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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
Rank 37 34 42
Rank change year-on-year -3 +8  
Contract jobs citing Python 38 32 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 7.09% 4.92% 1.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.90% 12.85% 4.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 16 5
Median daily rate £380 £445 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.60% +20.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £763 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £424 £375
% change year-on-year +0.29% +13.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year -0.66% -5.62%  

Python is in the programming language skills category. The next 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 programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 239 249 169
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 44.59% 38.25% 43.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 160 115
Median daily rate £350 £345 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.44% +6.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 2
Median hourly rate £38.75 £18.13 £13.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +113.79% +38.09%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £15.83 £11.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 £20.43 £14.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne citing Python as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python in Newcastle upon Tyne

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 59 (90.77%) Ruby
2 52 (80.00%) Scala
3 49 (75.38%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (66.15%) Java
4 43 (66.15%) Jenkins
5 39 (60.00%) Automated Testing
6 34 (52.31%) JUnit
7 32 (49.23%) C#
8 31 (47.69%) Open Source
9 30 (46.15%) HTML
9 30 (46.15%) CSS
10 29 (44.62%) Selenium
11 28 (43.08%) JSON
11 28 (43.08%) Django
12 27 (41.54%) Spring
12 27 (41.54%) Ajax
12 27 (41.54%) REST
13 26 (40.00%) CSS3
13 26 (40.00%) HTML5
14 25 (38.46%) Configuration Management
15 23 (35.38%) Linux
15 23 (35.38%) TDD
15 23 (35.38%) JIRA
15 23 (35.38%) Confluence
16 20 (30.77%) Play Framework
17 19 (29.23%) OWASP
17 19 (29.23%) Test Scripting
17 19 (29.23%) Git (software)
18 18 (27.69%) Web Development
18 18 (27.69%) Ruby on Rails

Python
Top Related 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 23 (35.38%) Confluence
2 4 (6.15%) Apache
3 1 (1.54%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.69%) IaaS
1 5 (7.69%) PaaS
1 5 (7.69%) SaaS
2 1 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.54%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.54%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (1.54%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 18 (27.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (27.69%) Relational Database
2 9 (13.85%) Apache Cassandra
2 9 (13.85%) MongoDB
2 9 (13.85%) MySQL
2 9 (13.85%) NoSQL
2 9 (13.85%) Oracle Database
2 9 (13.85%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 43 (66.15%) Jenkins
2 34 (52.31%) JUnit
3 29 (44.62%) Selenium
4 23 (35.38%) JIRA
5 19 (29.23%) Git (software)
6 18 (27.69%) Subversion
7 17 (26.15%) Cucumber
7 17 (26.15%) RSpec
7 17 (26.15%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (4.62%) Games
2 1 (1.54%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (44.62%) Developer
2 15 (23.08%) Automation Tester
2 15 (23.08%) Tester
3 13 (20.00%) Agile Tester
3 13 (20.00%) Scala Developer
3 13 (20.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 13 (20.00%) Selenium Tester
4 11 (16.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 9 (13.85%) Architect
5 9 (13.85%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (7.69%) Applications Support
7 4 (6.15%) Analyst
7 4 (6.15%) Lead Architect
7 4 (6.15%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 4 (6.15%) Senior Applications Support
7 4 (6.15%) Test Automation Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Test Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) HTML CSS Developer
8 3 (4.62%) HTML Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Technologist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (46.15%) CSS
1 30 (46.15%) HTML
2 28 (43.08%) Django
2 28 (43.08%) JSON
3 27 (41.54%) Ajax
3 27 (41.54%) REST
3 27 (41.54%) Spring
4 26 (40.00%) CSS3
4 26 (40.00%) HTML5
5 20 (30.77%) Play Framework
6 18 (27.69%) Guice
6 18 (27.69%) Ruby on Rails
7 16 (24.62%) RESTful
8 13 (20.00%) Gherkin
9 10 (15.38%) Spring MVC
10 9 (13.85%) SOAP
10 9 (13.85%) Web Services
11 4 (6.15%) Akka
11 4 (6.15%) spray
12 2 (3.08%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.54%) Smartphone
2 11 (16.92%) User Experience
3 3 (4.62%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.08%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 23 (35.38%) Linux
2 4 (6.15%) Unix
3 3 (4.62%) MVS
3 3 (4.62%) Windows
4 2 (3.08%) VME
5 1 (1.54%) Android
5 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.54%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.54%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.54%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (75.38%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (60.00%) Automated Testing
3 31 (47.69%) Open Source
4 25 (38.46%) Configuration Management
5 23 (35.38%) TDD
6 19 (29.23%) OWASP
6 19 (29.23%) Test Scripting
7 18 (27.69%) Responsive Web Design
7 18 (27.69%) Web Design
7 18 (27.69%) Web Development
8 17 (26.15%) Automation Testing
8 17 (26.15%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (26.15%) Defect Tracking
8 17 (26.15%) Scrum
8 17 (26.15%) Test Automation
8 17 (26.15%) Web Testing
9 11 (16.92%) Mentoring
10 10 (15.38%) Line Management
10 10 (15.38%) MVC
11 9 (13.85%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 59 (90.77%) Ruby
2 52 (80.00%) Scala
3 43 (66.15%) Java
4 32 (49.23%) C#
5 6 (9.23%) Perl
6 5 (7.69%) JavaScript
7 4 (6.15%) C
7 4 (6.15%) SQL
8 3 (4.62%) Jython
9 2 (3.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (1.54%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (1.54%) CISSP
1 1 (1.54%) DV Cleared
1 1 (1.54%) SANS
1 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
1 1 (1.54%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) WCAG
2 1 (1.54%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.54%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.54%) PMO
2 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 10 (15.38%) Docker
2 9 (13.85%) LXC
Systems Management
1 14 (21.54%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (20.00%) Puppet
3 2 (3.08%) BladeLogic
3 2 (3.08%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.54%) Ansible
4 1 (1.54%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 1 (1.54%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.54%) Mesos
Vendors
1 18 (27.69%) Google
2 10 (15.38%) Oracle
3 5 (7.69%) CA
4 2 (3.08%) BMC
4 2 (3.08%) Dell
5 1 (1.54%) HP
5 1 (1.54%) OpenText
5 1 (1.54%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.54%) ServiceNow
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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