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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 21 29 25
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Contract jobs citing Python 58 20 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 7.15% 4.72% 0.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.86% 10.53% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 15 2
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£475 £400 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +95.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £358 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £475 £241
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +15.38%
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
292 190 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 36.00% 44.81% 23.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 129 27
Average daily rate £450 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £23.88 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.06% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Python across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +3 58 £475 +18.75% 13
Python
North East

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 56 (72.73%) Java
2 50 (64.94%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (62.34%) Ruby
3 48 (62.34%) Linux
4 39 (50.65%) Scala
5 36 (46.75%) HTML
5 36 (46.75%) Jenkins
6 33 (42.86%) Selenium
7 30 (38.96%) JavaScript
8 29 (37.66%) Puppet
9 28 (36.36%) Open Source
10 27 (35.06%) Opscode Chef
11 26 (33.77%) NoSQL
12 24 (31.17%) Django
12 24 (31.17%) RESTful
12 24 (31.17%) JIRA
12 24 (31.17%) MongoDB
12 24 (31.17%) Confluence
13 23 (29.87%) HTML5
13 23 (29.87%) Spring
14 22 (28.57%) JSON
14 22 (28.57%) TDD
14 22 (28.57%) Relational Database
15 19 (24.68%) Cucumber
16 18 (23.38%) QA
16 18 (23.38%) C++
17 15 (19.48%) UNIX
17 15 (19.48%) Scrum
18 14 (18.18%) Finance
18 14 (18.18%) C#

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 24 (31.17%) Confluence
2 3 (3.90%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.60%) Apache
4 1 (1.30%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.30%) CMS
4 1 (1.30%) Zope
4 1 (1.30%) Plone
4 1 (1.30%) nginx
4 1 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.30%) Node.js
4 1 (1.30%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.39%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.60%) Google App Engine
4 2 (2.60%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.30%) PaaS
5 1 (1.30%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.99%) HTTP
2 8 (10.39%) Internet
3 3 (3.90%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.90%) SSL
3 3 (3.90%) Unified Communications
4 2 (2.60%) 4G
4 2 (2.60%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (2.60%) 3G
5 1 (1.30%) Firewall
5 1 (1.30%) DNS
5 1 (1.30%) Converged Networks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (33.77%) NoSQL
2 24 (31.17%) MongoDB
3 22 (28.57%) Relational Database
4 5 (6.49%) MySQL
5 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.30%) Redis
5 1 (1.30%) Big Data
5 1 (1.30%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 36 (46.75%) Jenkins
2 33 (42.86%) Selenium
3 24 (31.17%) JIRA
4 19 (24.68%) Cucumber
5 9 (11.69%) RSpec
5 9 (11.69%) WebDriver
5 9 (11.69%) JUnit
6 8 (10.39%) Subversion
6 8 (10.39%) Git (software)
7 2 (2.60%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.30%) FishEye
General
1 14 (18.18%) Finance
2 6 (7.79%) Games
3 1 (1.30%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 25 (32.47%) Architect
2 18 (23.38%) Developer
3 16 (20.78%) Digital Architect
4 15 (19.48%) Technical Architect
5 11 (14.29%) Senior Architect
6 10 (12.99%) Digital Technical Architect
6 10 (12.99%) Test Manager
6 10 (12.99%) Senior Technical Architect
7 8 (10.39%) Test Engineer
7 8 (10.39%) Automation Engineer
7 8 (10.39%) Test Automation Engineer
8 7 (9.09%) Senior Digital Architect
8 7 (9.09%) Scala Developer
8 7 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (7.79%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
10 5 (6.49%) Digital Solutions Architect
10 5 (6.49%) Java Developer
11 4 (5.19%) Senior Developer
11 4 (5.19%) Lead Architect
11 4 (5.19%) Lead Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (46.75%) HTML
2 24 (31.17%) Django
2 24 (31.17%) RESTful
3 23 (29.87%) HTML5
3 23 (29.87%) Spring
4 22 (28.57%) JSON
5 13 (16.88%) CSS
6 11 (14.29%) .NET
7 10 (12.99%) Play Framework
8 6 (7.79%) XHTML
9 4 (5.19%) Web Services
10 2 (2.60%) AngularJS
10 2 (2.60%) Apache Flex
10 2 (2.60%) REST
11 1 (1.30%) KnockoutJS
11 1 (1.30%) jQuery
11 1 (1.30%) Hibernate
11 1 (1.30%) Java EE
11 1 (1.30%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.29%) User Experience
2 8 (10.39%) Social Media
3 7 (9.09%) Visualisation
3 7 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.30%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.30%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 48 (62.34%) Linux
2 15 (19.48%) UNIX
3 9 (11.69%) Mac OS X
4 4 (5.19%) Windows
5 2 (2.60%) CentOS
5 2 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.30%) Fedora
6 1 (1.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (64.94%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (36.36%) Open Source
3 22 (28.57%) TDD
4 15 (19.48%) Scrum
5 14 (18.18%) Software Testing
6 12 (15.58%) Project Management
6 12 (15.58%) Web Development
6 12 (15.58%) Test Scripting
7 10 (12.99%) Kanban
7 10 (12.99%) Agile Project Management
7 10 (12.99%) Configuration Management
7 10 (12.99%) Business Analysis
8 9 (11.69%) Automated Testing
8 9 (11.69%) Risk Management
8 9 (11.69%) Web Design
8 9 (11.69%) Responsive Web Design
8 9 (11.69%) Web Testing
8 9 (11.69%) Test Automation
8 9 (11.69%) Automation Testing
9 8 (10.39%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 56 (72.73%) Java
2 48 (62.34%) Ruby
3 39 (50.65%) Scala
4 30 (38.96%) JavaScript
5 18 (23.38%) C++
6 14 (18.18%) C#
7 7 (9.09%) SQL
7 7 (9.09%) Bash Shell
8 4 (5.19%) Perl
9 3 (3.90%) PHP
10 2 (2.60%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.30%) Go
11 1 (1.30%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.30%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (12.99%) ISTQB
2 4 (5.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (23.38%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (7.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.90%) QEMU
2 3 (3.90%) KVM
3 2 (2.60%) vSphere
3 2 (2.60%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.30%) qmail
4 1 (1.30%) Postfix
4 1 (1.30%) Varnish
4 1 (1.30%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 29 (37.66%) Puppet
2 27 (35.06%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.90%) Vagrant
3 3 (3.90%) Ansible
4 1 (1.30%) logstash
4 1 (1.30%) systemd
4 1 (1.30%) yum
4 1 (1.30%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 7 (9.09%) Google
2 6 (7.79%) VMware
3 3 (3.90%) Rackspace
3 3 (3.90%) SaltStack
4 2 (2.60%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle
5 1 (1.30%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.30%) Splunk
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Square One Resources
Rate: market rates
Posted: 2 days ago
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Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £450 - £451 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £0 - £500+ per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per annum
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Rate: £400 - £500+ per day
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Resource Partners Ltd
Posted: 27 days ago