Period
to 27 May 2020

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 27 May 2020 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
27 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 115 154 129
Rank change year-on-year +39 -25 -6
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 41 80 120
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.32% 1.25% 1.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% 1.39% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 69 96
Median daily rate £525 £625 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.00% +19.05% -
10th Percentile £409 £475 £339
90th Percentile £699 £755 £744
Central London median daily rate £544 £600 £525
% change year-on-year -9.38% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £13.00
Central London median hourly rate £32.50 - £13.00

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 2,712 5,746 6,137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.17% 89.63% 88.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,930 4,415 4,844
Median daily rate £514 £525 £501
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.14% +4.90% +0.10%
10th Percentile £331 £340 £326
90th Percentile £675 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £500 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 61 97
Median hourly rate £33.50 £20.65 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.27% +8.66% +1.60%
10th Percentile £12.42 £11.25 £12.22
90th Percentile £52.25 £56.50 £38.48
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.18 £20.00
% change year-on-year +65.25% +5.90% +18.20%

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 27 May 2020.

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
Contract Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 27 May 2020. 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
Moorgate - 1 £500 -
Mathematics
Central London

For the 6 months to 27 May 2020, 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 23 (56.10%) Degree
2 19 (46.34%) Finance
3 18 (43.90%) Computer Science
4 16 (39.02%) SQL
5 15 (36.59%) Python
6 13 (31.71%) Physics
7 12 (29.27%) C#
8 11 (26.83%) Front Office
8 11 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (26.83%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (21.95%) Banking
9 9 (21.95%) Apache Spark
10 8 (19.51%) Software Engineering
10 8 (19.51%) Derivative
10 8 (19.51%) Test Automation
10 8 (19.51%) .NET
11 7 (17.07%) Java
11 7 (17.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 7 (17.07%) QA
11 7 (17.07%) GCP
11 7 (17.07%) Machine Learning
11 7 (17.07%) Analytics
11 7 (17.07%) Data Science
12 6 (14.63%) Azure
12 6 (14.63%) AWS
12 6 (14.63%) C++
13 5 (12.20%) HTML
13 5 (12.20%) JavaScript
13 5 (12.20%) PhD
13 5 (12.20%) Data Modelling

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 9 (21.95%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.44%) Confluence
2 1 (2.44%) DNN
2 1 (2.44%) Jupyter
2 1 (2.44%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (4.88%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.07%) GCP
2 6 (14.63%) AWS
2 6 (14.63%) Azure
3 3 (7.32%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.44%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) HTTPS
1 3 (7.32%) SSL
2 1 (2.44%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) Big Data
2 3 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (7.32%) NoSQL
2 3 (7.32%) OLAP
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.88%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.88%) MySQL
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.44%) Flink
4 1 (2.44%) Impala
4 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) JIRA
2 4 (9.76%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (9.76%) Subversion
2 4 (9.76%) TeamCity
3 3 (7.32%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.44%) Postman
5 1 (2.44%) Selenium
General
1 19 (46.34%) Finance
2 11 (26.83%) Front Office
3 9 (21.95%) Banking
4 3 (7.32%) Investment Banking
4 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.88%) International Banking
5 2 (4.88%) Legal
5 2 (4.88%) Retail Banking
6 1 (2.44%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.44%) Marketing
6 1 (2.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (53.66%) Developer
2 10 (24.39%) Quantitative Developer
3 8 (19.51%) Analyst
4 6 (14.63%) Data Scientist
5 4 (9.76%) Analyst Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Business Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Business Developer
5 4 (9.76%) C# Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Front Office Developer
6 3 (7.32%) C++ Developer
6 3 (7.32%) C++ Quantitative Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Data Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Java Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Python Developer
7 2 (4.88%) C# Quant Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Data Governance Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) F# Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Governance Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Machine Learning Scientist
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.51%) .NET
2 5 (12.20%) HTML
2 5 (12.20%) TensorFlow
2 5 (12.20%) WPF
3 4 (9.76%) CSS
3 4 (9.76%) H2O
3 4 (9.76%) MLlib
3 4 (9.76%) Pandas
3 4 (9.76%) RESTful
3 4 (9.76%) SciPy
3 4 (9.76%) WCF
4 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET
4 3 (7.32%) Guice
4 3 (7.32%) JAAS
4 3 (7.32%) Kafka
4 3 (7.32%) Spring
4 3 (7.32%) Spring Security
5 2 (4.88%) AngularJS
5 2 (4.88%) FpML
5 2 (4.88%) Murex Flex
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.83%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (19.51%) Derivative
3 7 (17.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (12.20%) Algorithms
5 4 (9.76%) Fixed Income
6 2 (4.88%) Credit Risk
6 2 (4.88%) Market Risk
6 2 (4.88%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (4.88%) Virtual Team
7 1 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (2.44%) Social Media
7 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (43.90%) Computer Science
2 13 (31.71%) Physics
3 11 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (19.51%) Software Engineering
4 8 (19.51%) Test Automation
5 7 (17.07%) Analytics
5 7 (17.07%) Data Science
5 7 (17.07%) Machine Learning
6 5 (12.20%) Artificial Intelligence
6 5 (12.20%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (12.20%) Data Modelling
6 5 (12.20%) Open Source
6 5 (12.20%) Risk Management
6 5 (12.20%) Statistics
7 4 (9.76%) Applied Mathematics
7 4 (9.76%) Economics
7 4 (9.76%) Multithreading
7 4 (9.76%) Use Case
7 4 (9.76%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (9.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 16 (39.02%) SQL
2 15 (36.59%) Python
3 12 (29.27%) C#
4 7 (17.07%) Java
5 6 (14.63%) C++
6 5 (12.20%) JavaScript
7 4 (9.76%) Scala
7 4 (9.76%) VBA
8 3 (7.32%) Java 8
8 3 (7.32%) Kotlin
8 3 (7.32%) R
9 2 (4.88%) F#
10 1 (2.44%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 23 (56.10%) Degree
2 5 (12.20%) Master's Degree
2 5 (12.20%) PhD
3 2 (4.88%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (2.44%) ISEB
4 1 (2.44%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.07%) QA
2 3 (7.32%) GDPR
3 1 (2.44%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) Kubernetes
1 3 (7.32%) Prometheus
1 3 (7.32%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 3 (7.32%) Cognos
2 2 (4.88%) Murex
3 1 (2.44%) Google
3 1 (2.44%) MapR
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle