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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 337 366 368
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +2
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 310 321 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.63% 0.58% 0.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.92% 1.73% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 187 190
Median daily rate £467 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.68% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £693 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 57 22
Median hourly rate £15.25 £15.25 £15.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.90 £55.00 £40.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £15.25 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.92%

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
16138 18509 18235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.63% 33.44% 31.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10432 11626 11544
Median daily rate £430 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +4.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £377 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 576 792 769
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.07 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £19.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +15.79%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 3 December 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 -11 283 £476 -1.19% 300
London -15 179 £525 - 144
City of London +10 50 £500 -4.76% 31
South East +18 30 £341 +13.50% 44
West Midlands +2 18 £236 -27.30% 6
East Midlands +4 14 £375 +62.16% 7
South West +3 14 £500 +25.00% 22
East of England +16 13 £298 -9.84% 49
Belfast +2 11 £385 - 1
County Antrim +1 11 £385 - 1
Northern Ireland -2 11 £385 - 2
Scotland +19 10 £400 -8.57% 51
Derbyshire +13 10 £375 - 2
Derby - 10 £375 - 2
Berkshire +8 9 £750 +115.82% 9
North West -2 8 £431 +30.68% 13
Hampshire +18 6 £183 -44.69% 10
Warwickshire +3 6 £317 -
Gloucestershire +5 5 £500 +11.11% 3
Cambridgeshire +5 5 £330 - 32
Warwick +2 5 £317 -
Hertfordshire +1 5 £290 - 12
Oxfordshire -9 5 £208 +18.57% 6
Glasgow - 5 £413 - 6
Buckinghamshire +11 4 - - 5
Wiltshire -9 4 £526 +31.56% 3
Coventry -11 4 £168 -48.23%
North East -31 4 £330 - 3
Shropshire - 4 £330 -
Maidenhead - 4 £750 - 1

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 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.

1 343 (56.41%) Degree
2 227 (37.34%) Computer Science
3 210 (34.54%) Finance
4 197 (32.40%) SQL
5 182 (29.93%) Python
6 177 (29.11%) Agile Software Development
7 173 (28.45%) Statistics
8 164 (26.97%) Java
9 155 (25.49%) Analytics
10 126 (20.72%) Analytical Skills
10 126 (20.72%) R
10 126 (20.72%) C#
11 111 (18.26%) C++
11 111 (18.26%) Hadoop
11 111 (18.26%) Physics
12 99 (16.28%) Big Data
12 99 (16.28%) Banking
13 93 (15.30%) Machine Learning
14 90 (14.80%) PhD
15 83 (13.65%) Algorithms
16 72 (11.84%) SAS
17 69 (11.35%) Business Intelligence
18 68 (11.18%) JavaScript
19 67 (11.02%) Visualisation
20 65 (10.69%) Apache Spark
21 63 (10.36%) C
22 62 (10.20%) SQL Server
23 60 (9.87%) .NET
24 59 (9.70%) Windows
25 58 (9.54%) Linux

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 72 (11.84%) SAS
2 65 (10.69%) Apache Spark
3 20 (3.29%) Apache Pig
4 18 (2.96%) Apache
5 13 (2.14%) Tomcat
6 12 (1.97%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (1.48%) Confluence
8 8 (1.32%) Apache Solr
8 8 (1.32%) CMS
8 8 (1.32%) WebSphere
9 6 (0.99%) GlassFish
9 6 (0.99%) JBoss
9 6 (0.99%) WebLogic
10 5 (0.82%) IIS
10 5 (0.82%) SharePoint
11 4 (0.66%) IBM HTTP Server
11 4 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (0.66%) Umbraco
12 3 (0.49%) MS Exchange
13 2 (0.33%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 44 (7.24%) MS Excel
2 34 (5.59%) SPSS
3 19 (3.13%) MS Office
4 14 (2.30%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (1.15%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.99%) Stata
7 4 (0.66%) Weka
8 3 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.16%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.16%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.16%) Doxygen
9 1 (0.16%) EViews
9 1 (0.16%) LaTeX
9 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.16%) Simulink
