The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mathematics in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Mathematics over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mathematics (Maths)
Rank 49 59 42
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -17
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 8 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.13% 0.94% 2.02%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.37% 4.48% 7.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £500 £490
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +2.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £325 £319
% change year-on-year
+1.92% +1.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.13 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.96% +13.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.71 £15.25 £16.36
% change year-on-year
-10.09% -6.78%
Mathematics
South West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
149 134 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 21.07% 20.90% 25.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 80 91
Average daily rate £400 £400 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +37.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £275 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £500 £529
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 6
Average hourly rate £16.25 £40.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.37% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £43.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

Mathematics
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

Mathematics Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Mathematics
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Mathematics Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Mathematics
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Mathematics across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Mathematics Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

Mathematics
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Mathematics Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 13 (76.47%) Degree
2 8 (47.06%) Computer Science
3 7 (41.18%) Java
4 6 (35.29%) C++
4 6 (35.29%) Physics
5 5 (29.41%) Finance
5 5 (29.41%) SQL
6 4 (23.53%) MySQL
6 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
6 4 (23.53%) GlassFish
6 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
6 4 (23.53%) Bash Shell
6 4 (23.53%) Bayesian Methods
7 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
7 3 (17.65%) Open Source
7 3 (17.65%) ArcGIS
7 3 (17.65%) Retail
7 3 (17.65%) Operations Research
7 3 (17.65%) Python
7 3 (17.65%) SAS
7 3 (17.65%) Biometrics
7 3 (17.65%) Project Management
8 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
8 2 (11.76%) MS Project
8 2 (11.76%) C
8 2 (11.76%) NetBeans
8 2 (11.76%) Military
8 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
8 2 (11.76%) Validation
8 2 (11.76%) Monte Carlo Method

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 4 (23.53%) GlassFish
2 3 (17.65%) SAS
2 3 (17.65%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Project
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) MySQL
2 2 (11.76%) Base SAS
2 2 (11.76%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) NetBeans
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Retail
3 2 (11.76%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Project Planner
4 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Customer Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) PHP Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Python Developer
4 1 (5.88%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) HTML
1 1 (5.88%) CSS
1 1 (5.88%) XML
1 1 (5.88%) XHTML
1 1 (5.88%) Ajax
1 1 (5.88%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Computer Science
2 6 (35.29%) Physics
3 3 (17.65%) Open Source
3 3 (17.65%) Biometrics
4 2 (11.76%) Reference Data
5 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.88%) Economics
5 1 (5.88%) Statistics
5 1 (5.88%) Credit Risk
5 1 (5.88%) Remote Sensing
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) UNIX
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Bayesian Methods
2 3 (17.65%) Operations Research
2 3 (17.65%) Project Management
3 2 (11.76%) Validation
3 2 (11.76%) Monte Carlo Method
3 2 (11.76%) Regression Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) Statistical Modelling
3 2 (11.76%) Time Series Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) Markov Chain
3 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.88%) Quantitative Risk Management
4 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) Java
2 6 (35.29%) C++
3 5 (29.41%) SQL
4 4 (23.53%) Bash Shell
4 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
5 3 (17.65%) Python
6 2 (11.76%) R
6 2 (11.76%) C
7 1 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (76.47%) Degree
2 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
3 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft