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 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 158 158 181
Rank change year-on-year
0 +23
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 45 68 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.76% 0.95% 0.63%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.21% 2.53% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 41 43
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£531 £525 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £375 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 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 £12.07
% change year-on-year
+17.30% +7.70%
Mathematics
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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
2036 2689 2998
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 34.47% 37.56% 37.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1460 1980 2206
Average daily rate £466 £480 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.02% +1.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 56 65
Average hourly rate £17.68 £19.50 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.32% -1.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £48.00 £32.73
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £27.82
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -37.08%

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 16 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 16 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 41 (45.56%) Degree
2 38 (42.22%) Finance
3 32 (35.56%) SQL
4 27 (30.00%) Statistics
4 27 (30.00%) Banking
5 24 (26.67%) Java
6 23 (25.56%) Computer Science
7 18 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (18.89%) Physics
8 17 (18.89%) Analytics
9 14 (15.56%) Low Latency
9 14 (15.56%) Multithreading
9 14 (15.56%) Investment Banking
9 14 (15.56%) C#
10 13 (14.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 12 (13.33%) Front Office
11 12 (13.33%) C++
11 12 (13.33%) .NET
11 12 (13.33%) E-Commerce
11 12 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (12.22%) Hadoop
12 11 (12.22%) Algorithmic Trading
12 11 (12.22%) Linux
12 11 (12.22%) Microsoft
13 10 (11.11%) C
13 10 (11.11%) MS Excel
13 10 (11.11%) TCP/IP
14 9 (10.00%) PhD
14 9 (10.00%) Software Engineering
14 9 (10.00%) Performance Tuning

