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 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 87 77 62
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -15
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 1 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.062% 0.47% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.25% 1.86% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £245 £113
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.65% +117.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £13.00 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+14.75% +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
399 323 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 24.86% 25.16% 23.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 187 108
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 3
Average hourly rate £16.25 £21.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.61% +61.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.56 £11.00 £12.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £26.00 £20.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.63 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +8.12%

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 12 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Economics
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Economics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft