Period
to 17 February 2018

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 6 months to 17 February 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)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 155 161 158
Rank change year-on-year +6 -3 -24
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 33 35 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.70% 0.66% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.79% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 21 11
West Midlands median daily rate £394 £317 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.21% -2.46% -16.67%
10th Percentile £225 £150 £231
90th Percentile £461 £475 £500
England median daily rate £525 £500 £455
% change year-on-year +5.00% +9.89% -4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 5
West Midlands median hourly rate £41.00 £16.44 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +149.39% +7.80% -9.50%
10th Percentile £21.19 £11.14 £9.04
90th Percentile £45.80 £26.64 £29.50
England 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 the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,952 4,420 4,171
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 83.29% 83.05% 81.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,491 2,711 2,342
West Midlands median daily rate £401 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.13% +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £246 £250 £250
90th Percentile £550 £541 £550
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 145 130
West Midlands median hourly rate £24.98 £21.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.19% +7.50% -10.81%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.20 £10.72
90th Percentile £48.75 £42.40 £43.75
England median hourly rate £24.56 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -1.76% +6.38% +17.50%

Mathematics
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Mathematics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

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 6 months to 17 February 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Mathematics in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 17 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 17 February 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
Birmingham +5 16 £400 -5.88% 27
Coventry +6 5 £180 +4.35% 14
Warwickshire -5 4 - - 7
Shropshire -2 3 - - 3
Worcestershire +1 2 £363 +16.00% 19
Staffordshire +1 1 £388 - 7
Mathematics
England

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Mathematics.

1 12 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
1 12 (36.36%) Degree
1 12 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (33.33%) SQL
3 10 (30.30%) Python
4 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 9 (27.27%) Analytics
5 8 (24.24%) Computer Science
6 7 (21.21%) Statistics
6 7 (21.21%) Visualisation
6 7 (21.21%) NoSQL
6 7 (21.21%) R
6 7 (21.21%) Tableau
6 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
6 7 (21.21%) Data Science
7 6 (18.18%) MATLAB
7 6 (18.18%) Electronics
7 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (18.18%) Data Quality
7 6 (18.18%) Scala
7 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (15.15%) Data Management
8 5 (15.15%) Spotfire
8 5 (15.15%) QlikView
8 5 (15.15%) Data Visualisation
8 5 (15.15%) D3.js
8 5 (15.15%) Information Security
8 5 (15.15%) Finance
8 5 (15.15%) Power BI
8 5 (15.15%) GraphQL

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 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.03%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.03%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (3.03%) Simulink
3 1 (3.03%) Stateflow
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) 4G
1 2 (6.06%) 5G
1 2 (6.06%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) NoSQL
1 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (15.15%) Power BI
3 5 (15.15%) QlikView
3 5 (15.15%) Spotfire
4 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (6.06%) MongoDB
6 1 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.03%) MonoDevelop
3 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (18.18%) Electronics
2 5 (15.15%) Finance
3 3 (9.09%) Manufacturing
4 2 (6.06%) Automotive
4 2 (6.06%) Digital Economy
4 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.03%) Banking
5 1 (3.03%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Data Scientist
2 4 (12.12%) Developer
2 4 (12.12%) Tester
3 3 (9.09%) Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Consultant
3 3 (9.09%) Design Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Risk Consultant
3 3 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Business Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Software Developer
5 1 (3.03%) Administrator
5 1 (3.03%) Architect
5 1 (3.03%) Business Developer
5 1 (3.03%) Data Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) IT Architect
5 1 (3.03%) Project Assistant
5 1 (3.03%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.03%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) D3.js
2 2 (6.06%) .NET
2 2 (6.06%) .NET Framework
2 2 (6.06%) CSS
2 2 (6.06%) HTML
3 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.03%) Entity Framework
3 1 (3.03%) HTML5
3 1 (3.03%) jQuery
3 1 (3.03%) JSON
3 1 (3.03%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (24.24%) Computer Science
3 3 (9.09%) Algorithms
4 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.06%) Robotics
5 1 (3.03%) ASIC
5 1 (3.03%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Android
1 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.03%) Linux
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (27.27%) Analytics
3 7 (21.21%) Data Science
3 7 (21.21%) Statistics
3 7 (21.21%) Visualisation
4 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (15.15%) Data Management
5 5 (15.15%) Data Visualisation
5 5 (15.15%) Information Security
6 4 (12.12%) Data Reconciliation
6 4 (12.12%) Functional Testing
6 4 (12.12%) Manual Testing
6 4 (12.12%) Non-Functional Testing
6 4 (12.12%) Physics
6 4 (12.12%) Risk Management
6 4 (12.12%) System Testing
6 4 (12.12%) Test Automation
6 4 (12.12%) UML
6 4 (12.12%) Validation
7 3 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) SQL
2 10 (30.30%) Python
3 7 (21.21%) R
4 6 (18.18%) MATLAB
4 6 (18.18%) Scala
5 5 (15.15%) GraphQL
6 4 (12.12%) C#
6 4 (12.12%) C++
7 3 (9.09%) C
7 3 (9.09%) Java
8 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
9 1 (3.03%) PHP
9 1 (3.03%) Ruby
9 1 (3.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (36.36%) Degree
2 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
2 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (6.06%) Master's Degree
4 1 (3.03%) CISSP
4 1 (3.03%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) Data Quality
2 3 (9.09%) Solvency II
3 1 (3.03%) AQAP
3 1 (3.03%) COBIT
3 1 (3.03%) GDPR
3 1 (3.03%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.21%) Tableau
3 1 (3.03%) Guidewire