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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 421 325 266
Rank change year-on-year
-96 -59
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 193 298 316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.57% 0.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.17% 1.85% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 171 147
Average daily rate
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£450 £475 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 47 54
Average hourly rate £15.25 £15.25 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +22.78%
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
16501 16144 14914
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.46% 30.67% 31.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10228 10089 8893
Average daily rate £415 £410 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.21% -3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £243
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 660 645 613
Average hourly rate £18.70 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.92 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

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 22 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 22 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 22 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 -86 184 £450 -5.26% 345
London -64 117 £500 - 140
City of London -17 32 £500 +1.26% 45
South East -16 27 £379 +244.31% 52
East of England +11 17 £256 -35.93% 55
South West +8 9 £244 -22.61% 19
Surrey +8 9 £425 +30.76% 18
Cambridgeshire +7 9 £300 -29.41% 33
Peterborough - 8 - -
Hertfordshire +3 7 £213 -26.72% 17
West Midlands -18 6 £423 +79.78% 19
Wales 0 5 £350 -30.00%
Oxfordshire -21 5 £325 +225.00% 7
South Wales -4 4 £300 -40.00%
Berkshire -8 4 £409 +289.28% 6
North West -24 4 £210 -23.63% 28
Reading +9 3 £409 +289.28% 5
Cardiff +8 3 - -
Milton Keynes +5 3 £120 -61.60%
Wiltshire +2 3 £95 - 2
Buckinghamshire +1 3 £120 -75.00% 1
Hampshire -6 3 £420 - 10
Birmingham -7 3 £423 +64.87% 4
Manchester -12 3 £210 +75.00% 20
Oxford -13 3 £325 +225.00% 1
Scotland -17 3 £325 -15.58% 4
West Sussex - 3 £115 - 3
Docklands, London -2 2 £613 +3.81%
Gloucestershire -5 2 £388 - 7
Glasgow -11 2 - - 1

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 251 (56.28%) Degree
2 197 (44.17%) Computer Science
3 150 (33.63%) SQL
4 149 (33.41%) Finance
5 110 (24.66%) Java
6 109 (24.44%) Physics
7 86 (19.28%) Analytical Skills
8 85 (19.06%) Analytics
8 85 (19.06%) Banking
9 83 (18.61%) C++
10 78 (17.49%) C#
11 70 (15.70%) Statistics
12 67 (15.02%) Python
13 57 (12.78%) Data Modelling
14 54 (12.11%) C
15 51 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
16 47 (10.54%) OO
16 47 (10.54%) Front Office
17 45 (10.09%) UNIX
18 43 (9.64%) SAS
19 41 (9.19%) .NET
20 40 (8.97%) Oracle
20 40 (8.97%) Derivative
21 38 (8.52%) Investment Banking
21 38 (8.52%) Web Services
22 37 (8.30%) Telecoms
22 37 (8.30%) Multithreading
23 36 (8.07%) Software Engineering
24 35 (7.85%) SQL Server
25 34 (7.62%) PhD

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 43 (9.64%) SAS
2 10 (2.24%) WebLogic
3 9 (2.02%) Node.js
3 9 (2.02%) JBoss
4 8 (1.79%) Tomcat
4 8 (1.79%) WebSphere
5 7 (1.57%) Apache Spark
5 7 (1.57%) Apache
6 6 (1.35%) SharePoint
6 6 (1.35%) GlassFish
7 3 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.67%) IIS
8 2 (0.45%) CMS
8 2 (0.45%) Oracle Coherence
8 2 (0.45%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.22%) uWSGI
9 1 (0.22%) nginx
9 1 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 25 (5.61%) MS Excel
2 19 (4.26%) MS Office
3 10 (2.24%) SPSS
3 10 (2.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.35%) Simulink
5 3 (0.67%) PowerPivot
5 3 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.45%) MS Project
6 2 (0.45%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.22%) Weka
7 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.22%) Maya
7 1 (0.22%) Stata
7 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.22%) FINCAD Analytics
2 1 (0.22%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.22%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.22%) Summit
2 1 (0.22%) Loan IQ
2 1 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.22%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.22%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.67%) Amazon EMR
2 3 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.45%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.22%) Route 53
4 1 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (0.22%) Heroku
4 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.79%) Internet
2 7 (1.57%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.67%) Multicast
3 3 (0.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (0.45%) DNS
4 2 (0.45%) HTTP
4 2 (0.45%) Kerberos
4 2 (0.45%) LDAP
4 2 (0.45%) Firewall
4 2 (0.45%) OpenLDAP
4 2 (0.45%) AMQP
5 1 (0.22%) Skype
5 1 (0.22%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.22%) NAS
5 1 (0.22%) Network Security
5 1 (0.22%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.22%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.22%) MPLS
5 1 (0.22%) DHCP
5 1 (0.22%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (7.85%) SQL Server
2 32 (7.17%) Relational Database
3 29 (6.50%) Big Data
4 25 (5.61%) Hadoop
5 24 (5.38%) Data Warehouse
6 23 (5.16%) RDBMS
7 15 (3.36%) Data Mining
8 14 (3.14%) MySQL
8 14 (3.14%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (2.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 12 (2.69%) QlikView
10 11 (2.47%) MongoDB
11 10 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (1.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (1.57%) KDB
12 7 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
14 5 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
14 5 (1.12%) Oracle Database
14 5 (1.12%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 13 (2.91%) Maven
2 7 (1.57%) Git (software)
2 7 (1.57%) Ant
3 5 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.12%) Subversion
4 3 (0.67%) NUnit
4 3 (0.67%) JUnit
5 2 (0.45%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (0.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.45%) Selenium
5 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Blend
5 2 (0.45%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (0.22%) Grunt
6 1 (0.22%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.22%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.22%) NCover
6 1 (0.22%) JIRA
6 1 (0.22%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.22%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.22%) ProC
General
1 149 (33.41%) Finance
2 85 (19.06%) Banking
3 47 (10.54%) Front Office
4 38 (8.52%) Investment Banking
5 37 (8.30%) Telecoms
6 24 (5.38%) Marketing
7 18 (4.04%) Retail
7 18 (4.04%) Games
8 7 (1.57%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.57%) Electronics
9 5 (1.12%) Retail Banking
9 5 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.90%) Back Office
11 3 (0.67%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.67%) Interactive Media
11 3 (0.67%) Japanese Language
11 3 (0.67%) Law
11 3 (0.67%) Legal
11 3 (0.67%) Military
12 2 (0.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 142 (31.84%) Developer
2 139 (31.17%) Analyst
3 38 (8.52%) Programmer
4 32 (7.17%) Senior Developer
5 28 (6.28%) Business Analyst
6 26 (5.83%) Data Analyst
6 26 (5.83%) Data Scientist
7 20 (4.48%) Architect
7 20 (4.48%) Analyst Programmer
8 19 (4.26%) Java Analyst Programmer
8 19 (4.26%) Java Programmer
9 17 (3.81%) Java Developer
10 16 (3.59%) C# Developer
10 16 (3.59%) Support Analyst
11 13 (2.91%) .NET Developer
11 13 (2.91%) SQL Developer
11 13 (2.91%) Quantitative Developer
12 12 (2.69%) C++ Developer
13 10 (2.24%) Technical Leader
14 9 (2.02%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (9.19%) .NET
2 38 (8.52%) Web Services
3 28 (6.28%) HTML
4 25 (5.61%) WPF
5 16 (3.59%) CSS
6 13 (2.91%) ASP.NET
6 13 (2.91%) WCF
7 10 (2.24%) XML
7 10 (2.24%) jQuery
8 8 (1.79%) Spring
8 8 (1.79%) AngularJS
9 7 (1.57%) Pandas
9 7 (1.57%) REST
9 7 (1.57%) SciPy
9 7 (1.57%) FIX Protocol
9 7 (1.57%) LINQ
10 6 (1.35%) J2EE
10 6 (1.35%) SOAP
10 6 (1.35%) .NET Framework
10 6 (1.35%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 197 (44.17%) Computer Science
2 109 (24.44%) Physics
3 86 (19.28%) Analytical Skills
4 70 (15.70%) Statistics
5 40 (8.97%) Derivative
6 30 (6.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 29 (6.50%) Algorithms
8 18 (4.04%) Credit Risk
9 17 (3.81%) Economics
10 16 (3.59%) Visualisation
11 15 (3.36%) Management Information System
12 14 (3.14%) Open Source
13 10 (2.24%) Fixed Income
14 9 (2.02%) Data Structures
14 9 (2.02%) Spread Betting
15 8 (1.79%) Market Risk
15 8 (1.79%) Xbox
16 7 (1.57%) Equities
16 7 (1.57%) NHS
17 6 (1.35%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 45 (10.09%) UNIX
2 29 (6.50%) Linux
3 26 (5.83%) Windows
4 24 (5.38%) Android
5 22 (4.93%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.35%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.45%) Solaris
8 2 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.22%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (19.06%) Analytics
2 57 (12.78%) Data Modelling
3 51 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (10.54%) OO
5 37 (8.30%) Multithreading
6 36 (8.07%) Software Engineering
7 33 (7.40%) Low Latency
8 31 (6.95%) Data Analysis
9 29 (6.50%) TDD
10 23 (5.16%) Risk Management
10 23 (5.16%) Validation
11 21 (4.71%) Business Intelligence
12 19 (4.26%) Web Services Management
12 19 (4.26%) UML
12 19 (4.26%) Algorithmic Trading
13 18 (4.04%) OOP
14 16 (3.59%) Scrum
14 16 (3.59%) ETL
15 15 (3.36%) ITIL
16 14 (3.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 150 (33.63%) SQL
2 110 (24.66%) Java
3 83 (18.61%) C++
4 78 (17.49%) C#
5 67 (15.02%) Python
6 54 (12.11%) C
7 32 (7.17%) JavaScript
8 29 (6.50%) R
9 25 (5.61%) VBA
10 13 (2.91%) Scala
10 13 (2.91%) PL/SQL
11 12 (2.69%) PHP
11 12 (2.69%) MATLAB
12 10 (2.24%) Perl
13 6 (1.35%) Shell Script
13 6 (1.35%) Bash Shell
14 5 (1.12%) T-SQL
15 4 (0.90%) VB
15 4 (0.90%) Go
16 3 (0.67%) Cython
Qualifications
1 251 (56.28%) Degree
2 34 (7.62%) PhD
3 20 (4.48%) Security Cleared
4 13 (2.91%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.90%) CISSP
6 4 (0.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (0.67%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.67%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.67%) CIMA
7 3 (0.67%) ACCA
7 3 (0.67%) HND
7 3 (0.67%) ISEB
8 2 (0.45%) HNC
8 2 (0.45%) CFA
8 2 (0.45%) MCITP
9 1 (0.22%) CRISC
9 1 (0.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.22%) NVQ Level 3
9 1 (0.22%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.59%) QA
2 4 (0.90%) SLA
3 2 (0.45%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.22%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.22%) Basel II
System Software
1 8 (1.79%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.12%) HDFS
3 1 (0.22%) GridGain
3 1 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.45%) OpenAM
1 2 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.45%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.22%) SCOrch
2 1 (0.22%) SCSM
2 1 (0.22%) Puppet
2 1 (0.22%) SCOM
2 1 (0.22%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.22%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 40 (8.97%) Oracle
2 32 (7.17%) Microsoft
3 22 (4.93%) Tableau
4 9 (2.02%) Adobe
5 5 (1.12%) hybris
5 5 (1.12%) Business Objects
5 5 (1.12%) Cognos
6 4 (0.90%) HP
6 4 (0.90%) MicroStrategy
6 4 (0.90%) Sybase
6 4 (0.90%) Netezza
6 4 (0.90%) Google
6 4 (0.90%) Vertica
6 4 (0.90%) Hortonworks
6 4 (0.90%) Cloudera
7 3 (0.67%) Facebook
7 3 (0.67%) Telerik
7 3 (0.67%) Remedy
7 3 (0.67%) IBM
8 2 (0.45%) Hyperion
North London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: From £200 to £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Optima Connections
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £16 - £19 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Optimus Search
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Connectus
Rate: £600 - £640 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Linux Recruit
Rate: Up to £500 per day up to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
England
Optimus Search
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Optimus Search Ltd
Rate: £35 - £50 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Hudson IT
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Quant Capital
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Churchill Frank
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
North West England
Churchill Frank
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago