The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mathematics in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mathematics over the 3 months to 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 283 239 223
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -16
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 130 180 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.57% 0.79% 0.86%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.60% 2.09% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 131 134
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£450 £550 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £310 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 4
Average hourly rate £16.35 £30.00 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.50% +29.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £15.25 £16.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.45 £45.00 £40.03
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%
Mathematics
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
8143 8620 9330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.62% 37.62% 39.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5698 5874 6351
Average daily rate £473 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 146 205
Average hourly rate £18.86 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.04 £14.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

Mathematics
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Mathematics Jobs Demand Trend in London

Mathematics
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Mathematics Daily Rate Trend in London

Mathematics
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mathematics across the London region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Mathematics Daily Rate Histogram in London

Mathematics
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Mathematics Hourly Rate Trend in London

Mathematics
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mathematics across the London region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Mathematics Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Mathematics
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mathematics within the London region over the 3 months to 7 July 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
City of London -1 48 £500 -0.29% 51
Hammersmith - 2 £350 -
Brentford 0 1 - -
Docklands, London -6 1 £613 -2.00%
Hounslow - 1 - -
Ilford - 1 £155 -
Uxbridge - 1 - - 1
Mathematics
England

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 167 (57.59%) Degree
2 129 (44.48%) Computer Science
3 121 (41.72%) Finance
4 107 (36.90%) SQL
5 92 (31.72%) Java
6 87 (30.00%) Physics
7 74 (25.52%) Banking
8 72 (24.83%) C#
9 71 (24.48%) Analytics
10 64 (22.07%) Statistics
11 62 (21.38%) Analytical Skills
12 57 (19.66%) Python
13 51 (17.59%) C++
14 49 (16.90%) .NET
15 48 (16.55%) Front Office
16 45 (15.52%) SQL Server
17 41 (14.14%) Agile Software Development
18 39 (13.45%) Derivative
19 37 (12.76%) OO
20 36 (12.41%) Data Modelling
21 35 (12.07%) Web Services
21 35 (12.07%) R
22 33 (11.38%) Oracle
22 33 (11.38%) UNIX
23 32 (11.03%) TDD
23 32 (11.03%) Multithreading
24 31 (10.69%) Investment Banking
24 31 (10.69%) SAS
25 30 (10.34%) Algorithms
26 28 (9.66%) PhD

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 31 (10.69%) SAS
2 11 (3.79%) Apache Spark
3 6 (2.07%) WebLogic
3 6 (2.07%) JBoss
3 6 (2.07%) Node.js
4 5 (1.72%) WebSphere
4 5 (1.72%) GlassFish
4 5 (1.72%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.38%) Apache
6 3 (1.03%) IPython
7 2 (0.69%) CMS
7 2 (0.69%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.34%) uWSGI
8 1 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.34%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.34%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.34%) IIS
Applications
1 24 (8.28%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.14%) MS Office
3 10 (3.45%) SPSS
4 7 (2.41%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.03%) Maple
5 3 (1.03%) Mathematica
5 3 (1.03%) LaTeX
6 2 (0.69%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.69%) MS Project
6 2 (0.69%) Maya
7 1 (0.34%) Stata
7 1 (0.34%) Weka
Business Applications
1 2 (0.69%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.34%) FINCAD Analytics
2 1 (0.34%) SAP APO
2 1 (0.34%) Endur
2 1 (0.34%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.07%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (1.03%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (0.34%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.34%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (0.34%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.34%) Heroku
3 1 (0.34%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.34%) Route 53
3 1 (0.34%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.10%) TCP/IP
2 5 (1.72%) Internet
2 5 (1.72%) AMQP
3 2 (0.69%) Firewall
4 1 (0.34%) LAN
4 1 (0.34%) WAN
4 1 (0.34%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (15.52%) SQL Server
2 26 (8.97%) Relational Database
3 22 (7.59%) Big Data
4 21 (7.24%) SQL Server 2008
5 18 (6.21%) Hadoop
5 18 (6.21%) Data Mining
5 18 (6.21%) RDBMS
6 15 (5.17%) SQL Server 2012
7 13 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (3.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (2.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (2.41%) KDB
9 7 (2.41%) Oracle Database
10 6 (2.07%) MongoDB
10 6 (2.07%) MySQL
10 6 (2.07%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (1.38%) NoSQL
12 4 (1.38%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 9 (3.10%) Maven
2 6 (2.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.72%) Ant
4 4 (1.38%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.03%) Microsoft Blend
6 2 (0.69%) JUnit
6 2 (0.69%) JIRA
6 2 (0.69%) Selenium
6 2 (0.69%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.34%) ProC
7 1 (0.34%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.34%) Subversion
7 1 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.34%) TestNG
7 1 (0.34%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.34%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.34%) Mockito
7 1 (0.34%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.34%) Jenkins
General
1 121 (41.72%) Finance
2 74 (25.52%) Banking
3 48 (16.55%) Front Office
4 31 (10.69%) Investment Banking
5 23 (7.93%) Telecoms
6 15 (5.17%) Marketing
7 13 (4.48%) Financial Institution
8 9 (3.10%) Retail
9 8 (2.76%) Games
10 3 (1.03%) Japanese Language
10 3 (1.03%) Retail Banking
10 3 (1.03%) Back Office
10 3 (1.03%) Legal
10 3 (1.03%) Advertising
11 2 (0.69%) French Language
12 1 (0.34%) German Language
12 1 (0.34%) Law
Job Titles
1 121 (41.72%) Developer
2 79 (27.24%) Analyst
3 29 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 23 (7.93%) Programmer
5 19 (6.55%) .NET Developer
6 18 (6.21%) Data Analyst
6 18 (6.21%) Data Scientist
7 16 (5.52%) Architect
8 15 (5.17%) Analyst Programmer
8 15 (5.17%) Java Developer
8 15 (5.17%) C# Developer
8 15 (5.17%) Java Analyst Programmer
8 15 (5.17%) Java Programmer
9 14 (4.83%) Business Analyst
10 11 (3.79%) SQL Developer
11 10 (3.45%) Quantitative Developer
11 10 (3.45%) WPF Developer
12 9 (3.10%) C++ Developer
13 8 (2.76%) Consultant
13 8 (2.76%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (16.90%) .NET
2 35 (12.07%) Web Services
3 26 (8.97%) WPF
4 16 (5.52%) HTML
5 13 (4.48%) WCF
6 12 (4.14%) REST
7 11 (3.79%) ASP.NET
8 10 (3.45%) Spring
8 10 (3.45%) FIX Protocol
9 8 (2.76%) XML
9 8 (2.76%) SciPy
9 8 (2.76%) Pandas
10 7 (2.41%) AngularJS
10 7 (2.41%) Unity DI Container
10 7 (2.41%) NumPy
11 6 (2.07%) Task Parallel Library
11 6 (2.07%) CSS
11 6 (2.07%) J2EE
11 6 (2.07%) LINQ
12 5 (1.72%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 129 (44.48%) Computer Science
2 87 (30.00%) Physics
3 64 (22.07%) Statistics
4 62 (21.38%) Analytical Skills
5 39 (13.45%) Derivative
6 30 (10.34%) Algorithms
7 27 (9.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 17 (5.86%) Fixed Income
9 16 (5.52%) Credit Risk
10 14 (4.83%) Visualisation
11 11 (3.79%) Economics
12 9 (3.10%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 8 (2.76%) Market Risk
14 7 (2.41%) Equities
14 7 (2.41%) User Experience
15 6 (2.07%) Data Structures
16 5 (1.72%) Management Information System
16 5 (1.72%) Spread Betting
17 4 (1.38%) Hedge funds
17 4 (1.38%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 33 (11.38%) UNIX
2 26 (8.97%) Linux
3 22 (7.59%) Android
4 20 (6.90%) Apple iOS
5 15 (5.17%) Windows
6 3 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (24.48%) Analytics
2 41 (14.14%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (12.76%) OO
4 36 (12.41%) Data Modelling
5 32 (11.03%) TDD
5 32 (11.03%) Multithreading
6 25 (8.62%) Low Latency
7 19 (6.55%) SDLC
7 19 (6.55%) Web Services Management
7 19 (6.55%) Validation
8 18 (6.21%) Risk Management
8 18 (6.21%) Software Engineering
9 17 (5.86%) Data Analysis
9 17 (5.86%) RAD
10 16 (5.52%) Algorithmic Trading
10 16 (5.52%) MVVM
11 14 (4.83%) Open Source
11 14 (4.83%) ETL
12 13 (4.48%) Asset Management
12 13 (4.48%) Predictive Modelling
Programming Languages
1 107 (36.90%) SQL
2 92 (31.72%) Java
3 72 (24.83%) C#
4 57 (19.66%) Python
5 51 (17.59%) C++
6 35 (12.07%) R
7 24 (8.28%) VBA
8 16 (5.52%) C
9 15 (5.17%) Scala
10 14 (4.83%) JavaScript
11 10 (3.45%) MATLAB
12 8 (2.76%) T-SQL
13 6 (2.07%) Perl
13 6 (2.07%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.38%) VB.NET
14 4 (1.38%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.38%) Go
15 3 (1.03%) Shell Script
15 3 (1.03%) Clojure
15 3 (1.03%) Cython
Qualifications
1 167 (57.59%) Degree
2 28 (9.66%) PhD
3 8 (2.76%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.72%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.38%) ACCA
5 4 (1.38%) CIMA
6 2 (0.69%) ISEB
6 2 (0.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (0.69%) Postgraduate
6 2 (0.69%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.34%) NVQ Level 3
7 1 (0.34%) CISSP
7 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.34%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.34%) PMP
7 1 (0.34%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.34%) GIAC
7 1 (0.34%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.41%) QA
2 3 (1.03%) SLA
3 1 (0.34%) Basel II
3 1 (0.34%) IAS 39
3 1 (0.34%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (1.72%) HDFS
2 1 (0.34%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.34%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (0.34%) Snort
2 1 (0.34%) Platform Symphony
2 1 (0.34%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 1 (0.34%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.34%) Puppet
1 1 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 33 (11.38%) Oracle
2 20 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 18 (6.21%) Tableau
4 6 (2.07%) Sybase
5 5 (1.72%) hybris
6 4 (1.38%) Telerik
6 4 (1.38%) Netezza
6 4 (1.38%) Vertica
6 4 (1.38%) Hortonworks
6 4 (1.38%) Cloudera
6 4 (1.38%) Adobe
6 4 (1.38%) MicroStrategy
7 3 (1.03%) Hyperion
7 3 (1.03%) Business Objects
7 3 (1.03%) DevExpress
8 2 (0.69%) Cognos
8 2 (0.69%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.69%) WorldPay
8 2 (0.69%) HP
8 2 (0.69%) Remedy
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