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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
County Antrim / Belfast
Rank 18 - 22
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Python 21 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 9.91% - 1.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.28% - 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 0 0
Median daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £404 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +7.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.75 £40.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
-9.25% +18.24%

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
129 38 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 60.85% 49.35% 53.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 22 21
Median daily rate £410 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.20% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.67 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Python across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Python Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 Belfast region with a requirement for Python.

1 24 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (57.14%) C++
3 14 (50.00%) Java
3 14 (50.00%) C#
3 14 (50.00%) SQL
3 14 (50.00%) TDD
3 14 (50.00%) BDD
4 13 (46.43%) OOD
5 12 (42.86%) Linux
5 12 (42.86%) NoSQL
5 12 (42.86%) Multithreading
5 12 (42.86%) Information Security
5 12 (42.86%) Degree
6 11 (39.29%) Finance
7 10 (35.71%) Migration
7 10 (35.71%) Mathematics
8 9 (32.14%) Equity Derivative
8 9 (32.14%) Front Office
9 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
9 8 (28.57%) Integration Testing
9 8 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
9 8 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
9 8 (28.57%) Ansible
9 8 (28.57%) AWS Certification
9 8 (28.57%) Identity Access Management
10 7 (25.00%) Banking
11 6 (21.43%) Wireless
12 4 (14.29%) Blue Coat
12 4 (14.29%) ProxySG

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 (14.29%) Apache
2 2 (7.14%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 8 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.57%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) Wireless
2 4 (14.29%) DHCP
2 4 (14.29%) DNS
2 4 (14.29%) DWDM
2 4 (14.29%) Firewall
2 4 (14.29%) MPLS
2 4 (14.29%) SSL
2 4 (14.29%) Structured Cabling
2 4 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (42.86%) NoSQL
2 4 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Bitbucket
1 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 2 (7.14%) JIRA
1 2 (7.14%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (39.29%) Finance
2 9 (32.14%) Front Office
3 7 (25.00%) Banking
4 2 (7.14%) Electronics
4 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Developer
1 13 (46.43%) Java Developer
2 10 (35.71%) Lead Developer
3 8 (28.57%) Architect
3 8 (28.57%) Cloud Architect
3 8 (28.57%) Senior Developer
3 8 (28.57%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (14.29%) AWS Architect
4 4 (14.29%) Blue Coat Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Security Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Embedded Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Test Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Lead Java Developer
7 1 (3.57%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) AngularJS
1 4 (14.29%) jQuery
1 4 (14.29%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Mathematics
2 9 (32.14%) Equity Derivative
3 4 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 4 (14.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (14.29%) RSA SecurID
4 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (7.14%) Derivative
4 2 (7.14%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 12 (42.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (50.00%) BDD
2 14 (50.00%) TDD
3 13 (46.43%) OOD
4 12 (42.86%) Information Security
4 12 (42.86%) Multithreading
5 10 (35.71%) Migration
6 8 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (28.57%) Identity Access Management
6 8 (28.57%) Integration Testing
7 4 (14.29%) Network Management
8 3 (10.71%) Data Validation
8 3 (10.71%) Validation
9 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
9 2 (7.14%) Manual Testing
9 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
9 2 (7.14%) Test Scripting
10 1 (3.57%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (57.14%) C++
2 14 (50.00%) C#
2 14 (50.00%) Java
2 14 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (14.29%) Perl
4 2 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (42.86%) Degree
2 8 (28.57%) AWS Certification
3 4 (14.29%) JNCIE
3 4 (14.29%) JNCIP
System Software
1 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.29%) ProxySG
3 2 (7.14%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (28.57%) Ansible
2 4 (14.29%) FortiGate
2 4 (14.29%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Aruba
1 4 (14.29%) Blue Coat
1 4 (14.29%) CheckPoint
1 4 (14.29%) Cisco
1 4 (14.29%) FireEye
1 4 (14.29%) Fortinet
1 4 (14.29%) IronPort
1 4 (14.29%) Juniper
1 4 (14.29%) Radware
1 4 (14.29%) Riverbed
1 4 (14.29%) SevOne
1 4 (14.29%) Sourcefire