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 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 99 36
Rank change year-on-year +70 -63  
Contract jobs citing Python 16 25 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 4.57% 1.88% 3.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.81% 5.39% 11.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 21 16
Median daily rate £475 £475 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.09%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +11.84% +4.10%  

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 108 464 190
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 30.86% 34.97% 33.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 298 128
Median daily rate £350 £320 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.37% -14.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £475 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 26 3
Median hourly rate £51.42 £29.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.29% -9.37%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

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 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 53 (98.15%) Ruby
2 51 (94.44%) Scala
3 44 (81.48%) Jenkins
4 42 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (77.78%) Test Automation
5 40 (74.07%) Java
6 35 (64.81%) JUnit
7 34 (62.96%) C#
8 30 (55.56%) Selenium
9 29 (53.70%) JSON
9 29 (53.70%) HTML
9 29 (53.70%) CSS
10 28 (51.85%) Django
10 28 (51.85%) Ajax
10 28 (51.85%) Spring
10 28 (51.85%) REST
11 26 (48.15%) CSS3
11 26 (48.15%) HTML5
12 24 (44.44%) Open Source
13 23 (42.59%) Confluence
13 23 (42.59%) TDD
13 23 (42.59%) JIRA
14 21 (38.89%) Play Framework
15 20 (37.04%) Test Scripting
15 20 (37.04%) Linux
15 20 (37.04%) Configuration Management
16 19 (35.19%) Guice
16 19 (35.19%) Google
16 19 (35.19%) Ruby on Rails
17 18 (33.33%) OWASP

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 23 (42.59%) Confluence
2 4 (7.41%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (3.70%) Amazon S3
1 2 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (3.70%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 17 (31.48%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (29.63%) Relational Database
2 9 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 9 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 9 (16.67%) MySQL
2 9 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 9 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 9 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 44 (81.48%) Jenkins
2 35 (64.81%) JUnit
3 30 (55.56%) Selenium
4 23 (42.59%) JIRA
5 18 (33.33%) Cucumber
5 18 (33.33%) RSpec
5 18 (33.33%) WebDriver
6 17 (31.48%) Git (software)
6 17 (31.48%) Subversion
General
1 4 (7.41%) Games
2 1 (1.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (46.30%) Developer
2 17 (31.48%) Automation Tester
2 17 (31.48%) Tester
3 16 (29.63%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 16 (29.63%) Selenium Tester
4 13 (24.07%) Agile Tester
5 11 (20.37%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 10 (18.52%) Scala Developer
7 9 (16.67%) Architect
7 9 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (5.56%) HTML CSS Developer
8 3 (5.56%) HTML Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Test Automation Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Test Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) Automation Test Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) Digital Architect
9 2 (3.70%) Digital Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.70%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (53.70%) CSS
1 29 (53.70%) HTML
1 29 (53.70%) JSON
2 28 (51.85%) Ajax
2 28 (51.85%) Django
2 28 (51.85%) REST
2 28 (51.85%) Spring
3 26 (48.15%) CSS3
3 26 (48.15%) HTML5
4 21 (38.89%) Play Framework
5 19 (35.19%) Guice
5 19 (35.19%) Ruby on Rails
6 15 (27.78%) RESTful
7 13 (24.07%) Gherkin
8 11 (20.37%) Spring MVC
9 9 (16.67%) SOAP
9 9 (16.67%) Web Services
10 4 (7.41%) Akka
10 4 (7.41%) spray
11 2 (3.70%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.78%) Smartphone
2 8 (14.81%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (37.04%) Linux
2 2 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (3.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 42 (77.78%) Test Automation
2 24 (44.44%) Open Source
3 23 (42.59%) TDD
4 20 (37.04%) Configuration Management
4 20 (37.04%) Test Scripting
5 18 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
5 18 (33.33%) OWASP
5 18 (33.33%) Web Testing
6 17 (31.48%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (31.48%) Responsive Web Design
6 17 (31.48%) Web Design
7 16 (29.63%) Scrum
8 13 (24.07%) Web Development
9 11 (20.37%) MVC
10 8 (14.81%) Line Management
10 8 (14.81%) Mentoring
11 7 (12.96%) Front End Development
12 6 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (9.26%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 53 (98.15%) Ruby
2 51 (94.44%) Scala
3 40 (74.07%) Java
4 34 (62.96%) C#
5 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.85%) Jython
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) WCAG
2 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 11 (20.37%) Docker
2 9 (16.67%) LXC
Systems Management
1 11 (20.37%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (20.37%) Puppet
2 2 (3.70%) Ansible
2 2 (3.70%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.70%) Mesos
Vendors
1 19 (35.19%) Google
2 9 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (3.70%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.85%) OpenText
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