Period
to 7 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Numerate Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 7 May 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)
UK > England
6 months to
7 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 535 568 732
Rank change year-on-year +33 +164 -50
Contract jobs citing Numerate Degree 70 53 111
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.73% 0.50% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 36 78
10th Percentile £447 £213 £361
25th Percentile £556 £348 £464
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £500 £550
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% -9.09% +4.76%
75th Percentile £725 £625 £600
90th Percentile £750 " £738
UK median daily rate £600 £500 £550
% change year-on-year +20.00% -9.09% +5.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 6
10th Percentile £19.38 " "
25th Percentile £22.19 £31.84 £21.42
Median hourly rate £26.12 £33.68 £32.47
Median % change year-on-year -22.45% +3.73% +149.73%
75th Percentile £32.67 £35.51 £43.00
90th Percentile £41.57 " £46.50
UK median hourly rate £26.12 £33.68 £32.47
% change year-on-year -22.45% +3.73% +149.73%

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 England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 9,542 10,642 16,442
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 21.35% 22.71% 19.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,173 6,862 10,337
10th Percentile £300 £263 £268
25th Percentile £400 £375 £364
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £490 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +3.16% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £575 £575 £565
90th Percentile £662 £650 £650
UK median daily rate £483 £475 £465
% change year-on-year +1.58% +2.15% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 470 385 656
10th Percentile £14.69 £14.43 £12.33
25th Percentile £20.26 £17.50 £16.77
Median hourly rate £39.25 £27.50 £30.00
Median % change year-on-year +42.73% -8.33% +36.36%
75th Percentile £50.21 £47.97 £47.50
90th Percentile £61.25 £57.50 £53.00
UK median hourly rate £38.71 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +29.03% - +36.67%

Numerate Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Numerate Degree as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Numerate Degree in England

Numerate Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Numerate Degree in England.

Daily rate trend for Numerate Degree in England

Numerate Degree
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Numerate Degree in England over the 6 months to 7 May 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Numerate Degree in England

Numerate Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Numerate Degree in England.

Hourly rate trend for Numerate Degree in England

Numerate Degree
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Numerate Degree in England over the 6 months to 7 May 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Numerate Degree in England

Numerate Degree
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 Numerate Degree within the England region over the 6 months to 7 May 2021. 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 +15 62 £600 - 15
South East +43 2 - - 10
East of England +28 2 £600 +106.90% 2
South West - 2 £600 - 7
Numerate Degree
UK

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 England region with a requirement for Numerate Degree.

1 70 (100.00%) Degree
2 48 (68.57%) Mathematics
3 42 (60.00%) Computer Science
4 38 (54.29%) Java
5 31 (44.29%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (41.43%) TDD
6 29 (41.43%) Banking
7 27 (38.57%) Economics
7 27 (38.57%) Apache Spark
8 26 (37.14%) Investment Banking
9 25 (35.71%) Front Office
10 24 (34.29%) Hadoop
11 23 (32.86%) Scrum
12 22 (31.43%) Scala
12 22 (31.43%) BDD
12 22 (31.43%) Social Skills
13 21 (30.00%) Python
14 19 (27.14%) Finance
15 13 (18.57%) SQL
15 13 (18.57%) Software Engineering
16 12 (17.14%) Statistics
16 12 (17.14%) C++
17 11 (15.71%) R
17 11 (15.71%) Visualisation
18 10 (14.29%) Data Science
19 9 (12.86%) Analytical Skills
20 8 (11.43%) Coaching
20 8 (11.43%) Azure
20 8 (11.43%) AWS
20 8 (11.43%) Machine Learning

Numerate Degree
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 27 (38.57%) Apache Spark
2 5 (7.14%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (2.86%) SAS
4 1 (1.43%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (1.43%) Documentum
4 1 (1.43%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (11.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (7.14%) SPSS
3 4 (5.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (5.71%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.86%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.43%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.43%) AWS
1 8 (11.43%) Azure
2 5 (7.14%) Azure Data Factory
2 5 (7.14%) Azure Functions
2 5 (7.14%) Serverless
3 4 (5.71%) GCP
4 2 (2.86%) Power Platform
5 1 (1.43%) Amazon EKS
5 1 (1.43%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (34.29%) Hadoop
2 5 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 5 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (7.14%) Oracle Database 12c
2 5 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.29%) Big Data
4 2 (2.86%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.86%) Power BI
4 2 (2.86%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.43%) Blockchain
5 1 (1.43%) Data Lake
5 1 (1.43%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.43%) EDMS
5 1 (1.43%) GIS
5 1 (1.43%) MS Access
5 1 (1.43%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 6 (8.57%) Git (software)
1 6 (8.57%) Jenkins
1 6 (8.57%) SonarQube
2 5 (7.14%) Bitbucket
2 5 (7.14%) IntelliJ
2 5 (7.14%) TeamCity
2 5 (7.14%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.43%) Buildbot
3 1 (1.43%) Gerrit
3 1 (1.43%) Robot Framework
3 1 (1.43%) TestRail
3 1 (1.43%) Vagrant
General
1 29 (41.43%) Banking
2 26 (37.14%) Investment Banking
3 25 (35.71%) Front Office
4 22 (31.43%) Social Skills
5 19 (27.14%) Finance
6 9 (12.86%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (8.57%) Back Office
8 5 (7.14%) Public Sector
9 3 (4.29%) Marketing
9 3 (4.29%) Presentation Skills
10 2 (2.86%) Influencing Skills
10 2 (2.86%) Legal
10 2 (2.86%) Retail
11 1 (1.43%) Local Government
11 1 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (1.43%) Publishing
11 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (52.86%) Developer
2 23 (32.86%) Java Developer
3 12 (17.14%) Analyst
4 8 (11.43%) Senior Developer
5 6 (8.57%) Scala Developer
5 6 (8.57%) Senior Scala Developer
6 5 (7.14%) Business Analyst
6 5 (7.14%) Low Latency Java Developer
6 5 (7.14%) Python Developer
6 5 (7.14%) Quantitative Developer
6 5 (7.14%) Technical Leader
7 4 (5.71%) Analyst Developer
7 4 (5.71%) Data Scientist
7 4 (5.71%) Energy Trading Developer
7 4 (5.71%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 4 (5.71%) Qualitative Analyst
7 4 (5.71%) Quantitative Analyst
7 4 (5.71%) Quantitative Analyst Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Electronic Trading Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Investment Banking Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.57%) .NET
2 5 (7.14%) AngularJS
2 5 (7.14%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.86%) Shiny
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.57%) Algorithms
2 4 (5.71%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.71%) Tandem
2 4 (5.71%) User Experience
3 3 (4.29%) Fixed Income
3 3 (4.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.86%) FMCG
5 1 (1.43%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (1.43%) Derivative
5 1 (1.43%) Equities
5 1 (1.43%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 1 (1.43%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.43%) Robotics
5 1 (1.43%) Social Media
5 1 (1.43%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.14%) Windows
1 5 (7.14%) Windows Server
1 5 (7.14%) Windows Server 2016
2 2 (2.86%) Linux
3 1 (1.43%) Mac OS
3 1 (1.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (68.57%) Mathematics
2 42 (60.00%) Computer Science
3 31 (44.29%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (41.43%) TDD
5 27 (38.57%) Economics
6 23 (32.86%) Scrum
7 22 (31.43%) BDD
8 13 (18.57%) Software Engineering
9 12 (17.14%) Statistics
10 11 (15.71%) Visualisation
11 10 (14.29%) Data Science
12 8 (11.43%) Coaching
12 8 (11.43%) Machine Learning
13 7 (10.00%) Analytics
13 7 (10.00%) Mentoring
13 7 (10.00%) Test Automation
14 6 (8.57%) Data Visualisation
14 6 (8.57%) Low Latency
14 6 (8.57%) Physics
15 5 (7.14%) Operations Research
Programming Languages
1 38 (54.29%) Java
2 22 (31.43%) Scala
3 21 (30.00%) Python
4 13 (18.57%) SQL
5 12 (17.14%) C++
6 11 (15.71%) R
7 7 (10.00%) C#
8 3 (4.29%) C
9 2 (2.86%) Java 8
9 2 (2.86%) VBA
10 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.43%) VB
10 1 (1.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 70 (100.00%) Degree
2 8 (11.43%) PhD
3 4 (5.71%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) CDISC
2 1 (1.43%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (7.14%) ITRS Geneos
2 3 (4.29%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.43%) Ansible
3 1 (1.43%) Grafana
3 1 (1.43%) Prometheus
3 1 (1.43%) Puppet
3 1 (1.43%) Scalr
Vendors
1 7 (10.00%) Oracle
2 6 (8.57%) Splunk
3 5 (7.14%) IBM
4 4 (5.71%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.86%) Google
6 1 (1.43%) Infovista
6 1 (1.43%) OpenText
6 1 (1.43%) SAP