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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 25 29 24
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing Python 40 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 10.78% 5.13% 4.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.10% 10.47% 12.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 14 6
Median daily rate £390 £520 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +61.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £311 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £524 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £55.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
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
221 172 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 59.57% 49.00% 34.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 145 68
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £520 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 1
Median hourly rate £36.00 £55.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.54% +144.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +11.42%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 41 (71.93%) Continuous Integration
2 34 (59.65%) Java
3 31 (54.39%) Gradle
4 30 (52.63%) AngularJS
5 28 (49.12%) Test Automation
6 27 (47.37%) PaaS
6 27 (47.37%) Cloud Computing
6 27 (47.37%) TeamCity
6 27 (47.37%) Docker
6 27 (47.37%) Microservices
6 27 (47.37%) Continuous Delivery
7 24 (42.11%) MongoDB
7 24 (42.11%) Git (software)
7 24 (42.11%) Linux
8 22 (38.60%) Puppet
9 21 (36.84%) Opscode Chef
10 20 (35.09%) Ansible
10 20 (35.09%) JavaScript
11 19 (33.33%) HTML
12 18 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (31.58%) HTML5
12 18 (31.58%) SpecFlow
13 17 (29.82%) MSBuild
13 17 (29.82%) Jenkins
13 17 (29.82%) Open Source
13 17 (29.82%) Scala
13 17 (29.82%) Performance Testing
13 17 (29.82%) Maven
13 17 (29.82%) NUnit
13 17 (29.82%) Perforce

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 9 (15.79%) nginx
2 8 (14.04%) Apache
2 8 (14.04%) Tomcat
3 7 (12.28%) Apache Solr
3 7 (12.28%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (12.28%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 27 (47.37%) Cloud Computing
1 27 (47.37%) PaaS
2 5 (8.77%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.75%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.75%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.75%) GitHub
4 1 (1.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) DNS
2 2 (3.51%) Internet
3 1 (1.75%) DHCP
3 1 (1.75%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (42.11%) MongoDB
2 10 (17.54%) KDB
3 7 (12.28%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.51%) OLTP
5 1 (1.75%) Big Data
5 1 (1.75%) GIS
5 1 (1.75%) MySQL
5 1 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 31 (54.39%) Gradle
2 27 (47.37%) TeamCity
3 24 (42.11%) Git (software)
4 18 (31.58%) SpecFlow
5 17 (29.82%) Jenkins
5 17 (29.82%) Maven
5 17 (29.82%) MSBuild
5 17 (29.82%) NUnit
6 10 (17.54%) CMake
7 8 (14.04%) Selenium
7 8 (14.04%) TestComplete
8 7 (12.28%) Subversion
9 1 (1.75%) Appium
9 1 (1.75%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.75%) Protractor
9 1 (1.75%) Robotium
9 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.75%) Vagrant
9 1 (1.75%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.75%) Xcode
General
1 10 (17.54%) Finance
1 10 (17.54%) Front Office
2 6 (10.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (52.63%) Developer
2 17 (29.82%) Build Engineer
3 13 (22.81%) Java Developer
4 11 (19.30%) Web Developer
5 10 (17.54%) Quantitative Developer
6 8 (14.04%) Build Automation Engineer
6 8 (14.04%) Test Engineer
7 7 (12.28%) Test Automation Engineer
8 6 (10.53%) Java Web Developer
9 5 (8.77%) AWS Engineer
9 5 (8.77%) JavaScript Developer
10 4 (7.02%) Agile Developer
10 4 (7.02%) Agile Java Developer
10 4 (7.02%) AWS Developer
10 4 (7.02%) AWS Software Engineer
10 4 (7.02%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 4 (7.02%) Java Engineer
10 4 (7.02%) Java Software Developer
10 4 (7.02%) JavaScript Engineer
10 4 (7.02%) MongoDB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (52.63%) AngularJS
2 19 (33.33%) HTML
3 18 (31.58%) HTML5
4 11 (19.30%) JSON
5 10 (17.54%) Esper
5 10 (17.54%) NumPy
5 10 (17.54%) Pandas
5 10 (17.54%) Pyramid
5 10 (17.54%) SciPy
5 10 (17.54%) XML
5 10 (17.54%) XSLT
6 9 (15.79%) Web Services
7 8 (14.04%) .NET
8 7 (12.28%) CSS
8 7 (12.28%) Lucene
8 7 (12.28%) Node.js
8 7 (12.28%) RESTful
8 7 (12.28%) Spring
9 3 (5.26%) Django
10 2 (3.51%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.54%) Algorithms
1 10 (17.54%) Hedge funds
1 10 (17.54%) Statistics
1 10 (17.54%) Visualisation
2 3 (5.26%) Semantic Web
3 2 (3.51%) Virtual Team
3 2 (3.51%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 24 (42.11%) Linux
2 3 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.75%) Android
3 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (71.93%) Continuous Integration
2 28 (49.12%) Test Automation
3 27 (47.37%) Continuous Delivery
3 27 (47.37%) Microservices
4 18 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (29.82%) Open Source
5 17 (29.82%) Performance Testing
6 15 (26.32%) Build Automation
7 14 (24.56%) Software Engineering
8 13 (22.81%) Web Development
9 10 (17.54%) Data Acquisition
9 10 (17.54%) OO
9 10 (17.54%) Quantitative Trading
9 10 (17.54%) Refactoring
9 10 (17.54%) Time Series Analysis
9 10 (17.54%) Unit Testing
9 10 (17.54%) Web Application Development
10 9 (15.79%) TDD
11 7 (12.28%) Scrum
12 4 (7.02%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 34 (59.65%) Java
2 20 (35.09%) JavaScript
3 17 (29.82%) C++
3 17 (29.82%) Scala
4 13 (22.81%) Ruby
5 10 (17.54%) C
6 8 (14.04%) Bash Shell
7 5 (8.77%) Perl
8 3 (5.26%) PHP
9 1 (1.75%) C#
9 1 (1.75%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.28%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (47.37%) Docker
2 4 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.75%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.75%) Postfix
3 1 (1.75%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 22 (38.60%) Puppet
2 21 (36.84%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (35.09%) Ansible
4 1 (1.75%) Hyperic
4 1 (1.75%) Nagios
Vendors
1 17 (29.82%) Perforce
2 10 (17.54%) Oracle
3 6 (10.53%) VMware
4 3 (5.26%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.75%) 3PAR
5 1 (1.75%) ESRI