Period
to 20 August 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Mathematics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mathematics over the 6 months to 20 August 2017 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.

Mathematics (Maths)
England > London
6 months to
20 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 201 242 258
Rank change year-on-year +41 +16 -30
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 555 465 423
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.30% 1.03% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 1.20% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 435 351 320
London median daily rate £550 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - -4.76%
10th Percentile £325 £263 £287
90th Percentile £800 £725 £675
England median daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 9
London median hourly rate £15.12 £14.00 £19.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.98% -28.99% -34.28%
10th Percentile £13.32 £10.50 £13.50
90th Percentile £36.98 £20.28 £65.09
England median hourly rate £32.00 £20.13 £16.00
% change year-on-year +58.99% +25.80% +4.92%

Mathematics is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 36999 38779 38150
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 86.59% 85.88% 82.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 26517 28116 26950
London median daily rate £500 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £313 £303 £281
90th Percentile £656 £640 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 367 330 514
London median hourly rate £24.23 £21.42 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.12% +7.10% +7.11%
10th Percentile £13.28 £11.25 £10.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £55.00 £56.98
England median hourly rate £24.58 £24.21 £22.00
% change year-on-year +1.54% +10.03% +8.88%

Mathematics
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Mathematics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Mathematics in London

Mathematics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Mathematics in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Mathematics in London

Mathematics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mathematics in London over the 6 months to 20 August 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mathematics in London

Mathematics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mathematics in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mathematics in London

Mathematics
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mathematics in London over the 6 months to 20 August 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Mathematics in London

Mathematics
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mathematics within the London region over the 6 months to 20 August 2017. 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
Central London +17 126 £525 +10.53% 67
East London +13 19 £625 +119.30% 7
West London +25 9 £400 +6.67% 9
South London -2 5 £900 +233.33% 1
Mathematics
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Mathematics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Mathematics.

1 308 (55.50%) Finance
2 259 (46.67%) Degree
3 225 (40.54%) Computer Science
4 195 (35.14%) C#
5 186 (33.51%) SQL
6 175 (31.53%) Python
7 169 (30.45%) Banking
8 159 (28.65%) Front Office
9 157 (28.29%) Java
10 143 (25.77%) C++
11 120 (21.62%) Physics
12 118 (21.26%) Analytics
12 118 (21.26%) Analytical Skills
13 108 (19.46%) SQL Server
14 106 (19.10%) Agile Software Development
15 83 (14.95%) Investment Banking
16 78 (14.05%) Derivative
16 78 (14.05%) Machine Learning
16 78 (14.05%) Numerate Degree
17 77 (13.87%) Statistics
18 74 (13.33%) Oracle
18 74 (13.33%) R
19 68 (12.25%) Computer Science Degree
20 65 (11.71%) Unix
20 65 (11.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 65 (11.71%) Big Data
21 64 (11.53%) VBA
21 64 (11.53%) .NET
22 63 (11.35%) Algorithms
23 62 (11.17%) Microsoft Excel

Mathematics
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 41 (7.39%) Apache Spark
2 37 (6.67%) SAS
3 16 (2.88%) Apache Pig
4 14 (2.52%) Oracle Coherence
5 11 (1.98%) WebSphere
6 9 (1.62%) Cloud Foundry
6 9 (1.62%) Confluence
6 9 (1.62%) JBoss
6 9 (1.62%) Tomcat
6 9 (1.62%) WebLogic
7 8 (1.44%) Apache
8 7 (1.26%) Apache Solr
8 7 (1.26%) GlassFish
9 5 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.36%) CMS
10 2 (0.36%) Jupyter
10 2 (0.36%) Mule
11 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.18%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 62 (11.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (3.60%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (3.06%) SPSS
4 11 (1.98%) Stata
5 9 (1.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.36%) EViews
7 2 (0.36%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.26%) ION MarketView
2 5 (0.90%) RMDS
3 4 (0.72%) Eloqua
3 4 (0.72%) FastStats
4 2 (0.36%) Murex MxG2000
5 1 (0.18%) Loan IQ
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.18%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 33 (5.95%) Amazon AWS
1 33 (5.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (1.08%) GitHub
4 3 (0.54%) G Suite
5 2 (0.36%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.36%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (0.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.18%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.18%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.18%) Heroku
6 1 (0.18%) IaaS
6 1 (0.18%) iPaaS
6 1 (0.18%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.18%) PaaS
6 1 (0.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.62%) TCP/IP
2 5 (0.90%) HTTP
3 3 (0.54%) Network Security
4 2 (0.36%) Internet
4 2 (0.36%) SMS
5 1 (0.18%) AMQP
5 1 (0.18%) Broadband
5 1 (0.18%) DHCP
5 1 (0.18%) FIX Connectivity
5 1 (0.18%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.18%) LAN
5 1 (0.18%) SNMP
5 1 (0.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (19.46%) SQL Server
2 65 (11.71%) Big Data
3 50 (9.01%) Hadoop
4 46 (8.29%) Relational Database
5 34 (6.13%) NoSQL
6 33 (5.95%) Apache Hive
6 33 (5.95%) Data Warehouse
7 24 (4.32%) Data Mining
7 24 (4.32%) SQL Server 2016
8 22 (3.96%) RDBMS
8 22 (3.96%) SQL Server 2008
9 19 (3.42%) Apache Cassandra
10 18 (3.24%) Oracle Database
11 17 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 16 (2.88%) Power BI
13 15 (2.70%) MongoDB
14 14 (2.52%) QlikView
15 11 (1.98%) Oracle Database 11g
16 10 (1.80%) Qlik Sense
16 10 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 34 (6.13%) JIRA
2 24 (4.32%) Git (software)
3 14 (2.52%) Subversion
4 12 (2.16%) TeamCity
5 10 (1.80%) Jenkins
5 10 (1.80%) Visual Studio
6 8 (1.44%) Octopus Deploy
7 6 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (0.90%) Cucumber
8 5 (0.90%) Selenium
8 5 (0.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 5 (0.90%) Visual Studio Team System
9 4 (0.72%) Maven
9 4 (0.72%) WebDriver
10 3 (0.54%) GoCD
11 2 (0.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.36%) HP UFT
11 2 (0.36%) Hudson
11 2 (0.36%) NUnit
11 2 (0.36%) Rational DOORS
General
1 308 (55.50%) Finance
2 169 (30.45%) Banking
3 159 (28.65%) Front Office
4 83 (14.95%) Investment Banking
5 23 (4.14%) Telecoms
6 20 (3.60%) Games
7 19 (3.42%) Marketing
7 19 (3.42%) Retail
8 12 (2.16%) Legal
9 6 (1.08%) Publishing
10 5 (0.90%) Billing
11 4 (0.72%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.54%) Military
13 2 (0.36%) Advertising
13 2 (0.36%) French Language
13 2 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.18%) Electronics
14 1 (0.18%) Law
14 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 315 (56.76%) Developer
2 116 (20.90%) Analyst
3 81 (14.59%) Quantitative Developer
4 75 (13.51%) C# Developer
5 67 (12.07%) Java Developer
6 59 (10.63%) Data Scientist
7 44 (7.93%) C++ Developer
8 38 (6.85%) Python Developer
9 37 (6.67%) Qualitative Analyst
9 37 (6.67%) Quantitative Analyst
10 35 (6.31%) Front Office Developer
11 30 (5.41%) C++ Quantitative Developer
12 26 (4.68%) Data Analyst
12 26 (4.68%) SQL Developer
13 24 (4.32%) WPF Developer
14 23 (4.14%) .NET Developer
14 23 (4.14%) Senior Developer
15 22 (3.96%) C# .NET Developer
15 22 (3.96%) Risk Analyst
16 21 (3.78%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (11.53%) .NET
2 44 (7.93%) REST
3 35 (6.31%) WPF
4 31 (5.59%) HTML
5 26 (4.68%) Web Services
6 24 (4.32%) Spring
7 20 (3.60%) AngularJS
7 20 (3.60%) ASP.NET
8 19 (3.42%) Entity Framework
9 17 (3.06%) D3.js
10 16 (2.88%) HTML5
11 15 (2.70%) .NET Framework
11 15 (2.70%) Natural Language Processing
11 15 (2.70%) Pandas
11 15 (2.70%) scikit-learn
12 14 (2.52%) Kafka
12 14 (2.52%) XML
13 13 (2.34%) CSS
13 13 (2.34%) Hibernate
13 13 (2.34%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 225 (40.54%) Computer Science
2 118 (21.26%) Analytical Skills
3 78 (14.05%) Derivative
4 65 (11.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 63 (11.35%) Algorithms
6 61 (10.99%) Market Risk
7 46 (8.29%) Fixed Income
8 39 (7.03%) Credit Risk
9 34 (6.13%) Equities
10 30 (5.41%) Hedge funds
11 29 (5.23%) Greenfield Project
12 21 (3.78%) Fintech
13 15 (2.70%) CUDA
14 12 (2.16%) Data Structures
14 12 (2.16%) Equity Derivative
15 7 (1.26%) Grid Computing
16 6 (1.08%) Management Information System
17 4 (0.72%) Data Protection Act
17 4 (0.72%) Exotic Derivative
17 4 (0.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 65 (11.71%) Unix
2 61 (10.99%) Linux
3 22 (3.96%) Windows
4 4 (0.72%) CentOS
4 4 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.54%) Android
6 2 (0.36%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.18%) VMS
7 1 (0.18%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.18%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (21.62%) Physics
2 118 (21.26%) Analytics
3 106 (19.10%) Agile Software Development
4 78 (14.05%) Machine Learning
5 77 (13.87%) Statistics
6 62 (11.17%) TDD
7 56 (10.09%) Validation
8 54 (9.73%) Risk Management
9 53 (9.55%) Multithreading
10 50 (9.01%) Business Intelligence
11 47 (8.47%) Quantitative Finance
12 45 (8.11%) OO
13 44 (7.93%) Electronic Trading
14 43 (7.75%) Data Analysis
15 41 (7.39%) Visualisation
16 36 (6.49%) Scrum
17 35 (6.31%) Test Automation
18 33 (5.95%) MVC
19 30 (5.41%) Low Latency
19 30 (5.41%) Mathematical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 195 (35.14%) C#
2 186 (33.51%) SQL
3 175 (31.53%) Python
4 157 (28.29%) Java
5 143 (25.77%) C++
6 74 (13.33%) R
7 64 (11.53%) VBA
8 39 (7.03%) Scala
9 37 (6.67%) JavaScript
10 23 (4.14%) Shell Script
11 22 (3.96%) C
11 22 (3.96%) VB
12 21 (3.78%) MATLAB
13 15 (2.70%) Perl
13 15 (2.70%) PL/SQL
14 14 (2.52%) VB.NET
15 12 (2.16%) Ruby
15 12 (2.16%) T-SQL
16 6 (1.08%) Bash Shell
16 6 (1.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 259 (46.67%) Degree
2 78 (14.05%) Numerate Degree
3 68 (12.25%) Computer Science Degree
4 54 (9.73%) PhD
5 20 (3.60%) Master's Degree
6 7 (1.26%) MBA
6 7 (1.26%) Postgraduate
7 5 (0.90%) Security Cleared
7 5 (0.90%) VCAP
7 5 (0.90%) VCP6
7 5 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (0.72%) CFA
9 3 (0.54%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.54%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.36%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.36%) CISA
10 2 (0.36%) CISM
10 2 (0.36%) CISSP
10 2 (0.36%) ISEB
11 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.59%) QA
2 19 (3.42%) Data Quality
3 18 (3.24%) MiFID
4 4 (0.72%) SLA
5 3 (0.54%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.36%) Basel III
6 2 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.36%) FedRAMP
6 2 (0.36%) IFRS
6 2 (0.36%) IFRS 9
7 1 (0.18%) EMIR
7 1 (0.18%) PMO
7 1 (0.18%) Solvency II
System Software
1 10 (1.80%) Apache Flume
2 9 (1.62%) Docker
3 6 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.90%) VMware NSX
4 5 (0.90%) vSphere
5 3 (0.54%) HDFS
5 3 (0.54%) Platform Symphony
6 2 (0.36%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.36%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (0.90%) Hadoop YARN
2 3 (0.54%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.36%) Ansible
3 2 (0.36%) Control-M
3 2 (0.36%) Kibana
3 2 (0.36%) logstash
4 1 (0.18%) Oozie
4 1 (0.18%) Terraform
Vendors
1 74 (13.33%) Oracle
2 38 (6.85%) Microsoft
3 31 (5.59%) Sybase
4 26 (4.68%) Tableau
5 10 (1.80%) Informatica
6 9 (1.62%) Bloomberg
6 9 (1.62%) ION Trading
7 7 (1.26%) hybris
7 7 (1.26%) webMethods
8 6 (1.08%) Kofax
8 6 (1.08%) Teradata
8 6 (1.08%) VMware
9 5 (0.90%) IBM
9 5 (0.90%) Infragistics
10 4 (0.72%) Adobe
10 4 (0.72%) Apteco
10 4 (0.72%) Google
11 3 (0.54%) Ab Initio
11 3 (0.54%) Reuters
11 3 (0.54%) TIBCO