The first table below looks at the demand for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Fife region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Fife region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Python
Rank 5 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Python 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 7.14% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.11% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £35.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-29.57% -2.73%
Programming Languages Category
Fife
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
9 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 64.29% 45.16% 32.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 2
Average daily rate £373 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £350 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Average hourly rate £11.25 £29.00 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.20% +13.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Python
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Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Python across the Fife region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

Python
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Fife region citing Python also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Python.

1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Fife region citing Python also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Python. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Verification Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB