Period
to 21 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a Python Software Engineer was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 21 May 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Software Engineer
UK > Wales
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 96 -
Rank change year-on-year -2 - -
Contract jobs requiring a Python Software Engineer 8 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.54% 0.15% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 0
Wales median daily rate £525 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% - -
UK median daily rate £500 £410 £469
% change year-on-year +21.95% -12.53% +17.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £8.00 £50.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year -84.00% +5.26% +15.85%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Wales
Contract vacancies in Wales with a recognized job title 1,414 1,286 1,187
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.09% 96.33% 97.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 987 906 798
Wales median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -1.69%
10th Percentile £242 £186 £205
90th Percentile £550 £538 £475
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 101 78
Wales median hourly rate £13.00 £20.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.00% +21.21% +22.22%
10th Percentile £10.16 £10.75 £10.36
90th Percentile £48.75 £77.50 £47.95
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.74% -6.50% +14.29%

Python Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings that featured Python Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Python Software Engineer in Wales

Python Software Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Python Software Engineer in Wales

Python Software Engineer
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 Software Engineer within the Wales region over the 6 months to 21 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -8 8 £525 +16.67%
Python Software Engineer
UK

Python Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 May 2018, Python Software Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Wales region featuring Python Software Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Python
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (75.00%) Scala
2 6 (75.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (50.00%) Docker
3 4 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 4 (50.00%) Selenium
3 4 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (50.00%) React
4 2 (25.00%) PySpark
4 2 (25.00%) Data Science
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) ETL
4 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) JIRA
4 2 (25.00%) Hadoop
4 2 (25.00%) Apache Hive
4 2 (25.00%) Node.js
4 2 (25.00%) REST
4 2 (25.00%) HBase
4 2 (25.00%) Machine Learning
4 2 (25.00%) Cloudera
4 2 (25.00%) GitHub
4 2 (25.00%) Jenkins

Python Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 2 (25.00%) Apache Spark
1 2 (25.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Apache Hive
1 2 (25.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (25.00%) HBase
1 2 (25.00%) Impala
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (25.00%) GitLab
2 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (25.00%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) React
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
2 2 (25.00%) Flask
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) Node.js
2 2 (25.00%) PySpark
2 2 (25.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (75.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 6 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (25.00%) Data Science
3 2 (25.00%) DevOps
3 2 (25.00%) ETL
3 2 (25.00%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Python
2 6 (75.00%) Scala
3 4 (50.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Oozie
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Cloudera