The table below looks at the statistics for SciPy skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SciPy over the 3 months to 25 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SciPy
Rank 614 622 615
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Contract jobs citing SciPy 28 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.020% 0.020%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.19% 0.072% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 8 11
Median daily rate £475 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 - -
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
15051 15372 15096
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.37% 27.44% 27.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 10620 10274 9875
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 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 213 211
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.87% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £17.86 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

SciPy
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing SciPy as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SciPy Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SciPy
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SciPy within the UK.

SciPy Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SciPy
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SciPy within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

SciPy Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SciPy
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SciPy within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 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 +16 28 £475 -13.63% 11
South East - 16 £425 - 4
London +12 11 £600 +9.09% 7
Oxford - 8 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 8 - - 1
Berkshire - 7 £425 -
City of London +35 3 £538 -17.30% 4
North West - 1 £350 -
Hampshire - 1 £295 - 1
Manchester - 1 £350 -

SciPy
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SciPy 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 SciPy.

1 52 (100.00%) Python
2 45 (86.54%) NumPy
3 37 (71.15%) Pandas
4 27 (51.92%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (42.31%) SQL
6 21 (40.38%) Algorithms
7 20 (38.46%) Visualisation
8 15 (28.85%) Linux
8 15 (28.85%) Finance
9 14 (26.92%) MS Excel
9 14 (26.92%) SQL Server
9 14 (26.92%) Java
9 14 (26.92%) TDD
9 14 (26.92%) Pair Programming
9 14 (26.92%) Statistics
10 12 (23.08%) Unit Testing
10 12 (23.08%) C
10 12 (23.08%) C++
10 12 (23.08%) OO
10 12 (23.08%) Hedge funds
10 12 (23.08%) MongoDB
11 11 (21.15%) Pyramid
11 11 (21.15%) AngularJS
11 11 (21.15%) Time Series Analysis
11 11 (21.15%) Front Office
11 11 (21.15%) Software Engineering
11 11 (21.15%) Data Acquisition
12 10 (19.23%) Maven
12 10 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (19.23%) KDB

SciPy
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 (19.23%) Apache Spark
2 8 (15.38%) SAS
3 6 (11.54%) Apache Pig
4 3 (5.77%) Apache
5 2 (3.85%) nginx
6 1 (1.92%) IPython
Applications
1 14 (26.92%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.69%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (3.85%) Amazon EMR
1 2 (3.85%) Amazon S3
1 2 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 12 (23.08%) MongoDB
3 10 (19.23%) KDB
4 9 (17.31%) Big Data
5 8 (15.38%) Hadoop
6 6 (11.54%) Apache Hive
7 3 (5.77%) NoSQL
8 2 (3.85%) Data Mining
8 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (3.85%) HBase
8 2 (3.85%) Impala
8 2 (3.85%) Mahout
8 2 (3.85%) Neo4j
8 2 (3.85%) Pentaho
8 2 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (3.85%) Redis
9 1 (1.92%) GIS
9 1 (1.92%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 10 (19.23%) Maven
2 4 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.85%) Vagrant
3 2 (3.85%) Yeoman
4 1 (1.92%) GitLab
General
1 15 (28.85%) Finance
2 11 (21.15%) Front Office
3 1 (1.92%) Automotive
3 1 (1.92%) Electronics
3 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.92%) Marketing
3 1 (1.92%) Military
3 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (75.00%) Developer
2 31 (59.62%) Python Developer
3 11 (21.15%) Quantitative Developer
4 10 (19.23%) Data Scientist
5 4 (7.69%) Machine Learning Scientist
6 2 (3.85%) Django Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Python/Django Developer
7 1 (1.92%) C Developer
7 1 (1.92%) C/C++ Developer
7 1 (1.92%) C++ Developer
7 1 (1.92%) C++ Quantitative Developer
7 1 (1.92%) C++/Java Developer
7 1 (1.92%) Java Developer
7 1 (1.92%) Java Quantitative Developer
7 1 (1.92%) Programmer
7 1 (1.92%) Python Programmer
7 1 (1.92%) Senior Data Scientist
7 1 (1.92%) Systems Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (86.54%) NumPy
2 37 (71.15%) Pandas
3 11 (21.15%) AngularJS
3 11 (21.15%) Pyramid
4 10 (19.23%) Esper
5 9 (17.31%) scikit-learn
6 6 (11.54%) D3.js
6 6 (11.54%) Django
7 4 (7.69%) Celery
8 3 (5.77%) Natural Language Processing
9 2 (3.85%) Cascalog
9 2 (3.85%) Flask
9 2 (3.85%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (3.85%) RESTful
9 2 (3.85%) Web Services
10 1 (1.92%) CSS
10 1 (1.92%) HTML
10 1 (1.92%) HTML5
10 1 (1.92%) MLlib
10 1 (1.92%) Sphinx
Miscellaneous
1 21 (40.38%) Algorithms
2 20 (38.46%) Visualisation
3 14 (26.92%) Statistics
4 12 (23.08%) Hedge funds
5 7 (13.46%) Mathematics
6 6 (11.54%) Computer Science
7 5 (9.62%) Smart Energy
8 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (7.69%) Artificial Intelligence
9 1 (1.92%) Economics
9 1 (1.92%) Fixed Income
9 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.92%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 15 (28.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (51.92%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (26.92%) Pair Programming
2 14 (26.92%) TDD
3 12 (23.08%) OO
3 12 (23.08%) Unit Testing
4 11 (21.15%) Data Acquisition
4 11 (21.15%) Software Engineering
4 11 (21.15%) Time Series Analysis
5 10 (19.23%) Analytics
5 10 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (19.23%) Open Source
5 10 (19.23%) Refactoring
6 9 (17.31%) Quantitative Trading
7 8 (15.38%) Machine Learning
8 7 (13.46%) Data Visualisation
9 5 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (9.62%) Data Analytics
10 4 (7.69%) Data Analysis
10 4 (7.69%) ETL
10 4 (7.69%) Predictive Analytics
Programming Languages
1 52 (100.00%) Python
2 22 (42.31%) SQL
3 14 (26.92%) Java
4 12 (23.08%) C
4 12 (23.08%) C++
5 8 (15.38%) R
6 4 (7.69%) Bash Shell
7 3 (5.77%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.85%) Clojure
8 2 (3.85%) Scala
8 2 (3.85%) VBA
9 1 (1.92%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.92%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 6 (11.54%) PhD
2 5 (9.62%) Degree
3 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (3.85%) VirtualBox
2 1 (1.92%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Oozie
Vendors
1 10 (19.23%) Oracle
2 1 (1.92%) SAP
2 1 (1.92%) Tableau
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