The 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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mathematics over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mathematics (Maths)
England / West Midlands
Rank 117 113 97
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -16
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 8 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.33% 0.21% 0.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.21% 0.77% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 6
Median daily rate £164 £288 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.95% -26.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £258 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £318 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Median hourly rate £16.44 £35.00 £16.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.02% +107.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.88 £17.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +14.75%

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

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
662 649 610
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.46% 27.59% 28.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 361 349
Median daily rate £380 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £200 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 36 53
Median hourly rate £21.47 £15.85 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.42% -36.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.71 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.96% +22.85%

Mathematics
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Mathematics as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mathematics within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 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
Coventry -11 4 £168 -48.23% 3
Warwickshire -7 2 - - 3
Shropshire - 1 - - 1
Mathematics
England

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Mathematics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Mathematics.

1 15 (62.50%) Degree
2 8 (33.33%) C
3 7 (29.17%) Computer Science
4 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (20.83%) SQL
4 5 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (20.83%) Finance
5 4 (16.67%) SAS
5 4 (16.67%) Oracle
5 4 (16.67%) ITIL
5 4 (16.67%) Banking
5 4 (16.67%) Statistics
6 3 (12.50%) Maven
6 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 3 (12.50%) Ubuntu
6 3 (12.50%) Java EE
6 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (12.50%) React
6 3 (12.50%) Polymer
6 3 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (12.50%) AngularJS
6 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
6 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
6 3 (12.50%) FastStats
6 3 (12.50%) Visualisation
6 3 (12.50%) Regression Analysis
6 3 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
6 3 (12.50%) Unix
6 3 (12.50%) MySQL
6 3 (12.50%) CSS

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (16.67%) SAS
2 3 (12.50%) Apache
2 3 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.17%) Apache Pig
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) SPSS
2 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) FastStats
2 2 (8.33%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) MySQL
1 3 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.33%) Power BI
3 1 (4.17%) Big Data
3 1 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.17%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.17%) QlikView
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Eclipse
1 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 3 (12.50%) Maven
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Banking
3 3 (12.50%) Automotive
4 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Data Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Developer
4 3 (12.50%) CRM Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Graduate
5 2 (8.33%) Service Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Service Transition Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Test Specialist
5 2 (8.33%) Transition Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Actuarial Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Actuarial Modeller
6 1 (4.17%) Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Data Scientist
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Support
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) AngularJS
1 3 (12.50%) CSS
1 3 (12.50%) HTML
1 3 (12.50%) Java EE
1 3 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
1 3 (12.50%) Polymer
1 3 (12.50%) React
1 3 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Computer Science
2 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (16.67%) Statistics
4 3 (12.50%) Visualisation
5 2 (8.33%) Algorithms
5 2 (8.33%) Physics
5 2 (8.33%) PMI
6 1 (4.17%) Chemistry
6 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
6 1 (4.17%) Neural Network
6 1 (4.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Debian
1 3 (12.50%) Linux
1 3 (12.50%) Ubuntu
1 3 (12.50%) Unix
2 2 (8.33%) Windows
3 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (16.67%) ITIL
3 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (12.50%) CRM
3 3 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
3 3 (12.50%) Regression Analysis
3 3 (12.50%) Scrum
3 3 (12.50%) Service Design
3 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 2 (8.33%) Business Continuity
4 2 (8.33%) Data Analysis
4 2 (8.33%) Data Modelling
4 2 (8.33%) ETL
4 2 (8.33%) ITSM
4 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.33%) Service Management
4 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (8.33%) Stochastic Modelling
4 2 (8.33%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) C
2 5 (20.83%) SQL
3 3 (12.50%) Java
3 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.33%) C++
5 1 (4.17%) Python
5 1 (4.17%) R
5 1 (4.17%) Ruby
5 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.17%) VB
5 1 (4.17%) VBA
5 1 (4.17%) VC++
Qualifications
1 15 (62.50%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) ISEB
2 2 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (8.33%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.17%) MCSA
3 1 (4.17%) MCSE
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.33%) SAP
4 1 (4.17%) Google