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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 31 37 47
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +10
Contract jobs citing Python 41 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 5.73% 1.53% 0.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.23% 4.17% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 5 0
Average daily rate £550 £370 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.64% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +7.14%
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
310 144 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 43.36% 36.64% 45.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 107 92
Average daily rate £375 £330 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 4
Average hourly rate £19.50 £35.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.28% +105.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +4 40 £550 +27.90% 8
Gateshead - 1 £350 -
Python
North East

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 61 (70.11%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (59.77%) Ruby
2 52 (59.77%) Java
3 41 (47.13%) JavaScript
4 38 (43.68%) C++
4 38 (43.68%) Linux
5 30 (34.48%) HTML
6 28 (32.18%) C#
6 28 (32.18%) .NET
7 27 (31.03%) Scala
8 25 (28.74%) Open Source
9 23 (26.44%) Unix
9 23 (26.44%) TDD
10 22 (25.29%) CSS
10 22 (25.29%) Jenkins
11 18 (20.69%) Selenium
12 17 (19.54%) Scrum
13 16 (18.39%) Web Design
13 16 (18.39%) Responsive Web Design
14 15 (17.24%) Cucumber
14 15 (17.24%) Puppet
14 15 (17.24%) MongoDB
14 15 (17.24%) Mac OS X
14 15 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
15 14 (16.09%) Configuration Management
15 14 (16.09%) Project Management
16 13 (14.94%) Internet
16 13 (14.94%) Confluence
16 13 (14.94%) Opscode Chef
16 13 (14.94%) Web Development

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 13 (14.94%) Confluence
2 6 (6.90%) Drupal
3 4 (4.60%) Node.js
3 4 (4.60%) SAS
4 2 (2.30%) Apache
4 2 (2.30%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.15%) IIS
5 1 (1.15%) Jetty
5 1 (1.15%) nginx
5 1 (1.15%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.05%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.75%) GitHub
3 3 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (3.45%) Google App Engine
3 3 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (3.45%) IaaS
4 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.94%) Internet
2 10 (11.49%) HTTP
3 6 (6.90%) Intranet
4 4 (4.60%) SNMP
5 2 (2.30%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.15%) DHCP
6 1 (1.15%) DNS
6 1 (1.15%) FTP
6 1 (1.15%) IPsec
6 1 (1.15%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.24%) MongoDB
2 12 (13.79%) Relational Database
3 11 (12.64%) NoSQL
4 7 (8.05%) Hadoop
5 6 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (6.90%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (4.60%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (4.60%) Apache Hive
6 4 (4.60%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (4.60%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 4 (4.60%) HBase
6 4 (4.60%) Pentaho
7 3 (3.45%) MySQL
8 2 (2.30%) Big Data
9 1 (1.15%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.15%) Redis
Development Applications
1 22 (25.29%) Jenkins
2 18 (20.69%) Selenium
3 15 (17.24%) Cucumber
4 13 (14.94%) Git (software)
4 13 (14.94%) JIRA
5 8 (9.20%) Subversion
6 7 (8.05%) JUnit
6 7 (8.05%) Vagrant
7 6 (6.90%) RSpec
7 6 (6.90%) WebDriver
8 4 (4.60%) ERwin
8 4 (4.60%) HP UFT
8 4 (4.60%) JMeter
8 4 (4.60%) LoadRunner
9 2 (2.30%) TeamCity
10 1 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (1.15%) FishEye
General
1 11 (12.64%) Finance
2 5 (5.75%) Games
2 5 (5.75%) Law
3 4 (4.60%) Marketing
4 3 (3.45%) Legal
5 1 (1.15%) Back Office
5 1 (1.15%) German Language
Job Titles
1 30 (34.48%) Developer
2 17 (19.54%) Architect
