Period
to 19 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for NumPy skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NumPy over the 6 months to 19 April 2018 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.

NumPy
UK
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 721 755 847
Rank change year-on-year +34 +92 -17
Contract jobs citing NumPy 156 73 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.079% 0.043%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.47% 0.25% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 50 36
UK median daily rate £525 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.55% -4.35%
10th Percentile £355 £373 £376
90th Percentile £775 £838 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £483 £400
% change year-on-year -12.26% +20.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 0
UK median hourly rate £8.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £8.00 - -

NumPy 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 32,982 29,235 30,596
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.62% 31.55% 28.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,265 20,180 21,207
UK median daily rate £475 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.20% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £288
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 331 365 481
UK median hourly rate £41.00 £40.50 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.23% +4.52% +10.71%
10th Percentile £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
90th Percentile £58.75 £52.50 £57.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £38.63
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.56% +7.29%

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Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for NumPy in the UK

NumPy
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NumPy in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NumPy over the 6 months to 19 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NumPy in the UK

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing NumPy.

Contractor hourly rate trend for NumPy in the UK

NumPy
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing NumPy over the 6 months to 19 April 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for NumPy in the UK

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Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing NumPy within the UK over the 6 months to 19 April 2018. 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 +32 152 £525 - 47
London -14 82 £550 +4.76% 40
UK excluding London +39 71 £423 -12.26% 10
South East +29 56 £500 +81.82% 2
South West - 7 £370 - 1
East of England -7 6 £401 -38.38% 3
Scotland - 2 - - 3

For the 6 months to 19 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing NumPy also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for NumPy.

1 155 (99.36%) Python
2 139 (89.10%) Pandas
3 94 (60.26%) Data Science
4 81 (51.92%) Machine Learning
5 67 (42.95%) SciPy
6 59 (37.82%) SQL
7 56 (35.90%) Jupyter
8 55 (35.26%) Matplotlib
9 49 (31.41%) Statistics
10 44 (28.21%) Analytics
10 44 (28.21%) Trend Analysis
11 43 (27.56%) R
12 42 (26.92%) Mathematics
13 39 (25.00%) Software Engineering
13 39 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
13 39 (25.00%) Apache Spark
14 38 (24.36%) scikit-learn
14 38 (24.36%) Linux
15 37 (23.72%) Data Mining
16 36 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
16 36 (23.08%) Visualisation
17 34 (21.79%) Hadoop
17 34 (21.79%) Tableau
18 31 (19.87%) Scala
18 31 (19.87%) Data Cleansing
19 30 (19.23%) C++
19 30 (19.23%) Flask
19 30 (19.23%) Decision-Making
20 29 (18.59%) Algorithms
20 29 (18.59%) Data Analysis

