The table below looks at the statistics for Mathematica skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mathematica over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wolfram Research Mathematica
Rank 588 563 558
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -5
Contract jobs citing Mathematica 4 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.014% 0.006%
As % of the Applications category 0.060% 0.10% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Average daily rate
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£330 £463 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.64% +65.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 - £280
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
6709 6676 6089
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.37% 13.04% 12.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3942 3614 3073
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £130 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 695 658 733
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £9.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.98 £32.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.70
% change year-on-year
- -4.45%

Mathematica
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mathematica within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

Mathematica Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Mathematica
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Mathematica within the UK.

Mathematica Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Mathematica
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mathematica within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 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
England -31 4 £330 -28.64%
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Ipswich - - - -
London - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Sevenoaks - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
City of London - - - -
South East - - - -

Mathematica
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Mathematica 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 Mathematica.

1 8 (50.00%) Oracle
1 8 (50.00%) Linux
1 8 (50.00%) Informatica
1 8 (50.00%) MicroStrategy
1 8 (50.00%) MATLAB
1 8 (50.00%) R
2 7 (43.75%) German Language
2 7 (43.75%) PowerCenter
2 7 (43.75%) SQL
3 5 (31.25%) ETL
3 5 (31.25%) SAS
3 5 (31.25%) Data Modelling
3 5 (31.25%) Data Management
3 5 (31.25%) Control-M
3 5 (31.25%) Statistical Modelling
3 5 (31.25%) Resource Management
3 5 (31.25%) User Experience
3 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (31.25%) Visualisation
4 4 (25.00%) Finance
5 3 (18.75%) Migration
5 3 (18.75%) Clustering
5 3 (18.75%) C
5 3 (18.75%) MS Access
5 3 (18.75%) PhD
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 3 (18.75%) Internet
5 3 (18.75%) Mobile App
5 3 (18.75%) Internet of Things
5 3 (18.75%) Computer Science

Mathematica
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Mathematica 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 Mathematica. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (31.25%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Stata
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) PowerCenter
2 3 (18.75%) MS Access
3 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (6.25%) Data Mining
General
1 7 (43.75%) German Language
2 4 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (12.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Consultant
1 8 (50.00%) Informatica Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Database Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Data Modeller
3 2 (12.50%) Data Scientist
4 1 (6.25%) Architecture Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Data Manager
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Database Developer
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Visualisation
1 5 (31.25%) User Experience
1 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
2 3 (18.75%) Mobile App
2 3 (18.75%) Internet of Things
2 3 (18.75%) Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Data Modelling
1 5 (31.25%) ETL
1 5 (31.25%) Data Management
1 5 (31.25%) Resource Management
1 5 (31.25%) Statistical Modelling
2 3 (18.75%) Migration
2 3 (18.75%) Data Migration
2 3 (18.75%) Operations Research
3 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.25%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) MATLAB
1 8 (50.00%) R
2 7 (43.75%) SQL
3 3 (18.75%) C
4 2 (12.50%) C++
4 2 (12.50%) Java
4 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) PhD
2 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Control-M
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle
1 8 (50.00%) Informatica
1 8 (50.00%) MicroStrategy
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft