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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 577 613 630
Rank change year-on-year +36 +17  
Contract jobs citing NumPy 31 26 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.069% 0.049% 0.022%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.22% 0.17% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 20 8
Median daily rate £588 £600 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.08% +4.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £445 £550
10% offered a daily rate of more than £843 £650 £658
UK excluding London median daily rate £750 £400 -
% change year-on-year +87.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 14193 14997 14342
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.48% 27.99% 26.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 9846 10410 9296
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 223 192
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.67% +10.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

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 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NumPy in the UK

NumPy
Top 6 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 28 March 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 +36 31 £588 -2.08% 15
London +35 30 £575 -4.16% 14
City of London - 9 £575 - 3
East of England -3 1 £750 +87.50%
Watford - 1 £750 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £750 -

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 69 (97.18%) Python
2 55 (77.46%) Pandas
3 34 (47.89%) SciPy
4 27 (38.03%) SQL
4 27 (38.03%) scikit-learn
5 24 (33.80%) Machine Learning
5 24 (33.80%) Computer Science
6 21 (29.58%) R
7 20 (28.17%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (26.76%) Statistics
8 19 (26.76%) Big Data
9 18 (25.35%) Mathematics
9 18 (25.35%) OO
10 15 (21.13%) Hadoop
11 14 (19.72%) Apache Hive
11 14 (19.72%) Analytical Skills
12 13 (18.31%) Algorithms
12 13 (18.31%) Analytics
12 13 (18.31%) Scala
12 13 (18.31%) Degree
12 13 (18.31%) Software Engineering
12 13 (18.31%) Linux
12 13 (18.31%) Data Modelling
13 12 (16.90%) Java
13 12 (16.90%) Scrum
13 12 (16.90%) Django
13 12 (16.90%) Git (software)
14 11 (15.49%) Finance
14 11 (15.49%) C++
14 11 (15.49%) Relational Database

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 (12.68%) Apache Spark
2 7 (9.86%) Apache Pig
3 3 (4.23%) Apache
3 3 (4.23%) IPython
3 3 (4.23%) Jupyter
4 2 (2.82%) Confluence
4 2 (2.82%) SAS
5 1 (1.41%) CMS
5 1 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Weka
2 4 (5.63%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.23%) GNU Octave
3 3 (4.23%) SPSS
4 1 (1.41%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.45%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.63%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (4.23%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (4.23%) Amazon S3
4 2 (2.82%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.41%) AWS Data Pipeline
5 1 (1.41%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (26.76%) Big Data
2 15 (21.13%) Hadoop
3 14 (19.72%) Apache Hive
4 11 (15.49%) Relational Database
5 10 (14.08%) NoSQL
5 10 (14.08%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (12.68%) HBase
7 7 (9.86%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (9.86%) Data Mining
8 6 (8.45%) MySQL
8 6 (8.45%) RDBMS
8 6 (8.45%) SQL Server
9 5 (7.04%) Power BI
10 4 (5.63%) Mahout
11 3 (4.23%) MongoDB
11 3 (4.23%) Text Mining
12 2 (2.82%) Impala
12 2 (2.82%) Pentaho
12 2 (2.82%) Redis
13 1 (1.41%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 12 (16.90%) Git (software)
2 8 (11.27%) Jenkins
2 8 (11.27%) JIRA
3 3 (4.23%) Bower
3 3 (4.23%) Moq
3 3 (4.23%) MSTest
3 3 (4.23%) NUnit
3 3 (4.23%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 11 (15.49%) Finance
2 2 (2.82%) Banking
3 1 (1.41%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (56.34%) Developer
2 33 (46.48%) Python Developer
3 22 (30.99%) Data Scientist
4 9 (12.68%) Django Developer
5 6 (8.45%) Python/Django Developer
6 5 (7.04%) Senior Data Scientist
7 4 (5.63%) Data Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Architect
8 3 (4.23%) AWS Developer
8 3 (4.23%) C# Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Data Architect
8 3 (4.23%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Machine Learning Scientist
9 2 (2.82%) Agile Developer
9 2 (2.82%) Chief Architect
9 2 (2.82%) Chief Data Architect
9 2 (2.82%) Junior
9 2 (2.82%) Junior Developer
9 2 (2.82%) Junior Python Developer
9 2 (2.82%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (77.46%) Pandas
2 34 (47.89%) SciPy
3 27 (38.03%) scikit-learn
4 12 (16.90%) Django
5 11 (15.49%) Flask
6 9 (12.68%) Matplotlib
6 9 (12.68%) REST
7 8 (11.27%) RabbitMQ
8 7 (9.86%) CSS
8 7 (9.86%) HTML
9 6 (8.45%) .NET
9 6 (8.45%) OpenCV
9 6 (8.45%) PyQt
9 6 (8.45%) RESTful
10 5 (7.04%) Celery
10 5 (7.04%) D3.js
10 5 (7.04%) Web Services
11 3 (4.23%) WCF
11 3 (4.23%) WPF
11 3 (4.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (33.80%) Computer Science
2 14 (19.72%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (18.31%) Algorithms
4 4 (5.63%) Fixed Income
4 4 (5.63%) Hedge funds
4 4 (5.63%) Smart Energy
5 3 (4.23%) Derivative
6 2 (2.82%) Fintech
6 2 (2.82%) STB
6 2 (2.82%) User Experience
7 1 (1.41%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.41%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.41%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.31%) Linux
2 2 (2.82%) Windows
3 1 (1.41%) Android
3 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (33.80%) Machine Learning
2 20 (28.17%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (26.76%) Statistics
4 18 (25.35%) Mathematics
4 18 (25.35%) OO
5 13 (18.31%) Analytics
5 13 (18.31%) Data Modelling
5 13 (18.31%) Software Engineering
6 12 (16.90%) Scrum
7 10 (14.08%) TDD
8 9 (12.68%) OOP
9 8 (11.27%) Visualisation
10 7 (9.86%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (9.86%) Data Visualisation
11 6 (8.45%) DevOps
11 6 (8.45%) Kanban
11 6 (8.45%) MapReduce
11 6 (8.45%) Refactoring
11 6 (8.45%) Statistical Analysis
12 5 (7.04%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 69 (97.18%) Python
2 27 (38.03%) SQL
3 21 (29.58%) R
4 13 (18.31%) Scala
5 12 (16.90%) Java
6 11 (15.49%) C++
7 10 (14.08%) JavaScript
7 10 (14.08%) MATLAB
8 6 (8.45%) C#
9 3 (4.23%) C
9 3 (4.23%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.41%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (18.31%) Degree
2 10 (14.08%) PhD
3 3 (4.23%) CFA
System Software
1 4 (5.63%) Docker
2 1 (1.41%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 6 (8.45%) Kibana
2 1 (1.41%) logstash
Vendors
1 3 (4.23%) Bloomberg
1 3 (4.23%) Tableau
2 2 (2.82%) Google
3 1 (1.41%) Cloudera
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle
3 1 (1.41%) SAP
3 1 (1.41%) Teradata
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