The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 27 June 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)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 131 105
Rank change year-on-year +27 -26  
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 17 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.82% 0.33% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 0.40% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 9
Median daily rate £375 £363 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% +6.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £295 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £489 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +2.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £16.00 £37.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.33% +134.37%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £21.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +47.61% +27.27%  

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1728 2505 1797
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 83.60% 82.62% 77.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1031 1502 1114
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 54 74
Median hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -4.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.15 £44.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Mathematics
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 the West Midlands

Mathematics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mathematics in the West Midlands

Mathematics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mathematics in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Mathematics in the West Midlands

Mathematics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mathematics in the West Midlands

Mathematics
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Mathematics within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Warwickshire +9 7 £375 -4.76% 4
Birmingham +12 3 £356 -5.00% 2
Solihull - 3 £358 - 2
Coventry - 2 - - 3
Mathematics
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Mathematics.

1 15 (62.50%) Degree
2 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (37.50%) TDD
3 9 (37.50%) Hibernate
3 9 (37.50%) Java
3 9 (37.50%) SQL
3 9 (37.50%) Computer Science
4 8 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 6 (25.00%) Selenium
5 6 (25.00%) Integration Testing
5 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (25.00%) J2EE
6 5 (20.83%) Finance
6 5 (20.83%) SAS
6 5 (20.83%) Apache Spark
7 4 (16.67%) Big Data
7 4 (16.67%) Hadoop
7 4 (16.67%) MongoDB
7 4 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (16.67%) NoSQL
7 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
7 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
7 4 (16.67%) SAP
8 3 (12.50%) JBoss
8 3 (12.50%) DSDM
8 3 (12.50%) Python
8 3 (12.50%) MySQL
8 3 (12.50%) Oracle
8 3 (12.50%) JUnit

Mathematics
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 5 (20.83%) Apache Spark
1 5 (20.83%) SAS
2 3 (12.50%) GlassFish
2 3 (12.50%) JBoss
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (12.50%) WildFly
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (16.67%) Big Data
1 4 (16.67%) Hadoop
1 4 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 4 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 3 (12.50%) MySQL
2 3 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (12.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 2 (8.33%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Selenium
2 3 (12.50%) Hudson
2 3 (12.50%) JBehave
2 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 3 (12.50%) JUnit
2 3 (12.50%) ProC
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Developer
2 6 (25.00%) Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Digital Developer
3 3 (12.50%) SAS Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Data Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) QlikView Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) SAS Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Teradata Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Big Data Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Data Scientist
5 1 (4.17%) IT Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) IT Support
5 1 (4.17%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (4.17%) SAP Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) Hibernate
2 6 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 6 (25.00%) J2EE
3 3 (12.50%) HornetQ
3 3 (12.50%) Java EE
3 3 (12.50%) JAX-RS
3 3 (12.50%) JMS
3 3 (12.50%) RESTEasy
3 3 (12.50%) RESTful
3 3 (12.50%) Spring
3 3 (12.50%) Spring Boot
3 3 (12.50%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 8 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (12.50%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.17%) Algorithms
4 1 (4.17%) Driving Licence
4 1 (4.17%) Fat Client
4 1 (4.17%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Android
1 3 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 2 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (37.50%) TDD
3 6 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (12.50%) Analytics
4 3 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
4 3 (12.50%) DSDM
4 3 (12.50%) Functional Testing
4 3 (12.50%) Kanban
4 3 (12.50%) Personalization
4 3 (12.50%) Predictive Analytics
4 3 (12.50%) Scrum
4 3 (12.50%) SOA
4 3 (12.50%) Software Delivery
4 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.33%) Data Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) Data Modelling
5 2 (8.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) Java
1 9 (37.50%) SQL
2 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (12.50%) PROC SQL
3 3 (12.50%) Python
3 3 (12.50%) R
3 3 (12.50%) Scala
4 2 (8.33%) C
4 2 (8.33%) VBA
5 1 (4.17%) Ruby
5 1 (4.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (62.50%) Degree
2 3 (12.50%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (4.17%) A+ Certification
3 1 (4.17%) DBS Check
3 1 (4.17%) ECDL
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) SAP
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle
3 2 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (8.33%) Teradata
4 1 (4.17%) Ariba
4 1 (4.17%) Citrix
4 1 (4.17%) Kronos
4 1 (4.17%) Tableau
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
networx
Rate: National Minimum Wage/National Living Wage
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, Warwickshire
First Utility
Rate: Up to 55K
Posted: 12 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Rate: Up to 55K
Posted: 12 days ago