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 27 May 2015 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 43 44 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Python 22 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.78% 1.89% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.41% 4.98% -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 0
Average daily rate
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£445 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £313
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
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
297 221 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 37.59% 38.04% 22.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 138 36
Average daily rate £350 £278 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.12% +0.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 2
Average hourly rate £32.00 £33.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.47% -21.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 27 May 2015.

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 27 May 2015. 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
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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 +2 20 £445 +35.87% 7
Durham -11 1 - - 1
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 21 (70.00%) Ruby
2 20 (66.67%) Puppet
3 18 (60.00%) Java
4 17 (56.67%) Linux
5 14 (46.67%) RESTful
6 13 (43.33%) Open Source
6 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (43.33%) Spring
7 12 (40.00%) JSON
7 12 (40.00%) JIRA
7 12 (40.00%) Selenium
7 12 (40.00%) Django
7 12 (40.00%) HTML
7 12 (40.00%) Confluence
7 12 (40.00%) HTML5
7 12 (40.00%) Scala
7 12 (40.00%) MongoDB
7 12 (40.00%) NoSQL
7 12 (40.00%) Jenkins
7 12 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (33.33%) Relational Database
9 9 (30.00%) Bash Shell
9 9 (30.00%) Kanban
9 9 (30.00%) TDD
9 9 (30.00%) Scrum
9 9 (30.00%) VMware
10 8 (26.67%) Git (software)
10 8 (26.67%) Configuration Management
10 8 (26.67%) Docker
10 8 (26.67%) Vagrant

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 12 (40.00%) Confluence
2 1 (3.33%) JBoss
2 1 (3.33%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) SAN
1 1 (3.33%) Unified Communications
1 1 (3.33%) Converged Networks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (40.00%) MongoDB
1 12 (40.00%) NoSQL
2 10 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.67%) MySQL
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (40.00%) JIRA
1 12 (40.00%) Selenium
1 12 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 8 (26.67%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (6.67%) Games
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Architect
2 9 (30.00%) Technical Architect
3 7 (23.33%) Digital Architect
3 7 (23.33%) Digital Technical Architect
4 5 (16.67%) Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Senior Architect
4 5 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Senior Technical Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Digital Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Programmer
7 1 (3.33%) Administrator
7 1 (3.33%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.33%) Java Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.33%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) DevOps Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.33%) IT Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (46.67%) RESTful
2 13 (43.33%) Spring
3 12 (40.00%) JSON
3 12 (40.00%) Django
3 12 (40.00%) HTML
3 12 (40.00%) HTML5
4 4 (13.33%) Web Services
5 2 (6.67%) REST
5 2 (6.67%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.33%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (3.33%) Hibernate
6 1 (3.33%) .NET
6 1 (3.33%) SOAP
6 1 (3.33%) jQuery
6 1 (3.33%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) User Experience
2 1 (3.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.33%) GIS
2 1 (3.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 17 (56.67%) Linux
2 2 (6.67%) UNIX
3 1 (3.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (43.33%) Open Source
2 9 (30.00%) Scrum
2 9 (30.00%) Kanban
2 9 (30.00%) TDD
3 8 (26.67%) Configuration Management
4 6 (20.00%) Web Development
4 6 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (13.33%) DevOps
7 3 (10.00%) Business Analysis
8 2 (6.67%) SOA
8 2 (6.67%) Analytics
9 1 (3.33%) Big Data Analytics
9 1 (3.33%) Business Analytics
9 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (3.33%) Data Modelling
9 1 (3.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 21 (70.00%) Ruby
2 18 (60.00%) Java
3 12 (40.00%) Scala
4 9 (30.00%) Bash Shell
5 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.67%) Perl
6 2 (6.67%) SQL
7 1 (3.33%) MapBasic
7 1 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (26.67%) Docker
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (66.67%) Puppet
2 12 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (26.67%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) VMware
2 5 (16.67%) Google
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) HP
3 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.33%) Mapinfo