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 3 months to 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mathematics (Maths)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 18 36 35
Rank change year-on-year +18 -1  
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 18 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 5.84% 2.49% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.06% 3.01% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 2
Median daily rate £438 £350 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +22.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £350 £297
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £355
% change year-on-year +3.44% +2.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 0
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.33% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £13.23
% change year-on-year +8.57% +32.27%  

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 Cambridge with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 255 332 247
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 82.79% 82.59% 76.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 206 157
Median daily rate £425 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £288 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 27 16
Median hourly rate £36.75 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.00% +50.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £60.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Mathematics
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge 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 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 3 months to 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Mathematics in Cambridge.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mathematics in Cambridge

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Mathematics.

1 16 (80.00%) Python
1 16 (80.00%) Degree
2 14 (70.00%) Electronics
3 12 (60.00%) Telecoms
3 12 (60.00%) Embedded C
3 12 (60.00%) C
4 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 4 (20.00%) R
5 4 (20.00%) SAS
6 3 (15.00%) Linux
6 3 (15.00%) XML
6 3 (15.00%) Biometrics
6 3 (15.00%) S-PLUS
6 3 (15.00%) Publishing
6 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
6 3 (15.00%) Life Science
6 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (15.00%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (10.00%) Statistics
7 2 (10.00%) CDISC
7 2 (10.00%) Visualisation
7 2 (10.00%) Data Visualisation
7 2 (10.00%) Machine Learning
7 2 (10.00%) Analytics
7 2 (10.00%) Algorithms
7 2 (10.00%) Wireless
7 2 (10.00%) Finance
7 2 (10.00%) Java
7 2 (10.00%) Data Mining
7 2 (10.00%) Bluetooth

Mathematics
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (20.00%) SAS
2 1 (5.00%) CMS
2 1 (5.00%) Jupyter
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) S-PLUS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Bluetooth
1 2 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (5.00%) Apache Hive
2 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.00%) Power BI
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.00%) JIRA
2 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 14 (70.00%) Electronics
2 12 (60.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (15.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (15.00%) Publishing
4 2 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Developer
2 12 (60.00%) Python Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Embedded Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Programmer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Programmer
5 2 (10.00%) Data Scientist
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) Quantitative Developer
6 1 (5.00%) SAS Programmer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior SAS Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) XML
2 1 (5.00%) Celery
2 1 (5.00%) NumPy
2 1 (5.00%) RESTful
2 1 (5.00%) scikit-learn
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (15.00%) Life Science
3 2 (10.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) Biometrics
2 2 (10.00%) Analytics
2 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (10.00%) Data Visualisation
2 2 (10.00%) Machine Learning
2 2 (10.00%) Statistics
2 2 (10.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.00%) Applied Mathematics
3 1 (5.00%) Content Management
3 1 (5.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (5.00%) OO
3 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.00%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) Python
2 12 (60.00%) C
2 12 (60.00%) Embedded C
3 4 (20.00%) R
4 2 (10.00%) Java
5 1 (5.00%) C#
5 1 (5.00%) C++
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.00%) MATLAB
5 1 (5.00%) Scala
5 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (80.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) CDISC
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Kibana