Period
to 19 July 2018

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 July 2018 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 541 509 550
Rank change year-on-year -32 +41 -22
Contract jobs citing Numerate Degree 99 98 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.21% 0.23% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.29% 1.39% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 77 70
London median daily rate £538 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.27% +10.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £312 £396 £295
90th Percentile £750 £688 £625
England median daily rate £500 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
London median hourly rate £13.00 - -
England median hourly rate £13.75 £24.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year -44.61% +46.03% -24.44%

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 7,694 7,068 7,868
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 16.66% 16.88% 17.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,987 4,688 5,451
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £281 £300 £270
90th Percentile £675 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 148 87
London median hourly rate £21.50 £21.55 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.23% +7.75% -1.98%
10th Percentile £14.23 £13.31 £12.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £49.78
England median hourly rate £25.00 £29.84 £27.50
% change year-on-year -16.21% +8.49% +23.99%

Numerate Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Numerate Degree in London

Numerate Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Numerate Degree in London

Numerate Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Numerate Degree in London over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Numerate Degree in London

Numerate Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor 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 July 2018. 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 -36 20 £496 -5.52% 15
West London - 5 £525 - 6
East London -20 2 - - 1
South London - 1 £400 - 1
Numerate Degree
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, 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 97 (97.98%) Degree
2 68 (68.69%) Mathematics
3 55 (55.56%) Computer Science
4 52 (52.53%) Java
5 38 (38.38%) Python
6 37 (37.37%) SQL
6 37 (37.37%) Analytics
7 29 (29.29%) Finance
7 29 (29.29%) Computer Science Degree
8 26 (26.26%) Problem-Solving
8 26 (26.26%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (26.26%) Electronic Trading
9 25 (25.25%) Statistics
9 25 (25.25%) Banking
9 25 (25.25%) Front Office
10 23 (23.23%) SAS
11 21 (21.21%) OO
11 21 (21.21%) Physics
12 19 (19.19%) Release Management
12 19 (19.19%) Multithreading
12 19 (19.19%) Analytical Skills
13 17 (17.17%) R
13 17 (17.17%) Test Strategy
13 17 (17.17%) OOP
14 16 (16.16%) Quantitative Research
15 15 (15.15%) C#
15 15 (15.15%) C++
15 15 (15.15%) Big Data
16 14 (14.14%) Economics
16 14 (14.14%) E-Commerce

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 23 (23.23%) SAS
2 8 (8.08%) Apache Spark
3 5 (5.05%) nginx
3 5 (5.05%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.03%) DataSynapse
5 2 (2.02%) Apache Pig
5 2 (2.02%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.01%) Apache
6 1 (1.01%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (1.01%) IIS
6 1 (1.01%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (13.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (6.06%) SPSS
3 3 (3.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.01%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.06%) Google Analytics
2 6 (6.06%) PaaS
3 5 (5.05%) Adobe Analytics
4 4 (4.04%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (2.02%) Amazon S3
5 2 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.01%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.01%) GitHub
6 1 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.01%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.05%) Kerberos
2 2 (2.02%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.15%) Big Data
2 10 (10.10%) Hadoop
3 9 (9.09%) MongoDB
4 7 (7.07%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (7.07%) Apache Hive
4 7 (7.07%) HBase
4 7 (7.07%) NoSQL
5 6 (6.06%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (6.06%) MySQL
5 6 (6.06%) SQL Server
6 5 (5.05%) Cloudera CDH
6 5 (5.05%) Impala
6 5 (5.05%) SAS Visual Analytics
7 4 (4.04%) KDB
8 3 (3.03%) Relational Database
9 2 (2.02%) Data Lake
9 2 (2.02%) HDInsight
9 2 (2.02%) InfluxDB
9 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (7.07%) Jenkins
2 5 (5.05%) Subversion
3 4 (4.04%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.04%) JIRA
4 3 (3.03%) Bitbucket
4 3 (3.03%) Selenium
4 3 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.02%) Appium
6 1 (1.01%) Maven
6 1 (1.01%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.01%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.01%) WebDriver
General
1 29 (29.29%) Finance
2 25 (25.25%) Banking
2 25 (25.25%) Front Office
3 11 (11.11%) Retail
4 7 (7.07%) Investment Banking
5 4 (4.04%) Marketing
6 1 (1.01%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 43 (43.43%) Developer
2 33 (33.33%) Analyst
3 32 (32.32%) Java Developer
4 20 (20.20%) Front Office Developer
5 17 (17.17%) Senior Developer
6 15 (15.15%) Data Analyst
6 15 (15.15%) Senior Java Developer
7 14 (14.14%) Insight Analyst
8 11 (11.11%) Data Insight Analyst
8 11 (11.11%) Insight Data Analyst
8 11 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
9 10 (10.10%) Quantitative Developer
10 9 (9.09%) Java Quantitative Developer
11 8 (8.08%) Electronic Trading Developer
11 8 (8.08%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
12 7 (7.07%) Low Latency Java Developer
12 7 (7.07%) SQL Analyst
13 6 (6.06%) Data Scientist
14 5 (5.05%) Big Data Engineer
14 5 (5.05%) Senior Insight Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.10%) .NET
2 6 (6.06%) Kafka
3 5 (5.05%) LDAP
3 5 (5.05%) LEMP Stack
3 5 (5.05%) Sensu
4 4 (4.04%) .NET Framework
4 4 (4.04%) ASP.NET
5 3 (3.03%) Middleware
5 3 (3.03%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (3.03%) Web Services
6 2 (2.02%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (2.02%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.02%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 2 (2.02%) Hibernate
6 2 (2.02%) JMS
6 2 (2.02%) OpenCL
6 2 (2.02%) RESTful
6 2 (2.02%) Spring
6 2 (2.02%) STL
6 2 (2.02%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 55 (55.56%) Computer Science
2 19 (19.19%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (8.08%) Grid Computing
5 7 (7.07%) Data Structures
5 7 (7.07%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (5.05%) Algorithms
6 5 (5.05%) Credit Risk
6 5 (5.05%) Derivative
6 5 (5.05%) Equities
7 2 (2.02%) CUDA
7 2 (2.02%) Fintech
7 2 (2.02%) Fixed Income
7 2 (2.02%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.01%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.01%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (1.01%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.01%) Life Science
8 1 (1.01%) Swaptions
8 1 (1.01%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.12%) Linux
2 8 (8.08%) Windows
3 5 (5.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (5.05%) Windows Server
3 5 (5.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.04%) Unix
5 2 (2.02%) Android
5 2 (2.02%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (68.69%) Mathematics
2 37 (37.37%) Analytics
3 26 (26.26%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (26.26%) Electronic Trading
3 26 (26.26%) Problem-Solving
4 25 (25.25%) Statistics
5 21 (21.21%) OO
5 21 (21.21%) Physics
6 19 (19.19%) Multithreading
6 19 (19.19%) Release Management
7 17 (17.17%) OOP
7 17 (17.17%) Test Strategy
8 16 (16.16%) Quantitative Research
9 14 (14.14%) E-Commerce
9 14 (14.14%) Economics
10 13 (13.13%) Data Science
11 12 (12.12%) Data Analysis
12 11 (11.11%) SDLC
13 10 (10.10%) DevOps
14 9 (9.09%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 52 (52.53%) Java
2 38 (38.38%) Python
3 37 (37.37%) SQL
4 17 (17.17%) R
5 15 (15.15%) C#
5 15 (15.15%) C++
6 6 (6.06%) Bash Shell
7 5 (5.05%) Java 8
8 4 (4.04%) Ruby
8 4 (4.04%) Scala
9 3 (3.03%) C
9 3 (3.03%) JavaScript
9 3 (3.03%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.03%) VB
10 2 (2.02%) Apple Swift
10 2 (2.02%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.01%) Perl
11 1 (1.01%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.01%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.01%) VBA
Qualifications
1 97 (97.98%) Degree
2 29 (29.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (4.04%) Master's Degree
4 3 (3.03%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.03%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.02%) MBA
5 2 (2.02%) PhD
6 1 (1.01%) AWS Certification
6 1 (1.01%) ISEB
6 1 (1.01%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.01%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.01%) PMP
6 1 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.06%) QA
2 5 (5.05%) IFRS
2 5 (5.05%) IFRS 9
3 1 (1.01%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.01%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (1.01%) EMIR
3 1 (1.01%) MiFID
System Software
1 7 (7.07%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (6.06%) Ansible
2 5 (5.05%) Oozie
2 5 (5.05%) Salt
3 1 (1.01%) HP ALM
3 1 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.01%) Prometheus
3 1 (1.01%) Puppet
3 1 (1.01%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (13.13%) Tableau
2 9 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.07%) Google
3 7 (7.07%) Oracle
4 6 (6.06%) Bloomberg
4 6 (6.06%) SaltStack
5 5 (5.05%) Adobe
5 5 (5.05%) Cloudera
6 3 (3.03%) Sybase
7 2 (2.02%) Alteryx
7 2 (2.02%) Intel
7 2 (2.02%) Splunk
8 1 (1.01%) HP
8 1 (1.01%) New Relic
8 1 (1.01%) Optimizely
8 1 (1.01%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.01%) Teradata