The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for Python skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Python over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Python
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 45 53
Rank change year-on-year +17 +8  
Contract jobs citing Python 27 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 5.04% 1.88% 1.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.71% 3.96% 3.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 10
Median daily rate £500 £550 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +51.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £515 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £557 £600 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.63 £37.75 £36.50
% change year-on-year +10.26% +3.42%  

Python is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 197 227 283
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 36.75% 47.39% 48.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 161 213
Median daily rate £375 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 6
Median hourly rate £36.50 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +143.33% -14.28%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% +2.77%  

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales citing Python as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Python in South Wales

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Python in South Wales

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Python in South Wales over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python in South Wales

Python
Contract Job Locations in South 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 South Wales region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. 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 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
Newport - 16 £550 -
Cardiff +7 10 £450 -14.28% 1
Python
Wales

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Python.

1 40 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (37.93%) Java
3 21 (36.21%) Cloudera
4 19 (32.76%) Big Data
4 19 (32.76%) Hadoop
5 18 (31.03%) Apache Spark
6 16 (27.59%) Oracle
7 14 (24.14%) Scrum
7 14 (24.14%) Microservices
8 13 (22.41%) Elasticsearch
8 13 (22.41%) Analytics
9 12 (20.69%) NoSQL
10 11 (18.97%) HBase
11 10 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (17.24%) Software Engineering
11 10 (17.24%) TDD
12 9 (15.52%) Teradata
12 9 (15.52%) SAP
12 9 (15.52%) Jenkins
12 9 (15.52%) Business Analytics
12 9 (15.52%) Flask
12 9 (15.52%) Algorithms
13 8 (13.79%) Relational Database
13 8 (13.79%) MongoDB
13 8 (13.79%) BDD
13 8 (13.79%) RDBMS
14 7 (12.07%) SQL
14 7 (12.07%) Digital Transformation Programme
15 6 (10.34%) PySpark
15 6 (10.34%) Linux

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in South 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 18 (31.03%) Apache Spark
2 13 (22.41%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (10.34%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (8.62%) Jupyter
5 4 (6.90%) Tornado
6 3 (5.17%) SAS
7 1 (1.72%) Apache
7 1 (1.72%) Apache Airflow
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (32.76%) Big Data
1 19 (32.76%) Hadoop
2 12 (20.69%) NoSQL
3 11 (18.97%) HBase
4 8 (13.79%) MongoDB
4 8 (13.79%) RDBMS
4 8 (13.79%) Relational Database
5 4 (6.90%) MySQL
5 4 (6.90%) SQL Server
5 4 (6.90%) SQLite
6 3 (5.17%) Oracle Database
6 3 (5.17%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (3.45%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 9 (15.52%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.17%) Ant
2 3 (5.17%) Eclipse
2 3 (5.17%) Maven
2 3 (5.17%) Toad
2 3 (5.17%) Travis CI
3 2 (3.45%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.45%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.72%) Babel
4 1 (1.72%) gulp
4 1 (1.72%) Hudson
4 1 (1.72%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.72%) JIRA
4 1 (1.72%) JUnit
4 1 (1.72%) Mocha
4 1 (1.72%) Selenium
4 1 (1.72%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.72%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.72%) webpack
General
1 3 (5.17%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.72%) Banking
2 1 (1.72%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (79.31%) Developer
2 26 (44.83%) Python Developer
3 12 (20.69%) Scala Developer
4 7 (12.07%) Software Engineer
5 5 (8.62%) Big Data Developer
5 5 (8.62%) Consultant
5 5 (8.62%) Java Developer
5 5 (8.62%) Java Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Big Data Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Data Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Agile Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Agile Java Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Data Consultant
8 2 (3.45%) Apache Spark Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Python Software Engineer
9 1 (1.72%) Oracle Developer
9 1 (1.72%) Senior Test Engineer
9 1 (1.72%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.52%) Flask
2 6 (10.34%) Middleware
2 6 (10.34%) PySpark
3 5 (8.62%) Kafka
3 5 (8.62%) RESTful
4 4 (6.90%) Web Services
4 4 (6.90%) ZeroMQ
5 3 (5.17%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 3 (5.17%) CSS
5 3 (5.17%) HTML
5 3 (5.17%) REST
6 2 (3.45%) AngularJS
6 2 (3.45%) OAuth
6 2 (3.45%) Play Framework
6 2 (3.45%) React
6 2 (3.45%) SQLAlchemy
7 1 (1.72%) Express
7 1 (1.72%) Handlebars
7 1 (1.72%) Swagger
7 1 (1.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.52%) Algorithms
2 5 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.90%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.90%) User Experience
4 3 (5.17%) Digital Media
5 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (3.45%) Life Science
5 2 (3.45%) Social Media
6 1 (1.72%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.34%) Linux
2 4 (6.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (24.14%) Microservices
2 14 (24.14%) Scrum
3 13 (22.41%) Analytics
4 10 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (17.24%) Software Engineering
4 10 (17.24%) TDD
5 9 (15.52%) Business Analytics
6 8 (13.79%) BDD
7 7 (12.07%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 6 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (10.34%) Kanban
9 5 (8.62%) MapReduce
9 5 (8.62%) Mathematics
9 5 (8.62%) OO
10 4 (6.90%) DevOps
10 4 (6.90%) OOD
10 4 (6.90%) Open Source
10 4 (6.90%) Test Automation
11 3 (5.17%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 22 (37.93%) Java
2 7 (12.07%) SQL
3 6 (10.34%) JavaScript
4 5 (8.62%) R
5 4 (6.90%) Go
6 3 (5.17%) C++
6 3 (5.17%) Scala
7 1 (1.72%) C#
7 1 (1.72%) Korn
Qualifications
1 6 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.90%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.72%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 6 (10.34%) Docker
2 3 (5.17%) HDFS
3 2 (3.45%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.72%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 4 (6.90%) Ansible
2 2 (3.45%) Puppet
3 1 (1.72%) Oozie
Vendors
1 21 (36.21%) Cloudera
2 16 (27.59%) Oracle
3 9 (15.52%) SAP
3 9 (15.52%) Teradata
4 3 (5.17%) Splunk
5 2 (3.45%) VMware
6 1 (1.72%) Sitecore