Period
to 2 June 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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 179 242 221
Rank change year-on-year +63 -21 -7
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 264 457 585
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.40% 1.14% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.58% 1.28% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 324 429
Median daily rate £550 £600 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £345 £329 £323
90th Percentile £738 £771 £775
England median daily rate £500 £544 £525
% change year-on-year -8.05% +3.57% +7.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 18 24
Median hourly rate £52.50 £45.00 £37.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +19.21% +155.33%
10th Percentile £37.25 £19.94 £13.85
90th Percentile £53.75 £53.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £43.50 £32.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year +33.85% +58.54% -31.67%

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 16,683 35,642 40,709
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 88.48% 89.06% 88.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,469 25,386 29,386
Median daily rate £525 £520 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £325 £339 £325
90th Percentile £700 £678 £675
England median daily rate £475 £475 £463
% change year-on-year - +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 285 404 559
Median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% - -
10th Percentile £15.00 £12.50 £14.00
90th Percentile £55.00 £53.75 £50.50
Median hourly rate £28.75 £25.00 £22.30
% change year-on-year +15.00% +12.11% -10.80%

Mathematics
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Mathematics in London

Mathematics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Mathematics in London.

Daily rate trend for Mathematics in London

Mathematics
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Mathematics in London over the 6 months to 2 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Mathematics in London

Mathematics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Mathematics in London.

Hourly rate trend for Mathematics in London

Mathematics
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Mathematics in London over the 6 months to 2 June 2020.

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 2 June 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 +69 44 £544 -9.38% 27
West London +33 9 £563 +32.35% 11
East London +44 7 £498 +15.70% 3
South London +42 3 £553 -7.92%
Mathematics
England

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

1 123 (46.59%) Computer Science
2 120 (45.45%) Python
3 117 (44.32%) Degree
4 97 (36.74%) Finance
5 84 (31.82%) SQL
6 81 (30.68%) Agile Software Development
7 79 (29.92%) Statistics
8 75 (28.41%) Java
9 68 (25.76%) Analytics
10 67 (25.38%) Machine Learning
11 59 (22.35%) C#
11 59 (22.35%) Data Science
12 58 (21.97%) Banking
13 53 (20.08%) Analytical Skills
14 45 (17.05%) Front Office
15 44 (16.67%) AWS
16 43 (16.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 43 (16.29%) Software Engineering
17 41 (15.53%) Physics
18 40 (15.15%) Azure
18 40 (15.15%) Problem-Solving
19 38 (14.39%) Apache Spark
19 38 (14.39%) JavaScript
20 37 (14.02%) GCP
20 37 (14.02%) Test Automation
21 33 (12.50%) C++
21 33 (12.50%) Risk Management
22 31 (11.74%) Big Data
23 28 (10.61%) Docker
23 28 (10.61%) Visualisation

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 38 (14.39%) Apache Spark
2 10 (3.79%) Jupyter
3 9 (3.41%) Apache
4 5 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (1.89%) IIS
4 5 (1.89%) SAS
5 2 (0.76%) Apache Airflow
5 2 (0.76%) Apache Pig
5 2 (0.76%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.38%) Confluence
6 1 (0.38%) DNN
Applications
1 18 (6.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.76%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.38%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.76%) Oracle AML
2 1 (0.38%) Eikon
2 1 (0.38%) FINCAD Analytics
2 1 (0.38%) Front Arena
2 1 (0.38%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.38%) PolarLake
2 1 (0.38%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
2 1 (0.38%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 44 (16.67%) AWS
2 40 (15.15%) Azure
3 37 (14.02%) GCP
4 9 (3.41%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (2.27%) GitHub
5 6 (2.27%) OpenShift
5 6 (2.27%) Power Platform
6 3 (1.14%) Amazon EKS
6 3 (1.14%) SaaS
7 2 (0.76%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.76%) Serverless
8 1 (0.38%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.38%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.38%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.38%) AWS Step Functions
8 1 (0.38%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.44%) SSL
2 14 (5.30%) HTTPS
3 5 (1.89%) Kerberos
4 3 (1.14%) DVB
4 3 (1.14%) Internet
4 3 (1.14%) SSH
5 2 (0.76%) Intranet
5 2 (0.76%) Skype
5 2 (0.76%) WebEx
6 1 (0.38%) LAN
6 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.38%) WAN
6 1 (0.38%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (11.74%) Big Data
2 25 (9.47%) NoSQL
3 22 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 18 (6.82%) Hadoop
5 14 (5.30%) Data Mining
5 14 (5.30%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (4.92%) Apache Cassandra
7 12 (4.55%) MongoDB
8 11 (4.17%) Tick Data
9 10 (3.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (3.41%) Oracle Database
11 8 (3.03%) Neo4j
11 8 (3.03%) Relational Database
12 7 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (2.27%) HBase
13 6 (2.27%) Power BI
14 5 (1.89%) Amazon Redshift
14 5 (1.89%) Flink
14 5 (1.89%) MySQL
14 5 (1.89%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 20 (7.58%) Git (software)
1 20 (7.58%) JIRA
2 11 (4.17%) Visual Studio
3 10 (3.79%) Octopus Deploy
3 10 (3.79%) Subversion
3 10 (3.79%) TeamCity
4 9 (3.41%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.52%) Artifactory
5 4 (1.52%) Bower
5 4 (1.52%) Grunt
5 4 (1.52%) gulp
6 3 (1.14%) RStudio
7 2 (0.76%) ERwin
7 2 (0.76%) Maven
7 2 (0.76%) Selenium
7 2 (0.76%) webpack
8 1 (0.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.38%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.38%) NetBeans
8 1 (0.38%) TestNG
General
1 97 (36.74%) Finance
2 58 (21.97%) Banking
3 45 (17.05%) Front Office
4 24 (9.09%) Investment Banking
5 13 (4.92%) Marketing
6 11 (4.17%) Retail
7 8 (3.03%) Public Sector
8 6 (2.27%) Publishing
9 5 (1.89%) Legal
9 5 (1.89%) Telecoms
10 4 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (1.52%) Retail Banking
11 3 (1.14%) Electronics
11 3 (1.14%) Games
12 2 (0.76%) Back Office
12 2 (0.76%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.76%) International Banking
12 2 (0.76%) Social Science
13 1 (0.38%) Local Government
13 1 (0.38%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 119 (45.08%) Developer
2 44 (16.67%) Data Scientist
3 38 (14.39%) Analyst
4 37 (14.02%) Quantitative Developer
5 35 (13.26%) C# Developer
6 24 (9.09%) Java Developer
7 21 (7.95%) Python Developer
8 17 (6.44%) Senior Data Scientist
9 14 (5.30%) Angular Developer
9 14 (5.30%) Data Analyst
10 13 (4.92%) Front Office Developer
11 12 (4.55%) Business Analyst
12 11 (4.17%) Electronic Trading Developer
12 11 (4.17%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
13 10 (3.79%) C++ Developer
13 10 (3.79%) GUI Developer
13 10 (3.79%) Java GUI Developer
13 10 (3.79%) Java Quantitative Developer
13 10 (3.79%) Software Engineer
14 9 (3.41%) C++ Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (9.47%) Kafka
1 25 (9.47%) React
2 23 (8.71%) .NET
3 16 (6.06%) AngularJS
3 16 (6.06%) HTML
3 16 (6.06%) WPF
4 15 (5.68%) Guice
4 15 (5.68%) Spring
5 14 (5.30%) JAAS
5 14 (5.30%) Spring Security
5 14 (5.30%) TensorFlow
6 13 (4.92%) RESTful
7 12 (4.55%) CSS
8 11 (4.17%) Pandas
8 11 (4.17%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 10 (3.79%) Web Services
10 9 (3.41%) .NET Framework
10 9 (3.41%) jQuery
11 8 (3.03%) ASP.NET
11 8 (3.03%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 53 (20.08%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (16.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 26 (9.85%) Algorithms
4 24 (9.09%) Fixed Income
5 22 (8.33%) Derivative
6 12 (4.55%) Data Structures
7 10 (3.79%) Self-Motivation
8 9 (3.41%) Hedge funds
8 9 (3.41%) Virtual Team
9 8 (3.03%) Credit Risk
9 8 (3.03%) Market Risk
10 5 (1.89%) Cloud Native
11 4 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
11 4 (1.52%) Life Science
11 4 (1.52%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.52%) Public Cloud
11 4 (1.52%) Social Media
12 3 (1.14%) Interactive TV
12 3 (1.14%) IPTV
12 3 (1.14%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 13 (4.92%) Linux
2 9 (3.41%) Windows
3 6 (2.27%) Unix
4 3 (1.14%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.38%) Android
5 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (46.59%) Computer Science
2 81 (30.68%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (29.92%) Statistics
4 68 (25.76%) Analytics
5 67 (25.38%) Machine Learning
6 59 (22.35%) Data Science
7 43 (16.29%) Software Engineering
8 41 (15.53%) Physics
9 40 (15.15%) Problem-Solving
10 37 (14.02%) Test Automation
11 33 (12.50%) Risk Management
12 28 (10.61%) Visualisation
13 26 (9.85%) Artificial Intelligence
14 24 (9.09%) OO
14 24 (9.09%) SDLC
15 23 (8.71%) Microservices
16 20 (7.58%) Continuous Delivery
16 20 (7.58%) Continuous Integration
16 20 (7.58%) Data Analysis
16 20 (7.58%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 120 (45.45%) Python
2 84 (31.82%) SQL
3 75 (28.41%) Java
4 59 (22.35%) C#
5 38 (14.39%) JavaScript
6 33 (12.50%) C++
7 25 (9.47%) R
8 24 (9.09%) Scala
9 16 (6.06%) Java 8
10 15 (5.68%) Kotlin
11 13 (4.92%) VBA
12 8 (3.03%) T-SQL
12 8 (3.03%) TypeScript
13 7 (2.65%) C
13 7 (2.65%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.52%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.52%) VB
14 4 (1.52%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.76%) Lua
15 2 (0.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 117 (44.32%) Degree
2 26 (9.85%) PhD
3 24 (9.09%) Master's Degree
3 24 (9.09%) Numerate Degree
4 19 (7.20%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (1.89%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.89%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.14%) ISEB
6 3 (1.14%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.76%) MBA
8 1 (0.38%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.38%) CAPM
8 1 (0.38%) CCNA
8 1 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.38%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.38%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.38%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.58%) QA
2 4 (1.52%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.14%) GDPR
System Software
1 28 (10.61%) Docker
2 2 (0.76%) HDFS
2 2 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 23 (8.71%) Kubernetes
2 14 (5.30%) Prometheus
2 14 (5.30%) Zipkin
3 8 (3.03%) Ansible
4 4 (1.52%) Terraform
5 3 (1.14%) Kibana
5 3 (1.14%) logstash
6 1 (0.38%) Kubeflow
Vendors
1 21 (7.95%) Microsoft
2 20 (7.58%) Oracle
3 14 (5.30%) Google
4 11 (4.17%) Tableau
5 8 (3.03%) Murex
6 5 (1.89%) Bloomberg
7 4 (1.52%) SAP
8 3 (1.14%) Cognos
9 2 (0.76%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (0.76%) Sencha
9 2 (0.76%) Sybase
9 2 (0.76%) VMware
9 2 (0.76%) Zend
10 1 (0.38%) CA Agile Central
10 1 (0.38%) Cloudera
10 1 (0.38%) Databricks
10 1 (0.38%) FactSet
10 1 (0.38%) MapR
10 1 (0.38%) Splunk
10 1 (0.38%) StreamSets