Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 22 November 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)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 54 79
Rank change year-on-year +4 +25 -13
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 11 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.57% 0.48% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.87% 0.58% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Cambridge median daily rate £425 £550 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.73% +33.33% +17.86%
10th Percentile £163 £525 £276
90th Percentile £445 £575 £519
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £330 £300
% change year-on-year +28.79% +10.00% -12.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Cambridge median hourly rate £40.00 - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £14.50 - £18.00

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 Cambridge with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 588 520 791
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 83.88% 82.93% 83.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 262 533
Cambridge median daily rate £388 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £215 £237 £262
90th Percentile £565 £550 £525
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £388 £385
% change year-on-year -3.23% +0.65% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 58 32
Cambridge median hourly rate £40.50 £38.38 £38.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.54% -1.29% +41.36%
10th Percentile £16.95 £14.63 £14.18
90th Percentile £53.00 £52.00 £60.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year +4.00% +111.27% -35.45%

Mathematics
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for Mathematics in Cambridge

Mathematics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mathematics in Cambridge

Mathematics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mathematics in Cambridge over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mathematics in Cambridge

Mathematics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mathematics in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Mathematics.

1 9 (81.82%) Python
2 7 (63.64%) Statistics
3 6 (54.55%) Degree
4 5 (45.45%) Machine Learning
4 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (45.45%) Full Text Search
4 5 (45.45%) C
5 4 (36.36%) C++
5 4 (36.36%) HTML
5 4 (36.36%) Windows
5 4 (36.36%) Electronics
5 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (36.36%) Neural Network
5 4 (36.36%) Algorithms
5 4 (36.36%) Linear Algebra
5 4 (36.36%) Bayesian Methods
5 4 (36.36%) Physics
5 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
5 4 (36.36%) Visualisation
5 4 (36.36%) R
6 3 (27.27%) JIRA
6 3 (27.27%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (27.27%) Linux Kernel Development
6 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
6 3 (27.27%) Embedded C
6 3 (27.27%) Embedded C++
6 3 (27.27%) Linux
6 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
6 3 (27.27%) SQL
7 2 (18.18%) Project Management

Mathematics
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 4 (36.36%) Electronics
2 2 (18.18%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Data Scientist
2 3 (27.27%) C Software Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) C/C++ Software Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) C++ Software Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Embedded C Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Embedded Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Data Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Junior
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Data Scientist
4 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) HTML
2 2 (18.18%) Keras
2 2 (18.18%) Natural Language Processing
2 2 (18.18%) NumPy
2 2 (18.18%) Pandas
2 2 (18.18%) scikit-learn
2 2 (18.18%) TensorFlow
2 2 (18.18%) Theano
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (36.36%) Algorithms
2 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
3 3 (27.27%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Statistics
2 5 (45.45%) Full Text Search
2 5 (45.45%) Machine Learning
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Bayesian Methods
3 4 (36.36%) Linear Algebra
3 4 (36.36%) Neural Network
3 4 (36.36%) Physics
3 4 (36.36%) Visualisation
4 3 (27.27%) Linux Kernel Development
4 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) ANOVA
5 2 (18.18%) Cluster Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (18.18%) Linear Regression
5 2 (18.18%) Logistic Regression
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
6 1 (9.09%) Biology
6 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) Python
2 5 (45.45%) C
3 4 (36.36%) C++
3 4 (36.36%) R
4 3 (27.27%) Embedded C
4 3 (27.27%) Embedded C++
4 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 1 (9.09%) C#
5 1 (9.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) Postgraduate