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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mathematics over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 122 130 166
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +36
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 44 59 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.31% 1.30% 0.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.18% 3.33% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 52 29
Median daily rate £394 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £256 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £673 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £308
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +21.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £16.56
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £15.25 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+31.14% -
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
1383 1772 2201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 41.04% 38.93% 37.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1080 1396 1590
Median daily rate £475 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 30 53
Median hourly rate £17.25 £17.99 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.11% -0.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £35.25 £35.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +8.57%

Mathematics
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Mathematics as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 October 2016.

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 1 October 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Mathematics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Mathematics.

1 60 (72.29%) Finance
2 44 (53.01%) SQL
3 38 (45.78%) Degree
4 37 (44.58%) C#
5 35 (42.17%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (33.73%) TDD
7 27 (32.53%) Banking
8 25 (30.12%) SQL Server
9 21 (25.30%) Java
10 20 (24.10%) Oracle
10 20 (24.10%) E-Commerce
10 20 (24.10%) Computer Science
11 19 (22.89%) Oracle Database
11 19 (22.89%) Python
12 17 (20.48%) Analytical Skills
13 15 (18.07%) Multithreading
13 15 (18.07%) Amazon AWS
13 15 (18.07%) Statistics
14 14 (16.87%) Retail
14 14 (16.87%) Kanban
14 14 (16.87%) Garbage Collection
14 14 (16.87%) Performance Tuning
14 14 (16.87%) Analytics
14 14 (16.87%) Low Latency
14 14 (16.87%) Tableau
15 13 (15.66%) Equities
15 13 (15.66%) .NET
15 13 (15.66%) PL/SQL
15 13 (15.66%) JavaScript
16 12 (14.46%) Web Services

