Period
to 18 January 2018

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 18 January 2018 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 81 29
Rank change year-on-year +44 -52 -3
Contract jobs citing Python 54 69 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 5.82% 3.38% 6.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.59% 8.22% 15.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 53 84
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £550 £420 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.95% -16.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £381 £300 £350
90th Percentile £664 £488 £700
North East median daily rate £550 £423 £500
% change year-on-year +30.18% -15.50% +11.11%
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 307 839 610
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 33.08% 41.09% 41.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 618 395
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £350 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -13.58% +15.71%
10th Percentile £275 £273 £286
90th Percentile £577 £513 £550
North East median daily rate £400 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 16
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £36.25 £37.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +59.57% -21.67%
10th Percentile £17.70 £30.10 £13.81
90th Percentile £47.66 £55.25 £40.88
North East median hourly rate £43.75 £37.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +16.67% +92.31% -29.09%

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 18 January 2018.

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 18 January 2018. 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 +43 54 £550 +30.95% 8
Python
North East

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 37 (68.52%) Linux
2 31 (57.41%) Jenkins
3 30 (55.56%) Puppet
4 27 (50.00%) Perl
5 26 (48.15%) DevOps
6 25 (46.30%) Docker
6 25 (46.30%) Oracle
7 23 (42.59%) Git (software)
8 22 (40.74%) Mentoring
8 22 (40.74%) Configuration Management
9 21 (38.89%) Continuous Delivery
10 18 (33.33%) Confluence
10 18 (33.33%) JIRA
11 17 (31.48%) Opscode Chef
11 17 (31.48%) Coaching
12 16 (29.63%) Bash Shell
12 16 (29.63%) Clustering
12 16 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (25.93%) Security Cleared
13 14 (25.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 13 (24.07%) Scrum
14 13 (24.07%) Ruby
14 13 (24.07%) Disaster Recovery
14 13 (24.07%) SC Cleared
14 13 (24.07%) Oracle Database
14 13 (24.07%) Virtual Machines
15 12 (22.22%) Microservices
15 12 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
15 12 (22.22%) HTTP

