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 3 months to 24 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.

NumPy
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 560 618 626
Rank change year-on-year +58 +8  
Contract jobs citing NumPy 41 26 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.089% 0.048% 0.036%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.28% 0.17% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 15 16
Median daily rate £500 £450 £638
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -29.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £668 £600 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £388 -
% change year-on-year +22.58% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -

NumPy 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 14826 15294 15382
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 32.05% 28.44% 27.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 10246 10766 10266
Median daily rate £426 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.30% +8.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 181 209
Median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £37.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.05% -3.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £18.80 £17.86
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%  

NumPy
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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

NumPy
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NumPy over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NumPy in the UK

NumPy
Top 5 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 3 months to 24 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 +64 40 £525 +16.66% 15
London +45 40 £525 -12.50% 12
City of London +1 3 £415 - 1
Edinburgh - 1 £475 - 2
Scotland - 1 £475 - 2

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing NumPy 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 NumPy.

1 71 (97.26%) Python
2 65 (89.04%) Pandas
3 39 (53.42%) SQL
4 36 (49.32%) SciPy
5 24 (32.88%) OO
5 24 (32.88%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (28.77%) OOP
7 20 (27.40%) scikit-learn
8 19 (26.03%) Jenkins
9 18 (24.66%) OpenCV
9 18 (24.66%) Computer Science
9 18 (24.66%) Test Automation
10 17 (23.29%) JIRA
10 17 (23.29%) PyQt
10 17 (23.29%) MySQL
10 17 (23.29%) TDD
11 16 (21.92%) Scrum
11 16 (21.92%) RabbitMQ
12 15 (20.55%) Degree
12 15 (20.55%) Test Scripting
12 15 (20.55%) Machine Learning
13 14 (19.18%) Algorithms
13 14 (19.18%) Finance
14 12 (16.44%) STB
14 12 (16.44%) Data Modelling
15 11 (15.07%) Git (software)
15 11 (15.07%) Hadoop
16 10 (13.70%) Big Data
16 10 (13.70%) Visualisation
16 10 (13.70%) PostgreSQL

NumPy
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 9 (12.33%) Apache Spark
2 5 (6.85%) Jupyter
3 2 (2.74%) Apache Pig
3 2 (2.74%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.37%) Apache
4 1 (1.37%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (1.37%) Luigi
4 1 (1.37%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (4.11%) GNU Octave
2 1 (1.37%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.59%) GitHub
2 2 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.37%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (1.37%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (23.29%) MySQL
2 11 (15.07%) Hadoop
3 10 (13.70%) Big Data
3 10 (13.70%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (10.96%) SQL Server
5 7 (9.59%) Apache Hive
5 7 (9.59%) NoSQL
6 6 (8.22%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (8.22%) RDBMS
6 6 (8.22%) Relational Database
7 4 (5.48%) HBase
7 4 (5.48%) MongoDB
7 4 (5.48%) Sqoop
8 2 (2.74%) Data Mining
8 2 (2.74%) Redis
9 1 (1.37%) Blockchain
9 1 (1.37%) Flink
9 1 (1.37%) Impala
9 1 (1.37%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 19 (26.03%) Jenkins
2 17 (23.29%) JIRA
3 11 (15.07%) Git (software)
4 7 (9.59%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (4.11%) Bower
5 3 (4.11%) Moq
5 3 (4.11%) MSTest
5 3 (4.11%) NUnit
5 3 (4.11%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 14 (19.18%) Finance
2 5 (6.85%) Front Office
3 3 (4.11%) Financial Institution
3 3 (4.11%) Marketing
4 1 (1.37%) Banking
4 1 (1.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (63.01%) Developer
2 41 (56.16%) Python Developer
3 20 (27.40%) Data Scientist
4 11 (15.07%) Automation Developer
5 8 (10.96%) Agile Developer
6 5 (6.85%) Django Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Machine Learning Scientist
7 4 (5.48%) Python/Django Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Architect
8 3 (4.11%) C# Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Data Architect
8 3 (4.11%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Junior
8 3 (4.11%) Junior Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Junior Python Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Machine Learning Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Senior Data Scientist
8 3 (4.11%) Senior Python Developer
9 2 (2.74%) Chief Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (89.04%) Pandas
2 36 (49.32%) SciPy
3 20 (27.40%) scikit-learn
4 18 (24.66%) OpenCV
5 17 (23.29%) PyQt
6 16 (21.92%) RabbitMQ
7 9 (12.33%) REST
8 8 (10.96%) Django
8 8 (10.96%) SQLAlchemy
9 7 (9.59%) Matplotlib
9 7 (9.59%) RESTful
10 6 (8.22%) .NET
10 6 (8.22%) Flask
11 5 (6.85%) Natural Language Processing
12 4 (5.48%) Web Services
13 3 (4.11%) AngularJS
13 3 (4.11%) HTML
13 3 (4.11%) WCF
13 3 (4.11%) WPF
13 3 (4.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (24.66%) Computer Science
2 14 (19.18%) Algorithms
3 12 (16.44%) STB
4 7 (9.59%) Derivative
5 5 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (6.85%) Fixed Income
5 5 (6.85%) Hedge funds
6 3 (4.11%) Data Structures
6 3 (4.11%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (2.74%) Fintech
8 1 (1.37%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.37%) OTC Derivatives
8 1 (1.37%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.59%) Linux
2 1 (1.37%) Android
2 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.37%) Unix
2 1 (1.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.88%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (32.88%) OO
2 21 (28.77%) OOP
3 18 (24.66%) Test Automation
4 17 (23.29%) TDD
5 16 (21.92%) Scrum
6 15 (20.55%) Machine Learning
6 15 (20.55%) Test Scripting
7 12 (16.44%) Data Modelling
8 10 (13.70%) Visualisation
9 9 (12.33%) Analytics
9 9 (12.33%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (12.33%) Mathematics
9 9 (12.33%) Software Engineering
9 9 (12.33%) Statistics
10 7 (9.59%) SDLC
11 6 (8.22%) DevOps
11 6 (8.22%) Neural Network
12 5 (6.85%) Artificial Intelligence
13 4 (5.48%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 71 (97.26%) Python
2 39 (53.42%) SQL
3 9 (12.33%) Scala
4 7 (9.59%) C#
4 7 (9.59%) R
5 6 (8.22%) C++
5 6 (8.22%) JavaScript
6 5 (6.85%) MATLAB
7 4 (5.48%) Java
8 3 (4.11%) TypeScript
9 2 (2.74%) Julia
10 1 (1.37%) C
10 1 (1.37%) Perl
10 1 (1.37%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (20.55%) Degree
2 3 (4.11%) CFA
2 3 (4.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.74%) PhD
4 1 (1.37%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.85%) Docker
2 4 (5.48%) Apache Flume
3 2 (2.74%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.37%) Ansible
1 1 (1.37%) Kibana
1 1 (1.37%) logstash
Vendors
1 7 (9.59%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.11%) Bloomberg
3 2 (2.74%) Google
3 2 (2.74%) Tableau
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle
4 1 (1.37%) SAP
4 1 (1.37%) Teradata
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