The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 30 69 62
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -7
Contract jobs citing Python 57 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.93% 1.69% 2.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.97% 3.02% 4.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 11 9
Median daily rate £475 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.74% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £323 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £43.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-8.04% +45.00%
Python
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Programming Languages Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
408 397 382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 49.57% 55.99% 49.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 313 245
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £451 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 7
Median hourly rate £40.00 £29.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.59% +47.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing Python as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Python
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Python across the Wales region.

Python Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Python
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Python across the Wales region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

Python Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Python
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Python across the Wales region.

Python Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Python
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 2 December 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
South Wales +44 48 £500 +53.25% 4
North Wales - 5 £400 - 1
West Wales - 1 £525 -
Python
UK

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 Wales region with a requirement for Python.

1 37 (50.68%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (46.58%) Java
3 29 (39.73%) Linux
4 25 (34.25%) DevOps
5 23 (31.51%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (30.14%) Amazon AWS
7 17 (23.29%) TDD
8 16 (21.92%) Scala
9 15 (20.55%) Git (software)
9 15 (20.55%) RESTful
10 14 (19.18%) Web Services
10 14 (19.18%) Continuous Delivery
11 13 (17.81%) BDD
11 13 (17.81%) OWASP
12 12 (16.44%) Open Source
12 12 (16.44%) Jenkins
12 12 (16.44%) CISSP
12 12 (16.44%) Software Engineering
12 12 (16.44%) CEH
12 12 (16.44%) Penetration Testing
12 12 (16.44%) Secure Coding
12 12 (16.44%) CREST Certified
13 11 (15.07%) Static Program Analysis
13 11 (15.07%) Fuzz Testing
13 11 (15.07%) Social Engineering
13 11 (15.07%) Ethical Hacking
13 11 (15.07%) Ruby
13 11 (15.07%) SQL
13 11 (15.07%) Static Code Analysis
13 11 (15.07%) Algorithms

Python
Top Related IT Skills in 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 9 (12.33%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (10.96%) Cloud Foundry
3 7 (9.59%) Apache Spark
4 5 (6.85%) Apache
5 3 (4.11%) ArcGIS
5 3 (4.11%) SAS
6 2 (2.74%) Apache Pig
6 2 (2.74%) GeoServer
6 2 (2.74%) Liferay
6 2 (2.74%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.37%) CloudStack
7 1 (1.37%) IIS
7 1 (1.37%) Luigi
7 1 (1.37%) nginx
7 1 (1.37%) Tornado
Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Stata
2 1 (1.37%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (30.14%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.22%) PaaS
3 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.74%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.37%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (1.37%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.37%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.37%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.48%) HTTP
2 3 (4.11%) Network Security
3 1 (1.37%) DNS
3 1 (1.37%) Firewall
3 1 (1.37%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.37%) LDAP
3 1 (1.37%) SMTP
3 1 (1.37%) SNMP
3 1 (1.37%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.37%) Wireless
3 1 (1.37%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.59%) NoSQL
1 7 (9.59%) Relational Database
2 6 (8.22%) Big Data
2 6 (8.22%) Hadoop
3 5 (6.85%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (5.48%) GIS
4 4 (5.48%) MongoDB
4 4 (5.48%) SQL Server
5 3 (4.11%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (4.11%) QGIS
5 3 (4.11%) Text Mining
6 2 (2.74%) Apache Hive
6 2 (2.74%) HBase
6 2 (2.74%) InterSystems Cache
6 2 (2.74%) MySQL
7 1 (1.37%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (1.37%) Neo4j
7 1 (1.37%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (1.37%) Pentaho
7 1 (1.37%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 15 (20.55%) Git (software)
2 12 (16.44%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.74%) JUnit
3 2 (2.74%) Maven
3 2 (2.74%) Selenium
3 2 (2.74%) Subversion
4 1 (1.37%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.37%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (1.37%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.37%) Travis CI
4 1 (1.37%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (8.22%) Finance
2 4 (5.48%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.11%) Electronics
3 3 (4.11%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.11%) Marketing
4 1 (1.37%) Publishing
4 1 (1.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (39.73%) Developer
2 14 (19.18%) Python Developer
3 8 (10.96%) Consultant
4 7 (9.59%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 7 (9.59%) Java Developer
4 7 (9.59%) Security Consultant
5 6 (8.22%) Architect
5 6 (8.22%) Security Engineer
6 5 (6.85%) Data Scientist
6 5 (6.85%) Scala Developer
6 5 (6.85%) Software Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) Administrator
7 4 (5.48%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 4 (5.48%) Technical Leader
8 3 (4.11%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Junior
8 3 (4.11%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (4.11%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (2.74%) Big Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.55%) RESTful
2 14 (19.18%) Web Services
3 10 (13.70%) Swagger
4 8 (10.96%) Django
5 6 (8.22%) ActiveMQ
5 6 (8.22%) CSS
5 6 (8.22%) HTML
5 6 (8.22%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (6.85%) Node.js
7 3 (4.11%) ELK Stack
7 3 (4.11%) Flask
7 3 (4.11%) JSON
8 2 (2.74%) .NET
8 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET
8 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (2.74%) jQuery
8 2 (2.74%) RAML
8 2 (2.74%) REST
8 2 (2.74%) Spring
9 1 (1.37%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.07%) Algorithms
2 4 (5.48%) Cryptography
3 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.11%) Statistics
4 2 (2.74%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.37%) Blog
5 1 (1.37%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.37%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.37%) Fintech
5 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.37%) Physics
5 1 (1.37%) User Experience
5 1 (1.37%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 29 (39.73%) Linux
2 4 (5.48%) Windows
3 2 (2.74%) Mac OS
3 2 (2.74%) Unix
4 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.37%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.37%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (50.68%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (34.25%) DevOps
3 23 (31.51%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (23.29%) TDD
5 14 (19.18%) Continuous Delivery
6 13 (17.81%) BDD
6 13 (17.81%) OWASP
7 12 (16.44%) Open Source
7 12 (16.44%) Penetration Testing
7 12 (16.44%) Secure Coding
7 12 (16.44%) Software Engineering
8 11 (15.07%) Ethical Hacking
8 11 (15.07%) Fuzz Testing
8 11 (15.07%) Load Testing
8 11 (15.07%) Security Architecture
8 11 (15.07%) Social Engineering
8 11 (15.07%) Static Code Analysis
8 11 (15.07%) Static Program Analysis
9 9 (12.33%) Information Assurance
10 7 (9.59%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 34 (46.58%) Java
2 16 (21.92%) Scala
3 11 (15.07%) Ruby
3 11 (15.07%) SQL
4 8 (10.96%) Bash Shell
5 7 (9.59%) JavaScript
6 6 (8.22%) R
7 4 (5.48%) PowerShell
8 3 (4.11%) Go
8 3 (4.11%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.74%) C
9 2 (2.74%) C#
9 2 (2.74%) C++
9 2 (2.74%) Perl
9 2 (2.74%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.37%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.37%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (16.44%) CEH
1 12 (16.44%) CISSP
1 12 (16.44%) CREST Certified
2 11 (15.07%) Security Cleared
3 7 (9.59%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.11%) PhD
5 2 (2.74%) Postgraduate
6 1 (1.37%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (1.37%) CHECK Team Leader
6 1 (1.37%) CISA
6 1 (1.37%) Degree
6 1 (1.37%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (5.48%) vSphere
2 3 (4.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.74%) Docker
4 1 (1.37%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.37%) HDFS
4 1 (1.37%) vCloud
4 1 (1.37%) Xen
4 1 (1.37%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (4.11%) Ansible
1 3 (4.11%) HAProxy
1 3 (4.11%) Kibana
1 3 (4.11%) logstash
1 3 (4.11%) Puppet
2 2 (2.74%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.37%) Cobbler
3 1 (1.37%) Terraform
3 1 (1.37%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (9.59%) VMware
2 6 (8.22%) Cloudera
2 6 (8.22%) SaltStack
2 6 (8.22%) Splunk
3 5 (6.85%) SAP
4 3 (4.11%) Oracle
5 2 (2.74%) Ab Initio
5 2 (2.74%) Teradata
6 1 (1.37%) Actian
6 1 (1.37%) Cognos
6 1 (1.37%) EnterpriseDB
6 1 (1.37%) Hortonworks
6 1 (1.37%) Informatica
6 1 (1.37%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.37%) ParAccel
6 1 (1.37%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.37%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.37%) Sybase
6 1 (1.37%) Tableau
6 1 (1.37%) Talend