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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 30 35 39
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Contract jobs citing Python 64 26 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 6.04% 4.40% 0.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.88% 9.92% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 19 2
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£475 £375 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +82.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £250 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £475 £241
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +15.38%
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
358 262 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 33.77% 44.33% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 168 44
Average daily rate £425 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.78% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £243 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £450 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 23
Average hourly rate £37.50 £15.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.90% -53.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £13.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £60.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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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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 58 £475 +18.75% 15
Durham -9 2 £273 +9.00% 1
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 63 (74.12%) Java
2 55 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (64.71%) Ruby
3 52 (61.18%) Linux
4 43 (50.59%) Scala
5 41 (48.24%) HTML
6 39 (45.88%) Jenkins
7 37 (43.53%) Selenium
8 33 (38.82%) Puppet
9 32 (37.65%) Open Source
9 32 (37.65%) JavaScript
10 30 (35.29%) NoSQL
10 30 (35.29%) Opscode Chef
11 29 (34.12%) Django
12 27 (31.76%) JIRA
12 27 (31.76%) Spring
12 27 (31.76%) Confluence
12 27 (31.76%) MongoDB
12 27 (31.76%) RESTful
13 26 (30.59%) HTML5
13 26 (30.59%) JSON
14 25 (29.41%) Relational Database
15 23 (27.06%) TDD
16 21 (24.71%) Cucumber
17 20 (23.53%) C++
18 18 (21.18%) QA
19 17 (20.00%) Scrum
19 17 (20.00%) C#
19 17 (20.00%) UNIX
20 15 (17.65%) CSS

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 27 (31.76%) Confluence
2 3 (3.53%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.35%) Apache
4 1 (1.18%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.18%) CMS
4 1 (1.18%) Zope
4 1 (1.18%) Plone
4 1 (1.18%) Joomla!
4 1 (1.18%) Drupal
4 1 (1.18%) WordPress
4 1 (1.18%) nginx
4 1 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.18%) Node.js
4 1 (1.18%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.41%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (8.24%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.35%) Google App Engine
4 2 (2.35%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.18%) PaaS
5 1 (1.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.12%) HTTP
2 9 (10.59%) Internet
3 3 (3.53%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.53%) SSL
3 3 (3.53%) Unified Communications
4 2 (2.35%) 4G
4 2 (2.35%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (2.35%) 3G
5 1 (1.18%) Firewall
5 1 (1.18%) DNS
5 1 (1.18%) Converged Networks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (35.29%) NoSQL
2 27 (31.76%) MongoDB
3 25 (29.41%) Relational Database
4 7 (8.24%) MySQL
5 1 (1.18%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.18%) Redis
5 1 (1.18%) Big Data
5 1 (1.18%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 39 (45.88%) Jenkins
2 37 (43.53%) Selenium
3 27 (31.76%) JIRA
4 21 (24.71%) Cucumber
5 11 (12.94%) Git (software)
6 10 (11.76%) Subversion
7 9 (10.59%) JUnit
7 9 (10.59%) RSpec
7 9 (10.59%) WebDriver
8 2 (2.35%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.18%) FishEye
9 1 (1.18%) PHPUnit
9 1 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 15 (17.65%) Finance
2 6 (7.06%) Games
3 1 (1.18%) Marketing
3 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.18%) Back Office
3 1 (1.18%) Electronics
3 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (32.94%) Architect
2 21 (24.71%) Developer
3 16 (18.82%) Digital Architect
4 15 (17.65%) Technical Architect
5 11 (12.94%) Senior Architect
6 10 (11.76%) Digital Technical Architect
