Period
to 25 March 2019

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 6 months to 25 March 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)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
25 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 96 90 88
Rank change year-on-year -6 -2 +14
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 4 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.27% 0.32% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.37% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 5
Reading median daily rate £475 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.03% +3.57% -27.08%
10th Percentile £463 £344 £182
90th Percentile £513 £381 £413
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £450 £325
% change year-on-year +5.56% +38.46% +6.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Reading median hourly rate £45.00 - £50.50
10th Percentile £42.50 - £44.85
90th Percentile £47.50 - £56.55
Berkshire median hourly rate £45.00 - £50.50

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 Reading with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,267 1,074 1,171
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 86.43% 84.63% 82.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 739 654 574
Reading median daily rate £463 £414 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.78% +0.30% +3.13%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £225
90th Percentile £619 £588 £550
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 25 47
Reading median hourly rate £43.75 £15.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +191.67% -16.67% -41.75%
10th Percentile £16.25 £11.25 £13.00
90th Percentile £55.88 £49.50 £56.39
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year +29.63% -12.90% -28.07%

Mathematics
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

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 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 25 March 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 Reading region with a requirement for Mathematics.

1 4 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Physics
3 2 (50.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (50.00%) SDLC
3 2 (50.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 2 (50.00%) Machine Learning
3 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (50.00%) Marketing
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) MVVM
3 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (50.00%) SOLID
3 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (50.00%) WCF
3 2 (50.00%) WPF
3 2 (50.00%) Silverlight
3 2 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (50.00%) UML
3 2 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) PhD
3 2 (50.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (50.00%) Electronics
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (50.00%) Marketing
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (50.00%) C# WPF Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) WPF Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Data Scientist
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (50.00%) Entity Framework
1 2 (50.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
1 2 (50.00%) Silverlight
1 2 (50.00%) WCF
1 2 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (25.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (25.00%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (25.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (25.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (25.00%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (75.00%) Physics
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (50.00%) Machine Learning
3 2 (50.00%) MVVM
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (50.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (50.00%) SDLC
3 2 (50.00%) SOLID
3 2 (50.00%) UML
3 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Data Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Data Munging
4 1 (25.00%) Data Science
4 1 (25.00%) DevOps
4 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) XAML
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) PhD
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) SAP