Period
to 25 June 2019

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 25 June 2019 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
25 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 184 180 145
Rank change year-on-year -4 -35 +30
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 94 126 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.11% 1.38% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% 1.56% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 96 90
Central London median daily rate £600 £525 £540
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -2.78% +2.86%
10th Percentile £397 £329 £348
90th Percentile £741 £713 £739
London median daily rate £600 £550 £550
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Central London median hourly rate - £13.00 -
London median hourly rate £47.50 £39.00 £16.53
% change year-on-year +21.79% +135.93% +18.07%

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 7,589 8,094 6,519
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 89.96% 88.76% 88.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,822 6,328 4,984
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £489
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +2.30% +5.68%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £310
90th Percentile £675 £675 £663
London median daily rate £520 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% +2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 116 56
Central London median hourly rate £21.50 £19.38 £16.96
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.97% +14.24% -15.20%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.50 £12.63
90th Percentile £54.85 £44.38 £28.93
London median hourly rate £25.00 £24.50 £24.86
% change year-on-year +2.04% -1.45% +18.38%

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 25 June 2019.

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 25 June 2019. 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 -5 86 £600 +14.29% 17
West End of London +10 6 £350 - 2
Southwark - 1 - -
Mathematics
London

For the 6 months to 25 June 2019, 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 52 (55.32%) Python
2 48 (51.06%) Degree
3 46 (48.94%) Computer Science
4 36 (38.30%) Finance
5 35 (37.23%) Machine Learning
5 35 (37.23%) Data Science
6 28 (29.79%) Analytics
7 27 (28.72%) SQL
7 27 (28.72%) Java
8 20 (21.28%) Algorithms
8 20 (21.28%) C++
8 20 (21.28%) Statistics
9 18 (19.15%) Data Analytics
10 17 (18.09%) Analytical Skills
10 17 (18.09%) PhD
11 16 (17.02%) R
11 16 (17.02%) Numerate Degree
12 15 (15.96%) Front Office
13 14 (14.89%) C#
13 14 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (12.77%) Artificial Intelligence
14 12 (12.77%) Physics
14 12 (12.77%) Tableau
14 12 (12.77%) Amazon AWS
14 12 (12.77%) Kotlin
15 11 (11.70%) TDD
15 11 (11.70%) Banking
16 10 (10.64%) Apache Spark
16 10 (10.64%) Visualisation
16 10 (10.64%) Problem-Solving

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 10 (10.64%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.06%) Apache
2 1 (1.06%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (6.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.13%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.06%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.77%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.26%) Amazon S3
4 3 (3.19%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.13%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.06%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.06%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (1.06%) GitHub
6 1 (1.06%) Google Analytics
6 1 (1.06%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.38%) Hadoop
2 5 (5.32%) Big Data
2 5 (5.32%) Data Mining
3 4 (4.26%) MongoDB
3 4 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.19%) BigQuery
4 3 (3.19%) InfluxDB
4 3 (3.19%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.13%) Looker
5 2 (2.13%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.13%) Text Mining
6 1 (1.06%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.06%) Data Lake
6 1 (1.06%) KDB
6 1 (1.06%) MySQL
6 1 (1.06%) Power BI
6 1 (1.06%) QlikView
6 1 (1.06%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.13%) Jasmine
2 2 (2.13%) JSUnit
2 2 (2.13%) Mocha
2 2 (2.13%) webpack
3 1 (1.06%) Hudson
3 1 (1.06%) JIRA
3 1 (1.06%) Visual Studio
General
1 36 (38.30%) Finance
2 15 (15.96%) Front Office
3 11 (11.70%) Banking
4 6 (6.38%) Retail
5 4 (4.26%) Marketing
6 2 (2.13%) Advertising
6 2 (2.13%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.13%) Games
6 2 (2.13%) Publishing
6 2 (2.13%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.06%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 35 (37.23%) Developer
2 22 (23.40%) Data Scientist
3 13 (13.83%) Analyst
4 9 (9.57%) Java Developer
5 7 (7.45%) Data Analyst
5 7 (7.45%) Data Engineer
5 7 (7.45%) Quantitative Developer
6 5 (5.32%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (5.32%) Python Developer
6 5 (5.32%) Senior Developer
7 4 (4.26%) C# Developer
7 4 (4.26%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
7 4 (4.26%) Java Engineer
8 3 (3.19%) Machine Learning Engineer
8 3 (3.19%) Senior Data Scientist
8 3 (3.19%) SQL Analyst
9 2 (2.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 2 (2.13%) Qualitative Analyst
9 2 (2.13%) Senior Python Developer
9 2 (2.13%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.51%) .NET
1 8 (8.51%) React
2 6 (6.38%) Middleware
2 6 (6.38%) Natural Language Processing
3 5 (5.32%) Pandas
4 4 (4.26%) CSS
4 4 (4.26%) CSS3
4 4 (4.26%) HTML
4 4 (4.26%) HTML5
4 4 (4.26%) Kafka
4 4 (4.26%) Redux
5 3 (3.19%) AngularJS
5 3 (3.19%) PySpark
5 3 (3.19%) scikit-learn
6 2 (2.13%) Jest
6 2 (2.13%) REST
6 2 (2.13%) RxJS
6 2 (2.13%) TensorFlow
6 2 (2.13%) Web Services
6 2 (2.13%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.28%) Algorithms
2 17 (18.09%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (9.57%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (7.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (6.38%) Data Structures
6 4 (4.26%) Hedge funds
7 3 (3.19%) Equities
8 2 (2.13%) Credit Risk
9 1 (1.06%) Fixed Income
9 1 (1.06%) Internet of Things
9 1 (1.06%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (1.06%) Smart Home
9 1 (1.06%) User Experience
9 1 (1.06%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.13%) Linux
1 2 (2.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (48.94%) Computer Science
2 35 (37.23%) Data Science
2 35 (37.23%) Machine Learning
3 28 (29.79%) Analytics
4 20 (21.28%) Statistics
5 18 (19.15%) Data Analytics
6 14 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (12.77%) Artificial Intelligence
7 12 (12.77%) Physics
8 11 (11.70%) TDD
9 10 (10.64%) Problem-Solving
9 10 (10.64%) Visualisation
10 9 (9.57%) DevOps
11 8 (8.51%) Fintech
12 7 (7.45%) Microservices
13 6 (6.38%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (6.38%) Data Visualisation
13 6 (6.38%) Deep Learning
13 6 (6.38%) ETL
13 6 (6.38%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 52 (55.32%) Python
2 27 (28.72%) Java
2 27 (28.72%) SQL
3 20 (21.28%) C++
4 16 (17.02%) R
5 14 (14.89%) C#
6 12 (12.77%) Kotlin
7 5 (5.32%) C
7 5 (5.32%) JavaScript
7 5 (5.32%) MATLAB
8 4 (4.26%) Bash Shell
8 4 (4.26%) Scala
9 2 (2.13%) ES6
10 1 (1.06%) Clojure
10 1 (1.06%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 48 (51.06%) Degree
2 17 (18.09%) PhD
3 16 (17.02%) Numerate Degree
4 9 (9.57%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (2.13%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.26%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (5.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (5.32%) Ansible
2 4 (4.26%) Puppet
3 1 (1.06%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.06%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (12.77%) Tableau
2 4 (4.26%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.06%) Adobe
3 1 (1.06%) Alteryx
3 1 (1.06%) Bloomberg
3 1 (1.06%) Cognos
3 1 (1.06%) Google
3 1 (1.06%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle
3 1 (1.06%) Reuters
3 1 (1.06%) Sybase
3 1 (1.06%) TIBCO