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 3 months to 26 June 2017 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 / City of London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 118 154
Rank change year-on-year 0 +36  
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 52 47 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.57% 1.41% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 1.65% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 34 40
Median daily rate £550 £575 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.34% +15.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £330 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £625 £678
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £370 £350
% change year-on-year +3.37% +5.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £80.00 £23.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +245.19%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £21.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +47.61% +27.27%  

Mathematics is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2925 2856 4712
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 88.16% 85.89% 81.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2250 2341 3708
Median daily rate £500 £475 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.60%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £335 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 23 56
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -22.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £15.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £35.20 £55.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Mathematics
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Mathematics as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Mathematics in the City of London

Mathematics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mathematics in the City of London

Mathematics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mathematics in the City of London over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mathematics in the City of London

Mathematics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mathematics in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for Mathematics.

1 66 (59.46%) Finance
2 54 (48.65%) Degree
3 46 (41.44%) C#
4 38 (34.23%) Analytics
5 36 (32.43%) Computer Science
6 34 (30.63%) SQL Server
7 33 (29.73%) Banking
8 31 (27.93%) SQL
9 30 (27.03%) Physics
10 29 (26.13%) Java
11 25 (22.52%) Python
11 25 (22.52%) Front Office
12 24 (21.62%) TDD
13 22 (19.82%) Multithreading
14 21 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
14 21 (18.92%) MVC
15 20 (18.02%) WPF
16 19 (17.12%) MVVM
16 19 (17.12%) Entity Framework
16 19 (17.12%) SQL Server 2016
17 17 (15.32%) Capital Modelling
17 17 (15.32%) Greenfield Project
17 17 (15.32%) Analytical Skills
17 17 (15.32%) Derivative
17 17 (15.32%) Unix
17 17 (15.32%) Oracle
18 16 (14.41%) C++
19 15 (13.51%) .NET
19 15 (13.51%) Statistics
20 13 (11.71%) Numerate Degree

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 10 (9.01%) Apache Spark
2 4 (3.60%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (3.60%) SAS
3 3 (2.70%) Jupyter
4 2 (1.80%) Confluence
5 1 (0.90%) Apache
5 1 (0.90%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.90%) MTS
Applications
1 9 (8.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.60%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.80%) S-PLUS
3 2 (1.80%) SPSS
3 2 (1.80%) Stata
Business Applications
1 4 (3.60%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.90%) GitHub
1 1 (0.90%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.90%) Internet
1 1 (0.90%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (30.63%) SQL Server
2 19 (17.12%) SQL Server 2016
3 12 (10.81%) Big Data
3 12 (10.81%) Relational Database
4 8 (7.21%) RDBMS
4 8 (7.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (6.31%) Hadoop
5 7 (6.31%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (4.50%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (3.60%) Oracle Database
7 4 (3.60%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (3.60%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (3.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (2.70%) KDB
9 2 (1.80%) Impala
9 2 (1.80%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.80%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.80%) Qlik Sense
9 2 (1.80%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (4.50%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.60%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.60%) JIRA
3 2 (1.80%) Bower
3 2 (1.80%) Subversion
4 1 (0.90%) Jasmine
4 1 (0.90%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 66 (59.46%) Finance
2 33 (29.73%) Banking
3 25 (22.52%) Front Office
4 8 (7.21%) Investment Banking
5 7 (6.31%) Games
5 7 (6.31%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.60%) Marketing
7 3 (2.70%) Retail
8 2 (1.80%) Billing
8 2 (1.80%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.90%) Electronics
9 1 (0.90%) Law
9 1 (0.90%) Legal
Job Titles
1 67 (60.36%) Developer
2 23 (20.72%) C# Developer
3 19 (17.12%) WPF Developer
4 15 (13.51%) Analyst
5 14 (12.61%) Data Scientist
6 13 (11.71%) C# WPF Developer
6 13 (11.71%) Java Developer
7 11 (9.91%) UI Developer
8 9 (8.11%) C# Pricing Developer
8 9 (8.11%) Quantitative Developer
9 8 (7.21%) Senior Developer
10 7 (6.31%) Games Developer
10 7 (6.31%) Java Games Developer
10 7 (6.31%) Telecoms Developer
10 7 (6.31%) Telecoms Java Developer
11 6 (5.41%) C# Programmer
11 6 (5.41%) Java Analyst Programmer
11 6 (5.41%) Java Programmer
11 6 (5.41%) SQL Analyst
11 6 (5.41%) SQL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (18.02%) WPF
2 19 (17.12%) Entity Framework
3 15 (13.51%) .NET
4 12 (10.81%) AngularJS
5 9 (8.11%) HTML
6 7 (6.31%) REST
7 5 (4.50%) Natural Language Processing
7 5 (4.50%) XML
8 4 (3.60%) ASP.NET
8 4 (3.60%) CSS
8 4 (3.60%) D3.js
8 4 (3.60%) Hibernate
8 4 (3.60%) Matplotlib
8 4 (3.60%) NHibernate
8 4 (3.60%) Pandas
8 4 (3.60%) React
8 4 (3.60%) scikit-learn
9 3 (2.70%) .NET Framework
9 3 (2.70%) Bokeh
9 3 (2.70%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 36 (32.43%) Computer Science
2 17 (15.32%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (15.32%) Derivative
2 17 (15.32%) Greenfield Project
3 13 (11.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 12 (10.81%) Fixed Income
5 11 (9.91%) Equities
6 6 (5.41%) Fintech
7 5 (4.50%) Credit Risk
7 5 (4.50%) Hedge funds
8 4 (3.60%) Credit Derivative
8 4 (3.60%) Data Centre
8 4 (3.60%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.80%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.80%) CUDA
9 2 (1.80%) Grid Computing
9 2 (1.80%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.80%) Market Risk
10 1 (0.90%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.90%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.32%) Unix
2 6 (5.41%) Linux
2 6 (5.41%) Windows
3 1 (0.90%) CentOS
3 1 (0.90%) Ubuntu
3 1 (0.90%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (34.23%) Analytics
2 30 (27.03%) Physics
3 24 (21.62%) TDD
4 22 (19.82%) Multithreading
5 21 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (18.92%) MVC
6 19 (17.12%) MVVM
7 17 (15.32%) Capital Modelling
8 15 (13.51%) Statistics
9 13 (11.71%) Machine Learning
10 12 (10.81%) Test Automation
11 10 (9.01%) Asset Management
11 10 (9.01%) Electronic Trading
12 9 (8.11%) Data Management
12 9 (8.11%) OO
13 8 (7.21%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (7.21%) Investment Management
13 8 (7.21%) Risk Management
14 7 (6.31%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (6.31%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 46 (41.44%) C#
2 31 (27.93%) SQL
3 29 (26.13%) Java
4 25 (22.52%) Python
5 16 (14.41%) C++
6 10 (9.01%) R
7 8 (7.21%) C
7 8 (7.21%) Shell Script
8 7 (6.31%) Scala
8 7 (6.31%) VB
8 7 (6.31%) VBA
9 6 (5.41%) JavaScript
10 4 (3.60%) MATLAB
10 4 (3.60%) Perl
10 4 (3.60%) Ruby
11 3 (2.70%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.80%) Haskell
12 2 (1.80%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.80%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 54 (48.65%) Degree
2 13 (11.71%) Numerate Degree
3 12 (10.81%) PhD
4 11 (9.91%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (2.70%) Master's Degree
6 2 (1.80%) MBA
6 2 (1.80%) Postgraduate
6 2 (1.80%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.90%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.90%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.90%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.90%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.90%) VCAP
7 1 (0.90%) VCP6
7 1 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.50%) MiFID
2 4 (3.60%) SLA
3 3 (2.70%) QA
4 1 (0.90%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.90%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.90%) Docker
1 1 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.90%) vSphere
Vendors
1 17 (15.32%) Oracle
2 13 (11.71%) Sybase
3 8 (7.21%) Tableau
4 6 (5.41%) webMethods
5 4 (3.60%) Bloomberg
5 4 (3.60%) Infragistics
5 4 (3.60%) ION Trading
6 3 (2.70%) WorldPay
7 2 (1.80%) Siebel
8 1 (0.90%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.90%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.90%) Google
8 1 (0.90%) Informatica
8 1 (0.90%) MarketAxess
8 1 (0.90%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.90%) Pega
8 1 (0.90%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.90%) Splunk
8 1 (0.90%) Tradeweb
8 1 (0.90%) VMware
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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