The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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 April 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 Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 - 37
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.30% - 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% - 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £355
% change year-on-year +7.14% -1.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £15.25 - £15.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £16.38 £13.71
% change year-on-year +70.99% +19.43%  

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 Cardiff with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 288 301 220
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 87.27% 82.24% 85.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 220 167
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £460 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 10
Median hourly rate £16.28 £13.00 £15.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.23% -16.80%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £13.00 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £35.00 £22.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +20.96%  

Mathematics
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff 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 Cardiff

Mathematics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mathematics in Cardiff

Mathematics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mathematics in Cardiff

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

1 4 (66.67%) Big Data
2 3 (50.00%) Cloudera
2 3 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 3 (50.00%) Jupyter
2 3 (50.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 3 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Stata
3 2 (33.33%) Statistics
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) SAS
3 2 (33.33%) Postgraduate
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) R
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Time Series Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) C
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Data Cleansing

Mathematics
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 (50.00%) Jupyter
2 2 (33.33%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Stata
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Big Data
2 3 (50.00%) Hadoop
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Big Data Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Big Data Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Python Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Statistical Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Statistical Data Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Deployment Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 2 (33.33%) Statistics
3 1 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Time Series Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) R
3 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
1 2 (33.33%) Postgraduate
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cloudera