Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 33 25 47
Rank change year-on-year -8 +22 +61
Contract jobs citing Python 38 81 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 5.43% 8.91% 5.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.79% 21.66% 15.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 66 44
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £495 £420 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.86% -6.67% +2.86%
10th Percentile £311 £303 £315
90th Percentile £598 £600 £638
North East median daily rate £480 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +20.00% -11.11% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - £22.00
North East 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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 257 374 306
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 36.71% 41.14% 33.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 270 198
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £450 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +2.74% +8.15%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £263
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
North East median daily rate £436 £377 £363
% change year-on-year +15.65% +4.06% +6.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 9
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £52.25 £31.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.55% -31.11% +37.80%
10th Percentile £45.00 £27.75 £18.80
90th Percentile £57.25 £35.00 £51.00
North East median hourly rate £52.25 £31.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +68.55% -31.11% +38.46%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -8 37 £495 +17.86% 15
Python
North East

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 30 (78.95%) DevOps
2 27 (71.05%) Jenkins
3 23 (60.53%) Bash Shell
4 21 (55.26%) AWS
4 21 (55.26%) Puppet
5 20 (52.63%) Linux
6 19 (50.00%) Configuration Management
6 19 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
6 19 (50.00%) SonarQube
7 18 (47.37%) Microservices
7 18 (47.37%) Ansible
7 18 (47.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (47.37%) Git (software)
8 17 (44.74%) Amazon EC2
8 17 (44.74%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (42.11%) Route 53
9 16 (42.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 16 (42.11%) Terraform
10 15 (39.47%) Docker
10 15 (39.47%) Amazon ELB
10 15 (39.47%) Amazon S3
11 14 (36.84%) Kubernetes
12 12 (31.58%) nginx
12 12 (31.58%) MongoDB
12 12 (31.58%) Shell Script
13 11 (28.95%) Clustering
13 11 (28.95%) Load Balancing
13 11 (28.95%) MySQL
13 11 (28.95%) Test Automation
13 11 (28.95%) Static Code Analysis

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 12 (31.58%) nginx
2 6 (15.79%) Apache Spark
3 5 (13.16%) Apache
4 3 (7.89%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 21 (55.26%) AWS
2 17 (44.74%) Amazon EC2
3 16 (42.11%) Route 53
3 16 (42.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 15 (39.47%) Amazon ELB
4 15 (39.47%) Amazon S3
5 7 (18.42%) Azure
6 3 (7.89%) Serverless
6 3 (7.89%) Slack
7 2 (5.26%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (5.26%) GCP
7 2 (5.26%) GitHub
8 1 (2.63%) Akamai
8 1 (2.63%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (2.63%) BlazeMeter
8 1 (2.63%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 10 (26.32%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (31.58%) MongoDB
2 11 (28.95%) MySQL
3 10 (26.32%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (10.53%) Big Data
5 2 (5.26%) BigQuery
5 2 (5.26%) Cloud Spanner
5 2 (5.26%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.63%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 27 (71.05%) Jenkins
2 19 (50.00%) SonarQube
3 18 (47.37%) Git (software)
4 7 (18.42%) Selenium
5 6 (15.79%) Cucumber
5 6 (15.79%) JIRA
6 4 (10.53%) Hudson
6 4 (10.53%) JUnit
6 4 (10.53%) Maven
7 3 (7.89%) GitLab
7 3 (7.89%) TestNG
8 2 (5.26%) Artifactory
General
1 2 (5.26%) Legal
2 1 (2.63%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 24 (63.16%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (15.79%) Data Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Test Automation Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Test Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) AWS DevOps
4 4 (10.53%) DevOps Automation Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) AWS Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Data Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Architect
6 2 (5.26%) AWS Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) DevOps Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Azure DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Azure Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Big Data Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Big Data Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.79%) LEMP Stack
2 5 (13.16%) Node.js
3 4 (10.53%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (5.26%) .NET
4 2 (5.26%) AngularJS
4 2 (5.26%) Kafka
5 1 (2.63%) .NET Core
5 1 (2.63%) CSS
5 1 (2.63%) HTML
5 1 (2.63%) jQuery
5 1 (2.63%) JSON
5 1 (2.63%) Laravel
5 1 (2.63%) React
5 1 (2.63%) REST
5 1 (2.63%) SOAP
5 1 (2.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.95%) Clustering
2 3 (7.89%) User Experience
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Cloud Native
3 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 20 (52.63%) Linux
2 18 (47.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (26.32%) CentOS
4 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.63%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (78.95%) DevOps
2 19 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 18 (47.37%) Microservices
4 17 (44.74%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (28.95%) Load Balancing
5 11 (28.95%) Static Code Analysis
5 11 (28.95%) Test Automation
6 6 (15.79%) Software Engineering
7 5 (13.16%) Regression Testing
7 5 (13.16%) Scrum
7 5 (13.16%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (7.89%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (7.89%) ETL
9 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 3 (7.89%) Kanban
9 3 (7.89%) Machine Learning
9 3 (7.89%) Open Source
10 2 (5.26%) Data Science
10 2 (5.26%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 23 (60.53%) Bash Shell
2 12 (31.58%) Shell Script
3 9 (23.68%) Java
3 9 (23.68%) Scala
4 8 (21.05%) Ruby
5 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
5 7 (18.42%) PowerShell
6 6 (15.79%) PHP
6 6 (15.79%) SQL
7 5 (13.16%) Perl
8 3 (7.89%) C#
9 1 (2.63%) C
9 1 (2.63%) COBOL
9 1 (2.63%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
1 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) GDPR
1 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (39.47%) Docker
Systems Management
1 21 (55.26%) Puppet
2 19 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (47.37%) Ansible
4 16 (42.11%) Terraform
5 14 (36.84%) Kubernetes
6 10 (26.32%) Rancher
7 3 (7.89%) Grafana
7 3 (7.89%) Packer
7 3 (7.89%) Prometheus
8 1 (2.63%) HAProxy
8 1 (2.63%) Oozie
Vendors
1 3 (7.89%) Black Duck
2 2 (5.26%) Databricks
3 1 (2.63%) Cloudera
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.63%) New Relic
3 1 (2.63%) StreamSets