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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 24 - 37
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Python 36 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 6.94% - 0.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.13% - 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £32.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -5.79%
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
238 55 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 45.86% 29.26% 31.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 31 52
Average daily rate £369 £325 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.46% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £252 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £397 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 3
Average hourly rate £21.38 £12.99 £13.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.54% -0.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 - 36 £400 - 6
North Shields - - - -
South Shields - - - -
Sunderland - - - -
Gateshead - - - -
Python
North East

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 40 (97.56%) Ruby
2 39 (95.12%) Java
3 38 (92.68%) Scala
4 37 (90.24%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (80.49%) C#
6 24 (58.54%) HTML
6 24 (58.54%) CSS
7 22 (53.66%) RESTful
8 19 (46.34%) REST
8 19 (46.34%) CSS3
8 19 (46.34%) HTML5
8 19 (46.34%) Ajax
8 19 (46.34%) Automated Testing
9 18 (43.90%) JSON
10 15 (36.59%) Scrum
11 14 (34.15%) Linux
12 13 (31.71%) UNIX
12 13 (31.71%) Mac OS X
12 13 (31.71%) Subversion
12 13 (31.71%) Git (software)
13 12 (29.27%) Web Development
13 12 (29.27%) JavaScript
14 11 (26.83%) Configuration Management
14 11 (26.83%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (26.83%) Visualisation
15 10 (24.39%) Responsive Web Design
15 10 (24.39%) Relational Database
15 10 (24.39%) Line Management
15 10 (24.39%) Mentoring
15 10 (24.39%) HTTP

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Communications & Networking
1 10 (24.39%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (24.39%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (31.71%) Subversion
1 13 (31.71%) Git (software)
2 6 (14.63%) Jenkins
2 6 (14.63%) JUnit
3 5 (12.20%) WebDriver
3 5 (12.20%) Cucumber
3 5 (12.20%) Selenium
4 4 (9.76%) RSpec
General
1 4 (9.76%) Games
Job Titles
1 34 (82.93%) Developer
2 16 (39.02%) Senior Developer
3 4 (9.76%) Lead Developer
4 3 (7.32%) Web Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Test Specialist
5 2 (4.88%) Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Scala Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Automation Specialist
5 2 (4.88%) Test Automation Specialist
6 1 (2.44%) Agile Tester
6 1 (2.44%) Automation Tester
6 1 (2.44%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (2.44%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Test Analyst
6 1 (2.44%) Tester
6 1 (2.44%) Data Analyst
6 1 (2.44%) Java Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Test Engineer
6 1 (2.44%) Senior Web Developer
6 1 (2.44%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (58.54%) HTML
1 24 (58.54%) CSS
2 22 (53.66%) RESTful
3 19 (46.34%) REST
3 19 (46.34%) CSS3
3 19 (46.34%) HTML5
3 19 (46.34%) Ajax
4 18 (43.90%) JSON
5 1 (2.44%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.83%) Visualisation
2 2 (4.88%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 14 (34.15%) Linux
2 13 (31.71%) UNIX
2 13 (31.71%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (90.24%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (46.34%) Automated Testing
3 15 (36.59%) Scrum
4 12 (29.27%) Web Development
5 11 (26.83%) Configuration Management
5 11 (26.83%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (24.39%) Responsive Web Design
6 10 (24.39%) Line Management
6 10 (24.39%) Mentoring
6 10 (24.39%) Web Design
7 8 (19.51%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (12.20%) TDD
8 5 (12.20%) Test Automation
9 4 (9.76%) Web Testing
9 4 (9.76%) Test Scripting
9 4 (9.76%) Automation Testing
10 3 (7.32%) Software Testing
11 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (4.88%) User Stories
12 1 (2.44%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 40 (97.56%) Ruby
2 39 (95.12%) Java
3 38 (92.68%) Scala
4 33 (80.49%) C#
5 12 (29.27%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) QA