Period
to 21 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Mathematical Modelling skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mathematical Modelling over the 6 months to 21 June 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.

Mathematical Modelling
UK
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 829 810 878
Rank change year-on-year -19 +68 -44
Contract jobs citing Mathematical Modelling 50 36 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.050% 0.039% 0.020%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.058% 0.047% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 27 15
UK median daily rate £563 £500 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +26.58% -18.97%
10th Percentile £263 £178 £191
90th Percentile £649 £575 £775
UK excluding London median daily rate £575 £550 £309
% change year-on-year +4.55% +78.14% -14.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
UK median hourly rate £41.00 £48.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.46% +29.33% -
10th Percentile £39.50 £46.75 £36.25
90th Percentile £42.50 £50.25 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £48.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -15.46% +29.33% -

Mathematical Modelling 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 85,690 77,288 89,684
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 85.65% 84.78% 84.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 56,471 50,569 59,063
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £606
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,339 2,072 2,278
UK median hourly rate £21.75 £25.00 £25.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.00% -0.24% +18.49%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £52.50 £50.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £27.15
% change year-on-year -20.00% -7.92% +25.99%

Mathematical Modelling
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Mathematical Modelling as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Mathematical Modelling in the UK

Mathematical Modelling
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mathematical Modelling in the UK

Mathematical Modelling
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mathematical Modelling over the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mathematical Modelling in the UK

Mathematical Modelling
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mathematical Modelling.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mathematical Modelling in the UK

Mathematical Modelling
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 Mathematical Modelling within the UK over the 6 months to 21 June 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
England -36 50 £563 +12.50% 18
London -37 28 £550 +10.00% 2
UK excluding London +14 22 £575 +4.55% 18
East of England - 15 £600 - 7
West Midlands -9 3 - -
Midlands -11 3 - -
South West +6 2 - - 2
North of England -32 2 £175 - 3
Yorkshire - 2 £175 - 3

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Mathematical Modelling 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 with a requirement for Mathematical Modelling.

1 50 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 29 (58.00%) Python
3 28 (56.00%) Big Data
3 28 (56.00%) Data Science
4 25 (50.00%) R
4 25 (50.00%) Scala
4 25 (50.00%) Java
5 24 (48.00%) Algorithms
6 18 (36.00%) Apache Spark
6 18 (36.00%) Hadoop
6 18 (36.00%) Git (software)
7 17 (34.00%) Apache Hive
8 16 (32.00%) Machine Learning
9 15 (30.00%) Retail
10 13 (26.00%) Degree
10 13 (26.00%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (26.00%) Open Source
11 11 (22.00%) Visualisation
11 11 (22.00%) MapReduce
11 11 (22.00%) Relational Database
11 11 (22.00%) Apache Pig
11 11 (22.00%) Problem-Solving
11 11 (22.00%) Data Analysis
11 11 (22.00%) Finance
11 11 (22.00%) HTML
12 10 (20.00%) SQL
12 10 (20.00%) Data Structures
13 9 (18.00%) Statistical Modelling
13 9 (18.00%) HTML5
13 9 (18.00%) JavaScript

Mathematical Modelling
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 18 (36.00%) Apache Spark
2 11 (22.00%) Apache Pig
3 7 (14.00%) Apache Solr
4 6 (12.00%) Confluence
4 6 (12.00%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Simulink
1 3 (6.00%) Stateflow
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (12.00%) Amazon S3
3 2 (4.00%) SaaS
4 1 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.00%) Kerberos
1 6 (12.00%) SSL
1 6 (12.00%) VPN
2 2 (4.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (56.00%) Big Data
2 18 (36.00%) Hadoop
3 17 (34.00%) Apache Hive
4 11 (22.00%) Relational Database
5 7 (14.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (14.00%) Data Mining
5 7 (14.00%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (14.00%) NoSQL
6 6 (12.00%) Amazon Redshift
6 6 (12.00%) Data Lake
6 6 (12.00%) HBase
6 6 (12.00%) Parquet
6 6 (12.00%) Power BI
7 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
8 1 (2.00%) Blockchain
8 1 (2.00%) Impala
8 1 (2.00%) MarkLogic
8 1 (2.00%) Qlik Sense
8 1 (2.00%) QlikView
8 1 (2.00%) Riak
Development Applications
1 18 (36.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (12.00%) FishEye
2 6 (12.00%) JIRA
3 3 (6.00%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (6.00%) Rational Statemate
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.00%) Ant
5 1 (2.00%) Build Forge
5 1 (2.00%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.00%) Maven
5 1 (2.00%) Selenium
General
1 15 (30.00%) Retail
2 11 (22.00%) Finance
3 7 (14.00%) Games
4 5 (10.00%) Banking
5 3 (6.00%) Electronics
5 3 (6.00%) Legal
6 2 (4.00%) Front Office
6 2 (4.00%) Marketing
6 2 (4.00%) Publishing
7 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking
7 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
7 1 (2.00%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (42.00%) Data Scientist
2 14 (28.00%) Developer
3 6 (12.00%) Big Data Developer
3 6 (12.00%) Hadoop Developer
4 4 (8.00%) .NET Developer
4 4 (8.00%) Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) C# Developer
5 3 (6.00%) Design Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Senior Data Scientist
5 3 (6.00%) Senior Developer
5 3 (6.00%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Angular Developer
6 2 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (4.00%) C# WPF Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Embedded Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Machine Learning Scientist
6 2 (4.00%) React Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Senior Full Stack Developer
6 2 (4.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.00%) HTML
2 9 (18.00%) HTML5
3 8 (16.00%) React
4 7 (14.00%) Kafka
4 7 (14.00%) Natural Language Processing
4 7 (14.00%) Play Framework
5 6 (12.00%) XML
6 5 (10.00%) AngularJS
7 4 (8.00%) .NET
8 2 (4.00%) .NET Framework
8 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET
8 2 (4.00%) CSS
8 2 (4.00%) CSS3
8 2 (4.00%) Hibernate
8 2 (4.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 2 (4.00%) Silverlight
8 2 (4.00%) Spring
8 2 (4.00%) WCF
8 2 (4.00%) WPF
8 2 (4.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (48.00%) Algorithms
2 13 (26.00%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (20.00%) Data Structures
4 8 (16.00%) Computer Science
5 7 (14.00%) Fintech
6 2 (4.00%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (4.00%) Derivative
6 2 (4.00%) Equities
6 2 (4.00%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (2.00%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (2.00%) Life Science
7 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.00%) Replication
7 1 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.00%) Unix
2 2 (4.00%) Windows
3 1 (2.00%) CentOS
3 1 (2.00%) Linux
3 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 28 (56.00%) Data Science
3 16 (32.00%) Machine Learning
4 13 (26.00%) Open Source
5 11 (22.00%) Data Analysis
5 11 (22.00%) MapReduce
5 11 (22.00%) Problem-Solving
5 11 (22.00%) Visualisation
6 9 (18.00%) Statistical Modelling
7 8 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (14.00%) Data Visualisation
8 7 (14.00%) DevOps
8 7 (14.00%) Disruptive Innovation
8 7 (14.00%) ETL
8 7 (14.00%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (12.00%) ETL Development
9 6 (12.00%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (10.00%) Software Engineering
10 5 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 29 (58.00%) Python
2 25 (50.00%) Java
2 25 (50.00%) R
2 25 (50.00%) Scala
3 10 (20.00%) SQL
4 9 (18.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (14.00%) Bash Shell
5 7 (14.00%) C
5 7 (14.00%) C++
5 7 (14.00%) MATLAB
5 7 (14.00%) Perl
6 6 (12.00%) C#
7 3 (6.00%) Ada
8 2 (4.00%) T-SQL
8 2 (4.00%) XAML
9 1 (2.00%) Embedded C++
9 1 (2.00%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 13 (26.00%) Degree
2 4 (8.00%) Numerate Degree
2 4 (8.00%) PhD
2 4 (8.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (8.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (12.00%) HDFS
2 3 (6.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (14.00%) Hadoop YARN
2 6 (12.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (12.00%) Atlassian
1 6 (12.00%) Hortonworks
1 6 (12.00%) Tableau
2 3 (6.00%) MathWorks
3 2 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle