The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mathematics in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mathematics over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 381 334 267
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -67
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 255 292 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.45% 0.53% 0.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.41% 1.67% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 163 169
Average daily rate
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£425 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £265 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.07% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 52 69
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.68 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.03% +36.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.48 £11.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.54 £47.50 £22.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.63 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +20.19%

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
18079 17452 16886
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.68% 31.92% 33.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 11386 10599 10013
Average daily rate £417 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 685 664 743
Average hourly rate £19.72 £20.59 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.24% -6.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.51 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.27% +8.75%

Mathematics
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mathematics within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 July 2015.

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 29 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mathematics within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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
England -52 236 £430 -12.24% 341
London -17 141 £475 -13.63% 147
City of London +5 52 £500 - 41
South East -38 34 £250 -27.53% 58
South West +20 26 £375 +72.41% 24
Gloucestershire +8 15 £389 - 7
East of England +1 14 £275 -20.28% 64
Surrey -7 9 £400 +28.51% 15
Cambridgeshire -3 8 £335 -21.17% 32
East Midlands -7 7 £300 -29.41% 7
West Midlands -4 6 £425 - 15
Bristol -5 6 £369 - 9
West Sussex -8 6 £120 -40.74% 1
Oxfordshire -18 6 - - 5
Gloucester - 6 £438 - 3
Nottinghamshire -10 5 £300 -29.41% 5
Scotland -12 5 £388 +14.81% 7
Hertfordshire -14 5 £275 -5.17% 16
Wales -4 4 £300 -40.00% 1
Milton Keynes -4 4 £250 -20.00% 1
Buckinghamshire -6 4 £250 -47.91% 3
South Wales -7 4 £300 -40.00% 1
East Sussex - 4 £620 - 3
Gatwick - 4 £120 -
Peterborough - 4 - - 1
Cardiff -4 3 - - 1
Cambridge -10 3 £525 +23.52% 31
Oxford -19 3 - - 2
Manchester -19 3 £75 -76.56% 9
North West -23 3 £75 -74.78% 14

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 249 (53.32%) Degree
2 172 (36.83%) Computer Science
3 152 (32.55%) SQL
4 144 (30.84%) Finance
5 117 (25.05%) Physics
6 107 (22.91%) Java
7 94 (20.13%) C#
8 93 (19.91%) Analytical Skills
9 90 (19.27%) C++
10 86 (18.42%) Python
10 86 (18.42%) Analytics
11 83 (17.77%) Statistics
12 79 (16.92%) Banking
13 71 (15.20%) Agile Software Development
14 64 (13.70%) C
15 59 (12.63%) SQL Server
16 56 (11.99%) .NET
16 56 (11.99%) Windows
17 51 (10.92%) R
18 49 (10.49%) Front Office
19 48 (10.28%) TDD
20 47 (10.06%) Derivative
21 46 (9.85%) Oracle
21 46 (9.85%) MS Excel
21 46 (9.85%) Microsoft
22 44 (9.42%) Web Services
23 42 (8.99%) UNIX
24 41 (8.78%) Relational Database
25 40 (8.57%) Linux
26 38 (8.14%) SAS

