Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 22 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
England > London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 592 580 586
Rank change year-on-year -12 +6 +8
Contract jobs citing SciPy 47 28 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.100% 0.062% 0.058%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.27% 0.18% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 23 27
London median daily rate £600 £500 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -23.08% +13.04%
10th Percentile £455 £413 £563
90th Percentile £688 £690 £675
England median daily rate £575 £450 £625
% change year-on-year +27.78% -28.00% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £8.00 £41.00 -
% change year-on-year -80.49% - -

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 17463 15527 14925
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.05% 34.33% 32.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 13334 11615 11116
London median daily rate £500 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £351 £319 £308
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 72 90
London median hourly rate £32.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £19.18 £19.23 £14.18
90th Percentile £50.00 £57.44 £55.38
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

SciPy
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for SciPy in London

SciPy
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SciPy in London

SciPy
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SciPy in London over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SciPy in London

SciPy
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SciPy within the London region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Central London +3 9 £575 +15.00% 4
SciPy
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 London region with a requirement for SciPy.

1 47 (100.00%) Python
2 46 (97.87%) NumPy
3 41 (87.23%) Pandas
4 27 (57.45%) SQL
5 23 (48.94%) Finance
6 19 (40.43%) Machine Learning
7 17 (36.17%) Microsoft
7 17 (36.17%) Computer Science
8 16 (34.04%) TDD
9 15 (31.91%) Team Foundation Server
9 15 (31.91%) Mathematics
9 15 (31.91%) Visualisation
10 14 (29.79%) SQLAlchemy
10 14 (29.79%) GitHub
10 14 (29.79%) SDLC
10 14 (29.79%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (25.53%) Data Modelling
12 11 (23.40%) Statistics
12 11 (23.40%) scikit-learn
13 10 (21.28%) Front Office
13 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
14 9 (19.15%) Degree
14 9 (19.15%) Derivative
14 9 (19.15%) Data Analysis
14 9 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (19.15%) Natural Language Processing
15 8 (17.02%) Financial Institution
16 7 (14.89%) Data Mining
16 7 (14.89%) C++
16 7 (14.89%) Matplotlib

SciPy
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 6 (12.77%) Apache Spark
1 6 (12.77%) Jupyter
2 2 (4.26%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Weka
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.26%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 14 (29.79%) GitHub
2 3 (6.38%) npm
3 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.13%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.89%) Data Mining
3 6 (12.77%) Big Data
4 5 (10.64%) STATISTICA
5 3 (6.38%) Hadoop
5 3 (6.38%) MongoDB
6 2 (4.26%) Apache Hive
6 2 (4.26%) KNIME
6 2 (4.26%) NoSQL
6 2 (4.26%) Sqoop
7 1 (2.13%) Blockchain
7 1 (2.13%) MySQL
7 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (31.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (8.51%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.38%) Bower
3 3 (6.38%) Jenkins
General
1 23 (48.94%) Finance
2 10 (21.28%) Front Office
3 8 (17.02%) Financial Institution
4 5 (10.64%) Banking
5 3 (6.38%) Marketing
6 2 (4.26%) Billing
7 1 (2.13%) Investment Banking
7 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (68.09%) Developer
2 29 (61.70%) Python Developer
3 13 (27.66%) Data Scientist
4 6 (12.77%) Machine Learning Scientist
5 5 (10.64%) Machine Learning Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Data Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Software Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Software Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) SQL Developer
8 2 (4.26%) MongoDB Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Senior Data Scientist
9 1 (2.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 1 (2.13%) MATLAB Engineer
9 1 (2.13%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (97.87%) NumPy
2 41 (87.23%) Pandas
3 14 (29.79%) SQLAlchemy
4 11 (23.40%) scikit-learn
5 9 (19.15%) Natural Language Processing
6 7 (14.89%) Flask
6 7 (14.89%) Matplotlib
7 4 (8.51%) Deeplearning4j
7 4 (8.51%) HTML
7 4 (8.51%) MXNet
7 4 (8.51%) React
7 4 (8.51%) TensorFlow
7 4 (8.51%) Theano
8 3 (6.38%) .NET
8 3 (6.38%) AngularJS
8 3 (6.38%) Bokeh
8 3 (6.38%) CSS
8 3 (6.38%) RESTful
8 3 (6.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (6.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (36.17%) Computer Science
2 9 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (19.15%) Derivative
3 6 (12.77%) Algorithms
4 4 (8.51%) Data Structures
5 3 (6.38%) Fixed Income
6 2 (4.26%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (2.13%) Fintech
7 1 (2.13%) Hedge funds
7 1 (2.13%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.38%) Unix
2 2 (4.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (40.43%) Machine Learning
2 16 (34.04%) TDD
3 15 (31.91%) Mathematics
3 15 (31.91%) Visualisation
4 14 (29.79%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (29.79%) SDLC
5 12 (25.53%) Data Modelling
6 11 (23.40%) Statistics
7 9 (19.15%) Data Analysis
8 7 (14.89%) Analytics
9 5 (10.64%) Artificial Intelligence
9 5 (10.64%) Microservices
9 5 (10.64%) Neural Network
9 5 (10.64%) Signal Processing
10 4 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (8.51%) Linear Algebra
10 4 (8.51%) Linear Regression
10 4 (8.51%) Logistic Regression
10 4 (8.51%) Regression Testing
11 3 (6.38%) Data Munging
Programming Languages
1 47 (100.00%) Python
2 27 (57.45%) SQL
3 7 (14.89%) C++
3 7 (14.89%) Scala
4 6 (12.77%) JavaScript
4 6 (12.77%) R
5 5 (10.64%) Java
6 4 (8.51%) TypeScript
7 3 (6.38%) Bash Shell
7 3 (6.38%) C#
8 2 (4.26%) AWK
8 2 (4.26%) C
8 2 (4.26%) MATLAB
8 2 (4.26%) sed
Qualifications
1 9 (19.15%) Degree
2 6 (12.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (4.26%) Master's Degree
4 1 (2.13%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (2.13%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) GCP
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 17 (36.17%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.77%) Tableau
3 1 (2.13%) Google