Period
to 22 July 2017

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 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.

Mathematics (Maths)
UK > Wales
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 93 88
Rank change year-on-year +2 -5 0
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 4 3 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.30% 0.25% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.30% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 5
Wales median daily rate £410 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.81% -3.13% -20.00%
10th Percentile £398 £354 £320
90th Percentile £423 £421 £480
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -7.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Wales median hourly rate £15.25 - £16.38
10th Percentile £14.13 - £12.06
90th Percentile £16.38 - £17.50
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +71.43% +9.38% -8.57%

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 1119 991 1306
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 84.52% 81.16% 80.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 787 679 845
Wales median daily rate £380 £375 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% +5.34% -5.07%
10th Percentile £183 £229 £225
90th Percentile £538 £525 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 56 47
Wales median hourly rate £25.00 £17.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.93% +18.97% -29.27%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.13 £10.40
90th Percentile £77.50 £69.50 £33.75
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.91
% change year-on-year - +14.10% +5.59%

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 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
South Wales +8 2 £410 +5.81% 1
Mathematics
UK

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 3 (75.00%) Degree
1 3 (75.00%) Physics
1 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) R
2 2 (50.00%) Big Data
2 2 (50.00%) Statistics
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) PhD
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VBA
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) Chemistry
3 1 (25.00%) Human Factors
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Use Case
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Data Scientist
2 1 (25.00%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Junior
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Data Scientist
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Data Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Deployment Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Physics
2 2 (50.00%) Statistics
3 1 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Chemistry
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (25.00%) Human Factors
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Pattern Recognition
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Use Case
3 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) R
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) PhD
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft