Period
to 15 July 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 15 July 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
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 45 96
Rank change year-on-year +6 +51 -46
Contract jobs citing Python 72 51 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 6.84% 5.68% 2.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.06% 14.57% 6.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 41 35
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £390 £404 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.35% -10.33% +1.12%
10th Percentile £290 £300 £282
90th Percentile £548 £528 £700
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £393 £404 £450
% change year-on-year -2.73% -10.33% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - - -
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -

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 422 350 740
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 40.11% 38.98% 35.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 235 478
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £360 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +7.69% -11.56%
10th Percentile £256 £285 £252
90th Percentile £538 £505 £500
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 34
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £30.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +38.21% +98.87%
10th Percentile £30.30 £11.73 £26.95
90th Percentile £42.25 £49.98 £36.78
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year -17.65% +46.55% +21.66%

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 15 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 54 (75.00%) Linux
2 45 (62.50%) Java
2 45 (62.50%) DevOps
3 44 (61.11%) Amazon AWS
3 44 (61.11%) Puppet
4 42 (58.33%) Ansible
4 42 (58.33%) Perl
5 41 (56.94%) Ruby
6 39 (54.17%) Bash Shell
7 38 (52.78%) Configuration Management
8 37 (51.39%) Jenkins
9 35 (48.61%) Microsoft Azure
9 35 (48.61%) Splunk
9 35 (48.61%) Nagios
9 35 (48.61%) Windows
10 34 (47.22%) New Relic
11 33 (45.83%) PowerShell
11 33 (45.83%) C
11 33 (45.83%) C++
12 32 (44.44%) Open Source
12 32 (44.44%) High Availability
12 32 (44.44%) Docker
12 32 (44.44%) Datadog
12 32 (44.44%) Data Centre
12 32 (44.44%) Elastic Stack
13 31 (43.06%) Agile Software Development
14 27 (37.50%) Terraform
15 26 (36.11%) Test Automation
16 24 (33.33%) TeamCity
16 24 (33.33%) BDD

