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 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Applied Mathematics (Applied Maths)
UK
Rank 581 633 620
Rank change year-on-year +52 -13  
Contract jobs citing Applied Mathematics 12 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.026% 0.021% 0.008%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.032% 0.025% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 3
Median daily rate £438 £288 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +52.17% -36.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £213 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £215 £250
% change year-on-year +132.55% -14.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Applied 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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 37646 44098 42190
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.11% 82.88% 79.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 24821 28901 26121
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 953 1111 1212
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £27.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +34.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Applied Mathematics
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Applied Mathematics as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Applied Mathematics in the UK

Applied Mathematics
Top 9 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 3 months to 25 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
England +28 9 £438 +52.17% 3
London +36 8 £375 -16.66% 2
Scotland - 3 - -
Angus - 2 - -
City of London +4 1 £275 - 1
Cambridge - 1 £500 - 1
East of England - 1 £500 - 1
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £500 - 1

Applied Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 20 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 18 (90.00%) Python
3 15 (75.00%) Computer Science
4 14 (70.00%) Statistics
4 14 (70.00%) R
4 14 (70.00%) Machine Learning
5 13 (65.00%) Scala
6 11 (55.00%) Visualisation
6 11 (55.00%) PhD
7 10 (50.00%) Analytics
7 10 (50.00%) Algorithms
8 9 (45.00%) OO
8 9 (45.00%) Hadoop
9 8 (40.00%) Degree
9 8 (40.00%) Finance
9 8 (40.00%) Big Data
9 8 (40.00%) Apache Spark
10 7 (35.00%) D3.js
10 7 (35.00%) Tableau
10 7 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (35.00%) Java
11 6 (30.00%) C++
11 6 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (30.00%) Artificial Intelligence
11 6 (30.00%) Spotfire
11 6 (30.00%) QlikView
11 6 (30.00%) Natural Language Processing
11 6 (30.00%) Statistical Analysis
12 5 (25.00%) Physics

Applied Mathematics
Top Related 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 8 (40.00%) Apache Spark
2 3 (15.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (20.00%) iTunes
2 1 (5.00%) Flurry Analytics
2 1 (5.00%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) Hadoop
2 8 (40.00%) Big Data
3 6 (30.00%) QlikView
3 6 (30.00%) Spotfire
4 3 (15.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (15.00%) HBase
5 1 (5.00%) Data Mining
5 1 (5.00%) Mixpanel
5 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
5 1 (5.00%) Neo4j
5 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Data Scientist
2 5 (25.00%) Consultant
2 5 (25.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Machine Learning Consultant
3 4 (20.00%) Junior
3 4 (20.00%) Junior Consultant
3 4 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Big Data Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Cassandra Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Data Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Artificial Intelligence Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Hadoop Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Machine Learning Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) D3.js
2 6 (30.00%) Natural Language Processing
3 5 (25.00%) Pandas
3 5 (25.00%) scikit-learn
4 4 (20.00%) Flash
5 1 (5.00%) .NET
5 1 (5.00%) Apache Flex
5 1 (5.00%) Bokeh
5 1 (5.00%) Django
5 1 (5.00%) Flask
5 1 (5.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 15 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 10 (50.00%) Algorithms
3 7 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (20.00%) iPad
4 4 (20.00%) iPhone
4 4 (20.00%) Mobile App
5 3 (15.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Android
1 4 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 14 (70.00%) Machine Learning
2 14 (70.00%) Statistics
3 11 (55.00%) Visualisation
4 10 (50.00%) Analytics
5 9 (45.00%) OO
6 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (30.00%) Artificial Intelligence
6 6 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (30.00%) Statistical Analysis
7 5 (25.00%) Anomaly Detection
7 5 (25.00%) Physics
8 4 (20.00%) Android Development
8 4 (20.00%) iOS Development
8 4 (20.00%) Mobile Development
8 4 (20.00%) Prototyping
8 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
9 3 (15.00%) Deep Learning
9 3 (15.00%) Risk Analytics
10 2 (10.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) Python
2 14 (70.00%) R
3 13 (65.00%) Scala
4 7 (35.00%) Java
5 6 (30.00%) C++
6 5 (25.00%) C#
7 4 (20.00%) ActionScript
7 4 (20.00%) Apple Swift
7 4 (20.00%) Objective-C
7 4 (20.00%) Ruby
8 2 (10.00%) MATLAB
8 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
8 2 (10.00%) SQL
9 1 (5.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) PhD
2 8 (40.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) HDFS
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Tableau
2 1 (5.00%) Google