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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 63 22 28
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +6
Contract jobs citing Python 42 82 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.09% 7.39% 5.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.53% 19.52% 13.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 66 33
Median daily rate £445 £475 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.31% +22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £638 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
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
558 420 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 41.09% 37.84% 43.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 290 203
Median daily rate £350 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £557 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 9
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £14.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +165.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £13.00 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £45.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 -54 36 £440 -7.36% 4
Durham +6 2 £300 +10.09%
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 45 (62.50%) Linux
2 36 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (48.61%) Puppet
4 33 (45.83%) Java
5 27 (37.50%) Ruby
6 24 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 24 (33.33%) ITIL
7 22 (30.56%) Windows
8 21 (29.17%) Unix
9 20 (27.78%) SQL
9 20 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (26.39%) PowerShell
10 19 (26.39%) Security Cleared
10 19 (26.39%) HP
11 18 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
12 17 (23.61%) Perl
12 17 (23.61%) DevOps
13 16 (22.22%) Jython
14 15 (20.83%) Scrum
14 15 (20.83%) Jenkins
15 14 (19.44%) Bash Shell
15 14 (19.44%) OO
16 13 (18.06%) Oracle
16 13 (18.06%) BMC
16 13 (18.06%) CA
16 13 (18.06%) Middleware
16 13 (18.06%) Open Source
16 13 (18.06%) JSON
16 13 (18.06%) SaltStack
16 13 (18.06%) SCOrch

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 12 (16.67%) Apache
2 9 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 5 (6.94%) Confluence
4 3 (4.17%) nginx
5 2 (2.78%) IIS
5 2 (2.78%) Jetty
5 2 (2.78%) Mongrel
5 2 (2.78%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.78%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.39%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.50%) IaaS
2 6 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (6.94%) PaaS
3 5 (6.94%) SaaS
4 2 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.78%) DigitalOcean
4 2 (2.78%) GitHub
4 2 (2.78%) Google Analytics
4 2 (2.78%) Google App Engine
4 2 (2.78%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.78%) Linode
5 1 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.89%) HTTP
1 10 (13.89%) TCP/IP
2 7 (9.72%) Internet
3 6 (8.33%) Firewall
4 5 (6.94%) HTTPS
4 5 (6.94%) iSCSI
4 5 (6.94%) NAS
4 5 (6.94%) SAN
5 3 (4.17%) DHCP
5 3 (4.17%) DNS
5 3 (4.17%) FTP
6 2 (2.78%) IPsec
6 2 (2.78%) SNMP
6 2 (2.78%) SSL
7 1 (1.39%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.39%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.39%) Network Security
7 1 (1.39%) SSH
7 1 (1.39%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.94%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (5.56%) MySQL
4 3 (4.17%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.78%) DataStage
5 2 (2.78%) IBM InfoSphere
5 2 (2.78%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.39%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.39%) Redis
6 1 (1.39%) TokuMX
Development Applications
1 15 (20.83%) Jenkins
2 12 (16.67%) JIRA
3 8 (11.11%) Cucumber
3 8 (11.11%) Travis CI
4 5 (6.94%) Git (software)
4 5 (6.94%) Selenium
4 5 (6.94%) Subversion
5 3 (4.17%) JMeter
5 3 (4.17%) JUnit
6 2 (2.78%) GitLab
6 2 (2.78%) HP UFT
6 2 (2.78%) LoadRunner
6 2 (2.78%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.39%) Burp Suite
7 1 (1.39%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.39%) Maven
7 1 (1.39%) RSpec
7 1 (1.39%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (5.56%) Law
2 2 (2.78%) French Language
2 2 (2.78%) German Language
3 1 (1.39%) Finance
3 1 (1.39%) Games
3 1 (1.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (23.61%) Developer
2 11 (15.28%) Automation Engineer
3 9 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 7 (9.72%) WebOps Engineer
5 6 (8.33%) Administrator
5 6 (8.33%) Analyst
5 6 (8.33%) Python Developer
5 6 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (6.94%) Business Analyst
6 5 (6.94%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) Scala Developer
6 5 (6.94%) Technical Analyst
6 5 (6.94%) Technical Business Analyst
7 4 (5.56%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 4 (5.56%) Full Stack Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Java Scala Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Ruby Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.06%) JSON
1 13 (18.06%) Middleware
2 8 (11.11%) HTML
3 7 (9.72%) CSS
3 7 (9.72%) RESTful
3 7 (9.72%) XML
4 6 (8.33%) .NET
4 6 (8.33%) HTML5
4 6 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
5 5 (6.94%) Ajax
5 5 (6.94%) CSS3
5 5 (6.94%) Django
5 5 (6.94%) REST
5 5 (6.94%) SOAP
5 5 (6.94%) Spring
5 5 (6.94%) Web Services
6 4 (5.56%) Guice
6 4 (5.56%) Spring MVC
7 3 (4.17%) J2EE
7 3 (4.17%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.28%) Public Cloud
2 4 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.78%) Clustering
4 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.78%) PKI
4 2 (2.78%) Replication
4 2 (2.78%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.39%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.39%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.39%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 45 (62.50%) Linux
2 22 (30.56%) Windows
3 21 (29.17%) Unix
4 11 (15.28%) Windows Server
5 10 (13.89%) CentOS
6 9 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (9.72%) Solaris
8 6 (8.33%) Mac OS X
9 3 (4.17%) AIX
9 3 (4.17%) HPUX
10 1 (1.39%) Debian
10 1 (1.39%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (33.33%) ITIL
3 20 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (23.61%) DevOps
5 15 (20.83%) Scrum
6 14 (19.44%) OO
7 13 (18.06%) Open Source
8 11 (15.28%) ITSM
9 10 (13.89%) Kanban
10 8 (11.11%) TDD
11 7 (9.72%) Software Distribution
11 7 (9.72%) Web Operations
12 6 (8.33%) BDD
12 6 (8.33%) Configuration Management
12 6 (8.33%) PRINCE2
12 6 (8.33%) Project Management
12 6 (8.33%) Software Engineering
13 5 (6.94%) Business Analysis
13 5 (6.94%) OOA/OOD
13 5 (6.94%) UML
Programming Languages
1 33 (45.83%) Java
2 27 (37.50%) Ruby
3 24 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 20 (27.78%) SQL
5 19 (26.39%) PowerShell
6 17 (23.61%) Perl
7 16 (22.22%) Jython
8 14 (19.44%) Bash Shell
9 11 (15.28%) PHP
10 10 (13.89%) C#
10 10 (13.89%) C++
11 9 (12.50%) Scala
12 5 (6.94%) Shell Script
13 2 (2.78%) C
14 1 (1.39%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (26.39%) Security Cleared
2 12 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 9 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (5.56%) DV Cleared
5 3 (4.17%) Degree
6 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.39%) CCNA
7 1 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.39%) MCAD
7 1 (1.39%) MCSD
7 1 (1.39%) MCSE
7 1 (1.39%) MCTS
7 1 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (4.17%) QA
3 1 (1.39%) SLA
3 1 (1.39%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (9.72%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.56%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.56%) Xen
4 2 (2.78%) LXC
4 2 (2.78%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.39%) Docker
5 1 (1.39%) Gluster
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.39%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 35 (48.61%) Puppet
2 18 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (18.06%) SCOrch
4 12 (16.67%) BladeLogic
5 11 (15.28%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 10 (13.89%) Ansible
7 6 (8.33%) ZABBIX
8 5 (6.94%) Nagios
9 3 (4.17%) OpenNMS
9 3 (4.17%) Zenoss
10 2 (2.78%) OVPA
11 1 (1.39%) Graphite
11 1 (1.39%) Graylog
11 1 (1.39%) HAProxy
11 1 (1.39%) Icinga
11 1 (1.39%) logstash
11 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 19 (26.39%) HP
2 13 (18.06%) BMC
2 13 (18.06%) CA
2 13 (18.06%) Oracle
2 13 (18.06%) SaltStack
3 12 (16.67%) Dell
3 12 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 10 (13.89%) VMware
5 8 (11.11%) Google
6 7 (9.72%) Red Hat
7 4 (5.56%) Rackspace
8 2 (2.78%) IBM
9 1 (1.39%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.39%) Siebel
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