Period
to 15 September 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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 93 81 70
Rank change year-on-year -12 -11 +27
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 6 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.42% 1.04% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 1.20% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 14
Reading median daily rate £495 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.75% +10.34% -34.09%
10th Percentile £423 £331 £337
90th Percentile £580 £423 £423
Berkshire median daily rate £430 £351 £363
% change year-on-year +22.42% -3.10% -27.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Reading median hourly rate - - £55.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £32.50 - £44.00

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 1,234 1,248 1,048
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 86.66% 86.25% 83.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 701 695 571
Reading median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £300 £250 £263
90th Percentile £625 £575 £575
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 24 49
Reading median hourly rate £65.00 £21.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +202.33% +34.38% -24.99%
10th Percentile £20.00 £13.50 £11.15
90th Percentile £83.75 £58.00 £48.75
Berkshire median hourly rate £35.75 £21.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year +66.28% +38.71% -11.43%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mathematics in Reading over the 6 months to 15 September 2019.

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 15 September 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 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 5 (83.33%) Project Management
2 5 (83.33%) Azure
3 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 4 (66.67%) Test Strategy
3 4 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (66.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 4 (66.67%) System Integration Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
3 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Test Management
3 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
3 4 (66.67%) Migration
3 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 4 (66.67%) Windows 10
3 4 (66.67%) Decision-Making
4 3 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) Test Planning

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 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Spark
2 1 (16.67%) Jupyter
Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) Azure
2 1 (16.67%) Azure Machine Learning
2 1 (16.67%) PaaS
2 1 (16.67%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Geospatial Data
1 1 (16.67%) GIS
1 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
1 1 (16.67%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Test Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Data Scientist
2 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
2 1 (16.67%) OAT Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Security Test Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Data Scientist
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Manager
2 1 (16.67%) UAT Manager
2 1 (16.67%) UAT Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Keras
1 1 (16.67%) NumPy
1 1 (16.67%) Pandas
1 1 (16.67%) PySpark
1 1 (16.67%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (83.33%) Project Management
3 4 (66.67%) Decision-Making
3 4 (66.67%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 4 (66.67%) Migration
3 4 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 4 (66.67%) System Integration Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 4 (66.67%) Test Management
3 4 (66.67%) Test Strategy
3 4 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (33.33%) Analytics
5 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
5 2 (33.33%) Security Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Python
1 1 (16.67%) R
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 4 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Tableau