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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mathematics over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 106 94 86
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -8
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 11 11 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.42% 0.52% 1.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.20% 2.64% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 17
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£290 £263 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.47% -34.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £13.36
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -2.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.44 £12.07 £10.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £30.60 £16.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £13.00 £12.42
% change year-on-year
+17.30% +4.66%
Mathematics
England

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
500 416 423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.29% 19.68% 18.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 216 208
Average daily rate £350 £320 £349
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £194 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 27 31
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.25 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -38.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.62 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £30.25 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.96 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+14.02% -39.65%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

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

Mathematics Daily Rate Histogram 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 September 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 September 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire -5 6 - - 1
Coventry -9 3 £180 -52.00%
Birmingham -8 1 £400 - 3
Staffordshire - - - - 3
Worcestershire - - - - 1
Mathematics
England

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 10 (41.67%) Degree
2 9 (37.50%) ITIL
2 9 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 9 (37.50%) Service Delivery
3 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 8 (33.33%) Physics
3 8 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (29.17%) Requirements Management
4 7 (29.17%) Rational DOORS
4 7 (29.17%) SQL
4 7 (29.17%) Change Management
4 7 (29.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (29.17%) MS Office
5 6 (25.00%) Service Management
5 6 (25.00%) Validation
5 6 (25.00%) Regression Testing
5 6 (25.00%) ITSM
5 6 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 6 (25.00%) VBA
5 6 (25.00%) MS Visio
5 6 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (25.00%) Analytics
5 6 (25.00%) ServiceNow
5 6 (25.00%) Statistics
5 6 (25.00%) Human Factors
5 6 (25.00%) Data Entry
6 3 (12.50%) Data Analysis
7 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
7 2 (8.33%) C
8 1 (4.17%) C#

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 1 (4.17%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 8 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (29.17%) MS Office
4 6 (25.00%) MS Visio
5 1 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Google Apps
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Games
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) Systems Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) Service Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) Design Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Data Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Service Management Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Performance Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Service Performance Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Customer Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Coordinator
6 1 (4.17%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Games Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) IT Assistant
6 1 (4.17%) Incident Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Physics
2 6 (25.00%) Human Factors
2 6 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (25.00%) Statistics
3 1 (4.17%) Animation
3 1 (4.17%) Economics
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Service Delivery
1 9 (37.50%) ITIL
2 7 (29.17%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (29.17%) Change Management
2 7 (29.17%) Requirements Management
3 6 (25.00%) Data Entry
3 6 (25.00%) Analytics
3 6 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 6 (25.00%) ITSM
3 6 (25.00%) Validation
3 6 (25.00%) Service Management
4 3 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Time Management
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Management
5 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (4.17%) Game Development
5 1 (4.17%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) SQL
2 6 (25.00%) VBA
3 2 (8.33%) C
4 1 (4.17%) C#
4 1 (4.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) Degree
2 6 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (25.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (4.17%) Google
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