The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 July 2015 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 54 68 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Contract jobs citing Python 18 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.05% 0.25% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.62% 0.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 0
Average daily rate
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£410 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £30.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+30.83% -15.49%
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
390 297 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 44.52% 37.69% 29.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 207 111
Average daily rate £330 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £27.63 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.65% -30.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.38 £23.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.38 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
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 29 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. 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
West Wales +10 11 £450 -
South Wales - 7 £380 - 2
Python
UK

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 22 (88.00%) Linux
2 17 (68.00%) Ruby
3 13 (52.00%) DevOps
4 12 (48.00%) Bash Shell
4 12 (48.00%) Apache
5 11 (44.00%) Puppet
6 10 (40.00%) nginx
7 9 (36.00%) Security Cleared
7 9 (36.00%) Jenkins
7 9 (36.00%) Ansible
7 9 (36.00%) Perl
8 8 (32.00%) Java
8 8 (32.00%) MySQL
8 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
9 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (24.00%) Oracle
9 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (24.00%) VMware
10 5 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (20.00%) Scrum
10 5 (20.00%) Subversion
10 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
10 5 (20.00%) Hadoop
10 5 (20.00%) Vagrant
10 5 (20.00%) Relational Database
11 4 (16.00%) Continuous Delivery
11 4 (16.00%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (16.00%) Analytics
11 4 (16.00%) Maven

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 12 (48.00%) Apache
2 10 (40.00%) nginx
3 3 (12.00%) JBoss
4 2 (8.00%) Node.js
4 2 (8.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (8.00%) WebLogic
4 2 (8.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (8.00%) ArcGIS
4 2 (8.00%) ArcSDE
4 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
5 1 (4.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.00%) PaaS
2 1 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) HTTP
2 2 (8.00%) Firewall
3 1 (4.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) MySQL
2 5 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (20.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (36.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (20.00%) Subversion
3 4 (16.00%) Maven
4 2 (8.00%) Hudson
4 2 (8.00%) MSBuild
5 1 (4.00%) Artifactory
5 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
5 1 (4.00%) TeamCity
5 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (4.00%) JMeter
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Release Manager
4 2 (8.00%) GIS Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Release Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) UNIX Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Linux Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) HTML
1 4 (16.00%) .NET
1 4 (16.00%) CSS
1 4 (16.00%) Web Services
2 3 (12.00%) XML
2 3 (12.00%) LAMP
2 3 (12.00%) JSON
2 3 (12.00%) SOAP
3 2 (8.00%) Dojo
3 2 (8.00%) jQuery
3 2 (8.00%) RESTful
3 2 (8.00%) HTML5
3 2 (8.00%) CSS3
3 2 (8.00%) PostGIS
3 2 (8.00%) JSF
3 2 (8.00%) Ajax
3 2 (8.00%) Java EE
3 2 (8.00%) XSLT
3 2 (8.00%) JSP
4 1 (4.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) GIS
2 2 (8.00%) Digital Media
2 2 (8.00%) User Experience
3 1 (4.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (88.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.00%) UNIX
3 3 (12.00%) Windows
4 2 (8.00%) CentOS
5 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.00%) Fedora
5 1 (4.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) DevOps
2 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (20.00%) Scrum
4 4 (16.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (16.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (16.00%) Analytics
5 3 (12.00%) MapReduce
6 2 (8.00%) Open Source
6 2 (8.00%) Video Analytics
6 2 (8.00%) TDD
6 2 (8.00%) Data Management
6 2 (8.00%) RUP
6 2 (8.00%) DSDM
7 1 (4.00%) SOA
7 1 (4.00%) ITIL
7 1 (4.00%) OO
7 1 (4.00%) Project Management
7 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 17 (68.00%) Ruby
2 12 (48.00%) Bash Shell
3 9 (36.00%) Perl
4 8 (32.00%) Java
5 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (8.00%) PHP
6 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.00%) Scala
7 1 (4.00%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (32.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.00%) Postfix
2 1 (4.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 11 (44.00%) Puppet
2 9 (36.00%) Ansible
3 5 (20.00%) Vagrant
4 4 (16.00%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (4.00%) Salt
5 1 (4.00%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle
1 6 (24.00%) VMware
2 3 (12.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (8.00%) Mapinfo
3 2 (8.00%) ESRI
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco
4 1 (4.00%) Google
4 1 (4.00%) Rackspace
4 1 (4.00%) SaltStack