Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 23 January 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)
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 73 81
Rank change year-on-year -15 +8 -10
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 2 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.20% 1.09% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 1.24% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
West Sussex median daily rate £240 £365 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.25% +8.96% +33.73%
South East median daily rate £425 £350 £380
% change year-on-year +21.43% -7.89% +6.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
West Sussex median hourly rate - - £14.25
South East median hourly rate £38.50 £19.00 £48.75
% change year-on-year +102.63% -61.03% +178.57%

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 West Sussex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 920 968 1,021
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 91.09% 88.08% 87.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 554 679
West Sussex median daily rate £425 £404 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +0.94% +6.67%
10th Percentile £254 £280 £268
90th Percentile £575 £547 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 28 38
West Sussex median hourly rate £47.75 £35.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.43% +27.27% +66.67%
10th Percentile £22.51 £28.50 £12.85
90th Percentile £62.08 £50.00 £38.75
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £24.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +2.04% -18.33% +62.16%

Mathematics
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Mathematics in West Sussex

Mathematics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Mathematics in West Sussex

Mathematics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mathematics in West Sussex

Mathematics
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 6 months to 23 January 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
Gatwick -8 1 £240 -34.25%
Mathematics
South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 Sussex region with a requirement for Mathematics.

1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (50.00%) SAS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (50.00%) Statistics
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Life Science

Mathematics
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 1 (50.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) Statistical Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) Statistics
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft