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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
NumPy
Rank 579 635 634
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -1
Contract jobs citing NumPy 41 22 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.083% 0.040% 0.005%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.27% 0.14% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 15 2
Median daily rate £500 £550 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +65.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £370 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £650 £379
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +2.56%
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
15327 15921 15523
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.99% 28.76% 26.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 10582 11090 10566
Median daily rate £425 £400 £397
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 263 168
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.41 £20.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.92 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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 3 December 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 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 3 December 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 +28 41 £500 -9.09% 21
London +11 33 £500 -20.00% 19
City of London +2 8 £575 -11.53% 5
East of England +6 4 £550 +57.14% 2
Cambridgeshire -4 4 £550 +57.14% 2
South East +27 3 £425 -15.00%
Berkshire +7 3 £425 -15.00%
Cambridge +3 1 £550 +69.23% 2
Lincoln - 1 - -
Lincolnshire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 - -

NumPy
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 64 (96.97%) Python
2 43 (65.15%) Pandas
3 40 (60.61%) SciPy
4 29 (43.94%) scikit-learn
5 23 (34.85%) Computer Science
6 22 (33.33%) Machine Learning
6 22 (33.33%) Algorithms
7 21 (31.82%) Statistics
7 21 (31.82%) Linux
8 20 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (28.79%) OO
10 18 (27.27%) Java
10 18 (27.27%) R
11 16 (24.24%) Mathematics
12 14 (21.21%) Software Engineering
13 13 (19.70%) Hadoop
13 13 (19.70%) Visualisation
13 13 (19.70%) Apache Hive
13 13 (19.70%) Big Data
13 13 (19.70%) Matplotlib
14 12 (18.18%) Finance
14 12 (18.18%) C++
14 12 (18.18%) Front Office
15 11 (16.67%) PhD
15 11 (16.67%) Degree
16 10 (15.15%) Django
16 10 (15.15%) HTML
16 10 (15.15%) SQL
16 10 (15.15%) CSS
16 10 (15.15%) Apache Spark

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 (15.15%) Apache Spark
2 8 (12.12%) Apache
2 8 (12.12%) Apache Pig
3 4 (6.06%) SAS
4 3 (4.55%) IPython
5 1 (1.52%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (7.58%) SPSS
2 4 (6.06%) Weka
3 1 (1.52%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.52%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (1.52%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.52%) AWS Data Pipeline
2 1 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.52%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.70%) Apache Hive
1 13 (19.70%) Big Data
1 13 (19.70%) Hadoop
2 9 (13.64%) MongoDB
3 7 (10.61%) HBase
4 6 (9.09%) Data Mining
4 6 (9.09%) KDB
5 5 (7.58%) NoSQL
5 5 (7.58%) Power BI
5 5 (7.58%) Relational Database
6 4 (6.06%) Mahout
7 3 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (4.55%) Text Mining
8 2 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (3.03%) MySQL
8 2 (3.03%) Pentaho
8 2 (3.03%) Redis
9 1 (1.52%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (1.52%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (9.09%) Maven
2 4 (6.06%) Eclipse
3 3 (4.55%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.03%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 12 (18.18%) Finance
1 12 (18.18%) Front Office
2 5 (7.58%) Military
3 4 (6.06%) Banking
4 1 (1.52%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.52%) Legal
4 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (60.61%) Developer
2 34 (51.52%) Python Developer
3 18 (27.27%) Data Scientist
4 7 (10.61%) Quantitative Developer
5 5 (7.58%) Machine Learning Scientist
6 4 (6.06%) Programmer
6 4 (6.06%) Python Programmer
6 4 (6.06%) Senior Data Scientist
6 4 (6.06%) Systems Programmer
7 3 (4.55%) Django Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Python/Django Developer
8 2 (3.03%) Big Data Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) Data Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) Front Office Developer
8 2 (3.03%) Java Developer
9 1 (1.52%) C++ Developer
9 1 (1.52%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 1 (1.52%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
9 1 (1.52%) Senior Developer
9 1 (1.52%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (65.15%) Pandas
2 40 (60.61%) SciPy
3 29 (43.94%) scikit-learn
4 13 (19.70%) Matplotlib
5 10 (15.15%) CSS
5 10 (15.15%) Django
5 10 (15.15%) HTML
6 9 (13.64%) Pyramid
7 7 (10.61%) AngularJS
8 6 (9.09%) D3.js
8 6 (9.09%) Esper
8 6 (9.09%) TensorFlow
9 5 (7.58%) Celery
9 5 (7.58%) HTML5
9 5 (7.58%) Sphinx
10 4 (6.06%) Flask
10 4 (6.06%) RabbitMQ
11 3 (4.55%) Twisted
12 2 (3.03%) OpenCV
12 2 (3.03%) PyQt
Miscellaneous
1 23 (34.85%) Computer Science
2 22 (33.33%) Algorithms
3 21 (31.82%) Statistics
4 16 (24.24%) Mathematics
5 13 (19.70%) Visualisation
6 9 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (12.12%) Hedge funds
8 5 (7.58%) Artificial Intelligence
9 4 (6.06%) Physics
10 3 (4.55%) Smart Energy
11 2 (3.03%) Credit Risk
11 2 (3.03%) Derivative
11 2 (3.03%) Fixed Income
11 2 (3.03%) User Experience
12 1 (1.52%) Fintech
12 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
12 1 (1.52%) Social Media
12 1 (1.52%) STB
12 1 (1.52%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 21 (31.82%) Linux
2 1 (1.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (33.33%) Machine Learning
2 20 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (28.79%) OO
4 14 (21.21%) Software Engineering
5 9 (13.64%) Analytics
5 9 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (13.64%) Refactoring
6 7 (10.61%) Open Source
6 7 (10.61%) Scrum
7 6 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (9.09%) Data Acquisition
7 6 (9.09%) Data Modelling
7 6 (9.09%) Data Visualisation
7 6 (9.09%) Statistical Analysis
7 6 (9.09%) Unit Testing
8 5 (7.58%) Kanban
8 5 (7.58%) Memory Management
8 5 (7.58%) Quantitative Trading
8 5 (7.58%) TDD
8 5 (7.58%) Time Series Analysis
Programming Languages
1 64 (96.97%) Python
2 18 (27.27%) Java
2 18 (27.27%) R
3 12 (18.18%) C++
4 10 (15.15%) SQL
5 9 (13.64%) C
5 9 (13.64%) JavaScript
6 8 (12.12%) Scala
7 6 (9.09%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (16.67%) Degree
1 11 (16.67%) PhD
2 5 (7.58%) SC Cleared
2 5 (7.58%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (7.58%) Kibana
Vendors
1 6 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (1.52%) Cloudera
2 1 (1.52%) Google