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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 72 55 66
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +11
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 5 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.51% 0.65% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.87% 2.72% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £338 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +39.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £338 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £338 £309
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £275 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.90% -26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.23 £13.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+9.42% -14.75%
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
267 147 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 27.24% 23.94% 25.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 90 124
Average daily rate £400 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £592 £421 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 15
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% -52.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.65 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £36.00 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -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 27 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
1 5 (83.33%) Computer Science
1 5 (83.33%) jQuery
2 3 (50.00%) Android
2 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (50.00%) REST
2 3 (50.00%) Ajax
2 3 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (50.00%) SOAP
2 3 (50.00%) PHP
2 3 (50.00%) C++
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 2 (33.33%) WinForms
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (33.33%) WCF
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) C

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Software Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Customer Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
1 5 (83.33%) jQuery
2 3 (50.00%) REST
2 3 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (50.00%) Ajax
2 3 (50.00%) SOAP
3 2 (33.33%) WinForms
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (33.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Android
1 3 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 2 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) PHP
2 3 (50.00%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Degree