Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 855 832 858
Rank change year-on-year -23 +26 -3
Contract jobs citing Mathematical Modelling 29 35 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.028% 0.035% 0.034%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.033% 0.041% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 18 28
UK median daily rate £550 £550 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +51.72% -14.71%
10th Percentile £333 £421 £284
90th Percentile £658 £781 £653
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £625 £350
% change year-on-year -36.00% +78.57% -16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
UK median hourly rate - £48.50 £44.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +8.17% -18.48%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £48.50 £44.84
% change year-on-year - +8.17% -18.48%

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 88,860 85,218 90,687
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.19% 85.73% 85.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 58,647 56,432 59,904
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £300 £280 £263
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,410 2,058 2,457
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £24.93 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.75% +10.78% +3.45%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.00 £48.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +8.70% +4.55%

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 18 October 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 7 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 18 October 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 -7 29 £550 - 29
London -20 21 £550 +2.33% 5
UK excluding London -21 8 £400 -36.00% 29
East of England - 5 £638 - 9
South East - 2 £388 - 2
North of England -32 1 £175 -70.83% 6
Yorkshire - 1 £175 -

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 29 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 16 (55.17%) Big Data
2 16 (55.17%) Python
2 16 (55.17%) Data Science
3 13 (44.83%) Java
4 11 (37.93%) Algorithms
4 11 (37.93%) Degree
4 11 (37.93%) Scala
4 11 (37.93%) R
4 11 (37.93%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (34.48%) Apache Hive
5 10 (34.48%) Git (software)
5 10 (34.48%) Hadoop
5 10 (34.48%) Apache Spark
6 8 (27.59%) C++
6 8 (27.59%) Machine Learning
6 8 (27.59%) Computer Science
7 7 (24.14%) Relational Database
7 7 (24.14%) SQL
7 7 (24.14%) Retail
7 7 (24.14%) Data Structures
8 6 (20.69%) Finance
8 6 (20.69%) C
8 6 (20.69%) C#
8 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (20.69%) Apache Pig
8 6 (20.69%) MapReduce
8 6 (20.69%) Open Source
9 5 (17.24%) .NET
9 5 (17.24%) Data Analysis

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 10 (34.48%) Apache Spark
2 6 (20.69%) Apache Pig
3 4 (13.79%) Apache Solr
3 4 (13.79%) Confluence
3 4 (13.79%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Simulink
1 2 (6.90%) Stateflow
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (13.79%) Amazon S3
2 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) Kerberos
1 4 (13.79%) SSL
1 4 (13.79%) VPN
2 2 (6.90%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (3.45%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (55.17%) Big Data
2 10 (34.48%) Apache Hive
2 10 (34.48%) Hadoop
3 7 (24.14%) Relational Database
4 4 (13.79%) Amazon Redshift
4 4 (13.79%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (13.79%) Data Lake
4 4 (13.79%) Data Mining
4 4 (13.79%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (13.79%) HBase
4 4 (13.79%) NoSQL
4 4 (13.79%) Parquet
4 4 (13.79%) Power BI
5 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 7
Development Applications
1 10 (34.48%) Git (software)
2 4 (13.79%) FishEye
2 4 (13.79%) JIRA
3 1 (3.45%) Rational Statemate
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (24.14%) Retail
2 6 (20.69%) Finance
3 4 (13.79%) Games
4 2 (6.90%) Banking
5 1 (3.45%) Legal
5 1 (3.45%) Marketing
5 1 (3.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Data Scientist
2 9 (31.03%) Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Senior Data Scientist
4 3 (10.34%) Big Data Developer
4 3 (10.34%) C# Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Hadoop Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Machine Learning Scientist
5 2 (6.90%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Applications Packager
6 1 (3.45%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) C# Quant Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Data Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Data Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Lead Business Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Marketing Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Marketing Data Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) NoSQL Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Python Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) .NET
2 4 (13.79%) HTML
2 4 (13.79%) HTML5
2 4 (13.79%) Kafka
2 4 (13.79%) Natural Language Processing
2 4 (13.79%) Play Framework
2 4 (13.79%) React
2 4 (13.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) Algorithms
2 8 (27.59%) Computer Science
3 7 (24.14%) Data Structures
4 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (13.79%) Fintech
6 2 (6.90%) CMDB
7 1 (3.45%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Unix
2 2 (6.90%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Windows 10
2 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 16 (55.17%) Data Science
3 11 (37.93%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (27.59%) Machine Learning
5 6 (20.69%) MapReduce
5 6 (20.69%) Open Source
6 5 (17.24%) Data Analysis
7 4 (13.79%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (13.79%) Data Visualisation
7 4 (13.79%) DevOps
7 4 (13.79%) Disruptive Innovation
7 4 (13.79%) ETL
7 4 (13.79%) ETL Development
7 4 (13.79%) Exploratory Data Analysis
7 4 (13.79%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (13.79%) Statistical Modelling
7 4 (13.79%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (13.79%) Visualisation
8 3 (10.34%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 16 (55.17%) Python
2 13 (44.83%) Java
3 11 (37.93%) R
3 11 (37.93%) Scala
4 8 (27.59%) C++
5 7 (24.14%) SQL
6 6 (20.69%) C
6 6 (20.69%) C#
7 4 (13.79%) Bash Shell
7 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
7 4 (13.79%) Perl
8 2 (6.90%) MATLAB
8 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
8 2 (6.90%) VB.NET
9 1 (3.45%) Ada
9 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (37.93%) Degree
2 5 (17.24%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (6.90%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) Master's Degree
4 1 (3.45%) PhD
4 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) HDFS
2 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Ansible
1 4 (13.79%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (6.90%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Atlassian
1 4 (13.79%) Hortonworks
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
1 4 (13.79%) Tableau
2 2 (6.90%) MathWorks
3 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com