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 30 August 2016 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
NumPy
Rank 620 632 631
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -1
Contract jobs citing NumPy 27 27 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.047% 0.023%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% 0.17% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 23 13
Median daily rate £415 £625 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.60% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £410 £515
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £650 £645
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £400 -
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £41.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 - -

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
16183 16109 15514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.93% 28.01% 27.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 11213 10928 9835
Median daily rate £417 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 214 286 215
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.88 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.17 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.89 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.86% +11.10%

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 30 August 2016.

NumPy Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

NumPy
Hourly Rate Trend

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

NumPy Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

NumPy
Top 17 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 30 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +5 27 £415 -33.60% 6
South East - 12 £380 -
London -29 9 £500 -20.00% 6
East of England +19 5 - -
Oxfordshire - 5 - -
Oxford - 5 - -
Cambridgeshire +22 4 - -
Hampshire - 4 £338 -
Cambridge +18 3 - -
City of London +16 1 - - 1
Portsmouth - 1 £500 -
Middlesbrough - 1 £550 -
Ipswich - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 £550 -
Berkshire - 1 £450 -
Suffolk - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £550 -

NumPy
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, 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 48 (97.96%) Python
2 41 (83.67%) SciPy
3 33 (67.35%) Pandas
4 31 (63.27%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (51.02%) Algorithms
6 18 (36.73%) Visualisation
6 18 (36.73%) Linux
6 18 (36.73%) OO
7 16 (32.65%) Statistics
8 15 (30.61%) Software Engineering
9 13 (26.53%) Java
9 13 (26.53%) SQL
9 13 (26.53%) Finance
9 13 (26.53%) AngularJS
9 13 (26.53%) MongoDB
10 12 (24.49%) Hedge funds
10 12 (24.49%) Pyramid
10 12 (24.49%) Esper
10 12 (24.49%) Data Acquisition
10 12 (24.49%) Front Office
10 12 (24.49%) Oracle
10 12 (24.49%) C
10 12 (24.49%) C++
10 12 (24.49%) Maven
10 12 (24.49%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (24.49%) KDB
10 12 (24.49%) Refactoring
10 12 (24.49%) Unit Testing
11 11 (22.45%) Computer Science
12 10 (20.41%) Open Source

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 8 (16.33%) Apache Spark
2 7 (14.29%) Apache
3 6 (12.24%) Apache Pig
3 6 (12.24%) SAS
4 1 (2.04%) IPython
Applications
1 9 (18.37%) MS Excel
2 6 (12.24%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.53%) MongoDB
2 12 (24.49%) KDB
3 9 (18.37%) SQL Server
4 7 (14.29%) Big Data
4 7 (14.29%) Hadoop
5 6 (12.24%) Apache Hive
6 3 (6.12%) HBase
7 2 (4.08%) Pentaho
7 2 (4.08%) Redis
8 1 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.04%) HDInsight
8 1 (2.04%) MySQL
8 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (24.49%) Maven
2 4 (8.16%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.04%) JIRA
General
1 13 (26.53%) Finance
2 12 (24.49%) Front Office
3 5 (10.20%) Military
4 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (73.47%) Developer
2 26 (53.06%) Python Developer
3 12 (24.49%) Quantitative Developer
4 8 (16.33%) Data Scientist
5 6 (12.24%) Machine Learning Scientist
6 4 (8.16%) Programmer
6 4 (8.16%) Python Programmer
6 4 (8.16%) Systems Programmer
7 2 (4.08%) C Developer
7 2 (4.08%) C/C++ Developer
7 2 (4.08%) C++ Developer
7 2 (4.08%) C++ Quantitative Developer
7 2 (4.08%) C++/Java Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Java Quantitative Developer
8 1 (2.04%) Linux Developer
8 1 (2.04%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.04%) Senior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (83.67%) SciPy
2 33 (67.35%) Pandas
3 13 (26.53%) AngularJS
4 12 (24.49%) Esper
4 12 (24.49%) Pyramid
5 9 (18.37%) scikit-learn
6 7 (14.29%) CSS
6 7 (14.29%) Django
6 7 (14.29%) HTML
7 5 (10.20%) HTML5
7 5 (10.20%) Sphinx
8 3 (6.12%) Celery
8 3 (6.12%) D3.js
8 3 (6.12%) Flask
8 3 (6.12%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (2.04%) Natural Language Processing
9 1 (2.04%) OpenCV
9 1 (2.04%) PyQt
Miscellaneous
1 25 (51.02%) Algorithms
2 18 (36.73%) Visualisation
3 16 (32.65%) Statistics
4 12 (24.49%) Hedge funds
5 11 (22.45%) Computer Science
6 7 (14.29%) Mathematics
7 6 (12.24%) Artificial Intelligence
8 5 (10.20%) Smart Energy
9 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (2.04%) Credit Risk
10 1 (2.04%) Derivative
10 1 (2.04%) STB
Operating Systems
1 18 (36.73%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (63.27%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (36.73%) OO
3 15 (30.61%) Software Engineering
4 12 (24.49%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (24.49%) Data Acquisition
4 12 (24.49%) Refactoring
4 12 (24.49%) Unit Testing
5 10 (20.41%) Analytics
5 10 (20.41%) Open Source
5 10 (20.41%) Quantitative Trading
5 10 (20.41%) Time Series Analysis
6 9 (18.37%) Pair Programming
6 9 (18.37%) TDD
7 7 (14.29%) Data Analysis
7 7 (14.29%) Machine Learning
8 6 (12.24%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (12.24%) Linear Regression
8 6 (12.24%) Predictive Analysis
8 6 (12.24%) Predictive Analytics
9 4 (8.16%) Operations Research
Programming Languages
1 48 (97.96%) Python
2 13 (26.53%) Java
2 13 (26.53%) SQL
3 12 (24.49%) C
3 12 (24.49%) C++
4 7 (14.29%) R
5 6 (12.24%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.04%) MATLAB
6 1 (2.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) PhD
2 5 (10.20%) Degree
2 5 (10.20%) SC Cleared
2 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Oozie
Vendors
1 12 (24.49%) Oracle