The table below looks at the statistics for SciPy skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SciPy over the 3 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SciPy
Rank 601 596 563
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -33
Contract jobs citing SciPy 25 15 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.051% 0.030% 0.037%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.18% 0.11% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 16
Median daily rate £575 £550 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% +7.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £550 £488
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
SciPy
UK

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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13910 13418 13210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.23% 27.26% 27.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9968 8962 8901
Median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 182 159
Median hourly rate £34.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £16.43 £15.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.88 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.33% +7.14%

SciPy
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England 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 England

SciPy
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

SciPy Daily Rate Trend in England

SciPy
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SciPy across the England region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

SciPy Daily Rate Histogram in England

SciPy
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SciPy within the England region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -1 14 £600 +9.09% 9
South East - 10 £425 - 1
North West - 1 £350 -
SciPy
UK

SciPy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 England region with a requirement for SciPy.

1 51 (92.73%) Python
2 43 (78.18%) NumPy
3 31 (56.36%) Pandas
4 21 (38.18%) SQL
5 19 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (30.91%) Visualisation
7 15 (27.27%) Algorithms
8 14 (25.45%) Apache Spark
9 13 (23.64%) scikit-learn
9 13 (23.64%) R
9 13 (23.64%) Hadoop
9 13 (23.64%) Machine Learning
9 13 (23.64%) Degree
10 12 (21.82%) Mathematics
10 12 (21.82%) TDD
10 12 (21.82%) Pair Programming
10 12 (21.82%) SQL Server
10 12 (21.82%) MS Excel
11 11 (20.00%) PhD
11 11 (20.00%) Linux
11 11 (20.00%) OO
11 11 (20.00%) Finance
11 11 (20.00%) Statistics
11 11 (20.00%) Computer Science
11 11 (20.00%) Django
11 11 (20.00%) Apache Hive
11 11 (20.00%) Analytics
12 10 (18.18%) Big Data
13 9 (16.36%) Data Visualisation
13 9 (16.36%) Git (software)

SciPy
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 14 (25.45%) Apache Spark
2 9 (16.36%) SAS
3 7 (12.73%) Apache Pig
4 3 (5.45%) nginx
5 1 (1.82%) Apache
5 1 (1.82%) IPython
Applications
1 12 (21.82%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.09%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.91%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.64%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (3.64%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (3.64%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (23.64%) Hadoop
2 12 (21.82%) SQL Server
3 11 (20.00%) Apache Hive
4 10 (18.18%) Big Data
5 7 (12.73%) Data Mining
5 7 (12.73%) MongoDB
5 7 (12.73%) NoSQL
6 5 (9.09%) KDB
7 3 (5.45%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (3.64%) Impala
8 2 (3.64%) Mahout
8 2 (3.64%) Neo4j
8 2 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.82%) GIS
9 1 (1.82%) HBase
9 1 (1.82%) Pentaho
9 1 (1.82%) QlikView
9 1 (1.82%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (16.36%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.09%) Maven
3 2 (3.64%) Vagrant
3 2 (3.64%) Yeoman
4 1 (1.82%) GitLab
General
1 11 (20.00%) Finance
2 6 (10.91%) Front Office
3 1 (1.82%) Automotive
3 1 (1.82%) Electronics
3 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.82%) Marketing
3 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (69.09%) Developer
2 34 (61.82%) Python Developer
3 11 (20.00%) Data Scientist
4 6 (10.91%) Quantitative Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Machine Learning Scientist
6 3 (5.45%) Django Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Python/Django Developer
7 1 (1.82%) Programmer
7 1 (1.82%) Python Programmer
7 1 (1.82%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (78.18%) NumPy
2 31 (56.36%) Pandas
3 13 (23.64%) scikit-learn
4 11 (20.00%) Django
5 8 (14.55%) D3.js
6 7 (12.73%) AngularJS
6 7 (12.73%) Celery
7 6 (10.91%) Pyramid
7 6 (10.91%) RESTful
7 6 (10.91%) Web Services
8 5 (9.09%) Esper
9 3 (5.45%) Natural Language Processing
10 2 (3.64%) Cascalog
10 2 (3.64%) Flask
10 2 (3.64%) RabbitMQ
11 1 (1.82%) Backbone.js
11 1 (1.82%) MLlib
Miscellaneous
1 17 (30.91%) Visualisation
2 15 (27.27%) Algorithms
3 12 (21.82%) Mathematics
4 11 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 11 (20.00%) Statistics
5 7 (12.73%) Hedge funds
6 5 (9.09%) Artificial Intelligence
6 5 (9.09%) Smart Energy
7 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.82%) Economics
8 1 (1.82%) Fixed Income
8 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.82%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (23.64%) Machine Learning
3 12 (21.82%) Pair Programming
3 12 (21.82%) TDD
4 11 (20.00%) Analytics
4 11 (20.00%) OO
5 9 (16.36%) Data Visualisation
6 7 (12.73%) Time Series Analysis
6 7 (12.73%) Unit Testing
7 6 (10.91%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (10.91%) Data Acquisition
7 6 (10.91%) DevOps
7 6 (10.91%) OOD
7 6 (10.91%) Open Source
7 6 (10.91%) Software Engineering
8 5 (9.09%) Data Analytics
8 5 (9.09%) Information Retrieval
8 5 (9.09%) Linear Regression
8 5 (9.09%) Predictive Analysis
8 5 (9.09%) Quantitative Trading
Programming Languages
1 51 (92.73%) Python
2 21 (38.18%) SQL
3 13 (23.64%) R
4 9 (16.36%) Java
5 7 (12.73%) C
5 7 (12.73%) C++
6 4 (7.27%) Bash Shell
7 3 (5.45%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.64%) Clojure
8 2 (3.64%) Scala
8 2 (3.64%) VBA
9 1 (1.82%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.82%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 13 (23.64%) Degree
2 11 (20.00%) PhD
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) VirtualBox
2 1 (1.82%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) Dokku
1 1 (1.82%) Oozie
Vendors
1 5 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (1.82%) SAP
2 1 (1.82%) Tableau