Period
to 28 July 2017

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 6 months to 28 July 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
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 26 31
Rank change year-on-year -24 +5 -8
Contract jobs citing Python 23 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 4.13% 2.38% 1.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.04% 6.94% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 2 1
County Antrim median daily rate £400 £350 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.20% +40.10% -37.50%
Northern Ireland median daily rate £400 £350 £250
% change year-on-year +14.20% +40.10% -37.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -

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 456 72 91
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 81.87% 34.29% 53.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 35 52
County Antrim median daily rate £413 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.92% -3.70% -10.00%
10th Percentile £300 £163 £163
90th Percentile £488 £444 £468
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +26.92% -7.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
County Antrim median hourly rate £22.50 £10.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +125.00% -68.75% -
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £22.50 £13.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year +66.67% -57.81% -

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

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

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 6 months to 28 July 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 6 months to 28 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast -27 23 £400 +14.20% 1
Python
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 11 (47.83%) Java
2 10 (43.48%) Oracle
3 9 (39.13%) Linux
3 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (34.78%) SQL
4 8 (34.78%) Big Data
5 6 (26.09%) Talend
5 6 (26.09%) Data Transformation
5 6 (26.09%) Relational Database
5 6 (26.09%) Talend Open Studio
5 6 (26.09%) Hadoop
5 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
5 6 (26.09%) DB2
5 6 (26.09%) ETL
5 6 (26.09%) RDBMS
5 6 (26.09%) Data Analysis
6 5 (21.74%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (21.74%) Data Quality
6 5 (21.74%) SDLC
7 4 (17.39%) Billing
7 4 (17.39%) Jenkins
7 4 (17.39%) Finance
7 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
7 4 (17.39%) Project Management
7 4 (17.39%) Perl
8 3 (13.04%) Banking
8 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
8 3 (13.04%) Korn
8 3 (13.04%) Multithreading
8 3 (13.04%) Web Services

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) Big Data
2 6 (26.09%) DB2
2 6 (26.09%) Hadoop
2 6 (26.09%) RDBMS
2 6 (26.09%) Relational Database
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
3 5 (21.74%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.35%) KDB
5 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Talend Open Studio
2 4 (17.39%) Jenkins
3 2 (8.70%) Grunt
3 2 (8.70%) Jasmine
3 2 (8.70%) JIRA
3 2 (8.70%) JUnit
General
1 4 (17.39%) Billing
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Financial Institution
3 2 (8.70%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Talend Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) Implementation Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Software Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) C++ Developer
5 2 (8.70%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) FPGA Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Java Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Python Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (4.35%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (4.35%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (4.35%) HTML Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) Web Services
2 2 (8.70%) CSS
2 2 (8.70%) Hibernate
2 2 (8.70%) HTML
2 2 (8.70%) HTML5
2 2 (8.70%) JMS
2 2 (8.70%) JSON
2 2 (8.70%) REST
2 2 (8.70%) SOAP
2 2 (8.70%) Spring
2 2 (8.70%) XML
3 1 (4.35%) Ajax
3 1 (4.35%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (4.35%) Flask
3 1 (4.35%) Jinja
3 1 (4.35%) React
3 1 (4.35%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (8.70%) Equities
2 2 (8.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (8.70%) STB
2 2 (8.70%) VHDL
3 1 (4.35%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.35%) Derivative
3 1 (4.35%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (4.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Unix
3 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (26.09%) Data Analysis
2 6 (26.09%) Data Transformation
2 6 (26.09%) ETL
3 5 (21.74%) SDLC
4 4 (17.39%) Project Management
5 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (13.04%) Multithreading
5 3 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
6 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.70%) DevOps
6 2 (8.70%) FPGA Design
6 2 (8.70%) Identity Access Management
6 2 (8.70%) Migration
6 2 (8.70%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (8.70%) OOP
6 2 (8.70%) Physics
6 2 (8.70%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) Java
2 8 (34.78%) SQL
3 4 (17.39%) Perl
4 3 (13.04%) Bash Shell
4 3 (13.04%) C#
4 3 (13.04%) C++
4 3 (13.04%) Korn
5 2 (8.70%) Ruby
6 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Docker
2 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Oracle
2 6 (26.09%) Talend