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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 33 28 34
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Contract jobs citing Python 15 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.54% 0.58% 0.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.87% 1.64% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
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£325 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £35.25
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -0.70%
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
138 61 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 32.55% 35.47% 46.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 40 65
Average daily rate £439 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £380 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
Average hourly rate £19.38 - £23.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 - £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 19 December 2014, 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 11 (42.31%) MySQL
2 10 (38.46%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (38.46%) Subversion
3 9 (34.62%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (34.62%) Linux
4 8 (30.77%) Apache
4 8 (30.77%) PHP
4 8 (30.77%) C++
4 8 (30.77%) UNIX
4 8 (30.77%) Git (software)
4 8 (30.77%) Puppet
4 8 (30.77%) DevOps
5 7 (26.92%) SQL
5 7 (26.92%) Perl
5 7 (26.92%) Django
6 6 (23.08%) Mathematics
6 6 (23.08%) Physics
6 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
6 6 (23.08%) CMS
6 6 (23.08%) PhD
6 6 (23.08%) Shibboleth
6 6 (23.08%) WSGI
6 6 (23.08%) Regular Expression
6 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
6 6 (23.08%) uWSGI
7 5 (19.23%) Signal Processing
7 5 (19.23%) Image Processing
7 5 (19.23%) Video Processing
7 5 (19.23%) Java
7 5 (19.23%) Migration

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 8 (30.77%) Apache
2 6 (23.08%) CMS
2 6 (23.08%) uWSGI
3 1 (3.85%) Drupal
3 1 (3.85%) Apache Pig
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Google App Engine
1 1 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (42.31%) MySQL
2 10 (38.46%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
4 2 (7.69%) Big Data
4 2 (7.69%) Apache Hive
4 2 (7.69%) Hadoop
4 2 (7.69%) Star Schema
4 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.85%) HBase
5 1 (3.85%) Sqoop
5 1 (3.85%) Impala
Development Applications
1 10 (38.46%) Subversion
2 8 (30.77%) Git (software)
3 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.85%) TestDirector
4 1 (3.85%) Bugzilla
4 1 (3.85%) PyUnit
General
1 5 (19.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Computer Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Administrator
4 3 (11.54%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (11.54%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (11.54%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Python/Django Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Development Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Development Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Python Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Test Leader
6 1 (3.85%) Big Data Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) Django
2 6 (23.08%) WSGI
2 6 (23.08%) Regular Expression
3 4 (15.38%) ODBC
4 3 (11.54%) HTML
4 3 (11.54%) CSS
5 2 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (7.69%) jQuery
6 1 (3.85%) JDBC
6 1 (3.85%) STL
6 1 (3.85%) Web Services
6 1 (3.85%) OpenGL
6 1 (3.85%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (3.85%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Mathematics
1 6 (23.08%) Physics
1 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.69%) Data Extraction
2 2 (7.69%) Wiki
3 1 (3.85%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.85%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) Linux
2 8 (30.77%) UNIX
3 1 (3.85%) CentOS
3 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (30.77%) DevOps
3 5 (19.23%) Signal Processing
3 5 (19.23%) Image Processing
3 5 (19.23%) Video Processing
3 5 (19.23%) Migration
3 5 (19.23%) Multithreading
4 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (11.54%) TDD
5 3 (11.54%) Integration Testing
5 3 (11.54%) Change Control
6 2 (7.69%) Web Development
6 2 (7.69%) Web Design
6 2 (7.69%) ETL
7 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.85%) Regression Testing
7 1 (3.85%) Pair Programming
7 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.85%) Use Case
7 1 (3.85%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) PHP
1 8 (30.77%) C++
2 7 (26.92%) SQL
2 7 (26.92%) Perl
3 5 (19.23%) Java
3 5 (19.23%) Shell Script
3 5 (19.23%) MATLAB
4 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 3 (11.54%) Scala
5 3 (11.54%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) PhD
2 1 (3.85%) RHCT
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) Shibboleth
2 2 (7.69%) HDFS
3 1 (3.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 8 (30.77%) Puppet
2 1 (3.85%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
1 1 (3.85%) Google
1 1 (3.85%) Tableau
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