Period
to 24 January 2018

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 24 January 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
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 19 -
Rank change year-on-year -36 - +32
Contract jobs citing Python 14 29 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 2.96% 8.63% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.46% 14.87% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 25 0
County Antrim median daily rate £360 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.94% - -
Northern Ireland median daily rate £360 £393 -
% change year-on-year -8.22% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -
Northern Ireland 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 County Antrim with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
County Antrim
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 314 195 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 66.38% 58.04% 51.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 128 48
County Antrim median daily rate £425 £400 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +24.03% +0.78%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £258
90th Percentile £538 £563 £441
Northern Ireland median daily rate £420 £400 £325
% change year-on-year +5.00% +23.08% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 1
County Antrim median hourly rate £23.00 £14.34 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.39% -5.97% +17.31%
10th Percentile £14.00 £10.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £40.63 £42.50 £16.38
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £23.00 £14.34 £15.25
% change year-on-year +60.39% -5.97% +17.31%

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 24 January 2018.

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 24 January 2018. 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 -36 14 £360 -9.94% 15
Python
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for Python.

1 12 (85.71%) Unix
1 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) SQL
3 9 (64.29%) Finance
4 8 (57.14%) Java
4 8 (57.14%) JIRA
5 7 (50.00%) Banking
5 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 6 (42.86%) Linux
6 6 (42.86%) HP
6 6 (42.86%) ISEB
6 6 (42.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (42.86%) HTML
6 6 (42.86%) Risk Management
6 6 (42.86%) ISTQB
6 6 (42.86%) QA
6 6 (42.86%) Test Automation
6 6 (42.86%) HTML5
6 6 (42.86%) Functional Testing
6 6 (42.86%) Non-Functional Testing
7 5 (35.71%) C#
8 4 (28.57%) .NET
8 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
8 4 (28.57%) AngularJS
8 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
8 4 (28.57%) Zephyr
8 4 (28.57%) Ruby
9 3 (21.43%) Low Latency
10 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
10 2 (14.29%) Docker

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 (14.29%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) KDB
2 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) JIRA
2 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 4 (28.57%) Zephyr
3 2 (14.29%) Grunt
3 2 (14.29%) Hudson
3 2 (14.29%) Jasmine
3 2 (14.29%) JUnit
General
1 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 7 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Tester
3 4 (28.57%) Manual Tester
4 3 (21.43%) .NET Developer
4 3 (21.43%) C# Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Automation Tester
5 2 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (14.29%) C++ Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Angular Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (7.14%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (7.14%) HTML Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (7.14%) KDB Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior SQL Developer
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) HTML
1 6 (42.86%) HTML5
2 4 (28.57%) .NET
2 4 (28.57%) AngularJS
3 2 (14.29%) CSS
3 2 (14.29%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Client/Server
2 2 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (14.29%) Equities
2 2 (14.29%) STB
2 2 (14.29%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Unix
2 6 (42.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Functional Testing
2 6 (42.86%) Non-Functional Testing
2 6 (42.86%) Risk Management
2 6 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 3 (21.43%) Low Latency
4 2 (14.29%) Electronic Trading
4 2 (14.29%) Issue Tracking
4 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 2 (14.29%) Multithreading
4 2 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (14.29%) OOP
4 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Requirements Management
4 2 (14.29%) TDD
4 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Front End Development
5 1 (7.14%) Index Arbitrage
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) SQL
2 8 (57.14%) Java
3 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (35.71%) C#
5 4 (28.57%) Ruby
6 2 (14.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) ISEB
1 6 (42.86%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) QA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) HP