The table below looks at the statistics for NumPy skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited NumPy over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
NumPy
UK
Rank 565 600 605
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +5
Contract jobs citing NumPy 32 29 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.071% 0.056% 0.011%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.23% 0.20% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 22 3
Median daily rate £565 £550 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.72% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £450 £555
10% offered a daily rate of more than £838 £645 £655
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £475 -
% change year-on-year
-12.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
13985 14854 14038
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.24% 28.59% 26.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9761 10218 9258
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 244 193
Median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £20.85 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £47.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

NumPy
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing NumPy as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 February 2017.

NumPy Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

NumPy
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NumPy within the UK over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 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
England +31 32 £565 +2.72% 19
London +26 29 £575 +4.54% 17
City of London - 9 £565 - 1
South East +14 1 £275 -50.00%
Berkshire +13 1 £275 -50.00%
East of England -7 1 £750 +87.50% 2
Yorkshire - 1 £415 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £415 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £750 -
Watford - 1 £750 -
Maidenhead - 1 £275 -
Leeds - 1 £415 -

NumPy
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing NumPy also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for NumPy.

1 71 (97.26%) Python
2 60 (82.19%) Pandas
3 42 (57.53%) SciPy
4 35 (47.95%) scikit-learn
5 24 (32.88%) Machine Learning
6 23 (31.51%) SQL
7 22 (30.14%) Computer Science
8 21 (28.77%) R
9 20 (27.40%) Statistics
10 18 (24.66%) Big Data
10 18 (24.66%) Mathematics
11 17 (23.29%) Matplotlib
12 16 (21.92%) Hadoop
13 15 (20.55%) Java
13 15 (20.55%) Analytical Skills
14 14 (19.18%) Analytics
14 14 (19.18%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (19.18%) Apache Hive
15 13 (17.81%) Scala
15 13 (17.81%) OO
15 13 (17.81%) Algorithms
16 12 (16.44%) Git (software)
17 11 (15.07%) Django
17 11 (15.07%) C++
17 11 (15.07%) Finance
17 11 (15.07%) Apache Spark
18 10 (13.70%) Relational Database
18 10 (13.70%) Flask
18 10 (13.70%) MATLAB
18 10 (13.70%) Scrum

NumPy
Top Related IT Skills 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 11 (15.07%) Apache Spark
2 7 (9.59%) Apache Pig
3 4 (5.48%) Apache
4 3 (4.11%) IPython
4 3 (4.11%) Jupyter
4 3 (4.11%) SAS
5 2 (2.74%) Confluence
6 1 (1.37%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (6.85%) Weka
2 4 (5.48%) SPSS
3 3 (4.11%) GNU Octave
3 3 (4.11%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.37%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.22%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.48%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (4.11%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (4.11%) Amazon S3
4 2 (2.74%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.37%) AWS Data Pipeline
5 1 (1.37%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (24.66%) Big Data
2 16 (21.92%) Hadoop
3 14 (19.18%) Apache Hive
4 10 (13.70%) Relational Database
5 9 (12.33%) HBase
5 9 (12.33%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (10.96%) NoSQL
7 7 (9.59%) Data Mining
8 5 (6.85%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (6.85%) Power BI
8 5 (6.85%) RDBMS
9 4 (5.48%) Mahout
9 4 (5.48%) MySQL
10 3 (4.11%) MongoDB
10 3 (4.11%) Pentaho
10 3 (4.11%) Redis
10 3 (4.11%) SQL Server
10 3 (4.11%) Text Mining
11 1 (1.37%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (1.37%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 12 (16.44%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.22%) Jenkins
2 6 (8.22%) JIRA
3 3 (4.11%) Bower
General
1 11 (15.07%) Finance
2 6 (8.22%) Front Office
3 5 (6.85%) Banking
4 1 (1.37%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 45 (61.64%) Developer
2 41 (56.16%) Python Developer
3 19 (26.03%) Data Scientist
4 9 (12.33%) Django Developer
5 6 (8.22%) Python/Django Developer
6 5 (6.85%) Senior Data Scientist
7 4 (5.48%) Data Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) Machine Learning Scientist
8 3 (4.11%) Architect
8 3 (4.11%) AWS Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Data Architect
8 3 (4.11%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (2.74%) Big Data Engineer
9 2 (2.74%) Chief Architect
9 2 (2.74%) Chief Data Architect
9 2 (2.74%) Front Office Developer
10 1 (1.37%) Angular Developer
10 1 (1.37%) Digital Developer
10 1 (1.37%) Machine Learning Engineer
10 1 (1.37%) Machine Learning Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (82.19%) Pandas
2 42 (57.53%) SciPy
3 35 (47.95%) scikit-learn
4 17 (23.29%) Matplotlib
5 11 (15.07%) Django
6 10 (13.70%) Flask
7 7 (9.59%) CSS
7 7 (9.59%) HTML
7 7 (9.59%) RabbitMQ
7 7 (9.59%) TensorFlow
8 6 (8.22%) REST
8 6 (8.22%) RESTful
9 5 (6.85%) Celery
9 5 (6.85%) D3.js
10 4 (5.48%) OpenCV
10 4 (5.48%) PyQt
11 3 (4.11%) .NET
11 3 (4.11%) Node.js
11 3 (4.11%) Twisted
11 3 (4.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (30.14%) Computer Science
2 15 (20.55%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (17.81%) Algorithms
4 6 (8.22%) Fixed Income
4 6 (8.22%) Hedge funds
4 6 (8.22%) Smart Energy
5 2 (2.74%) User Experience
6 1 (1.37%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.37%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.37%) Derivative
6 1 (1.37%) Fintech
6 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.37%) Social Media
6 1 (1.37%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.70%) Linux
2 2 (2.74%) Windows
3 1 (1.37%) Android
3 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.88%) Machine Learning
2 20 (27.40%) Statistics
3 18 (24.66%) Mathematics
4 14 (19.18%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (19.18%) Analytics
5 13 (17.81%) OO
6 10 (13.70%) Data Modelling
6 10 (13.70%) Scrum
7 8 (10.96%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (10.96%) Software Engineering
7 8 (10.96%) TDD
8 7 (9.59%) Data Visualisation
8 7 (9.59%) OOP
8 7 (9.59%) Visualisation
9 6 (8.22%) DevOps
9 6 (8.22%) Kanban
9 6 (8.22%) MapReduce
9 6 (8.22%) Statistical Analysis
10 5 (6.85%) Systematic Trading
11 4 (5.48%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 71 (97.26%) Python
2 23 (31.51%) SQL
3 21 (28.77%) R
4 15 (20.55%) Java
5 13 (17.81%) Scala
6 11 (15.07%) C++
7 10 (13.70%) MATLAB
8 9 (12.33%) JavaScript
9 3 (4.11%) C
9 3 (4.11%) C#
9 3 (4.11%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.37%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (13.70%) Degree
1 10 (13.70%) PhD
System Software
1 3 (4.11%) Docker
2 1 (1.37%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 5 (6.85%) Kibana
Vendors
1 3 (4.11%) Tableau
2 2 (2.74%) Google
3 1 (1.37%) Cloudera
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle
3 1 (1.37%) SAP
3 1 (1.37%) Teradata
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