The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Oxfordshire region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 40 42 50
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Contract jobs citing Python 10 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.04% 1.41% 0.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.21% 4.70% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £319 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -25.00%
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 £30.00 £35.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-15.49% -2.73%
Programming Languages Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
161 149 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 32.86% 29.98% 37.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 79 102
Average daily rate £325 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £167 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £475 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 9
Average hourly rate £28.75 £30.25 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.95% +21.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £14.00 £16.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £117.50 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Python
South East

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 28 July 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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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 0 6 £375 - 6
Abingdon - 2 - - 1
Banbury - - - -
Bicester - - - -
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
Python
South East

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 7 (58.33%) Apache
2 6 (50.00%) PHP
2 6 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 6 (50.00%) Migration
2 6 (50.00%) CMS
2 6 (50.00%) UNIX
2 6 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (50.00%) Puppet
2 6 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 5 (41.67%) Relational Database
3 5 (41.67%) DevOps
3 5 (41.67%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (41.67%) MySQL
4 4 (33.33%) ODBC
4 4 (33.33%) Subversion
4 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 4 (33.33%) uWSGI
4 4 (33.33%) Regular Expression
4 4 (33.33%) WSGI
4 4 (33.33%) Shibboleth
5 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (25.00%) SQL
6 2 (16.67%) .NET
6 2 (16.67%) C#
6 2 (16.67%) C++
6 2 (16.67%) PhD
6 2 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (16.67%) LAMP
6 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (16.67%) Test Automation

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 7 (58.33%) Apache
2 6 (50.00%) CMS
3 4 (33.33%) uWSGI
4 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
4 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
1 1 (8.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) MySQL
1 5 (41.67%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (41.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 4 (33.33%) Subversion
3 2 (16.67%) TestComplete
3 2 (16.67%) TeamCity
3 2 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (16.67%) CruiseControl
3 2 (16.67%) MSBuild
4 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
4 1 (8.33%) Introscope
4 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Games
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Development Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Operations Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Scala Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) ODBC
1 4 (33.33%) Regular Expression
1 4 (33.33%) WSGI
2 2 (16.67%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) LAMP
3 1 (8.33%) Spring
3 1 (8.33%) jQuery
3 1 (8.33%) Qt
3 1 (8.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (8.33%) REST
3 1 (8.33%) J2EE
3 1 (8.33%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) JDBC
3 1 (8.33%) SOAP
3 1 (8.33%) STL
3 1 (8.33%) Play Framework
3 1 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (8.33%) OpenGL
3 1 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
1 2 (16.67%) Physics
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Migration
1 6 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (41.67%) DevOps
3 2 (16.67%) Change Control
3 2 (16.67%) Automation Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Test Management
3 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (8.33%) Image Processing
4 1 (8.33%) Video Processing
4 1 (8.33%) Parallel Computing
4 1 (8.33%) Parallel Processing
4 1 (8.33%) Signal Processing
4 1 (8.33%) High Availability
4 1 (8.33%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) PHP
1 6 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) C++
4 1 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) MATLAB
4 1 (8.33%) Jython
4 1 (8.33%) Korn
4 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) Puppet
2 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (8.33%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) IBM
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