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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 27 21 22
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs citing Python 35 39 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 5.68% 7.17% 5.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.51% 13.54% 16.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 26 23
Median daily rate £475 £488 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +62.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £550 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.38 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +1.61%

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
304 288 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 49.35% 52.94% 36.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 239 155
Median daily rate £410 £410 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 17
Median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +95.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £39.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £39.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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 23 February 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 23 February 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 +1 23 £463 -11.05% 13
Python
South East

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 36 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (31.25%) Docker
3 24 (30.00%) Linux
4 23 (28.75%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (26.25%) Git (software)
6 20 (25.00%) C++
6 20 (25.00%) Java
7 19 (23.75%) C#
7 19 (23.75%) Puppet
8 18 (22.50%) Software Engineering
9 16 (20.00%) Scrum
9 16 (20.00%) Scala
9 16 (20.00%) DevOps
10 15 (18.75%) Perl
10 15 (18.75%) .NET
11 14 (17.50%) Ruby
12 13 (16.25%) Subversion
12 13 (16.25%) JavaScript
12 13 (16.25%) Opscode Chef
13 12 (15.00%) Ansible
13 12 (15.00%) Gradle
13 12 (15.00%) Apache
13 12 (15.00%) TDD
13 12 (15.00%) PostgreSQL
14 11 (13.75%) Tomcat
14 11 (13.75%) HTML
14 11 (13.75%) MySQL
14 11 (13.75%) Continuous Delivery
14 11 (13.75%) Bash Shell
15 10 (12.50%) Amazon AWS

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 (15.00%) Apache
2 11 (13.75%) Tomcat
3 10 (12.50%) nginx
4 9 (11.25%) Apache Spark
5 7 (8.75%) Jetty
6 6 (7.50%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (6.25%) Apache Solr
8 2 (2.50%) Drupal
8 2 (2.50%) JBoss
9 1 (1.25%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (12.50%) PaaS
2 6 (7.50%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (5.00%) GitHub
4 3 (3.75%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.25%) Amazon Glacier
5 1 (1.25%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.25%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.25%) Datadog
5 1 (1.25%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.25%) Route 53
5 1 (1.25%) SaaS
5 1 (1.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.00%) Internet
1 4 (5.00%) IPv4
1 4 (5.00%) IPv6
1 4 (5.00%) Network Security
2 3 (3.75%) DNS
3 2 (2.50%) Firewall
4 1 (1.25%) BGP
4 1 (1.25%) HTTP
4 1 (1.25%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.25%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.25%) LDAP
4 1 (1.25%) SSL
4 1 (1.25%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.00%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (13.75%) MySQL
3 9 (11.25%) Big Data
4 8 (10.00%) Hadoop
4 8 (10.00%) NoSQL
5 7 (8.75%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.50%) Apache Accumulo
6 2 (2.50%) Bigtable
6 2 (2.50%) HBase
6 2 (2.50%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.25%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.25%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.25%) Redis
7 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.25%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 21 (26.25%) Git (software)
2 13 (16.25%) Subversion
3 12 (15.00%) Gradle
4 7 (8.75%) Maven
4 7 (8.75%) TeamCity
5 6 (7.50%) Jenkins
5 6 (7.50%) MSBuild
6 5 (6.25%) NUnit
6 5 (6.25%) Selenium
6 5 (6.25%) SpecFlow
7 3 (3.75%) CMake
8 2 (2.50%) Mockito
8 2 (2.50%) TestComplete
9 1 (1.25%) LabVIEW
9 1 (1.25%) NuGet
9 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.25%) WinDbg
General
1 9 (11.25%) Publishing
2 1 (1.25%) Finance
2 1 (1.25%) Italian Language
2 1 (1.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (48.75%) Developer
2 12 (15.00%) Python Developer
3 11 (13.75%) Administrator
3 11 (13.75%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (13.75%) Software Engineer
4 9 (11.25%) Java Developer
4 9 (11.25%) Linux Administrator
4 9 (11.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 9 (11.25%) Senior Developer
4 9 (11.25%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (8.75%) .NET Developer
5 7 (8.75%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (8.75%) Salesforce Developer
5 7 (8.75%) Senior .NET Developer
5 7 (8.75%) Senior Salesforce Developer
6 5 (6.25%) Build Engineer
6 5 (6.25%) Data Engineer
6 5 (6.25%) DevOps Administrator
6 5 (6.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 5 (6.25%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.75%) .NET
2 11 (13.75%) HTML
3 9 (11.25%) AngularJS
4 8 (10.00%) HTML5
4 8 (10.00%) RESTful
5 7 (8.75%) CSS
5 7 (8.75%) Middleware
5 7 (8.75%) Spring
5 7 (8.75%) Web Services
6 6 (7.50%) Django
6 6 (7.50%) Node.js
7 5 (6.25%) Lucene
8 4 (5.00%) LAMP
8 4 (5.00%) React
9 3 (3.75%) CSS3
9 3 (3.75%) Flask
9 3 (3.75%) LEMP Stack
9 3 (3.75%) Pyramid
9 3 (3.75%) Symfony
10 2 (2.50%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.25%) Replication
2 3 (3.75%) Semantic Web
3 2 (2.50%) Contract for Difference
3 2 (2.50%) Fintech
4 1 (1.25%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.25%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.25%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 24 (30.00%) Linux
2 9 (11.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (3.75%) CentOS
4 2 (2.50%) Debian
4 2 (2.50%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.25%) Windows
5 1 (1.25%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.25%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.25%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (28.75%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (22.50%) Software Engineering
4 16 (20.00%) DevOps
4 16 (20.00%) Scrum
5 12 (15.00%) TDD
6 11 (13.75%) Continuous Delivery
7 10 (12.50%) Multithreading
8 9 (11.25%) Build Automation
9 8 (10.00%) Continuous Deployment
9 8 (10.00%) High Availability
9 8 (10.00%) Microservices
9 8 (10.00%) Open Source
9 8 (10.00%) Unit Testing
10 7 (8.75%) Integration Testing
10 7 (8.75%) Line Management
10 7 (8.75%) Project Management
10 7 (8.75%) Regression Testing
10 7 (8.75%) Test Automation
11 6 (7.50%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 20 (25.00%) C++
1 20 (25.00%) Java
2 19 (23.75%) C#
3 16 (20.00%) Scala
4 15 (18.75%) Perl
5 14 (17.50%) Ruby
6 13 (16.25%) JavaScript
7 11 (13.75%) Bash Shell
8 8 (10.00%) SQL
9 7 (8.75%) Apex Code
9 7 (8.75%) PHP
10 3 (3.75%) R
11 2 (2.50%) C
12 1 (1.25%) AWK
12 1 (1.25%) C++/CLI
12 1 (1.25%) Go
12 1 (1.25%) MATLAB
12 1 (1.25%) Rust
12 1 (1.25%) sed
12 1 (1.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (1.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 25 (31.25%) Docker
2 5 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.50%) Postfix
4 1 (1.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (1.25%) Gluster
4 1 (1.25%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.25%) iptables
Systems Management
1 19 (23.75%) Puppet
2 13 (16.25%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (15.00%) Ansible
4 7 (8.75%) WebSphere Cast Iron
5 5 (6.25%) Mesos
6 2 (2.50%) HAProxy
6 2 (2.50%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.25%) Nagios
7 1 (1.25%) SCCM
7 1 (1.25%) SELinux
7 1 (1.25%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 9 (11.25%) Salesforce.com
2 8 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.00%) Sophos
3 7 (8.75%) Red Hat
4 6 (7.50%) Perforce
4 6 (7.50%) VMware
5 3 (3.75%) SAP
6 2 (2.50%) Oracle
6 2 (2.50%) Sun
7 1 (1.25%) Alias
7 1 (1.25%) Apple
7 1 (1.25%) EMC
7 1 (1.25%) Google
7 1 (1.25%) Isilon
7 1 (1.25%) Percona
7 1 (1.25%) Sybase