The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mathematics in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mathematics over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 63 62 43
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -19
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 4 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.47% 0.13% 1.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.81% 0.54% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£388 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £13.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £15.25 £15.25
Mathematics
South West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
221 186 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 25.79% 23.85% 22.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 126 79
Average daily rate £390 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 11
Average hourly rate £23.75 £35.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.14% +109.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £17.20 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.75 £45.70 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

Mathematics
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Mathematics Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Mathematics
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Mathematics Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Mathematics
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Mathematics Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 8 (100.00%) Degree
2 5 (62.50%) Computer Science
2 5 (62.50%) jQuery
2 5 (62.50%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) HTML
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
2 5 (62.50%) CSS
2 5 (62.50%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) SOAP
3 3 (37.50%) PHP
3 3 (37.50%) C++
3 3 (37.50%) Ajax
3 3 (37.50%) Android
3 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS
3 3 (37.50%) REST
3 3 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) WinForms
4 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
4 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (25.00%) WCF
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) Internet
5 1 (12.50%) Risk Management

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
2 1 (12.50%) CouchDB
2 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 1 (12.50%) Big Data
General
1 1 (12.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) .NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Data Scientist
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Software Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Data Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) jQuery
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
1 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
1 5 (62.50%) CSS
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) SOAP
2 3 (37.50%) Ajax
2 3 (37.50%) REST
2 3 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (25.00%) WinForms
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (25.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Computer Science
2 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Statistics
3 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Android
1 3 (37.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
2 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
2 1 (12.50%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Information Management
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C#
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) PHP
2 3 (37.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared