The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 32 16 36
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +20
Contract jobs citing Python 17 28 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 4.79% 9.66% 3.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.54% 20.44% 9.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 19 6
Median daily rate £500 £520 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +67.74%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Median hourly rate - £55.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +41.73%
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
199 137 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 56.06% 47.24% 32.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 111 105
Median daily rate £475 £408 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.56% -9.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £520 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 3
Median hourly rate £20.65 £55.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.46% +139.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 £46.00 £19.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.45 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford region citing Python as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 8 December 2016.

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 8 December 2016, 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Python.

1 35 (63.64%) Continuous Integration
2 33 (60.00%) Gradle
3 31 (56.36%) Docker
4 29 (52.73%) Test Automation
5 28 (50.91%) PaaS
5 28 (50.91%) Cloud Computing
5 28 (50.91%) TeamCity
5 28 (50.91%) Java
5 28 (50.91%) Microservices
5 28 (50.91%) Continuous Delivery
6 27 (49.09%) AngularJS
7 25 (45.45%) JavaScript
7 25 (45.45%) Git (software)
8 23 (41.82%) Ansible
9 22 (40.00%) Puppet
10 21 (38.18%) HTML
10 21 (38.18%) Opscode Chef
11 19 (34.55%) Linux
11 19 (34.55%) MongoDB
11 19 (34.55%) HTML5
11 19 (34.55%) Scala
12 18 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (32.73%) SpecFlow
13 17 (30.91%) MSBuild
13 17 (30.91%) Jenkins
13 17 (30.91%) NUnit
13 17 (30.91%) Perforce
13 17 (30.91%) Performance Testing
14 16 (29.09%) Web Development
14 16 (29.09%) Build Automation

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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 10 (18.18%) Apache
1 10 (18.18%) nginx
1 10 (18.18%) Tomcat
2 8 (14.55%) Apache Solr
2 8 (14.55%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (14.55%) Jetty
3 2 (3.64%) Drupal
4 1 (1.82%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 28 (50.91%) Cloud Computing
1 28 (50.91%) PaaS
2 4 (7.27%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (1.82%) Amazon Glacier
4 1 (1.82%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.82%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.82%) GitHub
4 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.82%) Route 53
4 1 (1.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) DNS
2 2 (3.64%) Internet
3 1 (1.82%) DHCP
3 1 (1.82%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.82%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (34.55%) MongoDB
2 8 (14.55%) NoSQL
3 4 (7.27%) KDB
4 3 (5.45%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.64%) MySQL
6 1 (1.82%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.82%) Big Data
6 1 (1.82%) GIS
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 33 (60.00%) Gradle
2 28 (50.91%) TeamCity
3 25 (45.45%) Git (software)
4 18 (32.73%) SpecFlow
5 17 (30.91%) Jenkins
5 17 (30.91%) MSBuild
5 17 (30.91%) NUnit
6 12 (21.82%) Maven
7 10 (18.18%) CMake
8 9 (16.36%) Selenium
9 8 (14.55%) Subversion
9 8 (14.55%) TestComplete
10 1 (1.82%) Appium
10 1 (1.82%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.82%) Protractor
10 1 (1.82%) Robotium
10 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.82%) Vagrant
10 1 (1.82%) WebDriver
10 1 (1.82%) Xcode
General
1 7 (12.73%) Publishing
2 4 (7.27%) Finance
2 4 (7.27%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 31 (56.36%) Developer
2 17 (30.91%) Build Engineer
3 14 (25.45%) Java Developer
4 12 (21.82%) Web Developer
5 8 (14.55%) Build Automation Engineer
5 8 (14.55%) Test Engineer
6 7 (12.73%) Test Automation Engineer
7 6 (10.91%) Java Web Developer
7 6 (10.91%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (9.09%) Agile Java Developer
8 5 (9.09%) Applications Developer
8 5 (9.09%) AWS Engineer
8 5 (9.09%) HTML Developer
8 5 (9.09%) Java Engineer
8 5 (9.09%) Java Software Developer
8 5 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
8 5 (9.09%) JavaScript Engineer
8 5 (9.09%) MongoDB Developer
8 5 (9.09%) Software Engineer
8 5 (9.09%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (49.09%) AngularJS
2 21 (38.18%) HTML
3 19 (34.55%) HTML5
4 12 (21.82%) JSON
5 11 (20.00%) XML
5 11 (20.00%) XSLT
6 9 (16.36%) .NET
6 9 (16.36%) Node.js
7 8 (14.55%) Lucene
7 8 (14.55%) RESTful
7 8 (14.55%) Spring
7 8 (14.55%) Web Services
8 7 (12.73%) CSS
9 5 (9.09%) Pyramid
10 4 (7.27%) Esper
10 4 (7.27%) NumPy
10 4 (7.27%) Pandas
10 4 (7.27%) SciPy
11 3 (5.45%) Django
11 3 (5.45%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Algorithms
1 4 (7.27%) Hedge funds
1 4 (7.27%) Statistics
1 4 (7.27%) Visualisation
2 2 (3.64%) Fintech
3 1 (1.82%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 19 (34.55%) Linux
2 2 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.82%) Android
3 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.82%) CentOS
3 1 (1.82%) Debian
3 1 (1.82%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (63.64%) Continuous Integration
2 29 (52.73%) Test Automation
3 28 (50.91%) Continuous Delivery
3 28 (50.91%) Microservices
4 18 (32.73%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (30.91%) Performance Testing
6 16 (29.09%) Build Automation
6 16 (29.09%) Web Development
7 13 (23.64%) Open Source
8 11 (20.00%) Web Application Development
9 9 (16.36%) Software Engineering
9 9 (16.36%) TDD
10 8 (14.55%) Scrum
11 4 (7.27%) Data Acquisition
11 4 (7.27%) OO
11 4 (7.27%) Quantitative Trading
11 4 (7.27%) Refactoring
11 4 (7.27%) Time Series Analysis
11 4 (7.27%) Unit Testing
12 3 (5.45%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 28 (50.91%) Java
2 25 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 19 (34.55%) Scala
4 14 (25.45%) Ruby
5 12 (21.82%) C++
6 10 (18.18%) Bash Shell
7 6 (10.91%) PHP
8 4 (7.27%) C
8 4 (7.27%) Perl
9 2 (3.64%) R
10 1 (1.82%) AWK
10 1 (1.82%) C#
10 1 (1.82%) sed
10 1 (1.82%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.73%) QA
System Software
1 31 (56.36%) Docker
2 2 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.82%) iptables
3 1 (1.82%) Postfix
3 1 (1.82%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 23 (41.82%) Ansible
2 22 (40.00%) Puppet
3 21 (38.18%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.82%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.82%) SELinux
Vendors
1 17 (30.91%) Perforce
2 4 (7.27%) Oracle
3 3 (5.45%) VMware
4 2 (3.64%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.82%) EMC
5 1 (1.82%) ESRI
5 1 (1.82%) Isilon