The first 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 24 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 Scotland 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 117 92 107
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +15
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 15 24 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.54% 0.97% 0.038%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.65% 4.48% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 0
Average daily rate
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£338 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £390
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £9.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +36.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £13.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+17.30% -
Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
566 536 486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.38% 21.74% 18.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 263 192
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 24 47
Average hourly rate £21.00 £13.38 £17.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.00% -23.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £9.25 £10.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.75 £17.70 £40.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%
Mathematics
UK

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
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 July 2014.

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
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 24 July 2014. 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
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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
Glasgow -13 8 £375 -16.66% 4
Edinburgh -16 6 £245 +117.77% 6
Aberdeen - - - -
Dundee - - - -
Fife - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
Highlands - - - -
Mathematics
UK

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 12 (52.17%) Computer Science
1 12 (52.17%) Degree
2 9 (39.13%) Multithreading
3 8 (34.78%) Physics
3 8 (34.78%) C++
3 8 (34.78%) SQL
4 7 (30.43%) Java
4 7 (30.43%) UNIX
4 7 (30.43%) Linux
4 7 (30.43%) Finance
4 7 (30.43%) Spring
5 6 (26.09%) OOD
6 5 (21.74%) Hibernate
6 5 (21.74%) Oracle
7 4 (17.39%) JUnit
7 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio
7 4 (17.39%) C#
7 4 (17.39%) Windows
7 4 (17.39%) Banking
8 3 (13.04%) WinForms
8 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
8 3 (13.04%) .NET
8 3 (13.04%) C
8 3 (13.04%) Sybase
9 2 (8.70%) MS Office
9 2 (8.70%) J2SE
9 2 (8.70%) RDBMS
9 2 (8.70%) CRM
9 2 (8.70%) JMS

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 (4.35%) WebSphere
1 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Murex MxG2000
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) RDBMS
1 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.35%) QlikView
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.35%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) JUnit
1 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Private Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Developer
2 7 (30.43%) Java Developer
3 5 (21.74%) C++ Developer
4 3 (13.04%) C# Developer
4 3 (13.04%) C# Software Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Software Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Customer Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) C++ Programmer
5 1 (4.35%) Programmer
5 1 (4.35%) Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) Spring
2 5 (21.74%) Hibernate
3 3 (13.04%) WinForms
3 3 (13.04%) .NET
4 2 (8.70%) J2SE
4 2 (8.70%) JMS
5 1 (4.35%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (4.35%) Spring Integration
5 1 (4.35%) Murex Flex
5 1 (4.35%) JNI
5 1 (4.35%) Java SE
5 1 (4.35%) Java EE
5 1 (4.35%) XML
5 1 (4.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (52.17%) Computer Science
2 8 (34.78%) Physics
3 1 (4.35%) Market Risk
3 1 (4.35%) Statistics
3 1 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) UNIX
1 7 (30.43%) Linux
2 4 (17.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Multithreading
2 6 (26.09%) OOD
3 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
4 2 (8.70%) CRM
4 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.35%) Data Migration
5 1 (4.35%) Data Entry
5 1 (4.35%) User Stories
5 1 (4.35%) Wealth Management
5 1 (4.35%) Matrix Management
5 1 (4.35%) Stress Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Business Development
5 1 (4.35%) Migration
5 1 (4.35%) OO
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) C++
1 8 (34.78%) SQL
2 7 (30.43%) Java
3 4 (17.39%) C#
4 3 (13.04%) C
5 1 (4.35%) Python
5 1 (4.35%) VB
5 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) HND
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle
2 3 (13.04%) Sybase
3 1 (4.35%) Adobe
3 1 (4.35%) Murex
3 1 (4.35%) Reuters
3 1 (4.35%) Bloomberg
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