Period
to 15 December 2018

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 6 months to 15 December 2018 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
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 113 98 91
Rank change year-on-year -15 -7 +2
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 18 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.82% 0.87% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 1.05% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 4
Bristol median daily rate £348 £235 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +47.87% -34.72% -4.00%
10th Percentile £254 £169 £258
90th Percentile £486 £279 £441
South West median daily rate £360 £310 £455
% change year-on-year +16.13% -31.87% +21.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 6
Bristol median hourly rate £44.38 £35.00 £27.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.79% +28.44% +109.62%
10th Percentile £41.63 £17.80 £14.13
90th Percentile £49.25 £47.70 £47.59
South West median hourly rate £41.50 £35.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year +18.57% +28.44% +109.62%

Mathematics is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,855 1,614 1,445
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 84.74% 82.26% 85.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,288 1,075 1,017
Bristol median daily rate £421 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.55% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £280 £256 £258
90th Percentile £538 £538 £565
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 47 69
Bristol median hourly rate £39.00 £23.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +69.57% -8.00% +49.25%
10th Percentile £15.30 £11.90 £12.00
90th Percentile £65.85 £48.50 £46.70
South West median hourly rate £41.00 £33.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year +24.24% - -15.38%

Mathematics
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Mathematics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mathematics in Bristol over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Mathematics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Mathematics.

1 15 (83.33%) Degree
2 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (61.11%) Computer Science
4 8 (44.44%) Software Engineering
5 7 (38.89%) Validation
5 7 (38.89%) Python
5 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
5 7 (38.89%) MATLAB
6 6 (33.33%) Aerospace
7 5 (27.78%) C
7 5 (27.78%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (22.22%) RESTful
8 4 (22.22%) ARP4754
8 4 (22.22%) Rational DOORS
8 4 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (22.22%) Analytics
8 4 (22.22%) C#
8 4 (22.22%) IBM
8 4 (22.22%) Requirements Management
9 3 (16.67%) MVC
9 3 (16.67%) QA
9 3 (16.67%) Simulink
9 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (16.67%) C++
9 3 (16.67%) SQL
9 3 (16.67%) .NET
9 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
9 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
9 3 (16.67%) Web Services

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:

Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Simulink
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (5.56%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Maximo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (16.67%) Power BI
2 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.56%) MariaDB
3 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.56%) JIRA
3 1 (5.56%) PhpStorm
3 1 (5.56%) Toad
3 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (33.33%) Aerospace
2 1 (5.56%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Developer
1 5 (27.78%) Software Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Software Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Algorithm Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Analytics Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Business Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Development Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Data Scientist
5 1 (5.56%) Maximo Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) PHP Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) RESTful
2 3 (16.67%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (16.67%) REST
2 3 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (5.56%) CSS
3 1 (5.56%) jQuery
3 1 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (16.67%) Algorithms
3 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (5.56%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (5.56%) Fintech
4 1 (5.56%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (61.11%) Computer Science
3 8 (44.44%) Software Engineering
4 7 (38.89%) Validation
5 4 (22.22%) Analytics
5 4 (22.22%) Requirements Management
6 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
6 3 (16.67%) Machine Learning
6 3 (16.67%) MVC
6 3 (16.67%) Physics
6 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
7 2 (11.11%) Artificial Intelligence
7 2 (11.11%) Computer Vision
7 2 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (11.11%) Dashboard Development
7 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
7 2 (11.11%) Data Science
7 2 (11.11%) Decision-Making
7 2 (11.11%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) MATLAB
1 7 (38.89%) Python
2 5 (27.78%) C
3 4 (22.22%) C#
4 3 (16.67%) C++
4 3 (16.67%) SQL
5 2 (11.11%) Fortran
5 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
5 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.56%) PHP
6 1 (5.56%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (83.33%) Degree
2 5 (27.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (16.67%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (5.56%) ISEB
4 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) ARP4754
2 3 (16.67%) QA
3 2 (11.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) IBM
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) Cognos
4 1 (5.56%) MathWorks
4 1 (5.56%) Tableau