The first table below looks at the demand for SciPy skills in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 England 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 540 538 551
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +13
Contract jobs citing SciPy 9 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.019% 0.002% 0.002%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.068% 0.008% 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 0
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£575 £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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13298 12877 13707
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.91% 28.26% 26.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 8723 8333 8487
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 298 341
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.40 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £50.00 £43.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +7.69%
SciPy
UK

SciPy
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SciPy across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SciPy within the England region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +5 9 £575 -4.16% 4
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
SciPy
UK

SciPy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 33 (100.00%) Python
1 33 (100.00%) NumPy
2 26 (78.79%) C++
3 18 (54.55%) Django
4 17 (51.52%) OO
5 13 (39.39%) Front Office
5 13 (39.39%) Finance
6 12 (36.36%) Open Source
7 11 (33.33%) Linux
7 11 (33.33%) Java
7 11 (33.33%) C
8 10 (30.30%) C#
8 10 (30.30%) Statistics
8 10 (30.30%) Maven
9 9 (27.27%) Banking
9 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (27.27%) Visualisation
10 8 (24.24%) Investment Banking
11 7 (21.21%) MongoDB
11 7 (21.21%) Hedge funds
12 6 (18.18%) GitHub
12 6 (18.18%) KDB
12 6 (18.18%) Degree
12 6 (18.18%) TDD
12 6 (18.18%) Oracle
13 5 (15.15%) Web Development
13 5 (15.15%) R
14 4 (12.12%) Unit Testing
14 4 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
14 4 (12.12%) Analytics

SciPy
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 6 (18.18%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) MongoDB
2 6 (18.18%) KDB
Development Applications
1 10 (30.30%) Maven
2 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (39.39%) Front Office
1 13 (39.39%) Finance
2 9 (27.27%) Banking
3 8 (24.24%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (87.88%) Developer
1 29 (87.88%) Python Developer
2 3 (9.09%) C++ Developer
3 1 (3.03%) Senior Python Developer
3 1 (3.03%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (100.00%) NumPy
2 18 (54.55%) Django
3 3 (9.09%) Matplotlib
3 3 (9.09%) AngularJS
3 3 (9.09%) Esper
4 2 (6.06%) SQLAlchemy
5 1 (3.03%) STL
5 1 (3.03%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (3.03%) Flask
5 1 (3.03%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 12 (36.36%) Open Source
2 10 (30.30%) Statistics
3 9 (27.27%) Visualisation
4 7 (21.21%) Hedge funds
5 4 (12.12%) Fixed Income
5 4 (12.12%) Grid Computing
6 3 (9.09%) Credit Risk
7 2 (6.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
8 1 (3.03%) Equities
8 1 (3.03%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 11 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (3.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) OO
2 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (18.18%) TDD
4 5 (15.15%) Web Development
5 4 (12.12%) Unit Testing
5 4 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (12.12%) Analytics
5 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
6 3 (9.09%) Refactoring
7 1 (3.03%) Risk Management
7 1 (3.03%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) Python
2 26 (78.79%) C++
3 11 (33.33%) Java
3 11 (33.33%) C
4 10 (30.30%) C#
5 5 (15.15%) R
6 2 (6.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) PhD
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Oracle
London
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Posted: 18 days ago