The table below looks at the statistics for SciPy skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SciPy over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SciPy
England / London
Rank 382 386 394
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +8
Contract jobs citing SciPy 14 19 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.072% 0.093% 0.005%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.21% 0.29% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 1
Median daily rate £500 £550 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +22.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £385 -
% change year-on-year
+16.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
6699 6645 6306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.60% 32.37% 30.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5032 4923 4739
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £584
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 45 30
Median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £24.23 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

SciPy
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London 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 London

SciPy
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

SciPy Daily Rate Trend in London

SciPy
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SciPy across the London region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

SciPy Daily Rate Histogram in London

SciPy
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SciPy within the London region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 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
City of London -7 1 £500 -23.07% 3
SciPy
England

SciPy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 London region with a requirement for SciPy.

1 27 (100.00%) Python
1 27 (100.00%) NumPy
2 23 (85.19%) Pandas
3 21 (77.78%) scikit-learn
4 10 (37.04%) Matplotlib
5 9 (33.33%) Machine Learning
5 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 9 (33.33%) PhD
6 8 (29.63%) TDD
6 8 (29.63%) Statistics
6 8 (29.63%) Mathematics
6 8 (29.63%) Computer Science
7 7 (25.93%) Finance
7 7 (25.93%) R
7 7 (25.93%) Scala
8 6 (22.22%) Hadoop
8 6 (22.22%) Kanban
8 6 (22.22%) Big Data
8 6 (22.22%) Data Modelling
8 6 (22.22%) OO
8 6 (22.22%) Front Office
8 6 (22.22%) Scrum
9 5 (18.52%) TensorFlow
10 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
10 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
10 4 (14.81%) Java
10 4 (14.81%) Banking
11 3 (11.11%) SQL
11 3 (11.11%) Flask

SciPy
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 1 (3.70%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.41%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (7.41%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (7.41%) Amazon S3
3 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) Big Data
1 6 (22.22%) Hadoop
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 6 (22.22%) Front Office
3 4 (14.81%) Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (62.96%) Developer
1 17 (62.96%) Python Developer
2 9 (33.33%) Data Scientist
3 2 (7.41%) AWS Developer
3 2 (7.41%) Front Office Developer
3 2 (7.41%) Senior Data Scientist
4 1 (3.70%) Java Developer
4 1 (3.70%) Machine Learning Scientist
4 1 (3.70%) Machine Learning Specialist
4 1 (3.70%) Quantitative Developer
4 1 (3.70%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (100.00%) NumPy
2 23 (85.19%) Pandas
3 21 (77.78%) scikit-learn
4 10 (37.04%) Matplotlib
5 5 (18.52%) TensorFlow
6 3 (11.11%) Flask
7 2 (7.41%) Django
8 1 (3.70%) D3.js
8 1 (3.70%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Computer Science
1 8 (29.63%) Mathematics
1 8 (29.63%) Statistics
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Fixed Income
2 2 (7.41%) Hedge funds
2 2 (7.41%) Smart Energy
3 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.70%) Derivative
3 1 (3.70%) Fintech
3 1 (3.70%) Social Media
3 1 (3.70%) Swaptions
3 1 (3.70%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (33.33%) Machine Learning
1 9 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 8 (29.63%) TDD
3 6 (22.22%) Data Modelling
3 6 (22.22%) Kanban
3 6 (22.22%) OO
3 6 (22.22%) Scrum
4 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
5 3 (11.11%) Memory Management
6 2 (7.41%) Pair Programming
7 1 (3.70%) Analytics
7 1 (3.70%) Bayesian Methods
7 1 (3.70%) CRM
7 1 (3.70%) Data Analytics
7 1 (3.70%) ETL
7 1 (3.70%) Systematic Trading
7 1 (3.70%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) Python
2 7 (25.93%) R
2 7 (25.93%) Scala
3 4 (14.81%) Java
4 3 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) PhD
2 1 (3.70%) Degree