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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SciPy
UK
Rank 581 591 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing SciPy 16 31 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.061% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 0
Median daily rate £500 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £385 -
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
13765 14661 13927
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.75% 28.86% 27.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 9459 10107 9416
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 261 184
Median hourly rate £38.00 £38.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £20.50 £20.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.64 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

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 20 January 2017.

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 3 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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +15 16 £500 +11.11% 9
London +9 16 £500 -9.09% 8
City of London -3 1 £500 -23.07% 3

SciPy
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 33 (100.00%) Python
1 33 (100.00%) NumPy
2 28 (84.85%) Pandas
3 26 (78.79%) scikit-learn
4 11 (33.33%) Machine Learning
5 10 (30.30%) Matplotlib
5 10 (30.30%) Mathematics
5 10 (30.30%) Computer Science
5 10 (30.30%) Statistics
5 10 (30.30%) PhD
6 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (27.27%) Software Engineering
7 8 (24.24%) TDD
7 8 (24.24%) Finance
7 8 (24.24%) Scala
7 8 (24.24%) Hadoop
7 8 (24.24%) Big Data
7 8 (24.24%) R
8 6 (18.18%) Kanban
8 6 (18.18%) Front Office
8 6 (18.18%) Data Modelling
8 6 (18.18%) OO
8 6 (18.18%) Scrum
8 6 (18.18%) Apache Spark
8 6 (18.18%) Algorithms
8 6 (18.18%) Smart Energy
9 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (15.15%) TensorFlow
10 4 (12.12%) Banking
10 4 (12.12%) Java

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 (18.18%) Apache Spark
2 3 (9.09%) Apache
3 1 (3.03%) Apache Pig
3 1 (3.03%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.06%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (6.06%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (6.06%) Amazon S3
3 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) Big Data
1 8 (24.24%) Hadoop
2 3 (9.09%) HBase
2 3 (9.09%) Pentaho
2 3 (9.09%) Redis
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.06%) Apache Hive
4 1 (3.03%) Sqoop
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) Front Office
3 4 (12.12%) Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (63.64%) Developer
1 21 (63.64%) Python Developer
2 11 (33.33%) Data Scientist
3 3 (9.09%) Machine Learning Scientist
3 3 (9.09%) Senior Data Scientist
4 2 (6.06%) AWS Developer
4 2 (6.06%) Front Office Developer
5 1 (3.03%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.03%) Machine Learning Specialist
5 1 (3.03%) Quantitative Developer
5 1 (3.03%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (100.00%) NumPy
2 28 (84.85%) Pandas
3 26 (78.79%) scikit-learn
4 10 (30.30%) Matplotlib
5 5 (15.15%) TensorFlow
6 3 (9.09%) Celery
6 3 (9.09%) Flask
6 3 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (6.06%) Django
8 1 (3.03%) D3.js
8 1 (3.03%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Computer Science
1 10 (30.30%) Mathematics
1 10 (30.30%) Statistics
2 6 (18.18%) Algorithms
2 6 (18.18%) Smart Energy
3 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.06%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (6.06%) Fixed Income
4 2 (6.06%) Hedge funds
5 1 (3.03%) Derivative
5 1 (3.03%) Fintech
5 1 (3.03%) Social Media
5 1 (3.03%) Swaptions
5 1 (3.03%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) Machine Learning
2 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (27.27%) Software Engineering
3 8 (24.24%) TDD
4 6 (18.18%) Data Modelling
4 6 (18.18%) Kanban
4 6 (18.18%) OO
4 6 (18.18%) Scrum
5 4 (12.12%) E-Commerce
6 3 (9.09%) Analytics
6 3 (9.09%) Memory Management
7 2 (6.06%) Data Analysis
7 2 (6.06%) Pair Programming
8 1 (3.03%) Bayesian Methods
8 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (3.03%) CRM
8 1 (3.03%) Data Analytics
8 1 (3.03%) ETL
8 1 (3.03%) Linear Regression
8 1 (3.03%) Predictive Analytics
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) Python
2 8 (24.24%) R
2 8 (24.24%) Scala
3 4 (12.12%) Java
4 3 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) PhD
2 1 (3.03%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Apache Flume
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