9 1 (0.16%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 3 (0.49%) FastStats
2 2 (0.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.33%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.33%) SAP HCM
3 1 (0.16%) Documaker
3 1 (0.16%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.16%) RMDS
3 1 (0.16%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.16%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.16%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 27 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (3.13%) SaaS
3 18 (2.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (2.47%) PaaS
5 13 (2.14%) GitHub
6 12 (1.97%) Google Analytics
7 7 (1.15%) Amazon S3
7 7 (1.15%) IaaS
8 5 (0.82%) iTunes
9 4 (0.66%) Adobe Analytics
9 4 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.49%) Flurry Analytics
10 3 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.33%) G Suite
11 2 (0.33%) Office 365
12 1 (0.16%) Amazon Kinesis
12 1 (0.16%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.16%) IBM Cloud
12 1 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
12 1 (0.16%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.97%) Firewall
1 12 (1.97%) Internet
1 12 (1.97%) TCP/IP
2 11 (1.81%) Network Security
3 10 (1.64%) HTTP
4 6 (0.99%) SNMP
5 4 (0.66%) DNS
5 4 (0.66%) Ethernet
5 4 (0.66%) LAN
5 4 (0.66%) Softphone
5 4 (0.66%) VoIP
5 4 (0.66%) WAN
6 3 (0.49%) FTP
6 3 (0.49%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (0.49%) SSL
6 3 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.33%) DHCP
7 2 (0.33%) DVB
7 2 (0.33%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (18.26%) Hadoop
2 99 (16.28%) Big Data
3 62 (10.20%) SQL Server
4 53 (8.72%) Relational Database
5 40 (6.58%) NoSQL
6 35 (5.76%) Data Warehouse
7 32 (5.26%) MongoDB
8 29 (4.77%) Apache Hive
9 26 (4.28%) RDBMS
10 23 (3.78%) Data Mining
11 17 (2.80%) DB2
12 16 (2.63%) QlikView
13 15 (2.47%) Apache Cassandra
13 15 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
14 14 (2.30%) Oracle Database
15 13 (2.14%) Power BI
16 12 (1.97%) Data Lake
16 12 (1.97%) Spotfire
16 12 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 11 (1.81%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 41 (6.74%) Git (software)
2 22 (3.62%) JIRA
3 15 (2.47%) Maven
3 15 (2.47%) Subversion
4 12 (1.97%) Jenkins
4 12 (1.97%) NUnit
4 12 (1.97%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (1.48%) Visual Studio
6 8 (1.32%) Karma Test Runner
6 8 (1.32%) Talend Open Studio
7 7 (1.15%) Bower
7 7 (1.15%) Eclipse
7 7 (1.15%) gulp
7 7 (1.15%) JUnit
7 7 (1.15%) Mocha
7 7 (1.15%) Protractor
7 7 (1.15%) Sinon.JS
8 4 (0.66%) Ant
8 4 (0.66%) ClearCase
8 4 (0.66%) Cucumber
General
1 210 (34.54%) Finance
2 99 (16.28%) Banking
3 58 (9.54%) Front Office
4 44 (7.24%) Marketing
5 40 (6.58%) Investment Banking
5 40 (6.58%) Retail
6 33 (5.43%) Games
7 22 (3.62%) Financial Institution
7 22 (3.62%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.64%) Aerospace
8 10 (1.64%) Legal
9 8 (1.32%) Retail Banking
10 6 (0.99%) Military
11 4 (0.66%) Corporate Banking
11 4 (0.66%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.49%) Automotive
12 3 (0.49%) Billing
12 3 (0.49%) French Language
12 3 (0.49%) German Language
12 3 (0.49%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 206 (33.88%) Developer
2 121 (19.90%) Analyst
3 85 (13.98%) Data Scientist
4 56 (9.21%) Java Developer
5 51 (8.39%) C# Developer
6 43 (7.07%) Senior Developer
7 36 (5.92%) .NET Developer
8 33 (5.43%) C# .NET Developer
9 31 (5.10%) Data Analyst
10 25 (4.11%) Senior Java Developer
11 22 (3.62%) C++ Developer
12 21 (3.45%) Consultant
13 20 (3.29%) Risk Analyst
14 19 (3.13%) Data Engineer
14 19 (3.13%) Machine Learning Scientist
14 19 (3.13%) Quantitative Developer
14 19 (3.13%) SQL Developer
15 18 (2.96%) Architect
16 17 (2.80%) Qualitative Analyst
16 17 (2.80%) Quantitative Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (9.87%) .NET
2 54 (8.88%) HTML
3 47 (7.73%) CSS
4 33 (5.43%) Web Services
4 33 (5.43%) XML
5 31 (5.10%) AngularJS
6 28 (4.61%) jQuery
7 27 (4.44%) scikit-learn
8 25 (4.11%) D3.js
9 22 (3.62%) Pandas
10 19 (3.13%) RESTful
11 18 (2.96%) HTML5
12 17 (2.80%) JSON
12 17 (2.80%) REST
13 16 (2.63%) ASP.NET
13 16 (2.63%) NumPy
14 15 (2.47%) CSS3
14 15 (2.47%) Spring
15 14 (2.30%) Middleware
15 14 (2.30%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 227 (37.34%) Computer Science
2 173 (28.45%) Statistics
3 126 (20.72%) Analytical Skills
4 111 (18.26%) Physics
5 83 (13.65%) Algorithms
6 67 (11.02%) Visualisation
7 42 (6.91%) Credit Risk
8 38 (6.25%) Management Information System
9 35 (5.76%) Economics
10 32 (5.26%) Derivative
11 31 (5.10%) Applied Mathematics
11 31 (5.10%) Market Risk
12 29 (4.77%) Artificial Intelligence
13 27 (4.44%) Fixed Income
14 24 (3.95%) Equities
15 22 (3.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 22 (3.62%) User Experience
16 18 (2.96%) Data Structures
17 15 (2.47%) Mobile App
18 13 (2.14%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 59 (9.70%) Windows
2 58 (9.54%) Linux
3 33 (5.43%) Unix
4 24 (3.95%) Apple iOS
5 22 (3.62%) Android
6 12 (1.97%) Windows 7
6 12 (1.97%) Windows Vista
7 5 (0.82%) Solaris
8 4 (0.66%) AIX
8 4 (0.66%) Debian
8 4 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.66%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.49%) CentOS
10 2 (0.33%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.33%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.16%) NetWare
11 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (29.11%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (25.49%) Analytics
3 93 (15.30%) Machine Learning
4 69 (11.35%) Business Intelligence
5 58 (9.54%) OO
5 58 (9.54%) TDD
6 54 (8.88%) Scrum
7 51 (8.39%) Software Engineering
8 46 (7.57%) Multithreading
8 46 (7.57%) Risk Management
8 46 (7.57%) Validation
9 44 (7.24%) Data Modelling
10 43 (7.07%) Data Analysis
11 41 (6.74%) Data Visualisation
12 38 (6.25%) E-Commerce
12 38 (6.25%) Open Source
13 33 (5.43%) Continuous Integration
14 31 (5.10%) Statistical Analysis
15 29 (4.77%) CRM
15 29 (4.77%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 197 (32.40%) SQL
2 182 (29.93%) Python
3 164 (26.97%) Java
4 126 (20.72%) C#
4 126 (20.72%) R
5 111 (18.26%) C++
6 68 (11.18%) JavaScript
7 63 (10.36%) C
8 56 (9.21%) Scala
9 45 (7.40%) MATLAB
10 26 (4.28%) VBA
11 19 (3.13%) Objective-C
12 17 (2.80%) Perl
13 13 (2.14%) Bash Shell
13 13 (2.14%) VB
14 11 (1.81%) Ruby
14 11 (1.81%) Shell Script
15 10 (1.64%) PHP
15 10 (1.64%) PL/SQL
15 10 (1.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 343 (56.41%) Degree
2 90 (14.80%) PhD
3 21 (3.45%) Security Cleared
4 13 (2.14%) DV Cleared
5 8 (1.32%) CISSP
6 7 (1.15%) SC Cleared
7 6 (0.99%) CISA
7 6 (0.99%) PMI Certification
7 6 (0.99%) Postgraduate
8 4 (0.66%) A+ Certification
8 4 (0.66%) CISM
8 4 (0.66%) ISEB
8 4 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.49%) CRISC
9 3 (0.49%) GIAC
9 3 (0.49%) PMP
10 2 (0.33%) CCNP
10 2 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.33%) HNC
10 2 (0.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.47%) QA
2 9 (1.48%) SLA
3 8 (1.32%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.66%) Dodd-Frank
4 4 (0.66%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.49%) Actionable Recommendations
5 3 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.49%) ISO27002
6 2 (0.33%) Basel III
6 2 (0.33%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.16%) EMIR
7 1 (0.16%) GxP
7 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.16%) MiFID
7 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (2.63%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.82%) HDFS
3 4 (0.66%) Docker
3 4 (0.66%) PowerHA
4 2 (0.33%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.16%) Firmware
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (1.48%) Kibana
2 5 (0.82%) SCOM
3 4 (0.66%) Puppet
4 3 (0.49%) AirWatch
4 3 (0.49%) ArcSight ESM
4 3 (0.49%) Hadoop YARN
4 3 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.49%) Oozie
5 2 (0.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.16%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.16%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.16%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.16%) logstash
6 1 (0.16%) Mesos
6 1 (0.16%) MOM
6 1 (0.16%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 52 (8.55%) Tableau
2 50 (8.22%) Oracle
3 48 (7.89%) Microsoft
4 22 (3.62%) Google
5 18 (2.96%) Sybase
6 15 (2.47%) SAP
7 13 (2.14%) IBM
8 8 (1.32%) MuleSoft
8 8 (1.32%) Talend
9 6 (0.99%) Adobe
9 6 (0.99%) Atlassian
9 6 (0.99%) Hortonworks
9 6 (0.99%) hybris
10 5 (0.82%) Red Hat
10 5 (0.82%) TIBCO
11 4 (0.66%) Cisco
11 4 (0.66%) MicroStrategy
11 4 (0.66%) Sitecore
11 4 (0.66%) Splunk
11 4 (0.66%) Teradata
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