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 3 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 51 47 30
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -17
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 5 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.01% 1.04% 2.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.65% 3.36% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£525 - £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £60.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +400.00%
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 Cambridge region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
137 149 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 27.73% 31.11% 37.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 81 66
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £150 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £460 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 32 19
Average hourly rate £15.77 £27.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.65% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £21.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £55.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% +14.28%

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 3 September 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 4 (66.67%) Project Management
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) C
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Postgraduate
3 2 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) Internet
3 2 (33.33%) Bioinformatics
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (33.33%) Line Management
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) GitHub
3 2 (33.33%) Biology
3 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (33.33%) Life Science
3 2 (33.33%) Django
3 2 (33.33%) Use Case
3 2 (33.33%) Web Development
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
4 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Data Centre

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Graduate
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Web Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Applications Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Web Applications Developer
1 2 (33.33%) IT Graduate
1 2 (33.33%) Trainee
2 1 (16.67%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) Django
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) XSLT
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Biology
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) Life Science
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (16.67%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Bioinformatics
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Web Development
2 2 (33.33%) Use Case
2 2 (33.33%) Line Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Centre Operations
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) C
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft