The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 31 33 48
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +15
Contract jobs citing Python 19 17 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.60% 3.48% 0.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.73% 10.06% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 1
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£335 £388 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.54% -8.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -9.09%
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
177 169 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 33.52% 34.56% 33.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 97 84
Average daily rate £325 £338 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +1.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £160 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £486
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 7
Average hourly rate £23.75 £31.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +64.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.19 £27.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.38 £45.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Python across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -1 9 £350 -15.15% 10
Abingdon -3 3 - - 1
Banbury - - - -
Bicester - - - -
Python
South East

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 12 (63.16%) MySQL
2 10 (52.63%) PHP
2 10 (52.63%) Apache
3 9 (47.37%) Shell Script
3 9 (47.37%) UNIX
3 9 (47.37%) Migration
3 9 (47.37%) Subversion
4 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
4 8 (42.11%) Puppet
4 8 (42.11%) Change Control
5 7 (36.84%) CMS
6 6 (31.58%) jQuery
6 6 (31.58%) ODBC
6 6 (31.58%) Regular Expression
6 6 (31.58%) Shibboleth
6 6 (31.58%) DevOps
6 6 (31.58%) Django
6 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
7 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (26.32%) Relational Database
7 5 (26.32%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (21.05%) CSS
8 4 (21.05%) HTML
8 4 (21.05%) uWSGI
8 4 (21.05%) WSGI
8 4 (21.05%) Jenkins
9 3 (15.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (15.79%) SQL
9 3 (15.79%) HTTP
9 3 (15.79%) LAMP

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 10 (52.63%) Apache
2 7 (36.84%) CMS
3 4 (21.05%) uWSGI
4 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
4 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) HTTP
2 1 (5.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (63.16%) MySQL
2 5 (26.32%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (26.32%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (47.37%) Subversion
2 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
3 4 (21.05%) Jenkins
4 2 (10.53%) TestDirector
4 2 (10.53%) Bugzilla
5 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
5 1 (5.26%) Introscope
5 1 (5.26%) JIRA
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Games
1 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Development Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Operations Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Python Developer
4 2 (10.53%) PHP Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Web Applications Developer
4 2 (10.53%) PHP Web Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Web Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Software Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Computer Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Python/Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) ODBC
1 6 (31.58%) Django
1 6 (31.58%) jQuery
1 6 (31.58%) Regular Expression
2 4 (21.05%) HTML
2 4 (21.05%) WSGI
2 4 (21.05%) CSS
3 3 (15.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (15.79%) LAMP
4 2 (10.53%) Ajax
4 2 (10.53%) Symfony
4 2 (10.53%) CakePHP
4 2 (10.53%) XSL
4 2 (10.53%) XHTML
4 2 (10.53%) RSS
5 1 (5.26%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (5.26%) OpenGL
5 1 (5.26%) JDBC
5 1 (5.26%) SOAP
5 1 (5.26%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Mathematics
1 2 (10.53%) Physics
1 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.26%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Migration
2 8 (42.11%) Change Control
3 6 (31.58%) DevOps
4 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.53%) Content Management
6 2 (10.53%) Use Case
6 2 (10.53%) Web Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Test Management
6 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
6 2 (10.53%) Regression Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Multithreading
7 1 (5.26%) Image Processing
7 1 (5.26%) Video Processing
7 1 (5.26%) Parallel Computing
7 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
7 1 (5.26%) Parallel Processing
7 1 (5.26%) Signal Processing
7 1 (5.26%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) PHP
2 9 (47.37%) Shell Script
3 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.79%) SQL
5 2 (10.53%) Perl
5 2 (10.53%) C++
5 2 (10.53%) Java
6 1 (5.26%) MATLAB
6 1 (5.26%) Objective-C
6 1 (5.26%) Jython
6 1 (5.26%) Ruby
6 1 (5.26%) Korn
6 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) PhD
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 8 (42.11%) Puppet
2 1 (5.26%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) IBM
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Bodleian Libraries
Rate: From £30,434 to £37,394 per annum (pro rata)
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Connectus
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Rate: £190 - £200 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £275.00 - £325.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Oxfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 18 days ago