The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim with a requirement for Python skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Python over the 3 months to 29 April 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
Northern Ireland / County Antrim
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 14 20
Rank change year-on-year -20 +6  
Contract jobs citing Python 14 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 6.39% 3.41% 1.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.43% 11.11% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 1
Median daily rate £350 £350 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.07% +40.10%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £38.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.63% -5.00%  

Python is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
County Antrim
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 166 27 55
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 75.80% 30.68% 54.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 14 28
Median daily rate £400 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.07% -7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £401 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £14.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -54.68%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +11.84% +5.55%  

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in County Antrim citing Python as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Python in County Antrim

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Python in County Antrim

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Python in County Antrim over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python in County Antrim

Python
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 29 April 2017. 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 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
Belfast -17 14 £350 -0.07% 3
Python
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for Python.

1 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (42.86%) SQL
3 14 (40.00%) Linux
4 12 (34.29%) C++
4 12 (34.29%) Java
5 10 (28.57%) Finance
5 10 (28.57%) C#
6 9 (25.71%) Degree
7 8 (22.86%) Multithreading
7 8 (22.86%) BDD
7 8 (22.86%) Perl
7 8 (22.86%) Information Security
7 8 (22.86%) TDD
8 7 (20.00%) Migration
8 7 (20.00%) Front Office
8 7 (20.00%) OOD
9 6 (17.14%) Oracle
9 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
9 6 (17.14%) Wireless
9 6 (17.14%) Ansible
9 6 (17.14%) AWS Certification
9 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (17.14%) Mathematics
9 6 (17.14%) Equity Derivative
9 6 (17.14%) Identity Access Management
10 5 (14.29%) NoSQL
10 5 (14.29%) Banking
11 4 (11.43%) Firewall
11 4 (11.43%) PostgreSQL

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim 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 1 (2.86%) Apache
1 1 (2.86%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.86%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) Wireless
2 4 (11.43%) DHCP
2 4 (11.43%) DNS
2 4 (11.43%) DWDM
2 4 (11.43%) Firewall
2 4 (11.43%) MPLS
2 4 (11.43%) SSL
2 4 (11.43%) Structured Cabling
2 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
2 4 (11.43%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 4 (11.43%) Big Data
2 4 (11.43%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (8.57%) RDBMS
3 3 (8.57%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.71%) DB2
4 2 (5.71%) Hadoop
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.86%) KDB
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
1 2 (5.71%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (2.86%) Bitbucket
2 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.86%) JIRA
2 1 (2.86%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (28.57%) Finance
2 7 (20.00%) Front Office
3 5 (14.29%) Banking
4 4 (11.43%) Billing
5 2 (5.71%) Electronics
5 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Developer
2 8 (22.86%) Java Developer
3 6 (17.14%) Architect
3 6 (17.14%) Cloud Architect
4 5 (14.29%) Lead Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (11.43%) AWS Architect
5 4 (11.43%) Blue Coat Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Consultant
5 4 (11.43%) FPGA Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Implementation Consultant
5 4 (11.43%) Security Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Firewall Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) C++ Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Python Software Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Software Test Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Talend Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) Hibernate
1 2 (5.71%) JSON
1 2 (5.71%) Spring
1 2 (5.71%) XML
2 1 (2.86%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.86%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (2.86%) JMS
2 1 (2.86%) jQuery
2 1 (2.86%) Node.js
2 1 (2.86%) REST
2 1 (2.86%) SOAP
2 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Equity Derivative
2 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.43%) Data Centre
2 4 (11.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (11.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 4 (11.43%) RSA SecurID
2 4 (11.43%) VHDL
3 3 (8.57%) Equities
4 2 (5.71%) Derivative
5 1 (2.86%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (5.71%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (22.86%) BDD
2 8 (22.86%) Information Security
2 8 (22.86%) Multithreading
2 8 (22.86%) TDD
3 7 (20.00%) Migration
3 7 (20.00%) OOD
4 6 (17.14%) Identity Access Management
4 6 (17.14%) Mathematics
5 4 (11.43%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (11.43%) FPGA Design
5 4 (11.43%) Integration Testing
5 4 (11.43%) Network Management
5 4 (11.43%) Project Management
6 3 (8.57%) Data Validation
6 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
6 3 (8.57%) Validation
7 2 (5.71%) Manual Testing
7 2 (5.71%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 15 (42.86%) SQL
2 12 (34.29%) C++
2 12 (34.29%) Java
3 10 (28.57%) C#
4 8 (22.86%) Perl
5 2 (5.71%) C
5 2 (5.71%) Ruby
6 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.86%) Korn
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) Degree
2 6 (17.14%) AWS Certification
3 4 (11.43%) JNCIE
3 4 (11.43%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.43%) ProxySG
3 2 (5.71%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) Ansible
2 4 (11.43%) FortiGate
2 4 (11.43%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Oracle
2 4 (11.43%) Aruba
2 4 (11.43%) Blue Coat
2 4 (11.43%) CheckPoint
2 4 (11.43%) Cisco
2 4 (11.43%) FireEye
2 4 (11.43%) Fortinet
2 4 (11.43%) IronPort
2 4 (11.43%) Juniper
2 4 (11.43%) Radware
2 4 (11.43%) Riverbed
2 4 (11.43%) SevOne
2 4 (11.43%) Sourcefire
3 2 (5.71%) Talend
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £466.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 3 days ago