Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 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.

Python
Scotland > Fife
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 7 13
Rank change year-on-year +1 +6 -6
Contract jobs citing Python 7 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Fife 25.00% 11.48% 6.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.84% 36.84% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 2
Fife median daily rate £320 £275 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.36% -10.57% +70.83%
10th Percentile £303 £263 £285
90th Percentile £376 £317 £328
Scotland median daily rate £413 £375 £395
% change year-on-year +10.00% -5.06% +0.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Fife median hourly rate - £14.50 £34.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -58.33% -
Scotland median hourly rate - £14.50 £52.50
% change year-on-year - -72.38% -

Python is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Fife with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Fife
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 19 19 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Fife 67.86% 31.15% 26.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 11
Fife median daily rate £435 £323 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.88% +7.50% +4.35%
10th Percentile £255 £263 £158
90th Percentile £561 £338 £463
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% - -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 6
Fife median hourly rate £13.50 £19.00 £40.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.95% -52.95% +258.93%
10th Percentile £12.75 £14.61 £27.40
90th Percentile £14.25 £39.70 £42.82
Scotland median hourly rate £27.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -34.15% +9.33% +7.14%

Python
Job Vacancy Trend in Fife

Job postings citing Python as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Fife.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunfermline -1 6 £320 +16.36%
Python
Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
1 6 (85.71%) BDD
2 5 (71.43%) C#
3 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
3 4 (57.14%) TDD
3 4 (57.14%) .NET
4 3 (42.86%) Ruby
4 3 (42.86%) SOLID
5 2 (28.57%) Gherkin
5 2 (28.57%) SDLC
5 2 (28.57%) SDET
5 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
5 2 (28.57%) Unix
5 2 (28.57%) Windows
5 2 (28.57%) Linux
5 2 (28.57%) Perl
6 1 (14.29%) ActionScript
6 1 (14.29%) C++
6 1 (14.29%) Java
6 1 (14.29%) OO
6 1 (14.29%) Flash
6 1 (14.29%) OpenGL
6 1 (14.29%) Games
6 1 (14.29%) Objective-C
6 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 1 (14.29%) Augmented Reality

Python
Co-occurring 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 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) iTunes
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Automation Tester
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Verification Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Software Verification Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Tester
1 2 (28.57%) Verification Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Python Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) Gherkin
3 1 (14.29%) Flash
3 1 (14.29%) OpenGL
3 1 (14.29%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Algorithms
1 1 (14.29%) Augmented Reality
1 1 (14.29%) Data Structures
1 1 (14.29%) iPad
1 1 (14.29%) iPhone
1 1 (14.29%) PlayStation
1 1 (14.29%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Android
2 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) BDD
1 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 4 (57.14%) TDD
3 3 (42.86%) SOLID
4 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
4 2 (28.57%) SDET
4 2 (28.57%) SDLC
4 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Applied Mathematics
5 1 (14.29%) Game Development
5 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
5 1 (14.29%) Mobile Development
5 1 (14.29%) OO
5 1 (14.29%) Physics
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) Ruby
3 2 (28.57%) Perl
4 1 (14.29%) ActionScript
4 1 (14.29%) ActionScript 3.0
4 1 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) Objective-C