The first table below looks at the demand for Mathematica skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mathematica over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wolfram Research Mathematica
Rank 409 387 422
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +35
Contract jobs citing Mathematica 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.012% 0.009% 0.004%
As % of the Applications category 0.10% 0.076% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate - £700 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
2884 2634 3345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.92% 12.19% 11.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1841 1690 2039
Average daily rate £375 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.99% +0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 180 126 170
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £35.00 £27.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
Mathematica
England

Mathematica
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mathematica across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

Mathematica Jobs Demand Trend in London

Mathematica
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Mathematica Daily Rate Trend in London

Mathematica
Top 18 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Mathematica 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 Mathematica.

1 12 (100.00%) C++
1 12 (100.00%) Java
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
1 12 (100.00%) Oracle
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
1 12 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 12 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 12 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) Informatica
1 12 (100.00%) MicroStrategy
1 12 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 12 (100.00%) Finance
2 10 (83.33%) German Language
3 2 (16.67%) Quality Management
3 2 (16.67%) Reuters
3 2 (16.67%) Bloomberg
4 1 (8.33%) ETL
4 1 (8.33%) Migration

Mathematica
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Mathematica 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 Mathematica. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 12 (100.00%) Finance
2 10 (83.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Consultant
1 10 (83.33%) Informatica Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst Programmer
2 2 (16.67%) Programmer
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst Programmer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Programmer
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 12 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (16.67%) Quality Management
3 1 (8.33%) ETL
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C++
1 12 (100.00%) Java
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
1 12 (100.00%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Oracle
1 12 (100.00%) Informatica
1 12 (100.00%) MicroStrategy
2 2 (16.67%) Reuters
2 2 (16.67%) Bloomberg