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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 58 55 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Python 23 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.86% 0.34% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.32% 0.92% -
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 0
Average daily rate
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£344 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.45 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £36.25 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-10.34% -4.60%
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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
364 218 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 45.22% 37.26% 36.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 139 102
Average daily rate £339 £285 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.85% -8.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £392 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 11
Average hourly rate £21.80 £18.97 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.91% +5.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.18 £11.50 £13.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.20 £35.00 £57.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 21 October 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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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
South Wales +8 21 £344 - 4
North Wales - 1 - -
Mid Wales - - - -
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Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 20 (83.33%) Ruby
2 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (45.83%) JavaScript
4 10 (41.67%) PHP
4 10 (41.67%) Linux
5 9 (37.50%) DevOps
6 8 (33.33%) Git (software)
6 8 (33.33%) OO
6 8 (33.33%) HTML
6 8 (33.33%) MVC
7 7 (29.17%) Perl
7 7 (29.17%) CSS
7 7 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (29.17%) Open Source
7 7 (29.17%) HTML5
7 7 (29.17%) CSS3
7 7 (29.17%) Jenkins
8 6 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (25.00%) Puppet
8 6 (25.00%) CentOS
8 6 (25.00%) UNIX
8 6 (25.00%) Configuration Management
9 5 (20.83%) Ajax
9 5 (20.83%) Red Hat
9 5 (20.83%) Web Services
9 5 (20.83%) MySQL
9 5 (20.83%) Java
9 5 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (20.83%) jQuery
9 5 (20.83%) BDD

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (8.33%) nginx
2 2 (8.33%) Apache
2 2 (8.33%) ArcGIS
3 1 (4.17%) FileNet
3 1 (4.17%) ArcSDE
3 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) SaaS
1 4 (16.67%) IaaS
2 2 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (4.17%) Amazon S3
3 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) HTTP
2 1 (4.17%) SSH
2 1 (4.17%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) MySQL
2 4 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 3 (12.50%) Hadoop
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (4.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 7 (29.17%) Jenkins
3 4 (16.67%) Subversion
3 4 (16.67%) QUnit
3 4 (16.67%) Jasmine
3 4 (16.67%) Sinon.JS
4 3 (12.50%) JIRA
4 3 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 3 (12.50%) Hudson
4 3 (12.50%) Trac
5 1 (4.17%) Grunt
5 1 (4.17%) PhantomJS
5 1 (4.17%) Selenium
5 1 (4.17%) JUnit
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Senior Developer
3 6 (25.00%) Web Developer
4 5 (20.83%) Java Developer
4 5 (20.83%) Senior Web Developer
5 4 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (12.50%) Software Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Software Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Administrator
7 2 (8.33%) Java Software Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Ruby Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Java Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (4.17%) DBA
8 1 (4.17%) UNIX Administrator
8 1 (4.17%) Senior Software Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Perl Developer
8 1 (4.17%) GIS Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 1 (4.17%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) HTML
2 7 (29.17%) CSS
2 7 (29.17%) HTML5
2 7 (29.17%) CSS3
3 5 (20.83%) Ajax
3 5 (20.83%) jQuery
3 5 (20.83%) Web Services
4 4 (16.67%) Memcached
4 4 (16.67%) Sass
4 4 (16.67%) Software Packaging
5 2 (8.33%) REST
5 2 (8.33%) Gherkin
5 2 (8.33%) RESTful
6 1 (4.17%) Java SE
6 1 (4.17%) ArcObjects
6 1 (4.17%) XML
6 1 (4.17%) XSLT
6 1 (4.17%) LAMP
6 1 (4.17%) Spring
6 1 (4.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Open Source
2 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.33%) W3C
3 2 (8.33%) GIS
4 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.17%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Linux
2 6 (25.00%) UNIX
2 6 (25.00%) CentOS
3 5 (20.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
4 2 (8.33%) Android
4 2 (8.33%) Windows
5 1 (4.17%) Ubuntu
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (37.50%) DevOps
3 8 (33.33%) MVC
3 8 (33.33%) OO
4 7 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 5 (20.83%) BDD
7 4 (16.67%) OOP
7 4 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (12.50%) SOA
8 3 (12.50%) TDD
8 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
8 3 (12.50%) Analytics
9 2 (8.33%) MapReduce
10 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
10 1 (4.17%) Coaching
10 1 (4.17%) Video Analytics
10 1 (4.17%) Workflow
10 1 (4.17%) Scrum
10 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 20 (83.33%) Ruby
2 11 (45.83%) JavaScript
3 10 (41.67%) PHP
4 7 (29.17%) Perl
5 5 (20.83%) Java
5 5 (20.83%) Scala
6 3 (12.50%) SQL
7 2 (8.33%) C#
8 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
8 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) Puppet
1 6 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (20.83%) Ansible
3 4 (16.67%) StatsD
4 1 (4.17%) Nagios
4 1 (4.17%) Cacti
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.17%) ESRI
2 1 (4.17%) Google
2 1 (4.17%) Percona
2 1 (4.17%) Rackspace
2 1 (4.17%) IBM