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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mathematics (Maths)
England / South West
Rank 120 129 133
Rank change year-on-year +9 +4  
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 17 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.66% 0.38% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.47% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 12
Median daily rate £500 £400 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +39.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £350 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £505 £628
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £355
% change year-on-year +7.14% -1.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £15.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.61 £13.71
% change year-on-year -3.11% +43.03%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2099 2317 2454
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 81.55% 79.87% 78.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1371 1527 1585
Median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 137 84
Median hourly rate £39.00 £42.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +20.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £27.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Mathematics
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 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 3 months to 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Mathematics in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +8 9 £375 -22.07% 22
Gloucestershire +8 4 £500 +25.00% 6
Devon - 2 - - 3
Cornwall - 1 - - 1
Mathematics
England

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 31 (64.58%) Degree
2 25 (52.08%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (45.83%) Security Cleared
4 19 (39.58%) DV Cleared
5 18 (37.50%) Physics
6 17 (35.42%) Software Engineering
7 15 (31.25%) Requirements Management
7 15 (31.25%) C++
8 14 (29.17%) Hadoop
9 13 (27.08%) Big Data
9 13 (27.08%) Java
10 10 (20.83%) Python
10 10 (20.83%) C
10 10 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
11 9 (18.75%) Test Strategy
11 9 (18.75%) SAS
11 9 (18.75%) Validation
12 8 (16.67%) Change Management
12 8 (16.67%) Scrum
12 8 (16.67%) TOGAF
12 8 (16.67%) ITIL
12 8 (16.67%) UML
12 8 (16.67%) Amazon S3
12 8 (16.67%) Computer Science
12 8 (16.67%) MODAF
12 8 (16.67%) SysML
13 7 (14.58%) Predictive Analytics
13 7 (14.58%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 7 (14.58%) Analytics
14 6 (12.50%) CPLEX

Mathematics
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (18.75%) SAS
2 3 (6.25%) Apache Spark
2 3 (6.25%) Jupyter
3 1 (2.08%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (12.50%) CPLEX
2 2 (4.17%) Stata
3 1 (2.08%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (16.67%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.17%) Hadoop
2 13 (27.08%) Big Data
3 2 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.08%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.08%) CouchDB
4 1 (2.08%) MariaDB
4 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.08%) MySQL
4 1 (2.08%) Neo4j
4 1 (2.08%) QGIS
4 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (4.17%) Military
2 1 (2.08%) Avionics
2 1 (2.08%) Electronics
2 1 (2.08%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Games
2 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (27.08%) Developer
2 12 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (6.25%) Architect
3 3 (6.25%) Big Data Developer
3 3 (6.25%) Big Data Engineer
3 3 (6.25%) C++ Developer
3 3 (6.25%) Java Developer
3 3 (6.25%) Python Developer
4 2 (4.17%) Apache Spark Developer
4 2 (4.17%) AWS Developer
4 2 (4.17%) C# Developer
4 2 (4.17%) C# WPF Developer
4 2 (4.17%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (4.17%) C++/C# Developer
4 2 (4.17%) Cloud Developer
4 2 (4.17%) Data Scientist
4 2 (4.17%) Hadoop Developer
4 2 (4.17%) Software Engineer
4 2 (4.17%) WPF Developer
5 1 (2.08%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) Spring
2 2 (4.17%) WPF
3 1 (2.08%) COM+
3 1 (2.08%) DCOM
3 1 (2.08%) POSIX
3 1 (2.08%) PostGIS
3 1 (2.08%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 7 (14.58%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 5 (10.42%) Algorithms
3 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (8.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.08%) e-Health
5 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.17%) Linux
1 2 (4.17%) Windows
2 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (52.08%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (37.50%) Physics
3 17 (35.42%) Software Engineering
4 15 (31.25%) Requirements Management
5 9 (18.75%) Test Strategy
5 9 (18.75%) Validation
6 8 (16.67%) Change Management
6 8 (16.67%) ITIL
6 8 (16.67%) MODAF
6 8 (16.67%) Scrum
6 8 (16.67%) SysML
6 8 (16.67%) TOGAF
6 8 (16.67%) UML
7 7 (14.58%) Analytics
7 7 (14.58%) Predictive Analytics
8 6 (12.50%) Data Management
9 5 (10.42%) Business Analytics
9 5 (10.42%) Constraint Programming
10 4 (8.33%) Statistics
11 3 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.25%) C++
2 13 (27.08%) Java
3 10 (20.83%) C
3 10 (20.83%) Python
4 4 (8.33%) R
5 3 (6.25%) C#
5 3 (6.25%) SQL
5 3 (6.25%) VB
5 3 (6.25%) VB6
6 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.17%) MATLAB
6 2 (4.17%) Perl
6 2 (4.17%) Ruby
7 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.08%) Go
7 1 (2.08%) Haskell
7 1 (2.08%) Scala
7 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (64.58%) Degree
2 22 (45.83%) Security Cleared
3 19 (39.58%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.17%) Postgraduate
4 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.08%) BC Cleared
5 1 (2.08%) CISA
5 1 (2.08%) CISM
5 1 (2.08%) CISSP
5 1 (2.08%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.08%) Docker
1 1 (2.08%) Firmware
1 1 (2.08%) KVM
1 1 (2.08%) LXC
1 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.08%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (12.50%) ILOG
2 5 (10.42%) Cloudera
3 1 (2.08%) CA
3 1 (2.08%) HP
3 1 (2.08%) Mapbox
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.08%) VMware
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