Period
to 23 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Numerate Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 23 July 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.

Numerate Degree (Degree in Mathematics)
UK
6 months to
23 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 732 764 706
Rank change year-on-year +32 -58 +88
Contract jobs citing Numerate Degree 101 143 155
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.58% 0.74% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 92 102
UK median daily rate £450 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -4.76% +7.69%
10th Percentile £136 £300 £332
90th Percentile £608 £736 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £475 £388
% change year-on-year -15.79% +22.58% -6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 2
UK median hourly rate £22.93 £16.69 £24.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.43% -32.79% +46.03%
10th Percentile £19.74 £12.50 £12.99
90th Percentile £44.40 £24.44 £36.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.93 £22.93 £24.83
% change year-on-year - -7.63% +46.03%

Numerate Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 17,482 19,390 18,741
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.99% 18.78% 19.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,590 11,499 11,508
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +5.59%
10th Percentile £263 £244 £250
90th Percentile £650 £625 £593
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% +5.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 826 958 956
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £29.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -16.44% +6.86%
10th Percentile £13.13 £12.71 £12.00
90th Percentile £57.50 £50.25 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £25.36 £31.00
% change year-on-year +38.03% -18.20% +10.71%

Numerate Degree
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Numerate Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Numerate Degree in the UK

Numerate Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Numerate Degree in the UK

Numerate Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Numerate Degree over the 6 months to 23 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Numerate Degree in the UK

Numerate Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Numerate Degree in the UK

Numerate Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Numerate Degree over the 6 months to 23 July 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Numerate Degree in the UK

Numerate Degree
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Numerate Degree within the UK over the 6 months to 23 July 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 -4 74 £494 -1.25% 63
UK excluding London +73 68 £400 -15.79% 48
London -16 33 £572 +8.95% 21
South East +16 28 £450 -5.26% 16
Scotland +37 18 £338 - 4
Wales +4 9 £138 -6.78% 2
North of England +25 7 £328 -31.05% 8
Yorkshire +28 4 £328 -31.05% 2
South West -16 4 £400 -20.00% 7
North West +26 3 - - 6
East of England +10 2 £138 -74.42% 6

For the 6 months to 23 July 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Numerate Degree 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 Numerate Degree.

1 101 (100.00%) Degree
2 65 (64.36%) Mathematics
3 42 (41.58%) SQL
4 41 (40.59%) Python
5 40 (39.60%) Java
6 36 (35.64%) C++
7 29 (28.71%) Analytics
8 28 (27.72%) Software Engineering
9 27 (26.73%) Computer Science
10 26 (25.74%) Data Science
11 25 (24.75%) Statistics
11 25 (24.75%) Git (software)
11 25 (24.75%) Visualisation
12 24 (23.76%) R
12 24 (23.76%) Windows
13 22 (21.78%) C#
14 21 (20.79%) Finance
14 21 (20.79%) Agile Software Development
14 21 (20.79%) Analytical Skills
15 20 (19.80%) GIS
15 20 (19.80%) .NET
16 19 (18.81%) RESTful
16 19 (18.81%) Big Data
16 19 (18.81%) SOAP
17 18 (17.82%) Visual Studio
17 18 (17.82%) Machine Learning
17 18 (17.82%) WPF
18 17 (16.83%) Robotics
18 17 (16.83%) Software Testing
18 17 (16.83%) NetBeans

Numerate Degree
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 12 (11.88%) SAS
2 7 (6.93%) Apache Spark
3 4 (3.96%) Apache
3 4 (3.96%) Confluence
4 3 (2.97%) Jupyter
5 1 (0.99%) Kinematics
Applications
1 12 (11.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (8.91%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (6.93%) SPSS
4 5 (4.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (4.95%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.99%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.92%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (7.92%) Power Platform
2 6 (5.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.95%) Google Analytics
4 3 (2.97%) Adobe Analytics
4 3 (2.97%) Azure Machine Learning
4 3 (2.97%) PaaS
5 2 (1.98%) Google Tag Manager
5 2 (1.98%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.99%) GitHub
6 1 (0.99%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.95%) Internet
2 1 (0.99%) GSM
2 1 (0.99%) HSPA
2 1 (0.99%) LTE
2 1 (0.99%) SSL
2 1 (0.99%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (19.80%) GIS
2 19 (18.81%) Big Data
3 8 (7.92%) Power BI
4 7 (6.93%) Relational Database
4 7 (6.93%) SQL Server
5 4 (3.96%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.97%) Geospatial Data
6 3 (2.97%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.97%) Qlik Sense
7 2 (1.98%) Mixpanel
8 1 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.99%) BigQuery
8 1 (0.99%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.99%) Looker
8 1 (0.99%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.99%) MySQL
8 1 (0.99%) QlikView
8 1 (0.99%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.99%) SAS Visual Analytics
8 1 (0.99%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 25 (24.75%) Git (software)
2 18 (17.82%) Visual Studio
3 17 (16.83%) NetBeans
4 9 (8.91%) JIRA
5 3 (2.97%) Maven
6 2 (1.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.98%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.98%) DbUnit
6 2 (1.98%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.98%) Mockito
6 2 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.98%) TestNG
6 2 (1.98%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.99%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.99%) Hudson
7 1 (0.99%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.99%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.99%) Subversion
7 1 (0.99%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 21 (20.79%) Finance
2 13 (12.87%) Banking
3 7 (6.93%) Marketing
4 4 (3.96%) Aerospace
4 4 (3.96%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.97%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.97%) Front Office
5 3 (2.97%) German Language
5 3 (2.97%) Retail
6 2 (1.98%) Advertising
6 2 (1.98%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.98%) Military
6 2 (1.98%) Social Science
6 2 (1.98%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.99%) Automotive
7 1 (0.99%) Avionics
7 1 (0.99%) Back Office
7 1 (0.99%) Games
7 1 (0.99%) Legal
7 1 (0.99%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 27 (26.73%) Analyst
2 23 (22.77%) Developer
2 23 (22.77%) Software Engineer
3 20 (19.80%) Java Engineer
4 18 (17.82%) C# Software Engineer
5 17 (16.83%) Java Software Engineer
5 17 (16.83%) Senior C# Software Engineer
5 17 (16.83%) Senior Java Engineer
5 17 (16.83%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 17 (16.83%) Senior Software Engineer
6 15 (14.85%) Data Analyst
7 13 (12.87%) Data Scientist
8 10 (9.90%) Graduate
8 10 (9.90%) Graduate Analyst
9 7 (6.93%) Statistical Analyst
10 5 (4.95%) C++ Developer
10 5 (4.95%) Full Stack Developer
11 4 (3.96%) Java Developer
11 4 (3.96%) Junior
11 4 (3.96%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (19.80%) .NET
2 19 (18.81%) RESTful
2 19 (18.81%) SOAP
3 18 (17.82%) WPF
4 17 (16.83%) Swing
5 9 (8.91%) AngularJS
6 7 (6.93%) HTML
6 7 (6.93%) Node.js
6 7 (6.93%) Vue.js
7 4 (3.96%) D3.js
7 4 (3.96%) HTML5
7 4 (3.96%) JSON
7 4 (3.96%) NumPy
7 4 (3.96%) Pandas
7 4 (3.96%) Qt
7 4 (3.96%) React
7 4 (3.96%) REST
7 4 (3.96%) TensorFlow
7 4 (3.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (2.97%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.79%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (16.83%) Robotics
3 6 (5.94%) Algorithms
3 6 (5.94%) User Experience
4 4 (3.96%) Clustering
4 4 (3.96%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (2.97%) Digital Media
5 3 (2.97%) Life Science
5 3 (2.97%) Wiki
6 2 (1.98%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.98%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.98%) Lidar
6 2 (1.98%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.99%) Acoustics
7 1 (0.99%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.99%) Equities
7 1 (0.99%) LIMS
7 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.99%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.99%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (23.76%) Windows
2 11 (10.89%) Linux
3 3 (2.97%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.98%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.99%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (64.36%) Mathematics
2 29 (28.71%) Analytics
3 28 (27.72%) Software Engineering
4 27 (26.73%) Computer Science
5 26 (25.74%) Data Science
6 25 (24.75%) Statistics
6 25 (24.75%) Visualisation
7 21 (20.79%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (17.82%) Machine Learning
9 17 (16.83%) Innovative Thinking
9 17 (16.83%) SOA
9 17 (16.83%) Software Testing
10 16 (15.84%) Physics
11 14 (13.86%) Data Analytics
12 12 (11.88%) Data Visualisation
13 11 (10.89%) Problem-Solving
14 10 (9.90%) Artificial Intelligence
14 10 (9.90%) DevOps
15 8 (7.92%) Economics
15 8 (7.92%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 42 (41.58%) SQL
2 41 (40.59%) Python
3 40 (39.60%) Java
4 36 (35.64%) C++
5 24 (23.76%) R
6 22 (21.78%) C#
7 12 (11.88%) JavaScript
8 6 (5.94%) C
9 5 (4.95%) MATLAB
10 3 (2.97%) PHP
10 3 (2.97%) VB
11 2 (1.98%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.98%) Perl
11 2 (1.98%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.99%) Ada
12 1 (0.99%) ES6
12 1 (0.99%) Scala
12 1 (0.99%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 101 (100.00%) Degree
2 12 (11.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (6.93%) Security Cleared
4 5 (4.95%) Master's Degree
4 5 (4.95%) PhD
4 5 (4.95%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.98%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.99%) MBA
6 1 (0.99%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.96%) MISRA
1 4 (3.96%) MISRA C
2 2 (1.98%) QA
3 1 (0.99%) IEC 61131
3 1 (0.99%) MIL-STD-498
System Software
1 2 (1.98%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (3.96%) Ansible
2 2 (1.98%) Puppet
3 1 (0.99%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.99%) Nagios
3 1 (0.99%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 15 (14.85%) Tableau
2 10 (9.90%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.93%) Cloudera
3 7 (6.93%) Google
4 4 (3.96%) Adobe
4 4 (3.96%) Splunk
5 3 (2.97%) Oracle
6 2 (1.98%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.99%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.99%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.99%) BMC
7 1 (0.99%) Informatica
7 1 (0.99%) LabVantage
7 1 (0.99%) Perforce
7 1 (0.99%) Remedy
7 1 (0.99%) Reuters
7 1 (0.99%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.99%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.99%) Sybase
7 1 (0.99%) Talend