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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
NumPy
Rank 595 600 578
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -22
Contract jobs citing NumPy 25 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.020% 0.002%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.16% 0.072% 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 1
Average daily rate
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£625 £575 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -4.16%
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
15587 15227 14467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.41% 27.86% 28.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 10478 9801 9188
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 225 284
Average hourly rate £39.55 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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 31 July 2015.

NumPy Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

NumPy
Top 3 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 31 July 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 +12 25 £625 +8.69% 4
England -11 25 £625 +8.69% 7
City of London 0 12 £650 +30.00%

NumPy
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 47 (100.00%) Python
2 33 (70.21%) Pandas
3 32 (68.09%) SciPy
4 29 (61.70%) Front Office
5 26 (55.32%) C++
6 25 (53.19%) Finance
7 21 (44.68%) TDD
8 19 (40.43%) Credit Risk
9 18 (38.30%) Analytics
9 18 (38.30%) SQL
9 18 (38.30%) Java
10 15 (31.91%) Banking
10 15 (31.91%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (27.66%) Unit Testing
11 13 (27.66%) Algorithms
12 12 (25.53%) Data Structures
12 12 (25.53%) Django
12 12 (25.53%) Derivative
12 12 (25.53%) Investment Banking
12 12 (25.53%) Mathematics
12 12 (25.53%) Configuration Management
13 11 (23.40%) C
13 11 (23.40%) Functional Programming
14 10 (21.28%) R
14 10 (21.28%) Linux
14 10 (21.28%) OO
15 9 (19.15%) UNIX
16 8 (17.02%) Windows
16 8 (17.02%) Physics
16 8 (17.02%) Subversion

NumPy
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (17.02%) Apache Spark
2 4 (8.51%) IPython
2 4 (8.51%) Apache
3 3 (6.38%) SAS
3 3 (6.38%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (4.26%) GemFire
Applications
1 6 (12.77%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.02%) Hadoop
2 6 (12.77%) Big Data
3 4 (8.51%) Apache Hive
3 4 (8.51%) Data Mining
3 4 (8.51%) Text Mining
3 4 (8.51%) HBase
4 3 (6.38%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.26%) MySQL
6 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (17.02%) Subversion
2 4 (8.51%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.26%) Maven
3 2 (4.26%) JIRA
General
1 29 (61.70%) Front Office
2 25 (53.19%) Finance
3 15 (31.91%) Banking
4 12 (25.53%) Investment Banking
5 3 (6.38%) Telecoms
6 2 (4.26%) Retail
7 1 (2.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 40 (85.11%) Developer
2 35 (74.47%) Python Developer
3 12 (25.53%) Senior Python Developer
3 12 (25.53%) Senior Developer
4 8 (17.02%) Quantitative Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Big Data Consultant
5 3 (6.38%) Data Consultant
5 3 (6.38%) Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Consultant
6 2 (4.26%) Data Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Data Scientist
7 1 (2.13%) C++ Developer
7 1 (2.13%) Analyst Programmer
7 1 (2.13%) Programmer
7 1 (2.13%) Data Architect
7 1 (2.13%) C++ Quantitative Developer
7 1 (2.13%) Big Data Architect
7 1 (2.13%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (70.21%) Pandas
2 32 (68.09%) SciPy
3 12 (25.53%) Django
4 8 (17.02%) Matplotlib
4 8 (17.02%) Flask
5 6 (12.77%) Celery
5 6 (12.77%) XML
6 3 (6.38%) SQLAlchemy
6 3 (6.38%) AngularJS
6 3 (6.38%) Pyramid
7 2 (4.26%) Esper
7 2 (4.26%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 2 (4.26%) HTML
7 2 (4.26%) CSS
8 1 (2.13%) D3.js
8 1 (2.13%) Highcharts JS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (40.43%) Credit Risk
2 13 (27.66%) Algorithms
3 12 (25.53%) Data Structures
3 12 (25.53%) Derivative
3 12 (25.53%) Mathematics
4 8 (17.02%) Physics
5 7 (14.89%) Computer Science
6 6 (12.77%) Grid Computing
6 6 (12.77%) Market Risk
7 4 (8.51%) Hedge funds
8 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (4.26%) STB
9 2 (4.26%) DTV
10 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
10 1 (2.13%) Visualisation
10 1 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.28%) Linux
2 9 (19.15%) UNIX
3 8 (17.02%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (44.68%) TDD
2 18 (38.30%) Analytics
3 15 (31.91%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (27.66%) Unit Testing
5 12 (25.53%) Configuration Management
6 11 (23.40%) Functional Programming
7 10 (21.28%) OO
8 8 (17.02%) MapReduce
9 6 (12.77%) Web Development
9 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (8.51%) Cluster Analysis
10 4 (8.51%) Multithreading
10 4 (8.51%) Monte Carlo Method
11 3 (6.38%) Data Architecture
11 3 (6.38%) Risk Management
11 3 (6.38%) Machine Learning
11 3 (6.38%) Regression Analysis
11 3 (6.38%) Propensity Modelling
12 2 (4.26%) Risk Analytics
12 2 (4.26%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 47 (100.00%) Python
2 26 (55.32%) C++
3 18 (38.30%) Java
3 18 (38.30%) SQL
4 11 (23.40%) C
5 10 (21.28%) R
6 6 (12.77%) Perl
6 6 (12.77%) C#
7 4 (8.51%) Scala
8 3 (6.38%) Cython
8 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
8 3 (6.38%) VBA
8 3 (6.38%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 7 (14.89%) Degree
2 2 (4.26%) PhD
Vendors
1 3 (6.38%) Cloudera
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle
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