Period
to 18 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 18 December 2018 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)
England > North West
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 190 184 196
Rank change year-on-year -6 +12 +17
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 21 21 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.35% 0.37% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.45% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 18
North West median daily rate £413 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.57% -1.43% -11.95%
10th Percentile £213 £282 £250
90th Percentile £631 £513 £489
England median daily rate £525 £550 £475
% change year-on-year -4.55% +15.79% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 1
North West median hourly rate £13.25 £9.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.22% -40.98% -63.69%
10th Percentile £7.52 £9.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £32.50 £28.20 £16.38
England median hourly rate £33.50 £19.34 £19.63
% change year-on-year +73.22% -1.45% +12.14%

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 the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,010 4,708 5,471
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 83.08% 82.65% 85.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,170 3,040 3,512
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - -
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £575 £596 £572
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 283 207 166
North West median hourly rate £22.50 £27.00 £24.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +11.50% -16.50%
10th Percentile £11.62 £11.67 £12.13
90th Percentile £48.70 £52.55 £53.25
England median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £23.23
% change year-on-year -10.00% +7.61% +5.60%

Mathematics
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Mathematics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Mathematics in the North West

Mathematics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mathematics in the North West

Mathematics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mathematics in the North West over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mathematics in the North West

Mathematics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mathematics in the North West

Mathematics
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mathematics in the North West over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Mathematics in the North West

Mathematics
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mathematics within the North West region over the 6 months to 18 December 2018. 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
Manchester -22 9 £413 +20.00% 28
Cheshire +4 6 - - 20
Lancashire -21 4 £650 +84.40% 8
Cumbria - 1 - - 2
Merseyside - 1 £300 - 4
Mathematics
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, 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 North West region with a requirement for Mathematics.

1 10 (47.62%) Computer Science
2 6 (28.57%) C#
2 6 (28.57%) SQL
2 6 (28.57%) Python
2 6 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (23.81%) Analytics
3 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (23.81%) C++
3 5 (23.81%) HTML
3 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
3 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
3 5 (23.81%) Degree
3 5 (23.81%) HTML5
4 4 (19.05%) R
4 4 (19.05%) Machine Learning
4 4 (19.05%) Data Analytics
4 4 (19.05%) Statistics
4 4 (19.05%) Workflow
4 4 (19.05%) Project Management
4 4 (19.05%) Legal
4 4 (19.05%) 3D Graphics
4 4 (19.05%) Games
4 4 (19.05%) CSS
4 4 (19.05%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 4 (19.05%) Data Science
5 3 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (14.29%) Algorithms
5 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel

Mathematics
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (4.76%) Apache Spark
1 1 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (4.76%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.76%) Fireworks
2 1 (4.76%) Photoshop
2 1 (4.76%) SPSS
2 1 (4.76%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.76%) GitHub
1 1 (4.76%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) HTTPS
1 1 (4.76%) SSH
1 1 (4.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (4.76%) Big Data
3 1 (4.76%) BigQuery
3 1 (4.76%) Firebird
3 1 (4.76%) GIS
3 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.76%) HBase
3 1 (4.76%) MySQL
3 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.76%) SQLite
3 1 (4.76%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
2 3 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (4.76%) Ant
3 1 (4.76%) Axure RP
3 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.76%) Gradle
3 1 (4.76%) Grunt
3 1 (4.76%) gulp
3 1 (4.76%) IntelliJ
3 1 (4.76%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (4.76%) Maven
3 1 (4.76%) Mocha
3 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (19.05%) Games
1 4 (19.05%) Legal
2 3 (14.29%) Finance
3 2 (9.52%) Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Back Office
4 1 (4.76%) French Language
4 1 (4.76%) German Language
4 1 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (4.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Data Scientist
2 3 (14.29%) Administrator
2 3 (14.29%) Developer
2 3 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) C# Programmer
3 2 (9.52%) Junior
3 2 (9.52%) Programmer
4 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Artificial Intelligence Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Data Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) GIS Technician
4 1 (4.76%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Junior Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Junior Project Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Project Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Senior UX Designer
4 1 (4.76%) Statistical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) HTML
1 5 (23.81%) HTML5
2 4 (19.05%) CSS
2 4 (19.05%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 2 (9.52%) .NET
3 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
3 2 (9.52%) JSON
3 2 (9.52%) Natural Language Processing
3 2 (9.52%) XML
4 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (4.76%) Entity Framework
4 1 (4.76%) Guice
4 1 (4.76%) jQuery
4 1 (4.76%) Kafka
4 1 (4.76%) LINQ
4 1 (4.76%) Node.js
4 1 (4.76%) RESTful
4 1 (4.76%) Sass
4 1 (4.76%) SciPy
4 1 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (19.05%) 3D Graphics
3 3 (14.29%) Algorithms
4 2 (9.52%) Analytical Mindset
4 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
4 2 (9.52%) NHS
4 2 (9.52%) Virtual Team
5 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
5 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
5 1 (4.76%) Life Science
5 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
5 1 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (4.76%) User Experience
5 1 (4.76%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Computer Science
2 6 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (23.81%) Analytics
3 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
4 4 (19.05%) Data Analytics
4 4 (19.05%) Data Science
4 4 (19.05%) Machine Learning
4 4 (19.05%) Project Management
4 4 (19.05%) Statistics
4 4 (19.05%) Workflow
5 3 (14.29%) Artificial Intelligence
5 3 (14.29%) Visualisation
6 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) Data Extraction
6 2 (9.52%) Data Management
6 2 (9.52%) MVC
6 2 (9.52%) OO
6 2 (9.52%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) C#
1 6 (28.57%) Python
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
2 5 (23.81%) C++
3 4 (19.05%) R
4 3 (14.29%) Objective-C
5 2 (9.52%) Java
5 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.76%) C
6 1 (4.76%) MATLAB
6 1 (4.76%) Scala
6 1 (4.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Degree
2 3 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (9.52%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (9.52%) PhD
4 1 (4.76%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Apache Flume
1 1 (4.76%) KVM
1 1 (4.76%) QEMU
1 1 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Adobe
1 1 (4.76%) Hortonworks
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.76%) Sawtooth Software