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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mathematics (Maths)
UK
Rank 319 354 364
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +10
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 282 297 258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.63% 0.59% 0.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.93% 1.81% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 188 197
Median daily rate £475 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £224 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £691 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 45 13
Median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +14.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.96 £13.00 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £50.18 £17.97
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £19.25 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +26.22%

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
14587 16398 15936
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.52% 32.81% 31.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 9330 10414 9971
Median daily rate £438 £425 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +2.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 538 692 666
Median hourly rate £21.00 £21.98 £17.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.43% +23.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £50.99 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +22.85%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +6 254 £500 +5.26% 299
London +9 171 £525 - 143
City of London +19 54 £500 -4.76% 38
South West +10 23 £500 +17.64% 12
South East +3 21 £288 -18.43% 42
East of England -1 12 £335 +3.07% 42
Scotland +32 11 £413 -5.17% 27
Hampshire +16 11 £245 +16.66% 7
East Midlands +6 10 £413 +83.33% 3
Northern Ireland - 10 £360 - 2
County Antrim - 9 £360 - 2
Belfast - 9 £360 - 2
Wiltshire +7 8 £505 +26.25%
West Midlands -7 7 £164 -42.95% 23
Gloucestershire +7 6 £500 +11.11% 2
Derbyshire +1 6 £413 -
Derby - 6 £413 -
North West +16 5 £375 -44.44% 20
South Wales +13 5 £190 -8.43%
Wales +9 5 £190 -8.43%
Hertfordshire -6 5 £298 +60.81% 7
Cambridgeshire -7 5 £463 +32.14% 33
Glasgow - 5 £413 - 3
Berkshire +15 4 £288 -40.10% 15
Devon +13 4 - -
West Yorkshire +8 4 - - 6
Leeds +4 4 - - 4
Yorkshire +2 4 - - 13
Canary Wharf +1 4 £500 -24.52%
Coventry -18 4 £168 -48.23% 4

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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.

1 327 (56.48%) Degree
2 219 (37.82%) Computer Science
3 187 (32.30%) Finance
4 180 (31.09%) SQL
5 177 (30.57%) Python
6 171 (29.53%) Agile Software Development
7 162 (27.98%) Java
8 161 (27.81%) Analytics
9 158 (27.29%) Statistics
10 123 (21.24%) Physics
11 117 (20.21%) Hadoop
12 116 (20.03%) C#
13 113 (19.52%) R
14 110 (19.00%) Analytical Skills
15 107 (18.48%) C++
16 104 (17.96%) Big Data
17 94 (16.23%) Banking
18 90 (15.54%) Algorithms
19 86 (14.85%) Machine Learning
20 80 (13.82%) PhD
21 76 (13.13%) C
22 69 (11.92%) Apache Spark
23 65 (11.23%) Front Office
24 61 (10.54%) OO
25 60 (10.36%) Software Engineering
26 59 (10.19%) .NET
26 59 (10.19%) Scala
27 58 (10.02%) JavaScript
28 57 (9.84%) SQL Server
28 57 (9.84%) Linux

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 69 (11.92%) Apache Spark
2 57 (9.84%) SAS
3 19 (3.28%) Apache Pig
4 17 (2.94%) Apache
5 12 (2.07%) Confluence
5 12 (2.07%) Elasticsearch
5 12 (2.07%) Tomcat
6 10 (1.73%) WebSphere
7 8 (1.38%) Apache Solr
8 7 (1.21%) CMS
8 7 (1.21%) GlassFish
8 7 (1.21%) JBoss
8 7 (1.21%) WebLogic
9 5 (0.86%) IIS
9 5 (0.86%) SharePoint
10 4 (0.69%) IBM HTTP Server
10 4 (0.69%) MS Exchange
10 4 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (0.69%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.35%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 43 (7.43%) MS Excel
2 22 (3.80%) SPSS
3 14 (2.42%) MS Office
4 13 (2.25%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (1.55%) Stata
6 4 (0.69%) Weka
7 3 (0.52%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.17%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.17%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.17%) Doxygen
8 1 (0.17%) EViews
8 1 (0.17%) LaTeX
8 1 (0.17%) Simulink
8 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.17%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 3 (0.52%) Documaker
2 2 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.35%) FastStats
2 2 (0.35%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.17%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.17%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.17%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.17%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 27 (4.66%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (2.94%) SaaS
3 16 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (2.42%) GitHub
5 13 (2.25%) PaaS
6 11 (1.90%) Amazon S3
7 10 (1.73%) Google Analytics
8 5 (0.86%) IaaS
8 5 (0.86%) iTunes
9 4 (0.69%) Adobe Analytics
10 3 (0.52%) Flurry Analytics
11 2 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.17%) Akamai
12 1 (0.17%) Amazon Kinesis
12 1 (0.17%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.17%) IBM Cloud
12 1 (0.17%) Office 365
12 1 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
12 1 (0.17%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.07%) TCP/IP
2 11 (1.90%) Network Security
3 10 (1.73%) HTTP
3 10 (1.73%) Internet
4 9 (1.55%) Firewall
5 6 (1.04%) Wireless
6 5 (0.86%) Ethernet
7 4 (0.69%) SNMP
8 3 (0.52%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (0.52%) SSL
8 3 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.35%) DHCP
9 2 (0.35%) DNS
9 2 (0.35%) DVB
9 2 (0.35%) FTP
9 2 (0.35%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.35%) Softphone
9 2 (0.35%) VoIP
9 2 (0.35%) WAN
10 1 (0.17%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (20.21%) Hadoop
2 104 (17.96%) Big Data
3 57 (9.84%) SQL Server
4 44 (7.60%) Relational Database
5 40 (6.91%) NoSQL
6 35 (6.04%) Data Warehouse
7 32 (5.53%) MongoDB
8 30 (5.18%) Apache Hive
9 22 (3.80%) Data Mining
9 22 (3.80%) RDBMS
10 19 (3.28%) Apache Cassandra
11 15 (2.59%) DB2
12 14 (2.42%) Data Lake
12 14 (2.42%) Oracle Database
12 14 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
13 13 (2.25%) Oracle Database 11g
13 13 (2.25%) Power BI
14 11 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 10 (1.73%) SQL Server 2008
16 9 (1.55%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 46 (7.94%) Git (software)
2 30 (5.18%) JIRA
3 16 (2.76%) Jenkins
3 16 (2.76%) Subversion
4 12 (2.07%) Maven
5 9 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (1.55%) Visual Studio
6 8 (1.38%) Eclipse
6 8 (1.38%) gulp
6 8 (1.38%) Karma Test Runner
6 8 (1.38%) Talend Open Studio
7 7 (1.21%) JUnit
8 6 (1.04%) Bower
8 6 (1.04%) Mocha
8 6 (1.04%) NUnit
8 6 (1.04%) Protractor
8 6 (1.04%) Sinon.JS
9 4 (0.69%) Ant
9 4 (0.69%) ClearCase
10 3 (0.52%) Oracle Forms
General
1 187 (32.30%) Finance
2 94 (16.23%) Banking
3 65 (11.23%) Front Office
4 48 (8.29%) Investment Banking
5 39 (6.74%) Marketing
6 32 (5.53%) Retail
7 23 (3.97%) Games
8 20 (3.45%) Financial Institution
9 16 (2.76%) Telecoms
10 10 (1.73%) Aerospace
11 8 (1.38%) Legal
12 7 (1.21%) Billing
12 7 (1.21%) Military
13 5 (0.86%) Electronics
13 5 (0.86%) Law
14 4 (0.69%) Automotive
14 4 (0.69%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.69%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.52%) Corporate Banking
15 3 (0.52%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 198 (34.20%) Developer
2 92 (15.89%) Analyst
3 82 (14.16%) Data Scientist
4 55 (9.50%) Java Developer
5 51 (8.81%) C# Developer
6 37 (6.39%) .NET Developer
7 34 (5.87%) C# .NET Developer
8 33 (5.70%) Senior Developer
9 25 (4.32%) C++ Developer
9 25 (4.32%) Data Analyst
9 25 (4.32%) Quantitative Developer
10 22 (3.80%) Data Engineer
11 21 (3.63%) Senior Java Developer
12 17 (2.94%) Architect
12 17 (2.94%) Risk Analyst
13 16 (2.76%) Systems Engineer
14 15 (2.59%) Consultant
14 15 (2.59%) Qualitative Analyst
14 15 (2.59%) Quantitative Analyst
15 14 (2.42%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (10.19%) .NET
2 50 (8.64%) HTML
3 44 (7.60%) CSS
4 31 (5.35%) AngularJS
5 29 (5.01%) XML
6 27 (4.66%) scikit-learn
7 26 (4.49%) Web Services
8 23 (3.97%) jQuery
8 23 (3.97%) Pandas
9 20 (3.45%) D3.js
9 20 (3.45%) JSON
9 20 (3.45%) REST
10 19 (3.28%) RESTful
11 18 (3.11%) HTML5
11 18 (3.11%) Spring
12 17 (2.94%) NumPy
13 16 (2.76%) React
14 15 (2.59%) CSS3
15 14 (2.42%) Node.js
16 13 (2.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 219 (37.82%) Computer Science
2 158 (27.29%) Statistics
3 123 (21.24%) Physics
4 110 (19.00%) Analytical Skills
5 90 (15.54%) Algorithms
6 56 (9.67%) Visualisation
7 41 (7.08%) Market Risk
8 38 (6.56%) Derivative
9 34 (5.87%) Management Information System
10 33 (5.70%) Credit Risk
11 26 (4.49%) Fixed Income
12 25 (4.32%) Applied Mathematics
12 25 (4.32%) Economics
12 25 (4.32%) Equities
13 22 (3.80%) Artificial Intelligence
14 21 (3.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 14 (2.42%) Data Structures
15 14 (2.42%) User Experience
16 12 (2.07%) Equity Derivative
16 12 (2.07%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 57 (9.84%) Linux
2 52 (8.98%) Windows
3 31 (5.35%) Unix
4 15 (2.59%) Android
5 14 (2.42%) Apple iOS
6 13 (2.25%) Windows 7
7 10 (1.73%) Windows Vista
8 7 (1.21%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.86%) Solaris
10 4 (0.69%) AIX
10 4 (0.69%) CentOS
10 4 (0.69%) Debian
10 4 (0.69%) Windows Server
11 3 (0.52%) NetWare
12 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (29.53%) Agile Software Development
2 161 (27.81%) Analytics
3 86 (14.85%) Machine Learning
4 61 (10.54%) OO
5 60 (10.36%) Software Engineering
6 56 (9.67%) Business Intelligence
6 56 (9.67%) Scrum
7 54 (9.33%) TDD
8 51 (8.81%) Validation
9 43 (7.43%) Multithreading
9 43 (7.43%) Risk Management
10 38 (6.56%) Data Modelling
11 37 (6.39%) Data Analytics
12 36 (6.22%) Data Visualisation
13 34 (5.87%) E-Commerce
13 34 (5.87%) Open Source
14 31 (5.35%) Data Analysis
15 30 (5.18%) Continuous Integration
16 29 (5.01%) Quantitative Finance
17 28 (4.84%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 180 (31.09%) SQL
2 177 (30.57%) Python
3 162 (27.98%) Java
4 116 (20.03%) C#
5 113 (19.52%) R
6 107 (18.48%) C++
7 76 (13.13%) C
8 59 (10.19%) Scala
9 58 (10.02%) JavaScript
10 40 (6.91%) MATLAB
11 26 (4.49%) VBA
12 15 (2.59%) Perl
13 14 (2.42%) T-SQL
14 13 (2.25%) Objective-C
14 13 (2.25%) VB.NET
15 12 (2.07%) VB
16 10 (1.73%) PHP
16 10 (1.73%) Shell Script
17 9 (1.55%) Ruby
18 8 (1.38%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 327 (56.48%) Degree
2 80 (13.82%) PhD
3 31 (5.35%) Security Cleared
4 19 (3.28%) DV Cleared
5 11 (1.90%) SC Cleared
6 8 (1.38%) Postgraduate
7 6 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 5 (0.86%) A+ Certification
8 5 (0.86%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.69%) CISM
9 4 (0.69%) CISSP
9 4 (0.69%) HNC
9 4 (0.69%) ISEB
10 3 (0.52%) CISA
10 3 (0.52%) DBS Check
10 3 (0.52%) GIAC
10 3 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.52%) NVQ Level 3
10 3 (0.52%) PMP
11 2 (0.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.97%) QA
2 8 (1.38%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.86%) SLA
4 4 (0.69%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (0.52%) Actionable Recommendations
5 3 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.52%) ISO27002
5 3 (0.52%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.35%) Basel III
6 2 (0.35%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.35%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.17%) EMIR
7 1 (0.17%) MiFID
7 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (1.73%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.04%) HDFS
3 4 (0.69%) PowerHA
4 3 (0.52%) Docker
4 3 (0.52%) Firmware
4 3 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.17%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (1.55%) Kibana
2 4 (0.69%) Oozie
2 4 (0.69%) Puppet
3 3 (0.52%) ArcSight ESM
3 3 (0.52%) Hadoop YARN
3 3 (0.52%) SCOM
4 2 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.17%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.17%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.17%) logstash
5 1 (0.17%) Mesos
5 1 (0.17%) MOM
5 1 (0.17%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 45 (7.77%) Oracle
2 44 (7.60%) Tableau
3 35 (6.04%) Microsoft
4 18 (3.11%) Sybase
5 17 (2.94%) Google
6 13 (2.25%) SAP
7 11 (1.90%) IBM
7 11 (1.90%) WorldPay
8 8 (1.38%) hybris
8 8 (1.38%) MuleSoft
8 8 (1.38%) Talend
9 6 (1.04%) Atlassian
9 6 (1.04%) Cloudera
9 6 (1.04%) Hortonworks
10 5 (0.86%) Adobe
10 5 (0.86%) Cisco
11 4 (0.69%) Red Hat
11 4 (0.69%) Siebel
11 4 (0.69%) Sitecore
11 4 (0.69%) Teradata
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