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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Numerate Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 19 May 2022 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)
England > London
6 months to
19 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 509 413 399
Rank change year-on-year -96 -14 +134
Contract jobs citing Numerate Degree 79 61 28
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.20% 0.25% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.32% 1.45% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 36 19
10th Percentile £448 £441 £345
25th Percentile £600 £555 £393
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £800 £600 £575
Median % change year-on-year +33.33% +4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £850 £750 £625
90th Percentile £903 - -
England median daily rate £750 £600 £500
% change year-on-year +25.00% +20.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £44.00 £42.50 £31.84
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £33.68
Median % change year-on-year - +33.63% -
75th Percentile £46.00 £47.50 £35.51
90th Percentile - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £26.12 £33.68
% change year-on-year +72.31% -22.45% +3.73%

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 London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 5,995 4,212 3,919
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.51% 17.54% 19.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,169 2,889 2,674
10th Percentile £375 £329 £300
25th Percentile £463 £425 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £513 £500
Median % change year-on-year +7.32% +2.50% -1.48%
75th Percentile £650 £603 £600
90th Percentile £738 £695 £657
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 66 59
10th Percentile £23.84 £19.56 £18.00
25th Percentile £25.68 £26.65 £21.43
Median hourly rate £44.13 £37.50 £33.68
Median % change year-on-year +17.67% +11.36% +12.25%
75th Percentile £49.25 £49.90 £47.83
90th Percentile £65.25 £59.88 £52.40
England median hourly rate £41.50 £37.80 £27.99
% change year-on-year +9.79% +35.05% -3.48%

Numerate Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Numerate Degree in London

Numerate Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for Numerate Degree in London

Numerate Degree
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Numerate Degree in London over the 6 months to 19 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Numerate Degree in London

Numerate Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Hourly rate trend for Numerate Degree in London

Numerate Degree
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 Numerate Degree within the London region over the 6 months to 19 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -34 11 £165 -70.67% 4
South London - 9 £800 -
West London -4 2 £513 +15.20% 2
Numerate Degree
England

For the 6 months to 19 May 2022, 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 London region with a requirement for Numerate Degree.

1 79 (100.00%) Degree
2 70 (88.61%) Mathematics
3 54 (68.35%) Computer Science
4 43 (54.43%) Java
5 41 (51.90%) SQL
5 41 (51.90%) Social Skills
6 38 (48.10%) C++
7 37 (46.84%) Finance
8 36 (45.57%) C#
9 32 (40.51%) Analytical Skills
10 29 (36.71%) Front Office
10 29 (36.71%) Agile
11 28 (35.44%) Physics
12 27 (34.18%) Jenkins
13 23 (29.11%) Banking
13 23 (29.11%) DevOps
13 23 (29.11%) Computer Science Degree
13 23 (29.11%) CI/CD
14 21 (26.58%) Performance Tuning
14 21 (26.58%) Continuous Integration
14 21 (26.58%) Oracle
15 20 (25.32%) Visual Studio
15 20 (25.32%) Python
15 20 (25.32%) IntelliJ
15 20 (25.32%) IBM
15 20 (25.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 20 (25.32%) Software Engineering
15 20 (25.32%) Relational Database
15 20 (25.32%) Data Structures
15 20 (25.32%) Algorithms

Numerate Degree
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 19 (24.05%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (2.53%) IIS
2 2 (2.53%) SAS
3 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (11.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (5.06%) SPSS
3 2 (2.53%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (2.53%) Stata
4 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.27%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.59%) Azure
2 2 (2.53%) Azure Cosmos DB
3 1 (1.27%) AWS
3 1 (1.27%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (25.32%) Relational Database
2 18 (22.78%) Oracle Database
2 18 (22.78%) Oracle Database 12c
3 16 (20.25%) Oracle Database 11g
4 12 (15.19%) SQL Server
5 10 (12.66%) KDB
6 8 (10.13%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.53%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (2.53%) MySQL
7 2 (2.53%) SQLite
8 1 (1.27%) dBASE
8 1 (1.27%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.27%) MS Access
8 1 (1.27%) Power BI
8 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.27%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 27 (34.18%) Jenkins
2 20 (25.32%) IntelliJ
2 20 (25.32%) Visual Studio
3 18 (22.78%) Bitbucket
3 18 (22.78%) SonarQube
4 11 (13.92%) Git (software)
5 3 (3.80%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.53%) JUnit
6 2 (2.53%) NUnit
7 1 (1.27%) Appium
7 1 (1.27%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.27%) JIRA
7 1 (1.27%) Maven
7 1 (1.27%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.27%) REST Assured
7 1 (1.27%) Selenium
7 1 (1.27%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.27%) TestNG
7 1 (1.27%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.27%) Zephyr
General
1 41 (51.90%) Social Skills
2 37 (46.84%) Finance
3 32 (40.51%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (36.71%) Front Office
5 23 (29.11%) Banking
6 14 (17.72%) Investment Banking
7 10 (12.66%) Presentation Skills
8 5 (6.33%) Legal
9 4 (5.06%) Back Office
10 2 (2.53%) Documentation Skills
11 1 (1.27%) Billing
11 1 (1.27%) Financial Institution
11 1 (1.27%) German Language
11 1 (1.27%) Social Science
Job Titles
1 40 (50.63%) Developer
2 29 (36.71%) Java Developer
3 26 (32.91%) Analyst
4 16 (20.25%) DevOps Developer
5 12 (15.19%) Data Analyst
6 8 (10.13%) Architect
6 8 (10.13%) Technical Architect
7 7 (8.86%) Front Office Developer
7 7 (8.86%) Qualitative Analyst
7 7 (8.86%) Quantitative Analyst
8 6 (7.59%) Lead Developer
8 6 (7.59%) Lead DevOps
8 6 (7.59%) Lead Java Developer
8 6 (7.59%) Senior Developer
8 6 (7.59%) Technical Developer
8 6 (7.59%) Technical Leader
9 5 (6.33%) Business Analyst
10 4 (5.06%) Analyst Developer
10 4 (5.06%) Quantitative Developer
10 4 (5.06%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.13%) FIX Protocol
1 8 (10.13%) FpML
1 8 (10.13%) Middleware
2 7 (8.86%) .NET
3 5 (6.33%) AngularJS
4 4 (5.06%) React
5 3 (3.80%) ASP.NET
5 3 (3.80%) HTML
5 3 (3.80%) JSON
6 2 (2.53%) .NET Core
6 2 (2.53%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.53%) Blazor
6 2 (2.53%) CSS
6 2 (2.53%) Entity Framework
6 2 (2.53%) HTML5
6 2 (2.53%) JPA
6 2 (2.53%) PowerMock
6 2 (2.53%) RESTful
6 2 (2.53%) Vue.js
7 1 (1.27%) PyTorch
Miscellaneous
1 20 (25.32%) Algorithms
1 20 (25.32%) Data Structures
1 20 (25.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 16 (20.25%) Derivative
3 14 (17.72%) Fixed Income
4 3 (3.80%) Credit Risk
4 3 (3.80%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (3.80%) Equities
4 3 (3.80%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 3 (3.80%) Swaptions
5 2 (2.53%) Analytical Mindset
5 2 (2.53%) Hedge funds
5 2 (2.53%) OTC Derivatives
5 2 (2.53%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.27%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.27%) Reinsurance
6 1 (1.27%) Renewable Energy
6 1 (1.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.13%) Linux
2 3 (3.80%) Windows
3 2 (2.53%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (88.61%) Mathematics
2 54 (68.35%) Computer Science
3 29 (36.71%) Agile
4 28 (35.44%) Physics
5 23 (29.11%) CI/CD
5 23 (29.11%) DevOps
6 21 (26.58%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (26.58%) Performance Tuning
7 20 (25.32%) Software Engineering
8 19 (24.05%) Performance Testing
9 16 (20.25%) OO
9 16 (20.25%) Problem-Solving
10 13 (16.46%) Analytics
10 13 (16.46%) Scrum
10 13 (16.46%) Statistics
11 12 (15.19%) Economics
12 11 (13.92%) High Availability
12 11 (13.92%) Kanban
12 11 (13.92%) Risk Management
13 10 (12.66%) Algorithmic Trading
Programming Languages
1 43 (54.43%) Java
2 41 (51.90%) SQL
3 38 (48.10%) C++
4 36 (45.57%) C#
5 20 (25.32%) Python
6 4 (5.06%) JavaScript
6 4 (5.06%) R
7 3 (3.80%) VBA
8 1 (1.27%) ES6
Qualifications
1 79 (100.00%) Degree
2 23 (29.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (8.86%) PhD
4 4 (5.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (3.80%) APMG
5 3 (3.80%) IIBA
5 3 (3.80%) ISEB
6 1 (1.27%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.27%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.27%) Postgraduate
6 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) IFRS
1 3 (3.80%) Solvency II
2 2 (2.53%) Basel III
2 2 (2.53%) CRD IV
2 2 (2.53%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.27%) GDPR
3 1 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (22.78%) ITRS Geneos
2 8 (10.13%) Ansible
Vendors
1 21 (26.58%) Oracle
2 20 (25.32%) IBM
3 5 (6.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.33%) Murex
4 3 (3.80%) Charles River
5 2 (2.53%) Databricks
5 2 (2.53%) ESRI
5 2 (2.53%) Informatica
5 2 (2.53%) Telerik