The first table below looks at the demand for NumPy skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NumPy over the 3 months to 1 August 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 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
NumPy
Rank 396 413 405
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -8
Contract jobs citing NumPy 12 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.051% 0.004% 0.019%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% 0.013% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7192 7597 7618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.65% 31.29% 28.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5094 5461 5349
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 70 82
Average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.90 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £57.65 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
NumPy
England

NumPy
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NumPy across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

NumPy Jobs Demand Trend in London

NumPy
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

NumPy Daily Rate Trend in London

NumPy
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NumPy across the London region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

NumPy Daily Rate Histogram in London

NumPy
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NumPy within the London region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
City of London +30 3 £500 -16.66% 1
NumPy
England

NumPy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing NumPy 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 NumPy.

1 36 (100.00%) Python
1 36 (100.00%) SciPy
2 29 (80.56%) C++
3 23 (63.89%) Django
4 18 (50.00%) OO
5 16 (44.44%) Finance
6 13 (36.11%) Front Office
6 13 (36.11%) C
6 13 (36.11%) Banking
7 12 (33.33%) Investment Banking
7 12 (33.33%) Open Source
8 11 (30.56%) C#
8 11 (30.56%) Java
8 11 (30.56%) Linux
9 10 (27.78%) Maven
9 10 (27.78%) Statistics
9 10 (27.78%) Web Development
9 10 (27.78%) TDD
10 9 (25.00%) Visualisation
10 9 (25.00%) R
10 9 (25.00%) Analytics
10 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (19.44%) Degree
11 7 (19.44%) MongoDB
11 7 (19.44%) Hedge funds
12 6 (16.67%) KDB
12 6 (16.67%) GitHub
12 6 (16.67%) Oracle
13 5 (13.89%) Credit Risk
14 4 (11.11%) Unit Testing

NumPy
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing NumPy 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 NumPy. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 6 (16.67%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) MongoDB
2 6 (16.67%) KDB
Development Applications
1 10 (27.78%) Maven
General
1 16 (44.44%) Finance
2 13 (36.11%) Front Office
2 13 (36.11%) Banking
3 12 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (88.89%) Python Developer
1 32 (88.89%) Developer
2 3 (8.33%) C++ Developer
3 2 (5.56%) Senior Python Developer
3 2 (5.56%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (100.00%) SciPy
2 23 (63.89%) Django
3 3 (8.33%) AngularJS
3 3 (8.33%) Esper
4 1 (2.78%) STL
4 1 (2.78%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (2.78%) Flask
4 1 (2.78%) Matplotlib
4 1 (2.78%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 12 (33.33%) Open Source
2 10 (27.78%) Statistics
3 9 (25.00%) Visualisation
4 7 (19.44%) Hedge funds
5 5 (13.89%) Credit Risk
6 4 (11.11%) Fixed Income
6 4 (11.11%) Grid Computing
7 2 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (2.78%) Mathematics
8 1 (2.78%) Equities
8 1 (2.78%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 11 (30.56%) Linux
2 1 (2.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (50.00%) OO
2 10 (27.78%) Web Development
2 10 (27.78%) TDD
3 9 (25.00%) Analytics
3 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (11.11%) Unit Testing
4 4 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 3 (8.33%) Refactoring
6 1 (2.78%) Risk Management
6 1 (2.78%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 36 (100.00%) Python
2 29 (80.56%) C++
3 13 (36.11%) C
4 11 (30.56%) C#
4 11 (30.56%) Java
5 9 (25.00%) R
6 3 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) PhD
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) Oracle