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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 16 21 16
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs citing Python 3 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 3.16% 2.13% 5.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.57% 3.64% 10.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £350 £250 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.10% -37.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +33.33%
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
35 55 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 36.84% 58.51% 48.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 28 12
Median daily rate £375 £308 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% -18.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £463 £409
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 £32.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.81% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing Python as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim +3 3 £350 +40.10%
Python
UK

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Python.

1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) Perl
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) Node.js
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) Data Security
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (25.00%) Intel
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) BCP
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) Graphic Design
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (25.00%) Visualisation

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 2 (50.00%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) DBA
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL DBA
2 1 (25.00%) UI Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Graphic Design
1 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) BCP
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Data Security
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Intel