The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mathematics in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mathematics over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 362 430 341
Rank change year-on-year
+68 -89
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 302 196 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.56% 0.36% 0.55%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.70% 1.12% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 113 174
Median daily rate £425 £435 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.29% -8.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 32 45
Median hourly rate £15.25 £15.25 £15.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.50 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.30 £32.25 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.60 £15.25 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+35.09% -

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
17739 17541 17282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.06% 31.84% 31.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 11517 10775 10657
Median daily rate £425 £413 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 592 717 748
Median hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.47 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+19.11% -7.65%

Mathematics
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Mathematics as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Mathematics Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Mathematics
Daily Rate Trend

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

Mathematics Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Mathematics
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mathematics within the UK over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

Mathematics Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Mathematics
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Mathematics Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Mathematics
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mathematics within the UK over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

Mathematics Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Mathematics
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mathematics within the UK over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +68 262 £450 - 286
London +30 144 £463 -3.14% 112
South East +34 72 £385 +10.00% 53
City of London +30 20 £488 -2.50% 25
Surrey +2 17 £385 -0.64% 12
Berkshire +2 15 £550 +34.96% 9
Scotland -5 14 £350 +7.69% 2
Yorkshire +16 12 £500 - 13
West Sussex -16 12 £410 +256.52% 7
East Midlands +13 10 £545 +81.66% 8
East Sussex +12 10 £255 -58.87%
South West -5 10 £450 +84.61% 26
Camberley - 10 - -
Crawley +3 9 £425 +254.16% 5
Oxfordshire +2 9 £264 -18.84% 5
West Midlands -10 9 £338 -20.11% 10
West Yorkshire +5 8 £500 - 8
Leeds +5 8 £500 - 6
Oxford +6 7 £265 -18.46% 4
Dundee - 6 £243 -
Nottinghamshire +3 5 £578 +92.50% 3
Hampshire +2 5 - - 16
Nottingham +1 5 £578 +92.50% 3
Redhill - 5 £383 -
Glasgow +9 4 £350 -
Edinburgh -3 4 £600 +84.61% 2
Reading -8 4 £550 +34.96% 4
Derby - 4 £113 - 1
Croydon - 4 £433 -
South Yorkshire - 4 £350 - 2

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Mathematics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Mathematics.

1 297 (47.52%) Degree
2 201 (32.16%) Finance
3 186 (29.76%) Computer Science
4 156 (24.96%) SQL
5 137 (21.92%) C#
6 131 (20.96%) C++
7 123 (19.68%) C
8 116 (18.56%) Python
9 109 (17.44%) Analytical Skills
10 108 (17.28%) Analytics
11 107 (17.12%) Java
12 104 (16.64%) Agile Software Development
13 101 (16.16%) Physics
14 93 (14.88%) Windows
15 92 (14.72%) Banking
16 83 (13.28%) Microsoft
17 82 (13.12%) Linux
18 75 (12.00%) SQL Server
19 72 (11.52%) .NET
20 70 (11.20%) Statistics
21 66 (10.56%) Algorithms
22 60 (9.60%) Front Office
23 59 (9.44%) R
24 54 (8.64%) Big Data
25 53 (8.48%) HTML
26 50 (8.00%) PhD
26 50 (8.00%) Risk Management
27 49 (7.84%) VBA
28 46 (7.36%) Hadoop
29 44 (7.04%) MATLAB

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 39 (6.24%) SAS
2 21 (3.36%) Apache Spark
2 21 (3.36%) MS Exchange
3 13 (2.08%) Apache
3 13 (2.08%) IIS
4 12 (1.92%) Apache Pig
5 8 (1.28%) Skype for Business
6 7 (1.12%) ArcGIS
6 7 (1.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 7 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.64%) IBM Notes
9 4 (0.64%) Node.js
10 3 (0.48%) CMS
10 3 (0.48%) Oracle Coherence
10 3 (0.48%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.32%) DNN
11 2 (0.32%) GemFire
Applications
1 42 (6.72%) MS Excel
2 34 (5.44%) MS Office
3 30 (4.80%) SPSS
4 9 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.48%) LaTeX
6 3 (0.48%) Simulink
7 2 (0.32%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.32%) MS Project
8 1 (0.16%) EViews
8 1 (0.16%) Mathematica
8 1 (0.16%) Mingle
8 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.16%) Revit
Business Applications
1 5 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.32%) Eloqua
2 2 (0.32%) FastStats
3 1 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.16%) Murex MxG2000
3 1 (0.16%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.16%) RMDS
3 1 (0.16%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.16%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.16%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 21 (3.36%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (1.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.44%) Mimecast
4 6 (0.96%) Google Analytics
4 6 (0.96%) SaaS
5 3 (0.48%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.48%) Heroku
6 2 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.32%) GitHub
6 2 (0.32%) IaaS
7 1 (0.16%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.16%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.16%) iTunes
7 1 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.20%) TCP/IP
2 15 (2.40%) LAN
2 15 (2.40%) WAN
3 13 (2.08%) Wireless
4 10 (1.60%) Firewall
4 10 (1.60%) SAN
5 8 (1.28%) Internet
6 7 (1.12%) 3G
6 7 (1.12%) DHCP
6 7 (1.12%) DNS
6 7 (1.12%) IPsec
6 7 (1.12%) Remote Desktop
7 6 (0.96%) MPLS
7 6 (0.96%) Network Security
8 5 (0.80%) 4G
8 5 (0.80%) BGP
8 5 (0.80%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (0.80%) OSPF
8 5 (0.80%) SNMP
8 5 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 54 (8.64%) Big Data
3 46 (7.36%) Hadoop
4 23 (3.68%) Apache Hive
5 21 (3.36%) Data Mining
6 20 (3.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 19 (3.04%) Relational Database
8 18 (2.88%) Oracle Database
9 17 (2.72%) GIS
9 17 (2.72%) MySQL
10 15 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (1.60%) RDBMS
12 9 (1.44%) NoSQL
12 9 (1.44%) QlikView
13 8 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 7 (1.12%) MongoDB
14 7 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
14 7 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 6 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 20 (3.20%) JIRA
2 17 (2.72%) Git (software)
3 12 (1.92%) NUnit
4 11 (1.76%) Visual Studio
5 9 (1.44%) Jenkins
5 9 (1.44%) Selenium
6 7 (1.12%) Spock
7 6 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (0.80%) HP UFT
8 5 (0.80%) Rational DOORS
8 5 (0.80%) Subversion
9 3 (0.48%) Rational Rhapsody
10 2 (0.32%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.32%) Emacs
10 2 (0.32%) FishEye
10 2 (0.32%) Hudson
10 2 (0.32%) Maven
10 2 (0.32%) Redmine
10 2 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 1 (0.16%) IntelliJ
General
1 201 (32.16%) Finance
2 92 (14.72%) Banking
3 60 (9.60%) Front Office
4 40 (6.40%) Investment Banking
5 36 (5.76%) Telecoms
6 31 (4.96%) Games
7 25 (4.00%) Retail
8 20 (3.20%) Marketing
9 12 (1.92%) Legal
10 10 (1.60%) Billing
11 9 (1.44%) Back Office
11 9 (1.44%) Electronics
12 7 (1.12%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.96%) Manufacturing
14 5 (0.80%) Advertising
14 5 (0.80%) Retail Banking
15 4 (0.64%) Military
15 4 (0.64%) Publishing
16 3 (0.48%) Automotive
16 3 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 209 (33.44%) Developer
2 147 (23.52%) Analyst
3 57 (9.12%) C# Developer
4 43 (6.88%) Java Developer
5 38 (6.08%) Quantitative Developer
6 37 (5.92%) C++ Developer
7 35 (5.60%) .NET Developer
8 33 (5.28%) C# .NET Developer
9 32 (5.12%) Data Analyst
10 30 (4.80%) Data Scientist
10 30 (4.80%) Qualitative Analyst
10 30 (4.80%) Quantitative Analyst
11 25 (4.00%) Python Developer
12 24 (3.84%) SQL Developer
13 23 (3.68%) Risk Analyst
13 23 (3.68%) Support Engineer
14 22 (3.52%) Senior Developer
15 20 (3.20%) Software Engineer
16 19 (3.04%) Desktop Support
16 19 (3.04%) Quantitative Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (11.52%) .NET
2 53 (8.48%) HTML
3 34 (5.44%) jQuery
4 32 (5.12%) HTML5
5 31 (4.96%) Web Services
6 30 (4.80%) CSS
7 26 (4.16%) .NET Framework
8 23 (3.68%) XML
9 22 (3.52%) AngularJS
10 21 (3.36%) ASP.NET
11 19 (3.04%) WinForms
12 18 (2.88%) ASP.NET MVC
13 17 (2.72%) REST
14 13 (2.08%) OpenGL
14 13 (2.08%) Spring
15 12 (1.92%) RESTful
15 12 (1.92%) SciPy
16 10 (1.60%) Middleware
16 10 (1.60%) React
17 9 (1.44%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 186 (29.76%) Computer Science
2 109 (17.44%) Analytical Skills
3 101 (16.16%) Physics
4 70 (11.20%) Statistics
5 66 (10.56%) Algorithms
6 44 (7.04%) Derivative
7 40 (6.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 36 (5.76%) Credit Risk
8 36 (5.76%) Data Centre
8 36 (5.76%) Economics
9 30 (4.80%) Market Risk
10 25 (4.00%) Management Information System
11 20 (3.20%) Credit Derivative
11 20 (3.20%) Fixed Income
12 17 (2.72%) Applied Mathematics
