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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 40 38 49
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +11
Contract jobs citing Python 23 35 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.91% 4.60% 0.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.30% 11.36% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 22 2
Median daily rate £400 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £36.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+6.16% +0.68%
Python
South East

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
277 308 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 47.11% 40.47% 32.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 229 105
Median daily rate £400 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 4
Median hourly rate £40.50 £39.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +56.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £36.85 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £63.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +4.22%

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 25 June 2016.

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 25 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +8 17 £438 -7.89% 16
Abingdon +4 2 £400 -5.88%
Python
South East

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Python.

1 32 (60.38%) Java
2 28 (52.83%) C++
2 28 (52.83%) Linux
3 17 (32.08%) Statistics
4 15 (28.30%) Perl
4 15 (28.30%) Big Data
4 15 (28.30%) Analytics
5 14 (26.42%) R
5 14 (26.42%) Bash Shell
5 14 (26.42%) HPCC
6 13 (24.53%) Pyramid
6 13 (24.53%) OO
7 12 (22.64%) SAS
7 12 (22.64%) Windows
7 12 (22.64%) C
7 12 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (22.64%) Software Engineering
7 12 (22.64%) MongoDB
7 12 (22.64%) AngularJS
8 11 (20.75%) Algorithms
8 11 (20.75%) Degree
9 10 (18.87%) Django
9 10 (18.87%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (18.87%) Finance
9 10 (18.87%) Data Acquisition
9 10 (18.87%) Open Source
9 10 (18.87%) Visualisation
10 9 (16.98%) Hedge funds
10 9 (16.98%) SciPy
10 9 (16.98%) NumPy

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 12 (22.64%) SAS
2 2 (3.77%) nginx
3 1 (1.89%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.89%) Plone
3 1 (1.89%) Zope
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.09%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.77%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.77%) SaaS
3 1 (1.89%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.89%) GitHub
3 1 (1.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) DHCP
2 3 (5.66%) DNS
2 3 (5.66%) Internet
3 2 (3.77%) Network Security
4 1 (1.89%) 802.11
4 1 (1.89%) Bluetooth
4 1 (1.89%) Broadband
4 1 (1.89%) SAN
4 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.89%) Wireless
4 1 (1.89%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (28.30%) Big Data
2 14 (26.42%) HPCC
3 12 (22.64%) MongoDB
4 9 (16.98%) KDB
5 3 (5.66%) Hadoop
5 3 (5.66%) NoSQL
5 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
6 2 (3.77%) MySQL
6 2 (3.77%) OLTP
6 2 (3.77%) Pentaho
7 1 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.89%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.89%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.89%) GIS
7 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.89%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (16.98%) Maven
2 2 (3.77%) IntelliJ
3 1 (1.89%) Appium
3 1 (1.89%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.89%) Protractor
3 1 (1.89%) Redmine
3 1 (1.89%) Robotium
3 1 (1.89%) Selenium
3 1 (1.89%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.89%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.89%) Xcode
General
1 10 (18.87%) Finance
2 9 (16.98%) Front Office
3 3 (5.66%) Publishing
3 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.89%) Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Electronics
4 1 (1.89%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (50.94%) Developer
2 12 (22.64%) Data Scientist
3 9 (16.98%) Python Developer
3 9 (16.98%) Quantitative Developer
4 4 (7.55%) Administrator
4 4 (7.55%) Big Data Engineer
4 4 (7.55%) Data Engineer
4 4 (7.55%) Full Stack Developer
4 4 (7.55%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (7.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 4 (7.55%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (5.66%) Architect
5 3 (5.66%) Java Developer
5 3 (5.66%) Software Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) C++ Developer
6 2 (3.77%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (3.77%) MySQL Developer
6 2 (3.77%) PHP Developer
6 2 (3.77%) Security Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (24.53%) Pyramid
2 12 (22.64%) AngularJS
3 10 (18.87%) Django
4 9 (16.98%) Esper
4 9 (16.98%) NumPy
4 9 (16.98%) Pandas
4 9 (16.98%) SciPy
5 6 (11.32%) CSS
6 5 (9.43%) CSS3
6 5 (9.43%) HTML
6 5 (9.43%) Web Services
7 4 (7.55%) Flask
7 4 (7.55%) HTML5
7 4 (7.55%) Pylons
8 3 (5.66%) Celery
8 3 (5.66%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (3.77%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 2 (3.77%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (3.77%) OpenGL
9 2 (3.77%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 17 (32.08%) Statistics
2 11 (20.75%) Algorithms
3 10 (18.87%) Visualisation
4 9 (16.98%) Hedge funds
5 5 (9.43%) Semantic Web
6 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.77%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.77%) Mathematics
6 2 (3.77%) Virtual Team
6 2 (3.77%) W3C
7 1 (1.89%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.89%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.89%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 28 (52.83%) Linux
2 12 (22.64%) Windows
3 2 (3.77%) Android
3 2 (3.77%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.77%) CentOS
3 2 (3.77%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.89%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.89%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.30%) Analytics
2 13 (24.53%) OO
3 12 (22.64%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (22.64%) Software Engineering
4 10 (18.87%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (18.87%) Data Acquisition
4 10 (18.87%) Open Source
5 9 (16.98%) Quantitative Trading
5 9 (16.98%) Refactoring
5 9 (16.98%) Time Series Analysis
5 9 (16.98%) Unit Testing
6 6 (11.32%) Data Analysis
7 5 (9.43%) BDD
7 5 (9.43%) TDD
8 2 (3.77%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (3.77%) Data Analytics
8 2 (3.77%) MapReduce
8 2 (3.77%) OWASP
8 2 (3.77%) Process Improvement
8 2 (3.77%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (60.38%) Java
2 28 (52.83%) C++
3 15 (28.30%) Perl
4 14 (26.42%) Bash Shell
4 14 (26.42%) R
5 12 (22.64%) C
6 6 (11.32%) JavaScript
6 6 (11.32%) PHP
6 6 (11.32%) Ruby
7 2 (3.77%) C#
7 2 (3.77%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (20.75%) Degree
2 2 (3.77%) CEH
2 2 (3.77%) CREST Certified
2 2 (3.77%) GIAC
2 2 (3.77%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) QA
1 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (9.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.77%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (9.43%) Puppet
2 4 (7.55%) Ansible
3 2 (3.77%) Nessus
3 2 (3.77%) Nmap
3 2 (3.77%) OpenVAS
4 1 (1.89%) Hyperic
4 1 (1.89%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (16.98%) Oracle
2 6 (11.32%) VMware
3 2 (3.77%) Qualys
4 1 (1.89%) 3PAR
4 1 (1.89%) ESRI
4 1 (1.89%) Red Hat