3 11 (12.64%) Scala Developer
4 10 (11.49%) Digital Developer
5 9 (10.34%) Senior Developer
5 9 (10.34%) Technical Architect
6 8 (9.20%) Delivery Manager
7 6 (6.90%) Digital Delivery Manager
7 6 (6.90%) Java Architect
7 6 (6.90%) Senior Manager
8 5 (5.75%) Automation Engineer
8 5 (5.75%) Test Automation Engineer
8 5 (5.75%) Test Engineer
9 4 (4.60%) Analyst
9 4 (4.60%) Business Analyst
9 4 (4.60%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (4.60%) Java Developer
9 4 (4.60%) Python Developer
10 3 (3.45%) Agile Delivery Manager
10 3 (3.45%) Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (34.48%) HTML
2 28 (32.18%) .NET
3 22 (25.29%) CSS
4 12 (13.79%) Django
4 12 (13.79%) XHTML
5 10 (11.49%) HTML5
6 9 (10.34%) JSON
7 8 (9.20%) Play Framework
7 8 (9.20%) RESTful
7 8 (9.20%) Spring
8 7 (8.05%) REST
9 5 (5.75%) J2EE
9 5 (5.75%) Web Services
10 4 (4.60%) Ajax
10 4 (4.60%) CSS3
10 4 (4.60%) Java EE
11 3 (3.45%) AngularJS
11 3 (3.45%) Ruby on Rails
11 3 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 1 (1.15%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (14.94%) Visualisation
3 5 (5.75%) Social Media
4 4 (4.60%) PKI
4 4 (4.60%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (3.45%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.30%) CESG
6 2 (2.30%) User Experience
7 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 38 (43.68%) Linux
2 23 (26.44%) Unix
3 15 (17.24%) Mac OS X
4 7 (8.05%) Windows
5 5 (5.75%) CentOS
5 5 (5.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (5.75%) Ubuntu
6 4 (4.60%) SUSE
7 1 (1.15%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (70.11%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (28.74%) Open Source
3 23 (26.44%) TDD
4 17 (19.54%) Scrum
5 16 (18.39%) Responsive Web Design
5 16 (18.39%) Web Design
6 14 (16.09%) Configuration Management
6 14 (16.09%) Project Management
7 13 (14.94%) Web Development
8 12 (13.79%) Agile Project Management
8 12 (13.79%) DevOps
9 10 (11.49%) Web Accessibility
10 9 (10.34%) Automated Testing
10 9 (10.34%) Mentoring
10 9 (10.34%) Test Automation
10 9 (10.34%) Test Scripting
10 9 (10.34%) User Stories
11 7 (8.05%) Web Operations
12 6 (6.90%) Automation Testing
12 6 (6.90%) Defect Tracking
Programming Languages
1 52 (59.77%) Java
1 52 (59.77%) Ruby
2 41 (47.13%) JavaScript
3 38 (43.68%) C++
4 28 (32.18%) C#
5 27 (31.03%) Scala
6 8 (9.20%) Shell Script
6 8 (9.20%) SQL
7 7 (8.05%) Bash Shell
7 7 (8.05%) Perl
8 5 (5.75%) C
9 2 (2.30%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.30%) R
10 1 (1.15%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 9 (10.34%) SC Cleared
3 8 (9.20%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (8.05%) BC Cleared
5 5 (5.75%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.30%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.15%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.15%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.90%) QA
2 5 (5.75%) WCAG
3 3 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.15%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.15%) GPG13
4 1 (1.15%) WAI
System Software
1 5 (5.75%) Docker
2 4 (4.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.30%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.30%) vSphere
4 1 (1.15%) LXC
4 1 (1.15%) VirtualBox
4 1 (1.15%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (17.24%) Puppet
2 13 (14.94%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.45%) StatsD
4 2 (2.30%) Ansible
5 1 (1.15%) logstash
5 1 (1.15%) yum
Vendors
1 8 (9.20%) VMware
2 7 (8.05%) Oracle
3 6 (6.90%) Tableau
4 4 (4.60%) CA
4 4 (4.60%) Google
4 4 (4.60%) HP
4 4 (4.60%) Informatica
5 3 (3.45%) Rackspace
5 3 (3.45%) SaltStack
6 2 (2.30%) Apigee
6 2 (2.30%) Citrix
6 2 (2.30%) Mashery
6 2 (2.30%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.30%) Teradata
7 1 (1.15%) Kofax
7 1 (1.15%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.15%) Splunk