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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 154 138 169
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +31
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 51 84 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.86% 1.18% 0.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.82% 3.61% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 52 35
Average daily rate
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£500 £575 £543
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +5.99%
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 £345 £325 £390
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £16.56 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.38% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.63 £13.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+20.19% -
Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1809 2327 2500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.67% 32.75% 32.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1315 1693 1913
Average daily rate £475 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £304 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 62 50
Average hourly rate £20.19 £22.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.23% +7.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £13.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.80 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%
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 25 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 25 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 (50.00%) Finance
2 59 (48.36%) Degree
3 54 (44.26%) SQL
4 39 (31.97%) Banking
4 39 (31.97%) Statistics
5 35 (28.69%) Java
6 31 (25.41%) Computer Science
6 31 (25.41%) Analytics
7 22 (18.03%) C++
7 22 (18.03%) PhD
8 20 (16.39%) .NET
9 18 (14.75%) C#
9 18 (14.75%) Physics
10 16 (13.11%) Investment Banking
10 16 (13.11%) SQL Server
11 15 (12.30%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (12.30%) Derivative
11 15 (12.30%) Economics
12 14 (11.48%) Hadoop
12 14 (11.48%) C
12 14 (11.48%) Scrum
13 13 (10.66%) Python
14 12 (9.84%) R
15 11 (9.02%) Tableau
15 11 (9.02%) Front Office
15 11 (9.02%) MS Excel
15 11 (9.02%) Business Intelligence
15 11 (9.02%) SAS
15 11 (9.02%) Microsoft
15 11 (9.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 (9.02%) SAS
2 9 (7.38%) Apache Pig
3 3 (2.46%) Apache
4 1 (0.82%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.82%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (0.82%) GemFire
4 1 (0.82%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 11 (9.02%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.74%) SPSS
3 4 (3.28%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.64%) Stata
5 1 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.82%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.82%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.82%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.64%) PaaS
2 1 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.74%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.10%) Multicast
3 2 (1.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.11%) SQL Server
2 14 (11.48%) Hadoop
3 10 (8.20%) Big Data
3 10 (8.20%) Data Mining
4 7 (5.74%) Apache Hive
5 6 (4.92%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (4.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (4.10%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (3.28%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (3.28%) MongoDB
7 4 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (3.28%) OLTP
7 4 (3.28%) OLAP
8 3 (2.46%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.64%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.64%) Mahout
9 2 (1.64%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (7.38%) Ant
1 9 (7.38%) Maven
1 9 (7.38%) Apache Ivy
2 8 (6.56%) JUnit
3 4 (3.28%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.82%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 61 (50.00%) Finance
2 39 (31.97%) Banking
3 16 (13.11%) Investment Banking
4 11 (9.02%) Front Office
5 5 (4.10%) Marketing
6 4 (3.28%) Retail
7 3 (2.46%) Advertising
8 1 (0.82%) Games
8 1 (0.82%) Back Office
