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 3 months to 28 April 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)
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 75 62
Rank change year-on-year +10 -13  
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 3 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.53% 0.66% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.73% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Median daily rate - £452 £115
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +293.26%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +14.28% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £14.36
% change year-on-year +8.57% +21.90%  

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 West Sussex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 504 683 503
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 88.73% 90.22% 84.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 429 335
Median daily rate £425 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.65%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £516 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 11
Median hourly rate £57.00 £43.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.55% +7.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.20
% change year-on-year +2.77% +19.20%  

Mathematics
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex 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 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 3 months to 28 April 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
Crawley +4 3 - -
Mathematics
South East

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 Sussex region with a requirement for Mathematics.

1 6 (66.67%) Python
1 6 (66.67%) R
1 6 (66.67%) Machine Learning
1 6 (66.67%) Analytics
1 6 (66.67%) Hadoop
2 2 (22.22%) Requirements Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) Mechatronics
3 1 (11.11%) Physics
3 1 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (11.11%) ISO 9001
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) C
3 1 (11.11%) Unix
3 1 (11.11%) Windows

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:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) Hadoop
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Data Scientist
2 2 (22.22%) Requirements Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Analytics
1 6 (66.67%) Machine Learning
2 2 (22.22%) Mechatronics
2 2 (22.22%) Requirements Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Python
1 6 (66.67%) R
2 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO 9001