Period
to 18 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 18 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)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 94 80
Rank change year-on-year +16 -14 +7
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 30 11 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.90% 0.68% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.32% 0.83% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 11
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £525 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.81% +54.41% -9.33%
10th Percentile £324 £475 £285
90th Percentile £510 £588 £638
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 3
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - £14.50
East of England median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £14.50

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,294 1,330 1,121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 82.11% 82.71% 78.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 785 680 634
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% -0.90%
10th Percentile £208 £202 £214
90th Percentile £569 £575 £550
East of England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 62 60
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.97 £18.50 £32.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.86% -42.64% +53.53%
10th Percentile £11.43 £13.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £48.65 £47.25 £53.75
East of England median hourly rate £17.84 £35.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year -49.76% +11.81% +25.74%

Mathematics
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Mathematics in Hertfordshire

Mathematics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mathematics in Hertfordshire

Mathematics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mathematics in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mathematics in Hertfordshire

Mathematics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mathematics in Hertfordshire

Mathematics
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mathematics within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 18 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
Stevenage - 24 - - 4
Hemel Hempstead -2 2 - - 1
Welwyn Garden City -5 2 £338 -35.71%
Mathematics
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Mathematics.

1 27 (90.00%) Degree
2 23 (76.67%) C++
3 20 (66.67%) Java
3 20 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 20 (66.67%) Software Engineering
4 19 (63.33%) SC Cleared
5 18 (60.00%) Qt
5 18 (60.00%) Node.js
5 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (60.00%) Aerospace
5 18 (60.00%) NetBeans
5 18 (60.00%) Military
5 18 (60.00%) JavaScript
5 18 (60.00%) C#
5 18 (60.00%) Visual Studio
5 18 (60.00%) Web Services
5 18 (60.00%) Windows
5 18 (60.00%) Linux
5 18 (60.00%) Eclipse
5 18 (60.00%) Ethernet
5 18 (60.00%) TCP/IP
5 18 (60.00%) Microsoft
6 17 (56.67%) ActiveX
6 17 (56.67%) .NET
6 17 (56.67%) MFC
6 17 (56.67%) OpenGL
6 17 (56.67%) DirectX
6 17 (56.67%) Scrum
6 17 (56.67%) GLSL
6 17 (56.67%) Git (software)

Mathematics
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Simulink
1 4 (13.33%) Stateflow
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 18 (60.00%) Ethernet
1 18 (60.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 18 (60.00%) Eclipse
1 18 (60.00%) NetBeans
1 18 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 17 (56.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.33%) Rational Statemate
General
1 18 (60.00%) Aerospace
1 18 (60.00%) Military
2 1 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (6.67%) Analyst
1 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
1 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 2 (6.67%) OAT Analyst
1 2 (6.67%) OAT Test Analyst
1 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
1 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared Project Manager
1 2 (6.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (3.33%) Administrator
2 1 (3.33%) Applications Manager
2 1 (3.33%) Applications Project Manager
2 1 (3.33%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (3.33%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (3.33%) IT Manager
2 1 (3.33%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (3.33%) Project Administrator
2 1 (3.33%) Synthetic Environment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (60.00%) Node.js
1 18 (60.00%) Qt
1 18 (60.00%) Web Services
2 17 (56.67%) .NET
2 17 (56.67%) ActiveX
2 17 (56.67%) DirectX
2 17 (56.67%) MFC
2 17 (56.67%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 18 (60.00%) Linux
1 18 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (56.67%) Scrum
4 5 (16.67%) Mathematical Modelling
4 5 (16.67%) Signal Processing
4 5 (16.67%) Validation
5 4 (13.33%) Project Management
6 2 (6.67%) Analytics
6 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
6 2 (6.67%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (6.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
6 2 (6.67%) Risk Management
6 2 (6.67%) Software Testing
7 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (3.33%) Line Management
7 1 (3.33%) Physics
7 1 (3.33%) Robotic Process Automation
7 1 (3.33%) Statistics
7 1 (3.33%) Supply Chain Transformation
Programming Languages
1 23 (76.67%) C++
2 20 (66.67%) Java
3 18 (60.00%) C#
3 18 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 17 (56.67%) GLSL
4 17 (56.67%) HLSL
5 7 (23.33%) C
6 5 (16.67%) MATLAB
7 3 (10.00%) SQL
8 2 (6.67%) PL/SQL
8 2 (6.67%) Python
8 2 (6.67%) VB
9 1 (3.33%) Ada
9 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
9 1 (3.33%) Perl
9 1 (3.33%) R
Qualifications
1 27 (90.00%) Degree
2 20 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 19 (63.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.67%) ISTQB
4 2 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (6.67%) PMI Certification
4 2 (6.67%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) CDISC
1 1 (3.33%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.33%) GCP
1 1 (3.33%) PMO
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) HP ALM
1 2 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.33%) MathWorks
3 2 (6.67%) HP