Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 213 272 240
Rank change year-on-year +59 -32 +84
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 187 86 159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.09% 0.54% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 0.65% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 52 84
South East median daily rate £421 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.14% -4.11% +12.31%
10th Percentile £146 £113 £213
90th Percentile £575 £436 £500
England median daily rate £525 £500 £455
% change year-on-year +5.00% +9.89% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 5 33
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £46.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.17% +119.05% +82.61%
10th Percentile £19.65 £25.05 £13.23
90th Percentile £58.00 £57.50 £46.00
England median hourly rate £21.72 £32.00 £18.10
% change year-on-year -32.14% +76.80% +18.69%

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 14,534 13,245 15,491
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 85.00% 83.34% 82.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,627 7,677 9,486
South East median daily rate £438 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% +5.26%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £255
90th Percentile £588 £563 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 515 511 573
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £19.66 £24.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.16% -18.29% +11.65%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.60 £11.81
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.50 £51.00
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +12.02%

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 16 July 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 16 July 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 16 July 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 +47 90 £385 +18.46% 78
Hampshire +28 49 £489 +41.72% 20
Berkshire +12 46 £400 +12.68% 25
Oxfordshire +19 35 £385 +220.83% 37
Surrey -15 25 £350 -12.50% 35
West Sussex +9 13 £419 +9.48% 7
Buckinghamshire +18 9 £403 +23.85% 16
Middlesex +3 3 £225 -40.00% 2
East Sussex -1 3 £550 - 5
Kent - 1 £475 - 7
Isle of Wight - 1 - -
Mathematics
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 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.

1 105 (56.15%) Computer Science
2 101 (54.01%) Degree
3 58 (31.02%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (29.41%) Python
5 52 (27.81%) Software Engineering
6 51 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
7 50 (26.74%) Statistics
8 47 (25.13%) Analytics
9 46 (24.60%) Data Science
10 43 (22.99%) Machine Learning
11 37 (19.79%) Linux
12 35 (18.72%) R
13 33 (17.65%) Algorithms
14 32 (17.11%) Physics
15 31 (16.58%) Visualisation
16 29 (15.51%) C++
16 29 (15.51%) Java
17 28 (14.97%) SQL
17 28 (14.97%) User Experience
18 26 (13.90%) OO
19 25 (13.37%) Problem-Solving
20 23 (12.30%) C#
20 23 (12.30%) Artificial Intelligence
20 23 (12.30%) Finance
21 22 (11.76%) Data Analysis
21 22 (11.76%) Tableau
21 22 (11.76%) Security Cleared
22 21 (11.23%) Open Source
22 21 (11.23%) SC Cleared
22 21 (11.23%) Microsoft

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 20 (10.70%) Jupyter
2 9 (4.81%) Apache
2 9 (4.81%) Apache Spark
3 7 (3.74%) SAS
4 6 (3.21%) IIS
4 6 (3.21%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.14%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (2.14%) GemFire
6 1 (0.53%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.53%) CMS
6 1 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.53%) GeoServer
6 1 (0.53%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.53%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.53%) WordPress
Applications
1 17 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (7.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (2.67%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (1.07%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.07%) Simulink
4 2 (1.07%) SPSS
5 1 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.53%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (0.53%) Eloqua
1 1 (0.53%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 20 (10.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (4.28%) Azure Machine Learning
4 7 (3.74%) PaaS
5 5 (2.67%) GitHub
6 2 (1.07%) Force.com
6 2 (1.07%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.53%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.53%) Office 365
7 1 (0.53%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.67%) SAN
2 4 (2.14%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (1.60%) Internet
3 3 (1.60%) SMS
4 2 (1.07%) HTTP
4 2 (1.07%) NFC
4 2 (1.07%) SNMP
4 2 (1.07%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.53%) Firewall
5 1 (0.53%) NAS
5 1 (0.53%) Network Security
5 1 (0.53%) Wideband
5 1 (0.53%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.09%) Data Mining
2 12 (6.42%) Big Data
2 12 (6.42%) Geospatial Data
3 10 (5.35%) Hadoop
3 10 (5.35%) Power BI
4 8 (4.28%) MongoDB
5 7 (3.74%) MySQL
5 7 (3.74%) SQL Server
6 6 (3.21%) HBase
6 6 (3.21%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.14%) Apache Hive
7 4 (2.14%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.14%) OLTP
8 3 (1.60%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.60%) KNIME
8 3 (1.60%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.07%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.07%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 16 (8.56%) JUnit
2 9 (4.81%) Git (software)
3 6 (3.21%) SonarQube
3 6 (3.21%) Visual Studio
4 5 (2.67%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.14%) Eclipse
5 4 (2.14%) IntelliJ
6 3 (1.60%) Cucumber
6 3 (1.60%) Gradle
7 2 (1.07%) MonoDevelop
7 2 (1.07%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.53%) Ant
8 1 (0.53%) AnthillPro
8 1 (0.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.53%) Hudson
8 1 (0.53%) JIRA
8 1 (0.53%) JProfiler
8 1 (0.53%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.53%) Selenium
8 1 (0.53%) SoapUI
General
1 23 (12.30%) Finance
2 19 (10.16%) Games
2 19 (10.16%) Marketing
3 17 (9.09%) Electronics
4 8 (4.28%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.67%) Military
6 4 (2.14%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (2.14%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.07%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.07%) German Language
7 2 (1.07%) Retail
8 1 (0.53%) Advertising
8 1 (0.53%) Back Office
8 1 (0.53%) Digital Economy
8 1 (0.53%) French Language
8 1 (0.53%) Law
8 1 (0.53%) Legal
Job Titles
1 56 (29.95%) Developer
2 41 (21.93%) Data Scientist
3 21 (11.23%) Analyst
4 14 (7.49%) Administrator
5 12 (6.42%) Java Developer
5 12 (6.42%) Java Swing Developer
5 12 (6.42%) Software Engineer
6 10 (5.35%) C++ Developer
7 9 (4.81%) Architect
8 8 (4.28%) .NET Developer
8 8 (4.28%) XML Developer
9 7 (3.74%) Data Analyst
9 7 (3.74%) Tester
10 6 (3.21%) C# Developer
10 6 (3.21%) Security Architect
10 6 (3.21%) Software Developer
11 5 (2.67%) Desktop Support
11 5 (2.67%) Junior
11 5 (2.67%) Solaris Administrator
11 5 (2.67%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (10.70%) Pandas
2 19 (10.16%) .NET
3 16 (8.56%) OpenMP
4 14 (7.49%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 13 (6.95%) Matplotlib
5 13 (6.95%) NumPy
5 13 (6.95%) XML
6 12 (6.42%) D3.js
6 12 (6.42%) JavaFX
6 12 (6.42%) Swing
6 12 (6.42%) Unreal Engine
7 11 (5.88%) PySpark
8 10 (5.35%) CSS
9 8 (4.28%) HTML
10 7 (3.74%) AngularJS
10 7 (3.74%) ASP.NET
10 7 (3.74%) Keras
10 7 (3.74%) RESTful
10 7 (3.74%) TensorFlow
11 6 (3.21%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 105 (56.15%) Computer Science
2 51 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (17.65%) Algorithms
4 28 (14.97%) User Experience
5 16 (8.56%) CUDA
6 14 (7.49%) Management Information System
7 9 (4.81%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (3.74%) Driving Licence
8 7 (3.74%) Mobile Payment
9 6 (3.21%) Data Centre
9 6 (3.21%) Embedded Systems
10 5 (2.67%) Smartcard
11 4 (2.14%) Life Science
11 4 (2.14%) Linux Command Line
11 4 (2.14%) Virtual Team
12 3 (1.60%) Graphic Design
12 3 (1.60%) Robotics
13 2 (1.07%) FMCG
13 2 (1.07%) Mobile App
13 2 (1.07%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 37 (19.79%) Linux
2 19 (10.16%) Unix
3 10 (5.35%) Windows
4 7 (3.74%) Solaris
5 4 (2.14%) Android
5 4 (2.14%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.14%) CentOS
5 4 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.60%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.07%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (31.02%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (27.81%) Software Engineering
3 50 (26.74%) Statistics
4 47 (25.13%) Analytics
5 46 (24.60%) Data Science
6 43 (22.99%) Machine Learning
7 32 (17.11%) Physics
8 31 (16.58%) Visualisation
9 26 (13.90%) OO
10 25 (13.37%) Problem-Solving
11 23 (12.30%) Artificial Intelligence
12 22 (11.76%) Data Analysis
13 21 (11.23%) Decision-Making
13 21 (11.23%) Open Source
14 19 (10.16%) Test Automation
15 18 (9.63%) Economics
15 18 (9.63%) Predictive Analysis
16 17 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
16 17 (9.09%) OOD
16 17 (9.09%) Sentiment Analysis
Programming Languages
1 55 (29.41%) Python
2 35 (18.72%) R
3 29 (15.51%) C++
3 29 (15.51%) Java
4 28 (14.97%) SQL
5 23 (12.30%) C#
6 15 (8.02%) JavaScript
7 14 (7.49%) Java 8
8 12 (6.42%) C
9 11 (5.88%) MATLAB
10 8 (4.28%) Shell Script
11 7 (3.74%) Perl
12 6 (3.21%) VBA
13 5 (2.67%) VB.NET
14 4 (2.14%) AWK
14 4 (2.14%) Bourne shell
14 4 (2.14%) Korn
14 4 (2.14%) VB
15 3 (1.60%) PowerShell
15 3 (1.60%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 101 (54.01%) Degree
2 22 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 21 (11.23%) SC Cleared
4 15 (8.02%) Computer Science Degree
4 15 (8.02%) Numerate Degree
5 8 (4.28%) CISA
5 8 (4.28%) CISM
5 8 (4.28%) CISSP
6 7 (3.74%) Oracle Certification
7 6 (3.21%) CREST Certified
7 6 (3.21%) IISP
7 6 (3.21%) OCA
7 6 (3.21%) PhD
8 5 (2.67%) Master's Degree
9 4 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (2.14%) OCP
9 4 (2.14%) RHCE
9 4 (2.14%) RHCSA
10 2 (1.07%) CRISC
10 2 (1.07%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.35%) QA
2 8 (4.28%) GDPR
3 7 (3.74%) Data Quality
4 6 (3.21%) ISAE 3402
4 6 (3.21%) ISO 22301
4 6 (3.21%) ISO 31000
4 6 (3.21%) ISO 9001
4 6 (3.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (3.21%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 6 (3.21%) PCI DSS
4 6 (3.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.07%) IFRS
6 1 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 4 (2.14%) GlusterFS
1 4 (2.14%) HDFS
1 4 (2.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (1.07%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.53%) Docker
3 1 (0.53%) Firmware
3 1 (0.53%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (3.21%) Nessus
1 6 (3.21%) Trend Micro Deep Security
2 4 (2.14%) NetBackup
2 4 (2.14%) Oracle ZFS
2 4 (2.14%) Red Hat Satellite
2 4 (2.14%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 4 (2.14%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 2 (1.07%) Ansible
3 2 (1.07%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.07%) Puppet
3 2 (1.07%) Salt
3 2 (1.07%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.53%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.53%) Mesos
4 1 (0.53%) Nagios
4 1 (0.53%) Oozie
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 22 (11.76%) Tableau
2 21 (11.23%) Microsoft
3 16 (8.56%) Oracle
4 10 (5.35%) Centrify
5 9 (4.81%) Sun
6 7 (3.74%) HP
6 7 (3.74%) Splunk
7 6 (3.21%) ArcSight
7 6 (3.21%) Barracuda Networks
7 6 (3.21%) Cisco
7 6 (3.21%) IBM
7 6 (3.21%) Imperva
7 6 (3.21%) McAfee
7 6 (3.21%) Qualys
7 6 (3.21%) Trend Micro
7 6 (3.21%) Tripwire
8 4 (2.14%) Brocade
8 4 (2.14%) EMC
8 4 (2.14%) Google
8 4 (2.14%) VMware