Period
to 20 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 20 April 2019 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
20 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 32 49 57
Rank change year-on-year +17 +8 -7
Contract jobs citing Python 66 52 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 6.35% 5.17% 4.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.31% 15.34% 11.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 49 46
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £500 £450 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.00% +16.88% -18.95%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £300
90th Percentile £538 £665 £528
North East median daily rate £475 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +15.15% +3.13% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -
North East 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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 431 339 533
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 41.44% 33.70% 39.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 259 383
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.24% +3.57% -
10th Percentile £300 £260 £285
90th Percentile £538 £563 £525
North East median daily rate £413 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +13.79% +3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 14
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -14.63% +110.26%
10th Percentile £30.95 £29.95 £19.98
90th Percentile £48.75 £44.00 £55.25
North East median hourly rate £44.75 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% +105.13%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Python as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Python in Tyne and Wear

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Python in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor daily rate trend for Python in Tyne and Wear

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 20 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python in Tyne and Wear

Python
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 20 April 2019. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +17 66 £500 +11.00% 8
Python
North East

For the 6 months to 20 April 2019, 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Python.

1 50 (75.76%) DevOps
2 46 (69.70%) Jenkins
3 42 (63.64%) Docker
3 42 (63.64%) Amazon AWS
4 41 (62.12%) Puppet
5 35 (53.03%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (50.00%) Ansible
7 32 (48.48%) Git (software)
7 32 (48.48%) JIRA
7 32 (48.48%) Linux
7 32 (48.48%) Configuration Management
8 30 (45.45%) Bash Shell
9 28 (42.42%) Kubernetes
9 28 (42.42%) Terraform
10 26 (39.39%) MongoDB
11 25 (37.88%) Perl
12 23 (34.85%) Test Automation
13 22 (33.33%) JavaScript
13 22 (33.33%) Ruby
14 20 (30.30%) Opscode Chef
15 18 (27.27%) GitLab
15 18 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
15 18 (27.27%) Java
15 18 (27.27%) MySQL
16 17 (25.76%) SonarQube
17 16 (24.24%) Microservices
17 16 (24.24%) Microsoft Azure
17 16 (24.24%) Scrum
18 15 (22.73%) SQL
18 15 (22.73%) Windows

