Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 752 764 844
Rank change year-on-year +12 +80 -1
Contract jobs citing NumPy 129 82 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.086% 0.052%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.37% 0.27% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 67 37
UK median daily rate £538 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.27% - -12.00%
10th Percentile £414 £375 £340
90th Percentile £750 £800 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £421 £403 £380
% change year-on-year +4.68% +5.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 0 2
UK median hourly rate £8.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £8.00 - £42.50

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 35,130 30,579 31,601
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.89% 32.19% 28.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,719 21,114 22,097
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £315 £305 £289
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 368 385 404
UK median hourly rate £41.21 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.01% +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £15.00 £15.05 £13.50
90th Percentile £59.13 £53.75 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -2.44% +9.33% +2.04%

NumPy
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

NumPy
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing NumPy over the 6 months to 17 July 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 17 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for NumPy in the UK

NumPy
Top 9 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 17 July 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 +15 125 £544 -1.14% 40
London -42 85 £575 +4.55% 29
UK excluding London +10 41 £421 +4.68% 13
South East - 29 £422 - 5
South West - 4 £408 - 1
East of England +10 3 - - 4
North West - 3 £650 - 1
North of England - 3 £650 - 1
Scotland -43 2 - - 2

For the 6 months to 17 July 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.

1 128 (99.22%) Python
2 120 (93.02%) Pandas
3 70 (54.26%) Data Science
4 63 (48.84%) Machine Learning
5 61 (47.29%) SciPy
6 45 (34.88%) SQL
7 39 (30.23%) Software Engineering
8 34 (26.36%) TDD
9 33 (25.58%) Finance
9 33 (25.58%) Algorithms
10 32 (24.81%) Analytical Skills
11 31 (24.03%) Flask
11 31 (24.03%) Mathematics
12 29 (22.48%) Web Development
12 29 (22.48%) Linux
13 28 (21.71%) Analytics
14 27 (20.93%) Docker
14 27 (20.93%) TensorFlow
14 27 (20.93%) R
15 26 (20.16%) scikit-learn
16 25 (19.38%) Visualisation
16 25 (19.38%) Continuous Integration
17 24 (18.60%) Git (software)
18 23 (17.83%) Deep Learning
19 22 (17.05%) Jupyter
19 22 (17.05%) Matplotlib
19 22 (17.05%) Keras
20 21 (16.28%) SQLAlchemy
20 21 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
21 19 (14.73%) Django

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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 22 (17.05%) Jupyter
2 19 (14.73%) Apache Spark
3 14 (10.85%) nginx
4 10 (7.75%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (4.65%) Apache Pig
6 4 (3.10%) Apache
7 2 (1.55%) Apache Airflow
7 2 (1.55%) Luigi
7 2 (1.55%) SAS
8 1 (0.78%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.78%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.78%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.53%) GitHub
2 10 (7.75%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.33%) Google Analytics
4 3 (2.33%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.55%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.78%) AdWords
6 1 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.78%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.78%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.78%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.78%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.33%) SMS
2 1 (0.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.40%) Data Mining
2 14 (10.85%) Hadoop
3 13 (10.08%) MongoDB
4 9 (6.98%) NoSQL
5 8 (6.20%) Apache Hive
5 8 (6.20%) Big Data
6 7 (5.43%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (3.10%) Amazon Redshift
7 4 (3.10%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (3.10%) HBase
7 4 (3.10%) Redis
8 3 (2.33%) Mahout
8 3 (2.33%) MySQL
8 3 (2.33%) SQL Server
9 2 (1.55%) Hazelcast
9 2 (1.55%) OLAP
9 2 (1.55%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.55%) SQLite
10 1 (0.78%) BigQuery
10 1 (0.78%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 24 (18.60%) Git (software)
2 11 (8.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (5.43%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.78%) git-flow
4 1 (0.78%) Jasmine
4 1 (0.78%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (0.78%) Maven
4 1 (0.78%) Mocha
4 1 (0.78%) PyCharm
4 1 (0.78%) Robot Framework
4 1 (0.78%) Selenium
4 1 (0.78%) Sublime Text
4 1 (0.78%) TeamCity
General
1 33 (25.58%) Finance
2 13 (10.08%) Banking
2 13 (10.08%) Games
3 8 (6.20%) Front Office
4 5 (3.88%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.33%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.55%) Advertising
6 2 (1.55%) Retail
7 1 (0.78%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.78%) Automotive
7 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 78 (60.47%) Developer
2 76 (58.91%) Python Developer
3 31 (24.03%) Data Scientist
4 18 (13.95%) Python Engineer
5 11 (8.53%) Data Engineer
6 10 (7.75%) Python Software Engineer
6 10 (7.75%) Software Engineer
7 9 (6.98%) Senior Developer
8 8 (6.20%) Senior Python Developer
9 5 (3.88%) Machine Learning Engineer
10 4 (3.10%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 4 (3.10%) Machine Learning Scientist
10 4 (3.10%) Quantitative Developer
10 4 (3.10%) Senior Software Engineer
11 3 (2.33%) AWS Engineer
11 3 (2.33%) Front Office Developer
11 3 (2.33%) Senior Data Engineer
12 2 (1.55%) Backend Developer
12 2 (1.55%) Data Science Engineer
12 2 (1.55%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (93.02%) Pandas
2 61 (47.29%) SciPy
3 31 (24.03%) Flask
4 27 (20.93%) TensorFlow
5 26 (20.16%) scikit-learn
6 22 (17.05%) Keras
6 22 (17.05%) Matplotlib
7 21 (16.28%) SQLAlchemy
8 19 (14.73%) D3.js
8 19 (14.73%) Django
9 13 (10.08%) React
9 13 (10.08%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 13 (10.08%) Unreal Engine
10 12 (9.30%) Anaconda
10 12 (9.30%) AngularJS
11 9 (6.98%) Vue (Vue.js)
12 6 (4.65%) HTML
12 6 (4.65%) REST
13 5 (3.88%) CSS
13 5 (3.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (25.58%) Algorithms
2 32 (24.81%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (10.08%) Computer Science
4 11 (8.53%) Derivative
5 9 (6.98%) Data Structures
6 6 (4.65%) User Experience
7 4 (3.10%) Fintech
8 3 (2.33%) Equities
8 3 (2.33%) Hedge funds
8 3 (2.33%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (1.55%) CUDA
9 2 (1.55%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (1.55%) Market Risk
10 1 (0.78%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.78%) GPGPU
10 1 (0.78%) iPad
10 1 (0.78%) Robotics
10 1 (0.78%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 29 (22.48%) Linux
2 3 (2.33%) CentOS
2 3 (2.33%) Ubuntu
2 3 (2.33%) Unix
3 2 (1.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (54.26%) Data Science
2 63 (48.84%) Machine Learning
3 39 (30.23%) Software Engineering
4 34 (26.36%) TDD
5 31 (24.03%) Mathematics
6 29 (22.48%) Web Development
7 28 (21.71%) Analytics
8 25 (19.38%) Continuous Integration
8 25 (19.38%) Visualisation
9 23 (17.83%) Deep Learning
10 21 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (14.73%) Open Source
12 18 (13.95%) Statistics
12 18 (13.95%) Trend Analysis
13 16 (12.40%) Data Modelling
14 15 (11.63%) Data Cleansing
14 15 (11.63%) Decision-Making
14 15 (11.63%) Predictive Analysis
14 15 (11.63%) Sentiment Analysis
15 14 (10.85%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 128 (99.22%) Python
2 45 (34.88%) SQL
3 27 (20.93%) R
4 17 (13.18%) C++
5 15 (11.63%) C
6 10 (7.75%) JavaScript
7 9 (6.98%) Scala
8 8 (6.20%) Java
9 5 (3.88%) Bash Shell
9 5 (3.88%) MATLAB
10 4 (3.10%) Cython
11 3 (2.33%) C#
11 3 (2.33%) VBA
12 2 (1.55%) Embedded C
12 2 (1.55%) Embedded C++
12 2 (1.55%) Kotlin
12 2 (1.55%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.78%) PHP
13 1 (0.78%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.78%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 18 (13.95%) Degree
2 14 (10.85%) PhD
3 12 (9.30%) Security Cleared
4 11 (8.53%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (2.33%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.10%) SLA
2 3 (2.33%) GCP
3 2 (1.55%) QA
4 1 (0.78%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 27 (20.93%) Docker
2 1 (0.78%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (4.65%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.55%) Ansible
2 2 (1.55%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (0.78%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (12.40%) Tableau
2 6 (4.65%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.10%) Google
4 3 (2.33%) MapR
5 1 (0.78%) Capita
5 1 (0.78%) Facebook
5 1 (0.78%) Informatica
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle
5 1 (0.78%) Sybase
5 1 (0.78%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.78%) Twitter