The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 28 March 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
UK / Northern Ireland
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 - 22
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Python 15 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 6.70% - 0.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.49% - 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 1
Median daily rate £350 - £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £423 £375
% change year-on-year +0.59% +12.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -1.31% -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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 143 50 54
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 63.84% 40.32% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 26 32
Median daily rate £400 £300 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -12.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £381
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 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 Northern Ireland

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Python in Northern Ireland

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Python in Northern Ireland over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Python in Northern Ireland

Python
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
County Antrim - 13 £350 - 2
Python
UK

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Python.

1 23 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (45.00%) SQL
2 18 (45.00%) Linux
3 15 (37.50%) C++
3 15 (37.50%) Java
4 13 (32.50%) C#
4 13 (32.50%) TDD
4 13 (32.50%) Finance
4 13 (32.50%) BDD
5 12 (30.00%) Degree
5 12 (30.00%) OOD
6 10 (25.00%) Information Security
6 10 (25.00%) Migration
6 10 (25.00%) Mathematics
6 10 (25.00%) Multithreading
7 9 (22.50%) Equity Derivative
7 9 (22.50%) NoSQL
8 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 8 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (20.00%) Ansible
8 8 (20.00%) AWS Certification
8 8 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
8 8 (20.00%) Front Office
8 8 (20.00%) Banking
8 8 (20.00%) Perl
8 8 (20.00%) Active Directory
9 6 (15.00%) Wireless
9 6 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (15.00%) Integration Testing
10 5 (12.50%) Oracle

Python
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 3 (7.50%) Apache
2 2 (5.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) Wireless
2 4 (10.00%) DHCP
2 4 (10.00%) DNS
2 4 (10.00%) DWDM
2 4 (10.00%) Firewall
2 4 (10.00%) MPLS
2 4 (10.00%) SSL
2 4 (10.00%) Structured Cabling
2 4 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (22.50%) NoSQL
2 4 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (10.00%) RDBMS
2 4 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.00%) Big Data
3 2 (5.00%) KDB
3 2 (5.00%) Kdb+
4 1 (2.50%) DB2
4 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Bitbucket
1 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (5.00%) JIRA
1 2 (5.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.50%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 13 (32.50%) Finance
2 8 (20.00%) Banking
2 8 (20.00%) Front Office
3 4 (10.00%) Billing
4 2 (5.00%) Electronics
4 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) Developer
2 12 (30.00%) Java Developer
3 8 (20.00%) Architect
3 8 (20.00%) Cloud Architect
3 8 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 8 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 7 (17.50%) Lead Developer
5 4 (10.00%) AWS Architect
5 4 (10.00%) Blue Coat Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Consultant
5 4 (10.00%) FPGA Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Implementation Consultant
5 4 (10.00%) Security Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Firewall Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Electronic Trading Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Embedded Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Software Test Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) SQL Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) AngularJS
1 3 (7.50%) jQuery
1 3 (7.50%) Node.js
2 1 (2.50%) Hibernate
2 1 (2.50%) JMS
2 1 (2.50%) JSON
2 1 (2.50%) REST
2 1 (2.50%) SOAP
2 1 (2.50%) Spring
2 1 (2.50%) Web Services
2 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Equity Derivative
2 4 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (10.00%) Equities
2 4 (10.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 4 (10.00%) RSA SecurID
2 4 (10.00%) VHDL
3 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.50%) Derivative
4 2 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.50%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 18 (45.00%) Linux
2 2 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (32.50%) BDD
2 13 (32.50%) TDD
3 12 (30.00%) OOD
4 10 (25.00%) Information Security
4 10 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 10 (25.00%) Migration
4 10 (25.00%) Multithreading
5 8 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
6 6 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (15.00%) Integration Testing
7 4 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (10.00%) Data Validation
7 4 (10.00%) FPGA Design
7 4 (10.00%) Network Management
7 4 (10.00%) Project Management
7 4 (10.00%) Validation
8 2 (5.00%) Analytics
8 2 (5.00%) Configuration Management
8 2 (5.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (45.00%) SQL
2 15 (37.50%) C++
2 15 (37.50%) Java
3 13 (32.50%) C#
4 8 (20.00%) Perl
5 3 (7.50%) Korn
6 2 (5.00%) C
7 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (30.00%) Degree
2 8 (20.00%) AWS Certification
3 4 (10.00%) JNCIE
3 4 (10.00%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.00%) ProxySG
3 2 (5.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (20.00%) Ansible
2 4 (10.00%) FortiGate
2 4 (10.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (12.50%) Oracle
2 4 (10.00%) Aruba
2 4 (10.00%) Blue Coat
2 4 (10.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (10.00%) Cisco
2 4 (10.00%) FireEye
2 4 (10.00%) Fortinet
2 4 (10.00%) IronPort
2 4 (10.00%) Juniper
2 4 (10.00%) Radware
2 4 (10.00%) Riverbed
2 4 (10.00%) SevOne
2 4 (10.00%) Sourcefire
3 1 (2.50%) Talend
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