The table below looks at the statistics for PhD in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PhD over the 3 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PhD
Rank 126 146 145
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -1
Contract jobs citing PhD 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.079% 0.064% 0.034%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.43% 0.35% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £300 £588 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.93% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £480
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -14.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.60 -
PhD
England

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

Qualifications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
462 570 540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.21% 18.35% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 318 281
Median daily rate £350 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £220 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 70 31
Median hourly rate £27.55 £21.53 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.99% +2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.45 £50.00 £43.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+35.41% +33.33%

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

PhD Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

PhD
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

PhD Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

PhD
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

PhD Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

PhD
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PhD within the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +16 1 £300 -52.00%
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 17
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 East of England region with a requirement for PhD.

1 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) WinForms
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 4 (66.67%) .NET Framework
1 4 (66.67%) WCF
1 4 (66.67%) WPF
1 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Silverlight
3 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
4 1 (16.67%) Change Control
4 1 (16.67%) Machine Learning
4 1 (16.67%) Statistical Modelling
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (16.67%) Algorithms
4 1 (16.67%) Physics
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) System Testing
4 1 (16.67%) R
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Statistics
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) XAML
4 1 (16.67%) MFC
4 1 (16.67%) C++
4 1 (16.67%) SQL

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) .NET Developer
1 4 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
1 4 (66.67%) C# Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C# WPF Developer
2 3 (50.00%) WPF Developer
3 2 (33.33%) C# WCF Developer
3 2 (33.33%) WCF Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Data Scientist
4 1 (16.67%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) .NET Framework
1 4 (66.67%) WCF
1 4 (66.67%) WinForms
1 4 (66.67%) WPF
2 3 (50.00%) Silverlight
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (16.67%) MFC
3 1 (16.67%) STL
3 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (16.67%) Algorithms
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Physics
2 1 (16.67%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Machine Learning
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) OO
2 1 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (16.67%) OOD
2 1 (16.67%) Statistical Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) MATLAB
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) R
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VC++
2 1 (16.67%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree