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 3 months to 28 April 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
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.34% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +14.28% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £39.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £14.36
% change year-on-year +8.57% +21.90%  

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 255 330 341
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 86.73% 72.21% 81.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 202 202
Median daily rate £413 £408 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.22% +1.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £310 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 38 35
Median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +1.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.83 £31.60 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £45.00 £47.33
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.20
% change year-on-year +2.77% +19.20%  

Mathematics
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 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 3 months to 28 April 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
Preston - 1 - -
Mathematics
North West

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) ClearCase
2 1 (33.33%) Ada
2 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Physics
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC

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 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) ClearCase
1 1 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Ada Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Ada Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Coordinator
1 1 (33.33%) Finance Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Financial Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Financial Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Financial Services Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Service Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Training Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Physics
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Ada
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft