Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 657 758 825
Rank change year-on-year +101 +67 +42
Contract jobs citing NumPy 255 137 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.13% 0.063%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.70% 0.41% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 90 42
UK median daily rate £550 £519 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.02% +6.41% -22.00%
10th Percentile £465 £342 £363
90th Percentile £725 £675 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +23.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 3
UK median hourly rate £8.00 £24.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.67% -41.46% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £8.00 £24.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -66.67% -41.46% -

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 36,613 33,223 31,727
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.74% 32.18% 30.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 25,860 23,479 21,894
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £638 £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 311 365 364
UK median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £18.50 £18.00 £14.52
90th Percentile £60.00 £51.88 £51.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £38.63
% change year-on-year +3.83% +3.56% +3.00%

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 11 December 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 11 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for NumPy in the UK

NumPy
Top 10 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 11 December 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 +109 253 £550 +4.76% 55
London +166 234 £550 - 43
UK excluding London -55 19 £525 +23.53% 14
South East -35 14 £525 +1.20% 4
North of England - 2 £650 - 1
Midlands - 2 - -
North West - 2 £650 -
South West -39 1 £525 +53.51% 1
West Midlands - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 11 December 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.

1 254 (99.61%) Python
2 185 (72.55%) Pandas
3 161 (63.14%) Finance
4 96 (37.65%) Agile Software Development
5 80 (31.37%) Software Engineering
5 80 (31.37%) SciPy
6 76 (29.80%) SQL
7 74 (29.02%) Apache Spark
8 71 (27.84%) Linux
9 70 (27.45%) Elasticsearch
10 69 (27.06%) PySpark
11 68 (26.67%) Data Science
12 65 (25.49%) Jenkins
13 64 (25.10%) C++
14 61 (23.92%) Amazon AWS
15 56 (21.96%) Java
15 56 (21.96%) React
16 55 (21.57%) Banking
16 55 (21.57%) Front Office
17 54 (21.18%) Machine Learning
18 53 (20.78%) MongoDB
19 52 (20.39%) Hadoop
19 52 (20.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 51 (20.00%) Splunk
21 50 (19.61%) Greenfield Project
22 48 (18.82%) Flask
23 47 (18.43%) Algorithms
24 44 (17.25%) Microservices
24 44 (17.25%) AngularJS
25 42 (16.47%) DevOps

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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 74 (29.02%) Apache Spark
2 70 (27.45%) Elasticsearch
3 18 (7.06%) IPython
4 10 (3.92%) Jupyter
5 7 (2.75%) ArcGIS
6 5 (1.96%) Apache Pig
7 4 (1.57%) Apache Airflow
7 4 (1.57%) Luigi
8 2 (0.78%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (2.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.78%) GNU Octave
3 1 (0.39%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 61 (23.92%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (10.20%) AWS CloudFormation
3 19 (7.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (4.31%) Google Cloud Platform
5 10 (3.92%) GitHub
6 5 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (1.96%) Amazon EMR
6 5 (1.96%) Amazon S3
7 3 (1.18%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (1.18%) Serverless
8 2 (0.78%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (0.78%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.39%) Amazon SageMaker
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (20.78%) MongoDB
2 52 (20.39%) Hadoop
3 25 (9.80%) Big Data
4 17 (6.67%) Apache Hive
5 16 (6.27%) NoSQL
5 16 (6.27%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (4.31%) Relational Database
7 9 (3.53%) Blockchain
8 8 (3.14%) Data Mining
8 8 (3.14%) MySQL
9 7 (2.75%) Amazon Redshift
10 6 (2.35%) Parquet
10 6 (2.35%) SQL Server
10 6 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (1.57%) RDBMS
12 3 (1.18%) DB2
12 3 (1.18%) GIS
12 3 (1.18%) KDB
12 3 (1.18%) Kdb+
13 2 (0.78%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 65 (25.49%) Jenkins
2 35 (13.73%) Artifactory
3 34 (13.33%) Maven
4 32 (12.55%) Hudson
5 31 (12.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 22 (8.63%) Git (software)
7 14 (5.49%) TeamCity
8 9 (3.53%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (2.35%) SonarQube
10 3 (1.18%) JIRA
10 3 (1.18%) Robot Framework
11 1 (0.39%) Log4j
General
1 161 (63.14%) Finance
2 55 (21.57%) Banking
2 55 (21.57%) Front Office
3 6 (2.35%) Investment Banking
4 5 (1.96%) Legal
5 4 (1.57%) Games
5 4 (1.57%) Marketing
6 3 (1.18%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.78%) Advertising
7 2 (0.78%) Retail
8 1 (0.39%) Electronics
8 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 172 (67.45%) Developer
2 152 (59.61%) Python Developer
3 48 (18.82%) Software Engineer
4 41 (16.08%) Python Engineer
5 38 (14.90%) AWS Engineer
6 33 (12.94%) AWS Software Engineer
7 32 (12.55%) Lead Software Engineer
8 27 (10.59%) Architect
9 26 (10.20%) AWS Architect
9 26 (10.20%) Lead Architect
9 26 (10.20%) Python Software Engineer
10 23 (9.02%) Data Engineer
10 23 (9.02%) Lead Software Architect
11 22 (8.63%) Apache Spark Developer
11 22 (8.63%) Elasticsearch Developer
11 22 (8.63%) Quantitative Developer
12 18 (7.06%) Java Engineer
12 18 (7.06%) Java Software Engineer
13 16 (6.27%) Data Scientist
13 16 (6.27%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (72.55%) Pandas
2 80 (31.37%) SciPy
3 69 (27.06%) PySpark
4 56 (21.96%) React
5 48 (18.82%) Flask
6 44 (17.25%) AngularJS
7 41 (16.08%) Web Services
8 40 (15.69%) scikit-learn
9 20 (7.84%) J2EE
10 18 (7.06%) J2SE
11 16 (6.27%) Django
11 16 (6.27%) SQLAlchemy
12 15 (5.88%) TensorFlow
13 11 (4.31%) D3.js
14 9 (3.53%) Celery
14 9 (3.53%) Matplotlib
15 8 (3.14%) Natural Language Processing
15 8 (3.14%) REST
15 8 (3.14%) Vue.js
16 7 (2.75%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 52 (20.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 50 (19.61%) Greenfield Project
3 47 (18.43%) Algorithms
4 32 (12.55%) Hedge funds
5 22 (8.63%) Data Structures
6 18 (7.06%) Client/Server
7 17 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (4.31%) Derivative
9 7 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (2.75%) Fintech
10 4 (1.57%) Clustering
10 4 (1.57%) Equities
10 4 (1.57%) Fixed Income
10 4 (1.57%) Over-the-Top Content
10 4 (1.57%) Self-Motivation
11 3 (1.18%) Robotics
11 3 (1.18%) STB
12 2 (0.78%) Cloud Native
12 2 (0.78%) Linux Command Line
12 2 (0.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 71 (27.84%) Linux
2 2 (0.78%) Unix
2 2 (0.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (37.65%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (31.37%) Software Engineering
3 68 (26.67%) Data Science
4 54 (21.18%) Machine Learning
5 44 (17.25%) Microservices
6 42 (16.47%) DevOps
7 39 (15.29%) TDD
8 38 (14.90%) Asset Management
9 37 (14.51%) Analytics
10 36 (14.12%) OO
11 23 (9.02%) Continuous Integration
12 22 (8.63%) OOD
12 22 (8.63%) Open Source
13 20 (7.84%) Computer Science
14 19 (7.45%) Data Modelling
15 18 (7.06%) Automated Trading
15 18 (7.06%) Backtesting
15 18 (7.06%) ETL
16 16 (6.27%) Visualisation
17 14 (5.49%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 254 (99.61%) Python
2 76 (29.80%) SQL
3 64 (25.10%) C++
4 56 (21.96%) Java
5 22 (8.63%) Cython
6 19 (7.45%) JavaScript
7 16 (6.27%) R
8 9 (3.53%) Bash Shell
9 8 (3.14%) C
10 7 (2.75%) C#
11 6 (2.35%) MATLAB
12 5 (1.96%) Scala
12 5 (1.96%) VBA
13 3 (1.18%) Kotlin
13 3 (1.18%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.78%) Embedded C
14 2 (0.78%) Embedded C++
14 2 (0.78%) PHP
15 1 (0.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (13.73%) AWS Certification
2 32 (12.55%) Degree
3 15 (5.88%) Master's Degree
4 14 (5.49%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (3.14%) PhD
6 1 (0.39%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.53%) QA
2 2 (0.78%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.78%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (14.90%) Docker
2 1 (0.39%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 39 (15.29%) Terraform
2 20 (7.84%) Ansible
3 17 (6.67%) Kubernetes
4 7 (2.75%) Puppet
5 2 (0.78%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.39%) Grafana
6 1 (0.39%) Kibana
6 1 (0.39%) Oozie
6 1 (0.39%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.39%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.39%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 51 (20.00%) Splunk
2 9 (3.53%) Tableau
3 8 (3.14%) Google
4 5 (1.96%) Microsoft
4 5 (1.96%) Oracle
4 5 (1.96%) Sybase
5 3 (1.18%) Informatica
5 3 (1.18%) TIBCO
6 2 (0.78%) Adobe
6 2 (0.78%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (0.78%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.39%) Alteryx
7 1 (0.39%) Greenplum
7 1 (0.39%) IBM
7 1 (0.39%) Netezza
7 1 (0.39%) Teradata
7 1 (0.39%) Twitter