The table below looks at the statistics for SciPy 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 SciPy over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SciPy
Rank 420 411 386
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -25
Contract jobs citing SciPy 3 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.013% 0.012% 0.014%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.042% 0.040% 0.044%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Average daily rate
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£475 £613 £613
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £563 £563
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £663 £663
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 -
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
7160 7448 6824
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.15% 30.48% 30.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5456 5442 4915
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 47 67
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £18.00 £13.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

SciPy
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SciPy across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 SciPy within the London region over the 3 months to 27 November 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 +18 1 £450 -33.33% 2
SciPy
England

SciPy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 16 (100.00%) Python
2 14 (87.50%) C++
2 14 (87.50%) NumPy
2 14 (87.50%) Analytics
3 13 (81.25%) R
3 13 (81.25%) Django
4 12 (75.00%) Web Development
5 11 (68.75%) TDD
5 11 (68.75%) Banking
5 11 (68.75%) Investment Banking
6 8 (50.00%) C
6 8 (50.00%) Finance
7 6 (37.50%) Pandas
8 5 (31.25%) Front Office
8 5 (31.25%) SQL
9 4 (25.00%) C#
10 3 (18.75%) Java
10 3 (18.75%) OO
10 3 (18.75%) Credit Risk
11 2 (12.50%) Degree
11 2 (12.50%) Mathematics
11 2 (12.50%) Apache Hive
11 2 (12.50%) Hadoop
11 2 (12.50%) Visualisation
11 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (12.50%) Impala
11 2 (12.50%) Apache Pig
11 2 (12.50%) Mahout
12 1 (6.25%) Big Data
12 1 (6.25%) GitHub

SciPy
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) GitHub
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon EMR
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon S3
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Apache Hive
1 2 (12.50%) Hadoop
1 2 (12.50%) Impala
1 2 (12.50%) Mahout
2 1 (6.25%) Big Data
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Data Mining
2 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Yeoman
General
1 11 (68.75%) Banking
1 11 (68.75%) Investment Banking
2 8 (50.00%) Finance
3 5 (31.25%) Front Office
4 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Developer
2 13 (81.25%) Python Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Python Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Data Modeller
4 1 (6.25%) Data Scientist
4 1 (6.25%) RAD Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Data Modeller
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (87.50%) NumPy
2 13 (81.25%) Django
3 6 (37.50%) Pandas
4 1 (6.25%) Cascalog
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
4 1 (6.25%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (6.25%) HTML
4 1 (6.25%) .NET
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.25%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Credit Risk
2 2 (12.50%) Mathematics
2 2 (12.50%) Visualisation
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Statistics
3 1 (6.25%) Economics
3 1 (6.25%) Physics
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Fixed Income
3 1 (6.25%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Analytics
2 12 (75.00%) Web Development
3 11 (68.75%) TDD
4 3 (18.75%) OO
5 1 (6.25%) Data Munging
5 1 (6.25%) Time Series Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Functional Programming
5 1 (6.25%) Predictive Modelling
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.25%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.25%) Database Marketing
5 1 (6.25%) RAD
5 1 (6.25%) MVC
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) Python
2 14 (87.50%) C++
3 13 (81.25%) R
4 8 (50.00%) C
5 5 (31.25%) SQL
6 4 (25.00%) C#
7 3 (18.75%) Java
8 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
8 1 (6.25%) Clojure
8 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
8 1 (6.25%) F#
8 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
8 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
8 1 (6.25%) VBA
8 1 (6.25%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) PhD