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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 69 50 34
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -16
Contract jobs citing Python 33 28 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.61% 2.92% 4.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.68% 8.21% 12.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 16 30
Median daily rate £431 £625 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.00% +31.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £690 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £46.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-13.51% +42.30%
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
494 341 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 39.02% 35.52% 38.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 358 209 232
Median daily rate £350 £355 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £533 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 8
Median hourly rate £53.50 £19.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+174.35% -30.35%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 -25 32 £438 -23.74% 5
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 43 (64.18%) Linux
2 37 (55.22%) Ruby
3 34 (50.75%) Puppet
4 26 (38.81%) Java
5 24 (35.82%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (32.84%) SQL
6 22 (32.84%) Jenkins
7 21 (31.34%) Scala
8 20 (29.85%) PowerShell
8 20 (29.85%) JavaScript
9 19 (28.36%) HP
10 18 (26.87%) ITIL
11 17 (25.37%) Jython
11 17 (25.37%) Security Cleared
11 17 (25.37%) Opscode Chef
12 16 (23.88%) Scrum
12 16 (23.88%) Unix
12 16 (23.88%) Windows
12 16 (23.88%) Perl
13 15 (22.39%) JSON
14 14 (20.90%) JIRA
14 14 (20.90%) BMC
14 14 (20.90%) CA
14 14 (20.90%) SCOrch
15 13 (19.40%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (19.40%) Dell
15 13 (19.40%) Middleware
15 13 (19.40%) HTML
15 13 (19.40%) CSS
15 13 (19.40%) BladeLogic

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 (17.91%) Confluence
2 7 (10.45%) Tomcat
3 6 (8.96%) Apache
4 2 (2.99%) nginx
4 2 (2.99%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.49%) IIS
5 1 (1.49%) JBoss
5 1 (1.49%) Jetty
5 1 (1.49%) Mongrel
5 1 (1.49%) SAS
5 1 (1.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.96%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.99%) DigitalOcean
2 2 (2.99%) GitHub
2 2 (2.99%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.99%) Linode
3 1 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.49%) Google App Engine
3 1 (1.49%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.49%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.42%) HTTP
2 8 (11.94%) TCP/IP
3 7 (10.45%) Internet
4 6 (8.96%) Firewall
5 5 (7.46%) HTTPS
5 5 (7.46%) iSCSI
5 5 (7.46%) NAS
5 5 (7.46%) SAN
6 2 (2.99%) DHCP
6 2 (2.99%) DNS
6 2 (2.99%) FTP
6 2 (2.99%) SNMP
7 1 (1.49%) IPsec
7 1 (1.49%) Network Security
7 1 (1.49%) SSH
7 1 (1.49%) SSL
7 1 (1.49%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.93%) MySQL
1 10 (14.93%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.43%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (11.94%) MongoDB
4 7 (10.45%) NoSQL
4 7 (10.45%) Relational Database
5 6 (8.96%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (8.96%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.99%) DataStage
6 2 (2.99%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.49%) Redis
7 1 (1.49%) TokuMX
Development Applications
1 22 (32.84%) Jenkins
2 14 (20.90%) JIRA
3 11 (16.42%) Selenium
4 8 (11.94%) Git (software)
5 7 (10.45%) Travis CI
6 6 (8.96%) Cucumber
6 6 (8.96%) JUnit
6 6 (8.96%) Subversion
7 3 (4.48%) RSpec
7 3 (4.48%) WebDriver
8 2 (2.99%) GitLab
8 2 (2.99%) HP UFT
8 2 (2.99%) JMeter
8 2 (2.99%) LoadRunner
8 2 (2.99%) Vagrant
9 1 (1.49%) SonarQube
General
1 3 (4.48%) Games
2 2 (2.99%) French Language
2 2 (2.99%) German Language
3 1 (1.49%) Finance
3 1 (1.49%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (23.88%) Developer
2 12 (17.91%) Automation Engineer
3 9 (13.43%) Scala Developer
4 7 (10.45%) WebOps Engineer
5 6 (8.96%) Administrator
5 6 (8.96%) Architect
5 6 (8.96%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (8.96%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (7.46%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (7.46%) Java Developer
6 5 (7.46%) Java Scala Developer
6 5 (7.46%) Test Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Full Stack Developer
7 4 (5.97%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Python Developer
7 4 (5.97%) Ruby Developer
7 4 (5.97%) Server Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (4.48%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.48%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.39%) JSON
2 13 (19.40%) CSS
2 13 (19.40%) HTML
2 13 (19.40%) Middleware
3 12 (17.91%) Django
3 12 (17.91%) REST
4 11 (16.42%) Ajax
4 11 (16.42%) CSS3
4 11 (16.42%) HTML5
4 11 (16.42%) Spring
5 8 (11.94%) RESTful
6 7 (10.45%) Ruby on Rails
6 7 (10.45%) SOAP
6 7 (10.45%) Web Services
7 5 (7.46%) Guice
7 5 (7.46%) Spring MVC
8 4 (5.97%) .NET
8 4 (5.97%) XML
9 3 (4.48%) Play Framework
10 2 (2.99%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.91%) Public Cloud
2 5 (7.46%) User Experience
3 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.48%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.99%) PKI
4 2 (2.99%) Replication
4 2 (2.99%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.49%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.49%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 43 (64.18%) Linux
2 16 (23.88%) Unix
2 16 (23.88%) Windows
3 10 (14.93%) CentOS
3 10 (14.93%) Windows Server
4 9 (13.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (10.45%) Mac OS X
5 7 (10.45%) Solaris
6 3 (4.48%) AIX
6 3 (4.48%) HPUX
7 1 (1.49%) Android
7 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (35.82%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (26.87%) ITIL
3 16 (23.88%) Scrum
4 13 (19.40%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (17.91%) DevOps
6 11 (16.42%) Configuration Management
6 11 (16.42%) ITSM
6 11 (16.42%) Kanban
6 11 (16.42%) Open Source
7 9 (13.43%) OO
7 9 (13.43%) Web Development
8 8 (11.94%) TDD
9 7 (10.45%) Automated Testing
9 7 (10.45%) Software Distribution
9 7 (10.45%) Software Engineering
9 7 (10.45%) Web Operations
10 6 (8.96%) Front End Development
10 6 (8.96%) OWASP
11 5 (7.46%) Capacity Management
11 5 (7.46%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 37 (55.22%) Ruby
2 26 (38.81%) Java
3 22 (32.84%) SQL
4 21 (31.34%) Scala
5 20 (29.85%) JavaScript
5 20 (29.85%) PowerShell
6 17 (25.37%) Jython
7 16 (23.88%) Perl
8 11 (16.42%) PHP
9 10 (14.93%) C#
10 7 (10.45%) Bash Shell
11 4 (5.97%) Shell Script
12 2 (2.99%) C
13 1 (1.49%) C++
Qualifications
1 17 (25.37%) Security Cleared
2 12 (17.91%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.96%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (7.46%) DV Cleared
5 3 (4.48%) Degree
6 1 (1.49%) CISSP
6 1 (1.49%) SANS
6 1 (1.49%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (4.48%) WCAG
2 2 (2.99%) QA
3 1 (1.49%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (10.45%) Active Directory
1 7 (10.45%) Docker
1 7 (10.45%) LXC
2 4 (5.97%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.48%) Xen
4 2 (2.99%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.49%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 34 (50.75%) Puppet
2 17 (25.37%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (20.90%) SCOrch
4 13 (19.40%) BladeLogic
5 11 (16.42%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 10 (14.93%) Ansible
7 6 (8.96%) ZABBIX
8 5 (7.46%) Nagios
9 3 (4.48%) OpenNMS
9 3 (4.48%) Zenoss
10 2 (2.99%) OVPA
11 1 (1.49%) Graphite
11 1 (1.49%) Graylog
11 1 (1.49%) HAProxy
11 1 (1.49%) Icinga
11 1 (1.49%) Kubernetes
11 1 (1.49%) logstash
11 1 (1.49%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (28.36%) HP
2 14 (20.90%) BMC
2 14 (20.90%) CA
3 13 (19.40%) Dell
4 10 (14.93%) Microsoft
5 8 (11.94%) Google
5 8 (11.94%) Oracle
5 8 (11.94%) SaltStack
5 8 (11.94%) VMware
6 6 (8.96%) Red Hat
7 4 (5.97%) Rackspace
8 2 (2.99%) IBM
9 1 (1.49%) Black Duck
9 1 (1.49%) ServiceNow