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 38 (8.14%) SAS
2 13 (2.78%) Apache Spark
3 12 (2.57%) JBoss
3 12 (2.57%) Tomcat
4 10 (2.14%) WebLogic
4 10 (2.14%) WebSphere
5 8 (1.71%) Apache
6 6 (1.28%) GlassFish
6 6 (1.28%) Node.js
7 4 (0.86%) IIS
8 2 (0.43%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.43%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.43%) CMS
8 2 (0.43%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.43%) IPython
8 2 (0.43%) Drupal
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.21%) uWSGI
Applications
1 46 (9.85%) MS Excel
2 24 (5.14%) MS Office
3 15 (3.21%) SPSS
4 12 (2.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.28%) Simulink
6 5 (1.07%) MS Project
7 3 (0.64%) LaTeX
7 3 (0.64%) Mathematica
7 3 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.64%) Maple
8 2 (0.43%) Maya
9 1 (0.21%) Stata
9 1 (0.21%) Weka
9 1 (0.21%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (0.43%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.21%) Exchequer
2 1 (0.21%) SAP APO
2 1 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.21%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.21%) Endur
2 1 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.21%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.21%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.21%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (0.64%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (0.43%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (0.43%) GitHub
4 1 (0.21%) Route 53
4 1 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.21%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.21%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.57%) Internet
2 10 (2.14%) Firewall
2 10 (2.14%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.07%) PBX
3 5 (1.07%) MPLS
3 5 (1.07%) OSPF
3 5 (1.07%) BGP
3 5 (1.07%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (1.07%) AMQP
3 5 (1.07%) Asterisk PBX
3 5 (1.07%) Junos
4 3 (0.64%) LDAP
5 2 (0.43%) VPN
5 2 (0.43%) SSL
5 2 (0.43%) TACACS
5 2 (0.43%) HTTP
5 2 (0.43%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.43%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (0.43%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (0.21%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (12.63%) SQL Server
2 41 (8.78%) Relational Database
3 26 (5.57%) Big Data
4 23 (4.93%) Data Warehouse
5 22 (4.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 22 (4.71%) Hadoop
6 19 (4.07%) Data Mining
7 18 (3.85%) RDBMS
7 18 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
8 15 (3.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (1.93%) BusinessObjects
9 9 (1.93%) Oracle Database
10 7 (1.50%) NoSQL
10 7 (1.50%) MySQL
10 7 (1.50%) QlikView
11 6 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (1.28%) KDB
11 6 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (1.07%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (2.36%) Maven
1 11 (2.36%) Jenkins
2 8 (1.71%) Git (software)
3 7 (1.50%) JIRA
3 7 (1.50%) Selenium
3 7 (1.50%) Ant
4 6 (1.28%) JMeter
4 6 (1.28%) Subversion
5 5 (1.07%) LoadRunner
5 5 (1.07%) Visual Studio
5 5 (1.07%) Cucumber
5 5 (1.07%) Hudson
5 5 (1.07%) JBehave
6 4 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.64%) Microsoft Blend
7 3 (0.64%) JUnit
8 2 (0.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.43%) HP UFT
8 2 (0.43%) Trac
9 1 (0.21%) Grunt
General
1 144 (30.84%) Finance
2 79 (16.92%) Banking
3 49 (10.49%) Front Office
4 36 (7.71%) Investment Banking
5 29 (6.21%) Telecoms
6 27 (5.78%) Marketing
7 16 (3.43%) Games
8 11 (2.36%) Retail
8 11 (2.36%) Financial Institution
9 10 (2.14%) Back Office
10 7 (1.50%) Electronics
11 6 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (1.28%) Legal
12 3 (0.64%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.64%) Advertising
12 3 (0.64%) Billing
12 3 (0.64%) French Language
12 3 (0.64%) Japanese Language
13 2 (0.43%) Dutch Language
13 2 (0.43%) Military
Job Titles
1 157 (33.62%) Developer
2 138 (29.55%) Analyst
3 28 (6.00%) Senior Developer
4 27 (5.78%) Programmer
5 26 (5.57%) Data Analyst
6 23 (4.93%) Java Developer
6 23 (4.93%) Data Scientist
7 19 (4.07%) .NET Developer
7 19 (4.07%) Quantitative Developer
8 18 (3.85%) Business Analyst
9 16 (3.43%) Architect
9 16 (3.43%) C# Developer
10 15 (3.21%) Analyst Programmer
11 14 (3.00%) Support Analyst
11 14 (3.00%) Java Analyst Programmer
11 14 (3.00%) Java Programmer
12 12 (2.57%) SQL Developer
12 12 (2.57%) Python Developer
12 12 (2.57%) Service Analyst
13 11 (2.36%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (11.99%) .NET
2 44 (9.42%) Web Services
3 35 (7.49%) HTML
4 28 (6.00%) WPF
5 22 (4.71%) ASP.NET
6 17 (3.64%) REST
7 16 (3.43%) XML
8 13 (2.78%) Spring
8 13 (2.78%) WCF
9 12 (2.57%) LINQ
9 12 (2.57%) SciPy
9 12 (2.57%) CSS
10 11 (2.36%) NumPy
10 11 (2.36%) Pandas
11 10 (2.14%) jQuery
12 9 (1.93%) FIX Protocol
13 8 (1.71%) SOAP
13 8 (1.71%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (1.71%) HTML5
14 7 (1.50%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 172 (36.83%) Computer Science
2 117 (25.05%) Physics
3 93 (19.91%) Analytical Skills
4 83 (17.77%) Statistics
5 47 (10.06%) Derivative
6 30 (6.42%) Algorithms
7 23 (4.93%) Credit Risk
8 20 (4.28%) Economics
9 19 (4.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 19 (4.07%) Fixed Income
10 15 (3.21%) Visualisation
11 11 (2.36%) Management Information System
12 10 (2.14%) Xbox
12 10 (2.14%) User Experience
13 9 (1.93%) Applied Mathematics
13 9 (1.93%) Data Structures
13 9 (1.93%) NHS
13 9 (1.93%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 8 (1.71%) Equity Derivative
15 7 (1.50%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 56 (11.99%) Windows
2 42 (8.99%) UNIX
3 40 (8.57%) Linux
4 24 (5.14%) Android
5 20 (4.28%) Apple iOS
6 17 (3.64%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.64%) Solaris
9 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.21%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.21%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (18.42%) Analytics
2 71 (15.20%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (10.28%) TDD
4 36 (7.71%) Multithreading
5 35 (7.49%) OO
6 32 (6.85%) Software Engineering
7 30 (6.42%) Data Analysis
7 30 (6.42%) Data Modelling
8 25 (5.35%) Validation
8 25 (5.35%) SDLC
9 24 (5.14%) ITIL
9 24 (5.14%) Project Management
10 21 (4.50%) Business Intelligence
11 20 (4.28%) Open Source
12 19 (4.07%) Web Services Management
12 19 (4.07%) Statistical Analysis
13 18 (3.85%) Risk Management
13 18 (3.85%) Low Latency
14 17 (3.64%) UML
14 17 (3.64%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 152 (32.55%) SQL
2 107 (22.91%) Java
3 94 (20.13%) C#
4 90 (19.27%) C++
5 86 (18.42%) Python
6 64 (13.70%) C
7 51 (10.92%) R
8 31 (6.64%) JavaScript
9 28 (6.00%) VBA
10 20 (4.28%) MATLAB
11 18 (3.85%) Scala
12 16 (3.43%) Perl
13 13 (2.78%) PL/SQL
14 11 (2.36%) T-SQL
15 9 (1.93%) VB.NET
16 7 (1.50%) Bash Shell
17 5 (1.07%) Ruby
17 5 (1.07%) PHP
18 4 (0.86%) PowerShell
18 4 (0.86%) Go
Qualifications
1 249 (53.32%) Degree
2 36 (7.71%) PhD
3 34 (7.28%) Security Cleared
4 15 (3.21%) SC Cleared
5 13 (2.78%) DV Cleared
6 11 (2.36%) ISEB
7 7 (1.50%) Postgraduate
7 7 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (1.28%) ISTQB
9 5 (1.07%) CIMA
9 5 (1.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (1.07%) A+ Certification
9 5 (1.07%) ACCA
9 5 (1.07%) CCIE
9 5 (1.07%) CCNP
10 4 (0.86%) HND
10 4 (0.86%) CISSP
10 4 (0.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (0.64%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.93%) QA
2 4 (0.86%) SLA
2 4 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.43%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.43%) Basel II
3 2 (0.43%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.21%) FATCA
4 1 (0.21%) IAS 39
4 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (4.28%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.28%) HDFS
3 4 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.64%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.43%) Platform Symphony
5 2 (0.43%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.21%) Snort
6 1 (0.21%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 6 (1.28%) Puppet
1 6 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.43%) OpenAM
2 2 (0.43%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (0.43%) Nessus
2 2 (0.43%) SCOM
2 2 (0.43%) Nagios
3 1 (0.21%) ARCserve
3 1 (0.21%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.21%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.21%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.21%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.21%) SCSM
Vendors
1 46 (9.85%) Oracle
1 46 (9.85%) Microsoft
2 16 (3.43%) Tableau
3 8 (1.71%) Cisco
4 7 (1.50%) IBM
4 7 (1.50%) Adobe
4 7 (1.50%) HP
5 6 (1.28%) SAP
6 5 (1.07%) Cognos
6 5 (1.07%) Sybase
6 5 (1.07%) Juniper
6 5 (1.07%) Remedy
6 5 (1.07%) VMware
6 5 (1.07%) Netezza
6 5 (1.07%) Vertica
6 5 (1.07%) hybris
6 5 (1.07%) Foundry
6 5 (1.07%) Aruba
7 4 (0.86%) MicroStrategy
8 3 (0.64%) Hyperion
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £470.00 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
City of London
iKonnect
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Dundee, Angus
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Anderson Lamb
Rate: From £275 to £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Scotland
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Market rates paid weekly
Posted: 2 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Excellent Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £525 - £575 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £370 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bingley
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Manchester Metropolitan University
Rate: £22,000 to £28,000 depending on experience
Posted: 9 days ago
Gloucestershire
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Feltham
Cisco Systems Limited
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Feltham
Cisco Systems Limited
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Guildford
Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
London
ABRS
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Rate: £375 - £420 per day
Posted: 23 days ago