Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 710 762 838
Rank change year-on-year +52 +76 +3
Contract jobs citing NumPy 173 96 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.098% 0.051%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.48% 0.30% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 67 35
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -28.00%
10th Percentile £453 £375 £328
90th Percentile £725 £665 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £421 £425 £380
% change year-on-year -0.94% +11.84% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 3
UK median hourly rate £8.00 £45.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -82.22% +9.76% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £8.00 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -82.22% +9.76% -

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 36,058 31,745 31,662
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.99% 32.41% 29.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,414 21,983 22,160
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £310 £294
90th Percentile £625 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 339 394 382
UK median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.83% +11.11% -3.87%
10th Percentile £15.24 £16.00 £13.03
90th Percentile £58.00 £53.53 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +2.50% +11.11% -4.00%

NumPy
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for NumPy in the UK

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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 18 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NumPy in the UK

NumPy
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 18 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for NumPy in the UK

NumPy
Top 8 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 18 September 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 +46 171 £550 +4.76% 61
London +47 145 £550 - 52
UK excluding London -32 26 £421 -0.94% 10
South East +8 19 £421 -6.56% 5
East of England -11 3 - - 2
North of England - 3 £650 - 2
North West - 3 £650 - 2
South West - 1 £525 -

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 173 (100.00%) Python
2 142 (82.08%) Pandas
3 88 (50.87%) Finance
4 66 (38.15%) SciPy
5 65 (37.57%) Data Science
6 58 (33.53%) Software Engineering
7 53 (30.64%) Machine Learning
8 47 (27.17%) SQL
9 45 (26.01%) Agile Software Development
10 41 (23.70%) Apache Spark
11 39 (22.54%) Elasticsearch
12 37 (21.39%) C++
13 36 (20.81%) Linux
13 36 (20.81%) Algorithms
14 35 (20.23%) PySpark
15 34 (19.65%) Jenkins
15 34 (19.65%) Hadoop
15 34 (19.65%) Amazon AWS
15 34 (19.65%) TDD
16 33 (19.08%) Banking
16 33 (19.08%) React
16 33 (19.08%) Docker
17 32 (18.50%) Front Office
18 31 (17.92%) Java
19 30 (17.34%) Flask
19 30 (17.34%) AngularJS
20 29 (16.76%) MongoDB
21 28 (16.18%) Web Development
22 27 (15.61%) Analytical Skills
22 27 (15.61%) Greenfield Project

