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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 24 20 18
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing Python 18 27 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 5.70% 9.47% 6.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.29% 18.24% 17.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 22 9
Median daily rate £413 £520 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.67% +67.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £330 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £55.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £42.75 £35.25
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +21.27%

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
175 148 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 55.38% 51.93% 34.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 135 85
Median daily rate £475 £444 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.04% +5.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £619 £550 £532
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Median hourly rate £20.00 £55.00 £19.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.63% +183.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £55.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.77 £55.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £40.00 £35.34
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +13.19%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017, 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 24 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 24 (50.00%) Gradle
1 24 (50.00%) Docker
2 21 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
2 21 (43.75%) Puppet
3 19 (39.58%) Linux
4 18 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 17 (35.42%) Opscode Chef
5 17 (35.42%) Ansible
6 16 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
6 16 (33.33%) Microservices
6 16 (33.33%) Build Automation
6 16 (33.33%) AngularJS
6 16 (33.33%) HTML
6 16 (33.33%) Java
6 16 (33.33%) Test Automation
6 16 (33.33%) PaaS
6 16 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
6 16 (33.33%) TeamCity
7 15 (31.25%) MongoDB
7 15 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (29.17%) HTML5
9 13 (27.08%) Ruby
10 12 (25.00%) MSBuild
10 12 (25.00%) SpecFlow
10 12 (25.00%) Performance Testing
10 12 (25.00%) Scala
10 12 (25.00%) NUnit
10 12 (25.00%) Subversion
10 12 (25.00%) 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 10 (20.83%) Apache
1 10 (20.83%) nginx
1 10 (20.83%) Tomcat
2 8 (16.67%) Apache Solr
2 8 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (16.67%) Jetty
3 2 (4.17%) Drupal
4 1 (2.08%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 16 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
1 16 (33.33%) PaaS
2 4 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.17%) GitHub
4 1 (2.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (2.08%) Amazon Glacier
4 1 (2.08%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.08%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.08%) Route 53
4 1 (2.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) DNS
1 2 (4.17%) Firewall
1 2 (4.17%) IPv4
1 2 (4.17%) IPv6
1 2 (4.17%) Network Security
2 1 (2.08%) Internet
2 1 (2.08%) Kerberos
2 1 (2.08%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (31.25%) MongoDB
2 8 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 8 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (12.50%) MySQL
4 1 (2.08%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.08%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 24 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 24 (50.00%) Gradle
2 16 (33.33%) TeamCity
3 12 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 12 (25.00%) MSBuild
3 12 (25.00%) NUnit
3 12 (25.00%) SpecFlow
3 12 (25.00%) Subversion
4 8 (16.67%) Maven
4 8 (16.67%) Selenium
5 7 (14.58%) CMake
6 5 (10.42%) TestComplete
7 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.08%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (12.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (50.00%) Developer
2 12 (25.00%) Build Engineer
3 10 (20.83%) Java Developer
4 8 (16.67%) Build Automation Engineer
4 8 (16.67%) Python Developer
5 6 (12.50%) Administrator
5 6 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
5 6 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
5 6 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 6 (12.50%) Software Engineer
5 6 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (10.42%) Agile Java Developer
6 5 (10.42%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) HTML Developer
6 5 (10.42%) Java Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) Java Software Developer
6 5 (10.42%) Java Software Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) Test Automation Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 16 (33.33%) HTML
2 14 (29.17%) HTML5
3 11 (22.92%) Node.js
4 8 (16.67%) .NET
4 8 (16.67%) CSS
4 8 (16.67%) Lucene
4 8 (16.67%) RESTful
4 8 (16.67%) Spring
4 8 (16.67%) Web Services
5 5 (10.42%) Django
6 4 (8.33%) JSON
6 4 (8.33%) XML
6 4 (8.33%) XSLT
7 3 (6.25%) CSS3
7 3 (6.25%) React
7 3 (6.25%) Symfony
8 2 (4.17%) Flask
8 2 (4.17%) LAMP
8 2 (4.17%) Pyramid
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.17%) Contract for Difference
1 2 (4.17%) Fintech
1 2 (4.17%) Replication
2 1 (2.08%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 19 (39.58%) Linux
2 5 (10.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.08%) CentOS
3 1 (2.08%) Debian
3 1 (2.08%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
2 16 (33.33%) Build Automation
2 16 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 16 (33.33%) Microservices
2 16 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 15 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (25.00%) Performance Testing
5 11 (22.92%) Web Development
6 10 (20.83%) Open Source
7 8 (16.67%) Scrum
7 8 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 8 (16.67%) TDD
8 6 (12.50%) DevOps
9 5 (10.42%) Continuous Deployment
10 4 (8.33%) Automated Testing
10 4 (8.33%) Web Application Development
11 3 (6.25%) Automation Testing
11 3 (6.25%) Code Coverage
11 3 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
12 2 (4.17%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 16 (33.33%) Java
3 13 (27.08%) Ruby
4 12 (25.00%) Scala
5 11 (22.92%) Bash Shell
6 8 (16.67%) C++
7 5 (10.42%) PHP
8 3 (6.25%) Perl
9 2 (4.17%) R
9 2 (4.17%) SQL
10 1 (2.08%) AWK
10 1 (2.08%) sed
10 1 (2.08%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 24 (50.00%) Docker
2 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.08%) iptables
3 1 (2.08%) Postfix
3 1 (2.08%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 21 (43.75%) Puppet
2 17 (35.42%) Ansible
2 17 (35.42%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.08%) HAProxy
3 1 (2.08%) SELinux
Vendors
1 12 (25.00%) Perforce
2 5 (10.42%) Red Hat
3 3 (6.25%) VMware
4 2 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (4.17%) SAP
4 2 (4.17%) Sun
5 1 (2.08%) EMC
5 1 (2.08%) Isilon