Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for SciPy skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SciPy over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

SciPy
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 232 250 254
Rank change year-on-year +18 +4 +47
Contract jobs citing SciPy 8 3 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.11% 0.045% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.30% 0.13% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 17
City of London median daily rate £575 £500 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.00% -23.08% +30.00%
10th Percentile £513 £500 £613
90th Percentile £595 £500 £675
Central London median daily rate £575 £500 £650
% change year-on-year +15.00% -23.08% +30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

SciPy is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2679 2396 2849
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.13% 36.02% 31.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2247 2028 2351
City of London median daily rate £510 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.37% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
90th Percentile £671 £638 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £460
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +8.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 12
City of London median hourly rate £22.99 £35.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.31% -9.68% +49.04%
10th Percentile £20.28 £19.00 £10.33
90th Percentile £33.75 £56.31 £66.25
Central London median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year -38.57% -9.68% +49.04%

SciPy
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing SciPy as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for SciPy in the City of London

SciPy
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SciPy in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for SciPy in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for SciPy.

1 8 (100.00%) Python
1 8 (100.00%) NumPy
1 8 (100.00%) Pandas
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) Statistics
2 5 (62.50%) Matplotlib
2 5 (62.50%) Mathematics
2 5 (62.50%) scikit-learn
3 3 (37.50%) npm
3 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
3 3 (37.50%) Node.js
3 3 (37.50%) React
3 3 (37.50%) Jupyter
3 3 (37.50%) Bokeh
3 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
3 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (37.50%) Microservices
3 3 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (37.50%) TypeScript
3 3 (37.50%) Bower
3 3 (37.50%) Flask
3 3 (37.50%) OOP
3 3 (37.50%) OO
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Banking
3 3 (37.50%) Regression Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Investment Management
3 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
3 3 (37.50%) Scala
3 3 (37.50%) .NET

SciPy
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 3 (37.50%) Jupyter
2 2 (25.00%) Apache Spark
2 2 (25.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) SPSS
1 2 (25.00%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Data Mining
1 2 (25.00%) KNIME
1 2 (25.00%) STATISTICA
2 1 (12.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Bower
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (37.50%) Banking
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
1 3 (37.50%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
1 6 (75.00%) Python Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) NumPy
1 8 (100.00%) Pandas
2 5 (62.50%) Matplotlib
2 5 (62.50%) scikit-learn
3 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
3 3 (37.50%) Bokeh
3 3 (37.50%) CSS
3 3 (37.50%) Flask
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) Node.js
3 3 (37.50%) React
3 3 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (37.50%) XML
4 2 (25.00%) ggplot
4 2 (25.00%) Lucene
4 2 (25.00%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (37.50%) Fixed Income
2 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Mathematics
1 5 (62.50%) Statistics
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
2 3 (37.50%) Investment Management
2 3 (37.50%) Microservices
2 3 (37.50%) OO
2 3 (37.50%) OOP
2 3 (37.50%) Regression Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Data Munging
3 2 (25.00%) Information Retrieval
3 2 (25.00%) Machine Learning
3 2 (25.00%) Use Case
3 2 (25.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Python
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) C++
3 3 (37.50%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) Scala
3 3 (37.50%) TypeScript
4 2 (25.00%) AWK
4 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (25.00%) sed
5 1 (12.50%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
1 2 (25.00%) Master's Degree
2 1 (12.50%) Numerate Degree
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Tableau