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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mathematics over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 128 128 136
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 9 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.31% 0.30% 0.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.10% 1.29% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 1
Median daily rate £500 £244 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+105.12% -22.61%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 8
Median hourly rate £32.50 £13.00 £14.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -7.96%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.56 £15.63 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +2.45%
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
818 699 772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 27.96% 23.32% 25.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 531 451 458
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £223 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 57 61
Median hourly rate £39.50 £32.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.53% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.21 £45.80 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.24 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+17.90% -13.16%

Mathematics
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Mathematics as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mathematics within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -1 2 £495 +395.00% 6
Gloucestershire -4 2 £650 +67.74% 6
Devon - 2 £338 -
Somerset - 1 - - 2
Mathematics
England

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Mathematics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Mathematics.

1 15 (60.00%) Degree
2 12 (48.00%) C++
3 11 (44.00%) SQL
4 8 (32.00%) C
4 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
4 8 (32.00%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (28.00%) Big Data
5 7 (28.00%) Windows
6 6 (24.00%) Statistics
7 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 5 (20.00%) Physics
7 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 5 (20.00%) OO
7 5 (20.00%) C#
7 5 (20.00%) .NET
7 5 (20.00%) Algorithms
8 4 (16.00%) Data Analysis
8 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
8 4 (16.00%) MFC
8 4 (16.00%) Java
8 4 (16.00%) VC++
8 4 (16.00%) Linux
8 4 (16.00%) Python
8 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
8 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
8 4 (16.00%) DV Cleared
8 4 (16.00%) R
9 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
9 3 (12.00%) Data Modelling
9 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) Apache
1 1 (4.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (4.00%) Confluence
1 1 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) MS Office
2 2 (8.00%) SPSS
3 1 (4.00%) Revit
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Network Security
2 1 (4.00%) Internet
2 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) Big Data
2 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.00%) Apache Accumulo
4 1 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.00%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.00%) MS Access
4 1 (4.00%) Neo4j
4 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
1 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Electronics
3 1 (4.00%) Games
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Analyst
1 8 (32.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 5 (20.00%) Data Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Data Scientist
3 3 (12.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (12.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (8.00%) C++ Developer
4 2 (8.00%) C++/C# Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Desktop Support
4 2 (8.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) FPGA Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Monitoring Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Performance Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Embedded Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) .NET
2 4 (16.00%) MFC
3 2 (8.00%) D3.js
4 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.00%) DHTML
4 1 (4.00%) HTML
4 1 (4.00%) Kafka
4 1 (4.00%) OpenCL
4 1 (4.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (4.00%) XML
4 1 (4.00%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (24.00%) Statistics
3 5 (20.00%) Algorithms
3 5 (20.00%) Physics
4 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (12.00%) VHDL
6 2 (8.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (8.00%) Reinsurance
6 2 (8.00%) Visualisation
7 1 (4.00%) CESG
7 1 (4.00%) Device Driver
7 1 (4.00%) Economics
7 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
7 1 (4.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Linux
3 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.00%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (4.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) OO
1 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (16.00%) Data Analysis
2 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (12.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (12.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (8.00%) CRM
4 2 (8.00%) Data Munging
4 2 (8.00%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (8.00%) Fund Management
4 2 (8.00%) Machine Learning
4 2 (8.00%) Migration
4 2 (8.00%) Monte Carlo Method
4 2 (8.00%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (8.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (8.00%) Project Management
4 2 (8.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) C++
2 11 (44.00%) SQL
3 8 (32.00%) C
4 5 (20.00%) C#
5 4 (16.00%) Java
5 4 (16.00%) Python
5 4 (16.00%) R
5 4 (16.00%) VC++
6 2 (8.00%) Lua
6 2 (8.00%) MATLAB
7 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.00%) Perl
7 1 (4.00%) Ruby
7 1 (4.00%) Scala
7 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
7 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
7 1 (4.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (60.00%) Degree
2 8 (32.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (16.00%) DV Cleared
3 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (4.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) UCITS
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Firmware
2 1 (4.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (4.00%) Autodesk
2 1 (4.00%) IBM
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) SAP