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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 357 318 276
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -42
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 278 302 335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.52% 0.60% 0.70%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.60% 1.82% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 156 174
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£445 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £254 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 63 60
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.25 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% +17.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £47.50 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £15.25 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+24.59% +17.30%
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
17426 16598 16008
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.31% 32.96% 33.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 11144 10089 9876
Average daily rate £425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 670 690 652
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.53% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +14.28%

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 2015. 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 +10 175 £525 -7.48% 152
South East -53 31 £250 -9.50% 46
South West +1 25 £375 +20.96% 33
East of England -7 17 £360 +33.33% 54
West Midlands -6 8 £450 +55.17% 19
East Midlands -7 7 £330 -12.00% 5
North West -29 7 £225 -29.68% 23
Yorkshire -32 2 - - 7
Midlands - 2 £500 - 1
Mathematics
UK

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

1 237 (52.20%) Degree
2 158 (34.80%) Computer Science
3 151 (33.26%) Finance
4 150 (33.04%) SQL
5 112 (24.67%) Physics
6 109 (24.01%) C++
7 103 (22.69%) Analytical Skills
8 97 (21.37%) C#
9 88 (19.38%) Java
9 88 (19.38%) Banking
10 77 (16.96%) Statistics
11 76 (16.74%) Analytics
11 76 (16.74%) Python
12 66 (14.54%) Agile Software Development
13 64 (14.10%) SQL Server
14 61 (13.44%) Front Office
15 59 (13.00%) C
16 54 (11.89%) MS Excel
17 53 (11.67%) Windows
18 51 (11.23%) .NET
18 51 (11.23%) TDD
19 47 (10.35%) Investment Banking
19 47 (10.35%) Microsoft
19 47 (10.35%) R
19 47 (10.35%) Derivative
20 41 (9.03%) Oracle
21 37 (8.15%) Security Cleared
22 36 (7.93%) Multithreading
22 36 (7.93%) HTML
23 35 (7.71%) Relational Database

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 34 (7.49%) SAS
2 10 (2.20%) JBoss
2 10 (2.20%) Tomcat
3 9 (1.98%) WebSphere
4 7 (1.54%) WebLogic
5 6 (1.32%) Apache Spark
6 4 (0.88%) GlassFish
6 4 (0.88%) IIS
6 4 (0.88%) Node.js
6 4 (0.88%) Apache Pig
7 3 (0.66%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.44%) Apache
9 1 (0.22%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.22%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.22%) uWSGI
9 1 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.22%) CMS
9 1 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 54 (11.89%) MS Excel
2 20 (4.41%) SPSS
2 20 (4.41%) MS Office
3 18 (3.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.54%) MS Project
5 4 (0.88%) Mathematica
5 4 (0.88%) LaTeX
5 4 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.88%) Maple
5 4 (0.88%) Simulink
6 2 (0.44%) Maya
7 1 (0.22%) Stata
7 1 (0.22%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.44%) Hyperion Planning
1 2 (0.44%) Towers Watson Igloo
2 1 (0.22%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.22%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.22%) Exchequer
2 1 (0.22%) SAP APO
2 1 (0.22%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.22%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.22%) Endur
