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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 117 136 115
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -21
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 17 4 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.66% 0.13% 0.55%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.87% 0.43% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 10
Median daily rate £260 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £15.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.30%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £15.63
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +12.00%
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
908 926 775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 34.99% 29.14% 28.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 510 431 422
Median daily rate £344 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.10% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £465 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 35 21
Median hourly rate £42.00 £21.50 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.34% -18.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £65.00 £47.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -12.19%

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 23 July 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
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 23 July 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
Dundee +12 13 £243 -
Edinburgh 0 4 £600 +84.61% 5
Mathematics
UK

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 22 (81.48%) C++
2 19 (70.37%) Algorithms
3 17 (62.96%) OO
4 16 (59.26%) Java
4 16 (59.26%) C#
5 15 (55.56%) Games
6 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (48.15%) Software Engineering
8 12 (44.44%) OOD
9 11 (40.74%) Physics
9 11 (40.74%) Android
9 11 (40.74%) Apple iOS
10 10 (37.04%) Data Structures
11 7 (25.93%) Game Development
12 6 (22.22%) R
12 6 (22.22%) V-Ray
12 6 (22.22%) Unreal Engine
12 6 (22.22%) GLSL
12 6 (22.22%) HLSL
12 6 (22.22%) Mobile App
12 6 (22.22%) RenderMan
12 6 (22.22%) Scrum
12 6 (22.22%) OpenGL
12 6 (22.22%) DirectX
12 6 (22.22%) Animation
12 6 (22.22%) TDD
13 5 (18.52%) Ruby
13 5 (18.52%) Python
13 5 (18.52%) .NET
13 5 (18.52%) Hadoop

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 2 (7.41%) ArcGIS
2 1 (3.70%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (11.11%) iTunes
2 2 (7.41%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) Hadoop
2 4 (14.81%) GIS
3 2 (7.41%) QGIS
4 1 (3.70%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (3.70%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 15 (55.56%) Games
2 2 (7.41%) Advertising
3 1 (3.70%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Developer
2 8 (29.63%) Software Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) C++ Developer
3 6 (22.22%) C++ Games Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Games Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Applications Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Programmer
5 2 (7.41%) 3D Software Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.70%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) C++ Programmer
6 1 (3.70%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Credit Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Desktop Support
6 1 (3.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Graduate
6 1 (3.70%) Quantitative Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) DirectX
1 6 (22.22%) OpenGL
1 6 (22.22%) Unreal Engine
1 6 (22.22%) V-Ray
2 5 (18.52%) .NET
3 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework
3 2 (7.41%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (7.41%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 2 (7.41%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 19 (70.37%) Algorithms
2 11 (40.74%) Physics
3 10 (37.04%) Data Structures
4 6 (22.22%) Animation
4 6 (22.22%) Mobile App
4 6 (22.22%) RenderMan
5 4 (14.81%) 3D Graphics
6 3 (11.11%) Applied Mathematics
6 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
6 3 (11.11%) iPad
6 3 (11.11%) iPhone
7 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (3.70%) Credit Risk
7 1 (3.70%) Economics
7 1 (3.70%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Android
1 11 (40.74%) Apple iOS
2 2 (7.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) OO
2 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (48.15%) Software Engineering
4 12 (44.44%) OOD
5 7 (25.93%) Game Development
6 6 (22.22%) Scrum
6 6 (22.22%) TDD
7 5 (18.52%) Mobile Development
8 4 (14.81%) Configuration Management
8 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (14.81%) Kanban
8 4 (14.81%) MVC
8 4 (14.81%) Pair Programming
8 4 (14.81%) SOLID
8 4 (14.81%) Web Development
9 3 (11.11%) Android Development
9 3 (11.11%) iOS Development
10 2 (7.41%) MapReduce
10 2 (7.41%) OOP
10 2 (7.41%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 22 (81.48%) C++
2 16 (59.26%) C#
2 16 (59.26%) Java
3 6 (22.22%) GLSL
3 6 (22.22%) HLSL
3 6 (22.22%) R
4 5 (18.52%) Python
4 5 (18.52%) Ruby
5 3 (11.11%) Objective-C
6 2 (7.41%) Lua
7 1 (3.70%) C
7 1 (3.70%) PHP
7 1 (3.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
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