Period
to 4 December 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 4 December 2021 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
4 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 101 81 139
Rank change year-on-year -20 +58 +30
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 81 41 80
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 2.01% 2.06% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.21% 2.32% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 21 74
10th Percentile £493 £375 £435
25th Percentile £600 £465 £513
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £650 £575 £600
Median % change year-on-year +13.04% -4.17% +4.35%
75th Percentile £716 £688 £684
90th Percentile £800 £750 £800
Central London median daily rate £650 £550 £615
% change year-on-year +18.18% -10.50% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £58.00 £38.50 -
Median % change year-on-year +50.65% - -
Central London median hourly rate £58.00 £38.50 -
% change year-on-year +50.65% - -

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 the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,663 1,771 5,210
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 91.07% 88.95% 90.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,818 1,328 4,117
10th Percentile £369 £313 £325
25th Percentile £463 £413 £419
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +2.84%
75th Percentile £650 £602 £613
90th Percentile £750 £688 £688
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £513
% change year-on-year +4.76% +2.44% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 28 51
10th Percentile £18.33 £14.59 £12.00
25th Percentile £21.00 £22.38 £13.49
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £19.50
Median % change year-on-year +18.64% +51.28% +4.28%
75th Percentile £61.19 £39.44 £24.25
90th Percentile £67.55 £46.53 £51.25
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £29.89 £20.92
% change year-on-year +17.10% +42.91% +11.84%

Mathematics
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Mathematics as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Mathematics in the City of London

Mathematics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Mathematics in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Mathematics in the City of London

Mathematics
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Mathematics in the City of London over the 6 months to 4 December 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Mathematics in the City of London

Mathematics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Mathematics in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Mathematics in the City of London

Mathematics
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Mathematics in the City of London over the 6 months to 4 December 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Mathematics in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 December 2021, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Mathematics.

1 50 (61.73%) Python
2 43 (53.09%) Degree
3 35 (43.21%) Java
4 30 (37.04%) Computer Science
5 28 (34.57%) Finance
5 28 (34.57%) Analytics
6 24 (29.63%) SQL
7 23 (28.40%) Banking
8 22 (27.16%) Statistics
9 19 (23.46%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (23.46%) C++
9 19 (23.46%) Algorithms
10 18 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
10 18 (22.22%) SQL Server
10 18 (22.22%) Asset Management
10 18 (22.22%) Data Science
11 17 (20.99%) Oracle
12 16 (19.75%) Social Skills
13 15 (18.52%) Software Engineering
13 15 (18.52%) Derivative
13 15 (18.52%) Linux
13 15 (18.52%) Docker
14 14 (17.28%) Data Cleansing
14 14 (17.28%) AWS
14 14 (17.28%) Physics
14 14 (17.28%) Fixed Income
15 13 (16.05%) Investment Banking
15 13 (16.05%) Azure
16 12 (14.81%) Natural Language Processing
16 12 (14.81%) Kubernetes

Mathematics
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 5 (6.17%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.23%) ArcGIS
2 1 (1.23%) Jupyter
Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (17.28%) AWS
2 13 (16.05%) Azure
3 5 (6.17%) Power Platform
4 3 (3.70%) GitHub
5 2 (2.47%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.23%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.88%) BGP
2 2 (2.47%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.23%) DNS
3 1 (1.23%) Firewall
3 1 (1.23%) NAS
3 1 (1.23%) SAN
3 1 (1.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.64%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (8.64%) Tableau
3 6 (7.41%) Hadoop
4 5 (6.17%) Big Data
4 5 (6.17%) Power BI
5 4 (4.94%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.47%) Apache Hive
7 2 (2.47%) Data Mining
7 2 (2.47%) dBASE
7 2 (2.47%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.23%) Flink
8 1 (1.23%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.23%) Qlik Sense
8 1 (1.23%) QlikView
8 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (7.41%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.17%) Maven
2 5 (6.17%) Octopus Deploy
2 5 (6.17%) SpecFlow
2 5 (6.17%) TeamCity
2 5 (6.17%) Zephyr
3 4 (4.94%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.94%) JIRA
3 4 (4.94%) Selenium
3 4 (4.94%) WebDriver
4 3 (3.70%) Appium
4 3 (3.70%) TestNG
4 3 (3.70%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.47%) CircleCI
5 2 (2.47%) GitLab
5 2 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.47%) TestComplete
6 1 (1.23%) Gradle
6 1 (1.23%) JUnit
General
1 28 (34.57%) Finance
2 23 (28.40%) Banking
3 18 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (19.75%) Social Skills
5 13 (16.05%) Investment Banking
6 9 (11.11%) Front Office
7 4 (4.94%) Presentation Skills
8 3 (3.70%) Marketing
8 3 (3.70%) Publishing
9 2 (2.47%) Financial Institution
10 1 (1.23%) Advertising
10 1 (1.23%) Law
10 1 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (45.68%) Developer
2 17 (20.99%) Python Developer
3 16 (19.75%) Java Developer
4 11 (13.58%) Data Scientist
5 8 (9.88%) Senior Developer
6 7 (8.64%) Analytics Developer
7 6 (7.41%) Analyst
7 6 (7.41%) Data Engineer
8 5 (6.17%) Quantitative Developer
8 5 (6.17%) Scrum Master
9 4 (4.94%) Lead Developer
9 4 (4.94%) Python Engineer
9 4 (4.94%) Senior Data Scientist
9 4 (4.94%) Senior Python Developer
10 3 (3.70%) Automation Test Lead
10 3 (3.70%) Data Analyst
10 3 (3.70%) Python Team Leader
10 3 (3.70%) Quantitative Analyst
10 3 (3.70%) Software Engineer
10 3 (3.70%) Statistician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.11%) NumPy
1 9 (11.11%) Pandas
2 8 (9.88%) AngularJS
2 8 (9.88%) Matplotlib
2 8 (9.88%) Node.js
2 8 (9.88%) PyMC3
2 8 (9.88%) PyTorch
3 7 (8.64%) Angular 2
3 7 (8.64%) jQuery
3 7 (8.64%) React
3 7 (8.64%) XSLT
4 5 (6.17%) .NET
4 5 (6.17%) Spring
5 3 (3.70%) Swing
6 2 (2.47%) JavaFX
6 2 (2.47%) LINQ
6 2 (2.47%) Middleware
6 2 (2.47%) WCF
6 2 (2.47%) Web Services
6 2 (2.47%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 19 (23.46%) Algorithms
2 15 (18.52%) Derivative
3 14 (17.28%) Fixed Income
4 10 (12.35%) Hedge funds
5 8 (9.88%) Equities
5 8 (9.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (8.64%) Exotic Derivative
7 4 (4.94%) Credit Derivative
7 4 (4.94%) Market Risk
8 3 (3.70%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (3.70%) Social Media
9 2 (2.47%) Management Information System
10 1 (1.23%) Data Structures
10 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (1.23%) FMCG
10 1 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (1.23%) Grid Computing
10 1 (1.23%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.52%) Linux
2 9 (11.11%) Unix
3 4 (4.94%) Windows
4 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (37.04%) Computer Science
2 28 (34.57%) Analytics
3 22 (27.16%) Statistics
4 19 (23.46%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (22.22%) Asset Management
5 18 (22.22%) Data Science
6 15 (18.52%) Software Engineering
7 14 (17.28%) Data Cleansing
7 14 (17.28%) Physics
8 12 (14.81%) Artificial Intelligence
8 12 (14.81%) Natural Language Processing
9 10 (12.35%) Actionable Insight
9 10 (12.35%) Bayesian Methods
9 10 (12.35%) Visualisation
10 8 (9.88%) Machine Learning
10 8 (9.88%) Mentoring
10 8 (9.88%) Multithreading
10 8 (9.88%) Portfolio Management
10 8 (9.88%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (8.64%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 50 (61.73%) Python
2 35 (43.21%) Java
3 24 (29.63%) SQL
4 19 (23.46%) C++
5 12 (14.81%) JavaScript
6 9 (11.11%) C#
7 7 (8.64%) C
8 3 (3.70%) Kotlin
8 3 (3.70%) VBScript
9 2 (2.47%) Go
9 2 (2.47%) Java 8
9 2 (2.47%) PHP
9 2 (2.47%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.47%) R
9 2 (2.47%) SPARQL
9 2 (2.47%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.23%) Perl
10 1 (1.23%) Scala
10 1 (1.23%) VB
10 1 (1.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 43 (53.09%) Degree
2 9 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (9.88%) Numerate Degree
4 7 (8.64%) PhD
5 3 (3.70%) ISTQB
5 3 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (2.47%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (2.47%) Postgraduate
6 2 (2.47%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.64%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.47%) QA
3 1 (1.23%) Accessibility
3 1 (1.23%) GDPR
3 1 (1.23%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (18.52%) Docker
2 3 (3.70%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.23%) HDFS
3 1 (1.23%) NFS
3 1 (1.23%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (14.81%) Kubernetes
2 5 (6.17%) Ansible
3 3 (3.70%) Puppet
4 2 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.47%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (20.99%) Oracle
2 8 (9.88%) Sybase
3 5 (6.17%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.47%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.47%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.47%) SaltStack
5 1 (1.23%) Alteryx
5 1 (1.23%) Dataiku
5 1 (1.23%) F5
5 1 (1.23%) IBM
5 1 (1.23%) Informatica
5 1 (1.23%) VMware