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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
England / North East
Rank 41 42 45
Rank change year-on-year +1 +3  
Contract jobs citing Python 44 34 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 5.99% 3.90% 1.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.01% 10.73% 4.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 17 9
Median daily rate £385 £460 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.30% +24.32%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £755 £386
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £424 £375
% change year-on-year +0.29% +13.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year -0.66% -5.62%  

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 the North East with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 314 317 255
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 42.72% 36.39% 40.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 205 161
Median daily rate £350 £338 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +4.65%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £282 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 4
Median hourly rate £37.50 £18.13 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +106.89% -42.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £15.83 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £20.43 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 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 3 months to 25 March 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -6 38 £380 -14.60% 6
Durham - 3 £475 - 4
Python
England

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 60 (83.33%) Ruby
2 52 (72.22%) Scala
3 49 (68.06%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (65.28%) Jenkins
5 44 (61.11%) Java
6 39 (54.17%) Automated Testing
7 34 (47.22%) JUnit
8 33 (45.83%) CSS
8 33 (45.83%) HTML
9 32 (44.44%) C#
9 32 (44.44%) Open Source
10 31 (43.06%) Django
11 29 (40.28%) Selenium
12 28 (38.89%) JSON
12 28 (38.89%) Configuration Management
12 28 (38.89%) REST
13 27 (37.50%) Linux
13 27 (37.50%) Ajax
13 27 (37.50%) Spring
14 26 (36.11%) CSS3
14 26 (36.11%) HTML5
15 24 (33.33%) Confluence
15 24 (33.33%) TDD
15 24 (33.33%) JIRA
16 23 (31.94%) Git (software)
17 20 (27.78%) Play Framework
18 19 (26.39%) OWASP
18 19 (26.39%) Test Scripting
19 18 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
19 18 (25.00%) Web Development

Python
Top Related 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 24 (33.33%) Confluence
2 4 (5.56%) Apache
3 1 (1.39%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.94%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (6.94%) IaaS
1 5 (6.94%) PaaS
1 5 (6.94%) SaaS
2 1 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.39%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.39%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (1.39%) Route 53
2 1 (1.39%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 18 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 10 (13.89%) MongoDB
2 10 (13.89%) MySQL
2 10 (13.89%) NoSQL
2 10 (13.89%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
3 9 (12.50%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 47 (65.28%) Jenkins
2 34 (47.22%) JUnit
3 29 (40.28%) Selenium
4 24 (33.33%) JIRA
5 23 (31.94%) Git (software)
6 18 (25.00%) Subversion
7 17 (23.61%) Cucumber
7 17 (23.61%) RSpec
7 17 (23.61%) WebDriver
8 4 (5.56%) SonarQube
9 3 (4.17%) Maven
9 3 (4.17%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (4.17%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (5.56%) Finance
2 3 (4.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (44.44%) Developer
2 15 (20.83%) Automation Tester
2 15 (20.83%) Tester
3 13 (18.06%) Agile Tester
3 13 (18.06%) Scala Developer
3 13 (18.06%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 13 (18.06%) Selenium Tester
4 11 (15.28%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 9 (12.50%) Architect
5 9 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (6.94%) Applications Support
7 4 (5.56%) Analyst
7 4 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) Django Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Lead Architect
7 4 (5.56%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.56%) Senior Applications Support
7 4 (5.56%) Test Automation Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) Test Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) Python/Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (45.83%) CSS
1 33 (45.83%) HTML
2 31 (43.06%) Django
3 28 (38.89%) JSON
3 28 (38.89%) REST
4 27 (37.50%) Ajax
4 27 (37.50%) Spring
5 26 (36.11%) CSS3
5 26 (36.11%) HTML5
6 20 (27.78%) Play Framework
7 18 (25.00%) Guice
7 18 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
8 16 (22.22%) RESTful
9 13 (18.06%) Gherkin
10 10 (13.89%) Spring MVC
11 9 (12.50%) SOAP
11 9 (12.50%) Web Services
12 4 (5.56%) Akka
12 4 (5.56%) spray
13 3 (4.17%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.44%) Smartphone
2 11 (15.28%) User Experience
3 3 (4.17%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.78%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 27 (37.50%) Linux
2 4 (5.56%) Unix
3 3 (4.17%) MVS
3 3 (4.17%) Windows
4 2 (2.78%) VME
5 1 (1.39%) Android
5 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.39%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.39%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.39%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (68.06%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (54.17%) Automated Testing
3 32 (44.44%) Open Source
4 28 (38.89%) Configuration Management
5 24 (33.33%) TDD
6 19 (26.39%) OWASP
6 19 (26.39%) Test Scripting
7 18 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 18 (25.00%) Scrum
7 18 (25.00%) Web Design
7 18 (25.00%) Web Development
8 17 (23.61%) Automation Testing
8 17 (23.61%) Defect Tracking
8 17 (23.61%) Test Automation
8 17 (23.61%) Web Testing
9 11 (15.28%) Mentoring
10 10 (13.89%) DevOps
10 10 (13.89%) Line Management
10 10 (13.89%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 60 (83.33%) Ruby
2 52 (72.22%) Scala
3 44 (61.11%) Java
4 32 (44.44%) C#
5 9 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 9 (12.50%) Perl
6 5 (6.94%) SQL
7 4 (5.56%) C
8 3 (4.17%) Bash Shell
8 3 (4.17%) Go
8 3 (4.17%) Jython
8 3 (4.17%) PHP
9 2 (2.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (1.39%) CISSP
1 1 (1.39%) DV Cleared
1 1 (1.39%) SANS
1 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
1 1 (1.39%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) WCAG
2 1 (1.39%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.39%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.39%) PMO
2 1 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 11 (15.28%) Docker
2 9 (12.50%) LXC
Systems Management
1 17 (23.61%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (22.22%) Puppet
3 4 (5.56%) Ansible
4 2 (2.78%) BladeLogic
4 2 (2.78%) Kubernetes
4 2 (2.78%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.39%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 1 (1.39%) Mesos
5 1 (1.39%) Terraform
Vendors
1 18 (25.00%) Google
2 10 (13.89%) Oracle
3 5 (6.94%) CA
4 2 (2.78%) BMC
4 2 (2.78%) Dell
5 1 (1.39%) Black Duck
5 1 (1.39%) HP
5 1 (1.39%) OpenText
5 1 (1.39%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.39%) ServiceNow
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
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