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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 35 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Python 10 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.71% - 0.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.35% - 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £320
% change year-on-year
- +17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
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
136 67 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 36.86% 28.88% 25.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 46 32
Average daily rate £401 £305 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.55% -8.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £180 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £425 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 £42.50 £12.09
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +251.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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
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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 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 (56.25%) PHP
1 18 (56.25%) Continuous Integration
2 17 (53.13%) UNIX
3 15 (46.88%) Linux
3 15 (46.88%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (46.88%) Subversion
4 14 (43.75%) Apache
4 14 (43.75%) MySQL
5 13 (40.63%) Puppet
5 13 (40.63%) DevOps
6 12 (37.50%) Git (software)
7 11 (34.38%) Shibboleth
7 11 (34.38%) Jenkins
7 11 (34.38%) uWSGI
7 11 (34.38%) Regular Expression
7 11 (34.38%) WSGI
8 10 (31.25%) Shell Script
9 8 (25.00%) Bash Shell
10 7 (21.88%) CMS
10 7 (21.88%) Software Engineering
10 7 (21.88%) C++
10 7 (21.88%) Perl
11 6 (18.75%) SQL
11 6 (18.75%) Wiki
12 5 (15.63%) Web Development
12 5 (15.63%) Java
12 5 (15.63%) ODBC
13 4 (12.50%) Degree
13 4 (12.50%) Django
13 4 (12.50%) Drupal

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (43.75%) Apache
2 11 (34.38%) uWSGI
3 7 (21.88%) CMS
4 4 (12.50%) Drupal
5 1 (3.13%) Apache Pig
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) VLAN
2 1 (3.13%) SMTP
2 1 (3.13%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (46.88%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (43.75%) MySQL
3 2 (6.25%) Star Schema
3 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (6.25%) Hadoop
3 2 (6.25%) Apache Hive
3 2 (6.25%) Big Data
4 1 (3.13%) Impala
4 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.13%) Sqoop
4 1 (3.13%) HBase
Development Applications
1 15 (46.88%) Subversion
2 12 (37.50%) Git (software)
3 11 (34.38%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.13%) Mercurial
4 1 (3.13%) PyUnit
4 1 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 1 (3.13%) Electronics
1 1 (3.13%) Finance
1 1 (3.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
1 8 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
1 8 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 8 (25.00%) Administrator
2 7 (21.88%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) PHP Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Computer Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) AWS Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Development Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Development Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Big Data Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.13%) PHP Programmer
6 1 (3.13%) Real Time Software Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Real Time Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (34.38%) Regular Expression
1 11 (34.38%) WSGI
2 5 (15.63%) ODBC
3 4 (12.50%) Django
4 2 (6.25%) OpenGL
4 2 (6.25%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 2 (6.25%) Qt
5 1 (3.13%) Ajax
5 1 (3.13%) JDBC
5 1 (3.13%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Wiki
2 2 (6.25%) Data Extraction
2 2 (6.25%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.13%) Social Gaming
3 1 (3.13%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.13%) Device Driver
3 1 (3.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 17 (53.13%) UNIX
2 15 (46.88%) Linux
3 2 (6.25%) CentOS
3 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (40.63%) DevOps
3 7 (21.88%) Software Engineering
4 5 (15.63%) Web Development
5 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.50%) Web Application Development
6 3 (9.38%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (9.38%) Migration
6 3 (9.38%) Integration Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Project Management
7 2 (6.25%) ETL
7 2 (6.25%) Multithreading
7 2 (6.25%) Data Mapping
7 2 (6.25%) Validation
7 2 (6.25%) TDD
7 2 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (3.13%) Test Scripting
8 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 18 (56.25%) PHP
2 10 (31.25%) Shell Script
3 8 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 7 (21.88%) C++
4 7 (21.88%) Perl
5 6 (18.75%) SQL
6 5 (15.63%) Java
7 3 (9.38%) Scala
7 3 (9.38%) MATLAB
8 2 (6.25%) C
9 1 (3.13%) Embedded C
9 1 (3.13%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) RHCT
3 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 11 (34.38%) Shibboleth
2 2 (6.25%) HDFS
3 1 (3.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (3.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (40.63%) Puppet
2 3 (9.38%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.13%) Tableau
2 1 (3.13%) Perforce