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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 126 156 164
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +8
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 38 44 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.13% 0.77% 0.74%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.89% 2.01% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 32 36
Median daily rate £575 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £353 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £650 £713
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £23.18 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +65.53%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -30.00%
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
1316 2191 2221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 39.10% 38.16% 38.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1085 1741 1656
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £296 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 40 27
Median hourly rate £17.50 £22.83 £20.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.34% +10.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.00 £54.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.47 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -12.04%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 51 (79.69%) Finance
2 34 (53.13%) SQL
3 31 (48.44%) Banking
4 27 (42.19%) C#
5 24 (37.50%) Java
6 23 (35.94%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (35.94%) Degree
7 19 (29.69%) Oracle
7 19 (29.69%) Oracle Database
8 18 (28.13%) SQL Server
8 18 (28.13%) Python
9 16 (25.00%) TDD
9 16 (25.00%) Computer Science
10 12 (18.75%) Investment Banking
11 11 (17.19%) E-Commerce
11 11 (17.19%) .NET
11 11 (17.19%) PL/SQL
11 11 (17.19%) Oracle Database 12c
11 11 (17.19%) Performance Tuning
11 11 (17.19%) Kanban
12 10 (15.63%) Multithreading
12 10 (15.63%) Investment Management
12 10 (15.63%) Low Latency
12 10 (15.63%) VBA
12 10 (15.63%) Front Office
12 10 (15.63%) Games
13 9 (14.06%) MS Excel
13 9 (14.06%) Garbage Collection
14 8 (12.50%) Relational Database
14 8 (12.50%) Amazon AWS

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 2 (3.13%) SAS
1 2 (3.13%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.56%) Apache Pig
2 1 (1.56%) ArcGIS
2 1 (1.56%) Drupal
Applications
1 9 (14.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.56%) MS Project
2 1 (1.56%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) HTTP
1 1 (1.56%) Network Security
1 1 (1.56%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (29.69%) Oracle Database
2 18 (28.13%) SQL Server
3 11 (17.19%) Oracle Database 12c
4 8 (12.50%) RDBMS
4 8 (12.50%) Relational Database
5 7 (10.94%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (10.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (4.69%) Big Data
6 3 (4.69%) Hadoop
7 2 (3.13%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.56%) DB2
8 1 (1.56%) GIS
8 1 (1.56%) MS Access
8 1 (1.56%) QlikView
8 1 (1.56%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Selenium
2 2 (3.13%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.56%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.56%) Emacs
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle APEX
General
1 51 (79.69%) Finance
2 31 (48.44%) Banking
3 12 (18.75%) Investment Banking
4 10 (15.63%) Front Office
4 10 (15.63%) Games
5 7 (10.94%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.13%) Advertising
6 2 (3.13%) Retail
7 1 (1.56%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.56%) Marketing
7 1 (1.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (75.00%) Developer
2 21 (32.81%) Senior Developer
3 19 (29.69%) Java Developer
4 10 (15.63%) Oracle Developer
4 10 (15.63%) PL/SQL Developer
4 10 (15.63%) Senior Oracle Developer
4 10 (15.63%) Senior PL/SQL Developer
4 10 (15.63%) Senior SQL Developer
4 10 (15.63%) SQL Developer
5 9 (14.06%) Senior Java Developer
6 8 (12.50%) C# Developer
7 7 (10.94%) .NET Developer
7 7 (10.94%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (10.94%) Games Developer
7 7 (10.94%) Java Games Developer
7 7 (10.94%) Low Latency Java Developer
7 7 (10.94%) Telecoms Developer
7 7 (10.94%) Telecoms Java Developer
8 6 (9.38%) E-Commerce Developer
8 6 (9.38%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.19%) .NET
2 8 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 8 (12.50%) REST
2 8 (12.50%) Web Services
3 6 (9.38%) HTML
4 5 (7.81%) HTML5
4 5 (7.81%) WinForms
5 4 (6.25%) AngularJS
6 3 (4.69%) XML
7 2 (3.13%) CSS
7 2 (3.13%) Murex Flex
8 1 (1.56%) Behat
8 1 (1.56%) CSS3
8 1 (1.56%) jQuery
8 1 (1.56%) JSON
8 1 (1.56%) Middleware
8 1 (1.56%) Node.js
8 1 (1.56%) Sass
8 1 (1.56%) SOAP
8 1 (1.56%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (9.38%) Physics
3 5 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.25%) Algorithms
4 4 (6.25%) Derivative
4 4 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (6.25%) Statistics
5 2 (3.13%) Credit Risk
5 2 (3.13%) Equity Derivative
5 2 (3.13%) Fixed Income
5 2 (3.13%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 1 (1.56%) Applied Mathematics
6 1 (1.56%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.56%) Economics
6 1 (1.56%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.56%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.56%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (1.56%) Online Banking
6 1 (1.56%) User Experience
6 1 (1.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.81%) Linux
2 3 (4.69%) Unix
3 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.56%) Windows
3 1 (1.56%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (35.94%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (25.00%) TDD
3 11 (17.19%) E-Commerce
3 11 (17.19%) Kanban
3 11 (17.19%) Performance Tuning
4 10 (15.63%) Investment Management
4 10 (15.63%) Low Latency
4 10 (15.63%) Multithreading
5 9 (14.06%) Garbage Collection
6 6 (9.38%) Analytics
6 6 (9.38%) BDD
6 6 (9.38%) Concurrent Programming
7 5 (7.81%) Risk Management
7 5 (7.81%) Scrum
7 5 (7.81%) Validation
8 3 (4.69%) Electronic Trading
8 3 (4.69%) Market Making
8 3 (4.69%) Quantitative Finance
9 2 (3.13%) Data Analytics
9 2 (3.13%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 34 (53.13%) SQL
2 27 (42.19%) C#
3 24 (37.50%) Java
4 18 (28.13%) Python
5 11 (17.19%) PL/SQL
6 10 (15.63%) VBA
7 8 (12.50%) C++
7 8 (12.50%) VB.NET
8 7 (10.94%) VB
9 5 (7.81%) JavaScript
10 2 (3.13%) MATLAB
10 2 (3.13%) R
10 2 (3.13%) Scala
11 1 (1.56%) PHP
11 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (35.94%) Degree
2 6 (9.38%) PhD
3 1 (1.56%) SAS Certification
3 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) Ambari
Vendors
1 19 (29.69%) Oracle
2 2 (3.13%) Murex
2 2 (3.13%) Tableau
3 1 (1.56%) Hortonworks
3 1 (1.56%) IBM
3 1 (1.56%) Mapinfo
3 1 (1.56%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.56%) Teradata