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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SciPy
Rank 396 421 406
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -15
Contract jobs citing SciPy 13 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.054% 0.012% 0.038%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.18% 0.037% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 0
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£575 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
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
7382 8002 7771
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.41% 31.75% 29.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5154 5785 5523
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
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 52 53 78
Average hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £16.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £48.84 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +32 2 £500 -16.66%
SciPy
England

SciPy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 31 (100.00%) Python
1 31 (100.00%) NumPy
2 24 (77.42%) C++
3 18 (58.06%) Finance
3 18 (58.06%) Django
3 18 (58.06%) Pandas
4 15 (48.39%) C
5 14 (45.16%) OO
6 12 (38.71%) Web Development
6 12 (38.71%) TDD
6 12 (38.71%) Open Source
7 11 (35.48%) R
7 11 (35.48%) Analytics
7 11 (35.48%) Banking
7 11 (35.48%) Investment Banking
7 11 (35.48%) Linux
8 10 (32.26%) Front Office
8 10 (32.26%) Maven
8 10 (32.26%) Pyramid
8 10 (32.26%) Statistics
9 9 (29.03%) Visualisation
10 8 (25.81%) Java
11 7 (22.58%) Hedge funds
11 7 (22.58%) MongoDB
12 6 (19.35%) KDB
12 6 (19.35%) Oracle
12 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
13 4 (12.90%) Degree
13 4 (12.90%) C#

SciPy
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 2 (6.45%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) MongoDB
2 6 (19.35%) KDB
Development Applications
1 10 (32.26%) Maven
General
1 18 (58.06%) Finance
2 11 (35.48%) Banking
2 11 (35.48%) Investment Banking
3 10 (32.26%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 28 (90.32%) Developer
1 28 (90.32%) Python Developer
2 3 (9.68%) C++ Developer
3 2 (6.45%) Senior Python Developer
3 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (100.00%) NumPy
2 18 (58.06%) Django
2 18 (58.06%) Pandas
3 10 (32.26%) Pyramid
4 3 (9.68%) AngularJS
4 3 (9.68%) Esper
5 1 (3.23%) Matplotlib
5 1 (3.23%) Natural Language Processing
5 1 (3.23%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (3.23%) Flask
5 1 (3.23%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (38.71%) Open Source
2 10 (32.26%) Statistics
3 9 (29.03%) Visualisation
4 7 (22.58%) Hedge funds
5 3 (9.68%) Credit Risk
6 2 (6.45%) Fixed Income
6 2 (6.45%) Grid Computing
7 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
7 1 (3.23%) Equities
7 1 (3.23%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 11 (35.48%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) OO
2 12 (38.71%) Web Development
2 12 (38.71%) TDD
3 11 (35.48%) Analytics
4 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
5 4 (12.90%) Unit Testing
5 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (9.68%) Refactoring
7 1 (3.23%) Functional Programming
7 1 (3.23%) Risk Management
7 1 (3.23%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) Python
2 24 (77.42%) C++
3 15 (48.39%) C
4 11 (35.48%) R
5 8 (25.81%) Java
6 4 (12.90%) C#
7 3 (9.68%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) PhD
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Oracle