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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 43 34 34
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 5 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.11% 2.42% 3.64%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.62% 6.34% 9.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 10
Average daily rate
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- £290 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -31.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.15% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Average hourly rate £60.00 £12.00 £14.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+400.00% -18.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £13.00 £12.07
% change year-on-year
+17.30% +7.70%
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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
138 142 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 30.67% 38.17% 37.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 72 63
Average daily rate £325 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £226 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 22 35
Average hourly rate £27.50 £38.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £12.00 £17.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £60.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

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 19 September 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 7 (87.50%) Degree
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) TDD
2 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
2 5 (62.50%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) Perl
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 5 (62.50%) WebLogic
2 5 (62.50%) UNIX
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) OO
2 5 (62.50%) Scrum
3 4 (50.00%) Clustering
3 4 (50.00%) J2SE
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 4 (50.00%) Sun
3 4 (50.00%) Internet
3 4 (50.00%) UML
3 4 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) J2EE
3 4 (50.00%) Open Source
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle Linux
3 4 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 4 (50.00%) Atlassian
3 4 (50.00%) Solaris
3 4 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (50.00%) Load Balancing

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 5 (62.50%) WebLogic
2 4 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (12.50%) Apache
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
1 1 (12.50%) Big Data
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) JUnit
2 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) Maven
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Design Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Principal Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) J2SE
1 4 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) jQuery
2 1 (12.50%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Clustering
1 4 (50.00%) Open Source
2 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (12.50%) GIS
4 1 (12.50%) Statistics
4 1 (12.50%) Applied Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) UNIX
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Solaris
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) TDD
1 5 (62.50%) OO
1 5 (62.50%) Scrum
2 4 (50.00%) UML
2 4 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
2 4 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Multithreading
3 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Workflow
4 1 (12.50%) Machine Learning
4 1 (12.50%) Feature Driven Development
4 1 (12.50%) BDD
4 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
1 5 (62.50%) Perl
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) C
3 2 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) C++
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) Sun
2 4 (50.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (12.50%) JBoss