The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the City of London region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SciPy
Rank 191 217 -
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -
Contract jobs citing SciPy 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.053% 0.014% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.18% 0.048% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£625 £600 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1657 2088 2099
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.11% 29.58% 27.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1241 1630 1619
Average daily rate £450 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 26 20
Average hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +27.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +7.69%
SciPy
London

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 11 July 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 14 (100.00%) Python
1 14 (100.00%) NumPy
2 10 (71.43%) Front Office
2 10 (71.43%) C++
3 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (50.00%) Django
5 6 (42.86%) Degree
6 5 (35.71%) Banking
6 5 (35.71%) C#
6 5 (35.71%) OO
7 4 (28.57%) Oracle
7 4 (28.57%) Investment Banking
7 4 (28.57%) KDB
7 4 (28.57%) MongoDB
7 4 (28.57%) Open Source
7 4 (28.57%) Hedge funds
8 3 (21.43%) Matplotlib
8 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
8 3 (21.43%) Esper
8 3 (21.43%) Visualisation
8 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
8 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
8 3 (21.43%) Maven
8 3 (21.43%) Refactoring
8 3 (21.43%) Linux
8 3 (21.43%) Java
9 2 (14.29%) Finance
9 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
9 2 (14.29%) SQLAlchemy

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 (7.14%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) KDB
1 4 (28.57%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Maven
2 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (71.43%) Front Office
2 5 (35.71%) Banking
3 4 (28.57%) Investment Banking
4 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
1 14 (100.00%) Python Developer
2 3 (21.43%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) NumPy
2 7 (50.00%) Django
3 3 (21.43%) Matplotlib
3 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
3 3 (21.43%) Esper
4 2 (14.29%) SQLAlchemy
5 1 (7.14%) STL
5 1 (7.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Open Source
1 4 (28.57%) Hedge funds
2 3 (21.43%) Visualisation
3 1 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (7.14%) Fixed Income
3 1 (7.14%) Equities
3 1 (7.14%) Statistics
3 1 (7.14%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) OO
3 3 (21.43%) Refactoring
3 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.14%) Web Development
4 1 (7.14%) Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Python
2 10 (71.43%) C++
3 5 (35.71%) C#
4 3 (21.43%) Java
5 1 (7.14%) SQL
5 1 (7.14%) C
5 1 (7.14%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle