Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 71 29
Rank change year-on-year +54 -42 -2
Contract jobs citing Python 30 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 9.09% 2.63% 2.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.67% 3.27% 6.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 12 2
Belfast median daily rate £450 £463 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.70% +32.05% -
10th Percentile £413 £355 £310
90th Percentile £538 £471 £391
County Antrim median daily rate £450 £463 £350
% change year-on-year -2.70% +32.05% -
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 180 490 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 54.55% 80.46% 37.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 406 41
Belfast median daily rate £450 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +17.86% +16.67%
10th Percentile £312 £350 £181
90th Percentile £538 £489 £419
County Antrim median daily rate £450 £413 £350
% change year-on-year +9.09% +17.86% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Belfast median hourly rate £46.25 £14.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +230.36% +40.00% -68.75%
County Antrim median hourly rate £46.25 £14.00 £10.00
% change year-on-year +230.36% +40.00% -68.75%

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 25 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python in Belfast

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 22 (73.33%) Bash Shell
2 15 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 15 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 14 (46.67%) Oracle
4 13 (43.33%) Finance
5 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (36.67%) DB2
6 11 (36.67%) Korn
6 11 (36.67%) Apache Spark
6 11 (36.67%) Big Data
6 11 (36.67%) Talend
7 10 (33.33%) DevOps
8 9 (30.00%) Data Analysis
8 9 (30.00%) JMS
9 7 (23.33%) Java
9 7 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (23.33%) Data Transformation
10 6 (20.00%) Test Automation
10 6 (20.00%) C++
10 6 (20.00%) Linux
10 6 (20.00%) Banking
10 6 (20.00%) Degree
10 6 (20.00%) Multithreading
11 5 (16.67%) TeamCity
11 5 (16.67%) Git (software)
11 5 (16.67%) Computer Science
11 5 (16.67%) OOP

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 11 (36.67%) Apache Spark
2 3 (10.00%) SAS
3 1 (3.33%) Apache
3 1 (3.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.33%) npm
3 1 (3.33%) SaaS
3 1 (3.33%) Yarn
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 15 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 15 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (36.67%) Big Data
3 11 (36.67%) DB2
4 4 (13.33%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database
5 3 (10.00%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
6 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 5 (16.67%) TeamCity
2 4 (13.33%) Jenkins
2 4 (13.33%) JIRA
3 3 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.33%) Bitbucket
4 1 (3.33%) JUnit
4 1 (3.33%) Maven
General
1 13 (43.33%) Finance
2 6 (20.00%) Banking
3 5 (16.67%) Front Office
4 4 (13.33%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (60.00%) Developer
2 11 (36.67%) Talend Developer
3 5 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Architect
4 4 (13.33%) Database Architect
4 4 (13.33%) DB2 Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Data Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Oracle Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) C++ Developer
7 1 (3.33%) C++/Java Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Front Office C++ Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Front Office Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Java Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Python Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) JMS
2 4 (13.33%) FIX Protocol
3 3 (10.00%) Flask
4 2 (6.67%) Akka
5 1 (3.33%) .NET
5 1 (3.33%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.33%) Hibernate
5 1 (3.33%) HTML
5 1 (3.33%) HTML5
5 1 (3.33%) jQuery
5 1 (3.33%) Kafka
5 1 (3.33%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (3.33%) Node.js
5 1 (3.33%) React
5 1 (3.33%) Redux
5 1 (3.33%) Spring
5 1 (3.33%) Spring Boot
5 1 (3.33%) WPF
5 1 (3.33%) Zuul
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 4 (13.33%) Fintech
4 2 (6.67%) Equities
5 1 (3.33%) Data Structures
5 1 (3.33%) Derivative
5 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (33.33%) DevOps
3 9 (30.00%) Data Analysis
4 7 (23.33%) Data Transformation
5 6 (20.00%) Multithreading
5 6 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 5 (16.67%) Low Latency
6 5 (16.67%) Market Making
6 5 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
6 5 (16.67%) OOP
7 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (13.33%) Data Engineering
8 3 (10.00%) Analytics
8 3 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (10.00%) Data Extraction
8 3 (10.00%) Data Visualisation
8 3 (10.00%) Predictive Modelling
8 3 (10.00%) Time Series Analysis
8 3 (10.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 22 (73.33%) Bash Shell
2 11 (36.67%) Korn
3 7 (23.33%) Java
4 6 (20.00%) C++
5 5 (16.67%) SQL
6 3 (10.00%) C#
6 3 (10.00%) MATLAB
6 3 (10.00%) PL/SQL
6 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
6 3 (10.00%) R
6 3 (10.00%) Ruby
7 1 (3.33%) ES6
7 1 (3.33%) Java 8
7 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.33%) Scala
7 1 (3.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Degree
2 5 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) Ansible
2 4 (13.33%) Puppet
3 3 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (10.00%) Salt
4 1 (3.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) Oracle
2 11 (36.67%) Talend
3 3 (10.00%) RapidMiner