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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 118 127 93
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -34
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 26 9 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.81% 0.29% 0.98%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.92% 1.21% 3.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 2 5
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£375 £218 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.41% -23.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £200 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £236 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+15.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 8
Average hourly rate £13.52 £13.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.96% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+14.75% +17.30%
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
889 746 562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 27.78% 24.32% 26.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 594 463 324
Average daily rate £375 £368 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 47 34
Average hourly rate £37.50 £20.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Gloucestershire +14 15 £389 - 6
Bristol +2 6 £369 - 9
Wiltshire -1 2 £95 -56.32% 2
Mathematics
England

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (75.76%) Degree
2 16 (48.48%) SQL
3 14 (42.42%) C++
4 11 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (27.27%) Python
6 8 (24.24%) HTML
6 8 (24.24%) Java
6 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
6 8 (24.24%) TDD
6 8 (24.24%) DV Cleared
6 8 (24.24%) Jenkins
7 7 (21.21%) Finance
7 7 (21.21%) C#
8 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
8 6 (18.18%) Computer Science
8 6 (18.18%) Software Engineering
9 5 (15.15%) Economics
9 5 (15.15%) Selenium
9 5 (15.15%) Multithreading
9 5 (15.15%) Statistics
9 5 (15.15%) Test Automation
9 5 (15.15%) JBehave
9 5 (15.15%) Cucumber
9 5 (15.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (15.15%) Test Planning
9 5 (15.15%) XML
9 5 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (15.15%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (15.15%) ISEB

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (9.09%) JBoss
1 3 (9.09%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.03%) SAS
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.09%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.15%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (9.09%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.03%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 8 (24.24%) Jenkins
2 5 (15.15%) JBehave
2 5 (15.15%) Cucumber
2 5 (15.15%) LoadRunner
2 5 (15.15%) JMeter
2 5 (15.15%) Selenium
3 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 3 (9.09%) JIRA
3 3 (9.09%) Hudson
General
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Electronics
3 2 (6.06%) Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Retail
4 1 (3.03%) Law
4 1 (3.03%) Legal
4 1 (3.03%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Analyst
2 9 (27.27%) Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Test Manager
4 4 (12.12%) Software Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Business Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Data Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Test Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Java Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Change Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Software Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Software Test Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Customer Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Software Tester
6 2 (6.06%) Tester
6 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Python Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Network Support Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Network Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Business Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) HTML
2 5 (15.15%) XML
3 4 (12.12%) .NET
3 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET
4 3 (9.09%) Hibernate
4 3 (9.09%) Spring
4 3 (9.09%) .NET Framework
4 3 (9.09%) JSON
4 3 (9.09%) jQuery
5 1 (3.03%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (3.03%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 5 (15.15%) Economics
2 5 (15.15%) Statistics
3 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.03%) Physics
4 1 (3.03%) Credit Risk
4 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) UNIX
2 3 (9.09%) Windows
2 3 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.03%) Android
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (24.24%) TDD
3 6 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 5 (15.15%) Multithreading
4 5 (15.15%) Validation
4 5 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (15.15%) Test Automation
4 5 (15.15%) Test Planning
5 4 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (12.12%) Data Analysis
5 4 (12.12%) Web Development
6 3 (9.09%) Business Analysis
6 3 (9.09%) Unit Testing
7 2 (6.06%) Workflow
7 2 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (6.06%) System Testing
7 2 (6.06%) Time Management
7 2 (6.06%) Data Migration
7 2 (6.06%) Migration
7 2 (6.06%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (48.48%) SQL
2 14 (42.42%) C++
3 9 (27.27%) Python
4 8 (24.24%) Java
4 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
5 7 (21.21%) C#
6 4 (12.12%) VB.NET
7 3 (9.09%) PL/SQL
7 3 (9.09%) Bash Shell
7 3 (9.09%) C
7 3 (9.09%) Perl
8 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
9 1 (3.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 25 (75.76%) Degree
2 11 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 8 (24.24%) DV Cleared
4 5 (15.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (15.15%) ISEB
5 1 (3.03%) A+ Certification
5 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Puppet
1 3 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.03%) ARCserve
2 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle
2 3 (9.09%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.03%) IBM
3 1 (3.03%) Adobe
3 1 (3.03%) HP
3 1 (3.03%) Dell
3 1 (3.03%) Citrix
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £525 - £575 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Rate: £375 - £420 per day
Posted: 25 days ago