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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 36 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Python 10 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.91% 0.84% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.62% 2.53% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £36.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.68% -3.33%
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
151 79 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 43.90% 33.33% 24.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 47 26
Average daily rate £423 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.71% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £287 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +4.41%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 11 (44.00%) Linux
2 10 (40.00%) UNIX
2 10 (40.00%) PHP
3 9 (36.00%) Shell Script
3 9 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (32.00%) C++
5 7 (28.00%) MySQL
5 7 (28.00%) Subversion
5 7 (28.00%) Bash Shell
6 6 (24.00%) Puppet
6 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
6 6 (24.00%) Apache
7 5 (20.00%) Red Hat
7 5 (20.00%) QA
7 5 (20.00%) CentOS
7 5 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
7 5 (20.00%) DevOps
8 4 (16.00%) Jenkins
8 4 (16.00%) uWSGI
8 4 (16.00%) Shibboleth
8 4 (16.00%) Regular Expression
8 4 (16.00%) WSGI
8 4 (16.00%) MATLAB
8 4 (16.00%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (12.00%) Fedora
9 3 (12.00%) CMS
9 3 (12.00%) Web Development
9 3 (12.00%) Project Management
9 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 6 (24.00%) Apache
2 4 (16.00%) uWSGI
3 3 (12.00%) CMS
3 3 (12.00%) Drupal
4 1 (4.00%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) SMTP
1 1 (4.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) MySQL
2 4 (16.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.00%) HBase
3 1 (4.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Subversion
2 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (16.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.00%) Mercurial
4 1 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
1 2 (8.00%) Games
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Electronics
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Developer
1 7 (28.00%) Systems Administrator
1 7 (28.00%) Administrator
2 4 (16.00%) Computer Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) PHP Developer
2 4 (16.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 4 (16.00%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (12.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) AWS Developer
5 1 (4.00%) PHP LAMP Developer
5 1 (4.00%) DevOps Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (4.00%) LAMP Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Computer Scientist
5 1 (4.00%) Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Programmer
5 1 (4.00%) PHP Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) Regular Expression
1 4 (16.00%) WSGI
2 2 (8.00%) ODBC
2 2 (8.00%) Django
2 2 (8.00%) Qt
2 2 (8.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (8.00%) Web Services
2 2 (8.00%) OpenGL
3 1 (4.00%) LAMP
3 1 (4.00%) Ajax
3 1 (4.00%) JSON
3 1 (4.00%) Dojo
3 1 (4.00%) XML
3 1 (4.00%) HTML
3 1 (4.00%) CSS
3 1 (4.00%) STL
3 1 (4.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Wiki
2 1 (4.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (4.00%) Social Gaming
2 1 (4.00%) User Experience
2 1 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (4.00%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (4.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (4.00%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Linux
2 10 (40.00%) UNIX
3 5 (20.00%) CentOS
3 5 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (12.00%) Windows
4 3 (12.00%) Fedora
5 2 (8.00%) Solaris
6 1 (4.00%) Android
6 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (20.00%) DevOps
4 3 (12.00%) Web Development
4 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (12.00%) Project Management
5 2 (8.00%) Validation
5 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.00%) Multithreading
5 2 (8.00%) Data Mapping
5 2 (8.00%) Web Application Development
6 1 (4.00%) OO PHP
6 1 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (4.00%) BDD
6 1 (4.00%) Data Protection
6 1 (4.00%) Test Scripting
6 1 (4.00%) TDD
6 1 (4.00%) Scrum
6 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) PHP
2 9 (36.00%) Shell Script
3 8 (32.00%) C++
4 7 (28.00%) Bash Shell
5 4 (16.00%) MATLAB
6 2 (8.00%) Java
6 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (8.00%) C
7 1 (4.00%) C#
7 1 (4.00%) SQL
7 1 (4.00%) Embedded C
7 1 (4.00%) Embedded C++
7 1 (4.00%) Ruby
7 1 (4.00%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
1 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Shibboleth
2 1 (4.00%) Docker
2 1 (4.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) Puppet
2 1 (4.00%) Vagrant
2 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.00%) Ansible
2 1 (4.00%) Mesos
2 1 (4.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.00%) Perforce
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