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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 54 75 -
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -
Contract jobs citing Python 19 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.22% 0.51% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.69% 1.34% -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 0
Average daily rate
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£394 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.25 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -0.68%
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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
405 299 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 47.26% 38.14% 28.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 202 96
Average daily rate £350 £375 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 5
Average hourly rate £20.00 £30.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.88% -13.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.01 £14.55 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 3 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 3 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 +9 9 £450 +28.57% 1
South Wales - 9 £378 - 6
Python
UK

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 3 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 21 (91.30%) Linux
2 17 (73.91%) Ruby
3 13 (56.52%) Bash Shell
4 12 (52.17%) DevOps
5 10 (43.48%) Puppet
5 10 (43.48%) Apache
6 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
6 9 (39.13%) nginx
7 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
7 8 (34.78%) Ansible
7 8 (34.78%) Java
7 8 (34.78%) Perl
7 8 (34.78%) MySQL
8 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (30.43%) VMware
8 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (26.09%) Jenkins
9 6 (26.09%) Scrum
10 5 (21.74%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (21.74%) Oracle
10 5 (21.74%) Configuration Management
10 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
10 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
10 5 (21.74%) Hadoop
11 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
11 4 (17.39%) Vagrant
11 4 (17.39%) Analytics
11 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
11 4 (17.39%) PHP

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 10 (43.48%) Apache
2 9 (39.13%) nginx
3 2 (8.70%) Node.js
3 2 (8.70%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (8.70%) WebLogic
3 2 (8.70%) JBoss
3 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (8.70%) ArcGIS
3 2 (8.70%) ArcSDE
3 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
4 1 (4.35%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.70%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (8.70%) Amazon S3
3 1 (4.35%) PaaS
3 1 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) HTTP
2 2 (8.70%) Firewall
3 1 (4.35%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) MySQL
2 5 (21.74%) Relational Database
2 5 (21.74%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (21.74%) Hadoop
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.35%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Jenkins
2 3 (13.04%) Subversion
2 3 (13.04%) Maven
3 1 (4.35%) MSBuild
3 1 (4.35%) Artifactory
General
1 2 (8.70%) Electronics
1 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
1 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
1 2 (8.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Release Manager
4 2 (8.70%) GIS Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Linux Developer
5 1 (4.35%) UNIX Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) HTML
1 4 (17.39%) CSS
2 3 (13.04%) .NET
2 3 (13.04%) Web Services
2 3 (13.04%) LAMP
3 2 (8.70%) JSF
3 2 (8.70%) Ajax
3 2 (8.70%) Java EE
3 2 (8.70%) JSON
3 2 (8.70%) Dojo
3 2 (8.70%) jQuery
3 2 (8.70%) RESTful
3 2 (8.70%) HTML5
3 2 (8.70%) CSS3
3 2 (8.70%) PostGIS
3 2 (8.70%) XML
3 2 (8.70%) XSLT
3 2 (8.70%) JSP
3 2 (8.70%) SOAP
4 1 (4.35%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) DTV
1 2 (8.70%) GIS
1 2 (8.70%) Digital Media
1 2 (8.70%) User Experience
1 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Public Cloud
2 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (91.30%) Linux
2 3 (13.04%) Fedora
2 3 (13.04%) UNIX
2 3 (13.04%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) CentOS
3 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) DevOps
2 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (26.09%) Scrum
3 6 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
4 5 (21.74%) Configuration Management
5 4 (17.39%) Analytics
6 3 (13.04%) MapReduce
7 2 (8.70%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (8.70%) Kanban
7 2 (8.70%) Open Source
7 2 (8.70%) Video Analytics
7 2 (8.70%) RUP
7 2 (8.70%) DSDM
7 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (8.70%) Programme Management
7 2 (8.70%) TDD
7 2 (8.70%) Data Management
7 2 (8.70%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (4.35%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (73.91%) Ruby
2 13 (56.52%) Bash Shell
3 8 (34.78%) Java
3 8 (34.78%) Perl
4 4 (17.39%) PHP
5 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.35%) ActionScript
6 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
2 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (43.48%) Puppet
2 8 (34.78%) Ansible
3 4 (17.39%) Vagrant
4 3 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (4.35%) Salt
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) VMware
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle
3 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
4 2 (8.70%) Mapinfo
4 2 (8.70%) ESRI
4 2 (8.70%) SAP
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco
5 1 (4.35%) Google
5 1 (4.35%) Rackspace
5 1 (4.35%) SaltStack
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