The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Tyne and Wear region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 39 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing Python 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.84% 1.00% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.83% 4.65% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£305 £205 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.78% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.08% +1.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-15.49% -2.73%
Programming Languages Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
164 43 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 45.68% 21.39% 30.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 21 70
Average daily rate £300 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £395 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 6
Average hourly rate £33.00 £42.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.35% +21.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Python
North East

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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 2014. 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 -12 3 £305 +48.78% 9
Sunderland - - - -
Python
North East

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 6 (85.71%) Java
1 6 (85.71%) Ruby
2 4 (57.14%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) JUnit
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Automated Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Scala
2 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
3 3 (42.86%) Games
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) TDD
3 3 (42.86%) Selenium
3 3 (42.86%) Web Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 3 (42.86%) WebDriver
3 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
4 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 2 (28.57%) QA
4 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 2 (28.57%) RSpec
4 2 (28.57%) Open Source
4 2 (28.57%) User Stories
4 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
4 2 (28.57%) DevOps
5 1 (14.29%) C++
5 1 (14.29%) HTML
5 1 (14.29%) .NET
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) CSS
5 1 (14.29%) Linux

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) JUnit
1 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
2 3 (42.86%) WebDriver
2 3 (42.86%) Cucumber
2 3 (42.86%) Selenium
3 2 (28.57%) RSpec
4 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 3 (42.86%) Games
2 1 (14.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Front-End Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) Ajax
1 1 (14.29%) JSON
1 1 (14.29%) HTML5
1 1 (14.29%) REST
1 1 (14.29%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Automated Testing
2 3 (42.86%) TDD
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) Web Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 2 (28.57%) User Stories
3 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) Web Design
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
4 1 (14.29%) Software Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
1 6 (85.71%) Ruby
2 4 (57.14%) Scala
2 4 (57.14%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA