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 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 141 138 123
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -15
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 17 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.45% 0.092% 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.36% 0.33% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 3
Average daily rate £675 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.82% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £425 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £910 £425 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £333
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.42 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £13.86 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+26.30% -9.14%
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
1253 921 845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 33.06% 28.16% 30.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 721 528 482
Average daily rate £400 £355 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 40 54
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.66 £40.00 £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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mathematics across the North West region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Mathematics Daily Rate Histogram 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 12 February 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
Manchester -6 10 £375 -11.76% 5
Cheshire -4 3 - - 3
Lancashire - 3 £900 -
Mathematics
England

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 20 (60.61%) Degree
2 13 (39.39%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (27.27%) C
4 6 (18.18%) Java
4 6 (18.18%) Finance
4 6 (18.18%) Computer Science
5 5 (15.15%) Operations Research
5 5 (15.15%) Physics
5 5 (15.15%) Economics
5 5 (15.15%) Network Security
5 5 (15.15%) Information Security
5 5 (15.15%) CESG
5 5 (15.15%) SQL
5 5 (15.15%) CESG Certified Professional
5 5 (15.15%) Analytics
5 5 (15.15%) Protective Monitoring
6 4 (12.12%) Algorithms
6 4 (12.12%) Windows
6 4 (12.12%) Validation
6 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
6 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
6 4 (12.12%) Data Analytics
7 3 (9.09%) Security Architecture
7 3 (9.09%) Information Assurance
7 3 (9.09%) Statistics
7 3 (9.09%) Data Management
7 3 (9.09%) Migration
7 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (9.09%) C#
8 2 (6.06%) C++

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.03%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) 3ds Max
1 1 (3.03%) AutoCAD
1 1 (3.03%) MS Office
1 1 (3.03%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (3.03%) SAP CO
1 1 (3.03%) SAP FI
1 1 (3.03%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (6.06%) GIS
1 2 (6.06%) OLAP
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.03%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Eclipse
1 2 (6.06%) Eclipse RCP
1 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.06%) Subversion
2 1 (3.03%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.03%) Moq
2 1 (3.03%) NUnit
2 1 (3.03%) SpecFlow
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.03%) Toad
2 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Banking
2 2 (6.06%) Legal
2 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.06%) Retail
2 2 (6.06%) Retail Banking
3 1 (3.03%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Analyst
2 5 (15.15%) Desktop Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Desktop Support
2 5 (15.15%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Support Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Information Security Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Security Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Data Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Head of Analytics
5 2 (6.06%) Information Assurance Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Programmer
5 2 (6.06%) Qualitative Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Quantitative Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Quantitative Developer
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Data Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Deployment Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) GTK+
1 2 (6.06%) OpenGL
1 2 (6.06%) Qt
1 2 (6.06%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (3.03%) .NET
2 1 (3.03%) LINQ
2 1 (3.03%) WCF
2 1 (3.03%) WinForms
2 1 (3.03%) WPF
2 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (39.39%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 5 (15.15%) CESG
3 5 (15.15%) Economics
3 5 (15.15%) Physics
4 4 (12.12%) Algorithms
5 3 (9.09%) Statistics
6 2 (6.06%) Fixed Income
6 2 (6.06%) Visualisation
7 1 (3.03%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Windows
2 2 (6.06%) Android
2 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
2 2 (6.06%) Linux
2 2 (6.06%) VxWorks
2 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.15%) Analytics
1 5 (15.15%) Information Security
1 5 (15.15%) Operations Research
1 5 (15.15%) Protective Monitoring
2 4 (12.12%) Data Analytics
2 4 (12.12%) Validation
3 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (9.09%) Data Management
3 3 (9.09%) Information Assurance
3 3 (9.09%) Migration
3 3 (9.09%) Security Architecture
4 2 (6.06%) Data Migration
4 2 (6.06%) Data Reconciliation
4 2 (6.06%) Data Validation
4 2 (6.06%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (6.06%) Embedded Software Development
4 2 (6.06%) ERP
4 2 (6.06%) Predictive Analytics
4 2 (6.06%) Programme Management
4 2 (6.06%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (27.27%) C
2 6 (18.18%) Java
3 5 (15.15%) SQL
4 3 (9.09%) C#
5 2 (6.06%) C++
5 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.03%) SAPscript
6 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (60.61%) Degree
2 5 (15.15%) CESG Certified Professional
3 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.06%) DV Cleared
4 2 (6.06%) PhD
5 1 (3.03%) ISEB
5 1 (3.03%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle
1 2 (6.06%) SAP