The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mathematics in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mathematics over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 171 159 173
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +14
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 36 64 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.60% 0.88% 0.65%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.74% 2.32% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 37 44
Average daily rate
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£575 £475 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.05% -17.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £296 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Average hourly rate £10.50 £16.35 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.77% -50.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.23 £13.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.42% -13.33%
Mathematics
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2072 2762 2679
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 34.63% 37.99% 37.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1565 2082 1977
Average daily rate £466 £475 £498
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% -4.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 52 66
Average hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.94% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.50 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £32.75 £41.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -14.28%

Mathematics
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mathematics across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Mathematics Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Mathematics
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Mathematics across the City of London region.

Mathematics Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Mathematics
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mathematics across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Mathematics Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Mathematics
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Mathematics across the City of London region.

Mathematics Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Mathematics also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Mathematics.

1 44 (50.57%) Degree
2 38 (43.68%) Finance
3 32 (36.78%) SQL
4 28 (32.18%) Computer Science
5 24 (27.59%) Banking
6 23 (26.44%) Java
7 22 (25.29%) C#
8 20 (22.99%) Multithreading
8 20 (22.99%) Analytics
9 19 (21.84%) Physics
10 18 (20.69%) Statistics
10 18 (20.69%) Front Office
10 18 (20.69%) Low Latency
11 17 (19.54%) Algorithms
12 16 (18.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 15 (17.24%) .NET
14 14 (16.09%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (16.09%) Analytical Skills
15 13 (14.94%) Algorithmic Trading
15 13 (14.94%) C++
16 12 (13.79%) E-Commerce
16 12 (13.79%) Investment Banking
17 11 (12.64%) Linux
18 10 (11.49%) MS Excel
18 10 (11.49%) TCP/IP
18 10 (11.49%) Software Engineering
18 10 (11.49%) WPF
18 10 (11.49%) Hadoop
19 9 (10.34%) Microsoft
19 9 (10.34%) Python

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Mathematics also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Mathematics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (8.05%) Apache Pig
2 6 (6.90%) SAS
3 3 (3.45%) Apache
4 2 (2.30%) Zimbra
5 1 (1.15%) GemFire
5 1 (1.15%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.15%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.15%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (1.15%) WorkSite
5 1 (1.15%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 10 (11.49%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.75%) SPSS
3 4 (4.60%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.15%) S-PLUS
4 1 (1.15%) Weka
4 1 (1.15%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.30%) PaaS
2 1 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.49%) TCP/IP
2 8 (9.20%) Multicast
3 4 (4.60%) Internet
4 1 (1.15%) 3G
4 1 (1.15%) Wireless
4 1 (1.15%) SSH
4 1 (1.15%) VPN
4 1 (1.15%) SSL
4 1 (1.15%) Intranet
4 1 (1.15%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.49%) Hadoop
2 6 (6.90%) Big Data
3 5 (5.75%) MySQL
3 5 (5.75%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.75%) Data Mining
4 4 (4.60%) Apache Hive
4 4 (4.60%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.45%) QlikView
5 3 (3.45%) MS Access
6 2 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.30%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.30%) Impala
6 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.30%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.30%) Mahout
6 2 (2.30%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Toad
2 2 (2.30%) Ant
2 2 (2.30%) JUnit
2 2 (2.30%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.30%) Maven
2 2 (2.30%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (2.30%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (1.15%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.15%) Subversion
General
1 38 (43.68%) Finance
2 24 (27.59%) Banking
3 18 (20.69%) Front Office
4 12 (13.79%) Investment Banking
5 4 (4.60%) Marketing
6 3 (3.45%) Games
7 2 (2.30%) Law
8 1 (1.15%) Advertising
8 1 (1.15%) Back Office
8 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.15%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.15%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (54.02%) Developer
2 17 (19.54%) Analyst
3 13 (14.94%) Java Developer
4 8 (9.20%) Data Analyst
4 8 (9.20%) Senior Developer
5 7 (8.05%) C# Developer
6 6 (6.90%) Quantitative Developer
6 6 (6.90%) C++ Developer
6 6 (6.90%) WPF Developer
7 5 (5.75%) Senior WPF Developer
8 4 (4.60%) C++ Quantitative Developer
8 4 (4.60%) Quantitative Analyst
8 4 (4.60%) Software Developer
8 4 (4.60%) Consultant
8 4 (4.60%) Junior
8 4 (4.60%) Software Engineer
9 3 (3.45%) Front Office Developer
9 3 (3.45%) Test Manager
9 3 (3.45%) Test Specialist
9 3 (3.45%) Junior Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (17.24%) .NET
2 10 (11.49%) WPF
3 5 (5.75%) XML
4 4 (4.60%) HTML
4 4 (4.60%) LINQ
4 4 (4.60%) Reactive Extensions
5 3 (3.45%) HTML5
5 3 (3.45%) WCF
5 3 (3.45%) Web Services
5 3 (3.45%) MSMQ
5 3 (3.45%) Middleware
6 2 (2.30%) Hibernate
6 2 (2.30%) Spring
6 2 (2.30%) Java EE
6 2 (2.30%) JMS
6 2 (2.30%) SOAP
6 2 (2.30%) STL
6 2 (2.30%) Struts
6 2 (2.30%) J2EE
6 2 (2.30%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 28 (32.18%) Computer Science
2 19 (21.84%) Physics
3 18 (20.69%) Statistics
4 17 (19.54%) Algorithms
5 16 (18.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 14 (16.09%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (9.20%) TWAP
7 8 (9.20%) VWAP
8 7 (8.05%) Fixed Income
9 6 (6.90%) Derivative
9 6 (6.90%) Visualisation
10 5 (5.75%) Open Source
10 5 (5.75%) Market Risk
10 5 (5.75%) Economics
10 5 (5.75%) User Experience
11 4 (4.60%) Data Extraction
11 4 (4.60%) Hedge funds
12 3 (3.45%) Data Structures
12 3 (3.45%) Equity Derivative
12 3 (3.45%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.64%) Linux
2 9 (10.34%) Windows
3 5 (5.75%) UNIX
4 2 (2.30%) Scientific Linux
5 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.15%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (22.99%) Multithreading
1 20 (22.99%) Analytics
2 18 (20.69%) Low Latency
3 14 (16.09%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (14.94%) Algorithmic Trading
5 12 (13.79%) E-Commerce
6 10 (11.49%) Software Engineering
7 9 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (9.20%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (9.20%) OO
8 8 (9.20%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (8.05%) Data Analysis
10 6 (6.90%) Risk Management
10 6 (6.90%) Validation
10 6 (6.90%) Data Modelling
10 6 (6.90%) Test Automation
10 6 (6.90%) Risk Analytics
11 5 (5.75%) Scrum
12 4 (4.60%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (4.60%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 32 (36.78%) SQL
2 23 (26.44%) Java
3 22 (25.29%) C#
4 13 (14.94%) C++
5 9 (10.34%) JavaScript
5 9 (10.34%) VBA
5 9 (10.34%) Python
6 8 (9.20%) R
7 7 (8.05%) C
8 4 (4.60%) VBScript
9 3 (3.45%) Ruby
9 3 (3.45%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.30%) Erlang
10 2 (2.30%) Scala
10 2 (2.30%) VB
11 1 (1.15%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.15%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.15%) VB6
Qualifications
1 44 (50.57%) Degree
2 7 (8.05%) PhD
3 3 (3.45%) ISEB
3 3 (3.45%) ISEB Practitioner
3 3 (3.45%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.30%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.30%) RHCE
4 2 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.30%) CCNA
5 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.15%) MCP
5 1 (1.15%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.15%) MCSE
5 1 (1.15%) MCSA
5 1 (1.15%) MOS
5 1 (1.15%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.15%) MCTS
5 1 (1.15%) MCITP
5 1 (1.15%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.75%) QA
2 1 (1.15%) Solvency II
2 1 (1.15%) Basel II
System Software
1 2 (2.30%) NFS
2 1 (1.15%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.15%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.15%) Platform Symphony
2 1 (1.15%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (2.30%) Vagrant
1 2 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.15%) SCCM
2 1 (1.15%) Oozie
Vendors
1 9 (10.34%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.20%) Oracle
3 3 (3.45%) Sybase
3 3 (3.45%) Tableau
4 2 (2.30%) Talend
4 2 (2.30%) Veeam
4 2 (2.30%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.15%) Lotus
5 1 (1.15%) ESRI
5 1 (1.15%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.15%) VMware
5 1 (1.15%) Teradata
5 1 (1.15%) DataSynapse
5 1 (1.15%) LANDesk
5 1 (1.15%) Cisco
5 1 (1.15%) Citrix
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