The table below looks at the statistics for Mathematica skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mathematica over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wolfram Research Mathematica
Rank - - 200
Contract jobs citing Mathematica 0 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - - 0.12%
As % of the Applications category - - 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £330 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 - -
Mathematica
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
350 553 660
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 11.11% 10.76% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 379 441
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £165 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £319 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.96% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 23 31
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.85 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% -12.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.65 £11.75 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £21.25 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%

Mathematica
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mathematica across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

Mathematica Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Mathematica
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Mathematica across the City of London region.

Mathematica Daily Rate Trend in the City of London