The table below looks at the statistics for Mathematics skills 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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mathematics (Maths)
UK
Rank 264 285 314
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +29
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 389 416 350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.86% 0.81% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 0.98% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 281 249
Median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £713 £700 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 47 17
Median hourly rate £15.25 £21.40 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.73% +40.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.99 £13.00 £10.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.90 £53.58 £52.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £35.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-56.42% +129.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37677 42341 41624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.81% 82.72% 79.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 25060 27689 26256
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 944 1155 1112
Median hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +41.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

Mathematics
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Mathematics as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies 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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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 +6 360 £500 +11.11% 409
London +16 235 £550 +4.76% 170
City of London +18 58 £525 - 44
South East -15 36 £300 -7.69% 74
South West +14 31 £500 +29.03% 35
East of England -6 30 £375 -6.25% 62
Cambridge +15 17 £438 +25.00% 44
Cambridgeshire +7 17 £438 +25.00% 48
Scotland +23 13 £190 -52.50% 32
Berkshire +12 12 £325 -21.21% 10
Gloucestershire +12 11 £500 +25.00% 2
South Wales +27 10 £513 +146.98% 2
Yorkshire +24 10 £338 +14.40% 15
Wales +18 10 £513 +146.98% 3
Hampshire +7 10 £300 +36.36% 16
West Yorkshire +16 8 £360 +22.11% 9
West Midlands +8 8 £413 +3.12% 22
Leeds +4 7 £400 +35.59% 8
Bristol +3 7 £513 -10.86% 24
Newport +3 7 £513 +146.98% 1
Essex -1 7 £330 -26.66% 5
Reading +15 6 £325 -32.29% 3
Wiltshire +3 6 £505 +44.28% 1
Hertfordshire -10 6 £325 +16.07% 7
Gloucester - 6 £460 -
North West +5 5 £421 +23.89% 22
Warwickshire 0 5 £318 -2.30% 3
West Sussex -7 5 - - 6
Cardiff - 5 £513 -
Glasgow +3 4 - - 3

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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.

1 386 (46.01%) Degree
2 285 (33.97%) Finance
3 252 (30.04%) Python
4 245 (29.20%) SQL
5 230 (27.41%) Computer Science
6 214 (25.51%) Agile Software Development
7 209 (24.91%) Java
8 208 (24.79%) Analytics
9 179 (21.33%) C#
10 165 (19.67%) C++
11 163 (19.43%) Statistics
12 154 (18.36%) Analytical Skills
13 151 (18.00%) R
14 147 (17.52%) Banking
15 142 (16.92%) Hadoop
16 126 (15.02%) Big Data
17 120 (14.30%) Algorithms
18 110 (13.11%) Front Office
19 108 (12.87%) Physics
20 103 (12.28%) Apache Spark
21 101 (12.04%) Machine Learning
22 100 (11.92%) OO
23 99 (11.80%) C
24 98 (11.68%) PhD
25 92 (10.97%) .NET
26 84 (10.01%) Scala
27 83 (9.89%) SQL Server
27 83 (9.89%) SAS
28 79 (9.42%) TDD
28 79 (9.42%) MS Excel

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
1 103 (12.28%) Apache Spark
2 83 (9.89%) SAS
3 26 (3.10%) Apache
4 21 (2.50%) Apache Pig
5 17 (2.03%) WebSphere
6 14 (1.67%) Tomcat
7 13 (1.55%) Confluence
8 12 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
8 12 (1.43%) WebLogic
9 10 (1.19%) GlassFish
9 10 (1.19%) JBoss
10 9 (1.07%) Jupyter
10 9 (1.07%) Oracle Coherence
10 9 (1.07%) SharePoint
11 8 (0.95%) Apache Solr
11 8 (0.95%) CMS
12 6 (0.72%) IIS
12 6 (0.72%) Umbraco
13 5 (0.60%) MS Exchange
14 4 (0.48%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 79 (9.42%) MS Excel
2 37 (4.41%) MS Office
3 19 (2.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (2.15%) SPSS
5 12 (1.43%) Stata
6 9 (1.07%) Simulink
7 7 (0.83%) LaTeX
7 7 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
8 6 (0.72%) CPLEX
9 5 (0.60%) MS Visio
10 4 (0.48%) Weka
11 3 (0.36%) Doxygen
11 3 (0.36%) S-PLUS
12 2 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 2 (0.24%) EViews
13 1 (0.12%) Acrobat
13 1 (0.12%) AutoCAD
13 1 (0.12%) SPSS Modeler
13 1 (0.12%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 8 (0.95%) FastStats
2 5 (0.60%) Eloqua
3 4 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.36%) Documaker
5 2 (0.24%) Murex MxG2000
5 2 (0.24%) RMDS
5 2 (0.24%) SAP HCM
6 1 (0.12%) Bankmaster
6 1 (0.12%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.12%) ION MarketView
6 1 (0.12%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.12%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.12%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 29 (3.46%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (2.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (1.67%) SaaS
4 12 (1.43%) Amazon S3
4 12 (1.43%) GitHub
5 11 (1.31%) PaaS
6 7 (0.83%) Google Analytics
7 5 (0.60%) IaaS
7 5 (0.60%) iTunes
8 3 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.24%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (0.24%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.24%) Flurry Analytics
10 1 (0.12%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.12%) Akamai
10 1 (0.12%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.12%) SmartFocus
10 1 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.12%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.03%) TCP/IP
2 13 (1.55%) Internet
3 12 (1.43%) Network Security
4 11 (1.31%) Firewall
5 10 (1.19%) HTTP
6 8 (0.95%) Wireless
7 5 (0.60%) Ethernet
8 3 (0.36%) SSL
8 3 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.24%) Bluetooth
9 2 (0.24%) DHCP
9 2 (0.24%) DNS
9 2 (0.24%) DVB
9 2 (0.24%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.24%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.24%) WAN
10 1 (0.12%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.12%) IPsec
10 1 (0.12%) SSH
10 1 (0.12%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (16.92%) Hadoop
2 126 (15.02%) Big Data
3 83 (9.89%) SQL Server
4 60 (7.15%) Relational Database
5 48 (5.72%) NoSQL
6 45 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
7 33 (3.93%) MongoDB
8 32 (3.81%) Apache Hive
9 30 (3.58%) Apache Cassandra
10 28 (3.34%) Data Mining
10 28 (3.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 27 (3.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 20 (2.38%) RDBMS
13 17 (2.03%) SQL Server 2008
14 16 (1.91%) PostgreSQL
14 16 (1.91%) QlikView
15 14 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 13 (1.55%) Data Lake
16 13 (1.55%) Impala
17 12 (1.43%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 54 (6.44%) Git (software)
2 43 (5.13%) JIRA
3 29 (3.46%) Subversion
4 28 (3.34%) Jenkins
5 16 (1.91%) Visual Studio
6 14 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (1.19%) Selenium
8 9 (1.07%) Eclipse
9 8 (0.95%) Karma Test Runner
9 8 (0.95%) Maven
10 7 (0.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 7 (0.83%) Talend Open Studio
11 6 (0.72%) HP UFT
12 5 (0.60%) CasperJS
12 5 (0.60%) Visual Studio Team System
13 4 (0.48%) Bower
13 4 (0.48%) ClearCase
13 4 (0.48%) gulp
13 4 (0.48%) Jasmine
13 4 (0.48%) NUnit
General
1 285 (33.97%) Finance
2 147 (17.52%) Banking
3 110 (13.11%) Front Office
4 71 (8.46%) Investment Banking
5 45 (5.36%) Marketing
6 32 (3.81%) Telecoms
7 31 (3.69%) Retail
8 23 (2.74%) Electronics
8 23 (2.74%) Games
9 20 (2.38%) Financial Institution
10 14 (1.67%) Legal
11 11 (1.31%) Aerospace
12 10 (1.19%) Publishing
13 8 (0.95%) Law
13 8 (0.95%) Manufacturing
14 7 (0.83%) Billing
15 5 (0.60%) Automotive
15 5 (0.60%) Military
15 5 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.48%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 327 (38.97%) Developer
2 166 (19.79%) Analyst
3 91 (10.85%) Data Scientist
4 81 (9.65%) C# Developer
5 77 (9.18%) Java Developer
6 52 (6.20%) Quantitative Developer
7 51 (6.08%) Data Analyst
8 50 (5.96%) Senior Developer
9 45 (5.36%) .NET Developer
10 43 (5.13%) C++ Developer
11 34 (4.05%) C# .NET Developer
11 34 (4.05%) Python Developer
11 34 (4.05%) Qualitative Analyst
11 34 (4.05%) Quantitative Analyst
12 25 (2.98%) C++ Quantitative Developer
12 25 (2.98%) Data Engineer
12 25 (2.98%) Senior Java Developer
13 24 (2.86%) Risk Analyst
14 22 (2.62%) Architect
15 21 (2.50%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (10.97%) .NET
2 58 (6.91%) HTML
3 46 (5.48%) AngularJS
4 45 (5.36%) CSS
5 33 (3.93%) Web Services
5 33 (3.93%) XML
6 28 (3.34%) scikit-learn
7 26 (3.10%) REST
8 25 (2.98%) ASP.NET
8 25 (2.98%) WPF
9 24 (2.86%) Pandas
10 23 (2.74%) React
10 23 (2.74%) Spring
11 21 (2.50%) D3.js
11 21 (2.50%) RESTful
12 19 (2.26%) JSON
13 18 (2.15%) jQuery
13 18 (2.15%) Kafka
13 18 (2.15%) NumPy
14 17 (2.03%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 230 (27.41%) Computer Science
2 154 (18.36%) Analytical Skills
3 120 (14.30%) Algorithms
4 73 (8.70%) Market Risk
5 62 (7.39%) Derivative
6 55 (6.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 46 (5.48%) Credit Risk
8 36 (4.29%) Management Information System
9 34 (4.05%) Fixed Income
10 29 (3.46%) Equities
11 21 (2.50%) Data Structures
12 13 (1.55%) User Experience
13 12 (1.43%) Credit Derivative
13 12 (1.43%) Equity Derivative
14 11 (1.31%) Fintech
14 11 (1.31%) Mainframe
15 10 (1.19%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 10 (1.19%) Mobile App
16 8 (0.95%) iPhone
16 8 (0.95%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 78 (9.30%) Linux
2 54 (6.44%) Windows
3 50 (5.96%) Unix
4 16 (1.91%) Android
4 16 (1.91%) Apple iOS
5 14 (1.67%) Windows 7
6 7 (0.83%) CentOS
6 7 (0.83%) Windows Server
7 6 (0.72%) AIX
7 6 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (0.72%) Ubuntu
7 6 (0.72%) Windows Vista
8 5 (0.60%) Solaris
9 3 (0.36%) Debian
9 3 (0.36%) NetWare
10 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.24%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (25.51%) Agile Software Development
2 208 (24.79%) Analytics
3 163 (19.43%) Statistics
4 108 (12.87%) Physics
5 101 (12.04%) Machine Learning
6 100 (11.92%) OO
7 79 (9.42%) TDD
8 76 (9.06%) Software Engineering
9 73 (8.70%) Scrum
10 70 (8.34%) Risk Management
11 63 (7.51%) Business Intelligence
12 60 (7.15%) Validation
13 56 (6.67%) Mathematical Modelling
14 51 (6.08%) Visualisation
15 50 (5.96%) Data Analytics
15 50 (5.96%) Open Source
16 49 (5.84%) Multithreading
17 40 (4.77%) Quantitative Finance
18 38 (4.53%) Continuous Integration
19 37 (4.41%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 252 (30.04%) Python
2 245 (29.20%) SQL
3 209 (24.91%) Java
4 179 (21.33%) C#
5 165 (19.67%) C++
6 151 (18.00%) R
7 99 (11.80%) C
8 84 (10.01%) Scala
9 71 (8.46%) MATLAB
10 65 (7.75%) JavaScript
11 48 (5.72%) VBA
12 25 (2.98%) T-SQL
13 19 (2.26%) Perl
14 18 (2.15%) VB
15 16 (1.91%) Shell Script
15 16 (1.91%) VB.NET
16 11 (1.31%) Embedded C
16 11 (1.31%) Ruby
17 9 (1.07%) Objective-C
17 9 (1.07%) PHP
Qualifications
1 386 (46.01%) Degree
2 98 (11.68%) PhD
3 47 (5.60%) Security Cleared
4 23 (2.74%) DV Cleared
5 18 (2.15%) SC Cleared
6 12 (1.43%) Postgraduate
7 10 (1.19%) ISEB
8 8 (0.95%) ISTQB
8 8 (0.95%) MBA
9 7 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 6 (0.72%) HNC
11 5 (0.60%) A+ Certification
11 5 (0.60%) PMI Certification
12 4 (0.48%) PMP
13 3 (0.36%) CFA
13 3 (0.36%) CISM
13 3 (0.36%) CISSP
13 3 (0.36%) DBS Check
13 3 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (0.36%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (4.05%) QA
2 20 (2.38%) Data Quality
3 12 (1.43%) SLA
4 7 (0.83%) IFRS
4 7 (0.83%) IFRS 9
5 5 (0.60%) SDET
6 4 (0.48%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.36%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.36%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.24%) Basel III
8 2 (0.24%) CDISC
8 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.24%) ISO27002
8 2 (0.24%) MiFID
9 1 (0.12%) Actionable Recommendations
9 1 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.12%) IAS 39
9 1 (0.12%) ISO13485
9 1 (0.12%) PMO
9 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (0.95%) HDFS
2 6 (0.72%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.72%) Firmware
3 5 (0.60%) Docker
4 4 (0.48%) PowerHA
5 3 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.12%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (0.72%) Hadoop YARN
1 6 (0.72%) Oozie
1 6 (0.72%) Puppet
2 5 (0.60%) Kibana
3 4 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.36%) Ansible
4 3 (0.36%) Mesos
5 2 (0.24%) ArcSight ESM
5 2 (0.24%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (0.24%) yum
6 1 (0.12%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.12%) SCOM
6 1 (0.12%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 67 (7.99%) Oracle
2 56 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 35 (4.17%) Tableau
4 25 (2.98%) Sybase
5 15 (1.79%) SAP
6 14 (1.67%) Cloudera
7 12 (1.43%) IBM
8 11 (1.31%) WorldPay
9 9 (1.07%) Google
9 9 (1.07%) hybris
10 8 (0.95%) MuleSoft
11 7 (0.83%) Adobe
11 7 (0.83%) Atlassian
11 7 (0.83%) Red Hat
11 7 (0.83%) Talend
11 7 (0.83%) Teradata
12 6 (0.72%) Hortonworks
12 6 (0.72%) ILOG
13 5 (0.60%) Apteco
13 5 (0.60%) TIBCO
London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
FDM Group
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + Market Rate
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
2M Employment Solutions
Rate: £9.75 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Codex
Rate: From £400 to £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Square One Resources
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesex
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
Harrogate, Yorkshire
Triad Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Marie Stopes International
Rate: £26 - £40 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Durlston Partners
Rate: From £550 to £650 per day great working environment - possibility to m
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Manchester Metropolitan University
Rate: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum £25,000 to £32,000 pro rata
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Montash
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Montash
Rate: Competetive
Posted: 3 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
X4 Group
Rate: £400 - 475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £170.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Littlehampton, West Sussex
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Rate: £36,937 to £38,789 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £775 - £950 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Nexere Consulting Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Reed Technology
Rate: £600 - £750 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Streamline Connections Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Durlston Partners
Rate: From £600 to £800 per day (Flexible on rate for those who match perfec
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