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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 71 44 24
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -20
Contract jobs citing Python 32 27 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.83% 3.73% 6.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.85% 9.31% 17.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 31
Median daily rate £438 £535 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.22% +12.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £673 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +41.73%
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
467 290 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 41.25% 40.11% 39.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 183 173
Median daily rate £365 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £295 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 5
Median hourly rate £53.50 £19.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+174.35% -32.17%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 -26 32 £438 -28.57% 5
Python
North East

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 34 (58.62%) Linux
2 30 (51.72%) Puppet
3 28 (48.28%) Ruby
4 24 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (36.21%) Java
5 21 (36.21%) SQL
5 21 (36.21%) Jenkins
6 20 (34.48%) PowerShell
7 19 (32.76%) JavaScript
7 19 (32.76%) HP
8 17 (29.31%) Jython
8 17 (29.31%) Scala
8 17 (29.31%) Opscode Chef
9 16 (27.59%) Windows
10 15 (25.86%) Scrum
10 15 (25.86%) JSON
11 14 (24.14%) ITIL
11 14 (24.14%) BMC
11 14 (24.14%) CA
11 14 (24.14%) SCOrch
12 13 (22.41%) Security Cleared
12 13 (22.41%) Dell
12 13 (22.41%) Middleware
12 13 (22.41%) HTML
12 13 (22.41%) CSS
12 13 (22.41%) JIRA
12 13 (22.41%) BladeLogic
13 12 (20.69%) Django
13 12 (20.69%) Perl
13 12 (20.69%) Continuous Integration

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 11 (18.97%) Confluence
2 7 (12.07%) Tomcat
3 6 (10.34%) Apache
4 2 (3.45%) nginx
4 2 (3.45%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.72%) IIS
5 1 (1.72%) JBoss
5 1 (1.72%) Jetty
5 1 (1.72%) Mongrel
5 1 (1.72%) SAS
5 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.62%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.45%) DigitalOcean
2 2 (3.45%) GitHub
2 2 (3.45%) Google Analytics
2 2 (3.45%) Linode
3 1 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.72%) Google App Engine
3 1 (1.72%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.97%) HTTP
2 8 (13.79%) TCP/IP
3 7 (12.07%) Internet
4 6 (10.34%) Firewall
5 5 (8.62%) HTTPS
5 5 (8.62%) iSCSI
5 5 (8.62%) NAS
5 5 (8.62%) SAN
6 2 (3.45%) DHCP
6 2 (3.45%) DNS
6 2 (3.45%) FTP
6 2 (3.45%) SNMP
7 1 (1.72%) IPsec
7 1 (1.72%) Network Security
7 1 (1.72%) SSH
7 1 (1.72%) SSL
7 1 (1.72%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.52%) MySQL
3 8 (13.79%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (12.07%) MongoDB
4 7 (12.07%) Relational Database
5 6 (10.34%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (10.34%) NoSQL
5 6 (10.34%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.45%) DataStage
6 2 (3.45%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.72%) Redis
7 1 (1.72%) TokuMX
Development Applications
1 21 (36.21%) Jenkins
2 13 (22.41%) JIRA
3 11 (18.97%) Selenium
4 7 (12.07%) Git (software)
4 7 (12.07%) Travis CI
5 6 (10.34%) Cucumber
5 6 (10.34%) JUnit
5 6 (10.34%) Subversion
6 3 (5.17%) RSpec
6 3 (5.17%) WebDriver
7 2 (3.45%) GitLab
7 2 (3.45%) HP UFT
7 2 (3.45%) JMeter
7 2 (3.45%) LoadRunner
7 2 (3.45%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (5.17%) Games
2 2 (3.45%) French Language
2 2 (3.45%) German Language
3 1 (1.72%) Finance
3 1 (1.72%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (20.69%) Automation Engineer
1 12 (20.69%) Developer
2 7 (12.07%) WebOps Engineer
3 6 (10.34%) Administrator
3 6 (10.34%) Architect
