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 3 months to 29 April 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
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 245 294 338
Rank change year-on-year +49 +44  
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 420 390 304
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.97% 0.76% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 0.92% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 281 197
Median daily rate £475 £455 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.39% +1.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £251 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £668 £700 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £363
% change year-on-year +14.28% -3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 40 24
Median hourly rate £28.00 £17.50 £14.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.00% +21.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.77 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £38.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £15.13
% change year-on-year +8.57% +15.70%  

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 36466 42588 40679
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 83.85% 82.90% 80.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 24115 28529 25701
Median daily rate £450 £447 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.75% +6.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 923 944 1192
Median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.66% +3.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.96 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +2.77% +18.03%  

Mathematics
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 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 3 months to 29 April 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 3 months to 29 April 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 3 months to 29 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +47 281 £525 +5.00% 139
South East -9 45 £325 -4.41% 67
East of England +17 38 £355 -11.25% 53
Yorkshire +29 24 £430 -4.44% 9
South West +1 13 £325 -18.75% 30
North West +36 9 £425 +25.00% 17
West Midlands +19 7 £375 - 14
East Midlands -11 3 £400 +10.34% 7
North East - 2 £481 - 3
Mathematics
UK

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

1 373 (47.52%) Degree
2 277 (35.29%) Finance
3 246 (31.34%) Computer Science
4 244 (31.08%) SQL
5 214 (27.26%) Python
6 192 (24.46%) Java
7 186 (23.69%) C#
8 185 (23.57%) Agile Software Development
9 180 (22.93%) Analytics
10 153 (19.49%) C++
11 150 (19.11%) Analytical Skills
12 143 (18.22%) Banking
13 139 (17.71%) R
14 138 (17.58%) Statistics
15 113 (14.39%) Front Office
15 113 (14.39%) Physics
16 110 (14.01%) Hadoop
16 110 (14.01%) SQL Server
17 107 (13.63%) Big Data
18 91 (11.59%) Algorithms
19 85 (10.83%) C
20 84 (10.70%) TDD
20 84 (10.70%) Apache Spark
21 83 (10.57%) Microsoft Excel
22 81 (10.32%) OO
22 81 (10.32%) Oracle
23 78 (9.94%) SAS
23 78 (9.94%) Machine Learning
24 76 (9.68%) PhD
25 75 (9.55%) .NET

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 84 (10.70%) Apache Spark
2 78 (9.94%) SAS
3 23 (2.93%) WebSphere
4 17 (2.17%) WebLogic
5 16 (2.04%) Apache Pig
6 15 (1.91%) Tomcat
7 14 (1.78%) Apache
7 14 (1.78%) JBoss
8 13 (1.66%) GlassFish
8 13 (1.66%) Oracle Coherence
9 12 (1.53%) Confluence
10 11 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
11 7 (0.89%) Jupyter
12 6 (0.76%) SharePoint
13 4 (0.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 4 (0.51%) Apache Solr
13 4 (0.51%) CMS
13 4 (0.51%) OpenStack
14 3 (0.38%) DataSynapse
14 3 (0.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 83 (10.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 44 (5.61%) Microsoft Office
3 24 (3.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 19 (2.42%) SPSS
5 15 (1.91%) Stata
6 13 (1.66%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.76%) CPLEX
7 6 (0.76%) LaTeX
8 5 (0.64%) MS Visio
8 5 (0.64%) S-PLUS
9 4 (0.51%) Weka
10 3 (0.38%) Doxygen
10 3 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
11 2 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.25%) EViews
11 2 (0.25%) SPSS Modeler
12 1 (0.13%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.13%) AutoCAD
12 1 (0.13%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 8 (1.02%) Eloqua
1 8 (1.02%) FastStats
2 4 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.51%) ION MarketView
2 4 (0.51%) Murex MxG2000
3 2 (0.25%) Documaker
3 2 (0.25%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.13%) Loan IQ
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.13%) RMDS
4 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (3.31%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (1.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.02%) Amazon S3
4 7 (0.89%) SaaS
5 6 (0.76%) PaaS
6 5 (0.64%) GitHub
6 5 (0.64%) IaaS
7 4 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.51%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.25%) G Suite
9 1 (0.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.13%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.13%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.13%) Flurry Analytics
9 1 (0.13%) Heroku
9 1 (0.13%) iPaaS
9 1 (0.13%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.15%) Internet
1 9 (1.15%) TCP/IP
2 5 (0.64%) HTTP
3 4 (0.51%) Wireless
4 3 (0.38%) DHCP
4 3 (0.38%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.25%) Bluetooth
5 2 (0.25%) Network Security
5 2 (0.25%) SNMP
5 2 (0.25%) WAN
6 1 (0.13%) AMQP
6 1 (0.13%) Broadband
6 1 (0.13%) DNS
6 1 (0.13%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.13%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.13%) LAN
6 1 (0.13%) Modbus
6 1 (0.13%) PPP
6 1 (0.13%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (14.01%) Hadoop
1 110 (14.01%) SQL Server
2 107 (13.63%) Big Data
3 57 (7.26%) Relational Database
4 42 (5.35%) Data Warehouse
5 35 (4.46%) NoSQL
6 28 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
6 28 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 27 (3.44%) Apache Hive
7 27 (3.44%) Data Mining
8 25 (3.18%) MongoDB
8 25 (3.18%) QlikView
8 25 (3.18%) SQL Server 2008
8 25 (3.18%) SQL Server 2016
9 24 (3.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 18 (2.29%) Oracle Database
11 17 (2.17%) Power BI
12 16 (2.04%) RDBMS
13 14 (1.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 13 (1.66%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 48 (6.11%) JIRA
2 43 (5.48%) Git (software)
3 28 (3.57%) Subversion
4 25 (3.18%) Jenkins
5 14 (1.78%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (1.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 12 (1.53%) Visual Studio
7 9 (1.15%) Eclipse
7 9 (1.15%) Selenium
8 6 (0.76%) Karma Test Runner
8 6 (0.76%) Maven
8 6 (0.76%) TeamCity
9 5 (0.64%) Visual Studio Team System
10 4 (0.51%) ClearCase
10 4 (0.51%) Jasmine
10 4 (0.51%) JUnit
10 4 (0.51%) SoapUI
10 4 (0.51%) Talend Open Studio
11 3 (0.38%) Ant
11 3 (0.38%) Toad
General
1 277 (35.29%) Finance
2 143 (18.22%) Banking
3 113 (14.39%) Front Office
4 66 (8.41%) Investment Banking
5 33 (4.20%) Marketing
6 29 (3.69%) Telecoms
7 26 (3.31%) Retail
8 23 (2.93%) Electronics
9 22 (2.80%) Legal
10 14 (1.78%) Games
11 13 (1.66%) Billing
12 12 (1.53%) Financial Institution
12 12 (1.53%) Publishing
13 11 (1.40%) Aerospace
14 10 (1.27%) Military
15 6 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
16 5 (0.64%) Law
16 5 (0.64%) Manufacturing
17 4 (0.51%) Automotive
17 4 (0.51%) French Language
Job Titles
1 340 (43.31%) Developer
2 164 (20.89%) Analyst
3 81 (10.32%) Data Scientist
4 80 (10.19%) C# Developer
5 70 (8.92%) Java Developer
6 57 (7.26%) Quantitative Developer
7 55 (7.01%) Data Analyst
8 43 (5.48%) C++ Developer
9 36 (4.59%) Qualitative Analyst
9 36 (4.59%) Quantitative Analyst
9 36 (4.59%) Senior Developer
10 34 (4.33%) WPF Developer
11 33 (4.20%) .NET Developer
12 31 (3.95%) Python Developer
13 29 (3.69%) C# WPF Developer
14 24 (3.06%) Oracle Developer
15 23 (2.93%) C# .NET Developer
16 22 (2.80%) C++ Quantitative Developer
16 22 (2.80%) Data Engineer
17 21 (2.68%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (9.55%) .NET
2 46 (5.86%) WPF
3 37 (4.71%) HTML
4 36 (4.59%) Web Services
5 35 (4.46%) AngularJS
5 35 (4.46%) REST
6 34 (4.33%) Spring
7 32 (4.08%) XML
8 24 (3.06%) CSS
8 24 (3.06%) D3.js
9 21 (2.68%) scikit-learn
10 19 (2.42%) React
10 19 (2.42%) SOAP
11 18 (2.29%) Entity Framework
12 17 (2.17%) ASP.NET
12 17 (2.17%) HTML5
12 17 (2.17%) Struts
13 16 (2.04%) Flask
13 16 (2.04%) J2EE
13 16 (2.04%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 246 (31.34%) Computer Science
2 150 (19.11%) Analytical Skills
3 91 (11.59%) Algorithms
4 67 (8.54%) Derivative
5 57 (7.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 57 (7.26%) Market Risk
6 35 (4.46%) Fixed Income
6 35 (4.46%) Greenfield Project
7 34 (4.33%) Equities
7 34 (4.33%) Management Information System
8 24 (3.06%) Data Structures
9 23 (2.93%) Credit Risk
10 18 (2.29%) Hedge funds
11 16 (2.04%) Fintech
12 15 (1.91%) Mainframe
13 13 (1.66%) Credit Derivative
14 12 (1.53%) NHS
15 11 (1.40%) CUDA
15 11 (1.40%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 9 (1.15%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 73 (9.30%) Linux
2 63 (8.03%) Unix
3 54 (6.88%) Windows
4 10 (1.27%) Windows 7
5 8 (1.02%) Android
5 8 (1.02%) Windows Vista
6 6 (0.76%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.76%) CentOS
7 4 (0.51%) Solaris
7 4 (0.51%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.51%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.25%) NetWare
10 1 (0.13%) Debian
10 1 (0.13%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.13%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (23.57%) Agile Software Development
2 180 (22.93%) Analytics
3 138 (17.58%) Statistics
4 113 (14.39%) Physics
5 84 (10.70%) TDD
6 81 (10.32%) OO
7 78 (9.94%) Machine Learning
8 70 (8.92%) Scrum
9 65 (8.28%) Risk Management
9 65 (8.28%) Software Engineering
10 59 (7.52%) Multithreading
11 58 (7.39%) Business Intelligence
12 56 (7.13%) Validation
13 53 (6.75%) Data Analytics
14 51 (6.50%) Mathematical Modelling
15 45 (5.73%) Visualisation
16 41 (5.22%) Data Analysis
17 40 (5.10%) Monte Carlo Method
18 38 (4.84%) Data Management
18 38 (4.84%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 244 (31.08%) SQL
2 214 (27.26%) Python
3 192 (24.46%) Java
4 186 (23.69%) C#
5 153 (19.49%) C++
6 139 (17.71%) R
7 85 (10.83%) C
8 70 (8.92%) Scala
9 59 (7.52%) VBA
10 56 (7.13%) MATLAB
11 48 (6.11%) JavaScript
12 32 (4.08%) VB
13 30 (3.82%) T-SQL
14 20 (2.55%) Shell Script
15 18 (2.29%) PL/SQL
16 14 (1.78%) VB.NET
17 12 (1.53%) Embedded C
17 12 (1.53%) Perl
18 11 (1.40%) Ruby
19 9 (1.15%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 373 (47.52%) Degree
2 76 (9.68%) PhD
3 39 (4.97%) Security Cleared
4 17 (2.17%) DV Cleared
5 15 (1.91%) SC Cleared
6 11 (1.40%) MBA
7 9 (1.15%) Postgraduate
8 8 (1.02%) ISEB
9 7 (0.89%) HNC
9 7 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 6 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
10 6 (0.76%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.38%) A+ Certification
12 3 (0.38%) CFA
12 3 (0.38%) CISA
12 3 (0.38%) CISM
12 3 (0.38%) CISSP
13 2 (0.25%) GSEC
13 2 (0.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (3.95%) Data Quality
1 31 (3.95%) QA
2 9 (1.15%) MiFID
3 7 (0.89%) SLA
4 4 (0.51%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.51%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.38%) IFRS
5 3 (0.38%) IFRS 9
5 3 (0.38%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.25%) CDISC
7 1 (0.13%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.13%) Basel III
7 1 (0.13%) EMIR
7 1 (0.13%) FedRAMP
7 1 (0.13%) IAS 39
7 1 (0.13%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.13%) NEBOSH
7 1 (0.13%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (0.76%) Active Directory
1 6 (0.76%) Docker
1 6 (0.76%) Firmware
1 6 (0.76%) HDFS
2 5 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.51%) Apache Flume
4 3 (0.38%) Platform Symphony
5 2 (0.25%) KVM
5 2 (0.25%) LXC
5 2 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.25%) vSphere
5 2 (0.25%) Xen
6 1 (0.13%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 8 (1.02%) Ansible
2 6 (0.76%) Kibana
3 4 (0.51%) Oozie
4 3 (0.38%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (0.25%) Control-M
5 2 (0.25%) Mesos
5 2 (0.25%) Puppet
6 1 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.13%) logstash
6 1 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 81 (10.32%) Oracle
2 65 (8.28%) Microsoft
3 36 (4.59%) Tableau
4 21 (2.68%) Sybase
5 12 (1.53%) hybris
6 11 (1.40%) Adobe
6 11 (1.40%) IBM
6 11 (1.40%) SAP
7 9 (1.15%) WorldPay
8 8 (1.02%) Apteco
8 8 (1.02%) Atlassian
8 8 (1.02%) Bloomberg
9 7 (0.89%) Cloudera
9 7 (0.89%) Google
9 7 (0.89%) ION Trading
9 7 (0.89%) Kofax
9 7 (0.89%) Teradata
9 7 (0.89%) webMethods
10 6 (0.76%) ILOG
10 6 (0.76%) VMware
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