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 3 months to 27 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.

Matplotlib
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 605 652 638
Rank change year-on-year +47 -14  
Contract jobs citing Matplotlib 5 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.004% 0.007%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.033% 0.013% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Median daily rate £563 £450 £638
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -29.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £450 £555
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £450 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate - £450 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Matplotlib 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 with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 15079 15377 15197
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 32.00% 28.48% 27.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 10419 10829 10153
Median daily rate £430 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +8.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 188 210
Median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.05% -4.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £18.80 £18.00
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%  

Matplotlib
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Matplotlib as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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
Top 3 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 3 months to 27 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
England +25 5 £563 +25.00%
London - 5 £563 -
City of London - 3 £563 -

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 10 (100.00%) Python
2 9 (90.00%) Pandas
3 7 (70.00%) SQL
3 7 (70.00%) NumPy
4 6 (60.00%) SciPy
5 5 (50.00%) Flask
5 5 (50.00%) Machine Learning
5 5 (50.00%) scikit-learn
5 5 (50.00%) Statistics
6 4 (40.00%) Mathematics
6 4 (40.00%) C++
6 4 (40.00%) Data Modelling
6 4 (40.00%) XML
6 4 (40.00%) Jupyter
6 4 (40.00%) Bokeh
7 3 (30.00%) Analytics
7 3 (30.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (30.00%) TypeScript
7 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
7 3 (30.00%) Bower
7 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (30.00%) Node.js
7 3 (30.00%) Regression Analysis
7 3 (30.00%) React
7 3 (30.00%) Regression Testing
7 3 (30.00%) OOP
7 3 (30.00%) OO
7 3 (30.00%) C#
7 3 (30.00%) HTML
7 3 (30.00%) Java

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 4 (40.00%) Jupyter
2 2 (20.00%) Apache Spark
3 1 (10.00%) Confluence
3 1 (10.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (10.00%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (20.00%) Big Data
2 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (10.00%) Apache Hive
3 1 (10.00%) Couchbase
3 1 (10.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (10.00%) DataStage
3 1 (10.00%) HBase
3 1 (10.00%) Impala
3 1 (10.00%) Neo4j
3 1 (10.00%) Pentaho
3 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (10.00%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Bower
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (20.00%) Banking
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Data Scientist
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
1 4 (40.00%) Python Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Angular Developer
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Machine Learning Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) MongoDB Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Quantitative Strategist
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) Pandas
2 7 (70.00%) NumPy
3 6 (60.00%) SciPy
4 5 (50.00%) Flask
4 5 (50.00%) scikit-learn
5 4 (40.00%) Bokeh
5 4 (40.00%) XML
6 3 (30.00%) .NET
6 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
6 3 (30.00%) CSS
6 3 (30.00%) HTML
6 3 (30.00%) Node.js
6 3 (30.00%) React
6 3 (30.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (20.00%) PySpark
7 2 (20.00%) Seaborn
7 2 (20.00%) TensorFlow
8 1 (10.00%) Apache Tez
8 1 (10.00%) ggplot
8 1 (10.00%) SparkR
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (10.00%) Equities
2 1 (10.00%) Fintech
2 1 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (10.00%) Hedge funds
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Unix
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Machine Learning
1 5 (50.00%) Statistics
2 4 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 4 (40.00%) Mathematics
3 3 (30.00%) Analytics
3 3 (30.00%) OO
3 3 (30.00%) OOP
3 3 (30.00%) Regression Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (20.00%) Bayesian Methods
4 2 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) Visualisation
5 1 (10.00%) Applied Mathematics
5 1 (10.00%) ETL
5 1 (10.00%) Information Management
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Python
2 7 (70.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) C++
4 3 (30.00%) C#
4 3 (30.00%) Java
4 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (30.00%) Scala
4 3 (30.00%) TypeScript
5 1 (10.00%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Tableau
2 1 (10.00%) Ab Initio
2 1 (10.00%) Google
2 1 (10.00%) Informatica