The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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)
South West / Bristol
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 63 73
Rank change year-on-year -1 +10  
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 7 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.84% 0.48% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 0.58% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 4
Median daily rate £400 £400 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £340 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £552 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £370 £350
% change year-on-year +3.37% +5.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £48.50 - -
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 Bristol with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 685 690 764
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 81.74% 82.14% 82.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 461 511 590
Median daily rate £388 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £279 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 24 18
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £37.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.26% +6.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £12.88 £18.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £44.00 £41.00
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 Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol 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 Bristol

Mathematics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mathematics in Bristol

Mathematics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mathematics in Bristol

Mathematics
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mathematics in Bristol over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Mathematics in Bristol

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 Bristol region with a requirement for Mathematics.

1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) C++
3 7 (43.75%) Python
4 5 (31.25%) VB
4 5 (31.25%) C#
4 5 (31.25%) Hadoop
4 5 (31.25%) Cloudera
5 4 (25.00%) Big Data
5 4 (25.00%) Algorithms
5 4 (25.00%) VB6
5 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (25.00%) Degree
5 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (18.75%) MATLAB
6 3 (18.75%) Simulink
6 3 (18.75%) OO
6 3 (18.75%) Scrum
6 3 (18.75%) Java
6 3 (18.75%) Data Management
6 3 (18.75%) Integration Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (18.75%) WPF
6 3 (18.75%) Jupyter
6 3 (18.75%) Mathematical Modelling
6 3 (18.75%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 3 (18.75%) PySpark
7 2 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (12.50%) Virtual Environments
7 2 (12.50%) People Management

Mathematics
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 (18.75%) Jupyter
2 2 (12.50%) Apache Spark
3 1 (6.25%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Simulink
2 1 (6.25%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Modbus
1 1 (6.25%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (6.25%) UTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) Hadoop
2 4 (25.00%) Big Data
3 1 (6.25%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (6.25%) NuGet
3 1 (6.25%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 4 (25.00%) C++ Developer
2 4 (25.00%) C++/C# Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Big Data Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Big Data Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) C# WPF Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Python Developer
3 3 (18.75%) WPF Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Apache Spark Developer
4 2 (12.50%) AWS Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Cloud Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Hadoop Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Performance Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) VB Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) PySpark
1 3 (18.75%) WPF
2 1 (6.25%) COM+
2 1 (6.25%) DCOM
2 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Driving Licence
3 1 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (18.75%) Data Management
3 3 (18.75%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 3 (18.75%) Integration Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Mathematical Modelling
3 3 (18.75%) OO
3 3 (18.75%) Scrum
4 2 (12.50%) People Management
4 2 (12.50%) Physics
4 2 (12.50%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.25%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Multithreading
5 1 (6.25%) Network Planning
5 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
5 1 (6.25%) Statistics
5 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) C++
2 7 (43.75%) Python
3 5 (31.25%) C#
3 5 (31.25%) VB
4 4 (25.00%) VB6
5 3 (18.75%) Java
5 3 (18.75%) MATLAB
6 1 (6.25%) C
6 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
6 1 (6.25%) R
6 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
6 1 (6.25%) VBA
6 1 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (6.25%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Cloudera
2 1 (6.25%) Huawei
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Nokia
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) VMware