The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mathematics in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mathematics over the 3 months to 18 April 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 England 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 340 264 303
Rank change year-on-year
-76 +39
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 268 264 308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.52% 0.61% 0.55%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.00% 2.35% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 127 164
Average daily rate £475 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £242 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 44 43
Average hourly rate £15.25 £14.35 £17.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.30% -19.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.85 £9.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £34.13 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £12.42 £17.28
% change year-on-year
+22.78% -28.12%
Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13400 11240 14111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.10% 26.08% 25.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 8401 6937 8355
Average daily rate £425 £425 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 540 572 723
Average hourly rate £19.50 £22.00 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.36% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.57 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Mathematics
UK

Mathematics
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mathematics across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Mathematics Jobs Demand Trend in England

Mathematics
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Mathematics across the England region.

Mathematics Daily Rate Trend in England

Mathematics
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mathematics across the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Mathematics Daily Rate Histogram in England

Mathematics
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Mathematics across the England region.

Mathematics Hourly Rate Trend in England

Mathematics
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mathematics across the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Mathematics Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Mathematics
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mathematics within the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
London +7 186 £500 - 144
South East -46 28 £218 -37.85% 66
East of England -18 12 £400 -11.20% 67
South West -37 11 £408 +33.60% 62
West Midlands -6 10 £235 - 10
North West -19 10 £275 -9.46% 21
Yorkshire -17 8 £425 +49.12% 12
East Midlands -10 2 - - 6
Midlands - - - -
North East - - - - 2
Mathematics
UK

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 258 (49.90%) Degree
2 181 (35.01%) Finance
3 128 (24.76%) Computer Science
4 124 (23.98%) SQL
5 110 (21.28%) Statistics
6 101 (19.54%) C
7 87 (16.83%) Physics
7 87 (16.83%) Analytics
8 86 (16.63%) Java
9 85 (16.44%) Banking
10 84 (16.25%) C++
11 75 (14.51%) C#
12 67 (12.96%) .NET
13 65 (12.57%) Oracle
13 65 (12.57%) SQL Server
14 52 (10.06%) SAS
15 49 (9.48%) PhD
15 49 (9.48%) Agile Software Development
16 48 (9.28%) Investment Banking
17 47 (9.09%) Front Office
18 46 (8.90%) Multithreading
19 44 (8.51%) Linux
20 43 (8.32%) Microsoft
21 42 (8.12%) MS Excel
21 42 (8.12%) Economics
22 38 (7.35%) OO
23 37 (7.16%) Risk Management
23 37 (7.16%) Software Engineering
23 37 (7.16%) Derivative
24 36 (6.96%) TDD

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 52 (10.06%) SAS
2 12 (2.32%) SharePoint
2 12 (2.32%) Apache Pig
3 10 (1.93%) Apache
4 6 (1.16%) Alfresco
5 4 (0.77%) IIS
6 3 (0.58%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.39%) CMS
8 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.19%) Node.js
8 1 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.19%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
Applications
1 42 (8.12%) MS Excel
2 28 (5.42%) MS Office
3 14 (2.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (2.51%) SPSS
5 10 (1.93%) Photoshop
6 7 (1.35%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.97%) MS Project
8 4 (0.77%) MS Visio
9 3 (0.58%) Stata
10 2 (0.39%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.39%) QuarkXPress
10 2 (0.39%) FreeHand
10 2 (0.39%) Fireworks
10 2 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.39%) PowerPivot
10 2 (0.39%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.19%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.19%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.19%) Simulink
11 1 (0.19%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 13 (2.51%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (0.39%) SAP Retail
2 2 (0.39%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.39%) ReMetrica
3 1 (0.19%) Towers Watson Igloo
3 1 (0.19%) SiteCatalyst
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.19%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.19%) Murex MxG2000
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.19%) SaaS
1 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.90%) TCP/IP
2 8 (1.55%) LAN
2 8 (1.55%) WAN
3 7 (1.35%) Network Security
4 6 (1.16%) Firewall
4 6 (1.16%) DMZ
4 6 (1.16%) IP Telephony
5 5 (0.97%) Internet
6 4 (0.77%) VoIP
6 4 (0.77%) RIP
6 4 (0.77%) SNMP
6 4 (0.77%) IPsec
6 4 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (0.77%) BGP
6 4 (0.77%) EIGRP
6 4 (0.77%) TACACS
6 4 (0.77%) MPLS
6 4 (0.77%) OSPF
6 4 (0.77%) tcpdump
6 4 (0.77%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (12.57%) SQL Server
2 28 (5.42%) Data Mining
3 21 (4.06%) Big Data
3 21 (4.06%) Hadoop
4 13 (2.51%) Apache Hive
4 13 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (2.32%) MySQL
6 11 (2.13%) NoSQL
7 10 (1.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (1.74%) MongoDB
8 9 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (1.55%) Oracle Database
9 8 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (1.35%) Relational Database
10 7 (1.35%) DB2
10 7 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (0.97%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 15 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (2.51%) Subversion
2 13 (2.51%) Visual Studio
3 6 (1.16%) Ant
3 6 (1.16%) JUnit
3 6 (1.16%) Maven
3 6 (1.16%) Apache Ivy
4 4 (0.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (0.77%) JIRA
4 4 (0.77%) Talend Open Studio
4 4 (0.77%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.77%) TeamCity
4 4 (0.77%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (0.77%) Moq
5 3 (0.58%) Rhino Mocks
5 3 (0.58%) ReSharper
5 3 (0.58%) Selenium
5 3 (0.58%) NUnit
5 3 (0.58%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (0.39%) Toad
General
1 181 (35.01%) Finance
2 85 (16.44%) Banking
3 48 (9.28%) Investment Banking
4 47 (9.09%) Front Office
5 35 (6.77%) Marketing
6 27 (5.22%) Retail
7 12 (2.32%) Electronics
7 12 (2.32%) Games
8 8 (1.55%) Pharmaceutical
8 8 (1.55%) Publishing
9 7 (1.35%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.97%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.97%) Advertising
11 4 (0.77%) Legal
12 3 (0.58%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.58%) Military
12 3 (0.58%) Automotive
13 2 (0.39%) Law
13 2 (0.39%) Dutch Language
14 1 (0.19%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 138 (26.69%) Developer
2 131 (25.34%) Analyst
3 41 (7.93%) Customer Engineer
4 29 (5.61%) Java Developer
4 29 (5.61%) C# Developer
5 28 (5.42%) Senior Developer
6 26 (5.03%) Data Analyst
7 22 (4.26%) Quantitative Analyst
8 19 (3.68%) Project Manager
8 19 (3.68%) Software Engineer
8 19 (3.68%) Consultant
9 17 (3.29%) Business Analyst
9 17 (3.29%) C++ Developer
10 14 (2.71%) Architect
10 14 (2.71%) Senior Analyst
11 13 (2.51%) .NET Developer
12 12 (2.32%) Service Analyst
12 12 (2.32%) Programmer
12 12 (2.32%) Junior
13 11 (2.13%) Performance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (12.96%) .NET
2 30 (5.80%) XML
3 27 (5.22%) Spring
4 25 (4.84%) HTML
5 21 (4.06%) Middleware
6 20 (3.87%) WPF
7 18 (3.48%) CSS
8 14 (2.71%) ASP.NET
8 14 (2.71%) Web Services
8 14 (2.71%) jQuery
9 13 (2.51%) WCF
9 13 (2.51%) .NET Framework
9 13 (2.51%) JMS
10 11 (2.13%) WinForms
11 10 (1.93%) Ajax
12 9 (1.74%) REST
12 9 (1.74%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (1.74%) LINQ
12 9 (1.74%) Hibernate
12 9 (1.74%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 128 (24.76%) Computer Science
2 110 (21.28%) Statistics
3 87 (16.83%) Physics
4 42 (8.12%) Economics
5 37 (7.16%) Derivative
6 35 (6.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 15 (2.90%) Management Information System
8 13 (2.51%) Market Risk
8 13 (2.51%) Visualisation
8 13 (2.51%) Fixed Income
9 10 (1.93%) Credit Risk
10 9 (1.74%) Open Source
11 7 (1.35%) Inversion of Control
11 7 (1.35%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 7 (1.35%) Equities
12 6 (1.16%) Hedge funds
12 6 (1.16%) Machine Learning
13 5 (0.97%) Mobile Payment
13 5 (0.97%) Grid Computing
14 4 (0.77%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 44 (8.51%) Linux
2 32 (6.19%) Windows
3 25 (4.84%) UNIX
4 5 (0.97%) Android
4 5 (0.97%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.58%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.39%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.19%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (16.83%) Analytics
2 49 (9.48%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (8.90%) Multithreading
4 38 (7.35%) OO
5 37 (7.16%) Risk Management
5 37 (7.16%) Software Engineering
6 36 (6.96%) TDD
7 33 (6.38%) Project Management
8 31 (6.00%) MVC
9 28 (5.42%) Stakeholder Management
9 28 (5.42%) Data Analysis
9 28 (5.42%) Statistical Analysis
10 27 (5.22%) Validation
11 26 (5.03%) Low Latency
12 24 (4.64%) ITIL
12 24 (4.64%) Scrum
13 23 (4.45%) Business Intelligence
14 19 (3.68%) Business Analysis
14 19 (3.68%) Unit Testing
14 19 (3.68%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 124 (23.98%) SQL
2 101 (19.54%) C
3 86 (16.63%) Java
4 84 (16.25%) C++
5 75 (14.51%) C#
6 36 (6.96%) Python
7 33 (6.38%) VBA
8 30 (5.80%) R
9 29 (5.61%) JavaScript
10 16 (3.09%) Scala
11 15 (2.90%) PHP
12 12 (2.32%) MATLAB
13 9 (1.74%) Perl
14 8 (1.55%) PL/SQL
14 8 (1.55%) Shell Script
14 8 (1.55%) PHP5
15 7 (1.35%) T-SQL
16 6 (1.16%) Ruby
16 6 (1.16%) Haskell
17 4 (0.77%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 258 (49.90%) Degree
2 49 (9.48%) PhD
3 31 (6.00%) Security Cleared
4 19 (3.68%) SC Cleared
5 13 (2.51%) MBA
6 8 (1.55%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (1.16%) ISEB
8 5 (0.97%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.97%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (0.77%) CCNP
9 4 (0.77%) CCNA
10 3 (0.58%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.39%) HND
11 2 (0.39%) Postgraduate
11 2 (0.39%) RHCE
11 2 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.39%) RHCT
11 2 (0.39%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.61%) QA
2 10 (1.93%) SLA
3 3 (0.58%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.39%) EMIR
4 2 (0.39%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.39%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.39%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.19%) Basel III
5 1 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.19%) COREP
5 1 (0.19%) FINREP
5 1 (0.19%) HL7
5 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.19%) Basel II
5 1 (0.19%) GxP
System Software
1 4 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.39%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.19%) Platform Symphony
3 1 (0.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (1.16%) CiscoWorks
1 6 (1.16%) CA Spectrum
2 5 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.39%) Cacti
4 1 (0.19%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 65 (12.57%) Oracle
2 43 (8.32%) Microsoft
3 17 (3.29%) SAP
4 15 (2.90%) Sybase
5 13 (2.51%) Tableau
5 13 (2.51%) JDA
6 8 (1.55%) HP
7 7 (1.35%) Adobe
8 6 (1.16%) CA
9 5 (0.97%) VMware
9 5 (0.97%) Teradata
10 4 (0.77%) webMethods
10 4 (0.77%) CheckPoint
10 4 (0.77%) Juniper
10 4 (0.77%) MicroStrategy
10 4 (0.77%) Cisco
10 4 (0.77%) Telerik
10 4 (0.77%) Talend
11 3 (0.58%) Neolane
11 3 (0.58%) Facebook
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Rate: From £300 to £600 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
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Rate: £12.00 - £14.00 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 30-40 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
Radley James Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Rate: £90 - £150 per annum + Perm option up to £25,000
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Argyll Scott
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Proteus Europe
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hanover IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £375-£400 p/day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £375-£400 p/day
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Montash
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum + negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
London
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