6 10 (11.76%) Test Manager
6 10 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
6 10 (11.76%) Senior Technical Architect
7 8 (9.41%) Test Engineer
7 8 (9.41%) Automation Engineer
7 8 (9.41%) Test Automation Engineer
8 7 (8.24%) Senior Digital Architect
8 7 (8.24%) Scala Developer
9 6 (7.06%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
9 6 (7.06%) Lead Solutions Architect
9 6 (7.06%) Lead Architect
10 5 (5.88%) Java Developer
10 5 (5.88%) Senior Developer
10 5 (5.88%) Digital Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (48.24%) HTML
2 29 (34.12%) Django
3 27 (31.76%) Spring
3 27 (31.76%) RESTful
4 26 (30.59%) HTML5
4 26 (30.59%) JSON
5 15 (17.65%) CSS
6 13 (15.29%) .NET
7 12 (14.12%) Play Framework
8 7 (8.24%) XHTML
9 5 (5.88%) Web Services
10 3 (3.53%) REST
11 2 (2.35%) AngularJS
11 2 (2.35%) Apache Flex
11 2 (2.35%) SOAP
11 2 (2.35%) jQuery
12 1 (1.18%) MooTools
12 1 (1.18%) YAML
12 1 (1.18%) Ajax
12 1 (1.18%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.12%) User Experience
2 10 (11.76%) Social Media
3 8 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (8.24%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.18%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.18%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.18%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.18%) DTV
5 1 (1.18%) GIS
5 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.18%) Replication
5 1 (1.18%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 52 (61.18%) Linux
2 17 (20.00%) UNIX
3 10 (11.76%) Mac OS X
4 5 (5.88%) Windows
5 2 (2.35%) CentOS
5 2 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.18%) Fedora
6 1 (1.18%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.18%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (37.65%) Open Source
3 23 (27.06%) TDD
4 17 (20.00%) Scrum
5 14 (16.47%) Software Testing
6 13 (15.29%) Project Management
7 12 (14.12%) Business Analysis
7 12 (14.12%) Web Development
7 12 (14.12%) Test Scripting
8 11 (12.94%) Agile Project Management
9 10 (11.76%) Responsive Web Design
9 10 (11.76%) Microservices
9 10 (11.76%) Kanban
9 10 (11.76%) Web Design
9 10 (11.76%) Configuration Management
10 9 (10.59%) Risk Management
10 9 (10.59%) Automated Testing
10 9 (10.59%) Web Testing
10 9 (10.59%) Test Automation
10 9 (10.59%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 63 (74.12%) Java
2 55 (64.71%) Ruby
3 43 (50.59%) Scala
4 32 (37.65%) JavaScript
5 20 (23.53%) C++
6 17 (20.00%) C#
7 9 (10.59%) SQL
8 7 (8.24%) Bash Shell
9 5 (5.88%) Perl
9 5 (5.88%) PHP
10 2 (2.35%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.18%) PHP5
11 1 (1.18%) Go
11 1 (1.18%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.18%) MapBasic
11 1 (1.18%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (11.76%) ISTQB
2 4 (4.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (21.18%) QA
2 1 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (7.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.53%) QEMU
2 3 (3.53%) KVM
3 2 (2.35%) vSphere
3 2 (2.35%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.18%) qmail
4 1 (1.18%) Postfix
4 1 (1.18%) Varnish
4 1 (1.18%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 33 (38.82%) Puppet
2 30 (35.29%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (4.71%) Vagrant
4 3 (3.53%) Ansible
5 1 (1.18%) logstash
5 1 (1.18%) systemd
5 1 (1.18%) HAProxy
5 1 (1.18%) yum
5 1 (1.18%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 7 (8.24%) Google
2 6 (7.06%) VMware
3 3 (3.53%) Rackspace
3 3 (3.53%) SaltStack
4 2 (2.35%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.35%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.18%) Mapinfo
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle
5 1 (1.18%) SAP
5 1 (1.18%) Zend
5 1 (1.18%) Splunk
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Square One Resources
Rate: market rates
Posted: 19 hours ago
North East
Intapeople
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £450 - £451 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle
Templeton and Partners - UK Only Account
Rate: £0 - £500+ per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North East
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £475 - £525 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle
Incite Insight
Rate: £400 - £500+ per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Resource Partners Ltd
Posted: 25 days ago