Period
to 21 September 2020

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 21 September 2020 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
21 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 414 728 775
Rank change year-on-year +314 +47 -69
Contract jobs citing Numerate Degree 54 72 114
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.21% 0.089% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.82% 0.46% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 50 74
Median daily rate £500 £513 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +6.77% -8.57%
10th Percentile £350 £312 £315
90th Percentile £669 £653 £705
UK median daily rate £481 £483 £480
% change year-on-year -0.26% +0.52% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 6
Median hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £18.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +73.66% -52.62%
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £22.93 £18.87
% change year-on-year +30.83% +21.52% -52.23%

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 6,614 15,779 17,436
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 25.78% 19.61% 18.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,055 9,666 10,300
Median daily rate £475 £473 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.53% +5.00% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £250
90th Percentile £650 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £465 £450
% change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 315 704 883
Median hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £24.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +49.50% -12.44%
10th Percentile £17.50 £13.75 £13.00
90th Percentile £64.50 £63.38 £51.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year -6.67% +53.06% -14.93%

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 21 September 2020.

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 21 September 2020.

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 21 September 2020. 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 +218 43 £481 -16.30% 16
East of England +99 6 £575 +4.55% 5
South East +183 5 £500 +11.11% 6
Numerate Degree
UK

For the 6 months to 21 September 2020, 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 53 (98.15%) Degree
2 47 (87.04%) Mathematics
3 34 (62.96%) Python
4 32 (59.26%) Computer Science
5 21 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (38.89%) Apache Spark
6 19 (35.19%) Algorithms
6 19 (35.19%) Data Science
6 19 (35.19%) Hadoop
7 18 (33.33%) Statistics
8 16 (29.63%) Machine Learning
8 16 (29.63%) Java
9 14 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (25.93%) Big Data
10 13 (24.07%) Economics
10 13 (24.07%) Banking
10 13 (24.07%) Investment Banking
10 13 (24.07%) Problem-Solving
11 12 (22.22%) Retail
11 12 (22.22%) Data Mining
12 11 (20.37%) SQL
12 11 (20.37%) Physics
12 11 (20.37%) Deep Learning
13 10 (18.52%) Statistical Analysis
13 10 (18.52%) Predictive Modelling
13 10 (18.52%) BDD
13 10 (18.52%) TDD
14 9 (16.67%) Front Office
14 9 (16.67%) Finance
14 9 (16.67%) Scrum

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 21 (38.89%) Apache Spark
2 4 (7.41%) Apache
3 2 (3.70%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle AML
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Dynamics 365
1 2 (3.70%) Power Platform
2 1 (1.85%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (35.19%) Hadoop
2 14 (25.93%) Big Data
3 12 (22.22%) Data Mining
4 5 (9.26%) Apache Hive
5 2 (3.70%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.70%) Power BI
6 1 (1.85%) BigQuery
6 1 (1.85%) Looker
6 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.85%) MySQL
6 1 (1.85%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) GitLab
1 3 (5.56%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.85%) GCC
2 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (24.07%) Banking
1 13 (24.07%) Investment Banking
2 12 (22.22%) Retail
3 9 (16.67%) Finance
3 9 (16.67%) Front Office
4 7 (12.96%) Marketing
5 5 (9.26%) Publishing
6 1 (1.85%) Electronics
6 1 (1.85%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (1.85%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (38.89%) Developer
2 18 (33.33%) Data Scientist
3 12 (22.22%) Java Developer
4 8 (14.81%) Agile Developer
4 8 (14.81%) Agile Java Developer
4 8 (14.81%) Analyst
4 8 (14.81%) Data Analyst
5 6 (11.11%) Electronic Trading Developer
6 5 (9.26%) Senior Data Scientist
7 4 (7.41%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Investment Banking Java Developer
7 4 (7.41%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Low Latency Java Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Python Developer
8 2 (3.70%) CRM Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Graduate
8 2 (3.70%) Graduate Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Graduate Python Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.67%) scikit-learn
2 7 (12.96%) NumPy
2 7 (12.96%) Pandas
3 6 (11.11%) PyTorch
3 6 (11.11%) TensorFlow
4 5 (9.26%) AngularJS
4 5 (9.26%) Keras
4 5 (9.26%) React
5 4 (7.41%) XGBoost
6 3 (5.56%) CSS
6 3 (5.56%) Django
6 3 (5.56%) HTML
6 3 (5.56%) PySpark
6 3 (5.56%) RESTful
6 3 (5.56%) Vue.js
7 2 (3.70%) .NET
7 2 (3.70%) CSS3
7 2 (3.70%) HTML5
7 2 (3.70%) Redux
8 1 (1.85%) OpenCV
Miscellaneous
1 21 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (35.19%) Algorithms
3 9 (16.67%) Analytical Mindset
4 6 (11.11%) FMCG
5 5 (9.26%) Fixed Income
6 3 (5.56%) Data Structures
6 3 (5.56%) Derivative
7 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
7 2 (3.70%) Market Risk
7 2 (3.70%) User Experience
8 1 (1.85%) CUDA
8 1 (1.85%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.56%) Linux
2 2 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (87.04%) Mathematics
2 32 (59.26%) Computer Science
3 19 (35.19%) Data Science
4 18 (33.33%) Statistics
5 16 (29.63%) Machine Learning
6 14 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (24.07%) Economics
7 13 (24.07%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (20.37%) Deep Learning
8 11 (20.37%) Physics
9 10 (18.52%) BDD
9 10 (18.52%) Predictive Modelling
9 10 (18.52%) Statistical Analysis
9 10 (18.52%) TDD
10 9 (16.67%) Mathematical Modelling
10 9 (16.67%) Operations Research
10 9 (16.67%) Scrum
10 9 (16.67%) Visualisation
11 7 (12.96%) Analytics
11 7 (12.96%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 34 (62.96%) Python
2 16 (29.63%) Java
3 11 (20.37%) SQL
4 9 (16.67%) R
4 9 (16.67%) Scala
5 6 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.56%) C#
6 3 (5.56%) C++
7 2 (3.70%) C
7 2 (3.70%) ES6
Qualifications
1 53 (98.15%) Degree
2 7 (12.96%) PhD
3 4 (7.41%) DV Cleared
3 4 (7.41%) Security Cleared
4 3 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (3.70%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) Data Quality
1 2 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (3.70%) Tableau
2 1 (1.85%) Alteryx
2 1 (1.85%) Bloomberg
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle
2 1 (1.85%) Teradata