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 14 (21.21%) Confluence
2 5 (7.58%) Apache Spark
3 4 (6.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (4.55%) Apache
4 3 (4.55%) JBoss
4 3 (4.55%) nginx
4 3 (4.55%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.55%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.03%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.52%) Drupal
6 1 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 42 (63.64%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (24.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (18.18%) AWS CloudFormation
4 11 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (10.61%) iPaaS
6 6 (9.09%) Amazon S3
7 5 (7.58%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (7.58%) Amazon ELB
7 5 (7.58%) Route 53
7 5 (7.58%) Slack
7 5 (7.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 3 (4.55%) Datadog
8 3 (4.55%) GitHub
8 3 (4.55%) Google Analytics
9 2 (3.03%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (1.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (22.73%) HTTP
2 8 (12.12%) Network Security
3 6 (9.09%) Firewall
4 5 (7.58%) VLAN
5 4 (6.06%) TCP/IP
6 3 (4.55%) SSL
7 1 (1.52%) FTP
7 1 (1.52%) Intranet
7 1 (1.52%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (39.39%) MongoDB
2 18 (27.27%) MySQL
3 9 (13.64%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (12.12%) NoSQL
5 5 (7.58%) Big Data
6 4 (6.06%) Apache Hive
6 4 (6.06%) Hadoop
6 4 (6.06%) HBase
6 4 (6.06%) Oracle Database
6 4 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (6.06%) Spark SQL
6 4 (6.06%) Sqoop
7 3 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (4.55%) SQL Server
8 2 (3.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (1.52%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (1.52%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 46 (69.70%) Jenkins
2 32 (48.48%) Git (software)
2 32 (48.48%) JIRA
3 18 (27.27%) GitLab
4 17 (25.76%) SonarQube
5 14 (21.21%) Maven
6 9 (13.64%) Selenium
6 9 (13.64%) Sonatype Nexus
7 8 (12.12%) Cucumber
7 8 (12.12%) JUnit
8 5 (7.58%) TestNG
9 3 (4.55%) Ant
9 3 (4.55%) Eclipse
9 3 (4.55%) Gatling
9 3 (4.55%) Grunt
9 3 (4.55%) gulp
9 3 (4.55%) IntelliJ
9 3 (4.55%) Karma Test Runner
9 3 (4.55%) Sublime Text
9 3 (4.55%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 43 (65.15%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (22.73%) AWS DevOps
3 14 (21.21%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 14 (21.21%) AWS Engineer
4 12 (18.18%) Developer
5 8 (12.12%) JIRA Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) Test Automation Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) Test Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Big Data Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 3 (4.55%) Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Data Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) DevOps Developer
9 2 (3.03%) Administrator
9 2 (3.03%) Applications Developer
9 2 (3.03%) Consultant
9 2 (3.03%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 2 (3.03%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.73%) Node.js
2 14 (21.21%) Elastic Stack
3 10 (15.15%) HTML
3 10 (15.15%) Web Services
4 9 (13.64%) YAML
5 8 (12.12%) CSS
6 7 (10.61%) AngularJS
6 7 (10.61%) Spring
7 6 (9.09%) Django
7 6 (9.09%) jQuery
7 6 (9.09%) JSON
8 5 (7.58%) React
8 5 (7.58%) XML
9 4 (6.06%) Kafka
9 4 (6.06%) Spark Streaming
10 3 (4.55%) Backbone.js
10 3 (4.55%) Gherkin
10 3 (4.55%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (4.55%) REST
10 3 (4.55%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.64%) Hybrid Cloud
1 9 (13.64%) User Experience
2 7 (10.61%) Private Cloud
2 7 (10.61%) Public Cloud
3 4 (6.06%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.03%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (3.03%) Replication
5 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.52%) CESG
5 1 (1.52%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 32 (48.48%) Linux
2 15 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 15 (22.73%) Windows
3 14 (21.21%) CentOS
4 5 (7.58%) Ubuntu
5 4 (6.06%) Unix
6 2 (3.03%) Debian
6 2 (3.03%) Fedora
6 2 (3.03%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (75.76%) DevOps
2 35 (53.03%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (48.48%) Configuration Management
4 23 (34.85%) Test Automation
5 18 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (24.24%) Microservices
6 16 (24.24%) Scrum
7 14 (21.21%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (15.15%) Change Management
8 10 (15.15%) Deployment Automation
8 10 (15.15%) Kanban
9 9 (13.64%) Application Performance Monitoring
9 9 (13.64%) Infrastructure Management
9 9 (13.64%) Performance Monitoring
9 9 (13.64%) Release Automation
9 9 (13.64%) Security Management
9 9 (13.64%) SOA
9 9 (13.64%) Vulnerability Management
10 8 (12.12%) Identity Access Management
10 8 (12.12%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 30 (45.45%) Bash Shell
2 25 (37.88%) Perl
3 22 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 22 (33.33%) Ruby
4 18 (27.27%) Java
5 15 (22.73%) SQL
6 14 (21.21%) Scala
7 10 (15.15%) PHP
8 9 (13.64%) PowerShell
9 5 (7.58%) C#
10 4 (6.06%) C++
11 3 (4.55%) Groovy
11 3 (4.55%) Haskell
12 2 (3.03%) T-SQL
13 1 (1.52%) C
13 1 (1.52%) COBOL
13 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (3.03%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.52%) CISMP
2 1 (1.52%) CISSP
2 1 (1.52%) GIAC
2 1 (1.52%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) CESG Infosec
2 1 (1.52%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 42 (63.64%) Docker
2 4 (6.06%) Apache Flume
2 4 (6.06%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 41 (62.12%) Puppet
2 33 (50.00%) Ansible
3 28 (42.42%) Kubernetes
3 28 (42.42%) Terraform
4 20 (30.30%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (16.67%) Nagios
6 9 (13.64%) Docker Swarm
6 9 (13.64%) ZABBIX
7 8 (12.12%) Grafana
8 6 (9.09%) Packer
9 5 (7.58%) Prometheus
9 5 (7.58%) Rancher
10 3 (4.55%) Kibana
11 1 (1.52%) IBM BigFix
11 1 (1.52%) logstash
11 1 (1.52%) Opsview
Vendors
1 11 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.64%) Riverbed
3 8 (12.12%) Oracle
4 5 (7.58%) Black Duck
4 5 (7.58%) Cloudera
4 5 (7.58%) Google
5 3 (4.55%) Adobe
5 3 (4.55%) webMethods
6 2 (3.03%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.52%) AppDynamics
7 1 (1.52%) Cisco
7 1 (1.52%) Hortonworks
7 1 (1.52%) New Relic
7 1 (1.52%) Splunk