Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 17 November 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
England > North East
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 96 35
Rank change year-on-year +46 -61 -5
Contract jobs citing Python 53 75 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 4.31% 2.69% 4.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.09% 7.02% 14.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 62 94
North East median daily rate £535 £431 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.06% -9.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £345 £302 £319
90th Percentile £638 £517 £681
England median daily rate £513 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +7.89% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
North East median hourly rate £22.00 - -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £39.13 £39.00
% change year-on-year +2.24% +0.32% +22.83%

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 the North East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 405 1069 688
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 32.93% 38.32% 34.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 742 459
North East median daily rate £378 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.86% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £275 £256 £262
90th Percentile £538 £501 £552
England median daily rate £455 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +7.06% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 37 19
North East median hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.46% +62.50% +31.15%
10th Percentile £23.70 £24.00 £12.10
90th Percentile £49.35 £39.40 £39.60
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% +23.33%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Python as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Python in the North East

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Python in the North East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Python in the North East

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Python in the North East over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python in the North East

Python
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the North East region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +51 49 £535 +22.29% 4
Durham +1 1 £161 -46.17% 2
Python
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 North East region with a requirement for Python.

1 31 (58.49%) Linux
2 29 (54.72%) Jenkins
3 22 (41.51%) Oracle
4 21 (39.62%) Puppet
4 21 (39.62%) Docker
5 19 (35.85%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (35.85%) Java
5 19 (35.85%) Perl
6 18 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (33.96%) Ruby
7 17 (32.08%) Configuration Management
7 17 (32.08%) Mentoring
8 16 (30.19%) Continuous Delivery
8 16 (30.19%) DevOps
9 15 (28.30%) Coaching
9 15 (28.30%) Git (software)
9 15 (28.30%) Confluence
9 15 (28.30%) JIRA
10 14 (26.42%) Selenium
10 14 (26.42%) Scala
10 14 (26.42%) Security Cleared
11 13 (24.53%) SC Cleared
11 13 (24.53%) Oracle Database
11 13 (24.53%) Disaster Recovery
11 13 (24.53%) Scrum
11 13 (24.53%) Clustering
12 12 (22.64%) Test Automation
13 11 (20.75%) RESTful
13 11 (20.75%) Open Source
13 11 (20.75%) TDD

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 15 (28.30%) Confluence
2 7 (13.21%) nginx
3 4 (7.55%) Tomcat
4 3 (5.66%) CMS
4 3 (5.66%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.77%) Apache Spark
5 2 (3.77%) SAS
6 1 (1.89%) Apache
6 1 (1.89%) ArcGIS
6 1 (1.89%) GeoServer
6 1 (1.89%) JBoss
6 1 (1.89%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 7 (13.21%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.89%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.09%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (13.21%) Slack
3 4 (7.55%) IaaS
3 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (7.55%) PaaS
4 3 (5.66%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (5.66%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (5.66%) Serverless
5 2 (3.77%) Datadog
6 1 (1.89%) DigitalOcean
6 1 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.89%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.98%) HTTP
2 1 (1.89%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (24.53%) Oracle Database
2 10 (18.87%) MySQL
2 10 (18.87%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (18.87%) Relational Database
3 8 (15.09%) MongoDB
3 8 (15.09%) NoSQL
4 7 (13.21%) Oracle Database 12c
5 6 (11.32%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (11.32%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (9.43%) Sybase ASE
7 4 (7.55%) SQL Server
8 2 (3.77%) Amazon Redshift
8 2 (3.77%) Apache Hive
8 2 (3.77%) Big Data
8 2 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (3.77%) HBase
9 1 (1.89%) DataStage
9 1 (1.89%) GIS
9 1 (1.89%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 29 (54.72%) Jenkins
2 15 (28.30%) Git (software)
2 15 (28.30%) JIRA
3 14 (26.42%) Selenium
4 8 (15.09%) WebDriver
5 7 (13.21%) JUnit
5 7 (13.21%) SonarQube
5 7 (13.21%) Subversion
6 5 (9.43%) Cucumber
6 5 (9.43%) RSpec
7 3 (5.66%) Maven
7 3 (5.66%) Selenium IDE
7 3 (5.66%) SoapUI
7 3 (5.66%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (3.77%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.89%) Artifactory
9 1 (1.89%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (9.43%) Games
2 1 (1.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (18.87%) Developer
1 10 (18.87%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (16.98%) Linux Engineer
3 8 (15.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 8 (15.09%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 7 (13.21%) DBA
4 7 (13.21%) Lead DevOps
4 7 (13.21%) Oracle DBA
5 6 (11.32%) Architect
5 6 (11.32%) Digital Architect
5 6 (11.32%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 6 (11.32%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (9.43%) Lead DevOps Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) Python Developer
7 4 (7.55%) SC Cleared DBA
7 4 (7.55%) Unix Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Automation Tester
8 3 (5.66%) Scala Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 3 (5.66%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.75%) CSS
1 11 (20.75%) HTML
1 11 (20.75%) JSON
1 11 (20.75%) RESTful
2 10 (18.87%) Web Services
3 9 (16.98%) Django
3 9 (16.98%) SOAP
4 8 (15.09%) Ajax
4 8 (15.09%) CSS3
4 8 (15.09%) HTML5
4 8 (15.09%) REST
4 8 (15.09%) Spring
5 7 (13.21%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 4 (7.55%) jQuery
7 3 (5.66%) Middleware
7 3 (5.66%) Ruby on Rails
7 3 (5.66%) XML
7 3 (5.66%) XSD
7 3 (5.66%) XSLT
8 2 (3.77%) Guice
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.53%) Clustering
2 7 (13.21%) Smartphone
3 6 (11.32%) User Experience
4 4 (7.55%) Public Cloud
5 3 (5.66%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.89%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 31 (58.49%) Linux
2 10 (18.87%) Unix
3 7 (13.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (13.21%) Solaris
4 6 (11.32%) Windows
5 1 (1.89%) AIX
5 1 (1.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (32.08%) Configuration Management
2 17 (32.08%) Mentoring
3 16 (30.19%) Continuous Delivery
3 16 (30.19%) DevOps
4 15 (28.30%) Coaching
5 13 (24.53%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (24.53%) Scrum
6 12 (22.64%) Test Automation
7 11 (20.75%) Open Source
7 11 (20.75%) TDD
7 11 (20.75%) Test Scripting
8 10 (18.87%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (15.09%) OWASP
10 7 (13.21%) ERP
10 7 (13.21%) Kanban
10 7 (13.21%) Load Balancing
10 7 (13.21%) Microservices
10 7 (13.21%) Software Engineering
10 7 (13.21%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (35.85%) Java
1 19 (35.85%) Perl
2 18 (33.96%) Ruby
3 14 (26.42%) Scala
4 10 (18.87%) Shell Script
5 9 (16.98%) Bash Shell
5 9 (16.98%) PL/SQL
6 7 (13.21%) C#
6 7 (13.21%) Korn
6 7 (13.21%) SQL
7 4 (7.55%) JavaScript
8 3 (5.66%) C
8 3 (5.66%) C++
8 3 (5.66%) Groovy
9 2 (3.77%) PHP
9 2 (3.77%) R
10 1 (1.89%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.89%) Jython
Qualifications
1 14 (26.42%) Security Cleared
2 13 (24.53%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.77%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) WCAG
2 4 (7.55%) QA
System Software
1 21 (39.62%) Docker
2 10 (18.87%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (13.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 6 (11.32%) LXC
4 6 (11.32%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (11.32%) Xen
5 1 (1.89%) GeoWebCache
5 1 (1.89%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (39.62%) Puppet
2 19 (35.85%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (13.21%) Data Guard
3 7 (13.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 6 (11.32%) Ansible
5 5 (9.43%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (7.55%) NetBackup
7 3 (5.66%) Nagios
8 2 (3.77%) Kubernetes
8 2 (3.77%) Packer
8 2 (3.77%) Terraform
9 1 (1.89%) OpenNMS
9 1 (1.89%) StackStorm
9 1 (1.89%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 22 (41.51%) Oracle
2 7 (13.21%) SAP
2 7 (13.21%) Sun
2 7 (13.21%) Veritas
3 5 (9.43%) Sybase
4 4 (7.55%) Google
4 4 (7.55%) SaltStack
5 3 (5.66%) OpenText
6 2 (3.77%) Capita
6 2 (3.77%) Cisco
6 2 (3.77%) Informatica
6 2 (3.77%) New Relic
6 2 (3.77%) Splunk
7 1 (1.89%) IBM
7 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.89%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.89%) Twitter
7 1 (1.89%) VMware