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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
UK / Wales
Rank 32 57 56
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -1
Contract jobs citing Python 34 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 5.37% 1.54% 1.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.76% 3.47% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 8 4
Median daily rate £475 £326 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.59% -6.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £322 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £458 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £405 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.13 £40.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +18.24%

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
289 259 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 45.66% 44.27% 48.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 197 194
Median daily rate £423 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £420 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 7
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.26% +21.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £23.92 £15.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 +32 27 £506 +55.76% 6
North Wales - 5 £400 - 1
Python
UK

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 48 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (38.27%) Java
3 28 (34.57%) Linux
4 24 (29.63%) DevOps
5 22 (27.16%) Amazon AWS
5 22 (27.16%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (24.69%) Algorithms
7 19 (23.46%) TDD
8 17 (20.99%) BDD
8 17 (20.99%) Cloudera
9 16 (19.75%) RESTful
9 16 (19.75%) Scala
9 16 (19.75%) Hadoop
10 15 (18.52%) Apache Spark
10 15 (18.52%) Web Services
11 14 (17.28%) Continuous Delivery
11 14 (17.28%) OWASP
11 14 (17.28%) Git (software)
12 13 (16.05%) Secure Coding
13 12 (14.81%) Elasticsearch
13 12 (14.81%) Open Source
14 11 (13.58%) Security Architecture
14 11 (13.58%) NoSQL
14 11 (13.58%) Big Data
14 11 (13.58%) Static Code Analysis
14 11 (13.58%) Swagger
14 11 (13.58%) Social Engineering
14 11 (13.58%) CISSP
14 11 (13.58%) Load Testing
14 11 (13.58%) Ethical Hacking

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 15 (18.52%) Apache Spark
2 12 (14.81%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (9.88%) Cloud Foundry
4 6 (7.41%) Jupyter
5 4 (4.94%) Apache
6 3 (3.70%) ArcGIS
6 3 (3.70%) SAS
7 2 (2.47%) Apache Pig
7 2 (2.47%) GeoServer
7 2 (2.47%) Liferay
8 1 (1.23%) IIS
8 1 (1.23%) Luigi
8 1 (1.23%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Stata
2 1 (1.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (27.16%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.41%) PaaS
3 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.23%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (1.23%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.23%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.23%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.17%) HTTP
2 3 (3.70%) Network Security
3 1 (1.23%) DNS
3 1 (1.23%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.23%) LDAP
3 1 (1.23%) SMTP
3 1 (1.23%) SNMP
3 1 (1.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (19.75%) Hadoop
2 11 (13.58%) Big Data
2 11 (13.58%) NoSQL
3 6 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (7.41%) Relational Database
4 5 (6.17%) MongoDB
5 4 (4.94%) GIS
5 4 (4.94%) SQL Server
6 3 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (3.70%) HBase
6 3 (3.70%) QGIS
6 3 (3.70%) Text Mining
7 2 (2.47%) Apache Hive
7 2 (2.47%) InterSystems Cache
7 2 (2.47%) MySQL
8 1 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.23%) DataStage
8 1 (1.23%) OLAP
8 1 (1.23%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (17.28%) Git (software)
2 10 (12.35%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.70%) Maven
4 2 (2.47%) JUnit
5 1 (1.23%) Gradle
5 1 (1.23%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (1.23%) Travis CI
General
1 5 (6.17%) Finance
2 4 (4.94%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.70%) Electronics
3 3 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.70%) Marketing
4 1 (1.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 41 (50.62%) Developer
2 18 (22.22%) Python Developer
3 9 (11.11%) Scala Developer
4 7 (8.64%) Consultant
4 7 (8.64%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 7 (8.64%) Java Developer
4 7 (8.64%) Security Consultant
5 6 (7.41%) Security Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) Architect
6 5 (6.17%) Data Scientist
6 5 (6.17%) Software Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) Administrator
7 4 (4.94%) Big Data Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) Technical Leader
8 3 (3.70%) Apache Spark Developer
8 3 (3.70%) Big Data Developer
8 3 (3.70%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Junior
8 3 (3.70%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (19.75%) RESTful
2 15 (18.52%) Web Services
3 11 (13.58%) Swagger
4 8 (9.88%) Django
5 7 (8.64%) Node.js
6 6 (7.41%) ActiveMQ
6 6 (7.41%) CSS
6 6 (7.41%) HTML
6 6 (7.41%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (4.94%) JSON
8 3 (3.70%) ELK Stack
9 2 (2.47%) .NET
9 2 (2.47%) ASP.NET
9 2 (2.47%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (2.47%) Flask
9 2 (2.47%) jQuery
9 2 (2.47%) RAML
9 2 (2.47%) Spring
10 1 (1.23%) J2EE
10 1 (1.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (24.69%) Algorithms
2 6 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.94%) Cryptography
3 4 (4.94%) Mathematics
4 3 (3.70%) Statistics
5 2 (2.47%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.23%) Blog
6 1 (1.23%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.23%) Fintech
6 1 (1.23%) Physics
6 1 (1.23%) Social Media
6 1 (1.23%) User Experience
6 1 (1.23%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 28 (34.57%) Linux
2 4 (4.94%) Windows
3 3 (3.70%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.23%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.23%) Unix
4 1 (1.23%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (29.63%) DevOps
3 22 (27.16%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (23.46%) TDD
5 17 (20.99%) BDD
6 14 (17.28%) Continuous Delivery
6 14 (17.28%) OWASP
7 13 (16.05%) Secure Coding
8 12 (14.81%) Open Source
9 11 (13.58%) Ethical Hacking
9 11 (13.58%) Fuzz Testing
9 11 (13.58%) Load Testing
9 11 (13.58%) Penetration Testing
9 11 (13.58%) Security Architecture
9 11 (13.58%) Social Engineering
9 11 (13.58%) Static Code Analysis
9 11 (13.58%) Static Program Analysis
10 9 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (11.11%) Scrum
10 9 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 31 (38.27%) Java
2 16 (19.75%) Scala
3 10 (12.35%) SQL
4 9 (11.11%) Ruby
5 6 (7.41%) Bash Shell
5 6 (7.41%) JavaScript
5 6 (7.41%) R
6 4 (4.94%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.70%) Go
8 2 (2.47%) C#
8 2 (2.47%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.23%) C
9 1 (1.23%) Groovy
9 1 (1.23%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (13.58%) CEH
1 11 (13.58%) CISSP
1 11 (13.58%) CREST Certified
2 9 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 6 (7.41%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.70%) PhD
5 2 (2.47%) Postgraduate
6 1 (1.23%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (1.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.94%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.70%) Docker
1 3 (3.70%) vSphere
2 2 (2.47%) HDFS
2 2 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.23%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (1.23%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (3.70%) HAProxy
1 3 (3.70%) Kibana
1 3 (3.70%) logstash
2 2 (2.47%) Oozie
2 2 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.47%) Puppet
3 1 (1.23%) Ansible
3 1 (1.23%) Consul
3 1 (1.23%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 17 (20.99%) Cloudera
2 9 (11.11%) SAP
3 6 (7.41%) Oracle
3 6 (7.41%) SaltStack
3 6 (7.41%) Splunk
3 6 (7.41%) Teradata
3 6 (7.41%) VMware
4 2 (2.47%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.23%) Actian
5 1 (1.23%) Cognos
5 1 (1.23%) Hortonworks
5 1 (1.23%) Informatica
5 1 (1.23%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.23%) ParAccel
5 1 (1.23%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.23%) Sybase
5 1 (1.23%) Tableau
5 1 (1.23%) Talend
Newport, Gwent
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
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