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 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 372 440 348
Rank change year-on-year
+68 -92
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 300 205 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.54% 0.37% 0.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.65% 1.16% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 131 170
Median daily rate £440 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £300 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £658 £650 £695
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £389 £385
% change year-on-year
-9.96% +0.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 25 43
Median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% -8.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.12 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.70 £32.50 £37.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+14.75% -

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
18138 17716 17503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.63% 31.72% 32.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 11806 10730 10682
Median daily rate £425 £420 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +4.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 595 700 759
Median hourly rate £22.00 £18.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.91% -11.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.00 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -7.31%

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 4 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 4 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 4 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 +53 279 £450 - 281
London +21 163 £498 -0.50% 103
South East +34 66 £340 -14.46% 56
City of London +21 18 £538 +7.50% 25
Surrey -2 14 £388 - 11
Yorkshire +7 13 £463 +85.00% 6
Hampshire +8 11 £225 -44.44% 14
East Sussex - 11 £255 -
Oxfordshire +16 10 £264 -15.60% 9
East of England -2 10 £400 +33.33% 46
West Midlands -6 10 £363 -27.50% 16
West Yorkshire +12 9 £500 +33.33% 5
Leeds 0 9 £463 +23.33% 4
Scotland -7 9 £350 - 4
Oxford +15 8 £283 -13.07% 5
Berkshire +12 8 £450 +10.09% 14
South West +2 8 £500 +45.45% 27
East Midlands +16 7 £488 - 13
West Sussex -15 7 £399 +246.95% 4
Glasgow +14 6 £350 - 2
Cambridgeshire +3 6 £500 +66.66% 37
Crawley -2 6 £433 +260.83% 1
Cambridge +5 5 £600 +100.00% 34
Redhill +2 5 £340 +4.61% 1
Camberley - 5 - -
Birmingham +2 4 £338 -32.50% 2
South Yorkshire -2 4 £350 +64.70%
Sheffield -14 4 £350 +64.70%
Southampton - 4 £198 - 2
Croydon - 4 £433 -

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 298 (48.53%) Degree
2 206 (33.55%) Finance
3 192 (31.27%) Computer Science
4 157 (25.57%) SQL
5 130 (21.17%) C#
6 128 (20.85%) C
7 122 (19.87%) C++
8 116 (18.89%) Python
9 115 (18.73%) Analytics
10 114 (18.57%) Analytical Skills
11 111 (18.08%) Physics
12 109 (17.75%) Java
13 101 (16.45%) Agile Software Development
14 99 (16.12%) Banking
15 87 (14.17%) Windows
16 81 (13.19%) Linux
16 81 (13.19%) Statistics
17 79 (12.87%) Microsoft
18 76 (12.38%) SQL Server
19 75 (12.21%) .NET
20 67 (10.91%) Front Office
21 59 (9.61%) HTML
22 58 (9.45%) R
23 56 (9.12%) Algorithms
24 54 (8.79%) Big Data
25 50 (8.14%) PhD
26 48 (7.82%) VBA
27 45 (7.33%) MS Excel
27 45 (7.33%) MATLAB
28 44 (7.17%) Investment Banking

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 38 (6.19%) SAS
2 20 (3.26%) Apache Spark
3 17 (2.77%) MS Exchange
4 13 (2.12%) Apache
4 13 (2.12%) IIS
5 11 (1.79%) Apache Pig
6 6 (0.98%) ArcGIS
6 6 (0.98%) Node.js
7 5 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (0.65%) IBM Notes
8 4 (0.65%) Oracle Coherence
8 4 (0.65%) SharePoint
8 4 (0.65%) Skype for Business
9 3 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.49%) CMS
9 3 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.49%) GemFire
10 2 (0.33%) Confluence
10 2 (0.33%) DNN
Applications
1 45 (7.33%) MS Excel
2 34 (5.54%) MS Office
3 27 (4.40%) SPSS
4 8 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.49%) LaTeX
6 3 (0.49%) MS Project
6 3 (0.49%) Simulink
7 2 (0.33%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.33%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.16%) EViews
8 1 (0.16%) Mathematica
8 1 (0.16%) Mingle
8 1 (0.16%) Revit
Business Applications
1 5 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.33%) Eloqua
2 2 (0.33%) FastStats
2 2 (0.33%) SAP CO
2 2 (0.33%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
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
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.09%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (1.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.47%) Mimecast
4 5 (0.81%) Google Analytics
4 5 (0.81%) SaaS
5 3 (0.49%) Heroku
6 2 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.33%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.33%) GitHub
6 2 (0.33%) IaaS
7 1 (0.16%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.26%) TCP/IP
2 15 (2.44%) LAN
2 15 (2.44%) WAN
3 13 (2.12%) Wireless
4 10 (1.63%) SAN
5 9 (1.47%) Firewall
6 8 (1.30%) DHCP
6 8 (1.30%) DNS
7 6 (0.98%) Network Security
7 6 (0.98%) Remote Desktop
8 5 (0.81%) 3G
8 5 (0.81%) IPsec
8 5 (0.81%) NAS
8 5 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (0.65%) Ethernet
9 4 (0.65%) HTTP
9 4 (0.65%) MPLS
9 4 (0.65%) SNMP
10 3 (0.49%) ISDN
10 3 (0.49%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (12.38%) SQL Server
2 54 (8.79%) Big Data
3 39 (6.35%) Hadoop
4 22 (3.58%) Data Mining
5 21 (3.42%) Apache Hive
5 21 (3.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 19 (3.09%) Relational Database
7 18 (2.93%) Oracle Database
8 16 (2.61%) GIS
8 16 (2.61%) MySQL
9 13 (2.12%) SQL Server 2008
10 12 (1.95%) RDBMS
11 11 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 10 (1.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 8 (1.30%) MongoDB
13 8 (1.30%) NoSQL
14 7 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
14 7 (1.14%) QlikView
14 7 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (3.42%) Git (software)
1 21 (3.42%) JIRA
2 12 (1.95%) Visual Studio
3 11 (1.79%) NUnit
4 8 (1.30%) Jenkins
5 7 (1.14%) Spock
6 6 (0.98%) Rational DOORS
6 6 (0.98%) Selenium
6 6 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (0.81%) HP UFT
7 5 (0.81%) Subversion
8 3 (0.49%) Hudson
8 3 (0.49%) Rational Rhapsody
9 2 (0.33%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.33%) Emacs
9 2 (0.33%) FishEye
9 2 (0.33%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (0.33%) Maven
9 2 (0.33%) Redmine
9 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 206 (33.55%) Finance
2 99 (16.12%) Banking
3 67 (10.91%) Front Office
4 44 (7.17%) Investment Banking
5 30 (4.89%) Retail
5 30 (4.89%) Telecoms
6 29 (4.72%) Games
7 22 (3.58%) Marketing
8 13 (2.12%) Legal
9 11 (1.79%) Electronics
10 9 (1.47%) Back Office
11 8 (1.30%) Financial Institution
12 7 (1.14%) Manufacturing
12 7 (1.14%) Retail Banking
13 6 (0.98%) Billing
14 5 (0.81%) Military
15 4 (0.65%) Publishing
16 3 (0.49%) Automotive
16 3 (0.49%) French Language
16 3 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 209 (34.04%) Developer
2 137 (22.31%) Analyst
3 59 (9.61%) C# Developer
4 44 (7.17%) Java Developer
5 41 (6.68%) C++ Developer
6 37 (6.03%) .NET Developer
7 34 (5.54%) C# .NET Developer
7 34 (5.54%) Quantitative Developer
8 31 (5.05%) Data Analyst
9 30 (4.89%) Data Scientist
10 28 (4.56%) Qualitative Analyst
10 28 (4.56%) Quantitative Analyst
11 27 (4.40%) Python Developer
11 27 (4.40%) Support Engineer
12 22 (3.58%) Desktop Support
13 21 (3.42%) Desktop Engineer
13 21 (3.42%) Desktop Support Engineer
14 20 (3.26%) SQL Developer
15 19 (3.09%) Games Developer
15 19 (3.09%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (12.21%) .NET
2 59 (9.61%) HTML
3 40 (6.51%) HTML5
4 37 (6.03%) jQuery
5 32 (5.21%) CSS
6 27 (4.40%) .NET Framework
6 27 (4.40%) Web Services
7 26 (4.23%) AngularJS
7 26 (4.23%) XML
8 24 (3.91%) ASP.NET
9 20 (3.26%) WinForms
10 19 (3.09%) REST
11 17 (2.77%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (2.28%) Spring
13 13 (2.12%) OpenGL
14 12 (1.95%) ASP.NET Web API
14 12 (1.95%) React
15 11 (1.79%) RESTful
15 11 (1.79%) SciPy
16 10 (1.63%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 192 (31.27%) Computer Science
2 114 (18.57%) Analytical Skills
3 111 (18.08%) Physics
4 81 (13.19%) Statistics
5 56 (9.12%) Algorithms
6 42 (6.84%) Derivative
7 40 (6.51%) Credit Risk
8 39 (6.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 36 (5.86%) Economics
10 29 (4.72%) Market Risk
11 24 (3.91%) Data Centre
12 21 (3.42%) Fixed Income
12 21 (3.42%) Visualisation
13 20 (3.26%) Management Information System
14 17 (2.77%) Applied Mathematics
14 17 (2.77%) Credit Derivative
