The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Mathematics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mathematics over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 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 / South East
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 206 186 247
Rank change year-on-year -20 +61  
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 48 76 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.62% 0.85% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 1.03% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 35 17
Median daily rate £363 £388 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.45% +21.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £259 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £550 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £365 £344
% change year-on-year +4.79% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 16 3
Median hourly rate £48.75 £21.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +132.14% +20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £14.00 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £46.00 £40.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £21.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +47.61% +31.25%  

Mathematics is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6432 7347 7628
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 83.08% 81.98% 80.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3769 4490 4391
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 271 270
Median hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.56% +23.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Mathematics
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Mathematics as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Mathematics in the South East

Mathematics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Mathematics in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Mathematics in the South East

Mathematics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mathematics in the South East over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mathematics in the South East

Mathematics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mathematics in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mathematics in the South East

Mathematics
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mathematics in the South East over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Mathematics in the South East

Mathematics
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mathematics within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +15 13 £363 -34.09% 9
Surrey +4 13 £400 +3.89% 8
Oxfordshire -11 12 £120 -54.71% 18
East Sussex -4 4 - -
Hampshire +10 3 - - 12
West Sussex +5 3 £383 -6.70% 4
Mathematics
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Mathematics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Mathematics.

1 59 (67.82%) Degree
2 30 (34.48%) Computer Science
3 28 (32.18%) SQL
4 20 (22.99%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (21.84%) Finance
6 18 (20.69%) Project Management
7 16 (18.39%) Microsoft
7 16 (18.39%) Economics
8 15 (17.24%) Numerate Degree
9 14 (16.09%) Analytics
9 14 (16.09%) Microsoft Excel
9 14 (16.09%) SQL Server
10 13 (14.94%) C
10 13 (14.94%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (13.79%) Python
11 12 (13.79%) Statistical Modelling
11 12 (13.79%) Big Data
11 12 (13.79%) Computer Science Degree
12 11 (12.64%) HP
12 11 (12.64%) Java
12 11 (12.64%) Oracle
12 11 (12.64%) .NET
12 11 (12.64%) Microsoft Office
12 11 (12.64%) Physics
12 11 (12.64%) Statistics
13 10 (11.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 10 (11.49%) Banking
13 10 (11.49%) R
13 10 (11.49%) Unix
13 10 (11.49%) SAS

Mathematics
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 10 (11.49%) Apache Spark
1 10 (11.49%) SAS
2 4 (4.60%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.45%) Apache
4 2 (2.30%) CMS
4 2 (2.30%) Confluence
4 2 (2.30%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 14 (16.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (12.64%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (11.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (10.34%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (6.90%) MS Visio
6 4 (4.60%) SPSS
7 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Project
8 2 (2.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (2.30%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 5 (5.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.30%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.15%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.05%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (4.60%) Internet
3 3 (3.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.09%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.79%) Big Data
3 7 (8.05%) NoSQL
4 5 (5.75%) Data Mining
4 5 (5.75%) GIS
4 5 (5.75%) MS Access
5 4 (4.60%) Hadoop
5 4 (4.60%) QlikView
6 3 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.30%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.15%) Impala
8 1 (1.15%) MySQL
8 1 (1.15%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (9.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (5.75%) Visual Studio
3 4 (4.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (3.45%) JIRA
5 2 (2.30%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.30%) Eclipse RCP
5 2 (2.30%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.30%) MSBuild
5 2 (2.30%) Subversion
6 1 (1.15%) Ant
6 1 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 19 (21.84%) Finance
2 10 (11.49%) Banking
3 7 (8.05%) Marketing
3 7 (8.05%) Retail
4 6 (6.90%) Retail Banking
5 5 (5.75%) Automotive
6 3 (3.45%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.15%) Electronics
7 1 (1.15%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.15%) Games
7 1 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (29.89%) Analyst
2 24 (27.59%) Developer
3 11 (12.64%) Data Analyst
4 9 (10.34%) Administrator
4 9 (10.34%) Test Analyst
5 8 (9.20%) Data Scientist
6 7 (8.05%) Project Manager
6 7 (8.05%) Unix Administrator
7 6 (6.90%) .NET Developer
7 6 (6.90%) Graduate
8 4 (4.60%) Business Information Analyst
8 4 (4.60%) Credit Analyst
8 4 (4.60%) Credit Risk Analyst
8 4 (4.60%) Graduate Developer
8 4 (4.60%) Information Analyst
8 4 (4.60%) Risk Analyst
8 4 (4.60%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (4.60%) Unix Systems Administrator
8 4 (4.60%) VB.NET Developer
9 3 (3.45%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.64%) .NET
2 7 (8.05%) ASP.NET
3 5 (5.75%) AngularJS
3 5 (5.75%) D3.js
3 5 (5.75%) HTML
4 4 (4.60%) CSS
4 4 (4.60%) Three.js
5 3 (3.45%) jQuery
6 2 (2.30%) ASP.NET 2.0
6 2 (2.30%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (2.30%) Django
6 2 (2.30%) HTML5
6 2 (2.30%) JSON
6 2 (2.30%) Swing
6 2 (2.30%) SWT
6 2 (2.30%) WCF
6 2 (2.30%) XML
7 1 (1.15%) Flask
7 1 (1.15%) Leaflet
7 1 (1.15%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 30 (34.48%) Computer Science
2 20 (22.99%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.05%) Credit Risk
4 6 (6.90%) Algorithms
5 5 (5.75%) Management Information System
6 4 (4.60%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.30%) Digital Media
7 2 (2.30%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (2.30%) iPad
7 2 (2.30%) iPhone
7 2 (2.30%) User Experience
8 1 (1.15%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.15%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.15%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.15%) Verilog
8 1 (1.15%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.49%) Unix
2 8 (9.20%) Linux
3 7 (8.05%) CentOS
3 7 (8.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (8.05%) Solaris
4 5 (5.75%) Windows
5 4 (4.60%) Android
5 4 (4.60%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.15%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.69%) Project Management
2 16 (18.39%) Economics
3 14 (16.09%) Analytics
4 13 (14.94%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (13.79%) Statistical Modelling
6 11 (12.64%) Physics
6 11 (12.64%) Statistics
7 8 (9.20%) Data Analysis
8 7 (8.05%) MVC
8 7 (8.05%) PRINCE2
8 7 (8.05%) Quality Management
8 7 (8.05%) Test Scripting
8 7 (8.05%) Visualisation
9 6 (6.90%) CRM
9 6 (6.90%) Data Modelling
9 6 (6.90%) Data Visualisation
9 6 (6.90%) Operations Research
9 6 (6.90%) Risk Management
9 6 (6.90%) Scrum
9 6 (6.90%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 28 (32.18%) SQL
2 13 (14.94%) C
3 12 (13.79%) Python
4 11 (12.64%) Java
5 10 (11.49%) R
6 9 (10.34%) C#
7 8 (9.20%) Perl
8 7 (8.05%) AWK
8 7 (8.05%) Bourne shell
8 7 (8.05%) JavaScript
8 7 (8.05%) Korn
8 7 (8.05%) Shell Script
8 7 (8.05%) VBA
9 5 (5.75%) MATLAB
10 4 (4.60%) C++
10 4 (4.60%) T-SQL
10 4 (4.60%) VB.NET
11 2 (2.30%) Scala
11 2 (2.30%) VB
12 1 (1.15%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 59 (67.82%) Degree
2 15 (17.24%) Numerate Degree
3 12 (13.79%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (8.05%) OCA
4 7 (8.05%) OCP
4 7 (8.05%) Oracle Certification
4 7 (8.05%) RHCE
4 7 (8.05%) RHCSA
5 6 (6.90%) HNC
5 6 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 6 (6.90%) Security Cleared
6 5 (5.75%) ISEB
7 3 (3.45%) ISTQB
7 3 (3.45%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.30%) Sun Certification
9 1 (1.15%) Master's Degree
9 1 (1.15%) PhD
9 1 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.34%) QA
2 6 (6.90%) Basel II
2 6 (6.90%) IFRS
2 6 (6.90%) IFRS 9
3 1 (1.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (8.05%) GlusterFS
1 7 (8.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (1.15%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (8.05%) NetBackup
1 7 (8.05%) Oracle ZFS
1 7 (8.05%) Red Hat Satellite
1 7 (8.05%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 7 (8.05%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 16 (18.39%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.64%) HP
2 11 (12.64%) Oracle
3 9 (10.34%) Tableau
4 7 (8.05%) Brocade
4 7 (8.05%) EMC
4 7 (8.05%) Red Hat
4 7 (8.05%) StorageTek
4 7 (8.05%) Sun
4 7 (8.05%) Veritas
4 7 (8.05%) VMware
5 4 (4.60%) Cognos
5 4 (4.60%) Serena
6 3 (3.45%) Adobe
7 2 (2.30%) Google
8 1 (1.15%) ESRI
8 1 (1.15%) Mapbox
8 1 (1.15%) Tealium
8 1 (1.15%) Xilinx
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