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 3 months to 25 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
England / London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 402 413 424
Rank change year-on-year +11 +11  
Contract jobs citing SciPy 16 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.078% 0.051% 0.047%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.22% 0.16% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 8
Median daily rate £600 £600 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £384 £543
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £600 £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 London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 7331 6935 7333
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 35.83% 32.44% 31.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5444 5322 5317
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 25 50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +77.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £20.00 £16.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £190.00 £60.00
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 London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SciPy in London

For the 6 months to 25 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 London region with a requirement for SciPy.

1 34 (100.00%) Python
1 34 (100.00%) NumPy
2 30 (88.24%) Pandas
3 16 (47.06%) SQL
4 12 (35.29%) scikit-learn
5 11 (32.35%) Finance
6 10 (29.41%) Machine Learning
6 10 (29.41%) Algorithms
7 9 (26.47%) Data Modelling
7 9 (26.47%) Visualisation
8 8 (23.53%) SQLAlchemy
8 8 (23.53%) TDD
8 8 (23.53%) Big Data
8 8 (23.53%) Hadoop
9 7 (20.59%) Analytics
9 7 (20.59%) Apache Spark
9 7 (20.59%) SDLC
9 7 (20.59%) Statistics
9 7 (20.59%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (20.59%) Scala
9 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
10 6 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (17.65%) Mathematics
10 6 (17.65%) Computer Science
10 6 (17.65%) Flask
10 6 (17.65%) GitHub
10 6 (17.65%) Matplotlib
11 5 (14.71%) Apache Hive
11 5 (14.71%) Relational Database
11 5 (14.71%) Artificial Intelligence

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 7 (20.59%) Apache Spark
2 3 (8.82%) Jupyter
3 2 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.94%) Apache
4 1 (2.94%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (2.94%) Luigi
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) GNU Octave
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.65%) GitHub
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.94%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) Big Data
1 8 (23.53%) Hadoop
2 5 (14.71%) Apache Hive
2 5 (14.71%) RDBMS
2 5 (14.71%) Relational Database
2 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
3 4 (11.76%) NoSQL
3 4 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (11.76%) Sqoop
4 3 (8.82%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (5.88%) MongoDB
5 2 (5.88%) Redis
6 1 (2.94%) Blockchain
6 1 (2.94%) Flink
6 1 (2.94%) HBase
6 1 (2.94%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (8.82%) Bower
2 3 (8.82%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (32.35%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Financial Institution
2 3 (8.82%) Front Office
3 2 (5.88%) Marketing
4 1 (2.94%) Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (52.94%) Developer
1 18 (52.94%) Python Developer
2 11 (32.35%) Data Scientist
3 4 (11.76%) Machine Learning Scientist
4 3 (8.82%) Senior Data Scientist
5 2 (5.88%) Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Chief Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Chief Data Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Data Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Machine Learning Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Angular Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Data Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (2.94%) MongoDB Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Python Software Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Quantitative Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Quantitative Strategist
6 1 (2.94%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (100.00%) NumPy
2 30 (88.24%) Pandas
3 12 (35.29%) scikit-learn
4 8 (23.53%) SQLAlchemy
5 6 (17.65%) Flask
5 6 (17.65%) Matplotlib
6 4 (11.76%) Natural Language Processing
7 3 (8.82%) .NET
7 3 (8.82%) AngularJS
7 3 (8.82%) Bokeh
7 3 (8.82%) Celery
7 3 (8.82%) CSS
7 3 (8.82%) HTML
7 3 (8.82%) Node.js
7 3 (8.82%) React
7 3 (8.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (8.82%) XML
8 2 (5.88%) Django
8 2 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (2.94%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) Algorithms
2 6 (17.65%) Computer Science
3 5 (14.71%) Fixed Income
3 5 (14.71%) Hedge funds
4 4 (11.76%) Derivative
5 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (5.88%) Data Structures
6 2 (5.88%) Fintech
7 1 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (2.94%) OTC Derivatives
7 1 (2.94%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Linux
1 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) Machine Learning
2 9 (26.47%) Data Modelling
2 9 (26.47%) Visualisation
3 8 (23.53%) TDD
4 7 (20.59%) Analytics
4 7 (20.59%) SDLC
4 7 (20.59%) Statistics
5 6 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (17.65%) Mathematics
6 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (14.71%) Artificial Intelligence
6 5 (14.71%) Software Engineering
7 4 (11.76%) Data Analysis
7 4 (11.76%) Systematic Trading
8 3 (8.82%) Bayesian Methods
8 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (8.82%) OO
8 3 (8.82%) OOP
8 3 (8.82%) Regression Analysis
8 3 (8.82%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (100.00%) Python
2 16 (47.06%) SQL
3 7 (20.59%) Scala
4 5 (14.71%) C++
5 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
6 3 (8.82%) C#
6 3 (8.82%) Java
6 3 (8.82%) TypeScript
7 2 (5.88%) MATLAB
7 2 (5.88%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) Apache Flume
2 2 (5.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Ansible
1 1 (2.94%) Kibana
1 1 (2.94%) logstash
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) Tableau
3 1 (2.94%) Google
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