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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mathematics (Maths)
England / South East
Rank 201 192 228
Rank change year-on-year -9 +36  
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 40 76 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.51% 0.83% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 1.02% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 46 23
Median daily rate £325 £333 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.25% -6.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £215 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £472 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £355
% change year-on-year +7.14% -1.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 4
Median hourly rate £46.00 £21.00 £9.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +119.04% +118.18%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.80 £14.35 £8.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.20 £60.62 £10.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.56 £13.23
% change year-on-year +2.39% +40.24%  

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 6400 7467 7755
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 81.51% 81.17% 79.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3691 4586 4265
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.01%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 268 275
Median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.20% +21.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.75 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £61.00 £47.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

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 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 24 March 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 24 March 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
Hampshire +13 15 £375 +70.45% 10
Berkshire +25 9 £325 +12.55% 13
West Sussex 0 4 - - 5
Middlesex +2 3 £375 -14.77%
Buckinghamshire -5 3 £325 +8.33% 5
Surrey -8 3 - - 13
Oxfordshire -22 2 £115 -56.19% 13
Mathematics
England

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 39 (43.82%) Degree
2 28 (31.46%) C
3 26 (29.21%) SQL
4 21 (23.60%) Computer Science
4 21 (23.60%) R
5 19 (21.35%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (17.98%) Python
6 16 (17.98%) Analytics
7 15 (16.85%) MS Excel
7 15 (16.85%) Statistics
8 14 (15.73%) Security Cleared
8 14 (15.73%) Microsoft
9 13 (14.61%) Machine Learning
10 12 (13.48%) MATLAB
10 12 (13.48%) Project Management
10 12 (13.48%) .NET
11 11 (12.36%) SQL Server
11 11 (12.36%) C++
11 11 (12.36%) SC Cleared
11 11 (12.36%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (12.36%) Big Data
12 10 (11.24%) Statistical Modelling
12 10 (11.24%) Hadoop
12 10 (11.24%) HTML
12 10 (11.24%) MS Office
13 9 (10.11%) Windows
13 9 (10.11%) Linux
13 9 (10.11%) Java
13 9 (10.11%) Finance
13 9 (10.11%) QA

Mathematics
Top Related 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 6 (6.74%) SAS
2 5 (5.62%) Apache Spark
3 3 (3.37%) CMS
4 2 (2.25%) Apache
4 2 (2.25%) Confluence
4 2 (2.25%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.25%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.12%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.12%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.12%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (16.85%) MS Excel
2 10 (11.24%) MS Office
3 7 (7.87%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (6.74%) Simulink
5 5 (5.62%) SPSS
6 4 (4.49%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (4.49%) Stata
7 3 (3.37%) MS Project
8 2 (2.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (2.25%) SPSS Modeler
9 1 (1.12%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.25%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.12%) PaaS
2 1 (1.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.37%) Internet
2 2 (2.25%) Ethernet
2 2 (2.25%) WAN
3 1 (1.12%) 3G
3 1 (1.12%) BGP
3 1 (1.12%) DDNS
3 1 (1.12%) DHCP
3 1 (1.12%) DNS
3 1 (1.12%) DSL
3 1 (1.12%) IPv6
3 1 (1.12%) ISDN
3 1 (1.12%) LAN
3 1 (1.12%) MPLS
3 1 (1.12%) OSPF
3 1 (1.12%) SAN
3 1 (1.12%) SNMP
3 1 (1.12%) SSL
3 1 (1.12%) TACACS
3 1 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.36%) Big Data
1 11 (12.36%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.24%) Hadoop
3 8 (8.99%) Data Mining
3 8 (8.99%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (5.62%) MS Access
5 4 (4.49%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.37%) QlikView
6 3 (3.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.25%) GIS
7 2 (2.25%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.25%) Text Mining
8 1 (1.12%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.12%) Geospatial Data
8 1 (1.12%) MySQL
8 1 (1.12%) QGIS
8 1 (1.12%) Spatial Data
8 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (7.87%) Visual Studio
2 5 (5.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.25%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.25%) JIRA
3 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (2.25%) Subversion
4 1 (1.12%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.12%) NUnit
General
1 9 (10.11%) Finance
2 5 (5.62%) Marketing
3 4 (4.49%) Aerospace
3 4 (4.49%) Retail
4 3 (3.37%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.25%) Electronics
6 1 (1.12%) Automotive
6 1 (1.12%) Banking
6 1 (1.12%) French Language
6 1 (1.12%) Games
6 1 (1.12%) German Language
6 1 (1.12%) Italian Language
6 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.12%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 19 (21.35%) Developer
2 14 (15.73%) Analyst
2 14 (15.73%) Data Scientist
3 8 (8.99%) Data Analyst
3 8 (8.99%) Project Manager
4 7 (7.87%) Architect
5 6 (6.74%) .NET Developer
6 5 (5.62%) Software Engineer
6 5 (5.62%) Statistical Analyst
7 4 (4.49%) C# Developer
7 4 (4.49%) IT Manager
7 4 (4.49%) Junior
7 4 (4.49%) Test Analyst
7 4 (4.49%) VBA Developer
8 3 (3.37%) Deployment Engineer
8 3 (3.37%) IT Project Manager
8 3 (3.37%) Software Developer
8 3 (3.37%) Technical Manager
8 3 (3.37%) Technical Project Manager
8 3 (3.37%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.48%) .NET
2 10 (11.24%) HTML
3 8 (8.99%) AngularJS
3 8 (8.99%) ASP.NET
3 8 (8.99%) CSS
4 7 (7.87%) XML
5 6 (6.74%) jQuery
6 4 (4.49%) HTML5
6 4 (4.49%) Web Services
7 3 (3.37%) ATL
7 3 (3.37%) D3.js
7 3 (3.37%) JSON
7 3 (3.37%) Pandas
7 3 (3.37%) Qt
7 3 (3.37%) scikit-learn
7 3 (3.37%) STL
7 3 (3.37%) Three.js
8 2 (2.25%) ASP.NET 2.0
8 2 (2.25%) Keras
8 2 (2.25%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 21 (23.60%) Computer Science
2 19 (21.35%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (10.11%) Algorithms
4 6 (6.74%) Data Structures
5 3 (3.37%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.37%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.37%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.25%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.25%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.25%) iPad
6 2 (2.25%) iPhone
6 2 (2.25%) Reinsurance
6 2 (2.25%) User Experience
7 1 (1.12%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.12%) IVR
7 1 (1.12%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.11%) Linux
1 9 (10.11%) Windows
2 5 (5.62%) Unix
3 4 (4.49%) Android
3 4 (4.49%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.37%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.12%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (17.98%) Analytics
2 15 (16.85%) Statistics
3 13 (14.61%) Machine Learning
4 12 (13.48%) Project Management
5 11 (12.36%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (11.24%) Statistical Modelling
7 8 (8.99%) MVC
7 8 (8.99%) PRINCE2
7 8 (8.99%) Scrum
8 7 (7.87%) IT Strategy
8 7 (7.87%) Mathematical Modelling
8 7 (7.87%) Mentoring
9 6 (6.74%) Data Analysis
9 6 (6.74%) OO
9 6 (6.74%) Physics
9 6 (6.74%) Software Testing
10 5 (5.62%) Economics
10 5 (5.62%) Software Engineering
10 5 (5.62%) Visualisation
10 5 (5.62%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (31.46%) C
2 26 (29.21%) SQL
3 21 (23.60%) R
4 16 (17.98%) Python
5 12 (13.48%) MATLAB
6 11 (12.36%) C++
7 9 (10.11%) Java
8 8 (8.99%) JavaScript
8 8 (8.99%) VBA
9 7 (7.87%) C#
10 6 (6.74%) VB
11 5 (5.62%) T-SQL
12 3 (3.37%) VB.NET
13 2 (2.25%) Perl
14 1 (1.12%) PHP
14 1 (1.12%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 39 (43.82%) Degree
2 14 (15.73%) Security Cleared
3 11 (12.36%) SC Cleared
4 7 (7.87%) HNC
4 7 (7.87%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (5.62%) ISEB
5 5 (5.62%) Postgraduate
6 3 (3.37%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.12%) CCNP
7 1 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.12%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.12%) IIBA
7 1 (1.12%) PhD
7 1 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.11%) QA
2 2 (2.25%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.25%) SLA
3 1 (1.12%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.12%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 1 (1.12%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (1.12%) SCOM
1 1 (1.12%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (1.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 14 (15.73%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.62%) Oracle
3 4 (4.49%) Tableau
4 2 (2.25%) Adobe
4 2 (2.25%) Google
4 2 (2.25%) HP
4 2 (2.25%) Juniper
4 2 (2.25%) Serena
4 2 (2.25%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.12%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (1.12%) Cisco
5 1 (1.12%) ESRI
5 1 (1.12%) F5
5 1 (1.12%) Forcepoint
5 1 (1.12%) Palo Alto
5 1 (1.12%) SAP