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 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wolfram Research Mathematica
Rank - 598 555
Contract jobs citing Mathematica 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.004% 0.008%
As % of the Applications category - 0.028% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £700
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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
6884 7205 6314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.35% 13.05% 13.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 3739 3796 3239
Average daily rate £350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £150 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £487 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £308 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.69% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 668 677 716
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -1.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.01 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.83 £39.70 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%

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 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 5 (100.00%) R
2 3 (60.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (60.00%) Internet of Things
2 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (60.00%) Operations Research
2 3 (60.00%) Clustering
2 3 (60.00%) PhD
2 3 (60.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (60.00%) C
2 3 (60.00%) Internet
3 2 (40.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (40.00%) Statistics
4 1 (20.00%) CUDA
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
4 1 (20.00%) Data Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Qt
4 1 (20.00%) 3D Modelling
4 1 (20.00%) User Experience
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) GLSL
4 1 (20.00%) QML
4 1 (20.00%) Statistical Modelling
4 1 (20.00%) OpenCL
4 1 (20.00%) Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) OpenGL
4 1 (20.00%) C++
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Data Mining

Mathematica
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 1 (20.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Stata
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Data Mining
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Data Modeller
2 1 (20.00%) Architecture Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Data Manager
2 1 (20.00%) C++ Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Qt
1 1 (20.00%) QML
1 1 (20.00%) OpenCL
1 1 (20.00%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Mobile App
1 3 (60.00%) Internet of Things
1 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (60.00%) Clustering
2 2 (40.00%) Visualisation
2 2 (40.00%) Statistics
3 1 (20.00%) CUDA
3 1 (20.00%) User Experience
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Operations Research
1 3 (60.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) 3D Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) Statistical Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 5 (100.00%) R
2 3 (60.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) GLSL
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) PhD
2 1 (20.00%) Degree