Period
to 24 September 2021

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 24 September 2021 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
24 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 483 315 540
Rank change year-on-year -168 +225 +25
Contract jobs citing Numerate Degree 76 43 34
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.22% 0.32% 0.088%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.46% 1.51% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 20 30
10th Percentile £450 £346 £316
25th Percentile £470 £350 £475
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £563 £481 £575
Median % change year-on-year +16.88% -16.30% +19.17%
75th Percentile £750 £650 £613
90th Percentile £800 £654 £659
England median daily rate £563 £500 £513
% change year-on-year +12.50% -2.44% +6.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £66.00 £38.50 -
Median % change year-on-year +71.43% - -
England median hourly rate £30.73 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year +2.42% -7.69% +124.14%

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 5,192 2,847 6,133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.27% 21.25% 15.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,475 1,988 4,202
10th Percentile £350 £313 £310
25th Percentile £438 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £540 £500 £506
Median % change year-on-year +8.00% -1.23% +1.25%
75th Percentile £638 £588 £600
90th Percentile £725 £663 £700
England median daily rate £500 £480 £475
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 36 95
10th Percentile £14.57 £15.97 £12.05
25th Percentile £20.66 £19.99 £18.70
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.25 £30.00
Median % change year-on-year -0.71% +17.50% +50.00%
75th Percentile £49.59 £45.38 £50.63
90th Percentile £62.20 £47.83 £53.45
England median hourly rate £33.00 £33.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year -2.22% -15.63% +77.50%

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 24 September 2021.

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 24 September 2021. 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 -71 5 £563 +60.71% 3
West London - 5 £525 - 1
Numerate Degree
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 2021, 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 75 (98.68%) Degree
2 56 (73.68%) Mathematics
3 38 (50.00%) Social Skills
4 36 (47.37%) Computer Science
5 34 (44.74%) Python
6 31 (40.79%) SQL
7 27 (35.53%) Finance
7 27 (35.53%) Azure
8 26 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (34.21%) Analytics
9 23 (30.26%) C#
10 22 (28.95%) Analytical Skills
11 21 (27.63%) Presentation Skills
11 21 (27.63%) Software Engineering
11 21 (27.63%) Test Automation
12 19 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
12 19 (25.00%) SQL Server
12 19 (25.00%) Machine Learning
12 19 (25.00%) Git (software)
13 18 (23.68%) Microsoft
13 18 (23.68%) Java
14 17 (22.37%) C++
14 17 (22.37%) .NET
14 17 (22.37%) Visualisation
15 16 (21.05%) Artificial Intelligence
16 15 (19.74%) R
17 14 (18.42%) DevOps
17 14 (18.42%) Algorithms
17 14 (18.42%) Public Sector
17 14 (18.42%) Data Science

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 11 (14.47%) Apache Spark
2 8 (10.53%) Oracle Coherence
3 3 (3.95%) Documentum
3 3 (3.95%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (15.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (5.26%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.32%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) SAP PM
2 2 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (35.53%) Azure
2 12 (15.79%) AWS
3 10 (13.16%) Azure Data Factory
3 10 (13.16%) Azure Functions
3 10 (13.16%) GCP
3 10 (13.16%) Serverless
4 5 (6.58%) Azure Cosmos DB
5 3 (3.95%) Microsoft 365
5 3 (3.95%) Power Platform
6 1 (1.32%) Azure Machine Learning
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.53%) Oracle Database
2 8 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
2 8 (10.53%) Oracle Database 12c
2 8 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 6 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (6.58%) MySQL
5 3 (3.95%) Blockchain
5 3 (3.95%) EDMS
5 3 (3.95%) Metadata
5 3 (3.95%) Power BI
6 1 (1.32%) MS Access
6 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 19 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (11.84%) Visual Studio
3 8 (10.53%) Bitbucket
3 8 (10.53%) IntelliJ
3 8 (10.53%) Jenkins
3 8 (10.53%) SonarQube
3 8 (10.53%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.32%) GCC
4 1 (1.32%) IDA Disassembler
4 1 (1.32%) JUnit
4 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 38 (50.00%) Social Skills
2 27 (35.53%) Finance
3 22 (28.95%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (27.63%) Presentation Skills
5 14 (18.42%) Back Office
5 14 (18.42%) Public Sector
6 12 (15.79%) Documentation Skills
7 10 (13.16%) Front Office
8 9 (11.84%) Banking
9 5 (6.58%) Investment Banking
10 3 (3.95%) Legal
11 2 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 32 (42.11%) Developer
2 19 (25.00%) Analyst
3 14 (18.42%) Data Scientist
4 10 (13.16%) Data Analyst
5 9 (11.84%) .NET Developer
5 9 (11.84%) Java Developer
5 9 (11.84%) Python Developer
5 9 (11.84%) Quantitative Developer
6 8 (10.53%) Azure Developer
6 8 (10.53%) Full Stack Developer
6 8 (10.53%) Technical Leader
7 6 (7.89%) Business Analyst
8 4 (5.26%) Banking Analyst
8 4 (5.26%) Insurance Business Analyst
9 3 (3.95%) Analyst Developer
9 3 (3.95%) Front Office Developer
9 3 (3.95%) Low Latency Java Developer
9 3 (3.95%) Qualitative Analyst
9 3 (3.95%) Quantitative Analyst
9 3 (3.95%) Quantitative Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (22.37%) .NET
2 8 (10.53%) .NET Core
2 8 (10.53%) .NET Framework
2 8 (10.53%) AngularJS
2 8 (10.53%) ASP.NET
2 8 (10.53%) Blazor
2 8 (10.53%) CSS
2 8 (10.53%) Entity Framework
2 8 (10.53%) HTML
2 8 (10.53%) HTML5
2 8 (10.53%) JSON
2 8 (10.53%) RESTful
3 1 (1.32%) PyTorch
3 1 (1.32%) REST
3 1 (1.32%) scikit-learn
3 1 (1.32%) Swing
3 1 (1.32%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.42%) Algorithms
2 9 (11.84%) Tandem
3 6 (7.89%) Management Information System
4 5 (6.58%) User Experience
5 3 (3.95%) Analytical Mindset
5 3 (3.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (3.95%) Robotics
6 2 (2.63%) Taxonomies
7 1 (1.32%) Derivative
7 1 (1.32%) Equities
7 1 (1.32%) FMCG
7 1 (1.32%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 1 (1.32%) Market Risk
7 1 (1.32%) NHS
7 1 (1.32%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.84%) Windows
2 8 (10.53%) Windows Server
2 8 (10.53%) Windows Server 2016
3 1 (1.32%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (73.68%) Mathematics
2 36 (47.37%) Computer Science
3 26 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (34.21%) Analytics
4 21 (27.63%) Software Engineering
4 21 (27.63%) Test Automation
5 19 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (25.00%) Machine Learning
6 17 (22.37%) Visualisation
7 16 (21.05%) Artificial Intelligence
8 14 (18.42%) Data Science
8 14 (18.42%) DevOps
9 13 (17.11%) OO
9 13 (17.11%) OOP
10 12 (15.79%) Linear Regression
10 12 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
11 11 (14.47%) Data Analytics
11 11 (14.47%) Data Munging
11 11 (14.47%) Data Visualisation
11 11 (14.47%) The Twelve-Factor App
Programming Languages
1 34 (44.74%) Python
2 31 (40.79%) SQL
3 23 (30.26%) C#
4 18 (23.68%) Java
5 17 (22.37%) C++
6 15 (19.74%) R
7 8 (10.53%) JavaScript
8 5 (6.58%) Java 8
9 2 (2.63%) VBA
10 1 (1.32%) Assembly Language
10 1 (1.32%) C
10 1 (1.32%) VB
10 1 (1.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 75 (98.68%) Degree
2 11 (14.47%) PhD
3 5 (6.58%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) GDPR
2 2 (2.63%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 8 (10.53%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (2.63%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.32%) Control-M
Vendors
1 18 (23.68%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.53%) ESRI
2 8 (10.53%) IBM
2 8 (10.53%) Oracle
2 8 (10.53%) Splunk
2 8 (10.53%) Telerik
3 5 (6.58%) Databricks
4 3 (3.95%) OpenText
4 3 (3.95%) SAP
5 2 (2.63%) Google
6 1 (1.32%) Intel
6 1 (1.32%) Optimizely