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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 70 20 30
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +10
Contract jobs citing Python 28 56 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.66% 7.03% 4.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.05% 19.51% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 41 15
Median daily rate £375 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £535 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
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
397 287 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 37.70% 36.01% 44.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 186 129
Median daily rate £330 £445 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.84% +23.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 7 4
Median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £23.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +57.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £37.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £45.00 £71.00
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 30 August 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 30 August 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 -46 26 £413 -13.15% 5
Sunderland - 1 - -
Python
North East

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 40 (70.18%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (56.14%) Java
3 29 (50.88%) Linux
4 27 (47.37%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (45.61%) Ruby
6 18 (31.58%) Perl
6 18 (31.58%) Puppet
7 17 (29.82%) Opscode Chef
7 17 (29.82%) DevOps
8 16 (28.07%) JavaScript
9 14 (24.56%) C#
9 14 (24.56%) Scrum
10 13 (22.81%) Unix
10 13 (22.81%) Windows
10 13 (22.81%) Open Source
11 12 (21.05%) SaltStack
11 12 (21.05%) Jenkins
11 12 (21.05%) Oracle
12 11 (19.30%) .NET
12 11 (19.30%) Apache
12 11 (19.30%) Shell Script
12 11 (19.30%) TDD
12 11 (19.30%) JSON
13 10 (17.54%) Ansible
13 10 (17.54%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (17.54%) TCP/IP
13 10 (17.54%) C++
14 9 (15.79%) ITIL
14 9 (15.79%) Disclosure Scotland
14 9 (15.79%) Kanban

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 (19.30%) Apache
2 8 (14.04%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.26%) Confluence
3 3 (5.26%) nginx
4 2 (3.51%) IIS
4 2 (3.51%) Jetty
4 2 (3.51%) Mongrel
4 2 (3.51%) OpenStack
4 2 (3.51%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.75%) JBoss
5 1 (1.75%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.04%) IaaS
2 6 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (8.77%) PaaS
3 5 (8.77%) SaaS
4 2 (3.51%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (3.51%) DigitalOcean
4 2 (3.51%) GitHub
4 2 (3.51%) Google Analytics
4 2 (3.51%) Google App Engine
4 2 (3.51%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (3.51%) Linode
5 1 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.54%) TCP/IP
2 7 (12.28%) Internet
3 5 (8.77%) HTTP
4 3 (5.26%) DHCP
4 3 (5.26%) DNS
4 3 (5.26%) FTP
5 2 (3.51%) IPsec
5 2 (3.51%) SSL
6 1 (1.75%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.75%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.75%) Firewall
6 1 (1.75%) Network Security
6 1 (1.75%) SSH
6 1 (1.75%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (7.02%) MySQL
3 3 (5.26%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.26%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.51%) DataStage
4 2 (3.51%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.75%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.75%) Big Data
5 1 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.75%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.75%) HBase
5 1 (1.75%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.75%) Pentaho
5 1 (1.75%) Redis
5 1 (1.75%) TokuMX
Development Applications
1 12 (21.05%) Jenkins
2 8 (14.04%) JIRA
2 8 (14.04%) Travis CI
3 5 (8.77%) Cucumber
3 5 (8.77%) Subversion
4 4 (7.02%) Git (software)
5 3 (5.26%) JUnit
6 2 (3.51%) GitLab
6 2 (3.51%) Selenium
6 2 (3.51%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.75%) ERwin
7 1 (1.75%) RSpec
7 1 (1.75%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (7.02%) Law
2 2 (3.51%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) French Language
2 2 (3.51%) German Language
3 1 (1.75%) Games
3 1 (1.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (24.56%) Developer
2 7 (12.28%) WebOps Engineer
3 6 (10.53%) Administrator
3 6 (10.53%) Analyst
3 6 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (10.53%) Tester
4 5 (8.77%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) Java Developer
4 5 (8.77%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) Business Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) Scala Developer
5 4 (7.02%) Technical Business Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.51%) Architect
7 2 (3.51%) Lead Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Lead Java Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Python Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Solutions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (19.30%) .NET
1 11 (19.30%) JSON
2 7 (12.28%) RESTful
2 7 (12.28%) XML
3 6 (10.53%) CSS
3 6 (10.53%) HTML
4 5 (8.77%) Ruby on Rails
4 5 (8.77%) SOAP
4 5 (8.77%) Web Services
5 4 (7.02%) Ajax
5 4 (7.02%) CSS3
5 4 (7.02%) Django
5 4 (7.02%) HTML5
5 4 (7.02%) REST
5 4 (7.02%) Spring
6 3 (5.26%) Guice
6 3 (5.26%) Spring MVC
7 2 (3.51%) .NET Framework
7 2 (3.51%) J2EE
7 2 (3.51%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.54%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.02%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.51%) Clustering
4 2 (3.51%) Public Cloud
4 2 (3.51%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.75%) CESG
5 1 (1.75%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.75%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.75%) User Experience
5 1 (1.75%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 29 (50.88%) Linux
2 13 (22.81%) Unix
2 13 (22.81%) Windows
3 6 (10.53%) CentOS
3 6 (10.53%) Windows Server
4 5 (8.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (5.26%) AIX
5 3 (5.26%) HPUX
5 3 (5.26%) Solaris
6 1 (1.75%) Debian
6 1 (1.75%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (70.18%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (47.37%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (29.82%) DevOps
4 14 (24.56%) Scrum
5 13 (22.81%) Open Source
6 11 (19.30%) TDD
7 9 (15.79%) ITIL
7 9 (15.79%) Kanban
8 8 (14.04%) BDD
9 7 (12.28%) Web Operations
10 6 (10.53%) Configuration Management
10 6 (10.53%) PRINCE2
10 6 (10.53%) Project Management
11 5 (8.77%) Problem Management
11 5 (8.77%) Software Engineering
11 5 (8.77%) Web Development
12 4 (7.02%) Business Analysis
12 4 (7.02%) OWASP
12 4 (7.02%) Use Case
12 4 (7.02%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 32 (56.14%) Java
2 26 (45.61%) Ruby
3 18 (31.58%) Perl
4 16 (28.07%) JavaScript
5 14 (24.56%) C#
6 11 (19.30%) Shell Script
7 10 (17.54%) C++
8 9 (15.79%) Bash Shell
9 8 (14.04%) Scala
10 7 (12.28%) C
10 7 (12.28%) PHP
10 7 (12.28%) SQL
11 6 (10.53%) PowerShell
12 3 (5.26%) Jython
Qualifications
1 9 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.28%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (7.02%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.26%) Degree
5 1 (1.75%) CCNA
5 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.75%) MCSE
5 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.79%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (5.26%) WCAG
3 2 (3.51%) QA
3 2 (3.51%) WAI
4 1 (1.75%) GPG13
4 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (8.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.02%) Xen
3 2 (3.51%) LXC
3 2 (3.51%) VirtualBox
4 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.75%) Docker
4 1 (1.75%) Gluster
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.75%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 18 (31.58%) Puppet
2 17 (29.82%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (17.54%) Ansible
4 6 (10.53%) ZABBIX
5 5 (8.77%) Nagios
6 3 (5.26%) OpenNMS
6 3 (5.26%) Zenoss
7 2 (3.51%) OVPA
8 1 (1.75%) Graphite
8 1 (1.75%) Graylog
8 1 (1.75%) HAProxy
8 1 (1.75%) Icinga
8 1 (1.75%) logstash
8 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 12 (21.05%) Oracle
1 12 (21.05%) SaltStack
2 7 (12.28%) Google
3 6 (10.53%) VMware
4 5 (8.77%) HP
4 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
5 4 (7.02%) Rackspace
6 3 (5.26%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.51%) IBM
8 1 (1.75%) CA
8 1 (1.75%) Informatica
8 1 (1.75%) Tableau