3 6 (10.34%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (10.34%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (8.62%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 5 (8.62%) Scala Developer
4 5 (8.62%) Test Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) Cloud Automation Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (5.17%) Lead Architect
5 3 (5.17%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 3 (5.17%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (5.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (5.17%) Tester
6 2 (3.45%) Analyst
6 2 (3.45%) Digital Architect
6 2 (3.45%) QA Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (25.86%) JSON
2 13 (22.41%) CSS
2 13 (22.41%) HTML
2 13 (22.41%) Middleware
3 12 (20.69%) Django
4 11 (18.97%) Ajax
4 11 (18.97%) CSS3
4 11 (18.97%) HTML5
4 11 (18.97%) REST
4 11 (18.97%) Spring
5 8 (13.79%) RESTful
6 7 (12.07%) Ruby on Rails
6 7 (12.07%) SOAP
6 7 (12.07%) Web Services
7 5 (8.62%) Guice
7 5 (8.62%) Spring MVC
8 4 (6.90%) .NET
8 4 (6.90%) XML
9 3 (5.17%) Play Framework
10 2 (3.45%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.69%) Public Cloud
2 5 (8.62%) User Experience
3 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.17%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.45%) PKI
4 2 (3.45%) Replication
4 2 (3.45%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.72%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 34 (58.62%) Linux
2 16 (27.59%) Windows
3 10 (17.24%) Windows Server
4 8 (13.79%) Unix
5 6 (10.34%) CentOS
6 5 (8.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (5.17%) AIX
7 3 (5.17%) HPUX
7 3 (5.17%) Mac OS X
7 3 (5.17%) Solaris
8 1 (1.72%) Android
8 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (25.86%) Scrum
3 14 (24.14%) ITIL
4 12 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (18.97%) Configuration Management
5 11 (18.97%) DevOps
5 11 (18.97%) ITSM
5 11 (18.97%) Kanban
6 10 (17.24%) Open Source
7 9 (15.52%) OO
7 9 (15.52%) Web Development
8 7 (12.07%) Automated Testing
8 7 (12.07%) Software Distribution
8 7 (12.07%) TDD
8 7 (12.07%) Web Operations
9 6 (10.34%) Front End Development
9 6 (10.34%) OWASP
9 6 (10.34%) Software Engineering
10 5 (8.62%) MVC
10 5 (8.62%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 28 (48.28%) Ruby
2 21 (36.21%) Java
2 21 (36.21%) SQL
3 20 (34.48%) PowerShell
4 19 (32.76%) JavaScript
5 17 (29.31%) Jython
5 17 (29.31%) Scala
6 12 (20.69%) Perl
7 10 (17.24%) C#
8 7 (12.07%) PHP
9 4 (6.90%) Shell Script
10 3 (5.17%) Bash Shell
11 2 (3.45%) C
12 1 (1.72%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (22.41%) Security Cleared
2 8 (13.79%) SC Cleared
3 6 (10.34%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (8.62%) DV Cleared
5 3 (5.17%) Degree
6 1 (1.72%) CISSP
6 1 (1.72%) SANS
6 1 (1.72%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (5.17%) WCAG
2 2 (3.45%) QA
3 1 (1.72%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (12.07%) Active Directory
1 7 (12.07%) LXC
2 6 (10.34%) Docker
3 3 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.17%) Xen
4 2 (3.45%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.72%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 30 (51.72%) Puppet
2 17 (29.31%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (24.14%) SCOrch
4 13 (22.41%) BladeLogic
5 11 (18.97%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 10 (17.24%) Ansible
7 6 (10.34%) ZABBIX
8 5 (8.62%) Nagios
9 3 (5.17%) OpenNMS
9 3 (5.17%) Zenoss
10 2 (3.45%) OVPA
11 1 (1.72%) Graphite
11 1 (1.72%) Graylog
11 1 (1.72%) HAProxy
11 1 (1.72%) Icinga
11 1 (1.72%) logstash
Vendors
1 19 (32.76%) HP
2 14 (24.14%) BMC
2 14 (24.14%) CA
3 13 (22.41%) Dell
4 10 (17.24%) Microsoft
5 8 (13.79%) Google
5 8 (13.79%) Oracle
5 8 (13.79%) SaltStack
6 4 (6.90%) Rackspace
6 4 (6.90%) VMware
7 2 (3.45%) IBM
7 2 (3.45%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.72%) ServiceNow