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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 28 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Python 20 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 4.69% 0.97% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.53% 4.08% -
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £205 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+95.12% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -9.09%
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
190 49 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 44.60% 23.79% 28.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 27 51
Average daily rate £360 £325 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £395 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 4
Average hourly rate £23.88 - £14.88
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 - £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 - £16.64
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -5 20 £400 +95.12% 4
North Shields - - - -
South Shields - - - -
Sunderland - - - - 1
Gateshead - - - -
Python
North East

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 26 (96.30%) Java
1 26 (96.30%) Ruby
2 22 (81.48%) Scala
3 21 (77.78%) C#
4 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (48.15%) Automated Testing
6 12 (44.44%) Ajax
6 12 (44.44%) CSS
6 12 (44.44%) HTML
6 12 (44.44%) HTML5
6 12 (44.44%) REST
6 12 (44.44%) CSS3
7 11 (40.74%) JSON
8 8 (29.63%) RESTful
9 7 (25.93%) Scrum
10 6 (22.22%) JUnit
10 6 (22.22%) Jenkins
11 5 (18.52%) Cucumber
11 5 (18.52%) Selenium
11 5 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (18.52%) Test Automation
11 5 (18.52%) WebDriver
11 5 (18.52%) TDD
12 4 (14.81%) Games
12 4 (14.81%) Web Testing
12 4 (14.81%) Test Scripting
12 4 (14.81%) RSpec
12 4 (14.81%) Automation Testing
13 3 (11.11%) Open Source
13 3 (11.11%) QA

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) JUnit
1 6 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 5 (18.52%) Cucumber
2 5 (18.52%) Selenium
2 5 (18.52%) WebDriver
3 4 (14.81%) RSpec
4 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 4 (14.81%) Games
2 1 (3.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 19 (70.37%) Developer
2 8 (29.63%) Senior Developer
3 2 (7.41%) Test Specialist
3 2 (7.41%) Analyst
3 2 (7.41%) Test Automation Specialist
3 2 (7.41%) Automation Specialist
4 1 (3.70%) Automation Tester
4 1 (3.70%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Scala Developer
4 1 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Agile Tester
4 1 (3.70%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (3.70%) Test Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Web Developer
4 1 (3.70%) Architect
4 1 (3.70%) Tester
4 1 (3.70%) Data Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Test Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (44.44%) Ajax
1 12 (44.44%) CSS
1 12 (44.44%) HTML
1 12 (44.44%) HTML5
1 12 (44.44%) REST
1 12 (44.44%) CSS3
2 11 (40.74%) JSON
3 8 (29.63%) RESTful
4 1 (3.70%) jQuery
4 1 (3.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (48.15%) Automated Testing
3 7 (25.93%) Scrum
4 5 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (18.52%) Test Automation
4 5 (18.52%) TDD
5 4 (14.81%) Web Testing
5 4 (14.81%) Test Scripting
5 4 (14.81%) Automation Testing
6 3 (11.11%) Software Testing
7 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (7.41%) DevOps
7 2 (7.41%) User Stories
7 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (3.70%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (3.70%) Agile Project Management
8 1 (3.70%) Software Architecture
8 1 (3.70%) Data Protection
8 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
8 1 (3.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (96.30%) Java
1 26 (96.30%) Ruby
2 22 (81.48%) Scala
3 21 (77.78%) C#
4 1 (3.70%) C++
4 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA