The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mathematics in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mathematics over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 63 58 45
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -13
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 1 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.13% 0.46% 1.79%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.55% 1.69% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 11
Average daily rate
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£400 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £320 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -14.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £13.00 £12.46
% change year-on-year
+17.30% +4.33%
Mathematics
West Midlands

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

Miscellaneous Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
183 177 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 23.43% 27.06% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 128 56
Average daily rate £350 £301 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.47% -24.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £158 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £505 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 7
Average hourly rate £20.00 £13.98 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.11% -9.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.31 £12.00 £13.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £17.25 £28.03
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -32.69%

Mathematics
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Mathematics Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Mathematics
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Mathematics Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Mathematics
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Mathematics Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Mathematics
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SAS
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Base SAS

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 1 (50.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Base SAS
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Customer Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) SQL