Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 20 -
Rank change year-on-year -20 - +32
Contract jobs citing Python 17 33 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 3.74% 8.99% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.88% 14.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 16 28 0
Belfast median daily rate £390 £385 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.34% - -
County Antrim median daily rate £390 £385 -
% change year-on-year +1.34% - -
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 289 230 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 63.52% 62.67% 50.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 164 56
Belfast median daily rate £438 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +23.08% -
10th Percentile £289 £256 £259
90th Percentile £538 £563 £438
County Antrim median daily rate £435 £400 £325
% change year-on-year +8.75% +23.08% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 1
Belfast median hourly rate £29.25 £13.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +125.00% -14.75% -
10th Percentile £18.53 £10.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £40.98 £30.80 £16.38
County Antrim median hourly rate £32.50 £14.34 £15.25
% change year-on-year +126.64% -5.97% -

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 24 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python in Belfast

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 15 (88.24%) Finance
2 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (64.71%) SQL
3 11 (64.71%) Unix
4 10 (58.82%) C#
4 10 (58.82%) Java
5 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
5 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
5 9 (52.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 9 (52.94%) Test Automation
6 8 (47.06%) Risk Management
7 7 (41.18%) HTML
7 7 (41.18%) .NET
7 7 (41.18%) TDD
7 7 (41.18%) Banking
7 7 (41.18%) HTML5
8 6 (35.29%) Functional Testing
8 6 (35.29%) Non-Functional Testing
8 6 (35.29%) HP ALM
8 6 (35.29%) ISTQB
8 6 (35.29%) JIRA
8 6 (35.29%) QA
8 6 (35.29%) HP
8 6 (35.29%) ISEB
9 5 (29.41%) Front Office
9 5 (29.41%) Linux
9 5 (29.41%) Unit Testing
9 5 (29.41%) TeamCity
9 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
10 4 (23.53%) AngularJS

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) npm
1 3 (17.65%) Yarn
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) KDB
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) JIRA
2 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
2 5 (29.41%) TeamCity
3 4 (23.53%) Zephyr
4 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
4 3 (17.65%) JUnit
4 3 (17.65%) Maven
5 2 (11.76%) Hudson
5 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (88.24%) Finance
2 7 (41.18%) Banking
3 5 (29.41%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Tester
3 5 (29.41%) .NET Developer
4 4 (23.53%) Manual Tester
5 3 (17.65%) C# Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Java Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (17.65%) Senior Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Automation Tester
6 2 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Angular Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Applications Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Applications Specialist
7 1 (5.88%) C++ Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Graduate Applications Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Graduate Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Graduate Software Developer
7 1 (5.88%) KDB Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Senior SQL Developer
7 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) .NET
1 7 (41.18%) HTML
1 7 (41.18%) HTML5
2 4 (23.53%) AngularJS
3 3 (17.65%) Akka
3 3 (17.65%) Hibernate
3 3 (17.65%) JSON
3 3 (17.65%) Kafka
3 3 (17.65%) React
3 3 (17.65%) Redux
3 3 (17.65%) REST
3 3 (17.65%) Spring
3 3 (17.65%) Spring Boot
3 3 (17.65%) WPF
3 3 (17.65%) Zuul
4 2 (11.76%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (17.65%) Equities
3 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.76%) Client/Server
3 2 (11.76%) Derivative
3 2 (11.76%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (11.76%) Grid Computing
4 1 (5.88%) User Experience
4 1 (5.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Unix
2 5 (29.41%) Linux
3 2 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) Test Automation
3 8 (47.06%) Risk Management
4 7 (41.18%) TDD
5 6 (35.29%) Functional Testing
5 6 (35.29%) Non-Functional Testing
6 5 (29.41%) Unit Testing
7 4 (23.53%) Electronic Trading
8 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (17.65%) Garbage Collection
8 3 (17.65%) OO
8 3 (17.65%) SOLID
9 2 (11.76%) Issue Tracking
9 2 (11.76%) Low Latency
9 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
9 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
9 2 (11.76%) Requirements Management
9 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
10 1 (5.88%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) SQL
2 10 (58.82%) C#
2 10 (58.82%) Java
3 9 (52.94%) JavaScript
4 4 (23.53%) C++
5 3 (17.65%) ES6
5 3 (17.65%) Ruby
5 3 (17.65%) TypeScript
6 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) ISEB
1 6 (35.29%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) HP
2 3 (17.65%) FXall
2 3 (17.65%) Reuters