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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 156 153 177
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +24
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 41 73 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.69% 1.01% 0.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.01% 2.68% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 43 44
Average daily rate
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£500 £500 £563
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £375 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £320 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -14.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Average hourly rate £16.56 £17.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.38% -44.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £13.00 £12.46
% change year-on-year
+17.30% +4.33%
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
2041 2722 2992
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 34.55% 37.52% 38.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1494 2013 2196
Average daily rate £466 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 59 65
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £48.00 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -32.69%

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 September 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 September 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 46 (52.27%) Degree
2 37 (42.05%) Finance
3 32 (36.36%) SQL
4 26 (29.55%) Banking
5 25 (28.41%) Java
6 24 (27.27%) Computer Science
7 23 (26.14%) Statistics
8 18 (20.45%) C#
8 18 (20.45%) Physics
8 18 (20.45%) Multithreading
9 17 (19.32%) Algorithms
10 16 (18.18%) Analytics
10 16 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (17.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 15 (17.05%) Front Office
11 15 (17.05%) Low Latency
12 13 (14.77%) Analytical Skills
12 13 (14.77%) .NET
12 13 (14.77%) Investment Banking
13 12 (13.64%) Algorithmic Trading
13 12 (13.64%) E-Commerce
14 11 (12.50%) Linux
14 11 (12.50%) Hadoop
15 10 (11.36%) C++
15 10 (11.36%) TCP/IP
15 10 (11.36%) Microsoft
15 10 (11.36%) Software Engineering
16 9 (10.23%) Python
16 9 (10.23%) MS Excel
16 9 (10.23%) C

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 8 (9.09%) SAS
2 6 (6.82%) Apache Pig
3 3 (3.41%) Apache
4 2 (2.27%) Zimbra
5 1 (1.14%) GemFire
5 1 (1.14%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.14%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (1.14%) WorkSite
5 1 (1.14%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 9 (10.23%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.68%) SPSS
3 4 (4.55%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.14%) S-PLUS
4 1 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.27%) PaaS
2 1 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.36%) TCP/IP
2 8 (9.09%) Multicast
3 4 (4.55%) Internet
4 1 (1.14%) 3G
4 1 (1.14%) Wireless
4 1 (1.14%) SSH
4 1 (1.14%) VPN
4 1 (1.14%) SSL
4 1 (1.14%) Intranet
4 1 (1.14%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.50%) Hadoop
2 7 (7.95%) Big Data
3 5 (5.68%) MongoDB
3 5 (5.68%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.68%) Data Mining
4 4 (4.55%) Apache Hive
5 3 (3.41%) MySQL
5 3 (3.41%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.27%) DB2
6 2 (2.27%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.14%) QlikView
7 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.14%) KDB
7 1 (1.14%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Ant
1 3 (3.41%) JUnit
1 3 (3.41%) Maven
1 3 (3.41%) Apache Ivy
2 2 (2.27%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (2.27%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.14%) Toad
3 1 (1.14%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.14%) Subversion
General
1 37 (42.05%) Finance
2 26 (29.55%) Banking
3 15 (17.05%) Front Office
4 13 (14.77%) Investment Banking
5 5 (5.68%) Marketing
6 3 (3.41%) Retail
6 3 (3.41%) Advertising
7 2 (2.27%) Law
8 1 (1.14%) Back Office
8 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.14%) Games
8 1 (1.14%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 40 (45.45%) Developer
2 20 (22.73%) Analyst
3 13 (14.77%) Java Developer
4 8 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 7 (7.95%) Data Analyst
6 6 (6.82%) C++ Developer
6 6 (6.82%) C# Developer
7 5 (5.68%) Quantitative Analyst
7 5 (5.68%) Performance Manager
7 5 (5.68%) WPF Developer
7 5 (5.68%) Senior WPF Developer
8 4 (4.55%) Data Scientist
8 4 (4.55%) Quantitative Developer
8 4 (4.55%) Software Developer
8 4 (4.55%) Junior
8 4 (4.55%) Software Engineer
9 3 (3.41%) Front Office Developer
9 3 (3.41%) Customer Engineer
9 3 (3.41%) Consultant
9 3 (3.41%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.77%) .NET
2 7 (7.95%) WPF
3 4 (4.55%) Web Services
3 4 (4.55%) XML
4 3 (3.41%) Spring
4 3 (3.41%) Java EE
4 3 (3.41%) MSMQ
4 3 (3.41%) JMS
4 3 (3.41%) Middleware
4 3 (3.41%) Hibernate
4 3 (3.41%) J2EE
4 3 (3.41%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.41%) SOAP
4 3 (3.41%) Struts
4 3 (3.41%) LINQ
4 3 (3.41%) Spring Web Flow
4 3 (3.41%) JPA
4 3 (3.41%) Reactive Extensions
4 3 (3.41%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (2.27%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 24 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 23 (26.14%) Statistics
3 18 (20.45%) Physics
4 17 (19.32%) Algorithms
5 15 (17.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 13 (14.77%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (9.09%) VWAP
7 8 (9.09%) TWAP
8 6 (6.82%) Fixed Income
8 6 (6.82%) Economics
9 5 (5.68%) Open Source
10 4 (4.55%) Hedge funds
10 4 (4.55%) Market Risk
11 3 (3.41%) Visualisation
11 3 (3.41%) Mobile Payment
11 3 (3.41%) User Experience
11 3 (3.41%) Derivative
11 3 (3.41%) Data Structures
12 2 (2.27%) Social Media
12 2 (2.27%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.50%) Linux
2 6 (6.82%) UNIX
2 6 (6.82%) Windows
3 2 (2.27%) Scientific Linux
4 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.45%) Multithreading
2 16 (18.18%) Analytics
2 16 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (17.05%) Low Latency
4 12 (13.64%) Algorithmic Trading
4 12 (13.64%) E-Commerce
5 10 (11.36%) Software Engineering
6 9 (10.23%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (7.95%) OO
8 6 (6.82%) MVC
8 6 (6.82%) Scrum
8 6 (6.82%) Data Analysis
8 6 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (6.82%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (6.82%) Test Automation
9 5 (5.68%) UML
9 5 (5.68%) TDD
10 4 (4.55%) Validation
10 4 (4.55%) Risk Management
10 4 (4.55%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 32 (36.36%) SQL
2 25 (28.41%) Java
3 18 (20.45%) C#
4 10 (11.36%) C++
5 9 (10.23%) C
5 9 (10.23%) Python
6 7 (7.95%) R
6 7 (7.95%) VBA
7 5 (5.68%) JavaScript
8 4 (4.55%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.41%) Ruby
10 2 (2.27%) Erlang
10 2 (2.27%) Scala
11 1 (1.14%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 46 (52.27%) Degree
2 8 (9.09%) PhD
3 3 (3.41%) ISEB
3 3 (3.41%) ISEB Practitioner
3 3 (3.41%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.41%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (2.27%) RHCE
4 2 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.27%) CCNA
5 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.14%) MCP
5 1 (1.14%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.14%) MCSE
5 1 (1.14%) MCSA
5 1 (1.14%) MOS
5 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.14%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.14%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.68%) QA
2 1 (1.14%) Solvency II
2 1 (1.14%) SLA
2 1 (1.14%) Basel II
System Software
1 2 (2.27%) NFS
2 1 (1.14%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.14%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.14%) Platform Symphony
2 1 (1.14%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (2.27%) Vagrant
1 2 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.14%) SCCM
2 1 (1.14%) Oozie
Vendors
1 10 (11.36%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.82%) Oracle
3 4 (4.55%) Sybase
3 4 (4.55%) Tableau
4 2 (2.27%) Talend
4 2 (2.27%) MicroStrategy
4 2 (2.27%) Veeam
5 1 (1.14%) Lotus
5 1 (1.14%) ESRI
5 1 (1.14%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.14%) VMware
5 1 (1.14%) Teradata
5 1 (1.14%) Omniture
5 1 (1.14%) Google
5 1 (1.14%) LANDesk
5 1 (1.14%) Citrix
5 1 (1.14%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.14%) Cisco
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £575 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £10.00 - £11.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £380 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: Good Day Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £100 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £33000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago