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 3 months to 30 April 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.

Wolfram Mathematica
UK
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 599 657 -
Rank change year-on-year +58 -  
Contract jobs citing Mathematica 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.002% -
As % of the Applications category 0.025% 0.019% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Contract Software Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 4055 5167 6169
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.75% 9.24% 11.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2313 3128 3390
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £165 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +1.53% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 376 433 592
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +3.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.50 £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £16.10 £15.00
% change year-on-year +0.93% +7.33%  

Mathematica
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Mathematica as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

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 3 months to 30 April 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
England +55 1 - -
London +28 1 - -

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, 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 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) Informatica
2 3 (75.00%) MicroStrategy
2 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (75.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (50.00%) ETL
3 2 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) C++
3 2 (50.00%) MATLAB
3 2 (50.00%) Control-M
3 2 (50.00%) German Language
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Optimisation
3 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Vision
4 1 (25.00%) Web Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) Marketing
4 1 (25.00%) Credit Risk
4 1 (25.00%) R
4 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning
4 1 (25.00%) Big Data
4 1 (25.00%) Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) German Language
3 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) ETL Specialist
1 2 (50.00%) Informatica Specialist
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Informatica Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Scientist
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Vision Scientist
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Data Scientist
2 1 (25.00%) Informatica Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning Scientist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (50.00%) ETL
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Optimisation
4 1 (25.00%) Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Vision
4 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning
4 1 (25.00%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) MATLAB
2 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) R
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Informatica
1 3 (75.00%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle