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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
Wales / South Wales
Rank 20 67 53
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -14
Contract jobs citing Python 35 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 6.62% 0.51% 0.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.51% 1.14% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 2 1
Median daily rate £500 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +9.37%
UK excluding London median daily rate £441 £409 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.88% +9.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £40.00

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
212 264 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 40.08% 45.28% 43.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 193 149
Median daily rate £413 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.48% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 5
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 £14.20 £19.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.70 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 - 25 £500 -
Cardiff +28 10 £513 +17.14% 6
Python
Wales

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 52 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (30.00%) Cloudera
3 23 (28.75%) Hadoop
3 23 (28.75%) DevOps
4 22 (27.50%) Java
5 21 (26.25%) Linux
5 21 (26.25%) TDD
5 21 (26.25%) Apache Spark
6 20 (25.00%) BDD
7 18 (22.50%) RESTful
7 18 (22.50%) Elasticsearch
8 17 (21.25%) Algorithms
8 17 (21.25%) Scala
8 17 (21.25%) NoSQL
8 17 (21.25%) Analytics
8 17 (21.25%) Big Data
9 16 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
9 16 (20.00%) Git (software)
10 15 (18.75%) Jenkins
10 15 (18.75%) Oracle
10 15 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (17.50%) SAP
11 14 (17.50%) Web Services
11 14 (17.50%) Software Engineering
11 14 (17.50%) Open Source
12 13 (16.25%) Cloud Foundry
12 13 (16.25%) Scrum
13 12 (15.00%) Kanban
13 12 (15.00%) Load Testing

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 21 (26.25%) Apache Spark
2 18 (22.50%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (16.25%) Cloud Foundry
4 6 (7.50%) Jupyter
5 4 (5.00%) Tornado
6 2 (2.50%) Apache
6 2 (2.50%) Apache Pig
6 2 (2.50%) GeoServer
6 2 (2.50%) Liferay
7 1 (1.25%) ArcGIS
7 1 (1.25%) IIS
7 1 (1.25%) Luigi
7 1 (1.25%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.25%) Stata
Business Applications
1 3 (3.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.25%) PaaS
3 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.25%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (1.25%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.25%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.25%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.25%) HTTP
2 1 (1.25%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (28.75%) Hadoop
2 17 (21.25%) Big Data
2 17 (21.25%) NoSQL
3 11 (13.75%) MongoDB
4 10 (12.50%) Relational Database
5 9 (11.25%) HBase
6 8 (10.00%) SQL Server
7 7 (8.75%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (7.50%) RDBMS
9 5 (6.25%) MySQL
10 4 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (5.00%) SQLite
11 2 (2.50%) Apache Hive
11 2 (2.50%) GIS
11 2 (2.50%) InterSystems Cache
12 1 (1.25%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (1.25%) DataStage
12 1 (1.25%) OLAP
12 1 (1.25%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 16 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 15 (18.75%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.75%) Maven
4 2 (2.50%) JUnit
5 1 (1.25%) Gradle
5 1 (1.25%) JIRA
5 1 (1.25%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (1.25%) Travis CI
General
1 4 (5.00%) Finance
1 4 (5.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.75%) Electronics
2 3 (3.75%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 46 (57.50%) Developer
2 17 (21.25%) Python Developer
2 17 (21.25%) Scala Developer
3 10 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 8 (10.00%) Consultant
5 5 (6.25%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 5 (6.25%) Security Consultant
6 4 (5.00%) Administrator
6 4 (5.00%) Architect
6 4 (5.00%) Big Data Developer
6 4 (5.00%) Big Data Engineer
6 4 (5.00%) Data Engineer
6 4 (5.00%) Data Scientist
6 4 (5.00%) Technical Leader
7 3 (3.75%) Apache Spark Developer
7 3 (3.75%) Data Consultant
7 3 (3.75%) Java Engineer
7 3 (3.75%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (3.75%) Python Software Engineer
7 3 (3.75%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (22.50%) RESTful
2 14 (17.50%) Web Services
3 12 (15.00%) Swagger
4 7 (8.75%) ActiveMQ
4 7 (8.75%) Node.js
4 7 (8.75%) RabbitMQ
5 6 (7.50%) Flask
6 5 (6.25%) Django
7 4 (5.00%) CSS
7 4 (5.00%) HTML
7 4 (5.00%) JSON
7 4 (5.00%) Middleware
7 4 (5.00%) ZeroMQ
8 3 (3.75%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 3 (3.75%) Elastic Stack
8 3 (3.75%) Play Framework
9 2 (2.50%) .NET
9 2 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (2.50%) RAML
9 2 (2.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.25%) Algorithms
2 5 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.00%) User Experience
4 2 (2.50%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.50%) Life Science
5 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.25%) Fintech
5 1 (1.25%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 21 (26.25%) Linux
2 4 (5.00%) Windows
3 3 (3.75%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.25%) Unix
4 1 (1.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (28.75%) DevOps
3 21 (26.25%) TDD
4 20 (25.00%) BDD
5 17 (21.25%) Analytics
6 16 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (17.50%) Open Source
8 14 (17.50%) Software Engineering
9 13 (16.25%) Scrum
10 12 (15.00%) Kanban
10 12 (15.00%) Load Testing
11 11 (13.75%) Continuous Delivery
12 10 (12.50%) Business Analytics
12 10 (12.50%) Mathematics
13 8 (10.00%) API Design
13 8 (10.00%) OWASP
13 8 (10.00%) Secure Coding
14 7 (8.75%) MapReduce
14 7 (8.75%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 22 (27.50%) Java
2 17 (21.25%) Scala
3 8 (10.00%) R
3 8 (10.00%) Ruby
3 8 (10.00%) SQL
4 5 (6.25%) Bash Shell
4 5 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.00%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.75%) C++
6 3 (3.75%) Go
7 2 (2.50%) C#
7 2 (2.50%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.25%) C
8 1 (1.25%) Groovy
8 1 (1.25%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (6.25%) CEH
1 5 (6.25%) CISSP
1 5 (6.25%) CREST Certified
2 4 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.75%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.50%) PhD
4 2 (2.50%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.25%) Degree
5 1 (1.25%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.00%) HDFS
2 3 (3.75%) vSphere
3 2 (2.50%) Docker
3 2 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.25%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (1.25%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (3.75%) HAProxy
1 3 (3.75%) Kibana
1 3 (3.75%) logstash
2 2 (2.50%) Oozie
2 2 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.50%) Puppet
3 1 (1.25%) Consul
3 1 (1.25%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 24 (30.00%) Cloudera
2 15 (18.75%) Oracle
3 14 (17.50%) SAP
4 11 (13.75%) Teradata
5 8 (10.00%) Splunk
6 6 (7.50%) SaltStack
7 5 (6.25%) VMware
8 2 (2.50%) Ab Initio
8 2 (2.50%) Sitecore
9 1 (1.25%) Actian
9 1 (1.25%) Cognos
9 1 (1.25%) Hortonworks
9 1 (1.25%) Informatica
9 1 (1.25%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (1.25%) ParAccel
9 1 (1.25%) Sybase
9 1 (1.25%) Tableau
9 1 (1.25%) Talend
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Spier Consulting Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago