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 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)
England / South West
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 120 128
Rank change year-on-year +2 +8  
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 17 20 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.63% 0.68% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.86% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 9
Median daily rate £380 £500 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.00% +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £329 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £850 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £370 £350
% change year-on-year +3.37% +5.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £48.50 £32.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.23% +150.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £21.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +47.61% +27.27%  

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 2224 2327 2452
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 81.92% 78.83% 78.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1419 1538 1664
Median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £288 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £588 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 107 111
Median hourly rate £43.50 £35.50 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.53% -2.47%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £21.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 June 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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 June 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 -1 7 £400 - 22
Wiltshire +8 6 £170 -80.00% 5
Devon -6 2 £479 +41.85% 1
Gloucestershire +3 1 £324 -50.15% 2
Mathematics
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 South West region with a requirement for Mathematics.

1 18 (52.94%) Degree
2 16 (47.06%) C++
3 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (32.35%) Software Engineering
5 10 (29.41%) Physics
5 10 (29.41%) Java
5 10 (29.41%) C
6 9 (26.47%) Python
6 9 (26.47%) Hadoop
7 8 (23.53%) Big Data
8 7 (20.59%) Amazon AWS
8 7 (20.59%) Computer Science
9 6 (17.65%) Requirements Management
9 6 (17.65%) Computer Science Degree
10 5 (14.71%) Algorithms
10 5 (14.71%) UML
10 5 (14.71%) C#
10 5 (14.71%) VB
10 5 (14.71%) Security Cleared
10 5 (14.71%) Cloudera
11 4 (11.76%) Test Strategy
11 4 (11.76%) DV Cleared
11 4 (11.76%) Amazon S3
11 4 (11.76%) Rational DOORS
11 4 (11.76%) MODAF
11 4 (11.76%) SysML
11 4 (11.76%) Asset Management
11 4 (11.76%) VB6
11 4 (11.76%) Data Management
11 4 (11.76%) TOGAF

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.82%) Jupyter
2 2 (5.88%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.94%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.94%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Simulink
2 1 (2.94%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.59%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (11.76%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) PPP
2 1 (2.94%) DHCP
2 1 (2.94%) Modbus
2 1 (2.94%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (2.94%) SMS
2 1 (2.94%) SNMP
2 1 (2.94%) UTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) Hadoop
2 8 (23.53%) Big Data
3 2 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.94%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.94%) CouchDB
4 1 (2.94%) MariaDB
4 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.94%) MS Access
4 1 (2.94%) MySQL
4 1 (2.94%) Neo4j
4 1 (2.94%) QGIS
4 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.94%) JUnit
3 1 (2.94%) Maven
3 1 (2.94%) NuGet
3 1 (2.94%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (5.88%) Electronics
1 2 (5.88%) Military
2 1 (2.94%) Banking
2 1 (2.94%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (41.18%) Developer
2 6 (17.65%) Software Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) C# Developer
3 4 (11.76%) C++ Developer
3 4 (11.76%) C++/C# Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Big Data Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Big Data Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) C# WPF Developer
4 3 (8.82%) C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Python Developer
4 3 (8.82%) WPF Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Apache Spark Developer
5 2 (5.88%) AWS Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Cloud Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Hadoop Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) VB Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) PySpark
1 3 (8.82%) WPF
2 2 (5.88%) Spring
3 1 (2.94%) .NET
3 1 (2.94%) COM+
3 1 (2.94%) DCOM
3 1 (2.94%) POSIX
3 1 (2.94%) PostGIS
3 1 (2.94%) Spring Boot
3 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Computer Science
2 5 (14.71%) Algorithms
3 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (2.94%) ASIC
4 1 (2.94%) CESG
4 1 (2.94%) Cloud Native
4 1 (2.94%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.94%) e-Health
4 1 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (32.35%) Software Engineering
3 10 (29.41%) Physics
4 6 (17.65%) Requirements Management
5 5 (14.71%) UML
6 4 (11.76%) Asset Management
6 4 (11.76%) Change Management
6 4 (11.76%) Configuration Management
6 4 (11.76%) Data Management
6 4 (11.76%) ITIL
6 4 (11.76%) MODAF
6 4 (11.76%) SysML
6 4 (11.76%) Test Strategy
6 4 (11.76%) TOGAF
6 4 (11.76%) Validation
7 3 (8.82%) Integration Testing
7 3 (8.82%) Multithreading
7 3 (8.82%) OO
7 3 (8.82%) Scrum
7 3 (8.82%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 16 (47.06%) C++
2 10 (29.41%) C
2 10 (29.41%) Java
3 9 (26.47%) Python
4 5 (14.71%) C#
4 5 (14.71%) VB
5 4 (11.76%) VB6
6 3 (8.82%) MATLAB
7 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
7 2 (5.88%) R
8 1 (2.94%) Go
8 1 (2.94%) Haskell
8 1 (2.94%) Perl
8 1 (2.94%) Ruby
8 1 (2.94%) Scala
8 1 (2.94%) SQL
8 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.94%) VBA
8 1 (2.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (52.94%) Degree
2 6 (17.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (14.71%) Security Cleared
4 4 (11.76%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.94%) CISA
5 1 (2.94%) CISM
5 1 (2.94%) CISSP
5 1 (2.94%) GSEC
5 1 (2.94%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (2.94%) Postgraduate
5 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) ISO 14001
1 4 (11.76%) ISO 9001
1 4 (11.76%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.94%) Docker
1 1 (2.94%) Firmware
1 1 (2.94%) KVM
1 1 (2.94%) LXC
1 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.94%) Xen
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Cloudera
2 1 (2.94%) Huawei
2 1 (2.94%) IBM
2 1 (2.94%) Mapbox
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) Nokia
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle
2 1 (2.94%) VMware