Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 195 170 220
Rank change year-on-year -25 +50 +1
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 22 28 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.37% 0.51% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.62% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 13
North West median daily rate £400 £425 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +25.00% +74.36%
10th Percentile £310 £350 £166
90th Percentile £523 £600 £648
England median daily rate £525 £500 £463
% change year-on-year +5.00% +8.11% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 5
North West median hourly rate £12.39 £30.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.71% +130.77% -18.62%
10th Percentile £9.59 £19.50 £11.05
90th Percentile £15.84 £33.00 £26.80
England median hourly rate £20.50 £31.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -33.87% +77.14% +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 5,033 4,551 6,345
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 85.57% 82.70% 83.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,167 2,775 3,910
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £250 £256
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 213 213
North West median hourly rate £23.20 £35.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.71% +7.69% +30.00%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.75 £13.00
90th Percentile £53.50 £52.50 £51.00
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% - +16.69%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 -16 11 £488 +2.09% 44
Cheshire -10 9 £350 -12.50% 22
Lancashire -9 2 - - 4
Mathematics
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) Finance
3 7 (31.82%) Degree
4 6 (27.27%) Git (software)
4 6 (27.27%) C++
5 5 (22.73%) HTML
5 5 (22.73%) C#
5 5 (22.73%) Project Management
5 5 (22.73%) Workflow
5 5 (22.73%) 3D Graphics
5 5 (22.73%) Games
5 5 (22.73%) HTML5
5 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
5 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (22.73%) GitHub
5 5 (22.73%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 4 (18.18%) Physics
6 4 (18.18%) Analytics
6 4 (18.18%) SAS
6 4 (18.18%) Java
6 4 (18.18%) Python
7 3 (13.64%) SQL
7 3 (13.64%) .NET
7 3 (13.64%) C
7 3 (13.64%) Legal
7 3 (13.64%) Scrum
7 3 (13.64%) Banking
7 3 (13.64%) Hadoop
7 3 (13.64%) Visualisation
7 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering

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 4 (18.18%) SAS
2 1 (4.55%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Sage 200
1 1 (4.55%) Sage BI
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) GitHub
2 1 (4.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) SMS
2 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) Hadoop
2 2 (9.09%) Big Data
2 2 (9.09%) Data Mining
2 2 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (4.55%) Apache Hive
3 1 (4.55%) Cloudera CDH
3 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.55%) GIS
3 1 (4.55%) HBase
3 1 (4.55%) Impala
3 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.55%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.55%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.55%) Gatling
2 1 (4.55%) Gradle
2 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.55%) JIRA
2 1 (4.55%) JMeter
2 1 (4.55%) Maven
2 1 (4.55%) Selenium
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Games
3 3 (13.64%) Banking
3 3 (13.64%) Legal
4 1 (4.55%) Law
4 1 (4.55%) Marketing
4 1 (4.55%) Retail
4 1 (4.55%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Developer
2 4 (18.18%) C# Programmer
2 4 (18.18%) Games Programmer
2 4 (18.18%) Programmer
3 2 (9.09%) Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Architect
3 2 (9.09%) Data Scientist
3 2 (9.09%) SAS Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Data Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Java Software Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Junior
4 1 (4.55%) Junior Software Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Python Developer
4 1 (4.55%) SAS Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Scrum Master
4 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) HTML
1 5 (22.73%) HTML5
1 5 (22.73%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 3 (13.64%) .NET
3 2 (9.09%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (4.55%) Ajax
4 1 (4.55%) CSS
4 1 (4.55%) Django
4 1 (4.55%) Gherkin
4 1 (4.55%) JSON
4 1 (4.55%) Kafka
4 1 (4.55%) MSMQ
4 1 (4.55%) Pandas
4 1 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (4.55%) REST
4 1 (4.55%) scikit-learn
4 1 (4.55%) Web Services
4 1 (4.55%) XGBoost
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) 3D Graphics
1 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (4.55%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (4.55%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
1 1 (4.55%) Unix
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (22.73%) Project Management
2 5 (22.73%) Workflow
3 4 (18.18%) Analytics
3 4 (18.18%) Physics
4 3 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (13.64%) Scrum
4 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
4 3 (13.64%) Visualisation
5 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (9.09%) Data Science
5 2 (9.09%) DevOps
5 2 (9.09%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 2 (9.09%) ITIL
5 2 (9.09%) Machine Learning
5 2 (9.09%) Random Forest
5 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (9.09%) Statistics
6 1 (4.55%) Logistic Regression
6 1 (4.55%) Predictive Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) C++
2 5 (22.73%) C#
3 4 (18.18%) Java
3 4 (18.18%) Python
4 3 (13.64%) C
4 3 (13.64%) SQL
5 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.55%) Go
6 1 (4.55%) MATLAB
6 1 (4.55%) Objective-C
6 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.55%) R
6 1 (4.55%) Scala
6 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (4.55%) CIMA
3 1 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (4.55%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (4.55%) PhD
3 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.55%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Ansible
1 1 (4.55%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (4.55%) Mesos
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Avature
1 1 (4.55%) Hortonworks
1 1 (4.55%) Sage