The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for Mathematics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mathematics over the 3 months to 28 June 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)
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 34 40
Rank change year-on-year -12 +6  
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 2 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.63% 3.96% 2.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 4.98% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 5
Median daily rate £295 £265 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.32% -17.18%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +2.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £21.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +47.61% +27.27%  

Mathematics is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 271 241 288
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 84.69% 79.54% 84.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 178 236
Median daily rate £475 £420 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.09% +4.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 7
Median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.12% -41.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.77 £13.80 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +21.92% -5.00%  

Mathematics
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford citing Mathematics as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Mathematics in Oxford

Mathematics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mathematics in Oxford

Mathematics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mathematics in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Mathematics.

1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Django
2 1 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) Data Transformation
2 1 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (50.00%) Flask
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) API Development
2 1 (50.00%) API Design
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management

Mathematics
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Graduate
2 1 (50.00%) Graduate Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Django
1 1 (50.00%) Flask
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) API Design
1 1 (50.00%) API Development
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Data Transformation
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Docker