Period
to 21 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 21 July 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)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 266 314 370
Rank change year-on-year +48 +56 -78
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 834 791 615
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.95% 0.78% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 0.93% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 581 535 403
England median daily rate £500 £453 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.50% +4.02% -8.42%
10th Percentile £290 £250 £263
90th Percentile £725 £700 £675
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -10.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 81 50
England median hourly rate £32.00 £18.70 £15.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.12% +19.78% -6.62%
10th Percentile £13.31 £13.00 £12.08
90th Percentile £49.80 £46.00 £35.10
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £18.70 £16.00
% change year-on-year +60.43% +16.88% -7.25%

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 England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 74491 84865 82746
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.44% 83.62% 80.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 49154 56633 53328
England median daily rate £450 £425 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.55% +1.63%
10th Percentile £281 £270 £263
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1880 1983 2343
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +14.10% +6.88%
10th Percentile £11.72 £11.72 £11.00
90th Percentile £51.50 £48.75 £47.79
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year - +13.64% +7.08%

Mathematics
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Mathematics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Mathematics in England

Mathematics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mathematics in England

Mathematics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mathematics in England over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mathematics in England

Mathematics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mathematics in England

Mathematics
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mathematics in England over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Mathematics in England

Mathematics
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mathematics within the England region over the 6 months to 21 July 2017. 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
London +47 558 £540 +8.00% 144
South East -43 82 £355 -2.74% 62
North of England +65 64 £428 +22.14% 42
East of England +17 53 £375 - 74
Midlands +37 52 £375 -16.67% 29
West Midlands +45 34 £375 - 21
North West +38 31 £425 +41.67% 22
Yorkshire +21 30 £433 -3.89% 16
South West -2 27 £378 -5.63% 27
East Midlands -12 18 £388 -26.19% 8
North East +50 3 £416 - 4
Mathematics
UK

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 England region with a requirement for Mathematics.

1 452 (54.20%) Degree
2 328 (39.33%) Finance
3 306 (36.69%) Computer Science
4 275 (32.97%) SQL
5 241 (28.90%) Python
6 221 (26.50%) C#
7 217 (26.02%) Java
8 189 (22.66%) Agile Software Development
9 187 (22.42%) Analytical Skills
10 184 (22.06%) Banking
11 183 (21.94%) Analytics
12 179 (21.46%) C++
13 149 (17.87%) Front Office
14 129 (15.47%) SQL Server
15 123 (14.75%) Physics
16 116 (13.91%) Statistics
17 115 (13.79%) R
18 114 (13.67%) Big Data
19 104 (12.47%) Oracle
20 100 (11.99%) Numerate Degree
21 99 (11.87%) TDD
22 98 (11.75%) Microsoft Excel
23 93 (11.15%) Hadoop
24 92 (11.03%) Computer Science Degree
25 90 (10.79%) Machine Learning
26 89 (10.67%) Unix
27 85 (10.19%) VBA
28 83 (9.95%) .NET
29 82 (9.83%) Apache Spark
30 81 (9.71%) Microsoft

Mathematics
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 82 (9.83%) Apache Spark
2 75 (8.99%) SAS
3 23 (2.76%) JBoss
4 21 (2.52%) GlassFish
5 18 (2.16%) WebSphere
6 15 (1.80%) Oracle Coherence
7 14 (1.68%) Apache Pig
7 14 (1.68%) WebLogic
8 13 (1.56%) Apache
9 12 (1.44%) Tomcat
10 11 (1.32%) Confluence
10 11 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 11 (1.32%) WildFly
11 9 (1.08%) Cloud Foundry
11 9 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
12 8 (0.96%) Kinematics
13 5 (0.60%) Apache Solr
13 5 (0.60%) Jupyter
14 4 (0.48%) CMS
14 4 (0.48%) SharePoint
Applications
1 98 (11.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 44 (5.28%) Microsoft Office
3 23 (2.76%) SPSS
4 22 (2.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 15 (1.80%) Stata
6 14 (1.68%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (1.20%) MS Visio
8 5 (0.60%) Simulink
9 4 (0.48%) S-PLUS
10 3 (0.36%) EViews
10 3 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
11 2 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.24%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 8 (0.96%) Eloqua
1 8 (0.96%) FastStats
2 7 (0.84%) ION MarketView
3 6 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.48%) Murex MxG2000
4 4 (0.48%) RMDS
5 2 (0.24%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.12%) Loan IQ
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.12%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 41 (4.92%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (4.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (0.96%) PaaS
5 5 (0.60%) Google Analytics
6 4 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.36%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.36%) Azure Machine Learning
7 3 (0.36%) G Suite
7 3 (0.36%) GitHub
7 3 (0.36%) SaaS
8 2 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.12%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.12%) Flurry Analytics
9 1 (0.12%) Heroku
9 1 (0.12%) IaaS
9 1 (0.12%) iPaaS
9 1 (0.12%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.20%) TCP/IP
2 9 (1.08%) Internet
3 7 (0.84%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (0.48%) HTTP
4 4 (0.48%) PPP
5 3 (0.36%) Network Security
5 3 (0.36%) SAN
6 2 (0.24%) Bluetooth
6 2 (0.24%) DHCP
6 2 (0.24%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.24%) SMS
6 2 (0.24%) SNMP
6 2 (0.24%) Wireless
7 1 (0.12%) AMQP
7 1 (0.12%) Broadband
7 1 (0.12%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.12%) LAN
7 1 (0.12%) NAS
7 1 (0.12%) UTRAN
7 1 (0.12%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (15.47%) SQL Server
2 114 (13.67%) Big Data
3 93 (11.15%) Hadoop
4 56 (6.71%) Relational Database
5 55 (6.59%) NoSQL
6 40 (4.80%) Data Warehouse
7 34 (4.08%) Data Mining
8 33 (3.96%) Apache Hive
9 32 (3.84%) Apache Cassandra
9 32 (3.84%) MongoDB
10 28 (3.36%) QlikView
11 22 (2.64%) PostgreSQL
12 21 (2.52%) SQL Server 2008
12 21 (2.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 20 (2.40%) SQL Server 2016
14 19 (2.28%) MySQL
14 19 (2.28%) RDBMS
15 18 (2.16%) Power BI
16 16 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 15 (1.80%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 43 (5.16%) Jenkins
2 42 (5.04%) Git (software)
3 39 (4.68%) JIRA
4 19 (2.28%) Subversion
5 16 (1.92%) JUnit
5 16 (1.92%) Visual Studio
6 14 (1.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 13 (1.56%) Hudson
7 13 (1.56%) Selenium
8 12 (1.44%) Cucumber
8 12 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (1.44%) TeamCity
9 11 (1.32%) JBehave
10 8 (0.96%) Rational DOORS
11 6 (0.72%) Eclipse
11 6 (0.72%) Jasmine
11 6 (0.72%) Maven
12 5 (0.60%) Ant
13 4 (0.48%) Karma Test Runner
13 4 (0.48%) SoapUI
General
1 328 (39.33%) Finance
2 184 (22.06%) Banking
3 149 (17.87%) Front Office
4 77 (9.23%) Investment Banking
5 36 (4.32%) Retail
6 35 (4.20%) Marketing
7 30 (3.60%) Telecoms
8 26 (3.12%) Games
9 23 (2.76%) Electronics
10 21 (2.52%) Legal
11 14 (1.68%) Publishing
12 10 (1.20%) Billing
12 10 (1.20%) Military
13 8 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
14 7 (0.84%) Aerospace
14 7 (0.84%) Retail Banking
15 6 (0.72%) Automotive
16 5 (0.60%) Financial Institution
17 4 (0.48%) French Language
17 4 (0.48%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 394 (47.24%) Developer
2 173 (20.74%) Analyst
3 84 (10.07%) C# Developer
4 77 (9.23%) Data Scientist
4 77 (9.23%) Java Developer
5 71 (8.51%) Quantitative Developer
6 53 (6.35%) Data Analyst
7 50 (6.00%) C++ Developer
8 46 (5.52%) Python Developer
9 41 (4.92%) Senior Developer
10 34 (4.08%) Front Office Developer
11 29 (3.48%) Qualitative Analyst
11 29 (3.48%) Quantitative Analyst
11 29 (3.48%) SQL Developer
11 29 (3.48%) WPF Developer
12 28 (3.36%) Architect
13 26 (3.12%) .NET Developer
14 25 (3.00%) Junior
14 25 (3.00%) Oracle Developer
15 24 (2.88%) C++ Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (9.95%) .NET
2 50 (6.00%) HTML
3 48 (5.76%) Web Services
4 47 (5.64%) REST
5 39 (4.68%) Spring
5 39 (4.68%) WPF
6 37 (4.44%) AngularJS
7 32 (3.84%) CSS
8 31 (3.72%) Hibernate
9 25 (3.00%) D3.js
9 25 (3.00%) HTML5
9 25 (3.00%) XML
10 23 (2.76%) Natural Language Processing
11 22 (2.64%) ASP.NET
12 21 (2.52%) JMS
12 21 (2.52%) RESTful
13 19 (2.28%) Entity Framework
14 17 (2.04%) .NET Framework
14 17 (2.04%) Node.js
15 16 (1.92%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 306 (36.69%) Computer Science
2 187 (22.42%) Analytical Skills
3 75 (8.99%) Derivative
4 72 (8.63%) Algorithms
5 65 (7.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 60 (7.19%) Market Risk
7 43 (5.16%) Credit Risk
8 41 (4.92%) Fixed Income
9 34 (4.08%) Management Information System
10 33 (3.96%) Equities
11 30 (3.60%) Greenfield Project
11 30 (3.60%) Hedge funds
12 24 (2.88%) Data Structures
13 20 (2.40%) Fintech
14 16 (1.92%) Mainframe
15 14 (1.68%) Mobile App
15 14 (1.68%) NHS
16 11 (1.32%) Equity Derivative
17 10 (1.20%) CUDA
18 8 (0.96%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 89 (10.67%) Unix
2 79 (9.47%) Linux
3 51 (6.12%) Windows
4 19 (2.28%) Android
5 18 (2.16%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.20%) CentOS
6 10 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (1.08%) Solaris
8 8 (0.96%) Windows Vista
9 4 (0.48%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.24%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.12%) VMS
11 1 (0.12%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (22.66%) Agile Software Development
2 183 (21.94%) Analytics
3 123 (14.75%) Physics
4 116 (13.91%) Statistics
5 99 (11.87%) TDD
6 90 (10.79%) Machine Learning
7 78 (9.35%) Business Intelligence
8 72 (8.63%) Scrum
9 71 (8.51%) Data Analysis
9 71 (8.51%) Risk Management
10 58 (6.95%) OO
10 58 (6.95%) Software Engineering
11 57 (6.83%) Validation
12 56 (6.71%) Visualisation
13 55 (6.59%) Continuous Integration
14 51 (6.12%) Multithreading
15 48 (5.76%) Economics
16 47 (5.64%) Test Automation
17 45 (5.40%) Mathematical Modelling
18 44 (5.28%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 275 (32.97%) SQL
2 241 (28.90%) Python
3 221 (26.50%) C#
4 217 (26.02%) Java
5 179 (21.46%) C++
6 115 (13.79%) R
7 85 (10.19%) VBA
8 74 (8.87%) Scala
9 63 (7.55%) C
10 60 (7.19%) JavaScript
11 35 (4.20%) MATLAB
