The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mathematics in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire 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 112 113 111
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 11 15 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.45% 0.59% 0.64%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.04% 2.81% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 13
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£350 £211 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.68% -43.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 0
Average hourly rate £15.25 £13.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.30% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £13.00 £12.42
% change year-on-year
+17.30% +4.66%
Mathematics
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
540 533 610
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.94% 20.88% 19.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 256 266
Average daily rate £363 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 24 22
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -49.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.27 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £33.00 £50.00
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 Berkshire

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

Mathematics Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Mathematics
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Mathematics Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Mathematics
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Mathematics Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Mathematics
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mathematics across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Mathematics Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Mathematics
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mathematics within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +9 8 £350 +65.68% 3
Slough - 1 - - 2
Bracknell - - - -
Maidenhead - - - - 1
Newbury - - - -
Mathematics
South East

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 10 (58.82%) Degree
2 9 (52.94%) C
3 7 (41.18%) Physics
3 7 (41.18%) Computer Science
4 6 (35.29%) Java
4 6 (35.29%) Linux
5 5 (29.41%) Hibernate
5 5 (29.41%) Spring
6 4 (23.53%) UNIX
6 4 (23.53%) Tomcat
7 3 (17.65%) Operations Research
8 2 (11.76%) QMS
8 2 (11.76%) 4G
8 2 (11.76%) Assembly Language
8 2 (11.76%) MATLAB
8 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
8 2 (11.76%) SQL
8 2 (11.76%) C#
8 2 (11.76%) VBA
8 2 (11.76%) .NET
8 2 (11.76%) Quality Management
8 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (11.76%) 3GPP
8 2 (11.76%) Wireless
9 1 (5.88%) MVC
9 1 (5.88%) BT
9 1 (5.88%) XAML
9 1 (5.88%) Publishing
9 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (5.88%) Games

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (23.53%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) AutoCAD
1 1 (5.88%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) 3GPP
1 2 (11.76%) Wireless
1 2 (11.76%) 4G
2 1 (5.88%) WiMAX
2 1 (5.88%) MIMO
2 1 (5.88%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) Data Mining
1 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
1 1 (5.88%) Big Data
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Ant
1 1 (5.88%) JUnit
1 1 (5.88%) Maven
General
1 1 (5.88%) Publishing
1 1 (5.88%) Games
1 1 (5.88%) Marketing
1 1 (5.88%) French Language
1 1 (5.88%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Java Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Customer Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Graduate
4 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Graduate Software Developer
4 1 (5.88%) DSP Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) Spring
1 5 (29.41%) Hibernate
2 2 (11.76%) .NET
3 1 (5.88%) J2EE
3 1 (5.88%) JDBC
3 1 (5.88%) STL
3 1 (5.88%) Web Services
3 1 (5.88%) OpenGL
3 1 (5.88%) DirectX
3 1 (5.88%) Java EE
3 1 (5.88%) Spring MVC
3 1 (5.88%) WPF
3 1 (5.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (5.88%) WebGL
3 1 (5.88%) WinForms
3 1 (5.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Physics
1 7 (41.18%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) New Media
2 1 (5.88%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Linux
2 4 (23.53%) UNIX
3 1 (5.88%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Operations Research
2 2 (11.76%) Quality Management
2 2 (11.76%) QMS
2 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.88%) Scrum
3 1 (5.88%) Data Management
3 1 (5.88%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.88%) CAD
3 1 (5.88%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) Product Management
3 1 (5.88%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (5.88%) Statistical Modelling
3 1 (5.88%) Business Analytics
3 1 (5.88%) Analytics
3 1 (5.88%) Process Management
3 1 (5.88%) MVC
3 1 (5.88%) Electronic Design Automation
3 1 (5.88%) Product Marketing
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) C
2 6 (35.29%) Java
3 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.76%) C#
3 2 (11.76%) VBA
3 2 (11.76%) Assembly Language
3 2 (11.76%) MATLAB
3 2 (11.76%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) VB
4 1 (5.88%) XAML
4 1 (5.88%) R
4 1 (5.88%) C++
4 1 (5.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) JBoss
1 1 (5.88%) Autodesk
1 1 (5.88%) BT
1 1 (5.88%) SolidWorks