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 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 37 39
Rank change year-on-year -3 +2  
Contract jobs citing Python 38 30 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 6.57% 4.31% 2.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.32% 11.24% 5.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 13 10
Median daily rate £380 £405 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.17% +9.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £675 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £424 £375
% change year-on-year +0.29% +13.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -1.31% -5.00%  

Python is in the programming language skills category. The next 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 programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 248 267 209
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 42.91% 38.36% 46.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 168 142
Median daily rate £350 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +1.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 4
Median hourly rate £38.75 £18.13 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +113.79% -42.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £15.83 £13.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 £20.43 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear citing Python as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 29 March 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -2 38 £380 -6.17% 5
Python
North East

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 59 (93.65%) Ruby
2 52 (82.54%) Scala
3 49 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (68.25%) Java
4 43 (68.25%) Jenkins
5 40 (63.49%) Automated Testing
6 35 (55.56%) JUnit
7 33 (52.38%) C#
8 30 (47.62%) Open Source
9 29 (46.03%) Selenium
9 29 (46.03%) HTML
9 29 (46.03%) CSS
10 27 (42.86%) JSON
10 27 (42.86%) Django
11 26 (41.27%) Ajax
11 26 (41.27%) Spring
11 26 (41.27%) REST
12 25 (39.68%) CSS3
12 25 (39.68%) HTML5
13 24 (38.10%) Configuration Management
14 23 (36.51%) TDD
15 22 (34.92%) Linux
15 22 (34.92%) Confluence
15 22 (34.92%) JIRA
16 20 (31.75%) Play Framework
17 19 (30.16%) Test Scripting
17 19 (30.16%) Git (software)
18 18 (28.57%) Test Automation
18 18 (28.57%) Guice
18 18 (28.57%) OWASP

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 22 (34.92%) Confluence
2 4 (6.35%) Apache
3 1 (1.59%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.94%) IaaS
1 5 (7.94%) PaaS
1 5 (7.94%) SaaS
2 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.59%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.59%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (1.59%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 18 (28.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.98%) Relational Database
2 8 (12.70%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (12.70%) MongoDB
2 8 (12.70%) MySQL
2 8 (12.70%) NoSQL
2 8 (12.70%) Oracle Database
2 8 (12.70%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 43 (68.25%) Jenkins
2 35 (55.56%) JUnit
3 29 (46.03%) Selenium
4 22 (34.92%) JIRA
5 19 (30.16%) Git (software)
6 18 (28.57%) Cucumber
6 18 (28.57%) RSpec
6 18 (28.57%) Subversion
6 18 (28.57%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (4.76%) Games
2 1 (1.59%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (44.44%) Developer
2 16 (25.40%) Automation Tester
2 16 (25.40%) Tester
3 14 (22.22%) Agile Tester
3 14 (22.22%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 14 (22.22%) Selenium Tester
4 13 (20.63%) Scala Developer
5 11 (17.46%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 8 (12.70%) Architect
6 8 (12.70%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (7.94%) Applications Support
8 4 (6.35%) Analyst
8 4 (6.35%) Lead Architect
8 4 (6.35%) Lead Solutions Architect
8 4 (6.35%) Senior Applications Support
8 4 (6.35%) Test Automation Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) Test Engineer
9 3 (4.76%) HTML CSS Developer
9 3 (4.76%) HTML Developer
9 3 (4.76%) Technologist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (46.03%) CSS
1 29 (46.03%) HTML
2 27 (42.86%) Django
2 27 (42.86%) JSON
3 26 (41.27%) Ajax
3 26 (41.27%) REST
3 26 (41.27%) Spring
4 25 (39.68%) CSS3
4 25 (39.68%) HTML5
5 20 (31.75%) Play Framework
6 18 (28.57%) Guice
6 18 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
7 14 (22.22%) Gherkin
7 14 (22.22%) RESTful
8 10 (15.87%) Spring MVC
9 8 (12.70%) SOAP
9 8 (12.70%) Web Services
10 4 (6.35%) Akka
10 4 (6.35%) spray
11 1 (1.59%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.81%) Smartphone
2 10 (15.87%) User Experience
3 3 (4.76%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.59%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (34.92%) Linux
2 4 (6.35%) Unix
3 3 (4.76%) MVS
3 3 (4.76%) Windows
4 2 (3.17%) VME
5 1 (1.59%) Android
5 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.59%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.59%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.59%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (63.49%) Automated Testing
3 30 (47.62%) Open Source
4 24 (38.10%) Configuration Management
5 23 (36.51%) TDD
6 19 (30.16%) Test Scripting
7 18 (28.57%) Automation Testing
7 18 (28.57%) Defect Tracking
7 18 (28.57%) OWASP
7 18 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
7 18 (28.57%) Test Automation
7 18 (28.57%) Web Design
7 18 (28.57%) Web Testing
8 17 (26.98%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (26.98%) Web Development
9 16 (25.40%) Scrum
10 10 (15.87%) Mentoring
10 10 (15.87%) MVC
11 9 (14.29%) Front End Development
11 9 (14.29%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (93.65%) Ruby
2 52 (82.54%) Scala
3 43 (68.25%) Java
4 33 (52.38%) C#
5 6 (9.52%) Perl
6 4 (6.35%) C
6 4 (6.35%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.17%) Jython
7 2 (3.17%) SQL
8 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (1.59%) DV Cleared
1 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) WCAG
2 1 (1.59%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.59%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 9 (14.29%) Docker
2 8 (12.70%) LXC
Systems Management
1 13 (20.63%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (17.46%) Puppet
3 1 (1.59%) Ansible
3 1 (1.59%) BladeLogic
3 1 (1.59%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.59%) Mesos
3 1 (1.59%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 18 (28.57%) Google
2 9 (14.29%) Oracle
3 4 (6.35%) CA
4 1 (1.59%) BMC
4 1 (1.59%) Dell
4 1 (1.59%) OpenText
4 1 (1.59%) Red Hat
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