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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 370 346 340
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -6
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 301 342 330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.56% 0.59% 0.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.69% 1.79% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 235 166
Median daily rate £400 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £305
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +22.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 27 62
Median hourly rate £19.00 £15.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% +1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £12.16 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.10 £55.20 £39.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £15.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+35.48% +1.63%

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
17771 19133 18680
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.30% 32.99% 32.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 11506 11963 11343
Median daily rate £425 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £608 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £377 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.53% +7.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 648 813 810
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.03 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.09% +2.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £11.99 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £44.60 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.88 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.22% +7.88%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 29 September 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 -8 288 £400 -11.11% 304
London -30 171 £450 -14.28% 127
South East +31 46 £413 +44.73% 60
City of London 0 46 £406 -22.61% 34
East of England +19 25 £250 -30.55% 44
Berkshire +20 23 £613 +173.74% 14
South West +8 16 £325 -21.45% 24
West Midlands -28 14 £320 -28.88% 16
Essex +13 11 £250 - 3
Hertfordshire +10 10 £351 - 10
North West +7 9 £331 +0.37% 16
Maidenhead - 9 £750 - 2
Scotland +9 8 £325 -7.14% 26
Manchester +3 7 £331 +47.22% 14
West Sussex +2 6 £365 +204.16% 1
Gatwick -3 6 £365 +204.16%
Bristol +2 5 £280 - 12
Dundee 0 5 £325 +36.84% 3
Warwickshire -1 5 £317 -29.55% 5
Gloucestershire -9 5 - - 2
Warwick - 5 £317 - 3
Buckinghamshire +16 4 £325 +30.00% 2
West Yorkshire +15 4 £363 - 2
Yorkshire +14 4 £363 - 8
Leeds +12 4 £363 - 2
Hampshire +3 4 £358 +6.79% 15
Oxfordshire -9 4 £208 - 7
Worcestershire - 4 £310 - 1
Cambridgeshire +19 3 £110 -67.16% 29
East Midlands -11 3 £308 -18.54% 7

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 322 (53.05%) Degree
2 205 (33.77%) Computer Science
3 202 (33.28%) Finance
4 179 (29.49%) SQL
5 139 (22.90%) Python
5 139 (22.90%) Agile Software Development
6 134 (22.08%) C#
7 131 (21.58%) Statistics
7 131 (21.58%) Analytics
8 129 (21.25%) Analytical Skills
9 126 (20.76%) Java
10 108 (17.79%) C++
11 91 (14.99%) R
12 87 (14.33%) Physics
13 85 (14.00%) C
14 83 (13.67%) Windows
15 81 (13.34%) Banking
16 80 (13.18%) SQL Server
17 79 (13.01%) Hadoop
18 72 (11.86%) Big Data
19 69 (11.37%) Algorithms
20 67 (11.04%) SAS
21 65 (10.71%) PhD
21 65 (10.71%) Machine Learning
22 63 (10.38%) Visualisation
22 63 (10.38%) Microsoft
23 59 (9.72%) Business Intelligence
23 59 (9.72%) JavaScript
24 58 (9.56%) .NET
25 55 (9.06%) 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 67 (11.04%) SAS
2 43 (7.08%) Apache Spark
3 18 (2.97%) Apache
4 13 (2.14%) Elasticsearch
5 12 (1.98%) MS Exchange
6 11 (1.81%) Apache Pig
7 8 (1.32%) Apache Solr
8 7 (1.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (1.15%) Skype for Business
8 7 (1.15%) Tomcat
9 6 (0.99%) IIS
9 6 (0.99%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.66%) CMS
10 4 (0.66%) IBM HTTP Server
11 3 (0.49%) ArcGIS
11 3 (0.49%) Confluence
11 3 (0.49%) WebLogic
Applications
1 39 (6.43%) MS Excel
1 39 (6.43%) SPSS
2 22 (3.62%) MS Office
3 11 (1.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.15%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.66%) Stata
6 1 (0.16%) Mingle
6 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.16%) Revit
6 1 (0.16%) Simulink
6 1 (0.16%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 5 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.49%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (0.49%) FastStats
3 2 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.33%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.16%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.16%) Murex MxG2000
4 1 (0.16%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 1 (0.16%) RMDS
4 1 (0.16%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.16%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.16%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.16%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.16%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 25 (4.12%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (2.47%) Google Analytics
2 15 (2.47%) SaaS
3 11 (1.81%) PaaS
4 10 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (0.99%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.66%) Adobe Analytics
6 4 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (0.66%) iTunes
6 4 (0.66%) Mimecast
7 3 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.49%) GitHub
7 3 (0.49%) Google Apps
7 3 (0.49%) IaaS
8 1 (0.16%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.16%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.16%) Office 365
8 1 (0.16%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.31%) Internet
2 12 (1.98%) TCP/IP
3 10 (1.65%) LAN
3 10 (1.65%) WAN
4 9 (1.48%) Firewall
5 8 (1.32%) HTTP
5 8 (1.32%) Network Security
6 7 (1.15%) Wireless
7 6 (0.99%) SNMP
8 5 (0.82%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (0.66%) IPsec
9 4 (0.66%) MPLS
9 4 (0.66%) Softphone
9 4 (0.66%) VoIP
10 3 (0.49%) BGP
10 3 (0.49%) DNS
10 3 (0.49%) Ethernet
10 3 (0.49%) FTP
10 3 (0.49%) OSPF
10 3 (0.49%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (13.18%) SQL Server
2 79 (13.01%) Hadoop
3 72 (11.86%) Big Data
4 33 (5.44%) Data Warehouse
5 28 (4.61%) Relational Database
6 24 (3.95%) Apache Hive
7 23 (3.79%) Data Mining
8 20 (3.29%) DB2
8 20 (3.29%) Oracle Database
9 19 (3.13%) QlikView
10 18 (2.97%) MySQL
11 14 (2.31%) NoSQL
11 14 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
12 13 (2.14%) RDBMS
12 13 (2.14%) Spotfire
13 12 (1.98%) Oracle Database 12c
13 12 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 11 (1.81%) GIS
14 11 (1.81%) MongoDB
15 10 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (3.79%) Git (software)
2 14 (2.31%) NUnit
3 12 (1.98%) JIRA
4 11 (1.81%) Maven
4 11 (1.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (1.32%) Subversion
6 7 (1.15%) Jenkins
6 7 (1.15%) Karma Test Runner
7 6 (0.99%) Visual Studio
8 5 (0.82%) Bower
8 5 (0.82%) Cucumber
8 5 (0.82%) gulp
8 5 (0.82%) JUnit
8 5 (0.82%) Mocha
8 5 (0.82%) Protractor
8 5 (0.82%) Selenium
8 5 (0.82%) Sinon.JS
9 4 (0.66%) Eclipse
9 4 (0.66%) Jasmine
9 4 (0.66%) Rational DOORS
General
1 202 (33.28%) Finance
2 81 (13.34%) Banking
3 38 (6.26%) Marketing
4 36 (5.93%) Games
5 31 (5.11%) Front Office
5 31 (5.11%) Telecoms
6 30 (4.94%) Retail
7 28 (4.61%) Investment Banking
8 16 (2.64%) Financial Institution
9 14 (2.31%) Legal
10 7 (1.15%) Billing
11 6 (0.99%) Advertising
11 6 (0.99%) Electronics
12 5 (0.82%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.82%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.66%) Back Office
14 3 (0.49%) German Language
15 2 (0.33%) Avionics
15 2 (0.33%) French Language
15 2 (0.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 198 (32.62%) Developer
2 139 (22.90%) Analyst
3 60 (9.88%) Data Scientist
4 47 (7.74%) C# Developer
5 45 (7.41%) Java Developer
6 37 (6.10%) Senior Developer
7 32 (5.27%) .NET Developer
8 31 (5.11%) Data Analyst
8 31 (5.11%) SQL Developer
9 29 (4.78%) C# .NET Developer
10 20 (3.29%) Machine Learning Scientist
10 20 (3.29%) Senior Java Developer
11 19 (3.13%) Quantitative Developer
12 18 (2.97%) Consultant
13 17 (2.80%) Python Developer
14 16 (2.64%) Architect
14 16 (2.64%) Risk Analyst
15 15 (2.47%) Business Analyst
16 14 (2.31%) Applications Developer
16 14 (2.31%) Quantitative Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (9.56%) .NET
2 54 (8.90%) HTML
3 42 (6.92%) CSS
4 34 (5.60%) Web Services
5 29 (4.78%) XML
6 26 (4.28%) AngularJS
7 24 (3.95%) jQuery
8 19 (3.13%) D3.js
8 19 (3.13%) HTML5
9 16 (2.64%) ASP.NET
10 13 (2.14%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 12 (1.98%) .NET Framework
11 12 (1.98%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (1.98%) CSS3
11 12 (1.98%) Pandas
11 12 (1.98%) RESTful
11 12 (1.98%) WinForms
12 11 (1.81%) scikit-learn
12 11 (1.81%) Spring
12 11 (1.81%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 205 (33.77%) Computer Science
2 131 (21.58%) Statistics
3 129 (21.25%) Analytical Skills
4 87 (14.33%) Physics
5 69 (11.37%) Algorithms
6 63 (10.38%) Visualisation
7 49 (8.07%) Economics
8 35 (5.77%) Management Information System
9 33 (5.44%) Credit Risk
10 26 (4.28%) Data Structures
11 25 (4.12%) Applied Mathematics
11 25 (4.12%) Data Centre
12 24 (3.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 22 (3.62%) Artificial Intelligence
14 21 (3.46%) User Experience
15 20 (3.29%) Fixed Income
16 19 (3.13%) Market Risk
17 17 (2.80%) Derivative
17 17 (2.80%) Equities
18 16 (2.64%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 83 (13.67%) Windows
2 51 (8.40%) Linux
3 28 (4.61%) Apple iOS
4 26 (4.28%) Unix
5 25 (4.12%) Android
6 17 (2.80%) Windows Vista
7 15 (2.47%) Windows 7
8 8 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (1.32%) Windows Server
8 8 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.82%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.49%) Debian
10 3 (0.49%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.33%) CentOS
11 2 (0.33%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.33%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.16%) NetWare
12 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (22.90%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (21.58%) Analytics
3 65 (10.71%) Machine Learning
4 59 (9.72%) Business Intelligence
5 54 (8.90%) Data Analysis
6 53 (8.73%) TDD
7 49 (8.07%) Software Engineering
8 43 (7.08%) OO
9 39 (6.43%) Scrum
10 38 (6.26%) Data Visualisation
10 38 (6.26%) Risk Management
11 37 (6.10%) Data Modelling
11 37 (6.10%) E-Commerce
12 36 (5.93%) CRM
13 32 (5.27%) Multithreading
14 30 (4.94%) ITIL
15 29 (4.78%) Business Analysis
15 29 (4.78%) MVC
16 28 (4.61%) Data Analytics
17 27 (4.45%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 179 (29.49%) SQL
2 139 (22.90%) Python
3 134 (22.08%) C#
4 126 (20.76%) Java
5 108 (17.79%) C++
6 91 (14.99%) R
7 85 (14.00%) C
8 59 (9.72%) JavaScript
9 37 (6.10%) MATLAB
10 34 (5.60%) VBA
11 31 (5.11%) Scala
12 19 (3.13%) Objective-C
13 16 (2.64%) PL/SQL
14 14 (2.31%) VB
14 14 (2.31%) VB.NET
15 13 (2.14%) PHP
16 11 (1.81%) Shell Script
17 10 (1.65%) Apple Swift
17 10 (1.65%) Perl
17 10 (1.65%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 322 (53.05%) Degree
2 65 (10.71%) PhD
3 27 (4.45%) Security Cleared
4 17 (2.80%) CISSP
5 16 (2.64%) DV Cleared
6 9 (1.48%) CISA
6 9 (1.48%) SC Cleared
7 8 (1.32%) CESG Certified Professional
7 8 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (0.99%) BPSS Clearance
9 6 (0.99%) CISM
10 5 (0.82%) CRISC
10 5 (0.82%) ISEB
10 5 (0.82%) MCP
10 5 (0.82%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.66%) CCNA
12 3 (0.49%) A+ Certification
12 3 (0.49%) ISTQB
12 3 (0.49%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.97%) QA
2 13 (2.14%) SLA
3 12 (1.98%) Data Quality
4 8 (1.32%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.82%) Dodd-Frank
6 4 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.49%) Actionable Recommendations
7 3 (0.49%) EMIR
7 3 (0.49%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.49%) ISO27002
7 3 (0.49%) MiFID
7 3 (0.49%) NEBOSH
8 2 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.33%) DO-178B
8 2 (0.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 2 (0.33%) ISAE 3402
8 2 (0.33%) ISO27005
8 2 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.16%) GxP
9 1 (0.16%) IAS 39
System Software
1 24 (3.95%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.82%) HDFS
3 2 (0.33%) Docker
3 2 (0.33%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 5 (0.82%) SCOM
2 4 (0.66%) AirWatch
2 4 (0.66%) Backup Exec
2 4 (0.66%) HP SIM
2 4 (0.66%) Kibana
2 4 (0.66%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (0.49%) QRadar
4 2 (0.33%) ArcSight ESM
4 2 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.33%) Puppet
4 2 (0.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.16%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.16%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.16%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.16%) logstash
5 1 (0.16%) Mesos
5 1 (0.16%) MOM
5 1 (0.16%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.16%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 63 (10.38%) Microsoft
2 55 (9.06%) Oracle
3 50 (8.24%) Tableau
4 24 (3.95%) Google
5 21 (3.46%) IBM
6 15 (2.47%) SAP
7 14 (2.31%) HP
8 12 (1.98%) Sybase
9 9 (1.48%) Cisco
10 8 (1.32%) Red Hat
11 6 (0.99%) Adobe
11 6 (0.99%) Intel Security
12 5 (0.82%) VMware
13 4 (0.66%) ArcSight
13 4 (0.66%) Avaya
13 4 (0.66%) Becrypt
13 4 (0.66%) Blue Coat
13 4 (0.66%) MicroStrategy
13 4 (0.66%) Symantec
13 4 (0.66%) Teradata
London
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Rate: £350 - £420 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Dundee, Angus
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Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £350 - £570 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
SLS Services Ltd
Rate: £24,400 Pro-Rata
Posted: 7 hours ago
South Wales
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Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
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Rate: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash IT Recruitment UK
Posted: Yesterday
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £360.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London & Glasgow
Morgan Stanley
Rate: Competitive Salary
Posted: 24 days ago
London & Glasgow
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Rate: Competitive Salary
Posted: 24 days ago
London & Glasgow
Morgan Stanley
Rate: Competitive Salary
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London
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Rate: Competitive Salary
Posted: 24 days ago
London
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Posted: 17 days ago
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Rate: £15000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge
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