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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 129 130 95
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -35
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 13 13 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.40% 0.42% 1.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.63% 1.59% 5.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 9
Average daily rate
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£288 £408 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.44% +35.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £264 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £319
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 14
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £15.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%
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
797 818 631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.52% 26.65% 25.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 464 343
Average daily rate £375 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 47 62
Average hourly rate £32.50 £14.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+132.14% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.04 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

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 1 April 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 1 April 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
Wiltshire +3 7 £288 -42.50% 3
Bristol - 3 £375 - 14
Dorset - 1 £248 -
Gloucestershire - - - - 4
Somerset - - - - 8
Devon - - - - 9
Mathematics
England

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 22 (64.71%) Degree
2 14 (41.18%) Computer Science
3 12 (35.29%) C++
4 8 (23.53%) C
4 8 (23.53%) C#
4 8 (23.53%) Software Engineering
5 7 (20.59%) Physics
5 7 (20.59%) SQL
6 6 (17.65%) Finance
6 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
7 5 (14.71%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 5 (14.71%) Java
7 5 (14.71%) Windows
8 4 (11.76%) MySQL
8 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
8 4 (11.76%) HTML
8 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
8 4 (11.76%) Project Management
8 4 (11.76%) Validation
8 4 (11.76%) Bayesian Methods
8 4 (11.76%) Bash Shell
8 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
8 4 (11.76%) GlassFish
8 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (8.82%) People Management
9 3 (8.82%) Multicast
9 3 (8.82%) QA
9 3 (8.82%) Subversion
9 3 (8.82%) Retail
9 3 (8.82%) Operations Research

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 (11.76%) GlassFish
2 3 (8.82%) SAS
3 2 (5.88%) Lync
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Office
2 2 (5.88%) MS Project
2 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) Multicast
2 2 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) MySQL
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.88%) Base SAS
3 2 (5.88%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.94%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.94%) CouchDB
4 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.94%) Big Data
4 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Subversion
2 2 (5.88%) NetBeans
3 1 (2.94%) ReSharper
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Retail
2 3 (8.82%) Games
3 2 (5.88%) Military
3 2 (5.88%) Law
3 2 (5.88%) Electronics
4 1 (2.94%) Billing
4 1 (2.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (20.59%) Developer
2 5 (14.71%) Analyst
3 3 (8.82%) Graphics Programmer
3 3 (8.82%) Customer Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Programmer
4 2 (5.88%) Software Developer
4 2 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Test Team Leader
4 2 (5.88%) Data Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Team Leader
4 2 (5.88%) Test Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Project Planner
4 2 (5.88%) Software Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Data Scientist
4 2 (5.88%) AWS Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Python Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Support Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Server Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) PHP Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 4 (11.76%) HTML
3 3 (8.82%) OpenGL
3 3 (8.82%) DirectX
3 3 (8.82%) .NET
3 3 (8.82%) CSS
4 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET
4 2 (5.88%) WinForms
4 2 (5.88%) jQuery
4 2 (5.88%) .NET Framework
4 2 (5.88%) WCF
5 1 (2.94%) Ajax
5 1 (2.94%) HTML5
5 1 (2.94%) XML
5 1 (2.94%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (41.18%) Computer Science
2 7 (20.59%) Physics
3 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (8.82%) Mobile App
4 3 (8.82%) 3D Graphics
4 3 (8.82%) Biometrics
5 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.88%) Statistics
5 2 (5.88%) Reference Data
6 1 (2.94%) Credit Risk
6 1 (2.94%) Economics
6 1 (2.94%) Visualisation
6 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Windows
2 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.94%) Android
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) Software Engineering
2 4 (11.76%) Project Management
2 4 (11.76%) Validation
2 4 (11.76%) Bayesian Methods
3 3 (8.82%) People Management
3 3 (8.82%) Operations Research
3 3 (8.82%) Game Development
4 2 (5.88%) Business Continuity
4 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (5.88%) Risk Management
4 2 (5.88%) Statistical Modelling
4 2 (5.88%) Time Series Analysis
4 2 (5.88%) Markov Chain
4 2 (5.88%) Regression Analysis
4 2 (5.88%) Monte Carlo Method
4 2 (5.88%) Asset Management
4 2 (5.88%) Software Testing
4 2 (5.88%) Information Management
4 2 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (5.88%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (35.29%) C++
2 8 (23.53%) C
2 8 (23.53%) C#
3 7 (20.59%) SQL
4 5 (14.71%) Java
5 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
5 4 (11.76%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.94%) Python
6 1 (2.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (64.71%) Degree
2 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
3 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.88%) ISEB
4 2 (5.88%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.94%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.94%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) Dell
2 2 (5.88%) VMware
3 1 (2.94%) Google
3 1 (2.94%) Citrix
3 1 (2.94%) Adobe