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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 31 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Python 24 18 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 4.17% 3.81% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.11% 9.47% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £32.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -5.79%
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
216 190 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 37.57% 40.25% 34.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 123 73
Average daily rate £350 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 7
Average hourly rate £30.63 £27.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.36% +44.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £20.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £35.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -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
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 19 September 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 11 £323 -28.33% 11
Abingdon -3 3 - -
Bicester - - - -
Python
South East

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (46.15%) MySQL
2 11 (42.31%) Subversion
3 10 (38.46%) PHP
3 10 (38.46%) Apache
4 9 (34.62%) Shell Script
4 9 (34.62%) C++
4 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
4 9 (34.62%) UNIX
4 9 (34.62%) Migration
5 8 (30.77%) Django
5 8 (30.77%) Puppet
5 8 (30.77%) Change Control
6 7 (26.92%) Git (software)
6 7 (26.92%) Mathematics
6 7 (26.92%) Physics
6 7 (26.92%) CMS
7 6 (23.08%) ODBC
7 6 (23.08%) CSS
7 6 (23.08%) HTML
7 6 (23.08%) PhD
7 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
7 6 (23.08%) jQuery
7 6 (23.08%) Shibboleth
7 6 (23.08%) Regular Expression
7 6 (23.08%) DevOps
8 5 (19.23%) Signal Processing
8 5 (19.23%) Relational Database
8 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (19.23%) Image Processing
8 5 (19.23%) Video Processing

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (38.46%) Apache
2 7 (26.92%) CMS
3 4 (15.38%) uWSGI
4 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) HTTP
2 1 (3.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (46.15%) MySQL
2 5 (19.23%) Relational Database
2 5 (19.23%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (42.31%) Subversion
2 7 (26.92%) Git (software)
3 4 (15.38%) Jenkins
4 3 (11.54%) Bugzilla
5 2 (7.69%) TestDirector
5 2 (7.69%) JIRA
6 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.85%) Introscope
General
1 5 (19.23%) Games
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Developer
2 5 (19.23%) Computer Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Web Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Development Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Operations Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Python Developer
5 2 (7.69%) PHP Web Developer
5 2 (7.69%) PHP Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Web Applications Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Test Leader
6 1 (3.85%) Python/Django Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Scala Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Software Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) Django
2 6 (23.08%) ODBC
2 6 (23.08%) CSS
2 6 (23.08%) HTML
2 6 (23.08%) jQuery
2 6 (23.08%) Regular Expression
3 4 (15.38%) WSGI
4 3 (11.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (11.54%) LAMP
5 2 (7.69%) Ajax
5 2 (7.69%) XHTML
5 2 (7.69%) RSS
5 2 (7.69%) XSL
5 2 (7.69%) Symfony
5 2 (7.69%) CakePHP
6 1 (3.85%) Qt
6 1 (3.85%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (3.85%) HTML5
6 1 (3.85%) Play Framework
6 1 (3.85%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Mathematics
1 7 (26.92%) Physics
2 6 (23.08%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.85%) Firmware
3 1 (3.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) UNIX
2 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Migration
2 8 (30.77%) Change Control
3 6 (23.08%) DevOps
4 5 (19.23%) Signal Processing
4 5 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (19.23%) Image Processing
4 5 (19.23%) Video Processing
5 3 (11.54%) Multithreading
5 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (7.69%) Content Management
6 2 (7.69%) Regression Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Web Design
6 2 (7.69%) Web Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Test Management
6 2 (7.69%) Test Scripting
6 2 (7.69%) Use Case
7 1 (3.85%) Web Development
7 1 (3.85%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.85%) Parallel Computing
7 1 (3.85%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) PHP
2 9 (34.62%) Shell Script
2 9 (34.62%) C++
2 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
3 5 (19.23%) MATLAB
4 4 (15.38%) Perl
5 3 (11.54%) SQL
6 2 (7.69%) Java
7 1 (3.85%) Korn
7 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.85%) C
7 1 (3.85%) Embedded C
7 1 (3.85%) Embedded C++
7 1 (3.85%) Objective-C
7 1 (3.85%) Jython
7 1 (3.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) PhD
2 2 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 8 (30.77%) Puppet
2 1 (3.85%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 1 (3.85%) IBM
1 1 (3.85%) Google
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