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 41 (23.70%) Apache Spark
2 39 (22.54%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (8.67%) Jupyter
4 14 (8.09%) nginx
5 5 (2.89%) Apache Pig
6 3 (1.73%) Apache Airflow
6 3 (1.73%) IPython
6 3 (1.73%) Luigi
7 2 (1.16%) SAS
8 1 (0.58%) Apache
8 1 (0.58%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 5 (2.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.58%) GNU Octave
Cloud Services
1 34 (19.65%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (6.94%) GitHub
3 10 (5.78%) AWS CloudFormation
4 6 (3.47%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (2.31%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (1.73%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (1.73%) Serverless
7 2 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.16%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.58%) AdWords
8 1 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.58%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.58%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (19.65%) Hadoop
2 29 (16.76%) MongoDB
3 19 (10.98%) Big Data
4 13 (7.51%) Data Mining
5 11 (6.36%) Apache Hive
5 11 (6.36%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (4.62%) NoSQL
7 6 (3.47%) SQL Server
8 4 (2.31%) Amazon Redshift
9 3 (1.73%) Redis
9 3 (1.73%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.16%) DB2
10 2 (1.16%) KDB
10 2 (1.16%) Kdb+
11 1 (0.58%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.58%) HBase
11 1 (0.58%) Impala
11 1 (0.58%) OLAP
11 1 (0.58%) Power BI
11 1 (0.58%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 34 (19.65%) Jenkins
2 25 (14.45%) Git (software)
3 19 (10.98%) Artifactory
4 17 (9.83%) Maven
5 16 (9.25%) Hudson
6 15 (8.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 12 (6.94%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (4.62%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.16%) Robot Framework
10 1 (0.58%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.58%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (0.58%) Mocha
10 1 (0.58%) Selenium
General
1 88 (50.87%) Finance
2 33 (19.08%) Banking
3 32 (18.50%) Front Office
4 11 (6.36%) Games
5 6 (3.47%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.31%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.73%) Retail
8 2 (1.16%) Advertising
9 1 (0.58%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.58%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 112 (64.74%) Developer
2 99 (57.23%) Python Developer
3 29 (16.76%) Python Engineer
3 29 (16.76%) Software Engineer
4 26 (15.03%) Data Scientist
5 23 (13.29%) AWS Engineer
6 22 (12.72%) Apache Spark Developer
6 22 (12.72%) Elasticsearch Developer
7 19 (10.98%) AWS Software Engineer
7 19 (10.98%) Lead Software Engineer
7 19 (10.98%) Python Software Engineer
8 14 (8.09%) Architect
8 14 (8.09%) AWS Architect
8 14 (8.09%) Data Engineer
8 14 (8.09%) Lead Architect
8 14 (8.09%) Lead Software Architect
9 10 (5.78%) Java Engineer
9 10 (5.78%) Java Software Engineer
10 9 (5.20%) Python Software Architect
11 8 (4.62%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (82.08%) Pandas
2 66 (38.15%) SciPy
3 35 (20.23%) PySpark
4 33 (19.08%) React
5 30 (17.34%) AngularJS
5 30 (17.34%) Flask
6 27 (15.61%) TensorFlow
7 24 (13.87%) scikit-learn
8 22 (12.72%) SQLAlchemy
9 19 (10.98%) Web Services
10 16 (9.25%) D3.js
10 16 (9.25%) Keras
11 14 (8.09%) Matplotlib
12 10 (5.78%) Anaconda
12 10 (5.78%) J2EE
12 10 (5.78%) J2SE
12 10 (5.78%) Unity (Game Engine)
12 10 (5.78%) Unreal Engine
13 9 (5.20%) Vue.js
14 7 (4.05%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 36 (20.81%) Algorithms
2 27 (15.61%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (15.61%) Greenfield Project
3 24 (13.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 13 (7.51%) Derivative
5 10 (5.78%) Hedge funds
6 9 (5.20%) Computer Science
7 7 (4.05%) Data Structures
8 5 (2.89%) Fintech
9 4 (2.31%) User Experience
10 3 (1.73%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (1.16%) CUDA
11 2 (1.16%) Equities
11 2 (1.16%) Fixed Income
11 2 (1.16%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (1.16%) Self-Motivation
12 1 (0.58%) GPGPU
12 1 (0.58%) iPad
12 1 (0.58%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 36 (20.81%) Linux
2 2 (1.16%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (37.57%) Data Science
2 58 (33.53%) Software Engineering
3 53 (30.64%) Machine Learning
4 45 (26.01%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (19.65%) TDD
6 28 (16.18%) Web Development
7 26 (15.03%) Analytics
8 25 (14.45%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (13.87%) DevOps
10 23 (13.29%) Mathematics
11 20 (11.56%) Asset Management
11 20 (11.56%) Microservices
12 19 (10.98%) Open Source
12 19 (10.98%) Visualisation
13 18 (10.40%) Deep Learning
14 17 (9.83%) Data Modelling
15 14 (8.09%) OO
16 13 (7.51%) Data Analysis
16 13 (7.51%) Problem-Solving
17 12 (6.94%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 173 (100.00%) Python
2 47 (27.17%) SQL
3 37 (21.39%) C++
4 31 (17.92%) Java
5 22 (12.72%) R
6 11 (6.36%) C
7 8 (4.62%) Cython
7 8 (4.62%) JavaScript
8 7 (4.05%) MATLAB
9 5 (2.89%) Scala
9 5 (2.89%) VBA
10 3 (1.73%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.16%) Embedded C
11 2 (1.16%) Embedded C++
11 2 (1.16%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.58%) C#
12 1 (0.58%) PHP
12 1 (0.58%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.58%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.58%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 20 (11.56%) Degree
2 19 (10.98%) AWS Certification
3 12 (6.94%) PhD
4 5 (2.89%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (2.89%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.89%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.31%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.58%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.31%) GCP
1 4 (2.31%) SLA
2 3 (1.73%) QA
System Software
1 33 (19.08%) Docker
2 1 (0.58%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 21 (12.14%) Terraform
2 13 (7.51%) Ansible
3 7 (4.05%) Kubernetes
4 3 (1.73%) Puppet
5 2 (1.16%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 24 (13.87%) Splunk
2 14 (8.09%) Tableau
3 5 (2.89%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.16%) Informatica
4 2 (1.16%) Oracle
4 2 (1.16%) Sybase
4 2 (1.16%) TIBCO
4 2 (1.16%) Twitter
5 1 (0.58%) Alteryx
5 1 (0.58%) Capita
5 1 (0.58%) Facebook
5 1 (0.58%) Google