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 3 months to 28 June 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)
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 58 66
Rank change year-on-year +1 +8  
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 5 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.78% 0.30% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 0.38% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £344 £275 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +29.41%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +2.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £21.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +47.61% +27.27%  

Mathematics is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 508 522 696
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 79.75% 78.61% 79.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 281 357
Median daily rate £425 £425 £377
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £288 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 17 60
Median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.02% -23.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.98 £15.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +21.92% -5.00%  

Mathematics
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing Mathematics as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stevenage - 2 - -
Welwyn Garden City +4 1 £575 - 1
Hoddesdon - 1 - -
Mathematics
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Mathematics.

1 6 (60.00%) Degree
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Project Management
3 3 (30.00%) Aerospace
3 3 (30.00%) C++
3 3 (30.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) Retail
3 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) NetBeans
4 2 (20.00%) Military
4 2 (20.00%) Time Management
4 2 (20.00%) FMCG
4 2 (20.00%) Financial Modelling
4 2 (20.00%) Qt
4 2 (20.00%) Requirements Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) Node.js
4 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (20.00%) SDLC
4 2 (20.00%) Actionable Insight
4 2 (20.00%) Master's Degree
4 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (20.00%) Eclipse
4 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (20.00%) IIS
4 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio

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 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (20.00%) NetBeans
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (30.00%) Aerospace
1 3 (30.00%) Retail
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Military
2 2 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Applications Support
2 2 (20.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Data Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Financial Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Data Scientist
3 1 (10.00%) Graduate
3 1 (10.00%) Graduate Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Synthetic Environment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Node.js
1 2 (20.00%) Qt
1 2 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (20.00%) FMCG
1 2 (20.00%) NHS
2 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
1 3 (30.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Actionable Insight
2 2 (20.00%) Financial Modelling
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) ITSM
2 2 (20.00%) Requirements Engineering
2 2 (20.00%) SDLC
2 2 (20.00%) Service Management
2 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Data Munging
3 1 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (10.00%) Operations Research
3 1 (10.00%) Physics
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Statistics
3 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) C++
2 3 (30.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) Master's Degree
3 1 (10.00%) PhD
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ECSS
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft