The table below looks at the statistics for Mathematica skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mathematica over the 3 months to 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wolfram Research Mathematica
Rank 647 651 619
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -32
Contract jobs citing Mathematica 3 4 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.007% 0.028%
As % of the Applications category 0.051% 0.059% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 5
Median daily rate £550 £600 £412
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +45.63%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
5832 6769 7286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.75% 11.58% 12.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3442 3962 4085
Median daily rate £350 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £160 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 520 649 727
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.80 £32.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.51 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.75% -3.30%

Mathematica
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Mathematica as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Mathematica Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Mathematica
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mathematica within the UK over the 3 months to 25 August 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
England -7 3 £550 -8.33%
London -14 3 £550 -8.33%

Mathematica
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Mathematica also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Mathematica.

1 7 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (71.43%) Informatica
2 5 (71.43%) MicroStrategy
2 5 (71.43%) Shell Script
2 5 (71.43%) MATLAB
2 5 (71.43%) C++
2 5 (71.43%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Python
2 5 (71.43%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
3 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (42.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (42.86%) Derivative
3 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
4 2 (28.57%) Prototyping
4 2 (28.57%) Statistics
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Algorithms
4 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 2 (28.57%) Visualisation
4 2 (28.57%) R
4 2 (28.57%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (28.57%) Machine Learning
4 2 (28.57%) Statistical Modelling
4 2 (28.57%) Data Analytics
4 2 (28.57%) Analytics
4 2 (28.57%) Fixed Income

Mathematica
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Front Office
2 1 (14.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) Informatica Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Data Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Data Scientist
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) MATLAB Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Python Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
1 3 (42.86%) Derivative
1 3 (42.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (28.57%) Algorithms
2 2 (28.57%) Equities
2 2 (28.57%) Fixed Income
2 2 (28.57%) Statistics
2 2 (28.57%) Visualisation
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
3 2 (28.57%) Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) Data Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) Data Visualisation
3 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) Machine Learning
3 2 (28.57%) Prototyping
3 2 (28.57%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C++
1 5 (71.43%) Java
1 5 (71.43%) MATLAB
1 5 (71.43%) Python
1 5 (71.43%) Shell Script
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Informatica
1 5 (71.43%) MicroStrategy
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle