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 27 May 2016 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 54 52 63
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +11
Contract jobs citing Python 7 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.48% 2.07% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.58% 3.93% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 1
Median daily rate £550 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.72% -3.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +33.33%
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
271 280 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 57.29% 52.63% 34.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 214 148
Median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £230 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 4
Median hourly rate £18.56 £16.38 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.35% -37.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £15.08 £18.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.38 £17.50 £29.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

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
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 27 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Cardiff -5 3 £525 +50.00% 4
Python
Wales

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, 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 9 (90.00%) Java
1 9 (90.00%) PHP
2 6 (60.00%) Perl
2 6 (60.00%) Subversion
2 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (60.00%) Mobile App
3 5 (50.00%) Firewall
4 4 (40.00%) Scrum
4 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (40.00%) TDD
4 4 (40.00%) JUnit
4 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (40.00%) BDD
5 3 (30.00%) REST
5 3 (30.00%) OSCP
5 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (30.00%) Wireless Security
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
5 3 (30.00%) Ansible
5 3 (30.00%) Re-Platforming
5 3 (30.00%) Open Source
5 3 (30.00%) yum
5 3 (30.00%) CREST Certified
5 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (30.00%) .NET

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 3 (30.00%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
1 3 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (30.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) FTP
2 3 (30.00%) HTTPS
2 3 (30.00%) SSH
2 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (30.00%) Wireless
2 3 (30.00%) Wireless Security
2 3 (30.00%) Wireshark
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) MySQL
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Subversion
2 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (40.00%) JUnit
3 3 (30.00%) Eclipse
3 3 (30.00%) IntelliJ
3 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (30.00%) Maven
4 1 (10.00%) TestNG
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Applications Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Applications Support
1 3 (30.00%) Applications Support Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Penetration Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Penetration Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Integration Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Integration Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Lead Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Support
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
1 3 (30.00%) Java EE
1 3 (30.00%) LAMP
1 3 (30.00%) Middleware
1 3 (30.00%) REST
1 3 (30.00%) SAML
1 3 (30.00%) SOAP
1 3 (30.00%) Web Services
1 3 (30.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) Django
2 1 (10.00%) Memcached
2 1 (10.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (30.00%) Cryptography
2 3 (30.00%) PKI
3 1 (10.00%) CESG
3 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (40.00%) BDD
1 4 (40.00%) Scrum
1 4 (40.00%) TDD
2 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (30.00%) Information Security
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Open Source
2 3 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Re-Platforming
2 3 (30.00%) SOA
3 2 (20.00%) EAI
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) ERP
4 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) Java
1 9 (90.00%) PHP
2 6 (60.00%) Perl
3 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) C
4 3 (30.00%) C++
4 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (30.00%) Ruby
4 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) CEH
2 3 (30.00%) CISA
2 3 (30.00%) CISSP
2 3 (30.00%) CREST Certified
2 3 (30.00%) OSCP
3 2 (20.00%) CHECK Team Leader
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Ansible
1 3 (30.00%) yum
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
1 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (30.00%) VMware