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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 364 417 341
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -76
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 309 244 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.57% 0.43% 0.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.71% 1.33% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 148 160
Median daily rate £407 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.23% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £185 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 31 52
Median hourly rate £19.25 £17.50 £17.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -1.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.50 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.90 £39.05 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +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
18111 18401 17465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.54% 32.31% 32.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 11705 11540 10568
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £612 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 632 722 697
Median hourly rate £20.83 £18.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.59% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.35 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -12.19%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 26 July 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 +27 267 £425 - 294
London +8 149 £450 -4.00% 147
South East +48 69 £407 +43.43% 38
City of London +43 43 £500 +5.26% 46
Berkshire +21 23 £475 - 3
Surrey +5 18 £388 -3.12% 12
Scotland +11 17 £260 -20.00% 7
West Sussex +5 16 £407 +239.16% 1
Dundee +12 13 £243 -
South West -13 12 £400 +8.47% 24
Yorkshire +6 10 £350 - 7
East Midlands +4 9 £565 +88.33% 9
Crawley - 9 £425 -
West Yorkshire +11 7 £363 - 6
Camberley - 7 £125 -
East of England +11 6 £240 -12.72% 48
Leeds +5 6 £363 - 4
Gatwick -2 6 £386 +221.66%
West Midlands -29 6 £325 -27.77% 8
Redhill - 6 £383 - 1
North West +2 5 £148 +96.66% 10
Nottingham 0 5 £578 +92.50% 3
Nottinghamshire -4 5 £578 +92.50% 3
Reading +12 4 £550 -
Hampshire +5 4 - - 8
Edinburgh +3 4 £600 +84.61% 4
Bristol -3 4 £400 +8.47% 6
Manchester -4 4 £148 +96.66% 8
Gloucestershire -7 4 - - 7
Southampton - 4 - - 5

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 303 (49.35%) Degree
2 204 (33.22%) Finance
3 172 (28.01%) Computer Science
4 148 (24.10%) SQL
5 127 (20.68%) C#
6 123 (20.03%) Python
7 122 (19.87%) C++
8 121 (19.71%) Analytical Skills
9 115 (18.73%) C
10 113 (18.40%) Java
11 110 (17.92%) Agile Software Development
12 101 (16.45%) Analytics
13 95 (15.47%) Statistics
14 92 (14.98%) Banking
15 91 (14.82%) Windows
16 84 (13.68%) Physics
17 79 (12.87%) R
18 76 (12.38%) Microsoft
19 73 (11.89%) SQL Server
20 64 (10.42%) Linux
21 63 (10.26%) SAS
22 59 (9.61%) Algorithms
23 57 (9.28%) Big Data
24 56 (9.12%) PhD
25 52 (8.47%) .NET
26 50 (8.14%) Hadoop
27 48 (7.82%) JavaScript
28 46 (7.49%) HTML
28 46 (7.49%) MATLAB
29 45 (7.33%) Oracle

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 63 (10.26%) SAS
2 24 (3.91%) Apache Spark
3 19 (3.09%) MS Exchange
4 10 (1.63%) Apache Pig
5 8 (1.30%) Apache
5 8 (1.30%) ArcGIS
5 8 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (1.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 7 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (1.14%) IIS
6 7 (1.14%) Skype for Business
7 5 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (0.65%) CMS
9 3 (0.49%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.33%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.33%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.16%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.16%) WebLogic
Applications
1 42 (6.84%) MS Excel
1 42 (6.84%) SPSS
2 35 (5.70%) MS Office
3 11 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.14%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.49%) LaTeX
6 1 (0.16%) EViews
6 1 (0.16%) Mingle
6 1 (0.16%) MS Project
6 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.16%) Revit
Business Applications
1 6 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.49%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (0.49%) FastStats
3 2 (0.33%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.33%) RMDS
4 1 (0.16%) Murex MxG2000
4 1 (0.16%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.16%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.16%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.16%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.26%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.47%) Mimecast
4 7 (1.14%) SaaS
5 5 (0.81%) Google Analytics
6 4 (0.65%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.49%) Google Apps
7 3 (0.49%) IaaS
7 3 (0.49%) iTunes
8 2 (0.33%) GitHub
8 2 (0.33%) Heroku
8 2 (0.33%) PaaS
9 1 (0.16%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.16%) Office 365
9 1 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.09%) TCP/IP
2 17 (2.77%) LAN
2 17 (2.77%) WAN
3 12 (1.95%) Wireless
4 10 (1.63%) Firewall
4 10 (1.63%) Internet
5 9 (1.47%) SAN
6 8 (1.30%) Remote Desktop
7 6 (0.98%) 3G
7 6 (0.98%) DNS
7 6 (0.98%) SNMP
8 5 (0.81%) IPsec
8 5 (0.81%) MPLS
8 5 (0.81%) Network Security
9 4 (0.65%) 4G
9 4 (0.65%) BGP
9 4 (0.65%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (0.65%) HTTP
9 4 (0.65%) OSPF
9 4 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (11.89%) SQL Server
2 57 (9.28%) Big Data
3 50 (8.14%) Hadoop
4 23 (3.75%) Relational Database
5 19 (3.09%) Oracle Database
6 18 (2.93%) QlikView
6 18 (2.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 16 (2.61%) GIS
8 15 (2.44%) Apache Hive
8 15 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
8 15 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
9 13 (2.12%) Oracle Database 12c
10 12 (1.95%) MySQL
11 11 (1.79%) RDBMS
12 10 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 9 (1.47%) Data Mining
13 9 (1.47%) Spotfire
13 9 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 8 (1.30%) DB2
14 8 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 22 (3.58%) Git (software)
2 17 (2.77%) JIRA
3 16 (2.61%) NUnit
4 10 (1.63%) Jenkins
5 9 (1.47%) Selenium
6 8 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (1.14%) Spock
8 6 (0.98%) Visual Studio
9 5 (0.81%) Maven
9 5 (0.81%) Rational DOORS
10 4 (0.65%) HP UFT
10 4 (0.65%) Subversion
11 3 (0.49%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.49%) Jasmine
11 3 (0.49%) Karma Test Runner
11 3 (0.49%) Rational Rhapsody
12 2 (0.33%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 2 (0.33%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.33%) WebDriver
General
1 204 (33.22%) Finance
2 92 (14.98%) Banking
3 42 (6.84%) Telecoms
4 41 (6.68%) Games
5 36 (5.86%) Front Office
6 29 (4.72%) Investment Banking
7 21 (3.42%) Marketing
8 20 (3.26%) Retail
9 14 (2.28%) Legal
10 9 (1.47%) Back Office
10 9 (1.47%) Billing
10 9 (1.47%) Electronics
11 7 (1.14%) Manufacturing
12 6 (0.98%) Advertising
12 6 (0.98%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.98%) Publishing
13 5 (0.81%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.49%) Avionics
15 2 (0.33%) Dutch Language
15 2 (0.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 191 (31.11%) Developer
2 151 (24.59%) Analyst
3 44 (7.17%) C# Developer
3 44 (7.17%) Java Developer
4 40 (6.51%) Data Scientist
5 36 (5.86%) Senior Developer
6 33 (5.37%) Data Analyst
7 32 (5.21%) SQL Developer
8 27 (4.40%) .NET Developer
8 27 (4.40%) C# .NET Developer
8 27 (4.40%) C++ Developer
9 26 (4.23%) Risk Analyst
10 25 (4.07%) Qualitative Analyst
10 25 (4.07%) Quantitative Analyst
11 24 (3.91%) Quantitative Developer
12 19 (3.09%) Quantitative Risk Analyst
13 16 (2.61%) Deployment Engineer
13 16 (2.61%) Senior Java Developer
13 16 (2.61%) Support Engineer
14 15 (2.44%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (8.47%) .NET
2 46 (7.49%) HTML
3 31 (5.05%) Web Services
4 30 (4.89%) CSS
5 29 (4.72%) jQuery
6 23 (3.75%) XML
7 21 (3.42%) HTML5
8 20 (3.26%) ASP.NET
9 18 (2.93%) .NET Framework
9 18 (2.93%) ASP.NET MVC
10 17 (2.77%) AngularJS
10 17 (2.77%) OpenGL
11 14 (2.28%) REST
12 13 (2.12%) Spring
13 12 (1.95%) WinForms
14 11 (1.79%) Unity (Game Engine)
15 9 (1.47%) DirectX
15 9 (1.47%) SciPy
16 8 (1.30%) Middleware
16 8 (1.30%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 172 (28.01%) Computer Science
2 121 (19.71%) Analytical Skills
3 95 (15.47%) Statistics
4 84 (13.68%) Physics
5 59 (9.61%) Algorithms
6 44 (7.17%) Economics
7 36 (5.86%) Credit Risk
8 34 (5.54%) Data Centre
9 31 (5.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 30 (4.89%) Derivative
11 27 (4.40%) Management Information System
11 27 (4.40%) Visualisation
12 21 (3.42%) Applied Mathematics
13 19 (3.09%) Data Structures
14 18 (2.93%) Market Risk
15 16 (2.61%) Artificial Intelligence
15 16 (2.61%) Blackberry
16 12 (1.95%) Fixed Income
16 12 (1.95%) Mobile App
16 12 (1.95%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 91 (14.82%) Windows
2 64 (10.42%) Linux
3 25 (4.07%) Windows 7
4 24 (3.91%) Apple iOS
5 23 (3.75%) Unix
6 17 (2.77%) Android
7 15 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (2.44%) Windows Server
8 10 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (1.63%) Windows Vista
8 10 (1.63%) Windows XP
9 9 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (0.98%) Solaris
11 4 (0.65%) AIX
11 4 (0.65%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.49%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.33%) CentOS
13 2 (0.33%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.16%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (17.92%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (16.45%) Analytics
3 44 (7.17%) Data Analysis
4 42 (6.84%) OO
5 41 (6.68%) Risk Management
5 41 (6.68%) Software Engineering
6 40 (6.51%) Business Intelligence
7 39 (6.35%) TDD
8 35 (5.70%) Validation
9 34 (5.54%) ITIL
9 34 (5.54%) Machine Learning
10 33 (5.37%) Information Security
10 33 (5.37%) Project Management
11 31 (5.05%) MVC
12 27 (4.40%) Multithreading
13 26 (4.23%) Quantitative Finance
14 24 (3.91%) Scrum
15 23 (3.75%) Kanban
16 22 (3.58%) CRM
16 22 (3.58%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 148 (24.10%) SQL
2 127 (20.68%) C#
3 123 (20.03%) Python
4 122 (19.87%) C++
5 115 (18.73%) C
6 113 (18.40%) Java
7 79 (12.87%) R
8 48 (7.82%) JavaScript
9 46 (7.49%) MATLAB
10 42 (6.84%) VBA
11 26 (4.23%) Scala
12 15 (2.44%) PL/SQL
12 15 (2.44%) VB
13 14 (2.28%) Objective-C
14 9 (1.47%) Apple Swift
14 9 (1.47%) PHP
14 9 (1.47%) Shell Script
14 9 (1.47%) VB.NET
15 8 (1.30%) Perl
16 7 (1.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 303 (49.35%) Degree
2 56 (9.12%) PhD
3 35 (5.70%) Security Cleared
4 19 (3.09%) CISSP
4 19 (3.09%) SC Cleared
5 12 (1.95%) CISA
6 10 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (1.63%) DV Cleared
6 10 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (1.63%) Postgraduate
7 9 (1.47%) MCP
8 8 (1.30%) CESG Certified Professional
8 8 (1.30%) CISM
9 7 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
9 7 (1.14%) IISP
10 6 (0.98%) A+ Certification
10 6 (0.98%) SAS Certification
11 5 (0.81%) CRISC
12 4 (0.65%) CCNA
12 4 (0.65%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.56%) QA
2 20 (3.26%) SLA
3 15 (2.44%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.14%) ISO27005
4 7 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.98%) ISAE 3402
5 6 (0.98%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.81%) 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%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 2 (0.33%) MiFID
9 1 (0.16%) Actionable Recommendations
9 1 (0.16%) GxP
9 1 (0.16%) IAS 39
9 1 (0.16%) ISO27002
System Software
1 27 (4.40%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.49%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.49%) Oracle Clusterware
4 2 (0.33%) Firmware
4 2 (0.33%) HDFS
4 2 (0.33%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.33%) VMware Server
4 2 (0.33%) XenApp
5 1 (0.16%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.16%) Docker
5 1 (0.16%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 9 (1.47%) Backup Exec
1 9 (1.47%) HP SIM
1 9 (1.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 6 (0.98%) SCOM
3 5 (0.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (0.65%) AirWatch
4 4 (0.65%) Puppet
5 3 (0.49%) QRadar
6 2 (0.33%) BladeLogic
6 2 (0.33%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (0.33%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.33%) SCCM
6 2 (0.33%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.33%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.16%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.16%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.16%) yum
Vendors
1 76 (12.38%) Microsoft
2 45 (7.33%) Oracle
3 41 (6.68%) IBM
4 26 (4.23%) Tableau
5 22 (3.58%) HP
6 15 (2.44%) Cisco
7 14 (2.28%) Red Hat
8 13 (2.12%) SAP
9 10 (1.63%) Google
9 10 (1.63%) Intel Security
10 9 (1.47%) Avaya
10 9 (1.47%) Becrypt
10 9 (1.47%) Symantec
10 9 (1.47%) VMware
11 7 (1.14%) Akamai
11 7 (1.14%) Barracuda Networks
11 7 (1.14%) Mapinfo
12 6 (0.98%) ArcSight
12 6 (0.98%) Qualys
12 6 (0.98%) Tripwire
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Rate: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Parity Professionals
Posted: Yesterday
London
PCR
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + Great central London locations
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £385.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £700.00 - £750.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
North
Estio Technology Recruitment
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South West
Parallel Consulting
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Flow Communications Uk Ltd
Rate: Competitive salary
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Ciber UK
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Ciber UK
Posted: 7 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Aquent
Rate: Highly Competitive and Flexible
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
IBM Client Innovation Centre - Leicester
Rate: From £36,500 to £52,600 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Spectrum IT
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 19 days ago