The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Wales region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 54 44 48
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Contract jobs citing Python 12 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.62% 0.24% 0.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.18% 0.68% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 1
Average daily rate £350 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
Programming Languages Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
287 147 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 38.84% 34.67% 28.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 95 74
Average daily rate £400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 5
Average hourly rate £28.88 £17.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.85% -38.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.75 £15.00 £19.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £37.50 £31.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Python
UK

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South Wales - 4 £375 - 2
Mid Wales - - - -
North Wales - - - -
Python
UK

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (78.95%) Puppet
2 15 (78.95%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (68.42%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (63.16%) Scala
5 11 (57.89%) PHP
5 11 (57.89%) Configuration Management
6 10 (52.63%) Perl
7 9 (47.37%) Ruby
8 7 (36.84%) Linux
8 7 (36.84%) Open Source
9 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
9 6 (31.58%) Jenkins
10 5 (26.32%) Nagios
11 4 (21.05%) SaaS
11 4 (21.05%) CentOS
11 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (21.05%) IaaS
11 4 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (21.05%) StatsD
11 4 (21.05%) Ansible
11 4 (21.05%) Memcached
11 4 (21.05%) MongoDB
11 4 (21.05%) Red Hat
11 4 (21.05%) Software Packaging
11 4 (21.05%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (15.79%) Java
13 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
13 2 (10.53%) LAMP
13 2 (10.53%) Hibernate

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (21.05%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) SaaS
1 4 (21.05%) IaaS
2 2 (10.53%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (10.53%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
1 6 (31.58%) Jenkins
2 2 (10.53%) Hudson
2 2 (10.53%) Mercurial
3 1 (5.26%) Jasmine
3 1 (5.26%) RubyMine
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Technical Architect
2 3 (15.79%) Architect
3 1 (5.26%) Java Architect
3 1 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Java Technical Architect
3 1 (5.26%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) Memcached
1 4 (21.05%) Software Packaging
2 2 (10.53%) LAMP
2 2 (10.53%) Hibernate
2 2 (10.53%) Ajax
2 2 (10.53%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (10.53%) Spring
3 1 (5.26%) HTML5
3 1 (5.26%) REST
3 1 (5.26%) Spring MVC
3 1 (5.26%) Grails
3 1 (5.26%) Django
3 1 (5.26%) jQuery
3 1 (5.26%) HTML
3 1 (5.26%) .NET
3 1 (5.26%) J2EE
3 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.26%) CSS
3 1 (5.26%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Linux
2 4 (21.05%) CentOS
2 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (68.42%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (57.89%) Configuration Management
4 4 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (10.53%) TDD
5 2 (10.53%) Kanban
6 1 (5.26%) Product Management
6 1 (5.26%) Software Architecture
6 1 (5.26%) BDD
6 1 (5.26%) Scrum
6 1 (5.26%) Extreme Programming
6 1 (5.26%) MVC
6 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) Scala
2 11 (57.89%) PHP
3 10 (52.63%) Perl
4 9 (47.37%) Ruby
5 3 (15.79%) Java
6 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
7 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
7 1 (5.26%) Groovy
7 1 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 15 (78.95%) Puppet
1 15 (78.95%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (26.32%) Nagios
3 4 (21.05%) StatsD
3 4 (21.05%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
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