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 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 41 43 49
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Contract jobs citing Python 24 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.49% 1.28% 0.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.30% 4.29% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 0
Average daily rate
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£290 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £41.75
% change year-on-year
- -4.19%
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
233 140 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 33.87% 29.91% 31.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 81 65
Average daily rate £363 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 1 5
Average hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £37.50 £14.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 March 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
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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 - 15 £295 - 19
Abingdon - - - - 1
Banbury - - - -
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
Python
South East

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 27 (51.92%) Continuous Integration
2 26 (50.00%) PHP
3 25 (48.08%) UNIX
4 19 (36.54%) Linux
5 18 (34.62%) Subversion
6 16 (30.77%) Puppet
6 16 (30.77%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (26.92%) Apache
7 14 (26.92%) MySQL
7 14 (26.92%) Software Engineering
7 14 (26.92%) DevOps
8 13 (25.00%) Git (software)
9 12 (23.08%) Jenkins
10 11 (21.15%) WSGI
10 11 (21.15%) uWSGI
10 11 (21.15%) Regular Expression
10 11 (21.15%) Perl
10 11 (21.15%) Bash Shell
10 11 (21.15%) Shibboleth
11 10 (19.23%) C++
11 10 (19.23%) Shell Script
12 8 (15.38%) Project Management
12 8 (15.38%) SQL
13 7 (13.46%) Java
13 7 (13.46%) CMS
14 6 (11.54%) Nagios
14 6 (11.54%) MATLAB
14 6 (11.54%) VLAN
14 6 (11.54%) Wiki
14 6 (11.54%) Django

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 14 (26.92%) Apache
2 11 (21.15%) uWSGI
3 7 (13.46%) CMS
4 4 (7.69%) Drupal
5 1 (1.92%) Node.js
5 1 (1.92%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.92%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.54%) VLAN
2 2 (3.85%) DNS
3 1 (1.92%) Firewall
3 1 (1.92%) Wireless
3 1 (1.92%) SMTP
3 1 (1.92%) DHCP
3 1 (1.92%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (30.77%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (26.92%) MySQL
3 4 (7.69%) Big Data
4 3 (5.77%) Hadoop
5 2 (3.85%) Apache Hive
5 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.85%) Star Schema
6 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.92%) HBase
6 1 (1.92%) Sqoop
6 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.92%) Impala
Development Applications
1 18 (34.62%) Subversion
2 13 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 12 (23.08%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.92%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.92%) PyUnit
General
1 3 (5.77%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (25.00%) Developer
2 11 (21.15%) Systems Administrator
2 11 (21.15%) Administrator
2 11 (21.15%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 11 (21.15%) Linux Administrator
3 8 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (11.54%) Analyst
5 5 (9.62%) PHP Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Software Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Computer Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Programmer
7 3 (5.77%) Support Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Development Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Senior Development Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Desktop Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Senior Desktop Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Senior Desktop Support
8 2 (3.85%) Senior Desktop Support Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) PHP Programmer
8 2 (3.85%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (21.15%) Regular Expression
1 11 (21.15%) WSGI
2 6 (11.54%) Django
3 5 (9.62%) ODBC
4 4 (7.69%) OpenGL
5 3 (5.77%) Qt
5 3 (5.77%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 2 (3.85%) STL
7 1 (1.92%) Web Services
7 1 (1.92%) HTML
7 1 (1.92%) CSS
7 1 (1.92%) JDBC
7 1 (1.92%) RESTful
7 1 (1.92%) Ajax
7 1 (1.92%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Wiki
2 3 (5.77%) Mathematics
3 2 (3.85%) Physics
3 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.85%) Data Extraction
3 2 (3.85%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.92%) Social Gaming
4 1 (1.92%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.92%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.92%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (1.92%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 25 (48.08%) UNIX
2 19 (36.54%) Linux
3 5 (9.62%) CentOS
4 2 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.85%) Windows
5 1 (1.92%) Android
5 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (51.92%) Continuous Integration
2 14 (26.92%) Software Engineering
2 14 (26.92%) DevOps
3 8 (15.38%) Project Management
4 6 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (9.62%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (9.62%) Web Development
6 4 (7.69%) Web Application Development
6 4 (7.69%) TDD
6 4 (7.69%) Multithreading
7 3 (5.77%) Validation
7 3 (5.77%) Migration
7 3 (5.77%) Configuration Management
7 3 (5.77%) Integration Testing
7 3 (5.77%) Data Mapping
7 3 (5.77%) Image Processing
7 3 (5.77%) Video Processing
8 2 (3.85%) ETL
9 1 (1.92%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (1.92%) OO
Programming Languages
1 26 (50.00%) PHP
2 11 (21.15%) Perl
2 11 (21.15%) Bash Shell
3 10 (19.23%) Shell Script
3 10 (19.23%) C++
4 8 (15.38%) SQL
5 7 (13.46%) Java
6 6 (11.54%) MATLAB
7 3 (5.77%) Scala
8 2 (3.85%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.92%) C
9 1 (1.92%) C#
9 1 (1.92%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.92%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.92%) Ruby
9 1 (1.92%) Golang
Qualifications
1 5 (9.62%) RHCT
1 5 (9.62%) Degree
2 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.85%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) QA
System Software
1 11 (21.15%) Shibboleth
2 2 (3.85%) HDFS
3 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.92%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (1.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (30.77%) Puppet
2 6 (11.54%) Nagios
3 1 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.92%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (9.62%) Red Hat
2 1 (1.92%) Perforce
2 1 (1.92%) Tableau
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