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 18 (33.33%) Confluence
2 10 (18.52%) nginx
3 3 (5.56%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.70%) CMS
4 2 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (3.70%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.85%) Apache
5 1 (1.85%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.85%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.85%) GeoServer
5 1 (1.85%) JBoss
5 1 (1.85%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.85%) SAS
Business Applications
1 7 (12.96%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 12 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (18.52%) Slack
3 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (5.56%) IaaS
4 3 (5.56%) PaaS
5 2 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (3.70%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (3.70%) Datadog
5 2 (3.70%) Serverless
6 1 (1.85%) DigitalOcean
6 1 (1.85%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.85%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 12 (22.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (24.07%) Oracle Database
2 7 (12.96%) MySQL
2 7 (12.96%) Oracle Database 12c
2 7 (12.96%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (12.96%) Relational Database
3 6 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (9.26%) MongoDB
4 5 (9.26%) NoSQL
4 5 (9.26%) Sybase ASE
5 4 (7.41%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
7 2 (3.70%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (1.85%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.85%) Big Data
8 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.85%) DataStage
8 1 (1.85%) GIS
8 1 (1.85%) HBase
8 1 (1.85%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 31 (57.41%) Jenkins
2 23 (42.59%) Git (software)
3 18 (33.33%) JIRA
4 11 (20.37%) Subversion
5 10 (18.52%) SonarQube
6 8 (14.81%) Selenium
7 7 (12.96%) Maven
7 7 (12.96%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (7.41%) JUnit
8 4 (7.41%) WebDriver
9 2 (3.70%) Cucumber
9 2 (3.70%) GitLab
9 2 (3.70%) RSpec
9 2 (3.70%) Selenium IDE
9 2 (3.70%) SoapUI
9 2 (3.70%) TeamCity
10 1 (1.85%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (3.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (22.22%) Linux Engineer
3 11 (20.37%) Lead DevOps
3 11 (20.37%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 11 (20.37%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 7 (12.96%) DBA
4 7 (12.96%) Developer
4 7 (12.96%) Oracle DBA
5 6 (11.11%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) Senior DevOps
5 6 (11.11%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Delivery Manager
6 5 (9.26%) DevOps Manager
6 5 (9.26%) Head of Delivery
6 5 (9.26%) Head of DevOps
7 4 (7.41%) Architect
7 4 (7.41%) Digital Solutions Architect
7 4 (7.41%) SC Cleared DBA
7 4 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (7.41%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.81%) CSS
1 8 (14.81%) HTML
1 8 (14.81%) JSON
1 8 (14.81%) RESTful
2 7 (12.96%) Middleware
2 7 (12.96%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 7 (12.96%) Web Services
3 6 (11.11%) Ajax
3 6 (11.11%) CSS3
3 6 (11.11%) Django
3 6 (11.11%) HTML5
3 6 (11.11%) REST
3 6 (11.11%) SOAP
3 6 (11.11%) Spring
4 3 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (3.70%) Guice
5 2 (3.70%) jQuery
5 2 (3.70%) Spring MVC
5 2 (3.70%) XML
5 2 (3.70%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 16 (29.63%) Clustering
2 7 (12.96%) Public Cloud
3 6 (11.11%) Smartphone
4 4 (7.41%) User Experience
5 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.70%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (3.70%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 37 (68.52%) Linux
2 14 (25.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (18.52%) Windows
4 9 (16.67%) Unix
5 7 (12.96%) Solaris
6 1 (1.85%) AIX
6 1 (1.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (48.15%) DevOps
2 22 (40.74%) Configuration Management
2 22 (40.74%) Mentoring
3 21 (38.89%) Continuous Delivery
4 17 (31.48%) Coaching
5 16 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (24.07%) Disaster Recovery
7 13 (24.07%) Scrum
8 12 (22.22%) Microservices
9 10 (18.52%) Load Balancing
9 10 (18.52%) Open Source
9 10 (18.52%) Static Code Analysis
10 8 (14.81%) Software Engineering
10 8 (14.81%) TDD
10 8 (14.81%) Test Automation
11 7 (12.96%) High Availability
11 7 (12.96%) Kanban
11 7 (12.96%) Migration
11 7 (12.96%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 27 (50.00%) Perl
2 16 (29.63%) Bash Shell
3 13 (24.07%) Ruby
4 12 (22.22%) Java
5 10 (18.52%) Shell Script
6 8 (14.81%) PL/SQL
6 8 (14.81%) Scala
7 7 (12.96%) Korn
8 5 (9.26%) SQL
9 4 (7.41%) C#
10 3 (5.56%) JavaScript
11 2 (3.70%) C
11 2 (3.70%) C++
11 2 (3.70%) Groovy
12 1 (1.85%) Jython
12 1 (1.85%) PHP
12 1 (1.85%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (25.93%) Security Cleared
2 13 (24.07%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.70%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) QA
2 2 (3.70%) WCAG
System Software
1 25 (46.30%) Docker
2 13 (24.07%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (12.96%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 7 (12.96%) Xen
4 6 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (7.41%) LXC
6 1 (1.85%) GeoWebCache
6 1 (1.85%) VirtualBox
6 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 30 (55.56%) Puppet
2 17 (31.48%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (16.67%) Ansible
4 7 (12.96%) Data Guard
4 7 (12.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 5 (9.26%) Oracle RMAN
5 5 (9.26%) Terraform
6 4 (7.41%) NetBackup
7 3 (5.56%) Nagios
7 3 (5.56%) ZABBIX
8 2 (3.70%) Kubernetes
8 2 (3.70%) Packer
9 1 (1.85%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 25 (46.30%) Oracle
2 7 (12.96%) SAP
2 7 (12.96%) Sun
2 7 (12.96%) Veritas
3 5 (9.26%) Sybase
4 4 (7.41%) Google
5 3 (5.56%) SaltStack
6 2 (3.70%) Capita
6 2 (3.70%) Cisco
6 2 (3.70%) New Relic
6 2 (3.70%) OpenText
6 2 (3.70%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.70%) Splunk
7 1 (1.85%) IBM
7 1 (1.85%) Informatica
7 1 (1.85%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.85%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.85%) VMware