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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SciPy
Rank 633 645 626
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -19
Contract jobs citing SciPy 28 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.032% 0.022%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.18% 0.11% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 12
Median daily rate £450 £625 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £575 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £648
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 - -
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
15731 15665 15106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.22% 27.44% 27.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 11012 10559 9742
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 228 218
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.15 £17.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 July 2016.

SciPy Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SciPy
Top 9 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 30 July 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 +27 28 £450 -28.00% 10
South East - 19 £380 - 2
London -11 9 £600 -4.00% 7
Oxfordshire - 9 - -
Oxford - 9 - -
Berkshire - 4 £425 -
Hampshire - 4 £338 -
City of London +43 3 £600 -7.69% 3
Portsmouth - 1 £500 -

SciPy
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 51 (100.00%) Python
2 44 (86.27%) NumPy
3 36 (70.59%) Pandas
4 31 (60.78%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (56.86%) Algorithms
6 21 (41.18%) Visualisation
7 20 (39.22%) Linux
8 18 (35.29%) Statistics
9 17 (33.33%) OO
9 17 (33.33%) Finance
10 16 (31.37%) Java
10 16 (31.37%) SQL
10 16 (31.37%) Software Engineering
11 15 (29.41%) Unit Testing
11 15 (29.41%) C
11 15 (29.41%) C++
11 15 (29.41%) MongoDB
11 15 (29.41%) AngularJS
12 14 (27.45%) Pyramid
12 14 (27.45%) Data Acquisition
12 14 (27.45%) Hedge funds
12 14 (27.45%) Front Office
13 13 (25.49%) Oracle
13 13 (25.49%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (25.49%) KDB
13 13 (25.49%) Refactoring
13 13 (25.49%) Maven
13 13 (25.49%) Time Series Analysis
13 13 (25.49%) Esper
14 12 (23.53%) Analytics

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 12 (23.53%) Apache Spark
2 10 (19.61%) SAS
3 8 (15.69%) Apache Pig
4 6 (11.76%) Apache
5 1 (1.96%) IPython
Applications
1 11 (21.57%) MS Excel
2 6 (11.76%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.92%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (3.92%) Amazon EMR
1 2 (3.92%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (29.41%) MongoDB
2 13 (25.49%) KDB
3 11 (21.57%) Big Data
3 11 (21.57%) SQL Server
4 10 (19.61%) Hadoop
5 8 (15.69%) Apache Hive
6 2 (3.92%) HBase
6 2 (3.92%) Impala
6 2 (3.92%) Mahout
6 2 (3.92%) Neo4j
6 2 (3.92%) Pentaho
6 2 (3.92%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (3.92%) Redis
7 1 (1.96%) GIS
7 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.96%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 13 (25.49%) Maven
2 3 (5.88%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.92%) Vagrant
3 2 (3.92%) Yeoman
General
1 17 (33.33%) Finance
2 14 (27.45%) Front Office
3 5 (9.80%) Military
4 1 (1.96%) Electronics
4 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.96%) Marketing
4 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (64.71%) Developer
2 23 (45.10%) Python Developer
3 13 (25.49%) Quantitative Developer
4 12 (23.53%) Data Scientist
5 6 (11.76%) Machine Learning Scientist
6 4 (7.84%) Programmer
6 4 (7.84%) Python Programmer
6 4 (7.84%) Systems Programmer
7 2 (3.92%) C Developer
7 2 (3.92%) C/C++ Developer
7 2 (3.92%) C++ Developer
7 2 (3.92%) C++ Quantitative Developer
7 2 (3.92%) C++/Java Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Java Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Java Quantitative Developer
8 1 (1.96%) Linux Developer
8 1 (1.96%) Senior Data Scientist
8 1 (1.96%) Senior Developer
8 1 (1.96%) Senior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (86.27%) NumPy
2 36 (70.59%) Pandas
3 15 (29.41%) AngularJS
4 14 (27.45%) Pyramid
5 13 (25.49%) Esper
6 11 (21.57%) scikit-learn
7 6 (11.76%) CSS
7 6 (11.76%) Django
7 6 (11.76%) HTML
8 5 (9.80%) HTML5
8 5 (9.80%) Sphinx
9 4 (7.84%) D3.js
10 3 (5.88%) Natural Language Processing
11 2 (3.92%) Cascalog
11 2 (3.92%) Celery
11 2 (3.92%) Flask
11 2 (3.92%) RabbitMQ
12 1 (1.96%) MLlib
Miscellaneous
1 29 (56.86%) Algorithms
2 21 (41.18%) Visualisation
3 18 (35.29%) Statistics
4 14 (27.45%) Hedge funds
5 10 (19.61%) Computer Science
6 9 (17.65%) Mathematics
7 6 (11.76%) Artificial Intelligence
8 5 (9.80%) Smart Energy
9 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (1.96%) Economics
10 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
10 1 (1.96%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 20 (39.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (60.78%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (33.33%) OO
3 16 (31.37%) Software Engineering
4 15 (29.41%) Unit Testing
5 14 (27.45%) Data Acquisition
6 13 (25.49%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (25.49%) Refactoring
6 13 (25.49%) Time Series Analysis
7 12 (23.53%) Analytics
7 12 (23.53%) Open Source
8 11 (21.57%) Pair Programming
8 11 (21.57%) Quantitative Trading
8 11 (21.57%) TDD
9 10 (19.61%) Machine Learning
10 7 (13.73%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (11.76%) Data Analysis
11 6 (11.76%) Linear Regression
11 6 (11.76%) Predictive Analysis
11 6 (11.76%) Predictive Analytics
12 5 (9.80%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 51 (100.00%) Python
2 16 (31.37%) Java
2 16 (31.37%) SQL
3 15 (29.41%) C
3 15 (29.41%) C++
4 10 (19.61%) R
5 5 (9.80%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.88%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.92%) Clojure
7 2 (3.92%) Scala
7 2 (3.92%) VBA
8 1 (1.96%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.96%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 8 (15.69%) PhD
2 5 (9.80%) Degree
2 5 (9.80%) SC Cleared
2 5 (9.80%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (3.92%) VirtualBox
2 1 (1.96%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Oozie
Vendors
1 13 (25.49%) Oracle
2 1 (1.96%) SAP
2 1 (1.96%) Tableau
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