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 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SciPy
Rank 185 199 193
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -6
Contract jobs citing SciPy 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.020% 0.033% 0.017%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.066% 0.11% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
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£575 - £550
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 -
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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
1519 1750 1750
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.64% 29.26% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1230 1308 1390
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 19
Average hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £19.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +114.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.96 £22.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £147.50 £82.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 29 January 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Pandas
2 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (50.00%) IPython
2 1 (50.00%) VBA
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) RAD
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Physics
2 1 (50.00%) Database Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) ETRM
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (50.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (50.00%) Predictive Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) SQLAlchemy
2 1 (50.00%) NumPy
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Hive
2 1 (50.00%) Weka
2 1 (50.00%) R

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Weka
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (50.00%) Mahout
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
1 1 (50.00%) Impala
1 1 (50.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (50.00%) Front Office
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Data Modeller
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modeller
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Data Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Python Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Pandas
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (50.00%) SQLAlchemy
2 1 (50.00%) NumPy
2 1 (50.00%) Matplotlib
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (50.00%) Physics
2 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (50.00%) Economics
2 1 (50.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) RAD
1 1 (50.00%) Database Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) ETRM
1 1 (50.00%) Predictive Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) IPython
2 1 (50.00%) VBA
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) R
2 1 (50.00%) Cython
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
City of London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £525 - £625 per day
Posted: 6 days ago