The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mathematics in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mathematics over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 128 132 118
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -14
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 16 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.54% 0.53% 0.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.70% 1.98% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 4
Average daily rate £369 £325 £371
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.46% -12.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £230 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £605 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £333
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Average hourly rate £15.25 £15.25 £15.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £15.25 £14.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.05 £15.25 £34.33
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £13.86 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+26.30% -9.14%
Mathematics
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
939 860 645
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 31.52% 26.67% 24.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 632 513 392
Average daily rate £373 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £225 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £545 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 55 42
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £44.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

Mathematics
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Mathematics Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Mathematics
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Mathematics Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Mathematics
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mathematics across the South West region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Mathematics Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Mathematics
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Mathematics Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Mathematics
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Bristol +4 7 £575 +53.33% 5
Wiltshire -6 4 £350 +3.70%
Devon - 2 £338 - 2
Gloucestershire - 2 £400 - 6
Mathematics
England

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 13 (35.14%) Degree
2 12 (32.43%) C
3 10 (27.03%) Data Modelling
3 10 (27.03%) Security Cleared
4 9 (24.32%) Big Data
4 9 (24.32%) Mobile App
4 9 (24.32%) MS Excel
4 9 (24.32%) MS Office
5 8 (21.62%) SQL
6 7 (18.92%) Finance
6 7 (18.92%) Smart Meter
6 7 (18.92%) Statistics
6 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (16.22%) Logical Data Model
7 6 (16.22%) Physical Data Model
7 6 (16.22%) Retail
7 6 (16.22%) Data Analysis
7 6 (16.22%) Mentoring
7 6 (16.22%) C++
8 5 (13.51%) Windows
8 5 (13.51%) CRM
8 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared
8 5 (13.51%) Physics
9 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (10.81%) DV Cleared
9 4 (10.81%) Migration
9 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
9 4 (10.81%) ISEB
9 4 (10.81%) Python
10 3 (8.11%) SAS

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 3 (8.11%) SAS
2 1 (2.70%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (24.32%) MS Excel
1 9 (24.32%) MS Office
2 2 (5.41%) MS Project
3 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) Network Security
1 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.70%) 3GPP
2 1 (2.70%) DHCP
2 1 (2.70%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (2.70%) DNS
2 1 (2.70%) LDAP
2 1 (2.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (24.32%) Big Data
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.41%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.70%) DataStage
4 1 (2.70%) MS Access
4 1 (2.70%) QualityStage
4 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Cucumber
1 2 (5.41%) JBehave
1 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
1 2 (5.41%) JIRA
1 2 (5.41%) JMeter
1 2 (5.41%) LoadRunner
1 2 (5.41%) Selenium
General
1 7 (18.92%) Finance
2 6 (16.22%) Retail
3 2 (5.41%) Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Retail Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) Analyst
2 6 (16.22%) Developer
3 5 (13.51%) Data Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Credit Risk Modeller
4 3 (8.11%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Desktop Support
4 3 (8.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) PMO Planner
4 3 (8.11%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) C# Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Data Migration Lead
5 2 (5.41%) Data Scientist
5 2 (5.41%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) FPGA Developer
5 2 (5.41%) IT Technician
5 2 (5.41%) Monitoring Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) QA Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Deployment Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) HTML
2 2 (5.41%) .NET
2 2 (5.41%) D3.js
2 2 (5.41%) MFC
2 2 (5.41%) XML
3 1 (2.70%) 802.1X
3 1 (2.70%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Mobile App
2 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (18.92%) Smart Meter
2 7 (18.92%) Statistics
3 5 (13.51%) Physics
4 3 (8.11%) Algorithms
4 3 (8.11%) Credit Risk
5 2 (5.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (5.41%) Reinsurance
5 2 (5.41%) VHDL
5 2 (5.41%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) Linux
2 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) Data Modelling
2 6 (16.22%) Data Analysis
2 6 (16.22%) Logical Data Model
2 6 (16.22%) Mentoring
2 6 (16.22%) Physical Data Model
3 5 (13.51%) CRM
4 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (10.81%) Migration
5 3 (8.11%) Data Migration
6 2 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.41%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (5.41%) Data Visualisation
6 2 (5.41%) Defect Tracking
6 2 (5.41%) Linear Algebra
6 2 (5.41%) Machine Learning
6 2 (5.41%) Office Automation
6 2 (5.41%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 2 (5.41%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (5.41%) TDD
6 2 (5.41%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (32.43%) C
2 8 (21.62%) SQL
3 6 (16.22%) C++
4 4 (10.81%) Python
5 2 (5.41%) C#
5 2 (5.41%) Java
5 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.41%) R
5 2 (5.41%) VC++
6 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (35.14%) Degree
2 10 (27.03%) Security Cleared
3 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared
4 4 (10.81%) DV Cleared
4 4 (10.81%) ISEB
5 2 (5.41%) ISTQB
5 2 (5.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (2.70%) CCIE
6 1 (2.70%) CCNA
6 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.70%) CWDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) QA
1 2 (5.41%) UCITS
2 1 (2.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.70%) SAP