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 31 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 91 77 61
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -16
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 3 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.18% 0.17% 0.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.66% 0.68% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £245 £113
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +117.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £15.25 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+24.59% +17.30%
Mathematics
Scotland

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
458 296 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.74% 25.11% 25.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 157 120
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £182 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 6
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.89 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.83% +6.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £12.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £42.50 £17.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +14.28%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) Statistics
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) Economics
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Applied Mathematics
3 1 (25.00%) Physics
3 1 (25.00%) Apache Flex
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) iPhone
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) ActionScript 3.0
3 1 (25.00%) iPad
3 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (25.00%) Android Development
3 1 (25.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (25.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (25.00%) Apple Swift
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) HTML

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) Flash
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Flex
1 1 (25.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Economics
1 1 (25.00%) Statistics
1 1 (25.00%) Applied Mathematics
1 1 (25.00%) Physics
1 1 (25.00%) iPhone
1 1 (25.00%) iPad
1 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Android Development
2 1 (25.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) ActionScript 3.0
3 1 (25.00%) Apple Swift
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (25.00%) ActionScript
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft