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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PhD
London / City of London
Rank 144 140 179
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +39
Contract jobs citing PhD 11 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.38% 0.23% 0.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.54% 1.46% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 11
Median daily rate £563 £688 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +14.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £675 £575
10% offered a daily rate of more than £738 £725 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £675 £545 £305
% change year-on-year
+23.85% +78.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 - -

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
433 478 812
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.77% 15.66% 15.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 346 625
Median daily rate £450 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £627 £638 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 11
Median hourly rate £17.89 £22.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.70% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £17.96 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.40 £37.08 £18.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £39.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-27.82% +105.26%

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing PhD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017, 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 City of London region with a requirement for PhD.

1 9 (64.29%) Python
1 9 (64.29%) R
2 8 (57.14%) Statistics
3 7 (50.00%) Finance
3 7 (50.00%) Analytics
3 7 (50.00%) Degree
4 6 (42.86%) Mathematics
4 6 (42.86%) Hadoop
4 6 (42.86%) Big Data
4 6 (42.86%) Front Office
5 5 (35.71%) C++
6 4 (28.57%) Java
6 4 (28.57%) MATLAB
6 4 (28.57%) Banking
6 4 (28.57%) Hortonworks
6 4 (28.57%) Scala
6 4 (28.57%) MapReduce
6 4 (28.57%) Apache Hive
6 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (28.57%) Apache Spark
6 4 (28.57%) Hadoop YARN
6 4 (28.57%) Algorithms
7 3 (21.43%) Data Lake
7 3 (21.43%) Flink
7 3 (21.43%) MongoDB
7 3 (21.43%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (21.43%) NoSQL
7 3 (21.43%) Open Source
7 3 (21.43%) Tableau
7 3 (21.43%) HBase

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 4 (28.57%) Apache Spark
2 3 (21.43%) Apache
2 3 (21.43%) Apache Pig
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) Big Data
1 6 (42.86%) Hadoop
2 4 (28.57%) Apache Hive
3 3 (21.43%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (21.43%) Data Lake
3 3 (21.43%) Flink
3 3 (21.43%) HBase
3 3 (21.43%) MongoDB
3 3 (21.43%) Neo4j
3 3 (21.43%) NoSQL
3 3 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (21.43%) RDBMS
3 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
4 1 (7.14%) Cloudera CDH
4 1 (7.14%) Text Mining
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) Front Office
3 4 (28.57%) Banking
4 2 (14.29%) Electronics
4 2 (14.29%) Financial Institution
4 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 2 (14.29%) Marketing
4 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
1 5 (35.71%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Data Scientist
2 4 (28.57%) Quantitative Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) C++ Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C++ Quantitative Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Information Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Machine Learning Scientist
4 2 (14.29%) Statistician
5 1 (7.14%) Data Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Machine Learning Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Process Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Akka
1 3 (21.43%) Kafka
2 2 (14.29%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (7.14%) NumPy
3 1 (7.14%) Pandas
3 1 (7.14%) scikit-learn
3 1 (7.14%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Statistics
2 6 (42.86%) Mathematics
3 4 (28.57%) Algorithms
3 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (21.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
5 2 (14.29%) Market Risk
5 2 (14.29%) Physics
6 1 (7.14%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (7.14%) Credit Risk
6 1 (7.14%) Neural Network
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Analytics
2 4 (28.57%) MapReduce
3 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (21.43%) Machine Learning
3 3 (21.43%) Open Source
4 2 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
5 1 (7.14%) Deep Learning
5 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.14%) ETL
5 1 (7.14%) Kanban
5 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.14%) OO
5 1 (7.14%) Predictive Analytics
5 1 (7.14%) Scrum
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) Python
1 9 (64.29%) R
2 5 (35.71%) C++
3 4 (28.57%) Java
3 4 (28.57%) MATLAB
3 4 (28.57%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Hortonworks
2 3 (21.43%) Tableau
3 2 (14.29%) SAP
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