Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 95 75
Rank change year-on-year +23 -20 +18
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 31 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.94% 0.40% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.39% 0.49% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 10
Hertfordshire median daily rate £475 £344 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.18% -0.43% -7.93%
10th Percentile £331 £156 £250
90th Percentile £656 £540 £638
East of England median daily rate £410 £450 £250
% change year-on-year -8.89% +80.00% -33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £45.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +210.34% -59.72%
East of England median hourly rate £14.00 £25.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -44.00% +72.41% -19.44%

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 1,296 1,225 1,107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 81.15% 82.16% 78.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 759 609 601
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.91%
10th Percentile £207 £213 £213
90th Percentile £569 £575 £538
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 64 60
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £16.82 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.04% -20.85% +1.19%
10th Percentile £11.31 £12.30 £11.02
90th Percentile £48.18 £44.40 £53.75
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £31.03 £26.88
% change year-on-year -43.60% +15.46% +5.39%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 +10 23 - - 2
Hemel Hempstead -6 2 - - 2
Welwyn Garden City -14 2 £338 -41.30% 2
Mathematics
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 26 (83.87%) Degree
2 22 (70.97%) C++
3 21 (67.74%) Java
3 21 (67.74%) Software Engineering
4 19 (61.29%) Security Cleared
4 19 (61.29%) NetBeans
4 19 (61.29%) Military
4 19 (61.29%) Aerospace
4 19 (61.29%) JavaScript
4 19 (61.29%) C#
4 19 (61.29%) Visual Studio
4 19 (61.29%) Web Services
4 19 (61.29%) Ethernet
4 19 (61.29%) TCP/IP
4 19 (61.29%) Microsoft
4 19 (61.29%) Eclipse
4 19 (61.29%) Qt
4 19 (61.29%) Node.js
5 18 (58.06%) Windows
5 18 (58.06%) Linux
5 18 (58.06%) SC Cleared
5 18 (58.06%) Git (software)
6 17 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (51.61%) Scrum
7 16 (51.61%) ActiveX
7 16 (51.61%) OpenGL
7 16 (51.61%) DirectX
7 16 (51.61%) .NET
7 16 (51.61%) MFC
7 16 (51.61%) GLSL

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.45%) Apache Pig
1 2 (6.45%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (6.45%) Simulink
2 2 (6.45%) Stateflow
Communications & Networking
1 19 (61.29%) Ethernet
1 19 (61.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) Big Data
2 2 (6.45%) Apache Hive
2 2 (6.45%) Hadoop
2 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (61.29%) Eclipse
1 19 (61.29%) NetBeans
1 19 (61.29%) Visual Studio
2 18 (58.06%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.23%) Rational Statemate
General
1 19 (61.29%) Aerospace
1 19 (61.29%) Military
2 1 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (6.45%) Analyst
1 2 (6.45%) Data Scientist
1 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Manager
1 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 2 (6.45%) OAT Analyst
1 2 (6.45%) OAT Test Analyst
1 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
1 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared Project Manager
1 2 (6.45%) Senior Data Scientist
1 2 (6.45%) Synthetic Environment Engineer
1 2 (6.45%) Test Analyst
2 1 (3.23%) Administrator
2 1 (3.23%) Applications Manager
2 1 (3.23%) Applications Project Manager
2 1 (3.23%) Developer
2 1 (3.23%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (3.23%) IT Manager
2 1 (3.23%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (3.23%) Machine Learning Scientist
2 1 (3.23%) Project Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (61.29%) Node.js
1 19 (61.29%) Qt
1 19 (61.29%) Web Services
2 16 (51.61%) .NET
2 16 (51.61%) ActiveX
2 16 (51.61%) DirectX
2 16 (51.61%) MFC
2 16 (51.61%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Algorithms
1 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
1 2 (6.45%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.23%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 18 (58.06%) Linux
1 18 (58.06%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (67.74%) Software Engineering
2 17 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (51.61%) Scrum
4 5 (16.13%) Mathematical Modelling
5 4 (12.90%) Project Management
6 3 (9.68%) Data Science
6 3 (9.68%) Machine Learning
6 3 (9.68%) Signal Processing
6 3 (9.68%) Validation
7 2 (6.45%) Analytics
7 2 (6.45%) MapReduce
7 2 (6.45%) Matrix Organization
7 2 (6.45%) Open Source
7 2 (6.45%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
7 2 (6.45%) Risk Management
7 2 (6.45%) Software Testing
8 1 (3.23%) ITIL
8 1 (3.23%) Physics
8 1 (3.23%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 22 (70.97%) C++
2 21 (67.74%) Java
3 19 (61.29%) C#
3 19 (61.29%) JavaScript
4 16 (51.61%) GLSL
4 16 (51.61%) HLSL
5 5 (16.13%) C
6 4 (12.90%) Python
7 3 (9.68%) MATLAB
7 3 (9.68%) SQL
8 2 (6.45%) PL/SQL
8 2 (6.45%) VB
9 1 (3.23%) Ada
9 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
9 1 (3.23%) Perl
9 1 (3.23%) R
Qualifications
1 26 (83.87%) Degree
2 19 (61.29%) Security Cleared
3 18 (58.06%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.45%) ISTQB
4 2 (6.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (6.45%) PMI Certification
4 2 (6.45%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) CDISC
1 1 (3.23%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.23%) GCP
1 1 (3.23%) PMO
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) HP ALM
1 2 (6.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (61.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) HP
2 2 (6.45%) MathWorks