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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 22 6 23
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +17
Contract jobs citing Python 8 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 5.93% 15.63% 1.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.09% 25.00% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £276 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.59% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £36.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% -3.33%
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
88 60 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 65.19% 62.50% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 30 31
Average daily rate £300 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £260 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £400 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 24 October 2014, 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 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) CruiseControl
2 4 (50.00%) Subversion
2 4 (50.00%) Perforce
2 4 (50.00%) Perl
2 4 (50.00%) VBScript
2 4 (50.00%) Ant
2 4 (50.00%) ClearCase
2 4 (50.00%) Maven
2 4 (50.00%) AccuRev
2 4 (50.00%) Build Forge
2 4 (50.00%) MSBuild
3 3 (37.50%) Java EE
3 3 (37.50%) People Management
3 3 (37.50%) Algorithms
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
3 3 (37.50%) OO
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
5 1 (12.50%) Ext JS
5 1 (12.50%) Reference Data
5 1 (12.50%) Actimize
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (12.50%) Derivative
5 1 (12.50%) WebSphere

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 (12.50%) WebLogic
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Ant
1 4 (50.00%) ClearCase
1 4 (50.00%) CruiseControl
1 4 (50.00%) Subversion
1 4 (50.00%) Maven
1 4 (50.00%) Build Forge
1 4 (50.00%) MSBuild
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Release Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Build and Release Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Python Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Java Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Java EE
2 1 (12.50%) Ext JS
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) J2EE
2 1 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Algorithms
2 1 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (12.50%) Fixed Income
2 1 (12.50%) Equities
2 1 (12.50%) Derivative
2 1 (12.50%) Reference Data
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) OO
2 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
2 3 (37.50%) People Management
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Perl
1 4 (50.00%) VBScript
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) MATLAB
3 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Perforce
1 4 (50.00%) AccuRev
2 1 (12.50%) Actimize
2 1 (12.50%) Reuters
2 1 (12.50%) Bloomberg
Belfast, County Antrim
IC Software
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour + 3 months £30-£40 per hour dependent on experience
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