The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mathematics in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mathematics 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 terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Merseyside 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
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 28 25 37
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +12
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 1 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.52% 3.88% 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.17% 20.00% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.57 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.77% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £12.42 £17.28
% change year-on-year
+22.78% -28.12%
Miscellaneous Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
46 40 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 24.08% 19.42% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 11 19
Average daily rate £304 £244 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.71% -22.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £175 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £484 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 21
Average hourly rate £17.50 £12.42 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.90% -32.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.68 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £15.86 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Mathematics
North West

Mathematics
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Mathematics Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Mathematics
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Mathematics Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Mathematics
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Mathematics Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Mathematics
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mathematics within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool - - - -
Southport - - - -
Mathematics
North West

Mathematics
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) PCI DSS
1 2 (66.67%) Multimedia
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) COBOL
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) RUP
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Security
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Retail

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
General
1 2 (66.67%) Multimedia
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Business Solution Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Customer Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Business Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Financial Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) UML
1 1 (33.33%) RUP
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Data Security
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) PCI DSS