The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mathematics in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mathematics over the 3 months to 1 August 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 South East 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 198 184 173
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -11
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 42 50 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.46% 0.59% 0.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.08% 2.93% 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 22 23
Average daily rate
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£313 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £213 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £427 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £316 £315 £383
% change year-on-year
+0.39% -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 11
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £9.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +83.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £10.93 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £20.60 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £13.00 £12.42
% change year-on-year
+17.30% +4.66%
Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2017 1704 2010
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.98% 20.14% 20.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1045 848 853
Average daily rate £350 £361 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.91% +3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 127 172
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -22.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £11.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.75 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -20.32%
Mathematics
England

Mathematics
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mathematics across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Mathematics Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Mathematics
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Mathematics across the South East region.

Mathematics Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Mathematics
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mathematics across the South East region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Mathematics Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Mathematics
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Mathematics across the South East region.

Mathematics Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Mathematics
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mathematics across the South East region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Mathematics Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Mathematics
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mathematics within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 August 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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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
Surrey -11 11 £311 -4.23% 20
Berkshire -3 10 £350 +40.00% 7
Hampshire -16 6 £170 -49.62% 10
Oxfordshire +4 4 £328 - 10
Kent - 3 £225 - 3
Buckinghamshire -7 2 £313 +25.00% 3
West Sussex - 1 £203 - 4
East Sussex - - - - 1
Mathematics
England

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 47 (62.67%) Degree
2 28 (37.33%) Computer Science
3 26 (34.67%) C
4 16 (21.33%) Java
4 16 (21.33%) Physics
5 14 (18.67%) C++
6 13 (17.33%) C#
7 12 (16.00%) JavaScript
7 12 (16.00%) Linux
8 11 (14.67%) SQL
8 11 (14.67%) .NET
8 11 (14.67%) Software Engineering
9 10 (13.33%) Games
9 10 (13.33%) Security Cleared
10 9 (12.00%) HTML
10 9 (12.00%) Windows
11 8 (10.67%) CSS
11 8 (10.67%) Web Services
11 8 (10.67%) Military
12 7 (9.33%) Management Information System
12 7 (9.33%) Workflow
12 7 (9.33%) Spring
12 7 (9.33%) Data Management
12 7 (9.33%) WPF
12 7 (9.33%) Statistics
12 7 (9.33%) XML
12 7 (9.33%) Oracle
12 7 (9.33%) SharePoint
12 7 (9.33%) Microsoft
13 6 (8.00%) Firewall

