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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SciPy over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SciPy
Rank 196 229 -
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -
Contract jobs citing SciPy 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.035% 0.014% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.045% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £600 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
1708 2204 2248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.53% 29.92% 28.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1262 1685 1755
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 12
Average hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +4.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

SciPy
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SciPy across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing SciPy 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 SciPy.

1 11 (100.00%) Python
1 11 (100.00%) NumPy
2 7 (63.64%) Pandas
2 7 (63.64%) Front Office
2 7 (63.64%) C++
3 6 (54.55%) OO
3 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) Django
4 4 (36.36%) Degree
4 4 (36.36%) KDB
4 4 (36.36%) Banking
4 4 (36.36%) Oracle
4 4 (36.36%) C#
4 4 (36.36%) MongoDB
4 4 (36.36%) Open Source
4 4 (36.36%) Hedge funds
5 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
5 3 (27.27%) Esper
5 3 (27.27%) Pyramid
5 3 (27.27%) Linux
5 3 (27.27%) Maven
5 3 (27.27%) Investment Banking
5 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 3 (27.27%) Visualisation
5 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (27.27%) Refactoring
6 2 (18.18%) Credit Risk
6 2 (18.18%) Web Development
6 2 (18.18%) SQL

SciPy
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing SciPy 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 SciPy. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) KDB
1 4 (36.36%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Maven
General
1 7 (63.64%) Front Office
2 4 (36.36%) Banking
3 3 (27.27%) Investment Banking
4 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
1 11 (100.00%) Python Developer
2 3 (27.27%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) NumPy
2 7 (63.64%) Pandas
3 6 (54.55%) Django
4 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
4 3 (27.27%) Esper
4 3 (27.27%) Pyramid
5 1 (9.09%) STL
5 1 (9.09%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (9.09%) Matplotlib
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Open Source
1 4 (36.36%) Hedge funds
2 3 (27.27%) Visualisation
3 2 (18.18%) Credit Risk
4 1 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (9.09%) Fixed Income
4 1 (9.09%) Equities
4 1 (9.09%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) OO
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Refactoring
2 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
3 2 (18.18%) Web Development
3 2 (18.18%) Analytics
3 2 (18.18%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Python
2 7 (63.64%) C++
3 4 (36.36%) C#
4 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) R
5 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle