The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the South Wales region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank - 46 43
Contract jobs citing Python 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - 0.24% 0.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.85% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £35.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-29.57% -2.73%
Programming Languages Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
223 118 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 36.50% 28.71% 33.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 85 98
Average daily rate £325 £300 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £268 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 7
Average hourly rate £20.13 £35.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.50% +47.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.03 £19.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.68 £51.00 £25.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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 29 July 2014. 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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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 - - - - 5
Newport - - - - 1
Torfaen - - - -
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Python
Top 23 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby
1 4 (100.00%) Software Packaging
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) CentOS
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (100.00%) Open Source
1 4 (100.00%) SaaS
1 4 (100.00%) Memcached
1 4 (100.00%) Puppet
1 4 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (100.00%) IaaS
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (100.00%) StatsD
1 4 (100.00%) Ansible
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps

Python
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) SaaS
1 4 (100.00%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Software Packaging
1 4 (100.00%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) CentOS
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Puppet
1 4 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (100.00%) StatsD
1 4 (100.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat