The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 21 - 18
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Python 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 1.02% - 1.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.13% - 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.25 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.78% +5.71%
Python
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

Programming Languages Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
47 49 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 47.96% 44.95% 51.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 25 17
Average daily rate £310 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £355 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £12.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Python across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Python
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Python across the Northern Ireland region.

Python Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Python
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Intel
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Intel
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