The table below looks at the statistics for NumPy skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NumPy over the 3 months to 22 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
NumPy
Rank 607 563 573
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +10
Contract jobs citing NumPy 8 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.011% 0.025%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.052% 0.040% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 2
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£575 £525 £675
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% -22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15521 15181 15281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.02% 29.01% 27.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 10288 9859 9171
Average daily rate £378 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 276 389
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.26 £17.91 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

NumPy
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing NumPy within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

NumPy Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

NumPy
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing NumPy within the UK.

NumPy Daily Rate Trend in the UK

NumPy
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing NumPy within the UK over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

NumPy Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

NumPy
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NumPy within the UK over the 3 months to 22 October 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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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
England -26 8 £575 +9.52% 2
London +20 7 £575 +9.52% 1
Oxford - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
City of London - - - -
South East - - - - 1

NumPy
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing NumPy 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 NumPy.

1 19 (100.00%) Python
2 16 (84.21%) SciPy
3 15 (78.95%) Django
3 15 (78.95%) C++
4 12 (63.16%) TDD
4 12 (63.16%) R
4 12 (63.16%) Analytics
4 12 (63.16%) Web Development
5 11 (57.89%) Investment Banking
5 11 (57.89%) Banking
6 9 (47.37%) Finance
7 8 (42.11%) C
8 6 (31.58%) Front Office
9 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (21.05%) C#
9 4 (21.05%) Pandas
10 3 (15.79%) Credit Risk
10 3 (15.79%) OO
10 3 (15.79%) SQL
11 2 (10.53%) Java
11 2 (10.53%) Linux
11 2 (10.53%) Degree
12 1 (5.26%) Refactoring
12 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
12 1 (5.26%) Physics
12 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
12 1 (5.26%) Natural Language Processing
12 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
12 1 (5.26%) GitHub
12 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills

NumPy
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing NumPy 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 NumPy. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
1 1 (5.26%) MySQL
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
General
1 11 (57.89%) Investment Banking
1 11 (57.89%) Banking
2 9 (47.37%) Finance
3 6 (31.58%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 18 (94.74%) Developer
2 17 (89.47%) Python Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Python Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Junior Python Programmer
4 1 (5.26%) Junior Programmer
4 1 (5.26%) Python Programmer
4 1 (5.26%) RAD Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Programmer
4 1 (5.26%) Junior
4 1 (5.26%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (84.21%) SciPy
2 15 (78.95%) Django
3 4 (21.05%) Pandas
4 1 (5.26%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.26%) Flask
4 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.26%) HTML
4 1 (5.26%) .NET
4 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.26%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Credit Risk
2 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.26%) Physics
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Derivative
2 1 (5.26%) Visualisation
2 1 (5.26%) Artificial Intelligence
2 1 (5.26%) Fixed Income
2 1 (5.26%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) TDD
1 12 (63.16%) Analytics
1 12 (63.16%) Web Development
2 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) OO
4 1 (5.26%) Refactoring
4 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.26%) Functional Programming
4 1 (5.26%) Automated Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.26%) MVC
4 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.26%) Scrum
4 1 (5.26%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) Python
2 15 (78.95%) C++
3 12 (63.16%) R
4 8 (42.11%) C
5 4 (21.05%) C#
6 3 (15.79%) SQL
7 2 (10.53%) Java
8 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
8 1 (5.26%) F#
8 1 (5.26%) MATLAB
8 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
8 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) PhD