The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mathematics in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mathematics over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 166 155 135
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -20
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 1 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.025% 0.077% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.079% 0.25% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate - £210 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -23.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £390 £358
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £15.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+14.75% -
Mathematics
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1270 1190 921
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.58% 30.65% 29.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 779 639 470
Average daily rate £388 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £487
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 70 83
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.00 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.62% -9.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.91 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £18.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.87% -5.60%

Mathematics
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Mathematics Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Mathematics
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Mathematics Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Mathematics
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Mathematics Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Mathematics
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mathematics within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire - 1 - - 3
Mathematics
England

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (50.00%) Degree
2 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 5 (27.78%) Physics
3 5 (27.78%) C
3 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (22.22%) Algorithms
4 4 (22.22%) Data Analytics
4 4 (22.22%) Analytics
4 4 (22.22%) Economics
4 4 (22.22%) Operations Research
5 3 (16.67%) Data Management
5 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (11.11%) Windows
6 2 (11.11%) PhD
6 2 (11.11%) ERP
6 2 (11.11%) SAP
6 2 (11.11%) Java
6 2 (11.11%) Fixed Income
6 2 (11.11%) Validation
6 2 (11.11%) Migration
6 2 (11.11%) Retail Banking
6 2 (11.11%) Banking
6 2 (11.11%) Retail
6 2 (11.11%) Data Visualisation
6 2 (11.11%) Predictive Analytics
6 2 (11.11%) Visualisation
6 2 (11.11%) Stress Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
7 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
7 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (5.56%) SAP CO
1 1 (5.56%) SAP FI
1 1 (5.56%) SAP FI/CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SAP BW
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Moq
1 1 (5.56%) NUnit
General
1 2 (11.11%) Banking
1 2 (11.11%) Retail
1 2 (11.11%) Retail Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Desktop Engineer
1 4 (22.22%) Desktop Support
1 4 (22.22%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 4 (22.22%) Developer
1 4 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Head of Analytics
2 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
2 2 (11.11%) Qualitative Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Quantitative Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Quantitative Developer
2 2 (11.11%) Validation Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Head of Service Operations
3 1 (5.56%) Head of Technical Operations
3 1 (5.56%) Head of Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Java Quantitative Developer
3 1 (5.56%) SAP CO Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) LINQ
1 1 (5.56%) WCF
1 1 (5.56%) WinForms
1 1 (5.56%) WPF
1 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (27.78%) Physics
3 4 (22.22%) Algorithms
3 4 (22.22%) Economics
4 2 (11.11%) Fixed Income
4 2 (11.11%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Analytics
1 4 (22.22%) Data Analytics
1 4 (22.22%) Operations Research
2 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (16.67%) Data Management
3 2 (11.11%) Data Visualisation
3 2 (11.11%) ERP
3 2 (11.11%) Migration
3 2 (11.11%) Predictive Analytics
3 2 (11.11%) Stress Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Validation
4 1 (5.56%) CRM
4 1 (5.56%) Data Entry
4 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL
4 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) C
2 2 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) C#
3 1 (5.56%) SAPscript
3 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) PhD
3 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) SAP
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle