Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 248 294 257
Rank change year-on-year +46 -37 +45
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 145 72 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.85% 0.43% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 0.51% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 45 64
South East median daily rate £500 £375 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -4.76% +3.62%
10th Percentile £350 £193 £138
90th Percentile £575 £525 £825
England median daily rate £525 £545 £465
% change year-on-year -3.67% +17.20% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 20
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £38.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.88% +71.11% -49.44%
10th Percentile £14.05 £19.34 £14.13
90th Percentile £53.95 £47.88 £47.50
England median hourly rate £33.50 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +55.81% +7.50% +14.29%

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 14,731 14,048 13,656
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 86.78% 84.37% 84.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,850 8,420 8,195
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.00% +6.25% +1.91%
10th Percentile £280 £263 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £563
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 491 460 580
South East median hourly rate £25.12 £23.00 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.22% -5.06% -3.10%
10th Percentile £11.78 £11.25 £11.06
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £22.00 £24.69 £22.84
% change year-on-year -10.88% +8.10% +3.80%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +48 59 £400 +10.34% 72
Oxfordshire +46 37 £270 -32.50% 34
Surrey +3 37 £525 +5.00% 38
Hampshire -24 31 £425 - 33
Berkshire -3 16 £400 +10.34% 22
West Sussex -1 14 £538 +72.69% 8
Buckinghamshire +25 6 £488 +29.91% 16
East Sussex -17 2 £550 - 9
Kent - 1 £475 - 5
Middlesex - 1 £225 - 2
Mathematics
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 94 (64.83%) Computer Science
2 75 (51.72%) Degree
3 66 (45.52%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (40.00%) Software Engineering
5 42 (28.97%) Test Automation
6 39 (26.90%) C#
7 37 (25.52%) C++
8 35 (24.14%) AngularJS
9 32 (22.07%) OO
10 31 (21.38%) Linux
11 30 (20.69%) SQL
11 30 (20.69%) Java
11 30 (20.69%) User Experience
11 30 (20.69%) Algorithms
12 29 (20.00%) JavaScript
12 29 (20.00%) Python
12 29 (20.00%) Statistics
13 27 (18.62%) UX Design
14 26 (17.93%) .NET
15 25 (17.24%) SQL Server
15 25 (17.24%) Machine Learning
16 24 (16.55%) Web Services
16 24 (16.55%) Data Science
16 24 (16.55%) Problem-Solving
17 23 (15.86%) Microsoft
17 23 (15.86%) Microservices
18 22 (15.17%) Analytical Skills
19 21 (14.48%) R
19 21 (14.48%) Angular 2
20 20 (13.79%) Computer Science Degree

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 (6.90%) Apache Spark
1 10 (6.90%) IIS
2 9 (6.21%) SAS
3 7 (4.83%) Apache
4 6 (4.14%) Jupyter
5 4 (2.76%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (2.76%) GemFire
6 3 (2.07%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (3.45%) SPSS
2 3 (2.07%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.38%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.69%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 20 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (6.21%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (5.52%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (2.76%) GitHub
4 4 (2.76%) PaaS
5 1 (0.69%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.21%) NFC
2 4 (2.76%) Network Security
3 3 (2.07%) DAB
3 3 (2.07%) SAN
3 3 (2.07%) Wireless
4 2 (1.38%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.69%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.69%) DVB
5 1 (0.69%) Firewall
5 1 (0.69%) LTE
5 1 (0.69%) NAS
5 1 (0.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.59%) Hadoop
3 10 (6.90%) Big Data
3 10 (6.90%) Relational Database
4 8 (5.52%) Data Mining
5 7 (4.83%) MongoDB
6 5 (3.45%) Power BI
6 5 (3.45%) SAS EBI
7 4 (2.76%) HBase
7 4 (2.76%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (2.76%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (2.76%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (1.38%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.38%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.38%) Blockchain
8 2 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.38%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.38%) OLTP
8 2 (1.38%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.38%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 19 (13.10%) Visual Studio
2 18 (12.41%) Git (software)
3 10 (6.90%) SonarQube
4 9 (6.21%) MSTest
4 9 (6.21%) Ranorex
5 8 (5.52%) JIRA
6 5 (3.45%) Jenkins
7 4 (2.76%) Eclipse
7 4 (2.76%) IntelliJ
7 4 (2.76%) JUnit
8 3 (2.07%) Cucumber
8 3 (2.07%) Gradle
9 2 (1.38%) CppUnit
9 2 (1.38%) Maven
9 2 (1.38%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.69%) Ant
10 1 (0.69%) AnthillPro
10 1 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.69%) JProfiler
10 1 (0.69%) Selenium
General
1 17 (11.72%) Finance
2 12 (8.28%) Manufacturing
3 8 (5.52%) Back Office
4 7 (4.83%) Games
4 7 (4.83%) Marketing
5 5 (3.45%) Electronics
6 4 (2.76%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.38%) German Language
7 2 (1.38%) Legal
7 2 (1.38%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.69%) Banking
8 1 (0.69%) Military
