Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 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
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 52 49
Rank change year-on-year +3 -3 -3
Contract jobs citing Python 52 63 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 5.17% 4.70% 4.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.34% 12.02% 10.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 46 41
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £450 £385 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.88% -18.95% +28.38%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £296
90th Percentile £665 £528 £800
North East median daily rate £413 £400 £500
% change year-on-year +3.13% -20.00% +35.14%
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 339 524 627
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 33.70% 39.10% 39.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 374 390
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £363 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £260 £286 £260
90th Percentile £563 £525 £525
North East median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% - +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 12
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £35.00 £41.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.63% +110.26% -38.58%
10th Percentile £29.95 £19.98 £14.39
90th Percentile £44.00 £55.25 £28.68
North East median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% +105.13% +5.58%

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 April 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 22 April 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 +11 51 £450 +16.88% 14
Tyneside - 1 £425 -
Python
North East

For the 6 months to 22 April 2018, 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 44 (84.62%) Linux
2 37 (71.15%) Puppet
3 34 (65.38%) Jenkins
3 34 (65.38%) DevOps
4 30 (57.69%) Configuration Management
5 29 (55.77%) Perl
6 28 (53.85%) Amazon AWS
7 27 (51.92%) Docker
8 26 (50.00%) Bash Shell
8 26 (50.00%) Ruby
8 26 (50.00%) Java
9 24 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
9 24 (46.15%) Ansible
10 23 (44.23%) Windows
11 22 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
12 20 (38.46%) Git (software)
13 19 (36.54%) Open Source
14 18 (34.62%) Nagios
14 18 (34.62%) New Relic
14 18 (34.62%) Splunk
15 17 (32.69%) Datadog
15 17 (32.69%) C
15 17 (32.69%) C++
16 15 (28.85%) Oracle
16 15 (28.85%) PowerShell
16 15 (28.85%) Terraform
16 15 (28.85%) Problem-Solving
17 14 (26.92%) Continuous Delivery
17 14 (26.92%) Data Centre
17 14 (26.92%) Mentoring

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 10 (19.23%) Confluence
2 5 (9.62%) nginx
3 4 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (7.69%) TPMS
3 4 (7.69%) Tuxedo
4 2 (3.85%) CMS
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (3.85%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.92%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 28 (53.85%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (32.69%) Datadog
4 5 (9.62%) Slack
5 2 (3.85%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.92%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.92%) IaaS
6 1 (1.92%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.92%) PaaS
6 1 (1.92%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) HTTP
2 1 (1.92%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.15%) Amazon Redshift
2 5 (9.62%) MySQL
2 5 (9.62%) NoSQL
3 4 (7.69%) OLTP
3 4 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 3 (5.77%) MongoDB
4 3 (5.77%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (5.77%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.92%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 34 (65.38%) Jenkins
2 20 (38.46%) Git (software)
3 12 (23.08%) TeamCity
4 11 (21.15%) Subversion
5 10 (19.23%) JIRA
6 8 (15.38%) Maven
7 7 (13.46%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (7.69%) SonarQube
9 3 (5.77%) Selenium
10 2 (3.85%) GitLab
10 2 (3.85%) Gradle
11 1 (1.92%) Gitweb
11 1 (1.92%) JUnit
11 1 (1.92%) SoapUI
11 1 (1.92%) WebDriver
11 1 (1.92%) webpack
General
1 1 (1.92%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (51.92%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (17.31%) Developer
3 7 (13.46%) Lead DevOps
3 7 (13.46%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 7 (13.46%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (13.46%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 5 (9.62%) Delivery Manager
4 5 (9.62%) DevOps Manager
4 5 (9.62%) Head of Delivery
4 5 (9.62%) Head of DevOps
4 5 (9.62%) Senior DevOps
4 5 (9.62%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Architect
5 3 (5.77%) Automation Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Junior
5 3 (5.77%) Junior DevOps
5 3 (5.77%) Junior DevOps Engineer
5 3 (5.77%) Python Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Agile Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.00%) Elastic Stack
2 9 (17.31%) CSS
2 9 (17.31%) HTML
3 8 (15.38%) RESTful
4 7 (13.46%) JSON
4 7 (13.46%) Middleware
4 7 (13.46%) XML
5 6 (11.54%) Web Services
6 5 (9.62%) Ajax
6 5 (9.62%) Spring
7 4 (7.69%) CSS3
7 4 (7.69%) HTML5
7 4 (7.69%) jQuery
7 4 (7.69%) REST
7 4 (7.69%) SOAP
8 3 (5.77%) Django
8 3 (5.77%) XSD
8 3 (5.77%) XSLT
9 2 (3.85%) React
9 2 (3.85%) XForms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.92%) Data Centre
2 7 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (11.54%) Public Cloud
4 4 (7.69%) Clustering
4 4 (7.69%) User Experience
5 3 (5.77%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (3.85%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.92%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.92%) Blog
7 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.92%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 44 (84.62%) Linux
2 23 (44.23%) Windows
3 11 (21.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (7.69%) Unix
4 4 (7.69%) VME
5 3 (5.77%) AIX
6 1 (1.92%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (65.38%) DevOps
2 30 (57.69%) Configuration Management
3 22 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (36.54%) Open Source
5 15 (28.85%) Problem-Solving
6 14 (26.92%) Continuous Delivery
6 14 (26.92%) High Availability
6 14 (26.92%) Mentoring
6 14 (26.92%) Test Automation
7 11 (21.15%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (19.23%) BDD
9 9 (17.31%) Coaching
9 9 (17.31%) Deployment Automation
10 7 (13.46%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (13.46%) Microservices
11 6 (11.54%) Migration
11 6 (11.54%) Scrum
12 5 (9.62%) Decision-Making
12 5 (9.62%) TDD
12 5 (9.62%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 29 (55.77%) Perl
2 26 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 26 (50.00%) Java
2 26 (50.00%) Ruby
3 17 (32.69%) C
3 17 (32.69%) C++
4 15 (28.85%) PowerShell
5 8 (15.38%) SQL
6 7 (13.46%) Shell Script
7 6 (11.54%) JavaScript
8 4 (7.69%) COBOL
8 4 (7.69%) Scala
9 3 (5.77%) C#
9 3 (5.77%) Groovy
10 1 (1.92%) Go
10 1 (1.92%) PHP
10 1 (1.92%) R
10 1 (1.92%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 11 (21.15%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.69%) Degree
4 1 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 27 (51.92%) Docker
2 6 (11.54%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (3.85%) LXC
3 2 (3.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 37 (71.15%) Puppet
2 24 (46.15%) Ansible
3 18 (34.62%) Nagios
4 15 (28.85%) Terraform
5 13 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (23.08%) Packer
7 11 (21.15%) Kubernetes
8 2 (3.85%) ZABBIX
9 1 (1.92%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 18 (34.62%) New Relic
1 18 (34.62%) Splunk
2 15 (28.85%) Oracle
3 5 (9.62%) Red Hat
4 4 (7.69%) Capita
4 4 (7.69%) Micro Focus
5 2 (3.85%) Cisco
5 2 (3.85%) OpenText
6 1 (1.92%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.92%) Google
6 1 (1.92%) Microsoft