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 7 (8.43%) SAS
2 3 (3.61%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.41%) Drupal
Applications
1 8 (9.64%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.43%) SPSS
3 3 (3.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.20%) MS Office
4 1 (1.20%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 15 (18.07%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.02%) Google Analytics
2 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.61%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.41%) GitHub
5 1 (1.20%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.61%) FTP
2 1 (1.20%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (30.12%) SQL Server
2 19 (22.89%) Oracle Database
3 12 (14.46%) Oracle Database 12c
4 7 (8.43%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (8.43%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (7.23%) Relational Database
5 6 (7.23%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (6.02%) Couchbase
6 5 (6.02%) MongoDB
6 5 (6.02%) NoSQL
7 4 (4.82%) Apache Hive
7 4 (4.82%) Hadoop
8 3 (3.61%) Amazon Redshift
8 3 (3.61%) Big Data
8 3 (3.61%) BigTable
9 2 (2.41%) QlikView
9 2 (2.41%) RDBMS
10 1 (1.20%) Base SAS
10 1 (1.20%) DB2
10 1 (1.20%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 7 (8.43%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.02%) Bower
2 5 (6.02%) gulp
2 5 (6.02%) Karma Test Runner
2 5 (6.02%) Mocha
2 5 (6.02%) Protractor
2 5 (6.02%) Sinon.JS
2 5 (6.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (6.02%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.61%) Selenium
4 2 (2.41%) Bitbucket
4 2 (2.41%) Gradle
4 2 (2.41%) JUnit
4 2 (2.41%) Maven
5 1 (1.20%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.20%) Grunt
5 1 (1.20%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (1.20%) Subversion
General
1 60 (72.29%) Finance
2 27 (32.53%) Banking
3 14 (16.87%) Retail
4 12 (14.46%) Financial Institution
5 10 (12.05%) Marketing
6 9 (10.84%) Investment Banking
7 8 (9.64%) Legal
8 7 (8.43%) Front Office
9 6 (7.23%) Games
10 2 (2.41%) Advertising
10 2 (2.41%) Retail Banking
10 2 (2.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (62.65%) Developer
2 27 (32.53%) Senior Developer
3 20 (24.10%) Java Developer
4 15 (18.07%) Analyst
4 15 (18.07%) Senior Java Developer
5 12 (14.46%) Low Latency Java Developer
5 12 (14.46%) SQL Developer
6 11 (13.25%) Oracle Developer
6 11 (13.25%) PL/SQL Developer
6 11 (13.25%) Senior Oracle Developer
6 11 (13.25%) Senior PL/SQL Developer
6 11 (13.25%) Senior SQL Developer
7 10 (12.05%) AWS Developer
7 10 (12.05%) C# Developer
7 10 (12.05%) Core Java Developer
8 7 (8.43%) .NET Developer
8 7 (8.43%) Cloud Developer
8 7 (8.43%) E-Commerce Developer
8 7 (8.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 7 (8.43%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (15.66%) .NET
2 12 (14.46%) Web Services
3 11 (13.25%) HTML
4 9 (10.84%) AngularJS
4 9 (10.84%) HTML5
5 8 (9.64%) CSS
6 7 (8.43%) .NET Framework
7 6 (7.23%) CSS3
7 6 (7.23%) WinForms
8 5 (6.02%) Chai
8 5 (6.02%) Gherkin
8 5 (6.02%) LINQ
8 5 (6.02%) RESTful
8 5 (6.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (3.61%) jQuery
9 3 (3.61%) REST
10 2 (2.41%) JDBC
10 2 (2.41%) Murex Flex
10 2 (2.41%) Spring
10 2 (2.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (24.10%) Computer Science
2 17 (20.48%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (18.07%) Statistics
4 13 (15.66%) Equities
5 12 (14.46%) Economics
6 11 (13.25%) User Experience
7 10 (12.05%) Fixed Income
7 10 (12.05%) Physics
8 9 (10.84%) Visualisation
9 8 (9.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (7.23%) Credit Risk
11 4 (4.82%) Management Information System
12 3 (3.61%) Data Extraction
12 3 (3.61%) Digital Media
13 2 (2.41%) Algorithms
13 2 (2.41%) Mobile Computing
14 1 (1.20%) 3D Graphics
14 1 (1.20%) Derivative
14 1 (1.20%) Equity Derivative
14 1 (1.20%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.23%) Linux
2 2 (2.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (42.17%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (33.73%) TDD
3 20 (24.10%) E-Commerce
4 15 (18.07%) Multithreading
5 14 (16.87%) Analytics
5 14 (16.87%) Garbage Collection
5 14 (16.87%) Kanban
5 14 (16.87%) Low Latency
5 14 (16.87%) Performance Tuning
6 12 (14.46%) Concurrent Programming
7 11 (13.25%) BDD
7 11 (13.25%) Investment Management
8 10 (12.05%) Asset Management
8 10 (12.05%) DevOps
9 9 (10.84%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (10.84%) Data Visualisation
10 8 (9.64%) Front End Development
10 8 (9.64%) Operations Research
10 8 (9.64%) Service Design
11 7 (8.43%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 44 (53.01%) SQL
2 37 (44.58%) C#
3 21 (25.30%) Java
4 19 (22.89%) Python
5 13 (15.66%) JavaScript
5 13 (15.66%) PL/SQL
6 11 (13.25%) R
7 7 (8.43%) VBA
8 6 (7.23%) MATLAB
8 6 (7.23%) VB
8 6 (7.23%) VB.NET
9 4 (4.82%) Shell Script
10 3 (3.61%) C++
11 2 (2.41%) PHP
12 1 (1.20%) Assembly Language
12 1 (1.20%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.20%) C
Qualifications
1 38 (45.78%) Degree
2 2 (2.41%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.61%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.02%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.61%) HDFS
Vendors
1 20 (24.10%) Oracle
2 14 (16.87%) Tableau
3 8 (9.64%) Google
4 3 (3.61%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (2.41%) Murex
5 2 (2.41%) Sybase
6 1 (1.20%) Adobe
6 1 (1.20%) Akamai
6 1 (1.20%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.20%) Omniture
6 1 (1.20%) Teradata
6 1 (1.20%) WorldPay