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 31 July 2016 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
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 38 58 69
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +11
Contract jobs citing Python 18 17 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.07% 1.93% 0.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.57% 4.31% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 0
Median daily rate £513 £399 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.52% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £390 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £38.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +54.00%
Python
UK

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
210 394 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 35.78% 44.72% 37.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 269 200
Median daily rate £400 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 6
Median hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £27.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% -36.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.00 £14.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £41.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%

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 31 July 2016.

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 31 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +19 15 £513 +34.86% 7
West Wales +3 3 - - 1
Python
UK

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 2016, 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 17 (73.91%) Java
2 12 (52.17%) Linux
2 12 (52.17%) Security Cleared
3 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (43.48%) PHP
4 10 (43.48%) SC Cleared
5 8 (34.78%) Ruby
6 7 (30.43%) Subversion
6 7 (30.43%) CEH
6 7 (30.43%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (30.43%) Mobile App
6 7 (30.43%) CISSP
6 7 (30.43%) TDD
6 7 (30.43%) CREST Certified
7 6 (26.09%) Ansible
7 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
7 6 (26.09%) Perl
7 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
8 5 (21.74%) REST
8 5 (21.74%) Cryptography
8 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (21.74%) C++
8 5 (21.74%) SQL
8 5 (21.74%) SOA
8 5 (21.74%) Scrum
8 5 (21.74%) VMware
8 5 (21.74%) Shell Script
8 5 (21.74%) Firewall
8 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
8 5 (21.74%) Continuous Delivery

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 4 (17.39%) Apache
2 2 (8.70%) nginx
2 2 (8.70%) OpenStack
3 1 (4.35%) Apache Spark
3 1 (4.35%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (4.35%) CloudStack
3 1 (4.35%) Tornado
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
1 2 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) Firewall
2 4 (17.39%) Network Security
2 4 (17.39%) Wireless
2 4 (17.39%) Wireless Security
3 3 (13.04%) FTP
4 2 (8.70%) HTTPS
4 2 (8.70%) SSH
4 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
4 2 (8.70%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) MySQL
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
1 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Subversion
2 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
3 5 (21.74%) Jenkins
4 3 (13.04%) Eclipse
4 3 (13.04%) JUnit
5 2 (8.70%) IntelliJ
5 2 (8.70%) Maven
5 2 (8.70%) Selenium
5 2 (8.70%) Vagrant
6 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
6 1 (4.35%) TestNG
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (17.39%) Architect
1 4 (17.39%) Developer
1 4 (17.39%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Penetration Tester
2 3 (13.04%) Security Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Senior Penetration Tester
2 3 (13.04%) Senior Tester
2 3 (13.04%) Tester
3 2 (8.70%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Applications Support
3 2 (8.70%) Applications Support Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 2 (8.70%) SOA Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Technical Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Test Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Digital Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) REST
2 4 (17.39%) Middleware
3 3 (13.04%) .NET
3 3 (13.04%) SOAP
4 2 (8.70%) Java EE
4 2 (8.70%) LAMP
4 2 (8.70%) SAML
4 2 (8.70%) Web Services
4 2 (8.70%) XML
5 1 (4.35%) Django
5 1 (4.35%) Flask
5 1 (4.35%) Memcached
5 1 (4.35%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Mobile App
2 5 (21.74%) Cryptography
3 3 (13.04%) Algorithms
4 2 (8.70%) PKI
5 1 (4.35%) CESG
5 1 (4.35%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Linux
2 3 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Unix
3 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) Penetration Testing
2 7 (30.43%) TDD
3 5 (21.74%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (21.74%) Scrum
3 5 (21.74%) SOA
4 4 (17.39%) BDD
4 4 (17.39%) DevOps
4 4 (17.39%) Information Security
4 4 (17.39%) Re-Platforming
5 3 (13.04%) Automated Testing
5 3 (13.04%) Data Modelling
5 3 (13.04%) Ethical Hacking
5 3 (13.04%) Information Assurance
5 3 (13.04%) Open Source
5 3 (13.04%) OWASP
5 3 (13.04%) Security Architecture
5 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
5 3 (13.04%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (73.91%) Java
2 10 (43.48%) PHP
3 8 (34.78%) Ruby
4 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
4 6 (26.09%) Perl
5 5 (21.74%) C++
5 5 (21.74%) Shell Script
5 5 (21.74%) SQL
6 4 (17.39%) Bash Shell
6 4 (17.39%) C
7 3 (13.04%) Scala
8 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
9 1 (4.35%) Go
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) Security Cleared
2 10 (43.48%) SC Cleared
3 7 (30.43%) CEH
3 7 (30.43%) CISSP
3 7 (30.43%) CREST Certified
4 4 (17.39%) CISA
4 4 (17.39%) OSCP
5 3 (13.04%) CHECK Team Leader
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) Docker
2 1 (4.35%) vSphere
2 1 (4.35%) Xen
2 1 (4.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) Ansible
2 3 (13.04%) Puppet
3 2 (8.70%) yum
4 1 (4.35%) Cobbler
4 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (4.35%) Terraform
4 1 (4.35%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) VMware
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle
2 3 (13.04%) Red Hat
3 2 (8.70%) Cisco
3 2 (8.70%) Cloudera
4 1 (4.35%) EnterpriseDB