8 1 (0.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (26.21%) Software Engineer
2 35 (24.14%) Developer
3 21 (14.48%) Data Scientist
4 16 (11.03%) Architect
5 12 (8.28%) Analyst
5 12 (8.28%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 10 (6.90%) C# Software Engineer
6 10 (6.90%) Security Architect
6 10 (6.90%) Senior C# Software Engineer
6 10 (6.90%) Senior Software Engineer
7 9 (6.21%) Data Analyst
7 9 (6.21%) Payments Architect
8 8 (5.52%) .NET Software Engineer
8 8 (5.52%) Applications Engineer
8 8 (5.52%) Cloud Architect
8 8 (5.52%) Desktop Engineer
8 8 (5.52%) Principal Engineer
8 8 (5.52%) Principal Software Engineer
8 8 (5.52%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
9 6 (4.14%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (24.14%) AngularJS
2 26 (17.93%) .NET
3 24 (16.55%) Web Services
4 21 (14.48%) Angular 2
5 18 (12.41%) WPF
6 16 (11.03%) ASP.NET
7 15 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
7 15 (10.34%) CSS
8 13 (8.97%) HTML
9 11 (7.59%) WCF
10 10 (6.90%) HTML5
11 9 (6.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 9 (6.21%) WinForms
12 8 (5.52%) Natural Language Processing
13 7 (4.83%) .NET Framework
13 7 (4.83%) Entity Framework
13 7 (4.83%) XML
14 6 (4.14%) ATL
14 6 (4.14%) Qt
14 6 (4.14%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 30 (20.69%) Algorithms
1 30 (20.69%) User Experience
2 22 (15.17%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (11.03%) Management Information System
4 11 (7.59%) Self-Motivation
5 10 (6.90%) Data Structures
5 10 (6.90%) Driving Licence
6 9 (6.21%) Data Centre
6 9 (6.21%) Life Science
7 8 (5.52%) Public Cloud
8 7 (4.83%) Client/Server
9 4 (2.76%) Embedded Systems
9 4 (2.76%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (2.76%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (2.76%) Virtual Team
10 3 (2.07%) Clustering
10 3 (2.07%) Robotics
11 2 (1.38%) Fintech
11 2 (1.38%) Mobile Payment
11 2 (1.38%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 31 (21.38%) Linux
2 17 (11.72%) Windows
3 14 (9.66%) Windows Server
4 12 (8.28%) Solaris
4 12 (8.28%) Unix
5 3 (2.07%) Android
6 2 (1.38%) CentOS
6 2 (1.38%) Debian
6 2 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.69%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.69%) SUSE
7 1 (0.69%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (64.83%) Computer Science
2 66 (45.52%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 42 (28.97%) Test Automation
5 32 (22.07%) OO
6 29 (20.00%) Statistics
7 27 (18.62%) UX Design
8 25 (17.24%) Machine Learning
9 24 (16.55%) Data Science
9 24 (16.55%) Problem-Solving
10 23 (15.86%) Microservices
11 19 (13.10%) SOLID
12 18 (12.41%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
12 18 (12.41%) Web Application Development
13 17 (11.72%) Analytics
13 17 (11.72%) ITIL
14 16 (11.03%) Business Development
14 16 (11.03%) SDLC
15 15 (10.34%) MVC
16 14 (9.66%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 39 (26.90%) C#
2 37 (25.52%) C++
3 30 (20.69%) Java
3 30 (20.69%) SQL
4 29 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 29 (20.00%) Python
5 21 (14.48%) R
6 19 (13.10%) C
7 11 (7.59%) Go
8 10 (6.90%) MATLAB
9 7 (4.83%) Shell Script
10 6 (4.14%) TypeScript
11 5 (3.45%) Perl
11 5 (3.45%) T-SQL
12 3 (2.07%) PowerShell
12 3 (2.07%) VBA
13 2 (1.38%) AWK
13 2 (1.38%) Bourne shell
13 2 (1.38%) Java 8
13 2 (1.38%) Korn
Qualifications
1 75 (51.72%) Degree
2 20 (13.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (9.66%) Security Cleared
4 13 (8.97%) Numerate Degree
5 12 (8.28%) CISA
5 12 (8.28%) CISM
5 12 (8.28%) CISSP
6 11 (7.59%) SC Cleared
7 10 (6.90%) CREST Certified
7 10 (6.90%) IISP
8 8 (5.52%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 8 (5.52%) CCSP
8 8 (5.52%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (5.52%) CLAS
9 6 (4.14%) PhD
10 2 (1.38%) OCA
10 2 (1.38%) OCP
10 2 (1.38%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (1.38%) PMP
10 2 (1.38%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.59%) GDPR
2 10 (6.90%) ISAE 3402
2 10 (6.90%) ISO 22301
2 10 (6.90%) ISO 31000
2 10 (6.90%) ISO 9001
2 10 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 10 (6.90%) PCI DSS
2 10 (6.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (4.14%) Data Quality
3 6 (4.14%) QA
System Software
1 8 (5.52%) ISA Server
2 5 (3.45%) Docker
3 2 (1.38%) Apache Flume
3 2 (1.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (1.38%) GlusterFS
3 2 (1.38%) HDFS
3 2 (1.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (6.90%) Nessus
1 10 (6.90%) Trend Micro Deep Security
2 3 (2.07%) BMC PATROL
2 3 (2.07%) Kibana
2 3 (2.07%) logstash
2 3 (2.07%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (2.07%) SCCM
2 3 (2.07%) SCOM
3 2 (1.38%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.38%) Oracle ZFS
3 2 (1.38%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (1.38%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 2 (1.38%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (0.69%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.69%) Oozie
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 23 (15.86%) Microsoft
2 16 (11.03%) Google
2 16 (11.03%) Oracle
3 12 (8.28%) Centrify
3 12 (8.28%) Splunk
4 11 (7.59%) IBM
5 10 (6.90%) ArcSight
5 10 (6.90%) Barracuda Networks
5 10 (6.90%) Cisco
5 10 (6.90%) Imperva
5 10 (6.90%) McAfee
5 10 (6.90%) Qualys
5 10 (6.90%) Trend Micro
5 10 (6.90%) Tripwire
6 8 (5.52%) Okta
7 6 (4.14%) Tableau
8 4 (2.76%) Sun
9 3 (2.07%) BMC
9 3 (2.07%) HP
9 3 (2.07%) ServiceNow