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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 41 44 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Python 20 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.29% 1.48% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.13% 3.78% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 0
Average daily rate
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£445 £328 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.87% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £315
% change year-on-year
- +19.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
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
246 185 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 40.46% 39.19% 21.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 119 24
Average daily rate £350 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £433 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 1
Average hourly rate £32.00 £34.75 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.91% -18.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 May 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 22 May 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 +6 19 £445 +45.90% 3
Gateshead - 1 - -
Python
North East

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 21 (72.41%) Ruby
2 19 (65.52%) Puppet
3 18 (62.07%) Java
4 16 (55.17%) Linux
5 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (44.83%) RESTful
5 13 (44.83%) Open Source
6 12 (41.38%) Spring
7 11 (37.93%) Scala
7 11 (37.93%) HTML
7 11 (37.93%) JSON
7 11 (37.93%) JIRA
7 11 (37.93%) Selenium
7 11 (37.93%) Django
7 11 (37.93%) Confluence
7 11 (37.93%) MongoDB
7 11 (37.93%) NoSQL
7 11 (37.93%) Jenkins
7 11 (37.93%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (37.93%) HTML5
8 9 (31.03%) Kanban
8 9 (31.03%) Scrum
8 9 (31.03%) VMware
8 9 (31.03%) TDD
8 9 (31.03%) Relational Database
8 9 (31.03%) Bash Shell
9 8 (27.59%) Docker
9 8 (27.59%) Vagrant
9 8 (27.59%) Git (software)
9 8 (27.59%) Configuration Management

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 11 (37.93%) Confluence
2 1 (3.45%) JBoss
2 1 (3.45%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (17.24%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) SAN
1 1 (3.45%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (37.93%) MongoDB
1 11 (37.93%) NoSQL
2 9 (31.03%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.90%) MySQL
4 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (37.93%) JIRA
1 11 (37.93%) Selenium
1 11 (37.93%) Jenkins
2 8 (27.59%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (6.90%) Games
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Architect
2 10 (34.48%) Technical Architect
3 7 (24.14%) Digital Architect
3 7 (24.14%) Digital Technical Architect
4 5 (17.24%) Java Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Senior Technical Architect
4 5 (17.24%) Senior Architect
4 5 (17.24%) Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Digital Architect
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Programmer
6 2 (6.90%) Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.45%) Administrator
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Linux Administrator
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.45%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (3.45%) Java Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (44.83%) RESTful
2 12 (41.38%) Spring
3 11 (37.93%) HTML
3 11 (37.93%) JSON
3 11 (37.93%) Django
3 11 (37.93%) HTML5
4 4 (13.79%) Web Services
5 2 (6.90%) AngularJS
5 2 (6.90%) REST
5 2 (6.90%) .NET
6 1 (3.45%) SOAP
6 1 (3.45%) Hibernate
6 1 (3.45%) Java EE
6 1 (3.45%) jQuery
6 1 (3.45%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (44.83%) Open Source
2 6 (20.69%) User Experience
3 1 (3.45%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 16 (55.17%) Linux
2 2 (6.90%) UNIX
3 1 (3.45%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (31.03%) Kanban
2 9 (31.03%) Scrum
2 9 (31.03%) TDD
3 8 (27.59%) Configuration Management
4 6 (20.69%) Mentoring
4 6 (20.69%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (20.69%) Web Development
5 5 (17.24%) DevOps
6 4 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (10.34%) Business Analysis
8 2 (6.90%) Analytics
8 2 (6.90%) SOA
9 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (3.45%) Project Management
9 1 (3.45%) Technical Architecture
9 1 (3.45%) Big Data Analytics
9 1 (3.45%) Agile Project Management
9 1 (3.45%) Business Analytics
9 1 (3.45%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 21 (72.41%) Ruby
2 18 (62.07%) Java
3 11 (37.93%) Scala
4 9 (31.03%) Bash Shell
5 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.90%) SQL
7 1 (3.45%) Perl
7 1 (3.45%) PHP
7 1 (3.45%) C#
7 1 (3.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (27.59%) Docker
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (65.52%) Puppet
2 11 (37.93%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (27.59%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) VMware
2 5 (17.24%) Google
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) HP
3 1 (3.45%) Red Hat