Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 713 794 808
Rank change year-on-year +81 +14 +41
Contract jobs citing NumPy 142 59 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.061% 0.054%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.44% 0.19% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 39 42
UK median daily rate £525 £475 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% -13.64% -4.35%
10th Percentile £338 £373 £400
90th Percentile £688 £600 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
UK median hourly rate £8.00 £41.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -80.49% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £8.00 £41.00 -
% change year-on-year -80.49% - -

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 32,164 30,464 31,306
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.09% 31.44% 28.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,939 20,984 21,607
UK median daily rate £460 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.24% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £278
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.85% +4.73% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 331 344 584
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £18.50 £15.08 £15.10
90th Percentile £53.75 £52.00 £55.39
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +7.14%

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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 19 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for NumPy in the UK

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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

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing NumPy over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for NumPy in the UK

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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 19 January 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 +75 137 £525 +10.53% 61
London -8 73 £550 +10.00% 48
UK excluding London +59 68 £425 +1.19% 16
South East +27 49 £506 +22.73% 3
East of England -4 9 £425 -22.73% 6
South West - 6 £350 - 1
Scotland - 4 £370 - 3

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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.

1 142 (100.00%) Python
2 114 (80.28%) Pandas
3 73 (51.41%) SciPy
4 66 (46.48%) SQL
5 58 (40.85%) Machine Learning
6 45 (31.69%) Jupyter
7 42 (29.58%) Statistics
8 40 (28.17%) TDD
9 39 (27.46%) Matplotlib
10 38 (26.76%) Linux
11 37 (26.06%) Analytics
12 36 (25.35%) scikit-learn
12 36 (25.35%) C++
13 31 (21.83%) Agile Software Development
13 31 (21.83%) Mathematics
14 30 (21.13%) Visualisation
15 29 (20.42%) Apache Spark
16 28 (19.72%) Scala
17 27 (19.01%) R
17 27 (19.01%) MongoDB
18 26 (18.31%) Trend Analysis
18 26 (18.31%) Hadoop
18 26 (18.31%) Data Analysis
18 26 (18.31%) Finance
19 25 (17.61%) Computer Science
20 24 (16.90%) Tableau
20 24 (16.90%) Algorithms
21 23 (16.20%) Degree
21 23 (16.20%) JavaScript
22 22 (15.49%) Data Mining

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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 45 (31.69%) Jupyter
2 29 (20.42%) Apache Spark
3 19 (13.38%) Apache Pig
4 18 (12.68%) Apache
5 6 (4.23%) nginx
6 2 (1.41%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.41%) SAS
7 1 (0.70%) Documentum
7 1 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.70%) uWSGI
Applications
1 5 (3.52%) Weka
2 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.41%) SPSS
3 1 (0.70%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (0.70%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (4.23%) GitHub
1 6 (4.23%) npm
2 3 (2.11%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.41%) SaaS
4 1 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (19.01%) MongoDB
2 26 (18.31%) Hadoop
3 22 (15.49%) Data Mining
4 20 (14.08%) HBase
5 19 (13.38%) Apache Hive
6 18 (12.68%) Mahout
7 17 (11.97%) Big Data
8 9 (6.34%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (5.63%) NoSQL
10 5 (3.52%) SQL Server
10 5 (3.52%) STATISTICA
11 3 (2.11%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (2.11%) Relational Database
12 2 (1.41%) KNIME
12 2 (1.41%) Text Mining
13 1 (0.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 1 (0.70%) Blockchain
13 1 (0.70%) Impala
13 1 (0.70%) MySQL
13 1 (0.70%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 22 (15.49%) Git (software)
2 7 (4.93%) JIRA
2 7 (4.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (4.23%) Bower
4 3 (2.11%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.11%) Mercurial
General
1 26 (18.31%) Finance
2 12 (8.45%) Front Office
3 10 (7.04%) Games
4 9 (6.34%) Banking
5 4 (2.82%) Marketing
6 3 (2.11%) Law
6 3 (2.11%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.41%) Advertising
7 2 (1.41%) Billing
7 2 (1.41%) Electronics
7 2 (1.41%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.41%) Retail
8 1 (0.70%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 82 (57.75%) Developer
2 74 (52.11%) Python Developer
3 43 (30.28%) Data Scientist
4 11 (7.75%) Machine Learning Engineer
5 9 (6.34%) Software Engineer
6 8 (5.63%) Software Developer
7 5 (3.52%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 5 (3.52%) Python Software Engineer
7 5 (3.52%) Senior Data Scientist
7 5 (3.52%) Senior Developer
8 4 (2.82%) Analyst
8 4 (2.82%) Credit Risk Developer
8 4 (2.82%) Data Analyst
8 4 (2.82%) Machine Learning Scientist
9 3 (2.11%) Data Engineer
9 3 (2.11%) Data Science Developer
9 3 (2.11%) Senior Software Engineer
10 2 (1.41%) Junior
10 2 (1.41%) Lead Developer
10 2 (1.41%) Senior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (80.28%) Pandas
2 73 (51.41%) SciPy
3 39 (27.46%) Matplotlib
4 36 (25.35%) scikit-learn
5 20 (14.08%) Flask
6 18 (12.68%) Seaborn
7 16 (11.27%) D3.js
7 16 (11.27%) HTML
8 15 (10.56%) CSS
9 13 (9.15%) PySpark
10 12 (8.45%) Keras
10 12 (8.45%) TensorFlow
11 11 (7.75%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 11 (7.75%) Unreal Engine
12 10 (7.04%) Celery
12 10 (7.04%) Django
13 9 (6.34%) AngularJS
13 9 (6.34%) Natural Language Processing
13 9 (6.34%) React
14 8 (5.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (17.61%) Computer Science
2 24 (16.90%) Algorithms
3 22 (15.49%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (7.04%) Derivative
5 6 (4.23%) Credit Risk
6 5 (3.52%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (3.52%) User Experience
7 4 (2.82%) Data Structures
8 3 (2.11%) Fixed Income
9 2 (1.41%) CAN bus
9 2 (1.41%) Device Driver
9 2 (1.41%) Fintech
10 1 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.70%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 38 (26.76%) Linux
2 7 (4.93%) Ubuntu
3 6 (4.23%) CentOS
4 5 (3.52%) Unix
5 4 (2.82%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (1.41%) Windows
7 1 (0.70%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (40.85%) Machine Learning
2 42 (29.58%) Statistics
3 40 (28.17%) TDD
4 37 (26.06%) Analytics
5 31 (21.83%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (21.83%) Mathematics
6 30 (21.13%) Visualisation
7 26 (18.31%) Data Analysis
7 26 (18.31%) Trend Analysis
8 22 (15.49%) Software Engineering
9 19 (13.38%) MapReduce
10 18 (12.68%) Bayesian Methods
10 18 (12.68%) Linear Regression
10 18 (12.68%) Logistic Regression
11 16 (11.27%) Data Cleansing
12 13 (9.15%) Predictive Analysis
12 13 (9.15%) Sentiment Analysis
13 12 (8.45%) Open Source
14 10 (7.04%) Data Analytics
14 10 (7.04%) Quantitative Analysis
Programming Languages
1 142 (100.00%) Python
2 66 (46.48%) SQL
3 36 (25.35%) C++
4 28 (19.72%) Scala
5 27 (19.01%) R
6 23 (16.20%) JavaScript
7 19 (13.38%) C
8 10 (7.04%) MATLAB
9 9 (6.34%) Bash Shell
10 7 (4.93%) Java
10 7 (4.93%) TypeScript
11 4 (2.82%) C#
12 3 (2.11%) Cython
12 3 (2.11%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.41%) AWK
13 2 (1.41%) sed
14 1 (0.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (16.20%) Degree
2 13 (9.15%) Security Cleared
3 11 (7.75%) SC Cleared
4 7 (4.93%) Numerate Degree
5 4 (2.82%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.70%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.70%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.41%) GCP
System Software
1 6 (4.23%) Docker
2 3 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.11%) Ansible
Vendors
1 24 (16.90%) Tableau
2 13 (9.15%) MapR
3 10 (7.04%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.52%) Cloudera
5 4 (2.82%) Google
6 3 (2.11%) Pega
6 3 (2.11%) VMware
7 2 (1.41%) Splunk