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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SciPy
Rank 395 391 360
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -31
Contract jobs citing SciPy 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.014% 0.009% 0.016%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.047% 0.032% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£575 - £450
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
6328 6319 6051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.96% 29.32% 31.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4744 4501 4387
Average daily rate £425 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 53 60
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £21.76
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +60.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.00 £77.50 £48.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 30 January 2015. 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 +11 1 £575 - 2
SciPy
England

SciPy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 9 (100.00%) Python
2 7 (77.78%) C++
2 7 (77.78%) NumPy
3 6 (66.67%) Analytics
3 6 (66.67%) C
4 5 (55.56%) R
4 5 (55.56%) Pandas
5 4 (44.44%) Mathematics
5 4 (44.44%) SQL
5 4 (44.44%) Finance
6 3 (33.33%) TDD
6 3 (33.33%) Banking
6 3 (33.33%) Front Office
6 3 (33.33%) Java
6 3 (33.33%) C#
6 3 (33.33%) VBA
6 3 (33.33%) Physics
6 3 (33.33%) Degree
6 3 (33.33%) Visualisation
6 3 (33.33%) Investment Banking
6 3 (33.33%) Web Development
6 3 (33.33%) Django
6 3 (33.33%) Algorithms
7 2 (22.22%) IPython
7 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (22.22%) SQLAlchemy
7 2 (22.22%) Cython
7 2 (22.22%) Impala
7 2 (22.22%) Time Series Analysis
7 2 (22.22%) Matplotlib

SciPy
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (22.22%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon S3
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon EMR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Impala
1 2 (22.22%) Apache Hive
1 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
1 2 (22.22%) Mahout
1 2 (22.22%) Hadoop
2 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (11.11%) Data Mining
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Big Data
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) Maven
2 1 (11.11%) Yeoman
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Banking
2 3 (33.33%) Front Office
2 3 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Python Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Data Modeller
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Data Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Python Developer
3 1 (11.11%) RAD Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Data Modeller
3 1 (11.11%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) NumPy
2 5 (55.56%) Pandas
3 3 (33.33%) Django
4 2 (22.22%) SQLAlchemy
4 2 (22.22%) Matplotlib
4 2 (22.22%) .NET
4 2 (22.22%) CSS
4 2 (22.22%) HTML
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 1 (11.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
5 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
5 1 (11.11%) Esper
5 1 (11.11%) Natural Language Processing
5 1 (11.11%) Cascalog
5 1 (11.11%) Pyramid
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Mathematics
2 3 (33.33%) Physics
2 3 (33.33%) Visualisation
2 3 (33.33%) Algorithms
3 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (22.22%) Statistics
3 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
4 1 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (11.11%) Open Source
4 1 (11.11%) Economics
4 1 (11.11%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Analytics
2 3 (33.33%) TDD
2 3 (33.33%) Web Development
3 2 (22.22%) Time Series Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) RAD
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) Database Marketing
4 1 (11.11%) Refactoring
4 1 (11.11%) Predictive Modelling
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) Investment Management
4 1 (11.11%) ETRM
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Data Munging
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Python
2 7 (77.78%) C++
3 6 (66.67%) C
4 5 (55.56%) R
5 4 (44.44%) SQL
6 3 (33.33%) Java
6 3 (33.33%) C#
6 3 (33.33%) VBA
7 2 (22.22%) IPython
7 2 (22.22%) Cython
7 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
8 1 (11.11%) MATLAB
8 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
8 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
8 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
8 1 (11.11%) F#
8 1 (11.11%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) PhD
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
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