Period
to 17 November 2017

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 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 98 31
Rank change year-on-year +51 -67 -6
Contract jobs citing Python 49 65 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 5.35% 2.67% 5.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.41% 6.68% 16.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 53 83
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £535 £438 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.29% -7.89% +5.56%
10th Percentile £345 £320 £321
90th Percentile £638 £528 £682
North East median daily rate £535 £431 £475
% change year-on-year +24.06% -9.21% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
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 318 973 554
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 34.72% 39.89% 36.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 694 364
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £388 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £275 £255 £264
90th Percentile £550 £505 £560
North East median daily rate £378 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +7.86% -6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 35 13
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £42.50 £32.66 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.15% +20.94% -1.82%
10th Percentile £19.90 £28.00 £13.23
90th Percentile £48.05 £40.60 £42.15
North East median hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +38.46% +62.50% +31.15%

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 17 November 2017.

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 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +49 49 £535 +22.29% 4
Python
North East

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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Python.

1 29 (59.18%) Linux
2 26 (53.06%) Jenkins
3 22 (44.90%) Oracle
4 20 (40.82%) Puppet
5 19 (38.78%) Docker
6 18 (36.73%) Opscode Chef
6 18 (36.73%) Perl
7 17 (34.69%) Java
7 17 (34.69%) Configuration Management
7 17 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (34.69%) Ruby
7 17 (34.69%) Mentoring
8 15 (30.61%) Coaching
8 15 (30.61%) Continuous Delivery
8 15 (30.61%) Confluence
8 15 (30.61%) JIRA
9 14 (28.57%) Security Cleared
9 14 (28.57%) Scala
9 14 (28.57%) DevOps
10 13 (26.53%) Git (software)
10 13 (26.53%) Oracle Database
10 13 (26.53%) SC Cleared
10 13 (26.53%) Selenium
10 13 (26.53%) Scrum
10 13 (26.53%) Clustering
10 13 (26.53%) Disaster Recovery
11 11 (22.45%) TDD
11 11 (22.45%) Test Scripting
12 10 (20.41%) JSON
12 10 (20.41%) PostgreSQL

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 15 (30.61%) Confluence
2 7 (14.29%) nginx
3 3 (6.12%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.08%) Apache Spark
4 2 (4.08%) CMS
4 2 (4.08%) SAS
4 2 (4.08%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.04%) Apache
5 1 (2.04%) ArcGIS
5 1 (2.04%) GeoServer
5 1 (2.04%) JBoss
5 1 (2.04%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 7 (14.29%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (14.29%) Slack
2 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.12%) IaaS
3 3 (6.12%) PaaS
4 2 (4.08%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (4.08%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (4.08%) Datadog
4 2 (4.08%) Serverless
5 1 (2.04%) DigitalOcean
5 1 (2.04%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (2.04%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.37%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.53%) Oracle Database
2 10 (20.41%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (20.41%) Relational Database
3 9 (18.37%) MySQL
4 8 (16.33%) MongoDB
4 8 (16.33%) NoSQL
5 7 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
6 6 (12.24%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (12.24%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (10.20%) Sybase ASE
8 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
9 2 (4.08%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (4.08%) Apache Hive
9 2 (4.08%) Big Data
9 2 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (4.08%) HBase
10 1 (2.04%) DataStage
10 1 (2.04%) GIS
10 1 (2.04%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 26 (53.06%) Jenkins
2 15 (30.61%) JIRA
3 13 (26.53%) Git (software)
3 13 (26.53%) Selenium
4 7 (14.29%) JUnit
4 7 (14.29%) SonarQube
4 7 (14.29%) WebDriver
5 6 (12.24%) Subversion
6 5 (10.20%) Cucumber
6 5 (10.20%) RSpec
7 2 (4.08%) Maven
7 2 (4.08%) Selenium IDE
7 2 (4.08%) SoapUI
7 2 (4.08%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (4.08%) TeamCity
8 1 (2.04%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (10.20%) Games
2 1 (2.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (18.37%) DevOps Engineer
1 9 (18.37%) Linux Engineer
2 8 (16.33%) Developer
2 8 (16.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 8 (16.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 7 (14.29%) DBA
3 7 (14.29%) Lead DevOps
3 7 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
4 6 (12.24%) Architect
4 6 (12.24%) Digital Architect
4 6 (12.24%) Digital Solutions Architect
4 6 (12.24%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (10.20%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) SC Cleared DBA
6 4 (8.16%) Unix Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Automation Tester
7 3 (6.12%) Design Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Python Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Selenium Tester
7 3 (6.12%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.41%) CSS
1 10 (20.41%) HTML
1 10 (20.41%) JSON
1 10 (20.41%) RESTful
2 9 (18.37%) Web Services
3 8 (16.33%) Ajax
3 8 (16.33%) CSS3
3 8 (16.33%) Django
3 8 (16.33%) HTML5
3 8 (16.33%) REST
3 8 (16.33%) SOAP
3 8 (16.33%) Spring
4 7 (14.29%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 3 (6.12%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (4.08%) Guice
6 2 (4.08%) jQuery
6 2 (4.08%) Play Framework
6 2 (4.08%) Spring MVC
6 2 (4.08%) XML
6 2 (4.08%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.53%) Clustering
2 7 (14.29%) Smartphone
3 6 (12.24%) User Experience
4 3 (6.12%) Public Cloud
5 2 (4.08%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 29 (59.18%) Linux
2 10 (20.41%) Unix
3 7 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (14.29%) Solaris
4 5 (10.20%) Windows
5 1 (2.04%) AIX
5 1 (2.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (34.69%) Configuration Management
1 17 (34.69%) Mentoring
2 15 (30.61%) Coaching
2 15 (30.61%) Continuous Delivery
3 14 (28.57%) DevOps
4 13 (26.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (26.53%) Scrum
5 11 (22.45%) TDD
5 11 (22.45%) Test Scripting
6 10 (20.41%) Open Source
6 10 (20.41%) Test Automation
7 9 (18.37%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (16.33%) OWASP
9 7 (14.29%) High Availability
9 7 (14.29%) Kanban
9 7 (14.29%) Load Balancing
9 7 (14.29%) Software Engineering
9 7 (14.29%) Static Code Analysis
9 7 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (36.73%) Perl
2 17 (34.69%) Java
2 17 (34.69%) Ruby
3 14 (28.57%) Scala
4 10 (20.41%) Shell Script
5 9 (18.37%) Bash Shell
5 9 (18.37%) PL/SQL
6 7 (14.29%) C#
6 7 (14.29%) Korn
7 6 (12.24%) SQL
8 3 (6.12%) JavaScript
9 2 (4.08%) C
9 2 (4.08%) C++
9 2 (4.08%) Groovy
9 2 (4.08%) R
10 1 (2.04%) Jython
10 1 (2.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 13 (26.53%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.08%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) WCAG
2 4 (8.16%) QA
System Software
1 19 (38.78%) Docker
2 10 (20.41%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (14.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 6 (12.24%) LXC
4 6 (12.24%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (12.24%) Xen
5 1 (2.04%) GeoWebCache
5 1 (2.04%) VirtualBox
5 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (40.82%) Puppet
2 18 (36.73%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (14.29%) Data Guard
3 7 (14.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 5 (10.20%) Ansible
4 5 (10.20%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (8.16%) NetBackup
6 3 (6.12%) Nagios
7 2 (4.08%) Kubernetes
7 2 (4.08%) Packer
7 2 (4.08%) Terraform
8 1 (2.04%) OpenNMS
8 1 (2.04%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 22 (44.90%) Oracle
2 7 (14.29%) SAP
2 7 (14.29%) Sun
2 7 (14.29%) Veritas
3 5 (10.20%) Sybase
4 4 (8.16%) Google
5 3 (6.12%) SaltStack
6 2 (4.08%) Capita
6 2 (4.08%) Cisco
6 2 (4.08%) Informatica
6 2 (4.08%) New Relic
6 2 (4.08%) OpenText
6 2 (4.08%) Splunk
7 1 (2.04%) IBM
7 1 (2.04%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.04%) Rackspace
7 1 (2.04%) VMware