The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Applied Mathematics in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Applied Mathematics over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Applied Mathematics (Applied Maths)
Rank 588 580 555
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -25
Contract jobs citing Applied Mathematics 7 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.004% 0.004%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.042% 0.012% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
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£330 £600 £879
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% -31.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £600 £622
10% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £600 £1,136
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
16672 16035 14712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.22% 31.07% 29.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10749 9939 8668
Average daily rate £415 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 634 688 837
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.07% +2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

Applied Mathematics
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Applied Mathematics Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Applied Mathematics
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Applied Mathematics within the UK.

Applied Mathematics Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Applied Mathematics
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applied Mathematics within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 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
England -25 7 £330 -45.00% 6
East of England -12 6 £333 - 3
Hertfordshire - 6 £333 -
London +15 1 £275 -54.16% 1
City of London +8 1 £275 -54.16% 1
South East - - - - 1
South West - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 3
Sheffield - - - - 1
Staines - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 3
Dorset - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1

Applied Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Applied 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 Applied Mathematics.

1 14 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 14 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 13 (92.86%) Statistics
2 13 (92.86%) Operations Research
2 13 (92.86%) SQL
2 13 (92.86%) Algorithms
3 12 (85.71%) Predictive Modelling
3 12 (85.71%) Python
3 12 (85.71%) SAS
3 12 (85.71%) Economics
4 11 (78.57%) ETL
4 11 (78.57%) Teradata
4 11 (78.57%) Oracle
4 11 (78.57%) Oracle ODI
4 11 (78.57%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 11 (78.57%) Hadoop
5 10 (71.43%) Oracle Database
5 10 (71.43%) Informatica
6 7 (50.00%) Finance
7 6 (42.86%) R
8 2 (14.29%) Financial Institution
8 2 (14.29%) PhD
8 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
8 2 (14.29%) Degree
8 2 (14.29%) Statistical Modelling
9 1 (7.14%) Data Analytics
9 1 (7.14%) Business Analytics
9 1 (7.14%) Apache Hive
9 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
9 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills

Applied Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Applied 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 Applied Mathematics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (85.71%) SAS
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Pig
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (78.57%) Oracle ODI
1 11 (78.57%) SAS Enterprise Miner
1 11 (78.57%) Hadoop
2 10 (71.43%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.14%) Apache Hive
3 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.14%) Big Data
3 1 (7.14%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Eclipse RCP
1 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Financial Institution
3 1 (7.14%) French Language
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Data Scientist
2 4 (28.57%) Data Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Data Modeller
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Junior
Miscellaneous
1 14 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 14 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 13 (92.86%) Statistics
2 13 (92.86%) Algorithms
3 12 (85.71%) Economics
4 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.14%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Operations Research
2 12 (85.71%) Predictive Modelling
3 11 (78.57%) ETL
4 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 2 (14.29%) Statistical Modelling
5 1 (7.14%) Data Analytics
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analytics
5 1 (7.14%) MapReduce
5 1 (7.14%) Software Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) Analytics
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) TDD
5 1 (7.14%) Scrum
5 1 (7.14%) Econometrics
5 1 (7.14%) UML
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) SQL
2 12 (85.71%) Python
3 6 (42.86%) R
4 1 (7.14%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) PhD
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Teradata
1 11 (78.57%) Oracle
2 10 (71.43%) Informatica
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft