The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 30 21 50
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +29
Contract jobs citing Python 37 46 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 5.97% 8.17% 2.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.38% 18.40% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 33 13
Median daily rate £400 £520 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +44.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £380 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £520 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 1
Median hourly rate £30.00 £55.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.45% +35.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +41.73%
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
325 250 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 52.42% 44.40% 34.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 195 200
Median daily rate £450 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £520 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 5
Median hourly rate £36.50 £55.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.63% +35.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Python as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 5 December 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Python across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

Python Hourly Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Python
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -18 17 £500 -3.84% 12
Abingdon - 8 - - 3
Python
South East

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Python.

1 55 (56.70%) Continuous Integration
2 37 (38.14%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (37.11%) Java
3 36 (37.11%) Gradle
4 34 (35.05%) PaaS
5 33 (34.02%) Docker
5 33 (34.02%) C++
6 32 (32.99%) AngularJS
6 32 (32.99%) TeamCity
6 32 (32.99%) Git (software)
6 32 (32.99%) Test Automation
7 31 (31.96%) Continuous Delivery
8 30 (30.93%) Microservices
8 30 (30.93%) Cloud Computing
8 30 (30.93%) Puppet
9 29 (29.90%) Ansible
9 29 (29.90%) Linux
10 28 (28.87%) Scala
11 27 (27.84%) JavaScript
12 26 (26.80%) Opscode Chef
13 25 (25.77%) Ruby
14 23 (23.71%) HTML
15 22 (22.68%) MongoDB
16 21 (21.65%) C#
17 20 (20.62%) .NET
17 20 (20.62%) Perforce
17 20 (20.62%) HTML5
17 20 (20.62%) MSBuild
17 20 (20.62%) Jenkins
18 19 (19.59%) SpecFlow

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (14.43%) Apache
2 12 (12.37%) nginx
2 12 (12.37%) Tomcat
3 9 (9.28%) Jetty
4 8 (8.25%) Apache Solr
4 8 (8.25%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.06%) Apache Spark
5 2 (2.06%) Drupal
6 1 (1.03%) IIS
6 1 (1.03%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (7.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.03%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 34 (35.05%) PaaS
2 30 (30.93%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (4.12%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.03%) Amazon Glacier
5 1 (1.03%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.03%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.03%) GitHub
5 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.03%) Route 53
5 1 (1.03%) SaaS
5 1 (1.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.28%) DNS
2 8 (8.25%) Internet
3 7 (7.22%) DHCP
4 3 (3.09%) IPv4
4 3 (3.09%) IPv6
5 2 (2.06%) Network Security
6 1 (1.03%) Broadband
6 1 (1.03%) Kerberos
6 1 (1.03%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (22.68%) MongoDB
2 12 (12.37%) MySQL
3 11 (11.34%) NoSQL
4 10 (10.31%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (5.15%) KDB
6 3 (3.09%) SQL Server
7 2 (2.06%) Apache Accumulo
7 2 (2.06%) Big Data
7 2 (2.06%) BigTable
7 2 (2.06%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.06%) HBase
7 2 (2.06%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.06%) SSDT
8 1 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.03%) GIS
Development Applications
1 36 (37.11%) Gradle
2 32 (32.99%) Git (software)
2 32 (32.99%) TeamCity
3 20 (20.62%) Jenkins
3 20 (20.62%) MSBuild
4 19 (19.59%) SpecFlow
5 18 (18.56%) NUnit
6 14 (14.43%) Maven
6 14 (14.43%) Subversion
7 11 (11.34%) CMake
8 9 (9.28%) Selenium
8 9 (9.28%) TestComplete
9 4 (4.12%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (2.06%) NuGet
10 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (2.06%) Vagrant
10 2 (2.06%) Visual Studio
10 2 (2.06%) WinDbg
11 1 (1.03%) IntelliJ
11 1 (1.03%) LabVIEW
General
1 7 (7.22%) Publishing
2 5 (5.15%) Finance
2 5 (5.15%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 53 (54.64%) Developer
2 18 (18.56%) Build Engineer
3 17 (17.53%) Java Developer
4 13 (13.40%) Web Developer
5 10 (10.31%) Administrator
6 8 (8.25%) Applications Developer
6 8 (8.25%) Build Automation Engineer
6 8 (8.25%) Systems Administrator
6 8 (8.25%) Test Engineer
7 7 (7.22%) .NET Developer
7 7 (7.22%) Linux Administrator
7 7 (7.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 7 (7.22%) Python Developer
7 7 (7.22%) Salesforce Developer
7 7 (7.22%) Senior .NET Developer
7 7 (7.22%) Senior Developer
7 7 (7.22%) Senior Salesforce Developer
7 7 (7.22%) Software Engineer
7 7 (7.22%) Test Automation Engineer
8 6 (6.19%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (32.99%) AngularJS
2 23 (23.71%) HTML
3 20 (20.62%) .NET
3 20 (20.62%) HTML5
4 13 (13.40%) JSON
5 12 (12.37%) XML
5 12 (12.37%) XSLT
6 10 (10.31%) Node.js
7 9 (9.28%) RESTful
7 9 (9.28%) Web Services
8 8 (8.25%) CSS
8 8 (8.25%) Lucene
8 8 (8.25%) PostGIS
8 8 (8.25%) Spring
9 7 (7.22%) Middleware
9 7 (7.22%) Pyramid
10 5 (5.15%) Esper
10 5 (5.15%) NumPy
10 5 (5.15%) Pandas
10 5 (5.15%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.19%) Algorithms
1 6 (6.19%) Visualisation
2 5 (5.15%) Hedge funds
2 5 (5.15%) Statistics
3 4 (4.12%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.06%) Fintech
4 2 (2.06%) Replication
5 1 (1.03%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.03%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 29 (29.90%) Linux
2 3 (3.09%) CentOS
2 3 (3.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (3.09%) Ubuntu
3 2 (2.06%) Windows
3 2 (2.06%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.06%) Windows 8
3 2 (2.06%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.03%) Android
4 1 (1.03%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.03%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (56.70%) Continuous Integration
2 37 (38.14%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (32.99%) Test Automation
4 31 (31.96%) Continuous Delivery
5 30 (30.93%) Microservices
6 18 (18.56%) Performance Testing
7 17 (17.53%) Build Automation
7 17 (17.53%) Software Engineering
7 17 (17.53%) Web Development
8 15 (15.46%) Open Source
8 15 (15.46%) Scrum
9 12 (12.37%) Unit Testing
10 11 (11.34%) TDD
10 11 (11.34%) Web Application Development
11 10 (10.31%) Multithreading
12 8 (8.25%) Continuous Deployment
12 8 (8.25%) DevOps
12 8 (8.25%) High Availability
13 7 (7.22%) Integration Testing
13 7 (7.22%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (37.11%) Java
2 33 (34.02%) C++
3 28 (28.87%) Scala
4 27 (27.84%) JavaScript
5 25 (25.77%) Ruby
6 21 (21.65%) C#
7 17 (17.53%) Perl
8 12 (12.37%) Bash Shell
9 11 (11.34%) C
9 11 (11.34%) PHP
10 7 (7.22%) Apex Code
10 7 (7.22%) SQL
11 4 (4.12%) Go
11 4 (4.12%) Rust
12 2 (2.06%) C++/CLI
12 2 (2.06%) PowerShell
12 2 (2.06%) R
13 1 (1.03%) sed
13 1 (1.03%) TypeScript
13 1 (1.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.25%) QA
System Software
1 33 (34.02%) Docker
2 7 (7.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.12%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.06%) Postfix
4 2 (2.06%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.03%) iptables
Systems Management
1 30 (30.93%) Puppet
2 29 (29.90%) Ansible
3 26 (26.80%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (7.22%) WebSphere Cast Iron
5 2 (2.06%) SCCM
6 1 (1.03%) HAProxy
6 1 (1.03%) SELinux
Vendors
1 20 (20.62%) Perforce
2 10 (10.31%) Microsoft
3 8 (8.25%) Salesforce.com
3 8 (8.25%) Sophos
3 8 (8.25%) VMware
4 7 (7.22%) Oracle
5 3 (3.09%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.03%) Alias
6 1 (1.03%) EMC
6 1 (1.03%) ESRI
6 1 (1.03%) Isilon
6 1 (1.03%) SAP