Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 November 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 > Manchester
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 152 145
Rank change year-on-year +23 -7 -28
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 16 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.54% 0.28% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.34% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 4
Manchester median daily rate £444 £306 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.90% +28.95% -25.78%
10th Percentile £282 £136 £108
90th Percentile £603 £384 £371
North West median daily rate £376 £350 £413
% change year-on-year +7.50% -15.15% +27.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Manchester median hourly rate £29.00 £15.25 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +90.16% - +0.83%
10th Percentile £28.50 £14.13 £14.13
90th Percentile £29.50 £16.38 £16.38
North West median hourly rate £29.50 £15.25 £42.00
% change year-on-year +93.44% -63.69% +140.00%

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 Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2394 2979 3030
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 81.10% 83.92% 80.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1531 1894 1794
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.22%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £238
90th Percentile £575 £538 £530
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 56 78
Manchester median hourly rate £17.50 £15.25 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.75% -21.79% +30.00%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.54 £11.00
90th Percentile £45.30 £40.00 £42.15
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £22.42 £30.52
% change year-on-year +20.41% -26.53% +74.40%

Mathematics
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Mathematics in Manchester

Mathematics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mathematics in Manchester

Mathematics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mathematics in Manchester over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mathematics in Manchester

Mathematics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mathematics in Manchester

Mathematics
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mathematics within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 22 November 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
Salford - 1 £388 -
Mathematics
North West

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Mathematics.

1 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 8 (50.00%) C++
2 8 (50.00%) Degree
2 8 (50.00%) Physics
3 7 (43.75%) Python
3 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (37.50%) Java
4 6 (37.50%) Management Information System
4 6 (37.50%) Windows
4 6 (37.50%) .NET
4 6 (37.50%) Scala
4 6 (37.50%) Hadoop
5 5 (31.25%) PaaS
5 5 (31.25%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (31.25%) Go
5 5 (31.25%) Relational Database
5 5 (31.25%) Ansible
5 5 (31.25%) DevOps
5 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (31.25%) Mesos
5 5 (31.25%) Issue Tracking
5 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
5 5 (31.25%) ITIL
5 5 (31.25%) Unix
5 5 (31.25%) MSMQ
5 5 (31.25%) Shell Script
6 3 (18.75%) C#
6 3 (18.75%) Regression Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Finance
6 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework

Mathematics
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 1 (6.25%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (6.25%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) PaaS
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) GitHub
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
1 1 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) Hadoop
2 5 (31.25%) Relational Database
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
3 2 (12.50%) Big Data
3 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (6.25%) Apache Hive
4 1 (6.25%) Data Mining
4 1 (6.25%) OLAP
4 1 (6.25%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (6.25%) Power BI
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (18.75%) Banking
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Games
2 2 (12.50%) Marketing
2 2 (12.50%) Retail
2 2 (12.50%) Retail Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Data Scientist
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Games Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) iOS Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft BI Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile Games Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Programmer
4 1 (6.25%) Risk Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) .NET
2 5 (31.25%) MSMQ
2 5 (31.25%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework
4 1 (6.25%) HTML
4 1 (6.25%) HTML5
4 1 (6.25%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (6.25%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
3 3 (18.75%) Public Cloud
4 1 (6.25%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (6.25%) Credit Risk
4 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile Games
4 1 (6.25%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Unix
3 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Physics
2 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (31.25%) DevOps
3 5 (31.25%) Issue Tracking
3 5 (31.25%) ITIL
4 3 (18.75%) ATDD
4 3 (18.75%) Change Control
4 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (18.75%) IT Strategy
4 3 (18.75%) Refactoring
4 3 (18.75%) Regression Testing
4 3 (18.75%) TDD
4 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
4 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
4 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (12.50%) Project Management
5 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 2 (12.50%) Statistics
5 2 (12.50%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 8 (50.00%) C++
3 7 (43.75%) Python
4 6 (37.50%) Java
4 6 (37.50%) Scala
5 5 (31.25%) Go
5 5 (31.25%) Shell Script
6 3 (18.75%) C#
7 1 (6.25%) Apple Swift
7 1 (6.25%) C
7 1 (6.25%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (6.25%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Ansible
1 5 (31.25%) Mesos
2 1 (6.25%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco
1 1 (6.25%) Fortinet
1 1 (6.25%) Juniper
1 1 (6.25%) Meraki
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.25%) NetApp
1 1 (6.25%) Palo Alto
1 1 (6.25%) VMware