The first table below looks at the demand for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 25 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 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 66 - 53
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Python 2 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.25% - 0.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.68% - 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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- - £400
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 £30.00 £35.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-15.49% -2.73%
Programming Languages Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
295 154 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 37.44% 29.28% 35.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 111 124
Average daily rate £350 £300 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £410 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 9
Average hourly rate £27.63 £40.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.93% +77.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.38 £23.45 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.38 £49.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Python across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Wales region over the 3 months to 25 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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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
South Wales - - - - 6
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Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 13 (86.67%) Configuration Management
1 13 (86.67%) Puppet
1 13 (86.67%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (86.67%) DevOps
2 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (60.00%) PHP
5 7 (46.67%) Linux
5 7 (46.67%) Nagios
5 7 (46.67%) Ruby
5 7 (46.67%) Scala
6 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
6 6 (40.00%) Perl
6 6 (40.00%) Jenkins
7 5 (33.33%) CentOS
7 5 (33.33%) Red Hat
7 5 (33.33%) Open Source
8 4 (26.67%) SaaS
8 4 (26.67%) Memcached
8 4 (26.67%) MongoDB
8 4 (26.67%) IaaS
8 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (26.67%) Software Packaging
8 4 (26.67%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (26.67%) StatsD
8 4 (26.67%) Ansible
9 3 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (20.00%) LAMP
10 2 (13.33%) JavaScript

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (26.67%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) ArcGIS
2 1 (6.67%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) SaaS
1 4 (26.67%) IaaS
2 3 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (13.33%) Route 53
4 1 (6.67%) Amazon S3
4 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (13.33%) Mercurial
2 2 (13.33%) Hudson
3 1 (6.67%) Jasmine
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Architect
2 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
2 1 (6.67%) DBA
2 1 (6.67%) Administrator
2 1 (6.67%) Java Technical Architect
2 1 (6.67%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) Software Packaging
1 4 (26.67%) Memcached
2 3 (20.00%) LAMP
3 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
3 1 (6.67%) Spring
3 1 (6.67%) Ajax
3 1 (6.67%) Spring MVC
3 1 (6.67%) Grails
3 1 (6.67%) jQuery
3 1 (6.67%) J2EE
3 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (6.67%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Linux
2 5 (33.33%) CentOS
3 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (6.67%) UNIX
4 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Configuration Management
1 13 (86.67%) DevOps
2 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.67%) BDD
5 1 (6.67%) TDD
5 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
5 1 (6.67%) MVC
5 1 (6.67%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) PHP
2 7 (46.67%) Ruby
2 7 (46.67%) Scala
3 6 (40.00%) Perl
4 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.67%) C#
5 1 (6.67%) Java
5 1 (6.67%) Groovy
5 1 (6.67%) SQL
5 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 13 (86.67%) Puppet
1 13 (86.67%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (46.67%) Nagios
3 4 (26.67%) StatsD
3 4 (26.67%) Ansible
4 1 (6.67%) Cacti
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (6.67%) Percona
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