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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 25 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing Python 14 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 5.04% 3.44% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.37% 8.61% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 0
Median daily rate £413 £378 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.27% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +3.22%
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
135 151 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 48.56% 39.95% 30.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 125 49
Median daily rate £400 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £550 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Median hourly rate £11.00 £30.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.33% -29.41%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.45
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.23%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 25 (62.50%) Java
2 20 (50.00%) Big Data
3 19 (47.50%) Analytics
3 19 (47.50%) Linux
4 18 (45.00%) C++
5 13 (32.50%) Degree
5 13 (32.50%) Amazon AWS
6 12 (30.00%) Bash Shell
6 12 (30.00%) Perl
7 11 (27.50%) Data Analysis
7 11 (27.50%) R
7 11 (27.50%) HPCC
8 10 (25.00%) Algorithms
8 10 (25.00%) MongoDB
8 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 10 (25.00%) Windows
8 10 (25.00%) SAS
9 9 (22.50%) Hadoop
9 9 (22.50%) Data Analytics
10 8 (20.00%) AngularJS
10 8 (20.00%) Publishing
10 8 (20.00%) Software Engineering
10 8 (20.00%) Statistics
11 7 (17.50%) Machine Learning
11 7 (17.50%) NoSQL
12 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
12 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (15.00%) Django
12 6 (15.00%) Web Services

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 (25.00%) SAS
2 5 (12.50%) Node.js
2 5 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 5 (12.50%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.00%) Apache Pig
3 2 (5.00%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Weka
2 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 13 (32.50%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.00%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (2.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) Bluetooth
2 1 (2.50%) SAN
2 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (50.00%) Big Data
2 11 (27.50%) HPCC
3 10 (25.00%) MongoDB
4 9 (22.50%) Hadoop
5 7 (17.50%) NoSQL
6 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
7 3 (7.50%) KDB
7 3 (7.50%) MySQL
8 2 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (5.00%) Apache Hive
8 2 (5.00%) Data Mining
8 2 (5.00%) Pentaho
8 2 (5.00%) Redis
9 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (2.50%) OLTP
9 1 (2.50%) Power BI
9 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Selenium
2 3 (7.50%) Maven
3 2 (5.00%) Redmine
4 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (20.00%) Publishing
2 4 (10.00%) Finance
3 3 (7.50%) Front Office
4 1 (2.50%) Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Electronics
4 1 (2.50%) Retail
4 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (40.00%) Developer
2 9 (22.50%) Data Scientist
3 8 (20.00%) Architect
3 8 (20.00%) Python Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Big Data Architect
4 5 (12.50%) Cloud Architect
4 5 (12.50%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 5 (12.50%) Data Architect
4 5 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (10.00%) Big Data Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Data Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Administrator
6 3 (7.50%) Quantitative Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) C++ Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (5.00%) MySQL Developer
7 2 (5.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 6 (15.00%) Django
2 6 (15.00%) Web Services
3 5 (12.50%) J2EE
3 5 (12.50%) Natural Language Processing
4 4 (10.00%) Celery
4 4 (10.00%) CSS
4 4 (10.00%) CSS3
4 4 (10.00%) HTML
5 3 (7.50%) Esper
5 3 (7.50%) NumPy
5 3 (7.50%) Pandas
5 3 (7.50%) Pyramid
5 3 (7.50%) SciPy
6 2 (5.00%) CakePHP
6 2 (5.00%) Flask
6 2 (5.00%) jQuery
6 2 (5.00%) OpenGL
6 2 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (5.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 8 (20.00%) Statistics
3 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (12.50%) Computer Science
5 4 (10.00%) Semantic Web
5 4 (10.00%) Visualisation
6 3 (7.50%) Hedge funds
6 3 (7.50%) Mathematics
7 1 (2.50%) Data Structures
7 1 (2.50%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
7 1 (2.50%) Physics
7 1 (2.50%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 19 (47.50%) Linux
2 10 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (2.50%) Android
3 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.50%) Unix
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (47.50%) Analytics
2 11 (27.50%) Data Analysis
3 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (22.50%) Data Analytics
5 8 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 7 (17.50%) Machine Learning
7 5 (12.50%) Content Enrichment
7 5 (12.50%) Content Management
7 5 (12.50%) Data Modelling
7 5 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (12.50%) OO
7 5 (12.50%) TOGAF
7 5 (12.50%) Waterfall
7 5 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
8 4 (10.00%) Data Acquisition
8 4 (10.00%) Open Source
8 4 (10.00%) Unit Testing
9 3 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (7.50%) Refactoring
9 3 (7.50%) Time Series Analysis
Programming Languages
1 25 (62.50%) Java
2 18 (45.00%) C++
3 12 (30.00%) Bash Shell
3 12 (30.00%) Perl
4 11 (27.50%) R
5 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 5 (12.50%) PHP
7 4 (10.00%) C
8 3 (7.50%) C#
8 3 (7.50%) Ruby
8 3 (7.50%) SQL
9 2 (5.00%) Shell Script
10 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (32.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) GridGain
2 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Ansible
1 2 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.00%) Puppet
2 1 (2.50%) Hyperic
2 1 (2.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle
2 2 (5.00%) VMware
3 1 (2.50%) 3PAR
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
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