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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 24 35 35
Rank change year-on-year
+11 0
Contract jobs citing Python 70 37 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 10.04% 5.43% 4.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.50% 12.76% 11.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 27 12
Median daily rate £400 £520 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +63.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £323 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £522 £359
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
- +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 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 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
400 290 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 57.39% 42.52% 36.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 237 148
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 8
Median hourly rate £36.00 £55.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.54% +46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.55 £55.50 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +3 38 £463 -11.05% 13
Abingdon - 10 £450 - 5
Python
South East

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 56 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
2 44 (45.83%) Java
3 35 (36.46%) C++
3 35 (36.46%) Gradle
4 34 (35.42%) AngularJS
4 34 (35.42%) Linux
4 34 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (33.33%) Git (software)
6 31 (32.29%) TeamCity
6 31 (32.29%) Puppet
7 30 (31.25%) PaaS
7 30 (31.25%) Test Automation
7 30 (31.25%) Continuous Delivery
8 29 (30.21%) Microservices
8 29 (30.21%) Docker
8 29 (30.21%) Cloud Computing
9 28 (29.17%) MongoDB
10 27 (28.13%) Ansible
10 27 (28.13%) Opscode Chef
10 27 (28.13%) Scala
11 26 (27.08%) Ruby
12 23 (23.96%) HTML
12 23 (23.96%) JavaScript
13 20 (20.83%) .NET
13 20 (20.83%) Perforce
13 20 (20.83%) HTML5
13 20 (20.83%) MSBuild
13 20 (20.83%) Jenkins
14 19 (19.79%) SpecFlow
14 19 (19.79%) Open Source

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 (14.58%) Apache
2 12 (12.50%) nginx
2 12 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 9 (9.38%) Jetty
4 8 (8.33%) Apache Solr
4 8 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.08%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.04%) IIS
6 1 (1.04%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (7.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.04%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 30 (31.25%) PaaS
2 29 (30.21%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (5.21%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (2.08%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (2.08%) SaaS
6 2 (2.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (1.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (1.04%) Amazon Glacier
7 1 (1.04%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.04%) GitHub
7 1 (1.04%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.38%) DNS
2 8 (8.33%) Internet
3 7 (7.29%) DHCP
4 3 (3.13%) IPv4
4 3 (3.13%) IPv6
5 2 (2.08%) Network Security
6 1 (1.04%) Broadband
6 1 (1.04%) Kerberos
6 1 (1.04%) LDAP
6 1 (1.04%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (29.17%) MongoDB
2 12 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 11 (11.46%) MySQL
4 10 (10.42%) KDB
5 8 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (3.13%) SQL Server
7 2 (2.08%) Apache Accumulo
7 2 (2.08%) Big Data
7 2 (2.08%) BigTable
7 2 (2.08%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.08%) HBase
7 2 (2.08%) OLTP
7 2 (2.08%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.08%) SSDT
8 1 (1.04%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.04%) GIS
Development Applications
1 35 (36.46%) Gradle
2 32 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 31 (32.29%) TeamCity
4 20 (20.83%) Jenkins
4 20 (20.83%) MSBuild
5 19 (19.79%) Maven
5 19 (19.79%) SpecFlow
6 18 (18.75%) NUnit
7 14 (14.58%) Subversion
8 11 (11.46%) CMake
9 9 (9.38%) Selenium
9 9 (9.38%) TestComplete
10 4 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (2.08%) IntelliJ
11 2 (2.08%) NuGet
11 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (2.08%) Vagrant
11 2 (2.08%) Visual Studio
11 2 (2.08%) WinDbg
12 1 (1.04%) LabVIEW
General
1 10 (10.42%) Finance
1 10 (10.42%) Front Office
2 7 (7.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 50 (52.08%) Developer
2 18 (18.75%) Build Engineer
2 18 (18.75%) Java Developer
3 12 (12.50%) Web Developer
4 10 (10.42%) Administrator
4 10 (10.42%) Quantitative Developer
5 8 (8.33%) Build Automation Engineer
5 8 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (8.33%) Test Engineer
6 7 (7.29%) .NET Developer
6 7 (7.29%) Applications Developer
6 7 (7.29%) JavaScript Developer
6 7 (7.29%) Linux Administrator
6 7 (7.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 7 (7.29%) Salesforce.com Developer
6 7 (7.29%) Senior .NET Developer
6 7 (7.29%) Senior Developer
6 7 (7.29%) Senior Salesforce.com Developer
6 7 (7.29%) Test Automation Engineer
7 6 (6.25%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (35.42%) AngularJS
2 23 (23.96%) HTML
3 20 (20.83%) .NET
3 20 (20.83%) HTML5
4 12 (12.50%) JSON
5 11 (11.46%) Web Services
5 11 (11.46%) XML
5 11 (11.46%) XSLT
6 10 (10.42%) Esper
6 10 (10.42%) NumPy
6 10 (10.42%) Pandas
6 10 (10.42%) Pyramid
6 10 (10.42%) SciPy
7 9 (9.38%) CSS
7 9 (9.38%) RESTful
8 8 (8.33%) Lucene
8 8 (8.33%) Node.js
8 8 (8.33%) PostGIS
8 8 (8.33%) Spring
9 7 (7.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.46%) Algorithms
1 11 (11.46%) Visualisation
2 10 (10.42%) Hedge funds
2 10 (10.42%) Statistics
3 4 (4.17%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.13%) Semantic Web
5 2 (2.08%) Replication
5 2 (2.08%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.08%) W3C
6 1 (1.04%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 34 (35.42%) Linux
2 4 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (3.13%) CentOS
3 3 (3.13%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.08%) Windows
4 2 (2.08%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.08%) Windows 8
4 2 (2.08%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.04%) Android
5 1 (1.04%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.04%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (58.33%) Continuous Integration
2 34 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (31.25%) Continuous Delivery
3 30 (31.25%) Test Automation
4 29 (30.21%) Microservices
5 19 (19.79%) Open Source
6 18 (18.75%) Performance Testing
6 18 (18.75%) Software Engineering
7 17 (17.71%) Build Automation
7 17 (17.71%) Unit Testing
8 14 (14.58%) Web Development
9 12 (12.50%) Scrum
9 12 (12.50%) TDD
10 11 (11.46%) OO
11 10 (10.42%) Data Acquisition
11 10 (10.42%) Quantitative Trading
11 10 (10.42%) Refactoring
11 10 (10.42%) Time Series Analysis
11 10 (10.42%) Web Application Development
12 9 (9.38%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 44 (45.83%) Java
2 35 (36.46%) C++
3 27 (28.13%) Scala
4 26 (27.08%) Ruby
5 23 (23.96%) JavaScript
6 18 (18.75%) Perl
7 17 (17.71%) C#
8 16 (16.67%) C
9 11 (11.46%) Bash Shell
10 9 (9.38%) PHP
11 7 (7.29%) Apex Code
11 7 (7.29%) SQL
12 4 (4.17%) Go
12 4 (4.17%) Rust
13 2 (2.08%) C++/CLI
13 2 (2.08%) PowerShell
14 1 (1.04%) sed
14 1 (1.04%) VB
14 1 (1.04%) VBA
14 1 (1.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (1.04%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (30.21%) Docker
2 9 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.17%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.08%) Postfix
4 2 (2.08%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.04%) iptables
Systems Management
1 31 (32.29%) Puppet
2 27 (28.13%) Ansible
2 27 (28.13%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (7.29%) WebSphere Cast Iron
4 2 (2.08%) SCCM
5 1 (1.04%) HAProxy
5 1 (1.04%) Hyperic
5 1 (1.04%) Nagios
5 1 (1.04%) SELinux
Vendors
1 20 (20.83%) Perforce
2 12 (12.50%) Oracle
3 11 (11.46%) VMware
4 10 (10.42%) Microsoft
5 8 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (7.29%) Sophos
7 4 (4.17%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.04%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.04%) ESRI
8 1 (1.04%) SAP