Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 23 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 32 40
Rank change year-on-year -16 +8 +13
Contract jobs citing Python 62 97 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 5.04% 7.66% 5.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.10% 13.49% 12.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 46 46
Oxfordshire median daily rate £475 £400 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -23.08% +55.22%
South East median daily rate £460 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +2.22% +12.50% +15.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 7
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - £30.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -45.45% +35.80%
South East median hourly rate £43.25 £41.50 £43.50
% change year-on-year +4.22% -4.60% +16.00%

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 614 719 580
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 49.92% 56.79% 44.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 527 458
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £325 £295 £262
90th Percentile £576 £556 £520
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 26
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.89% -14.29% +86.67%
10th Percentile £32.50 £19.25 £15.63
90th Percentile £77.50 £45.88 £55.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +11.80% +7.33% +7.14%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Python in Oxfordshire

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Python in Oxfordshire

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python in Oxfordshire

Python
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Python 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -24 30 £450 +13.92% 29
Abingdon -9 4 £400 -11.11% 15
Kidlington - 1 £488 - 2
Python
South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Python.

1 35 (56.45%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (41.94%) Scrum
4 24 (38.71%) Docker
5 22 (35.48%) TDD
6 20 (32.26%) Scala
6 20 (32.26%) Big Data
7 19 (30.65%) Hadoop
7 19 (30.65%) Apache Spark
8 18 (29.03%) Mesos
8 18 (29.03%) Kanban
8 18 (29.03%) Pair Programming
9 17 (27.42%) Continuous Delivery
10 15 (24.19%) Linux
10 15 (24.19%) Java
11 14 (22.58%) Apache
12 11 (17.74%) Machine Learning
13 10 (16.13%) SQL
13 10 (16.13%) Ruby
14 9 (14.52%) Publishing
14 9 (14.52%) DevOps
15 8 (12.90%) Git (software)
15 8 (12.90%) Django
16 7 (11.29%) PostgreSQL
16 7 (11.29%) JavaScript
16 7 (11.29%) Bash Shell
16 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Azure
16 7 (11.29%) Kafka
16 7 (11.29%) AWS Lambda
16 7 (11.29%) Serverless

