The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mathematics in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mathematics 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
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 78 53 42
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -11
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 3 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.37% 0.68% 2.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.99% 3.15% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 9
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£350 £513 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.70% +13.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £12.42 £15.25 £10.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.55% +38.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £13.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+17.30% -13.33%
Mathematics
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Miscellaneous Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
304 127 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 37.76% 21.71% 27.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 57 81
Average daily rate £350 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £217 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 8
Average hourly rate £12.42 £16.31 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.82% -70.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.33 £11.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.66 £22.50 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -21.37%

Mathematics
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Mathematics across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Mathematics Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Mathematics
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Mathematics across the Wales region.

Mathematics Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Mathematics
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Mathematics across the Wales region.

Mathematics Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Mathematics
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mathematics within the Wales region 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
South Wales -14 2 £350 -31.70% 3
North Wales - - - - 1
Mathematics
UK

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Mathematics 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 Mathematics.

1 6 (66.67%) Degree
2 5 (55.56%) SOAP
3 4 (44.44%) Web Services
3 4 (44.44%) MVC
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) Spring
4 3 (33.33%) Maven
4 3 (33.33%) Java EE
4 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 3 (33.33%) JPA
4 3 (33.33%) Spring Web Flow
4 3 (33.33%) Apache Ivy
4 3 (33.33%) Finance
4 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 3 (33.33%) Scrum
4 3 (33.33%) UML
4 3 (33.33%) JMS
4 3 (33.33%) Mobile Commerce
4 3 (33.33%) Struts
4 3 (33.33%) J2EE
4 3 (33.33%) Ant
4 3 (33.33%) JUnit
4 3 (33.33%) Java
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) .NET
5 2 (22.22%) C
5 2 (22.22%) C#
5 2 (22.22%) SAS
5 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (22.22%) Mobile Payment

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Mathematics 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 Mathematics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) SAS
2 1 (11.11%) ArcGIS
2 1 (11.11%) ArcSDE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Ant
1 3 (33.33%) JUnit
1 3 (33.33%) Maven
1 3 (33.33%) Apache Ivy
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Java Team Leader
2 2 (22.22%) J2EE Team Leader
2 2 (22.22%) Software Development Team Leader
2 2 (22.22%) Software Team Leader
2 2 (22.22%) Customer Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Team Leader
2 2 (22.22%) Development Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) GIS Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Statistical Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) SOAP
2 4 (44.44%) Web Services
3 3 (33.33%) JMS
3 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 3 (33.33%) Spring
3 3 (33.33%) J2EE
3 3 (33.33%) Struts
3 3 (33.33%) Java EE
3 3 (33.33%) Spring Web Flow
3 3 (33.33%) JPA
4 2 (22.22%) REST
4 2 (22.22%) .NET
5 1 (11.11%) HTML
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 1 (11.11%) CSS
5 1 (11.11%) Ajax
5 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (11.11%) jQuery
5 1 (11.11%) ArcObjects
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Statistics
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
1 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (22.22%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) GIS
2 1 (11.11%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Android
1 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) MVC
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Scrum
2 3 (33.33%) UML
2 3 (33.33%) Mobile Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) C
2 2 (22.22%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) C++
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) ESRI