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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 95 38 41
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +3
Contract jobs citing Python 27 22 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.91% 3.53% 1.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.42% 9.91% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 4
Median daily rate £450 £420 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +28.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £311 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £480 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +0.68%
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
498 222 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 35.24% 35.63% 41.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 151 116
Median daily rate £320 £350 £266
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +31.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £409
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 4 5
Median hourly rate £29.00 £32.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £15.63 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £40.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

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 June 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 June 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 -63 25 £475 +13.09% 5
Gateshead -2 1 £350 -
Python
North East

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 49 (81.67%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (53.33%) JavaScript
3 28 (46.67%) Java
4 26 (43.33%) Ruby
5 22 (36.67%) C++
5 22 (36.67%) Open Source
6 18 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (30.00%) Linux
7 16 (26.67%) Oracle
8 15 (25.00%) TDD
9 14 (23.33%) C#
9 14 (23.33%) Shell Script
10 13 (21.67%) Scala
11 12 (20.00%) Security Cleared
11 12 (20.00%) .NET
11 12 (20.00%) Unix
11 12 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (18.33%) Web Development
13 10 (16.67%) Puppet
13 10 (16.67%) Project Management
13 10 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
14 9 (15.00%) Service Design
14 9 (15.00%) Finance
14 9 (15.00%) Scrum
14 9 (15.00%) Perl
14 9 (15.00%) IaaS
14 9 (15.00%) DevOps
14 9 (15.00%) JIRA
15 8 (13.33%) JSON
15 8 (13.33%) SC Cleared

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 5 (8.33%) Apache
1 5 (8.33%) Confluence
1 5 (8.33%) SAS
2 1 (1.67%) IIS
2 1 (1.67%) Jetty
2 1 (1.67%) nginx
2 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.00%) IaaS
2 5 (8.33%) PaaS
2 5 (8.33%) SaaS
3 2 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.33%) GitHub
4 1 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.67%) Google App Engine
4 1 (1.67%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.67%) HTTP
2 2 (3.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.67%) DHCP
3 1 (1.67%) DNS
3 1 (1.67%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.67%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.67%) FTP
3 1 (1.67%) Internet
3 1 (1.67%) IPsec
3 1 (1.67%) SNMP
3 1 (1.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.33%) MongoDB
1 8 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (11.67%) Hadoop
3 6 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (8.33%) Apache Hive
4 5 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (8.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 5 (8.33%) HBase
4 5 (8.33%) Pentaho
4 5 (8.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (3.33%) Big Data
5 2 (3.33%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.67%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.67%) MySQL
6 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (15.00%) JIRA
2 7 (11.67%) Jenkins
3 6 (10.00%) Cucumber
4 5 (8.33%) ERwin
4 5 (8.33%) Git (software)
5 4 (6.67%) Selenium
5 4 (6.67%) Subversion
6 3 (5.00%) JUnit
7 2 (3.33%) Vagrant
8 1 (1.67%) HP UFT
8 1 (1.67%) JMeter
8 1 (1.67%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.67%) RSpec
8 1 (1.67%) Travis CI
8 1 (1.67%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (15.00%) Finance
2 7 (11.67%) Law
3 5 (8.33%) Marketing
4 3 (5.00%) Legal
5 1 (1.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (30.00%) Developer
2 10 (16.67%) Analyst
3 9 (15.00%) Architect
4 8 (13.33%) Business Analyst
4 8 (13.33%) Technical Analyst
5 7 (11.67%) Scala Developer
5 7 (11.67%) Technical Business Analyst
5 7 (11.67%) Tester
6 5 (8.33%) Java Developer
7 4 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Java Architect
8 3 (5.00%) Digital Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Digital Business Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Lead Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Data Architect
9 2 (3.33%) Digital Director
9 2 (3.33%) Lead Java Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Linux Engineer
9 2 (3.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 2 (3.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.00%) .NET
2 8 (13.33%) JSON
2 8 (13.33%) RESTful
2 8 (13.33%) Web Services
3 7 (11.67%) HTML
4 6 (10.00%) CSS
5 5 (8.33%) J2EE
5 5 (8.33%) Spring
6 4 (6.67%) Django
6 4 (6.67%) HTML5
6 4 (6.67%) Java EE
6 4 (6.67%) REST
6 4 (6.67%) SOAP
7 3 (5.00%) .NET Framework
7 3 (5.00%) Ajax
7 3 (5.00%) CSS3
7 3 (5.00%) Play Framework
7 3 (5.00%) XML
8 2 (3.33%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (3.33%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (13.33%) Visualisation
3 5 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.33%) CESG
4 2 (3.33%) Clustering
4 2 (3.33%) Social Media
4 2 (3.33%) User Experience
5 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.67%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.67%) PKI
5 1 (1.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 18 (30.00%) Linux
2 12 (20.00%) Unix
3 6 (10.00%) Windows
4 3 (5.00%) SUSE
5 2 (3.33%) CentOS
5 2 (3.33%) Mac OS X
5 2 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.33%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.67%) Debian
6 1 (1.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (81.67%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (36.67%) Open Source
3 18 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (25.00%) TDD
5 11 (18.33%) Web Development
6 10 (16.67%) Project Management
7 9 (15.00%) DevOps
7 9 (15.00%) Scrum
7 9 (15.00%) Service Design
8 8 (13.33%) Agile Project Management
8 8 (13.33%) Configuration Management
9 7 (11.67%) BDD
9 7 (11.67%) Test Scripting
9 7 (11.67%) Waterfall
10 6 (10.00%) ITIL
10 6 (10.00%) PRINCE2
11 5 (8.33%) Business Analysis
11 5 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (8.33%) Data Modelling
11 5 (8.33%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 32 (53.33%) JavaScript
2 28 (46.67%) Java
3 26 (43.33%) Ruby
4 22 (36.67%) C++
5 14 (23.33%) C#
5 14 (23.33%) Shell Script
6 13 (21.67%) Scala
7 9 (15.00%) Perl
8 8 (13.33%) Bash Shell
8 8 (13.33%) C
9 6 (10.00%) SQL
10 1 (1.67%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 8 (13.33%) SC Cleared
4 6 (10.00%) BC Cleared
5 5 (8.33%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.67%) CCNA
6 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.67%) MCSE
6 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (5.00%) QA
2 3 (5.00%) WCAG
3 2 (3.33%) WAI
4 1 (1.67%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.67%) GPG13
System Software
1 3 (5.00%) Docker
2 2 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.67%) LXC
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.67%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (1.67%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (16.67%) Puppet
2 8 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.67%) StatsD
Vendors
1 16 (26.67%) Oracle
2 6 (10.00%) Tableau
3 5 (8.33%) CA
3 5 (8.33%) Informatica
4 4 (6.67%) SaltStack
4 4 (6.67%) VMware
5 3 (5.00%) Google
6 2 (3.33%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.67%) Apigee
7 1 (1.67%) Citrix
7 1 (1.67%) HP
7 1 (1.67%) Kofax
7 1 (1.67%) Mashery
7 1 (1.67%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.67%) Teradata