Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 40 108
Rank change year-on-year +17 +68 -85
Contract jobs citing Python 80 43 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 9.41% 5.27% 2.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.47% 15.36% 6.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 41 51
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £420 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +1.12% -6.32%
10th Percentile £303 £313 £320
90th Percentile £600 £638 £540
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £420 £450 £440
% change year-on-year -6.67% +2.27% -7.37%
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 356 280 961
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 41.88% 34.31% 39.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 189 650
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £380 £365 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.11% +7.35% -17.07%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £553 £538 £500
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £375 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +3.45% +6.62% -14.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 39
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £33.00 £45.00 £32.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.67% +37.80% -5.35%
10th Percentile £29.78 £18.80 £28.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £51.00 £36.92
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £31.00 £45.00 £32.66
% change year-on-year -31.11% +37.80% -11.74%

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 24 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 61 (76.25%) Linux
2 58 (72.50%) DevOps
3 56 (70.00%) Ansible
3 56 (70.00%) Amazon AWS
4 54 (67.50%) Puppet
5 49 (61.25%) Bash Shell
6 47 (58.75%) Jenkins
7 46 (57.50%) Configuration Management
8 43 (53.75%) Perl
8 43 (53.75%) Microsoft Azure
9 42 (52.50%) Java
10 41 (51.25%) C++
10 41 (51.25%) Docker
11 40 (50.00%) Ruby
12 38 (47.50%) Windows
12 38 (47.50%) Open Source
13 37 (46.25%) PowerShell
14 36 (45.00%) Splunk
14 36 (45.00%) Terraform
14 36 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
15 35 (43.75%) Nagios
15 35 (43.75%) Kubernetes
16 34 (42.50%) New Relic
17 33 (41.25%) C
17 33 (41.25%) Elastic Stack
18 32 (40.00%) Datadog
18 32 (40.00%) Data Centre
18 32 (40.00%) High Availability
19 27 (33.75%) Test Automation
20 24 (30.00%) TeamCity

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 5 (6.25%) SAS
2 4 (5.00%) nginx
3 3 (3.75%) Apache
3 3 (3.75%) Confluence
3 3 (3.75%) TPMS
3 3 (3.75%) Tuxedo
4 2 (2.50%) JBoss
5 1 (1.25%) CMS
5 1 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.25%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (6.25%) SPSS
2 2 (2.50%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 56 (70.00%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (53.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (40.00%) Datadog
4 9 (11.25%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (3.75%) Slack
7 2 (2.50%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (2.50%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (2.50%) Serverless
8 1 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (1.25%) Amazon S3
8 1 (1.25%) DigitalOcean
8 1 (1.25%) GitHub
8 1 (1.25%) Google Analytics
8 1 (1.25%) Linode
8 1 (1.25%) Office 365
8 1 (1.25%) OpenShift
8 1 (1.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.75%) HTTP
2 2 (2.50%) Firewall
2 2 (2.50%) SMS
3 1 (1.25%) DNS
3 1 (1.25%) SSL
3 1 (1.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (28.75%) Amazon Redshift
2 12 (15.00%) MongoDB
3 10 (12.50%) NoSQL
4 6 (7.50%) Big Data
4 6 (7.50%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.75%) OLTP
6 2 (2.50%) KNIME
6 2 (2.50%) MySQL
6 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.50%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.50%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.25%) DataStage
7 1 (1.25%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (1.25%) KDB
7 1 (1.25%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 47 (58.75%) Jenkins
2 24 (30.00%) TeamCity
3 13 (16.25%) Git (software)
4 4 (5.00%) JIRA
5 3 (3.75%) GitLab
5 3 (3.75%) Subversion
6 2 (2.50%) Maven
6 2 (2.50%) SonarQube
6 2 (2.50%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.25%) Artifactory
7 1 (1.25%) Gatling
7 1 (1.25%) JMeter
7 1 (1.25%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.25%) Selenium
7 1 (1.25%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (12.50%) Finance
2 5 (6.25%) Banking
2 5 (6.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 49 (61.25%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (11.25%) Developer
2 9 (11.25%) Senior DevOps
3 6 (7.50%) AWS DevOps
3 6 (7.50%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 6 (7.50%) AWS Engineer
3 6 (7.50%) Junior
3 6 (7.50%) Junior DevOps
3 6 (7.50%) Junior DevOps Engineer
3 6 (7.50%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (6.25%) Analyst
4 5 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
4 5 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (6.25%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 4 (5.00%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (3.75%) Cloud Automation Engineer
6 3 (3.75%) Design Engineer
6 3 (3.75%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (3.75%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 3 (3.75%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (41.25%) Elastic Stack
2 12 (15.00%) HTML
3 4 (5.00%) CSS
3 4 (5.00%) XML
4 3 (3.75%) jQuery
4 3 (3.75%) Node.js
4 3 (3.75%) RESTful
5 2 (2.50%) Django
5 2 (2.50%) LAMP
5 2 (2.50%) LAPP Stack
5 2 (2.50%) Sass
5 2 (2.50%) Web Services
6 1 (1.25%) .NET
6 1 (1.25%) Ajax
6 1 (1.25%) J2EE
6 1 (1.25%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (1.25%) Middleware
6 1 (1.25%) SOAP
6 1 (1.25%) XSD
6 1 (1.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 32 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.50%) Computer Science
4 5 (6.25%) Credit Risk
4 5 (6.25%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.50%) Clustering
5 2 (2.50%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (2.50%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.50%) Robotics
5 2 (2.50%) User Experience
6 1 (1.25%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.25%) Blog
6 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.25%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 61 (76.25%) Linux
2 38 (47.50%) Windows
3 13 (16.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (12.50%) Unix
5 5 (6.25%) CentOS
6 4 (5.00%) Debian
7 3 (3.75%) AIX
7 3 (3.75%) Solaris
7 3 (3.75%) VME
8 1 (1.25%) Amazon Linux
8 1 (1.25%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.25%) VMS
8 1 (1.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (72.50%) DevOps
2 46 (57.50%) Configuration Management
3 38 (47.50%) Open Source
4 36 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (40.00%) High Availability
6 27 (33.75%) Test Automation
7 24 (30.00%) BDD
8 21 (26.25%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (15.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 12 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
10 10 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
11 8 (10.00%) Analytics
12 7 (8.75%) Coaching
12 7 (8.75%) Mentoring
13 6 (7.50%) Analytical Thinking
13 6 (7.50%) Creative Thinking
13 6 (7.50%) Microservices
13 6 (7.50%) Migration
13 6 (7.50%) OO
Programming Languages
1 49 (61.25%) Bash Shell
2 43 (53.75%) Perl
3 42 (52.50%) Java
4 41 (51.25%) C++
5 40 (50.00%) Ruby
6 37 (46.25%) PowerShell
7 33 (41.25%) C
8 16 (20.00%) SQL
9 12 (15.00%) JavaScript
10 10 (12.50%) C#
11 5 (6.25%) R
11 5 (6.25%) Shell Script
12 3 (3.75%) COBOL
12 3 (3.75%) Korn
12 3 (3.75%) Scala
13 2 (2.50%) PHP
14 1 (1.25%) Go
14 1 (1.25%) Groovy
14 1 (1.25%) Jython
14 1 (1.25%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 18 (22.50%) Security Cleared
2 17 (21.25%) SC Cleared
3 14 (17.50%) Degree
4 5 (6.25%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.25%) IFRS
1 5 (6.25%) IFRS 9
2 2 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 41 (51.25%) Docker
2 3 (3.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.25%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 56 (70.00%) Ansible
2 54 (67.50%) Puppet
3 36 (45.00%) Terraform
4 35 (43.75%) Kubernetes
4 35 (43.75%) Nagios
5 24 (30.00%) Packer
6 21 (26.25%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (2.50%) Grafana
7 2 (2.50%) HAProxy
7 2 (2.50%) Prometheus
8 1 (1.25%) Kibana
8 1 (1.25%) logstash
8 1 (1.25%) OpenNMS
8 1 (1.25%) Salt
8 1 (1.25%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 36 (45.00%) Splunk
2 34 (42.50%) New Relic
3 10 (12.50%) Google
4 9 (11.25%) Oracle
5 8 (10.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.75%) Micro Focus
6 3 (3.75%) Veritas
7 2 (2.50%) Blue Prism
7 2 (2.50%) Informatica
7 2 (2.50%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.50%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.25%) Cloudera
8 1 (1.25%) Hortonworks
8 1 (1.25%) IBM
8 1 (1.25%) OpenText
8 1 (1.25%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.25%) SaltStack
8 1 (1.25%) SOASTA, Inc
8 1 (1.25%) Sybase
8 1 (1.25%) VMware