Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 188 175 217
Rank change year-on-year -13 +42 +4
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 25 32 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.43% 0.55% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.67% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 15
North West median daily rate £403 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £301 £182
90th Percentile £631 £600 £455
England median daily rate £500 £525 £450
% change year-on-year -4.76% +16.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 3
North West median hourly rate £12.50 £31.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.68% +103.28% -63.69%
10th Percentile £7.52 £29.85 £10.63
90th Percentile £32.50 £33.68 £30.28
England median hourly rate £26.94 £30.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -10.20% +42.86% +31.25%

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 4,874 4,749 6,211
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 83.65% 82.01% 84.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,072 2,918 3,926
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £260
90th Percentile £575 £550 £556
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 263 198 185
North West median hourly rate £22.00 £30.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.67% +39.53% -27.66%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.74 £12.20
90th Percentile £52.45 £52.65 £52.30
England median hourly rate £21.00 £23.20 £22.84
% change year-on-year -9.46% +1.58% +4.99%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -27 10 £488 +5.41% 32
Cheshire -8 9 £378 -5.63% 20
Lancashire -8 5 £650 +91.18% 3
Merseyside - 1 £300 - 13
Mathematics
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 8 (32.00%) C#
3 7 (28.00%) C++
3 7 (28.00%) HTML
3 7 (28.00%) Git (software)
3 7 (28.00%) HTML5
3 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (28.00%) Degree
4 6 (24.00%) SQL
4 6 (24.00%) Python
4 6 (24.00%) Project Management
4 6 (24.00%) Workflow
4 6 (24.00%) Legal
4 6 (24.00%) 3D Graphics
4 6 (24.00%) Games
4 6 (24.00%) Analytics
4 6 (24.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (20.00%) CSS
5 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 5 (20.00%) Statistics
6 4 (16.00%) JIRA
6 4 (16.00%) Objective-C
6 4 (16.00%) Visualisation
6 4 (16.00%) Finance
6 4 (16.00%) Data Science
6 4 (16.00%) Machine Learning
7 3 (12.00%) Data Analytics
7 3 (12.00%) R

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 2 (8.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.00%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (4.00%) Fireworks
3 1 (4.00%) Photoshop
3 1 (4.00%) SPSS
3 1 (4.00%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Sage 200
1 1 (4.00%) Sage BI
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) GitHub
2 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.00%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (4.00%) SSH
1 1 (4.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (8.00%) Big Data
2 2 (8.00%) Data Mining
2 2 (8.00%) GIS
2 2 (8.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (8.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.00%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (4.00%) Apache Hive
3 1 (4.00%) BigQuery
3 1 (4.00%) Cloudera CDH
3 1 (4.00%) Firebird
3 1 (4.00%) HBase
3 1 (4.00%) Impala
3 1 (4.00%) MySQL
3 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.00%) SQLite
3 1 (4.00%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (16.00%) JIRA
3 1 (4.00%) Ant
3 1 (4.00%) Axure RP
3 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.00%) Gradle
3 1 (4.00%) Grunt
3 1 (4.00%) gulp
3 1 (4.00%) IntelliJ
3 1 (4.00%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (4.00%) Maven
3 1 (4.00%) Mocha
3 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (24.00%) Games
1 6 (24.00%) Legal
2 4 (16.00%) Finance
3 2 (8.00%) Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Back Office
4 1 (4.00%) Law
4 1 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (4.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (16.00%) Analyst
1 4 (16.00%) Data Scientist
2 3 (12.00%) C# Programmer
2 3 (12.00%) Developer
2 3 (12.00%) Programmer
2 3 (12.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Administrator
3 2 (8.00%) Data Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) GIS Technician
3 2 (8.00%) Junior
4 1 (4.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Artificial Intelligence Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Commercial Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Excel Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Junior Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Project Administrator
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Data Scientist
4 1 (4.00%) Senior UX Designer
4 1 (4.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) HTML
1 7 (28.00%) HTML5
2 6 (24.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 5 (20.00%) CSS
4 3 (12.00%) Natural Language Processing
5 2 (8.00%) .NET
5 2 (8.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (8.00%) JSON
5 2 (8.00%) Pandas
5 2 (8.00%) scikit-learn
5 2 (8.00%) XML
6 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
6 1 (4.00%) Ajax
6 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (4.00%) Guice
6 1 (4.00%) jQuery
6 1 (4.00%) LINQ
6 1 (4.00%) Middleware
6 1 (4.00%) RESTful
6 1 (4.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (24.00%) 3D Graphics
2 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (12.00%) Algorithms
4 2 (8.00%) Analytical Mindset
4 2 (8.00%) Data Structures
4 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (8.00%) Virtual Team
5 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (4.00%) Life Science
5 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (4.00%) NHS
5 1 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (4.00%) User Experience
5 1 (4.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (24.00%) Analytics
2 6 (24.00%) Project Management
2 6 (24.00%) Workflow
3 5 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (20.00%) Statistics
4 4 (16.00%) Data Science
4 4 (16.00%) Machine Learning
4 4 (16.00%) Visualisation
5 3 (12.00%) Artificial Intelligence
5 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (12.00%) Data Analytics
6 2 (8.00%) CAD
6 2 (8.00%) Data Extraction
6 2 (8.00%) Data Management
6 2 (8.00%) MVC
6 2 (8.00%) OO
6 2 (8.00%) Scrum
6 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) C#
2 7 (28.00%) C++
3 6 (24.00%) Python
3 6 (24.00%) SQL
4 4 (16.00%) Objective-C
5 3 (12.00%) R
6 2 (8.00%) Java
6 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.00%) C
7 1 (4.00%) MATLAB
7 1 (4.00%) Scala
7 1 (4.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (12.00%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (8.00%) PhD
4 1 (4.00%) CIMA
4 1 (4.00%) HNC
4 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Apache Flume
1 1 (4.00%) KVM
1 1 (4.00%) QEMU
1 1 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) Adobe
1 1 (4.00%) Hortonworks
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.00%) Sage
1 1 (4.00%) Sawtooth Software