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 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 40 26 24
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -2
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 4 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.18% 1.58% 1.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.44% 5.77% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
Average daily rate
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£310 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £10.32 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £13.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+17.30% -13.33%
Mathematics
Oxfordshire

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
90 52 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 26.55% 27.37% 26.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 24 28
Average daily rate £339 £375 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.66% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £232 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £511 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 6
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.65 £10.34 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.48 £23.75 £16.62
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -15.76%

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 19 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 6 (85.71%) C++
1 6 (85.71%) Python
1 6 (85.71%) PhD
1 6 (85.71%) Physics
1 6 (85.71%) Computer Science
2 5 (71.43%) Multithreading
2 5 (71.43%) Image Processing
2 5 (71.43%) Video Processing
2 5 (71.43%) MATLAB
2 5 (71.43%) Games
2 5 (71.43%) Signal Processing
3 1 (14.29%) Content Management
3 1 (14.29%) CMS
3 1 (14.29%) OpenGL
3 1 (14.29%) STL
3 1 (14.29%) Qt
3 1 (14.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (14.29%) Parallel Computing
3 1 (14.29%) Parallel Processing

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) CMS
General
1 5 (71.43%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Computer Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) OpenGL
1 1 (14.29%) STL
1 1 (14.29%) Qt
1 1 (14.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Physics
1 6 (85.71%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Multithreading
1 5 (71.43%) Image Processing
1 5 (71.43%) Video Processing
1 5 (71.43%) Signal Processing
2 1 (14.29%) Content Management
2 1 (14.29%) Parallel Computing
2 1 (14.29%) Parallel Processing
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C++
1 6 (85.71%) Python
2 5 (71.43%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) PhD
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