The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mathematics in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mathematics over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 39 33 49
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +16
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.32% 1.12% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.39% 3.45% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£350 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £15.25 £15.25
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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 Cambridge region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
72 87 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 22.71% 32.34% 36.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 31 66
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £238 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £750 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 18 21
Average hourly rate £44.25 £35.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.64% -11.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £13.50 £28.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

Mathematics
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Mathematics Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Mathematics
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Mathematics Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Mathematics
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Mathematics Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) UML
2 2 (66.67%) OOA/OOD
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (66.67%) J2SE
2 2 (66.67%) Sun
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) Atlassian
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Linux

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
1 2 (66.67%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Design Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Principal Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) J2SE
1 2 (66.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) UML
1 2 (66.67%) OOA/OOD
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Multithreading
1 2 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Sun
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Atlassian
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