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 (6.94%) SAS
2 4 (5.56%) nginx
3 3 (4.17%) Apache
3 3 (4.17%) CMS
3 3 (4.17%) Confluence
3 3 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (4.17%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.17%) TPMS
3 3 (4.17%) Tuxedo
4 1 (1.39%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.39%) JBoss
4 1 (1.39%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (6.94%) SPSS
2 2 (2.78%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 44 (61.11%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (48.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (44.44%) Datadog
4 3 (4.17%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (4.17%) Serverless
4 3 (4.17%) Slack
5 2 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.78%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (2.78%) PaaS
6 1 (1.39%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.39%) DigitalOcean
6 1 (1.39%) GitHub
6 1 (1.39%) Google Analytics
6 1 (1.39%) IaaS
6 1 (1.39%) Linode
6 1 (1.39%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.17%) HTTP
2 2 (2.78%) Firewall
2 2 (2.78%) SMS
3 1 (1.39%) DNS
3 1 (1.39%) SSL
3 1 (1.39%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (31.94%) Amazon Redshift
2 7 (9.72%) Big Data
3 5 (6.94%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (5.56%) MySQL
4 4 (5.56%) NoSQL
5 3 (4.17%) MongoDB
5 3 (4.17%) OLTP
5 3 (4.17%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.78%) KNIME
7 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.39%) DataStage
7 1 (1.39%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 37 (51.39%) Jenkins
2 24 (33.33%) TeamCity
3 13 (18.06%) Git (software)
4 6 (8.33%) Subversion
5 3 (4.17%) JIRA
6 2 (2.78%) GitLab
6 2 (2.78%) Gradle
6 2 (2.78%) Maven
6 2 (2.78%) Selenium
6 2 (2.78%) SonarQube
6 2 (2.78%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.39%) Artifactory
7 1 (1.39%) Gitweb
7 1 (1.39%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.39%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.39%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.39%) webpack
General
1 6 (8.33%) Finance
2 5 (6.94%) Banking
2 5 (6.94%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 39 (54.17%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (18.06%) Developer
3 6 (8.33%) Junior
3 6 (8.33%) Junior DevOps
3 6 (8.33%) Junior DevOps Engineer
3 6 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (6.94%) Analyst
4 5 (6.94%) Cloud Engineer
4 5 (6.94%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (5.56%) Automation Engineer
5 4 (5.56%) AWS DevOps
5 4 (5.56%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 4 (5.56%) AWS Engineer
5 4 (5.56%) Python Developer
5 4 (5.56%) Senior DevOps
5 4 (5.56%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 3 (4.17%) Cloud Automation Engineer
6 3 (4.17%) Design Engineer
6 3 (4.17%) Java Developer
6 3 (4.17%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (44.44%) Elastic Stack
2 7 (9.72%) CSS
2 7 (9.72%) HTML
2 7 (9.72%) XML
3 6 (8.33%) RESTful
4 5 (6.94%) jQuery
4 5 (6.94%) JSON
4 5 (6.94%) Web Services
5 4 (5.56%) XSD
5 4 (5.56%) XSLT
6 3 (4.17%) SOAP
7 2 (2.78%) Ajax
7 2 (2.78%) LAMP
7 2 (2.78%) LAPP Stack
7 2 (2.78%) React
7 2 (2.78%) REST
7 2 (2.78%) Spring
7 2 (2.78%) XForms
8 1 (1.39%) CSS3
8 1 (1.39%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 32 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 9 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (9.72%) Computer Science
4 6 (8.33%) Public Cloud
5 5 (6.94%) Credit Risk
6 4 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (2.78%) Clustering
7 2 (2.78%) Private Cloud
7 2 (2.78%) Robotics
7 2 (2.78%) User Experience
8 1 (1.39%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.39%) Blog
8 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.39%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 54 (75.00%) Linux
2 35 (48.61%) Windows
3 9 (12.50%) Unix
4 8 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.17%) AIX
5 3 (4.17%) Solaris
5 3 (4.17%) VME
6 1 (1.39%) Amazon Linux
6 1 (1.39%) CentOS
6 1 (1.39%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.39%) VMS
6 1 (1.39%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (62.50%) DevOps
2 38 (52.78%) Configuration Management
3 32 (44.44%) High Availability
3 32 (44.44%) Open Source
4 31 (43.06%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (36.11%) Test Automation
6 24 (33.33%) BDD
7 22 (30.56%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (15.28%) Technical Architecture
9 10 (13.89%) Problem-Solving
10 9 (12.50%) Analytics
11 6 (8.33%) Analytical Thinking
11 6 (8.33%) Coaching
11 6 (8.33%) Creative Thinking
11 6 (8.33%) Machine Learning
11 6 (8.33%) Mathematics
11 6 (8.33%) Mentoring
11 6 (8.33%) Statistics
12 5 (6.94%) Physics
12 5 (6.94%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (62.50%) Java
2 42 (58.33%) Perl
3 41 (56.94%) Ruby
4 39 (54.17%) Bash Shell
5 33 (45.83%) C
5 33 (45.83%) C++
5 33 (45.83%) PowerShell
6 14 (19.44%) SQL
7 7 (9.72%) JavaScript
8 6 (8.33%) R
9 5 (6.94%) Shell Script
10 4 (5.56%) Groovy
11 3 (4.17%) C#
11 3 (4.17%) COBOL
11 3 (4.17%) Korn
11 3 (4.17%) PHP
12 1 (1.39%) Go
12 1 (1.39%) Jython
12 1 (1.39%) Scala
12 1 (1.39%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 19 (26.39%) Security Cleared
2 18 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 14 (19.44%) Degree
4 5 (6.94%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.94%) IFRS
1 5 (6.94%) IFRS 9
2 1 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 32 (44.44%) Docker
2 3 (4.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.39%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.39%) Xen
Systems Management
1 44 (61.11%) Puppet
2 42 (58.33%) Ansible
3 35 (48.61%) Nagios
4 27 (37.50%) Terraform
5 24 (33.33%) Packer
6 23 (31.94%) Kubernetes
7 12 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (2.78%) HAProxy
9 1 (1.39%) Grafana
9 1 (1.39%) Kibana
9 1 (1.39%) logstash
9 1 (1.39%) OpenNMS
9 1 (1.39%) Prometheus
9 1 (1.39%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 35 (48.61%) Splunk
2 34 (47.22%) New Relic
3 7 (9.72%) Oracle
4 4 (5.56%) Red Hat
5 3 (4.17%) Micro Focus
5 3 (4.17%) OpenText
5 3 (4.17%) Veritas
6 2 (2.78%) Blue Prism
6 2 (2.78%) Capita
6 2 (2.78%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.78%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.39%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.39%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.39%) Google
7 1 (1.39%) Hortonworks
7 1 (1.39%) IBM
7 1 (1.39%) Informatica
7 1 (1.39%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.39%) SaltStack
7 1 (1.39%) VMware