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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 371 379 356
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -23
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 313 307 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.57% 0.53% 0.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.72% 1.62% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 211 153
Median daily rate £400 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £210 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £650 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 23 62
Median hourly rate £21.00 £19.72 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.51% +29.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £12.47 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.40 £46.10 £47.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £17.75 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+26.76% +16.39%

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
18204 18958 18253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.39% 32.43% 32.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 11764 11939 10929
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 677 766 762
Median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £12.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.47 £46.50 £43.39
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.08 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.92% +0.42%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 24 August 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 +3 289 £400 -8.57% 294
London +5 177 £450 -10.00% 126
City of London +27 58 £450 -10.00% 36
South East +31 51 £407 +32.57% 56
Berkshire +23 19 £475 +192.30% 11
East of England +14 19 £250 -30.55% 32
West Sussex +9 15 £401 +234.16% 2
South West +1 14 £349 -7.00% 29
Scotland +19 13 £260 +9.47% 2
Essex +15 10 £240 - 2
North West +21 9 £300 +300.00% 20
Dundee +10 9 £260 +9.47%
Surrey +3 8 £369 -7.81% 9
Gatwick -3 8 £365 +204.16%
Manchester -4 8 £306 +308.33% 12
West Yorkshire +13 7 £375 - 6
Crawley +12 7 £425 +26.86% 1
Hertfordshire +8 7 £375 +11.11% 4
Yorkshire +4 7 £375 - 9
West Midlands -34 7 £320 -28.88% 9
Leeds +7 6 £375 - 4
Hampshire -1 4 £375 - 15
Gloucestershire -3 4 - - 7
East Midlands -6 4 £300 -4.76% 9
Wiltshire - 4 £349 - 6
Bristol -5 3 £260 -29.49% 10
Warwickshire -6 3 £388 -13.88% 2
Worcestershire - 3 £320 -
Salisbury - 3 £365 -
Warwick - 3 £388 - 1

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 312 (51.40%) Degree
2 207 (34.10%) Finance
3 180 (29.65%) Computer Science
4 158 (26.03%) SQL
5 128 (21.09%) C#
5 128 (21.09%) Analytical Skills
6 124 (20.43%) Statistics
7 123 (20.26%) Python
8 119 (19.60%) Agile Software Development
9 113 (18.62%) Java
9 113 (18.62%) Analytics
10 111 (18.29%) C++
11 96 (15.82%) C
12 93 (15.32%) R
13 86 (14.17%) Physics
14 85 (14.00%) Windows
15 84 (13.84%) Banking
16 79 (13.01%) SQL Server
17 70 (11.53%) Microsoft
18 64 (10.54%) SAS
18 64 (10.54%) Big Data
19 62 (10.21%) Hadoop
20 61 (10.05%) PhD
21 59 (9.72%) Algorithms
22 51 (8.40%) .NET
22 51 (8.40%) Economics
23 49 (8.07%) Data Analysis
23 49 (8.07%) JavaScript
24 48 (7.91%) Oracle
24 48 (7.91%) Business Intelligence

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 64 (10.54%) SAS
2 32 (5.27%) Apache Spark
3 16 (2.64%) MS Exchange
4 10 (1.65%) Apache
5 8 (1.32%) Apache Pig
6 7 (1.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 7 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (1.15%) Skype for Business
7 5 (0.82%) IIS
8 4 (0.66%) CMS
8 4 (0.66%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.66%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.33%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.33%) ArcGIS
9 2 (0.33%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (0.33%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 40 (6.59%) SPSS
2 37 (6.10%) MS Excel
3 27 (4.45%) MS Office
4 16 (2.64%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (1.15%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.49%) LaTeX
8 1 (0.16%) EViews
8 1 (0.16%) Mingle
8 1 (0.16%) MS Project
8 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.16%) Revit
8 1 (0.16%) Simulink
8 1 (0.16%) Stata
8 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%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.33%) RMDS
4 1 (0.16%) Eloqua
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
4 1 (0.16%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 23 (3.79%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.81%) Google Analytics
4 8 (1.32%) SaaS
5 7 (1.15%) Mimecast
6 4 (0.66%) Adobe Analytics
6 4 (0.66%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.66%) GitHub
6 4 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (0.66%) PaaS
7 3 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.49%) Google Apps
7 3 (0.49%) iTunes
8 2 (0.33%) IaaS
9 1 (0.16%) Heroku
9 1 (0.16%) Office 365
9 1 (0.16%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.47%) TCP/IP
2 13 (2.14%) LAN
2 13 (2.14%) WAN
3 10 (1.65%) Firewall
3 10 (1.65%) Internet
4 9 (1.48%) Wireless
5 7 (1.15%) SNMP
6 6 (0.99%) Network Security
7 5 (0.82%) 3G
7 5 (0.82%) DNS
7 5 (0.82%) SAN
8 4 (0.66%) IPsec
8 4 (0.66%) MPLS
8 4 (0.66%) Softphone
8 4 (0.66%) VoIP
9 3 (0.49%) 4G
9 3 (0.49%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (0.49%) DHCP
9 3 (0.49%) FTP
9 3 (0.49%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (13.01%) SQL Server
2 64 (10.54%) Big Data
3 62 (10.21%) Hadoop
4 24 (3.95%) Relational Database
5 23 (3.79%) QlikView
6 21 (3.46%) Data Warehouse
7 19 (3.13%) Oracle Database
8 18 (2.97%) Apache Hive
9 17 (2.80%) DB2
9 17 (2.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 14 (2.31%) MySQL
10 14 (2.31%) Spotfire
11 13 (2.14%) Data Mining
11 13 (2.14%) Oracle Database 12c
11 13 (2.14%) SQL Server 2008
12 11 (1.81%) RDBMS
12 11 (1.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 10 (1.65%) GIS
13 10 (1.65%) NoSQL
14 9 (1.48%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 22 (3.62%) Git (software)
2 17 (2.80%) NUnit
3 12 (1.98%) JIRA
3 12 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (1.48%) Maven
5 8 (1.32%) Jenkins
6 7 (1.15%) Karma Test Runner
6 7 (1.15%) Visual Studio
7 5 (0.82%) Bower
7 5 (0.82%) gulp
7 5 (0.82%) Mocha
7 5 (0.82%) Protractor
7 5 (0.82%) Rational DOORS
7 5 (0.82%) Selenium
7 5 (0.82%) Sinon.JS
8 4 (0.66%) Cucumber
8 4 (0.66%) Jasmine
8 4 (0.66%) JUnit
8 4 (0.66%) Spock
9 3 (0.49%) WebDriver
General
1 207 (34.10%) Finance
2 84 (13.84%) Banking
3 36 (5.93%) Games
4 35 (5.77%) Telecoms
5 32 (5.27%) Front Office
6 31 (5.11%) Marketing
7 23 (3.79%) Investment Banking
7 23 (3.79%) Retail
8 16 (2.64%) Legal
9 14 (2.31%) Financial Institution
10 9 (1.48%) Back Office
10 9 (1.48%) Billing
11 8 (1.32%) Electronics
12 6 (0.99%) Advertising
13 5 (0.82%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.82%) Publishing
14 4 (0.66%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.49%) Avionics
16 2 (0.33%) German Language
16 2 (0.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 190 (31.30%) Developer
2 150 (24.71%) Analyst
3 50 (8.24%) Data Scientist
4 43 (7.08%) Java Developer
5 41 (6.75%) C# Developer
6 37 (6.10%) Data Analyst
7 33 (5.44%) Senior Developer
8 32 (5.27%) SQL Developer
9 27 (4.45%) .NET Developer
10 24 (3.95%) C# .NET Developer
11 21 (3.46%) Risk Analyst
12 20 (3.29%) Quantitative Developer
13 19 (3.13%) C++ Developer
14 17 (2.80%) Machine Learning Scientist
14 17 (2.80%) Qualitative Analyst
14 17 (2.80%) Quantitative Analyst
14 17 (2.80%) Senior Java Developer
15 16 (2.64%) Consultant
15 16 (2.64%) Python Developer
16 15 (2.47%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (8.40%) .NET
2 42 (6.92%) HTML
3 33 (5.44%) Web Services
4 29 (4.78%) CSS
5 26 (4.28%) XML
6 20 (3.29%) AngularJS
6 20 (3.29%) jQuery
7 18 (2.97%) ASP.NET
8 16 (2.64%) ASP.NET MVC
8 16 (2.64%) HTML5
8 16 (2.64%) Spring
9 15 (2.47%) .NET Framework
10 14 (2.31%) OpenGL
11 13 (2.14%) D3.js
11 13 (2.14%) WinForms
12 12 (1.98%) Unity (Game Engine)
13 11 (1.81%) Natural Language Processing
14 10 (1.65%) REST
15 9 (1.48%) CSS3
15 9 (1.48%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 180 (29.65%) Computer Science
2 128 (21.09%) Analytical Skills
3 124 (20.43%) Statistics
4 86 (14.17%) Physics
5 59 (9.72%) Algorithms
6 51 (8.40%) Economics
7 48 (7.91%) Visualisation
8 38 (6.26%) Credit Risk
9 33 (5.44%) Data Centre
9 33 (5.44%) Management Information System
10 30 (4.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 22 (3.62%) Applied Mathematics
11 22 (3.62%) Data Structures
11 22 (3.62%) Derivative
12 19 (3.13%) Artificial Intelligence
13 18 (2.97%) Fixed Income
14 17 (2.80%) Market Risk
14 17 (2.80%) User Experience
15 14 (2.31%) Blackberry
15 14 (2.31%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 85 (14.00%) Windows
2 47 (7.74%) Linux
3 27 (4.45%) Unix
4 25 (4.12%) Apple iOS
5 22 (3.62%) Android
6 16 (2.64%) Windows 7
7 15 (2.47%) Windows Vista
8 9 (1.48%) Windows Server
8 9 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (1.15%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.49%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.33%) CentOS
12 2 (0.33%) Solaris
12 2 (0.33%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.16%) AIX
13 1 (0.16%) Debian
13 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (19.60%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (18.62%) Analytics
3 49 (8.07%) Data Analysis
4 48 (7.91%) Business Intelligence
5 47 (7.74%) TDD
6 46 (7.58%) Machine Learning
7 43 (7.08%) Software Engineering
8 42 (6.92%) OO
9 37 (6.10%) Project Management
9 37 (6.10%) Risk Management
10 33 (5.44%) ITIL
11 32 (5.27%) CRM
11 32 (5.27%) Data Modelling
11 32 (5.27%) Validation
12 31 (5.11%) MVC
13 30 (4.94%) E-Commerce
14 29 (4.78%) Multithreading
15 27 (4.45%) Business Analysis
15 27 (4.45%) Information Security
15 27 (4.45%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 158 (26.03%) SQL
2 128 (21.09%) C#
3 123 (20.26%) Python
4 113 (18.62%) Java
5 111 (18.29%) C++
6 96 (15.82%) C
7 93 (15.32%) R
8 49 (8.07%) JavaScript
9 44 (7.25%) VBA
10 43 (7.08%) MATLAB
11 28 (4.61%) Scala
12 18 (2.97%) Objective-C
13 15 (2.47%) PL/SQL
14 14 (2.31%) VB
15 12 (1.98%) VB.NET
16 10 (1.65%) Shell Script
17 9 (1.48%) Apple Swift
17 9 (1.48%) Perl
17 9 (1.48%) PHP
18 8 (1.32%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 312 (51.40%) Degree
2 61 (10.05%) PhD
3 26 (4.28%) Security Cleared
4 18 (2.97%) CISSP
5 14 (2.31%) DV Cleared
6 11 (1.81%) CISA
6 11 (1.81%) SC Cleared
7 10 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (1.48%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (1.32%) CESG Certified Professional
10 7 (1.15%) CISM
10 7 (1.15%) MCP
11 6 (0.99%) BPSS Clearance
12 5 (0.82%) CRISC
12 5 (0.82%) IISP
12 5 (0.82%) ISEB
13 4 (0.66%) CCNP
13 4 (0.66%) HNC
13 4 (0.66%) MCITP
13 4 (0.66%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.29%) QA
2 17 (2.80%) SLA
3 13 (2.14%) PCI DSS
4 10 (1.65%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.82%) Dodd-Frank
6 5 (0.82%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.82%) ISO27005
6 5 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.66%) ISAE 3402
8 3 (0.49%) Actionable Recommendations
8 3 (0.49%) EMIR
8 3 (0.49%) MiFID
8 3 (0.49%) NEBOSH
9 2 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (0.33%) DO-178B
9 2 (0.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 2 (0.33%) ISO27002
10 1 (0.16%) GxP
10 1 (0.16%) IAS 39
System Software
1 27 (4.45%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.49%) HDFS
4 2 (0.33%) Hyper-V
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
Systems Management
1 7 (1.15%) Backup Exec
1 7 (1.15%) HP SIM
1 7 (1.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 6 (0.99%) SCOM
3 4 (0.66%) AirWatch
3 4 (0.66%) Kibana
4 3 (0.49%) Puppet
4 3 (0.49%) QRadar
5 2 (0.33%) BladeLogic
5 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (0.33%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.33%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.16%) ArcSight ESM
6 1 (0.16%) Casper Suite
6 1 (0.16%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.16%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.16%) MOM
6 1 (0.16%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.16%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 70 (11.53%) Microsoft
2 48 (7.91%) Oracle
3 45 (7.41%) Tableau
4 30 (4.94%) IBM
5 20 (3.29%) Google
5 20 (3.29%) HP
6 13 (2.14%) SAP
7 12 (1.98%) Cisco
8 9 (1.48%) VMware
9 8 (1.32%) Intel Security
9 8 (1.32%) Red Hat
10 7 (1.15%) Avaya
10 7 (1.15%) Becrypt
10 7 (1.15%) Symantec
11 6 (0.99%) Adobe
12 5 (0.82%) ArcSight
12 5 (0.82%) MicroStrategy
12 5 (0.82%) Sybase
13 4 (0.66%) Blue Coat
13 4 (0.66%) Tripwire
London
Montash
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450-£600 Daily
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: 400-600 Daily
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £600 - £635 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Angus
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market rates
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Churchill Frank International
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £600 to £700 per day depending on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450 - £550 per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £349 - £401 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell
Simon James IT
Rate: £0 - £50 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
IBM Client Innovation Centre - Leicester
Rate: From £36,500 to £52,600 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
London
QA Apprenticeships
Rate: £153 per week
Posted: 16 days ago