The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Python 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast - - -
As % of the Programming Languages category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Python
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Programming Languages Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
45 29 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 48.39% 50.88% 43.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 12 30
Average daily rate £325 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £269 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £400 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £12.96 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Python across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Python
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Python across the Belfast region.

Python Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing Python also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Python.

1 4 (57.14%) Perl
1 4 (57.14%) Ant
1 4 (57.14%) VBScript
1 4 (57.14%) ClearCase
1 4 (57.14%) Perforce
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) CruiseControl
1 4 (57.14%) Subversion
1 4 (57.14%) Maven
1 4 (57.14%) AccuRev
1 4 (57.14%) Build Forge
1 4 (57.14%) MSBuild
2 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
2 3 (42.86%) People Management
2 3 (42.86%) Java EE
2 3 (42.86%) OO
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) Algorithms
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) FpML
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Coaching
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
4 1 (14.29%) Ext JS
4 1 (14.29%) Reference Data

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing Python also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Python. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
1 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Ant
1 4 (57.14%) ClearCase
1 4 (57.14%) CruiseControl
1 4 (57.14%) Subversion
1 4 (57.14%) Maven
1 4 (57.14%) Build Forge
1 4 (57.14%) MSBuild
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Release Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Build and Release Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Java Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Java EE
2 1 (14.29%) FpML
2 1 (14.29%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (14.29%) Ext JS
2 1 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Algorithms
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Reference Data
2 1 (14.29%) Derivative
2 1 (14.29%) Fixed Income
2 1 (14.29%) Equities
2 1 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
2 3 (42.86%) People Management
2 3 (42.86%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Coaching
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Perl
1 4 (57.14%) VBScript
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Perforce
1 4 (57.14%) AccuRev
2 1 (14.29%) Actimize
2 1 (14.29%) Reuters
2 1 (14.29%) Bloomberg