Period
to 24 February 2018

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 24 February 2018 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 74 77
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3 +6
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 5 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.78% 1.12% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 1.29% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 4
Essex median daily rate £450 £315 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -30.00% +20.00%
East of England median daily rate £500 £335 £368
% change year-on-year +49.25% -8.84% +36.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Essex median hourly rate £15.00 £41.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -63.41% - -
East of England median hourly rate £14.50 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -64.63% +9.33% +145.90%

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 533 699 843
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 83.15% 87.16% 80.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 467 462
Essex median daily rate £500 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £309 £230 £250
90th Percentile £638 £540 £588
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £410
% change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 92 129
Essex median hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.29% +34.62% -14.75%
10th Percentile £15.75 £15.75 £15.00
90th Percentile £63.75 £44.88 £45.72
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £31.41
% change year-on-year +4.48% +6.65% +39.60%

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 24 February 2018. 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 - 2 £438 - 1
Basildon +11 1 £450 - 2
Mathematics
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Mathematics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for Mathematics.

1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) OO
1 3 (60.00%) Subversion
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) Middleware
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (40.00%) API Development
2 2 (40.00%) RESTful
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (40.00%) JSON
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded C
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Device Driver
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) HTTP
2 2 (40.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Ant
3 1 (20.00%) JUnit

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 (20.00%) ArcGIS
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) GIS
1 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (60.00%) Subversion
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) AccuRev
3 1 (20.00%) Ant
3 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (20.00%) Gradle
3 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (20.00%) JUnit
3 1 (20.00%) Maven
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C/C++ Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C++ Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded C Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded C++ Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Data Centre Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Data Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Data Technician
3 1 (20.00%) GIS Technician
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Agile Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Agile Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) JSON
1 2 (40.00%) Middleware
1 2 (40.00%) RESTful
2 1 (20.00%) Ajax
2 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) EclipseLink
2 1 (20.00%) Ext JS
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) Java SE
2 1 (20.00%) JAX-RS
2 1 (20.00%) JAX-WS
2 1 (20.00%) JPA
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) JSR 170
2 1 (20.00%) OSGi
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) Spring
2 1 (20.00%) Spring MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (40.00%) Device Driver
1 2 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Solaris
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) API Development
2 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) B2C
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Information Management
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (20.00%) SOLID
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C
1 2 (40.00%) C++
1 2 (40.00%) Embedded C
1 2 (40.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (20.00%) CISSP
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (20.00%) MCSE
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix
1 1 (20.00%) ESRI
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) VMware