Period
to 22 July 2017

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 22 July 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
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 843 882 885
Rank change year-on-year +39 +3 -38
Contract jobs citing Mathematica 2 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.005% 0.004%
As % of the Applications category 0.024% 0.049% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
UK median daily rate - - £600
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK 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 8421 10170 12238
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.78% 9.24% 10.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 4895 6082 6861
UK median daily rate £350 £340 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +0.74% +3.85%
10th Percentile £150 £151 £150
90th Percentile £544 £525 £531
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +1.54% - +4.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 737 867 1185
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £38.75 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% +13.79% -3.33%

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
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 22 July 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
England +55 2 - -
London +4 2 - -

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Informatica
2 1 (50.00%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (50.00%) Control-M
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Web Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) German Language
2 1 (50.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (50.00%) R
2 1 (50.00%) Machine Learning
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Optimisation
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Vision
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) ETL

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