Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for Python skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Python over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Python
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 32 39
Rank change year-on-year -23 +7 -1
Contract jobs citing Python 31 57 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 4.20% 8.01% 5.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.75% 13.26% 11.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 32 27
Oxford median daily rate £450 £395 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.92% -24.04% +55.22%
10th Percentile £305 £363 £345
90th Percentile £500 £508 £527
Oxfordshire median daily rate £475 £400 £520
% change year-on-year +18.75% -23.08% +55.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Oxford median hourly rate - - £55.00
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - £30.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year - -45.45% +35.80%

Python is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Oxford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 400 430 318
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 54.20% 60.39% 48.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 336 263
Oxford median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £313 £240 £257
90th Percentile £575 £538 £520
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 17
Oxford median hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.89% -28.00% +129.89%
10th Percentile £32.50 £17.78 £20.00
90th Percentile £77.50 £48.75 £55.30
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year +38.89% -14.29% +86.67%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

Job postings citing Python as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxford.

Job vacancy trend for Python in Oxford

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Python in Oxford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Python in Oxford

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Oxford over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python in Oxford

Python
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python in Oxford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Python in Oxford

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Python.

1 16 (51.61%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (41.94%) Java
3 12 (38.71%) Linux
4 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (29.03%) TDD
5 9 (29.03%) Scala
6 8 (25.81%) Hadoop
6 8 (25.81%) Pair Programming
6 8 (25.81%) Scrum
6 8 (25.81%) Docker
6 8 (25.81%) Apache Spark
7 7 (22.58%) Mesos
7 7 (22.58%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (22.58%) Big Data
7 7 (22.58%) Git (software)
7 7 (22.58%) Bash Shell
7 7 (22.58%) Kanban
7 7 (22.58%) SQL
7 7 (22.58%) Apache
8 6 (19.35%) Publishing
8 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
8 6 (19.35%) Ruby
8 6 (19.35%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (16.13%) Ubuntu
9 5 (16.13%) Debian
9 5 (16.13%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (16.13%) Semantic Web
9 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
9 5 (16.13%) Finance
10 4 (12.90%) Web Services

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 8 (25.81%) Apache Spark
2 7 (22.58%) Apache
3 3 (9.68%) Jupyter
4 2 (6.45%) CMS
4 2 (6.45%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (6.45%) nginx
5 1 (3.23%) Apache Pig
5 1 (3.23%) Confluence
5 1 (3.23%) JBoss
5 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 16 (51.61%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (6.45%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (3.23%) Akamai
4 1 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (3.23%) Amazon Glacier
4 1 (3.23%) Amazon S3
4 1 (3.23%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (3.23%) GitHub
4 1 (3.23%) Route 53
4 1 (3.23%) SaaS
4 1 (3.23%) Serverless
4 1 (3.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) BGP
1 1 (3.23%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (3.23%) EIGRP
1 1 (3.23%) Ethernet
1 1 (3.23%) Firewall
1 1 (3.23%) HSRP
1 1 (3.23%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (3.23%) IPsec
1 1 (3.23%) Kerberos
1 1 (3.23%) LAN
1 1 (3.23%) LDAP
1 1 (3.23%) MPLS
1 1 (3.23%) Network Security
1 1 (3.23%) OSPF
1 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.23%) VoIP
1 1 (3.23%) VPN
1 1 (3.23%) VRRP
1 1 (3.23%) WAN
1 1 (3.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) Hadoop
2 7 (22.58%) Big Data
3 5 (16.13%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (9.68%) MongoDB
4 3 (9.68%) MySQL
5 1 (3.23%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (3.23%) Apache Hive
5 1 (3.23%) GIS
5 1 (3.23%) HBase
5 1 (3.23%) Mahout
5 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Git (software)
2 4 (12.90%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.45%) JIRA
3 2 (6.45%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.23%) Bitbucket
4 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.23%) GitLab
4 1 (3.23%) Gradle
4 1 (3.23%) Maven
4 1 (3.23%) Subversion
4 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (19.35%) Publishing
2 5 (16.13%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Automotive
3 1 (3.23%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Games
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Developer
2 10 (32.26%) Data Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) AWS Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Big Data Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Software Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) AWS Developer
5 4 (12.90%) AWS Software Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Big Data Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Big Data Software Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Python Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Scala Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Administrator
6 3 (9.68%) Agile Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (9.68%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Scala Software Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (9.68%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) Web Services
2 3 (9.68%) Pandas
3 2 (6.45%) CSS
3 2 (6.45%) Django
3 2 (6.45%) HTML
3 2 (6.45%) JSON
3 2 (6.45%) REST
3 2 (6.45%) TensorFlow
3 2 (6.45%) XML
4 1 (3.23%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.23%) JMS
4 1 (3.23%) Kafka
4 1 (3.23%) Matplotlib
4 1 (3.23%) Node.js
4 1 (3.23%) NumPy
4 1 (3.23%) POSIX
4 1 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (3.23%) SOAP
4 1 (3.23%) Spring
4 1 (3.23%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Semantic Web
2 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.45%) Fintech
3 1 (3.23%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.23%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 12 (38.71%) Linux
2 5 (16.13%) Debian
2 5 (16.13%) Ubuntu
3 4 (12.90%) CentOS
4 2 (6.45%) Windows
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X
5 1 (3.23%) OpenBSD
5 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (29.03%) TDD
3 8 (25.81%) Pair Programming
3 8 (25.81%) Scrum
4 7 (22.58%) Continuous Delivery
4 7 (22.58%) Kanban
5 6 (19.35%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
6 3 (9.68%) Open Source
6 3 (9.68%) Open Source Development
7 2 (6.45%) DevOps
7 2 (6.45%) Machine Learning
7 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.45%) Network Management
8 1 (3.23%) BDD
8 1 (3.23%) Game Development
8 1 (3.23%) High Availability
8 1 (3.23%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (3.23%) MapReduce
8 1 (3.23%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (41.94%) Java
2 9 (29.03%) Scala
3 7 (22.58%) Bash Shell
3 7 (22.58%) SQL
4 6 (19.35%) Ruby
5 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
6 3 (9.68%) Perl
6 3 (9.68%) PHP
7 2 (6.45%) C#
8 1 (3.23%) AWK
8 1 (3.23%) C
8 1 (3.23%) C++
8 1 (3.23%) Groovy
8 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.23%) R
8 1 (3.23%) sed
8 1 (3.23%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 8 (25.81%) Docker
2 3 (9.68%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.23%) iptables
3 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) Mesos
2 4 (12.90%) HAProxy
2 4 (12.90%) SELinux
3 3 (9.68%) Ansible
3 3 (9.68%) Puppet
4 2 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (3.23%) Kibana
5 1 (3.23%) Nagios
5 1 (3.23%) Packer
5 1 (3.23%) Salt
5 1 (3.23%) SCOM
5 1 (3.23%) systemd
5 1 (3.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
1 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
1 2 (6.45%) VMware
2 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
2 1 (3.23%) Cisco
2 1 (3.23%) Cloudera
2 1 (3.23%) Juniper
2 1 (3.23%) New Relic
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle
2 1 (3.23%) Palo Alto
2 1 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds
2 1 (3.23%) Splunk