Period
to 5 May 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 5 May 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
5 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 398 412 529
Rank change year-on-year +14 +117 -4
Contract jobs citing Numerate Degree 62 32 82
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.27% 0.15% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.49% 0.76% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 22 59
10th Percentile £441 £345 £458
25th Percentile £555 £433 £525
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £600 £560
Median % change year-on-year - +7.14% -2.61%
75th Percentile £713 £625 £650
90th Percentile £750 £715 £740
England median daily rate £600 £500 £550
% change year-on-year +20.00% -9.09% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £33.68 -
Median % change year-on-year +33.63% - -
England median hourly rate £27.73 £36.84 £32.47
% change year-on-year -24.72% +13.47% +149.73%

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 4,174 4,224 6,786
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.88% 19.18% 16.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,872 2,888 4,511
10th Percentile £328 £300 £300
25th Percentile £425 £400 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £513 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +2.50% - -
75th Percentile £600 £600 £600
90th Percentile £688 £663 £688
England median daily rate £490 £475 £470
% change year-on-year +3.16% +1.06% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 66 107
10th Percentile £16.18 £16.54 £14.40
25th Percentile £24.00 £20.56 £18.57
Median hourly rate £36.50 £31.86 £30.00
Median % change year-on-year +14.55% +6.21% +42.86%
75th Percentile £47.50 £47.83 £47.09
90th Percentile £59.35 £52.63 £53.75
England median hourly rate £39.25 £27.50 £29.45
% change year-on-year +42.73% -6.62% +30.89%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +32 5 £563 +9.76% 8
West London +20 1 £445 -4.30% 1
Numerate Degree
England

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 62 (100.00%) Degree
2 46 (74.19%) Mathematics
3 41 (66.13%) Computer Science
4 37 (59.68%) Java
5 30 (48.39%) Banking
6 29 (46.77%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (43.55%) Investment Banking
7 27 (43.55%) Apache Spark
8 26 (41.94%) TDD
9 25 (40.32%) Front Office
10 24 (38.71%) Economics
10 24 (38.71%) Hadoop
11 22 (35.48%) Scala
11 22 (35.48%) BDD
12 21 (33.87%) Scrum
13 19 (30.65%) Finance
13 19 (30.65%) Python
14 16 (25.81%) Social Skills
15 12 (19.35%) Software Engineering
16 11 (17.74%) C++
17 10 (16.13%) SQL
18 9 (14.52%) PhD
19 8 (12.90%) Microsoft Excel
19 8 (12.90%) R
19 8 (12.90%) Azure
20 7 (11.29%) AWS
20 7 (11.29%) Statistics
20 7 (11.29%) Low Latency
21 6 (9.68%) Machine Learning
21 6 (9.68%) Analytical Skills

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 27 (43.55%) Apache Spark
2 4 (6.45%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (3.23%) SAS
4 1 (1.61%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (1.61%) Documentum
4 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (12.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (6.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (6.45%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.23%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (3.23%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.61%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.90%) Azure
2 7 (11.29%) AWS
3 5 (8.06%) Azure Data Factory
3 5 (8.06%) Azure Functions
3 5 (8.06%) Serverless
4 4 (6.45%) GCP
5 2 (3.23%) Power Platform
6 1 (1.61%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (38.71%) Hadoop
2 4 (6.45%) Oracle Database
2 4 (6.45%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (6.45%) Oracle Database 12c
2 4 (6.45%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.23%) Power BI
3 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.61%) Big Data
4 1 (1.61%) Blockchain
4 1 (1.61%) Data Lake
4 1 (1.61%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.61%) EDMS
4 1 (1.61%) GIS
4 1 (1.61%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.45%) Bitbucket
2 4 (6.45%) IntelliJ
2 4 (6.45%) Jenkins
2 4 (6.45%) SonarQube
2 4 (6.45%) TeamCity
2 4 (6.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 30 (48.39%) Banking
2 27 (43.55%) Investment Banking
3 25 (40.32%) Front Office
4 19 (30.65%) Finance
5 16 (25.81%) Social Skills
6 6 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (9.68%) Back Office
7 4 (6.45%) Public Sector
8 3 (4.84%) Marketing
8 3 (4.84%) Presentation Skills
9 2 (3.23%) Legal
9 2 (3.23%) Retail
10 1 (1.61%) Local Government
10 1 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (1.61%) Publishing
10 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (61.29%) Developer
2 24 (38.71%) Java Developer
3 12 (19.35%) Analyst
4 8 (12.90%) Senior Developer
5 6 (9.68%) Low Latency Java Developer
5 6 (9.68%) Scala Developer
5 6 (9.68%) Senior Scala Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Business Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) Python Developer
6 5 (8.06%) Quantitative Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Analyst Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Electronic Trading Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Energy Trading Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) Investment Banking Java Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Qualitative Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) Quantitative Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) Quantitative Analyst Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.06%) .NET
2 4 (6.45%) AngularJS
2 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.45%) Algorithms
1 4 (6.45%) Fixed Income
1 4 (6.45%) Management Information System
1 4 (6.45%) Tandem
1 4 (6.45%) User Experience
2 3 (4.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (3.23%) FMCG
4 1 (1.61%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (1.61%) Derivative
4 1 (1.61%) Equities
4 1 (1.61%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 1 (1.61%) Market Risk
4 1 (1.61%) Robotics
4 1 (1.61%) Social Media
4 1 (1.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.45%) Windows
1 4 (6.45%) Windows Server
1 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2016
2 1 (1.61%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (74.19%) Mathematics
2 41 (66.13%) Computer Science
3 29 (46.77%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (41.94%) TDD
5 24 (38.71%) Economics
6 22 (35.48%) BDD
7 21 (33.87%) Scrum
8 12 (19.35%) Software Engineering
9 7 (11.29%) Low Latency
9 7 (11.29%) Statistics
10 6 (9.68%) Machine Learning
10 6 (9.68%) Physics
10 6 (9.68%) Test Automation
11 5 (8.06%) Analytics
11 5 (8.06%) Data Engineering
11 5 (8.06%) Data Extraction
11 5 (8.06%) Data Munging
11 5 (8.06%) Electronic Trading
11 5 (8.06%) Multithreading
11 5 (8.06%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (59.68%) Java
2 22 (35.48%) Scala
3 19 (30.65%) Python
4 11 (17.74%) C++
5 10 (16.13%) SQL
6 8 (12.90%) R
7 6 (9.68%) C#
8 2 (3.23%) Java 8
8 2 (3.23%) VBA
9 1 (1.61%) C
9 1 (1.61%) VB
9 1 (1.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 62 (100.00%) Degree
2 9 (14.52%) PhD
3 4 (6.45%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) CDISC
1 1 (1.61%) GDPR
1 1 (1.61%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (6.45%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (3.23%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (9.68%) Oracle
2 5 (8.06%) Splunk
3 4 (6.45%) IBM
3 4 (6.45%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.23%) Google
5 1 (1.61%) Infovista
5 1 (1.61%) OpenText
5 1 (1.61%) SAP