11 35 (4.20%) Shell Script
12 32 (3.84%) VB
13 26 (3.12%) Perl
14 20 (2.40%) T-SQL
15 16 (1.92%) Ruby
16 15 (1.80%) PL/SQL
17 14 (1.68%) VB.NET
18 12 (1.44%) Embedded C
19 9 (1.08%) Go
Qualifications
1 452 (54.20%) Degree
2 100 (11.99%) Numerate Degree
3 92 (11.03%) Computer Science Degree
4 68 (8.15%) PhD
5 31 (3.72%) Master's Degree
6 21 (2.52%) Security Cleared
7 11 (1.32%) MBA
7 11 (1.32%) SC Cleared
8 10 (1.20%) Postgraduate
9 7 (0.84%) OCA
9 7 (0.84%) OCP
9 7 (0.84%) Oracle Certification
9 7 (0.84%) RHCE
9 7 (0.84%) RHCSA
10 6 (0.72%) A+ Certification
10 6 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
10 6 (0.72%) ISEB
10 6 (0.72%) ISTQB
10 6 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (3.96%) QA
2 31 (3.72%) Data Quality
3 19 (2.28%) MiFID
4 10 (1.20%) IFRS
4 10 (1.20%) IFRS 9
5 7 (0.84%) SLA
6 6 (0.72%) Basel II
7 5 (0.60%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.48%) Disclosure Scotland
8 4 (0.48%) ISO 14001
8 4 (0.48%) NEBOSH
9 3 (0.36%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.24%) CDISC
10 2 (0.24%) FedRAMP
11 1 (0.12%) Basel III
11 1 (0.12%) ECSS
11 1 (0.12%) EMIR
11 1 (0.12%) IAS 39
11 1 (0.12%) MIL-STD-498
11 1 (0.12%) PMO
System Software
1 29 (3.48%) Docker
2 10 (1.20%) Apache Flume
3 7 (0.84%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.84%) GlusterFS
3 7 (0.84%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 7 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.72%) Firmware
5 5 (0.60%) HDFS
5 5 (0.60%) vSphere
6 3 (0.36%) Platform Symphony
7 2 (0.24%) KVM
7 2 (0.24%) LXC
7 2 (0.24%) Xen
8 1 (0.12%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 14 (1.68%) Ansible
2 7 (0.84%) NetBackup
2 7 (0.84%) Oracle ZFS
2 7 (0.84%) Red Hat Satellite
2 7 (0.84%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 7 (0.84%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 6 (0.72%) Mesos
4 3 (0.36%) Hadoop YARN
4 3 (0.36%) Puppet
5 2 (0.24%) Control-M
5 2 (0.24%) Kibana
5 2 (0.24%) logstash
6 1 (0.12%) Oozie
6 1 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.12%) Terraform
Vendors
1 104 (12.47%) Oracle
2 81 (9.71%) Microsoft
3 45 (5.40%) Tableau
4 28 (3.36%) Sybase
5 15 (1.80%) VMware
6 12 (1.44%) IBM
6 12 (1.44%) ION Trading
7 11 (1.32%) Adobe
7 11 (1.32%) Bloomberg
7 11 (1.32%) HP
7 11 (1.32%) SAP
7 11 (1.32%) Sun
8 9 (1.08%) Informatica
9 8 (0.96%) Apteco
9 8 (0.96%) EMC
9 8 (0.96%) Google
9 8 (0.96%) hybris
9 8 (0.96%) NVIDIA
9 8 (0.96%) Teradata
10 7 (0.84%) Brocade
Cambridgeshire
The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Rate: £31498 - £39729 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £650 - £900 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 14 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
CV Screen Ltd
Rate: £20k - 30k per year + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £301 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
I.T. Skillfinder
Rate: From £500 to £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
East Midlands
Venn Group
Rate: £250 - £300 Per Day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Luton
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 19 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £301 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £270.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Modis International
Rate: Competitive hourly rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Third Republic Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
AMS contingency
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 15 days ago
London
AMS contingency
Posted: 25 days ago