Python
Co-occurring 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 19 (30.65%) Apache Spark
2 14 (22.58%) Apache
3 3 (4.84%) Jupyter
4 2 (3.23%) CMS
4 2 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (3.23%) nginx
5 1 (1.61%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.61%) Confluence
5 1 (1.61%) JBoss
5 1 (1.61%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) GNU Octave
1 1 (1.61%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 35 (56.45%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (11.29%) AWS Lambda
2 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (11.29%) Serverless
3 2 (3.23%) Akamai
3 2 (3.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (3.23%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (3.23%) GitHub
4 1 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.61%) Amazon Glacier
4 1 (1.61%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.61%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (1.61%) Office 365
4 1 (1.61%) Route 53
4 1 (1.61%) SaaS
4 1 (1.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) BGP
1 1 (1.61%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (1.61%) EIGRP
1 1 (1.61%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.61%) Firewall
1 1 (1.61%) HSRP
1 1 (1.61%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (1.61%) IPsec
1 1 (1.61%) Kerberos
1 1 (1.61%) LAN
1 1 (1.61%) LDAP
1 1 (1.61%) MPLS
1 1 (1.61%) Network Security
1 1 (1.61%) OSPF
1 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.61%) VoIP
1 1 (1.61%) VPN
1 1 (1.61%) VRRP
1 1 (1.61%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (32.26%) Big Data
2 19 (30.65%) Hadoop
3 7 (11.29%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (8.06%) MongoDB
5 4 (6.45%) GIS
5 4 (6.45%) MySQL
6 2 (3.23%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.61%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.61%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.61%) HBase
7 1 (1.61%) HDInsight
7 1 (1.61%) Mahout
7 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (12.90%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.68%) JIRA
3 5 (8.06%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.84%) Bitbucket
5 2 (3.23%) Maven
5 2 (3.23%) Subversion
5 2 (3.23%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.61%) Ant
6 1 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.61%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.61%) GitLab
6 1 (1.61%) Gradle
6 1 (1.61%) Hudson
6 1 (1.61%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (1.61%) Mocha
6 1 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.61%) webpack
General
1 9 (14.52%) Publishing
2 5 (8.06%) Finance
3 1 (1.61%) Automotive
3 1 (1.61%) Banking
3 1 (1.61%) Electronics
3 1 (1.61%) Games
3 1 (1.61%) Retail
3 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (43.55%) Developer
2 13 (20.97%) Data Engineer
3 10 (16.13%) AWS Developer
3 10 (16.13%) Big Data Developer
3 10 (16.13%) Scala Developer
4 9 (14.52%) Big Data Engineer
4 9 (14.52%) Python Developer
5 8 (12.90%) AWS Engineer
6 7 (11.29%) Apache Spark Developer
7 5 (8.06%) Administrator
7 5 (8.06%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) Software Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (6.45%) AWS Software Engineer
8 4 (6.45%) Big Data Software Engineer
8 4 (6.45%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 4 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (6.45%) Linux Administrator
8 4 (6.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 4 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.90%) Django
2 7 (11.29%) Kafka
3 6 (9.68%) Flask
3 6 (9.68%) Node.js
3 6 (9.68%) Web Services
4 5 (8.06%) CSS
4 5 (8.06%) HTML
5 3 (4.84%) JSON
5 3 (4.84%) Pandas
5 3 (4.84%) XML
6 2 (3.23%) REST
6 2 (3.23%) Symfony
6 2 (3.23%) TensorFlow
7 1 (1.61%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.61%) POSIX
7 1 (1.61%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (1.61%) SOAP
7 1 (1.61%) Spring
7 1 (1.61%) XSD
7 1 (1.61%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.68%) Semantic Web
2 2 (3.23%) Algorithms
2 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.23%) Fintech
3 1 (1.61%) Animation
3 1 (1.61%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.61%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 15 (24.19%) Linux
2 5 (8.06%) Ubuntu
3 4 (6.45%) CentOS
3 4 (6.45%) Debian
4 1 (1.61%) VMS
4 1 (1.61%) Windows
4 1 (1.61%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (41.94%) Scrum
3 22 (35.48%) TDD
4 18 (29.03%) Kanban
4 18 (29.03%) Pair Programming
5 17 (27.42%) Continuous Delivery
6 11 (17.74%) Machine Learning
7 9 (14.52%) DevOps
8 6 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (9.68%) Software Engineering
9 4 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (6.45%) Open Source
10 3 (4.84%) API Design
10 3 (4.84%) BDD
10 3 (4.84%) Front End Development
10 3 (4.84%) Open Source Development
11 2 (3.23%) Analytics
11 2 (3.23%) Artificial Intelligence
11 2 (3.23%) Mentoring
11 2 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (32.26%) Scala
2 15 (24.19%) Java
3 10 (16.13%) Ruby
3 10 (16.13%) SQL
4 7 (11.29%) Bash Shell
4 7 (11.29%) JavaScript
5 4 (6.45%) C#
5 4 (6.45%) C++
5 4 (6.45%) PHP
6 3 (4.84%) R
7 2 (3.23%) C
7 2 (3.23%) Perl
7 2 (3.23%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.61%) AWK
8 1 (1.61%) ES6
8 1 (1.61%) Groovy
8 1 (1.61%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.61%) sed
8 1 (1.61%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (4.84%) Degree
2 2 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 24 (38.71%) Docker
2 2 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.61%) iptables
Systems Management
1 18 (29.03%) Mesos
2 5 (8.06%) Ansible
2 5 (8.06%) Puppet
3 4 (6.45%) HAProxy
3 4 (6.45%) SELinux
4 2 (3.23%) Nagios
4 2 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.23%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (3.23%) SCOM
4 2 (3.23%) Terraform
5 1 (1.61%) Kibana
5 1 (1.61%) Packer
5 1 (1.61%) Salt
5 1 (1.61%) SCCM
5 1 (1.61%) systemd
Vendors
1 3 (4.84%) Microsoft
1 3 (4.84%) Red Hat
1 3 (4.84%) Splunk
1 3 (4.84%) VMware
2 2 (3.23%) New Relic
3 1 (1.61%) Apiary
3 1 (1.61%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.61%) Cisco
3 1 (1.61%) Cloudera
3 1 (1.61%) Cognos
3 1 (1.61%) Juniper
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle
3 1 (1.61%) Palo Alto
3 1 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.61%) SolarWinds
3 1 (1.61%) Tableau