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 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wolfram Research Mathematica
Rank 607 585 583
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -2
Contract jobs citing Mathematica 11 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.002% 0.005%
As % of the Applications category 0.15% 0.015% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
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£335 - £280
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
7557 6646 7021
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.98% 12.64% 12.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4207 3621 3606
Average daily rate £338 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £150 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £501 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 778 640 743
Average hourly rate £15.32 £15.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.11% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.95 £26.48 £36.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+8.48% -6.45%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mathematica within the UK over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Mathematica Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Mathematica
Top 12 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 21 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
England -20 10 £330 - 2
London -3 7 £525 -
Reading - - - -
Sevenoaks - - - - 1
Berkshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
South East - - - - 1
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Glasgow - - - -

Mathematica
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 13 (65.00%) SQL
2 10 (50.00%) ETL
2 10 (50.00%) SAS
2 10 (50.00%) MATLAB
2 10 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 10 (50.00%) R
2 10 (50.00%) Statistical Modelling
3 9 (45.00%) MicroStrategy
3 9 (45.00%) Informatica
3 9 (45.00%) Oracle
3 9 (45.00%) Linux
3 9 (45.00%) Data Management
3 9 (45.00%) Resource Management
4 8 (40.00%) German Language
5 7 (35.00%) PowerCenter
5 7 (35.00%) User Experience
6 6 (30.00%) Finance
7 5 (25.00%) Data Analysis
7 5 (25.00%) Hadoop
7 5 (25.00%) Control-M
7 5 (25.00%) MapReduce
7 5 (25.00%) NoSQL
8 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (15.00%) Shell Script
9 3 (15.00%) C++
9 3 (15.00%) Java
9 3 (15.00%) MS Access
9 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
9 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence

Mathematica
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 10 (50.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) PowerCenter
2 5 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 5 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (15.00%) MS Access
3 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 8 (40.00%) German Language
2 6 (30.00%) Finance
3 2 (10.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Consultant
1 9 (45.00%) Informatica Consultant
2 7 (35.00%) Data Scientist
3 3 (15.00%) Database Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Database Developer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 7 (35.00%) User Experience
3 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) ETL
1 10 (50.00%) Statistical Modelling
2 9 (45.00%) Data Management
2 9 (45.00%) Resource Management
3 5 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 5 (25.00%) MapReduce
4 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (15.00%) Data Migration
4 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (15.00%) Migration
5 1 (5.00%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (5.00%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) SQL
2 10 (50.00%) MATLAB
2 10 (50.00%) R
3 3 (15.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (15.00%) C++
3 3 (15.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Oracle
1 9 (45.00%) Informatica
1 9 (45.00%) MicroStrategy
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
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