Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 42 103
Rank change year-on-year +17 +61 -75
Contract jobs citing Python 83 44 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 9.12% 4.91% 2.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.25% 14.57% 6.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 42 53
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £420 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +2.27% -7.37%
10th Percentile £304 £313 £320
90th Percentile £600 £638 £538
North East median daily rate £400 £450 £445
% change year-on-year -11.11% +1.12% -6.32%
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 373 302 1,015
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 40.99% 33.71% 38.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 196 680
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £378 £364 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.78% +6.99% -14.87%
10th Percentile £262 £263 £250
90th Percentile £550 £538 £500
North East median daily rate £380 £364 £341
% change year-on-year +4.47% +6.83% -8.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 40
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £33.00 £45.00 £32.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.67% +37.80% -12.34%
10th Percentile £28.03 £21.00 £27.85
90th Percentile £35.00 £50.00 £36.91
North East median hourly rate £33.00 £45.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -26.67% +38.46% +28.79%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +20 82 £420 -6.67% 26
Tyneside - 1 £425 -
Python
North East

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 63 (75.90%) Linux
2 60 (72.29%) DevOps
3 58 (69.88%) Amazon AWS
4 57 (68.67%) Ansible
5 56 (67.47%) Puppet
6 50 (60.24%) Bash Shell
7 49 (59.04%) Jenkins
8 47 (56.63%) Configuration Management
9 43 (51.81%) Java
9 43 (51.81%) Perl
9 43 (51.81%) Microsoft Azure
10 42 (50.60%) Docker
11 41 (49.40%) C++
12 40 (48.19%) Ruby
12 40 (48.19%) Open Source
13 38 (45.78%) Windows
13 38 (45.78%) Terraform
14 37 (44.58%) PowerShell
14 37 (44.58%) Kubernetes
15 36 (43.37%) Splunk
15 36 (43.37%) Agile Software Development
16 35 (42.17%) Nagios
17 34 (40.96%) New Relic
17 34 (40.96%) Elastic Stack
18 33 (39.76%) C
19 32 (38.55%) Datadog
19 32 (38.55%) Data Centre
19 32 (38.55%) High Availability
20 28 (33.73%) Test Automation
21 25 (30.12%) Packer

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 (6.02%) SAS
2 4 (4.82%) Confluence
2 4 (4.82%) nginx
2 4 (4.82%) TPMS
2 4 (4.82%) Tuxedo
3 3 (3.61%) Apache
4 2 (2.41%) JBoss
5 1 (1.20%) CMS
5 1 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.20%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (6.02%) SPSS
2 2 (2.41%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 58 (69.88%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (51.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (38.55%) Datadog
4 9 (10.84%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (6.02%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (4.82%) Slack
7 2 (2.41%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (2.41%) Amazon S3
7 2 (2.41%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (2.41%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (2.41%) Serverless
8 1 (1.20%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (1.20%) DigitalOcean
8 1 (1.20%) GitHub
8 1 (1.20%) Linode
8 1 (1.20%) Office 365
8 1 (1.20%) OpenShift
8 1 (1.20%) PaaS
8 1 (1.20%) Route 53
8 1 (1.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.82%) HTTP
2 2 (2.41%) Firewall
2 2 (2.41%) SMS
3 1 (1.20%) DNS
3 1 (1.20%) SSL
3 1 (1.20%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (27.71%) Amazon Redshift
2 13 (15.66%) MongoDB
3 10 (12.05%) NoSQL
4 6 (7.23%) Big Data
4 6 (7.23%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (4.82%) OLTP
6 3 (3.61%) MySQL
7 2 (2.41%) KNIME
7 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.41%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.41%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.20%) DataStage
8 1 (1.20%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (1.20%) KDB
8 1 (1.20%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 49 (59.04%) Jenkins
2 24 (28.92%) TeamCity
3 13 (15.66%) Git (software)
4 5 (6.02%) JIRA
5 4 (4.82%) GitLab
6 3 (3.61%) SonarQube
6 3 (3.61%) Subversion
7 2 (2.41%) Maven
7 2 (2.41%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (1.20%) Artifactory
8 1 (1.20%) Gatling
8 1 (1.20%) JMeter
8 1 (1.20%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.20%) Selenium
8 1 (1.20%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (12.05%) Finance
2 5 (6.02%) Banking
