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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 30 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Python 15 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 4.11% - 0.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.64% - 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
Average daily rate
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£295 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £41.75
% change year-on-year
- -4.19%
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
141 54 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 38.63% 26.60% 31.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 38 37
Average daily rate £380 £280 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £219 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £390 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £22.25 £37.50 £12.09
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.66% +210.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £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
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 27 March 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 18 (54.55%) PHP
1 18 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
2 17 (51.52%) UNIX
3 15 (45.45%) Linux
3 15 (45.45%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (45.45%) Subversion
4 14 (42.42%) Apache
4 14 (42.42%) MySQL
5 13 (39.39%) Git (software)
5 13 (39.39%) Puppet
5 13 (39.39%) DevOps
6 11 (33.33%) Jenkins
6 11 (33.33%) uWSGI
6 11 (33.33%) Regular Expression
6 11 (33.33%) WSGI
6 11 (33.33%) Shibboleth
7 10 (30.30%) Shell Script
8 8 (24.24%) Bash Shell
9 7 (21.21%) CMS
9 7 (21.21%) Software Engineering
9 7 (21.21%) Perl
9 7 (21.21%) C++
10 6 (18.18%) SQL
10 6 (18.18%) Wiki
11 5 (15.15%) Django
11 5 (15.15%) Java
11 5 (15.15%) ODBC
11 5 (15.15%) Web Development
12 4 (12.12%) Degree
12 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 14 (42.42%) Apache
2 11 (33.33%) uWSGI
3 7 (21.21%) CMS
4 4 (12.12%) Drupal
5 1 (3.03%) Apache Pig
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) VLAN
2 1 (3.03%) SMTP
2 1 (3.03%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (45.45%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (42.42%) MySQL
3 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (6.06%) Star Schema
3 2 (6.06%) Hadoop
3 2 (6.06%) Apache Hive
3 2 (6.06%) Big Data
4 1 (3.03%) Sqoop
4 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.03%) Impala
4 1 (3.03%) HBase
Development Applications
1 15 (45.45%) Subversion
2 13 (39.39%) Git (software)
3 11 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.03%) Mercurial
4 1 (3.03%) PyUnit
General
1 2 (6.06%) Games
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Administrator
1 8 (24.24%) Developer
1 8 (24.24%) Systems Administrator
1 8 (24.24%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 8 (24.24%) Linux Administrator
2 7 (21.21%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Computer Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Software Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) PHP Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Development Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Development Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) AWS Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Python/Django Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Big Data Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Django Developer
6 1 (3.03%) PHP Programmer
6 1 (3.03%) Python Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Real Time Software Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Real Time Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (33.33%) Regular Expression
1 11 (33.33%) WSGI
2 5 (15.15%) ODBC
2 5 (15.15%) Django
3 2 (6.06%) Qt
3 2 (6.06%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (6.06%) OpenGL
4 1 (3.03%) Ajax
4 1 (3.03%) HTML
4 1 (3.03%) CSS
4 1 (3.03%) JDBC
4 1 (3.03%) STL
4 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Wiki
2 2 (6.06%) Data Extraction
2 2 (6.06%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.03%) Social Gaming
3 1 (3.03%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.03%) Device Driver
3 1 (3.03%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.03%) Physics
3 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (51.52%) UNIX
2 15 (45.45%) Linux
3 2 (6.06%) CentOS
3 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.03%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (39.39%) DevOps
3 7 (21.21%) Software Engineering
4 5 (15.15%) Web Development
5 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.12%) Web Application Development
6 3 (9.09%) Migration
6 3 (9.09%) Multithreading
6 3 (9.09%) TDD
6 3 (9.09%) Integration Testing
7 2 (6.06%) ETL
7 2 (6.06%) Project Management
7 2 (6.06%) Validation
7 2 (6.06%) Data Mapping
7 2 (6.06%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (3.03%) Image Processing
8 1 (3.03%) Video Processing
8 1 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (3.03%) Signal Processing
8 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 18 (54.55%) PHP
2 10 (30.30%) Shell Script
3 8 (24.24%) Bash Shell
4 7 (21.21%) C++
4 7 (21.21%) Perl
5 6 (18.18%) SQL
6 5 (15.15%) Java
7 4 (12.12%) MATLAB
8 3 (9.09%) Scala
9 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
9 1 (3.03%) C
9 1 (3.03%) Embedded C
9 1 (3.03%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) RHCT
3 1 (3.03%) PhD
3 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 11 (33.33%) Shibboleth
2 2 (6.06%) HDFS
3 1 (3.03%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 13 (39.39%) Puppet
2 3 (9.09%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.03%) Perforce
2 1 (3.03%) Tableau