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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SciPy
Rank 431 417 421
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +4
Contract jobs citing SciPy 6 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.026% 0.072% 0.054%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.079% 0.23% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 17 13
Median daily rate £525 £625 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £575 £515
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £650 £645
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £400 -
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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
7592 7476 7471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 33.42% 31.68% 30.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5647 5485 5240
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 50 49
Median hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.28% -18.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £19.65 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £52.17 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.77 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +10.77%

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 28 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SciPy within the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +27 1 - -
SciPy
England

SciPy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 22 (100.00%) Python
2 19 (86.36%) NumPy
3 17 (77.27%) Pandas
4 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (59.09%) SQL
6 9 (40.91%) MS Excel
6 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
6 9 (40.91%) TDD
6 9 (40.91%) Pair Programming
7 8 (36.36%) Algorithms
8 7 (31.82%) Analytics
9 6 (27.27%) Visualisation
10 5 (22.73%) Machine Learning
10 5 (22.73%) Big Data
10 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
10 5 (22.73%) Finance
10 5 (22.73%) PhD
10 5 (22.73%) scikit-learn
11 4 (18.18%) Apache Spark
11 4 (18.18%) SAS
11 4 (18.18%) R
11 4 (18.18%) D3.js
11 4 (18.18%) Data Analytics
11 4 (18.18%) Apache Pig
11 4 (18.18%) Apache Hive
11 4 (18.18%) Mathematics
11 4 (18.18%) Hadoop
12 3 (13.64%) Hedge funds
12 3 (13.64%) MongoDB
12 3 (13.64%) Unit Testing

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 4 (18.18%) Apache Pig
1 4 (18.18%) Apache Spark
1 4 (18.18%) SAS
2 1 (4.55%) IPython
Applications
1 9 (40.91%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.64%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon EMR
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
2 5 (22.73%) Big Data
3 4 (18.18%) Apache Hive
3 4 (18.18%) Hadoop
4 3 (13.64%) MongoDB
5 2 (9.09%) KDB
6 1 (4.55%) Impala
6 1 (4.55%) Mahout
6 1 (4.55%) Neo4j
6 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Maven
2 1 (4.55%) Vagrant
2 1 (4.55%) Yeoman
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Developer
1 15 (68.18%) Python Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Data Scientist
3 3 (13.64%) Machine Learning Scientist
4 2 (9.09%) C Developer
4 2 (9.09%) C/C++ Developer
4 2 (9.09%) C++ Developer
4 2 (9.09%) C++ Quantitative Developer
4 2 (9.09%) C++/Java Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Java Quantitative Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (86.36%) NumPy
2 17 (77.27%) Pandas
3 5 (22.73%) scikit-learn
4 4 (18.18%) D3.js
5 3 (13.64%) AngularJS
5 3 (13.64%) Flask
5 3 (13.64%) Pyramid
6 2 (9.09%) Esper
6 2 (9.09%) Natural Language Processing
7 1 (4.55%) Cascalog
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Algorithms
2 6 (27.27%) Visualisation
3 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
4 4 (18.18%) Mathematics
5 3 (13.64%) Artificial Intelligence
5 3 (13.64%) Hedge funds
5 3 (13.64%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (40.91%) Pair Programming
2 9 (40.91%) TDD
3 7 (31.82%) Analytics
4 5 (22.73%) Machine Learning
5 4 (18.18%) Data Analytics
6 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (13.64%) Data Acquisition
6 3 (13.64%) Data Analysis
6 3 (13.64%) ETL
6 3 (13.64%) Linear Regression
6 3 (13.64%) Predictive Analysis
6 3 (13.64%) Predictive Analytics
6 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
6 3 (13.64%) Unit Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (9.09%) Refactoring
8 1 (4.55%) Big Data Analytics
8 1 (4.55%) Open Source
8 1 (4.55%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) Python
2 13 (59.09%) SQL
3 4 (18.18%) R
4 3 (13.64%) C
4 3 (13.64%) C++
4 3 (13.64%) Java
5 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.55%) Clojure
5 1 (4.55%) Cypher
5 1 (4.55%) Scala
5 1 (4.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) PhD
2 2 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Apache Flume
1 1 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (4.55%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Oozie
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle