The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 96 34 38
Rank change year-on-year
-62 +4
Contract jobs citing Python 22 39 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.67% 5.43% 0.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.72% 16.60% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 27 3
Median daily rate £450 £450 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +47.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £314 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £369
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £39.25 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.45% +30.83%
Python
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region.

Programming Languages Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
466 235 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 35.33% 32.73% 45.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 150 112
Median daily rate £325 £388 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £262 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £520 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 2 6
Median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £23.75 £13.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.72 £37.50 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing Python as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Python
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Python across the Tyne and Wear region.

Python Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Python
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Python across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

Python Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Python
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -68 19 £450 - 5
Gateshead - 1 £350 -
Sunderland - 1 - -
Python
North East

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Python.

1 41 (71.93%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (50.88%) Java
3 26 (45.61%) JavaScript
4 23 (40.35%) Ruby
5 20 (35.09%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (33.33%) Linux
7 18 (31.58%) C++
8 16 (28.07%) Open Source
9 14 (24.56%) Security Cleared
9 14 (24.56%) TDD
10 13 (22.81%) C#
11 12 (21.05%) Perl
11 12 (21.05%) Oracle
11 12 (21.05%) Scala
12 11 (19.30%) .NET
12 11 (19.30%) Unix
12 11 (19.30%) BPSS Clearance
13 10 (17.54%) Project Management
13 10 (17.54%) SC Cleared
13 10 (17.54%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (15.79%) IaaS
14 9 (15.79%) Web Development
14 9 (15.79%) JSON
14 9 (15.79%) Shell Script
14 9 (15.79%) Scrum
15 8 (14.04%) Web Services
15 8 (14.04%) Opscode Chef
15 8 (14.04%) DevOps
15 8 (14.04%) Puppet
15 8 (14.04%) Agile Project Management

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 6 (10.53%) Apache
2 3 (5.26%) Confluence
3 2 (3.51%) nginx
3 2 (3.51%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.75%) IIS
4 1 (1.75%) JBoss
4 1 (1.75%) Jetty
4 1 (1.75%) SAS
4 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.79%) IaaS
2 5 (8.77%) PaaS
2 5 (8.77%) SaaS
3 2 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.75%) Google App Engine
4 1 (1.75%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.77%) HTTP
2 4 (7.02%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.26%) Internet
4 2 (3.51%) DHCP
4 2 (3.51%) DNS
4 2 (3.51%) FTP
5 1 (1.75%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.75%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.75%) Firewall
5 1 (1.75%) IPsec
5 1 (1.75%) Network Security
5 1 (1.75%) SSH
5 1 (1.75%) SSL
5 1 (1.75%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.02%) MongoDB
1 4 (7.02%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (7.02%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.51%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (3.51%) Big Data
2 2 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.51%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.51%) MySQL
3 1 (1.75%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.75%) HBase
3 1 (1.75%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.75%) Pentaho
3 1 (1.75%) Redis
3 1 (1.75%) TokuMX
Development Applications
1 7 (12.28%) JIRA
2 6 (10.53%) Jenkins
3 4 (7.02%) Cucumber
3 4 (7.02%) Subversion
4 3 (5.26%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.26%) JUnit
5 2 (3.51%) Selenium
5 2 (3.51%) Travis CI
6 1 (1.75%) ERwin
6 1 (1.75%) RSpec
6 1 (1.75%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (12.28%) Law
2 5 (8.77%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Marketing
3 3 (5.26%) Legal
4 1 (1.75%) French Language
4 1 (1.75%) Games
4 1 (1.75%) German Language
Job Titles
1 18 (31.58%) Developer
2 10 (17.54%) Analyst
3 8 (14.04%) Business Analyst
3 8 (14.04%) Technical Analyst
4 7 (12.28%) Architect
4 7 (12.28%) Scala Developer
4 7 (12.28%) Technical Business Analyst
5 6 (10.53%) Tester
6 5 (8.77%) Java Developer
7 4 (7.02%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Java Architect
8 3 (5.26%) Digital Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Digital Business Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Lead Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 2 (3.51%) Lead Java Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Python Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Solutions Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (19.30%) .NET
2 9 (15.79%) JSON
3 8 (14.04%) Web Services
4 7 (12.28%) RESTful
5 6 (10.53%) CSS
5 6 (10.53%) HTML
6 5 (8.77%) J2EE
6 5 (8.77%) XML
7 4 (7.02%) Java EE
7 4 (7.02%) SOAP
7 4 (7.02%) Spring
8 3 (5.26%) .NET Framework
8 3 (5.26%) Ajax
8 3 (5.26%) CSS3
8 3 (5.26%) Django
8 3 (5.26%) HTML5
8 3 (5.26%) REST
9 2 (3.51%) Play Framework
9 2 (3.51%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (3.51%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.54%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.26%) Visualisation
3 2 (3.51%) Clustering
3 2 (3.51%) User Experience
4 1 (1.75%) CESG
4 1 (1.75%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.75%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.75%) Social Media
4 1 (1.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (33.33%) Linux
2 11 (19.30%) Unix
3 7 (12.28%) Windows
4 2 (3.51%) AIX
4 2 (3.51%) HPUX
4 2 (3.51%) Solaris
5 1 (1.75%) CentOS
5 1 (1.75%) Debian
5 1 (1.75%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.75%) SUSE
5 1 (1.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (71.93%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (35.09%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (28.07%) Open Source
4 14 (24.56%) TDD
5 10 (17.54%) Project Management
6 9 (15.79%) Scrum
6 9 (15.79%) Web Development
7 8 (14.04%) Agile Project Management
7 8 (14.04%) DevOps
7 8 (14.04%) Service Design
8 7 (12.28%) BDD
8 7 (12.28%) Test Scripting
8 7 (12.28%) Waterfall
9 6 (10.53%) Configuration Management
9 6 (10.53%) ITIL
9 6 (10.53%) PRINCE2
10 5 (8.77%) Enterprise Architecture
10 5 (8.77%) Problem Management
10 5 (8.77%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (8.77%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 29 (50.88%) Java
2 26 (45.61%) JavaScript
3 23 (40.35%) Ruby
4 18 (31.58%) C++
5 13 (22.81%) C#
6 12 (21.05%) Perl
6 12 (21.05%) Scala
7 9 (15.79%) Shell Script
8 7 (12.28%) Bash Shell
8 7 (12.28%) C
9 4 (7.02%) SQL
10 3 (5.26%) PHP
11 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.75%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (24.56%) Security Cleared
2 11 (19.30%) BPSS Clearance
3 10 (17.54%) SC Cleared
4 6 (10.53%) BC Cleared
5 5 (8.77%) DV Cleared
6 2 (3.51%) Degree
7 1 (1.75%) CCNA
7 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.75%) MCSE
7 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.28%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (5.26%) WCAG
3 2 (3.51%) QA
3 2 (3.51%) WAI
4 1 (1.75%) GPG13
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) LXC
1 2 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.75%) Docker
2 1 (1.75%) Gluster
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.75%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (1.75%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.75%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (14.04%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (14.04%) Puppet
2 1 (1.75%) Ansible
2 1 (1.75%) Graphite
2 1 (1.75%) Graylog
2 1 (1.75%) HAProxy
2 1 (1.75%) Icinga
2 1 (1.75%) logstash
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.75%) OVPA
2 1 (1.75%) StatsD
2 1 (1.75%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 12 (21.05%) Oracle
2 5 (8.77%) SaltStack
3 3 (5.26%) Google
3 3 (5.26%) HP
3 3 (5.26%) VMware
4 2 (3.51%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.51%) Tableau
5 1 (1.75%) Apigee
5 1 (1.75%) CA
5 1 (1.75%) Citrix
5 1 (1.75%) Informatica
5 1 (1.75%) Kofax
5 1 (1.75%) Mashery
5 1 (1.75%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.75%) Teradata