Period
to 20 January 2018

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 20 January 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)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 99 71
Rank change year-on-year 0 -28 +8
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 6 5 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.50% 0.41% 2.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.47% 3.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 19
Oxfordshire median daily rate £400 £208 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +92.77% -50.60% +35.48%
10th Percentile £213 £112 £358
90th Percentile £531 £313 £430
South East median daily rate £400 £350 £364
% change year-on-year +14.29% -3.78% +1.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 8
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - £20.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -63.64% +50.68%
South East median hourly rate £38.50 £19.00 £48.75
% change year-on-year +102.63% -61.03% +178.57%

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 1,015 1,055 988
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 84.30% 85.98% 81.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 804 758 747
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +8.97% -2.50%
10th Percentile £291 £213 £217
90th Percentile £613 £571 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 37 40
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £20.50 £17.43 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.61% -36.62% +61.76%
10th Percentile £15.25 £11.80 £14.00
90th Percentile £77.50 £38.15 £76.25
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £24.09 £30.00
% change year-on-year +3.78% -19.70% +62.16%

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 20 January 2018.

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 20 January 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
Oxford -13 5 £400 +344.44% 21
Mathematics
South East

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Mathematics.

1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Physics
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (50.00%) Subversion
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (50.00%) Node.js
1 3 (50.00%) DevOps
1 3 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (33.33%) Statistics
2 2 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (33.33%) Data Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (33.33%) Data Management
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (33.33%) GDPR
3 1 (16.67%) Mathematical Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) R
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement

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 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (50.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Data Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Java Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Java Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Machine Learning Scientist
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 3 (50.00%) DevOps
1 3 (50.00%) Physics
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Data Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Data Management
2 2 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (33.33%) Statistics
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Machine Learning
3 1 (16.67%) Mathematical Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) R
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) GDPR
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft