The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Fife region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
Scotland / Fife
Rank 1 1 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Python 16 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 51.61% 34.62% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 80.00% 75.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 0
Median daily rate £265 £320 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.18% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £443 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Fife region.

Programming Languages Category
Fife
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
20 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 64.52% 46.15% 34.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 4
Median daily rate £313 £320 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.34% +25.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £301 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £320 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £34.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -34.30%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.11%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Fife region citing Python as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

Python
Daily Rate Trend in Fife

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Python across the Fife region.

Python Daily Rate Trend in Fife

Python
Hourly Rate Trend in Fife

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Python across the Fife region.

Python Hourly Rate Trend in Fife

Python
Contract Job Locations in Fife

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Fife region over the 3 months to 20 February 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
Dunfermline 0 16 £265 -17.18%
Python
Scotland

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 Fife region with a requirement for Python.

1 13 (68.42%) BDD
2 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (36.84%) Test Automation
4 5 (26.32%) Linux
4 5 (26.32%) Selenium
4 5 (26.32%) Manual Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
5 4 (21.05%) Automation Testing
5 4 (21.05%) SDLC
5 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Automated Testing
5 4 (21.05%) MS Office
5 4 (21.05%) RDBMS
5 4 (21.05%) Java
5 4 (21.05%) SQL
5 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
5 4 (21.05%) Windows
6 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
6 2 (10.53%) HP UFT
6 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
7 1 (5.26%) OOD
7 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (5.26%) Embedded C
7 1 (5.26%) Embedded C++
7 1 (5.26%) SOAP
7 1 (5.26%) Web Services
7 1 (5.26%) OO
7 1 (5.26%) VB
7 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
7 1 (5.26%) Ant

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Fife 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:

Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Office
2 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) RDBMS
1 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Selenium
2 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
2 2 (10.53%) HP UFT
3 1 (5.26%) Ant
3 1 (5.26%) Bitbucket
3 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.26%) GitLab
3 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.26%) Maven
3 1 (5.26%) SoapUI
3 1 (5.26%) TestNG
3 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Consultant
1 6 (31.58%) Test Consultant
2 5 (26.32%) Test Automation Consultant
3 4 (21.05%) Automation Tester
3 4 (21.05%) Tester
4 3 (15.79%) Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Software Verification Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Test Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Verification Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Python Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Test Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.26%) C++ Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Programmer
6 1 (5.26%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Gherkin
1 1 (5.26%) SOAP
1 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
1 1 (5.26%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Linux
2 4 (21.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) BDD
2 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (36.84%) Test Automation
4 5 (26.32%) Manual Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Automated Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Automation Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
5 4 (21.05%) SDLC
5 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Build Automation
6 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.26%) DevOps
6 1 (5.26%) Image Processing
6 1 (5.26%) Multithreaded Programming
6 1 (5.26%) Multithreading
6 1 (5.26%) OO
6 1 (5.26%) OOD
6 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.26%) TDD
6 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) Java
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) C
2 1 (5.26%) C#
2 1 (5.26%) C++
2 1 (5.26%) Embedded C
2 1 (5.26%) Embedded C++
2 1 (5.26%) Perl
2 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree