The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mathematics in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mathematics over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mathematics (Maths)
UK / Scotland
Rank 92 126 119
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -7
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 11 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.66% 0.15% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.97% 0.49% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 5
Median daily rate £413 £435 £98
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% +346.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £399 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £471 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £17.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +14.75%

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

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
557 824 713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 33.43% 31.16% 27.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 444 368
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £170 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 20 17
Median hourly rate £46.00 £40.75 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.88% +42.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £14.23 £14.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £43.60 £31.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-13.95% +22.85%

Mathematics
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Mathematics as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Mathematics Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Mathematics
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Mathematics Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Mathematics
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Mathematics Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Mathematics
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mathematics within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow - 5 £413 - 3
Angus - 4 - - 1
Dundee - 2 - - 3
Mathematics
UK

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Mathematics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Mathematics.

1 14 (77.78%) Java
2 11 (61.11%) C#
2 11 (61.11%) C++
2 11 (61.11%) OO
3 10 (55.56%) Android
3 10 (55.56%) Apple iOS
3 10 (55.56%) Algorithms
4 8 (44.44%) Unix
5 7 (38.89%) Linux
5 7 (38.89%) Perl
5 7 (38.89%) Computer Science
6 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 6 (33.33%) Ruby
6 6 (33.33%) Python
6 6 (33.33%) Mobile Development
7 5 (27.78%) Apple Swift
7 5 (27.78%) iTunes
7 5 (27.78%) Mobile App
7 5 (27.78%) Android Development
7 5 (27.78%) iOS Development
7 5 (27.78%) Flash
7 5 (27.78%) ActionScript
7 5 (27.78%) Objective-C
7 5 (27.78%) Applied Mathematics
7 5 (27.78%) Physics
7 5 (27.78%) iPhone
7 5 (27.78%) iPad
8 4 (22.22%) Bash Shell
8 4 (22.22%) Network Security

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) iTunes
2 2 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) Firewall
1 4 (22.22%) Network Security
1 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) DB2
1 3 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) JUnit
General
1 4 (22.22%) Games
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Applications Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Software Developer
3 4 (22.22%) AIX Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Unix Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Unix Systems Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Scala Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Unix Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Unix Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) Flash
2 3 (16.67%) J2SE
2 3 (16.67%) Spring
3 2 (11.11%) Apache Flex
3 2 (11.11%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (5.56%) .NET
4 1 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) Algorithms
2 7 (38.89%) Computer Science
3 5 (27.78%) Applied Mathematics
3 5 (27.78%) iPad
3 5 (27.78%) iPhone
3 5 (27.78%) Mobile App
3 5 (27.78%) Physics
4 4 (22.22%) Data Structures
5 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (16.67%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (5.56%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (5.56%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Android
1 10 (55.56%) Apple iOS
2 8 (44.44%) Unix
3 7 (38.89%) Linux
4 4 (22.22%) AIX
5 2 (11.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) OO
2 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) Mobile Development
2 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 5 (27.78%) Android Development
3 5 (27.78%) iOS Development
4 4 (22.22%) OOD
4 4 (22.22%) SOLID
5 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Project Management
6 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
6 2 (11.11%) Scrum
6 2 (11.11%) TDD
7 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
7 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
7 1 (5.56%) Kanban
7 1 (5.56%) MVC
7 1 (5.56%) OOP
7 1 (5.56%) Open Source
7 1 (5.56%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) Java
2 11 (61.11%) C#
2 11 (61.11%) C++
3 7 (38.89%) Perl
4 6 (33.33%) Python
4 6 (33.33%) Ruby
5 5 (27.78%) ActionScript
5 5 (27.78%) Apple Swift
5 5 (27.78%) Objective-C
6 4 (22.22%) Bash Shell
6 4 (22.22%) Korn
7 3 (16.67%) Scala
7 3 (16.67%) SQL
7 3 (16.67%) VBA
8 1 (5.56%) Lua
8 1 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) PowerHA
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) IBM
2 3 (16.67%) Sybase
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