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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SciPy
Rank 162 152 207
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +55
Contract jobs citing SciPy 1 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.031% 0.14% 0.017%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.083% 0.45% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
Median daily rate £500 £650 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +44.44%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £368 -
% change year-on-year
+15.64% -
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
1207 1115 1723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 37.39% 31.75% 29.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1025 936 1374
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 5
Median hourly rate - £21.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 2 December 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 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) NumPy
1 2 (100.00%) Pandas
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (50.00%) scikit-learn
2 1 (50.00%) Data Acquisition
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) R
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Esper
2 1 (50.00%) Pyramid
2 1 (50.00%) PhD
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Front Office
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Statistics
2 1 (50.00%) Refactoring
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (50.00%) KDB
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
General
1 1 (50.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) C Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C/C++ Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C++ Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C++ Quantitative Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C++/Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Data Scientist
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Quantitative Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Python Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) NumPy
1 2 (100.00%) Pandas
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Esper
2 1 (50.00%) Pyramid
2 1 (50.00%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Hedge funds
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (50.00%) Statistics
1 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Data Acquisition
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Refactoring
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) R
2 1 (50.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) PhD
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle