Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 91 29
Rank change year-on-year +51 -62 -2
Contract jobs citing Python 50 62 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 5.82% 2.80% 6.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.89% 7.01% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 51 84
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £535 £438 £478
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.29% -8.38% +6.11%
10th Percentile £345 £320 £323
90th Percentile £638 £530 £685
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £535 £438 £475
% change year-on-year +22.29% -7.89% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 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 296 885 522
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 34.46% 39.99% 37.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 641 349
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £388 £350 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -14.63% +15.49%
10th Percentile £275 £250 £275
90th Percentile £550 £513 £563
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £388 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +10.71% -12.50% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 31 13
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £42.50 £32.66 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.15% +20.94% -1.82%
10th Percentile £19.90 £28.00 £13.65
90th Percentile £48.05 £43.00 £42.15
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year +30.77% +22.64% -3.64%

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 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Python.

1 30 (60.00%) Linux
2 27 (54.00%) Jenkins
3 23 (46.00%) Oracle
4 21 (42.00%) Puppet
5 19 (38.00%) Docker
5 19 (38.00%) Perl
6 18 (36.00%) Configuration Management
6 18 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (36.00%) Opscode Chef
7 17 (34.00%) Mentoring
7 17 (34.00%) Ruby
7 17 (34.00%) Java
8 16 (32.00%) JIRA
8 16 (32.00%) Confluence
9 15 (30.00%) Coaching
9 15 (30.00%) DevOps
9 15 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
10 14 (28.00%) Git (software)
10 14 (28.00%) Scala
10 14 (28.00%) Oracle Database
10 14 (28.00%) Security Cleared
10 14 (28.00%) Scrum
11 13 (26.00%) Clustering
11 13 (26.00%) SC Cleared
11 13 (26.00%) Selenium
11 13 (26.00%) Disaster Recovery
12 12 (24.00%) TDD
13 11 (22.00%) Test Scripting
13 11 (22.00%) Test Automation
13 11 (22.00%) Open Source

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 (32.00%) Confluence
2 7 (14.00%) nginx
3 3 (6.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.00%) Apache Spark
4 2 (4.00%) CMS
4 2 (4.00%) SAS
4 2 (4.00%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.00%) Apache
5 1 (2.00%) ArcGIS
5 1 (2.00%) GeoServer
5 1 (2.00%) JBoss
5 1 (2.00%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (14.00%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (14.00%) Slack
3 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (6.00%) IaaS
4 3 (6.00%) PaaS
5 2 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (4.00%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (4.00%) Datadog
5 2 (4.00%) Serverless
6 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (2.00%) DigitalOcean
6 1 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (2.00%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (28.00%) Oracle Database
2 10 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 9 (18.00%) MySQL
4 8 (16.00%) MongoDB
4 8 (16.00%) NoSQL
5 7 (14.00%) Oracle Database 12c
6 6 (12.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (12.00%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (10.00%) Sybase ASE
8 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
9 2 (4.00%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (4.00%) Apache Hive
9 2 (4.00%) Big Data
9 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (4.00%) HBase
10 1 (2.00%) DataStage
10 1 (2.00%) GIS
10 1 (2.00%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 27 (54.00%) Jenkins
2 16 (32.00%) JIRA
3 14 (28.00%) Git (software)
4 13 (26.00%) Selenium
5 7 (14.00%) JUnit
5 7 (14.00%) SonarQube
5 7 (14.00%) Subversion
5 7 (14.00%) WebDriver
6 5 (10.00%) Cucumber
6 5 (10.00%) RSpec
7 3 (6.00%) Maven
7 3 (6.00%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (4.00%) Selenium IDE
8 2 (4.00%) SoapUI
8 2 (4.00%) TeamCity
9 1 (2.00%) GitLab
9 1 (2.00%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (10.00%) Games
2 1 (2.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (18.00%) Linux Engineer
3 8 (16.00%) Developer
3 8 (16.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 8 (16.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 7 (14.00%) DBA
4 7 (14.00%) Lead DevOps
4 7 (14.00%) Oracle DBA
5 6 (12.00%) Architect
5 6 (12.00%) Digital Architect
5 6 (12.00%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 6 (12.00%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (10.00%) Lead DevOps Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) SC Cleared DBA
7 4 (8.00%) Unix Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) Design Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) Python Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 3 (6.00%) Selenium Tester
8 3 (6.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.00%) CSS
1 10 (20.00%) HTML
1 10 (20.00%) JSON
1 10 (20.00%) RESTful
2 9 (18.00%) Web Services
3 8 (16.00%) Ajax
3 8 (16.00%) CSS3
3 8 (16.00%) Django
3 8 (16.00%) HTML5
3 8 (16.00%) REST
3 8 (16.00%) SOAP
3 8 (16.00%) Spring
4 7 (14.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 3 (6.00%) Middleware
5 3 (6.00%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (4.00%) jQuery
6 2 (4.00%) Spring MVC
6 2 (4.00%) XML
6 2 (4.00%) XSD
6 2 (4.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.00%) Clustering
2 7 (14.00%) Smartphone
3 6 (12.00%) User Experience
4 3 (6.00%) Public Cloud
5 2 (4.00%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 30 (60.00%) Linux
2 10 (20.00%) Unix
3 8 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (14.00%) Solaris
5 6 (12.00%) Windows
6 1 (2.00%) AIX
6 1 (2.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (36.00%) Configuration Management
2 17 (34.00%) Mentoring
3 15 (30.00%) Coaching
3 15 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 15 (30.00%) DevOps
4 14 (28.00%) Scrum
5 13 (26.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (24.00%) TDD
7 11 (22.00%) Open Source
7 11 (22.00%) Test Automation
7 11 (22.00%) Test Scripting
8 9 (18.00%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (16.00%) Kanban
9 8 (16.00%) OWASP
10 7 (14.00%) High Availability
10 7 (14.00%) Microservices
10 7 (14.00%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (14.00%) Static Code Analysis
10 7 (14.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (38.00%) Perl
2 17 (34.00%) Java
2 17 (34.00%) Ruby
3 14 (28.00%) Scala
4 10 (20.00%) Shell Script
5 9 (18.00%) Bash Shell
5 9 (18.00%) PL/SQL
6 7 (14.00%) C#
6 7 (14.00%) Korn
7 6 (12.00%) SQL
8 3 (6.00%) JavaScript
9 2 (4.00%) C
9 2 (4.00%) C++
9 2 (4.00%) Groovy
9 2 (4.00%) R
10 1 (2.00%) Jython
10 1 (2.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (28.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (26.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.00%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) WCAG
2 4 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 19 (38.00%) Docker
2 10 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (14.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 6 (12.00%) LXC
4 6 (12.00%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (12.00%) Xen
5 1 (2.00%) GeoWebCache
5 1 (2.00%) VirtualBox
5 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (42.00%) Puppet
2 18 (36.00%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (14.00%) Data Guard
3 7 (14.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 5 (10.00%) Ansible
4 5 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (8.00%) NetBackup
6 3 (6.00%) Nagios
7 2 (4.00%) Kubernetes
7 2 (4.00%) Packer
7 2 (4.00%) Terraform
7 2 (4.00%) ZABBIX
8 1 (2.00%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 23 (46.00%) Oracle
2 7 (14.00%) SAP
2 7 (14.00%) Sun
2 7 (14.00%) Veritas
3 5 (10.00%) Sybase
4 4 (8.00%) Google
5 3 (6.00%) SaltStack
6 2 (4.00%) Capita
6 2 (4.00%) Cisco
6 2 (4.00%) Informatica
6 2 (4.00%) New Relic
6 2 (4.00%) OpenText
6 2 (4.00%) Splunk
7 1 (2.00%) IBM
7 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.00%) Rackspace
7 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.00%) VMware