2 1 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.22%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.44%) Adobe Analytics
2 2 (0.44%) GitHub
3 1 (0.22%) SaaS
3 1 (0.22%) Heroku
3 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.98%) Internet
2 6 (1.32%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.88%) Firewall
3 4 (0.88%) Network Security
3 4 (0.88%) AMQP
4 3 (0.66%) LDAP
5 2 (0.44%) VPN
5 2 (0.44%) SSL
5 2 (0.44%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (0.44%) TACACS
5 2 (0.44%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.44%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (0.22%) NAS
6 1 (0.22%) SNMP
6 1 (0.22%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.22%) SAN
6 1 (0.22%) Intranet
6 1 (0.22%) ATM
6 1 (0.22%) LAN
6 1 (0.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (14.10%) SQL Server
2 35 (7.71%) Relational Database
3 18 (3.96%) SQL Server 2012
3 18 (3.96%) Hadoop
3 18 (3.96%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (3.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (3.74%) Big Data
5 14 (3.08%) Data Mining
6 13 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
7 12 (2.64%) RDBMS
7 12 (2.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (1.98%) Oracle Database
9 7 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (1.32%) KDB
10 6 (1.32%) NoSQL
11 5 (1.10%) Apache Hive
11 5 (1.10%) MongoDB
11 5 (1.10%) MySQL
11 5 (1.10%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 11 (2.42%) Maven
2 10 (2.20%) Jenkins
3 8 (1.76%) Cucumber
3 8 (1.76%) Selenium
3 8 (1.76%) JMeter
4 7 (1.54%) LoadRunner
4 7 (1.54%) Git (software)
4 7 (1.54%) JBehave
5 6 (1.32%) JIRA
5 6 (1.32%) Ant
5 6 (1.32%) Subversion
5 6 (1.32%) Visual Studio
6 5 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (1.10%) SpecFlow
7 4 (0.88%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.66%) Microsoft Blend
8 3 (0.66%) Hudson
8 3 (0.66%) NUnit
9 2 (0.44%) PVCS
9 2 (0.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 151 (33.26%) Finance
2 88 (19.38%) Banking
3 61 (13.44%) Front Office
4 47 (10.35%) Investment Banking
5 24 (5.29%) Telecoms
6 23 (5.07%) Marketing
7 11 (2.42%) Back Office
8 9 (1.98%) Retail
8 9 (1.98%) Games
9 8 (1.76%) Financial Institution
10 7 (1.54%) Electronics
11 4 (0.88%) Legal
11 4 (0.88%) Military
11 4 (0.88%) Billing
12 3 (0.66%) Advertising
12 3 (0.66%) Dutch Language
13 2 (0.44%) French Language
13 2 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.44%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.22%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 164 (36.12%) Developer
2 135 (29.74%) Analyst
3 31 (6.83%) Quantitative Developer
4 27 (5.95%) Data Analyst
5 24 (5.29%) Senior Developer
6 20 (4.41%) Java Developer
7 19 (4.19%) C# Developer
7 19 (4.19%) Programmer
8 18 (3.96%) Business Analyst
8 18 (3.96%) C++ Developer
8 18 (3.96%) Data Scientist
9 17 (3.74%) Python Developer
10 13 (2.86%) Quantitative Analyst
10 13 (2.86%) WPF Developer
11 12 (2.64%) Support Analyst
12 11 (2.42%) .NET Developer
12 11 (2.42%) Service Analyst
13 10 (2.20%) Service Desk Analyst
13 10 (2.20%) Software Developer
13 10 (2.20%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (11.23%) .NET
2 36 (7.93%) HTML
3 30 (6.61%) WPF
4 29 (6.39%) Web Services
5 19 (4.19%) ASP.NET
6 18 (3.96%) REST
7 15 (3.30%) SciPy
7 15 (3.30%) NumPy
7 15 (3.30%) XML
7 15 (3.30%) Spring
8 14 (3.08%) Pandas
9 11 (2.42%) LINQ
9 11 (2.42%) WCF
10 10 (2.20%) CSS
10 10 (2.20%) jQuery
11 9 (1.98%) AngularJS
11 9 (1.98%) HTML5
11 9 (1.98%) FIX Protocol
11 9 (1.98%) Django
12 7 (1.54%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 158 (34.80%) Computer Science
2 112 (24.67%) Physics
3 103 (22.69%) Analytical Skills
4 77 (16.96%) Statistics
5 47 (10.35%) Derivative
6 29 (6.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 29 (6.39%) Algorithms
7 25 (5.51%) Credit Risk
8 19 (4.19%) Fixed Income
8 19 (4.19%) Economics
9 14 (3.08%) Visualisation
10 11 (2.42%) Equities
10 11 (2.42%) Data Structures
11 10 (2.20%) Management Information System
12 9 (1.98%) Applied Mathematics
13 8 (1.76%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 7 (1.54%) Equity Derivative
14 7 (1.54%) User Experience
15 6 (1.32%) Xbox
15 6 (1.32%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 53 (11.67%) Windows
2 34 (7.49%) Linux
3 30 (6.61%) UNIX
4 17 (3.74%) Windows 7
5 11 (2.42%) Android
6 9 (1.98%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.66%) Solaris
8 1 (0.22%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (16.74%) Analytics
2 66 (14.54%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (11.23%) TDD
4 36 (7.93%) Multithreading
5 32 (7.05%) Validation
6 31 (6.83%) Data Analysis
7 30 (6.61%) Business Intelligence
8 28 (6.17%) OO
9 25 (5.51%) Project Management
9 25 (5.51%) Unit Testing
10 24 (5.29%) Software Engineering
11 23 (5.07%) Data Modelling
12 21 (4.63%) ITIL
12 21 (4.63%) SDLC
13 19 (4.19%) Low Latency
13 19 (4.19%) Monte Carlo Method
14 18 (3.96%) Risk Management
15 17 (3.74%) Scrum
15 17 (3.74%) Asset Management
15 17 (3.74%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 150 (33.04%) SQL
2 109 (24.01%) C++
3 97 (21.37%) C#
4 88 (19.38%) Java
5 76 (16.74%) Python
6 59 (13.00%) C
7 47 (10.35%) R
8 34 (7.49%) JavaScript
9 31 (6.83%) VBA
10 22 (4.85%) MATLAB
11 14 (3.08%) Perl
12 13 (2.86%) Scala
13 11 (2.42%) T-SQL
14 10 (2.20%) PL/SQL
15 8 (1.76%) VB.NET
16 6 (1.32%) PowerShell
16 6 (1.32%) Ruby
17 5 (1.10%) VB
18 3 (0.66%) PHP
18 3 (0.66%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 237 (52.20%) Degree
2 37 (8.15%) Security Cleared
3 29 (6.39%) PhD
4 18 (3.96%) DV Cleared
5 15 (3.30%) SC Cleared
6 13 (2.86%) ISEB
7 7 (1.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (1.32%) ISTQB
8 6 (1.32%) Postgraduate
9 5 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.88%) A+ Certification
10 4 (0.88%) ACCA
10 4 (0.88%) CIMA
11 3 (0.66%) CISSP
11 3 (0.66%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.44%) NVQ Level 3
12 2 (0.44%) CISA
12 2 (0.44%) CISM
12 2 (0.44%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.98%) QA
2 3 (0.66%) SLA
3 2 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.44%) Solvency II
3 2 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.22%) MiFID
4 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.22%) FATCA
4 1 (0.22%) EMIR
4 1 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.22%) Basel II
4 1 (0.22%) IAS 39
System Software
1 21 (4.63%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.66%) HDFS
3 2 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.44%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.22%) Snort
4 1 (0.22%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.22%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 3 (0.66%) SCOM
1 3 (0.66%) Puppet
1 3 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.44%) OpenAM
2 2 (0.44%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (0.44%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (0.44%) Nessus
3 1 (0.22%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.22%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.22%) SCSM
Vendors
1 47 (10.35%) Microsoft
2 41 (9.03%) Oracle
3 11 (2.42%) SAP
4 10 (2.20%) Tableau
5 8 (1.76%) Cognos
6 7 (1.54%) IBM
7 6 (1.32%) Cisco
8 5 (1.10%) Sybase
8 5 (1.10%) Adobe
9 4 (0.88%) HP
9 4 (0.88%) MicroStrategy
9 4 (0.88%) WorldPay
9 4 (0.88%) hybris
10 3 (0.66%) Telerik
10 3 (0.66%) StreamBase
10 3 (0.66%) Perforce
10 3 (0.66%) VMware
10 3 (0.66%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.44%) BMC
11 2 (0.44%) Hyperion
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