Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 84 28
Rank change year-on-year +46 -56 -5
Contract jobs citing Python 54 65 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 6.14% 3.40% 6.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.75% 8.13% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 49 83
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £550 £420 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.95% -16.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £381 £300 £359
90th Percentile £664 £488 £700
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £550 £420 £500
% change year-on-year +30.95% -16.00% +11.11%
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 288 800 570
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 32.73% 41.88% 41.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 593 373
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £400 £350 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -14.63% +15.49%
10th Percentile £275 £272 £288
90th Percentile £588 £518 £550
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £350 £405
% change year-on-year +14.29% -13.58% +15.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 15
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £36.25 £38.75 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.45% +49.04% -5.45%
10th Percentile £17.70 £33.66 £14.60
90th Percentile £47.66 £55.25 £41.30
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £36.25 £37.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -3.33% +59.57% -21.67%

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 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 37 (68.52%) Linux
2 31 (57.41%) Jenkins
3 30 (55.56%) Puppet
4 27 (50.00%) Perl
5 26 (48.15%) DevOps
6 25 (46.30%) Docker
6 25 (46.30%) Oracle
7 23 (42.59%) Git (software)
8 22 (40.74%) Mentoring
8 22 (40.74%) Configuration Management
9 21 (38.89%) Continuous Delivery
10 18 (33.33%) Confluence
10 18 (33.33%) JIRA
11 17 (31.48%) Opscode Chef
11 17 (31.48%) Coaching
12 16 (29.63%) Bash Shell
12 16 (29.63%) Clustering
12 16 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (25.93%) Security Cleared
13 14 (25.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 13 (24.07%) Scrum
14 13 (24.07%) Ruby
14 13 (24.07%) Disaster Recovery
14 13 (24.07%) SC Cleared
14 13 (24.07%) Oracle Database
14 13 (24.07%) Virtual Machines
15 12 (22.22%) Microservices
15 12 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
15 12 (22.22%) HTTP

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 18 (33.33%) Confluence
2 10 (18.52%) nginx
3 3 (5.56%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.70%) CMS
4 2 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (3.70%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.85%) Apache
5 1 (1.85%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.85%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.85%) GeoServer
5 1 (1.85%) JBoss
5 1 (1.85%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.85%) SAS
Business Applications
1 7 (12.96%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 12 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (18.52%) Slack
3 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (5.56%) IaaS
4 3 (5.56%) PaaS
5 2 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (3.70%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (3.70%) Datadog
5 2 (3.70%) Serverless
6 1 (1.85%) DigitalOcean
6 1 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.85%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 12 (22.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (24.07%) Oracle Database
2 7 (12.96%) MySQL
2 7 (12.96%) Oracle Database 12c
2 7 (12.96%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (12.96%) Relational Database
3 6 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (9.26%) MongoDB
4 5 (9.26%) NoSQL
4 5 (9.26%) Sybase ASE
5 4 (7.41%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
7 2 (3.70%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (1.85%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.85%) Big Data
8 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.85%) DataStage
8 1 (1.85%) GIS
8 1 (1.85%) HBase
8 1 (1.85%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 31 (57.41%) Jenkins
2 23 (42.59%) Git (software)
3 18 (33.33%) JIRA
4 11 (20.37%) Subversion
5 10 (18.52%) SonarQube
6 8 (14.81%) Selenium
7 7 (12.96%) Maven
7 7 (12.96%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (7.41%) JUnit
8 4 (7.41%) WebDriver
9 2 (3.70%) Cucumber
9 2 (3.70%) GitLab
9 2 (3.70%) RSpec
9 2 (3.70%) Selenium IDE
9 2 (3.70%) SoapUI
9 2 (3.70%) TeamCity
10 1 (1.85%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (3.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (22.22%) Linux Engineer
3 11 (20.37%) Lead DevOps
3 11 (20.37%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 11 (20.37%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 7 (12.96%) DBA
4 7 (12.96%) Developer
4 7 (12.96%) Oracle DBA
5 6 (11.11%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) Senior DevOps
5 6 (11.11%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Delivery Manager
6 5 (9.26%) DevOps Manager
6 5 (9.26%) Head of Delivery
6 5 (9.26%) Head of DevOps
7 4 (7.41%) Architect
7 4 (7.41%) Digital Solutions Architect
7 4 (7.41%) SC Cleared DBA
7 4 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (7.41%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.81%) CSS
1 8 (14.81%) HTML
1 8 (14.81%) JSON
1 8 (14.81%) RESTful
2 7 (12.96%) Middleware
2 7 (12.96%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 7 (12.96%) Web Services
3 6 (11.11%) Ajax
3 6 (11.11%) CSS3
3 6 (11.11%) Django
3 6 (11.11%) HTML5
3 6 (11.11%) REST
3 6 (11.11%) SOAP
3 6 (11.11%) Spring
4 3 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (3.70%) Guice
5 2 (3.70%) jQuery
5 2 (3.70%) Spring MVC
5 2 (3.70%) XML
5 2 (3.70%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 16 (29.63%) Clustering
2 7 (12.96%) Public Cloud
3 6 (11.11%) Smartphone
4 4 (7.41%) User Experience
5 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (3.70%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 37 (68.52%) Linux
2 14 (25.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (18.52%) Windows
4 9 (16.67%) Unix
5 7 (12.96%) Solaris
6 1 (1.85%) AIX
6 1 (1.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (48.15%) DevOps
2 22 (40.74%) Configuration Management
2 22 (40.74%) Mentoring
3 21 (38.89%) Continuous Delivery
4 17 (31.48%) Coaching
5 16 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (24.07%) Disaster Recovery
7 13 (24.07%) Scrum
8 12 (22.22%) Microservices
9 10 (18.52%) Load Balancing
9 10 (18.52%) Open Source
9 10 (18.52%) Static Code Analysis
10 8 (14.81%) Software Engineering
10 8 (14.81%) TDD
10 8 (14.81%) Test Automation
11 7 (12.96%) High Availability
11 7 (12.96%) Kanban
11 7 (12.96%) Migration
11 7 (12.96%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 27 (50.00%) Perl
2 16 (29.63%) Bash Shell
3 13 (24.07%) Ruby
4 12 (22.22%) Java
5 10 (18.52%) Shell Script
6 8 (14.81%) PL/SQL
6 8 (14.81%) Scala
7 7 (12.96%) Korn
8 5 (9.26%) SQL
9 4 (7.41%) C#
10 3 (5.56%) JavaScript
11 2 (3.70%) C
11 2 (3.70%) C++
11 2 (3.70%) Groovy
12 1 (1.85%) Jython
12 1 (1.85%) PHP
12 1 (1.85%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (25.93%) Security Cleared
2 13 (24.07%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.70%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) QA
2 2 (3.70%) WCAG
System Software
1 25 (46.30%) Docker
2 13 (24.07%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (12.96%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 7 (12.96%) Xen
4 6 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (7.41%) LXC
6 1 (1.85%) GeoWebCache
6 1 (1.85%) VirtualBox
6 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 30 (55.56%) Puppet
2 17 (31.48%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (16.67%) Ansible
4 7 (12.96%) Data Guard
4 7 (12.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 5 (9.26%) Oracle RMAN
5 5 (9.26%) Terraform
6 4 (7.41%) NetBackup
7 3 (5.56%) Nagios
7 3 (5.56%) ZABBIX
8 2 (3.70%) Kubernetes
8 2 (3.70%) Packer
9 1 (1.85%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 25 (46.30%) Oracle
2 7 (12.96%) SAP
2 7 (12.96%) Sun
2 7 (12.96%) Veritas
3 5 (9.26%) Sybase
4 4 (7.41%) Google
5 3 (5.56%) SaltStack
6 2 (3.70%) Capita
6 2 (3.70%) Cisco
6 2 (3.70%) New Relic
6 2 (3.70%) OpenText
6 2 (3.70%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.70%) Splunk
7 1 (1.85%) IBM
7 1 (1.85%) Informatica
7 1 (1.85%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.85%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.85%) VMware