Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 181 147 152
Rank change year-on-year -34 +5 +26
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 108 130 123
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 1.20% 1.61% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 1.81% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 115 91
Central London median daily rate £550 £550 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.79% -9.52%
10th Percentile £344 £385 £308
90th Percentile £688 £750 £663
London median daily rate £550 £575 £488
% change year-on-year -4.35% +17.95% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Central London median hourly rate £13.00 £13.71 £80.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.14% -82.87% +389.30%
10th Percentile £12.50 £13.31 £75.00
90th Percentile £13.50 £39.41 £85.00
London median hourly rate £33.50 £13.71 £14.25
% change year-on-year +144.44% -3.82% -12.84%

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 7,841 7,199 7,134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 87.19% 89.04% 88.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,103 5,566 5,593
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £319 £313
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
London median daily rate £500 £500 £463
% change year-on-year - +7.99% +2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 71 63
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -1.58% -5.00%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £32.35 £34.36 £54.03
London median hourly rate £21.13 £22.81 £21.57
% change year-on-year -7.39% +5.75% +7.85%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -29 93 £575 +4.55% 68
West End of London - 2 £500 - 18
Camden - 2 - -
City of Westminster - 1 £350 -
Mathematics
London

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 63 (58.33%) Degree
2 49 (45.37%) Finance
3 45 (41.67%) Computer Science
4 42 (38.89%) TDD
5 39 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (36.11%) Python
6 32 (29.63%) Data Science
7 31 (28.70%) SQL
8 30 (27.78%) Java
9 26 (24.07%) Machine Learning
10 23 (21.30%) C#
11 21 (19.44%) SQL Server
11 21 (19.44%) Big Data
12 20 (18.52%) OO
12 20 (18.52%) Kotlin
13 19 (17.59%) Analytics
14 18 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
14 18 (16.67%) .NET
14 18 (16.67%) R
15 17 (15.74%) Analytical Skills
16 16 (14.81%) Algorithms
16 16 (14.81%) PhD
17 15 (13.89%) Banking
17 15 (13.89%) Publishing
17 15 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
17 15 (13.89%) Waterfall
18 14 (12.96%) MVVM
18 14 (12.96%) Visualisation
18 14 (12.96%) WCF
18 14 (12.96%) WPF

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 11 (10.19%) Apache Spark
2 4 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (3.70%) Jupyter
2 4 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.78%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.78%) SAS
4 1 (0.93%) Apache
4 1 (0.93%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (6.48%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.85%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.93%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 15 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (8.33%) GitHub
3 7 (6.48%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (5.56%) Amazon S3
5 4 (3.70%) Office 365
6 2 (1.85%) Heroku
7 1 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.93%) HTTP
1 1 (0.93%) Internet
1 1 (0.93%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (19.44%) Big Data
1 21 (19.44%) SQL Server
2 13 (12.04%) Hadoop
2 13 (12.04%) MongoDB
2 13 (12.04%) SQL Server 2012
2 13 (12.04%) SQL Server 2014
2 13 (12.04%) SQL Server 2016
3 9 (8.33%) Data Mining
4 8 (7.41%) MySQL
4 8 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (6.48%) NoSQL
6 6 (5.56%) InfluxDB
7 5 (4.63%) Apache Hive
8 4 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (3.70%) Sqoop
9 3 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (2.78%) HBase
9 3 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (1.85%) MS Access
10 2 (1.85%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 9 (8.33%) Selenium
2 8 (7.41%) Jenkins
3 7 (6.48%) JIRA
4 6 (5.56%) Bitbucket
4 6 (5.56%) Mocha
5 5 (4.63%) Git (software)
5 5 (4.63%) Jasmine
6 4 (3.70%) Grunt
6 4 (3.70%) gulp
6 4 (3.70%) Karma Test Runner
6 4 (3.70%) Protractor
6 4 (3.70%) Sinon.JS
6 4 (3.70%) webpack
7 3 (2.78%) Appium
8 2 (1.85%) Babel
8 2 (1.85%) CircleCI
8 2 (1.85%) GitLab
8 2 (1.85%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.85%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.93%) Cucumber
General
1 49 (45.37%) Finance
2 15 (13.89%) Banking
2 15 (13.89%) Publishing
3 9 (8.33%) Front Office
4 6 (5.56%) Financial Institution
5 5 (4.63%) Investment Banking
6 4 (3.70%) Games
7 2 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 54 (50.00%) Developer
2 24 (22.22%) Data Scientist
3 13 (12.04%) C# Developer
4 12 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 12 (11.11%) SQL Developer
4 12 (11.11%) WPF Developer
5 9 (8.33%) Analyst
5 9 (8.33%) Java Developer
6 8 (7.41%) Senior Data Scientist
7 7 (6.48%) C# WPF Developer
8 6 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (4.63%) Business Analyst
9 5 (4.63%) Data Engineer
9 5 (4.63%) Quantitative Developer
10 4 (3.70%) C# Quant Developer
10 4 (3.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 4 (3.70%) Front Office Developer
10 4 (3.70%) QA Engineer
10 4 (3.70%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 3 (2.78%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (16.67%) .NET
2 14 (12.96%) WCF
2 14 (12.96%) WPF
3 13 (12.04%) Task Parallel Library
4 9 (8.33%) .NET Framework
4 9 (8.33%) React
5 8 (7.41%) CSS
6 7 (6.48%) Entity Framework
6 7 (6.48%) HTML
6 7 (6.48%) Natural Language Processing
6 7 (6.48%) Node.js
6 7 (6.48%) REST
7 6 (5.56%) AngularJS
7 6 (5.56%) HTML5
7 6 (5.56%) Jest
7 6 (5.56%) Kafka
7 6 (5.56%) scikit-learn
8 5 (4.63%) CSS3
8 5 (4.63%) Keras
8 5 (4.63%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 45 (41.67%) Computer Science
2 18 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
3 17 (15.74%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (14.81%) Algorithms
5 6 (5.56%) Derivative
5 6 (5.56%) Fintech
5 6 (5.56%) Fixed Income
6 5 (4.63%) Data Structures
6 5 (4.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (4.63%) User Experience
7 4 (3.70%) Equity Derivative
8 3 (2.78%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.85%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.85%) Reinsurance
10 1 (0.93%) CUDA
10 1 (0.93%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.93%) Life Science
10 1 (0.93%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.93%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.93%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.48%) Windows
2 4 (3.70%) Android
2 4 (3.70%) Linux
3 3 (2.78%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.85%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.85%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.93%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (38.89%) TDD
2 39 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (29.63%) Data Science
4 26 (24.07%) Machine Learning
5 20 (18.52%) OO
6 19 (17.59%) Analytics
7 15 (13.89%) Waterfall
8 14 (12.96%) Multithreading
8 14 (12.96%) MVVM
8 14 (12.96%) OOA/OOD
8 14 (12.96%) Prototyping
8 14 (12.96%) Statistics
8 14 (12.96%) Visualisation
9 13 (12.04%) DevOps
9 13 (12.04%) Problem-Solving
9 13 (12.04%) SOA
10 11 (10.19%) Applied Mathematics
10 11 (10.19%) Scrum
11 10 (9.26%) Project Management
11 10 (9.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (36.11%) Python
2 31 (28.70%) SQL
3 30 (27.78%) Java
4 23 (21.30%) C#
5 20 (18.52%) Kotlin
6 18 (16.67%) R
7 11 (10.19%) JavaScript
8 7 (6.48%) Scala
9 6 (5.56%) C++
10 5 (4.63%) MATLAB
10 5 (4.63%) VBA
11 3 (2.78%) Apple Swift
11 3 (2.78%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.78%) PHP
11 3 (2.78%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.78%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.78%) TypeScript
11 3 (2.78%) VB
12 2 (1.85%) Cypher
12 2 (1.85%) ES7
Qualifications
1 63 (58.33%) Degree
2 16 (14.81%) PhD
3 12 (11.11%) Numerate Degree
4 4 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (3.70%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.93%) CFA
5 1 (0.93%) ISEB
5 1 (0.93%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.93%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.26%) QA
2 3 (2.78%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.85%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (4.63%) Docker
2 4 (3.70%) Apache Flume
3 2 (1.85%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.93%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (5.56%) Prometheus
2 3 (2.78%) Control-M
2 3 (2.78%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.93%) Ansible
3 1 (0.93%) Kibana
3 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.93%) Puppet
3 1 (0.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (7.41%) Microsoft
1 8 (7.41%) Tableau
2 6 (5.56%) Alteryx
2 6 (5.56%) New Relic
3 4 (3.70%) Hortonworks
4 3 (2.78%) Google
4 3 (2.78%) Oracle
5 2 (1.85%) Adobe
5 2 (1.85%) Apple
5 2 (1.85%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.93%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.93%) Calypso
6 1 (0.93%) Fidessa
6 1 (0.93%) HP
6 1 (0.93%) Intel
6 1 (0.93%) Palantir
6 1 (0.93%) Portware