The table below looks at the statistics for SciPy skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SciPy over the 3 months to 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SciPy
Rank 163 208 198
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -10
Contract jobs citing SciPy 3 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.088% 0.14% 0.052%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.24% 0.45% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 3
Median daily rate £600 £650 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +30.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
SciPy
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1228 1785 1710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 36.11% 30.16% 29.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1053 1457 1276
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 10
Median hourly rate £20.00 £24.23 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.45% -46.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.94%

SciPy
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing SciPy as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SciPy Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SciPy
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SciPy across the City of London region.

SciPy Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

SciPy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SciPy 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 City of London region with a requirement for SciPy.

1 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) Algorithms
2 3 (75.00%) Data Acquisition
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Pyramid
2 3 (75.00%) Pandas
2 3 (75.00%) Front Office
2 3 (75.00%) C
2 3 (75.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Hedge funds
2 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (50.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Maven
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) NumPy
3 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (50.00%) Refactoring
3 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) KDB
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) Esper
4 1 (25.00%) Apache Spark
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) SAS
4 1 (25.00%) Scala
4 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning
4 1 (25.00%) Big Data

SciPy
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (25.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) KDB
1 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Maven
General
1 3 (75.00%) Front Office
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Python Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C/C++ Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C++ Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C++ Quantitative Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C++/Java Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Java Quantitative Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Quantitative Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (75.00%) Pandas
1 3 (75.00%) Pyramid
2 2 (50.00%) Esper
2 2 (50.00%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Algorithms
2 3 (75.00%) Hedge funds
3 2 (50.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Data Acquisition
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Refactoring
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Big Data Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) C
2 3 (75.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Scala
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle