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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SciPy
Rank 586 594 625
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +31
Contract jobs citing SciPy 22 21 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.047% 0.042% 0.006%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.15% 0.14% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 12 2
Median daily rate £500 £550 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £354 £455
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £650 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £368 -
% change year-on-year
+15.64% -
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
14723 14677 13965
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.27% 29.32% 27.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 10252 10292 9701
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 237 160
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £18.94 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.60 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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 6 December 2016.

SciPy Daily Rate Histogram in England

SciPy
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

SciPy Hourly Rate Trend 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 6 December 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 +9 20 £500 -23.07% 7
South East - 2 £425 -
SciPy
UK

SciPy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 40 (100.00%) Python
1 40 (100.00%) NumPy
2 29 (72.50%) Pandas
3 23 (57.50%) scikit-learn
4 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (40.00%) OO
5 16 (40.00%) Algorithms
6 15 (37.50%) Statistics
7 14 (35.00%) Software Engineering
8 12 (30.00%) Computer Science
8 12 (30.00%) Linux
8 12 (30.00%) Front Office
8 12 (30.00%) Finance
8 12 (30.00%) Machine Learning
9 11 (27.50%) PhD
10 10 (25.00%) Mathematics
10 10 (25.00%) Matplotlib
11 9 (22.50%) R
11 9 (22.50%) Java
12 8 (20.00%) Hedge funds
12 8 (20.00%) Hadoop
12 8 (20.00%) Big Data
13 7 (17.50%) AngularJS
13 7 (17.50%) Visualisation
14 6 (15.00%) Maven
14 6 (15.00%) Django
14 6 (15.00%) Scala
14 6 (15.00%) Refactoring
14 6 (15.00%) Unit Testing
14 6 (15.00%) Continuous Integration

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 6 (15.00%) Apache
1 6 (15.00%) Apache Spark
2 3 (7.50%) Apache Pig
2 3 (7.50%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) Big Data
1 8 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 6 (15.00%) KDB
2 6 (15.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (7.50%) Apache Hive
4 2 (5.00%) HBase
4 2 (5.00%) Pentaho
4 2 (5.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Maven
2 3 (7.50%) Eclipse
General
1 12 (30.00%) Finance
1 12 (30.00%) Front Office
2 5 (12.50%) Military
3 4 (10.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (60.00%) Developer
2 19 (47.50%) Python Developer
3 11 (27.50%) Data Scientist
4 7 (17.50%) Quantitative Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Machine Learning Scientist
5 4 (10.00%) Programmer
5 4 (10.00%) Python Programmer
5 4 (10.00%) Systems Programmer
6 2 (5.00%) Front Office Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Data Scientist
7 1 (2.50%) C Developer
7 1 (2.50%) C/C++ Developer
7 1 (2.50%) C++ Developer
7 1 (2.50%) C++/Java Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Java Quantitative Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Machine Learning Specialist
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (100.00%) NumPy
2 29 (72.50%) Pandas
3 23 (57.50%) scikit-learn
4 10 (25.00%) Matplotlib
5 7 (17.50%) AngularJS
6 6 (15.00%) CSS
6 6 (15.00%) Django
6 6 (15.00%) Esper
6 6 (15.00%) HTML
6 6 (15.00%) Pyramid
7 5 (12.50%) HTML5
7 5 (12.50%) Sphinx
7 5 (12.50%) TensorFlow
8 2 (5.00%) Celery
8 2 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (2.50%) D3.js
9 1 (2.50%) Flask
9 1 (2.50%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 16 (40.00%) Algorithms
2 15 (37.50%) Statistics
3 12 (30.00%) Computer Science
4 10 (25.00%) Mathematics
5 8 (20.00%) Hedge funds
6 7 (17.50%) Visualisation
7 3 (7.50%) Artificial Intelligence
7 3 (7.50%) Smart Energy
8 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (5.00%) Fixed Income
9 1 (2.50%) Derivative
9 1 (2.50%) Fintech
9 1 (2.50%) Social Media
9 1 (2.50%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (40.00%) OO
3 14 (35.00%) Software Engineering
4 12 (30.00%) Machine Learning
5 6 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (15.00%) Data Acquisition
5 6 (15.00%) Data Modelling
5 6 (15.00%) Refactoring
5 6 (15.00%) Unit Testing
6 5 (12.50%) Kanban
6 5 (12.50%) Memory Management
6 5 (12.50%) Open Source
6 5 (12.50%) Quantitative Trading
6 5 (12.50%) Scrum
6 5 (12.50%) TDD
6 5 (12.50%) Time Series Analysis
7 4 (10.00%) Analytics
7 4 (10.00%) E-Commerce
7 4 (10.00%) Operations Research
8 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) Python
2 9 (22.50%) Java
2 9 (22.50%) R
3 6 (15.00%) C
3 6 (15.00%) C++
3 6 (15.00%) Scala
4 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (27.50%) PhD
2 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) Oracle