The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mathematics in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mathematics over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 22 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 1.87% 0.49% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.70% 3.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.72 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £13.00 £12.42
% change year-on-year
+17.30% +4.66%
Mathematics
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Miscellaneous Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
23 30 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 21.50% 14.56% 18.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 13
Average daily rate £300 £238 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% -32.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £110 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £450 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
Average hourly rate £30.00 £15.89 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.85% -5.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

Mathematics
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mathematics across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Mathematics Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Mathematics
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Mathematics across the Aberdeen region.

Mathematics Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Mathematics
Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Mathematics across the Aberdeen region.

Mathematics Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Mathematics
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Mathematics also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Mathematics.

1 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Data Management
1 2 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Mathematics also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Mathematics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Customer Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Assistant
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft