The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the City of London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 141 154 147
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -7
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 70 43 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.08% 0.69% 0.96%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.33% 2.19% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 24 51
Average daily rate £500 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £315 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £543 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 10
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.68 £17.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.43% +4.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £12.42 £17.28
% change year-on-year
+22.78% -28.12%
Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2104 1962 2676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 32.60% 31.48% 33.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1574 1453 2002
Average daily rate £500 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 54 81
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £16.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £135.00 £46.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Mathematics
London

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 62 (56.88%) Finance
2 57 (52.29%) Degree
3 41 (37.61%) Banking
3 41 (37.61%) SQL
4 28 (25.69%) Derivative
5 27 (24.77%) Analytics
6 26 (23.85%) Statistics
6 26 (23.85%) .NET
7 25 (22.94%) Computer Science
8 24 (22.02%) C#
9 21 (19.27%) SQL Server
10 20 (18.35%) C++
10 20 (18.35%) Java
11 19 (17.43%) PhD
12 16 (14.68%) C
12 16 (14.68%) Physics
12 16 (14.68%) Economics
13 13 (11.93%) Investment Banking
13 13 (11.93%) Front Office
14 12 (11.01%) Statistical Analysis
14 12 (11.01%) Low Latency
15 11 (10.09%) Software Engineering
15 11 (10.09%) MBA
15 11 (10.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 11 (10.09%) Oracle
16 10 (9.17%) Multithreading
17 9 (8.26%) Scrum
17 9 (8.26%) Fixed Income
17 9 (8.26%) Agile Software Development
17 9 (8.26%) VBA

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (6.42%) SAS
2 3 (2.75%) Apache Pig
3 2 (1.83%) Apache
3 2 (1.83%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.92%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (5.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.75%) MS Office
2 3 (2.75%) SPSS
3 2 (1.83%) Stata
3 2 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.83%) QuarkXPress
3 2 (1.83%) FreeHand
3 2 (1.83%) Fireworks
3 2 (1.83%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) ReMetrica
1 1 (0.92%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.50%) IP Telephony
1 6 (5.50%) Network Security
1 6 (5.50%) Firewall
1 6 (5.50%) DMZ
1 6 (5.50%) WAN
1 6 (5.50%) LAN
2 4 (3.67%) BGP
2 4 (3.67%) EIGRP
2 4 (3.67%) TACACS
2 4 (3.67%) MPLS
2 4 (3.67%) OSPF
2 4 (3.67%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (3.67%) IPsec
2 4 (3.67%) VoIP
2 4 (3.67%) RIP
2 4 (3.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.67%) HSRP
2 4 (3.67%) Multicast
2 4 (3.67%) tcpdump
3 2 (1.83%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (19.27%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.34%) Data Mining
3 6 (5.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (4.59%) Hadoop
4 5 (4.59%) Big Data
4 5 (4.59%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (4.59%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (3.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (3.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (3.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (3.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.67%) OLTP
5 4 (3.67%) OLAP
5 4 (3.67%) Apache Hive
5 4 (3.67%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.83%) MS Access
6 2 (1.83%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.83%) DB2
7 1 (0.92%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (5.50%) Maven
1 6 (5.50%) Ant
1 6 (5.50%) Apache Ivy
2 5 (4.59%) JUnit
3 4 (3.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (1.83%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (1.83%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Blend
5 1 (0.92%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 62 (56.88%) Finance
2 41 (37.61%) Banking
3 13 (11.93%) Investment Banking
3 13 (11.93%) Front Office
4 3 (2.75%) Marketing
4 3 (2.75%) Retail
5 1 (0.92%) Legal
5 1 (0.92%) Advertising
5 1 (0.92%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.92%) International Banking
5 1 (0.92%) German Language
5 1 (0.92%) Games
Job Titles
1 37 (33.94%) Analyst
2 31 (28.44%) Developer
3 13 (11.93%) Quantitative Analyst
4 10 (9.17%) C# Developer
5 6 (5.50%) Performance Manager
5 6 (5.50%) Software Engineer
6 5 (4.59%) Test Leader
6 5 (4.59%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (3.67%) Network Analyst
7 4 (3.67%) C# Software Engineer
7 4 (3.67%) Java Developer
7 4 (3.67%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 4 (3.67%) Quantitative Developer
7 4 (3.67%) Senior Network Analyst
7 4 (3.67%) Electronics Engineer
7 4 (3.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (3.67%) Voice Analyst
7 4 (3.67%) Senior Developer
7 4 (3.67%) Architect
7 4 (3.67%) QA Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (23.85%) .NET
2 6 (5.50%) Hibernate
2 6 (5.50%) Spring
2 6 (5.50%) Web Services
3 5 (4.59%) J2EE
3 5 (4.59%) SOAP
3 5 (4.59%) Struts
3 5 (4.59%) JMS
3 5 (4.59%) Middleware
3 5 (4.59%) WPF
3 5 (4.59%) Java EE
3 5 (4.59%) JPA
3 5 (4.59%) Spring Web Flow
4 4 (3.67%) MDX
4 4 (3.67%) WCF
4 4 (3.67%) MSMQ
5 3 (2.75%) WinForms
6 2 (1.83%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.83%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.83%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (25.69%) Derivative
2 26 (23.85%) Statistics
3 25 (22.94%) Computer Science
4 16 (14.68%) Physics
4 16 (14.68%) Economics
5 11 (10.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 9 (8.26%) Fixed Income
7 6 (5.50%) Equities
8 5 (4.59%) Mobile Payment
8 5 (4.59%) Hedge funds
9 4 (3.67%) e-Health
9 4 (3.67%) SecurID
9 4 (3.67%) Market Risk
9 4 (3.67%) Visualisation
10 3 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (2.75%) Equity Derivative
10 3 (2.75%) Credit Risk
10 3 (2.75%) Credit Derivative
10 3 (2.75%) Grid Computing
11 2 (1.83%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.42%) UNIX
2 5 (4.59%) Windows
3 3 (2.75%) Linux
4 1 (0.92%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (24.77%) Analytics
2 12 (11.01%) Statistical Analysis
2 12 (11.01%) Low Latency
3 11 (10.09%) Software Engineering
4 10 (9.17%) Multithreading
5 9 (8.26%) Scrum
5 9 (8.26%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (8.26%) OO
6 7 (6.42%) Data Modelling
6 7 (6.42%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (6.42%) MVC
6 7 (6.42%) Validation
7 6 (5.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (5.50%) Unit Testing
7 6 (5.50%) Problem Management
7 6 (5.50%) Risk Management
7 6 (5.50%) ITIL
8 5 (4.59%) Portfolio Management
8 5 (4.59%) UML
8 5 (4.59%) Mobile Commerce
Programming Languages
1 41 (37.61%) SQL
2 24 (22.02%) C#
3 20 (18.35%) C++
3 20 (18.35%) Java
4 16 (14.68%) C
5 9 (8.26%) VBA
6 7 (6.42%) R
6 7 (6.42%) Python
7 5 (4.59%) Shell Script
8 4 (3.67%) MATLAB
9 2 (1.83%) Ruby
9 2 (1.83%) Perl
9 2 (1.83%) PHP
9 2 (1.83%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.92%) Scala
10 1 (0.92%) RPG
10 1 (0.92%) XAML
10 1 (0.92%) Korn
10 1 (0.92%) F#
Qualifications
1 57 (52.29%) Degree
2 19 (17.43%) PhD
3 11 (10.09%) MBA
4 6 (5.50%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.67%) CCNP
6 2 (1.83%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.83%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.83%) CCNA
7 1 (0.92%) ISEB
7 1 (0.92%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.50%) QA
2 2 (1.83%) SLA
3 1 (0.92%) Basel III
3 1 (0.92%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.92%) EMIR
3 1 (0.92%) COREP
3 1 (0.92%) FINREP
Systems Management
1 6 (5.50%) CiscoWorks
1 6 (5.50%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (1.83%) Cacti
3 1 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.92%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 11 (10.09%) Oracle
2 8 (7.34%) Sybase
2 8 (7.34%) Tableau
3 6 (5.50%) CA
4 4 (3.67%) Juniper
4 4 (3.67%) CheckPoint
4 4 (3.67%) Cisco
4 4 (3.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.83%) Teradata
5 2 (1.83%) Polycom
5 2 (1.83%) Tandberg
5 2 (1.83%) NetScout
5 2 (1.83%) Quark
5 2 (1.83%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (1.83%) webMethods
5 2 (1.83%) Talend
6 1 (0.92%) Splunk
6 1 (0.92%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.92%) Infragistics
6 1 (0.92%) StatPro
City of London
Argyll Scott
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Montash
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £80 - £100 per day
Posted: 9 days ago