The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
UK / Wales
Rank 36 75 59
Rank change year-on-year +39 -16  
Contract jobs citing Python 32 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 4.58% 0.29% 0.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.19% 0.57% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 1 4
Median daily rate £500 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.64% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £424 £375
% change year-on-year +0.29% +13.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year -0.66% -5.62%  

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 Wales with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 286 353 295
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 40.97% 51.99% 40.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 234 187
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £271 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 3
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.75 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.91% -33.07%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Wales

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Python in Wales

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Wales over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python in Wales

Python
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Python in Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Python 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 27 March 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
South Wales +43 31 £500 +17.64% 6
West Wales - 1 £500 - 2
Python
UK

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Wales region with a requirement for Python.

1 44 (56.41%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (34.62%) Java
3 24 (30.77%) Linux
4 22 (28.21%) DevOps
5 21 (26.92%) Cloudera
6 20 (25.64%) Hadoop
7 19 (24.36%) Apache Spark
7 19 (24.36%) Algorithms
7 19 (24.36%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (23.08%) TDD
9 17 (21.79%) Big Data
10 16 (20.51%) RESTful
10 16 (20.51%) Scrum
11 15 (19.23%) Git (software)
11 15 (19.23%) BDD
11 15 (19.23%) Analytics
12 14 (17.95%) NoSQL
12 14 (17.95%) Amazon AWS
12 14 (17.95%) Elasticsearch
12 14 (17.95%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (17.95%) Web Services
12 14 (17.95%) Oracle
12 14 (17.95%) Software Engineering
13 13 (16.67%) Kanban
13 13 (16.67%) SAP
13 13 (16.67%) Jenkins
14 12 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
14 12 (15.38%) Load Testing
15 11 (14.10%) Open Source
16 10 (12.82%) Scala

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 19 (24.36%) Apache Spark
2 14 (17.95%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (12.82%) Cloud Foundry
4 6 (7.69%) Jupyter
5 4 (5.13%) Tornado
6 2 (2.56%) GeoServer
6 2 (2.56%) Liferay
7 1 (1.28%) Apache
7 1 (1.28%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (1.28%) Apache Pig
7 1 (1.28%) IIS
7 1 (1.28%) Luigi
Business Applications
1 3 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (17.95%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.41%) PaaS
3 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.41%) HTTP
2 2 (2.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.28%) DNS
3 1 (1.28%) Internet
3 1 (1.28%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.28%) LDAP
3 1 (1.28%) SMTP
3 1 (1.28%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (25.64%) Hadoop
2 17 (21.79%) Big Data
3 14 (17.95%) NoSQL
4 10 (12.82%) MongoDB
5 8 (10.26%) HBase
5 8 (10.26%) Relational Database
6 7 (8.97%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (8.97%) SQL Server
7 6 (7.69%) MySQL
7 6 (7.69%) RDBMS
8 4 (5.13%) SQLite
9 3 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (2.56%) Apache Hive
10 2 (2.56%) InterSystems Cache
11 1 (1.28%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (1.28%) GIS
11 1 (1.28%) Neo4j
11 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (19.23%) Git (software)
2 13 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.85%) Maven
4 2 (2.56%) JUnit
4 2 (2.56%) Travis CI
5 1 (1.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.28%) Babel
5 1 (1.28%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.28%) Gradle
5 1 (1.28%) gulp
5 1 (1.28%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.28%) JIRA
5 1 (1.28%) Mocha
5 1 (1.28%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (1.28%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.28%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.28%) webpack
General
1 5 (6.41%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.13%) Finance
3 3 (3.85%) Electronics
3 3 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.85%) Marketing
4 1 (1.28%) Banking
4 1 (1.28%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (60.26%) Developer
2 16 (20.51%) Python Developer
3 14 (17.95%) Scala Developer
4 11 (14.10%) Consultant
5 9 (11.54%) Software Engineer
6 8 (10.26%) Java Developer
7 7 (8.97%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 7 (8.97%) Security Consultant
8 4 (5.13%) Administrator
8 4 (5.13%) Big Data Developer
8 4 (5.13%) Big Data Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Data Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Apache Spark Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Data Consultant
9 3 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Java Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Linux Administrator
9 3 (3.85%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 3 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
10 2 (2.56%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.51%) RESTful
2 14 (17.95%) Web Services
3 10 (12.82%) Swagger
4 8 (10.26%) Node.js
5 7 (8.97%) ActiveMQ
5 7 (8.97%) RabbitMQ
6 6 (7.69%) CSS
6 6 (7.69%) HTML
7 5 (6.41%) Django
7 5 (6.41%) Flask
7 5 (6.41%) Middleware
8 4 (5.13%) JSON
8 4 (5.13%) ZeroMQ
9 3 (3.85%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 3 (3.85%) Elastic Stack
9 3 (3.85%) REST
10 2 (2.56%) AngularJS
10 2 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (2.56%) Play Framework
10 2 (2.56%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 19 (24.36%) Algorithms
2 4 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.13%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.13%) User Experience
3 2 (2.56%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.56%) Life Science
4 1 (1.28%) Blog
4 1 (1.28%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.28%) Fintech
4 1 (1.28%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 24 (30.77%) Linux
2 4 (5.13%) Windows
3 3 (3.85%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.28%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.28%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (56.41%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (28.21%) DevOps
3 19 (24.36%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (23.08%) TDD
5 16 (20.51%) Scrum
6 15 (19.23%) Analytics
6 15 (19.23%) BDD
7 14 (17.95%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (17.95%) Software Engineering
8 13 (16.67%) Kanban
9 12 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
9 12 (15.38%) Load Testing
10 11 (14.10%) Open Source
11 10 (12.82%) OWASP
12 9 (11.54%) Business Analytics
12 9 (11.54%) Mathematics
12 9 (11.54%) Secure Coding
13 7 (8.97%) Ethical Hacking
13 7 (8.97%) Penetration Testing
13 7 (8.97%) Social Engineering
Programming Languages
1 27 (34.62%) Java
2 10 (12.82%) Scala
3 9 (11.54%) JavaScript
4 8 (10.26%) Ruby
5 6 (7.69%) R
5 6 (7.69%) SQL
6 5 (6.41%) Bash Shell
6 5 (6.41%) PowerShell
7 4 (5.13%) Go
8 3 (3.85%) C++
9 2 (2.56%) C#
9 2 (2.56%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.28%) Groovy
10 1 (1.28%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.28%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (8.97%) CEH
1 7 (8.97%) CISSP
1 7 (8.97%) CREST Certified
2 5 (6.41%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.13%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.28%) Degree
5 1 (1.28%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.13%) Docker
1 4 (5.13%) HDFS
2 3 (3.85%) vSphere
3 2 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.28%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (1.28%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (3.85%) HAProxy
1 3 (3.85%) Kibana
1 3 (3.85%) logstash
1 3 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (3.85%) Puppet
2 2 (2.56%) Ansible
2 2 (2.56%) Oozie
3 1 (1.28%) Consul
3 1 (1.28%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 21 (26.92%) Cloudera
2 14 (17.95%) Oracle
3 13 (16.67%) SAP
4 10 (12.82%) Teradata
5 9 (11.54%) Splunk
6 7 (8.97%) SaltStack
7 5 (6.41%) VMware
8 2 (2.56%) Sitecore
9 1 (1.28%) Ab Initio
9 1 (1.28%) Cognos
9 1 (1.28%) Hortonworks
9 1 (1.28%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.28%) Tableau
9 1 (1.28%) Talend
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per day + market rates
Posted: 5 days ago