The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 35 21 24
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +3
Contract jobs citing Python 12 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.35% 4.04% 4.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.82% 11.84% 11.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 2
Average daily rate
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£520 £350 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.57% -15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £320 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +15.38%
Python
Oxfordshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
176 76 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 49.16% 34.08% 39.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 52 47
Average daily rate £400 £335 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £425 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 £22.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -18.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +4.47%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Python
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Python Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Python
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Python across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Python Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Python
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Python Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 12 (52.17%) Linux
2 9 (39.13%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (30.43%) Java
3 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
3 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (26.09%) Red Hat
4 6 (26.09%) Bash Shell
4 6 (26.09%) Puppet
4 6 (26.09%) Big Data
4 6 (26.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (26.09%) Hadoop
5 5 (21.74%) CentOS
5 5 (21.74%) Node.js
5 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (21.74%) Shell Script
5 5 (21.74%) PHP
5 5 (21.74%) Ruby
6 4 (17.39%) Zachman Framework
6 4 (17.39%) TOGAF
6 4 (17.39%) Content Management
6 4 (17.39%) Data Analysis
6 4 (17.39%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (17.39%) WebSphere
6 4 (17.39%) Degree
6 4 (17.39%) Publishing
6 4 (17.39%) C++
6 4 (17.39%) J2EE
6 4 (17.39%) MySQL
6 4 (17.39%) WebLogic
6 4 (17.39%) Data Modelling

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 5 (21.74%) Node.js
2 4 (17.39%) WebLogic
2 4 (17.39%) WebSphere
3 3 (13.04%) Apache
4 1 (4.35%) CMS
4 1 (4.35%) Drupal
4 1 (4.35%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 9 (39.13%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (8.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) SMTP
1 1 (4.35%) DNS
1 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) Hadoop
1 6 (26.09%) Big Data
2 4 (17.39%) MySQL
2 4 (17.39%) MongoDB
2 4 (17.39%) NoSQL
3 2 (8.70%) HBase
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Selenium
2 2 (8.70%) Subversion
2 2 (8.70%) JIRA
General
1 4 (17.39%) Publishing
2 3 (13.04%) Games
3 2 (8.70%) Electronics
4 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.35%) Finance
4 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Administrator
2 6 (26.09%) Architect
2 6 (26.09%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (21.74%) Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (17.39%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (13.04%) PHP Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (8.70%) DevOps Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Computer Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (4.35%) LAMP Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Computer Scientist
7 1 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) J2EE
1 4 (17.39%) AngularJS
2 3 (13.04%) Web Services
3 2 (8.70%) HTML
4 1 (4.35%) CSS
4 1 (4.35%) XML
4 1 (4.35%) XHTML
4 1 (4.35%) LAMP
4 1 (4.35%) Ajax
4 1 (4.35%) JSON
4 1 (4.35%) Dojo
4 1 (4.35%) Django
4 1 (4.35%) HTML5
4 1 (4.35%) PhoneGap
4 1 (4.35%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (17.39%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (4.35%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (4.35%) Social Gaming
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Linux
2 6 (26.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (21.74%) CentOS
4 3 (13.04%) Fedora
4 3 (13.04%) Windows
5 2 (8.70%) Solaris
5 2 (8.70%) UNIX
6 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
6 1 (4.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (17.39%) Data Modelling
2 4 (17.39%) Zachman Framework
2 4 (17.39%) TOGAF
2 4 (17.39%) Content Management
2 4 (17.39%) Data Analysis
2 4 (17.39%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (17.39%) Waterfall
2 4 (17.39%) Analytics
2 4 (17.39%) DevOps
3 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
4 2 (8.70%) TDD
4 2 (8.70%) Scrum
4 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
4 2 (8.70%) BDD
5 1 (4.35%) OO PHP
5 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.35%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) Java
1 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
2 6 (26.09%) Bash Shell
3 5 (21.74%) Ruby
3 5 (21.74%) PHP
3 5 (21.74%) Shell Script
4 4 (17.39%) C++
5 3 (13.04%) C
6 2 (8.70%) MATLAB
6 2 (8.70%) SQL
7 1 (4.35%) C#
7 1 (4.35%) Perl
7 1 (4.35%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Firmware
1 2 (8.70%) Docker
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) Puppet
2 4 (17.39%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (17.39%) Ansible
3 2 (8.70%) Mesos
3 2 (8.70%) Nagios
4 1 (4.35%) Hyperic
4 1 (4.35%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.35%) Perforce
2 1 (4.35%) VMware
Oxford, Oxfordshire
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Rate: Up to £520 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Rate: Up to £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £520 per day
Posted: 3 days ago