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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
PhD
Rank 137 140 113
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -27
Contract jobs citing PhD 4 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.13% 0.033% 0.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.74% 0.18% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£588 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £350 £250
% change year-on-year
+17.85% +40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 - -
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
537 547 480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.58% 18.07% 20.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 283 205
Average daily rate £363 £350 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +10.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £175 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 34 41
Average hourly rate £19.50 £21.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £13.25 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.63 £37.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PhD across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PhD within the East of England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire - 3 £625 - 1
Norfolk - 1 £550 -
PhD
England

PhD
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 3 (75.00%) Python
1 3 (75.00%) R
2 2 (50.00%) SAS
2 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (50.00%) Spotfire
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) Predictive Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (25.00%) Life Science
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 2 (50.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Spotfire
2 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
General
1 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Data Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Data Modeller
2 1 (25.00%) Project Director
2 1 (25.00%) Data Scientist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Predictive Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Python
1 3 (75.00%) R
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Java
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