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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 22 4 21
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +17
Contract jobs citing Python 6 27 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 4.80% 27.00% 2.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.22% 40.91% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 21 0
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£300 £290 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £32.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -5.79%
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
73 66 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 58.40% 66.00% 49.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 36 29
Average daily rate £300 £295 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% -15.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £260 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.42 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 19 September 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 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) MSBuild
2 6 (66.67%) CruiseControl
2 6 (66.67%) Subversion
2 6 (66.67%) AccuRev
2 6 (66.67%) Build Forge
2 6 (66.67%) Perl
2 6 (66.67%) Ant
2 6 (66.67%) VBScript
2 6 (66.67%) ClearCase
2 6 (66.67%) Perforce
2 6 (66.67%) Maven
3 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 1 (11.11%) Google App Engine
5 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 1 (11.11%) Coaching
5 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (11.11%) People Management
5 1 (11.11%) Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) TDD
5 1 (11.11%) OO
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 1 (11.11%) Data Mining
5 1 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (11.11%) Reuters

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (11.11%) WebLogic
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Google App Engine
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) Data Mining
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) MSBuild
1 6 (66.67%) CruiseControl
1 6 (66.67%) Subversion
1 6 (66.67%) Build Forge
1 6 (66.67%) Ant
1 6 (66.67%) ClearCase
1 6 (66.67%) Maven
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Build and Release Engineer
1 6 (66.67%) Release Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Python Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Java Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) XML
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) Java EE
1 1 (11.11%) Django
1 1 (11.11%) Ext JS
1 1 (11.11%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (11.11%) Derivative
1 1 (11.11%) Reference Data
1 1 (11.11%) Fixed Income
1 1 (11.11%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 1 (11.11%) Coaching
3 1 (11.11%) People Management
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Perl
1 6 (66.67%) VBScript
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) C
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) AccuRev
1 6 (66.67%) Perforce
2 1 (11.11%) Reuters
2 1 (11.11%) Bloomberg
2 1 (11.11%) Actimize
2 1 (11.11%) Google
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