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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SciPy
Rank 394 379 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs citing SciPy 17 24 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.076% 0.10% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.25% 0.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 22 0
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£550 £550 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
6886 6943 6210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.62% 30.20% 29.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4889 5064 4499
Average daily rate £420 £403 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -2.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 27 76
Average hourly rate £22.18 £45.00 £39.51
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.71% +13.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.43 £32.50 £17.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £175.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 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 2 £450 -28.00% 4
SciPy
England

SciPy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 20 (100.00%) Python
2 18 (90.00%) NumPy
3 17 (85.00%) Pandas
4 13 (65.00%) Finance
5 12 (60.00%) Front Office
6 10 (50.00%) Algorithms
7 9 (45.00%) SQL
8 8 (40.00%) C++
9 7 (35.00%) C
9 7 (35.00%) Mathematics
9 7 (35.00%) Degree
9 7 (35.00%) Unit Testing
9 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (30.00%) Django
10 6 (30.00%) Physics
10 6 (30.00%) Derivative
10 6 (30.00%) Configuration Management
10 6 (30.00%) TDD
10 6 (30.00%) IPython
10 6 (30.00%) Data Structures
10 6 (30.00%) Flask
11 5 (25.00%) Analytics
11 5 (25.00%) Cython
11 5 (25.00%) Matplotlib
11 5 (25.00%) VBA
11 5 (25.00%) Java
11 5 (25.00%) Credit Risk
11 5 (25.00%) SQLAlchemy
12 4 (20.00%) Open Source
12 4 (20.00%) MongoDB

SciPy
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 3 (15.00%) SAS
2 1 (5.00%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Weka
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.00%) Mahout
2 1 (5.00%) Big Data
2 1 (5.00%) Impala
2 1 (5.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.00%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Maven
1 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (65.00%) Finance
2 12 (60.00%) Front Office
3 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.00%) Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Developer
2 15 (75.00%) Python Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Senior Python Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Data Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Data Scientist
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Data Modeller
7 1 (5.00%) Data Modeller
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Data Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Analyst Programmer
7 1 (5.00%) Programmer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (90.00%) NumPy
2 17 (85.00%) Pandas
3 6 (30.00%) Flask
3 6 (30.00%) Django
4 5 (25.00%) Matplotlib
4 5 (25.00%) SQLAlchemy
5 4 (20.00%) Pyramid
5 4 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 4 (20.00%) Esper
6 3 (15.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 3 (15.00%) HTML
6 3 (15.00%) CSS
7 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 7 (35.00%) Mathematics
3 6 (30.00%) Physics
3 6 (30.00%) Derivative
3 6 (30.00%) Data Structures
4 5 (25.00%) Credit Risk
5 4 (20.00%) Open Source
6 3 (15.00%) Hedge funds
6 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
7 2 (10.00%) Visualisation
7 2 (10.00%) Statistics
7 2 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (5.00%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Unit Testing
1 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (30.00%) Configuration Management
2 6 (30.00%) TDD
3 5 (25.00%) Analytics
4 3 (15.00%) Propensity Modelling
4 3 (15.00%) Regression Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) RAD
5 2 (10.00%) OO
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.00%) Refactoring
6 1 (5.00%) Database Marketing
6 1 (5.00%) Time Series Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Investment Management
6 1 (5.00%) ETRM
6 1 (5.00%) Predictive Modelling
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) Python
2 9 (45.00%) SQL
3 8 (40.00%) C++
4 7 (35.00%) C
5 6 (30.00%) IPython
6 5 (25.00%) Cython
6 5 (25.00%) Java
6 5 (25.00%) VBA
7 4 (20.00%) C#
7 4 (20.00%) R
8 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
8 3 (15.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle
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