Period
to 22 November 2017

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 November 2017 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 20 -
Rank change year-on-year -40 - +27
Contract jobs citing Python 17 19 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 2.92% 7.12% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.07% 14.73% -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 0
Belfast median daily rate £400 £400 -
County Antrim median daily rate £400 £400 -
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 418 129 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 71.70% 48.31% 50.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 77 48
Belfast median daily rate £413 £385 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +23.20% -0.79%
10th Percentile £313 £192 £163
90th Percentile £513 £500 £450
County Antrim median daily rate £413 £385 £313
% change year-on-year +7.14% +23.20% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 1
Belfast median hourly rate £18.25 £13.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.38% -14.75% +17.31%
10th Percentile £14.00 £10.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £37.75 £28.18 £16.38
County Antrim median hourly rate £18.25 £14.25 £15.25
% change year-on-year +28.07% -6.56% +17.31%

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 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python in Belfast

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, 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 Belfast region with a requirement for Python.

1 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (64.71%) Unix
3 9 (52.94%) Java
3 9 (52.94%) SQL
4 8 (47.06%) Linux
4 8 (47.06%) Finance
5 7 (41.18%) Banking
5 7 (41.18%) JIRA
6 6 (35.29%) HTML
6 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
6 6 (35.29%) HTML5
6 6 (35.29%) Jenkins
7 5 (29.41%) Functional Testing
7 5 (29.41%) Non-Functional Testing
7 5 (29.41%) C#
7 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
7 5 (29.41%) HP
7 5 (29.41%) ISEB
7 5 (29.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (29.41%) Risk Management
7 5 (29.41%) ISTQB
7 5 (29.41%) QA
7 5 (29.41%) Test Automation
8 4 (23.53%) Ruby
8 4 (23.53%) .NET
8 4 (23.53%) AngularJS
9 3 (17.65%) Docker
9 3 (17.65%) Low Latency
9 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
9 3 (17.65%) Zephyr

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 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (11.76%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
3 2 (11.76%) KDB
4 1 (5.88%) Big Data
4 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.88%) DB2
4 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
4 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) JIRA
2 6 (35.29%) Jenkins
3 3 (17.65%) Zephyr
4 2 (11.76%) Grunt
4 2 (11.76%) Hudson
4 2 (11.76%) Jasmine
4 2 (11.76%) JUnit
5 1 (5.88%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 7 (41.18%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Tester
3 3 (17.65%) .NET Developer
3 3 (17.65%) C# Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Manual Tester
4 2 (11.76%) Automation Tester
4 2 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (11.76%) C++ Developer
4 2 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Angular Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (5.88%) HTML CSS Developer
5 1 (5.88%) HTML Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) KDB Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior SQL Developer
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Talend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) HTML
1 6 (35.29%) HTML5
2 4 (23.53%) .NET
2 4 (23.53%) AngularJS
3 2 (11.76%) CSS
3 2 (11.76%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (5.88%) Ajax
4 1 (5.88%) Flask
4 1 (5.88%) Jinja
4 1 (5.88%) React
4 1 (5.88%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Client/Server
2 2 (11.76%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (11.76%) Equities
2 2 (11.76%) STB
2 2 (11.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Unix
2 8 (47.06%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) Functional Testing
2 5 (29.41%) Non-Functional Testing
2 5 (29.41%) Risk Management
2 5 (29.41%) Test Automation
3 3 (17.65%) Low Latency
4 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (11.76%) DevOps
4 2 (11.76%) Electronic Trading
4 2 (11.76%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (11.76%) Issue Tracking
4 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
4 2 (11.76%) Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Multithreading
4 2 (11.76%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (11.76%) OOP
4 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Requirements Management
4 2 (11.76%) TDD
4 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) Java
1 9 (52.94%) SQL
2 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
3 5 (29.41%) C#
4 4 (23.53%) Ruby
5 2 (11.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) ISEB
1 5 (29.41%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Docker
2 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) HP
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Talend