The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 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 28 March 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)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 112 132
Rank change year-on-year +26 +20  
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 9 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.50% 0.37% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.45% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 2
Median daily rate £325 £289 £409
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.55% -29.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £238 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £480 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £355
% change year-on-year +3.44% +2.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £50.50 - £10.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £18.56 £13.71
% change year-on-year +50.90% +35.33%  

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 Berkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1460 1981 2226
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 80.35% 80.46% 74.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 689 1024 1163
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £280 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 48 55
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.15% -30.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Mathematics
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire 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 Berkshire

Mathematics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mathematics in Berkshire

Mathematics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mathematics in Berkshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mathematics in Berkshire

Mathematics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mathematics in Berkshire

Mathematics
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mathematics within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
Reading +20 6 £325 -32.29% 3
Wokingham +1 2 £325 +36.84%
Slough +5 1 £350 +21.21%
Mathematics
South East

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Mathematics.

1 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 8 (40.00%) .NET
2 8 (40.00%) Degree
3 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (30.00%) Visual Studio
4 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
4 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (25.00%) VB
6 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (20.00%) C#
6 4 (20.00%) HTML
6 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
6 4 (20.00%) Oracle
6 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (20.00%) MS Access
6 4 (20.00%) VBA
6 4 (20.00%) Analytics
6 4 (20.00%) AngularJS
7 3 (15.00%) Web Development
7 3 (15.00%) Big Data
7 3 (15.00%) Hadoop
7 3 (15.00%) HTML5
7 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (15.00%) Python
7 3 (15.00%) MVC
7 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
7 3 (15.00%) C
7 3 (15.00%) MATLAB
7 3 (15.00%) HNC

Mathematics
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 2 (10.00%) SAS
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (5.00%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.00%) MS Office
3 2 (10.00%) SPSS
4 1 (5.00%) AutoCAD
4 1 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (5.00%) Network Security
2 1 (5.00%) VLAN
2 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (20.00%) MS Access
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (15.00%) Big Data
3 3 (15.00%) Hadoop
4 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (5.00%) Apache Hive
5 1 (5.00%) Data Mining
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) French Language
3 1 (5.00%) Games
3 1 (5.00%) German Language
3 1 (5.00%) Italian Language
3 1 (5.00%) Marketing
3 1 (5.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Data Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Software Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) VB.NET Developer
3 3 (15.00%) VBA Developer
4 2 (10.00%) .NET Software Developer
4 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Hadoop Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) VB VBA Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Data Scientist
5 1 (5.00%) Java Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Junior
5 1 (5.00%) Network Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Leader
5 1 (5.00%) UI Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Web Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) .NET
2 4 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (20.00%) HTML
3 3 (15.00%) HTML5
4 2 (10.00%) CSS
4 2 (10.00%) CSS3
4 2 (10.00%) jQuery
4 2 (10.00%) JSON
4 2 (10.00%) Modernizr
4 2 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (10.00%) XML
5 1 (5.00%) NumPy
5 1 (5.00%) OpenGL
5 1 (5.00%) Pandas
5 1 (5.00%) scikit-learn
5 1 (5.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (5.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.00%) Credit Risk
3 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Android
1 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (5.00%) Unix
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Analytics
2 3 (15.00%) MVC
2 3 (15.00%) Web Development
3 2 (10.00%) CRM
3 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (10.00%) Data Analytics
3 2 (10.00%) ERP
3 2 (10.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (10.00%) Line Management
3 2 (10.00%) Logistics
3 2 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (10.00%) Quality Management
3 2 (10.00%) Statistical Modelling
3 2 (10.00%) System Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Android Development
4 1 (5.00%) Customer Insight
4 1 (5.00%) iOS Development
4 1 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (5.00%) Regression Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) VB
3 4 (20.00%) C#
3 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (20.00%) VBA
4 3 (15.00%) C
4 3 (15.00%) MATLAB
4 3 (15.00%) Python
4 3 (15.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (10.00%) C++
5 2 (10.00%) Perl
5 2 (10.00%) R
6 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) Degree
2 3 (15.00%) HNC
2 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) ISEB
3 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) HP
3 2 (10.00%) Serena
4 1 (5.00%) Juniper
4 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (5.00%) Tableau