Period
to 25 August 2019

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 25 August 2019 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
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 734 753 700
Rank change year-on-year +19 -53 +81
Contract jobs citing Numerate Degree 65 122 138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.080% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.41% 0.70% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 77 99
England median daily rate £475 £490 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.06% -6.67% +13.51%
10th Percentile £313 £320 £336
90th Percentile £613 £698 £675
UK median daily rate £450 £488 £500
% change year-on-year -7.69% -2.50% +9.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 1
England median hourly rate £27.72 £18.72 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.09% -52.62% +88.10%
10th Percentile £21.42 £12.50 £39.25
90th Percentile £46.50 £87.10 £39.75
UK median hourly rate £22.93 £18.87 £39.50
% change year-on-year +21.52% -52.23% +88.10%

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 15,734 17,524 17,334
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 19.26% 18.65% 19.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,560 10,357 10,540
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £263 £253 £256
90th Percentile £650 £630 £600
UK median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 706 866 841
England median hourly rate £35.07 £23.00 £28.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.46% -18.86% +7.98%
10th Percentile £13.48 £12.75 £12.00
90th Percentile £61.92 £50.25 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £35.50 £23.00 £29.75
% change year-on-year +54.35% -22.69% +8.18%

Numerate Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Numerate Degree in England

Numerate Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Numerate Degree in England

Numerate Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Numerate Degree in England over the 6 months to 25 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Numerate Degree in England

Numerate Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Numerate Degree in England

Numerate Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Numerate Degree in England over the 6 months to 25 August 2019.

Contractor 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 25 August 2019. 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 +11 31 £550 +4.76% 11
South East +39 25 £450 -7.02% 16
North of England +34 6 £328 - 3
Yorkshire - 4 £328 - 1
South West -28 3 £486 -2.80% 8
North West +19 2 - - 2
Numerate Degree
UK

For the 6 months to 25 August 2019, 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 65 (100.00%) Degree
2 53 (81.54%) Mathematics
3 32 (49.23%) Python
4 25 (38.46%) Finance
5 24 (36.92%) Analytics
6 23 (35.38%) SQL
7 19 (29.23%) Computer Science
8 18 (27.69%) Java
9 16 (24.62%) Data Science
10 15 (23.08%) Physics
10 15 (23.08%) Statistics
10 15 (23.08%) Machine Learning
11 14 (21.54%) Data Analytics
11 14 (21.54%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (20.00%) Banking
12 13 (20.00%) C++
12 13 (20.00%) Tableau
12 13 (20.00%) R
12 13 (20.00%) Visualisation
13 11 (16.92%) JIRA
14 10 (15.38%) Data Visualisation
14 10 (15.38%) JavaScript
15 9 (13.85%) Microsoft Excel
15 9 (13.85%) Linux
15 9 (13.85%) SAS
15 9 (13.85%) Artificial Intelligence
16 8 (12.31%) Data Analysis
16 8 (12.31%) Google
16 8 (12.31%) Microsoft Office
16 8 (12.31%) Web Development

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 9 (13.85%) SAS
2 5 (7.69%) Apache Spark
3 4 (6.15%) Confluence
4 3 (4.62%) Apache
5 2 (3.08%) Jupyter
6 1 (1.54%) Kinematics
Applications
1 9 (13.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (12.31%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (9.23%) SPSS
4 4 (6.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (6.15%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.54%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.77%) AWS
2 6 (9.23%) Google Analytics
2 6 (9.23%) Power Platform
3 4 (6.15%) Azure
4 3 (4.62%) Adobe Analytics
5 2 (3.08%) Azure Machine Learning
5 2 (3.08%) Google Tag Manager
5 2 (3.08%) PaaS
6 1 (1.54%) GitHub
6 1 (1.54%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (1.54%) GSM
2 1 (1.54%) HSPA
2 1 (1.54%) LTE
2 1 (1.54%) SSL
2 1 (1.54%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.23%) Power BI
2 4 (6.15%) Relational Database
2 4 (6.15%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.62%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.62%) Qlik Sense
4 2 (3.08%) Big Data
4 2 (3.08%) Geospatial Data
4 2 (3.08%) GIS
4 2 (3.08%) Mixpanel
4 2 (3.08%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.54%) BigQuery
5 1 (1.54%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.54%) Looker
5 1 (1.54%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.54%) MySQL
5 1 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.54%) QlikView
5 1 (1.54%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.54%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 11 (16.92%) JIRA
2 4 (6.15%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.62%) Maven
4 2 (3.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (3.08%) Bitbucket
4 2 (3.08%) DbUnit
4 2 (3.08%) Mockito
4 2 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.08%) TestNG
5 1 (1.54%) Hudson
5 1 (1.54%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.54%) Subversion
5 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 25 (38.46%) Finance
2 13 (20.00%) Banking
3 7 (10.77%) Financial Institution
4 5 (7.69%) Marketing
5 4 (6.15%) Manufacturing
6 3 (4.62%) Aerospace
6 3 (4.62%) German Language
6 3 (4.62%) Retail
7 2 (3.08%) Front Office
7 2 (3.08%) Games
7 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.54%) Advertising
8 1 (1.54%) Automotive
8 1 (1.54%) Back Office
8 1 (1.54%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.54%) Military
8 1 (1.54%) Social Science
8 1 (1.54%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 20 (30.77%) Analyst
2 18 (27.69%) Developer
3 15 (23.08%) Data Analyst
4 10 (15.38%) Data Scientist
5 5 (7.69%) Applications Developer
5 5 (7.69%) C++ Developer
6 4 (6.15%) Java Developer
6 4 (6.15%) Java Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) C++ Software Developer
7 3 (4.62%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Graduate
7 3 (4.62%) Graduate Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) Graduate Data Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) Senior Data Scientist
7 3 (4.62%) Software Developer
7 3 (4.62%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) Architect
8 2 (3.08%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
8 2 (3.08%) Digital Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.23%) AngularJS
1 6 (9.23%) React
1 6 (9.23%) Vue.js
2 5 (7.69%) Flask
2 5 (7.69%) Middleware
3 4 (6.15%) HTML
4 3 (4.62%) .NET
4 3 (4.62%) Hibernate
4 3 (4.62%) NumPy
4 3 (4.62%) Pandas
4 3 (4.62%) Spring
4 3 (4.62%) TensorFlow
5 2 (3.08%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.08%) Apache Camel
5 2 (3.08%) GWT
5 2 (3.08%) Kafka
5 2 (3.08%) Keras
5 2 (3.08%) Node.js
5 2 (3.08%) PySpark
5 2 (3.08%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (10.77%) User Experience
2 5 (7.69%) Algorithms
2 5 (7.69%) Wiki
3 2 (3.08%) Digital Media
3 2 (3.08%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (3.08%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.54%) Acoustics
4 1 (1.54%) Clustering
4 1 (1.54%) Equities
4 1 (1.54%) Lidar
4 1 (1.54%) Life Science
4 1 (1.54%) LIMS
4 1 (1.54%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.54%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.85%) Linux
2 6 (9.23%) Windows
3 3 (4.62%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.08%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.54%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (81.54%) Mathematics
2 24 (36.92%) Analytics
3 19 (29.23%) Computer Science
4 16 (24.62%) Data Science
5 15 (23.08%) Machine Learning
5 15 (23.08%) Physics
5 15 (23.08%) Statistics
6 14 (21.54%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (21.54%) Data Analytics
7 13 (20.00%) Visualisation
8 10 (15.38%) Data Visualisation
9 9 (13.85%) Artificial Intelligence
10 8 (12.31%) Data Analysis
10 8 (12.31%) Web Development
11 7 (10.77%) Asset Management
11 7 (10.77%) Data Protection
11 7 (10.77%) Deep Learning
11 7 (10.77%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (10.77%) Software Engineering
11 7 (10.77%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 32 (49.23%) Python
2 23 (35.38%) SQL
3 18 (27.69%) Java
4 13 (20.00%) C++
4 13 (20.00%) R
5 10 (15.38%) JavaScript
6 5 (7.69%) C
7 4 (6.15%) C#
7 4 (6.15%) PHP
8 3 (4.62%) VB
9 2 (3.08%) Bash Shell
9 2 (3.08%) MATLAB
9 2 (3.08%) Perl
10 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 65 (100.00%) Degree
2 8 (12.31%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (6.15%) Master's Degree
3 4 (6.15%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.62%) PhD
5 2 (3.08%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.54%) MBA
6 1 (1.54%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) GDPR
1 2 (3.08%) MISRA
1 2 (3.08%) MISRA C
2 1 (1.54%) IEC 61131
2 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) Ansible
1 2 (3.08%) Puppet
2 1 (1.54%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (1.54%) Nagios
2 1 (1.54%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (20.00%) Tableau
2 8 (12.31%) Google
3 5 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.15%) Adobe
4 4 (6.15%) Splunk
5 3 (4.62%) Oracle
6 2 (3.08%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.54%) Ab Initio
7 1 (1.54%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.54%) BMC
7 1 (1.54%) Informatica
7 1 (1.54%) LabVantage
7 1 (1.54%) Perforce
7 1 (1.54%) Remedy
7 1 (1.54%) Reuters
7 1 (1.54%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.54%) Sybase
7 1 (1.54%) Talend