The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 36 24 24
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Contract jobs citing Python 22 39 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.99% 7.53% 5.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.33% 15.29% 15.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 30 19
Median daily rate £450 £510 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +70.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £348 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £403 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.96% +7.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £55.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
264 255 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 47.91% 49.23% 35.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 216 157
Median daily rate £440 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.38% +4.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £531
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 7
Median hourly rate £28.90 £39.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.91% +85.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £38.70 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £55.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Python as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Python
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Python across the Oxfordshire region.

Python Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Python
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Python across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

Python Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Python
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Python across the Oxfordshire region.

Python Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Python
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -2 18 £413 -20.67% 19
Abingdon - 2 - - 3
Python
South East

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Python.

1 38 (45.24%) Continuous Integration
2 32 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (38.10%) Git (software)
3 27 (32.14%) Puppet
3 27 (32.14%) C++
3 27 (32.14%) Linux
4 25 (29.76%) Gradle
4 25 (29.76%) Docker
5 22 (26.19%) Ansible
5 22 (26.19%) Ruby
6 20 (23.81%) Opscode Chef
6 20 (23.81%) PaaS
7 19 (22.62%) Scala
7 19 (22.62%) C#
7 19 (22.62%) Java
7 19 (22.62%) .NET
8 18 (21.43%) JavaScript
8 18 (21.43%) Subversion
8 18 (21.43%) TeamCity
9 17 (20.24%) Test Automation
9 17 (20.24%) Build Automation
9 17 (20.24%) AngularJS
9 17 (20.24%) Continuous Delivery
9 17 (20.24%) MySQL
10 16 (19.05%) HTML
10 16 (19.05%) Microservices
10 16 (19.05%) Jenkins
10 16 (19.05%) MongoDB
10 16 (19.05%) Cloud Computing
11 15 (17.86%) MSBuild

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 15 (17.86%) Apache
2 13 (15.48%) nginx
2 13 (15.48%) Tomcat
3 10 (11.90%) Jetty
4 9 (10.71%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (9.52%) Apache Solr
6 2 (2.38%) Apache Spark
6 2 (2.38%) Drupal
7 1 (1.19%) IIS
7 1 (1.19%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 20 (23.81%) PaaS
2 16 (19.05%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (2.38%) GitHub
6 1 (1.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (1.19%) Amazon Glacier
6 1 (1.19%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.19%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.19%) Datadog
6 1 (1.19%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (1.19%) Route 53
6 1 (1.19%) SaaS
6 1 (1.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.14%) DNS
2 5 (5.95%) Internet
2 5 (5.95%) IPv4
2 5 (5.95%) IPv6
3 4 (4.76%) DHCP
3 4 (4.76%) Network Security
4 2 (2.38%) Firewall
5 1 (1.19%) Broadband
5 1 (1.19%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.19%) Kerberos
5 1 (1.19%) LDAP
5 1 (1.19%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.24%) MySQL
2 16 (19.05%) MongoDB
3 15 (17.86%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (11.90%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.38%) Apache Accumulo
5 2 (2.38%) Big Data
5 2 (2.38%) BigTable
5 2 (2.38%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.38%) HBase
5 2 (2.38%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.38%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.38%) SSDT
6 1 (1.19%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.19%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.19%) Redis
Development Applications
1 32 (38.10%) Git (software)
2 25 (29.76%) Gradle
3 18 (21.43%) Subversion
3 18 (21.43%) TeamCity
4 16 (19.05%) Jenkins
5 15 (17.86%) MSBuild
6 13 (15.48%) NUnit
6 13 (15.48%) SpecFlow
7 9 (10.71%) Maven
8 8 (9.52%) CMake
8 8 (9.52%) Selenium
9 6 (7.14%) TestComplete
10 4 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (2.38%) NuGet
11 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (2.38%) Vagrant
11 2 (2.38%) Visual Studio
11 2 (2.38%) WinDbg
12 1 (1.19%) LabVIEW
General
1 6 (7.14%) Publishing
2 1 (1.19%) Italian Language
2 1 (1.19%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (48.81%) Developer
2 13 (15.48%) Build Engineer
3 11 (13.10%) Administrator
3 11 (13.10%) Java Developer
3 11 (13.10%) Python Developer
4 9 (10.71%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (9.52%) Build Automation Engineer
5 8 (9.52%) Software Engineer
5 8 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (8.33%) .NET Developer
6 7 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
6 7 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
6 7 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 7 (8.33%) Salesforce Developer
6 7 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
6 7 (8.33%) Senior Developer
6 7 (8.33%) Senior Salesforce Developer
7 6 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (5.95%) Java Software Developer
8 5 (5.95%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (22.62%) .NET
2 17 (20.24%) AngularJS
3 16 (19.05%) HTML
4 13 (15.48%) HTML5
5 12 (14.29%) Node.js
6 9 (10.71%) CSS
6 9 (10.71%) RESTful
6 9 (10.71%) Web Services
7 8 (9.52%) Lucene
7 8 (9.52%) Spring
8 7 (8.33%) Middleware
8 7 (8.33%) PostGIS
9 6 (7.14%) Django
10 4 (4.76%) LAMP
10 4 (4.76%) React
11 3 (3.57%) CSS3
11 3 (3.57%) JSON
11 3 (3.57%) Symfony
11 3 (3.57%) XML
11 3 (3.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.95%) Replication
2 2 (2.38%) Contract for Difference
2 2 (2.38%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.38%) Fintech
3 1 (1.19%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.19%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.19%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 27 (32.14%) Linux
2 6 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.38%) Debian
3 2 (2.38%) Ubuntu
3 2 (2.38%) Windows
3 2 (2.38%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.38%) Windows 8
3 2 (2.38%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.19%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (45.24%) Continuous Integration
2 32 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (20.24%) Build Automation
3 17 (20.24%) Continuous Delivery
3 17 (20.24%) Test Automation
4 16 (19.05%) Microservices
5 15 (17.86%) DevOps
5 15 (17.86%) Scrum
6 14 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 13 (15.48%) Performance Testing
8 11 (13.10%) Open Source
8 11 (13.10%) Web Development
9 10 (11.90%) Continuous Deployment
9 10 (11.90%) Multithreading
10 9 (10.71%) TDD
11 8 (9.52%) High Availability
12 7 (8.33%) Integration Testing
12 7 (8.33%) Line Management
12 7 (8.33%) Project Management
12 7 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (32.14%) C++
2 22 (26.19%) Ruby
3 19 (22.62%) C#
3 19 (22.62%) Java
3 19 (22.62%) Scala
4 18 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 14 (16.67%) Bash Shell
5 14 (16.67%) Perl
6 8 (9.52%) SQL
7 7 (8.33%) Apex Code
7 7 (8.33%) PHP
8 6 (7.14%) C
9 4 (4.76%) Go
9 4 (4.76%) Rust
10 2 (2.38%) C++/CLI
10 2 (2.38%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.38%) R
11 1 (1.19%) sed
11 1 (1.19%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (1.19%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 25 (29.76%) Docker
2 5 (5.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.76%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.38%) Postfix
4 2 (2.38%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (1.19%) Gluster
5 1 (1.19%) iptables
Systems Management
1 27 (32.14%) Puppet
2 22 (26.19%) Ansible
3 20 (23.81%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (8.33%) WebSphere Cast Iron
5 2 (2.38%) HAProxy
5 2 (2.38%) SCCM
6 1 (1.19%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.19%) Nagios
6 1 (1.19%) SELinux
6 1 (1.19%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 15 (17.86%) Perforce
2 10 (11.90%) Salesforce.com
3 9 (10.71%) Microsoft
4 8 (9.52%) Sophos
5 6 (7.14%) Red Hat
5 6 (7.14%) VMware
6 3 (3.57%) SAP
7 2 (2.38%) Oracle
7 2 (2.38%) Sun
8 1 (1.19%) Alias
8 1 (1.19%) Apple
8 1 (1.19%) EMC
8 1 (1.19%) Google
8 1 (1.19%) Isilon
8 1 (1.19%) Percona