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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mathematica over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wolfram Research Mathematica
Rank - 199 206
Contract jobs citing Mathematica 0 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.073% 0.034%
As % of the Applications category - 0.59% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £600 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
360 678 737
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.25% 12.40% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 491 506
Median daily rate £425 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.26% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £190 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 33 44
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -29.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £9.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.75 £22.15 £36.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.06
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.71%

Mathematica
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Mathematica as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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