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 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 36 41 43
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Contract jobs citing Python 36 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 4.60% 0.27% 0.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.68% 0.76% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 0 2
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£490 - £315
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 - £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 - £327
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £35.25
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -0.70%
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
284 132 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 36.27% 35.11% 34.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 60 59
Average daily rate £375 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £210 £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 9 4 20
Average hourly rate £27.50 £34.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.11% +23.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £34.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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 December 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 24 December 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 +8 36 £490 - 2
Durham - - - -
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 77 (98.72%) Java
1 77 (98.72%) Ruby
2 75 (96.15%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (87.18%) Scala
4 50 (64.10%) HTML
5 45 (57.69%) C#
5 45 (57.69%) JSON
6 43 (55.13%) RESTful
7 40 (51.28%) HTML5
8 38 (48.72%) Scrum
9 37 (47.44%) Linux
10 34 (43.59%) CSS
11 33 (42.31%) Mentoring
12 32 (41.03%) REST
13 30 (38.46%) Relational Database
14 28 (35.90%) Open Source
15 27 (34.62%) Git (software)
15 27 (34.62%) Web Development
15 27 (34.62%) Subversion
16 26 (33.33%) Django
16 26 (33.33%) UNIX
17 25 (32.05%) Ajax
17 25 (32.05%) CSS3
18 24 (30.77%) HTTP
19 23 (29.49%) Spring
19 23 (29.49%) Selenium
20 22 (28.21%) JavaScript
21 20 (25.64%) Mac OS X
21 20 (25.64%) Automated Testing
22 19 (24.36%) Jenkins

Python
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (23.08%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 24 (30.77%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (38.46%) Relational Database
2 15 (19.23%) MongoDB
2 15 (19.23%) NoSQL
3 6 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 27 (34.62%) Subversion
1 27 (34.62%) Git (software)
2 23 (29.49%) Selenium
3 19 (24.36%) Jenkins
4 18 (23.08%) JIRA
5 6 (7.69%) PHPUnit
6 5 (6.41%) JUnit
7 2 (2.56%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.56%) RSpec
7 2 (2.56%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (1.28%) Games
1 1 (1.28%) Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (64.10%) Developer
2 21 (26.92%) Senior Developer
3 16 (20.51%) Architect
4 13 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
5 10 (12.82%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 10 (12.82%) Digital Architect
5 10 (12.82%) Lead Architect
6 8 (10.26%) ScrumMaster
7 7 (8.97%) Digital Solutions Architect
7 7 (8.97%) Scala Developer
8 6 (7.69%) PHP Developer
8 6 (7.69%) Java Developer
9 5 (6.41%) Lead Developer
10 3 (3.85%) Web Developer
11 2 (2.56%) Test Automation Specialist
11 2 (2.56%) Senior Architect
11 2 (2.56%) Automation Specialist
11 2 (2.56%) Test Specialist
11 2 (2.56%) Senior Digital Architect
12 1 (1.28%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (64.10%) HTML
2 45 (57.69%) JSON
3 43 (55.13%) RESTful
4 40 (51.28%) HTML5
5 34 (43.59%) CSS
6 32 (41.03%) REST
7 26 (33.33%) Django
8 25 (32.05%) Ajax
8 25 (32.05%) CSS3
9 23 (29.49%) Spring
10 7 (8.97%) jQuery
11 6 (7.69%) MooTools
11 6 (7.69%) YAML
11 6 (7.69%) Symfony
11 6 (7.69%) SOAP
11 6 (7.69%) Web Services
11 6 (7.69%) XML
12 4 (5.13%) Play Framework
13 3 (3.85%) Ruby on Rails
13 3 (3.85%) Guice
Miscellaneous
1 28 (35.90%) Open Source
2 15 (19.23%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.28%) User Experience
3 1 (1.28%) Online Banking
3 1 (1.28%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 37 (47.44%) Linux
2 26 (33.33%) UNIX
3 20 (25.64%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (96.15%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (48.72%) Scrum
3 33 (42.31%) Mentoring
4 27 (34.62%) Web Development
5 20 (25.64%) Automated Testing
6 18 (23.08%) Web Design
6 18 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
7 17 (21.79%) Configuration Management
8 14 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (15.38%) TDD
10 11 (14.10%) Line Management
11 9 (11.54%) DevOps
12 6 (7.69%) BDD
12 6 (7.69%) Performance Testing
12 6 (7.69%) OOP
12 6 (7.69%) OO
13 3 (3.85%) Service Delivery
13 3 (3.85%) Kanban
13 3 (3.85%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 77 (98.72%) Java
1 77 (98.72%) Ruby
2 68 (87.18%) Scala
3 45 (57.69%) C#
4 22 (28.21%) JavaScript
5 7 (8.97%) C++
6 6 (7.69%) PHP5
6 6 (7.69%) PHP
6 6 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.28%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) QA
Systems Management
1 14 (17.95%) Puppet
1 14 (17.95%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (3.85%) Google