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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 58 - 44
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Python 6 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.92% - 0.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.26% - 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate £350 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
Programming Languages Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
266 71 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 40.80% 23.13% 36.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 38 88
Average daily rate £261 £285 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -18.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £350 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Average hourly rate £34.00 £35.56 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.38% -28.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.45 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.14% +2.94%
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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear - 5 £296 - 3
Durham - - - - 1
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 6 (85.71%) Java
1 6 (85.71%) Ruby
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) JUnit
3 3 (42.86%) Games
3 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Scala
3 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
4 2 (28.57%) User Stories
4 2 (28.57%) Selenium
4 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 2 (28.57%) RSpec
4 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
4 2 (28.57%) Open Source
4 2 (28.57%) Web Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 2 (28.57%) HTML5
4 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
4 2 (28.57%) CSS3
4 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 2 (28.57%) QA
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) CSS
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) C++
5 1 (14.29%) C

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) JUnit
1 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 2 (28.57%) Selenium
2 2 (28.57%) RSpec
2 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
2 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
3 1 (14.29%) Subversion
3 1 (14.29%) PhoneGap
3 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (42.86%) Games
2 1 (14.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Python Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Tester
2 1 (14.29%) iOS Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Front-End Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Tester
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) HTML5
2 2 (28.57%) CSS3
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) OpenGL
3 1 (14.29%) JSON
3 1 (14.29%) Ajax
3 1 (14.29%) Sencha Touch
3 1 (14.29%) OpenGL ES
3 1 (14.29%) REST
3 1 (14.29%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (14.29%) Flask
3 1 (14.29%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Open Source
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
2 1 (14.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
3 2 (28.57%) User Stories
3 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Web Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) OOP
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Web Design
4 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
4 1 (14.29%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
1 6 (85.71%) Ruby
2 4 (57.14%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) Scala
4 2 (28.57%) C++
5 1 (14.29%) C
5 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (14.29%) PHP
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) Objective-C
5 1 (14.29%) Lua
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Sencha
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