Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 54 26
Rank change year-on-year +31 -28 +7
Contract jobs citing Python 37 22 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 9.30% 4.05% 2.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.57% 5.05% 6.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 20 2
County Antrim median daily rate £455 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.33% +7.07% +40.10%
10th Percentile £413 £300 £310
90th Percentile £575 £469 £391
Northern Ireland median daily rate £453 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +13.13% +14.20% +40.10%
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 254 436 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 63.82% 80.29% 36.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 377 38
County Antrim median daily rate £455 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.30% +26.92% -
10th Percentile £300 £297 £176
90th Percentile £538 £488 £425
Northern Ireland median daily rate £450 £413 £325
% change year-on-year +9.09% +26.92% -1.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
County Antrim median hourly rate - £22.50 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +125.00% -68.75%
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - £22.50 £13.50
% 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 18 July 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 18 July 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 +31 37 £455 +21.33% 14
Python
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 29 (78.38%) Finance
2 28 (75.68%) SQL Server
3 21 (56.76%) Bash Shell
4 17 (45.95%) Big Data
4 17 (45.95%) Talend
4 17 (45.95%) Relational Database
4 17 (45.95%) Apache Spark
4 17 (45.95%) DB2
4 17 (45.95%) Oracle
4 17 (45.95%) RDBMS
4 17 (45.95%) Korn
5 15 (40.54%) Data Analysis
6 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (37.84%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (37.84%) JMS
6 14 (37.84%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (37.84%) Front Office
6 14 (37.84%) Test Automation
7 13 (35.14%) C#
8 12 (32.43%) Java
9 11 (29.73%) TDD
9 11 (29.73%) Unit Testing
9 11 (29.73%) TeamCity
9 11 (29.73%) Data Transformation
10 9 (24.32%) C++
11 8 (21.62%) Banking
11 8 (21.62%) Degree
12 7 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (18.92%) Computer Science
12 7 (18.92%) WPF

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 17 (45.95%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.92%) npm
1 7 (18.92%) Yarn
2 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (75.68%) SQL Server
2 17 (45.95%) Big Data
2 17 (45.95%) DB2
2 17 (45.95%) RDBMS
2 17 (45.95%) Relational Database
3 14 (37.84%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (18.92%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (10.81%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (10.81%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (29.73%) TeamCity
2 7 (18.92%) Git (software)
2 7 (18.92%) Jenkins
2 7 (18.92%) JUnit
2 7 (18.92%) Maven
3 4 (10.81%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (78.38%) Finance
2 14 (37.84%) Front Office
3 8 (21.62%) Banking
4 4 (10.81%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (86.49%) Developer
2 17 (45.95%) Talend Developer
3 9 (24.32%) Java Developer
4 6 (16.22%) DB2 Developer
4 6 (16.22%) Oracle Developer
5 4 (10.81%) .NET Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Architect
5 4 (10.81%) Database Architect
6 2 (5.41%) C++ Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Applications Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Applications Specialist
7 1 (2.70%) C++/Java Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Front Office Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Graduate
7 1 (2.70%) Graduate Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Graduate Software Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Python Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (37.84%) JMS
2 7 (18.92%) Akka
2 7 (18.92%) Hibernate
2 7 (18.92%) HTML
2 7 (18.92%) HTML5
2 7 (18.92%) Kafka
2 7 (18.92%) React
2 7 (18.92%) Redux
2 7 (18.92%) Spring
2 7 (18.92%) Spring Boot
2 7 (18.92%) WPF
2 7 (18.92%) Zuul
3 6 (16.22%) .NET
3 6 (16.22%) JSON
3 6 (16.22%) REST
4 3 (8.11%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (2.70%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (2.70%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Computer Science
1 7 (18.92%) Fintech
2 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (16.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (13.51%) Equities
4 4 (10.81%) Derivative
4 4 (10.81%) Equity Derivative
4 4 (10.81%) Grid Computing
5 3 (8.11%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.70%) User Experience
6 1 (2.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) Linux
2 1 (2.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) Data Analysis
2 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (37.84%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (37.84%) Test Automation
3 11 (29.73%) Data Transformation
3 11 (29.73%) TDD
3 11 (29.73%) Unit Testing
4 7 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (18.92%) Garbage Collection
4 7 (18.92%) OO
4 7 (18.92%) SOLID
5 6 (16.22%) Electronic Trading
5 6 (16.22%) OOP
6 5 (13.51%) DevOps
7 4 (10.81%) Data Engineering
7 4 (10.81%) Low Latency
7 4 (10.81%) Market Making
7 4 (10.81%) Multithreading
7 4 (10.81%) OOA/OOD
7 4 (10.81%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (56.76%) Bash Shell
2 17 (45.95%) Korn
3 13 (35.14%) C#
4 12 (32.43%) Java
5 9 (24.32%) C++
6 7 (18.92%) ES6
6 7 (18.92%) Java 8
6 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
6 7 (18.92%) TypeScript
7 5 (13.51%) SQL
8 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) Degree
2 7 (18.92%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) Platform Symphony
Vendors
1 17 (45.95%) Oracle
1 17 (45.95%) Talend
2 6 (16.22%) FXall
2 6 (16.22%) Reuters