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 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
NumPy
Rank 568 555 530
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -25
Contract jobs citing NumPy 3 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.008% 0.002%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.022% 0.030% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
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£575 £363 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.62% -34.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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
13557 13167 12846
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.06% 26.96% 28.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9084 8265 8122
Average daily rate £388 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 270 329
Average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.93 £13.50 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.30 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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
Top 6 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 29 January 2015. 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
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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
London +14 3 £575 +58.62% 6
England -19 3 £575 +58.62% 8
City of London +14 1 £575 - 3
South East - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -

NumPy
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 10 (100.00%) Python
2 7 (70.00%) C++
2 7 (70.00%) SciPy
3 6 (60.00%) C
4 4 (40.00%) Finance
4 4 (40.00%) R
4 4 (40.00%) Analytics
5 3 (30.00%) Pandas
5 3 (30.00%) Algorithms
5 3 (30.00%) Web Development
5 3 (30.00%) Mathematics
5 3 (30.00%) Physics
5 3 (30.00%) Django
5 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (30.00%) TDD
5 3 (30.00%) Banking
5 3 (30.00%) Front Office
5 3 (30.00%) Investment Banking
5 3 (30.00%) C#
6 2 (20.00%) CSS
6 2 (20.00%) HTML
6 2 (20.00%) Java
6 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (20.00%) SQL
6 2 (20.00%) VBA
6 2 (20.00%) .NET
6 2 (20.00%) Linux
6 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (20.00%) RAD
6 2 (20.00%) Refactoring

NumPy
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) Maven
2 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
2 3 (30.00%) Front Office
2 3 (30.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 7 (70.00%) Python Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Junior Python Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) RAD Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) Python Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Python Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Junior Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) SciPy
2 3 (30.00%) Pandas
2 3 (30.00%) Django
3 2 (20.00%) CSS
3 2 (20.00%) HTML
3 2 (20.00%) .NET
3 2 (20.00%) Matplotlib
3 2 (20.00%) SQLAlchemy
4 1 (10.00%) Esper
4 1 (10.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (10.00%) Pyramid
4 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Algorithms
1 3 (30.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (30.00%) Physics
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (20.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Open Source
3 1 (10.00%) Hedge funds
3 1 (10.00%) Derivative
3 1 (10.00%) Statistics
3 1 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Analytics
2 3 (30.00%) Web Development
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) TDD
3 2 (20.00%) RAD
3 2 (20.00%) Refactoring
4 1 (10.00%) Time Series Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Investment Management
4 1 (10.00%) ETRM
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Python
2 7 (70.00%) C++
3 6 (60.00%) C
4 4 (40.00%) R
5 3 (30.00%) C#
6 2 (20.00%) Java
6 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (20.00%) SQL
6 2 (20.00%) VBA
6 2 (20.00%) Cython
6 2 (20.00%) IPython
7 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
7 1 (10.00%) F#
7 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
7 1 (10.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) PhD
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle
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