The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SciPy
Rank 392 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SciPy 24 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.097% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.33% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 20 0 0
Average daily rate £550 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £450
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
7212 6331 7720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.14% 28.80% 27.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5195 4589 5102
Average daily rate £400 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £288 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 64 76
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £19.90 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £169.00 £54.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
SciPy
England

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
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 16 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SciPy within the London region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London - 11 £638 - 3
SciPy
England

SciPy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 25 (100.00%) Python
1 25 (100.00%) NumPy
2 19 (76.00%) C++
3 15 (60.00%) OO
4 12 (48.00%) Open Source
5 11 (44.00%) Java
6 10 (40.00%) Linux
6 10 (40.00%) Statistics
6 10 (40.00%) Maven
6 10 (40.00%) Django
7 9 (36.00%) Visualisation
7 9 (36.00%) C#
7 9 (36.00%) Front Office
7 9 (36.00%) Finance
8 8 (32.00%) C
9 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (28.00%) MongoDB
9 7 (28.00%) Hedge funds
10 6 (24.00%) KDB
10 6 (24.00%) Oracle
11 5 (20.00%) Banking
11 5 (20.00%) Degree
11 5 (20.00%) GitHub
12 4 (16.00%) Investment Banking
13 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
13 3 (12.00%) Refactoring
13 3 (12.00%) Unit Testing
13 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
13 3 (12.00%) Fixed Income
13 3 (12.00%) Grid Computing

SciPy
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) MongoDB
2 6 (24.00%) KDB
Development Applications
1 10 (40.00%) Maven
2 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (36.00%) Front Office
1 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Banking
3 4 (16.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (84.00%) Developer
1 21 (84.00%) Python Developer
2 1 (4.00%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (100.00%) NumPy
2 10 (40.00%) Django
3 3 (12.00%) Matplotlib
3 3 (12.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (12.00%) Esper
4 2 (8.00%) SQLAlchemy
5 1 (4.00%) STL
5 1 (4.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 12 (48.00%) Open Source
2 10 (40.00%) Statistics
3 9 (36.00%) Visualisation
4 7 (28.00%) Hedge funds
5 3 (12.00%) Fixed Income
5 3 (12.00%) Grid Computing
6 2 (8.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (8.00%) Credit Risk
7 1 (4.00%) Equities
7 1 (4.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) OO
2 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (12.00%) Refactoring
3 3 (12.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) Python
2 19 (76.00%) C++
3 11 (44.00%) Java
4 9 (36.00%) C#
5 8 (32.00%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) PhD
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle
City of London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 21 days ago