8 1 (0.82%) German Language
8 1 (0.82%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 45 (36.89%) Developer
2 33 (27.05%) Analyst
3 14 (11.48%) Quantitative Analyst
4 12 (9.84%) Java Developer
5 9 (7.38%) Performance Manager
6 8 (6.56%) Data Analyst
6 8 (6.56%) Senior Developer
7 6 (4.92%) Software Developer
7 6 (4.92%) Software Engineer
7 6 (4.92%) C# Developer
7 6 (4.92%) Test Leader
7 6 (4.92%) Data Scientist
7 6 (4.92%) QA Specialist
8 5 (4.10%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 5 (4.10%) Quantitative Developer
8 5 (4.10%) Test Specialist
8 5 (4.10%) Junior
9 4 (3.28%) Architect
9 4 (3.28%) Tester
9 4 (3.28%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (16.39%) .NET
2 9 (7.38%) Web Services
2 9 (7.38%) Hibernate
2 9 (7.38%) Spring
3 8 (6.56%) Struts
3 8 (6.56%) JMS
3 8 (6.56%) SOAP
3 8 (6.56%) J2EE
3 8 (6.56%) Java EE
3 8 (6.56%) JPA
3 8 (6.56%) Spring Web Flow
4 6 (4.92%) MSMQ
5 4 (3.28%) MDX
6 3 (2.46%) Middleware
6 3 (2.46%) XML
7 2 (1.64%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.64%) WinForms
7 2 (1.64%) WCF
7 2 (1.64%) WPF
7 2 (1.64%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 39 (31.97%) Statistics
2 31 (25.41%) Computer Science
3 18 (14.75%) Physics
4 15 (12.30%) Economics
4 15 (12.30%) Derivative
5 11 (9.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 8 (6.56%) Hedge funds
6 8 (6.56%) Mobile Payment
7 6 (4.92%) Visualisation
7 6 (4.92%) Fixed Income
8 5 (4.10%) TWAP
8 5 (4.10%) VWAP
9 4 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (3.28%) Equities
10 3 (2.46%) Open Source
10 3 (2.46%) Credit Risk
10 3 (2.46%) Market Risk
10 3 (2.46%) Equity Derivative
11 2 (1.64%) Social Network
11 2 (1.64%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.02%) Linux
2 10 (8.20%) UNIX
3 3 (2.46%) Windows
4 1 (0.82%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (25.41%) Analytics
2 15 (12.30%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (11.48%) Scrum
4 11 (9.02%) Software Engineering
4 11 (9.02%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (9.02%) Multithreading
5 10 (8.20%) Low Latency
5 10 (8.20%) MVC
5 10 (8.20%) UML
5 10 (8.20%) Statistical Analysis
6 9 (7.38%) E-Commerce
6 9 (7.38%) Test Automation
7 8 (6.56%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (6.56%) Unit Testing
7 8 (6.56%) Data Modelling
7 8 (6.56%) Mobile Commerce
7 8 (6.56%) Validation
7 8 (6.56%) TDD
8 7 (5.74%) Algorithmic Trading
8 7 (5.74%) OO
Programming Languages
1 54 (44.26%) SQL
2 35 (28.69%) Java
3 22 (18.03%) C++
4 18 (14.75%) C#
5 14 (11.48%) C
6 13 (10.66%) Python
7 12 (9.84%) R
8 9 (7.38%) VBA
9 7 (5.74%) Shell Script
10 5 (4.10%) Ruby
11 4 (3.28%) MATLAB
12 3 (2.46%) Scala
13 2 (1.64%) Erlang
13 2 (1.64%) JavaScript
14 1 (0.82%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.82%) Korn
Qualifications
1 59 (48.36%) Degree
2 22 (18.03%) PhD
3 9 (7.38%) MBA
4 4 (3.28%) ISEB
5 3 (2.46%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (2.46%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.82%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.82%) CFA
6 1 (0.82%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.82%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.20%) QA
2 1 (0.82%) Basel III
2 1 (0.82%) Solvency II
2 1 (0.82%) SLA
2 1 (0.82%) Basel II
System Software
1 1 (0.82%) Apache Flume
1 1 (0.82%) Platform Symphony
1 1 (0.82%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.64%) Vagrant
1 2 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.82%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.82%) Oozie
Vendors
1 11 (9.02%) Microsoft
1 11 (9.02%) Tableau
2 10 (8.20%) Sybase
3 8 (6.56%) Oracle
4 4 (3.28%) Talend
4 4 (3.28%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (1.64%) webMethods
5 2 (1.64%) Teradata
6 1 (0.82%) Omniture
6 1 (0.82%) Google
6 1 (0.82%) Splunk
6 1 (0.82%) Lotus
6 1 (0.82%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.82%) Business Objects
London, The City
Brightred Resourcing
Rate: £500 per day 6 mths
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £600 - £700 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £5000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
City, London
Baker & McKenzie
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago