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 January 2015 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 129 169 130
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -39
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 69 39 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.36% 0.66% 1.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.60% 1.72% 2.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 24 47
Average daily rate
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£500 £575 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £354 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £663 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 9
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.32%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £15.25 £15.25
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
1918 2267 2082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 37.78% 38.33% 36.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1502 1649 1614
Average daily rate £470 £500 £485
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% +3.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 39 51
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £16.50 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.05 £42.50 £90.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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 January 2015.

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 January 2015, 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 62 (59.62%) Finance
2 61 (58.65%) Degree
3 50 (48.08%) Computer Science
4 49 (47.12%) SQL
5 34 (32.69%) C#
6 32 (30.77%) Banking
7 31 (29.81%) Java
8 25 (24.04%) Data Modelling
8 25 (24.04%) Analytics
9 22 (21.15%) C++
10 20 (19.23%) Telecoms
10 20 (19.23%) Derivative
10 20 (19.23%) Statistics
10 20 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
11 19 (18.27%) Low Latency
11 19 (18.27%) .NET
12 18 (17.31%) Python
12 18 (17.31%) Physics
13 16 (15.38%) SAS
14 15 (14.42%) Multithreading
15 14 (13.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 14 (13.46%) Oracle
15 14 (13.46%) OO
15 14 (13.46%) Front Office
15 14 (13.46%) Relational Database
16 13 (12.50%) WPF
16 13 (12.50%) QlikView
17 12 (11.54%) JavaScript
17 12 (11.54%) Algorithms
18 11 (10.58%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 16 (15.38%) SAS
2 2 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (1.92%) Apache Pig
2 2 (1.92%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.92%) Apache
2 2 (1.92%) Zimbra
2 2 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.96%) WorkSite
3 1 (0.96%) ArcGIS
3 1 (0.96%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (2.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.96%) Weka
2 1 (0.96%) SPSS
2 1 (0.96%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.85%) Multicast
1 4 (3.85%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.92%) Internet
3 1 (0.96%) SSH
3 1 (0.96%) 3G
3 1 (0.96%) Firewall
3 1 (0.96%) Wireless
3 1 (0.96%) VPN
3 1 (0.96%) SSL
3 1 (0.96%) Intranet
3 1 (0.96%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.46%) Relational Database
2 13 (12.50%) QlikView
3 11 (10.58%) RDBMS
4 10 (9.62%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (9.62%) SQL Server
5 5 (4.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (4.81%) MySQL
5 5 (4.81%) Big Data
6 4 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.88%) Data Mining
7 3 (2.88%) MS Access
8 2 (1.92%) OLAP
8 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.92%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.92%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.92%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.96%) KDB
9 1 (0.96%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 3 (2.88%) Toad
1 3 (2.88%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.92%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.96%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.96%) ReSharper
3 1 (0.96%) Subversion
General
1 62 (59.62%) Finance
2 32 (30.77%) Banking
3 20 (19.23%) Telecoms
4 14 (13.46%) Front Office
5 4 (3.85%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.88%) Games
7 2 (1.92%) Law
8 1 (0.96%) French Language
8 1 (0.96%) Marketing
8 1 (0.96%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.96%) Retail
8 1 (0.96%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.96%) Advertising
8 1 (0.96%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 48 (46.15%) Developer
2 28 (26.92%) Analyst
3 18 (17.31%) Programmer
4 10 (9.62%) Analyst Programmer
4 10 (9.62%) Data Analyst
4 10 (9.62%) Java Analyst Programmer
4 10 (9.62%) Java Programmer
5 9 (8.65%) Quantitative Developer
6 8 (7.69%) Business Analyst
6 8 (7.69%) PL/SQL Developer
6 8 (7.69%) SQL Developer
7 7 (6.73%) C# Developer
7 7 (6.73%) Senior Developer
8 6 (5.77%) WPF Developer
8 6 (5.77%) Java Developer
8 6 (5.77%) Oracle Developer
8 6 (5.77%) Data Modeller
9 4 (3.85%) Senior WPF Developer
9 4 (3.85%) Junior
9 4 (3.85%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (18.27%) .NET
2 13 (12.50%) WPF
3 8 (7.69%) HTML
4 5 (4.81%) HTML5
4 5 (4.81%) Reactive Extensions
5 4 (3.85%) LINQ
6 3 (2.88%) WCF
6 3 (2.88%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.88%) CSS
7 2 (1.92%) Pandas
7 2 (1.92%) Task Parallel Library
7 2 (1.92%) XML
7 2 (1.92%) WinForms
7 2 (1.92%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (1.92%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 2 (1.92%) SciPy
7 2 (1.92%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.96%) Apache Flex
8 1 (0.96%) jQuery
8 1 (0.96%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 50 (48.08%) Computer Science
2 20 (19.23%) Derivative
2 20 (19.23%) Statistics
2 20 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (17.31%) Physics
4 14 (13.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 12 (11.54%) Algorithms
6 8 (7.69%) Spread Betting
7 6 (5.77%) Credit Risk
8 5 (4.81%) Visualisation
8 5 (4.81%) Equities
8 5 (4.81%) Fixed Income
8 5 (4.81%) User Experience
9 4 (3.85%) TWAP
9 4 (3.85%) Equity Derivative
9 4 (3.85%) VWAP
10 3 (2.88%) Data Extraction
10 3 (2.88%) Market Risk
10 3 (2.88%) Management Information System
11 2 (1.92%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.58%) UNIX
2 9 (8.65%) Windows
3 5 (4.81%) Linux
4 2 (1.92%) Scientific Linux
5 1 (0.96%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.96%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.96%) Android
5 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (24.04%) Data Modelling
1 25 (24.04%) Analytics
2 19 (18.27%) Low Latency
3 15 (14.42%) Multithreading
4 14 (13.46%) OO
5 10 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (9.62%) Data Analysis
6 9 (8.65%) Algorithmic Trading
7 8 (7.69%) OOP
7 8 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (6.73%) Validation
9 6 (5.77%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (4.81%) Software Engineering
10 5 (4.81%) Risk Management
10 5 (4.81%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (3.85%) Change Control
11 4 (3.85%) E-Commerce
11 4 (3.85%) ETL
11 4 (3.85%) Service Management
11 4 (3.85%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 49 (47.12%) SQL
2 34 (32.69%) C#
3 31 (29.81%) Java
4 22 (21.15%) C++
5 18 (17.31%) Python
6 12 (11.54%) JavaScript
7 11 (10.58%) VBA
8 9 (8.65%) PL/SQL
9 7 (6.73%) R
10 4 (3.85%) VBScript
11 3 (2.88%) Scala
11 3 (2.88%) VB
12 2 (1.92%) C
13 1 (0.96%) Ruby
13 1 (0.96%) VB6
13 1 (0.96%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.96%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.96%) XQuery
13 1 (0.96%) Fortran
13 1 (0.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 61 (58.65%) Degree
2 7 (6.73%) PhD
3 2 (1.92%) CCNA
3 2 (1.92%) RHCE
3 2 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.92%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.96%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.96%) MCTS
4 1 (0.96%) MCITP
4 1 (0.96%) MOS
4 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.96%) MCSE
4 1 (0.96%) MCSA
4 1 (0.96%) MCP
4 1 (0.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.92%) NFS
2 1 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.96%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (0.96%) SCCM
1 1 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (13.46%) Oracle
2 3 (2.88%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.88%) Tableau
3 2 (1.92%) Veeam
4 1 (0.96%) LANDesk
4 1 (0.96%) DataSynapse
4 1 (0.96%) ESRI
4 1 (0.96%) Cadence
4 1 (0.96%) Ab Initio
4 1 (0.96%) VMware
4 1 (0.96%) Cisco
4 1 (0.96%) Misys
4 1 (0.96%) Citrix
4 1 (0.96%) Sybase
4 1 (0.96%) Business Objects
City, London
Hudson IT
Rate: Negotiable Day Rate (DOE)
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £650 - £750 per day + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago