Period
to 14 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 14 December 2019 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)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
14 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 38 52 98
Rank change year-on-year +14 +46 0
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 17 35 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.95% 3.18% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.76% 3.63% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 5
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £270 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +66.67% -32.50% +92.77%
10th Percentile £328 £158 £213
90th Percentile £663 £414 £443
South East median daily rate £450 £500 £390
% change year-on-year -10.00% +28.21% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £59.33 £22.93 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +158.74% - -
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year -11.11% +16.88% +71.11%

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 452 963 1,029
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 78.47% 87.47% 85.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 704 812
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% - +4.05%
10th Percentile £163 £300 £300
90th Percentile £590 £575 £600
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 35 17
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.80% -13.04% +26.03%
10th Percentile £17.40 £13.75 £13.98
90th Percentile £107.65 £49.00 £77.50
South East median hourly rate £26.69 £25.00 £23.14
% change year-on-year +6.75% +8.04% -2.57%

Mathematics
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings citing Mathematics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Mathematics in Oxfordshire

Mathematics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mathematics in Oxfordshire

Mathematics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mathematics in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 14 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mathematics in Oxfordshire

Mathematics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mathematics in Oxfordshire

Mathematics
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mathematics within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 14 December 2019. 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
Oxford +22 5 £450 +66.67% 15
Abingdon -9 2 - - 6
Bicester - 1 £160 - 4
Mathematics
South East

For the 6 months to 14 December 2019, 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Mathematics.

1 10 (58.82%) Degree
2 9 (52.94%) Computer Science
2 9 (52.94%) Python
3 8 (47.06%) Software Engineering
3 8 (47.06%) Algorithms
4 6 (35.29%) Data Science
5 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (29.41%) Physics
5 5 (29.41%) Data Analysis
5 5 (29.41%) Big Data
6 4 (23.53%) Machine Learning
6 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
6 4 (23.53%) PhD
6 4 (23.53%) .NET
7 3 (17.65%) Web Services
7 3 (17.65%) C++
7 3 (17.65%) Linux
7 3 (17.65%) Web Development
7 3 (17.65%) Statistics
7 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
7 3 (17.65%) Image Processing
7 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (17.65%) Visualisation
7 3 (17.65%) Azure
7 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (17.65%) Deep Learning
7 3 (17.65%) .NET Core
7 3 (17.65%) DevOps
7 3 (17.65%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (11.76%) Functional Programming

Mathematics
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Azure
2 2 (11.76%) GitHub
3 1 (5.88%) GCP
3 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
1 1 (5.88%) Intranet
1 1 (5.88%) LAN
1 1 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (5.88%) SSL
1 1 (5.88%) Symposium
1 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
2 3 (17.65%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.88%) Cypress.io
3 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.88%) GitLab
3 1 (5.88%) Jasmine
3 1 (5.88%) Mocha
3 1 (5.88%) Selenium
3 1 (5.88%) SpecFlow
3 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
3 1 (5.88%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (5.88%) Back Office
1 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Data Scientist
2 4 (23.53%) Python Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Software Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) .NET Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Data Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Python Web Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Research Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Web Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) IT Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) IT Support
4 1 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Scientific Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Software Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
2 3 (17.65%) .NET Core
2 3 (17.65%) Web Services
3 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
3 2 (11.76%) REST
3 2 (11.76%) RESTful
4 1 (5.88%) HTML
4 1 (5.88%) Java RMI
4 1 (5.88%) JMS
4 1 (5.88%) Keras
4 1 (5.88%) Middleware
4 1 (5.88%) OpenMP
4 1 (5.88%) scikit-learn
4 1 (5.88%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.88%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.88%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (5.88%) Life Science
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Thin Client
2 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Computer Science
2 8 (47.06%) Software Engineering
3 6 (35.29%) Data Science
4 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (29.41%) Data Analysis
4 5 (29.41%) Physics
5 4 (23.53%) Machine Learning
6 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (17.65%) Deep Learning
6 3 (17.65%) DevOps
6 3 (17.65%) Image Processing
6 3 (17.65%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (17.65%) Statistics
6 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
6 3 (17.65%) Visualisation
6 3 (17.65%) Web Development
7 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
7 2 (11.76%) Functional Programming
7 2 (11.76%) Informatics
7 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) Python
2 3 (17.65%) C++
3 2 (11.76%) C#
3 2 (11.76%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) Fortran
4 1 (5.88%) Go
4 1 (5.88%) MATLAB
4 1 (5.88%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (58.82%) Degree
2 4 (23.53%) PhD
3 2 (11.76%) Master's Degree
3 2 (11.76%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (5.88%) CCNA
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (5.88%) MCP
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Docker
1 1 (5.88%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Kubernetes
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
1 1 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) BT
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco
2 1 (5.88%) Google