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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 72 47 53
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +6
Contract jobs citing Python 29 17 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.52% 2.19% 1.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.16% 5.88% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 4
Median daily rate £403 £370 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.78% +12.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £306 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £374 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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
405 289 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 35.25% 37.24% 39.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 203 174
Median daily rate £320 £320 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 2
Median hourly rate £18.00 £32.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% -5.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing Python as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 2 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the North East region over the 3 months to 2 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -23 27 £360 -2.70% 4
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region with a requirement for Python.

1 54 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (53.62%) Java
3 36 (52.17%) Ruby
4 33 (47.83%) JavaScript
5 25 (36.23%) Linux
6 22 (31.88%) Open Source
7 20 (28.99%) Scala
7 20 (28.99%) C#
8 19 (27.54%) C++
9 17 (24.64%) .NET
10 16 (23.19%) Shell Script
10 16 (23.19%) TDD
11 15 (21.74%) Unix
12 14 (20.29%) Oracle
12 14 (20.29%) Project Management
12 14 (20.29%) JIRA
12 14 (20.29%) Puppet
12 14 (20.29%) Security Cleared
13 13 (18.84%) Jenkins
13 13 (18.84%) Opscode Chef
13 13 (18.84%) Analytical Skills
13 13 (18.84%) Web Development
14 12 (17.39%) Perl
14 12 (17.39%) Agile Project Management
14 12 (17.39%) Selenium
14 12 (17.39%) MongoDB
15 11 (15.94%) Cucumber
15 11 (15.94%) Bash Shell
15 11 (15.94%) C
15 11 (15.94%) Scrum

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (13.04%) Confluence
2 5 (7.25%) Apache
2 5 (7.25%) SAS
3 3 (4.35%) Node.js
4 2 (2.90%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.14%) IaaS
2 4 (5.80%) GitHub
3 3 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.80%) SNMP
2 3 (4.35%) Internet
3 2 (2.90%) HTTP
3 2 (2.90%) Intranet
4 1 (1.45%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.45%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.39%) MongoDB
2 8 (11.59%) Hadoop
2 8 (11.59%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (10.14%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (7.25%) Apache Hive
4 5 (7.25%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (7.25%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 5 (7.25%) HBase
4 5 (7.25%) NoSQL
4 5 (7.25%) Pentaho
4 5 (7.25%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.80%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (4.35%) Big Data
7 2 (2.90%) MySQL
8 1 (1.45%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (20.29%) JIRA
2 13 (18.84%) Jenkins
3 12 (17.39%) Selenium
4 11 (15.94%) Cucumber
5 6 (8.70%) Git (software)
6 5 (7.25%) ERwin
6 5 (7.25%) JUnit
7 4 (5.80%) HP UFT
7 4 (5.80%) JMeter
7 4 (5.80%) LoadRunner
7 4 (5.80%) RSpec
7 4 (5.80%) Vagrant
7 4 (5.80%) WebDriver
8 2 (2.90%) Subversion
General
1 8 (11.59%) Finance
2 6 (8.70%) Marketing
3 5 (7.25%) Law
4 4 (5.80%) Games
5 3 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (23.19%) Architect
1 16 (23.19%) Developer
2 11 (15.94%) Analyst
3 10 (14.49%) Scala Developer
4 9 (13.04%) Business Analyst
4 9 (13.04%) Technical Analyst
4 9 (13.04%) Tester
5 8 (11.59%) Technical Business Analyst
6 7 (10.14%) Technical Architect
7 5 (7.25%) Java Architect
8 4 (5.80%) Digital Architect
8 4 (5.80%) Test Automation Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) Test Engineer
9 3 (4.35%) Consultant
9 3 (4.35%) Digital Business Analyst
9 3 (4.35%) Digital Technical Architect
9 3 (4.35%) Lead Architect
9 3 (4.35%) Python Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Solutions Analyst
9 3 (4.35%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (24.64%) .NET
2 9 (13.04%) HTML
3 8 (11.59%) JSON
4 7 (10.14%) Django
4 7 (10.14%) HTML5
5 6 (8.70%) CSS
5 6 (8.70%) Play Framework
5 6 (8.70%) REST
5 6 (8.70%) RESTful
5 6 (8.70%) Spring
6 5 (7.25%) Web Services
7 4 (5.80%) .NET Framework
7 4 (5.80%) Ajax
7 4 (5.80%) CSS3
7 4 (5.80%) J2EE
7 4 (5.80%) Java EE
8 3 (4.35%) AngularJS
8 3 (4.35%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (1.45%) Guice
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.84%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (13.04%) Visualisation
3 5 (7.25%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.80%) PKI
4 4 (5.80%) Social Media
5 3 (4.35%) CESG
6 2 (2.90%) User Experience
7 1 (1.45%) Clustering
7 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.45%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 25 (36.23%) Linux
2 15 (21.74%) Unix
3 10 (14.49%) Windows
4 5 (7.25%) Mac OS X
4 5 (7.25%) SUSE
5 4 (5.80%) CentOS
5 4 (5.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (5.80%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.45%) Debian
6 1 (1.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (31.88%) Open Source
3 16 (23.19%) TDD
4 14 (20.29%) Project Management
5 13 (18.84%) Web Development
6 12 (17.39%) Agile Project Management
7 11 (15.94%) Scrum
7 11 (15.94%) Service Design
8 9 (13.04%) Test Scripting
8 9 (13.04%) User Stories
8 9 (13.04%) Waterfall
9 8 (11.59%) Configuration Management
9 8 (11.59%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (10.14%) Business Analysis
10 7 (10.14%) Test Automation
11 6 (8.70%) Automated Testing
11 6 (8.70%) Mentoring
12 5 (7.25%) Data Protection
12 5 (7.25%) Enterprise Architecture
12 5 (7.25%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 37 (53.62%) Java
2 36 (52.17%) Ruby
3 33 (47.83%) JavaScript
4 20 (28.99%) C#
4 20 (28.99%) Scala
5 19 (27.54%) C++
6 16 (23.19%) Shell Script
7 12 (17.39%) Perl
8 11 (15.94%) Bash Shell
8 11 (15.94%) C
9 6 (8.70%) SQL
10 2 (2.90%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (20.29%) Security Cleared
2 10 (14.49%) SC Cleared
3 8 (11.59%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (8.70%) BC Cleared
5 5 (7.25%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.45%) CCNA
6 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.45%) MCSE
6 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.45%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.45%) PMP
6 1 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.14%) WCAG
2 4 (5.80%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (5.80%) QA
3 3 (4.35%) WAI
4 2 (2.90%) GPG13
5 1 (1.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (7.25%) Docker
2 1 (1.45%) LXC
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.45%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (20.29%) Puppet
2 13 (18.84%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.35%) StatsD
Vendors
1 14 (20.29%) Oracle
2 7 (10.14%) Tableau
3 5 (7.25%) CA
3 5 (7.25%) Informatica
3 5 (7.25%) SaltStack
3 5 (7.25%) VMware
4 4 (5.80%) HP
5 2 (2.90%) Apigee
5 2 (2.90%) Citrix
5 2 (2.90%) Mashery
5 2 (2.90%) Teradata
6 1 (1.45%) Google
6 1 (1.45%) Kofax
6 1 (1.45%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.45%) Red Hat