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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 32 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Python 11 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.26% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.86% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
Average daily rate
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£380 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £315
% change year-on-year
- +19.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
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
140 72 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 41.54% 31.17% 27.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 46 28
Average daily rate £450 £305 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.54% -4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 £42.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 19 (54.29%) PHP
1 19 (54.29%) UNIX
2 17 (48.57%) Linux
3 16 (45.71%) MySQL
3 16 (45.71%) Subversion
3 16 (45.71%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (42.86%) Apache
5 14 (40.00%) Shell Script
5 14 (40.00%) Puppet
6 13 (37.14%) DevOps
6 13 (37.14%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (34.29%) Bash Shell
7 12 (34.29%) Git (software)
8 11 (31.43%) Shibboleth
8 11 (31.43%) Regular Expression
8 11 (31.43%) WSGI
8 11 (31.43%) Jenkins
8 11 (31.43%) uWSGI
9 8 (22.86%) CMS
9 8 (22.86%) C++
10 6 (17.14%) CentOS
10 6 (17.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (17.14%) Wiki
10 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
10 6 (17.14%) Red Hat
11 5 (14.29%) ODBC
11 5 (14.29%) QA
11 5 (14.29%) Web Development
11 5 (14.29%) Drupal
12 4 (11.43%) Degree

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 15 (42.86%) Apache
2 11 (31.43%) uWSGI
3 8 (22.86%) CMS
4 5 (14.29%) Drupal
5 1 (2.86%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) VLAN
2 1 (2.86%) SMTP
2 1 (2.86%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (45.71%) MySQL
2 13 (37.14%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (45.71%) Subversion
2 12 (34.29%) Git (software)
3 11 (31.43%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.86%) Mercurial
4 1 (2.86%) JIRA
General
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Games
2 1 (2.86%) Electronics
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Systems Administrator
1 12 (34.29%) Administrator
2 10 (28.57%) Linux Administrator
2 10 (28.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 7 (20.00%) Developer
3 7 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Computer Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) PHP Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) AWS Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Development Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Development Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Computer Scientist
7 1 (2.86%) LAMP Developer
7 1 (2.86%) PHP LAMP Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Programmer
7 1 (2.86%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (2.86%) PHP Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (31.43%) Regular Expression
1 11 (31.43%) WSGI
2 5 (14.29%) ODBC
3 4 (11.43%) Django
4 2 (5.71%) Web Services
4 2 (5.71%) OpenGL
4 2 (5.71%) Qt
4 2 (5.71%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (2.86%) Dojo
5 1 (2.86%) JSON
5 1 (2.86%) LAMP
5 1 (2.86%) Ajax
5 1 (2.86%) XHTML
5 1 (2.86%) HTML
5 1 (2.86%) XML
5 1 (2.86%) CSS
5 1 (2.86%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Wiki
2 1 (2.86%) Visualisation
2 1 (2.86%) Social Gaming
2 1 (2.86%) Freedom of Information Act
2 1 (2.86%) User Experience
2 1 (2.86%) Device Driver
2 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (2.86%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 19 (54.29%) UNIX
2 17 (48.57%) Linux
3 6 (17.14%) CentOS
3 6 (17.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.71%) Windows
4 2 (5.71%) Solaris
4 2 (5.71%) Fedora
5 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.86%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (37.14%) DevOps
3 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
4 5 (14.29%) Web Development
5 4 (11.43%) Web Application Development
6 3 (8.57%) Migration
6 3 (8.57%) Project Management
7 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.71%) Validation
7 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.71%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (5.71%) Multithreading
7 2 (5.71%) Data Mapping
8 1 (2.86%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (2.86%) Data Protection
8 1 (2.86%) Integration Testing
8 1 (2.86%) Test Scripting
8 1 (2.86%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (2.86%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.86%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 19 (54.29%) PHP
2 14 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 12 (34.29%) Bash Shell
4 8 (22.86%) C++
5 4 (11.43%) MATLAB
6 3 (8.57%) Perl
7 2 (5.71%) C
7 2 (5.71%) SQL
7 2 (5.71%) Java
7 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.86%) Scala
8 1 (2.86%) CoffeeScript
8 1 (2.86%) Embedded C
8 1 (2.86%) Embedded C++
8 1 (2.86%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) RHCT
2 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 11 (31.43%) Shibboleth
2 1 (2.86%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 14 (40.00%) Puppet
2 3 (8.57%) Nagios
3 1 (2.86%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.86%) Perforce
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