The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 June 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
UK / England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 566 604 614
Rank change year-on-year +38 +10  
Contract jobs citing SciPy 16 28 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.038% 0.057% 0.022%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.20% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 8
Median daily rate £600 £475 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.31% -13.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £350 £543
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £610 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 -
% change year-on-year +11.76% -  
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 England with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 13677 14326 14175
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 32.21% 29.02% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9502 10197 9645
Median daily rate £450 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 167 191
Median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £37.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.05% -3.29%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.85 £18.80 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

SciPy
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

SciPy
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SciPy in England

SciPy
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SciPy in England over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SciPy in England

SciPy
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 SciPy within the England region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
London +21 16 £600 - 5
SciPy
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 England region with a requirement for SciPy.

1 35 (100.00%) Python
1 35 (100.00%) NumPy
2 30 (85.71%) Pandas
3 17 (48.57%) SQL
4 12 (34.29%) scikit-learn
5 11 (31.43%) Finance
5 11 (31.43%) Machine Learning
6 10 (28.57%) Algorithms
7 9 (25.71%) Big Data
7 9 (25.71%) Hadoop
7 9 (25.71%) Visualisation
7 9 (25.71%) Data Modelling
8 8 (22.86%) TDD
8 8 (22.86%) Analytics
8 8 (22.86%) SQLAlchemy
9 7 (20.00%) Scala
9 7 (20.00%) Apache Spark
9 7 (20.00%) SDLC
9 7 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (20.00%) Statistics
9 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
10 6 (17.14%) Mathematics
10 6 (17.14%) Computer Science
10 6 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (17.14%) RDBMS
10 6 (17.14%) Flask
10 6 (17.14%) Relational Database
10 6 (17.14%) GitHub
10 6 (17.14%) Matplotlib
11 5 (14.29%) NoSQL

SciPy
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 (20.00%) Apache Spark
2 3 (8.57%) Jupyter
3 2 (5.71%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.86%) Apache
4 1 (2.86%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (2.86%) Luigi
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) GNU Octave
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.14%) GitHub
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.86%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (2.86%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.71%) Big Data
1 9 (25.71%) Hadoop
2 6 (17.14%) RDBMS
2 6 (17.14%) Relational Database
3 5 (14.29%) Apache Hive
3 5 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 4 (11.43%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (11.43%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (11.43%) Sqoop
5 2 (5.71%) HBase
5 2 (5.71%) MongoDB
5 2 (5.71%) Redis
6 1 (2.86%) Blockchain
6 1 (2.86%) Flink
6 1 (2.86%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (8.57%) Bower
2 3 (8.57%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (31.43%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Financial Institution
2 3 (8.57%) Front Office
3 2 (5.71%) Marketing
4 1 (2.86%) Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (51.43%) Developer
1 18 (51.43%) Python Developer
2 11 (31.43%) Data Scientist
3 4 (11.43%) Machine Learning Scientist
4 3 (8.57%) Architect
4 3 (8.57%) Data Architect
4 3 (8.57%) Senior Data Scientist
5 2 (5.71%) Chief Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Chief Data Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Machine Learning Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Data Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Data Architect
6 1 (2.86%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (2.86%) MongoDB Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Python Software Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Quantitative Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Quantitative Strategist
6 1 (2.86%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (100.00%) NumPy
2 30 (85.71%) Pandas
3 12 (34.29%) scikit-learn
4 8 (22.86%) SQLAlchemy
5 6 (17.14%) Flask
5 6 (17.14%) Matplotlib
6 4 (11.43%) Natural Language Processing
7 3 (8.57%) .NET
7 3 (8.57%) AngularJS
7 3 (8.57%) Bokeh
7 3 (8.57%) Celery
7 3 (8.57%) CSS
7 3 (8.57%) HTML
7 3 (8.57%) Node.js
7 3 (8.57%) React
7 3 (8.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (8.57%) XML
8 2 (5.71%) Django
8 2 (5.71%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (2.86%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Algorithms
2 6 (17.14%) Computer Science
3 5 (14.29%) Fixed Income
3 5 (14.29%) Hedge funds
4 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (11.43%) Derivative
5 2 (5.71%) Data Structures
5 2 (5.71%) Fintech
6 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (2.86%) OTC Derivatives
6 1 (2.86%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Linux
1 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) Machine Learning
2 9 (25.71%) Data Modelling
2 9 (25.71%) Visualisation
3 8 (22.86%) Analytics
3 8 (22.86%) TDD
4 7 (20.00%) SDLC
4 7 (20.00%) Statistics
5 6 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (17.14%) Mathematics
6 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (14.29%) Artificial Intelligence
6 5 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 4 (11.43%) Data Analysis
7 4 (11.43%) Systematic Trading
8 3 (8.57%) Bayesian Methods
8 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (8.57%) OOP
8 3 (8.57%) Random Forest
8 3 (8.57%) Regression Analysis
8 3 (8.57%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (100.00%) Python
2 17 (48.57%) SQL
3 7 (20.00%) Scala
4 5 (14.29%) C++
5 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
6 3 (8.57%) C#
6 3 (8.57%) Java
6 3 (8.57%) MATLAB
6 3 (8.57%) R
6 3 (8.57%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) Apache Flume
2 2 (5.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Ansible
1 1 (2.86%) Kibana
1 1 (2.86%) logstash
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.71%) Tableau
3 1 (2.86%) Google
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle
3 1 (2.86%) SAP
3 1 (2.86%) Teradata
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