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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SciPy
Rank 392 402 405
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +3
Contract jobs citing SciPy 19 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.090% 0.014% 0.009%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.28% 0.048% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 0
Average daily rate £550 £575 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - -
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
6673 6287 6346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.55% 30.18% 29.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4993 4700 4516
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 27 53
Average hourly rate £50.00 £27.37 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.68% -21.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.23 £16.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 5 February 2016.

SciPy Daily Rate Histogram in London

SciPy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 27 (87.10%) Python
2 25 (80.65%) NumPy
3 20 (64.52%) Pandas
4 16 (51.61%) Degree
5 12 (38.71%) Django
6 11 (35.48%) Computer Science
6 11 (35.48%) SQL
7 10 (32.26%) Mathematics
8 9 (29.03%) Git (software)
8 9 (29.03%) Finance
9 8 (25.81%) Linux
10 7 (22.58%) OO
10 7 (22.58%) Data Mining
11 6 (19.35%) PhD
11 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
11 6 (19.35%) Web Services
11 6 (19.35%) C++
11 6 (19.35%) OOD
11 6 (19.35%) Derivative
11 6 (19.35%) TDD
11 6 (19.35%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (19.35%) RESTful
11 6 (19.35%) R
11 6 (19.35%) Celery
11 6 (19.35%) NoSQL
11 6 (19.35%) DevOps
12 5 (16.13%) Hedge funds
12 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (12.90%) Pair Programming
13 4 (12.90%) C

SciPy
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (12.90%) Apache Spark
2 3 (9.68%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (19.35%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) Data Mining
2 6 (19.35%) NoSQL
2 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
3 4 (12.90%) Apache Hive
3 4 (12.90%) Hadoop
4 3 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (6.45%) MongoDB
6 1 (3.23%) KDB
Development Applications
1 9 (29.03%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.45%) Maven
General
1 9 (29.03%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 26 (83.87%) Developer
1 26 (83.87%) Python Developer
2 8 (25.81%) Quantitative Developer
3 3 (9.68%) Django Developer
3 3 (9.68%) Python/Django Developer
4 1 (3.23%) Programmer
4 1 (3.23%) Python Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (80.65%) NumPy
2 20 (64.52%) Pandas
3 12 (38.71%) Django
4 6 (19.35%) Celery
4 6 (19.35%) RESTful
4 6 (19.35%) Web Services
5 4 (12.90%) D3.js
5 4 (12.90%) scikit-learn
6 3 (9.68%) AngularJS
7 2 (6.45%) Esper
7 2 (6.45%) Pyramid
7 2 (6.45%) PyXLL
8 1 (3.23%) Backbone.js
8 1 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) Computer Science
2 10 (32.26%) Mathematics
3 6 (19.35%) Derivative
4 5 (16.13%) Hedge funds
5 4 (12.90%) Credit Risk
5 4 (12.90%) Physics
5 4 (12.90%) Visualisation
6 3 (9.68%) Statistics
7 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (6.45%) Data Structures
8 1 (3.23%) Algorithms
8 1 (3.23%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) OO
2 6 (19.35%) DevOps
2 6 (19.35%) OOD
2 6 (19.35%) TDD
3 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (12.90%) Deep Learning
4 4 (12.90%) Information Retrieval
4 4 (12.90%) Machine Learning
4 4 (12.90%) Operations Research
4 4 (12.90%) Pair Programming
4 4 (12.90%) Predictive Modelling
5 3 (9.68%) Data Visualisation
5 3 (9.68%) ETL
5 3 (9.68%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (9.68%) Scrum
6 2 (6.45%) Algorithmic Trading
6 2 (6.45%) Functional Programming
6 2 (6.45%) Open Source
6 2 (6.45%) Time Series Analysis
6 2 (6.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (87.10%) Python
2 11 (35.48%) SQL
3 6 (19.35%) C++
3 6 (19.35%) R
4 4 (12.90%) C
5 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (51.61%) Degree
2 6 (19.35%) PhD
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Dokku
Vendors
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle
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