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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 66 44 -
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -
Contract jobs citing Python 4 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.58% 1.39% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.21% 4.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Python
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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
331 166 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 48.39% 32.87% 36.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 113 93
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £277 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £455 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 14
Average hourly rate £22.50 £45.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +195.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

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 29 January 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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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 -17 2 £400 +6.66% 2
North Wales - - - - 2
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Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (81.48%) Ruby
2 21 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 12 (44.44%) PHP
3 12 (44.44%) Linux
4 11 (40.74%) DevOps
5 10 (37.04%) OO
5 10 (37.04%) Perl
5 10 (37.04%) Java
5 10 (37.04%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (29.63%) Git (software)
6 8 (29.63%) HTML
6 8 (29.63%) MVC
7 7 (25.93%) CSS
7 7 (25.93%) Configuration Management
7 7 (25.93%) CentOS
7 7 (25.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (25.93%) HTML5
7 7 (25.93%) Puppet
7 7 (25.93%) CSS3
7 7 (25.93%) Jenkins
8 6 (22.22%) Open Source
8 6 (22.22%) Red Hat
9 5 (18.52%) MySQL
9 5 (18.52%) UNIX
9 5 (18.52%) Scala
9 5 (18.52%) BDD
9 5 (18.52%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (18.52%) jQuery
9 5 (18.52%) Ajax

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 4 (14.81%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (7.41%) Apache
3 1 (3.70%) ArcSDE
3 1 (3.70%) FileNet
3 1 (3.70%) ArcGIS
3 1 (3.70%) Zope
3 1 (3.70%) nginx
3 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) IaaS
1 4 (14.81%) SaaS
2 3 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (7.41%) Amazon S3
3 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) HTTP
2 1 (3.70%) LDAP
2 1 (3.70%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) MySQL
1 5 (18.52%) Relational Database
2 4 (14.81%) MongoDB
3 3 (11.11%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Git (software)
2 7 (25.93%) Jenkins
3 4 (14.81%) Sinon.JS
3 4 (14.81%) QUnit
3 4 (14.81%) Jasmine
3 4 (14.81%) Subversion
4 3 (11.11%) Cucumber
4 3 (11.11%) Hudson
4 3 (11.11%) Trac
4 3 (11.11%) JIRA
5 1 (3.70%) JUnit
5 1 (3.70%) Grunt
5 1 (3.70%) PhantomJS
5 1 (3.70%) Selenium
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Marketing
2 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.41%) Electronics
2 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (62.96%) Developer
2 7 (25.93%) Senior Developer
2 7 (25.93%) Java Developer
2 7 (25.93%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Web Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Senior Web Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Software Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Java Software Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Ruby Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) UNIX Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Perl Developer
7 1 (3.70%) GIS Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.70%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) HTML
2 7 (25.93%) CSS
2 7 (25.93%) HTML5
2 7 (25.93%) CSS3
3 5 (18.52%) jQuery
3 5 (18.52%) Ajax
4 4 (14.81%) Software Packaging
4 4 (14.81%) Sass
4 4 (14.81%) Memcached
4 4 (14.81%) Web Services
5 2 (7.41%) Gherkin
5 2 (7.41%) RESTful
5 2 (7.41%) REST
5 2 (7.41%) XML
6 1 (3.70%) .NET
6 1 (3.70%) XSLT
6 1 (3.70%) SOAP
6 1 (3.70%) Struts
6 1 (3.70%) CPAN
6 1 (3.70%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Open Source
2 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.41%) DTV
3 2 (7.41%) W3C
4 1 (3.70%) GIS
4 1 (3.70%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (44.44%) Linux
2 7 (25.93%) CentOS
2 7 (25.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (18.52%) UNIX
4 2 (7.41%) Android
4 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
4 2 (7.41%) Fedora
5 1 (3.70%) Windows
5 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (40.74%) DevOps
3 10 (37.04%) OO
3 10 (37.04%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (29.63%) MVC
5 7 (25.93%) Configuration Management
6 5 (18.52%) BDD
7 4 (14.81%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (14.81%) Analytics
7 4 (14.81%) OOP
7 4 (14.81%) SOA
7 4 (14.81%) TDD
7 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
8 3 (11.11%) Scrum
9 2 (7.41%) Kanban
9 2 (7.41%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (7.41%) MapReduce
9 2 (7.41%) Programme Management
9 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (3.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 22 (81.48%) Ruby
2 12 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 12 (44.44%) PHP
3 10 (37.04%) Perl
3 10 (37.04%) Java
4 5 (18.52%) Scala
5 2 (7.41%) Bash Shell
5 2 (7.41%) C#
5 2 (7.41%) SQL
6 1 (3.70%) C
6 1 (3.70%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.70%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
1 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) Puppet
2 5 (18.52%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (18.52%) Ansible
3 4 (14.81%) StatsD
3 4 (14.81%) Graphite
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Red Hat
2 2 (7.41%) VMware
2 2 (7.41%) SAP
3 1 (3.70%) IBM
3 1 (3.70%) ESRI
3 1 (3.70%) Rackspace
3 1 (3.70%) Google
3 1 (3.70%) Zend