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 27 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
UK / Wales
Rank 30 70 61
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -9
Contract jobs citing Python 36 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 5.16% 0.60% 0.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.90% 1.27% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 3 3
Median daily rate £500 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £436 £410 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.40% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £40.00

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
279 316 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 39.97% 47.02% 41.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 218 176
Median daily rate £413 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.48% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 4
Median hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.90 £18.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £49.40 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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 +50 35 £500 +14.28% 9
West Wales - 1 £500 -
Python
UK

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 56 (62.22%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (32.22%) Java
3 26 (28.89%) Linux
3 26 (28.89%) DevOps
4 24 (26.67%) Cloudera
5 23 (25.56%) Hadoop
6 22 (24.44%) TDD
7 21 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (23.33%) Apache Spark
8 20 (22.22%) BDD
9 19 (21.11%) RESTful
9 19 (21.11%) Amazon AWS
9 19 (21.11%) Algorithms
10 18 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
10 18 (20.00%) Web Services
11 17 (18.89%) Analytics
11 17 (18.89%) Scala
11 17 (18.89%) NoSQL
11 17 (18.89%) Big Data
12 16 (17.78%) Git (software)
12 16 (17.78%) Jenkins
13 15 (16.67%) Oracle
13 15 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
13 15 (16.67%) Software Engineering
14 14 (15.56%) Scrum
14 14 (15.56%) SAP
14 14 (15.56%) Open Source
15 13 (14.44%) Kanban
15 13 (14.44%) Cloud Foundry
16 12 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery

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 21 (23.33%) Apache Spark
2 18 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (14.44%) Cloud Foundry
4 6 (6.67%) Jupyter
5 4 (4.44%) Tornado
6 2 (2.22%) Apache
6 2 (2.22%) Apache Pig
6 2 (2.22%) GeoServer
6 2 (2.22%) Liferay
7 1 (1.11%) ArcGIS
7 1 (1.11%) IIS
7 1 (1.11%) Luigi
7 1 (1.11%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.11%) Stata
Business Applications
1 3 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (21.11%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.56%) PaaS
3 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.11%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (1.11%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.11%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.11%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.56%) HTTP
2 2 (2.22%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.11%) DNS
3 1 (1.11%) Internet
3 1 (1.11%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.11%) LDAP
3 1 (1.11%) SMTP
3 1 (1.11%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (25.56%) Hadoop
2 17 (18.89%) Big Data
2 17 (18.89%) NoSQL
3 11 (12.22%) MongoDB
4 10 (11.11%) Relational Database
5 9 (10.00%) HBase
6 8 (8.89%) SQL Server
7 7 (7.78%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (6.67%) MySQL
8 6 (6.67%) RDBMS
9 4 (4.44%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (4.44%) SQLite
10 2 (2.22%) Apache Hive
10 2 (2.22%) GIS
10 2 (2.22%) InterSystems Cache
11 1 (1.11%) Oracle OLAP
11 1 (1.11%) Pentaho
11 1 (1.11%) QlikView
11 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (17.78%) Git (software)
1 16 (17.78%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.33%) Maven
3 2 (2.22%) JUnit
3 2 (2.22%) Travis CI
4 1 (1.11%) Gradle
4 1 (1.11%) JIRA
4 1 (1.11%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (1.11%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (4.44%) Finance
1 4 (4.44%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.33%) Electronics
2 3 (3.33%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 52 (57.78%) Developer
2 20 (22.22%) Python Developer
3 17 (18.89%) Scala Developer
4 10 (11.11%) Consultant
4 10 (11.11%) Software Engineer
5 7 (7.78%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 7 (7.78%) Java Developer
5 7 (7.78%) Security Consultant
6 4 (4.44%) Administrator
6 4 (4.44%) Architect
6 4 (4.44%) Big Data Developer
6 4 (4.44%) Big Data Engineer
6 4 (4.44%) Data Engineer
6 4 (4.44%) Data Scientist
6 4 (4.44%) Technical Leader
7 3 (3.33%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (3.33%) Java Engineer
7 3 (3.33%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (3.33%) Python Software Engineer
7 3 (3.33%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (21.11%) RESTful
2 18 (20.00%) Web Services
3 12 (13.33%) Swagger
4 8 (8.89%) Django
5 7 (7.78%) ActiveMQ
5 7 (7.78%) Node.js
5 7 (7.78%) RabbitMQ
6 6 (6.67%) CSS
6 6 (6.67%) Flask
6 6 (6.67%) HTML
7 4 (4.44%) JSON
7 4 (4.44%) Middleware
7 4 (4.44%) ZeroMQ
8 3 (3.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 3 (3.33%) Elastic Stack
8 3 (3.33%) Play Framework
9 2 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (2.22%) jQuery
9 2 (2.22%) OAuth
9 2 (2.22%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 19 (21.11%) Algorithms
2 5 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.44%) User Experience
4 2 (2.22%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.22%) Life Science
5 1 (1.11%) Blog
5 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.11%) Fintech
5 1 (1.11%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 26 (28.89%) Linux
2 5 (5.56%) Windows
3 3 (3.33%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.11%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.11%) Unix
4 1 (1.11%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (62.22%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (28.89%) DevOps
3 22 (24.44%) TDD
4 21 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (22.22%) BDD
6 17 (18.89%) Analytics
7 15 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (16.67%) Software Engineering
8 14 (15.56%) Open Source
8 14 (15.56%) Scrum
9 13 (14.44%) Kanban
10 12 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
10 12 (13.33%) Load Testing
11 10 (11.11%) Business Analytics
11 10 (11.11%) Mathematics
11 10 (11.11%) OWASP
12 9 (10.00%) Secure Coding
13 8 (8.89%) API Design
14 7 (7.78%) Social Engineering
14 7 (7.78%) Static Program Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (32.22%) Java
2 17 (18.89%) Scala
3 9 (10.00%) Ruby
4 8 (8.89%) JavaScript
4 8 (8.89%) R
4 8 (8.89%) SQL
5 5 (5.56%) Bash Shell
5 5 (5.56%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.33%) C++
6 3 (3.33%) Go
7 2 (2.22%) C#
7 2 (2.22%) Perl
7 2 (2.22%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.11%) C
8 1 (1.11%) Groovy
8 1 (1.11%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 7 (7.78%) CEH
1 7 (7.78%) CISSP
1 7 (7.78%) CREST Certified
2 6 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.44%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.22%) PhD
6 1 (1.11%) Degree
6 1 (1.11%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.11%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.44%) HDFS
2 3 (3.33%) Docker
2 3 (3.33%) vSphere
3 2 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.11%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (1.11%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (3.33%) HAProxy
1 3 (3.33%) Kibana
1 3 (3.33%) logstash
1 3 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (3.33%) Puppet
2 2 (2.22%) Oozie
3 1 (1.11%) Ansible
3 1 (1.11%) Consul
3 1 (1.11%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 24 (26.67%) Cloudera
2 15 (16.67%) Oracle
3 14 (15.56%) SAP
4 11 (12.22%) Teradata
5 9 (10.00%) Splunk
6 7 (7.78%) SaltStack
7 5 (5.56%) VMware
8 2 (2.22%) Ab Initio
8 2 (2.22%) Sitecore
9 1 (1.11%) Actian
9 1 (1.11%) Cognos
9 1 (1.11%) Hortonworks
9 1 (1.11%) Informatica
9 1 (1.11%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (1.11%) ParAccel
9 1 (1.11%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.11%) Sybase
9 1 (1.11%) Tableau
9 1 (1.11%) Talend
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Spier Consulting Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago