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 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
SciPy
Rank 597 636 634
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -2
Contract jobs citing SciPy 23 21 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.038% 0.005%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.15% 0.13% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 12 2
Median daily rate £500 £550 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £354 £455
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £650 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £368 -
% change year-on-year
+15.64% -
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%

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 3 December 2016.

SciPy Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SciPy
Hourly Rate Trend

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

SciPy Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SciPy
Top 5 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 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 +10 23 £500 -9.09% 9
London -1 20 £500 -23.07% 9
Berkshire - 3 £425 -
South East - 3 £425 -
City of London -5 1 £500 -23.07% 3

SciPy
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 40 (100.00%) Python
1 40 (100.00%) NumPy
2 29 (72.50%) Pandas
3 23 (57.50%) scikit-learn
4 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (40.00%) OO
5 16 (40.00%) Algorithms
6 15 (37.50%) Statistics
7 14 (35.00%) Software Engineering
8 12 (30.00%) Computer Science
8 12 (30.00%) Linux
8 12 (30.00%) Front Office
8 12 (30.00%) Finance
8 12 (30.00%) Machine Learning
9 11 (27.50%) PhD
10 10 (25.00%) Mathematics
10 10 (25.00%) Matplotlib
11 9 (22.50%) R
11 9 (22.50%) Java
12 8 (20.00%) Hedge funds
12 8 (20.00%) Hadoop
12 8 (20.00%) Big Data
13 7 (17.50%) AngularJS
13 7 (17.50%) Visualisation
14 6 (15.00%) Maven
14 6 (15.00%) Django
14 6 (15.00%) Scala
14 6 (15.00%) Refactoring
14 6 (15.00%) Unit Testing
14 6 (15.00%) Continuous Integration

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 6 (15.00%) Apache
1 6 (15.00%) Apache Spark
2 3 (7.50%) Apache Pig
2 3 (7.50%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) Big Data
1 8 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 6 (15.00%) KDB
2 6 (15.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (7.50%) Apache Hive
4 2 (5.00%) HBase
4 2 (5.00%) Pentaho
4 2 (5.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Maven
2 3 (7.50%) Eclipse
General
1 12 (30.00%) Finance
1 12 (30.00%) Front Office
2 5 (12.50%) Military
3 4 (10.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (60.00%) Developer
2 19 (47.50%) Python Developer
3 11 (27.50%) Data Scientist
4 7 (17.50%) Quantitative Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Machine Learning Scientist
5 4 (10.00%) Programmer
5 4 (10.00%) Python Programmer
5 4 (10.00%) Systems Programmer
6 2 (5.00%) Front Office Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Data Scientist
7 1 (2.50%) C Developer
7 1 (2.50%) C/C++ Developer
7 1 (2.50%) C++ Developer
7 1 (2.50%) C++ Quantitative Developer
7 1 (2.50%) C++/Java Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Java Quantitative Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Machine Learning Specialist
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (100.00%) NumPy
2 29 (72.50%) Pandas
3 23 (57.50%) scikit-learn
4 10 (25.00%) Matplotlib
5 7 (17.50%) AngularJS
6 6 (15.00%) CSS
6 6 (15.00%) Django
6 6 (15.00%) Esper
6 6 (15.00%) HTML
6 6 (15.00%) Pyramid
7 5 (12.50%) HTML5
7 5 (12.50%) Sphinx
7 5 (12.50%) TensorFlow
8 2 (5.00%) Celery
8 2 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (2.50%) D3.js
9 1 (2.50%) Flask
9 1 (2.50%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 16 (40.00%) Algorithms
2 15 (37.50%) Statistics
3 12 (30.00%) Computer Science
4 10 (25.00%) Mathematics
5 8 (20.00%) Hedge funds
6 7 (17.50%) Visualisation
7 3 (7.50%) Artificial Intelligence
7 3 (7.50%) Smart Energy
8 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (5.00%) Fixed Income
9 1 (2.50%) Derivative
9 1 (2.50%) Fintech
9 1 (2.50%) Social Media
9 1 (2.50%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (40.00%) OO
3 14 (35.00%) Software Engineering
4 12 (30.00%) Machine Learning
5 6 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (15.00%) Data Acquisition
5 6 (15.00%) Data Modelling
5 6 (15.00%) Refactoring
5 6 (15.00%) Unit Testing
6 5 (12.50%) Kanban
6 5 (12.50%) Memory Management
6 5 (12.50%) Open Source
6 5 (12.50%) Quantitative Trading
6 5 (12.50%) Scrum
6 5 (12.50%) TDD
6 5 (12.50%) Time Series Analysis
7 4 (10.00%) Analytics
7 4 (10.00%) E-Commerce
7 4 (10.00%) Operations Research
8 3 (7.50%) Predictive Analysis
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) Python
2 9 (22.50%) Java
2 9 (22.50%) R
3 6 (15.00%) C
3 6 (15.00%) C++
3 6 (15.00%) Scala
4 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (27.50%) PhD
2 5 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) Oracle