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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 36 48 54
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +6
Contract jobs citing Python 43 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 4.68% 1.16% 0.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.88% 3.18% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 0
Average daily rate £550 £370 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.64% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.25 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.33% +7.14%
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
362 220 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 39.43% 36.42% 45.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 143 124
Average daily rate £375 £338 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £453 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 13
Average hourly rate £19.50 £28.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.57% -16.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 14 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the North East region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +8 41 £550 +48.64% 10
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 69 (73.40%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (63.83%) Java
3 57 (60.64%) Ruby
4 43 (45.74%) JavaScript
4 43 (45.74%) C++
5 39 (41.49%) Linux
6 34 (36.17%) HTML
7 33 (35.11%) .NET
8 32 (34.04%) C#
9 29 (30.85%) Scala
9 29 (30.85%) Open Source
10 26 (27.66%) Unix
10 26 (27.66%) TDD
11 25 (26.60%) CSS
12 21 (22.34%) Jenkins
13 20 (21.28%) Selenium
14 19 (20.21%) Responsive Web Design
14 19 (20.21%) Scrum
14 19 (20.21%) Web Design
15 17 (18.09%) Cucumber
15 17 (18.09%) MongoDB
16 16 (17.02%) Mac OS X
16 16 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
17 15 (15.96%) Project Management
17 15 (15.96%) XHTML
17 15 (15.96%) Git (software)
18 14 (14.89%) Confluence
18 14 (14.89%) Visualisation
18 14 (14.89%) NoSQL
18 14 (14.89%) Puppet

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 14 (14.89%) Confluence
2 7 (7.45%) Drupal
3 5 (5.32%) Node.js
4 4 (4.26%) SAS
5 2 (2.13%) Apache
5 2 (2.13%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.06%) IIS
6 1 (1.06%) Jetty
6 1 (1.06%) nginx
6 1 (1.06%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (6.38%) GitHub
2 4 (4.26%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (4.26%) IaaS
3 1 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.06%) Google App Engine
3 1 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.06%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.89%) Internet
2 12 (12.77%) HTTP
3 7 (7.45%) Intranet
4 4 (4.26%) SNMP
5 2 (2.13%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.06%) DHCP
6 1 (1.06%) DNS
6 1 (1.06%) FTP
6 1 (1.06%) IPsec
6 1 (1.06%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (18.09%) MongoDB
2 14 (14.89%) NoSQL
2 14 (14.89%) Relational Database
3 8 (8.51%) Hadoop
4 7 (7.45%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (6.38%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (5.32%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (4.26%) Apache Hive
7 4 (4.26%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (4.26%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 4 (4.26%) HBase
7 4 (4.26%) MySQL
7 4 (4.26%) Pentaho
8 3 (3.19%) Big Data
9 1 (1.06%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.06%) Redis
Development Applications
1 21 (22.34%) Jenkins
2 20 (21.28%) Selenium
3 17 (18.09%) Cucumber
4 15 (15.96%) Git (software)
5 14 (14.89%) JIRA
6 10 (10.64%) Subversion
7 7 (7.45%) JUnit
8 6 (6.38%) RSpec
8 6 (6.38%) WebDriver
9 5 (5.32%) Vagrant
10 4 (4.26%) ERwin
10 4 (4.26%) HP UFT
10 4 (4.26%) JMeter
10 4 (4.26%) LoadRunner
11 1 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (1.06%) FishEye
11 1 (1.06%) PHPUnit
General
1 12 (12.77%) Finance
2 6 (6.38%) Marketing
3 5 (5.32%) Games
3 5 (5.32%) Law
4 3 (3.19%) Legal
5 1 (1.06%) Electronics
5 1 (1.06%) German Language
5 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (35.11%) Developer
2 21 (22.34%) Architect
3 12 (12.77%) Digital Developer
4 11 (11.70%) Senior Developer
5 10 (10.64%) Delivery Manager
5 10 (10.64%) Scala Developer
5 10 (10.64%) Technical Architect
6 9 (9.57%) Java Architect
7 7 (7.45%) Digital Delivery Manager
7 7 (7.45%) Senior Manager
8 6 (6.38%) Digital Architect
9 5 (5.32%) Automation Engineer
9 5 (5.32%) Lead Architect
9 5 (5.32%) Test Automation Engineer
9 5 (5.32%) Test Engineer
10 4 (4.26%) Analyst
10 4 (4.26%) Business Analyst
10 4 (4.26%) Java Developer
10 4 (4.26%) Python Developer
10 4 (4.26%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (36.17%) HTML
2 33 (35.11%) .NET
3 25 (26.60%) CSS
4 15 (15.96%) XHTML
5 14 (14.89%) Django
6 12 (12.77%) JSON
7 11 (11.70%) HTML5
7 11 (11.70%) Spring
8 10 (10.64%) Play Framework
8 10 (10.64%) RESTful
9 8 (8.51%) REST
10 6 (6.38%) Web Services
11 5 (5.32%) J2EE
12 4 (4.26%) Ajax
12 4 (4.26%) AngularJS
12 4 (4.26%) CSS3
12 4 (4.26%) Java EE
12 4 (4.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 3 (3.19%) Ruby on Rails
14 2 (2.13%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (14.89%) Visualisation
3 7 (7.45%) Social Media
4 4 (4.26%) PKI
4 4 (4.26%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (3.19%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.13%) CESG
6 2 (2.13%) User Experience
7 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 39 (41.49%) Linux
2 26 (27.66%) Unix
3 16 (17.02%) Mac OS X
4 5 (5.32%) CentOS
4 5 (5.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (5.32%) Ubuntu
4 5 (5.32%) Windows
5 4 (4.26%) SUSE
6 1 (1.06%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (73.40%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (30.85%) Open Source
3 26 (27.66%) TDD
4 19 (20.21%) Responsive Web Design
4 19 (20.21%) Scrum
4 19 (20.21%) Web Design
5 15 (15.96%) Project Management
6 14 (14.89%) Configuration Management
7 13 (13.83%) Agile Project Management
7 13 (13.83%) Web Development
8 11 (11.70%) DevOps
8 11 (11.70%) Mentoring
8 11 (11.70%) Web Accessibility
9 10 (10.64%) User Stories
10 9 (9.57%) Automated Testing
10 9 (9.57%) Test Automation
10 9 (9.57%) Test Scripting
11 6 (6.38%) Automation Testing
11 6 (6.38%) Waterfall
11 6 (6.38%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 60 (63.83%) Java
2 57 (60.64%) Ruby
3 43 (45.74%) C++
3 43 (45.74%) JavaScript
4 32 (34.04%) C#
5 29 (30.85%) Scala
6 10 (10.64%) SQL
7 8 (8.51%) Shell Script
8 5 (5.32%) Bash Shell
8 5 (5.32%) C
8 5 (5.32%) Perl
9 3 (3.19%) R
10 2 (2.13%) PHP
11 1 (1.06%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 12 (12.77%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.57%) BPSS Clearance
2 9 (9.57%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.45%) BC Cleared
4 5 (5.32%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.06%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.06%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.06%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.32%) QA
1 5 (5.32%) WCAG
2 4 (4.26%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.06%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.06%) GPG13
3 1 (1.06%) WAI
System Software
1 5 (5.32%) Docker
2 2 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.06%) LXC
3 1 (1.06%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.06%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (14.89%) Puppet
2 13 (13.83%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (4.26%) StatsD
4 1 (1.06%) logstash
4 1 (1.06%) yum
Vendors
1 8 (8.51%) Oracle
2 7 (7.45%) Tableau
3 6 (6.38%) VMware
4 4 (4.26%) CA
4 4 (4.26%) HP
4 4 (4.26%) Informatica
5 3 (3.19%) Apigee
5 3 (3.19%) Citrix
5 3 (3.19%) Mashery
5 3 (3.19%) Teradata
6 2 (2.13%) Google
6 2 (2.13%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.06%) Kofax
7 1 (1.06%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.06%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.06%) SaltStack
7 1 (1.06%) SAP
7 1 (1.06%) Splunk