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) 

6 months to 22 Nov 2017 
Same period 2016 
Same period 2015 
Rank 
50 
54 
79 
Rank change yearonyear 
+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 yearonyear 
22.73% 
+33.33% 
+17.86% 
10th Percentile 
£163 
£525 
£276 
90th Percentile 
£445 
£575 
£519 
Cambridgeshire median daily rate 
£425 
£330 
£300 
% change yearonyear 
+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 yearonyear 
3.13% 
+3.23% 
+6.90% 
10th Percentile 
£215 
£237 
£262 
90th Percentile 
£565 
£550 
£525 
Cambridgeshire median daily rate 
£375 
£388 
£385 
% change yearonyear 
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 yearonyear 
+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 yearonyear 
+4.00% 
+111.27% 
35.45% 