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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 20 20 19
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Python 21 23 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 6.46% 8.68% 6.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.93% 15.75% 17.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 12
Median daily rate £475 £520 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.65% +73.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £436 £410 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.40% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £40.00

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
176 146 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 54.15% 55.09% 39.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 129 105
Median daily rate £438 £425 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +7.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £298 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 5
Median hourly rate £54.00 - £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 21 (48.84%) Docker
2 17 (39.53%) Linux
2 17 (39.53%) Puppet
3 16 (37.21%) Git (software)
3 16 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (27.91%) Java
4 12 (27.91%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (27.91%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (25.58%) Gradle
5 11 (25.58%) Scala
5 11 (25.58%) JavaScript
5 11 (25.58%) Subversion
6 10 (23.26%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (23.26%) Ruby
6 10 (23.26%) Ansible
6 10 (23.26%) Continuous Delivery
7 9 (20.93%) Software Engineering
7 9 (20.93%) Scrum
7 9 (20.93%) TDD
7 9 (20.93%) HTML
8 8 (18.60%) MySQL
8 8 (18.60%) Bash Shell
8 8 (18.60%) HTML5
8 8 (18.60%) Build Automation
8 8 (18.60%) AngularJS
8 8 (18.60%) DevOps
9 7 (16.28%) Big Data
9 7 (16.28%) MongoDB
9 7 (16.28%) Open Source
9 7 (16.28%) Amazon AWS

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 7 (16.28%) Apache
1 7 (16.28%) nginx
1 7 (16.28%) Tomcat
2 5 (11.63%) Apache Solr
2 5 (11.63%) Apache Spark
2 5 (11.63%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (11.63%) Jetty
3 2 (4.65%) Drupal
4 1 (2.33%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.28%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (13.95%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (13.95%) PaaS
3 4 (9.30%) GitHub
4 3 (6.98%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (2.33%) Amazon Glacier
5 1 (2.33%) Amazon S3
5 1 (2.33%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.33%) Route 53
5 1 (2.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) IPv4
1 4 (9.30%) IPv6
1 4 (9.30%) Network Security
2 2 (4.65%) DNS
2 2 (4.65%) Firewall
3 1 (2.33%) Internet
3 1 (2.33%) Kerberos
3 1 (2.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.26%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (18.60%) MySQL
3 7 (16.28%) Big Data
3 7 (16.28%) MongoDB
4 5 (11.63%) Hadoop
4 5 (11.63%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.33%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 16 (37.21%) Git (software)
2 11 (25.58%) Gradle
2 11 (25.58%) Subversion
3 6 (13.95%) TeamCity
4 5 (11.63%) Jenkins
4 5 (11.63%) Maven
4 5 (11.63%) MSBuild
4 5 (11.63%) NUnit
4 5 (11.63%) Selenium
4 5 (11.63%) SpecFlow
5 3 (6.98%) CMake
6 2 (4.65%) TestComplete
General
1 7 (16.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (46.51%) Developer
2 8 (18.60%) Administrator
2 8 (18.60%) Linux Administrator
2 8 (18.60%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 8 (18.60%) Python Developer
2 8 (18.60%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (16.28%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) Software Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Build Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Java Developer
5 5 (11.63%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 4 (9.30%) Data Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) DevOps Administrator
6 4 (9.30%) DevOps Systems Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Linux DevOps Administrator
6 4 (9.30%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.93%) HTML
2 8 (18.60%) AngularJS
2 8 (18.60%) HTML5
3 6 (13.95%) Node.js
4 5 (11.63%) .NET
4 5 (11.63%) CSS
4 5 (11.63%) Lucene
4 5 (11.63%) RESTful
4 5 (11.63%) Spring
4 5 (11.63%) Web Services
5 4 (9.30%) Django
6 3 (6.98%) React
6 3 (6.98%) Symfony
7 2 (4.65%) CSS3
7 2 (4.65%) Flask
7 2 (4.65%) LAMP
7 2 (4.65%) Pyramid
8 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
8 1 (2.33%) PyQt
8 1 (2.33%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Replication
2 3 (6.98%) Semantic Web
3 2 (4.65%) Contract for Difference
3 2 (4.65%) Fintech
4 1 (2.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (2.33%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 17 (39.53%) Linux
2 5 (11.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.33%) CentOS
3 1 (2.33%) Debian
3 1 (2.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (27.91%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (23.26%) Continuous Delivery
4 9 (20.93%) Scrum
4 9 (20.93%) Software Engineering
4 9 (20.93%) TDD
5 8 (18.60%) Build Automation
5 8 (18.60%) DevOps
6 7 (16.28%) Open Source
7 6 (13.95%) Automated Testing
7 6 (13.95%) Continuous Deployment
7 6 (13.95%) Microservices
7 6 (13.95%) Test Automation
8 5 (11.63%) Performance Testing
8 5 (11.63%) Web Development
9 4 (9.30%) Configuration Management
9 4 (9.30%) Kanban
9 4 (9.30%) Pair Programming
10 3 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (4.65%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.91%) Java
2 11 (25.58%) JavaScript
2 11 (25.58%) Scala
3 10 (23.26%) Ruby
4 8 (18.60%) Bash Shell
5 6 (13.95%) C++
6 4 (9.30%) PHP
6 4 (9.30%) SQL
7 3 (6.98%) Perl
7 3 (6.98%) R
8 1 (2.33%) AWK
8 1 (2.33%) sed
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) QA
System Software
1 21 (48.84%) Docker
2 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.33%) iptables
3 1 (2.33%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 17 (39.53%) Puppet
2 12 (27.91%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (23.26%) Ansible
4 4 (9.30%) Mesos
5 1 (2.33%) HAProxy
5 1 (2.33%) SELinux
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) Perforce
1 5 (11.63%) Red Hat
2 3 (6.98%) VMware
3 2 (4.65%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (4.65%) SAP
3 2 (4.65%) Sun
4 1 (2.33%) EMC
4 1 (2.33%) Isilon