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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 67 68
Rank change year-on-year +21 +1  
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 11 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.88% 0.46% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.38% 0.57% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 0
Median daily rate £363 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.09% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £365 £344
% change year-on-year +4.79% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £21.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +47.61% +31.25%  

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 463 698 667
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 79.15% 80.23% 77.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 414 323
Median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.37% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £200 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 21 38
Median hourly rate £29.75 £19.61 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.70% -9.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £19.61 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £23.95 £40.39
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

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 23 June 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 23 June 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 15 (88.24%) Degree
2 11 (64.71%) SQL Server
3 8 (47.06%) Numerate Degree
4 7 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (41.18%) Economics
4 7 (41.18%) Credit Risk
5 6 (35.29%) Test Scripting
5 6 (35.29%) Retail Banking
5 6 (35.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (35.29%) Risk Management
5 6 (35.29%) Finance
5 6 (35.29%) Banking
5 6 (35.29%) Retail
5 6 (35.29%) Project Management
5 6 (35.29%) Basel II
5 6 (35.29%) MS Visio
5 6 (35.29%) Data Modelling
5 6 (35.29%) SAS
5 6 (35.29%) Credit Risk Modelling
5 6 (35.29%) IFRS
5 6 (35.29%) IFRS 9
6 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
6 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET
6 5 (29.41%) C#
6 5 (29.41%) SQL
6 5 (29.41%) .NET
7 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
7 4 (23.53%) C
7 4 (23.53%) HNC

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 6 (35.29%) SAS
2 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
3 3 (17.65%) Apache Spark
4 1 (5.88%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (35.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (35.29%) MS Visio
3 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (64.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) Big Data
2 2 (11.76%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.88%) GIS
3 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (35.29%) Banking
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
1 6 (35.29%) Retail
1 6 (35.29%) Retail Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Automotive
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Analyst
2 7 (41.18%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) Test Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Credit Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Credit Risk Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Risk Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Applications Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Big Data Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Big Data Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Data Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Hadoop Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Java Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Junior
5 1 (5.88%) Junior Data Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Machine Learning Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) .NET
1 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) HTML5
2 1 (5.88%) scikit-learn
2 1 (5.88%) TensorFlow
2 1 (5.88%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (41.18%) Credit Risk
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Economics
2 6 (35.29%) Credit Risk Modelling
2 6 (35.29%) Data Modelling
2 6 (35.29%) Project Management
2 6 (35.29%) Risk Management
2 6 (35.29%) Test Scripting
3 4 (23.53%) CRM
3 4 (23.53%) Line Management
3 4 (23.53%) MVC
3 4 (23.53%) Quality Management
4 2 (11.76%) Analytics
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) Data Engineering
5 1 (5.88%) Deep Learning
5 1 (5.88%) Functional Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Machine Learning
5 1 (5.88%) Open Source
5 1 (5.88%) Scrum
5 1 (5.88%) Statistics
5 1 (5.88%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) C#
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) C
2 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
3 3 (17.65%) Java
4 2 (11.76%) C++
4 2 (11.76%) Python
5 1 (5.88%) R
5 1 (5.88%) Scala
5 1 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (88.24%) Degree
2 8 (47.06%) Numerate Degree
3 4 (23.53%) HNC
3 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (5.88%) PhD
4 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) Basel II
1 6 (35.29%) IFRS
1 6 (35.29%) IFRS 9
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) HP
2 4 (23.53%) Serena