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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SciPy
London / City of London
Rank 150 - 186
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing SciPy 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.099% - 0.059%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.28% - 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Median daily rate £575 - £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £750 £400 -
% change year-on-year +87.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

SciPy is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next 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 industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1061 1077 1519
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 34.99% 32.70% 30.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 878 908 1213
Median daily rate £475 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 7
Median hourly rate £35.00 £55.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.36% +100.94%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

SciPy
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing SciPy as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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

SciPy
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SciPy in the City of London over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SciPy in the City of London

SciPy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) NumPy
1 4 (100.00%) Pandas
2 3 (75.00%) scikit-learn
2 3 (75.00%) Matplotlib
2 3 (75.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) Scala
2 3 (75.00%) Statistics
2 3 (75.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (75.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (75.00%) C++
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) OOP
3 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Node.js
3 2 (50.00%) Regression Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) Tableau
3 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (50.00%) TypeScript
3 2 (50.00%) Bower
3 2 (50.00%) Flask

SciPy
Top Related 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 2 (50.00%) Jupyter
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (25.00%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Big Data
1 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Bower
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Data Scientist
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Python Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Quantitative Strategist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) NumPy
1 4 (100.00%) Pandas
2 3 (75.00%) Matplotlib
2 3 (75.00%) scikit-learn
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (50.00%) Bokeh
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) Flask
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) Node.js
3 2 (50.00%) React
3 2 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (50.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) TensorFlow
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (75.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (75.00%) OO
1 3 (75.00%) Statistics
2 2 (50.00%) OOP
2 2 (50.00%) Regression Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Kanban
3 1 (25.00%) Linear Algebra
3 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) Scala
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) TypeScript
4 1 (25.00%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) PhD
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Tableau
2 1 (25.00%) Google