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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PhD
Rank 162 167 199
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +32
Contract jobs citing PhD 4 21 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.45% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.71% 2.84% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 21 8
Median daily rate £413 £525 £800
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -34.37%
UK excluding London median daily rate £563 £413 £330
% change year-on-year
+36.36% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £25.66 -
PhD
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
563 739 886
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.39% 15.76% 15.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 550 630
Median daily rate £450 £435 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £274 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 14
Median hourly rate £16.33 £17.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.71% +20.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £21.25 £26.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

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 28 September 2016.

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 28 September 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 City of London region with a requirement for PhD.

1 7 (70.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (60.00%) Java
2 6 (60.00%) Algorithms
3 5 (50.00%) Multithreading
3 5 (50.00%) Low Latency
3 5 (50.00%) Linux
3 5 (50.00%) Front Office
4 4 (40.00%) Python
4 4 (40.00%) C++
5 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (30.00%) Degree
5 3 (30.00%) Algorithmic Trading
5 3 (30.00%) R
5 3 (30.00%) Market Making
5 3 (30.00%) FX Algorithmic Trading
5 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (30.00%) Data Structures
6 2 (20.00%) Complexity Analysis
6 2 (20.00%) Time Series Analysis
6 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (20.00%) Refactoring
6 2 (20.00%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
6 2 (20.00%) Statistics
6 2 (20.00%) Banking
6 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
6 2 (20.00%) SQL
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Big Data
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (50.00%) Front Office
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Front Office Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Low Latency Java Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Quantitative Researcher
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Data Scientist
4 1 (10.00%) Quantitative Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (60.00%) Algorithms
3 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (30.00%) Data Structures
4 2 (20.00%) Equities
4 2 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 2 (20.00%) Statistics
5 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (10.00%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Low Latency
1 5 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Algorithmic Trading
2 3 (30.00%) FX Algorithmic Trading
2 3 (30.00%) Market Making
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Complexity Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Refactoring
3 2 (20.00%) Time Series Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Machine Learning
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) C++
2 4 (40.00%) Python
3 3 (30.00%) R
4 2 (20.00%) MATLAB
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) C#
5 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Hortonworks
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