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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 65 70 48
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -22
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 6 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.64% 0.34% 0.80%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.24% 1.49% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Average daily rate
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£369 £320 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.23% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £13.52 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £15.25 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+31.14% +17.30%
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 Bristol region.

Miscellaneous Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
268 201 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 28.76% 23.02% 26.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 141 108
Average daily rate £375 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £546 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 9
Average hourly rate £15.25 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.61% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.92 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £88.20 £26.25 £38.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%

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 20 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) VB.NET
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) Economics
1 4 (66.67%) Web Development
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (33.33%) C
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) Dell
4 1 (16.67%) A+ Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) IBM

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Software Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Customer Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Web Development
2 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 2 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) A+ Certification
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Dell
2 1 (16.67%) IBM