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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 30 42 25
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -17
Contract jobs citing Python 41 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 5.78% 0.56% 1.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.98% 1.20% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 1 2
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£448 £385 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.23% +87.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £385 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £385 £241
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £25.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+54.00% -26.47%
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
228 166 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 32.16% 46.63% 22.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 111 24
Average daily rate £383 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £450 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £33.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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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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 +14 41 £448 +16.23% 4
Python
North East

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 43 (75.44%) Ruby
2 41 (71.93%) Java
3 35 (61.40%) Linux
3 35 (61.40%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (59.65%) Scala
5 32 (56.14%) Puppet
6 30 (52.63%) Selenium
6 30 (52.63%) Jenkins
7 27 (47.37%) HTML
8 26 (45.61%) Open Source
9 24 (42.11%) RESTful
10 23 (40.35%) Spring
10 23 (40.35%) Opscode Chef
11 22 (38.60%) Django
11 22 (38.60%) JSON
11 22 (38.60%) JIRA
11 22 (38.60%) Confluence
11 22 (38.60%) HTML5
11 22 (38.60%) MongoDB
11 22 (38.60%) NoSQL
12 20 (35.09%) Relational Database
13 18 (31.58%) Cucumber
13 18 (31.58%) TDD
14 15 (26.32%) Configuration Management
15 14 (24.56%) Scrum
16 13 (22.81%) JavaScript
17 12 (21.05%) Git (software)
17 12 (21.05%) Bash Shell
18 11 (19.30%) VMware
18 11 (19.30%) User Experience

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 22 (38.60%) Confluence
2 2 (3.51%) OpenStack
2 2 (3.51%) Apache
3 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.75%) CMS
3 1 (1.75%) Zope
3 1 (1.75%) Plone
3 1 (1.75%) nginx
3 1 (1.75%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.77%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (8.77%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.75%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.77%) HTTP
2 3 (5.26%) Unified Communications
3 2 (3.51%) 4G
3 2 (3.51%) 3G
3 2 (3.51%) SSL
3 2 (3.51%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.75%) SAN
4 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.75%) DNS
4 1 (1.75%) Firewall
4 1 (1.75%) Converged Networks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (38.60%) MongoDB
1 22 (38.60%) NoSQL
2 20 (35.09%) Relational Database
3 5 (8.77%) MySQL
4 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.75%) Big Data
4 1 (1.75%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 30 (52.63%) Selenium
1 30 (52.63%) Jenkins
2 22 (38.60%) JIRA
3 18 (31.58%) Cucumber
4 12 (21.05%) Git (software)
5 8 (14.04%) RSpec
5 8 (14.04%) WebDriver
5 8 (14.04%) JUnit
6 5 (8.77%) Subversion
General
1 6 (10.53%) Games
2 4 (7.02%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (40.35%) Architect
2 16 (28.07%) Digital Architect
3 14 (24.56%) Technical Architect
4 10 (17.54%) Senior Architect
4 10 (17.54%) Digital Technical Architect
5 9 (15.79%) Developer
5 9 (15.79%) Senior Technical Architect
6 7 (12.28%) Test Engineer
6 7 (12.28%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (12.28%) Automation Engineer
6 7 (12.28%) Test Automation Engineer
6 7 (12.28%) Senior Digital Architect
7 6 (10.53%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
8 5 (8.77%) Digital Solutions Architect
8 5 (8.77%) Java Developer
9 4 (7.02%) Lead Solutions Architect
9 4 (7.02%) Scala Developer
9 4 (7.02%) Lead Architect
10 3 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
10 3 (5.26%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (47.37%) HTML
2 24 (42.11%) RESTful
3 23 (40.35%) Spring
4 22 (38.60%) HTML5
4 22 (38.60%) JSON
4 22 (38.60%) Django
5 10 (17.54%) Play Framework
6 5 (8.77%) CSS
7 4 (7.02%) Web Services
8 2 (3.51%) AngularJS
8 2 (3.51%) REST
9 1 (1.75%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (1.75%) jQuery
9 1 (1.75%) Hibernate
9 1 (1.75%) Java EE
9 1 (1.75%) SOAP
9 1 (1.75%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.30%) User Experience
2 8 (14.04%) Social Media
3 5 (8.77%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.75%) Replication
4 1 (1.75%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 35 (61.40%) Linux
2 6 (10.53%) UNIX
3 4 (7.02%) Mac OS X
4 2 (3.51%) CentOS
5 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (61.40%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (45.61%) Open Source
3 18 (31.58%) TDD
4 15 (26.32%) Configuration Management
5 14 (24.56%) Scrum
6 10 (17.54%) Web Development
6 10 (17.54%) Business Analysis
6 10 (17.54%) Kanban
7 8 (14.04%) Test Automation
7 8 (14.04%) Web Testing
7 8 (14.04%) Test Scripting
7 8 (14.04%) Automated Testing
7 8 (14.04%) Automation Testing
7 8 (14.04%) Microservices
8 6 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (10.53%) Mentoring
9 5 (8.77%) DevOps
9 5 (8.77%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (7.02%) Software Testing
10 4 (7.02%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 43 (75.44%) Ruby
2 41 (71.93%) Java
3 34 (59.65%) Scala
4 13 (22.81%) JavaScript
5 12 (21.05%) Bash Shell
6 8 (14.04%) C#
7 3 (5.26%) SQL
8 2 (3.51%) C++
8 2 (3.51%) Perl
8 2 (3.51%) PHP
9 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.75%) Go
Qualifications
1 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.04%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (14.04%) Docker
2 3 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.51%) QEMU
3 2 (3.51%) KVM
4 1 (1.75%) qmail
4 1 (1.75%) Postfix
4 1 (1.75%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 32 (56.14%) Puppet
2 23 (40.35%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (14.04%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.75%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.75%) Ansible
4 1 (1.75%) systemd
Vendors
1 11 (19.30%) VMware
2 5 (8.77%) Google
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle
3 2 (3.51%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.75%) HP
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