The table below looks at the statistics for PhD in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PhD over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 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.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PhD
Rank 34 50 48
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -2
Contract jobs citing PhD 3 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.01% 1.03% 0.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.00% 5.10% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £563 £413 £350
% change year-on-year
+36.36% +17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £25.66 -
PhD
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Qualifications Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
50 98 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 16.78% 20.25% 15.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 46 38
Median daily rate £450 £320 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.62% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £188 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £445 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 11
Median hourly rate £15.25 £15.77 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.29% -24.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +25.00%

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing PhD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

PhD Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

PhD
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PhD across the Cambridge region.

PhD Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

PhD
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing PhD across the Cambridge region.

PhD Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

PhD
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PhD 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for PhD.

1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) R
2 1 (33.33%) Managed Extensibility Framework
2 1 (33.33%) SCADA
2 1 (33.33%) WCF
2 1 (33.33%) WPF
2 1 (33.33%) Silverlight
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) MVVM
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) XAML
2 1 (33.33%) WinForms
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Data Scientist
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# WPF Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (33.33%) Managed Extensibility Framework
1 1 (33.33%) Silverlight
1 1 (33.33%) WCF
1 1 (33.33%) WinForms
1 1 (33.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) MVVM
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) UML
1 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) R
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree