Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 539 730 694
Rank change year-on-year +191 -36 0
Contract jobs citing Numerate Degree 49 94 168
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.11% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.49% 0.58% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 68 112
Median daily rate £500 £550 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +7.21% -6.73%
10th Percentile £213 £363 £350
90th Percentile £625 £665 £750
UK median daily rate £500 £525 £506
% change year-on-year -4.76% +3.75% -8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 3
Median hourly rate £32.50 £32.47 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.11% +149.73% -47.63%
10th Percentile £31.25 £21.42 £12.50
90th Percentile £33.75 £46.50 £15.30
UK median hourly rate £32.50 £32.47 £13.75
% change year-on-year +0.11% +136.11% -44.61%

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 9,952 16,071 17,662
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 23.26% 19.18% 19.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,928 9,772 10,559
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £270 £269 £250
90th Percentile £650 £650 £631
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 444 700 785
Median hourly rate £35.00 £33.40 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.79% +33.60% -16.67%
10th Percentile £15.50 £13.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £55.00 £53.75 £49.79
Median hourly rate £35.00 £33.40 £25.00
% change year-on-year +4.79% +33.60% -16.67%

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 25 May 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
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 May 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 +146 27 £550 - 5
South East +106 11 £488 +0.72%
North of England +86 4 £550 +45.70%
East of England +63 4 £290 +110.91%
West Midlands - 3 £200 -
Midlands - 3 £200 -
Yorkshire +61 2 £600 +58.94%
North West +52 2 £438 -
Numerate Degree
UK

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 47 (95.92%) Degree
2 39 (79.59%) Mathematics
3 27 (55.10%) Computer Science
4 24 (48.98%) Python
5 22 (44.90%) Problem-Solving
6 18 (36.73%) SQL
7 16 (32.65%) Physics
8 13 (26.53%) Statistics
8 13 (26.53%) Data Science
9 12 (24.49%) Java
9 12 (24.49%) Oracle
10 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (22.45%) Data Analysis
10 11 (22.45%) Master's Degree
10 11 (22.45%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (22.45%) Git (software)
11 10 (20.41%) Analytics
11 10 (20.41%) Finance
12 9 (18.37%) .NET
12 9 (18.37%) C#
12 9 (18.37%) .NET Framework
12 9 (18.37%) QA
12 9 (18.37%) Oracle Database
12 9 (18.37%) Machine Learning
13 8 (16.33%) Visualisation
13 8 (16.33%) Banking
13 8 (16.33%) Microsoft Excel
14 7 (14.29%) Front Office
14 7 (14.29%) JIRA
14 7 (14.29%) Multithreading

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 6 (12.24%) SAS
2 4 (8.16%) IIS
2 4 (8.16%) Jupyter
3 3 (6.12%) Apache Spark
4 2 (4.08%) Apache
4 2 (4.08%) ArcGIS
5 1 (2.04%) Confluence
5 1 (2.04%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (16.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (4.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (4.08%) SPSS
3 2 (4.08%) Stata
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle AML
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Azure
1 2 (4.08%) Azure Machine Learning
1 2 (4.08%) Office 365
1 2 (4.08%) PaaS
1 2 (4.08%) Power Platform
2 1 (2.04%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) VPN
2 1 (2.04%) Bluetooth
2 1 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.04%) Wireless
2 1 (2.04%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.37%) Oracle Database
2 6 (12.24%) Big Data
2 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
3 5 (10.20%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (8.16%) Geospatial Data
4 4 (8.16%) GIS
5 3 (6.12%) NoSQL
6 2 (4.08%) Data Mining
6 2 (4.08%) Hadoop
6 2 (4.08%) MySQL
6 2 (4.08%) Power BI
6 2 (4.08%) Qlik Sense
7 1 (2.04%) Blockchain
7 1 (2.04%) Impala
7 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.04%) QlikView
7 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (22.45%) Git (software)
2 7 (14.29%) JIRA
3 5 (10.20%) Octopus Deploy
3 5 (10.20%) TeamCity
4 2 (4.08%) Gerrit
4 2 (4.08%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.04%) Artifactory
5 1 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.04%) Buildbot
5 1 (2.04%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.04%) ERwin
5 1 (2.04%) GCC
5 1 (2.04%) Postman
5 1 (2.04%) Robot Framework
5 1 (2.04%) Selenium
5 1 (2.04%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (20.41%) Finance
2 8 (16.33%) Banking
3 7 (14.29%) Front Office
4 3 (6.12%) Local Government
4 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.08%) Electronics
5 2 (4.08%) Investment Banking
5 2 (4.08%) Public Sector
5 2 (4.08%) Retail
5 2 (4.08%) Retail Banking
6 1 (2.04%) Advertising
6 1 (2.04%) Marketing
6 1 (2.04%) Multimedia
6 1 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (2.04%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 12 (24.49%) Developer
2 9 (18.37%) C# Developer
2 9 (18.37%) Data Scientist
3 7 (14.29%) Analyst
3 7 (14.29%) Development Engineer
3 7 (14.29%) Electronics Engineer
3 7 (14.29%) Java Engineer
3 7 (14.29%) Monitoring Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) .NET Developer
4 5 (10.20%) Angular Developer
4 5 (10.20%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (10.20%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (10.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (10.20%) JavaScript Developer
4 5 (10.20%) React Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Consultant
6 3 (6.12%) Data Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Risk Management Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.37%) .NET
1 9 (18.37%) .NET Framework
2 5 (10.20%) Angular 2
2 5 (10.20%) AngularJS
2 5 (10.20%) ASP.NET
2 5 (10.20%) ASP.NET Web API
2 5 (10.20%) CSS
2 5 (10.20%) Entity Framework
2 5 (10.20%) HTML
2 5 (10.20%) Kendo UI
2 5 (10.20%) React
2 5 (10.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (8.16%) TensorFlow
4 3 (6.12%) Hibernate
4 3 (6.12%) Keras
4 3 (6.12%) NumPy
4 3 (6.12%) Pandas
4 3 (6.12%) PySpark
4 3 (6.12%) scikit-learn
4 3 (6.12%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.45%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (8.16%) Hedge funds
4 2 (4.08%) Data Structures
4 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.04%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.04%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.04%) Lidar
5 1 (2.04%) Smart City
5 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.24%) Windows
2 4 (8.16%) Linux
2 4 (8.16%) Unix
3 2 (4.08%) Windows 10
3 2 (4.08%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (79.59%) Mathematics
2 27 (55.10%) Computer Science
3 22 (44.90%) Problem-Solving
4 16 (32.65%) Physics
5 13 (26.53%) Data Science
5 13 (26.53%) Statistics
6 11 (22.45%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (22.45%) Data Analysis
7 10 (20.41%) Analytics
8 9 (18.37%) Machine Learning
9 8 (16.33%) Visualisation
10 7 (14.29%) Decision-Making
10 7 (14.29%) Electronic Trading
10 7 (14.29%) Multithreading
10 7 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
11 6 (12.24%) Data Visualisation
11 6 (12.24%) Economics
11 6 (12.24%) Risk Management
11 6 (12.24%) Software Engineering
12 5 (10.20%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 24 (48.98%) Python
2 18 (36.73%) SQL
3 12 (24.49%) Java
4 9 (18.37%) C#
5 6 (12.24%) R
6 5 (10.20%) JavaScript
6 5 (10.20%) T-SQL
6 5 (10.20%) TypeScript
6 5 (10.20%) VBA
7 4 (8.16%) PL/SQL
7 4 (8.16%) VB
7 4 (8.16%) VB.NET
8 2 (4.08%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.04%) C
9 1 (2.04%) C++
9 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 47 (95.92%) Degree
2 11 (22.45%) Master's Degree
3 7 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (12.24%) PhD
5 3 (6.12%) Sun Certification
6 1 (2.04%) ISEB
6 1 (2.04%) ISTQB
6 1 (2.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.37%) QA
2 3 (6.12%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.04%) Docker
2 1 (2.04%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Ansible
1 1 (2.04%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (24.49%) Oracle
2 5 (10.20%) Tableau
3 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.08%) VMware
5 1 (2.04%) Perforce
5 1 (2.04%) Teradata