Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Applied Mathematics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Applied Mathematics over the 6 months to 19 November 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.

Applied Mathematics (Applied Maths)
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 852 865 874
Rank change year-on-year +13 +9 -28
Contract jobs citing Applied Mathematics 23 31 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.023% 0.030% 0.016%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.027% 0.035% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 22 13
UK median daily rate £588 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.90% -4.55% +92.98%
10th Percentile £391 £374 £413
90th Percentile £678 £620 £680
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £333 £620
% change year-on-year +50.38% -46.37% +101.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Applied 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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 85705 87976 93705
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.52% 83.91% 81.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 57093 58207 60721
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £630 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2022 2335 2744
UK median hourly rate £23.32 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.83% +6.67% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.35 £11.32 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £48.75 £47.71
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £24.37 £23.75
% change year-on-year -1.50% +2.59% +18.75%

Applied Mathematics
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Applied Mathematics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Applied Mathematics in the UK

Applied Mathematics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Applied Mathematics in the UK

Applied Mathematics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Applied Mathematics over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Applied Mathematics in the UK

Applied Mathematics
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applied Mathematics within the UK over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
England +15 19 £600 +14.29% 1
London -32 18 £600 +9.09% 1
UK excluding London +21 5 £500 +50.38%
Scotland -6 4 £525 -
South West +5 1 £395 +18.80%

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Applied Mathematics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Applied Mathematics.

1 23 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 19 (82.61%) Computer Science
3 18 (78.26%) Statistics
4 16 (69.57%) Machine Learning
5 15 (65.22%) Degree
6 14 (60.87%) Python
7 11 (47.83%) Artificial Intelligence
7 11 (47.83%) Analytics
8 10 (43.48%) Java
9 9 (39.13%) SQL
9 9 (39.13%) C#
9 9 (39.13%) R
9 9 (39.13%) Hadoop
9 9 (39.13%) Predictive Modelling
9 9 (39.13%) Computer Science Degree
10 8 (34.78%) Big Data
10 8 (34.78%) NoSQL
10 8 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (34.78%) Finance
10 8 (34.78%) Physics
11 7 (30.43%) C++
11 7 (30.43%) Linux
11 7 (30.43%) Algorithms
11 7 (30.43%) Visualisation
12 6 (26.09%) D3.js
12 6 (26.09%) PhD
13 5 (21.74%) Data Modelling
13 5 (21.74%) Predictive Analytics
13 5 (21.74%) Apache Hive
13 5 (21.74%) Apache Spark

Applied Mathematics
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 5 (21.74%) Apache Spark
2 4 (17.39%) Apache Pig
3 3 (13.04%) SAS
4 1 (4.35%) Apache
4 1 (4.35%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (4.35%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (4.35%) Amazon S3
3 1 (4.35%) iTunes
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) Hadoop
2 8 (34.78%) Big Data
2 8 (34.78%) NoSQL
3 5 (21.74%) Apache Hive
4 3 (13.04%) Text Mining
5 2 (8.70%) QlikView
5 2 (8.70%) Spotfire
6 1 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (4.35%) Apache Zeppelin
6 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.35%) JUnit
2 1 (4.35%) Maven
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Banking
2 4 (17.39%) Investment Banking
2 4 (17.39%) Retail
3 3 (13.04%) Marketing
4 1 (4.35%) Games
4 1 (4.35%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Data Scientist
2 3 (13.04%) Analyst
2 3 (13.04%) Developer
2 3 (13.04%) Machine Learning Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Kernel Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Scala Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Analytics Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Apache Spark Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Java Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Machine Learning Scientist
4 1 (4.35%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Qualitative Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Quantitative Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Risk Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Risk Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Data Scientist
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) D3.js
2 5 (21.74%) Bokeh
2 5 (21.74%) ggplot
2 5 (21.74%) Seaborn
3 4 (17.39%) MLlib
3 4 (17.39%) NumPy
3 4 (17.39%) Pandas
3 4 (17.39%) RHadoop
3 4 (17.39%) scikit-learn
4 1 (4.35%) Akka
4 1 (4.35%) Flash
4 1 (4.35%) Flask
4 1 (4.35%) Google Maps API
4 1 (4.35%) HTML
4 1 (4.35%) HTML5
4 1 (4.35%) Kafka
4 1 (4.35%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (4.35%) OpenGL
4 1 (4.35%) TensorFlow
4 1 (4.35%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 19 (82.61%) Computer Science
2 8 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (30.43%) Algorithms
4 4 (17.39%) Digital Media
5 2 (8.70%) Data Structures
6 1 (4.35%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (4.35%) iPad
6 1 (4.35%) iPhone
6 1 (4.35%) PlayStation
6 1 (4.35%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Linux
2 3 (13.04%) Android
3 2 (8.70%) Unix
4 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 18 (78.26%) Statistics
3 16 (69.57%) Machine Learning
4 11 (47.83%) Analytics
4 11 (47.83%) Artificial Intelligence
5 9 (39.13%) Predictive Modelling
6 8 (34.78%) Physics
7 7 (30.43%) Visualisation
8 5 (21.74%) Data Modelling
8 5 (21.74%) Predictive Analytics
9 4 (17.39%) Data Cleansing
9 4 (17.39%) Statistical Analysis
10 3 (13.04%) Bayesian Methods
10 3 (13.04%) Deep Learning
10 3 (13.04%) Demand Forecasting
10 3 (13.04%) Fraud Detection
10 3 (13.04%) Open Source
10 3 (13.04%) Presales
10 3 (13.04%) Risk Analytics
10 3 (13.04%) Time Series Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 14 (60.87%) Python
2 10 (43.48%) Java
3 9 (39.13%) C#
3 9 (39.13%) R
3 9 (39.13%) SQL
4 7 (30.43%) C++
5 4 (17.39%) MATLAB
6 2 (8.70%) C
6 2 (8.70%) Embedded C
6 2 (8.70%) Scala
7 1 (4.35%) ActionScript
7 1 (4.35%) ActionScript 3.0
7 1 (4.35%) Clojure
7 1 (4.35%) Objective-C
7 1 (4.35%) Ruby
7 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (65.22%) Degree
2 9 (39.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (26.09%) PhD
4 3 (13.04%) Master's Degree
5 1 (4.35%) Numerate Degree
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) QEMU
2 1 (4.35%) Docker
2 1 (4.35%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Tableau
3 1 (4.35%) Google