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 3 months to 29 April 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
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 179 226 230
Rank change year-on-year +47 +4  
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 281 234 204
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.37% 1.02% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% 1.19% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 191 155
Median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £260 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £700 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £363
% change year-on-year +14.28% -3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 2
Median hourly rate £16.53 £16.35 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.10% -22.14%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £15.13
% change year-on-year +8.57% +15.70%  

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 17635 19626 18357
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 85.68% 85.21% 81.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 12669 14282 12820
Median daily rate £490 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.15% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 180 176 258
Median hourly rate £28.35 £21.78 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.14% +8.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.18 £12.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +2.77% +18.03%  

Mathematics
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Mathematics as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 29 April 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
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 3 months to 29 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +30 66 £513 -2.38% 46
Docklands, London +1 6 £375 -9.09%
Canary Wharf - 3 £185 -
Greenford - 1 £344 -
Hammersmith - 1 £400 -
Mathematics
England

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

1 246 (47.31%) Finance
2 231 (44.42%) Degree
3 191 (36.73%) Computer Science
4 166 (31.92%) SQL
5 163 (31.35%) C#
6 150 (28.85%) Java
7 147 (28.27%) Python
8 133 (25.58%) Banking
9 132 (25.38%) Analytics
10 123 (23.65%) C++
11 113 (21.73%) Front Office
12 112 (21.54%) Agile Software Development
13 100 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
14 99 (19.04%) Statistics
15 96 (18.46%) R
16 93 (17.88%) SQL Server
17 78 (15.00%) Physics
18 74 (14.23%) TDD
18 74 (14.23%) Big Data
19 73 (14.04%) Hadoop
20 68 (13.08%) PhD
20 68 (13.08%) Algorithms
21 67 (12.88%) OO
21 67 (12.88%) Derivative
22 66 (12.69%) Investment Banking
22 66 (12.69%) Scala
23 65 (12.50%) Apache Spark
24 64 (12.31%) Oracle
25 63 (12.12%) Risk Management
26 57 (10.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

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 65 (12.50%) Apache Spark
2 43 (8.27%) SAS
3 17 (3.27%) WebSphere
4 15 (2.88%) WebLogic
5 13 (2.50%) Oracle Coherence
6 12 (2.31%) Apache Pig
6 12 (2.31%) JBoss
6 12 (2.31%) Tomcat
7 11 (2.12%) GlassFish
8 10 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
9 9 (1.73%) Apache
9 9 (1.73%) Confluence
10 4 (0.77%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.58%) DataSynapse
11 3 (0.58%) Jupyter
11 3 (0.58%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.19%) Cloud Foundry
12 1 (0.19%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.19%) OpenStack
Applications
1 55 (10.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (4.04%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (2.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (2.31%) SPSS
5 8 (1.54%) Stata
6 6 (1.15%) LaTeX
7 3 (0.58%) Doxygen
7 3 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.38%) EViews
8 2 (0.38%) S-PLUS
9 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (1.54%) Eloqua
1 8 (1.54%) FastStats
2 4 (0.77%) ION MarketView
2 4 (0.77%) Murex MxG2000
3 2 (0.38%) Documaker
4 1 (0.19%) Loan IQ
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.19%) RMDS
4 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.96%) GitHub
4 4 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.38%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.38%) G Suite
5 2 (0.38%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.38%) SaaS
6 1 (0.19%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.19%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (0.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.19%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.19%) Flurry Analytics
6 1 (0.19%) Heroku
6 1 (0.19%) IaaS
6 1 (0.19%) iPaaS
6 1 (0.19%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.35%) TCP/IP
2 5 (0.96%) HTTP
2 5 (0.96%) Internet
3 2 (0.38%) DHCP
4 1 (0.19%) AMQP
4 1 (0.19%) Broadband
4 1 (0.19%) DNS
4 1 (0.19%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.19%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.19%) LAN
4 1 (0.19%) Network Security
4 1 (0.19%) SNMP
4 1 (0.19%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (17.88%) SQL Server
2 74 (14.23%) Big Data
3 73 (14.04%) Hadoop
4 45 (8.65%) Relational Database
5 31 (5.96%) Data Warehouse
6 25 (4.81%) SQL Server 2016
7 23 (4.42%) Apache Cassandra
8 20 (3.85%) Apache Hive
8 20 (3.85%) NoSQL
8 20 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
8 20 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 18 (3.46%) Oracle Database
10 17 (3.27%) MongoDB
10 17 (3.27%) QlikView
11 16 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 15 (2.88%) RDBMS
13 12 (2.31%) KDB
14 11 (2.12%) Data Mining
14 11 (2.12%) Oracle Database 11g
15 10 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 40 (7.69%) JIRA
2 34 (6.54%) Git (software)
3 23 (4.42%) Subversion
4 18 (3.46%) Jenkins
5 8 (1.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 6 (1.15%) Karma Test Runner
6 6 (1.15%) TeamCity
7 5 (0.96%) Selenium
7 5 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (0.96%) Visual Studio Team System
8 4 (0.77%) Jasmine
9 3 (0.58%) ClearCase
9 3 (0.58%) Maven
9 3 (0.58%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.38%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.38%) HP UFT
10 2 (0.38%) JUnit
10 2 (0.38%) NUnit
10 2 (0.38%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.38%) Xcode
General
1 246 (47.31%) Finance
2 133 (25.58%) Banking
3 113 (21.73%) Front Office
4 66 (12.69%) Investment Banking
5 21 (4.04%) Marketing
6 17 (3.27%) Retail
7 16 (3.08%) Legal
8 13 (2.50%) Telecoms
9 12 (2.31%) Financial Institution
10 11 (2.12%) Games
11 9 (1.73%) Publishing
12 8 (1.54%) Billing
13 6 (1.15%) Electronics
14 5 (0.96%) Law
15 4 (0.77%) French Language
16 3 (0.58%) Back Office
16 3 (0.58%) Military
17 2 (0.38%) Advertising
17 2 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
18 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 270 (51.92%) Developer
2 116 (22.31%) Analyst
3 76 (14.62%) C# Developer
4 57 (10.96%) Java Developer
5 56 (10.77%) Quantitative Developer
6 52 (10.00%) Data Scientist
7 37 (7.12%) C++ Developer
8 36 (6.92%) Qualitative Analyst
8 36 (6.92%) Quantitative Analyst
9 35 (6.73%) Senior Developer
10 34 (6.54%) Data Analyst
11 31 (5.96%) WPF Developer
12 26 (5.00%) .NET Developer
12 26 (5.00%) C# WPF Developer
13 23 (4.42%) Oracle Developer
14 22 (4.23%) C# .NET Developer
14 22 (4.23%) C++ Quantitative Developer
15 21 (4.04%) Front Office Developer
16 18 (3.46%) Programmer
16 18 (3.46%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (10.77%) .NET
2 43 (8.27%) WPF
3 30 (5.77%) REST
4 28 (5.38%) HTML
5 27 (5.19%) Spring
6 25 (4.81%) AngularJS
7 22 (4.23%) Web Services
8 19 (3.65%) XML
9 18 (3.46%) Entity Framework
10 17 (3.27%) React
11 16 (3.08%) CSS
12 15 (2.88%) D3.js
12 15 (2.88%) HTML5
13 14 (2.69%) Kafka
13 14 (2.69%) scikit-learn
13 14 (2.69%) SOAP
14 13 (2.50%) Hibernate
14 13 (2.50%) Node.js
14 13 (2.50%) Struts
15 12 (2.31%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 191 (36.73%) Computer Science
2 100 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
3 68 (13.08%) Algorithms
4 67 (12.88%) Derivative
5 57 (10.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 57 (10.96%) Market Risk
6 35 (6.73%) Fixed Income
6 35 (6.73%) Greenfield Project
7 34 (6.54%) Equities
8 20 (3.85%) Credit Risk
9 18 (3.46%) Hedge funds
10 15 (2.88%) Fintech
11 13 (2.50%) Credit Derivative
12 11 (2.12%) CUDA
13 10 (1.92%) Data Structures
14 9 (1.73%) Grid Computing
15 8 (1.54%) Data Protection Act
16 7 (1.35%) Mainframe
16 7 (1.35%) Management Information System
17 6 (1.15%) STB
Operating Systems
1 55 (10.58%) Linux
2 53 (10.19%) Unix
3 22 (4.23%) Windows
4 6 (1.15%) CentOS
5 3 (0.58%) Android
5 3 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.58%) Ubuntu
5 3 (0.58%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.38%) Solaris
6 2 (0.38%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.19%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (25.38%) Analytics
2 112 (21.54%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (19.04%) Statistics
4 78 (15.00%) Physics
5 74 (14.23%) TDD
6 67 (12.88%) OO
7 63 (12.12%) Risk Management
8 56 (10.77%) Machine Learning
9 55 (10.58%) Multithreading
10 47 (9.04%) Scrum
11 43 (8.27%) Mathematical Modelling
12 36 (6.92%) Business Intelligence
12 36 (6.92%) Software Engineering
12 36 (6.92%) Validation
13 35 (6.73%) Data Analytics
14 34 (6.54%) Monte Carlo Method
15 33 (6.35%) Quantitative Finance
16 30 (5.77%) MVC
17 29 (5.58%) Electronic Trading
17 29 (5.58%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 166 (31.92%) SQL
2 163 (31.35%) C#
3 150 (28.85%) Java
4 147 (28.27%) Python
5 123 (23.65%) C++
6 96 (18.46%) R
7 66 (12.69%) Scala
8 43 (8.27%) VBA
9 39 (7.50%) MATLAB
10 32 (6.15%) JavaScript
11 27 (5.19%) C
12 19 (3.65%) Shell Script
12 19 (3.65%) T-SQL
13 18 (3.46%) PL/SQL
14 17 (3.27%) VB
15 11 (2.12%) VB.NET
16 7 (1.35%) Haskell
16 7 (1.35%) Ruby
17 6 (1.15%) Perl
18 4 (0.77%) PHP
Qualifications
1 231 (44.42%) Degree
2 68 (13.08%) PhD
3 11 (2.12%) MBA
4 4 (0.77%) Postgraduate
4 4 (0.77%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.77%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.58%) CFA
6 2 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.38%) ISEB
6 2 (0.38%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.38%) VCAP
6 2 (0.38%) VCP6
6 2 (0.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.19%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.19%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.19%) CISA
7 1 (0.19%) CISM
7 1 (0.19%) CISSP
7 1 (0.19%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.85%) QA
2 14 (2.69%) Data Quality
3 9 (1.73%) MiFID
4 5 (0.96%) SLA
5 4 (0.77%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.38%) IFRS
6 2 (0.38%) IFRS 9
7 1 (0.19%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.19%) Basel III
7 1 (0.19%) EMIR
7 1 (0.19%) FedRAMP
7 1 (0.19%) IAS 39
7 1 (0.19%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (1.15%) HDFS
2 4 (0.77%) Apache Flume
2 4 (0.77%) Docker
2 4 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.58%) Platform Symphony
4 2 (0.38%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (0.38%) vSphere
5 1 (0.19%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (0.77%) Oozie
2 3 (0.58%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (0.38%) Control-M
4 1 (0.19%) Ansible
4 1 (0.19%) Kibana
4 1 (0.19%) logstash
4 1 (0.19%) Mesos
4 1 (0.19%) Puppet
Vendors
1 64 (12.31%) Oracle
2 24 (4.62%) Tableau
3 22 (4.23%) Microsoft
4 21 (4.04%) Sybase
5 10 (1.92%) hybris
6 9 (1.73%) WorldPay
7 8 (1.54%) Apteco
7 8 (1.54%) Bloomberg
8 7 (1.35%) Atlassian
8 7 (1.35%) ION Trading
8 7 (1.35%) webMethods
9 6 (1.15%) IBM
9 6 (1.15%) Kofax
10 5 (0.96%) Adobe
10 5 (0.96%) Algorithmics
10 5 (0.96%) Google
10 5 (0.96%) Informatica
10 5 (0.96%) Infragistics
10 5 (0.96%) Murex
10 5 (0.96%) Reuters
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