Period
to 6 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for NumPy skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NumPy over the 6 months to 6 August 2020 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.

NumPy
UK > England
6 months to
6 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 467 640 761
Rank change year-on-year +173 +121 -19
Contract jobs citing NumPy 59 175 118
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.19% 0.21% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.61% 0.66% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 153 86
Median daily rate £595 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.48% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £400 £450 £421
90th Percentile £813 £725 £750
UK median daily rate £595 £575 £550
% change year-on-year +3.48% +4.55% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 13
Median hourly rate £58.25 - £8.00
UK median hourly rate £58.25 - £8.00

NumPy 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 England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 9,719 26,620 32,454
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 30.94% 32.05% 34.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,567 18,748 23,105
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £333 £345 £325
90th Percentile £688 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 279 337
Median hourly rate £35.00 £44.92 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.08% +8.23% +3.75%
10th Percentile £23.40 £18.50 £15.24
90th Percentile £64.91 £60.00 £57.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £43.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year -19.54% +6.10% +2.50%

NumPy
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing NumPy as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for NumPy in England

NumPy
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing NumPy in England.

Daily rate trend for NumPy in England

NumPy
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing NumPy in England over the 6 months to 6 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for NumPy in England

NumPy
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing NumPy in England.

Hourly rate trend for NumPy in England

NumPy
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NumPy within the England region over the 6 months to 6 August 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +119 50 £600 - 13
South East +162 6 £475 -9.52% 4
Midlands - 2 - -
North of England +99 1 £140 -74.55% 1
Yorkshire +67 1 £140 -74.55%
East Midlands - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
NumPy
UK

For the 6 months to 6 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing NumPy also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for NumPy.

1 59 (100.00%) Python
2 52 (88.14%) Pandas
3 30 (50.85%) Azure
4 29 (49.15%) SQL
5 28 (47.46%) Finance
6 26 (44.07%) Flask
7 22 (37.29%) SciPy
8 21 (35.59%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (35.59%) Software Engineering
9 20 (33.90%) Data Science
10 17 (28.81%) Linux
11 15 (25.42%) Big Data
11 15 (25.42%) SOLID
12 14 (23.73%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (23.73%) NoSQL
12 14 (23.73%) Django
12 14 (23.73%) JavaScript
13 13 (22.03%) Docker
13 13 (22.03%) Machine Learning
14 12 (20.34%) Analytics
14 12 (20.34%) Microservices
14 12 (20.34%) Algorithms
14 12 (20.34%) scikit-learn
14 12 (20.34%) Git (software)
14 12 (20.34%) Mathematics
15 11 (18.64%) Scrum
15 11 (18.64%) Kanban
15 11 (18.64%) AWS
15 11 (18.64%) Kubernetes
16 10 (16.95%) DevOps

NumPy
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 7 (11.86%) Apache Spark
2 4 (6.78%) Jupyter
3 2 (3.39%) SAS
4 1 (1.69%) Apache
4 1 (1.69%) Jetty
4 1 (1.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.39%) SPSS
3 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.69%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) FINCAD Analytics
1 1 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (50.85%) Azure
2 11 (18.64%) AWS
3 7 (11.86%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (10.17%) GCP
5 2 (3.39%) GitHub
5 2 (3.39%) Serverless
6 1 (1.69%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.69%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (1.69%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.69%) AWS Step Functions
6 1 (1.69%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (1.69%) Azure Functions
6 1 (1.69%) Data Lake Analytics
6 1 (1.69%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) Firewall
1 1 (1.69%) HTTP
1 1 (1.69%) HTTPS
1 1 (1.69%) Internet
1 1 (1.69%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.42%) Big Data
2 14 (23.73%) NoSQL
3 9 (15.25%) Hadoop
4 8 (13.56%) Relational Database
5 5 (8.47%) Data Lake
5 5 (8.47%) Data Mining
5 5 (8.47%) SQL Server
6 4 (6.78%) KDB
6 4 (6.78%) MongoDB
6 4 (6.78%) MySQL
6 4 (6.78%) Parquet
6 4 (6.78%) Redis
7 2 (3.39%) Amazon Athena
7 2 (3.39%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (3.39%) Cosmos DB
7 2 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.69%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (1.69%) DTS
8 1 (1.69%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 12 (20.34%) Git (software)
2 8 (13.56%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.39%) Maven
4 1 (1.69%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.69%) JIRA
4 1 (1.69%) ProC
4 1 (1.69%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.69%) Subversion
4 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.69%) Toad
4 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 28 (47.46%) Finance
2 7 (11.86%) Front Office
3 5 (8.47%) Banking
4 3 (5.08%) Marketing
4 3 (5.08%) Retail
5 2 (3.39%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.69%) Humanities
6 1 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.69%) Public Sector
6 1 (1.69%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 41 (69.49%) Developer
2 33 (55.93%) Python Developer
3 9 (15.25%) Data Scientist
3 9 (15.25%) Senior Developer
4 6 (10.17%) Quantitative Developer
4 6 (10.17%) Senior Python Developer
5 3 (5.08%) Data Engineer
5 3 (5.08%) DevOps Developer
5 3 (5.08%) Senior Data Scientist
5 3 (5.08%) Senior DevOps
6 2 (3.39%) Backend Developer
6 2 (3.39%) C# Developer
6 2 (3.39%) Django Developer
6 2 (3.39%) Lead Developer
6 2 (3.39%) Python Engineer
6 2 (3.39%) Python/Django Developer
6 2 (3.39%) Senior Backend Developer
6 2 (3.39%) Senior Systems Developer
6 2 (3.39%) Software Engineer
7 1 (1.69%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (88.14%) Pandas
2 26 (44.07%) Flask
3 22 (37.29%) SciPy
4 14 (23.73%) Django
5 12 (20.34%) scikit-learn
6 10 (16.95%) Bokeh
6 10 (16.95%) Kafka
7 6 (10.17%) Celery
7 6 (10.17%) Velocity
8 5 (8.47%) SQLAlchemy
9 4 (6.78%) FIX Protocol
9 4 (6.78%) Keras
9 4 (6.78%) PySpark
9 4 (6.78%) TensorFlow
10 3 (5.08%) .NET
10 3 (5.08%) Backbone.js
10 3 (5.08%) FIXML
10 3 (5.08%) FpML
10 3 (5.08%) Matplotlib
10 3 (5.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (23.73%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (20.34%) Algorithms
3 9 (15.25%) Data Structures
3 9 (15.25%) Derivative
4 7 (11.86%) Hedge funds
5 6 (10.17%) Fixed Income
6 4 (6.78%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (5.08%) Analytical Mindset
7 3 (5.08%) FMCG
7 3 (5.08%) Swaptions
8 2 (3.39%) Blog
8 2 (3.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (3.39%) Private Cloud
8 2 (3.39%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (1.69%) Cloud Native
9 1 (1.69%) Clustering
9 1 (1.69%) Equities
9 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.69%) Public Cloud
9 1 (1.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (28.81%) Linux
2 8 (13.56%) Unix
3 2 (3.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (35.59%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (35.59%) Software Engineering
2 20 (33.90%) Data Science
3 15 (25.42%) SOLID
4 13 (22.03%) Machine Learning
5 12 (20.34%) Analytics
5 12 (20.34%) Mathematics
5 12 (20.34%) Microservices
6 11 (18.64%) Kanban
6 11 (18.64%) Scrum
7 10 (16.95%) Computer Science
7 10 (16.95%) Data Engineering
7 10 (16.95%) DevOps
7 10 (16.95%) TDD
8 9 (15.25%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (15.25%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (15.25%) Statistics
9 8 (13.56%) Collaborative Working
10 7 (11.86%) Data Architecture
10 7 (11.86%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 59 (100.00%) Python
2 29 (49.15%) SQL
3 14 (23.73%) JavaScript
4 10 (16.95%) C++
5 6 (10.17%) C
5 6 (10.17%) C#
5 6 (10.17%) Java
6 5 (8.47%) R
7 3 (5.08%) Scala
7 3 (5.08%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.39%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.39%) Ruby
9 1 (1.69%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (1.69%) ES6
9 1 (1.69%) Groovy
9 1 (1.69%) Korn
9 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.69%) PROC SQL
9 1 (1.69%) SAS Macro
9 1 (1.69%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (15.25%) Degree
2 3 (5.08%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (5.08%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (1.69%) PhD
3 1 (1.69%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (22.03%) Docker
2 1 (1.69%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (18.64%) Kubernetes
2 4 (6.78%) Terraform
3 1 (1.69%) Ansible
3 1 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (10.17%) Microsoft
1 6 (10.17%) StreamSets
2 4 (6.78%) Oracle
3 1 (1.69%) Bloomberg
3 1 (1.69%) Cognos
3 1 (1.69%) Google
3 1 (1.69%) HP
3 1 (1.69%) Samsung
3 1 (1.69%) SAP
3 1 (1.69%) Teradata