Period
to 22 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for Python skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Python over the 6 months to 22 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Python
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 45 26
Rank change year-on-year +25 -19 +5
Contract jobs citing Python 35 24 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 9.36% 4.54% 2.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.94% 6.02% 6.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 22 2
Belfast median daily rate £458 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.71% -0.07% +40.10%
10th Percentile £413 £300 £310
90th Percentile £585 £468 £391
County Antrim median daily rate £458 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +30.71% -0.07% +40.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Belfast median hourly rate - - -
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -

Python is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Belfast
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 251 399 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 67.11% 75.43% 38.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 341 36
Belfast median daily rate £450 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +26.92% -7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £289 £256
90th Percentile £538 £525 £425
County Antrim median daily rate £450 £413 £325
% change year-on-year +9.09% +26.92% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Belfast median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.89% +55.17% -54.69%
County Antrim median hourly rate £25.50 £22.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +55.17% -54.69%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings citing Python as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

Job vacancy trend for Python in Belfast

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Python in Belfast.

Contractor daily rate trend for Python in Belfast

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Belfast over the 6 months to 22 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python in Belfast

For the 6 months to 22 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for Python.

1 28 (80.00%) Finance
2 27 (77.14%) SQL Server
3 20 (57.14%) Bash Shell
4 16 (45.71%) Big Data
4 16 (45.71%) Talend
4 16 (45.71%) Relational Database
4 16 (45.71%) Apache Spark
4 16 (45.71%) DB2
4 16 (45.71%) Oracle
4 16 (45.71%) RDBMS
4 16 (45.71%) Korn
5 14 (40.00%) Data Analysis
5 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (40.00%) Front Office
5 14 (40.00%) Test Automation
6 13 (37.14%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (37.14%) JMS
6 13 (37.14%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (34.29%) C#
8 11 (31.43%) Java
8 11 (31.43%) TDD
8 11 (31.43%) Unit Testing
8 11 (31.43%) TeamCity
9 10 (28.57%) Data Transformation
10 9 (25.71%) C++
11 8 (22.86%) Banking
11 8 (22.86%) Degree
12 7 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (20.00%) Computer Science
12 7 (20.00%) WPF

Python
Co-occurring 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 16 (45.71%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.00%) npm
1 7 (20.00%) Yarn
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (77.14%) SQL Server
2 16 (45.71%) Big Data
2 16 (45.71%) DB2
2 16 (45.71%) RDBMS
2 16 (45.71%) Relational Database
3 13 (37.14%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (11.43%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (11.43%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (31.43%) TeamCity
2 7 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (20.00%) JUnit
2 7 (20.00%) Maven
3 4 (11.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (80.00%) Finance
2 14 (40.00%) Front Office
3 8 (22.86%) Banking
4 4 (11.43%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (88.57%) Developer
2 16 (45.71%) Talend Developer
3 9 (25.71%) Java Developer
4 6 (17.14%) DB2 Developer
4 6 (17.14%) Oracle Developer
5 4 (11.43%) .NET Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Architect
5 4 (11.43%) Database Architect
6 2 (5.71%) C++ Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Applications Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Applications Specialist
7 1 (2.86%) C++/Java Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Front Office Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Graduate
7 1 (2.86%) Graduate Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Graduate Software Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Python Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (37.14%) JMS
2 7 (20.00%) Akka
2 7 (20.00%) Hibernate
2 7 (20.00%) HTML
2 7 (20.00%) HTML5
2 7 (20.00%) Kafka
2 7 (20.00%) React
2 7 (20.00%) Redux
2 7 (20.00%) Spring
2 7 (20.00%) Spring Boot
2 7 (20.00%) WPF
2 7 (20.00%) Zuul
3 6 (17.14%) JSON
3 6 (17.14%) REST
4 5 (14.29%) .NET
5 3 (8.57%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (2.86%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (17.14%) Fintech
2 6 (17.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (14.29%) Equities
4 4 (11.43%) Derivative
4 4 (11.43%) Equity Derivative
4 4 (11.43%) Grid Computing
5 3 (8.57%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.86%) User Experience
6 1 (2.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (40.00%) Data Analysis
1 14 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 13 (37.14%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (31.43%) TDD
3 11 (31.43%) Unit Testing
4 10 (28.57%) Data Transformation
5 7 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (20.00%) Garbage Collection
5 7 (20.00%) OO
5 7 (20.00%) SOLID
6 6 (17.14%) Electronic Trading
6 6 (17.14%) OOP
7 4 (11.43%) Data Engineering
7 4 (11.43%) DevOps
7 4 (11.43%) Low Latency
7 4 (11.43%) Market Making
7 4 (11.43%) Multithreading
7 4 (11.43%) OOA/OOD
7 4 (11.43%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (57.14%) Bash Shell
2 16 (45.71%) Korn
3 12 (34.29%) C#
4 11 (31.43%) Java
5 9 (25.71%) C++
6 7 (20.00%) ES6
6 7 (20.00%) Java 8
6 7 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 7 (20.00%) TypeScript
7 5 (14.29%) SQL
8 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) Degree
2 7 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) Platform Symphony
Vendors
1 16 (45.71%) Oracle
1 16 (45.71%) Talend
2 6 (17.14%) FXall
2 6 (17.14%) Reuters