Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 86 69
Rank change year-on-year -1 -17 +13
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 20 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.87% 0.93% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.10% 1.06% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 12
Essex median daily rate £488 £450 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +80.00% -44.44%
10th Percentile £463 £418 £230
90th Percentile £526 £475 £268
East of England median daily rate £430 £450 £290
% change year-on-year -4.44% +55.17% -19.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -3.45% - -59.72%

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 953 663 733
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 89.23% 87.70% 87.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 579 449 447
Essex median daily rate £500 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +42.86% -12.50%
10th Percentile £325 £300 £225
90th Percentile £600 £600 £525
East of England median daily rate £448 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 55 133
Essex median hourly rate £16.50 £36.00 £32.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.17% +11.11% +2.82%
10th Percentile £12.55 £15.75 £15.75
90th Percentile £48.25 £63.75 £43.75
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £36.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year -50.68% +14.96% +27.00%

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 15 December 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
Basildon +11 5 £500 +11.11% 1
Colchester - 5 - -
Brentwood +12 4 - - 1
Harlow - 2 - - 2
Mathematics
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (45.00%) HTML
3 9 (45.00%) SQL
3 9 (45.00%) jQuery
4 7 (35.00%) Degree
4 7 (35.00%) Web Services
4 7 (35.00%) Cisco
4 7 (35.00%) Unix
5 6 (30.00%) Project Management
5 6 (30.00%) Java
6 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 5 (25.00%) XML
6 5 (25.00%) MCP
6 5 (25.00%) Ant
6 5 (25.00%) JUnit
6 5 (25.00%) IBM
6 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (25.00%) Adobe
6 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (25.00%) Solaris
6 5 (25.00%) Linux
6 5 (25.00%) OO
6 5 (25.00%) MCSE
6 5 (25.00%) XHTML
6 5 (25.00%) Eclipse
6 5 (25.00%) CSS
6 5 (25.00%) SOAP

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 5 (25.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 5 (25.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 5 (25.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) Network Security
2 4 (20.00%) LAN
2 4 (20.00%) SNMP
2 4 (20.00%) WAN
3 3 (15.00%) Extranet
4 2 (10.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) NoSQL
1 5 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (20.00%) Big Data
2 4 (20.00%) MariaDB
2 4 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) AccuRev
1 5 (25.00%) Ant
1 5 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 5 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (25.00%) Gradle
1 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 5 (25.00%) JUnit
1 5 (25.00%) Maven
1 5 (25.00%) Selenium
1 5 (25.00%) SoapUI
1 5 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 5 (25.00%) Humanities
1 5 (25.00%) Marketing
1 5 (25.00%) Social Science
2 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) IT Support
2 5 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Support Officer
3 4 (20.00%) Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) PHP Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Agile Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Agile Java Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Integration Developer
4 3 (15.00%) SOC Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Information Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) IT Manager
5 1 (5.00%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) HTML
1 9 (45.00%) jQuery
2 7 (35.00%) Web Services
3 5 (25.00%) Ajax
3 5 (25.00%) CSS
3 5 (25.00%) Ext JS
3 5 (25.00%) JAX-RS
3 5 (25.00%) JAX-WS
3 5 (25.00%) JPA
3 5 (25.00%) JSR 170
3 5 (25.00%) OAuth
3 5 (25.00%) OSGi
3 5 (25.00%) REST
3 5 (25.00%) SAML
3 5 (25.00%) SOAP
3 5 (25.00%) Spring
3 5 (25.00%) Spring MVC
3 5 (25.00%) Struts
3 5 (25.00%) XHTML
3 5 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (25.00%) Clustering
1 5 (25.00%) Replication
2 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (5.00%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (5.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) Unix
3 5 (25.00%) Linux
3 5 (25.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (30.00%) Project Management
3 5 (25.00%) Analytics
3 5 (25.00%) BDD
3 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (25.00%) Information Management
3 5 (25.00%) Microservices
3 5 (25.00%) MVC
3 5 (25.00%) OO
3 5 (25.00%) SOLID
3 5 (25.00%) TDD
3 5 (25.00%) User Stories
3 5 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (15.00%) Cryptography
4 3 (15.00%) Document Management
4 3 (15.00%) Network Management
4 3 (15.00%) Network Planning
4 3 (15.00%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) SQL
2 6 (30.00%) Java
3 5 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (20.00%) PHP
5 2 (10.00%) C
6 1 (5.00%) C#
6 1 (5.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Degree
2 5 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 5 (25.00%) MCP
2 5 (25.00%) MCSE
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (25.00%) Numerate Degree
2 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (15.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (10.00%) BC Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) A+ Certification
5 1 (5.00%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
5 1 (5.00%) PMP
System Software
1 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Cacti
2 1 (5.00%) Nexpose
2 1 (5.00%) QRadar
2 1 (5.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Cisco
2 5 (25.00%) Adobe
2 5 (25.00%) IBM
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (20.00%) CA
3 4 (20.00%) NetQoS
4 1 (5.00%) Rapid7
4 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow
4 1 (5.00%) Symantec