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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 55 50 35
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -15
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 3 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.59% 1.05% 1.63%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.78% 3.57% 4.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
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£525 £425 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% +46.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £316 £315
% change year-on-year
+13.83% +0.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £53.75 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +347.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+14.75% +17.30%
Mathematics
Cambridgeshire

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
108 140 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.30% 29.29% 33.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 82 55
Average daily rate £340 £376 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.45% +11.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £163 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 25 19
Average hourly rate £26.25 £27.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £21.00 £12.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.70 £60.00 £45.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.66 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-6.38% +5.00%

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 August 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 (75.00%) Project Management
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) GitHub
2 2 (50.00%) Bioinformatics
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Biology
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) Life Science
2 2 (50.00%) Django
2 2 (50.00%) Use Case
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) Postgraduate
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Statistics

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Web Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Applications Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Web Applications Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) Django
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Biology
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (50.00%) Life Science
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Bioinformatics
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 2 (50.00%) Use Case
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Postgraduate
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft