The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for Mathematics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mathematics over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Mathematics (Maths)
County Antrim / Belfast
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 0.91% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £365 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £370 £350
% change year-on-year +3.37% +5.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £21.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +47.61% +27.27%  

Mathematics is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Belfast
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 276 72 54
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 83.64% 85.71% 69.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 37 26
Median daily rate £413 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £250 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £438 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Median hourly rate £13.78 £17.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.97% -46.87%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Mathematics
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Belfast citing Mathematics as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Mathematics in Belfast

Mathematics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Mathematics in Belfast.

Contractor daily rate trend for Mathematics in Belfast

Mathematics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mathematics in Belfast

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Belfast region with a requirement for Mathematics.

1 9 (100.00%) Degree
2 7 (77.78%) Finance
3 5 (55.56%) Data Modelling
4 4 (44.44%) Java
4 4 (44.44%) SQL
5 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (33.33%) Equities
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 3 (33.33%) Linux
5 3 (33.33%) OO
5 3 (33.33%) Flash
5 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 3 (33.33%) WPF
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (33.33%) Derivative
5 3 (33.33%) Equity Derivative
5 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
5 3 (33.33%) Economics
5 3 (33.33%) Actimize
5 3 (33.33%) KDB
5 3 (33.33%) Multithreading
5 3 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (33.33%) Apache Hive
5 3 (33.33%) Big Data
5 3 (33.33%) Analytics
5 3 (33.33%) Case Management
5 3 (33.33%) PnL Attribution
5 3 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (22.22%) Pattern Matching

Mathematics
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast 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 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Apache Hive
1 3 (33.33%) Big Data
1 3 (33.33%) KDB
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (22.22%) Hadoop
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Electronics
2 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 1 (11.11%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
1 4 (44.44%) Java Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Big Data Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Embedded Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Software Test Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Test Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Java Applications Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Big Data Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Flash
1 3 (33.33%) WPF
2 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 3 (33.33%) Derivative
1 3 (33.33%) Equities
1 3 (33.33%) Equity Derivative
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Data Modelling
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Analytics
2 3 (33.33%) Case Management
2 3 (33.33%) Economics
2 3 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 3 (33.33%) OO
2 3 (33.33%) PnL Attribution
3 2 (22.22%) Coaching
3 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 2 (22.22%) ETL
3 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Pattern Matching
3 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 1 (11.11%) BDD
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) OOD
4 1 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Java
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) C
2 2 (22.22%) C++
2 2 (22.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle