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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 69 51 49
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -2
Contract jobs citing Python 2 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.30% 1.57% 0.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.64% 4.19% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 0
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£370 £331 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +15.38%
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
314 215 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 46.66% 37.59% 37.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 168 123
Average daily rate £330 £325 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +10.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £248 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 4
Average hourly rate £16.00 £145.00 £15.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-88.96% +858.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £145.00 £12.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £145.00 £43.08
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +4.47%

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 4 September 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
Newport -5 1 £365 -14.11%
Cardiff -13 1 £375 +20.00% 11
Python
Wales

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 10 (76.92%) Linux
2 7 (53.85%) DevOps
3 6 (46.15%) Jenkins
3 6 (46.15%) Perl
3 6 (46.15%) Ruby
4 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
4 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
4 5 (38.46%) Java
4 5 (38.46%) MySQL
4 5 (38.46%) Hadoop
4 5 (38.46%) Relational Database
5 4 (30.77%) Analytics
5 4 (30.77%) UNIX
5 4 (30.77%) Maven
5 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
5 4 (30.77%) Subversion
5 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (23.08%) Scrum
6 3 (23.08%) Apache
6 3 (23.08%) .NET
6 3 (23.08%) MapReduce
6 3 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (15.38%) Digital Media
7 2 (15.38%) MSBuild
7 2 (15.38%) Video Analytics
7 2 (15.38%) HTML
7 2 (15.38%) CSS
7 2 (15.38%) SOAP
7 2 (15.38%) XML

Python
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 3 (23.08%) Apache
2 2 (15.38%) JBoss
3 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
3 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (7.69%) ArcGIS
3 1 (7.69%) ArcSDE
3 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
3 1 (7.69%) nginx
3 1 (7.69%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) MySQL
1 5 (38.46%) Hadoop
1 5 (38.46%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Jenkins
2 4 (30.77%) Subversion
2 4 (30.77%) Maven
3 2 (15.38%) MSBuild
4 1 (7.69%) Artifactory
4 1 (7.69%) JMeter
4 1 (7.69%) Hudson
4 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Release Manager
3 1 (7.69%) GIS Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Release Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) UNIX Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) CSS
2 2 (15.38%) SOAP
2 2 (15.38%) XML
2 2 (15.38%) LAMP
2 2 (15.38%) JSON
2 2 (15.38%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) Dojo
3 1 (7.69%) jQuery
3 1 (7.69%) RESTful
3 1 (7.69%) HTML5
3 1 (7.69%) CSS3
3 1 (7.69%) PostGIS
3 1 (7.69%) JSF
3 1 (7.69%) Ajax
3 1 (7.69%) Java EE
3 1 (7.69%) XSLT
3 1 (7.69%) Flash
3 1 (7.69%) WSDL
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Digital Media
3 1 (7.69%) User Experience
3 1 (7.69%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) UNIX
3 2 (15.38%) Windows
4 1 (7.69%) CentOS
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) DevOps
2 4 (30.77%) Analytics
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
3 3 (23.08%) MapReduce
3 3 (23.08%) Scrum
3 3 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (15.38%) Video Analytics
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.69%) Open Source
5 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
5 1 (7.69%) TDD
5 1 (7.69%) Data Management
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) OO
5 1 (7.69%) RUP
5 1 (7.69%) DSDM
5 1 (7.69%) SOA
5 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Perl
1 6 (46.15%) Ruby
2 5 (38.46%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
4 1 (7.69%) Scala
4 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
4 1 (7.69%) PHP
4 1 (7.69%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
1 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
1 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.69%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle
1 1 (7.69%) Mapinfo
1 1 (7.69%) ESRI
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