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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 67 21 26
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +5
Contract jobs citing Python 37 73 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.07% 8.62% 6.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.95% 20.68% 15.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 57 30
Median daily rate £438 £475 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +20.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £323 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £635 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
- +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
532 353 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 44.11% 41.68% 44.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 240 161
Median daily rate £350 £450 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +24.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £560 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 7
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £21.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +75.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.10 £29.20 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £45.00 £49.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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 September 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 September 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 -49 37 £438 -7.89% 3
Python
North East

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 37 (57.81%) Linux
2 35 (54.69%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (48.44%) Puppet
4 28 (43.75%) Java
5 23 (35.94%) JavaScript
6 21 (32.81%) Windows
7 20 (31.25%) ITIL
7 20 (31.25%) SQL
7 20 (31.25%) Ruby
7 20 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (29.69%) PowerShell
8 19 (29.69%) HP
9 18 (28.13%) Opscode Chef
10 17 (26.56%) DevOps
11 16 (25.00%) Jython
12 15 (23.44%) Scrum
12 15 (23.44%) Jenkins
12 15 (23.44%) Security Cleared
13 13 (20.31%) Open Source
13 13 (20.31%) JSON
13 13 (20.31%) SCOrch
13 13 (20.31%) BMC
13 13 (20.31%) CA
13 13 (20.31%) Middleware
13 13 (20.31%) OO
13 13 (20.31%) Perl
14 12 (18.75%) Oracle
14 12 (18.75%) Unix
14 12 (18.75%) Microsoft
14 12 (18.75%) Dell

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 (17.19%) Apache
2 8 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 6 (9.38%) Confluence
4 3 (4.69%) nginx
5 2 (3.13%) IIS
5 2 (3.13%) Jetty
5 2 (3.13%) Mongrel
5 2 (3.13%) OpenStack
5 2 (3.13%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.56%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.50%) IaaS
2 6 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (7.81%) PaaS
3 5 (7.81%) SaaS
4 2 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (3.13%) DigitalOcean
4 2 (3.13%) GitHub
4 2 (3.13%) Google Analytics
4 2 (3.13%) Google App Engine
4 2 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (3.13%) Linode
5 1 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.63%) HTTP
1 10 (15.63%) TCP/IP
2 7 (10.94%) Internet
3 6 (9.38%) Firewall
4 5 (7.81%) HTTPS
4 5 (7.81%) iSCSI
4 5 (7.81%) NAS
4 5 (7.81%) SAN
5 3 (4.69%) DHCP
5 3 (4.69%) DNS
5 3 (4.69%) FTP
6 2 (3.13%) IPsec
6 2 (3.13%) SNMP
6 2 (3.13%) SSL
7 1 (1.56%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.56%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.56%) Network Security
7 1 (1.56%) SSH
7 1 (1.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.06%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.38%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (7.81%) MySQL
4 4 (6.25%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.69%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (3.13%) DataStage
6 2 (3.13%) IBM InfoSphere
6 2 (3.13%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.56%) Redis
7 1 (1.56%) TokuMX
Development Applications
1 15 (23.44%) Jenkins
2 12 (18.75%) JIRA
3 8 (12.50%) Travis CI
4 7 (10.94%) Cucumber
5 5 (7.81%) Selenium
5 5 (7.81%) Subversion
6 4 (6.25%) Git (software)
7 3 (4.69%) JUnit
8 2 (3.13%) GitLab
8 2 (3.13%) HP UFT
8 2 (3.13%) JMeter
8 2 (3.13%) LoadRunner
8 2 (3.13%) Vagrant
9 1 (1.56%) RSpec
9 1 (1.56%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (6.25%) Law
2 2 (3.13%) French Language
2 2 (3.13%) German Language
3 1 (1.56%) Finance
3 1 (1.56%) Games
3 1 (1.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (20.31%) Developer
2 11 (17.19%) Automation Engineer
3 7 (10.94%) WebOps Engineer
4 6 (9.38%) Administrator
4 6 (9.38%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (7.81%) Analyst
5 5 (7.81%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) Java Developer
6 4 (6.25%) Business Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) Technical Business Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Cloud Automation Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (4.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.69%) Test Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) Digital Architect
8 2 (3.13%) Lead Java Developer
8 2 (3.13%) Solutions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.31%) JSON
1 13 (20.31%) Middleware
2 9 (14.06%) RESTful
3 8 (12.50%) CSS
3 8 (12.50%) HTML
4 7 (10.94%) .NET
4 7 (10.94%) XML
5 6 (9.38%) Ajax
5 6 (9.38%) CSS3
5 6 (9.38%) Django
5 6 (9.38%) HTML5
5 6 (9.38%) REST
5 6 (9.38%) Ruby on Rails
5 6 (9.38%) SOAP
5 6 (9.38%) Spring
5 6 (9.38%) Web Services
6 4 (6.25%) Guice
6 4 (6.25%) Spring MVC
7 2 (3.13%) Play Framework
7 2 (3.13%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.19%) Public Cloud
2 4 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.13%) Clustering
4 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.13%) PKI
4 2 (3.13%) Replication
4 2 (3.13%) User Experience
4 2 (3.13%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 37 (57.81%) Linux
2 21 (32.81%) Windows
3 12 (18.75%) Unix
4 11 (17.19%) Windows Server
5 6 (9.38%) CentOS
6 5 (7.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (4.69%) AIX
7 3 (4.69%) HPUX
7 3 (4.69%) Solaris
8 2 (3.13%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.56%) Debian
9 1 (1.56%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (54.69%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
2 20 (31.25%) ITIL
3 17 (26.56%) DevOps
4 15 (23.44%) Scrum
5 13 (20.31%) OO
5 13 (20.31%) Open Source
6 11 (17.19%) ITSM
7 10 (15.63%) Kanban
8 9 (14.06%) TDD
9 7 (10.94%) Configuration Management
9 7 (10.94%) Software Distribution
9 7 (10.94%) Web Operations
10 6 (9.38%) PRINCE2
10 6 (9.38%) Software Engineering
11 5 (7.81%) BDD
11 5 (7.81%) Front End Development
11 5 (7.81%) Problem Management
11 5 (7.81%) Project Management
11 5 (7.81%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 28 (43.75%) Java
2 23 (35.94%) JavaScript
3 20 (31.25%) Ruby
3 20 (31.25%) SQL
4 19 (29.69%) PowerShell
5 16 (25.00%) Jython
6 13 (20.31%) Perl
7 10 (15.63%) C#
8 9 (14.06%) Bash Shell
8 9 (14.06%) C++
9 7 (10.94%) PHP
10 6 (9.38%) Scala
11 5 (7.81%) Shell Script
12 2 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (23.44%) Security Cleared
2 9 (14.06%) BPSS Clearance
3 8 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 4 (6.25%) DV Cleared
5 3 (4.69%) Degree
6 1 (1.56%) CCNA
6 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.56%) CISSP
6 1 (1.56%) MCSE
6 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.56%) SANS
6 1 (1.56%) SSCP
6 1 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (4.69%) QA
3 1 (1.56%) SLA
3 1 (1.56%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (10.94%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.25%) Xen
4 3 (4.69%) LXC
5 2 (3.13%) Docker
5 2 (3.13%) VirtualBox
6 1 (1.56%) Gluster
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 31 (48.44%) Puppet
2 18 (28.13%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (20.31%) SCOrch
4 12 (18.75%) BladeLogic
5 11 (17.19%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 10 (15.63%) Ansible
7 6 (9.38%) ZABBIX
8 5 (7.81%) Nagios
9 3 (4.69%) OpenNMS
9 3 (4.69%) Zenoss
10 2 (3.13%) OVPA
11 1 (1.56%) Graphite
11 1 (1.56%) Graylog
11 1 (1.56%) HAProxy
11 1 (1.56%) Icinga
11 1 (1.56%) logstash
11 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 19 (29.69%) HP
2 13 (20.31%) BMC
2 13 (20.31%) CA
3 12 (18.75%) Dell
3 12 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 12 (18.75%) Oracle
3 12 (18.75%) SaltStack
4 8 (12.50%) Google
5 6 (9.38%) VMware
6 4 (6.25%) Rackspace
7 3 (4.69%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.13%) IBM
9 1 (1.56%) ServiceNow