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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 252 271 237
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -34
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 174 164 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.73% 0.69% 0.81%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.02% 1.83% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 112 133
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£525 £559 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.04% +6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £307 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £295 £325
% change year-on-year
+27.11% -9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 10
Average hourly rate £29.38 £30.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% +71.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.36 £15.93 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £120.21 £51.30 £58.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £15.25 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+24.59% +17.30%
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
8622 8947 9751
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.36% 37.37% 38.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5961 5951 6649
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 183 197
Average hourly rate £21.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.15% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.04 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% +14.28%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 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
City of London +18 61 £525 +2.43% 35
Feltham - 6 £326 -
Canary Wharf -10 1 - -
Hounslow - 1 - - 1
Ilford - 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Mathematics
England

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 148 (51.75%) Degree
2 127 (44.41%) Finance
3 118 (41.26%) Computer Science
4 106 (37.06%) SQL
5 96 (33.57%) Physics
6 83 (29.02%) Banking
7 75 (26.22%) C#
8 69 (24.13%) Java
9 67 (23.43%) C++
10 63 (22.03%) Statistics
11 62 (21.68%) Analytics
12 61 (21.33%) Front Office
13 60 (20.98%) Analytical Skills
14 59 (20.63%) Python
15 50 (17.48%) SQL Server
16 47 (16.43%) Derivative
17 46 (16.08%) Investment Banking
18 40 (13.99%) TDD
19 39 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
19 39 (13.64%) .NET
20 35 (12.24%) R
21 33 (11.54%) MS Excel
22 30 (10.49%) Multithreading
23 28 (9.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
24 27 (9.44%) PhD
24 27 (9.44%) Oracle
25 26 (9.09%) Validation
25 26 (9.09%) WPF
25 26 (9.09%) Algorithms
26 25 (8.74%) VBA

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 24 (8.39%) SAS
2 6 (2.10%) Apache Spark
3 4 (1.40%) Node.js
3 4 (1.40%) WebSphere
3 4 (1.40%) GlassFish
3 4 (1.40%) WebLogic
3 4 (1.40%) JBoss
3 4 (1.40%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.70%) CMS
4 2 (0.70%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.35%) uWSGI
5 1 (0.35%) IPython
5 1 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.35%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.35%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 33 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (3.85%) MS Office
4 10 (3.50%) SPSS
5 4 (1.40%) Maple
5 4 (1.40%) LaTeX
5 4 (1.40%) Mathematica
6 2 (0.70%) Maya
6 2 (0.70%) MS Project
7 1 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.35%) Stata
Business Applications
1 2 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (0.70%) Hyperion Planning
1 2 (0.70%) Towers Watson Igloo
2 1 (0.35%) SAP APO
2 1 (0.35%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.70%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.35%) SaaS
3 1 (0.35%) Heroku
3 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.10%) Internet
2 4 (1.40%) AMQP
3 3 (1.05%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.70%) Firewall
5 1 (0.35%) LAN
5 1 (0.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (17.48%) SQL Server
2 23 (8.04%) Relational Database
3 15 (5.24%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (4.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (4.55%) Hadoop
5 13 (4.55%) Big Data
6 12 (4.20%) Data Mining
6 12 (4.20%) RDBMS
7 8 (2.80%) Oracle Database
8 6 (2.10%) NoSQL
8 6 (2.10%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (2.10%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (2.10%) KDB
9 5 (1.75%) MongoDB
9 5 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.40%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (1.05%) Apache Hive
11 3 (1.05%) Oracle BI EE
11 3 (1.05%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 9 (3.15%) Maven
2 4 (1.40%) TeamCity
2 4 (1.40%) Ant
2 4 (1.40%) SpecFlow
2 4 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.05%) NUnit
3 3 (1.05%) Subversion
3 3 (1.05%) Microsoft Blend
3 3 (1.05%) JIRA
4 2 (0.70%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.70%) PVCS
4 2 (0.70%) Gradle
5 1 (0.35%) Grunt
5 1 (0.35%) NeoLoad
5 1 (0.35%) NCover
5 1 (0.35%) Mockito
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.35%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.35%) ProC
5 1 (0.35%) JMeter
General
1 127 (44.41%) Finance
2 83 (29.02%) Banking
3 61 (21.33%) Front Office
4 46 (16.08%) Investment Banking
5 15 (5.24%) Telecoms
6 13 (4.55%) Marketing
7 8 (2.80%) Financial Institution
8 7 (2.45%) Retail
9 4 (1.40%) Back Office
10 3 (1.05%) Advertising
11 2 (0.70%) Games
11 2 (0.70%) Legal
11 2 (0.70%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.35%) French Language
12 1 (0.35%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 135 (47.20%) Developer
2 83 (29.02%) Analyst
3 31 (10.84%) Quantitative Developer
4 20 (6.99%) Senior Developer
5 19 (6.64%) C# Developer
6 17 (5.94%) Data Analyst
6 17 (5.94%) Java Developer
6 17 (5.94%) Python Developer
7 14 (4.90%) C++ Developer
8 13 (4.55%) Quantitative Analyst
8 13 (4.55%) Business Analyst
8 13 (4.55%) WPF Developer
8 13 (4.55%) Data Scientist
9 12 (4.20%) Programmer
10 11 (3.85%) .NET Developer
11 9 (3.15%) Java Programmer
11 9 (3.15%) Java Analyst Programmer
11 9 (3.15%) Analyst Programmer
11 9 (3.15%) C++ Quantitative Developer
12 8 (2.80%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (13.64%) .NET
2 26 (9.09%) WPF
3 23 (8.04%) Web Services
4 15 (5.24%) SciPy
4 15 (5.24%) NumPy
5 14 (4.90%) REST
5 14 (4.90%) Pandas
6 12 (4.20%) Spring
6 12 (4.20%) HTML
7 10 (3.50%) WCF
8 9 (3.15%) FIX Protocol
9 8 (2.80%) ASP.NET
9 8 (2.80%) AngularJS
10 7 (2.45%) Unity DI Container
11 6 (2.10%) Esper
11 6 (2.10%) SOAP
11 6 (2.10%) Middleware
11 6 (2.10%) LINQ
11 6 (2.10%) Django
12 5 (1.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 118 (41.26%) Computer Science
2 96 (33.57%) Physics
3 63 (22.03%) Statistics
4 60 (20.98%) Analytical Skills
5 47 (16.43%) Derivative
6 28 (9.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 26 (9.09%) Algorithms
8 23 (8.04%) Credit Risk
9 19 (6.64%) Fixed Income
10 14 (4.90%) Economics
11 11 (3.85%) Equities
11 11 (3.85%) Data Structures
12 9 (3.15%) Visualisation
13 8 (2.80%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 7 (2.45%) Equity Derivative
14 7 (2.45%) User Experience
15 6 (2.10%) Applied Mathematics
15 6 (2.10%) Neural Network
15 6 (2.10%) Market Risk
16 5 (1.75%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 24 (8.39%) Linux
2 23 (8.04%) UNIX
3 20 (6.99%) Windows
4 12 (4.20%) Android
5 11 (3.85%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (21.68%) Analytics
2 40 (13.99%) TDD
3 39 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (10.49%) Multithreading
5 26 (9.09%) Validation
6 23 (8.04%) OO
7 21 (7.34%) Data Modelling
8 20 (6.99%) Unit Testing
9 19 (6.64%) Monte Carlo Method
9 19 (6.64%) Low Latency
10 17 (5.94%) Business Intelligence
10 17 (5.94%) Data Analysis
11 16 (5.59%) Scrum
11 16 (5.59%) Risk Management
12 15 (5.24%) RAD
12 15 (5.24%) MVVM
12 15 (5.24%) Algorithmic Trading
12 15 (5.24%) SDLC
13 14 (4.90%) Functional Programming
14 12 (4.20%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 106 (37.06%) SQL
2 75 (26.22%) C#
3 69 (24.13%) Java
4 67 (23.43%) C++
5 59 (20.63%) Python
6 35 (12.24%) R
7 25 (8.74%) VBA
8 18 (6.29%) C
9 13 (4.55%) Scala
10 12 (4.20%) JavaScript
10 12 (4.20%) MATLAB
11 8 (2.80%) Perl
12 6 (2.10%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.40%) VB.NET
13 4 (1.40%) Ruby
13 4 (1.40%) PL/SQL
14 3 (1.05%) VB
14 3 (1.05%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.70%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.35%) F#
Qualifications
1 148 (51.75%) Degree
2 27 (9.44%) PhD
3 5 (1.75%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.40%) ISTQB
4 4 (1.40%) ISEB
5 3 (1.05%) ACCA
5 3 (1.05%) CIMA
5 3 (1.05%) Postgraduate
6 2 (0.70%) NVQ Level 3
6 2 (0.70%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.35%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.35%) GIAC
7 1 (0.35%) CFA
7 1 (0.35%) CISSP
7 1 (0.35%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.35%) PMP
7 1 (0.35%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.80%) QA
2 2 (0.70%) SLA
3 1 (0.35%) Basel II
3 1 (0.35%) IAS 39
3 1 (0.35%) MiFID
3 1 (0.35%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.35%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.35%) FATCA
3 1 (0.35%) EMIR
3 1 (0.35%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 3 (1.05%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.05%) HDFS
2 1 (0.35%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (0.35%) Snort
2 1 (0.35%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 1 (0.35%) Tivoli
1 1 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (9.44%) Oracle
2 22 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 8 (2.80%) Tableau
4 6 (2.10%) Cognos
5 5 (1.75%) Sybase
5 5 (1.75%) Adobe
6 4 (1.40%) Cisco
6 4 (1.40%) MicroStrategy
6 4 (1.40%) hybris
6 4 (1.40%) WorldPay
7 3 (1.05%) StreamBase
7 3 (1.05%) Telerik
7 3 (1.05%) SAP
8 2 (0.70%) HP
8 2 (0.70%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.35%) Informatica
9 1 (0.35%) Vertica
9 1 (0.35%) Splunk
9 1 (0.35%) ArcSight
9 1 (0.35%) LogLogic
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