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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mathematics over the 3 months to 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 121 120 116
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 4 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.16% 0.11% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.54% 0.41% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Average daily rate £435 £98 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+346.15% -75.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £92 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £420 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £13.71 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+53.17% -10.09%
Mathematics
UK

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
734 740 559
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 29.17% 27.90% 23.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 406 267
Average daily rate £363 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £492
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 19 19
Average hourly rate £39.00 £16.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+143.75% +3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £12.10 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.75 £31.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -

Mathematics
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mathematics across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mathematics within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 13 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
Stirling +8 2 £435 +346.15%
Edinburgh - 1 - - 9
Fife - 1 - -
Mathematics
UK

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 7 (53.85%) Degree
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
3 3 (23.08%) SDLC
4 2 (15.38%) Ruby
4 2 (15.38%) Statistics
4 2 (15.38%) Banking
4 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (15.38%) ETL
4 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) C
4 2 (15.38%) C#
4 2 (15.38%) VB
4 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
4 2 (15.38%) .NET
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
4 2 (15.38%) Algorithms
4 2 (15.38%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (15.38%) Defect Management
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
4 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (15.38%) QlikView
5 1 (7.69%) Release Management
5 1 (7.69%) thinkFolio
5 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (7.69%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Markit EDM
1 1 (7.69%) thinkFolio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database
1 2 (15.38%) QlikView
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) GIS
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Games
3 1 (7.69%) Interactive Media
3 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Junior
4 2 (15.38%) Junior Developer
4 2 (15.38%) QlikView Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) 3D Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Customer Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) GIS Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Governance Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) IT Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) IT Support
5 1 (7.69%) SAS Risk Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) UI Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Unity 3D Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
1 2 (15.38%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
2 1 (7.69%) Apache Flex
2 1 (7.69%) CSS
2 1 (7.69%) Flash
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Computer Science
2 2 (15.38%) Algorithms
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Statistics
3 1 (7.69%) Applied Mathematics
3 1 (7.69%) Data Structures
3 1 (7.69%) Economics
3 1 (7.69%) iPad
3 1 (7.69%) iPhone
3 1 (7.69%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Android
1 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) SDLC
2 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (15.38%) Defect Management
2 2 (15.38%) ETL
2 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Android Development
3 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Cartography
3 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Investment Management
3 1 (7.69%) iOS Development
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) OO
3 1 (7.69%) Refactoring
3 1 (7.69%) Release Management
3 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
3 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) C
2 2 (15.38%) C#
2 2 (15.38%) Ruby
2 2 (15.38%) VB
2 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
3 1 (7.69%) ActionScript
3 1 (7.69%) ActionScript 3.0
3 1 (7.69%) Apple Swift
3 1 (7.69%) C++
3 1 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) MATLAB
3 1 (7.69%) Objective-C
3 1 (7.69%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) A+ Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle