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 26 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
UK / Wales
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 44 59
Rank change year-on-year +14 +15  
Contract jobs citing Python 30 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 4.84% 2.18% 2.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.70% 4.88% 4.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 15
Median daily rate £488 £550 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.36% +41.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £485 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £600 £440
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 £42.50 £38.75 £36.50
% change year-on-year +9.67% +6.16%  

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 219 246 396
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 35.32% 44.65% 46.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 165 279
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 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £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 9 7
Median hourly rate £36.50 £11.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +217.39% -34.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.21 £10.00 £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.10 £14.55 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

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 26 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 26 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
South Wales +12 27 £500 -9.09% 1
Mid Wales - 2 £401 - 1
Python
UK

For the 6 months to 26 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 Wales region with a requirement for Python.

1 41 (66.13%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (35.48%) Java
3 21 (33.87%) Cloudera
4 20 (32.26%) Big Data
5 19 (30.65%) Hadoop
6 18 (29.03%) Apache Spark
7 16 (25.81%) Oracle
8 15 (24.19%) Scrum
9 14 (22.58%) Microservices
9 14 (22.58%) Analytics
10 13 (20.97%) Elasticsearch
10 13 (20.97%) NoSQL
11 11 (17.74%) HBase
11 11 (17.74%) Software Engineering
12 10 (16.13%) TDD
12 10 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (16.13%) Jenkins
12 10 (16.13%) Algorithms
13 9 (14.52%) Business Analytics
13 9 (14.52%) Relational Database
13 9 (14.52%) Flask
13 9 (14.52%) Linux
13 9 (14.52%) SAP
13 9 (14.52%) Teradata
14 8 (12.90%) SQL
14 8 (12.90%) RDBMS
14 8 (12.90%) BDD
14 8 (12.90%) MongoDB
15 7 (11.29%) Security Cleared
15 7 (11.29%) Continuous Integration

Python
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 18 (29.03%) Apache Spark
2 13 (20.97%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (9.68%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (8.06%) Jupyter
5 4 (6.45%) Tornado
6 3 (4.84%) SAS
7 1 (1.61%) Apache
7 1 (1.61%) Apache Airflow
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) Internet
1 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (32.26%) Big Data
2 19 (30.65%) Hadoop
3 13 (20.97%) NoSQL
4 11 (17.74%) HBase
5 9 (14.52%) Relational Database
6 8 (12.90%) MongoDB
6 8 (12.90%) RDBMS
7 6 (9.68%) MySQL
8 4 (6.45%) SQL Server
8 4 (6.45%) SQLite
9 3 (4.84%) Oracle Database
9 3 (4.84%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (3.23%) Apache Hive
10 2 (3.23%) Redis
11 1 (1.61%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 10 (16.13%) Jenkins
2 4 (6.45%) Travis CI
3 3 (4.84%) Ant
3 3 (4.84%) Eclipse
3 3 (4.84%) Maven
3 3 (4.84%) Toad
4 2 (3.23%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.23%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.23%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.61%) Babel
5 1 (1.61%) gulp
5 1 (1.61%) Hudson
5 1 (1.61%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.61%) JIRA
5 1 (1.61%) JUnit
5 1 (1.61%) Mocha
5 1 (1.61%) Selenium
5 1 (1.61%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.61%) webpack
General
1 3 (4.84%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.61%) Banking
2 1 (1.61%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (74.19%) Developer
2 26 (41.94%) Python Developer
3 12 (19.35%) Scala Developer
4 7 (11.29%) Software Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) Big Data Developer
5 5 (8.06%) Consultant
5 5 (8.06%) Java Developer
5 5 (8.06%) Java Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Big Data Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Data Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Agile Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Agile Java Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Data Consultant
8 2 (3.23%) Apache Spark Developer
8 2 (3.23%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Python Software Engineer
9 1 (1.61%) Data Analyst
9 1 (1.61%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.52%) Flask
2 6 (9.68%) Middleware
2 6 (9.68%) PySpark
3 5 (8.06%) Kafka
3 5 (8.06%) RESTful
4 4 (6.45%) Web Services
4 4 (6.45%) ZeroMQ
5 3 (4.84%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 3 (4.84%) CSS
5 3 (4.84%) HTML
5 3 (4.84%) REST
6 2 (3.23%) AngularJS
6 2 (3.23%) OAuth
6 2 (3.23%) Play Framework
6 2 (3.23%) React
6 2 (3.23%) SQLAlchemy
7 1 (1.61%) Express
7 1 (1.61%) Handlebars
7 1 (1.61%) Swagger
7 1 (1.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.13%) Algorithms
2 6 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.45%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.45%) User Experience
4 3 (4.84%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.84%) Digital Media
5 2 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (3.23%) Life Science
5 2 (3.23%) Social Media
6 1 (1.61%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.52%) Linux
2 4 (6.45%) Windows
3 2 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (66.13%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (24.19%) Scrum
3 14 (22.58%) Analytics
3 14 (22.58%) Microservices
4 11 (17.74%) Software Engineering
5 10 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (16.13%) TDD
6 9 (14.52%) Business Analytics
7 8 (12.90%) BDD
8 7 (11.29%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (11.29%) DevOps
8 7 (11.29%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 7 (11.29%) Kanban
9 6 (9.68%) Mathematics
9 6 (9.68%) Open Source
10 5 (8.06%) MapReduce
10 5 (8.06%) OO
11 4 (6.45%) OOD
11 4 (6.45%) Test Automation
12 3 (4.84%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 22 (35.48%) Java
2 8 (12.90%) SQL
3 6 (9.68%) JavaScript
3 6 (9.68%) R
4 4 (6.45%) Go
5 3 (4.84%) C++
5 3 (4.84%) Scala
6 2 (3.23%) PHP
7 1 (1.61%) C#
7 1 (1.61%) Korn
7 1 (1.61%) Perl
7 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (11.29%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.45%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.61%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.61%) Degree
4 1 (1.61%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 7 (11.29%) Docker
2 3 (4.84%) HDFS
3 2 (3.23%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.61%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 5 (8.06%) Ansible
1 5 (8.06%) Puppet
2 3 (4.84%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.61%) Oozie
Vendors
1 21 (33.87%) Cloudera
2 16 (25.81%) Oracle
3 9 (14.52%) SAP
3 9 (14.52%) Teradata
4 3 (4.84%) Splunk
5 2 (3.23%) VMware
6 1 (1.61%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.61%) SaltStack
6 1 (1.61%) Sitecore
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