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 5 May 2015 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PhD
Rank 192 178 190
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +12
Contract jobs citing PhD 3 29 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.054% 0.46% 0.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.37% 2.56% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 27 12
Average daily rate
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£265 £650 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-59.23% +70.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £465 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £780 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £281
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +42.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £41.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £65.00
% change year-on-year
- -42.30%
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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
820 1131 940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 14.89% 18.04% 14.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 616 803 610
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% -0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £574
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 36
Average hourly rate £18.70 £22.00 £40.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -46.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.26 £17.62 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £41.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -21.73%

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
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 5 May 2015, 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 9 (64.29%) Python
2 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 8 (57.14%) C++
3 7 (50.00%) Mathematics
4 5 (35.71%) Validation
5 4 (28.57%) Physics
5 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
5 4 (28.57%) Analytics
6 3 (21.43%) Big Data
6 3 (21.43%) Monte Carlo Method
6 3 (21.43%) Statistics
6 3 (21.43%) Degree
6 3 (21.43%) Windows
7 2 (14.29%) .NET
7 2 (14.29%) Java
7 2 (14.29%) SQL
7 2 (14.29%) NetBackup
7 2 (14.29%) VMware
7 2 (14.29%) C#
7 2 (14.29%) Symantec
7 2 (14.29%) Banking
7 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
7 2 (14.29%) Veeam
7 2 (14.29%) Statistical Modelling
7 2 (14.29%) User Experience
7 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (14.29%) Predictive Modelling
7 2 (14.29%) R
8 1 (7.14%) MapReduce

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 1 (7.14%) Apache Pig
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Big Data
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Hive
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.14%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
1 1 (7.14%) Subversion
1 1 (7.14%) ReSharper
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) French Language
3 1 (7.14%) Law
3 1 (7.14%) Front Office
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Quantitative Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Junior
4 3 (21.43%) Junior Quantitative Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Junior Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Data Scientist
5 2 (14.29%) C++ Quantitative Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Designer
6 1 (7.14%) UX Designer
6 1 (7.14%) Quantitative Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Statistician
6 1 (7.14%) C++ Developer
6 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (7.14%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) Reactive Extensions
2 1 (7.14%) Task Parallel Library
2 1 (7.14%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 4 (28.57%) Physics
2 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 3 (21.43%) Statistics
4 2 (14.29%) User Experience
4 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
5 1 (7.14%) Market Risk
5 1 (7.14%) Neural Network
5 1 (7.14%) Derivative
5 1 (7.14%) Applied Mathematics
5 1 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (7.14%) Fixed Income
5 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) Mac OS X Server
2 1 (7.14%) Mac OS X
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Validation
2 4 (28.57%) Analytics
3 3 (21.43%) Monte Carlo Method
4 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Statistical Modelling
4 2 (14.29%) Predictive Modelling
5 1 (7.14%) MapReduce
5 1 (7.14%) Machine Learning
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (7.14%) Time Series Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Markov Chain
5 1 (7.14%) Gibbs Sampling
5 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.14%) Data Analytics
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analytics
5 1 (7.14%) Web Accessibility
5 1 (7.14%) Use Case
5 1 (7.14%) Multithreading
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.14%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) Python
2 8 (57.14%) C++
3 2 (14.29%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) C#
3 2 (14.29%) R
4 1 (7.14%) Scala
4 1 (7.14%) XQuery
4 1 (7.14%) VBA
4 1 (7.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) VMware
1 2 (14.29%) Symantec
1 2 (14.29%) Veeam
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Apple
2 1 (7.14%) Sybase
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago