The first 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Cambridge region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 45 35 41
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 6 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.30% 1.53% 2.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.69% 7.14% 7.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Average daily rate
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£425 £290 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.55% -29.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £390
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 6
Average hourly rate £53.75 £12.00 £14.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+347.91% -18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £11.20 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.75 £12.48 £39.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.63 £13.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+20.19% -
Miscellaneous Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
128 84 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 27.71% 21.48% 30.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 38 75
Average daily rate £388 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £216 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 16 34
Average hourly rate £27.50 £35.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.53% -5.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £12.06 £19.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £50.20 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%
Mathematics
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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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mathematics across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Mathematics Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) Perl
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (50.00%) UNIX
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) OO
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Clustering
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 2 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) J2SE
3 2 (33.33%) Sun
3 2 (33.33%) Internet
3 2 (33.33%) UML
3 2 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) J2EE
3 2 (33.33%) C
3 2 (33.33%) Open Source
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 2 (33.33%) Embedded Systems

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 3 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (16.67%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (16.67%) Big Data
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) JUnit
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (16.67%) Maven
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Design Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Principal Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Java Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) J2EE
1 2 (33.33%) J2SE
2 1 (16.67%) Dojo
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) Open Source
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (16.67%) Statistics
3 1 (16.67%) Applied Mathematics
3 1 (16.67%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) UNIX
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) OO
1 3 (50.00%) Scrum
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) TDD
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 2 (33.33%) UML
2 2 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Logistics
3 1 (16.67%) Machine Learning
3 1 (16.67%) Feature Driven Development
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) C
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Sun
2 2 (33.33%) Atlassian
3 1 (16.67%) JBoss