Period
to 25 September 2018

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 6 months to 25 September 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.

Mathematics (Maths)
England > South East
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 224 280 256
Rank change year-on-year +56 -24 +49
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 174 83 133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.05% 0.51% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 0.60% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 50 66
South East median daily rate £421 £363 £404
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.24% -10.16% +20.45%
10th Percentile £188 £124 £258
90th Percentile £575 £439 £750
England median daily rate £500 £525 £450
% change year-on-year -4.76% +16.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 5 23
South East median hourly rate £38.75 £42.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.82% +102.38% +20.00%
10th Percentile £15.75 £24.80 £15.30
90th Percentile £55.63 £53.50 £46.00
England median hourly rate £26.94 £30.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -10.20% +42.86% +25.94%

Mathematics is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following 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 or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 14,186 13,750 14,386
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 85.89% 84.27% 83.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,532 8,200 8,793
South East median daily rate £433 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.22% +3.75% +3.23%
10th Percentile £279 £258 £255
90th Percentile £588 £570 £550
England median daily rate £468 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.89% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 512 469 559
South East median hourly rate £26.00 £20.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.83% -8.89% -1.45%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.54
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.25 £22.85
% change year-on-year -9.68% +1.77% +4.05%

Mathematics
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Mathematics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 6 months to 25 September 2018.

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 6 months to 25 September 2018.

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 6 months to 25 September 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
Thames Valley +38 77 £385 +9.84% 96
Oxfordshire +34 39 £385 +196.15% 49
Hampshire +8 38 £420 -1.18% 21
Surrey -4 38 £525 +31.25% 35
Berkshire +10 33 £344 -5.17% 32
West Sussex +2 13 £500 +30.72% 10
Buckinghamshire +19 5 £513 +46.22% 15
Middlesex - 3 £225 - 2
East Sussex -5 2 £550 - 12
Kent - 1 £475 - 12
Isle of Wight - 1 - -
Mathematics
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Mathematics 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 South East region with a requirement for Mathematics.

1 107 (61.49%) Computer Science
2 92 (52.87%) Degree
3 73 (41.95%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (31.03%) Software Engineering
5 46 (26.44%) Statistics
5 46 (26.44%) Python
6 41 (23.56%) Analytical Skills
7 40 (22.99%) Data Science
8 39 (22.41%) Machine Learning
8 39 (22.41%) Test Automation
8 39 (22.41%) C#
9 37 (21.26%) Analytics
10 36 (20.69%) Linux
11 32 (18.39%) C++
11 32 (18.39%) OO
11 32 (18.39%) R
11 32 (18.39%) User Experience
12 30 (17.24%) Algorithms
12 30 (17.24%) SQL
12 30 (17.24%) .NET
13 28 (16.09%) Finance
13 28 (16.09%) Microsoft Azure
14 27 (15.52%) JavaScript
15 26 (14.94%) Java
15 26 (14.94%) Visualisation
15 26 (14.94%) AngularJS
15 26 (14.94%) Problem-Solving
16 22 (12.64%) SDLC
17 21 (12.07%) Open Source
17 21 (12.07%) UX Design

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 17 (9.77%) Jupyter
2 10 (5.75%) SAS
3 9 (5.17%) Apache Spark
3 9 (5.17%) IIS
4 6 (3.45%) Apache
4 6 (3.45%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.72%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (1.72%) GemFire
6 2 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.57%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (6.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (5.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (3.45%) SPSS
4 2 (1.15%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (1.15%) Simulink
4 2 (1.15%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.57%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (0.57%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 28 (16.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (9.20%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (4.60%) Azure Machine Learning
4 5 (2.87%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (2.87%) PaaS
5 3 (1.72%) GitHub
6 2 (1.15%) Force.com
7 1 (0.57%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.87%) NFC
1 5 (2.87%) SAN
2 4 (2.30%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (1.15%) HTTP
3 2 (1.15%) SNMP
3 2 (1.15%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.57%) DAB
4 1 (0.57%) Firewall
4 1 (0.57%) NAS
4 1 (0.57%) Network Security
4 1 (0.57%) Wideband
4 1 (0.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.77%) SQL Server
2 15 (8.62%) Data Mining
3 12 (6.90%) Big Data
4 10 (5.75%) Hadoop
5 9 (5.17%) Power BI
6 8 (4.60%) Geospatial Data
7 7 (4.02%) MongoDB
7 7 (4.02%) Relational Database
8 5 (2.87%) HBase
9 4 (2.30%) SAS EBI
10 3 (1.72%) Apache Hive
10 3 (1.72%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (1.72%) KNIME
10 3 (1.72%) MySQL
10 3 (1.72%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.72%) OLTP
10 3 (1.72%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (9.20%) Git (software)
1 16 (9.20%) Visual Studio
2 9 (5.17%) MSTest
2 9 (5.17%) Ranorex
2 9 (5.17%) SonarQube
3 5 (2.87%) JUnit
4 4 (2.30%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.30%) JIRA
5 3 (1.72%) Eclipse
5 3 (1.72%) Gradle
5 3 (1.72%) IntelliJ
6 2 (1.15%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.15%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.57%) Ant
7 1 (0.57%) AnthillPro
7 1 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.57%) Hudson
7 1 (0.57%) JProfiler
7 1 (0.57%) Selenium
7 1 (0.57%) SoapUI
General
1 28 (16.09%) Finance
2 20 (11.49%) Marketing
3 13 (7.47%) Games
4 9 (5.17%) Manufacturing
5 7 (4.02%) Electronics
6 4 (2.30%) Back Office
7 3 (1.72%) Retail
7 3 (1.72%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.15%) German Language
9 1 (0.57%) Digital Economy
9 1 (0.57%) Military
Job Titles
1 44 (25.29%) Developer
2 36 (20.69%) Data Scientist
3 26 (14.94%) Software Engineer
4 16 (9.20%) Analyst
5 14 (8.05%) Administrator
6 13 (7.47%) Architect
7 11 (6.32%) .NET Developer
8 9 (5.17%) Applications Engineer
8 9 (5.17%) Security Architect
9 8 (4.60%) .NET Software Engineer
9 8 (4.60%) C# Software Engineer
9 8 (4.60%) Desktop Engineer
9 8 (4.60%) Desktop Support
9 8 (4.60%) Principal Engineer
9 8 (4.60%) Principal Software Engineer
9 8 (4.60%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
9 8 (4.60%) Senior C# Software Engineer
9 8 (4.60%) Senior Software Engineer
10 7 (4.02%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 6 (3.45%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (17.24%) .NET
2 26 (14.94%) AngularJS
3 18 (10.34%) WPF
4 16 (9.20%) ASP.NET
4 16 (9.20%) Pandas
5 15 (8.62%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (7.47%) CSS
7 12 (6.90%) Angular 2
8 11 (6.32%) HTML
8 11 (6.32%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 11 (6.32%) Unreal Engine
8 11 (6.32%) WCF
9 10 (5.75%) D3.js
9 10 (5.75%) Web Services
10 9 (5.17%) Matplotlib
10 9 (5.17%) NumPy
10 9 (5.17%) TensorFlow
10 9 (5.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 9 (5.17%) WinForms
11 8 (4.60%) Keras
Miscellaneous
1 107 (61.49%) Computer Science
2 41 (23.56%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (18.39%) User Experience
4 30 (17.24%) Algorithms
5 16 (9.20%) Management Information System
6 12 (6.90%) Self-Motivation
7 10 (5.75%) Driving Licence
8 8 (4.60%) CUDA
8 8 (4.60%) Data Centre
9 7 (4.02%) Mobile Payment
10 6 (3.45%) Embedded Systems
10 6 (3.45%) Life Science
11 5 (2.87%) Smartcard
12 4 (2.30%) Greenfield Project
12 4 (2.30%) Public Cloud
13 3 (1.72%) Linux Command Line
13 3 (1.72%) Virtual Team
14 2 (1.15%) 3D Graphics
14 2 (1.15%) Fintech
14 2 (1.15%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 36 (20.69%) Linux
2 18 (10.34%) Unix
3 15 (8.62%) Windows
4 11 (6.32%) Solaris
5 7 (4.02%) Windows Server
6 4 (2.30%) CentOS
6 4 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.72%) Android
7 3 (1.72%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.15%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.57%) SUSE
9 1 (0.57%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (41.95%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (31.03%) Software Engineering
3 46 (26.44%) Statistics
4 40 (22.99%) Data Science
5 39 (22.41%) Machine Learning
5 39 (22.41%) Test Automation
6 37 (21.26%) Analytics
7 32 (18.39%) OO
8 26 (14.94%) Problem-Solving
8 26 (14.94%) Visualisation
9 22 (12.64%) SDLC
10 21 (12.07%) Open Source
10 21 (12.07%) UX Design
11 19 (10.92%) Data Analysis
11 19 (10.92%) SOLID
12 18 (10.34%) Artificial Intelligence
12 18 (10.34%) OOD
13 17 (9.77%) ITIL
14 16 (9.20%) Business Intelligence
14 16 (9.20%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 46 (26.44%) Python
2 39 (22.41%) C#
3 32 (18.39%) C++
3 32 (18.39%) R
4 30 (17.24%) SQL
5 27 (15.52%) JavaScript
6 26 (14.94%) Java
7 16 (9.20%) C
8 12 (6.90%) MATLAB
9 7 (4.02%) Go
9 7 (4.02%) Perl
9 7 (4.02%) Shell Script
9 7 (4.02%) VB.NET
10 6 (3.45%) VBA
11 5 (2.87%) TypeScript
12 4 (2.30%) AWK
12 4 (2.30%) Bourne shell
12 4 (2.30%) Java 8
12 4 (2.30%) Korn
12 4 (2.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 92 (52.87%) Degree
2 17 (9.77%) Computer Science Degree
2 17 (9.77%) Security Cleared
3 16 (9.20%) SC Cleared
4 12 (6.90%) Numerate Degree
5 11 (6.32%) CISA
5 11 (6.32%) CISM
5 11 (6.32%) CISSP
6 9 (5.17%) CREST Certified
6 9 (5.17%) IISP
7 6 (3.45%) Oracle Certification
7 6 (3.45%) PhD
8 5 (2.87%) OCA
9 4 (2.30%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 4 (2.30%) CCSP
9 4 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (2.30%) CLAS
9 4 (2.30%) OCP
9 4 (2.30%) RHCE
9 4 (2.30%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.75%) GDPR
2 9 (5.17%) ISAE 3402
2 9 (5.17%) ISO 22301
2 9 (5.17%) ISO 31000
2 9 (5.17%) ISO 9001
2 9 (5.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (5.17%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 9 (5.17%) PCI DSS
2 9 (5.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (4.60%) QA
4 7 (4.02%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.57%) IFRS
System Software
1 5 (2.87%) Docker
2 4 (2.30%) GlusterFS
2 4 (2.30%) ISA Server
2 4 (2.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (1.72%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (1.72%) HDFS
4 2 (1.15%) Apache Flume
4 2 (1.15%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (5.17%) Nessus
1 9 (5.17%) Trend Micro Deep Security
2 4 (2.30%) NetBackup
2 4 (2.30%) Oracle ZFS
2 4 (2.30%) Red Hat Satellite
2 4 (2.30%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 4 (2.30%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 2 (1.15%) Ansible
3 2 (1.15%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (1.15%) Data Guard
3 2 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.15%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (1.15%) Puppet
3 2 (1.15%) Salt
3 2 (1.15%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.57%) Kibana
4 1 (0.57%) logstash
4 1 (0.57%) Mesos
4 1 (0.57%) Nagios
4 1 (0.57%) Oozie
Vendors
1 20 (11.49%) Microsoft
2 18 (10.34%) Oracle
2 18 (10.34%) Tableau
3 13 (7.47%) Centrify
4 11 (6.32%) Splunk
5 10 (5.75%) Google
6 9 (5.17%) ArcSight
6 9 (5.17%) Barracuda Networks
6 9 (5.17%) Cisco
6 9 (5.17%) IBM
6 9 (5.17%) Imperva
6 9 (5.17%) McAfee
6 9 (5.17%) Qualys
6 9 (5.17%) Sun
6 9 (5.17%) Trend Micro
6 9 (5.17%) Tripwire
7 7 (4.02%) HP
8 5 (2.87%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.30%) StorageTek
9 4 (2.30%) Veritas