The table below looks at the statistics for PhD in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PhD over the 3 months to 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank 189 215 221
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +6
Contract jobs citing PhD 11 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.18% 0.064%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.22% 1.19% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 2
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£725 £600 £613
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £175 £603
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £670 £623
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £450
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -24.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- -33.33%
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London

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

Qualifications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
905 1096 1057
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 15.38% 15.12% 13.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 628 766 699
Average daily rate £450 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 39 38
Average hourly rate £16.00 £22.69 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.48% +29.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.47 £14.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.74 £48.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

PhD Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

PhD
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

PhD Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

PhD
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PhD across the City of London region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

PhD Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

PhD
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

PhD Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 21 (67.74%) C++
2 17 (54.84%) Degree
3 15 (48.39%) Finance
3 15 (48.39%) Mathematics
4 12 (38.71%) Analytics
5 11 (35.48%) SQL
6 10 (32.26%) Multithreading
7 9 (29.03%) Java
8 8 (25.81%) Front Office
9 7 (22.58%) VBA
9 7 (22.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 7 (22.58%) Fixed Income
9 7 (22.58%) Statistics
9 7 (22.58%) Computer Science
9 7 (22.58%) Hadoop
9 7 (22.58%) R
9 7 (22.58%) Big Data
10 6 (19.35%) STL
10 6 (19.35%) Python
10 6 (19.35%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 5 (16.13%) Physics
12 4 (12.90%) Linux
12 4 (12.90%) Data Mining
12 4 (12.90%) SAS
12 4 (12.90%) MBA
12 4 (12.90%) Statistical Analysis
12 4 (12.90%) Derivative
12 4 (12.90%) Algorithmic Trading
12 4 (12.90%) KDB
12 4 (12.90%) Apache Hive

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.90%) SAS
2 2 (6.45%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.23%) SPSS
1 1 (3.23%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) Hadoop
1 7 (22.58%) Big Data
2 4 (12.90%) Apache Hive
2 4 (12.90%) Data Mining
2 4 (12.90%) KDB
3 3 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.23%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (3.23%) Base SAS
4 1 (3.23%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (3.23%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 1 (3.23%) HBase
4 1 (3.23%) Mahout
General
1 15 (48.39%) Finance
2 8 (25.81%) Front Office
3 2 (6.45%) Advertising
3 2 (6.45%) Banking
4 1 (3.23%) German Language
4 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Developer
2 9 (29.03%) Analyst
3 8 (25.81%) Quantitative Analyst
4 7 (22.58%) Data Scientist
5 5 (16.13%) Quantitative Developer
6 4 (12.90%) Java Developer
7 3 (9.68%) C++ Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Performance Manager
9 1 (3.23%) Research Analyst
9 1 (3.23%) Financial Analyst
9 1 (3.23%) C++ Quantitative Developer
9 1 (3.23%) Hadoop Developer
9 1 (3.23%) Analyst Developer
9 1 (3.23%) Architect
9 1 (3.23%) Data Architect
9 1 (3.23%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) STL
1 6 (19.35%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (3.23%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 15 (48.39%) Mathematics
2 7 (22.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (22.58%) Fixed Income
2 7 (22.58%) Computer Science
2 7 (22.58%) Statistics
3 5 (16.13%) Physics
4 4 (12.90%) Derivative
5 3 (9.68%) Visualisation
6 2 (6.45%) Neural Network
7 1 (3.23%) Grid Computing
7 1 (3.23%) Equities
7 1 (3.23%) CUDA
7 1 (3.23%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Analytics
2 10 (32.26%) Multithreading
3 4 (12.90%) MapReduce
3 4 (12.90%) Statistical Analysis
3 4 (12.90%) Low Latency
3 4 (12.90%) Algorithmic Trading
4 3 (9.68%) Monte Carlo Method
5 2 (6.45%) Machine Learning
5 2 (6.45%) Statistical Modelling
5 2 (6.45%) Data Analysis
5 2 (6.45%) Workflow Management
5 2 (6.45%) Workflow
6 1 (3.23%) Validation
6 1 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.23%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (3.23%) OO
6 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.23%) Predictive Analytics
6 1 (3.23%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 21 (67.74%) C++
2 11 (35.48%) SQL
3 9 (29.03%) Java
4 7 (22.58%) VBA
4 7 (22.58%) R
5 6 (19.35%) Python
6 3 (9.68%) MATLAB
7 1 (3.23%) Ruby
7 1 (3.23%) Scala
7 1 (3.23%) Perl
7 1 (3.23%) C
7 1 (3.23%) C#
7 1 (3.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (54.84%) Degree
2 4 (12.90%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) Basel II
1 1 (3.23%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 1 (3.23%) Tableau
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