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 November 2014 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 25 - 37
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Python 54 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 6.32% - 2.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.98% - 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 0 3
Average daily rate
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£450 - £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 - £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 - £324
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £343
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -5.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £38.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-23.68% +4.10%
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
338 110 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 39.58% 32.16% 35.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 49 69
Average daily rate £370 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 14
Average hourly rate £21.25 £31.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.45% +18.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £18.70 £16.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £37.50 £33.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 November 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 27 November 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
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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 - 52 £456 - 2
Durham - 2 £250 -
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 79 (98.75%) Java
1 79 (98.75%) Ruby
2 77 (96.25%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (85.00%) Scala
4 50 (62.50%) HTML
5 47 (58.75%) C#
5 47 (58.75%) JSON
6 43 (53.75%) RESTful
7 40 (50.00%) HTML5
7 40 (50.00%) Scrum
8 37 (46.25%) Linux
9 34 (42.50%) CSS
9 34 (42.50%) REST
10 33 (41.25%) Mentoring
11 30 (37.50%) Relational Database
12 29 (36.25%) Git (software)
12 29 (36.25%) Subversion
13 28 (35.00%) UNIX
13 28 (35.00%) Open Source
14 27 (33.75%) Web Development
15 26 (32.50%) HTTP
15 26 (32.50%) Django
16 25 (31.25%) Selenium
16 25 (31.25%) CSS3
16 25 (31.25%) Ajax
16 25 (31.25%) Spring
17 24 (30.00%) JavaScript
18 20 (25.00%) Mac OS X
18 20 (25.00%) Automated Testing
19 19 (23.75%) Jenkins

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

Application Platforms
1 18 (22.50%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 26 (32.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (37.50%) Relational Database
2 15 (18.75%) MongoDB
2 15 (18.75%) NoSQL
3 8 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 29 (36.25%) Git (software)
1 29 (36.25%) Subversion
2 25 (31.25%) Selenium
3 19 (23.75%) Jenkins
4 18 (22.50%) JIRA
5 8 (10.00%) PHPUnit
6 5 (6.25%) JUnit
7 2 (2.50%) RSpec
7 2 (2.50%) WebDriver
7 2 (2.50%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (1.25%) Electronics
1 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
1 1 (1.25%) Finance
1 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
1 1 (1.25%) Games
1 1 (1.25%) Marketing
1 1 (1.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (65.00%) Developer
2 21 (26.25%) Senior Developer
3 16 (20.00%) Architect
4 13 (16.25%) Solutions Architect
5 10 (12.50%) Digital Architect
5 10 (12.50%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 10 (12.50%) Lead Architect
6 8 (10.00%) ScrumMaster
6 8 (10.00%) PHP Developer
7 7 (8.75%) Scala Developer
7 7 (8.75%) Digital Solutions Architect
8 6 (7.50%) Java Developer
9 5 (6.25%) Lead Developer
10 3 (3.75%) Web Developer
11 2 (2.50%) Test Specialist
11 2 (2.50%) Test Automation Specialist
11 2 (2.50%) Senior Architect
11 2 (2.50%) Automation Specialist
11 2 (2.50%) Senior Digital Architect
11 2 (2.50%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (62.50%) HTML
2 47 (58.75%) JSON
3 43 (53.75%) RESTful
4 40 (50.00%) HTML5
5 34 (42.50%) CSS
5 34 (42.50%) REST
6 26 (32.50%) Django
7 25 (31.25%) CSS3
7 25 (31.25%) Ajax
7 25 (31.25%) Spring
8 9 (11.25%) jQuery
9 8 (10.00%) Symfony
9 8 (10.00%) MooTools
9 8 (10.00%) YAML
9 8 (10.00%) SOAP
9 8 (10.00%) Web Services
9 8 (10.00%) XML
10 4 (5.00%) Play Framework
11 3 (3.75%) Guice
11 3 (3.75%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 28 (35.00%) Open Source
2 15 (18.75%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.25%) User Experience
3 1 (1.25%) Online Gambling
3 1 (1.25%) DTV
3 1 (1.25%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 37 (46.25%) Linux
2 28 (35.00%) UNIX
3 20 (25.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (96.25%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (50.00%) Scrum
3 33 (41.25%) Mentoring
4 27 (33.75%) Web Development
5 20 (25.00%) Automated Testing
6 18 (22.50%) Responsive Web Design
6 18 (22.50%) Web Design
7 17 (21.25%) Configuration Management
8 14 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (17.50%) TDD
9 12 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 11 (13.75%) Line Management
11 9 (11.25%) DevOps
12 8 (10.00%) Performance Testing
12 8 (10.00%) BDD
12 8 (10.00%) OOP
12 8 (10.00%) OO
13 3 (3.75%) Microservices
13 3 (3.75%) OWASP
13 3 (3.75%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 79 (98.75%) Java
1 79 (98.75%) Ruby
2 68 (85.00%) Scala
3 47 (58.75%) C#
4 24 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 9 (11.25%) C++
6 8 (10.00%) PHP5
6 8 (10.00%) PHP
6 8 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 14 (17.50%) Puppet
1 14 (17.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (3.75%) Google
2 1 (1.25%) SAP
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