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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 53 - 35
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Python 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.75% - 0.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.76% - 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £350 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
Programming Languages Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
227 55 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 42.83% 26.44% 36.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 33 52
Average daily rate £250 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £234 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £350 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £17.00 - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
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
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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 - - 1
Gateshead - - - - 1
Python
North East

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Ruby
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Games
3 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (40.00%) Scala
3 2 (40.00%) Open Source
3 2 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) JUnit
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) OOP
4 1 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) OpenGL
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Law
4 1 (20.00%) PHP
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) Ajax
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) JSON
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (20.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) Lua
4 1 (20.00%) Selenium

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) JUnit
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) RSpec
2 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (20.00%) PhoneGap
General
1 2 (40.00%) Games
2 1 (20.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Front-End Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (20.00%) iOS Developer
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) OpenGL
2 1 (20.00%) Ajax
2 1 (20.00%) JSON
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) CSS3
2 1 (20.00%) Sencha Touch
2 1 (20.00%) OpenGL ES
2 1 (20.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Web Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Android Development
3 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Ruby
2 3 (60.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) Scala
4 1 (20.00%) C
4 1 (20.00%) Lua
4 1 (20.00%) PHP
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Objective-C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Sencha