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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Python
Rank 1 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Python 10 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 37.04% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 76.92% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate £320 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +7.14%
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 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 48.15% 34.38% 42.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 3
Average daily rate £320 £255 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.49% -18.40%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 £45.00 £11.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +282.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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
Contract Job Locations in Fife

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Python within the Fife region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunfermline - 8 £320 -
Python
Scotland

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 9 (75.00%) SQL
1 9 (75.00%) Linux
2 8 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 6 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 6 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 6 (50.00%) SDLC
3 6 (50.00%) RDBMS
3 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (50.00%) Automated Testing
4 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
4 5 (41.67%) VB
4 5 (41.67%) Perl
4 5 (41.67%) MS Office
5 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
6 3 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
7 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (16.67%) Multithreading
7 2 (16.67%) Selenium
7 2 (16.67%) Coaching
7 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
7 2 (16.67%) Robot Framework
7 2 (16.67%) C
7 2 (16.67%) C#
7 2 (16.67%) C++
7 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
7 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
8 1 (8.33%) Device Driver
8 1 (8.33%) .NET

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
1 5 (41.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) HTTP
2 1 (8.33%) RS-232
2 1 (8.33%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 6 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (16.67%) Robot Framework
1 2 (16.67%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Software Verification Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Verification Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Python Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Software Test Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Test Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (8.33%) C++ Developer
3 1 (8.33%) C++ Programmer
3 1 (8.33%) C++/C# Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded C++ Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Programmer
3 1 (8.33%) Python Programmer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Test Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
1 1 (8.33%) Device Driver
1 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 6 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 6 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 6 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 6 (50.00%) SDLC
3 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 3 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Coaching
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (16.67%) Multithreading
5 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 1 (8.33%) Image Processing
6 1 (8.33%) OO
6 1 (8.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) Perl
2 5 (41.67%) VB
3 2 (16.67%) C
3 2 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) C++
4 1 (8.33%) Embedded C
4 1 (8.33%) Embedded C++
4 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) ISEB
1 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft