Period
to 22 May 2019

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 22 May 2019 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
22 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 58 67 82
Rank change year-on-year +9 +15 -6
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 33 29 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.52% 2.00% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.06% 2.44% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 5
Hertfordshire median daily rate £318 £550 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -42.27% +69.23% +18.18%
10th Percentile £135 £379 £184
90th Percentile £514 £600 £488
East of England median daily rate £450 £500 £355
% change year-on-year -10.00% +40.85% -12.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £13.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -10.34% -61.84%
East of England median hourly rate £14.38 £13.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year +10.58% -68.29% +9.33%

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 1,077 1,190 1,001
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 82.40% 82.01% 81.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 576 643 525
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +4.87%
10th Percentile £279 £211 £200
90th Percentile £588 £562 £575
East of England median daily rate £450 £439 £420
% change year-on-year +2.51% +4.52% +1.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 77 52
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £24.35 £17.25 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.14% -45.24% +8.62%
10th Percentile £10.70 £10.22 £13.00
90th Percentile £66.81 £45.50 £52.88
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year - -46.15% +18.70%

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 22 May 2019.

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 22 May 2019. 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 +3 29 - - 2
Rickmansworth - 1 £132 -
Mathematics
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2019, 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 31 (93.94%) Degree
2 29 (87.88%) C++
3 26 (78.79%) Microsoft
4 24 (72.73%) Eclipse
4 24 (72.73%) Ethernet
4 24 (72.73%) TCP/IP
4 24 (72.73%) C#
4 24 (72.73%) Java
4 24 (72.73%) JavaScript
4 24 (72.73%) Visual Studio
4 24 (72.73%) Web Services
4 24 (72.73%) Aerospace
4 24 (72.73%) Security Cleared
4 24 (72.73%) Qt
4 24 (72.73%) Node.js
4 24 (72.73%) NetBeans
4 24 (72.73%) Military
4 24 (72.73%) Software Engineering
5 23 (69.70%) SC Cleared
6 22 (66.67%) Windows
7 21 (63.64%) Linux
7 21 (63.64%) ActiveX
7 21 (63.64%) .NET
7 21 (63.64%) MFC
7 21 (63.64%) OpenGL
7 21 (63.64%) DirectX
7 21 (63.64%) Git (software)
7 21 (63.64%) GLSL
7 21 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (63.64%) Scrum

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 5 (15.15%) Simulink
1 5 (15.15%) Stateflow
2 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 24 (72.73%) Ethernet
1 24 (72.73%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 24 (72.73%) Eclipse
1 24 (72.73%) NetBeans
1 24 (72.73%) Visual Studio
2 21 (63.64%) Git (software)
General
1 24 (72.73%) Aerospace
1 24 (72.73%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (9.09%) Developer
2 2 (6.06%) Analyst
2 2 (6.06%) Applications Manager
2 2 (6.06%) Applications Project Manager
2 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
2 2 (6.06%) Service Analyst
2 2 (6.06%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (6.06%) Transformation Manager
2 2 (6.06%) Transformation Project Manager
3 1 (3.03%) Data Centre Manager
3 1 (3.03%) Data Centre Project Manager
3 1 (3.03%) IT Analyst
3 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (72.73%) Node.js
1 24 (72.73%) Qt
1 24 (72.73%) Web Services
2 21 (63.64%) .NET
2 21 (63.64%) ActiveX
2 21 (63.64%) DirectX
2 21 (63.64%) MFC
2 21 (63.64%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 22 (66.67%) Windows
2 21 (63.64%) Linux
3 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (72.73%) Software Engineering
2 21 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (63.64%) Scrum
3 5 (15.15%) Mathematical Modelling
3 5 (15.15%) Signal Processing
3 5 (15.15%) Validation
4 2 (6.06%) ITIL
4 2 (6.06%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (6.06%) Migration
4 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
4 2 (6.06%) Project Management
4 2 (6.06%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.03%) ITSM
5 1 (3.03%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (87.88%) C++
2 24 (72.73%) C#
2 24 (72.73%) Java
2 24 (72.73%) JavaScript
3 21 (63.64%) GLSL
3 21 (63.64%) HLSL
4 5 (15.15%) C
4 5 (15.15%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 31 (93.94%) Degree
2 24 (72.73%) Security Cleared
3 23 (69.70%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.06%) MCP
4 2 (6.06%) PMI Certification
4 2 (6.06%) PMP
5 1 (3.03%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 26 (78.79%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.15%) MathWorks