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 7 (9.33%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (5.33%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.00%) SAS
5 1 (1.33%) CMS
5 1 (1.33%) Resin
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (1.33%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.33%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 6 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.67%) InfoPath
3 3 (4.00%) MS Office
4 2 (2.67%) Photoshop
4 2 (2.67%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.67%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (2.67%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (1.33%) PowerPivot
5 1 (1.33%) Maya
5 1 (1.33%) AutoCAD
5 1 (1.33%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) SaaS
1 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.00%) Firewall
2 5 (6.67%) LDAP
3 4 (5.33%) HTTP
4 3 (4.00%) Network Security
5 2 (2.67%) DNS
5 2 (2.67%) 3GPP
5 2 (2.67%) Wireless
5 2 (2.67%) 4G
6 1 (1.33%) MIMO
6 1 (1.33%) WiMAX
6 1 (1.33%) LTE
6 1 (1.33%) WAN
6 1 (1.33%) LAN
6 1 (1.33%) SAN
6 1 (1.33%) DVB
6 1 (1.33%) Internet
6 1 (1.33%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.67%) MySQL
3 2 (2.67%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.67%) Big Data
4 1 (1.33%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.33%) Base SAS
4 1 (1.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (8.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.67%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.33%) Maven
4 1 (1.33%) NUnit
4 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 1 (1.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.33%) Ant
4 1 (1.33%) JUnit
General
1 10 (13.33%) Games
2 8 (10.67%) Military
3 5 (6.67%) Electronics
3 5 (6.67%) Marketing
4 4 (5.33%) Finance
5 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.33%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.33%) Publishing
5 1 (1.33%) Retail
5 1 (1.33%) French Language
5 1 (1.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 18 (24.00%) Developer
2 13 (17.33%) Analyst
3 7 (9.33%) Java Developer
4 6 (8.00%) Software Engineer
4 6 (8.00%) Architect
5 5 (6.67%) SharePoint Developer
5 5 (6.67%) Customer Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (5.33%) Service Analyst
6 4 (5.33%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (5.33%) Business Analyst
6 4 (5.33%) Technical Architect
6 4 (5.33%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (4.00%) .NET Developer
7 3 (4.00%) C# Developer
7 3 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (4.00%) Programmer
8 2 (2.67%) Consultant
8 2 (2.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.67%) .NET
2 9 (12.00%) HTML
3 8 (10.67%) CSS
3 8 (10.67%) Web Services
4 7 (9.33%) Spring
4 7 (9.33%) WPF
4 7 (9.33%) XML
5 6 (8.00%) REST
6 5 (6.67%) Hibernate
6 5 (6.67%) OpenGL
7 3 (4.00%) Direct3D
7 3 (4.00%) WinForms
8 2 (2.67%) Flash
8 2 (2.67%) SOAP
8 2 (2.67%) STL
8 2 (2.67%) Java EE
8 2 (2.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 2 (2.67%) Ajax
8 2 (2.67%) LAMP
8 2 (2.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 28 (37.33%) Computer Science
2 16 (21.33%) Physics
3 7 (9.33%) Management Information System
3 7 (9.33%) Statistics
4 3 (4.00%) Open Source
4 3 (4.00%) Xbox
4 3 (4.00%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (2.67%) Economics
6 1 (1.33%) New Media
6 1 (1.33%) Clustering
6 1 (1.33%) Interactive TV
6 1 (1.33%) Chemistry
6 1 (1.33%) IPTV
6 1 (1.33%) Animation
6 1 (1.33%) SCADA
6 1 (1.33%) Applied Mathematics
6 1 (1.33%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.33%) DTV
6 1 (1.33%) W3C
6 1 (1.33%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.00%) Linux
2 9 (12.00%) Windows
3 6 (8.00%) UNIX
4 3 (4.00%) Android
5 2 (2.67%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.33%) CentOS
6 1 (1.33%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (14.67%) Software Engineering
2 7 (9.33%) Workflow
2 7 (9.33%) Data Management
3 5 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (6.67%) Change Control
3 5 (6.67%) Migration
3 5 (6.67%) Scrum
3 5 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (6.67%) MVC
4 4 (5.33%) Project Management
4 4 (5.33%) SOA
4 4 (5.33%) Data Migration
4 4 (5.33%) Software Distribution
4 4 (5.33%) Network Architecture
5 3 (4.00%) Game Development
5 3 (4.00%) Embedded Software Development
5 3 (4.00%) Statistical Modelling
5 3 (4.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (4.00%) Logistics
5 3 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (34.67%) C
2 16 (21.33%) Java
3 14 (18.67%) C++
4 13 (17.33%) C#
5 12 (16.00%) JavaScript
6 11 (14.67%) SQL
7 5 (6.67%) Python
8 3 (4.00%) VBA
8 3 (4.00%) MATLAB
9 2 (2.67%) Assembly Language
9 2 (2.67%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.67%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.33%) R
10 1 (1.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (1.33%) VB
10 1 (1.33%) Perl
10 1 (1.33%) PHP
10 1 (1.33%) XAML
Qualifications
1 47 (62.67%) Degree
2 10 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 6 (8.00%) PhD
4 3 (4.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.67%) Postgraduate
6 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.33%) MCSE
6 1 (1.33%) MCSA
6 1 (1.33%) HND
6 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.33%) CCNA
6 1 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.67%) SLA
2 2 (2.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.67%) SCOM
2 1 (1.33%) Puppet
2 1 (1.33%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (1.33%) Munin
2 1 (1.33%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (1.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (9.33%) Oracle
1 7 (9.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.67%) BT
2 2 (2.67%) Autodesk
2 2 (2.67%) JBoss
2 2 (2.67%) Lagan
2 2 (2.67%) Perforce
2 2 (2.67%) Nintex
3 1 (1.33%) SolidWorks
3 1 (1.33%) Open Text
3 1 (1.33%) VMware
3 1 (1.33%) Google
3 1 (1.33%) SolarWinds
3 1 (1.33%) Software AG
3 1 (1.33%) TIBCO
3 1 (1.33%) Cisco
3 1 (1.33%) IBM
3 1 (1.33%) BMC
3 1 (1.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.33%) Mapinfo
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