Period
to 21 January 2020

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 21 January 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.

Mathematics (Maths)
England > London
6 months to
21 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 199 234 204
Rank change year-on-year +35 -30 +23
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 401 527 638
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.32% 1.19% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% 1.35% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 368 523
London median daily rate £575 £550 £583
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.55% -5.58% +10.95%
10th Percentile £363 £356 £338
90th Percentile £800 £800 £800
England median daily rate £535 £525 £545
% change year-on-year +1.90% -3.67% +14.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 9
London median hourly rate £45.00 £33.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.33% -16.25% +169.41%
10th Percentile £15.00 £12.99 £20.75
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £55.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £19.34
% change year-on-year +14.29% +80.97% +26.82%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 26,487 39,145 40,395
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.28% 88.57% 88.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 18,843 28,013 29,441
London median daily rate £513 £511 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.29% +2.20% +5.26%
10th Percentile £319 £325 £313
90th Percentile £688 £675 £675
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 361 430 417
London median hourly rate £25.00 £24.23 £22.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.18% +10.06% -8.27%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.76 £13.80
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.25 £48.75
England median hourly rate £22.50 £23.34 £23.26
% change year-on-year -3.60% +0.35% -3.09%

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 21 January 2020.

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 21 January 2020.

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 21 January 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
Central London +31 85 £625 +8.70% 58
West London +29 25 £540 +8.00% 32
South London +32 9 £530 -1.85% 11
North London +15 2 - - 3
East London +16 1 £630 +26.00% 21
Mathematics
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Mathematics 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 London region with a requirement for Mathematics.

1 227 (56.61%) Computer Science
2 208 (51.87%) Degree
3 196 (48.88%) Python
4 151 (37.66%) Finance
5 119 (29.68%) Data Science
6 112 (27.93%) Machine Learning
7 109 (27.18%) Statistics
8 103 (25.69%) Analytical Skills
9 92 (22.94%) SQL
10 91 (22.69%) Analytics
11 89 (22.19%) Agile Software Development
12 88 (21.95%) Java
13 80 (19.95%) C#
14 75 (18.70%) JavaScript
15 74 (18.45%) OO
16 72 (17.96%) Algorithms
17 70 (17.46%) Front Office
18 64 (15.96%) React
19 63 (15.71%) Physics
20 59 (14.71%) Problem-Solving
21 57 (14.21%) Microsoft
21 57 (14.21%) AngularJS
22 56 (13.97%) Visualisation
22 56 (13.97%) .NET
23 54 (13.47%) PhD
24 53 (13.22%) Oracle
25 52 (12.97%) SQL Server
25 52 (12.97%) Software Engineering
25 52 (12.97%) Economics
26 51 (12.72%) HTML

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 33 (8.23%) Apache Spark
2 20 (4.99%) Jupyter
3 14 (3.49%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (1.25%) DNN
5 4 (1.00%) Apache Pig
5 4 (1.00%) Confluence
5 4 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.00%) SAS
6 3 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.50%) Apache
7 2 (0.50%) ArcGIS
7 2 (0.50%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.25%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 27 (6.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (2.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (1.75%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (1.75%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.50%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (0.75%) GNU Octave
5 3 (0.75%) SPSS
6 2 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.50%) Stata
7 1 (0.25%) Weka
Business Applications
1 9 (2.24%) FINCAD Analytics
2 2 (0.50%) Oracle AML
3 1 (0.25%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.25%) PolarLake
Cloud Services
1 46 (11.47%) AWS
2 41 (10.22%) Azure
3 27 (6.73%) GCP
3 27 (6.73%) Power Platform
4 20 (4.99%) Cloud Computing
5 14 (3.49%) Amazon S3
6 11 (2.74%) AWS Lambda
6 11 (2.74%) Serverless
7 9 (2.24%) Amazon SQS
7 9 (2.24%) AWS Step Functions
8 6 (1.50%) GitHub
8 6 (1.50%) SaaS
9 5 (1.25%) Amazon ECS
9 5 (1.25%) IaaS
9 5 (1.25%) PaaS
10 4 (1.00%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.50%) Amazon Cognito
11 2 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.50%) Azure Machine Learning
11 2 (0.50%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.75%) Firewall
2 6 (1.50%) Kerberos
3 5 (1.25%) Internet
4 4 (1.00%) Intranet
4 4 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (0.75%) VPN
6 2 (0.50%) Extranet
6 2 (0.50%) SSL
7 1 (0.25%) LAN
7 1 (0.25%) Multicast
7 1 (0.25%) Skype
7 1 (0.25%) SSH
7 1 (0.25%) WAN
7 1 (0.25%) WebEx
7 1 (0.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (12.97%) SQL Server
2 41 (10.22%) Big Data
3 28 (6.98%) Hadoop
4 27 (6.73%) Power BI
5 20 (4.99%) Amazon Redshift
6 19 (4.74%) NoSQL
7 18 (4.49%) MongoDB
8 17 (4.24%) Data Mining
9 14 (3.49%) PostgreSQL
10 13 (3.24%) KDB
11 12 (2.99%) Relational Database
12 11 (2.74%) Amazon RDS
12 11 (2.74%) Tick Data
13 10 (2.49%) Amazon Athena
13 10 (2.49%) Amazon Aurora
14 9 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
14 9 (2.24%) Presto
15 7 (1.75%) Flink
15 7 (1.75%) Oracle Database
16 6 (1.50%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 39 (9.73%) Git (software)
2 28 (6.98%) JIRA
3 22 (5.49%) Jenkins
4 16 (3.99%) Maven
5 12 (2.99%) Subversion
5 12 (2.99%) TeamCity
6 10 (2.49%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (1.25%) Bower
7 5 (1.25%) Grunt
7 5 (1.25%) gulp
8 4 (1.00%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.50%) Artifactory
9 2 (0.50%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.50%) Selenium
9 2 (0.50%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.25%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.25%) FishEye
10 1 (0.25%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.25%) WebDriver
General
1 151 (37.66%) Finance
2 70 (17.46%) Front Office
3 43 (10.72%) Banking
4 22 (5.49%) Marketing
5 19 (4.74%) Publishing
6 14 (3.49%) Investment Banking
7 13 (3.24%) Games
7 13 (3.24%) Telecoms
8 11 (2.74%) Retail
9 5 (1.25%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.25%) Legal
9 5 (1.25%) Public Sector
10 4 (1.00%) Advertising
11 3 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.75%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.50%) Automotive
12 2 (0.50%) Law
12 2 (0.50%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.25%) Local Government
13 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 153 (38.15%) Developer
2 77 (19.20%) Data Scientist
3 49 (12.22%) C# Developer
4 47 (11.72%) Analyst
5 46 (11.47%) Python Developer
6 23 (5.74%) Data Analyst
7 20 (4.99%) Software Engineer
8 19 (4.74%) Senior Data Scientist
9 17 (4.24%) Senior Software Engineer
10 16 (3.99%) Data Engineer
11 15 (3.74%) Quantitative Developer
12 14 (3.49%) Java Developer
13 13 (3.24%) Java Engineer
13 13 (3.24%) Machine Learning Scientist
14 12 (2.99%) .NET Developer
14 12 (2.99%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 12 (2.99%) Senior Developer
15 11 (2.74%) SQL Analyst
16 10 (2.49%) Digital User Researcher
16 10 (2.49%) User Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (15.96%) React
2 57 (14.21%) AngularJS
3 56 (13.97%) .NET
4 51 (12.72%) HTML
5 38 (9.48%) CSS
6 31 (7.73%) Vue.js
7 25 (6.23%) TensorFlow
8 23 (5.74%) Pandas
8 23 (5.74%) SciPy
8 23 (5.74%) Web Services
9 21 (5.24%) NumPy
10 20 (4.99%) Natural Language Processing
11 18 (4.49%) Kafka
12 15 (3.74%) XML
13 14 (3.49%) Backbone.js
14 13 (3.24%) REST
15 12 (2.99%) Redux
16 11 (2.74%) .NET Framework
16 11 (2.74%) D3.js
17 10 (2.49%) Apache NiFi
Miscellaneous
1 103 (25.69%) Analytical Skills
2 72 (17.96%) Algorithms
3 39 (9.73%) Hedge funds
4 32 (7.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 29 (7.23%) Fixed Income
6 28 (6.98%) Equities
7 26 (6.48%) Derivative
8 18 (4.49%) Data Structures
9 11 (2.74%) Self-Motivation
9 11 (2.74%) User Experience
10 10 (2.49%) Management Information System
11 9 (2.24%) 3D Graphics
12 7 (1.75%) Cloud Native
12 7 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
12 7 (1.75%) Wiki
13 6 (1.50%) Credit Risk
13 6 (1.50%) PlayStation
13 6 (1.50%) Public Cloud
13 6 (1.50%) Virtual Team
14 5 (1.25%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 25 (6.23%) Linux
2 7 (1.75%) Windows
3 2 (0.50%) Unix
4 1 (0.25%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (56.61%) Computer Science
2 119 (29.68%) Data Science
3 112 (27.93%) Machine Learning
4 109 (27.18%) Statistics
5 91 (22.69%) Analytics
6 89 (22.19%) Agile Software Development
7 74 (18.45%) OO
8 63 (15.71%) Physics
9 59 (14.71%) Problem-Solving
10 56 (13.97%) Visualisation
11 52 (12.97%) Economics
11 52 (12.97%) Software Engineering
12 47 (11.72%) Artificial Intelligence
13 46 (11.47%) Microservices
13 46 (11.47%) TDD
14 45 (11.22%) Continuous Integration
15 39 (9.73%) DevOps
16 38 (9.48%) OOP
17 36 (8.98%) Business Intelligence
18 33 (8.23%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 196 (48.88%) Python
2 92 (22.94%) SQL
3 88 (21.95%) Java
4 80 (19.95%) C#
5 75 (18.70%) JavaScript
6 51 (12.72%) R
7 41 (10.22%) C++
8 17 (4.24%) C
9 15 (3.74%) Scala
10 14 (3.49%) MATLAB
11 12 (2.99%) VBA
12 11 (2.74%) Java 8
13 10 (2.49%) TypeScript
14 8 (2.00%) PHP
15 5 (1.25%) Kotlin
16 4 (1.00%) Perl
16 4 (1.00%) T-SQL
17 3 (0.75%) Bash Shell
17 3 (0.75%) PowerShell
17 3 (0.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 208 (51.87%) Degree
2 54 (13.47%) PhD
3 40 (9.98%) Numerate Degree
4 36 (8.98%) Computer Science Degree
5 27 (6.73%) Master's Degree
6 14 (3.49%) SC Cleared
6 14 (3.49%) Security Cleared
7 6 (1.50%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.50%) CEH
8 2 (0.50%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.50%) TOGAF Certification
9 1 (0.25%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.25%) ISEB
9 1 (0.25%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.74%) QA
2 6 (1.50%) GDPR
3 5 (1.25%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.25%) IFRS
4 1 (0.25%) PMO
4 1 (0.25%) SLA
4 1 (0.25%) Solvency II
System Software
1 23 (5.74%) Docker
2 4 (1.00%) Firmware
3 1 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.25%) etcd
3 1 (0.25%) HDFS
3 1 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 18 (4.49%) Kubernetes
2 12 (2.99%) Ansible
3 10 (2.49%) Terraform
4 4 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.00%) Puppet
4 4 (1.00%) Salt
5 3 (0.75%) Kubeflow
6 2 (0.50%) Consul
6 2 (0.50%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (0.50%) Grafana
6 2 (0.50%) Graphite
6 2 (0.50%) Kibana
6 2 (0.50%) logstash
6 2 (0.50%) Nagios
6 2 (0.50%) Opsview
6 2 (0.50%) Packer
6 2 (0.50%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.25%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 57 (14.21%) Microsoft
2 53 (13.22%) Oracle
3 32 (7.98%) Tableau
4 26 (6.48%) Google
5 14 (3.49%) Alteryx
6 12 (2.99%) Bloomberg
7 3 (0.75%) Automation Anywhere
8 2 (0.50%) Cisco
8 2 (0.50%) Cloudera
8 2 (0.50%) Databricks
8 2 (0.50%) ESRI
8 2 (0.50%) Reuters
8 2 (0.50%) SAP
9 1 (0.25%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.25%) EXASOL
9 1 (0.25%) Hortonworks
9 1 (0.25%) HP
9 1 (0.25%) MapR
9 1 (0.25%) Mitel
9 1 (0.25%) Remedy