The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Fife with a requirement for Python skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Python over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
Scotland / Fife
Rank 1 1 8
Rank change year-on-year 0 +7  
Contract jobs citing Python 10 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Fife 41.67% 37.04% 10.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 50.00% 52.63% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 1
Median daily rate £313 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +36.36%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £424 £375
% change year-on-year +0.29% +13.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year -0.66% -5.62%  

Python is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Fife with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Fife
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 20 19 17
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Fife 83.33% 70.37% 43.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 6
Median daily rate £320 £375 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.66% +41.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £163 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £400 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Median hourly rate £15.00 £28.25 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.90% -14.39%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Fife

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Fife citing Python as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Python in Fife

Python
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Fife

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Python in Fife

Python
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Fife

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Python 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 26 March 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 10 £313 -21.87% 1
Python
Scotland

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 (72.22%) BDD
2 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (38.89%) Test Automation
4 5 (27.78%) Selenium
5 4 (22.22%) Automation Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Manual Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Java
5 4 (22.22%) Linux
6 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 3 (16.67%) MS Office
6 3 (16.67%) Windows
6 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 3 (16.67%) Software Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Automated Testing
6 3 (16.67%) SDLC
7 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
7 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
7 2 (11.11%) Gherkin
7 2 (11.11%) HP UFT
7 2 (11.11%) Perl
7 2 (11.11%) SQL
7 2 (11.11%) RDBMS
8 1 (5.56%) Embedded C
8 1 (5.56%) Embedded C++
8 1 (5.56%) OOD
8 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (5.56%) OO
8 1 (5.56%) C
8 1 (5.56%) C#
8 1 (5.56%) C++

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 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 3 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) RDBMS
1 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Selenium
2 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 2 (11.11%) HP UFT
3 1 (5.56%) Ant
3 1 (5.56%) Bitbucket
3 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.56%) GitLab
3 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.56%) Maven
3 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
3 1 (5.56%) TestNG
3 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Consultant
1 6 (33.33%) Test Consultant
2 5 (27.78%) Test Automation Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) Automation Tester
3 4 (22.22%) Tester
4 3 (16.67%) Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Test Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Python Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Software Verification Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Verification Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) C++ Programmer
6 1 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Embedded Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Programmer
6 1 (5.56%) Test Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Test Scripter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Gherkin
2 1 (5.56%) SOAP
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
1 1 (5.56%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) BDD
2 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (38.89%) Test Automation
4 4 (22.22%) Automation Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Manual Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 3 (16.67%) SDLC
5 3 (16.67%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.56%) DevOps
6 1 (5.56%) Image Processing
6 1 (5.56%) Multithreading
6 1 (5.56%) OO
6 1 (5.56%) OOD
6 1 (5.56%) Open Source
6 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.56%) TDD
6 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.56%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) Perl
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) C
3 1 (5.56%) C#
3 1 (5.56%) C++
3 1 (5.56%) Embedded C
3 1 (5.56%) Embedded C++
3 1 (5.56%) Ruby
3 1 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
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