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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mathematics (Maths)
London / City of London
Rank 95 123 134
Rank change year-on-year +28 +11  
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 58 38 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.94% 1.16% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% 1.32% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 36 59
Median daily rate £525 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.54% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £330 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £788 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £355
% change year-on-year +3.44% +2.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £13.23
% change year-on-year +8.57% +32.27%  

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 2560 2885 4153
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 85.48% 87.74% 82.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2008 2312 3203
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 25 35
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.99 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.96% -2.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.84 £47.50 £92.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Mathematics in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mathematics in the City of London

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 73 (57.48%) Finance
2 54 (42.52%) Degree
3 46 (36.22%) C#
3 46 (36.22%) Analytics
4 44 (34.65%) SQL
5 43 (33.86%) Java
6 41 (32.28%) Banking
7 34 (26.77%) Front Office
7 34 (26.77%) SQL Server
8 33 (25.98%) Computer Science
9 30 (23.62%) Agile Software Development
10 27 (21.26%) .NET
10 27 (21.26%) Physics
11 25 (19.69%) Python
12 22 (17.32%) Multithreading
12 22 (17.32%) Apache Spark
13 21 (16.54%) Scala
13 21 (16.54%) Oracle
14 20 (15.75%) TDD
14 20 (15.75%) Investment Banking
14 20 (15.75%) Derivative
14 20 (15.75%) Statistics
14 20 (15.75%) Big Data
15 19 (14.96%) Analytical Skills
16 18 (14.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 18 (14.17%) Hadoop
17 17 (13.39%) C++
18 16 (12.60%) Equities
18 16 (12.60%) PhD
19 15 (11.81%) Asset Management

Mathematics
Top Related 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 22 (17.32%) Apache Spark
2 9 (7.09%) Apache Pig
3 7 (5.51%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (3.94%) Apache
5 3 (2.36%) Confluence
6 2 (1.57%) Jupyter
6 2 (1.57%) SAS
7 1 (0.79%) Drupal
Applications
1 13 (10.24%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.36%) MS Office
3 1 (0.79%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.79%) Akamai
1 1 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.79%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.57%) Internet
2 1 (0.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (26.77%) SQL Server
2 20 (15.75%) Big Data
3 18 (14.17%) Hadoop
4 14 (11.02%) SQL Server 2016
5 12 (9.45%) Oracle Database
5 12 (9.45%) Oracle Database 11g
5 12 (9.45%) Relational Database
5 12 (9.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (8.66%) Apache Cassandra
7 9 (7.09%) NoSQL
7 9 (7.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (6.30%) Data Lake
8 8 (6.30%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (6.30%) MongoDB
8 8 (6.30%) SQL Server 2014
9 7 (5.51%) RDBMS
10 6 (4.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (3.94%) HBase
11 5 (3.94%) Neo4j
12 4 (3.15%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 12 (9.45%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.15%) Bower
2 4 (3.15%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.15%) JIRA
3 3 (2.36%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (1.57%) gulp
4 2 (1.57%) Mocha
4 2 (1.57%) Protractor
4 2 (1.57%) Sinon.JS
4 2 (1.57%) Subversion
4 2 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.57%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.79%) Grunt
5 1 (0.79%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.79%) Xcode
General
1 73 (57.48%) Finance
2 41 (32.28%) Banking
3 34 (26.77%) Front Office
4 20 (15.75%) Investment Banking
5 6 (4.72%) Financial Institution
5 6 (4.72%) Retail
6 4 (3.15%) Billing
6 4 (3.15%) Games
6 4 (3.15%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.36%) Marketing
8 1 (0.79%) Advertising
8 1 (0.79%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.79%) Electronics
8 1 (0.79%) Law
8 1 (0.79%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.79%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 79 (62.20%) Developer
2 28 (22.05%) C# Developer
3 23 (18.11%) Java Developer
4 19 (14.96%) .NET Developer
5 18 (14.17%) Analyst
6 17 (13.39%) C# .NET Developer
6 17 (13.39%) Senior Developer
7 14 (11.02%) WPF Developer
8 13 (10.24%) C# WPF Developer
9 12 (9.45%) Data Scientist
10 11 (8.66%) Quantitative Developer
11 10 (7.87%) Senior Java Developer
12 9 (7.09%) Market Risk Developer
12 9 (7.09%) WinForms Developer
13 7 (5.51%) Market Risk Java Developer
13 7 (5.51%) SQL Analyst
14 6 (4.72%) C++ Developer
14 6 (4.72%) C++ Quantitative Developer
14 6 (4.72%) MATLAB Developer
14 6 (4.72%) Senior Market Risk Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (21.26%) .NET
2 15 (11.81%) WPF
3 13 (10.24%) AngularJS
4 11 (8.66%) HTML
5 9 (7.09%) .NET Framework
5 9 (7.09%) WinForms
6 7 (5.51%) CSS
6 7 (5.51%) REST
7 6 (4.72%) Entity Framework
8 5 (3.94%) scikit-learn
9 4 (3.15%) Akka
9 4 (3.15%) D3.js
9 4 (3.15%) Flask
9 4 (3.15%) HTML5
9 4 (3.15%) NumPy
9 4 (3.15%) Pandas
9 4 (3.15%) RESTful
9 4 (3.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (2.36%) JSON
10 3 (2.36%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 33 (25.98%) Computer Science
2 20 (15.75%) Derivative
3 19 (14.96%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (14.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 16 (12.60%) Equities
6 14 (11.02%) Market Risk
7 11 (8.66%) Fixed Income
8 8 (6.30%) Algorithms
8 8 (6.30%) Credit Risk
9 6 (4.72%) Fintech
10 5 (3.94%) User Experience
11 4 (3.15%) Credit Derivative
11 4 (3.15%) Mainframe
11 4 (3.15%) OTC Derivatives
12 1 (0.79%) CUDA
12 1 (0.79%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 1 (0.79%) Grid Computing
12 1 (0.79%) iPhone
12 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.79%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.45%) Unix
2 5 (3.94%) Linux
2 5 (3.94%) Windows
3 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.79%) CentOS
3 1 (0.79%) Ubuntu
3 1 (0.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (36.22%) Analytics
2 30 (23.62%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (21.26%) Physics
4 22 (17.32%) Multithreading
5 20 (15.75%) Statistics
5 20 (15.75%) TDD
6 15 (11.81%) Asset Management
6 15 (11.81%) Data Analytics
7 14 (11.02%) MVVM
7 14 (11.02%) Risk Management
8 12 (9.45%) Machine Learning
8 12 (9.45%) Software Engineering
9 11 (8.66%) Scrum
10 10 (7.87%) MVC
11 9 (7.09%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (7.09%) Mathematical Modelling
11 9 (7.09%) OO
12 8 (6.30%) BDD
12 8 (6.30%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (5.51%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 46 (36.22%) C#
2 44 (34.65%) SQL
3 43 (33.86%) Java
4 25 (19.69%) Python
5 21 (16.54%) Scala
6 17 (13.39%) C++
7 14 (11.02%) R
8 12 (9.45%) MATLAB
8 12 (9.45%) VB
9 11 (8.66%) VBA
10 10 (7.87%) T-SQL
11 9 (7.09%) Haskell
11 9 (7.09%) Shell Script
11 9 (7.09%) VB.NET
12 7 (5.51%) C
12 7 (5.51%) JavaScript
13 4 (3.15%) PL/SQL
14 3 (2.36%) Ruby
15 2 (1.57%) PHP
15 2 (1.57%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 54 (42.52%) Degree
2 16 (12.60%) PhD
3 2 (1.57%) MBA
3 2 (1.57%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.94%) QA
2 3 (2.36%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.36%) SLA
3 1 (0.79%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.79%) IFRS
3 1 (0.79%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 4 (3.15%) Docker
2 3 (2.36%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.36%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.79%) Mesos
Vendors
1 21 (16.54%) Oracle
2 9 (7.09%) Sybase
3 8 (6.30%) Tableau
4 7 (5.51%) WorldPay
5 5 (3.94%) webMethods
6 4 (3.15%) Siebel
7 3 (2.36%) Atlassian
7 3 (2.36%) Hortonworks
7 3 (2.36%) Infragistics
8 1 (0.79%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.79%) Google
8 1 (0.79%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.79%) Pega
8 1 (0.79%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.79%) Splunk
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