Period
to 17 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 47 94
Rank change year-on-year +10 +47 -49
Contract jobs citing Python 73 48 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 6.93% 4.96% 2.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.72% 13.15% 6.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 38 37
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £393 £404 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.73% -10.33% +20.00%
10th Percentile £292 £300 £286
90th Percentile £545 £528 £700
North East median daily rate £375 £425 £450
% change year-on-year -11.76% -5.56% +16.88%
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 412 365 798
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 39.09% 37.75% 35.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 237 515
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £256 £281 £256
90th Percentile £538 £500 £500
North East median daily rate £361 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +3.21% +7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 35
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +46.55% +85.01%
10th Percentile £30.30 £11.73 £22.75
90th Percentile £42.25 £49.98 £36.74
North East median hourly rate £35.00 £42.00 £28.75
% change year-on-year -16.67% +46.09% +68.40%

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 July 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 July 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 +10 72 £390 -3.35% 22
Tyneside - 1 £425 -
Python
North East

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 (76.71%) Linux
2 45 (61.64%) Java
2 45 (61.64%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (61.64%) DevOps
3 44 (60.27%) Puppet
4 43 (58.90%) Ansible
4 43 (58.90%) Perl
5 40 (54.79%) Ruby
6 39 (53.42%) Configuration Management
6 39 (53.42%) Bash Shell
7 37 (50.68%) Jenkins
8 36 (49.32%) Splunk
9 35 (47.95%) Microsoft Azure
9 35 (47.95%) Nagios
9 35 (47.95%) Windows
10 34 (46.58%) New Relic
11 33 (45.21%) PowerShell
11 33 (45.21%) C
11 33 (45.21%) C++
11 33 (45.21%) Elastic Stack
12 32 (43.84%) Open Source
12 32 (43.84%) High Availability
12 32 (43.84%) Datadog
12 32 (43.84%) Data Centre
13 31 (42.47%) Docker
13 31 (42.47%) Agile Software Development
14 27 (36.99%) Terraform
15 26 (35.62%) Test Automation
16 24 (32.88%) TeamCity
16 24 (32.88%) BDD

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 5 (6.85%) SAS
2 4 (5.48%) nginx
2 4 (5.48%) TPMS
2 4 (5.48%) Tuxedo
3 3 (4.11%) Apache
3 3 (4.11%) CMS
3 3 (4.11%) Confluence
3 3 (4.11%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.74%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.74%) JBoss
5 1 (1.37%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.37%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (6.85%) SPSS
2 2 (2.74%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 45 (61.64%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (47.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (43.84%) Datadog
4 3 (4.11%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (4.11%) Serverless
4 3 (4.11%) Slack
5 2 (2.74%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.74%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (2.74%) PaaS
6 1 (1.37%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.37%) DigitalOcean
6 1 (1.37%) GitHub
6 1 (1.37%) Google Analytics
6 1 (1.37%) IaaS
6 1 (1.37%) Linode
6 1 (1.37%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.11%) HTTP
2 2 (2.74%) Firewall
2 2 (2.74%) SMS
3 1 (1.37%) DNS
3 1 (1.37%) SSL
3 1 (1.37%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (31.51%) Amazon Redshift
2 7 (9.59%) Big Data
3 5 (6.85%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (5.48%) MySQL
4 4 (5.48%) NoSQL
4 4 (5.48%) OLTP
5 3 (4.11%) MongoDB
5 3 (4.11%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.74%) KNIME
6 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.37%) DataStage
7 1 (1.37%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 37 (50.68%) Jenkins
2 24 (32.88%) TeamCity
3 12 (16.44%) Git (software)
4 6 (8.22%) Subversion
5 3 (4.11%) GitLab
5 3 (4.11%) JIRA
6 2 (2.74%) Gradle
6 2 (2.74%) Maven
6 2 (2.74%) Selenium
6 2 (2.74%) SonarQube
6 2 (2.74%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.37%) Artifactory
7 1 (1.37%) Gitweb
7 1 (1.37%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.37%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.37%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.37%) webpack
General
1 6 (8.22%) Finance
2 5 (6.85%) Banking
2 5 (6.85%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 39 (53.42%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (17.81%) Developer
3 6 (8.22%) Junior
3 6 (8.22%) Junior DevOps
3 6 (8.22%) Junior DevOps Engineer
3 6 (8.22%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (6.85%) Analyst
4 5 (6.85%) Cloud Engineer
4 5 (6.85%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (6.85%) Senior DevOps
4 5 (6.85%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 4 (5.48%) Automation Engineer
5 4 (5.48%) AWS DevOps
5 4 (5.48%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 4 (5.48%) AWS Engineer
5 4 (5.48%) Python Developer
6 3 (4.11%) Cloud Automation Engineer
6 3 (4.11%) Design Engineer
6 3 (4.11%) Java Developer
6 3 (4.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (45.21%) Elastic Stack
2 8 (10.96%) XML
3 7 (9.59%) CSS
3 7 (9.59%) HTML
4 6 (8.22%) RESTful
5 5 (6.85%) jQuery
5 5 (6.85%) JSON
5 5 (6.85%) Web Services
6 4 (5.48%) XSD
6 4 (5.48%) XSLT
7 3 (4.11%) SOAP
8 2 (2.74%) Ajax
8 2 (2.74%) LAMP
8 2 (2.74%) LAPP Stack
8 2 (2.74%) React
8 2 (2.74%) REST
8 2 (2.74%) Spring
8 2 (2.74%) XForms
9 1 (1.37%) LEMP Stack
9 1 (1.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 32 (43.84%) Data Centre
2 9 (12.33%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (9.59%) Computer Science
4 6 (8.22%) Public Cloud
5 5 (6.85%) Credit Risk
6 4 (5.48%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (2.74%) Clustering
7 2 (2.74%) Private Cloud
7 2 (2.74%) Robotics
7 2 (2.74%) User Experience
8 1 (1.37%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.37%) Blog
8 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.37%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 56 (76.71%) Linux
2 35 (47.95%) Windows
3 9 (12.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (12.33%) Unix
4 4 (5.48%) VME
5 3 (4.11%) AIX
5 3 (4.11%) Solaris
6 1 (1.37%) Amazon Linux
6 1 (1.37%) CentOS
6 1 (1.37%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.37%) VMS
6 1 (1.37%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (61.64%) DevOps
2 39 (53.42%) Configuration Management
3 32 (43.84%) High Availability
3 32 (43.84%) Open Source
4 31 (42.47%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (35.62%) Test Automation
6 24 (32.88%) BDD
7 22 (30.14%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (15.07%) Technical Architecture
9 10 (13.70%) Problem-Solving
10 9 (12.33%) Analytics
11 7 (9.59%) Coaching
11 7 (9.59%) Mentoring
12 6 (8.22%) Analytical Thinking
12 6 (8.22%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (8.22%) Creative Thinking
12 6 (8.22%) Machine Learning
12 6 (8.22%) Mathematics
12 6 (8.22%) Statistics
13 5 (6.85%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (61.64%) Java
2 43 (58.90%) Perl
3 40 (54.79%) Ruby
4 39 (53.42%) Bash Shell
5 33 (45.21%) C
5 33 (45.21%) C++
5 33 (45.21%) PowerShell
6 15 (20.55%) SQL
7 7 (9.59%) JavaScript
8 6 (8.22%) R
8 6 (8.22%) Shell Script
9 4 (5.48%) COBOL
9 4 (5.48%) Groovy
10 3 (4.11%) C#
10 3 (4.11%) Korn
10 3 (4.11%) PHP
11 1 (1.37%) Go
11 1 (1.37%) Jython
11 1 (1.37%) Scala
11 1 (1.37%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 19 (26.03%) Security Cleared
2 18 (24.66%) SC Cleared
3 14 (19.18%) Degree
4 5 (6.85%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.37%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.37%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.85%) IFRS
1 5 (6.85%) IFRS 9
2 1 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 31 (42.47%) Docker
2 3 (4.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.37%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.37%) Xen
Systems Management
1 44 (60.27%) Puppet
2 43 (58.90%) Ansible
3 35 (47.95%) Nagios
4 27 (36.99%) Terraform
5 24 (32.88%) Packer
6 23 (31.51%) Kubernetes
7 12 (16.44%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (2.74%) Grafana
8 2 (2.74%) HAProxy
8 2 (2.74%) Prometheus
9 1 (1.37%) Kibana
9 1 (1.37%) logstash
9 1 (1.37%) OpenNMS
9 1 (1.37%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 36 (49.32%) Splunk
2 34 (46.58%) New Relic
3 9 (12.33%) Oracle
4 4 (5.48%) Micro Focus
4 4 (5.48%) Red Hat
5 3 (4.11%) OpenText
5 3 (4.11%) Veritas
6 2 (2.74%) Blue Prism
6 2 (2.74%) Capita
6 2 (2.74%) Informatica
6 2 (2.74%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.74%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.37%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.37%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.37%) Google
7 1 (1.37%) Hortonworks
7 1 (1.37%) IBM
7 1 (1.37%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.37%) SaltStack
7 1 (1.37%) VMware