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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 56 (35.90%) Jupyter
2 39 (25.00%) Apache Spark
3 22 (14.10%) Apache
4 21 (13.46%) Apache Pig
5 10 (6.41%) nginx
6 2 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.28%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.28%) SAS
7 1 (0.64%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (0.64%) Confluence
7 1 (0.64%) Luigi
7 1 (0.64%) uWSGI
Applications
1 5 (3.21%) Weka
2 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.28%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.49%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.21%) GitHub
3 3 (1.92%) Google Analytics
3 3 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.28%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.28%) npm
4 2 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.92%) SMS
2 1 (0.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (23.72%) Data Mining
2 34 (21.79%) Hadoop
3 26 (16.67%) MongoDB
4 24 (15.38%) Apache Hive
5 21 (13.46%) HBase
5 21 (13.46%) Mahout
6 10 (6.41%) Big Data
7 5 (3.21%) SQL Server
8 4 (2.56%) MySQL
8 4 (2.56%) NoSQL
8 4 (2.56%) STATISTICA
9 3 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.92%) Redis
10 2 (1.28%) Hazelcast
10 2 (1.28%) KNIME
10 2 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.28%) SQLite
11 1 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.64%) OLAP
11 1 (0.64%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 16 (10.26%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.92%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.28%) Bower
5 1 (0.64%) git-flow
5 1 (0.64%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.64%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (0.64%) Mocha
5 1 (0.64%) PyCharm
5 1 (0.64%) Sublime Text
5 1 (0.64%) TeamCity
General
1 27 (17.31%) Finance
2 23 (14.74%) Games
3 10 (6.41%) Banking
4 8 (5.13%) Front Office
5 3 (1.92%) Advertising
5 3 (1.92%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.92%) Law
5 3 (1.92%) Marketing
6 2 (1.28%) Billing
6 2 (1.28%) Retail
7 1 (0.64%) Automotive
7 1 (0.64%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 75 (48.08%) Developer
2 73 (46.79%) Python Developer
3 59 (37.82%) Data Scientist
4 11 (7.05%) Software Engineer
5 10 (6.41%) Python Engineer
6 9 (5.77%) Machine Learning Engineer
6 9 (5.77%) Python Software Engineer
7 7 (4.49%) Senior Data Scientist
8 5 (3.21%) Analyst
8 5 (3.21%) Data Analyst
8 5 (3.21%) Machine Learning Scientist
9 4 (2.56%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 4 (2.56%) Senior Developer
9 4 (2.56%) Senior Python Developer
9 4 (2.56%) Senior Software Engineer
10 3 (1.92%) Data Engineer
10 3 (1.92%) Data Science Developer
10 3 (1.92%) Senior Software Developer
10 3 (1.92%) Software Developer
11 2 (1.28%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (89.10%) Pandas
2 67 (42.95%) SciPy
3 55 (35.26%) Matplotlib
4 38 (24.36%) scikit-learn
5 30 (19.23%) Flask
6 24 (15.38%) D3.js
6 24 (15.38%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 24 (15.38%) Unreal Engine
7 22 (14.10%) Seaborn
8 21 (13.46%) Keras
9 20 (12.82%) TensorFlow
10 17 (10.90%) Django
11 16 (10.26%) PySpark
12 12 (7.69%) Anaconda
13 8 (5.13%) XML
14 7 (4.49%) Natural Language Processing
15 6 (3.85%) Dask
15 6 (3.85%) HTML
15 6 (3.85%) SQLAlchemy
16 5 (3.21%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 36 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (18.59%) Algorithms
3 27 (17.31%) Computer Science
4 11 (7.05%) User Experience
5 9 (5.77%) Derivative
6 8 (5.13%) Data Structures
7 4 (2.56%) Credit Risk
8 3 (1.92%) Fixed Income
8 3 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.92%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.28%) Equities
9 2 (1.28%) Fintech
9 2 (1.28%) Market Risk
10 1 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.64%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.64%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 38 (24.36%) Linux
2 8 (5.13%) Ubuntu
3 7 (4.49%) CentOS
4 5 (3.21%) Unix
5 3 (1.92%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.64%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (60.26%) Data Science
2 81 (51.92%) Machine Learning
3 49 (31.41%) Statistics
4 44 (28.21%) Analytics
4 44 (28.21%) Trend Analysis
5 42 (26.92%) Mathematics
6 39 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 36 (23.08%) Visualisation
8 31 (19.87%) Data Cleansing
9 30 (19.23%) Decision-Making
10 29 (18.59%) Data Analysis
11 28 (17.95%) Open Source
11 28 (17.95%) Predictive Analysis
11 28 (17.95%) Sentiment Analysis
11 28 (17.95%) TDD
12 23 (14.74%) Quantitative Analysis
13 22 (14.10%) MapReduce
14 20 (12.82%) Collaborative Working
15 19 (12.18%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 155 (99.36%) Python
2 59 (37.82%) SQL
3 43 (27.56%) R
4 31 (19.87%) Scala
5 30 (19.23%) C++
6 19 (12.18%) C
7 11 (7.05%) Bash Shell
8 9 (5.77%) Java
8 9 (5.77%) JavaScript
9 5 (3.21%) C#
10 3 (1.92%) MATLAB
10 3 (1.92%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.28%) AWK
11 2 (1.28%) Kotlin
11 2 (1.28%) sed
12 1 (0.64%) Cython
12 1 (0.64%) PHP
12 1 (0.64%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (17.95%) Degree
2 22 (14.10%) Security Cleared
3 21 (13.46%) SC Cleared
4 8 (5.13%) PhD
5 5 (3.21%) Numerate Degree
6 4 (2.56%) Master's Degree
7 2 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.28%) GCP
2 1 (0.64%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.64%) QA
System Software
1 12 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.28%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.64%) Ansible
Vendors
1 34 (21.79%) Tableau
2 16 (10.26%) MapR
3 8 (5.13%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.21%) Cloudera
4 5 (3.21%) Google
5 2 (1.28%) Splunk
6 1 (0.64%) Capita