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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
NumPy
Rank 622 613 608
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Contract jobs citing NumPy 19 25 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.046% 0.034%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.13% 0.17% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 20 16
Median daily rate £450 £625 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% +21.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £548 £488
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £653 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 - -
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
14889 14604 14477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.72% 26.95% 27.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 10557 9592 9635
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 201 174
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.00 £17.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.53 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.33% +7.14%

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 25 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NumPy within the UK over the 3 months to 25 May 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 -21 19 £450 -28.00% 14
London -14 11 £600 -4.00% 13
South East - 8 £388 - 1
Oxford - 4 - -
Berkshire - 4 £388 -
Oxfordshire - 4 - -

NumPy
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 (100.00%) Python
2 43 (89.58%) SciPy
3 33 (68.75%) Pandas
4 19 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (37.50%) SQL
6 14 (29.17%) Visualisation
7 13 (27.08%) OO
8 12 (25.00%) TDD
8 12 (25.00%) Pair Programming
8 12 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 12 (25.00%) Linux
8 12 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 12 (25.00%) Algorithms
9 11 (22.92%) Django
10 10 (20.83%) Statistics
10 10 (20.83%) Machine Learning
10 10 (20.83%) Apache Spark
11 9 (18.75%) Git (software)
11 9 (18.75%) C++
11 9 (18.75%) Java
12 8 (16.67%) C
12 8 (16.67%) Hadoop
12 8 (16.67%) Apache Hive
12 8 (16.67%) Degree
12 8 (16.67%) Celery
12 8 (16.67%) Big Data
12 8 (16.67%) Analytics
13 7 (14.58%) R
13 7 (14.58%) Data Visualisation
13 7 (14.58%) scikit-learn

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 10 (20.83%) Apache Spark
2 5 (10.42%) Apache Pig
2 5 (10.42%) SAS
3 3 (6.25%) nginx
4 2 (4.17%) Apache
5 1 (2.08%) IPython
Applications
1 12 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.42%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.67%) Apache Hive
2 8 (16.67%) Big Data
2 8 (16.67%) Hadoop
3 6 (12.50%) Data Mining
3 6 (12.50%) NoSQL
4 5 (10.42%) HBase
4 5 (10.42%) KDB
4 5 (10.42%) MongoDB
5 3 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (6.25%) Text Mining
6 2 (4.17%) Pentaho
6 2 (4.17%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 5 (10.42%) Maven
3 1 (2.08%) GitLab
General
1 7 (14.58%) Finance
2 5 (10.42%) Front Office
3 2 (4.17%) Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 39 (81.25%) Developer
2 35 (72.92%) Python Developer
3 6 (12.50%) Quantitative Developer
4 5 (10.42%) Data Scientist
4 5 (10.42%) Machine Learning Scientist
5 4 (8.33%) Django Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Python/Django Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Architect
6 2 (4.17%) Big Data Architect
6 2 (4.17%) Big Data Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) Big Data Developer
7 1 (2.08%) Data Architect
7 1 (2.08%) Data Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) Hadoop Architect
7 1 (2.08%) Hadoop Engineer
7 1 (2.08%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (89.58%) SciPy
2 33 (68.75%) Pandas
3 11 (22.92%) Django
4 8 (16.67%) Celery
5 7 (14.58%) scikit-learn
6 6 (12.50%) RESTful
6 6 (12.50%) Web Services
7 5 (10.42%) AngularJS
7 5 (10.42%) D3.js
7 5 (10.42%) Esper
7 5 (10.42%) Pyramid
8 3 (6.25%) Flask
8 3 (6.25%) Matplotlib
9 2 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (2.08%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.17%) Visualisation
2 12 (25.00%) Algorithms
3 10 (20.83%) Statistics
4 7 (14.58%) Computer Science
4 7 (14.58%) Mathematics
5 6 (12.50%) Hedge funds
5 6 (12.50%) Smart Energy
6 5 (10.42%) Artificial Intelligence
7 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (2.08%) Fixed Income
8 1 (2.08%) Machine to Machine
8 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
8 1 (2.08%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (27.08%) OO
3 12 (25.00%) Pair Programming
3 12 (25.00%) TDD
4 10 (20.83%) Machine Learning
5 8 (16.67%) Analytics
6 7 (14.58%) Data Visualisation
7 6 (12.50%) DevOps
7 6 (12.50%) OOD
7 6 (12.50%) Software Engineering
8 5 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (10.42%) Data Analysis
8 5 (10.42%) ETL
8 5 (10.42%) Linear Regression
8 5 (10.42%) Open Source
8 5 (10.42%) Predictive Analytics
8 5 (10.42%) Refactoring
8 5 (10.42%) Time Series Analysis
8 5 (10.42%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (100.00%) Python
2 18 (37.50%) SQL
3 9 (18.75%) C++
3 9 (18.75%) Java
4 8 (16.67%) C
5 7 (14.58%) R
6 3 (6.25%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.25%) Scala
7 2 (4.17%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.08%) Embedded C
8 1 (2.08%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 8 (16.67%) Degree
2 5 (10.42%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Oozie
Vendors
1 5 (10.42%) Oracle