The table below looks at the statistics for PhD in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PhD over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank - 59 -
Contract jobs citing PhD 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - 0.15% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.98% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £200 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £291 -
% change year-on-year
+20.17% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
- -31.03%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Qualifications Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
147 102 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.17% 15.57% 14.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 54 55
Average daily rate £350 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £200 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £507 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Average hourly rate £17.25 £31.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.80% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.79
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -24.32%

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PhD across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

PhD Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

PhD
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing PhD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PhD.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (100.00%) Simulink
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Signal Processing

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing PhD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PhD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Simulink
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree