The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 11 - 23
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Python 19 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 12.50% - 4.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.19% - 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 0 1
Median daily rate £393 - £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +41.73%
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
99 39 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 65.13% 60.94% 64.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 28 41
Median daily rate £385 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Median hourly rate £13.67 £15.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.36% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Belfast region citing Python as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 5 December 2016, 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 Belfast region with a requirement for Python.

1 19 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (73.68%) TDD
2 14 (73.68%) C#
2 14 (73.68%) C++
2 14 (73.68%) Java
2 14 (73.68%) SQL
2 14 (73.68%) BDD
3 13 (68.42%) OOD
4 12 (63.16%) NoSQL
4 12 (63.16%) Multithreading
5 10 (52.63%) Degree
6 9 (47.37%) Front Office
6 9 (47.37%) Linux
6 9 (47.37%) Equity Derivative
7 8 (42.11%) Mathematics
7 8 (42.11%) Integration Testing
7 8 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (42.11%) Information Security
8 7 (36.84%) Migration
8 7 (36.84%) Finance
8 7 (36.84%) Banking
9 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
9 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
9 5 (26.32%) Ansible
9 5 (26.32%) AWS Certification
9 5 (26.32%) Identity Access Management
10 4 (21.05%) AngularJS
10 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
10 4 (21.05%) Node.js

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast 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 4 (21.05%) Apache
2 2 (10.53%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (63.16%) NoSQL
2 4 (21.05%) RDBMS
2 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Bitbucket
1 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
1 2 (10.53%) JIRA
1 2 (10.53%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (47.37%) Front Office
2 7 (36.84%) Banking
2 7 (36.84%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Developer
1 13 (68.42%) Java Developer
2 10 (52.63%) Lead Developer
3 8 (42.11%) Senior Developer
3 8 (42.11%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (26.32%) Architect
4 5 (26.32%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (5.26%) AWS Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) AngularJS
1 4 (21.05%) jQuery
1 4 (21.05%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (47.37%) Equity Derivative
2 8 (42.11%) Mathematics
3 2 (10.53%) Derivative
3 2 (10.53%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (73.68%) BDD
2 14 (73.68%) TDD
3 13 (68.42%) OOD
4 12 (63.16%) Multithreading
5 8 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (42.11%) Information Security
5 8 (42.11%) Integration Testing
6 7 (36.84%) Migration
7 5 (26.32%) Identity Access Management
8 3 (15.79%) Data Validation
8 3 (15.79%) Validation
9 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) C#
1 14 (73.68%) C++
1 14 (73.68%) Java
1 14 (73.68%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) Degree
2 5 (26.32%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) Ansible