The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mathematics in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mathematics over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the West Midlands region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 107 99 83
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -16
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 13 8 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.53% 0.40% 1.04%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.69% 2.02% 5.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 16
Average daily rate
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- £375 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £316 £315 £383
% change year-on-year
+0.39% -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £12.75 £13.36
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+174.50% -4.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £13.00 £12.42
% change year-on-year
+17.30% +4.66%
Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
484 396 400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.66% 19.91% 18.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 200 183
Average daily rate £330 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £543 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 26 36
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.14 £10.51 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £30.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -20.32%
Mathematics
England

Mathematics
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Mathematics Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Mathematics
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Mathematics Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Mathematics
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Mathematics Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Mathematics
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mathematics across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Mathematics Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Mathematics
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mathematics within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
Warwickshire +2 8 - - 1
Coventry -11 3 - -
Wolverhampton - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - - 6
Mathematics
England

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 11 (44.00%) Degree
2 9 (36.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (32.00%) MS Office
3 8 (32.00%) ITIL
3 8 (32.00%) Service Delivery
3 8 (32.00%) Statistics
3 8 (32.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (32.00%) Physics
4 7 (28.00%) Requirements Management
4 7 (28.00%) Rational DOORS
4 7 (28.00%) Change Management
4 7 (28.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (28.00%) VBA
5 6 (24.00%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (24.00%) SQL
5 6 (24.00%) Service Management
5 6 (24.00%) MS Visio
5 6 (24.00%) ITSM
5 6 (24.00%) Management Information System
5 6 (24.00%) Validation
5 6 (24.00%) Analytics
5 6 (24.00%) ServiceNow
5 6 (24.00%) Human Factors
5 6 (24.00%) Data Entry
6 5 (20.00%) Data Analysis
7 2 (8.00%) Scala
7 2 (8.00%) Hadoop
7 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
7 2 (8.00%) Big Data

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 (8.00%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 9 (36.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (32.00%) MS Office
2 8 (32.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (24.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Google Apps
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (8.00%) Big Data
1 2 (8.00%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Games
2 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Analyst
2 7 (28.00%) Service Analyst
2 7 (28.00%) Design Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Data Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Service Management Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Service Performance Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Performance Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Customer Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Data Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Coordinator
6 1 (4.00%) Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Quality Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Games Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Big Data Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Data Scientist
6 1 (4.00%) IT Assistant
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) MapReduce
2 1 (4.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Statistics
1 8 (32.00%) Physics
2 6 (24.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (24.00%) Human Factors
3 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.00%) Economics
4 1 (4.00%) Animation
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) ITIL
1 8 (32.00%) Service Delivery
2 7 (28.00%) Requirements Management
2 7 (28.00%) Change Management
2 7 (28.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (24.00%) Service Management
3 6 (24.00%) ITSM
3 6 (24.00%) Validation
3 6 (24.00%) Analytics
3 6 (24.00%) Data Entry
4 5 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) Logistics
6 1 (4.00%) Scrum
6 1 (4.00%) Game Development
6 1 (4.00%) Time Management
6 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) VBA
2 6 (24.00%) SQL
3 2 (8.00%) Scala
3 2 (8.00%) R
3 2 (8.00%) C
4 1 (4.00%) C#
4 1 (4.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (44.00%) Degree
2 6 (24.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (8.00%) PhD
4 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (24.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (4.00%) Splunk
3 1 (4.00%) MapR
3 1 (4.00%) Cloudera
3 1 (4.00%) Google