The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 24 59 48
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -11
Contract jobs citing Python 46 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 7.30% 1.52% 2.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.44% 2.68% 5.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 8 8
Median daily rate £488 £326 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.42% -6.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £322 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £401 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £46.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-13.51% +42.30%
Python
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Programming Languages Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
298 336 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 47.30% 56.66% 52.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 276 194
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 7
Median hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.47% +5.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing Python as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Python
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Python across the South Wales region.

Python Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Python
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Python across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Python Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Python
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Newport - 26 £506 - 1
Cardiff +12 6 £400 +22.13% 2
Neath Port Talbot - 4 - -
Python
Wales

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Python.

1 34 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (43.55%) Java
3 24 (38.71%) Linux
4 22 (35.48%) DevOps
5 19 (30.65%) Amazon AWS
6 18 (29.03%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (27.42%) TDD
7 17 (27.42%) Scala
8 15 (24.19%) RESTful
9 14 (22.58%) BDD
9 14 (22.58%) Git (software)
10 13 (20.97%) Continuous Delivery
11 12 (19.35%) Secure Coding
11 12 (19.35%) OWASP
11 12 (19.35%) Open Source
11 12 (19.35%) Software Engineering
12 11 (17.74%) Load Testing
12 11 (17.74%) Jenkins
12 11 (17.74%) Swagger
13 10 (16.13%) Web Services
13 10 (16.13%) SQL
14 9 (14.52%) CISSP
14 9 (14.52%) Ethical Hacking
14 9 (14.52%) CEH
14 9 (14.52%) Penetration Testing
14 9 (14.52%) Social Engineering
14 9 (14.52%) Algorithms
14 9 (14.52%) Elasticsearch
14 9 (14.52%) Static Code Analysis
14 9 (14.52%) Security Architecture

Python
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 9 (14.52%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (12.90%) Cloud Foundry
3 7 (11.29%) Apache Spark
4 4 (6.45%) Apache
5 3 (4.84%) ArcGIS
5 3 (4.84%) SAS
6 2 (3.23%) Apache Pig
6 2 (3.23%) GeoServer
6 2 (3.23%) Liferay
7 1 (1.61%) IIS
7 1 (1.61%) Luigi
7 1 (1.61%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.61%) Tornado
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Stata
2 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (30.65%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (11.29%) PaaS
3 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.61%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (1.61%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.61%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.61%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.06%) HTTP
2 3 (4.84%) Network Security
3 1 (1.61%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.29%) NoSQL
1 7 (11.29%) Relational Database
2 6 (9.68%) Big Data
2 6 (9.68%) Hadoop
3 5 (8.06%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (6.45%) GIS
4 4 (6.45%) MongoDB
4 4 (6.45%) SQL Server
5 3 (4.84%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (4.84%) QGIS
5 3 (4.84%) Text Mining
6 2 (3.23%) Apache Hive
6 2 (3.23%) HBase
6 2 (3.23%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (1.61%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.61%) Neo4j
7 1 (1.61%) OLAP
7 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.61%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 14 (22.58%) Git (software)
2 11 (17.74%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.23%) JUnit
3 2 (3.23%) Maven
3 2 (3.23%) Selenium
4 1 (1.61%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.61%) Subversion
4 1 (1.61%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (1.61%) Travis CI
General
1 5 (8.06%) Finance
2 4 (6.45%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.84%) Electronics
3 3 (4.84%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.84%) Marketing
4 1 (1.61%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (38.71%) Developer
2 11 (17.74%) Python Developer
3 6 (9.68%) Architect
3 6 (9.68%) Security Engineer
4 5 (8.06%) Consultant
4 5 (8.06%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 5 (8.06%) Data Scientist
4 5 (8.06%) Scala Developer
4 5 (8.06%) Security Consultant
4 5 (8.06%) Software Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) Administrator
5 4 (6.45%) Technical Leader
6 3 (4.84%) Junior
6 3 (4.84%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (4.84%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.23%) Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Java Developer
7 2 (3.23%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.23%) Technical Architect
7 2 (3.23%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (24.19%) RESTful
2 11 (17.74%) Swagger
3 10 (16.13%) Web Services
4 6 (9.68%) ActiveMQ
4 6 (9.68%) Node.js
4 6 (9.68%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (8.06%) Django
6 4 (6.45%) CSS
6 4 (6.45%) HTML
6 4 (6.45%) JSON
7 3 (4.84%) ELK Stack
7 3 (4.84%) Flask
8 2 (3.23%) .NET
8 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET
8 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (3.23%) RAML
8 2 (3.23%) REST
8 2 (3.23%) Spring
9 1 (1.61%) J2EE
9 1 (1.61%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.52%) Algorithms
2 4 (6.45%) Cryptography
3 3 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.84%) Statistics
4 2 (3.23%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.61%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.61%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.61%) Fintech
5 1 (1.61%) Physics
5 1 (1.61%) User Experience
5 1 (1.61%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 24 (38.71%) Linux
2 3 (4.84%) Mac OS
2 3 (4.84%) Windows
3 1 (1.61%) Unix
3 1 (1.61%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (35.48%) DevOps
3 18 (29.03%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (27.42%) TDD
5 14 (22.58%) BDD
6 13 (20.97%) Continuous Delivery
7 12 (19.35%) Open Source
7 12 (19.35%) OWASP
7 12 (19.35%) Secure Coding
7 12 (19.35%) Software Engineering
8 11 (17.74%) Load Testing
9 9 (14.52%) Ethical Hacking
9 9 (14.52%) Fuzz Testing
9 9 (14.52%) Penetration Testing
9 9 (14.52%) Security Architecture
9 9 (14.52%) Social Engineering
9 9 (14.52%) Static Code Analysis
9 9 (14.52%) Static Program Analysis
10 8 (12.90%) API Design
11 7 (11.29%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 27 (43.55%) Java
2 17 (27.42%) Scala
3 10 (16.13%) SQL
4 8 (12.90%) Ruby
5 6 (9.68%) Bash Shell
5 6 (9.68%) R
6 4 (6.45%) JavaScript
6 4 (6.45%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.84%) Go
8 2 (3.23%) C#
8 2 (3.23%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.23%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.61%) C
9 1 (1.61%) C++
9 1 (1.61%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.61%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (14.52%) CEH
1 9 (14.52%) CISSP
1 9 (14.52%) CREST Certified
1 9 (14.52%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.06%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.84%) PhD
4 2 (3.23%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.61%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (1.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (4.84%) vSphere
2 2 (3.23%) Docker
2 2 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.61%) HDFS
3 1 (1.61%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) HAProxy
1 3 (4.84%) Kibana
1 3 (4.84%) logstash
2 1 (1.61%) Ansible
2 1 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (9.68%) Cloudera
1 6 (9.68%) SaltStack
1 6 (9.68%) VMware
2 5 (8.06%) SAP
2 5 (8.06%) Splunk
3 2 (3.23%) Ab Initio
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle
3 2 (3.23%) Teradata
4 1 (1.61%) Actian
4 1 (1.61%) Cognos
4 1 (1.61%) Hortonworks
4 1 (1.61%) Informatica
4 1 (1.61%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (1.61%) ParAccel
4 1 (1.61%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.61%) Sybase
4 1 (1.61%) Tableau
4 1 (1.61%) Talend