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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 49 55 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Python 16 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.18% 0.93% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.59% 2.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 0
Average daily rate
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£370 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £320
% change year-on-year
- +17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
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
286 264 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 38.91% 40.87% 23.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 173 38
Average daily rate £310 £260 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -8.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £422 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 2
Average hourly rate £32.00 £34.00 £35.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -4.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.29 £16.75 £33.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.00 £38.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +15 15 £370 +24.89% 5
Durham - 1 - -
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 20 (71.43%) Ruby
2 16 (57.14%) Java
3 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (42.86%) DevOps
4 11 (39.29%) Git (software)
4 11 (39.29%) Scala
4 11 (39.29%) Configuration Management
5 10 (35.71%) Open Source
6 9 (32.14%) Bash Shell
6 9 (32.14%) Django
6 9 (32.14%) Mentoring
6 9 (32.14%) Scrum
6 9 (32.14%) VMware
7 8 (28.57%) Docker
7 8 (28.57%) Vagrant
7 8 (28.57%) Puppet
8 7 (25.00%) Linux
9 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
10 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (17.86%) Google
10 5 (17.86%) Relational Database
11 4 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
12 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
12 3 (10.71%) REST
12 3 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (10.71%) Responsive Web Design
12 3 (10.71%) Kanban
12 3 (10.71%) Web Development
12 3 (10.71%) Web Design

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1 (3.57%) Confluence
1 1 (3.57%) JBoss
1 1 (3.57%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
1 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) HTTP
2 1 (3.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.14%) MySQL
3 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (39.29%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.71%) Subversion
3 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.57%) JIRA
3 1 (3.57%) JUnit
General
1 2 (7.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) ScrumMaster
2 6 (21.43%) Developer
2 6 (21.43%) Java Developer
3 3 (10.71%) Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Programmer
4 2 (7.14%) Scala Developer
5 1 (3.57%) DevOps Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Web Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.57%) GIS Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Programmer
5 1 (3.57%) Python Programmer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Linux Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (32.14%) Django
2 3 (10.71%) REST
2 3 (10.71%) HTML
2 3 (10.71%) CSS
2 3 (10.71%) Web Services
3 1 (3.57%) RESTful
3 1 (3.57%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (3.57%) CSS3
3 1 (3.57%) HTML5
3 1 (3.57%) Play Framework
3 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.57%) Ajax
3 1 (3.57%) Java EE
3 1 (3.57%) JSON
3 1 (3.57%) Spring MVC
3 1 (3.57%) Guice
3 1 (3.57%) Spring
3 1 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Open Source
2 2 (7.14%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.57%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.57%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (10.71%) UNIX
3 2 (7.14%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.57%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (42.86%) DevOps
2 11 (39.29%) Configuration Management
3 9 (32.14%) Mentoring
3 9 (32.14%) Scrum
4 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (10.71%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (10.71%) Kanban
5 3 (10.71%) Web Development
5 3 (10.71%) Web Design
5 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
6 2 (7.14%) SOA
6 2 (7.14%) TDD
6 2 (7.14%) Microservices
7 1 (3.57%) Release Management
7 1 (3.57%) Software Architecture
7 1 (3.57%) Agile Project Management
7 1 (3.57%) Business Analytics
7 1 (3.57%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 20 (71.43%) Ruby
2 16 (57.14%) Java
3 11 (39.29%) Scala
4 9 (32.14%) Bash Shell
5 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
6 2 (7.14%) C#
6 2 (7.14%) Perl
6 2 (7.14%) SQL
7 1 (3.57%) MapBasic
7 1 (3.57%) C++
System Software
1 8 (28.57%) Docker
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (28.57%) Vagrant
1 8 (28.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) VMware
2 5 (17.86%) Google
3 1 (3.57%) Mapinfo
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) HP
3 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle
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