15 13 (2.12%) Embedded Systems
16 12 (1.95%) Blackberry
17 11 (1.79%) Mobile App
18 10 (1.63%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 87 (14.17%) Windows
2 81 (13.19%) Linux
3 33 (5.37%) Windows 7
4 24 (3.91%) Unix
5 15 (2.44%) Windows XP
6 14 (2.28%) Windows Server
7 12 (1.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (1.63%) Solaris
9 9 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (0.81%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.65%) AIX
12 3 (0.49%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.49%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.33%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.33%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.16%) Android
14 1 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.16%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (18.73%) Analytics
2 101 (16.45%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (6.84%) Risk Management
4 39 (6.35%) Business Intelligence
4 39 (6.35%) Validation
5 36 (5.86%) Software Engineering
6 34 (5.54%) OO
7 33 (5.37%) Data Analysis
8 31 (5.05%) TDD
9 30 (4.89%) Project Management
10 29 (4.72%) ITIL
10 29 (4.72%) Machine Learning
11 28 (4.56%) Information Security
12 27 (4.40%) Multithreading
13 26 (4.23%) Data Analytics
13 26 (4.23%) Mentoring
14 23 (3.75%) Migration
14 23 (3.75%) Monte Carlo Method
15 22 (3.58%) MVC
15 22 (3.58%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 157 (25.57%) SQL
2 130 (21.17%) C#
3 128 (20.85%) C
4 122 (19.87%) C++
5 116 (18.89%) Python
6 109 (17.75%) Java
7 58 (9.45%) R
8 48 (7.82%) VBA
9 45 (7.33%) MATLAB
10 43 (7.00%) JavaScript
11 21 (3.42%) VB.NET
12 19 (3.09%) Scala
13 18 (2.93%) VB
14 8 (1.30%) Embedded C
14 8 (1.30%) Shell Script
15 7 (1.14%) GLSL
15 7 (1.14%) Groovy
15 7 (1.14%) HLSL
16 6 (0.98%) PHP
17 5 (0.81%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 298 (48.53%) Degree
2 50 (8.14%) PhD
3 30 (4.89%) Security Cleared
4 22 (3.58%) SC Cleared
5 18 (2.93%) CISSP
6 12 (1.95%) Postgraduate
7 11 (1.79%) CISA
7 11 (1.79%) CISM
7 11 (1.79%) MCP
8 10 (1.63%) IISP
9 8 (1.30%) A+ Certification
9 8 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (0.98%) CESG Certified Professional
10 6 (0.98%) SAS Certification
11 5 (0.81%) DV Cleared
11 5 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (0.49%) CCNP
12 3 (0.49%) HND
12 3 (0.49%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (6.51%) QA
2 14 (2.28%) PCI DSS
2 14 (2.28%) SLA
3 11 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 10 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (1.63%) ISO27005
5 9 (1.47%) ISAE 3402
5 9 (1.47%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.98%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.49%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (0.49%) NEBOSH
8 2 (0.33%) DO-178B
8 2 (0.33%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.33%) EMIR
8 2 (0.33%) GxP
8 2 (0.33%) MiFID
8 2 (0.33%) UCITS
9 1 (0.16%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 21 (3.42%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.81%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.65%) VMware Server
4 4 (0.65%) XenApp
5 3 (0.49%) Firmware
5 3 (0.49%) HDFS
5 3 (0.49%) Oracle Clusterware
6 2 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 2 (0.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (0.33%) vSphere
7 1 (0.16%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (1.47%) Backup Exec
1 9 (1.47%) HP SIM
1 9 (1.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 7 (1.14%) Puppet
3 6 (0.98%) SCCM
4 5 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.65%) SCOM
6 3 (0.49%) BladeLogic
6 3 (0.49%) CiscoWorks
6 3 (0.49%) NetBackup
6 3 (0.49%) QRadar
6 3 (0.49%) SolarWinds Orion
6 3 (0.49%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.33%) Ambari
7 2 (0.33%) Ansible
7 2 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.33%) yum
Vendors
1 79 (12.87%) Microsoft
2 40 (6.51%) Oracle
3 35 (5.70%) IBM
4 20 (3.26%) Cisco
5 19 (3.09%) Tableau
6 17 (2.77%) HP
7 13 (2.12%) SAP
8 12 (1.95%) Barracuda Networks
9 11 (1.79%) Symantec
10 10 (1.63%) Red Hat
11 9 (1.47%) ArcSight
11 9 (1.47%) Avaya
11 9 (1.47%) Becrypt
11 9 (1.47%) Intel Security
11 9 (1.47%) Qualys
11 9 (1.47%) Tripwire
11 9 (1.47%) VMware
12 7 (1.14%) Akamai
12 7 (1.14%) Mapinfo
12 7 (1.14%) Sun
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