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 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 42 38
Rank change year-on-year +11 -4  
Contract jobs citing Python 41 23 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 6.54% 3.89% 4.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.02% 8.30% 11.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 10 22
Median daily rate £463 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.62% -11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £339 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +11.84% +4.10%  

Python is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 341 277 307
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 54.39% 46.79% 40.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 216 228
Median daily rate £430 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% -3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 6
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.40% +3.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.40 £35.00 £36.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.50 £63.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire citing Python as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 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 0 19 £400 -8.57% 19
Abingdon -4 1 £425 +6.25% 2
Python
South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 30 (42.25%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (36.62%) Linux
3 24 (33.80%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (32.39%) Docker
5 22 (30.99%) TDD
6 17 (23.94%) Java
7 16 (22.54%) Big Data
7 16 (22.54%) Scala
8 15 (21.13%) Puppet
8 15 (21.13%) Apache Spark
9 14 (19.72%) Git (software)
9 14 (19.72%) Ruby
10 13 (18.31%) Software Engineering
10 13 (18.31%) Django
10 13 (18.31%) DevOps
11 12 (16.90%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (16.90%) Hadoop
12 11 (15.49%) Apache
12 11 (15.49%) PostgreSQL
13 10 (14.08%) Pair Programming
13 10 (14.08%) Microsoft Azure
14 9 (12.68%) Kanban
14 9 (12.68%) Test Automation
14 9 (12.68%) Mesos
14 9 (12.68%) Continuous Delivery
14 9 (12.68%) Machine Learning
14 9 (12.68%) Scrum
14 9 (12.68%) Red Hat
14 9 (12.68%) Configuration Management
14 9 (12.68%) MySQL

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 15 (21.13%) Apache Spark
2 11 (15.49%) Apache
3 3 (4.23%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (4.23%) JBoss
3 3 (4.23%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.82%) Apache Solr
4 2 (2.82%) CMS
4 2 (2.82%) Confluence
4 2 (2.82%) nginx
5 1 (1.41%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (33.80%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (14.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.63%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (5.63%) GitHub
4 2 (2.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (2.82%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.41%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.41%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.41%) Office 365
5 1 (1.41%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.04%) Network Security
2 4 (5.63%) IPv4
2 4 (5.63%) IPv6
3 2 (2.82%) BGP
3 2 (2.82%) DNS
3 2 (2.82%) Firewall
4 1 (1.41%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.41%) HTTP
4 1 (1.41%) Internet
4 1 (1.41%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.41%) SSL
4 1 (1.41%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.41%) VoIP
4 1 (1.41%) VPN
4 1 (1.41%) WAN
4 1 (1.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (22.54%) Big Data
2 12 (16.90%) Hadoop
3 11 (15.49%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (12.68%) MySQL
5 5 (7.04%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.82%) Apache Accumulo
6 2 (2.82%) Bigtable
6 2 (2.82%) HBase
7 1 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.41%) Geospatial Data
7 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (19.72%) Git (software)
2 8 (11.27%) Subversion
3 7 (9.86%) JIRA
4 4 (5.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (4.23%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.82%) Gradle
6 2 (2.82%) Maven
6 2 (2.82%) Mockito
6 2 (2.82%) Selenium
7 1 (1.41%) Ant
7 1 (1.41%) GitLab
7 1 (1.41%) Hudson
7 1 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (8.45%) Publishing
2 2 (2.82%) Finance
3 1 (1.41%) Back Office
3 1 (1.41%) Electronics
3 1 (1.41%) Games
3 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.41%) Marketing
3 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (46.48%) Developer
2 21 (29.58%) Python Developer
3 12 (16.90%) Administrator
3 12 (16.90%) Systems Administrator
4 10 (14.08%) Linux Administrator
4 10 (14.08%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 9 (12.68%) DevOps Engineer
5 9 (12.68%) Linux Engineer
6 7 (9.86%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 7 (9.86%) Software Engineer
6 7 (9.86%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (7.04%) Data Engineer
7 5 (7.04%) DevOps Administrator
7 5 (7.04%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 5 (7.04%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 4 (5.63%) AWS DevOps
8 4 (5.63%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) DevOps Systems Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) Django Developer
8 4 (5.63%) Python/Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.31%) Django
2 6 (8.45%) JSON
3 5 (7.04%) Flask
3 5 (7.04%) HTML
3 5 (7.04%) Kafka
3 5 (7.04%) Web Services
3 5 (7.04%) XML
4 4 (5.63%) .NET
4 4 (5.63%) CSS
4 4 (5.63%) Qt
4 4 (5.63%) SOAP
5 3 (4.23%) Node.js
6 2 (2.82%) Celery
6 2 (2.82%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (2.82%) HTML5
6 2 (2.82%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (2.82%) RESTful
6 2 (2.82%) Spring
6 2 (2.82%) Spring Boot
6 2 (2.82%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.63%) Computer Science
1 4 (5.63%) Replication
2 3 (4.23%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.82%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.82%) Contract for Difference
3 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.82%) Linked Data
3 2 (2.82%) Semantic Web
4 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.41%) User Experience
4 1 (1.41%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 26 (36.62%) Linux
2 6 (8.45%) CentOS
2 6 (8.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (5.63%) Debian
3 4 (5.63%) Windows
4 3 (4.23%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.82%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.41%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.41%) OpenBSD
6 1 (1.41%) Unix
6 1 (1.41%) VMS
6 1 (1.41%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (42.25%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (30.99%) TDD
3 13 (18.31%) DevOps
3 13 (18.31%) Software Engineering
4 12 (16.90%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (14.08%) Pair Programming
6 9 (12.68%) Configuration Management
6 9 (12.68%) Continuous Delivery
6 9 (12.68%) Kanban
6 9 (12.68%) Machine Learning
6 9 (12.68%) Scrum
6 9 (12.68%) Test Automation
7 6 (8.45%) BDD
7 6 (8.45%) Continuous Deployment
7 6 (8.45%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (7.04%) Mentoring
9 4 (5.63%) API Design
9 4 (5.63%) ETL
10 3 (4.23%) API Development
10 3 (4.23%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 17 (23.94%) Java
2 16 (22.54%) Scala
3 14 (19.72%) Ruby
4 8 (11.27%) C++
4 8 (11.27%) SQL
5 5 (7.04%) C
5 5 (7.04%) JavaScript
6 4 (5.63%) Perl
7 3 (4.23%) Bash Shell
7 3 (4.23%) C#
7 3 (4.23%) C++/CLI
8 2 (2.82%) Go
8 2 (2.82%) PHP
8 2 (2.82%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.41%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.41%) R
9 1 (1.41%) Rust
Qualifications
1 5 (7.04%) Degree
2 2 (2.82%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) PMO
System Software
1 23 (32.39%) Docker
2 3 (4.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.82%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.41%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (21.13%) Puppet
2 9 (12.68%) Mesos
3 6 (8.45%) Ansible
4 5 (7.04%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (4.23%) HAProxy
5 3 (4.23%) Packer
5 3 (4.23%) Red Hat Satellite
5 3 (4.23%) SELinux
5 3 (4.23%) Terraform
6 2 (2.82%) Kubernetes
6 2 (2.82%) Nagios
6 2 (2.82%) SCOM
7 1 (1.41%) Kibana
7 1 (1.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (12.68%) Red Hat
2 6 (8.45%) VMware
3 3 (4.23%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.82%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.82%) SAP
4 2 (2.82%) Sun
5 1 (1.41%) Google
5 1 (1.41%) Juniper
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle
5 1 (1.41%) Palo Alto
5 1 (1.41%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.41%) Splunk
5 1 (1.41%) Sybase
Oxfordshire
Square One Resources
Rate: £500 per day
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Abingdon, Oxfordshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Rate: From £275 to £275 per day
Posted: 4 days ago