Period
to 19 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for Python skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Python over the 6 months to 19 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Python
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 24 48 73
Rank change year-on-year +24 +25 -38
Contract jobs citing Python 83 44 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 8.92% 4.80% 3.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.84% 15.38% 8.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 52 54
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £500 £543 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.83% +32.32% -22.64%
10th Percentile £364 £367 £300
90th Percentile £563 £665 £476
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £500 £543 £410
% change year-on-year -7.83% +32.32% -18.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - £22.00 -
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £22.00 -

Python is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 380 286 757
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 40.86% 31.22% 41.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 215 575
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £435 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.75% +14.29% -7.89%
10th Percentile £305 £275 £275
90th Percentile £550 £558 £524
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £433 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +8.13% +14.29% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 15
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.46% -18.75% +97.53%
10th Percentile £44.30 £24.60 £29.48
90th Percentile £47.93 £37.25 £55.25
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year +38.46% -16.13% +98.72%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing Python as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for Python in Newcastle upon Tyne

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Python in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Contractor daily rate trend for Python in Newcastle upon Tyne

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 19 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Python.

1 63 (75.90%) DevOps
2 61 (73.49%) Jenkins
3 59 (71.08%) Docker
3 59 (71.08%) Amazon AWS
4 56 (67.47%) Puppet
5 48 (57.83%) Linux
5 48 (57.83%) Agile Software Development
6 46 (55.42%) Ansible
7 41 (49.40%) Configuration Management
8 40 (48.19%) Git (software)
9 38 (45.78%) Kubernetes
10 36 (43.37%) Terraform
11 35 (42.17%) Bash Shell
12 34 (40.96%) MongoDB
12 34 (40.96%) JIRA
13 30 (36.14%) Opscode Chef
14 28 (33.73%) Continuous Integration
14 28 (33.73%) JavaScript
15 25 (30.12%) Test Automation
16 24 (28.92%) Perl
17 23 (27.71%) Java
17 23 (27.71%) Node.js
17 23 (27.71%) Microservices
18 22 (26.51%) Ruby
19 21 (25.30%) GitLab
19 21 (25.30%) Problem-Solving
20 20 (24.10%) MySQL
20 20 (24.10%) Microsoft Azure
21 19 (22.89%) Confluence
21 19 (22.89%) HTML

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 19 (22.89%) Confluence
2 7 (8.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (6.02%) Apache Spark
3 5 (6.02%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.82%) Apache
4 4 (4.82%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (4.82%) JBoss
4 4 (4.82%) nginx
4 4 (4.82%) Tomcat
4 4 (4.82%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.20%) CMS
5 1 (1.20%) Drupal
5 1 (1.20%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 59 (71.08%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (24.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (20.48%) Cloud Computing
4 15 (18.07%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (8.43%) Amazon S3
5 7 (8.43%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (8.43%) iPaaS
6 6 (7.23%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (7.23%) Amazon ELB
6 6 (7.23%) Route 53
6 6 (7.23%) Slack
6 6 (7.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 4 (4.82%) Datadog
7 4 (4.82%) GitHub
7 4 (4.82%) Google Analytics
7 4 (4.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (20.48%) HTTP
2 9 (10.84%) Firewall
2 9 (10.84%) Network Security
3 8 (9.64%) VLAN
4 5 (6.02%) TCP/IP
5 4 (4.82%) SSL
6 1 (1.20%) FTP
6 1 (1.20%) Intranet
6 1 (1.20%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (40.96%) MongoDB
2 20 (24.10%) MySQL
3 14 (16.87%) NoSQL
4 10 (12.05%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (8.43%) Oracle Database
5 7 (8.43%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (4.82%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (4.82%) Apache Hive
6 4 (4.82%) Big Data
6 4 (4.82%) Hadoop
6 4 (4.82%) HBase
6 4 (4.82%) Spark SQL
6 4 (4.82%) Sqoop
7 3 (3.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.41%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.41%) SQL Server
9 1 (1.20%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (1.20%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (1.20%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 61 (73.49%) Jenkins
2 40 (48.19%) Git (software)
3 34 (40.96%) JIRA
4 21 (25.30%) GitLab
5 13 (15.66%) Maven
5 13 (15.66%) SonarQube
6 12 (14.46%) Sonatype Nexus
7 5 (6.02%) Gatling
7 5 (6.02%) JUnit
7 5 (6.02%) Selenium
8 4 (4.82%) Ant
8 4 (4.82%) Bitbucket
8 4 (4.82%) Cucumber
8 4 (4.82%) Eclipse
8 4 (4.82%) Grunt
8 4 (4.82%) gulp
8 4 (4.82%) IntelliJ
8 4 (4.82%) Karma Test Runner
8 4 (4.82%) Sublime Text
8 4 (4.82%) Subversion
General
1 6 (7.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 54 (65.06%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (21.69%) AWS DevOps
3 17 (20.48%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 17 (20.48%) AWS Engineer
3 17 (20.48%) Developer
4 9 (10.84%) JIRA Engineer
5 5 (6.02%) Python Developer
6 4 (4.82%) Big Data Engineer
6 4 (4.82%) Consultant
6 4 (4.82%) DevOps Developer
6 4 (4.82%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 4 (4.82%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (4.82%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 3 (3.61%) Applications Developer
7 3 (3.61%) Data Engineer
7 3 (3.61%) DevOps Consultant
7 3 (3.61%) Django Developer
7 3 (3.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (3.61%) Java Developer
7 3 (3.61%) Python/Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (27.71%) Node.js
2 19 (22.89%) HTML
3 18 (21.69%) Elastic Stack
4 14 (16.87%) Web Services
5 13 (15.66%) CSS
6 12 (14.46%) YAML
7 11 (13.25%) jQuery
8 9 (10.84%) AngularJS
8 9 (10.84%) Django
8 9 (10.84%) Spring
9 8 (9.64%) JSON
10 6 (7.23%) React
10 6 (7.23%) Sass
10 6 (7.23%) XML
11 5 (6.02%) EJB
11 5 (6.02%) Gherkin
11 5 (6.02%) HTML5
11 5 (6.02%) REST
11 5 (6.02%) Servlets
11 5 (6.02%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.46%) Hybrid Cloud
1 12 (14.46%) User Experience
2 7 (8.43%) Private Cloud
2 7 (8.43%) Public Cloud
3 5 (6.02%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (4.82%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.61%) Replication
6 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.20%) CESG
6 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 48 (57.83%) Linux
2 18 (21.69%) Windows
3 16 (19.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (18.07%) CentOS
5 7 (8.43%) Unix
6 6 (7.23%) Ubuntu
7 2 (2.41%) Debian
7 2 (2.41%) Fedora
7 2 (2.41%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (75.90%) DevOps
2 48 (57.83%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (49.40%) Configuration Management
4 28 (33.73%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (30.12%) Test Automation
6 23 (27.71%) Microservices
7 21 (25.30%) Problem-Solving
8 17 (20.48%) Open Source
9 16 (19.28%) Scrum
10 13 (15.66%) Deployment Automation
11 12 (14.46%) Application Performance Monitoring
11 12 (14.46%) Change Management
11 12 (14.46%) Infrastructure Management
11 12 (14.46%) Kanban
11 12 (14.46%) Migration
11 12 (14.46%) Performance Monitoring
11 12 (14.46%) Release Automation
11 12 (14.46%) SOA
12 11 (13.25%) Continuous Delivery
13 10 (12.05%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (42.17%) Bash Shell
2 28 (33.73%) JavaScript
3 24 (28.92%) Perl
4 23 (27.71%) Java
5 22 (26.51%) Ruby
6 17 (20.48%) SQL
7 12 (14.46%) Scala
8 10 (12.05%) C#
9 8 (9.64%) C++
10 5 (6.02%) PHP
11 4 (4.82%) Groovy
11 4 (4.82%) Haskell
11 4 (4.82%) PowerShell
12 2 (2.41%) Shell Script
13 1 (1.20%) C
13 1 (1.20%) COBOL
13 1 (1.20%) Korn
13 1 (1.20%) PL/SQL
13 1 (1.20%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (3.61%) AWS Certification
2 2 (2.41%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.20%) CISMP
3 1 (1.20%) CISSP
3 1 (1.20%) Degree
3 1 (1.20%) GIAC
3 1 (1.20%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.23%) QA
2 1 (1.20%) CESG Infosec
2 1 (1.20%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 59 (71.08%) Docker
2 4 (4.82%) Apache Flume
2 4 (4.82%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 56 (67.47%) Puppet
2 46 (55.42%) Ansible
3 38 (45.78%) Kubernetes
4 36 (43.37%) Terraform
5 30 (36.14%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (15.66%) Nagios
7 12 (14.46%) Docker Swarm
7 12 (14.46%) ZABBIX
8 10 (12.05%) Grafana
9 7 (8.43%) Packer
10 6 (7.23%) Prometheus
10 6 (7.23%) Rancher
11 4 (4.82%) Kibana
12 1 (1.20%) IBM BigFix
12 1 (1.20%) logstash
12 1 (1.20%) Salt
Vendors
1 13 (15.66%) Oracle
2 12 (14.46%) Microsoft
2 12 (14.46%) Riverbed
3 11 (13.25%) Google
4 6 (7.23%) Black Duck
5 5 (6.02%) Cloudera
6 4 (4.82%) Adobe
6 4 (4.82%) webMethods
7 2 (2.41%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.20%) Cisco
8 1 (1.20%) Hortonworks
8 1 (1.20%) New Relic
8 1 (1.20%) SOASTA, Inc
8 1 (1.20%) Solace
8 1 (1.20%) Splunk
8 1 (1.20%) Sybase