travis CI
9 5 (7.25%) Subversion
10 2 (2.90%) GitLab
10 2 (2.90%) HP UFT
10 2 (2.90%) JMeter
10 2 (2.90%) LoadRunner
10 2 (2.90%) Vagrant
11 1 (1.45%) SonarQube
General
1 4 (5.80%) Games
2 1 (1.45%) Finance
2 1 (1.45%) French Language
2 1 (1.45%) German Language
2 1 (1.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (20.29%) Developer
2 12 (17.39%) Automation Engineer
3 8 (11.59%) Architect
3 8 (11.59%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (11.59%) Tester
4 7 (10.14%) Scala Developer
4 7 (10.14%) Test Engineer
5 6 (8.70%) Automation Tester
5 6 (8.70%) WebOps Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Administrator
6 5 (7.25%) Applications Support
6 5 (7.25%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.80%) Agile Tester
7 4 (5.80%) Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 4 (5.80%) Lead Architect
7 4 (5.80%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.80%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 4 (5.80%) Selenium Tester
7 4 (5.80%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (21.74%) CSS
1 15 (21.74%) HTML
2 14 (20.29%) Django
2 14 (20.29%) JSON
3 13 (18.84%) Middleware
3 13 (18.84%) REST
4 12 (17.39%) Ajax
4 12 (17.39%) CSS3
4 12 (17.39%) HTML5
4 12 (17.39%) Spring
5 9 (13.04%) SOAP
5 9 (13.04%) Web Services
6 8 (11.59%) RESTful
7 6 (8.70%) Ruby on Rails
8 4 (5.80%) .NET
8 4 (5.80%) Gherkin
8 4 (5.80%) Guice
8 4 (5.80%) Spring MVC
9 3 (4.35%) Play Framework
10 2 (2.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.39%) Public Cloud
2 5 (7.25%) Smartphone
2 5 (7.25%) User Experience
3 3 (4.35%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.90%) PKI
4 2 (2.90%) Replication
5 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.45%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.45%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 35 (50.72%) Linux
2 17 (24.64%) Windows
3 10 (14.49%) Windows Server
4 9 (13.04%) Unix
5 5 (7.25%) CentOS
5 5 (7.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (5.80%) Mac OS X
7 3 (4.35%) MVS
8 2 (2.90%) VME
9 1 (1.45%) AIX
9 1 (1.45%) Android
9 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.45%) HPUX
9 1 (1.45%) Solaris
9 1 (1.45%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (50.72%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (28.99%) ITIL
3 17 (24.64%) Automated Testing
3 17 (24.64%) Configuration Management
3 17 (24.64%) Open Source
4 16 (23.19%) Scrum
5 15 (21.74%) DevOps
5 15 (21.74%) TDD
6 13 (18.84%) ITSM
7 11 (15.94%) Kanban
7 11 (15.94%) Test Scripting
8 10 (14.49%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (14.49%) Test Automation
8 10 (14.49%) Web Development
9 9 (13.04%) Defect Tracking
9 9 (13.04%) OO
9 9 (13.04%) Web Testing
10 8 (11.59%) Automation Testing
11 6 (8.70%) OWASP
11 6 (8.70%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 43 (62.32%) Ruby
2 33 (47.83%) Java
3 26 (37.68%) Scala
4 21 (30.43%) JavaScript
5 20 (28.99%) SQL
6 19 (27.54%) PowerShell
7 17 (24.64%) Jython
8 15 (21.74%) C#
9 14 (20.29%) Perl
10 6 (8.70%) C
11 5 (7.25%) PHP
12 4 (5.80%) Shell Script
13 2 (2.90%) Bash Shell
14 1 (1.45%) C++
14 1 (1.45%) Go
Qualifications
1 12 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.14%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.70%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (7.25%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.45%) CISSP
5 1 (1.45%) Degree
5 1 (1.45%) SANS
5 1 (1.45%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) WCAG
2 3 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (4.35%) QA
3 1 (1.45%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (13.04%) Docker
2 8 (11.59%) LXC
3 6 (8.70%) Active Directory
4 3 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.35%) Xen
5 2 (2.90%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 32 (46.38%) Puppet
2 22 (31.88%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (20.29%) SCOrch
4 13 (18.84%) BladeLogic
5 11 (15.94%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 9 (13.04%) Ansible
7 5 (7.25%) Nagios
7 5 (7.25%) ZABBIX
8 3 (4.35%) OpenNMS
8 3 (4.35%) Zenoss
9 1 (1.45%) Kubernetes
9 1 (1.45%) OVPA
9 1 (1.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (24.64%) CA
2 16 (23.19%) HP
3 14 (20.29%) BMC
4 13 (18.84%) Dell
5 10 (14.49%) Microsoft
5 10 (14.49%) Oracle
6 7 (10.14%) Google
6 7 (10.14%) SaltStack
7 4 (5.80%) Rackspace
8 3 (4.35%) VMware
9 2 (2.90%) IBM
9 2 (2.90%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.45%) Black Duck
10 1 (1.45%) ServiceNow
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