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 3 months to 24 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.

Mathematics (Maths)
UK / Wales
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 - 54
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 1 0 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.15% - 2.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% - 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £355
% change year-on-year +14.28% -1.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £15.25 - £15.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.38 £13.71
% change year-on-year +16.03% +19.43%  

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 Wales with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 554 534 617
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 82.44% 81.78% 79.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 363 369
Median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £290 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 34 19
Median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +71.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £56.40 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £30.35
% change year-on-year -4.00% +23.55%  

Mathematics
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 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 3 months to 24 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
South Wales - 1 - - 5
Mathematics
UK

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 Wales region with a requirement for Mathematics.

1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (72.73%) Hadoop
1 8 (72.73%) Cloudera
2 7 (63.64%) Algorithms
2 7 (63.64%) Python
3 6 (54.55%) Jupyter
4 5 (45.45%) Big Data
5 4 (36.36%) Apache Spark
6 3 (27.27%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 2 (18.18%) Statistics
7 2 (18.18%) Degree
7 2 (18.18%) SAS
7 2 (18.18%) Oozie
7 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (18.18%) Postgraduate
7 2 (18.18%) R
7 2 (18.18%) Stata
8 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
8 1 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (9.09%) Software Delivery
8 1 (9.09%) HDFS
8 1 (9.09%) Time Series Analysis
8 1 (9.09%) C
8 1 (9.09%) Windows
8 1 (9.09%) Migration
8 1 (9.09%) QA
8 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
8 1 (9.09%) Data Cleansing

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 6 (54.55%) Jupyter
2 4 (36.36%) Apache Spark
3 2 (18.18%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Stata
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) Hadoop
2 5 (45.45%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Big Data Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Python Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Apache Spark Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Big Data Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Statistical Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Statistical Data Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Deployment Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Algorithms
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 2 (18.18%) Statistics
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Software Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Time Series Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Python
2 2 (18.18%) R
3 1 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
1 2 (18.18%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Oozie
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Cloudera