Period
to 20 January 2019

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 20 January 2019 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
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 848 835 799
Rank change year-on-year -13 -36 +44
Contract jobs citing Mathematical Modelling 26 43 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.027% 0.043% 0.059%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.030% 0.050% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 21 47
UK median daily rate £425 £575 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.09% +9.52% +25.00%
10th Percentile £374 £413 £293
90th Percentile £646 £675 £815
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £575 £350
% change year-on-year -28.26% +64.17% -15.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
UK median hourly rate £50.00 - £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 - £43.00

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 85,262 85,360 82,471
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.98% 85.85% 85.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 56,290 57,072 54,475
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.83% +1.35% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,147 2,018 2,393
UK median hourly rate £23.49 £23.04 £23.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.96% -1.02% +1.20%
10th Percentile £11.27 £11.25 £11.06
90th Percentile £50.04 £49.75 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.43 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -6.54% +6.67% -10.00%

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 20 January 2019.

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 5 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 20 January 2019. 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 +3 26 £425 -26.09% 27
London -4 14 £550 -4.35% 2
UK excluding London -23 12 £413 -28.26% 28
East of England -12 7 - - 15
South East +10 5 £413 -31.25% 6

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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 26 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 12 (46.15%) Degree
3 10 (38.46%) C++
3 10 (38.46%) Python
4 9 (34.62%) C
5 8 (30.77%) Algorithms
5 8 (30.77%) Data Science
6 7 (26.92%) Big Data
6 7 (26.92%) SQL
6 7 (26.92%) Simulink
6 7 (26.92%) Computer Science
6 7 (26.92%) Validation
7 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
7 6 (23.08%) Java
7 6 (23.08%) R
7 6 (23.08%) Machine Learning
7 6 (23.08%) Hadoop
7 6 (23.08%) Apache Spark
7 6 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (19.23%) Data Structures
8 5 (19.23%) Signal Processing
8 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
8 5 (19.23%) Apache Hive
8 5 (19.23%) MATLAB
9 4 (15.38%) Finance
9 4 (15.38%) C#
9 4 (15.38%) Stateflow
9 4 (15.38%) ETL
9 4 (15.38%) MathWorks
9 4 (15.38%) Microsoft

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 6 (23.08%) Apache Spark
2 3 (11.54%) Apache Pig
3 2 (7.69%) Apache Solr
3 2 (7.69%) Confluence
3 2 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.85%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Simulink
2 4 (15.38%) Stateflow
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Kerberos
1 2 (7.69%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (7.69%) SSL
1 2 (7.69%) VPN
2 1 (3.85%) 3GPP
2 1 (3.85%) DVB
2 1 (3.85%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) Big Data
2 6 (23.08%) Hadoop
3 5 (19.23%) Apache Hive
4 4 (15.38%) Relational Database
5 3 (11.54%) Data Mining
6 2 (7.69%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (7.69%) Data Lake
6 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (7.69%) HBase
6 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
6 2 (7.69%) Parquet
6 2 (7.69%) Power BI
6 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
7 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 7
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.69%) CppUnit
2 2 (7.69%) FishEye
2 2 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Automotive
3 2 (7.69%) Aerospace
3 2 (7.69%) Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Games
4 1 (3.85%) Electronics
4 1 (3.85%) Retail
4 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Data Scientist
1 6 (23.08%) Developer
2 3 (11.54%) Senior Data Scientist
2 3 (11.54%) Software Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) .NET Developer
3 2 (7.69%) Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Applications Packager
3 2 (7.69%) Big Data Developer
3 2 (7.69%) Machine Learning Scientist
4 1 (3.85%) C# Developer
4 1 (3.85%) C# Quant Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Communications Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Data Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Digital Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Product Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Quantitative Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) .NET
2 2 (7.69%) Apache NiFi
2 2 (7.69%) HTML
2 2 (7.69%) HTML5
2 2 (7.69%) Kafka
2 2 (7.69%) Natural Language Processing
2 2 (7.69%) Play Framework
2 2 (7.69%) React
2 2 (7.69%) XML
3 1 (3.85%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Algorithms
2 5 (19.23%) Data Structures
3 4 (15.38%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (7.69%) CMDB
5 2 (7.69%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Debian
1 2 (7.69%) Linux
1 2 (7.69%) Unix
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
1 2 (7.69%) Windows 10
1 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 8 (30.77%) Data Science
3 7 (26.92%) Computer Science
3 7 (26.92%) Validation
4 6 (23.08%) Machine Learning
4 6 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
5 5 (19.23%) Signal Processing
6 4 (15.38%) ETL
6 4 (15.38%) Open Source
7 3 (11.54%) Analytics
7 3 (11.54%) Data Acquisition
7 3 (11.54%) Data Visualisation
7 3 (11.54%) MapReduce
7 3 (11.54%) Physics
7 3 (11.54%) Software Testing
7 3 (11.54%) Statistical Modelling
7 3 (11.54%) Visualisation
8 2 (7.69%) Application Virtualisation
8 2 (7.69%) Disruptive Innovation
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) C++
1 10 (38.46%) Python
2 9 (34.62%) C
3 7 (26.92%) SQL
4 6 (23.08%) Java
4 6 (23.08%) R
5 5 (19.23%) MATLAB
6 4 (15.38%) C#
7 3 (11.54%) Embedded C
7 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
7 3 (11.54%) Scala
8 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
8 2 (7.69%) Perl
8 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
8 2 (7.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (46.15%) Degree
2 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 3 (11.54%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (7.69%) BC Cleared
4 2 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (7.69%) DBS Check
4 2 (7.69%) Master's Degree
4 2 (7.69%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (3.85%) PhD
5 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.69%) HDFS
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Ansible
1 2 (7.69%) Hadoop YARN
1 2 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) MathWorks
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) Atlassian
2 2 (7.69%) Hortonworks
2 2 (7.69%) Tableau