The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mathematics in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mathematics over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 96 90 83
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 10 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.55% 0.070% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.75% 0.27% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
Average daily rate £375 £425 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +54.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £333
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.38 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £13.86 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+26.30% -9.14%
Mathematics
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
572 367 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 31.57% 25.70% 27.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 216 195
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £175 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 13 17
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.75 £18.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £11.09 £8.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.90 £32.50 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

Mathematics
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Mathematics Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Mathematics
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Mathematics Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Mathematics
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mathematics across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Mathematics Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Mathematics
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Mathematics Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 9 (56.25%) Degree
2 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (25.00%) Algorithms
3 4 (25.00%) Finance
3 4 (25.00%) Validation
3 4 (25.00%) Windows
4 3 (18.75%) Migration
4 3 (18.75%) SQL
4 3 (18.75%) C
4 3 (18.75%) Statistics
5 2 (12.50%) Retail Banking
5 2 (12.50%) Banking
5 2 (12.50%) Retail
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (12.50%) Fixed Income
5 2 (12.50%) SAP
5 2 (12.50%) PhD
5 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (12.50%) ERP
5 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 2 (12.50%) OLAP
5 2 (12.50%) Legal
5 2 (12.50%) Java
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (12.50%) Data Reconciliation
5 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 (6.25%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (6.25%) SAP CO
1 1 (6.25%) SAP FI
1 1 (6.25%) SAP FI/CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (12.50%) OLAP
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.25%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
1 1 (6.25%) Moq
1 1 (6.25%) NUnit
1 1 (6.25%) SpecFlow
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (6.25%) Toad
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
2 2 (12.50%) Legal
2 2 (12.50%) Retail
2 2 (12.50%) Retail Banking
3 1 (6.25%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Data Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Deployment Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Qualitative Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Quantitative Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Quantitative Developer
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Data Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Validation Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Deployment Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Credit Risk Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Java Quantitative Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Desktop Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Desktop Support
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) LINQ
1 1 (6.25%) WCF
1 1 (6.25%) WinForms
1 1 (6.25%) WPF
1 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (25.00%) Algorithms
3 3 (18.75%) Statistics
4 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 2 (12.50%) Fixed Income
5 1 (6.25%) Credit Risk
5 1 (6.25%) Economics
5 1 (6.25%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Validation
2 3 (18.75%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Data Reconciliation
3 2 (12.50%) Data Validation
3 2 (12.50%) ERP
3 2 (12.50%) Stress Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Analytics
4 1 (6.25%) Automation Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.25%) CRM
4 1 (6.25%) Data Entry
4 1 (6.25%) Operations Research
4 1 (6.25%) Risk Analytics
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
4 1 (6.25%) Test Management
4 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
4 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) C
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) Java
2 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) SAPscript
3 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) PhD
3 1 (6.25%) ISEB
3 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle
1 2 (12.50%) SAP