Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 175 146
Rank change year-on-year +40 -29 -7
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 52 36 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.08% 0.59% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 0.71% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 26 15
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £316 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.67% -7.06% -6.21%
10th Percentile £148 £153 £220
90th Percentile £488 £531 £485
England median daily rate £550 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +22.22% - -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £24.38 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.36% +59.84% -12.86%
10th Percentile £15.60 £20.14 £9.33
90th Percentile £23.28 £28.71 £17.28
England median hourly rate £20.42 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.76% +20.00% +6.97%

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 3985 5084 3929
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 82.99% 83.00% 79.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2539 3044 2252
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £244 £250 £236
90th Percentile £550 £550 £531
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 135 179
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.89% -10.00% -1.23%
10th Percentile £11.75 £10.75 £11.20
90th Percentile £48.63 £39.50 £43.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.42 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.72% +8.53% +18.42%

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 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 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
Birmingham +26 20 £400 +6.67% 5
Coventry +20 12 £148 -14.20%
Warwickshire +4 12 £375 -3.78% 1
Shropshire +19 3 - -
Staffordshire +10 1 £388 - 1
Mathematics
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 30 (57.69%) Degree
2 26 (50.00%) SQL
3 22 (42.31%) Analytics
4 21 (40.38%) NoSQL
5 18 (34.62%) Scala
6 16 (30.77%) Java
6 16 (30.77%) Functional Testing
6 16 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (28.85%) Apache Spark
7 15 (28.85%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (28.85%) MongoDB
7 15 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (26.92%) TDD
8 14 (26.92%) Apache Cassandra
8 14 (26.92%) Python
8 14 (26.92%) Hibernate
9 13 (25.00%) R
9 13 (25.00%) Big Data
10 12 (23.08%) Hadoop
10 12 (23.08%) Computer Science
10 12 (23.08%) Microsoft
11 11 (21.15%) SOA
11 11 (21.15%) MySQL
11 11 (21.15%) Oracle
11 11 (21.15%) JUnit
11 11 (21.15%) JBoss
11 11 (21.15%) DSDM
11 11 (21.15%) JMS
11 11 (21.15%) Scrum
11 11 (21.15%) GlassFish

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 15 (28.85%) Apache Spark
2 11 (21.15%) GlassFish
2 11 (21.15%) JBoss
2 11 (21.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 11 (21.15%) WildFly
3 2 (3.85%) SAS
3 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (11.54%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.92%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) NAS
2 1 (1.92%) 4G
2 1 (1.92%) 5G
2 1 (1.92%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.92%) SMS
2 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (40.38%) NoSQL
2 15 (28.85%) MongoDB
3 14 (26.92%) Apache Cassandra
4 13 (25.00%) Big Data
5 12 (23.08%) Hadoop
6 11 (21.15%) MySQL
6 11 (21.15%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (13.46%) SQL Server
7 7 (13.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (11.54%) Power BI
8 6 (11.54%) QlikView
8 6 (11.54%) Spotfire
9 5 (9.62%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (21.15%) Hudson
1 11 (21.15%) JBehave
1 11 (21.15%) Jenkins
1 11 (21.15%) JUnit
2 3 (5.77%) Selenium
General
1 10 (19.23%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Automotive
2 1 (1.92%) Banking
2 1 (1.92%) Electronics
2 1 (1.92%) Marketing
2 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (30.77%) Developer
2 12 (23.08%) Senior Developer
3 11 (21.15%) Data Scientist
3 11 (21.15%) Digital Developer
4 6 (11.54%) Analyst
5 5 (9.62%) Tester
6 3 (5.77%) Consultant
6 3 (5.77%) Data Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Java Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Risk Consultant
7 2 (3.85%) Software Developer
8 1 (1.92%) Architect
8 1 (1.92%) Business Analyst
8 1 (1.92%) Business Developer
8 1 (1.92%) Data Architect
8 1 (1.92%) IT Support Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) Senior Software Developer
8 1 (1.92%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) Software Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (26.92%) Hibernate
2 11 (21.15%) HornetQ
2 11 (21.15%) Java EE
2 11 (21.15%) JAX-RS
2 11 (21.15%) JMS
2 11 (21.15%) RESTEasy
2 11 (21.15%) RESTful
2 11 (21.15%) Spring
2 11 (21.15%) Spring Boot
2 11 (21.15%) WireMock
3 6 (11.54%) D3.js
4 3 (5.77%) AngularJS
4 3 (5.77%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (23.08%) Computer Science
3 11 (21.15%) Mobile App
4 4 (7.69%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.92%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.92%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.92%) Robotics
5 1 (1.92%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.15%) Android
1 11 (21.15%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (42.31%) Analytics
2 16 (30.77%) Functional Testing
3 15 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (28.85%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (26.92%) TDD
5 11 (21.15%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (21.15%) Dependency Injection
5 11 (21.15%) DSDM
5 11 (21.15%) Kanban
5 11 (21.15%) Personalization
5 11 (21.15%) Predictive Analytics
5 11 (21.15%) Scrum
5 11 (21.15%) SOA
5 11 (21.15%) Software Delivery
5 11 (21.15%) Software Engineering
5 11 (21.15%) Unit Testing
6 9 (17.31%) Visualisation
7 8 (15.38%) Statistics
8 7 (13.46%) Data Visualisation
9 6 (11.54%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 26 (50.00%) SQL
2 18 (34.62%) Scala
3 16 (30.77%) Java
4 14 (26.92%) Python
5 13 (25.00%) R
6 7 (13.46%) C
7 6 (11.54%) GraphQL
8 3 (5.77%) JavaScript
8 3 (5.77%) Ruby
8 3 (5.77%) VB
9 1 (1.92%) C#
9 1 (1.92%) C++
9 1 (1.92%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.92%) VBA
Qualifications
1 30 (57.69%) Degree
2 3 (5.77%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.85%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.92%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.92%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.92%) ECDL
4 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.92%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.38%) Data Quality
2 3 (5.77%) Solvency II
System Software
1 11 (21.15%) Docker
Vendors
1 12 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 11 (21.15%) Oracle
3 9 (17.31%) Tableau
4 2 (3.85%) SAP
5 1 (1.92%) Citrix
5 1 (1.92%) Kronos