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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
Wales / South Wales
Rank 20 54 54
Rank change year-on-year
+34 0
Contract jobs citing Python 26 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 5.64% 1.55% 0.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.00% 3.59% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 1
Median daily rate £506 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.76% -18.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £401 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.67% +7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £42.75 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +20.42%

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
200 223 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 43.38% 43.13% 50.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 177 182
Median daily rate £418 £345 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.01% -8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 7
Median hourly rate £32.50 £24.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.65% +8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £21.61 £15.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £27.25 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 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
Newport - 17 £500 - 3
Cardiff +14 6 £513 +57.08% 4
Python
Wales

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Python.

1 42 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (31.43%) Linux
3 21 (30.00%) Java
3 21 (30.00%) DevOps
4 18 (25.71%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (25.71%) TDD
5 17 (24.29%) BDD
6 16 (22.86%) Hadoop
6 16 (22.86%) Cloudera
6 16 (22.86%) Algorithms
6 16 (22.86%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (21.43%) RESTful
7 15 (21.43%) Scala
8 14 (20.00%) Apache Spark
8 14 (20.00%) Git (software)
9 12 (17.14%) Open Source
9 12 (17.14%) Elasticsearch
10 11 (15.71%) Big Data
10 11 (15.71%) NoSQL
10 11 (15.71%) Swagger
10 11 (15.71%) Load Testing
10 11 (15.71%) Web Services
11 10 (14.29%) SQL
11 10 (14.29%) OWASP
11 10 (14.29%) Secure Coding
11 10 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
11 10 (14.29%) Jenkins
12 9 (12.86%) Kanban
12 9 (12.86%) Software Engineering
12 9 (12.86%) Scrum

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 14 (20.00%) Apache Spark
2 12 (17.14%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (10.00%) Cloud Foundry
4 6 (8.57%) Jupyter
5 4 (5.71%) Apache
6 3 (4.29%) ArcGIS
6 3 (4.29%) SAS
7 2 (2.86%) Apache Pig
7 2 (2.86%) GeoServer
7 2 (2.86%) Liferay
8 1 (1.43%) IIS
8 1 (1.43%) Luigi
8 1 (1.43%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.43%) Tornado
Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Stata
2 1 (1.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (25.71%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.14%) PaaS
3 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.43%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (1.43%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.43%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.43%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.14%) HTTP
2 1 (1.43%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.43%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (22.86%) Hadoop
2 11 (15.71%) Big Data
2 11 (15.71%) NoSQL
3 6 (8.57%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (8.57%) Relational Database
4 5 (7.14%) SQL Server
5 4 (5.71%) GIS
5 4 (5.71%) MongoDB
6 3 (4.29%) HBase
6 3 (4.29%) QGIS
6 3 (4.29%) Text Mining
7 2 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.86%) Apache Hive
7 2 (2.86%) InterSystems Cache
7 2 (2.86%) MySQL
7 2 (2.86%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.43%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.43%) Neo4j
8 1 (1.43%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 14 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 10 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.29%) Maven
4 2 (2.86%) JUnit
5 1 (1.43%) Gradle
5 1 (1.43%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (1.43%) Travis CI
General
1 5 (7.14%) Finance
2 4 (5.71%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.29%) Electronics
3 3 (4.29%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.29%) Marketing
4 1 (1.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 36 (51.43%) Developer
2 16 (22.86%) Python Developer
3 9 (12.86%) Scala Developer
4 5 (7.14%) Consultant
4 5 (7.14%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 5 (7.14%) Data Scientist
4 5 (7.14%) Security Consultant
4 5 (7.14%) Software Engineer
5 4 (5.71%) Administrator
5 4 (5.71%) Architect
5 4 (5.71%) Big Data Engineer
5 4 (5.71%) Security Engineer
5 4 (5.71%) Technical Leader
6 3 (4.29%) Apache Spark Developer
6 3 (4.29%) Big Data Developer
6 3 (4.29%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (4.29%) Junior
6 3 (4.29%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (4.29%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (2.86%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (21.43%) RESTful
2 11 (15.71%) Swagger
2 11 (15.71%) Web Services
3 7 (10.00%) Node.js
4 6 (8.57%) ActiveMQ
4 6 (8.57%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (7.14%) Django
6 4 (5.71%) CSS
6 4 (5.71%) HTML
6 4 (5.71%) JSON
7 3 (4.29%) ELK Stack
7 3 (4.29%) Flask
8 2 (2.86%) .NET
8 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET
8 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (2.86%) RAML
8 2 (2.86%) Spring
9 1 (1.43%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.43%) J2EE
9 1 (1.43%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (22.86%) Algorithms
2 6 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.71%) Mathematics
4 3 (4.29%) Statistics
5 2 (2.86%) Cryptography
5 2 (2.86%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.43%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.43%) Fintech
6 1 (1.43%) Physics
6 1 (1.43%) Social Media
6 1 (1.43%) User Experience
6 1 (1.43%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 22 (31.43%) Linux
2 3 (4.29%) Mac OS
2 3 (4.29%) Windows
3 1 (1.43%) Unix
3 1 (1.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (30.00%) DevOps
3 18 (25.71%) TDD
4 17 (24.29%) BDD
5 16 (22.86%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (17.14%) Open Source
7 11 (15.71%) Load Testing
8 10 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
8 10 (14.29%) OWASP
8 10 (14.29%) Secure Coding
9 9 (12.86%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (12.86%) Kanban
9 9 (12.86%) Scrum
9 9 (12.86%) Software Engineering
10 8 (11.43%) Analytics
10 8 (11.43%) API Design
11 7 (10.00%) Microservices
11 7 (10.00%) Security Architecture
11 7 (10.00%) Social Engineering
11 7 (10.00%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (30.00%) Java
2 15 (21.43%) Scala
3 10 (14.29%) SQL
4 8 (11.43%) Ruby
5 6 (8.57%) Bash Shell
5 6 (8.57%) R
6 4 (5.71%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.29%) Go
7 3 (4.29%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.86%) C#
8 2 (2.86%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.43%) C
9 1 (1.43%) Groovy
9 1 (1.43%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.43%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (10.00%) CEH
1 7 (10.00%) CISSP
1 7 (10.00%) CREST Certified
2 5 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.29%) PhD
3 3 (4.29%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.86%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.43%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (1.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.29%) vSphere
2 2 (2.86%) Docker
2 2 (2.86%) HDFS
2 2 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (1.43%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (4.29%) HAProxy
1 3 (4.29%) Kibana
1 3 (4.29%) logstash
2 2 (2.86%) Oozie
2 2 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.86%) Puppet
3 1 (1.43%) Ansible
3 1 (1.43%) Consul
3 1 (1.43%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 16 (22.86%) Cloudera
2 9 (12.86%) SAP
3 7 (10.00%) Oracle
4 6 (8.57%) SaltStack
4 6 (8.57%) Teradata
4 6 (8.57%) VMware
5 5 (7.14%) Splunk
6 2 (2.86%) Ab Initio
7 1 (1.43%) Actian
7 1 (1.43%) Cognos
7 1 (1.43%) Hortonworks
7 1 (1.43%) Informatica
7 1 (1.43%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (1.43%) ParAccel
7 1 (1.43%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.43%) Sybase
7 1 (1.43%) Tableau
7 1 (1.43%) Talend
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