Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 24 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)
England > South West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 167 162 168
Rank change year-on-year -5 +6 +4
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 39 42 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.69% 0.74% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 0.92% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 18 33
South West median daily rate £310 £410 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.39% +5.13% +0.65%
10th Percentile £175 £276 £325
90th Percentile £524 £540 £475
England median daily rate £550 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +22.22% - -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 6
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.45% +165.38% -
10th Percentile £17.80 £14.13 £12.09
90th Percentile £47.70 £46.67 £16.38
England median hourly rate £19.34 £20.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -5.66% +17.14% +12.00%

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 the South West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4600 4555 5222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 81.17% 80.08% 79.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2904 3079 3534
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £256 £238 £255
90th Percentile £559 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 267 261
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -19.23% +41.82%
10th Percentile £12.34 £12.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £49.19
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

Mathematics
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Mathematics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Mathematics in the South West

Mathematics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mathematics in the South West

Mathematics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mathematics in the South West over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mathematics in the South West

Mathematics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mathematics in the South West

Mathematics
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mathematics in the South West over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Mathematics in the South West

Mathematics
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mathematics within the South West region over the 6 months to 24 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
Bristol -6 17 £270 -16.92% 10
Devon +7 8 £463 - 2
Wiltshire -2 5 £395 -1.25% 2
Gloucestershire +6 2 £240 -52.00% 3
Mathematics
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 South West region with a requirement for Mathematics.

1 22 (56.41%) Degree
2 17 (43.59%) Computer Science
3 13 (33.33%) C++
4 12 (30.77%) Software Engineering
5 9 (23.08%) C#
5 9 (23.08%) .NET
5 9 (23.08%) Algorithms
5 9 (23.08%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (20.51%) Python
6 8 (20.51%) Finance
7 7 (17.95%) Electronics
8 6 (15.38%) Validation
8 6 (15.38%) C
8 6 (15.38%) Multithreading
8 6 (15.38%) Numerate Degree
9 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (12.82%) SQL
9 5 (12.82%) Banking
10 4 (10.26%) Data Modelling
10 4 (10.26%) VBA
10 4 (10.26%) Java
10 4 (10.26%) Windows
10 4 (10.26%) Blue Prism
10 4 (10.26%) Robotic Process Automation
10 4 (10.26%) Statistics
11 3 (7.69%) Integration Testing
11 3 (7.69%) Test Automation
11 3 (7.69%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 3 (7.69%) Rational DOORS
11 3 (7.69%) Structured Programming

Mathematics
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Simulink
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) PPP
2 1 (2.56%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Rational DOORS
1 3 (7.69%) Subversion
2 2 (5.13%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.56%) JUnit
3 1 (2.56%) Maven
3 1 (2.56%) NuGet
3 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (20.51%) Finance
2 7 (17.95%) Electronics
3 5 (12.82%) Banking
4 3 (7.69%) Military
5 1 (2.56%) Games
5 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (28.21%) Software Engineer
2 10 (25.64%) Developer
3 6 (15.38%) C++ Software Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) Senior Software Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Data Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Data Scientist
6 3 (7.69%) Test Leader
7 2 (5.13%) Architect
7 2 (5.13%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.13%) C++ Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) Software Performance Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Test Consultant
8 1 (2.56%) .NET Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Data Architect
8 1 (2.56%) Deployment Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Games Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.08%) .NET
2 3 (7.69%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (2.56%) Spring
3 1 (2.56%) Spring Boot
3 1 (2.56%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 17 (43.59%) Computer Science
2 9 (23.08%) Algorithms
3 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.69%) Data Structures
5 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.13%) Taxonomies
6 1 (2.56%) Cloud Native
6 1 (2.56%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (2.56%) Reference Data
6 1 (2.56%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Windows
2 3 (7.69%) Unix
3 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) Software Engineering
2 6 (15.38%) Multithreading
2 6 (15.38%) Validation
3 4 (10.26%) Data Modelling
3 4 (10.26%) Robotic Process Automation
3 4 (10.26%) Statistics
4 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (7.69%) Analytics
4 3 (7.69%) Asset Management
4 3 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 3 (7.69%) Integration Testing
4 3 (7.69%) Mathematical Modelling
4 3 (7.69%) OO
4 3 (7.69%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (7.69%) OOD
4 3 (7.69%) Physics
4 3 (7.69%) Prototyping
4 3 (7.69%) SDLC
4 3 (7.69%) Structured Programming
4 3 (7.69%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (33.33%) C++
2 9 (23.08%) C#
3 8 (20.51%) Python
4 6 (15.38%) C
5 5 (12.82%) SQL
6 4 (10.26%) Java
6 4 (10.26%) VBA
7 3 (7.69%) MATLAB
7 3 (7.69%) Perl
7 3 (7.69%) R
Qualifications
1 22 (56.41%) Degree
2 9 (23.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (15.38%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (2.56%) Postgraduate
4 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) ISO 14001
1 2 (5.13%) ISO 9001
1 2 (5.13%) NEBOSH
1 2 (5.13%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (10.26%) Blue Prism
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.56%) Citrix