12 17 (2.72%) Visualisation
13 16 (2.56%) Blackberry
14 13 (2.08%) Embedded Systems
15 12 (1.92%) Data Structures
16 11 (1.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 93 (14.88%) Windows
2 82 (13.12%) Linux
3 28 (4.48%) Windows 7
4 22 (3.52%) Unix
5 18 (2.88%) Windows Server
6 14 (2.24%) Windows XP
7 13 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (1.44%) Solaris
10 8 (1.28%) Apple iOS
11 7 (1.12%) Windows Vista
12 5 (0.80%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.64%) AIX
13 4 (0.64%) Android
14 2 (0.32%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.32%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
15 1 (0.16%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (17.28%) Analytics
2 104 (16.64%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (8.00%) Risk Management
4 44 (7.04%) Software Engineering
5 41 (6.56%) OO
6 38 (6.08%) TDD
6 38 (6.08%) Validation
7 36 (5.76%) Data Analysis
8 35 (5.60%) Project Management
9 33 (5.28%) Information Security
9 33 (5.28%) ITIL
10 31 (4.96%) Machine Learning
11 27 (4.32%) Business Intelligence
12 26 (4.16%) Multithreading
13 25 (4.00%) Mentoring
14 24 (3.84%) Data Analytics
15 23 (3.68%) Monte Carlo Method
15 23 (3.68%) MVC
16 21 (3.36%) SDLC
17 20 (3.20%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 156 (24.96%) SQL
2 137 (21.92%) C#
3 131 (20.96%) C++
4 123 (19.68%) C
5 116 (18.56%) Python
6 107 (17.12%) Java
7 59 (9.44%) R
8 49 (7.84%) VBA
9 44 (7.04%) MATLAB
10 43 (6.88%) JavaScript
11 20 (3.20%) VB.NET
12 19 (3.04%) Scala
13 18 (2.88%) VB
14 8 (1.28%) Embedded C
14 8 (1.28%) T-SQL
15 7 (1.12%) GLSL
15 7 (1.12%) Groovy
15 7 (1.12%) HLSL
15 7 (1.12%) Shell Script
16 6 (0.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 297 (47.52%) Degree
2 50 (8.00%) PhD
3 34 (5.44%) Security Cleared
4 21 (3.36%) SC Cleared
5 20 (3.20%) CISSP
6 12 (1.92%) CISA
7 11 (1.76%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (1.76%) CISM
7 11 (1.76%) MCP
8 10 (1.60%) IISP
8 10 (1.60%) Postgraduate
9 8 (1.28%) CESG Certified Professional
9 8 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (1.12%) DV Cleared
11 6 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
11 6 (0.96%) SAS Certification
12 5 (0.80%) A+ Certification
13 4 (0.64%) CCNA
13 4 (0.64%) CCNP
13 4 (0.64%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (6.24%) QA
2 18 (2.88%) SLA
3 15 (2.40%) PCI DSS
4 11 (1.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (1.60%) ISO27005
6 9 (1.44%) ISAE 3402
6 9 (1.44%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.96%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.48%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (0.48%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 3 (0.48%) NEBOSH
9 2 (0.32%) DO-178B
9 2 (0.32%) Dodd-Frank
9 2 (0.32%) EMIR
9 2 (0.32%) GxP
9 2 (0.32%) MiFID
9 2 (0.32%) UCITS
10 1 (0.16%) IAS 39
10 1 (0.16%) ISO27002
System Software
1 27 (4.32%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.80%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.64%) VMware Server
4 4 (0.64%) XenApp
5 3 (0.48%) Firmware
5 3 (0.48%) HDFS
5 3 (0.48%) Oracle Clusterware
6 2 (0.32%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (0.32%) vSphere
7 1 (0.16%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 9 (1.44%) Backup Exec
1 9 (1.44%) HP SIM
1 9 (1.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 8 (1.28%) Puppet
3 6 (0.96%) SCCM
4 5 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (0.80%) SCOM
5 4 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.48%) BladeLogic
6 3 (0.48%) Cisco Prime
6 3 (0.48%) NetBackup
6 3 (0.48%) QRadar
6 3 (0.48%) SolarWinds Orion
6 3 (0.48%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.32%) Ambari
7 2 (0.32%) Ansible
7 2 (0.32%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.32%) yum
Vendors
1 83 (13.28%) Microsoft
2 43 (6.88%) Oracle
3 40 (6.40%) IBM
4 22 (3.52%) Cisco
4 22 (3.52%) HP
5 19 (3.04%) Tableau
6 11 (1.76%) Barracuda Networks
6 11 (1.76%) SAP
6 11 (1.76%) Symantec
7 10 (1.60%) Intel Security
7 10 (1.60%) Red Hat
7 10 (1.60%) VMware
8 9 (1.44%) ArcSight
8 9 (1.44%) Avaya
8 9 (1.44%) Becrypt
8 9 (1.44%) Qualys
8 9 (1.44%) Tripwire
9 8 (1.28%) Google
10 7 (1.12%) Akamai
10 7 (1.12%) Mapinfo
Surrey
SEC Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackwood, Gwent
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 350 - 425 / day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Candidate Source
Rate: £350 - £500 per day according to experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £NEG
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £330 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Tiro Partners
Rate: From £600 to £800 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £13.00 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £12.00 - £13.00 per hour
Posted: 13 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Rate: £125 - £170 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Proprius Recruitment
Rate: From £375 to £475 per day 6 Moth Contract
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £13.00 - £17.50 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Hammersmith and Fulham
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £100 - £140 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
City, London
IT Lab
Rate: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum Excellent Benefits + More
Posted: 25 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Pertemps Managed Services
Rate: £10.44 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago