The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mathematics in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mathematics over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 76 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 2 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.17% 0.54% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.02% 3.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£245 £113 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+117.77% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £13.00 £12.42
% change year-on-year
+17.30% +4.66%
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 Edinburgh region.

Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
197 182 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.71% 16.49% 18.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 74 66
Average daily rate £375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £236 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 8
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.19 £12.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £33.20 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

Mathematics
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Mathematics Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Mathematics
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Mathematics Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Mathematics
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Mathematics Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Mathematics
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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%) C++
1 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) WinForms
2 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) VB
3 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Statistics
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (16.67%) User Stories

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C# Software Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) C++ Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Customer Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
2 1 (16.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C++
2 3 (50.00%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree