The table below looks at the statistics for Mathematica skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mathematica over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wolfram Research Mathematica
Rank - - 143
Contract jobs citing Mathematica 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.090%
As % of the Applications category - - 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £318
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £330
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Mathematica
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
325 398 446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 11.84% 12.62% 13.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 247 284
Median daily rate £298 £353 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.60% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £135 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 33 46
Median hourly rate £14.00 £27.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.09% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £44.50 £34.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

Mathematica
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Mathematica as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

Mathematica Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Mathematica
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Mathematica Daily Rate Trend in the South West