2 5 (6.02%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 51 (61.45%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (10.84%) Developer
2 9 (10.84%) Senior DevOps
3 6 (7.23%) AWS DevOps
3 6 (7.23%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 6 (7.23%) AWS Engineer
3 6 (7.23%) Junior
3 6 (7.23%) Junior DevOps
3 6 (7.23%) Junior DevOps Engineer
3 6 (7.23%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (6.02%) Analyst
4 5 (6.02%) Cloud Engineer
4 5 (6.02%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (6.02%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 4 (4.82%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (3.61%) Cloud Automation Engineer
6 3 (3.61%) Design Engineer
6 3 (3.61%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (3.61%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 3 (3.61%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (40.96%) Elastic Stack
2 12 (14.46%) HTML
3 5 (6.02%) XML
4 4 (4.82%) CSS
4 4 (4.82%) Node.js
5 3 (3.61%) jQuery
5 3 (3.61%) RESTful
6 2 (2.41%) Django
6 2 (2.41%) LAMP
6 2 (2.41%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (2.41%) Sass
6 2 (2.41%) Web Services
7 1 (1.20%) .NET
7 1 (1.20%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (1.20%) Ajax
7 1 (1.20%) JSON
7 1 (1.20%) Middleware
7 1 (1.20%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (1.20%) XSD
7 1 (1.20%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 32 (38.55%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.23%) Computer Science
4 5 (6.02%) Credit Risk
4 5 (6.02%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.41%) Clustering
5 2 (2.41%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (2.41%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.41%) Robotics
5 2 (2.41%) User Experience
6 1 (1.20%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.20%) Blog
6 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.20%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 63 (75.90%) Linux
2 38 (45.78%) Windows
3 14 (16.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (12.05%) Unix
5 6 (7.23%) CentOS
6 4 (4.82%) Debian
6 4 (4.82%) VME
7 3 (3.61%) AIX
7 3 (3.61%) Solaris
8 1 (1.20%) Amazon Linux
8 1 (1.20%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.20%) VMS
8 1 (1.20%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (72.29%) DevOps
2 47 (56.63%) Configuration Management
3 40 (48.19%) Open Source
4 36 (43.37%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (38.55%) High Availability
6 28 (33.73%) Test Automation
7 24 (28.92%) BDD
8 21 (25.30%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (15.66%) Continuous Delivery
9 13 (15.66%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (12.05%) Problem-Solving
10 10 (12.05%) Technical Architecture
11 8 (9.64%) Analytics
12 7 (8.43%) Coaching
12 7 (8.43%) Mentoring
12 7 (8.43%) Microservices
12 7 (8.43%) Migration
12 7 (8.43%) OO
13 6 (7.23%) Continuous Deployment
13 6 (7.23%) Creative Thinking
Programming Languages
1 50 (60.24%) Bash Shell
2 43 (51.81%) Java
2 43 (51.81%) Perl
3 41 (49.40%) C++
4 40 (48.19%) Ruby
5 37 (44.58%) PowerShell
6 33 (39.76%) C
7 17 (20.48%) SQL
8 13 (15.66%) JavaScript
9 10 (12.05%) C#
10 6 (7.23%) Shell Script
11 5 (6.02%) R
12 4 (4.82%) COBOL
13 3 (3.61%) Korn
13 3 (3.61%) Scala
14 2 (2.41%) PHP
15 1 (1.20%) Go
15 1 (1.20%) Groovy
15 1 (1.20%) Jython
15 1 (1.20%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 18 (21.69%) Security Cleared
2 17 (20.48%) SC Cleared
3 14 (16.87%) Degree
4 5 (6.02%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.02%) IFRS
1 5 (6.02%) IFRS 9
2 2 (2.41%) QA
System Software
1 42 (50.60%) Docker
2 3 (3.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.20%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.20%) Xen
Systems Management
1 57 (68.67%) Ansible
2 56 (67.47%) Puppet
3 38 (45.78%) Terraform
4 37 (44.58%) Kubernetes
5 35 (42.17%) Nagios
6 25 (30.12%) Packer
7 23 (27.71%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (3.61%) Grafana
8 3 (3.61%) Prometheus
9 2 (2.41%) HAProxy
10 1 (1.20%) Kibana
10 1 (1.20%) logstash
10 1 (1.20%) OpenNMS
10 1 (1.20%) Rancher
10 1 (1.20%) Salt
10 1 (1.20%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 36 (43.37%) Splunk
2 34 (40.96%) New Relic
3 10 (12.05%) Google
3 10 (12.05%) Oracle
4 8 (9.64%) Red Hat
5 4 (4.82%) Micro Focus
6 3 (3.61%) Veritas
7 2 (2.41%) Blue Prism
7 2 (2.41%) Informatica
7 2 (2.41%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.41%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.20%) Black Duck
8 1 (1.20%) Cloudera
8 1 (1.20%) Hortonworks
8 1 (1.20%) OpenText
8 1 (1.20%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.20%) SaltStack
8 1 (1.20%) SOASTA, Inc
8 1 (1.20%) Sybase
8 1 (1.20%) VMware