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 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 127 113 98
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -15
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 18 14 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.57% 0.56% 1.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.17% 2.41% 4.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 1
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£325 £256 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.95% -28.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 23
Average hourly rate £15.25 £15.25 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £15.25 £15.25
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
829 580 645
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.10% 23.31% 25.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 530 359 331
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £221 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 40 67
Average hourly rate £25.00 £18.75 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -41.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.93 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £35.00 £43.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.38 £17.93 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.48% -10.35%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015. 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
Dorset -1 5 £225 - 3
Wiltshire -14 5 £275 +7.42% 5
Bristol - 4 £388 - 14
Somerset - 1 £350 - 11
Devon - - - - 1
Gloucestershire - - - - 5
Mathematics
England

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 25 (51.02%) Degree
2 24 (48.98%) Computer Science
3 18 (36.73%) C
3 18 (36.73%) C++
4 14 (28.57%) C#
5 12 (24.49%) JavaScript
6 9 (18.37%) HTML
6 9 (18.37%) Software Engineering
7 8 (16.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 8 (16.33%) Java
8 7 (14.29%) SQL
8 7 (14.29%) Physics
9 6 (12.24%) Security Cleared
9 6 (12.24%) Subversion
9 6 (12.24%) Multicast
9 6 (12.24%) Game Development
9 6 (12.24%) 3D Graphics
9 6 (12.24%) Games
9 6 (12.24%) .NET
9 6 (12.24%) CSS
9 6 (12.24%) OpenGL
9 6 (12.24%) DirectX
10 5 (10.20%) Project Management
10 5 (10.20%) ASP.NET
10 5 (10.20%) Finance
10 5 (10.20%) Mobile App
10 5 (10.20%) jQuery
11 4 (8.16%) GlassFish
11 4 (8.16%) Validation
11 4 (8.16%) Ajax

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 4 (8.16%) GlassFish
2 3 (6.12%) ArcGIS
3 2 (4.08%) Lync
3 2 (4.08%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS Project
1 2 (4.08%) MS Office
2 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) Multicast
2 2 (4.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) MySQL
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.08%) Base SAS
3 2 (4.08%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.04%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.04%) CouchDB
4 1 (2.04%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (12.24%) Subversion
2 2 (4.08%) NetBeans
3 1 (2.04%) ReSharper
General
1 6 (12.24%) Games
2 5 (10.20%) Finance
3 2 (4.08%) Retail
3 2 (4.08%) Military
3 2 (4.08%) Electronics
4 1 (2.04%) Law
4 1 (2.04%) Billing
Job Titles
1 11 (22.45%) Developer
2 10 (20.41%) Customer Engineer
3 7 (14.29%) Analyst
4 6 (12.24%) Graphics Programmer
4 6 (12.24%) Programmer
4 6 (12.24%) Software Developer
5 3 (6.12%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.08%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Data Scientist
6 2 (4.08%) Test Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Project Planner
6 2 (4.08%) Team Leader
6 2 (4.08%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Test Team Leader
6 2 (4.08%) Data Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Desktop Support
7 1 (2.04%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.37%) HTML
2 8 (16.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 6 (12.24%) .NET
3 6 (12.24%) CSS
3 6 (12.24%) OpenGL
3 6 (12.24%) DirectX
4 5 (10.20%) ASP.NET
4 5 (10.20%) jQuery
5 4 (8.16%) Ajax
6 3 (6.12%) SOAP
6 3 (6.12%) HTML5
6 3 (6.12%) REST
6 3 (6.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (4.08%) WCF
7 2 (4.08%) .NET Framework
7 2 (4.08%) WinForms
8 1 (2.04%) XHTML
8 1 (2.04%) XML
8 1 (2.04%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (48.98%) Computer Science
2 7 (14.29%) Physics
3 6 (12.24%) 3D Graphics
4 5 (10.20%) Mobile App
5 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (6.12%) Biometrics
6 3 (6.12%) Open Source
7 2 (4.08%) Reference Data
7 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
8 1 (2.04%) Visualisation
8 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (2.04%) Statistics
8 1 (2.04%) Remote Sensing
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.16%) Apple iOS
1 4 (8.16%) Android
1 4 (8.16%) Windows
2 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.37%) Software Engineering
2 6 (12.24%) Game Development
3 5 (10.20%) Project Management
4 4 (8.16%) Validation
4 4 (8.16%) Bayesian Methods
5 3 (6.12%) CRM
5 3 (6.12%) People Management
5 3 (6.12%) Mobile Application Development
5 3 (6.12%) Operations Research
5 3 (6.12%) Time Management
6 2 (4.08%) Monte Carlo Method
6 2 (4.08%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (4.08%) Performance Testing
6 2 (4.08%) Multithreading
6 2 (4.08%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (4.08%) Software Testing
6 2 (4.08%) Information Management
6 2 (4.08%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (4.08%) Data Analysis
6 2 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (36.73%) C
1 18 (36.73%) C++
2 14 (28.57%) C#
3 12 (24.49%) JavaScript
4 8 (16.33%) Java
5 7 (14.29%) SQL
6 4 (8.16%) Bash Shell
7 3 (6.12%) PHP
8 2 (4.08%) R
8 2 (4.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 25 (51.02%) Degree
2 6 (12.24%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.16%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.08%) ISTQB
4 2 (4.08%) ISEB
5 1 (2.04%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.08%) VMware
2 2 (4.08%) Dell
3 1 (2.04%) Google
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