The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mathematics in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mathematics over the 3 months to 31 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 Cambridgeshire 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 64 57 53
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 6 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.74% 0.99% 1.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.24% 4.14% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
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£425 £290 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.55% -31.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £316 £315 £383
% change year-on-year
+0.39% -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 6
Average hourly rate £47.50 £12.21 £14.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+289.02% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.70 £11.30 £13.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £12.55 £39.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £13.00 £12.42
% change year-on-year
+17.30% +4.66%
Miscellaneous Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
185 169 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 22.70% 23.90% 25.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 74 82
Average daily rate £350 £363 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +15.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £150 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £465 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 18 40
Average hourly rate £26.50 £35.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.35% -5.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.78 £11.10 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.75 £50.15 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -18.38%
Mathematics
East of England

Mathematics
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Mathematics Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Mathematics
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Mathematics Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Mathematics
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Mathematics Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Mathematics
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mathematics across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Mathematics Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Mathematics
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mathematics within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -13 5 £425 +46.55% 25
Peterborough - - - - 1
Mathematics
East of England

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (71.43%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) TDD
2 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 3 (42.86%) C
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) Perl
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) WebLogic
2 3 (42.86%) UNIX
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) OO
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Clustering
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
3 2 (28.57%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) J2SE
3 2 (28.57%) Sun
3 2 (28.57%) Internet
3 2 (28.57%) UML
3 2 (28.57%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) J2EE
3 2 (28.57%) Open Source
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
3 2 (28.57%) Embedded Systems

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (42.86%) WebLogic
2 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (14.29%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (14.29%) Big Data
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) JUnit
2 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 1 (14.29%) Maven
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Design Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Principal Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Customer Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Java Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) J2EE
1 2 (28.57%) J2SE
2 1 (14.29%) Dojo
2 1 (14.29%) jQuery
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
2 2 (28.57%) Open Source
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (28.57%) Clustering
3 1 (14.29%) Statistics
3 1 (14.29%) Applied Mathematics
3 1 (14.29%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) UNIX
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Solaris
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) OO
1 3 (42.86%) Scrum
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) TDD
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
2 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
2 2 (28.57%) UML
2 2 (28.57%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Logistics
3 1 (14.29%) Machine Learning
3 1 (14.29%) Feature Driven Development
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C
1 3 (42.86%) Java
1 3 (42.86%) Perl
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Sun
2 2 (28.57%) Atlassian
3 1 (14.29%) JBoss