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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SciPy
Rank 412 411 421
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Contract jobs citing SciPy 21 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.087% 0.053% 0.008%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.28% 0.17% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 2
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£625 £575 £453
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +27.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £515 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £645 £491
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
7589 7498 8150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.53% 30.83% 32.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5581 5261 5890
Average daily rate £438 £413 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +2.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 53 55
Average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.43 £17.50 £24.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £53.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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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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 +21 13 £650 +30.00% 3
SciPy
England

SciPy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 36 (100.00%) Python
1 36 (100.00%) NumPy
2 26 (72.22%) Front Office
2 26 (72.22%) Pandas
3 21 (58.33%) Finance
4 19 (52.78%) C++
4 19 (52.78%) SQL
5 18 (50.00%) TDD
6 16 (44.44%) Mathematics
7 15 (41.67%) Credit Risk
8 14 (38.89%) Derivative
8 14 (38.89%) Data Structures
9 13 (36.11%) Django
9 13 (36.11%) Unit Testing
9 13 (36.11%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (36.11%) Linux
10 12 (33.33%) Configuration Management
10 12 (33.33%) Algorithms
10 12 (33.33%) Computer Science
10 12 (33.33%) Analytics
11 10 (27.78%) Physics
11 10 (27.78%) Degree
12 9 (25.00%) Functional Programming
13 8 (22.22%) Flask
13 8 (22.22%) R
13 8 (22.22%) Windows
13 8 (22.22%) Java
14 7 (19.44%) C#
15 6 (16.67%) C
15 6 (16.67%) XML

SciPy
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (8.33%) SAS
2 2 (5.56%) IPython
Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Subversion
2 3 (8.33%) Maven
3 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
General
1 26 (72.22%) Front Office
2 21 (58.33%) Finance
3 5 (13.89%) Banking
3 5 (13.89%) Investment Banking
4 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.78%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 33 (91.67%) Developer
2 28 (77.78%) Python Developer
3 11 (30.56%) Senior Python Developer
3 11 (30.56%) Senior Developer
3 11 (30.56%) Quantitative Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Data Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Data Scientist
6 1 (2.78%) C++ Developer
6 1 (2.78%) C++ Quantitative Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (2.78%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (100.00%) NumPy
2 26 (72.22%) Pandas
3 13 (36.11%) Django
4 8 (22.22%) Flask
5 6 (16.67%) XML
6 4 (11.11%) Pyramid
6 4 (11.11%) AngularJS
7 3 (8.33%) Esper
8 2 (5.56%) Matplotlib
9 1 (2.78%) D3.js
9 1 (2.78%) Highcharts JS
9 1 (2.78%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 1 (2.78%) SQLAlchemy
9 1 (2.78%) HTML
9 1 (2.78%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (44.44%) Mathematics
2 15 (41.67%) Credit Risk
3 14 (38.89%) Data Structures
3 14 (38.89%) Derivative
4 12 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 12 (33.33%) Algorithms
5 10 (27.78%) Physics
6 6 (16.67%) Grid Computing
6 6 (16.67%) Market Risk
6 6 (16.67%) Hedge funds
7 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (2.78%) Visualisation
8 1 (2.78%) Statistics
8 1 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (36.11%) Linux
2 8 (22.22%) Windows
3 6 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (50.00%) TDD
2 13 (36.11%) Unit Testing
2 13 (36.11%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 12 (33.33%) Analytics
4 9 (25.00%) Functional Programming
5 6 (16.67%) OO
5 6 (16.67%) Web Development
6 4 (11.11%) Multithreading
6 4 (11.11%) Monte Carlo Method
7 3 (8.33%) Open Source
7 3 (8.33%) Regression Analysis
7 3 (8.33%) Propensity Modelling
8 2 (5.56%) Algorithmic Trading
9 1 (2.78%) BDD
9 1 (2.78%) Investment Management
9 1 (2.78%) Refactoring
9 1 (2.78%) Software Engineering
9 1 (2.78%) RAD
9 1 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 36 (100.00%) Python
2 19 (52.78%) SQL
2 19 (52.78%) C++
3 8 (22.22%) Java
3 8 (22.22%) R
4 7 (19.44%) C#
5 6 (16.67%) C
5 6 (16.67%) Perl
6 3 (8.33%) MATLAB
7 2 (5.56%) VBA
7 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
7 2 (5.56%) Cython
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) Degree
2 4 (11.11%) PhD
Vendors
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle
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