The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mathematics in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mathematics over the 3 months to 12 September 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 73 47 63
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +16
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 3 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.35% 1.84% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.37% 6.25% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £13.00 £12.07
% change year-on-year
+17.30% +7.70%
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 Glasgow region.

Miscellaneous Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
219 192 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 25.61% 29.40% 19.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 103 69
Average daily rate £350 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £500 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 7
Average hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.29 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £12.50 £22.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.69 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -35.67%

Mathematics
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Mathematics Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Mathematics
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Mathematics Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Mathematics
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mathematics across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 12 September 2014.

Mathematics Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Mathematics
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Mathematics Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 10 (83.33%) Computer Science
2 7 (58.33%) Degree
2 7 (58.33%) Physics
2 7 (58.33%) Multithreading
3 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 6 (50.00%) Linux
3 6 (50.00%) UNIX
4 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (33.33%) Banking
5 4 (33.33%) Spring
5 4 (33.33%) OOD
5 4 (33.33%) C++
5 4 (33.33%) Java
5 4 (33.33%) Finance
6 3 (25.00%) Hibernate
6 3 (25.00%) JUnit
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle
7 2 (16.67%) Sybase
7 2 (16.67%) MS Office
7 2 (16.67%) Perl
7 2 (16.67%) Firewall
7 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
8 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
8 1 (8.33%) Cisco
8 1 (8.33%) IBM
8 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
8 1 (8.33%) Citrix
8 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (8.33%) HND

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (8.33%) IP Telephony
2 1 (8.33%) Network Security
2 1 (8.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) DB2
1 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (8.33%) QlikView
1 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) JUnit
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
1 4 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 4 (33.33%) C++ Developer
3 1 (8.33%) UNIX Systems Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior UNIX Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior UNIX Systems Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support
3 1 (8.33%) AIX Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Spring
2 3 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (8.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (8.33%) J2SE
3 1 (8.33%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (83.33%) Computer Science
2 7 (58.33%) Physics
3 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
1 6 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) AIX
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Multithreading
2 4 (33.33%) OOD
3 1 (8.33%) Wealth Management
3 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (8.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) C++
2 4 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) Perl
4 1 (8.33%) Korn
4 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) HND
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Sybase
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) IBM
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix