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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Applied Mathematics (Applied Maths)
Rank 609 585 542
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -43
Contract jobs citing Applied Mathematics 4 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.008% 0.002%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.023% 0.024% 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
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£620 £800 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £620 - -
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
17406 16611 15160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.55% 31.50% 32.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 10672 10333 8898
Average daily rate £415 £407 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.09% -4.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £234 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 693 668 649
Average hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.96 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.95 £22.25 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-14.83% +1.92%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applied Mathematics within the UK over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

Applied Mathematics Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Applied Mathematics
Top 5 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 27 May 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
England -23 4 £620 -22.50% 3
London +14 3 £575 -28.12% 2
South East -17 1 £620 -
Brighton - 1 £620 -
East Sussex - 1 £620 -

Applied Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 5 (83.33%) Statistics
3 4 (66.67%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (50.00%) Data Analysis
4 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (33.33%) Analytics
5 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (33.33%) Operations Research
5 2 (33.33%) Degree
5 2 (33.33%) Physics
5 2 (33.33%) Big Data
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) PhD
5 2 (33.33%) Economics
5 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (33.33%) Banking
6 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
6 1 (16.67%) Billing
6 1 (16.67%) MS Access
6 1 (16.67%) Advertising
6 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
6 1 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
6 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
6 1 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
6 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling

Applied Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 1 (16.67%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Big Data
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) MS Access
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) Star Schema
2 1 (16.67%) QlikView
2 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) ProC
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Billing
3 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Data Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modeller
3 1 (16.67%) Data Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Data Scientist
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 5 (83.33%) Statistics
3 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) Physics
4 2 (33.33%) Economics
5 1 (16.67%) NHS
5 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (16.67%) Data Extraction
5 1 (16.67%) FMCG
5 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
5 1 (16.67%) Hedge funds
5 1 (16.67%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Operations Research
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Low Latency
3 1 (16.67%) Fund Management
3 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (16.67%) Financial Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Predictive Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Demand Management
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
3 1 (16.67%) Machine Learning
3 1 (16.67%) Statistical Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VBA
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) MATLAB
2 1 (16.67%) R
2 1 (16.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) PhD
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) SAP
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
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