Period
to 17 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for Mathematics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mathematics over the 6 months to 17 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Mathematics (Maths)
London > Central London
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 192 128 143
Rank change year-on-year -64 +15 +23
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 111 158 134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.19% 1.83% 1.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 2.05% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 138 108
Central London median daily rate £575 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.52% +10.53% -9.52%
10th Percentile £310 £343 £330
90th Percentile £755 £763 £679
London median daily rate £550 £600 £510
% change year-on-year -8.33% +17.65% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Central London median hourly rate - £13.71 -
London median hourly rate £33.50 £23.25 £16.66
% change year-on-year +44.09% +39.60% +9.83%

Mathematics is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 8,191 7,707 6,907
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 88.13% 89.27% 88.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,321 6,011 5,340
Central London median daily rate £505 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.00% +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £688 £650
London median daily rate £501 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +0.20% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 77 62
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £13.31 £13.31 £11.34
90th Percentile £33.60 £34.62 £55.00
London median hourly rate £24.08 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +7.02% - +12.50%

Mathematics
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Mathematics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Mathematics in Central London

Mathematics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Mathematics in Central London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Mathematics in Central London

Mathematics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mathematics in Central London over the 6 months to 17 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mathematics in Central London

Mathematics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mathematics in Central London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mathematics in Central London

Mathematics
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mathematics within the Central London region over the 6 months to 17 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -46 95 £600 +14.29% 58
West End of London - 5 £300 - 3
City of Westminster -4 1 £350 +21.74%
Mathematics
London

For the 6 months to 17 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Mathematics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Mathematics.

1 73 (65.77%) Degree
2 55 (49.55%) Computer Science
3 46 (41.44%) Finance
4 44 (39.64%) TDD
5 40 (36.04%) SQL
6 39 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (34.23%) Python
8 37 (33.33%) Java
9 31 (27.93%) Data Science
10 28 (25.23%) Machine Learning
11 25 (22.52%) Kotlin
12 23 (20.72%) Analytics
13 20 (18.02%) Algorithms
14 19 (17.12%) Analytical Skills
14 19 (17.12%) Statistics
15 18 (16.22%) Greenfield Project
16 17 (15.32%) C#
16 17 (15.32%) SQL Server
16 17 (15.32%) Big Data
16 17 (15.32%) R
17 15 (13.51%) OO
17 15 (13.51%) Publishing
17 15 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
17 15 (13.51%) Visualisation
17 15 (13.51%) Prototyping
18 14 (12.61%) Problem-Solving
18 14 (12.61%) Banking
18 14 (12.61%) PhD
19 13 (11.71%) DevOps
20 12 (10.81%) Apache Spark

Mathematics
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 12 (10.81%) Apache Spark
2 5 (4.50%) Jupyter
3 4 (3.60%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.70%) SAS
5 1 (0.90%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (8.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.60%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.90%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.90%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 15 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (9.91%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (8.11%) GitHub
4 6 (5.41%) Amazon S3
4 6 (5.41%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (2.70%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.80%) Google Analytics
6 2 (1.80%) Heroku
7 1 (0.90%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.80%) ATM
1 2 (1.80%) HTTP
2 1 (0.90%) Internet
2 1 (0.90%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.32%) Big Data
1 17 (15.32%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.81%) Hadoop
3 11 (9.91%) MongoDB
3 11 (9.91%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (9.91%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (9.01%) Data Mining
4 10 (9.01%) MySQL
4 10 (9.01%) SQL Server 2014
4 10 (9.01%) SQL Server 2016
5 6 (5.41%) InfluxDB
6 5 (4.50%) NoSQL
7 4 (3.60%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (3.60%) BigQuery
7 4 (3.60%) Sqoop
8 3 (2.70%) Apache Hive
8 3 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.70%) HBase
9 2 (1.80%) MS Access
9 2 (1.80%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 8 (7.21%) Selenium
2 7 (6.31%) Jenkins
2 7 (6.31%) JIRA
3 6 (5.41%) Bitbucket
3 6 (5.41%) Mocha
4 5 (4.50%) Jasmine
5 4 (3.60%) Grunt
5 4 (3.60%) gulp
5 4 (3.60%) Karma Test Runner
5 4 (3.60%) Protractor
5 4 (3.60%) Sinon.JS
5 4 (3.60%) webpack
6 3 (2.70%) Appium
7 2 (1.80%) Babel
7 2 (1.80%) CircleCI
7 2 (1.80%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.80%) GitLab
8 1 (0.90%) MSTest
8 1 (0.90%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (0.90%) WebDriver
General
1 46 (41.44%) Finance
2 15 (13.51%) Publishing
3 14 (12.61%) Banking
4 8 (7.21%) Financial Institution
5 4 (3.60%) Front Office
5 4 (3.60%) Games
5 4 (3.60%) Marketing
6 3 (2.70%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.80%) Retail
Job Titles
1 57 (51.35%) Developer
2 22 (19.82%) Data Scientist
3 18 (16.22%) Java Developer
4 16 (14.41%) Senior Developer
5 15 (13.51%) SQL Developer
6 10 (9.01%) Analyst
6 10 (9.01%) Senior Java Developer
7 9 (8.11%) WPF Developer
8 7 (6.31%) Senior Data Scientist
9 6 (5.41%) Data Engineer
10 5 (4.50%) Business Analyst
10 5 (4.50%) C# Developer
11 4 (3.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 4 (3.60%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 3 (2.70%) Android Engineer
12 3 (2.70%) Data Analyst
12 3 (2.70%) Data Business Analyst
12 3 (2.70%) Project Manager
12 3 (2.70%) QA Engineer
12 3 (2.70%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.81%) .NET
1 12 (10.81%) WCF
2 11 (9.91%) WPF
3 10 (9.01%) .NET Framework
3 10 (9.01%) Entity Framework
3 10 (9.01%) Task Parallel Library
4 9 (8.11%) React
5 8 (7.21%) CSS
5 8 (7.21%) Natural Language Processing
6 7 (6.31%) HTML
6 7 (6.31%) REST
6 7 (6.31%) scikit-learn
7 6 (5.41%) AngularJS
7 6 (5.41%) Jest
7 6 (5.41%) Kafka
7 6 (5.41%) Node.js
8 5 (4.50%) CSS3
8 5 (4.50%) HTML5
8 5 (4.50%) Keras
8 5 (4.50%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.02%) Algorithms
2 19 (17.12%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (16.22%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (6.31%) Fintech
5 6 (5.41%) Data Structures
5 6 (5.41%) User Experience
6 2 (1.80%) Derivative
6 2 (1.80%) Equities
6 2 (1.80%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.80%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.80%) Reinsurance
7 1 (0.90%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.90%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (0.90%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.90%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.90%) Life Science
7 1 (0.90%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.90%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.90%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.90%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.60%) Android
2 3 (2.70%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.80%) Windows
4 1 (0.90%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (49.55%) Computer Science
2 44 (39.64%) TDD
3 39 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (27.93%) Data Science
5 28 (25.23%) Machine Learning
6 23 (20.72%) Analytics
7 19 (17.12%) Statistics
8 15 (13.51%) OO
8 15 (13.51%) Prototyping
8 15 (13.51%) Visualisation
9 14 (12.61%) Problem-Solving
10 13 (11.71%) DevOps
11 12 (10.81%) Data Analysis
11 12 (10.81%) Project Management
11 12 (10.81%) Unit Testing
11 12 (10.81%) Waterfall
12 11 (9.91%) Applied Mathematics
12 11 (9.91%) MVVM
12 11 (9.91%) Scrum
13 10 (9.01%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 40 (36.04%) SQL
2 38 (34.23%) Python
3 37 (33.33%) Java
4 25 (22.52%) Kotlin
5 17 (15.32%) C#
5 17 (15.32%) R
6 10 (9.01%) JavaScript
7 7 (6.31%) Scala
8 4 (3.60%) MATLAB
8 4 (3.60%) T-SQL
8 4 (3.60%) TypeScript
8 4 (3.60%) VBA
9 3 (2.70%) Apple Swift
9 3 (2.70%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.80%) C++
10 2 (1.80%) Cypher
10 2 (1.80%) ES7
10 2 (1.80%) ES8
10 2 (1.80%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.80%) PHP
Qualifications
1 73 (65.77%) Degree
2 14 (12.61%) PhD
3 11 (9.91%) Numerate Degree
4 5 (4.50%) Master's Degree
5 4 (3.60%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.90%) CFA
6 1 (0.90%) ISEB
6 1 (0.90%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.90%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.01%) QA
2 4 (3.60%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.80%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (5.41%) Docker
2 4 (3.60%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 6 (5.41%) Prometheus
2 3 (2.70%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.90%) Ansible
3 1 (0.90%) Kibana
3 1 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.90%) Puppet
3 1 (0.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (7.21%) Tableau
2 7 (6.31%) Google
3 6 (5.41%) Alteryx
3 6 (5.41%) New Relic
4 5 (4.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.70%) Hortonworks
5 3 (2.70%) Oracle
6 1 (0.90%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.90%) Fidessa
6 1 (0.90%) HP
6 1 (0.90%) Palantir
6 1 (0.90%) Portware
6 1 (0.90%) Rackspace