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

For the 6 months to 16 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 (8.89%) SAS
2 6 (6.67%) Apache Pig
3 3 (3.33%) Apache
4 2 (2.22%) Zimbra
5 1 (1.11%) GemFire
5 1 (1.11%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (1.11%) WorkSite
Applications
1 10 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.56%) SPSS
3 4 (4.44%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.11%) S-PLUS
4 1 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.22%) PaaS
2 1 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 8 (8.89%) Multicast
3 4 (4.44%) Internet
4 1 (1.11%) 3G
4 1 (1.11%) Wireless
4 1 (1.11%) SSH
4 1 (1.11%) VPN
4 1 (1.11%) SSL
4 1 (1.11%) Intranet
4 1 (1.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.22%) Hadoop
2 7 (7.78%) Big Data
3 6 (6.67%) SQL Server
4 5 (5.56%) Data Mining
4 5 (5.56%) MongoDB
5 4 (4.44%) Apache Hive
6 3 (3.33%) MySQL
6 3 (3.33%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.22%) DB2
7 2 (2.22%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.11%) QlikView
8 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.11%) Base SAS
8 1 (1.11%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (1.11%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 3 (3.33%) Ant
1 3 (3.33%) JUnit
1 3 (3.33%) Maven
1 3 (3.33%) Apache Ivy
2 2 (2.22%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.11%) Toad
3 1 (1.11%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.11%) Subversion
General
1 38 (42.22%) Finance
2 27 (30.00%) Banking
3 14 (15.56%) Investment Banking
4 12 (13.33%) Front Office
5 5 (5.56%) Marketing
6 3 (3.33%) Retail
6 3 (3.33%) Advertising
7 2 (2.22%) Law
8 1 (1.11%) Back Office
8 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.11%) Games
8 1 (1.11%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 39 (43.33%) Developer
2 19 (21.11%) Analyst
3 12 (13.33%) Java Developer
4 8 (8.89%) Performance Manager
5 6 (6.67%) Data Analyst
5 6 (6.67%) Quantitative Developer
5 6 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 6 (6.67%) C++ Developer
6 5 (5.56%) Software Developer
6 5 (5.56%) Software Engineer
6 5 (5.56%) Quantitative Analyst
7 4 (4.44%) Test Specialist
7 4 (4.44%) Junior
7 4 (4.44%) Data Scientist
7 4 (4.44%) QA Specialist
8 3 (3.33%) Senior WPF Developer
8 3 (3.33%) C++ Quantitative Developer
8 3 (3.33%) WPF Developer
8 3 (3.33%) Tester
8 3 (3.33%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.33%) .NET
2 4 (4.44%) Web Services
2 4 (4.44%) XML
2 4 (4.44%) MSMQ
2 4 (4.44%) WPF
3 3 (3.33%) LINQ
3 3 (3.33%) Spring Web Flow
3 3 (3.33%) JPA
3 3 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (3.33%) Reactive Extensions
3 3 (3.33%) JMS
3 3 (3.33%) Hibernate
3 3 (3.33%) Spring
3 3 (3.33%) Java EE
3 3 (3.33%) J2EE
3 3 (3.33%) ASP.NET
3 3 (3.33%) SOAP
3 3 (3.33%) Struts
4 2 (2.22%) STL
4 2 (2.22%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 27 (30.00%) Statistics
2 23 (25.56%) Computer Science
3 17 (18.89%) Physics
4 13 (14.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 12 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (8.89%) TWAP
6 8 (8.89%) Economics
6 8 (8.89%) VWAP
7 6 (6.67%) Fixed Income
8 5 (5.56%) Hedge funds
9 4 (4.44%) Open Source
9 4 (4.44%) Market Risk
9 4 (4.44%) Derivative
10 3 (3.33%) Visualisation
10 3 (3.33%) Mobile Payment
11 2 (2.22%) User Experience
11 2 (2.22%) Social Network
11 2 (2.22%) Data Extraction
11 2 (2.22%) Social Media
11 2 (2.22%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.22%) Linux
2 6 (6.67%) UNIX
2 6 (6.67%) Windows
3 2 (2.22%) Scientific Linux
4 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (18.89%) Analytics
3 14 (15.56%) Low Latency
3 14 (15.56%) Multithreading
4 12 (13.33%) E-Commerce
5 11 (12.22%) Algorithmic Trading
6 9 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 9 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (7.78%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (7.78%) Test Automation
7 7 (7.78%) OO
8 6 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (6.67%) Scrum
8 6 (6.67%) TDD
8 6 (6.67%) Data Analysis
8 6 (6.67%) MVC
8 6 (6.67%) Validation
9 5 (5.56%) UML
9 5 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (5.56%) Monte Carlo Method
Programming Languages
1 32 (35.56%) SQL
2 24 (26.67%) Java
3 14 (15.56%) C#
4 12 (13.33%) C++
5 10 (11.11%) C
6 8 (8.89%) VBA
6 8 (8.89%) Python
7 7 (7.78%) R
8 4 (4.44%) Shell Script
8 4 (4.44%) JavaScript
9 3 (3.33%) Ruby
10 2 (2.22%) Erlang
10 2 (2.22%) Scala
11 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.11%) VBScript
11 1 (1.11%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.11%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 41 (45.56%) Degree
2 9 (10.00%) PhD
3 3 (3.33%) ISEB
3 3 (3.33%) ISEB Practitioner
3 3 (3.33%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.22%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (2.22%) RHCE
4 2 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.22%) CCNA
5 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.11%) MCP
5 1 (1.11%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.11%) MCSE
5 1 (1.11%) MCSA
5 1 (1.11%) MOS
5 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.11%) MCTS
5 1 (1.11%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (1.11%) Basel III
2 1 (1.11%) Solvency II
2 1 (1.11%) SLA
2 1 (1.11%) Basel II
System Software
1 2 (2.22%) NFS
2 1 (1.11%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.11%) Apache Flume
2 1 (1.11%) Platform Symphony
2 1 (1.11%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (2.22%) Vagrant
1 2 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.11%) SCCM
2 1 (1.11%) Oozie
Vendors
1 11 (12.22%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.67%) Oracle
3 5 (5.56%) Sybase
4 4 (4.44%) Tableau
5 2 (2.22%) Talend
5 2 (2.22%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (2.22%) Veeam
6 1 (1.11%) Lotus
6 1 (1.11%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.11%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.11%) VMware
6 1 (1.11%) Teradata
6 1 (1.11%) Omniture
6 1 (1.11%) Google
6 1 (1.11%) LANDesk
6 1 (1.11%) Citrix
6 1 (1.11%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.11%) Cisco
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Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £33000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
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Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Churchill Frank
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 days ago