Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 23 November 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)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 156 175
Rank change year-on-year +21 +19 -10
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 52 30 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.03% 0.69% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 0.83% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 15 8
Scotland median daily rate £353 £260 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.58% -25.71% +16.67%
10th Percentile £233 £213 £207
90th Percentile £528 £425 £466
UK median daily rate £525 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +16.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Scotland median hourly rate £13.00 - £15.88
UK median hourly rate £19.34 £20.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year -5.66% +18.84% +13.11%

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 Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4247 3622 5073
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 84.22% 83.57% 82.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2423 2125 2649
Scotland median daily rate £390 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% -
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £538 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 87 102
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -16.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.67 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.00 £43.00 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £23.89 £22.50
% change year-on-year -0.58% +6.17% +18.42%

Mathematics
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Mathematics in Scotland

Mathematics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mathematics in Scotland

Mathematics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mathematics in Scotland over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mathematics in Scotland

Mathematics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mathematics in Scotland

Mathematics
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mathematics within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Edinburgh +9 22 £385 - 8
Glasgow +2 20 £419 +1.52% 3
Dundee -4 4 £240 -7.69% 1
Fife - 1 - -
Mathematics
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Mathematics.

1 24 (46.15%) Degree
2 19 (36.54%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (34.62%) Analytics
4 17 (32.69%) Computer Science
4 17 (32.69%) Java
5 16 (30.77%) Data Analysis
6 14 (26.92%) Splunk
6 14 (26.92%) C++
6 14 (26.92%) SQL
7 13 (25.00%) Finance
8 12 (23.08%) Python
9 10 (19.23%) Data Mining
9 10 (19.23%) Big Data
10 9 (17.31%) Machine Learning
10 9 (17.31%) Hadoop
10 9 (17.31%) Cybersecurity
10 9 (17.31%) Data Structures
10 9 (17.31%) Algorithms
10 9 (17.31%) Numerate Degree
11 8 (15.38%) Computer Security
11 8 (15.38%) Statistics
11 8 (15.38%) C#
12 7 (13.46%) OO
12 7 (13.46%) RDBMS
12 7 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (13.46%) Banking
12 7 (13.46%) Android
12 7 (13.46%) Visualisation
12 7 (13.46%) Apple iOS
12 7 (13.46%) Data Acquisition

Mathematics
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 5 (9.62%) SAS
2 1 (1.92%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Adobe Premiere
1 2 (3.85%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Azure Data Factory
1 1 (1.92%) iTunes
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.23%) Big Data
1 10 (19.23%) Data Mining
2 9 (17.31%) Hadoop
3 7 (13.46%) RDBMS
3 7 (13.46%) Relational Database
4 6 (11.54%) Spatial Data
5 5 (9.62%) DB2
5 5 (9.62%) SQLite
6 2 (3.85%) QlikView
6 2 (3.85%) Spotfire
7 1 (1.92%) Data Lake
7 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.92%) Power BI
7 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (9.62%) JUnit
General
1 13 (25.00%) Finance
2 7 (13.46%) Banking
3 4 (7.69%) Games
4 2 (3.85%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.92%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (63.46%) Developer
2 9 (17.31%) Analytics Developer
3 8 (15.38%) Analyst
4 7 (13.46%) Java Developer
5 5 (9.62%) Data Scientist
5 5 (9.62%) Software Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Java Scala Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Scala Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Applications Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Business Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Data Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Mobile Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Regulatory Business Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Regulatory Reporting Business Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Report Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Designer
8 2 (3.85%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (3.85%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.62%) J2SE
1 5 (9.62%) Spring
2 4 (7.69%) CSS
2 4 (7.69%) HTML
3 2 (3.85%) REST
3 2 (3.85%) Swagger
3 2 (3.85%) Web Services
4 1 (1.92%) .NET
4 1 (1.92%) Flash
4 1 (1.92%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.92%) Java ME
4 1 (1.92%) OpenGL
4 1 (1.92%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 19 (36.54%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (32.69%) Computer Science
3 9 (17.31%) Algorithms
3 9 (17.31%) Data Structures
4 6 (11.54%) Cyberthreat
5 4 (7.69%) Mobile App
6 3 (5.77%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (3.85%) Derivative
7 2 (3.85%) User Experience
8 1 (1.92%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (1.92%) iPad
8 1 (1.92%) iPhone
8 1 (1.92%) PlayStation
8 1 (1.92%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.46%) Android
1 7 (13.46%) Apple iOS
2 3 (5.77%) Unix
3 2 (3.85%) Linux
4 1 (1.92%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.92%) Windows
4 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (34.62%) Analytics
2 16 (30.77%) Data Analysis
3 9 (17.31%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (17.31%) Machine Learning
4 8 (15.38%) Computer Security
4 8 (15.38%) Statistics
5 7 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (13.46%) Data Acquisition
5 7 (13.46%) OO
5 7 (13.46%) Visualisation
6 6 (11.54%) Informatics
6 6 (11.54%) Physics
7 5 (9.62%) Data Cleansing
7 5 (9.62%) Incident Management
7 5 (9.62%) Predictive Analytics
7 5 (9.62%) Software Engineering
7 5 (9.62%) Statistical Modelling
7 5 (9.62%) Translating Business Requirements
8 4 (7.69%) Applied Mathematics
8 4 (7.69%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 17 (32.69%) Java
2 14 (26.92%) C++
2 14 (26.92%) SQL
3 12 (23.08%) Python
4 8 (15.38%) C#
5 6 (11.54%) JavaScript
6 5 (9.62%) Perl
6 5 (9.62%) R
7 4 (7.69%) Scala
8 3 (5.77%) MATLAB
9 2 (3.85%) Objective-C
9 2 (3.85%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.92%) ActionScript
10 1 (1.92%) ActionScript 3.0
10 1 (1.92%) C
10 1 (1.92%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (46.15%) Degree
2 9 (17.31%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (3.85%) PhD
4 1 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) Dodd-Frank
1 3 (5.77%) EMIR
1 3 (5.77%) MiFID
Vendors
1 14 (26.92%) Splunk
2 7 (13.46%) Cloudera
3 3 (5.77%) Oracle
4 2 (3.85%) Sybase
4 2 (3.85%) Tableau
5 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.92%) Xamarin