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 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
NumPy
Rank 599 608 584
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -24
Contract jobs citing NumPy 27 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.008% 0.008%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.18% 0.029% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 2 2
Average daily rate £550 £563 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +55.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £553 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £573 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 - -
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
14606 13867 13355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.39% 26.78% 26.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 10113 9219 8392
Average daily rate £400 £398 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 196 274
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £33.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -1.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £20.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £46.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 12 February 2016.

NumPy Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

NumPy
Top 8 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 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
England +20 27 £550 -2.22% 24
London +22 19 £550 -2.22% 20
Cambridgeshire - 6 £400 - 1
East of England - 6 £400 - 1
Cambridge - 5 - -
South East - 2 £550 - 3
Surrey - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £550 -

NumPy
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 60 (100.00%) Python
2 49 (81.67%) SciPy
3 30 (50.00%) Pandas
4 15 (25.00%) C++
5 14 (23.33%) SQL
5 14 (23.33%) Django
6 13 (21.67%) Degree
7 12 (20.00%) Linux
7 12 (20.00%) C
8 11 (18.33%) Git (software)
9 10 (16.67%) Finance
9 10 (16.67%) Apache Spark
10 9 (15.00%) Celery
10 9 (15.00%) HBase
10 9 (15.00%) Machine Learning
10 9 (15.00%) OO
10 9 (15.00%) Data Mining
10 9 (15.00%) Computer Science
11 8 (13.33%) Mathematics
11 8 (13.33%) Algorithms
12 7 (11.67%) Big Data
12 7 (11.67%) Apache Hive
12 7 (11.67%) R
12 7 (11.67%) Java
12 7 (11.67%) Hadoop
13 6 (10.00%) RESTful
13 6 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
13 6 (10.00%) Cluster Analysis
13 6 (10.00%) Derivative
13 6 (10.00%) Text Mining

NumPy
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 10 (16.67%) Apache Spark
2 3 (5.00%) Apache
2 3 (5.00%) nginx
3 1 (1.67%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.67%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.67%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.00%) Data Mining
1 9 (15.00%) HBase
2 7 (11.67%) Apache Hive
2 7 (11.67%) Big Data
2 7 (11.67%) Hadoop
3 6 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 6 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (10.00%) Text Mining
4 3 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (5.00%) Pentaho
4 3 (5.00%) Redis
5 1 (1.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (18.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.33%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.67%) GitLab
3 1 (1.67%) Maven
General
1 10 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (6.67%) Banking
3 2 (3.33%) Front Office
4 1 (1.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 53 (88.33%) Developer
2 48 (80.00%) Python Developer
3 9 (15.00%) Software Developer
4 8 (13.33%) Quantitative Developer
5 5 (8.33%) Architect
5 5 (8.33%) Big Data Architect
6 4 (6.67%) Big Data Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Django Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Python/Django Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Data Architect
8 2 (3.33%) Big Data Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Hadoop Architect
9 1 (1.67%) Data Scientist
9 1 (1.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 1 (1.67%) Embedded Developer
9 1 (1.67%) Hadoop Developer
9 1 (1.67%) Hadoop Engineer
9 1 (1.67%) Machine Learning Scientist
9 1 (1.67%) Python Software Engineer
9 1 (1.67%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (81.67%) SciPy
2 30 (50.00%) Pandas
3 14 (23.33%) Django
4 9 (15.00%) Celery
5 6 (10.00%) Matplotlib
5 6 (10.00%) RESTful
5 6 (10.00%) Web Services
6 3 (5.00%) D3.js
6 3 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (3.33%) Flask
7 2 (3.33%) PyXLL
7 2 (3.33%) Qt
8 1 (1.67%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.67%) Esper
8 1 (1.67%) Pyramid
8 1 (1.67%) scikit-learn
8 1 (1.67%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) Computer Science
2 8 (13.33%) Algorithms
2 8 (13.33%) Mathematics
3 6 (10.00%) Derivative
4 5 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (8.33%) Physics
5 4 (6.67%) Credit Risk
5 4 (6.67%) Hedge funds
5 4 (6.67%) Smart Energy
5 4 (6.67%) Visualisation
6 3 (5.00%) Statistics
7 2 (3.33%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.67%) Artificial Intelligence
8 1 (1.67%) Fixed Income
8 1 (1.67%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.00%) Machine Learning
1 9 (15.00%) OO
2 6 (10.00%) Cluster Analysis
2 6 (10.00%) DevOps
2 6 (10.00%) MapReduce
2 6 (10.00%) OOD
2 6 (10.00%) TDD
3 4 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (6.67%) Data Visualisation
3 4 (6.67%) Pair Programming
3 4 (6.67%) QMS
3 4 (6.67%) Quality Management
4 3 (5.00%) Analytics
4 3 (5.00%) ETL
4 3 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (5.00%) Scrum
5 2 (3.33%) Algorithmic Trading
5 2 (3.33%) Functional Programming
5 2 (3.33%) Open Source
5 2 (3.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 60 (100.00%) Python
2 15 (25.00%) C++
3 14 (23.33%) SQL
4 12 (20.00%) C
5 7 (11.67%) Java
5 7 (11.67%) R
6 5 (8.33%) Scala
7 4 (6.67%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.33%) C#
9 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.67%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 13 (21.67%) Degree
2 3 (5.00%) PhD
Vendors
1 1 (1.67%) Cloudera
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago