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 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 34 75 59
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -16
Contract jobs citing Python 28 8 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.44% 0.93% 2.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.57% 1.81% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 13
Median daily rate £500 £380 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% +12.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £369 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £510 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
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
242 443 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 38.41% 51.33% 42.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 318 225
Median daily rate £415 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 3
Median hourly rate £55.00 £25.25 £21.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+117.82% +15.82%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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 September 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 27 September 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 +45 27 £500 +33.33% 19
West Wales -5 1 - - 1
Python
UK

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 25 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (47.50%) Java
3 14 (35.00%) Linux
4 12 (30.00%) TDD
4 12 (30.00%) Security Cleared
5 11 (27.50%) Amazon AWS
6 10 (25.00%) Scala
7 9 (22.50%) BDD
7 9 (22.50%) Ruby
7 9 (22.50%) SC Cleared
7 9 (22.50%) PHP
8 8 (20.00%) CISSP
8 8 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (20.00%) CEH
8 8 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
8 8 (20.00%) DevOps
8 8 (20.00%) CREST Certified
9 7 (17.50%) Open Source
9 7 (17.50%) Jenkins
9 7 (17.50%) Mobile App
9 7 (17.50%) SOA
9 7 (17.50%) SQL
10 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
10 6 (15.00%) Perl
10 6 (15.00%) Apache
10 6 (15.00%) Subversion
10 6 (15.00%) Git (software)
11 5 (12.50%) NoSQL
11 5 (12.50%) Ansible
11 5 (12.50%) REST

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 6 (15.00%) Apache
2 5 (12.50%) Apache Spark
3 4 (10.00%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (7.50%) ArcGIS
4 3 (7.50%) SAS
5 2 (5.00%) nginx
5 2 (5.00%) OpenStack
6 1 (2.50%) Apache Pig
6 1 (2.50%) CloudStack
6 1 (2.50%) Tornado
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Stata
2 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.50%) MS Office
3 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (27.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (5.00%) PaaS
3 1 (2.50%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (2.50%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.50%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (2.50%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) Firewall
1 4 (10.00%) Network Security
1 4 (10.00%) Wireless
1 4 (10.00%) Wireless Security
2 3 (7.50%) FTP
3 1 (2.50%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.50%) SSH
3 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.50%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 4 (10.00%) Big Data
2 4 (10.00%) Hadoop
2 4 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.50%) Data Mining
3 3 (7.50%) GIS
3 3 (7.50%) QGIS
3 3 (7.50%) Text Mining
4 2 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (5.00%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.50%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.50%) DataStage
5 1 (2.50%) HBase
5 1 (2.50%) MySQL
5 1 (2.50%) OLAP
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.50%) Pentaho
5 1 (2.50%) Spatial Data
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (17.50%) Jenkins
2 6 (15.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (15.00%) Subversion
3 2 (5.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (5.00%) Selenium
3 2 (5.00%) Vagrant
4 1 (2.50%) IntelliJ
4 1 (2.50%) JUnit
4 1 (2.50%) Maven
4 1 (2.50%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.50%) Travis CI
General
1 2 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Publishing
2 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (30.00%) Developer
2 8 (20.00%) Python Developer
3 7 (17.50%) Architect
4 4 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Security Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Technical Architect
4 4 (10.00%) Technical Leader
5 3 (7.50%) Data Scientist
5 3 (7.50%) Penetration Tester
5 3 (7.50%) Scala Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Senior Penetration Tester
5 3 (7.50%) Senior Tester
5 3 (7.50%) Tester
6 2 (5.00%) Junior
6 2 (5.00%) Junior Data Scientist
6 2 (5.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 2 (5.00%) SOA Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) REST
1 5 (12.50%) Web Services
2 4 (10.00%) Django
2 4 (10.00%) Middleware
3 3 (7.50%) .NET
3 3 (7.50%) Flask
3 3 (7.50%) RESTful
3 3 (7.50%) SOAP
4 2 (5.00%) RAML
4 2 (5.00%) Swagger
5 1 (2.50%) Akka
5 1 (2.50%) CSS
5 1 (2.50%) HTML
5 1 (2.50%) J2EE
5 1 (2.50%) Java EE
5 1 (2.50%) LAMP
5 1 (2.50%) Play Framework
5 1 (2.50%) SAML
5 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Mobile App
2 5 (12.50%) Cryptography
3 3 (7.50%) Algorithms
3 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.50%) CESG
4 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.50%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.50%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.50%) PKI
4 1 (2.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.00%) Linux
2 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (5.00%) Unix
2 2 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (30.00%) TDD
3 9 (22.50%) BDD
4 8 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (20.00%) DevOps
4 8 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
5 7 (17.50%) Open Source
5 7 (17.50%) SOA
6 5 (12.50%) Automated Testing
6 5 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (10.00%) Ethical Hacking
7 4 (10.00%) Fuzz Testing
7 4 (10.00%) Information Security
7 4 (10.00%) Re-Platforming
7 4 (10.00%) Scrum
7 4 (10.00%) Secure Coding
7 4 (10.00%) Security Architecture
7 4 (10.00%) Social Engineering
7 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 4 (10.00%) Static Program Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (47.50%) Java
2 10 (25.00%) Scala
3 9 (22.50%) PHP
3 9 (22.50%) Ruby
4 7 (17.50%) SQL
5 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (15.00%) Perl
6 5 (12.50%) C
6 5 (12.50%) C++
7 4 (10.00%) Bash Shell
7 4 (10.00%) R
7 4 (10.00%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.50%) Go
8 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (22.50%) SC Cleared
3 8 (20.00%) CEH
3 8 (20.00%) CISSP
3 8 (20.00%) CREST Certified
4 4 (10.00%) CISA
4 4 (10.00%) OSCP
5 3 (7.50%) CHECK Team Leader
6 2 (5.00%) PhD
6 2 (5.00%) Postgraduate
7 1 (2.50%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.00%) Docker
3 1 (2.50%) vSphere
3 1 (2.50%) Xen
3 1 (2.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) Ansible
2 3 (7.50%) Puppet
3 1 (2.50%) Cobbler
3 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.50%) Terraform
3 1 (2.50%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.50%) yum
Vendors
1 5 (12.50%) Cloudera
2 4 (10.00%) VMware
3 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle
4 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.50%) Ab Initio
5 1 (2.50%) Actian
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco
5 1 (2.50%) EnterpriseDB
5 1 (2.50%) Informatica
5 1 (2.50%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (2.50%) ParAccel
5 1 (2.50%) SAP
5 1 (2.50%) Sybase
5 1 (2.50%) Teradata
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Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £750 per day £500-£750p/d
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Newport, Gwent
La Fosse Associates Limited
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