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 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 115 97 115
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +18
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 31 16 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.93% 0.75% 0.69%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.74% 3.19% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 16
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£388 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.97% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £214 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £394 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £315 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.17% -16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 1
Average hourly rate £14.13 £17.50 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.28% +40.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £13.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+17.30% -13.33%
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
829 501 710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.00% 23.43% 23.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 537 302 400
Average daily rate £376 £338 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.48% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £221 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.32% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 42 56
Average hourly rate £36.00 £18.65 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.02% -52.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £12.73 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.70 £30.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -15.76%

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 22 October 2014.

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 22 October 2014. 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 -10 12 £400 +11.11% 3
Dorset - 8 - - 3
Bristol -26 4 £348 +2.96% 7
Devon - 3 - - 3
Somerset - 2 - - 4
Cornwall - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - - - - 4
Mathematics
England

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 23 (56.10%) C
2 18 (43.90%) Computer Science
3 11 (26.83%) Degree
3 11 (26.83%) JavaScript
4 10 (24.39%) C++
5 9 (21.95%) C#
6 8 (19.51%) HTML
7 7 (17.07%) Java
7 7 (17.07%) SQL
7 7 (17.07%) Project Management
8 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
9 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared
9 5 (12.20%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 5 (12.20%) Finance
9 5 (12.20%) Physics
9 5 (12.20%) Software Engineering
9 5 (12.20%) CSS
10 4 (9.76%) .NET
10 4 (9.76%) MySQL
10 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET
10 4 (9.76%) OpenGL
10 4 (9.76%) DirectX
10 4 (9.76%) Ajax
10 4 (9.76%) Subversion
10 4 (9.76%) 3D Graphics
10 4 (9.76%) Games
10 4 (9.76%) Bayesian Methods
10 4 (9.76%) Mobile App
10 4 (9.76%) Multicast
10 4 (9.76%) Game Development

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 (9.76%) GlassFish
2 3 (7.32%) ArcGIS
3 1 (2.44%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Project
2 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) Multicast
2 1 (2.44%) VSAT
2 1 (2.44%) Wireless
2 1 (2.44%) DVB
2 1 (2.44%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) MySQL
2 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Subversion
2 2 (4.88%) NetBeans
General
1 5 (12.20%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Games
3 2 (4.88%) Military
4 1 (2.44%) Avionics
4 1 (2.44%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 15 (36.59%) Customer Engineer
2 10 (24.39%) Developer
3 6 (14.63%) Software Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Programmer
4 4 (9.76%) Graphics Programmer
5 3 (7.32%) Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Project Planner
6 2 (4.88%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (2.44%) RF Test Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Junior
7 1 (2.44%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Rollout Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) RF Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.51%) HTML
2 5 (12.20%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 5 (12.20%) CSS
3 4 (9.76%) .NET
3 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET
3 4 (9.76%) OpenGL
3 4 (9.76%) DirectX
3 4 (9.76%) Ajax
3 4 (9.76%) jQuery
4 3 (7.32%) HTML5
4 3 (7.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (7.32%) REST
4 3 (7.32%) SOAP
5 1 (2.44%) PostGIS
5 1 (2.44%) WinForms
5 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.44%) WCF
5 1 (2.44%) XHTML
5 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (43.90%) Computer Science
2 5 (12.20%) Physics
3 4 (9.76%) 3D Graphics
3 4 (9.76%) Mobile App
4 3 (7.32%) Open Source
4 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.32%) Biometrics
5 2 (4.88%) Reference Data
6 1 (2.44%) Remote Sensing
6 1 (2.44%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.32%) Windows 7
1 3 (7.32%) Android
1 3 (7.32%) Apple iOS
1 3 (7.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.07%) Project Management
2 5 (12.20%) Software Engineering
3 4 (9.76%) Bayesian Methods
3 4 (9.76%) Game Development
4 3 (7.32%) Time Management
4 3 (7.32%) Mobile Application Development
4 3 (7.32%) Validation
4 3 (7.32%) CRM
5 2 (4.88%) ITIL
5 2 (4.88%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (4.88%) Markov Chain
5 2 (4.88%) Monte Carlo Method
6 1 (2.44%) Test Automation
6 1 (2.44%) Financial Modelling
6 1 (2.44%) Performance Testing
6 1 (2.44%) Statistical Modelling
6 1 (2.44%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.44%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.44%) Statistical Analysis
6 1 (2.44%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 23 (56.10%) C
2 11 (26.83%) JavaScript
3 10 (24.39%) C++
4 9 (21.95%) C#
5 7 (17.07%) Java
5 7 (17.07%) SQL
6 4 (9.76%) Bash Shell
7 3 (7.32%) R
7 3 (7.32%) Python
7 3 (7.32%) PHP
8 1 (2.44%) Tcl
8 1 (2.44%) MATLAB
8 1 (2.44%) VB
8 1 (2.44%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (26.83%) Degree
2 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
3 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) PMP
4 1 (2.44%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.44%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) DO-160
1 1 (2.44%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
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