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 6 May 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 54 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Python 7 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.39% 0.67% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.67% 1.91% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £320
% change year-on-year
- +17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
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
262 209 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 52.19% 35.24% 33.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 134 72
Average daily rate £350 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

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
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 6 May 2015. 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
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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 +12 5 £350 -6.66% 1
Bridgend - 1 £388 -
Python
Wales

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 8 (88.89%) Perl
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) MySQL
2 6 (66.67%) Ruby
2 6 (66.67%) Relational Database
3 5 (55.56%) DevOps
3 5 (55.56%) Analytics
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) Hadoop
4 4 (44.44%) Java
4 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
5 3 (33.33%) UNIX
5 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 3 (33.33%) MapReduce
6 2 (22.22%) Digital Media
6 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (22.22%) Video Analytics
6 2 (22.22%) TDD
6 2 (22.22%) LAMP
6 2 (22.22%) Apache
6 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
6 2 (22.22%) PHP
6 2 (22.22%) XML
6 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (11.11%) Catalyst
7 1 (11.11%) User Experience
7 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
7 1 (11.11%) XSLT
7 1 (11.11%) .NET

Python
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 2 (22.22%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (11.11%) ArcGIS
2 1 (11.11%) Zope
2 1 (11.11%) ArcSDE
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 1 (11.11%) nginx
2 1 (11.11%) Node.js
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
2 1 (11.11%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) MySQL
1 6 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 5 (55.56%) Hadoop
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
3 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
1 1 (11.11%) Maven
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Release Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) GIS Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) LAMP
1 2 (22.22%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) XSLT
2 1 (11.11%) CPAN
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) JSP
2 1 (11.11%) SOAP
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) JSF
2 1 (11.11%) Ajax
2 1 (11.11%) Java EE
2 1 (11.11%) JSON
2 1 (11.11%) Dojo
2 1 (11.11%) Django
2 1 (11.11%) jQuery
2 1 (11.11%) Mason
2 1 (11.11%) RESTful
2 1 (11.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Digital Media
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience
2 1 (11.11%) GIS
2 1 (11.11%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (55.56%) Analytics
1 5 (55.56%) DevOps
2 4 (44.44%) Software Engineering
3 3 (33.33%) MapReduce
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) Video Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) TDD
5 1 (11.11%) Data Management
5 1 (11.11%) OO
5 1 (11.11%) RUP
5 1 (11.11%) DSDM
5 1 (11.11%) SOA
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Perl
2 6 (66.67%) Ruby
3 4 (44.44%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) PHP
5 1 (11.11%) Groovy
5 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
5 1 (11.11%) C
5 1 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) Mapinfo
1 1 (11.11%) ESRI
1 1 (11.11%) Zend
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