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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 41 37 41
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing Python 29 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 4.13% 2.10% 1.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.79% 6.49% 4.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 1
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£375 £375 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £25.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+54.00% -26.47%
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
330 154 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 46.94% 32.29% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 95 75
Average daily rate £400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 4
Average hourly rate £39.00 £28.75 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.65% -4.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.85 £12.30 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £29.50 £117.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
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 31 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -15 10 £375 - 7
Bicester - 2 £338 -
Abingdon +4 1 £425 - 1
Python
South East

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 25 (43.86%) Linux
2 22 (38.60%) C++
3 16 (28.07%) MySQL
4 14 (24.56%) Red Hat
4 14 (24.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (24.56%) Bash Shell
5 13 (22.81%) Shell Script
5 13 (22.81%) Windows
5 13 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (21.05%) Subversion
6 12 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (19.30%) QA
7 11 (19.30%) C#
8 10 (17.54%) PHP
9 9 (15.79%) SQL
9 9 (15.79%) JavaScript
9 9 (15.79%) CentOS
10 8 (14.04%) Puppet
10 8 (14.04%) Perl
10 8 (14.04%) C
10 8 (14.04%) Java
10 8 (14.04%) Scrum
11 7 (12.28%) Perforce
11 7 (12.28%) VMware
11 7 (12.28%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (12.28%) Apache
11 7 (12.28%) Configuration Management
11 7 (12.28%) Git (software)
12 6 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (12.28%) Apache
2 5 (8.77%) CMS
2 5 (8.77%) Drupal
3 3 (5.26%) Node.js
4 1 (1.75%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.75%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.75%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Maya
1 3 (5.26%) 3ds Max
2 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.77%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) SMTP
1 1 (1.75%) HTTP
1 1 (1.75%) DNS
1 1 (1.75%) Internet
1 1 (1.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (28.07%) MySQL
2 6 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.53%) SSDT
2 6 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 4 (7.02%) Hadoop
3 4 (7.02%) Big Data
4 3 (5.26%) HBase
5 2 (3.51%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.51%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.75%) Redis
Development Applications
1 12 (21.05%) Subversion
2 7 (12.28%) Git (software)
3 6 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (10.53%) WinDbg
3 6 (10.53%) MSBuild
3 6 (10.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 6 (10.53%) Visual Studio
3 6 (10.53%) TeamCity
4 4 (7.02%) JIRA
5 1 (1.75%) Selenium
5 1 (1.75%) Mercurial
General
1 6 (10.53%) Games
2 4 (7.02%) Electronics
3 3 (5.26%) Finance
4 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.51%) Banking
5 1 (1.75%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (35.09%) Administrator
2 14 (24.56%) Systems Administrator
3 13 (22.81%) Developer
4 10 (17.54%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 10 (17.54%) Linux Administrator
5 8 (14.04%) PHP Developer
6 6 (10.53%) Server Administrator
7 4 (7.02%) Software Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Computer Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) LAMP Developer
7 4 (7.02%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Animator
8 3 (5.26%) Python Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Architect
9 2 (3.51%) Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Test Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) DevOps Architect
9 2 (3.51%) Programmer
9 2 (3.51%) Computer Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.53%) .NET
1 6 (10.53%) Web Services
2 5 (8.77%) XHTML
2 5 (8.77%) CSS
2 5 (8.77%) LAMP
2 5 (8.77%) HTML
2 5 (8.77%) Dojo
3 4 (7.02%) JSON
3 4 (7.02%) OpenGL
3 4 (7.02%) XML
4 3 (5.26%) Qt
4 3 (5.26%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 3 (5.26%) Unreal Engine
5 2 (3.51%) Pyramid
5 2 (3.51%) Pylons
5 2 (3.51%) STL
6 1 (1.75%) J2EE
6 1 (1.75%) Django
6 1 (1.75%) Lucene
6 1 (1.75%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.77%) User Experience
3 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.26%) Animation
5 2 (3.51%) Device Driver
5 2 (3.51%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.75%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.75%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (1.75%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.75%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (1.75%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.75%) Physics
6 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.75%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.75%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 25 (43.86%) Linux
2 14 (24.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (22.81%) Windows
4 9 (15.79%) CentOS
5 6 (10.53%) Windows 8
5 6 (10.53%) Windows 7
5 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (8.77%) UNIX
7 4 (7.02%) Fedora
8 2 (3.51%) Solaris
9 1 (1.75%) Android
9 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (14.04%) Scrum
4 7 (12.28%) Configuration Management
5 6 (10.53%) Software Engineering
5 6 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (7.02%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (7.02%) OO
6 4 (7.02%) Mentoring
6 4 (7.02%) OO PHP
7 3 (5.26%) TDD
7 3 (5.26%) BDD
7 3 (5.26%) Game Development
8 2 (3.51%) Test Scripting
8 2 (3.51%) Multithreading
8 2 (3.51%) Project Management
8 2 (3.51%) DevOps
9 1 (1.75%) System Integration Testing
9 1 (1.75%) SDLC
9 1 (1.75%) API Design
Programming Languages
1 22 (38.60%) C++
2 14 (24.56%) Bash Shell
3 13 (22.81%) Shell Script
4 11 (19.30%) C#
5 10 (17.54%) PHP
6 9 (15.79%) SQL
6 9 (15.79%) JavaScript
7 8 (14.04%) Perl
7 8 (14.04%) C
7 8 (14.04%) Java
8 6 (10.53%) C++/CLI
8 6 (10.53%) PowerShell
9 5 (8.77%) MATLAB
10 4 (7.02%) Ruby
11 2 (3.51%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (1.75%) Scala
12 1 (1.75%) Embedded C
12 1 (1.75%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 4 (7.02%) Degree
2 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.75%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (19.30%) QA
System Software
1 7 (12.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (10.53%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.51%) Docker
3 2 (3.51%) Firmware
4 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (14.04%) Puppet
2 6 (10.53%) SCCM
3 5 (8.77%) Vagrant
4 2 (3.51%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.51%) Nagios
4 2 (3.51%) Ansible
4 2 (3.51%) Mesos
5 1 (1.75%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 14 (24.56%) Red Hat
2 7 (12.28%) Perforce
2 7 (12.28%) VMware
3 6 (10.53%) Oracle
3 6 (10.53%) Microsoft
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