Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 40 92
Rank change year-on-year +16 +52 -63
Contract jobs citing Python 80 51 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 8.26% 5.54% 2.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.51% 16.29% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 65 45
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £500 £535 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.54% +25.88% -11.46%
10th Percentile £316 £380 £320
90th Percentile £600 £638 £488
North East median daily rate £500 £535 £425
% change year-on-year -6.54% +25.88% -11.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 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 390 313 894
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 40.29% 34.02% 40.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 218 648
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +11.43% -12.50%
10th Percentile £287 £271 £260
90th Percentile £563 £554 £511
North East median daily rate £400 £384 £350
% change year-on-year +4.23% +9.64% -9.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 22
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £45.00 £36.25 £34.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.14% +5.60% +32.03%
10th Percentile £37.25 £17.70 £26.65
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.66 £55.10
North East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £32.58
% change year-on-year +5.88% +30.46% +67.06%

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 December 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 17 December 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 +23 79 £500 -6.54% 29
South Shields - 1 £515 -
Python
North East

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 56 (70.00%) DevOps
2 55 (68.75%) Amazon AWS
3 53 (66.25%) Jenkins
4 51 (63.75%) Puppet
5 49 (61.25%) Docker
6 48 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
7 47 (58.75%) Linux
8 43 (53.75%) Ansible
9 39 (48.75%) Git (software)
10 36 (45.00%) Configuration Management
11 30 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
11 30 (37.50%) Bash Shell
12 29 (36.25%) MongoDB
12 29 (36.25%) JavaScript
13 28 (35.00%) Kubernetes
14 27 (33.75%) Terraform
14 27 (33.75%) JIRA
14 27 (33.75%) Opscode Chef
15 25 (31.25%) Java
15 25 (31.25%) Windows
16 24 (30.00%) SQL
16 24 (30.00%) Test Automation
17 23 (28.75%) Perl
17 23 (28.75%) Ruby
18 21 (26.25%) HTML
18 21 (26.25%) Node.js
18 21 (26.25%) Elastic Stack
19 20 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
19 20 (25.00%) Open Source
20 19 (23.75%) NoSQL

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 17 (21.25%) Confluence
2 7 (8.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (7.50%) JBoss
4 5 (6.25%) Apache Spark
4 5 (6.25%) nginx
5 4 (5.00%) Apache
5 4 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (5.00%) SAS
5 4 (5.00%) SharePoint
5 4 (5.00%) Tomcat
5 4 (5.00%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.25%) CMS
6 1 (1.25%) Drupal
6 1 (1.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (5.00%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 55 (68.75%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (15.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 9 (11.25%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (8.75%) Amazon S3
7 6 (7.50%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (7.50%) Datadog
7 6 (7.50%) Slack
8 5 (6.25%) Amazon ELB
8 5 (6.25%) Route 53
8 5 (6.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 4 (5.00%) GitHub
9 4 (5.00%) Google Analytics
9 4 (5.00%) Office 365
10 1 (1.25%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (1.25%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.50%) HTTP
2 8 (10.00%) Firewall
3 7 (8.75%) VLAN
4 5 (6.25%) Network Security
5 4 (5.00%) SSL
5 4 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (36.25%) MongoDB
2 19 (23.75%) NoSQL
3 12 (15.00%) MySQL
4 9 (11.25%) Apache Cassandra
4 9 (11.25%) Oracle Database
5 8 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (8.75%) Big Data
7 4 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (5.00%) Apache Hive
7 4 (5.00%) Hadoop
7 4 (5.00%) HBase
7 4 (5.00%) Spark SQL
7 4 (5.00%) Sqoop
8 3 (3.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (3.75%) Relational Database
9 2 (2.50%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (2.50%) SQL Server
10 1 (1.25%) KDB
10 1 (1.25%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 53 (66.25%) Jenkins
2 39 (48.75%) Git (software)
3 27 (33.75%) JIRA
4 16 (20.00%) GitLab
5 13 (16.25%) Maven
6 12 (15.00%) Sonatype Nexus
7 6 (7.50%) SonarQube
8 5 (6.25%) Gatling
8 5 (6.25%) JUnit
8 5 (6.25%) Selenium
8 5 (6.25%) Subversion
9 4 (5.00%) Ant
9 4 (5.00%) Cucumber
9 4 (5.00%) Eclipse
9 4 (5.00%) Grunt
9 4 (5.00%) gulp
9 4 (5.00%) IntelliJ
9 4 (5.00%) Karma Test Runner
9 4 (5.00%) Sublime Text
10 3 (3.75%) Bitbucket
General
1 10 (12.50%) Finance
2 4 (5.00%) Banking
2 4 (5.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 47 (58.75%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (22.50%) Developer
3 11 (13.75%) AWS DevOps
3 11 (13.75%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 11 (13.75%) AWS Engineer
4 8 (10.00%) Senior DevOps
5 5 (6.25%) JIRA Engineer
5 5 (6.25%) Python Developer
6 4 (5.00%) Analyst
6 4 (5.00%) Big Data Engineer
6 4 (5.00%) Data Engineer
6 4 (5.00%) DevOps Developer
6 4 (5.00%) Java Developer
6 4 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (5.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 3 (3.75%) Applications Developer
7 3 (3.75%) Django Developer
7 3 (3.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (3.75%) Python/Django Developer
8 2 (2.50%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (26.25%) Elastic Stack
1 21 (26.25%) HTML
1 21 (26.25%) Node.js
2 13 (16.25%) CSS
3 11 (13.75%) jQuery
3 11 (13.75%) YAML
4 10 (12.50%) Web Services
5 9 (11.25%) AngularJS
5 9 (11.25%) Spring
6 8 (10.00%) Django
7 6 (7.50%) JSON
7 6 (7.50%) React
7 6 (7.50%) Sass
8 5 (6.25%) Gherkin
8 5 (6.25%) Hibernate
8 5 (6.25%) HTML5
8 5 (6.25%) Kafka
8 5 (6.25%) REST
8 5 (6.25%) Servlets
8 5 (6.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.50%) Hybrid Cloud
1 10 (12.50%) User Experience
2 8 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.00%) Credit Risk
3 4 (5.00%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (3.75%) Replication
5 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.25%) Clustering
5 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.25%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 47 (58.75%) Linux
2 25 (31.25%) Windows
3 13 (16.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (11.25%) CentOS
5 8 (10.00%) Unix
6 4 (5.00%) Debian
6 4 (5.00%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.25%) Amazon Linux
7 1 (1.25%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (70.00%) DevOps
2 48 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (45.00%) Configuration Management
4 30 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (30.00%) Test Automation
6 20 (25.00%) Open Source
7 18 (22.50%) Problem-Solving
8 16 (20.00%) Microservices
9 14 (17.50%) Scrum
10 11 (13.75%) Continuous Delivery
10 11 (13.75%) Deployment Automation
10 11 (13.75%) SOA
11 10 (12.50%) Application Performance Monitoring
11 10 (12.50%) Change Management
11 10 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
11 10 (12.50%) Kanban
11 10 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
11 10 (12.50%) Release Automation
12 9 (11.25%) Analytics
12 9 (11.25%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 30 (37.50%) Bash Shell
2 29 (36.25%) JavaScript
3 25 (31.25%) Java
4 24 (30.00%) SQL
5 23 (28.75%) Perl
5 23 (28.75%) Ruby
6 13 (16.25%) C#
6 13 (16.25%) C++
7 12 (15.00%) Scala
8 11 (13.75%) PowerShell
9 4 (5.00%) C
9 4 (5.00%) Groovy
9 4 (5.00%) Haskell
9 4 (5.00%) PHP
9 4 (5.00%) R
10 3 (3.75%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.25%) Korn
11 1 (1.25%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.25%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (10.00%) Degree
2 4 (5.00%) Master's Degree
3 3 (3.75%) AWS Certification
4 2 (2.50%) DBS Check
4 2 (2.50%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.75%) QA
2 4 (5.00%) IFRS
2 4 (5.00%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 49 (61.25%) Docker
2 4 (5.00%) Apache Flume
2 4 (5.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 51 (63.75%) Puppet
2 43 (53.75%) Ansible
3 28 (35.00%) Kubernetes
4 27 (33.75%) Opscode Chef
4 27 (33.75%) Terraform
5 14 (17.50%) Nagios
6 11 (13.75%) Grafana
7 10 (12.50%) Docker Swarm
7 10 (12.50%) ZABBIX
8 7 (8.75%) Packer
8 7 (8.75%) Prometheus
9 5 (6.25%) Rancher
10 4 (5.00%) Kibana
11 1 (1.25%) Salt
Vendors
1 16 (20.00%) Oracle
2 13 (16.25%) Google
3 10 (12.50%) Riverbed
4 8 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (7.50%) Cloudera
5 6 (7.50%) Splunk
6 5 (6.25%) Black Duck
6 5 (6.25%) Red Hat
7 4 (5.00%) Adobe
7 4 (5.00%) New Relic
7 4 (5.00%) webMethods
8 2 (2.50%) Hortonworks
8 2 (2.50%) Informatica
9 1 (1.25%) SOASTA, Inc
9 1 (1.25%) Solace
9 1 (1.25%) Sybase