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 24 May 2016 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 130 135 111
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -24
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 13 3 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.45% 0.10% 0.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.28% 0.38% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 9
Median daily rate £350 £325 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -15.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £325 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Median hourly rate £26.50 £40.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.56% +211.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £18.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.30 £62.50 £17.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.56 £15.63 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +2.45%
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
1017 787 707
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 34.96% 27.11% 27.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 555 380 382
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 42 23
Median hourly rate £40.00 £30.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% +22.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.74 £13.00 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £55.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.24 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+17.90% -13.16%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mathematics across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

Mathematics Daily Rate Histogram 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mathematics across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

Mathematics Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +8 4 £350 - 2
Edinburgh -5 4 £600 +84.61% 2
Dundee - 4 £225 -
Stirling - 1 £110 -
Mathematics
UK

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, 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 12 (63.16%) Algorithms
2 11 (57.89%) C++
3 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (47.37%) Games
4 9 (47.37%) OOD
4 9 (47.37%) Physics
5 7 (36.84%) Game Development
6 6 (31.58%) R
6 6 (31.58%) GLSL
6 6 (31.58%) Unreal Engine
6 6 (31.58%) HLSL
6 6 (31.58%) V-Ray
6 6 (31.58%) OpenGL
6 6 (31.58%) DirectX
6 6 (31.58%) OO
6 6 (31.58%) RenderMan
6 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
6 6 (31.58%) Animation
7 5 (26.32%) Degree
7 5 (26.32%) Java
7 5 (26.32%) C#
8 4 (21.05%) Android
8 4 (21.05%) Apple iOS
8 4 (21.05%) Data Structures
9 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
9 3 (15.79%) VB
9 3 (15.79%) SQL
9 3 (15.79%) .NET
9 3 (15.79%) TDD
9 3 (15.79%) Scrum

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) ArcGIS
1 1 (5.26%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Mathematica
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.26%) iTunes
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) GIS
1 2 (10.53%) Hadoop
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.26%) QGIS
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (5.26%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 9 (47.37%) Games
2 1 (5.26%) Advertising
2 1 (5.26%) Avionics
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) C++ Developer
2 6 (31.58%) C++ Games Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Games Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Software Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Test Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) 3D Software Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) C# Software Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Development Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Games Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) GIS Specialist
7 1 (5.26%) Graduate Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Graduate Test Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Mobile Software Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Qualitative Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Quantitative Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) DirectX
1 6 (31.58%) OpenGL
1 6 (31.58%) Unreal Engine
1 6 (31.58%) V-Ray
2 3 (15.79%) .NET
3 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (5.26%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (63.16%) Algorithms
2 9 (47.37%) Physics
3 6 (31.58%) Animation
3 6 (31.58%) RenderMan
4 4 (21.05%) Data Structures
5 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
6 2 (10.53%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
7 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (5.26%) Applied Mathematics
7 1 (5.26%) Credit Risk
7 1 (5.26%) Economics
7 1 (5.26%) iPad
7 1 (5.26%) iPhone
7 1 (5.26%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Android
1 4 (21.05%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (47.37%) OOD
3 7 (36.84%) Game Development
4 6 (31.58%) OO
4 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
5 3 (15.79%) Scrum
5 3 (15.79%) TDD
6 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
6 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (10.53%) Defect Management
6 2 (10.53%) Kanban
6 2 (10.53%) MVC
6 2 (10.53%) Pair Programming
6 2 (10.53%) SDLC
6 2 (10.53%) SOLID
6 2 (10.53%) Web Development
7 1 (5.26%) Cartography
7 1 (5.26%) MapReduce
7 1 (5.26%) Mobile Development
7 1 (5.26%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) C++
2 6 (31.58%) GLSL
2 6 (31.58%) HLSL
2 6 (31.58%) R
3 5 (26.32%) C#
3 5 (26.32%) Java
4 3 (15.79%) SQL
4 3 (15.79%) VB
5 2 (10.53%) Python
5 2 (10.53%) Ruby
6 1 (5.26%) C
6 1 (5.26%) Lua
6 1 (5.26%) MATLAB
6 1 (5.26%) Objective-C
6 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle
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