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 30 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 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 330 257 292
Rank change year-on-year
-73 +35
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 270 337 305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.55% 0.72% 0.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.12% 2.70% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 174 167
Average daily rate
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£488 £475 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +15.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £320 £375
% change year-on-year
- -14.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 56 52
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £11.92 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £23.75 £41.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £13.00 £11.96
% change year-on-year
+17.30% +8.69%
Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
12737 12464 13337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 25.81% 26.75% 25.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7787 7696 7816
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 521 544 718
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-1.19% -18.38%
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 30 July 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 30 July 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 30 July 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -23 166 £550 +4.76% 116
South East -20 45 £313 - 57
East of England -25 15 £345 +18.96% 40
West Midlands -9 14 - - 5
South West -34 9 £218 -30.40% 24
North West +11 8 £298 - 16
Yorkshire +1 3 - - 17
East Midlands -6 3 £425 +431.25% 4
North East -15 1 - - 7
Mathematics
UK

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 302 (55.21%) Degree
2 177 (32.36%) Finance
3 167 (30.53%) Computer Science
4 164 (29.98%) SQL
5 134 (24.50%) Statistics
6 122 (22.30%) Java
7 110 (20.11%) Analytics
8 101 (18.46%) C++
9 97 (17.73%) Physics
10 94 (17.18%) C
11 87 (15.90%) Banking
12 71 (12.98%) PhD
13 69 (12.61%) Oracle
14 67 (12.25%) Front Office
15 63 (11.52%) SAS
16 57 (10.42%) C#
17 56 (10.24%) Agile Software Development
18 50 (9.14%) Investment Banking
18 50 (9.14%) .NET
19 49 (8.96%) MS Excel
19 49 (8.96%) Software Engineering
20 47 (8.59%) Economics
21 46 (8.41%) Microsoft
21 46 (8.41%) Linux
22 45 (8.23%) Python
23 44 (8.04%) SQL Server
24 43 (7.86%) JavaScript
24 43 (7.86%) VBA
25 40 (7.31%) R
26 39 (7.13%) Big Data

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 63 (11.52%) SAS
2 25 (4.57%) Apache Pig
3 13 (2.38%) SharePoint
4 8 (1.46%) Tomcat
5 7 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (0.91%) WebLogic
6 5 (0.91%) Apache
7 3 (0.55%) Node.js
8 2 (0.37%) IIS
8 2 (0.37%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.37%) Oracle Coherence
8 2 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.18%) Resin
9 1 (0.18%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.18%) GemFire
9 1 (0.18%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.18%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.18%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.18%) CMS
9 1 (0.18%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 49 (8.96%) MS Excel
2 26 (4.75%) MS Office
3 20 (3.66%) SPSS
4 15 (2.74%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (2.19%) MS Visio
6 6 (1.10%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.73%) Stata
7 4 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.55%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.37%) MS Project
9 2 (0.37%) Simulink
9 2 (0.37%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.37%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.37%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.18%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.18%) LaTeX
10 1 (0.18%) S-PLUS
10 1 (0.18%) Maya
Business Applications
1 19 (3.47%) Oracle Retail
2 5 (0.91%) SiteCatalyst
3 2 (0.37%) SAP Retail
3 2 (0.37%) ReMetrica
3 2 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.37%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.18%) Towers Watson Igloo
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.18%) Murex MxG2000
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.28%) Amazon EMR
2 3 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.37%) SaaS
3 2 (0.37%) PaaS
4 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.18%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.65%) Internet
2 8 (1.46%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.10%) LDAP
3 6 (1.10%) Firewall
4 5 (0.91%) Multicast
4 5 (0.91%) HTTP
5 3 (0.55%) Network Security
5 3 (0.55%) Wireless
5 3 (0.55%) DVB
5 3 (0.55%) DNS
5 3 (0.55%) WAN
5 3 (0.55%) LAN
5 3 (0.55%) 3GPP
6 2 (0.37%) WLAN
6 2 (0.37%) Structured Cabling
6 2 (0.37%) 4G
7 1 (0.18%) LTE
7 1 (0.18%) VSAT
7 1 (0.18%) MIMO
7 1 (0.18%) SPDY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (8.04%) SQL Server
2 39 (7.13%) Big Data
3 34 (6.22%) Data Mining
4 32 (5.85%) Hadoop
5 23 (4.20%) Apache Hive
6 19 (3.47%) NoSQL
7 18 (3.29%) MongoDB
8 15 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (1.65%) Relational Database
10 9 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (1.28%) QlikView
12 6 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (1.10%) Oracle Database
12 6 (1.10%) KDB
13 5 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (0.91%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 12 (2.19%) Maven
2 11 (2.01%) Ant
2 11 (2.01%) Visual Studio
3 10 (1.83%) JUnit
4 9 (1.65%) Rational DOORS
4 9 (1.65%) Apache Ivy
5 8 (1.46%) Git (software)
6 6 (1.10%) Talend Open Studio
6 6 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (0.91%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (0.73%) Subversion
8 4 (0.73%) Selenium
8 4 (0.73%) JIRA
8 4 (0.73%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.37%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (0.37%) Trac
9 2 (0.37%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.18%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 1 (0.18%) WebDriver
General
1 177 (32.36%) Finance
2 87 (15.90%) Banking
3 67 (12.25%) Front Office
4 50 (9.14%) Investment Banking
5 38 (6.95%) Retail
6 34 (6.22%) Marketing
7 19 (3.47%) Games
8 10 (1.83%) Electronics
9 8 (1.46%) Military
10 7 (1.28%) Telecoms
11 6 (1.10%) Advertising
12 5 (0.91%) French Language
12 5 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.55%) iGaming
14 2 (0.37%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.37%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.37%) German Language
15 1 (0.18%) Avionics
15 1 (0.18%) Dutch Language
15 1 (0.18%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 163 (29.80%) Developer
2 151 (27.61%) Analyst
3 53 (9.69%) Java Developer
4 49 (8.96%) Data Analyst
5 36 (6.58%) Customer Engineer
6 27 (4.94%) Software Engineer
6 27 (4.94%) Business Analyst
7 24 (4.39%) Front Office Developer
7 24 (4.39%) Consultant
8 23 (4.20%) Senior Developer
9 22 (4.02%) Quantitative Analyst
10 20 (3.66%) Service Analyst
10 20 (3.66%) Quantitative Developer
10 20 (3.66%) C++ Developer
11 18 (3.29%) Software Developer
12 17 (3.11%) Senior Java Developer
13 16 (2.93%) Performance Manager
14 15 (2.74%) Architect
14 15 (2.74%) Project Manager
15 14 (2.56%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (9.14%) .NET
2 34 (6.22%) Spring
3 24 (4.39%) HTML
3 24 (4.39%) JMS
4 23 (4.20%) Web Services
5 17 (3.11%) CSS
6 16 (2.93%) Hibernate
6 16 (2.93%) XML
7 15 (2.74%) MapReduce
8 13 (2.38%) HTML5
8 13 (2.38%) WPF
9 12 (2.19%) Java EE
10 11 (2.01%) J2EE
11 10 (1.83%) SOAP
11 10 (1.83%) OpenGL
12 9 (1.65%) JPA
12 9 (1.65%) ASP.NET
13 8 (1.46%) Struts
13 8 (1.46%) Middleware
13 8 (1.46%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 167 (30.53%) Computer Science
2 134 (24.50%) Statistics
3 97 (17.73%) Physics
4 47 (8.59%) Economics
5 29 (5.30%) Derivative
6 25 (4.57%) Management Information System
7 22 (4.02%) Open Source
8 19 (3.47%) Visualisation
9 16 (2.93%) Fixed Income
10 15 (2.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 13 (2.38%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 10 (1.83%) Hedge funds
12 10 (1.83%) Data Extraction
12 10 (1.83%) Market Risk
13 8 (1.46%) Mobile Payment
14 7 (1.28%) Credit Risk
15 6 (1.10%) DTV
15 6 (1.10%) Equities
15 6 (1.10%) Chemistry
15 6 (1.10%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 46 (8.41%) Linux
2 33 (6.03%) Windows
3 26 (4.75%) UNIX
4 5 (0.91%) Android
5 4 (0.73%) Solaris
5 4 (0.73%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (0.73%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.55%) Windows Vista
7 2 (0.37%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.18%) CentOS
8 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.18%) Debian
8 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (20.11%) Analytics
2 56 (10.24%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (8.96%) Software Engineering
4 38 (6.95%) Risk Management
4 38 (6.95%) Data Analysis
5 30 (5.48%) Business Analysis
5 30 (5.48%) Scrum
6 29 (5.30%) Stakeholder Management
6 29 (5.30%) Multithreading
7 26 (4.75%) Project Management
7 26 (4.75%) TDD
8 24 (4.39%) ITIL
8 24 (4.39%) UML
8 24 (4.39%) Business Intelligence
9 23 (4.20%) Low Latency
10 22 (4.02%) Validation
11 21 (3.84%) MVC
12 19 (3.47%) Data Modelling
12 19 (3.47%) E-Commerce
13 18 (3.29%) OO
Programming Languages
1 164 (29.98%) SQL
2 122 (22.30%) Java
3 101 (18.46%) C++
4 94 (17.18%) C
5 57 (10.42%) C#
6 45 (8.23%) Python
7 43 (7.86%) JavaScript
7 43 (7.86%) VBA
8 40 (7.31%) R
9 35 (6.40%) Scala
10 12 (2.19%) MATLAB
11 11 (2.01%) PL/SQL
12 10 (1.83%) Shell Script
12 10 (1.83%) Ruby
13 6 (1.10%) Perl
14 4 (0.73%) VB
15 3 (0.55%) Bash Shell
16 2 (0.37%) PHP
16 2 (0.37%) Assembly Language
16 2 (0.37%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 302 (55.21%) Degree
2 71 (12.98%) PhD
3 27 (4.94%) Security Cleared
4 12 (2.19%) SC Cleared
5 11 (2.01%) MBA
6 9 (1.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 8 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (1.28%) ISEB
9 6 (1.10%) ISTQB
10 5 (0.91%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (0.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (0.55%) ISEB Practitioner
12 3 (0.55%) Postgraduate
13 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (0.37%) HND
14 1 (0.18%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 1 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 1 (0.18%) Six Sigma Black Belt
14 1 (0.18%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.66%) QA
2 9 (1.65%) SLA
3 2 (0.37%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.18%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.18%) Basel III
4 1 (0.18%) DO-160
4 1 (0.18%) HL7
4 1 (0.18%) Basel II
4 1 (0.18%) GxP
System Software
1 2 (0.37%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.18%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.18%) Platform Symphony
2 1 (0.18%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (0.55%) SCOM
2 2 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.37%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.18%) Munin
3 1 (0.18%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.18%) Puppet
3 1 (0.18%) Oozie
3 1 (0.18%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.18%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.18%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.18%) Nagios
Vendors
1 69 (12.61%) Oracle
2 46 (8.41%) Microsoft
3 23 (4.20%) SAP
4 19 (3.47%) JDA
4 19 (3.47%) Tableau
5 13 (2.38%) Sybase
6 6 (1.10%) Adobe
6 6 (1.10%) MicroStrategy
6 6 (1.10%) ServiceNow
6 6 (1.10%) Talend
7 5 (0.91%) Business Objects
8 4 (0.73%) webMethods
8 4 (0.73%) Teradata
8 4 (0.73%) Google
9 3 (0.55%) VMware
9 3 (0.55%) Perforce
9 3 (0.55%) Mapinfo
9 3 (0.55%) JBoss
9 3 (0.55%) IBM
10 2 (0.37%) Trillium
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £300 to £600 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
asos
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £14 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
London
JW Consulting
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Radley James Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £18 - £20 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £600 - £700 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £5000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
City, London
Baker & McKenzie
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago