Period
to 27 November 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Numerate Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 27 November 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.

Numerate Degree (Degree in Mathematics)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
27 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 176 112 215
Rank change year-on-year -64 +103 +25
Contract jobs citing Numerate Degree 8 12 12
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.20% 0.61% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.52% 3.46% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 11
10th Percentile £643 £550 "
25th Percentile £696 £569 £538
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £738 £625 £575
Median % change year-on-year +18.00% +8.70% +21.05%
75th Percentile £750 £669 £625
90th Percentile " £680 £638
Central London median daily rate £738 £350 £575
% change year-on-year +110.71% -39.13% +19.79%

Numerate Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications 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 academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
City of London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 527 347 854
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.24% 17.70% 14.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 240 672
10th Percentile £313 £302 £289
25th Percentile £425 £413 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £540 £506 £500
Median % change year-on-year +6.67% +1.25% +5.26%
75th Percentile £638 £594 £613
90th Percentile £688 £651 £694
Central London median daily rate £535 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +7.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 11
10th Percentile £19.48 £23.58 £10.50
25th Percentile £20.94 £32.50 £14.85
Median hourly rate £33.50 £36.75 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year -8.84% +79.27% +9.63%
75th Percentile £42.00 £40.94 £38.51
90th Percentile £55.05 £46.00 £52.25
Central London median hourly rate £33.50 £36.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year -8.84% +63.33% +20.32%

Numerate Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Numerate Degree in the City of London

Numerate Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Daily rate trend for Numerate Degree in the City of London

Numerate Degree
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Numerate Degree in the City of London over the 6 months to 27 November 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Numerate Degree in the City of London

Numerate Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Hourly rate trend for Numerate Degree in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 November 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Numerate Degree 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 Numerate Degree.

1 8 (100.00%) Degree
1 8 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
3 6 (75.00%) Banking
3 6 (75.00%) Investment Banking
3 6 (75.00%) Computer Science
4 5 (62.50%) TeamCity
4 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
4 5 (62.50%) SpecFlow
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 5 (62.50%) C#
4 5 (62.50%) Docker
4 5 (62.50%) Octopus Deploy
4 5 (62.50%) Zephyr
4 5 (62.50%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (50.00%) Power Platform
5 4 (50.00%) Power BI
5 4 (50.00%) WebDriver
5 4 (50.00%) Windows
5 4 (50.00%) Python
5 4 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (50.00%) Selenium
6 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
6 3 (37.50%) JIRA
6 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
6 3 (37.50%) TestNG
6 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
6 3 (37.50%) Java
6 3 (37.50%) VBScript

Numerate Degree
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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Power Platform
2 2 (25.00%) Azure
2 2 (25.00%) GitHub
3 1 (12.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (12.50%) AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (50.00%) Power BI
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (25.00%) dBASE
3 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Octopus Deploy
1 5 (62.50%) SpecFlow
1 5 (62.50%) TeamCity
1 5 (62.50%) Zephyr
2 4 (50.00%) Selenium
2 4 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 3 (37.50%) Appium
3 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
3 3 (37.50%) JIRA
3 3 (37.50%) Maven
3 3 (37.50%) TestNG
3 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
4 2 (25.00%) CircleCI
4 2 (25.00%) GitLab
4 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (25.00%) TestComplete
5 1 (12.50%) JUnit
General
1 6 (75.00%) Banking
1 6 (75.00%) Investment Banking
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (12.50%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Automation Test Lead
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Test Leader
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Python Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Quantitative Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Swing Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) LINQ
1 2 (25.00%) WCF
1 2 (25.00%) WinForms
2 1 (12.50%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Fixed Income
1 2 (25.00%) Hedge funds
1 2 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 6 (75.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
4 3 (37.50%) BDD
4 3 (37.50%) TDD
5 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (25.00%) DevOps
5 2 (25.00%) ETL
5 2 (25.00%) Re-Platforming
5 2 (25.00%) Web Application Development
6 1 (12.50%) High-Frequency Trading
6 1 (12.50%) Low Latency
6 1 (12.50%) Microservices
6 1 (12.50%) Multithreaded Programming
6 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (12.50%) Site Reliability Engineering
6 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) C#
3 4 (50.00%) Python
4 3 (37.50%) Java
4 3 (37.50%) VBScript
5 2 (25.00%) Go
5 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (25.00%) PHP
5 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (25.00%) TypeScript
6 1 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Degree
2 5 (62.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
3 3 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (25.00%) PhD
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Docker
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Ansible
1 2 (25.00%) Kubernetes
1 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (25.00%) Puppet
1 2 (25.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (25.00%) SaltStack