Period
to 21 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 21 July 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)
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +76
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.75% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Lancashire median daily rate - - -
North West median daily rate £425 £300 £180
% change year-on-year +41.67% +66.67% -40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Lancashire median hourly rate £39.50 - -
North West median hourly rate £30.00 £13.00 £14.20
% change year-on-year +130.77% -8.43% -6.90%

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 Lancashire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 467 646 629
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 87.13% 74.60% 80.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 395 406
Lancashire median daily rate £423 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.03% -0.13% +3.47%
10th Percentile £310 £250 £260
90th Percentile £538 £513 £575
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 73 61
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +27.79% +22.08%
10th Percentile £23.65 £15.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £52.70 £58.59 £59.00
North West median hourly rate £36.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +26.32% +3.64% +25.00%

Mathematics
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for Mathematics in Lancashire

Mathematics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mathematics in Lancashire

Mathematics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mathematics in Lancashire

Mathematics
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mathematics within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 21 July 2017. 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
Preston - 1 - -
Mathematics
North West

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Mathematics.

1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (75.00%) Mathematical Modelling
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (25.00%) UML
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (25.00%) ClearCase
4 1 (25.00%) Ada
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Physics
4 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) Data Ingestion
4 1 (25.00%) PaaS
4 1 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (25.00%) DevOps
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) SDLC
4 1 (25.00%) MIL-STD-498
4 1 (25.00%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree

Mathematics
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) PaaS
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Azure Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Ada Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Ada Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Azure Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Mathematical Modelling
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) Data Ingestion
4 1 (25.00%) DevOps
4 1 (25.00%) Physics
4 1 (25.00%) SDLC
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Ada
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) Numerate Degree
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) MIL-STD-498
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft