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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 64 54 57
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Contract jobs citing Python 4 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.75% 1.22% 0.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.27% 2.37% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 3
Average daily rate £550 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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
314 253 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 58.91% 51.53% 35.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 187 138
Average daily rate £375 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £226 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £442 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 4
Average hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% +23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.10 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.02 £32.50 £29.43
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Python across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -23 2 £488 +39.28% 5
Python
Wales

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing Python also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Python.

1 7 (87.50%) PHP
2 5 (62.50%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) TDD
2 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
2 5 (62.50%) Mobile App
3 4 (50.00%) Ruby
4 3 (37.50%) Ajax
4 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 3 (37.50%) Multimedia
4 3 (37.50%) Subversion
4 3 (37.50%) Perl
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) JUnit
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) OO
4 3 (37.50%) Mobile Application Development
4 3 (37.50%) Hudson
4 3 (37.50%) Node.js
4 3 (37.50%) Sinon.JS
4 3 (37.50%) QUnit
4 3 (37.50%) Jasmine
4 3 (37.50%) Analytics
4 3 (37.50%) RequireJS
4 3 (37.50%) jQuery
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Python
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing Python also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Python. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) Node.js
2 2 (25.00%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
1 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
1 2 (25.00%) HTTPS
1 2 (25.00%) SSH
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (25.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (12.50%) FTP
2 1 (12.50%) Network Security
2 1 (12.50%) Wireless
2 1 (12.50%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
2 3 (37.50%) Hudson
2 3 (37.50%) Jasmine
2 3 (37.50%) JUnit
2 3 (37.50%) QUnit
2 3 (37.50%) Sinon.JS
2 3 (37.50%) Subversion
3 2 (25.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (25.00%) IntelliJ
3 2 (25.00%) Maven
4 1 (12.50%) TestNG
General
1 3 (37.50%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Support
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Ajax
1 3 (37.50%) jQuery
1 3 (37.50%) RequireJS
2 2 (25.00%) Java EE
2 2 (25.00%) LAMP
2 2 (25.00%) SAML
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 2 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) Django
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) Memcached
3 1 (12.50%) Middleware
3 1 (12.50%) REST
3 1 (12.50%) SOAP
3 1 (12.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Mobile App
2 2 (25.00%) Cryptography
2 2 (25.00%) PKI
3 1 (12.50%) CESG
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) TDD
2 3 (37.50%) Analytics
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (37.50%) Mobile Application Development
2 3 (37.50%) OO
2 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) BDD
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Web Development
4 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) EAI
4 1 (12.50%) ERP
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security
4 1 (12.50%) Open Source
4 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) PHP
2 5 (62.50%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 4 (50.00%) Ruby
4 3 (37.50%) Perl
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (12.50%) C
6 1 (12.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) CEH
2 1 (12.50%) CISA
2 1 (12.50%) CISSP
2 1 (12.50%) CREST Certified
2 1 (12.50%) OSCP
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Ansible
1 2 (25.00%) yum
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
1 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
South Wales
Stott & May
Posted: 4 days ago
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Oscar
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago