Period
to 25 January 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 25 January 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
25 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 540 571 716
Rank change year-on-year +31 +145 +63
Contract jobs citing NumPy 182 289 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.28% 0.32% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.92% 0.92% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 209 88
England median daily rate £591 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.62% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £475 £418 £338
90th Percentile £781 £655 £733
UK median daily rate £591 £550 £525
% change year-on-year +7.50% +4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
England median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £8.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +462.50% -80.49%
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £8.00
% change year-on-year - +462.50% -80.49%

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 19,733 31,474 30,031
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 30.31% 34.50% 32.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,757 22,369 21,637
England median daily rate £500 £496 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.81% +4.42% +11.76%
10th Percentile £331 £325 £313
90th Percentile £650 £638 £630
UK median daily rate £490 £480 £463
% change year-on-year +2.08% +3.78% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 266 326
England median hourly rate £43.25 £41.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.22% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £20.42 £19.13 £18.00
90th Percentile £78.75 £58.75 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £43.00 £41.52 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.58% +3.79% -

NumPy
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for NumPy in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing NumPy in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for NumPy in England

NumPy
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NumPy in England over the 6 months to 25 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NumPy in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing NumPy in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for NumPy in England

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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 25 January 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 -10 116 £600 +9.09% 28
South East +91 41 £550 +4.76% 9
Midlands +60 8 £525 -
West Midlands +54 8 £525 -
North of England +47 6 £550 +22.22% 1
East of England - 6 £700 - 5
North West - 6 £550 -
South West +13 3 £325 - 2
NumPy
UK

For the 6 months to 25 January 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.

1 181 (99.45%) Python
2 145 (79.67%) Pandas
3 103 (56.59%) Data Science
4 84 (46.15%) Machine Learning
5 75 (41.21%) Agile Software Development
6 74 (40.66%) scikit-learn
7 62 (34.07%) Analytics
7 62 (34.07%) SciPy
8 58 (31.87%) Azure
8 58 (31.87%) Finance
9 54 (29.67%) AWS
10 52 (28.57%) Visualisation
11 51 (28.02%) SQL
12 48 (26.37%) Software Engineering
13 45 (24.73%) NoSQL
14 44 (24.18%) Git (software)
14 44 (24.18%) Apache Spark
14 44 (24.18%) TensorFlow
15 42 (23.08%) Docker
16 41 (22.53%) Algorithms
16 41 (22.53%) Java
17 40 (21.98%) Computer Science
17 40 (21.98%) Data Engineering
18 39 (21.43%) Degree
19 37 (20.33%) Mathematics
19 37 (20.33%) DevOps
20 36 (19.78%) Artificial Intelligence
20 36 (19.78%) PySpark
21 34 (18.68%) Relational Database
22 31 (17.03%) R

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 44 (24.18%) Apache Spark
2 25 (13.74%) Jupyter
3 21 (11.54%) Apache
3 21 (11.54%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.65%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.10%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Chatbot
1 1 (0.55%) Weka
Business Applications
1 10 (5.49%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 58 (31.87%) Azure
2 54 (29.67%) AWS
3 27 (14.84%) GCP
3 27 (14.84%) Serverless
4 26 (14.29%) AWS Lambda
5 25 (13.74%) Amazon S3
6 18 (9.89%) PaaS
7 16 (8.79%) Azure Machine Learning
8 15 (8.24%) Amazon SQS
9 9 (4.95%) AWS Step Functions
10 8 (4.40%) Power Platform
11 6 (3.30%) Amazon EKS
12 5 (2.75%) Amazon Cognito
12 5 (2.75%) Cloud Computing
12 5 (2.75%) Google App Engine
13 4 (2.20%) Amazon EC2
13 4 (2.20%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (2.20%) GitHub
14 3 (1.65%) Amazon ECS
15 1 (0.55%) AWS IoT
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.10%) MQTT
2 1 (0.55%) HTTP
2 1 (0.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (24.73%) NoSQL
2 34 (18.68%) Relational Database
3 26 (14.29%) Big Data
4 24 (13.19%) PostgreSQL
5 23 (12.64%) Geospatial Data
5 23 (12.64%) Hadoop
6 22 (12.09%) Redis
7 19 (10.44%) MongoDB
8 18 (9.89%) Amazon Redshift
9 16 (8.79%) Amazon RDS
10 15 (8.24%) RDBMS
11 13 (7.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 13 (7.14%) GIS
12 11 (6.04%) MySQL
12 11 (6.04%) Parquet
13 10 (5.49%) Data Mining
13 10 (5.49%) KDB
14 9 (4.95%) Amazon Aurora
14 9 (4.95%) Apache Hive
14 9 (4.95%) Presto
Development Applications
1 44 (24.18%) Git (software)
2 21 (11.54%) Jenkins
3 9 (4.95%) Maven
4 7 (3.85%) RStudio
5 4 (2.20%) CircleCI
6 2 (1.10%) JIRA
General
1 58 (31.87%) Finance
2 30 (16.48%) Front Office
3 8 (4.40%) Marketing
4 4 (2.20%) Banking
4 4 (2.20%) Public Sector
5 3 (1.65%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.55%) Games
6 1 (0.55%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 71 (39.01%) Developer
2 62 (34.07%) Python Developer
3 59 (32.42%) Data Scientist
4 32 (17.58%) Senior Developer
5 24 (13.19%) Senior Python Developer
6 22 (12.09%) Data Engineer
7 20 (10.99%) Python Engineer
8 19 (10.44%) Software Engineer
9 15 (8.24%) Senior Data Scientist
10 13 (7.14%) Machine Learning Scientist
11 11 (6.04%) Senior Software Engineer
12 10 (5.49%) Architect
12 10 (5.49%) AWS Developer
13 8 (4.40%) Backend Developer
14 7 (3.85%) Java Developer
14 7 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
15 6 (3.30%) Django Developer
15 6 (3.30%) Python Software Engineer
15 6 (3.30%) Quantitative Developer
15 6 (3.30%) Senior Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (79.67%) Pandas
2 74 (40.66%) scikit-learn
3 62 (34.07%) SciPy
4 44 (24.18%) TensorFlow
5 36 (19.78%) PySpark
6 27 (14.84%) Keras
7 26 (14.29%) Django
8 22 (12.09%) Web Services
9 19 (10.44%) Flask
10 16 (8.79%) Kafka
10 16 (8.79%) PyTorch
11 12 (6.59%) Apache NiFi
11 12 (6.59%) React
12 11 (6.04%) AngularJS
12 11 (6.04%) Matplotlib
12 11 (6.04%) SQLAlchemy
13 10 (5.49%) Backbone.js
13 10 (5.49%) Esper
13 10 (5.49%) Pyramid
13 10 (5.49%) Seaborn
Miscellaneous
1 41 (22.53%) Algorithms
2 28 (15.38%) Derivative
3 26 (14.29%) Fixed Income
4 18 (9.89%) Hedge funds
5 16 (8.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 13 (7.14%) Equities
7 12 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (6.59%) Data Structures
8 11 (6.04%) Linux Command Line
9 10 (5.49%) Lidar
10 8 (4.40%) Smart City
11 6 (3.30%) Clustering
11 6 (3.30%) User Experience
12 5 (2.75%) Greenfield Project
13 4 (2.20%) Management Information System
14 3 (1.65%) Blog
14 3 (1.65%) Cloud Native
14 3 (1.65%) Mobile App
14 3 (1.65%) PKI
14 3 (1.65%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 28 (15.38%) Linux
2 10 (5.49%) Unix
3 2 (1.10%) Android
3 2 (1.10%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.10%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (1.10%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (56.59%) Data Science
2 84 (46.15%) Machine Learning
3 75 (41.21%) Agile Software Development
4 62 (34.07%) Analytics
5 52 (28.57%) Visualisation
6 48 (26.37%) Software Engineering
7 40 (21.98%) Computer Science
7 40 (21.98%) Data Engineering
8 37 (20.33%) DevOps
8 37 (20.33%) Mathematics
9 36 (19.78%) Artificial Intelligence
10 30 (16.48%) Data Visualisation
10 30 (16.48%) Deep Learning
11 28 (15.38%) ETL
12 27 (14.84%) Statistics
13 25 (13.74%) TDD
14 23 (12.64%) Microservices
15 20 (10.99%) Physics
15 20 (10.99%) Predictive Modelling
15 20 (10.99%) Quantitative Analysis
Programming Languages
1 181 (99.45%) Python
2 51 (28.02%) SQL
3 41 (22.53%) Java
4 31 (17.03%) R
5 27 (14.84%) JavaScript
6 16 (8.79%) C#
7 12 (6.59%) C++
8 11 (6.04%) C
9 8 (4.40%) Scala
10 7 (3.85%) MATLAB
11 6 (3.30%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.65%) ABAP
12 3 (1.65%) Groovy
12 3 (1.65%) VBA
13 1 (0.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 39 (21.43%) Degree
2 22 (12.09%) PhD
3 18 (9.89%) Numerate Degree
4 13 (7.14%) Master's Degree
5 3 (1.65%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.10%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.49%) Data Quality
2 6 (3.30%) QA
System Software
1 42 (23.08%) Docker
2 2 (1.10%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 30 (16.48%) Kubernetes
2 14 (7.69%) Terraform
3 7 (3.85%) Istio
3 7 (3.85%) linkerd
4 2 (1.10%) Grafana
4 2 (1.10%) Kibana
4 2 (1.10%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.55%) Kubeflow
Vendors
1 21 (11.54%) Tableau
2 16 (8.79%) Oracle
3 14 (7.69%) Google
4 10 (5.49%) Microsoft
5 9 (4.95%) Bloomberg
5 9 (4.95%) Splunk
6 5 (2.75%) RapidMiner
7 4 (2.20%) Databricks
8 3 (1.65%) Dataiku
8 3 (1.65%) Palantir
8 3 (1.65%) SAP