The 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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 326 263 284
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +21
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 288 353 335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.57% 0.73% 0.63%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.16% 2.71% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 180 193
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£450 £475 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £279 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 66 48
Average hourly rate £15.25 £13.00 £14.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.30% -12.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £12.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £23.75 £41.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £13.00 £12.13
% change year-on-year
+17.30% +7.17%
Mathematics
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13318 13007 13591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.13% 26.73% 25.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 8065 8115 8051
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £601
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 577 564 721
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -24.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.44 £12.34 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -30 160 £568 +8.09% 122
South East -3 52 £305 +7.01% 56
East of England -27 25 £285 -21.37% 46
South West -35 21 £300 -11.76% 26
West Midlands -21 10 £180 -31.42% 12
North West +5 6 £320 +156.00% 29
Yorkshire 0 4 £350 +9.37% 15
East Midlands -8 3 £375 - 5
North East -20 2 - - 8
Mathematics
UK

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 281 (51.00%) Degree
2 169 (30.67%) Computer Science
3 168 (30.49%) Finance
4 159 (28.86%) SQL
5 122 (22.14%) Java
6 113 (20.51%) Statistics
7 103 (18.69%) C
8 101 (18.33%) C++
9 93 (16.88%) Physics
9 93 (16.88%) Analytics
10 84 (15.25%) Banking
11 76 (13.79%) Front Office
12 72 (13.07%) Oracle
13 61 (11.07%) C#
14 59 (10.71%) PhD
15 55 (9.98%) Agile Software Development
16 54 (9.80%) SAS
16 54 (9.80%) Linux
17 51 (9.26%) JavaScript
17 51 (9.26%) Investment Banking
17 51 (9.26%) Software Engineering
18 48 (8.71%) .NET
19 44 (7.99%) Microsoft
20 43 (7.80%) MS Excel
20 43 (7.80%) Python
20 43 (7.80%) Risk Management
20 43 (7.80%) Economics
21 40 (7.26%) Multithreading
22 39 (7.08%) VBA
23 36 (6.53%) Spring

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 54 (9.80%) SAS
2 17 (3.09%) Apache Pig
3 11 (2.00%) Tomcat
4 9 (1.63%) WebLogic
4 9 (1.63%) SharePoint
5 7 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (1.09%) Apache
7 4 (0.73%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.54%) CMS
8 3 (0.54%) Node.js
9 2 (0.36%) Tornado
9 2 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.36%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.18%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.18%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.18%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.18%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.18%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.18%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.18%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 43 (7.80%) MS Excel
2 23 (4.17%) MS Office
3 15 (2.72%) SPSS
4 11 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (1.81%) MS Visio
6 6 (1.09%) InfoPath
7 5 (0.91%) Stata
8 4 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.36%) Simulink
10 1 (0.18%) Maya
10 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.18%) MS Project
10 1 (0.18%) S-PLUS
10 1 (0.18%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.18%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 19 (3.45%) Oracle Retail
2 5 (0.91%) SiteCatalyst
3 3 (0.54%) Murex MxG2000
4 2 (0.36%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.36%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.36%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.18%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.27%) Amazon EMR
2 3 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.36%) PaaS
4 1 (0.18%) SaaS
4 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.18%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.18%) Internet
2 10 (1.81%) TCP/IP
3 8 (1.45%) Multicast
4 6 (1.09%) Firewall
4 6 (1.09%) HTTP
4 6 (1.09%) LDAP
5 3 (0.54%) DNS
5 3 (0.54%) 3GPP
5 3 (0.54%) Wireless
5 3 (0.54%) DVB
5 3 (0.54%) Network Security
6 2 (0.36%) 4G
6 2 (0.36%) LTE
6 2 (0.36%) Intranet
6 2 (0.36%) GSM
7 1 (0.18%) WiMAX
7 1 (0.18%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.18%) SSH
7 1 (0.18%) GPRS
7 1 (0.18%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (5.99%) Big Data
2 31 (5.63%) SQL Server
3 25 (4.54%) Data Mining
4 24 (4.36%) Hadoop
5 18 (3.27%) MongoDB
6 17 (3.09%) NoSQL
7 15 (2.72%) Apache Hive
8 14 (2.54%) Relational Database
8 14 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (1.63%) MySQL
10 7 (1.27%) KDB
11 6 (1.09%) QlikView
12 5 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (0.91%) Oracle Database
13 4 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (0.73%) RDBMS
13 4 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
14 3 (0.54%) DB2
Development Applications
1 11 (2.00%) Visual Studio
2 9 (1.63%) Maven
2 9 (1.63%) Git (software)
2 9 (1.63%) Rational DOORS
3 7 (1.27%) Oracle Forms
3 7 (1.27%) Ant
3 7 (1.27%) JUnit
4 5 (0.91%) Subversion
4 5 (0.91%) Apache Ivy
5 4 (0.73%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (0.73%) Selenium
6 3 (0.54%) JIRA
6 3 (0.54%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (0.36%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.36%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.18%) NUnit
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.18%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.18%) PowerBuilder
General
1 168 (30.49%) Finance
2 84 (15.25%) Banking
3 76 (13.79%) Front Office
4 51 (9.26%) Investment Banking
5 36 (6.53%) Retail
6 29 (5.26%) Marketing
7 17 (3.09%) Games
8 12 (2.18%) Electronics
9 8 (1.45%) Military
10 7 (1.27%) Telecoms
11 5 (0.91%) French Language
11 5 (0.91%) Advertising
12 3 (0.54%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.54%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.54%) iGaming
13 2 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.18%) Dutch Language
14 1 (0.18%) German Language
14 1 (0.18%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 174 (31.58%) Developer
2 130 (23.59%) Analyst
3 56 (10.16%) Java Developer
4 52 (9.44%) Customer Engineer
5 42 (7.62%) Data Analyst
6 27 (4.90%) Business Analyst
7 26 (4.72%) Software Engineer
7 26 (4.72%) Front Office Developer
8 25 (4.54%) C++ Developer
9 23 (4.17%) Software Developer
10 21 (3.81%) Senior Developer
10 21 (3.81%) Consultant
11 20 (3.63%) Service Analyst
11 20 (3.63%) Quantitative Developer
12 17 (3.09%) Quantitative Analyst
13 16 (2.90%) Performance Manager
14 15 (2.72%) Senior Java Developer
15 13 (2.36%) Design Engineer
15 13 (2.36%) Project Manager
16 12 (2.18%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (8.71%) .NET
2 36 (6.53%) Spring
3 30 (5.44%) HTML
4 23 (4.17%) XML
4 23 (4.17%) JMS
5 22 (3.99%) Web Services
6 21 (3.81%) CSS
7 15 (2.72%) Hibernate
8 14 (2.54%) ASP.NET
8 14 (2.54%) WPF
9 11 (2.00%) Ajax
9 11 (2.00%) Java EE
9 11 (2.00%) jQuery
9 11 (2.00%) REST
9 11 (2.00%) HTML5
10 10 (1.81%) J2EE
10 10 (1.81%) SOAP
11 9 (1.63%) OpenGL
12 8 (1.45%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (1.45%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 169 (30.67%) Computer Science
2 113 (20.51%) Statistics
3 93 (16.88%) Physics
4 43 (7.80%) Economics
5 26 (4.72%) Management Information System
5 26 (4.72%) Open Source
6 25 (4.54%) Derivative
7 21 (3.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 18 (3.27%) Fixed Income
9 15 (2.72%) Visualisation
10 13 (2.36%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 11 (2.00%) Market Risk
12 9 (1.63%) Data Extraction
13 8 (1.45%) Hedge funds
14 7 (1.27%) Clustering
14 7 (1.27%) Applied Mathematics
14 7 (1.27%) Credit Risk
15 6 (1.09%) TWAP
15 6 (1.09%) VWAP
15 6 (1.09%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 54 (9.80%) Linux
2 33 (5.99%) Windows
3 31 (5.63%) UNIX
4 9 (1.63%) Android
5 6 (1.09%) Windows 7
6 5 (0.91%) Solaris
6 5 (0.91%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.73%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (0.54%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.36%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.18%) Debian
10 1 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.18%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.18%) CentOS
10 1 (0.18%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (16.88%) Analytics
2 55 (9.98%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (9.26%) Software Engineering
4 43 (7.80%) Risk Management
5 40 (7.26%) Multithreading
6 35 (6.35%) Data Analysis
7 34 (6.17%) Business Analysis
8 29 (5.26%) Low Latency
8 29 (5.26%) Scrum
9 28 (5.08%) TDD
9 28 (5.08%) ITIL
10 26 (4.72%) Stakeholder Management
11 25 (4.54%) Project Management
12 24 (4.36%) UML
13 23 (4.17%) OO
14 22 (3.99%) Validation
15 21 (3.81%) MVC
16 18 (3.27%) Service Management
16 18 (3.27%) E-Commerce
17 17 (3.09%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 159 (28.86%) SQL
2 122 (22.14%) Java
3 103 (18.69%) C
4 101 (18.33%) C++
5 61 (11.07%) C#
6 51 (9.26%) JavaScript
7 43 (7.80%) Python
8 39 (7.08%) VBA
9 30 (5.44%) R
9 30 (5.44%) Scala
10 16 (2.90%) PL/SQL
11 13 (2.36%) MATLAB
12 12 (2.18%) Perl
13 9 (1.63%) Shell Script
14 6 (1.09%) Ruby
15 5 (0.91%) PowerShell
16 4 (0.73%) PHP
16 4 (0.73%) VB
17 3 (0.54%) Bash Shell
18 2 (0.36%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 281 (51.00%) Degree
2 59 (10.71%) PhD
3 28 (5.08%) Security Cleared
4 10 (1.81%) SC Cleared
5 9 (1.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 8 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (1.27%) ISEB
8 6 (1.09%) MBA
9 5 (0.91%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.54%) ISEB Practitioner
11 3 (0.54%) Postgraduate
11 3 (0.54%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.36%) CCNA
12 2 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.36%) HND
13 1 (0.18%) CFA
13 1 (0.18%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.09%) QA
2 9 (1.63%) SLA
3 2 (0.36%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.36%) COBIT
4 1 (0.18%) CDISC
4 1 (0.18%) GxP
4 1 (0.18%) Basel II
4 1 (0.18%) Basel III
4 1 (0.18%) DO-160
4 1 (0.18%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (0.36%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.18%) NFS
2 1 (0.18%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.18%) Platform Symphony
2 1 (0.18%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (1.09%) SCOM
2 4 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.73%) Vagrant
2 4 (0.73%) SolarWinds Orion
3 3 (0.54%) SCOrch
3 3 (0.54%) SCSM
4 2 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.18%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.18%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.18%) Nagios
5 1 (0.18%) Munin
5 1 (0.18%) Oozie
5 1 (0.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 72 (13.07%) Oracle
2 44 (7.99%) Microsoft
3 23 (4.17%) SAP
4 19 (3.45%) JDA
5 13 (2.36%) Tableau
6 11 (2.00%) Sybase
7 8 (1.45%) Adobe
8 6 (1.09%) ServiceNow
8 6 (1.09%) Business Objects
9 4 (0.73%) Atlassian
9 4 (0.73%) SolarWinds
9 4 (0.73%) Murex
9 4 (0.73%) Sun
9 4 (0.73%) Google
9 4 (0.73%) Lagan
9 4 (0.73%) Teradata
10 3 (0.54%) Perforce
10 3 (0.54%) JBoss
10 3 (0.54%) Cisco
10 3 (0.54%) IBM
Birmingham
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Middlesex
Proteus Europe
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 14 hours ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £320.00 - £360.00 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
England
Aimhire Recruitment
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Intapeople
Rate: £250
Posted: 18 hours ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Latcom Ltd
Rate: From £20 to £24 per hour
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Nexere Consulting Limited
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Bromley, Kent
JM
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250 - £290 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £39.32 - £47.34 per hour + Flexibility in Hours
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
LA International
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £260.00 - £280.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorset
Roc Search
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £800 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago