Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 622 440 736
Rank change year-on-year -182 +296 +32
Contract jobs citing Numerate Degree 102 54 71
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.21% 0.088%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.85% 0.81% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 26 50
10th Percentile £450 £350 £312
25th Percentile £475 £356 £388
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £563 £500 £513
Median % change year-on-year +12.50% -2.44% +6.77%
75th Percentile £750 £650 £613
90th Percentile £800 £681 £653
UK median daily rate £563 £500 £483
% change year-on-year +12.50% +3.63% +0.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 7
10th Percentile " " "
25th Percentile £10.25 " £21.42
Median hourly rate £30.73 £30.00 £32.50
Median % change year-on-year +2.42% -7.69% +124.14%
75th Percentile £65.06 £39.25 £43.38
90th Percentile £69.38 £52.45 £46.25
UK median hourly rate £30.73 £30.00 £22.93
% change year-on-year +2.42% +30.83% +37.43%

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 12,058 6,679 15,885
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.72% 25.84% 19.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,791 4,519 10,086
10th Percentile £313 £300 £263
25th Percentile £408 £400 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £480 £475
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
75th Percentile £600 £575 £575
90th Percentile £688 £650 £650
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £465
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 578 217 659
10th Percentile £12.36 £15.63 £13.50
25th Percentile £16.25 £20.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate £33.00 £33.75 £40.00
Median % change year-on-year -2.22% -15.63% +77.50%
75th Percentile £54.47 £48.75 £50.00
90th Percentile £65.51 £64.50 £60.10
UK median hourly rate £33.00 £31.61 £40.00
% change year-on-year +4.40% -20.98% +74.44%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 24 September 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 -168 76 £563 +16.88% 9
South East -84 11 £511 +2.20% 12
Midlands - 6 £750 - 2
West Midlands - 5 £750 -
East of England -46 4 £613 +6.52% 3
South West - 3 - - 4
North of England - 2 £513 - 8
North West - 1 £513 - 5
Yorkshire - 1 - - 3
East Midlands - 1 - - 2
Numerate Degree
UK

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 100 (98.04%) Degree
2 77 (75.49%) Mathematics
3 47 (46.08%) Computer Science
4 46 (45.10%) Python
5 43 (42.16%) SQL
6 42 (41.18%) Social Skills
7 36 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
8 35 (34.31%) Azure
9 29 (28.43%) Analytics
9 29 (28.43%) Finance
9 29 (28.43%) C#
10 26 (25.49%) Machine Learning
10 26 (25.49%) Analytical Skills
11 24 (23.53%) Microsoft
12 23 (22.55%) Git (software)
12 23 (22.55%) Test Automation
12 23 (22.55%) Data Science
13 22 (21.57%) Presentation Skills
13 22 (21.57%) Visualisation
14 21 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
14 21 (20.59%) Statistics
14 21 (20.59%) Software Engineering
15 20 (19.61%) .NET
16 19 (18.63%) SQL Server
16 19 (18.63%) Java
17 18 (17.65%) Microsoft Excel
18 17 (16.67%) C++
18 17 (16.67%) DevOps
18 17 (16.67%) R
19 16 (15.69%) Artificial Intelligence

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 13 (12.75%) Apache Spark
2 8 (7.84%) Oracle Coherence
3 3 (2.94%) Apache
3 3 (2.94%) Documentum
3 3 (2.94%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.98%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.98%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (17.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (3.92%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (3.92%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.98%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (2.94%) SAP PM
2 2 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.96%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 35 (34.31%) Azure
2 13 (12.75%) AWS
3 12 (11.76%) Azure Functions
3 12 (11.76%) Serverless
4 10 (9.80%) Azure Data Factory
4 10 (9.80%) GCP
5 6 (5.88%) Power Platform
6 5 (4.90%) Azure Cosmos DB
7 3 (2.94%) Google Analytics
7 3 (2.94%) Microsoft 365
8 2 (1.96%) Adobe Analytics
8 2 (1.96%) Azure Logic Apps
8 2 (1.96%) Azure Synapse Analytics
9 1 (0.98%) Amazon EKS
9 1 (0.98%) Azure Machine Learning
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (18.63%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.84%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (7.84%) Oracle Database
2 8 (7.84%) Oracle Database 11g
2 8 (7.84%) Oracle Database 12c
2 8 (7.84%) Relational Database
3 6 (5.88%) Power BI
4 5 (4.90%) MySQL
5 4 (3.92%) Tableau
6 3 (2.94%) Blockchain
6 3 (2.94%) EDMS
6 3 (2.94%) Metadata
7 2 (1.96%) Big Data
8 1 (0.98%) MS Access
8 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 23 (22.55%) Git (software)
2 12 (11.76%) Visual Studio
3 10 (9.80%) Bitbucket
4 9 (8.82%) Jenkins
4 9 (8.82%) SonarQube
5 8 (7.84%) IntelliJ
5 8 (7.84%) TeamCity
6 3 (2.94%) GCC
6 3 (2.94%) IDA Disassembler
7 2 (1.96%) JIRA
8 1 (0.98%) Buildbot
8 1 (0.98%) Gerrit
8 1 (0.98%) JUnit
8 1 (0.98%) Robot Framework
8 1 (0.98%) TestRail
8 1 (0.98%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.98%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 42 (41.18%) Social Skills
2 29 (28.43%) Finance
3 26 (25.49%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (21.57%) Presentation Skills
5 15 (14.71%) Public Sector
6 14 (13.73%) Back Office
7 12 (11.76%) Documentation Skills
8 10 (9.80%) Front Office
9 9 (8.82%) Banking
10 6 (5.88%) Retail
11 5 (4.90%) Investment Banking
12 4 (3.92%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (2.94%) Legal
13 3 (2.94%) Marketing
14 2 (1.96%) Advertising
14 2 (1.96%) Influencing Skills
14 2 (1.96%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 35 (34.31%) Developer
2 26 (25.49%) Analyst
3 21 (20.59%) Data Scientist
4 15 (14.71%) Data Analyst
5 9 (8.82%) .NET Developer
5 9 (8.82%) Java Developer
5 9 (8.82%) Python Developer
5 9 (8.82%) Quantitative Developer
6 8 (7.84%) Azure Developer
6 8 (7.84%) Full Stack Developer
6 8 (7.84%) Technical Leader
7 6 (5.88%) Business Analyst
8 5 (4.90%) Analyst Developer
9 4 (3.92%) Banking Analyst
9 4 (3.92%) Insurance Business Analyst
10 3 (2.94%) Front Office Developer
10 3 (2.94%) IT Support Engineer
10 3 (2.94%) Quantitative Analyst
10 3 (2.94%) Senior Support Engineer
10 3 (2.94%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (19.61%) .NET
2 11 (10.78%) ASP.NET
3 9 (8.82%) .NET Framework
3 9 (8.82%) CSS
3 9 (8.82%) HTML
3 9 (8.82%) RESTful
4 8 (7.84%) .NET Core
4 8 (7.84%) AngularJS
4 8 (7.84%) Blazor
4 8 (7.84%) Entity Framework
4 8 (7.84%) HTML5
4 8 (7.84%) JSON
5 3 (2.94%) PySpark
6 2 (1.96%) ADO
6 2 (1.96%) REST
7 1 (0.98%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (0.98%) ODBC
7 1 (0.98%) scikit-learn
7 1 (0.98%) Swing
7 1 (0.98%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.73%) Algorithms
2 9 (8.82%) Tandem
3 7 (6.86%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.90%) User Experience
5 4 (3.92%) Analytical Mindset
6 3 (2.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (2.94%) Robotics
7 2 (1.96%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.98%) Derivative
8 1 (0.98%) Equities
8 1 (0.98%) FMCG
8 1 (0.98%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 1 (0.98%) Linked Data
8 1 (0.98%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.98%) NHS
8 1 (0.98%) Renewable Energy
8 1 (0.98%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.78%) Windows
2 8 (7.84%) Windows Server
2 8 (7.84%) Windows Server 2016
3 7 (6.86%) Linux
4 3 (2.94%) VMS
5 1 (0.98%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.98%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (75.49%) Mathematics
2 47 (46.08%) Computer Science
3 36 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (28.43%) Analytics
5 26 (25.49%) Machine Learning
6 23 (22.55%) Data Science
6 23 (22.55%) Test Automation
7 22 (21.57%) Visualisation
8 21 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (20.59%) Software Engineering
8 21 (20.59%) Statistics
9 17 (16.67%) DevOps
10 16 (15.69%) Artificial Intelligence
11 15 (14.71%) Data Visualisation
12 13 (12.75%) OO
12 13 (12.75%) OOP
13 12 (11.76%) Data Engineering
13 12 (11.76%) Data Munging
13 12 (11.76%) Linear Regression
13 12 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 46 (45.10%) Python
2 43 (42.16%) SQL
3 29 (28.43%) C#
4 19 (18.63%) Java
5 17 (16.67%) C++
5 17 (16.67%) R
6 9 (8.82%) JavaScript
7 5 (4.90%) Java 8
8 3 (2.94%) Assembly Language
8 3 (2.94%) C
9 2 (1.96%) VBA
10 1 (0.98%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.98%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.98%) VB
10 1 (0.98%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 100 (98.04%) Degree
2 14 (13.73%) PhD
3 8 (7.84%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 6 (5.88%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.94%) CCNA
5 3 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.94%) CISM
5 3 (2.94%) MCAD
5 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.94%) OCMJD
5 3 (2.94%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.98%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.92%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.94%) Cyber Essentials
2 3 (2.94%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 3 (2.94%) GDPR
2 3 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.96%) Actionable Recommendations
3 2 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.98%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (7.84%) ITRS Geneos
2 3 (2.94%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.98%) Ansible
3 1 (0.98%) Control-M
3 1 (0.98%) Grafana
3 1 (0.98%) Prometheus
3 1 (0.98%) Puppet
3 1 (0.98%) Scalr
Vendors
1 24 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 14 (13.73%) Databricks
3 8 (7.84%) ESRI
3 8 (7.84%) IBM
3 8 (7.84%) Oracle
3 8 (7.84%) Splunk
3 8 (7.84%) Telerik
4 5 (4.90%) Google
5 3 (2.94%) Adobe
5 3 (2.94%) Intel
5 3 (2.94%) OpenText
5 3 (2.94%) SAP
6 2 (1.96%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (1.96%) Omniture
7 1 (0.98%) Optimizely