Period
to 12 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 71 82
Rank change year-on-year -13 +11 -3
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 7 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.92% 1.52% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 1.75% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 1
Essex median daily rate £450 £250 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +80.00% -44.44% +50.00%
East of England median daily rate £450 £280 £360
% change year-on-year +60.71% -22.22% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year - -59.72% +115.31%

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 Essex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 647 744 886
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 85.02% 86.81% 78.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 438 451 478
Essex median daily rate £500 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -12.50% -
10th Percentile £300 £225 £240
90th Percentile £600 £525 £550
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 137 144
Essex median hourly rate £34.17 £32.27 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.87% +3.26% +4.17%
10th Percentile £15.68 £15.75 £15.75
90th Percentile £63.75 £43.75 £43.38
East of England median hourly rate £37.00 £32.40 £24.66
% change year-on-year +14.20% +31.40% -1.37%

Mathematics
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Mathematics in Essex

Mathematics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mathematics in Essex

Mathematics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mathematics in Essex

Mathematics
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mathematics within the Essex region over the 6 months to 12 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood - 4 £450 -
Basildon - 1 £450 -
Mathematics
East of England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 Essex region with a requirement for Mathematics.

1 6 (85.71%) Degree
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Subversion
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) OO
2 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
3 4 (57.14%) Multithreading
3 4 (57.14%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (57.14%) Functional Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (57.14%) API Development
3 4 (57.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (57.14%) Python
3 4 (57.14%) C
3 4 (57.14%) C++
3 4 (57.14%) HTTP
3 4 (57.14%) Middleware
3 4 (57.14%) Device Driver
3 4 (57.14%) JSON
3 4 (57.14%) JIRA
3 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
3 4 (57.14%) RESTful
4 3 (42.86%) Embedded C
4 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 2 (28.57%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
5 2 (28.57%) Citrix

Mathematics
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
1 5 (71.43%) Subversion
2 4 (57.14%) JIRA
3 1 (14.29%) AccuRev
3 1 (14.29%) Ant
3 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
3 1 (14.29%) Gradle
3 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 1 (14.29%) JUnit
3 1 (14.29%) Maven
3 1 (14.29%) Selenium
3 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) C Developer
2 3 (42.86%) C/C++ Developer
2 3 (42.86%) C++ Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Embedded C Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Embedded C++ Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Embedded Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Data Centre Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Data Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Middleware Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Agile Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Agile Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) JSON
1 4 (57.14%) Middleware
1 4 (57.14%) RESTful
2 1 (14.29%) Ajax
2 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) EclipseLink
2 1 (14.29%) Ext JS
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) Java SE
2 1 (14.29%) JAX-RS
2 1 (14.29%) JAX-WS
2 1 (14.29%) JPA
2 1 (14.29%) jQuery
2 1 (14.29%) JSR 170
2 1 (14.29%) OSGi
2 1 (14.29%) REST
2 1 (14.29%) Spring
2 1 (14.29%) Spring MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
1 4 (57.14%) Device Driver
1 4 (57.14%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Clustering
3 1 (14.29%) Digital TV
3 1 (14.29%) Replication
3 1 (14.29%) STB
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Solaris
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) OO
2 4 (57.14%) API Development
2 4 (57.14%) Functional Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Multithreading
2 4 (57.14%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (14.29%) B2C
4 1 (14.29%) BDD
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Information Management
4 1 (14.29%) MVC
4 1 (14.29%) Software Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) SOLID
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C
1 4 (57.14%) C++
1 4 (57.14%) Python
2 3 (42.86%) Embedded C
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Degree
2 4 (57.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (28.57%) CISSP
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (28.57%) MCSE
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco
1 2 (28.57%) Citrix
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) VMware