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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 151 132 171
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +39
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 48 85 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.83% 1.20% 0.65%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.71% 3.69% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 51 36
Average daily rate
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£508 £575 £534
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.69% +7.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £449 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £320 £375
% change year-on-year
- -14.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Average hourly rate £16.56 £15.44 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £13.00 £11.96
% change year-on-year
+17.30% +8.69%
Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1768 2302 2472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.47% 32.49% 31.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1282 1665 1886
Average daily rate £475 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 64 49
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.40 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.21% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.20 £48.00 £34.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-1.19% -18.38%
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 30 July 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 30 July 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 61 (50.41%) Finance
2 58 (47.93%) Degree
3 53 (43.80%) SQL
4 39 (32.23%) Statistics
5 38 (31.40%) Banking
6 34 (28.10%) Java
7 31 (25.62%) Analytics
8 29 (23.97%) Computer Science
9 22 (18.18%) C++
9 22 (18.18%) PhD
10 20 (16.53%) .NET
11 19 (15.70%) C#
12 17 (14.05%) Physics
12 17 (14.05%) Investment Banking
13 16 (13.22%) SQL Server
14 15 (12.40%) Economics
14 15 (12.40%) Agile Software Development
15 14 (11.57%) Derivative
15 14 (11.57%) Hadoop
15 14 (11.57%) C
15 14 (11.57%) Scrum
16 13 (10.74%) Python
17 12 (9.92%) Software Engineering
17 12 (9.92%) R
18 11 (9.09%) Tableau
18 11 (9.09%) Front Office
18 11 (9.09%) MS Excel
18 11 (9.09%) SAS
18 11 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
18 11 (9.09%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 11 (9.09%) SAS
2 9 (7.44%) Apache Pig
3 3 (2.48%) Apache
4 1 (0.83%) GemFire
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (0.83%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.79%) SPSS
3 4 (3.31%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.65%) Stata
5 1 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.83%) MS Office
5 1 (0.83%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) ReMetrica
1 1 (0.83%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.65%) PaaS
2 1 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.79%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.13%) Multicast
3 2 (1.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.22%) SQL Server
2 14 (11.57%) Hadoop
3 10 (8.26%) Data Mining
3 10 (8.26%) Big Data
4 7 (5.79%) Apache Hive
5 6 (4.96%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (4.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (4.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (3.31%) OLTP
7 4 (3.31%) OLAP
7 4 (3.31%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (3.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (3.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (3.31%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (3.31%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.48%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.65%) DB2
9 2 (1.65%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.65%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 9 (7.44%) Apache Ivy
1 9 (7.44%) Maven
1 9 (7.44%) Ant
2 8 (6.61%) JUnit
3 4 (3.31%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.83%) Subversion
4 1 (0.83%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 61 (50.41%) Finance
2 38 (31.40%) Banking
3 17 (14.05%) Investment Banking
4 11 (9.09%) Front Office
5 5 (4.13%) Marketing
6 4 (3.31%) Retail
7 3 (2.48%) Advertising
8 1 (0.83%) German Language
8 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.83%) Games
8 1 (0.83%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 46 (38.02%) Developer
2 33 (27.27%) Analyst
3 14 (11.57%) Quantitative Analyst
4 12 (9.92%) Java Developer
5 9 (7.44%) Performance Manager
6 8 (6.61%) Data Analyst
6 8 (6.61%) Senior Developer
7 7 (5.79%) C# Developer
8 6 (4.96%) Software Engineer
8 6 (4.96%) Software Developer
8 6 (4.96%) Test Leader
8 6 (4.96%) Quantitative Developer
8 6 (4.96%) Data Scientist
8 6 (4.96%) QA Specialist
9 5 (4.13%) Test Specialist
9 5 (4.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 5 (4.13%) Junior
10 4 (3.31%) C++ Developer
10 4 (3.31%) Architect
10 4 (3.31%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (16.53%) .NET
2 9 (7.44%) Spring
2 9 (7.44%) Hibernate
2 9 (7.44%) Web Services
3 8 (6.61%) Struts
3 8 (6.61%) SOAP
3 8 (6.61%) J2EE
3 8 (6.61%) JMS
3 8 (6.61%) JPA
3 8 (6.61%) Java EE
3 8 (6.61%) Spring Web Flow
4 6 (4.96%) MSMQ
5 4 (3.31%) MDX
6 3 (2.48%) XML
6 3 (2.48%) Middleware
7 2 (1.65%) WinForms
7 2 (1.65%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.65%) WCF
7 2 (1.65%) WPF
7 2 (1.65%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 39 (32.23%) Statistics
2 29 (23.97%) Computer Science
3 17 (14.05%) Physics
4 15 (12.40%) Economics
5 14 (11.57%) Derivative
6 10 (8.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 8 (6.61%) Mobile Payment
7 8 (6.61%) Hedge funds
8 6 (4.96%) Fixed Income
8 6 (4.96%) Visualisation
9 5 (4.13%) TWAP
9 5 (4.13%) VWAP
10 4 (3.31%) Market Risk
10 4 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (2.48%) Equity Derivative
11 3 (2.48%) Open Source
11 3 (2.48%) Credit Risk
11 3 (2.48%) Equities
12 2 (1.65%) Grid Computing
12 2 (1.65%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.09%) Linux
2 10 (8.26%) UNIX
3 3 (2.48%) Windows
4 1 (0.83%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (25.62%) Analytics
2 15 (12.40%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (11.57%) Scrum
4 12 (9.92%) Software Engineering
5 11 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (8.26%) UML
6 10 (8.26%) MVC
6 10 (8.26%) Statistical Analysis
6 10 (8.26%) Multithreading
6 10 (8.26%) Low Latency
7 9 (7.44%) Test Automation
7 9 (7.44%) E-Commerce
8 8 (6.61%) OO
8 8 (6.61%) Data Modelling
8 8 (6.61%) Validation
8 8 (6.61%) Mobile Commerce
8 8 (6.61%) TDD
8 8 (6.61%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (6.61%) Unit Testing
9 7 (5.79%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 53 (43.80%) SQL
2 34 (28.10%) Java
3 22 (18.18%) C++
4 19 (15.70%) C#
5 14 (11.57%) C
6 13 (10.74%) Python
7 12 (9.92%) R
8 9 (7.44%) VBA
9 7 (5.79%) Shell Script
10 5 (4.13%) Ruby
11 4 (3.31%) MATLAB
12 3 (2.48%) Scala
13 2 (1.65%) JavaScript
13 2 (1.65%) Erlang
14 1 (0.83%) Korn
14 1 (0.83%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 58 (47.93%) Degree
2 22 (18.18%) PhD
3 9 (7.44%) MBA
4 4 (3.31%) ISEB
5 3 (2.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.48%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (2.48%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.83%) CFA
6 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.83%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.26%) QA
2 1 (0.83%) Basel III
2 1 (0.83%) Solvency II
2 1 (0.83%) SLA
2 1 (0.83%) Basel II
System Software
1 1 (0.83%) Apache Flume
1 1 (0.83%) Platform Symphony
1 1 (0.83%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.65%) Vagrant
1 2 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.83%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.83%) Oozie
Vendors
1 11 (9.09%) Tableau
1 11 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.26%) Sybase
3 8 (6.61%) Oracle
4 4 (3.31%) MicroStrategy
4 4 (3.31%) Talend
5 2 (1.65%) Teradata
5 2 (1.65%) webMethods
6 1 (0.83%) Splunk
6 1 (0.83%) Omniture
6 1 (0.83%) Google
6 1 (0.83%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.83%) Lotus
6 1 (0.83%) TIBCO
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £600 - £700 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £5000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
City, London
Baker & McKenzie
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago