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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 112 131 120
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -11
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 9 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.46% 0.17% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.27% 0.52% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 7
Median daily rate £400 £459 £98
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.80% +370.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £442 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £476 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £14.13 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £15.25 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.92%
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
707 958 753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 35.87% 33.45% 26.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 492 396
Median daily rate £350 £350 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £165 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 29 20
Median hourly rate £40.25 £36.00 £14.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.80% +145.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £12.94 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £46.10 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.91 £20.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-5.46% +19.61%

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 7 December 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 - 5 £413 - 5
Dundee - 2 £300 - 6
Angus - 2 - - 1
Mathematics
UK

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 14 (77.78%) Java
2 11 (61.11%) C#
2 11 (61.11%) C++
2 11 (61.11%) OO
3 9 (50.00%) Android
3 9 (50.00%) Apple iOS
4 8 (44.44%) Algorithms
4 8 (44.44%) Unix
5 7 (38.89%) Linux
5 7 (38.89%) Perl
5 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (38.89%) Mobile Development
6 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
7 5 (27.78%) Ruby
7 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
7 5 (27.78%) Python
7 5 (27.78%) Mobile App
8 4 (22.22%) Android Development
8 4 (22.22%) iOS Development
8 4 (22.22%) PowerHA
8 4 (22.22%) Bash Shell
8 4 (22.22%) iPad
8 4 (22.22%) iTunes
8 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
8 4 (22.22%) IBM
8 4 (22.22%) Firewall
8 4 (22.22%) AIX
8 4 (22.22%) Network Security
8 4 (22.22%) Applied Mathematics
8 4 (22.22%) Physics

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 4 (22.22%) iTunes
2 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.56%) 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
2 1 (5.56%) GIS
2 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) JUnit
General
1 4 (22.22%) Games
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Applications 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
4 3 (16.67%) Software Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Programmer
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%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Flash
1 3 (16.67%) J2SE
1 3 (16.67%) Spring
1 3 (16.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 2 (11.11%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) Apache Flex
3 1 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Algorithms
2 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
2 5 (27.78%) Mobile App
3 4 (22.22%) Applied Mathematics
3 4 (22.22%) iPad
3 4 (22.22%) iPhone
3 4 (22.22%) Physics
4 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (16.67%) Data Structures
4 3 (16.67%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (5.56%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (5.56%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Android
1 9 (50.00%) 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 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) Mobile Development
3 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 4 (22.22%) Android Development
4 4 (22.22%) iOS Development
5 3 (16.67%) Scrum
5 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (11.11%) OOD
6 2 (11.11%) OOP
6 2 (11.11%) Project Management
6 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
6 2 (11.11%) SOLID
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%) 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 5 (27.78%) Python
4 5 (27.78%) Ruby
5 4 (22.22%) Bash Shell
5 4 (22.22%) Korn
5 4 (22.22%) Objective-C
6 3 (16.67%) ActionScript
6 3 (16.67%) Apple Swift
6 3 (16.67%) Scala
6 3 (16.67%) SQL
6 3 (16.67%) VBA
7 2 (11.11%) PHP
8 1 (5.56%) Lua
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
1 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 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