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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SciPy
Rank 430 420 428
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +8
Contract jobs citing SciPy 13 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.057% 0.081% 0.053%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.16% 0.25% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 19 12
Median daily rate £488 £625 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.00% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £595 £508
10% offered a daily rate of more than £745 £655 £648
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £400 -
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 - -
SciPy
England

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
7940 7501 7555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.78% 32.06% 30.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5882 5583 5482
Median daily rate £450 £438 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +3.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 50 40
Median hourly rate £46.50 £22.12 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.26% -44.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.55 £19.17 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.50 £44.40 £137.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%

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 29 September 2016.

SciPy Daily Rate Histogram in London

SciPy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 London region with a requirement for SciPy.

1 26 (100.00%) Python
2 24 (92.31%) NumPy
3 21 (80.77%) Pandas
4 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (42.31%) scikit-learn
5 9 (34.62%) Front Office
5 9 (34.62%) SQL
6 8 (30.77%) Finance
6 8 (30.77%) Matplotlib
7 7 (26.92%) Algorithms
8 6 (23.08%) Machine Learning
8 6 (23.08%) Analytics
8 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
8 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
8 6 (23.08%) TDD
8 6 (23.08%) Pair Programming
8 6 (23.08%) Java
9 5 (19.23%) Visualisation
9 5 (19.23%) Hedge funds
9 5 (19.23%) TensorFlow
10 4 (15.38%) Data Analytics
11 3 (11.54%) AngularJS
11 3 (11.54%) D3.js
11 3 (11.54%) Big Data
11 3 (11.54%) Apache Spark
11 3 (11.54%) Flask
11 3 (11.54%) Pyramid
11 3 (11.54%) Memory Management
11 3 (11.54%) Mathematics
11 3 (11.54%) Computer Science

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 3 (11.54%) Apache Spark
1 3 (11.54%) SAS
2 2 (7.69%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.69%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) Big Data
3 2 (7.69%) Apache Hive
3 2 (7.69%) Hadoop
3 2 (7.69%) KDB
3 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Maven
General
1 9 (34.62%) Front Office
2 8 (30.77%) Finance
3 3 (11.54%) Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (84.62%) Developer
1 22 (84.62%) Python Developer
2 4 (15.38%) Data Scientist
3 3 (11.54%) Java Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Quantitative Developer
4 2 (7.69%) C Developer
4 2 (7.69%) C/C++ Developer
4 2 (7.69%) C++ Developer
4 2 (7.69%) C++ Quantitative Developer
4 2 (7.69%) C++/Java Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Front Office Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Java Quantitative Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Machine Learning Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (92.31%) NumPy
2 21 (80.77%) Pandas
3 11 (42.31%) scikit-learn
4 8 (30.77%) Matplotlib
5 5 (19.23%) TensorFlow
6 3 (11.54%) AngularJS
6 3 (11.54%) D3.js
6 3 (11.54%) Flask
6 3 (11.54%) Pyramid
7 2 (7.69%) Esper
8 1 (3.85%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Algorithms
2 5 (19.23%) Hedge funds
2 5 (19.23%) Visualisation
3 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
3 3 (11.54%) Mathematics
4 2 (7.69%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (7.69%) Fixed Income
4 2 (7.69%) Statistics
5 1 (3.85%) Derivative
5 1 (3.85%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (23.08%) Analytics
2 6 (23.08%) Machine Learning
2 6 (23.08%) Pair Programming
2 6 (23.08%) TDD
3 4 (15.38%) Data Analytics
4 3 (11.54%) Data Acquisition
4 3 (11.54%) ETL
4 3 (11.54%) Memory Management
4 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
5 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (7.69%) Data Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) Linear Regression
5 2 (7.69%) Predictive Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) Predictive Analytics
5 2 (7.69%) Refactoring
5 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Big Data Analytics
6 1 (3.85%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) Python
2 9 (34.62%) SQL
3 6 (23.08%) Java
4 3 (11.54%) C
4 3 (11.54%) C++
5 2 (7.69%) R
6 1 (3.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) PhD
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle
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