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 4 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 418 321 289
Rank change year-on-year
-97 -32
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 199 298 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.55% 0.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.18% 1.76% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 171 126
Average daily rate
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£450 £475 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +9.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £186 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £693 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £393 £330
% change year-on-year
-6.05% +18.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 44 56
Average hourly rate £15.25 £16.86 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.54% +35.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.32 £13.00 £11.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £37.35 £24.47
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £15.25 £12.42
% change year-on-year
- +22.78%

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
16917 16895 14876
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.34% 31.05% 31.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 10391 10475 8865
Average daily rate £425 £405 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% -4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £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 647 652 646
Average hourly rate £18.90 £21.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.10% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.85 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +4.65%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 4 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 -76 193 £450 -5.26% 343
London -47 125 £500 - 135
City of London -13 38 £500 - 39
South East -17 27 £390 +41.81% 57
East of England +13 21 £256 -35.93% 53
Hertfordshire +13 12 £213 -26.72% 14
Surrey +10 10 £388 +19.23% 22
Cambridgeshire +7 8 £300 - 34
South West +4 7 £344 +9.12% 26
Peterborough - 6 - - 1
West Midlands -18 5 £500 +112.76% 12
Docklands, London +2 4 £425 -27.96%
Hampshire -2 4 £405 - 8
Yorkshire -13 4 £250 -41.17% 17
Oxfordshire -22 4 £313 +212.50% 8
Cheshunt - 4 - -
Wiltshire +2 3 £350 - 3
Berkshire -9 3 £409 +289.28% 9
Leeds -11 3 £375 - 8
Wales -11 3 £400 -20.00% 1
West Yorkshire -12 3 £375 - 14
West Sussex - 3 £115 - 4
Swindon +9 2 £350 -
Middlesex +4 2 £405 +8.00%
Reading +1 2 £409 +289.28% 8
Coventry -2 2 - - 1
South Wales -6 2 - - 1
Oxford -16 2 £325 +225.00% 4
North West -27 2 £210 -23.63% 23
Hammersmith - 2 £350 -

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 257 (56.36%) Degree
2 200 (43.86%) Computer Science
3 165 (36.18%) SQL
4 155 (33.99%) Finance
5 120 (26.32%) Java
6 109 (23.90%) Physics
7 88 (19.30%) Analytics
8 87 (19.08%) Analytical Skills
8 87 (19.08%) Banking
9 85 (18.64%) C++
10 77 (16.89%) Statistics
11 75 (16.45%) C#
12 74 (16.23%) Python
13 62 (13.60%) Data Modelling
14 55 (12.06%) Agile Software Development
15 53 (11.62%) SAS
15 53 (11.62%) Oracle
16 51 (11.18%) OO
17 49 (10.75%) Front Office
18 48 (10.53%) UNIX
19 45 (9.87%) C
20 42 (9.21%) .NET
20 42 (9.21%) Investment Banking
20 42 (9.21%) Derivative
21 38 (8.33%) Multithreading
21 38 (8.33%) Web Services
22 37 (8.11%) PhD
22 37 (8.11%) Telecoms
22 37 (8.11%) Software Engineering
23 35 (7.68%) JavaScript

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 53 (11.62%) SAS
2 10 (2.19%) WebLogic
3 9 (1.97%) Node.js
3 9 (1.97%) JBoss
3 9 (1.97%) Tomcat
4 8 (1.75%) WebSphere
4 8 (1.75%) Apache
4 8 (1.75%) Apache Spark
5 7 (1.54%) SharePoint
6 6 (1.32%) GlassFish
7 3 (0.66%) Apache Pig
7 3 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.66%) IIS
7 3 (0.66%) Oracle Coherence
8 2 (0.44%) Lync
9 1 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.22%) uWSGI
9 1 (0.22%) nginx
9 1 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 25 (5.48%) MS Excel
2 18 (3.95%) MS Office
3 12 (2.63%) SPSS
4 11 (2.41%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.10%) Simulink
6 3 (0.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.44%) MS Project
7 2 (0.44%) 3ds Max
7 2 (0.44%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.22%) Weka
8 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.22%) Maya
8 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.22%) Stata
Business Applications
1 2 (0.44%) Unica
2 1 (0.22%) FINCAD Analytics
2 1 (0.22%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.22%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.22%) Loan IQ
2 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.22%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.66%) Amazon EMR
2 3 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.44%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.22%) Route 53
4 1 (0.22%) GitHub
4 1 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.22%) Heroku
4 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.75%) TCP/IP
1 8 (1.75%) Internet
2 7 (1.54%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (0.66%) Multicast
3 3 (0.66%) Firewall
4 2 (0.44%) Network Security
4 2 (0.44%) DNS
4 2 (0.44%) HTTP
4 2 (0.44%) Kerberos
4 2 (0.44%) LDAP
4 2 (0.44%) OpenLDAP
4 2 (0.44%) AMQP
5 1 (0.22%) NAS
5 1 (0.22%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.22%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.22%) Skype
5 1 (0.22%) MPLS
5 1 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.22%) SSL
5 1 (0.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (7.68%) Relational Database
2 32 (7.02%) SQL Server
2 32 (7.02%) Big Data
3 30 (6.58%) Hadoop
4 29 (6.36%) Data Warehouse
5 23 (5.04%) RDBMS
6 18 (3.95%) Data Mining
7 17 (3.73%) QlikView
8 13 (2.85%) MySQL
9 12 (2.63%) MongoDB
10 11 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
10 11 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (1.97%) Oracle Database
12 7 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
13 6 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (1.32%) OLAP
14 5 (1.10%) Crystal Reports
14 5 (1.10%) DB2
Development Applications
1 15 (3.29%) Maven
2 7 (1.54%) Git (software)
2 7 (1.54%) Ant
2 7 (1.54%) Subversion
3 4 (0.88%) NUnit
3 4 (0.88%) JUnit
3 4 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.66%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.44%) ReSharper
5 2 (0.44%) Selenium
5 2 (0.44%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (0.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.44%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.44%) NCover
5 2 (0.44%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (0.22%) Grunt
6 1 (0.22%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.22%) Hudson
6 1 (0.22%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 155 (33.99%) Finance
2 87 (19.08%) Banking
3 49 (10.75%) Front Office
4 42 (9.21%) Investment Banking
5 37 (8.11%) Telecoms
6 23 (5.04%) Marketing
7 19 (4.17%) Retail
8 16 (3.51%) Games
9 7 (1.54%) Financial Institution
10 6 (1.32%) Electronics
11 5 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (1.10%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.66%) Back Office
12 3 (0.66%) Military
12 3 (0.66%) Law
12 3 (0.66%) Legal
12 3 (0.66%) Japanese Language
12 3 (0.66%) Interactive Media
12 3 (0.66%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.44%) French Language
Job Titles
1 150 (32.89%) Developer
2 139 (30.48%) Analyst
3 36 (7.89%) Programmer
4 33 (7.24%) Senior Developer
5 31 (6.80%) Data Analyst
6 27 (5.92%) Data Scientist
7 26 (5.70%) Business Analyst
8 20 (4.39%) Architect
8 20 (4.39%) Analyst Programmer
8 20 (4.39%) Java Developer
9 19 (4.17%) Java Analyst Programmer
9 19 (4.17%) Java Programmer
10 17 (3.73%) Quantitative Developer
11 16 (3.51%) C++ Developer
11 16 (3.51%) C# Developer
12 15 (3.29%) SQL Developer
13 14 (3.07%) PL/SQL Developer
14 12 (2.63%) Oracle Developer
14 12 (2.63%) .NET Developer
14 12 (2.63%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (9.21%) .NET
2 38 (8.33%) Web Services
3 32 (7.02%) HTML
4 24 (5.26%) WPF
5 18 (3.95%) CSS
6 13 (2.85%) WCF
7 12 (2.63%) ASP.NET
8 11 (2.41%) Spring
9 10 (2.19%) jQuery
9 10 (2.19%) XML
10 9 (1.97%) J2EE
11 8 (1.75%) HTML5
11 8 (1.75%) REST
12 7 (1.54%) Pandas
12 7 (1.54%) Task Parallel Library
12 7 (1.54%) AngularJS
12 7 (1.54%) SciPy
12 7 (1.54%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 7 (1.54%) SOAP
12 7 (1.54%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 200 (43.86%) Computer Science
2 109 (23.90%) Physics
3 87 (19.08%) Analytical Skills
4 77 (16.89%) Statistics
5 42 (9.21%) Derivative
6 33 (7.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 31 (6.80%) Algorithms
8 24 (5.26%) Management Information System
8 24 (5.26%) Economics
9 20 (4.39%) Credit Risk
10 16 (3.51%) Visualisation
11 15 (3.29%) Open Source
12 11 (2.41%) Fixed Income
13 10 (2.19%) Applied Mathematics
14 9 (1.97%) Data Structures
15 8 (1.75%) Spread Betting
15 8 (1.75%) Market Risk
16 7 (1.54%) NHS
16 7 (1.54%) Equities
17 6 (1.32%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 48 (10.53%) UNIX
2 34 (7.46%) Linux
3 29 (6.36%) Windows
4 23 (5.04%) Android
5 21 (4.61%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.10%) Windows 7
7 4 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.44%) Solaris
8 2 (0.44%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.22%) AIX
9 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (19.30%) Analytics
2 62 (13.60%) Data Modelling
3 55 (12.06%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (11.18%) OO
5 38 (8.33%) Multithreading
6 37 (8.11%) Software Engineering
7 35 (7.68%) Low Latency
8 31 (6.80%) Data Analysis
9 29 (6.36%) TDD
10 28 (6.14%) Risk Management
11 25 (5.48%) Validation
12 21 (4.61%) ETL
13 20 (4.39%) Business Intelligence
14 18 (3.95%) Web Services Management
14 18 (3.95%) UML
15 17 (3.73%) OOP
15 17 (3.73%) Scrum
15 17 (3.73%) Operations Research
16 16 (3.51%) Algorithmic Trading
17 15 (3.29%) Predictive Modelling
Programming Languages
1 165 (36.18%) SQL
2 120 (26.32%) Java
3 85 (18.64%) C++
4 75 (16.45%) C#
5 74 (16.23%) Python
6 45 (9.87%) C
7 35 (7.68%) JavaScript
7 35 (7.68%) R
8 29 (6.36%) VBA
9 20 (4.39%) PL/SQL
10 14 (3.07%) MATLAB
10 14 (3.07%) Scala
11 13 (2.85%) PHP
12 12 (2.63%) Perl
13 7 (1.54%) Bash Shell
14 4 (0.88%) Haskell
14 4 (0.88%) VB
14 4 (0.88%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.88%) Go
15 3 (0.66%) Cython
Qualifications
1 257 (56.36%) Degree
2 37 (8.11%) PhD
3 24 (5.26%) Security Cleared
4 18 (3.95%) SC Cleared
5 10 (2.19%) CISSP
6 4 (0.88%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.88%) ISEB
6 4 (0.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (0.66%) ACCA
7 3 (0.66%) CIMA
8 2 (0.44%) CFA
8 2 (0.44%) HNC
8 2 (0.44%) HND
8 2 (0.44%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.22%) CRISC
9 1 (0.22%) NVQ Level 3
9 1 (0.22%) CISA
9 1 (0.22%) CISM
9 1 (0.22%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.73%) QA
2 5 (1.10%) SLA
3 2 (0.44%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.22%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.22%) Basel II
4 1 (0.22%) GxP
System Software
1 8 (1.75%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.10%) HDFS
3 3 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.22%) GridGain
4 1 (0.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (0.44%) Oracle Identity Management
1 2 (0.44%) OpenAM
1 2 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.22%) SCOrch
2 1 (0.22%) SCSM
2 1 (0.22%) Casper Suite
2 1 (0.22%) Puppet
2 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.22%) ARCserve
2 1 (0.22%) SCOM
2 1 (0.22%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 53 (11.62%) Oracle
2 32 (7.02%) Microsoft
3 23 (5.04%) Tableau
4 9 (1.97%) Adobe
5 6 (1.32%) Teradata
5 6 (1.32%) IBM
6 5 (1.10%) hybris
6 5 (1.10%) Sybase
6 5 (1.10%) Google
7 4 (0.88%) Netezza
7 4 (0.88%) Cognos
7 4 (0.88%) Informatica
7 4 (0.88%) MicroStrategy
7 4 (0.88%) Business Objects
7 4 (0.88%) VMware
7 4 (0.88%) Hortonworks
7 4 (0.88%) Cloudera
7 4 (0.88%) Vertica
8 3 (0.66%) Facebook
8 3 (0.66%) Remedy
Central London / West End
Advantage XPO
Rate: £12.00 - £13.00 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
North West England
Churchill Frank
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Volt
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Churchill Frank
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Linux Recruit
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Rate: £10.00 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £13.0 - £14.0 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Bloomberg LP
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £13.81 - £15.48 per hour + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Gloucestershire
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Churchill Frank
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £16 - £22 per hour
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + D.O.E
Posted: 26 days ago