Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Matplotlib skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Matplotlib over the 6 months to 25 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.

Matplotlib
UK
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 849 866 910
Rank change year-on-year +17 +44 -
Contract jobs citing Matplotlib 24 20 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.023% 0.019% 0.003%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.073% 0.063% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 19 3
UK median daily rate £530 £475 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.58% -24.00% -
10th Percentile £325 £405 £583
90th Percentile £615 £580 £758
UK excluding London median daily rate £528 £400 -
% change year-on-year +31.88% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 32709 31881 32450
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.96% 30.46% 28.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 23071 22056 22265
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £412
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.28% +2.88%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 371 372 556
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +8.70%
10th Percentile £18.50 £14.35 £15.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £54.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.33% - +10.74%

Matplotlib
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Matplotlib as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Matplotlib in the UK

Matplotlib
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Matplotlib in the UK

Matplotlib
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Matplotlib over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Matplotlib in the UK

Matplotlib
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Matplotlib within the UK over the 6 months to 25 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
England +11 24 £530 +11.58% 7
London -18 15 £550 +10.00% 3
UK excluding London +58 9 £528 +31.88% 4
South East - 9 £528 - 4

For the 6 months to 25 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Matplotlib also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Matplotlib.

1 24 (100.00%) Python
1 24 (100.00%) Pandas
2 22 (91.67%) NumPy
3 19 (79.17%) Jupyter
4 13 (54.17%) Statistics
4 13 (54.17%) Mathematics
4 13 (54.17%) SQL
5 12 (50.00%) Machine Learning
5 12 (50.00%) scikit-learn
6 10 (41.67%) Tableau
6 10 (41.67%) Analytics
6 10 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (41.67%) Apache Spark
6 10 (41.67%) Scala
6 10 (41.67%) Visualisation
7 9 (37.50%) R
8 8 (33.33%) Trend Analysis
8 8 (33.33%) Hadoop
8 8 (33.33%) Apache Hive
8 8 (33.33%) MongoDB
8 8 (33.33%) Degree
8 8 (33.33%) Data Mining
9 7 (29.17%) Apache
9 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (29.17%) Data Analysis
9 7 (29.17%) Computer Science
9 7 (29.17%) HBase
9 7 (29.17%) Apache Pig
9 7 (29.17%) MapReduce
9 7 (29.17%) Mahout

Matplotlib
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 19 (79.17%) Jupyter
2 10 (41.67%) Apache Spark
3 7 (29.17%) Apache
3 7 (29.17%) Apache Pig
4 2 (8.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) SPSS
1 2 (8.33%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (20.83%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) Apache Hive
1 8 (33.33%) Data Mining
1 8 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 8 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 7 (29.17%) HBase
2 7 (29.17%) Mahout
3 3 (12.50%) Big Data
4 2 (8.33%) KNIME
4 2 (8.33%) STATISTICA
5 1 (4.17%) Impala
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Bower
1 5 (20.83%) Git (software)
2 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (25.00%) Games
2 5 (20.83%) Banking
3 3 (12.50%) Retail
4 2 (8.33%) Front Office
5 1 (4.17%) Finance
5 1 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 17 (70.83%) Data Scientist
2 6 (25.00%) Developer
2 6 (25.00%) Python Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Data Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Senior Data Scientist
4 1 (4.17%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Big Data Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) MongoDB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (100.00%) Pandas
2 22 (91.67%) NumPy
3 12 (50.00%) scikit-learn
4 7 (29.17%) Seaborn
5 6 (25.00%) D3.js
5 6 (25.00%) Flask
5 6 (25.00%) SciPy
5 6 (25.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 6 (25.00%) Unreal Engine
6 5 (20.83%) AngularJS
6 5 (20.83%) Bokeh
6 5 (20.83%) CSS
6 5 (20.83%) HTML
6 5 (20.83%) Node.js
6 5 (20.83%) React
6 5 (20.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (20.83%) XML
7 3 (12.50%) .NET
7 3 (12.50%) PySpark
8 2 (8.33%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (29.17%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.33%) Algorithms
3 2 (8.33%) User Experience
4 1 (4.17%) Data Structures
4 1 (4.17%) Fintech
4 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) Mathematics
1 13 (54.17%) Statistics
2 12 (50.00%) Machine Learning
3 10 (41.67%) Analytics
3 10 (41.67%) Visualisation
4 8 (33.33%) Trend Analysis
5 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (29.17%) Data Analysis
5 7 (29.17%) MapReduce
6 6 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
6 6 (25.00%) Open Source
6 6 (25.00%) Predictive Analysis
6 6 (25.00%) Quantitative Analysis
6 6 (25.00%) Sentiment Analysis
6 6 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 4 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
8 3 (12.50%) Data Modelling
8 3 (12.50%) Regression Analysis
8 3 (12.50%) Regression Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) Python
2 13 (54.17%) SQL
3 10 (41.67%) Scala
4 9 (37.50%) R
5 5 (20.83%) JavaScript
5 5 (20.83%) TypeScript
6 3 (12.50%) C#
6 3 (12.50%) C++
6 3 (12.50%) Java
7 2 (8.33%) AWK
7 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
7 2 (8.33%) sed
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) Degree
2 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
2 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) Master's Degree
4 1 (4.17%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Tableau
2 5 (20.83%) Cloudera
3 2 (8.33%) MapR