Period
to 24 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for Mathematics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mathematics over the 6 months to 24 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.

Mathematics (Maths)
UK > Wales
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 93 104
Rank change year-on-year -5 +11 0
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 3 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.23% 1.17% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 1.38% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 18 1
Wales median daily rate £155 £513 £208
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -69.76% +146.99% -48.13%
10th Percentile £146 £162 £204
90th Percentile £163 £556 £211
UK median daily rate £525 £465 £450
% change year-on-year +12.90% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Wales median hourly rate - - £14.13
UK median hourly rate £19.34 £15.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year +26.82% -12.86% +14.75%

Mathematics is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,086 1,229 1,144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 83.86% 84.70% 82.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 726 896 857
Wales median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -
10th Percentile £210 £187 £235
90th Percentile £569 £550 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 48 48
Wales median hourly rate £35.50 £18.00 £15.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +97.22% +19.01% -0.82%
10th Percentile £13.25 £11.45 £10.46
90th Percentile £77.50 £60.38 £51.96
UK median hourly rate £23.38 £24.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year -4.59% +2.08% +20.00%

Mathematics
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Mathematics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Mathematics in Wales

Mathematics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mathematics in Wales

Mathematics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mathematics in Wales

Mathematics
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mathematics within the Wales region over the 6 months to 24 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
South Wales -10 3 £155 -69.76% 7
Mathematics
UK

For the 6 months to 24 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Mathematics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Mathematics.

1 3 (100.00%) Statistics
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) R
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Numerate Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Cloudera
2 2 (66.67%) Visualisation
2 2 (66.67%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) SAS
3 1 (33.33%) Stata
3 1 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (33.33%) Time Series Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Big Data

Mathematics
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 1 (33.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Stata
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Graduate
1 1 (33.33%) Graduate Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Statistical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Statistics
2 2 (66.67%) Visualisation
3 1 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (33.33%) Time Series Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) R
2 2 (66.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Numerate Degree
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cloudera