The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 29 March 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)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 68 73
Rank change year-on-year +15 +5  
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 6 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.91% 0.39% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 0.51% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Median daily rate £325 £480 £409
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.29% +17.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £480 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £480 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £355
% change year-on-year - +5.63%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £18.56 £13.71
% change year-on-year +50.90% +35.33%  

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 Reading with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 525 789 724
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 79.79% 77.66% 71.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 425 404
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 13
Median hourly rate £17.59 £38.75 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.60% +43.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.35 £18.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.33 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Mathematics
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

Mathematics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mathematics in Reading

Mathematics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mathematics in Reading over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mathematics in Reading

Mathematics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mathematics in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Reading region with a requirement for Mathematics.

1 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) C
2 3 (42.86%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
2 3 (42.86%) HNC
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Internet
3 2 (28.57%) Serena
3 2 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) CRM
3 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (28.57%) MS Office
3 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
3 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (28.57%) Line Management
3 2 (28.57%) Quality Management
3 2 (28.57%) MVC
4 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 1 (14.29%) Physics
4 1 (14.29%) WCF
4 1 (14.29%) Credit Risk
4 1 (14.29%) Network Security
4 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared

Mathematics
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security
2 1 (14.29%) VLAN
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Big Data
2 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Big Data Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Data Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Hadoop Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Junior
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Data Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
1 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) HTML5
2 1 (14.29%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Credit Risk
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) CRM
1 2 (28.57%) Line Management
1 2 (28.57%) MVC
1 2 (28.57%) Quality Management
2 1 (14.29%) Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) ERP
2 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Network Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) OO
2 1 (14.29%) OOD
2 1 (14.29%) Physics
2 1 (14.29%) Web Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C
1 3 (42.86%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) HNC
2 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) Serena
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper
3 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds