The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 12 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Python 10 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 7.19% 1.23% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.74% 2.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £25.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+54.00% -26.47%
Python
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the West Wales region.

Programming Languages Category
West Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
46 38 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Wales 33.09% 46.91% 28.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 20 12
Average daily rate £400 £425 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +45.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £300 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £317
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £19.90 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -50.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Python across the West Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

Python
Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Python across the West Wales region.

Python Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

Python
Daily Rate Histogram in West Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Python across the West Wales region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Python Daily Rate Histogram in West Wales

Python
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Wales region over the 3 months to 31 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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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
Swansea +10 10 £450 -
Python
Wales

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 11 (100.00%) Linux
1 11 (100.00%) Ruby
2 10 (90.91%) Bash Shell
2 10 (90.91%) Puppet
3 9 (81.82%) Ansible
4 8 (72.73%) nginx
4 8 (72.73%) Apache
5 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (54.55%) VMware
5 6 (54.55%) DevOps
6 5 (45.45%) Vagrant
7 4 (36.36%) Oracle
8 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
8 3 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (27.27%) MySQL
8 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
8 3 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
9 2 (18.18%) Web Services
9 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
9 2 (18.18%) Java
9 2 (18.18%) Perl
9 2 (18.18%) Firewall
9 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
10 1 (9.09%) CSS
10 1 (9.09%) LAMP
10 1 (9.09%) Scrum
10 1 (9.09%) HTML

Python
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 8 (72.73%) Apache
1 8 (72.73%) nginx
2 1 (9.09%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) PaaS
2 1 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) HTTP
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) MySQL
1 3 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
2 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
2 1 (9.09%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) Subversion
2 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
2 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) Hudson
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) LAMP
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Public Cloud
1 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Fedora
2 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
2 1 (9.09%) CentOS
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) DevOps
2 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Ruby
2 10 (90.91%) Bash Shell
3 2 (18.18%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (90.91%) Puppet
2 9 (81.82%) Ansible
3 5 (45.45%) Vagrant
4 3 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (9.09%) Salt
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) VMware
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle
3 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) Google
4 1 (9.09%) Rackspace
4 1 (9.09%) SaltStack