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 25 September 2016 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 6 10 5
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing Python 5 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 14.71% 5.45% 13.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.46% 23.08% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Median daily rate £275 £295 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.77% +63.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Python
Scotland

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
13 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 38.24% 23.64% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 4
Median daily rate £275 £300 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +66.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 1
Median hourly rate £19.00 £40.38 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.94% +258.93%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +11.42%

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 25 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +8 4 £275 -6.77%
Python
Scotland

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, 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 8 (80.00%) Linux
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) Software Testing
3 5 (50.00%) SDLC
3 5 (50.00%) MS Office
4 4 (40.00%) Windows
4 4 (40.00%) RDBMS
4 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Manual Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (30.00%) Robot Framework
5 3 (30.00%) Selenium
5 3 (30.00%) EMV
6 2 (20.00%) Perl
6 2 (20.00%) ISEB
6 2 (20.00%) Embedded C
6 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (20.00%) VB
6 2 (20.00%) C
6 2 (20.00%) C#
6 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (20.00%) Device Driver
6 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
7 1 (10.00%) Degree
7 1 (10.00%) Time Management
7 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
7 1 (10.00%) Jenkins

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 5 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Robot Framework
1 3 (30.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Software Verification Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Test Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Verification Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C# Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) C++ Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C++ Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) C++/C# Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded C++ Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Junior
3 1 (10.00%) Junior Software Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Junior Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) Python Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) EMV
2 2 (20.00%) Device Driver
3 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Software Testing
2 5 (50.00%) SDLC
3 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (40.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (10.00%) Coaching
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (10.00%) Image Processing
5 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (10.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) C
2 2 (20.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) Embedded C
2 2 (20.00%) Perl
2 2 (20.00%) VB
3 1 (10.00%) C++
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded C++
3 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ISEB
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft