Period
to 15 November 2018

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 15 November 2018 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 41 95
Rank change year-on-year +12 +54 -69
Contract jobs citing Python 74 49 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 8.73% 5.65% 2.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.02% 16.61% 6.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 60 51
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £500 £535 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.54% +22.29% -7.89%
10th Percentile £323 £345 £320
90th Percentile £600 £638 £530
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £500 £535 £438
% change year-on-year -6.54% +22.29% -7.89%
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 352 295 937
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 41.51% 33.99% 40.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 208 675
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £425 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +8.57% -15.15%
10th Percentile £288 £271 £255
90th Percentile £557 £550 £506
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £413 £380 £350
% change year-on-year +8.55% +8.57% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 34
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £32.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +30.15% +18.75%
10th Percentile £35.00 £19.90 £28.00
90th Percentile £47.63 £48.05 £41.20
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £32.66
% change year-on-year +5.88% +30.15% +20.94%

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 15 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, 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 55 (74.32%) DevOps
2 52 (70.27%) Amazon AWS
3 50 (67.57%) Puppet
3 50 (67.57%) Jenkins
4 49 (66.22%) Linux
5 45 (60.81%) Docker
6 43 (58.11%) Ansible
7 40 (54.05%) Agile Software Development
8 39 (52.70%) Configuration Management
9 32 (43.24%) Bash Shell
10 31 (41.89%) Git (software)
11 28 (37.84%) Kubernetes
11 28 (37.84%) Windows
12 27 (36.49%) Continuous Integration
12 27 (36.49%) Terraform
13 26 (35.14%) Elastic Stack
13 26 (35.14%) Perl
13 26 (35.14%) Test Automation
14 25 (33.78%) Open Source
14 25 (33.78%) Opscode Chef
14 25 (33.78%) Java
15 24 (32.43%) JavaScript
16 23 (31.08%) Ruby
17 22 (29.73%) JIRA
17 22 (29.73%) Microsoft Azure
17 22 (29.73%) MongoDB
18 19 (25.68%) SQL
18 19 (25.68%) Nagios
19 18 (24.32%) C++
19 18 (24.32%) Problem-Solving

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 16 (21.62%) Confluence
2 7 (9.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (6.76%) JBoss
3 5 (6.76%) SAS
4 4 (5.41%) nginx
5 3 (4.05%) Apache
5 3 (4.05%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (4.05%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.05%) Tomcat
5 3 (4.05%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.35%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.35%) CMS
6 1 (1.35%) Drupal
6 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (6.76%) SPSS
2 2 (2.70%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 52 (70.27%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (29.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (16.22%) Datadog
4 11 (14.86%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (12.16%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (10.81%) AWS CloudFormation
7 7 (9.46%) Amazon S3
8 6 (8.11%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (8.11%) Slack
9 5 (6.76%) Amazon ELB
9 5 (6.76%) Route 53
9 5 (6.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (4.05%) GitHub
10 3 (4.05%) Google Analytics
10 3 (4.05%) Office 365
11 1 (1.35%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (1.35%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.16%) HTTP
2 8 (10.81%) Firewall
3 7 (9.46%) VLAN
4 3 (4.05%) Network Security
4 3 (4.05%) SSL
4 3 (4.05%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (29.73%) MongoDB
2 14 (18.92%) NoSQL
3 9 (12.16%) MySQL
3 9 (12.16%) Oracle Database
4 6 (8.11%) Amazon Redshift
4 6 (8.11%) Big Data
5 5 (6.76%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (6.76%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (5.41%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (4.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (4.05%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.70%) KNIME
8 2 (2.70%) SQL Server
9 1 (1.35%) KDB
9 1 (1.35%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 50 (67.57%) Jenkins
2 31 (41.89%) Git (software)
3 22 (29.73%) JIRA
4 12 (16.22%) GitLab
5 11 (14.86%) Maven
6 10 (13.51%) Sonatype Nexus
7 7 (9.46%) TeamCity
8 6 (8.11%) SonarQube
9 4 (5.41%) Gatling
9 4 (5.41%) JUnit
9 4 (5.41%) Selenium
9 4 (5.41%) Subversion
10 3 (4.05%) Ant
10 3 (4.05%) Bitbucket
10 3 (4.05%) Eclipse
10 3 (4.05%) Grunt
10 3 (4.05%) gulp
10 3 (4.05%) IntelliJ
10 3 (4.05%) Karma Test Runner
10 3 (4.05%) Sublime Text
General
1 11 (14.86%) Finance
2 5 (6.76%) Banking
2 5 (6.76%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 45 (60.81%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (20.27%) Developer
3 9 (12.16%) AWS DevOps
3 9 (12.16%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 9 (12.16%) AWS Engineer
4 8 (10.81%) Senior DevOps
5 5 (6.76%) Analyst
5 5 (6.76%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (5.41%) DevOps Developer
6 4 (5.41%) Python Developer
6 4 (5.41%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Consultant
7 3 (4.05%) Data Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Django Developer
7 3 (4.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) JIRA Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Junior
7 3 (4.05%) Junior DevOps
7 3 (4.05%) Junior DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Python/Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (35.14%) Elastic Stack
2 17 (22.97%) Node.js
3 16 (21.62%) HTML
4 10 (13.51%) YAML
5 8 (10.81%) CSS
6 7 (9.46%) jQuery
7 6 (8.11%) Web Services
8 5 (6.76%) AngularJS
8 5 (6.76%) JSON
8 5 (6.76%) Spring
9 4 (5.41%) Django
9 4 (5.41%) EJB
9 4 (5.41%) Gherkin
9 4 (5.41%) Hibernate
9 4 (5.41%) HTML5
9 4 (5.41%) J2EE
9 4 (5.41%) REST
9 4 (5.41%) Servlets
9 4 (5.41%) SOAP
9 4 (5.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.51%) Data Centre
2 9 (12.16%) Hybrid Cloud
2 9 (12.16%) User Experience
3 6 (8.11%) Computer Science
4 5 (6.76%) Credit Risk
5 3 (4.05%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (4.05%) Replication
6 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.70%) Robotics
7 1 (1.35%) Clustering
7 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.35%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 49 (66.22%) Linux
2 28 (37.84%) Windows
3 13 (17.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (12.16%) CentOS
5 7 (9.46%) Unix
6 4 (5.41%) Debian
7 3 (4.05%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.35%) Amazon Linux
8 1 (1.35%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (74.32%) DevOps
2 40 (54.05%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (52.70%) Configuration Management
4 27 (36.49%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (35.14%) Test Automation
6 25 (33.78%) Open Source
7 18 (24.32%) Problem-Solving
8 14 (18.92%) Microservices
9 13 (17.57%) Scrum
10 12 (16.22%) Continuous Improvement
11 11 (14.86%) Continuous Delivery
12 10 (13.51%) Analytics
12 10 (13.51%) Deployment Automation
12 10 (13.51%) High Availability
13 9 (12.16%) Application Performance Monitoring
13 9 (12.16%) Change Management
13 9 (12.16%) Infrastructure Management
13 9 (12.16%) Kanban
13 9 (12.16%) Performance Monitoring
13 9 (12.16%) Release Automation
Programming Languages
1 32 (43.24%) Bash Shell
2 26 (35.14%) Perl
3 25 (33.78%) Java
4 24 (32.43%) JavaScript
5 23 (31.08%) Ruby
6 19 (25.68%) SQL
7 18 (24.32%) C++
8 17 (22.97%) PowerShell
9 12 (16.22%) C#
10 10 (13.51%) C
11 7 (9.46%) Scala
12 5 (6.76%) R
13 3 (4.05%) Groovy
13 3 (4.05%) Haskell
13 3 (4.05%) Shell Script
14 1 (1.35%) Korn
14 1 (1.35%) PHP
14 1 (1.35%) PL/SQL
14 1 (1.35%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (13.51%) Degree
2 5 (6.76%) Master's Degree
3 3 (4.05%) AWS Certification
3 3 (4.05%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.05%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.70%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.76%) IFRS
1 5 (6.76%) IFRS 9
1 5 (6.76%) QA
System Software
1 45 (60.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 50 (67.57%) Puppet
2 43 (58.11%) Ansible
3 28 (37.84%) Kubernetes
4 27 (36.49%) Terraform
5 25 (33.78%) Opscode Chef
6 19 (25.68%) Nagios
7 11 (14.86%) Packer
8 10 (13.51%) Grafana
9 9 (12.16%) Docker Swarm
9 9 (12.16%) ZABBIX
10 7 (9.46%) Prometheus
11 5 (6.76%) Rancher
12 3 (4.05%) Kibana
13 1 (1.35%) Salt
Vendors
1 13 (17.57%) Oracle
2 12 (16.22%) Google
2 12 (16.22%) Splunk
3 10 (13.51%) New Relic
4 9 (12.16%) Riverbed
5 5 (6.76%) Black Duck
5 5 (6.76%) Red Hat
6 4 (5.41%) Microsoft
7 3 (4.05%) Adobe
7 3 (4.05%) webMethods
8 2 (2.70%) Blue Prism
8 2 (2.70%) Cloudera
8 2 (2.70%) Hortonworks
8 2 (2.70%) Informatica
8 2 (2.70%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.35%) SOASTA, Inc
9 1 (1.35%) Solace
9 1 (1.35%) Sybase