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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PhD
England / East of England
Rank 123 118 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing PhD 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.047% 0.13% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.23% 0.66% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £495 £600 £301
% change year-on-year
-17.50% +99.66%
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 East of England region.

Qualifications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
427 452 397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 20.07% 19.43% 15.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 232 192
Median daily rate £400 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 56 50
Median hourly rate £41.00 £46.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.86% +104.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.25 £60.00 £42.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +80.00%

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 20 February 2017. 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 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
Cambridgeshire +4 1 - - 33
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 East of England region with a requirement for PhD.

1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (40.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (40.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) UML
1 2 (40.00%) Swing
1 2 (40.00%) WinForms
1 2 (40.00%) Bioinformatics
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (40.00%) Web Development
1 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (40.00%) SCADA
1 2 (40.00%) Biology
1 2 (40.00%) Life Science
1 2 (40.00%) WCF
1 2 (40.00%) WPF
1 2 (40.00%) Silverlight
1 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
2 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (20.00%) Monte Carlo Method
2 1 (20.00%) MVVM
2 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (20.00%) IC Design
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) ISO 9000

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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (40.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (20.00%) Electronics
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# WPF Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (40.00%) WPF Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Analogue Design Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Analogue IC Design Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Analogue IC Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Design Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) IC Design Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Analogue Design Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (40.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
1 2 (40.00%) Silverlight
1 2 (40.00%) Swing
1 2 (40.00%) WCF
1 2 (40.00%) WinForms
1 2 (40.00%) WPF
2 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (40.00%) Life Science
1 2 (40.00%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Bioinformatics
1 2 (40.00%) Biology
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (40.00%) UML
1 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Web Development
2 1 (20.00%) IC Design
2 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (20.00%) Monte Carlo Method
2 1 (20.00%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cadence
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Siemens
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