The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mathematics in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mathematics over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 46 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 1 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.28% - 3.00%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.08% - 13.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£288 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.01% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £10.33
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £15.25 £15.25
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Miscellaneous Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
93 42 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 26.20% 21.88% 22.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 26 22
Average daily rate £365 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 8
Average hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £14.55
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.40 £20.00 £10.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%

Mathematics
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Mathematics Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Mathematics
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Mathematics Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Mathematics
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Mathematics Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 5 (83.33%) Physics
1 5 (83.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 4 (66.67%) MATLAB
2 4 (66.67%) Image Processing
2 4 (66.67%) Video Processing
2 4 (66.67%) Signal Processing
2 4 (66.67%) C++
2 4 (66.67%) Python
2 4 (66.67%) PhD
2 4 (66.67%) Games
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
4 1 (16.67%) C
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) CMMI
4 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Data Management
4 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) SOA
4 1 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) SSL
4 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
4 1 (16.67%) Internet
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) SQL

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 (16.67%) DNS
1 1 (16.67%) SSL
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (66.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Computer Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Development Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Engineering Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Software Development Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Chief Technology Officer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Development Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Director
2 1 (16.67%) C Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior C Developer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Physics
1 5 (83.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Multithreading
1 4 (66.67%) Image Processing
1 4 (66.67%) Video Processing
1 4 (66.67%) Signal Processing
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) CMMI
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Data Management
2 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) SOA
2 1 (16.67%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) MATLAB
1 4 (66.67%) C++
1 4 (66.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) PhD
2 2 (33.33%) Degree