Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 182 193 200
Rank change year-on-year +11 +7 -6
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 23 16 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.43% 0.27% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.32% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 23
North West median daily rate £358 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.74% +3.33% +6.38%
10th Percentile £282 £250 £228
90th Percentile £501 £505 £908
England median daily rate £529 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.80% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 10
North West median hourly rate £9.00 £14.63 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.46% -4.10% +5.46%
England median hourly rate £19.34 £15.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year +26.82% -12.86% +14.75%

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 4,492 4,987 6,682
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 83.42% 84.27% 81.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,908 3,238 4,082
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £256 £261 £250
90th Percentile £600 £575 £563
England median daily rate £451 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.97% +2.94% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 168 283
North West median hourly rate £24.78 £27.50 £30.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.89% -8.91% +49.66%
10th Percentile £11.83 £12.93 £13.00
90th Percentile £56.75 £51.50 £50.64
England median hourly rate £24.09 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -3.64% +6.38% +16.77%

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 22 February 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
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 22 February 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 +12 10 £338 -36.32% 53
Cheshire +1 10 £350 -6.67% 22
Lancashire +8 3 £408 +63.00% 7
Mathematics
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 9 (39.13%) Finance
1 9 (39.13%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (34.78%) Degree
3 7 (30.43%) Computer Science
4 6 (26.09%) Physics
4 6 (26.09%) SAS
5 5 (21.74%) Project Management
5 5 (21.74%) C++
5 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (21.74%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
6 4 (17.39%) Java
6 4 (17.39%) Windows
7 3 (13.04%) Linux
7 3 (13.04%) Python
7 3 (13.04%) C#
7 3 (13.04%) SQL
7 3 (13.04%) Games
7 3 (13.04%) VMware
7 3 (13.04%) Programme Management
7 3 (13.04%) R
7 3 (13.04%) GitHub
7 3 (13.04%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (8.70%) Market Risk
8 2 (8.70%) Statistics
8 2 (8.70%) Workflow
8 2 (8.70%) Fortinet
8 2 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V

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 6 (26.09%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) GitHub
2 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (8.70%) Firewall
1 2 (8.70%) SAN
2 1 (4.35%) Internet
2 1 (4.35%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Big Data
1 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (8.70%) Geospatial Data
1 2 (8.70%) GIS
1 2 (8.70%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.35%) Apache Hive
2 1 (4.35%) MySQL
2 1 (4.35%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Games
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Architect
2 4 (17.39%) Programmer
3 3 (13.04%) Cloud Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) C# Programmer
4 2 (8.70%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Games Programmer
4 2 (8.70%) GIS Technician
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) SAS Developer
4 2 (8.70%) SAS Programmer
4 2 (8.70%) SAS Statistical Programmer
4 2 (8.70%) Statistical Programmer
5 1 (4.35%) Data Scientist
5 1 (4.35%) iOS Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Junior Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Python Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) .NET
1 2 (8.70%) HTML
1 2 (8.70%) HTML5
1 2 (8.70%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (4.35%) Ajax
2 1 (4.35%) Django
2 1 (4.35%) JSON
2 1 (4.35%) MSMQ
2 1 (4.35%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (30.43%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.70%) 3D Graphics
3 2 (8.70%) Analytical Mindset
3 2 (8.70%) Market Risk
4 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.35%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Linux
3 2 (8.70%) Unix
4 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Physics
2 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (21.74%) Project Management
3 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
4 3 (13.04%) Programme Management
4 3 (13.04%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (8.70%) CAD
5 2 (8.70%) ITIL
5 2 (8.70%) Scrum
5 2 (8.70%) Statistics
5 2 (8.70%) Workflow
6 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.35%) Game Development
6 1 (4.35%) iOS Development
6 1 (4.35%) Kanban
6 1 (4.35%) Machine Learning
6 1 (4.35%) Performance Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Test Scripting
6 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) C++
2 4 (17.39%) Java
3 3 (13.04%) C#
3 3 (13.04%) Python
3 3 (13.04%) R
3 3 (13.04%) SQL
4 2 (8.70%) C
4 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.70%) Scala
5 1 (4.35%) Apple Swift
5 1 (4.35%) Go
5 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) Degree
2 5 (21.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (4.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) FortiGate
2 1 (4.35%) Ansible
2 1 (4.35%) Mesos
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) VMware
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco
2 2 (8.70%) Fortinet
2 2 (8.70%) Juniper
2 2 (8.70%) Meraki
2 2 (8.70%) NetApp
2 2 (8.70%) Palo Alto