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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 39 52 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Contract jobs citing Python 17 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.99% 0.22% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.80% 0.60% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 0
Average daily rate
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£338 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £32.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -5.79%
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
218 167 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 38.31% 37.44% 29.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 118 73
Average daily rate £325 £285 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% -13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 8
Average hourly rate £145.00 £13.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+974.07% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 22 September 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 +6 13 £325 - 3
Newport - 3 £425 - 1
Torfaen - - - -
Python
Wales

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 15 (88.24%) Ruby
2 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
4 9 (52.94%) PHP
5 8 (47.06%) HTML
5 8 (47.06%) OO
5 8 (47.06%) Git (software)
6 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (41.18%) MVC
6 7 (41.18%) CSS
6 7 (41.18%) HTML5
6 7 (41.18%) CSS3
6 7 (41.18%) Jenkins
7 6 (35.29%) Open Source
8 5 (29.41%) Scala
8 5 (29.41%) CentOS
8 5 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (29.41%) jQuery
8 5 (29.41%) Ajax
8 5 (29.41%) Configuration Management
8 5 (29.41%) Linux
8 5 (29.41%) Java
8 5 (29.41%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (29.41%) Ansible
8 5 (29.41%) DevOps
8 5 (29.41%) BDD
8 5 (29.41%) Puppet
9 4 (23.53%) MongoDB
9 4 (23.53%) Memcached
9 4 (23.53%) QUnit

Python
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (23.53%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.88%) Apache
2 1 (5.88%) FileNet
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.88%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) SaaS
1 4 (23.53%) IaaS
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) HTTP
2 1 (5.88%) SSH
2 1 (5.88%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Git (software)
2 7 (41.18%) Jenkins
3 4 (23.53%) Subversion
3 4 (23.53%) QUnit
3 4 (23.53%) Jasmine
3 4 (23.53%) Sinon.JS
4 3 (17.65%) JIRA
4 3 (17.65%) Cucumber
4 3 (17.65%) Hudson
4 3 (17.65%) Trac
5 1 (5.88%) Grunt
5 1 (5.88%) PhantomJS
5 1 (5.88%) Selenium
5 1 (5.88%) JUnit
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Web Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Senior Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Senior Web Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Java Developer
4 4 (23.53%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Java Software Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Ruby Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Java Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) UNIX Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) HTML
2 7 (41.18%) CSS
2 7 (41.18%) HTML5
2 7 (41.18%) CSS3
3 5 (29.41%) jQuery
3 5 (29.41%) Ajax
4 4 (23.53%) Memcached
4 4 (23.53%) Sass
4 4 (23.53%) Software Packaging
5 3 (17.65%) Web Services
6 2 (11.76%) Gherkin
6 2 (11.76%) RESTful
7 1 (5.88%) REST
7 1 (5.88%) Semantic HTML
7 1 (5.88%) MyBatis
7 1 (5.88%) XML
7 1 (5.88%) XSLT
7 1 (5.88%) Spring
7 1 (5.88%) Java SE
7 1 (5.88%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Open Source
2 2 (11.76%) W3C
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Linux
1 5 (29.41%) CentOS
1 5 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
2 2 (11.76%) Android
3 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
3 1 (5.88%) UNIX
3 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) OO
3 7 (41.18%) MVC
3 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (29.41%) BDD
4 5 (29.41%) DevOps
4 5 (29.41%) Configuration Management
5 4 (23.53%) OOP
5 4 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (17.65%) SOA
6 3 (17.65%) TDD
7 1 (5.88%) Workflow
7 1 (5.88%) Scrum
7 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.88%) Coaching
7 1 (5.88%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) Ruby
2 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
3 9 (52.94%) PHP
4 5 (29.41%) Scala
4 5 (29.41%) Java
5 3 (17.65%) Perl
6 1 (5.88%) SQL
6 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) Puppet
1 5 (29.41%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (29.41%) Ansible
2 4 (23.53%) StatsD
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.88%) Google
2 1 (5.88%) Rackspace
2 1 (5.88%) IBM
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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