The table below looks at the statistics 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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 9 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Python 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 4.88% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.50% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £33.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.75 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+44.14% -31.48%
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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
16 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 39.02% 37.50% 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Average daily rate £255 £331 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.01% -2.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 3
Average hourly rate £33.00 £11.75 £41.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+180.85% -71.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £11.75 £40.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £11.75 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

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
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
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded C Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Verification Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded C