The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mathematics in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mathematics over the 3 months to 23 July 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 Reading 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 60 72 78
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +6
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 7 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.79% 0.51% 0.083%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.89% 2.22% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £173 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+102.89% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £15.25 £14.86 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.62% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £13.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+17.30% -
Miscellaneous Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
180 225 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.22% 23.12% 16.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 97 86
Average daily rate £350 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £200 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £545 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 9
Average hourly rate £15.38 £13.50 £14.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% -7.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.00 £13.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £22.85 £15.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -21.15%
Mathematics
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Mathematics
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Mathematics Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Mathematics
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Mathematics Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Mathematics
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Mathematics Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 8 (72.73%) Degree
2 6 (54.55%) Computer Science
3 5 (45.45%) Physics
3 5 (45.45%) Java
4 4 (36.36%) UNIX
4 4 (36.36%) Linux
4 4 (36.36%) Tomcat
4 4 (36.36%) Hibernate
4 4 (36.36%) Spring
5 3 (27.27%) C
5 3 (27.27%) C#
5 3 (27.27%) VBA
6 2 (18.18%) .NET
6 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (18.18%) SQL
6 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (18.18%) Games
6 2 (18.18%) Statistics
6 2 (18.18%) Operations Research
6 2 (18.18%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (18.18%) Hadoop
6 2 (18.18%) Big Data
6 2 (18.18%) Analytics
7 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (9.09%) Statistical Modelling
7 1 (9.09%) Business Analytics
7 1 (9.09%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (9.09%) R
7 1 (9.09%) WebGL
7 1 (9.09%) PowerPivot

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 4 (36.36%) Tomcat
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) AutoCAD
1 1 (9.09%) Simulink
1 1 (9.09%) PowerPivot
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Hadoop
1 2 (18.18%) Big Data
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Data Mining
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (18.18%) Games
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Java Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Customer Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Graduate Software Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Graduate
5 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Spring
1 4 (36.36%) Hibernate
2 2 (18.18%) .NET
3 1 (9.09%) STL
3 1 (9.09%) OpenGL
3 1 (9.09%) DirectX
3 1 (9.09%) WPF
3 1 (9.09%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (9.09%) WebGL
3 1 (9.09%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Computer Science
2 5 (45.45%) Physics
3 2 (18.18%) Statistics
4 1 (9.09%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) UNIX
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (18.18%) Operations Research
1 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Customer Engagement
1 2 (18.18%) Analytics
2 1 (9.09%) Statistical Modelling
2 1 (9.09%) Business Analytics
2 1 (9.09%) CAD
2 1 (9.09%) Project Management
2 1 (9.09%) Electronic Design Automation
2 1 (9.09%) Product Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Product Management
2 1 (9.09%) Data Management
2 1 (9.09%) Information Management
2 1 (9.09%) Web Analytics
2 1 (9.09%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) C
2 3 (27.27%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) VBA
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) VB
4 1 (9.09%) MATLAB
4 1 (9.09%) XAML
4 1 (9.09%) R
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (9.09%) C++
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) PhD
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) Autodesk
1 1 (9.09%) BT
1 1 (9.09%) SolidWorks