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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 21 - 21
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Python 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 1.68% - 0.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.00% - 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -
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
40 29 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 33.61% 44.62% 54.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 20 32
Median daily rate £275 £280 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £174 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £460 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 - £13.00
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 27 August 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 5 (100.00%) Perl
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (60.00%) HTML5
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) Banking
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) Unix
4 2 (40.00%) Node.js
5 1 (20.00%) High Availability
5 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (20.00%) DevOps
5 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (20.00%) Coaching
5 1 (20.00%) User Experience
5 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
5 1 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (20.00%) Postgraduate
5 1 (20.00%) BCP
5 1 (20.00%) MySQL
5 1 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
5 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (20.00%) Data Security

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) DBA
3 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) MySQL DBA
3 1 (20.00%) QA Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) UI Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) HTML5
2 2 (40.00%) Node.js
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (20.00%) RESTful
3 1 (20.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Derivative
1 1 (20.00%) Graphic Design
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
1 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) BCP
2 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Coaching
2 1 (20.00%) Data Security
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Perl
2 4 (80.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) Korn
4 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (20.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA