Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 755 815 831
Rank change year-on-year +60 +16 +51
Contract jobs citing NumPy 124 73 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.070% 0.048%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.38% 0.23% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 46 40
UK median daily rate £525 £475 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% -24.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £365 £363 £389
90th Percentile £675 £588 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -2.35% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
UK median hourly rate £26.50 £41.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.37% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £41.00 -
% change year-on-year -35.37% - -

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 32796 31564 32386
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.07% 30.35% 28.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 23154 21883 22196
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 380 362 558
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +8.70%
10th Percentile £18.45 £14.35 £15.03
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.80 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +10.81% -1.33% +11.48%

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 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NumPy in the UK

NumPy
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing NumPy over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for NumPy in the UK

NumPy
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 20 November 2017. 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 +74 120 £525 +10.53% 27
London +23 82 £563 +12.50% 22
UK excluding London +49 42 £415 -2.35% 5
South East +11 24 £500 +21.21% 3
East of England -15 10 £415 -24.55%
South West - 4 £342 -
Scotland - 4 £370 -

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 124 (100.00%) Python
2 98 (79.03%) Pandas
3 71 (57.26%) SciPy
4 69 (55.65%) SQL
5 43 (34.68%) TDD
6 33 (26.61%) Linux
7 32 (25.81%) Machine Learning
8 29 (23.39%) C++
9 28 (22.58%) scikit-learn
10 27 (21.77%) Finance
10 27 (21.77%) Agile Software Development
10 27 (21.77%) Visualisation
10 27 (21.77%) Computer Science
11 26 (20.97%) Git (software)
12 25 (20.16%) Algorithms
13 24 (19.35%) Mathematics
14 21 (16.94%) Statistics
14 21 (16.94%) JavaScript
14 21 (16.94%) Analytics
15 20 (16.13%) Degree
15 20 (16.13%) Data Analysis
16 19 (15.32%) Jupyter
17 18 (14.52%) Microsoft
18 17 (13.71%) C
18 17 (13.71%) Continuous Integration
18 17 (13.71%) MongoDB
18 17 (13.71%) Flask
19 16 (12.90%) Big Data
19 16 (12.90%) Apache Spark
19 16 (12.90%) SDLC

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 19 (15.32%) Jupyter
2 16 (12.90%) Apache Spark
3 6 (4.84%) Apache Pig
4 5 (4.03%) Apache
5 3 (2.42%) nginx
6 2 (1.61%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.81%) Documentum
7 1 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.81%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (4.03%) Weka
2 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.61%) SPSS
3 1 (0.81%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.29%) GitHub
2 7 (5.65%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.03%) npm
4 3 (2.42%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.81%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.71%) MongoDB
2 16 (12.90%) Big Data
3 13 (10.48%) Hadoop
4 10 (8.06%) MySQL
4 10 (8.06%) SQL Server
5 9 (7.26%) NoSQL
5 9 (7.26%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (6.45%) Apache Hive
7 7 (5.65%) Data Mining
7 7 (5.65%) HBase
8 5 (4.03%) Mahout
8 5 (4.03%) Relational Database
8 5 (4.03%) STATISTICA
9 3 (2.42%) Text Mining
10 2 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (1.61%) KNIME
10 2 (1.61%) Sqoop
11 1 (0.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.81%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.81%) Impala
Development Applications
1 26 (20.97%) Git (software)
2 16 (12.90%) JIRA
3 15 (12.10%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (9.68%) Jenkins
5 5 (4.03%) Bower
5 5 (4.03%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.81%) Subversion
General
1 27 (21.77%) Finance
2 14 (11.29%) Front Office
3 8 (6.45%) Financial Institution
4 7 (5.65%) Banking
4 7 (5.65%) Marketing
5 3 (2.42%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.61%) Billing
6 2 (1.61%) Electronics
6 2 (1.61%) Retail
7 1 (0.81%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 88 (70.97%) Developer
2 79 (63.71%) Python Developer
3 27 (21.77%) Data Scientist
4 8 (6.45%) Machine Learning Engineer
5 7 (5.65%) Senior Developer
5 7 (5.65%) Software Developer
6 6 (4.84%) Machine Learning Scientist
6 6 (4.84%) Software Engineer
7 5 (4.03%) Automation Developer
8 4 (3.23%) Data Engineer
8 4 (3.23%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 4 (3.23%) Senior Python Developer
8 4 (3.23%) SQL Developer
9 3 (2.42%) Credit Risk Developer
10 2 (1.61%) Agile Developer
10 2 (1.61%) Junior Developer
10 2 (1.61%) Junior Software Developer
10 2 (1.61%) MongoDB Developer
10 2 (1.61%) Python Software Engineer
10 2 (1.61%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (79.03%) Pandas
2 71 (57.26%) SciPy
3 28 (22.58%) scikit-learn
4 17 (13.71%) Flask
5 14 (11.29%) CSS
5 14 (11.29%) HTML
5 14 (11.29%) Matplotlib
5 14 (11.29%) SQLAlchemy
6 12 (9.68%) OpenCV
7 11 (8.87%) Natural Language Processing
8 10 (8.06%) TensorFlow
9 9 (7.26%) AngularJS
9 9 (7.26%) PyQt
10 8 (6.45%) Celery
10 8 (6.45%) Django
10 8 (6.45%) Keras
10 8 (6.45%) React
11 7 (5.65%) jQuery
11 7 (5.65%) RESTful
11 7 (5.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (21.77%) Computer Science
2 25 (20.16%) Algorithms
3 13 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (9.68%) Derivative
5 8 (6.45%) Data Structures
6 6 (4.84%) STB
7 5 (4.03%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (3.23%) Credit Risk
9 3 (2.42%) CAN bus
9 3 (2.42%) Fixed Income
10 2 (1.61%) Device Driver
10 2 (1.61%) Fintech
11 1 (0.81%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.81%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 33 (26.61%) Linux
2 5 (4.03%) Unix
3 4 (3.23%) CentOS
3 4 (3.23%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.61%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (1.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (34.68%) TDD
2 32 (25.81%) Machine Learning
3 27 (21.77%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (21.77%) Visualisation
4 24 (19.35%) Mathematics
5 21 (16.94%) Analytics
5 21 (16.94%) Statistics
6 20 (16.13%) Data Analysis
7 17 (13.71%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (12.90%) SDLC
9 14 (11.29%) Data Modelling
10 12 (9.68%) OO
10 12 (9.68%) OOP
10 12 (9.68%) Test Automation
11 11 (8.87%) Neural Network
12 10 (8.06%) Predictive Modelling
13 9 (7.26%) Artificial Intelligence
13 9 (7.26%) Software Engineering
13 9 (7.26%) Test Scripting
14 8 (6.45%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 124 (100.00%) Python
2 69 (55.65%) SQL
3 29 (23.39%) C++
4 21 (16.94%) JavaScript
5 17 (13.71%) C
6 16 (12.90%) Scala
7 11 (8.87%) R
8 9 (7.26%) MATLAB
9 6 (4.84%) Bash Shell
9 6 (4.84%) Java
9 6 (4.84%) TypeScript
10 4 (3.23%) Cython
11 3 (2.42%) C#
11 3 (2.42%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.61%) AWK
12 2 (1.61%) sed
13 1 (0.81%) Julia
Qualifications
1 20 (16.13%) Degree
2 6 (4.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (4.03%) Master's Degree
3 5 (4.03%) Numerate Degree
4 3 (2.42%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.81%) PhD
5 1 (0.81%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.61%) GCP
System Software
1 9 (7.26%) Docker
2 3 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.61%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.81%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (2.42%) Ansible
Vendors
1 18 (14.52%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.06%) Tableau
3 5 (4.03%) Cloudera
3 5 (4.03%) Google
4 3 (2.42%) Pega
4 3 (2.42%) VMware