Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Mathematica skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mathematica over the 6 months to 17 January 2018 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.

Wolfram Mathematica
UK
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 895 860 868
Rank change year-on-year -35 +8 -20
Contract jobs citing Mathematica 1 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% 0.005% 0.004%
As % of the Applications category 0.011% 0.057% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
UK median daily rate - £550 £613
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.20% +85.61%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
UK median hourly rate £80.00 - £18.75
10th Percentile £75.00 - £15.18
90th Percentile £85.00 - £22.93
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £18.75

Mathematica is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 8,807 8,848 10,785
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.78% 9.09% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,415 5,200 6,316
UK median daily rate £350 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.45% -1.43% +6.06%
10th Percentile £140 £145 £154
90th Percentile £560 £525 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.08% - +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 723 906 1,013
UK median hourly rate £15.50 £15.75 £15.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.56% +4.55% +0.40%
10th Percentile £10.17 £10.00 £9.49
90th Percentile £35.00 £40.00 £38.36
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.86 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -0.95% - -

Mathematica
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Mathematica as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Mathematica in the UK

Mathematica
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mathematica in the UK

Mathematica
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mathematica in the UK

Mathematica
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mathematica within the UK over the 6 months to 17 January 2018. 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
England -6 1 - -
London -24 1 - -

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Mathematica also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Mathematica.

1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) PhD
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Econometrics
1 1 (100.00%) Derivative
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Physics
1 1 (100.00%) Stochastic Calculus
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Quantitative Finance

Mathematica
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Qualitative Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Quantitative Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Econometrics
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Physics
1 1 (100.00%) Quantitative Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Stochastic Calculus
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) PhD