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 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 595 650 639
Rank change year-on-year +55 -11  
Contract jobs citing Applied Mathematics 15 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.032% 0.007% 0.005%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.038% 0.009% 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 3
Median daily rate £525 £450 £620
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -27.41%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 - £620
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 39792 44999 44543
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.45% 83.35% 80.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 25913 29844 28605
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1055 1094 1232
Median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.07% +1.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £48.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Applied Mathematics in the UK

Applied Mathematics
Top 12 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 27 June 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
Scotland +40 9 £550 -
Edinburgh +28 9 £550 -
England +27 6 £395 -12.22% 8
South East - 3 £350 - 2
London +4 2 £600 +33.33%
Abingdon - 2 - -
Oxfordshire - 2 - - 1
Wiltshire - 1 £395 -
South West - 1 £395 - 1
Salisbury - 1 £395 -
Surrey - 1 £350 -
City of London - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 27 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 21 (77.78%) Statistics
3 19 (70.37%) Analytics
4 18 (66.67%) Machine Learning
4 18 (66.67%) Python
5 16 (59.26%) Finance
5 16 (59.26%) Degree
6 14 (51.85%) Computer Science
6 14 (51.85%) Tableau
6 14 (51.85%) PhD
7 13 (48.15%) Apache Spark
7 13 (48.15%) Visualisation
8 12 (44.44%) R
8 12 (44.44%) Spotfire
8 12 (44.44%) QlikView
8 12 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (44.44%) Big Data
8 12 (44.44%) Risk Analytics
9 11 (40.74%) Hadoop
9 11 (40.74%) SAS
9 11 (40.74%) MATLAB
10 10 (37.04%) Regulatory Compliance
11 9 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
12 8 (29.63%) Econometrics
12 8 (29.63%) Scala
13 7 (25.93%) D3.js
13 7 (25.93%) Artificial Intelligence
13 7 (25.93%) Java
13 7 (25.93%) SQL
14 6 (22.22%) Business Intelligence

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 13 (48.15%) Apache Spark
2 11 (40.74%) SAS
3 1 (3.70%) Apache Pig
3 1 (3.70%) Confluence
3 1 (3.70%) Jupyter
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (7.41%) iTunes
2 1 (3.70%) Flurry Analytics
2 1 (3.70%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (44.44%) Big Data
1 12 (44.44%) QlikView
1 12 (44.44%) Spotfire
2 11 (40.74%) Hadoop
3 3 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (11.11%) HBase
4 2 (7.41%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.70%) Apache Hive
5 1 (3.70%) Data Mining
5 1 (3.70%) DataStage
5 1 (3.70%) Impala
5 1 (3.70%) Mixpanel
5 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.70%) Neo4j
5 1 (3.70%) Pentaho
5 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.70%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Eclipse
1 2 (7.41%) Eclipse RCP
2 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 16 (59.26%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) Military
3 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Analyst
1 6 (22.22%) Consultant
2 5 (18.52%) Machine Learning Consultant
3 4 (14.81%) Data Scientist
3 4 (14.81%) Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Junior
3 4 (14.81%) Junior Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Risk Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Big Data Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Cassandra Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Data Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Java Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Data Scientist
5 2 (7.41%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Analytics Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Analytics Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Desktop Support
6 1 (3.70%) Hadoop Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Machine Learning Scientist
6 1 (3.70%) Risk Analytics Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) D3.js
2 5 (18.52%) Natural Language Processing
3 2 (7.41%) Flash
3 2 (7.41%) Swing
3 2 (7.41%) SWT
4 1 (3.70%) Apache Tez
4 1 (3.70%) Bokeh
4 1 (3.70%) Django
4 1 (3.70%) Flask
4 1 (3.70%) ggplot
4 1 (3.70%) JSON
4 1 (3.70%) Matplotlib
4 1 (3.70%) MLlib
4 1 (3.70%) PySpark
4 1 (3.70%) RHadoop
4 1 (3.70%) scikit-learn
4 1 (3.70%) Seaborn
4 1 (3.70%) TensorFlow
4 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (51.85%) Computer Science
2 12 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (14.81%) Algorithms
4 3 (11.11%) Fintech
5 2 (7.41%) iPad
5 2 (7.41%) iPhone
5 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
6 1 (3.70%) Digital Media
6 1 (3.70%) Equities
6 1 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (3.70%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Linux
1 3 (11.11%) Unix
2 2 (7.41%) Android
2 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 21 (77.78%) Statistics
3 19 (70.37%) Analytics
4 18 (66.67%) Machine Learning
5 13 (48.15%) Visualisation
6 12 (44.44%) Risk Analytics
7 10 (37.04%) Regulatory Compliance
8 9 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
9 8 (29.63%) Econometrics
10 7 (25.93%) Artificial Intelligence
11 6 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (22.22%) Data Analysis
11 6 (22.22%) Data Management
11 6 (22.22%) Physics
12 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (18.52%) Data Analytics
12 5 (18.52%) Predictive Analytics
13 4 (14.81%) OO
13 4 (14.81%) Performance Monitoring
13 4 (14.81%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 18 (66.67%) Python
2 12 (44.44%) R
3 11 (40.74%) MATLAB
4 8 (29.63%) Scala
5 7 (25.93%) Java
5 7 (25.93%) SQL
6 3 (11.11%) C#
6 3 (11.11%) C++
6 3 (11.11%) VBA
7 2 (7.41%) ActionScript
7 2 (7.41%) Apple Swift
7 2 (7.41%) Objective-C
7 2 (7.41%) Ruby
7 2 (7.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (59.26%) Degree
2 14 (51.85%) PhD
3 6 (22.22%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (7.41%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) HDFS
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) Tableau
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) Ab Initio
3 1 (3.70%) Google
3 1 (3.70%) Informatica