The table below looks at the statistics for PhD in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PhD over the 3 months to 28 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PhD
Rank 557 571 546
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -25
Contract jobs citing PhD 63 47 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.094% 0.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.59% 0.50% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 30 40
Median daily rate £500 £600 £503
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +19.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £423 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £750 £778
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £550 £478
% change year-on-year
-22.72% +15.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £46.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +24.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £46.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +24.00%
PhD
UK

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

Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10661 9399 9311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.58% 18.77% 19.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6734 5581 5446
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 470 435
Median hourly rate £27.90 £23.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.30% +21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £44.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £24.12 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+18.67% +20.60%

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

PhD Jobs Demand Trend in England

PhD
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

PhD Daily Rate Trend in England

PhD
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PhD across the England region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

PhD Daily Rate Histogram in England

PhD
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

PhD Hourly Rate Trend in England

PhD
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
London +2 46 £600 - 48
South West - 12 £425 - 3
South East -6 4 £350 - 23
North West -7 1 £500 - 3
PhD
UK

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 England region with a requirement for PhD.

1 90 (56.96%) C++
2 77 (48.73%) Python
3 68 (43.04%) Finance
4 61 (38.61%) Degree
5 53 (33.54%) R
5 53 (33.54%) Analytics
6 48 (30.38%) Machine Learning
6 48 (30.38%) SQL
7 47 (29.75%) Java
8 45 (28.48%) Mathematics
9 41 (25.95%) Analytical Skills
10 37 (23.42%) C#
11 35 (22.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 35 (22.15%) Front Office
11 35 (22.15%) Algorithms
12 32 (20.25%) Computer Science
13 30 (18.99%) Statistics
14 28 (17.72%) Derivative
14 28 (17.72%) Linux
15 26 (16.46%) Data Analytics
16 24 (15.19%) Software Engineering
16 24 (15.19%) Quantitative Finance
17 23 (14.56%) Agile Software Development
18 22 (13.92%) QA
19 21 (13.29%) Validation
20 20 (12.66%) Algorithmic Trading
20 20 (12.66%) Unit Testing
21 19 (12.03%) Low Latency
21 19 (12.03%) Credit Risk
21 19 (12.03%) Multithreading

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 16 (10.13%) Apache Spark
2 14 (8.86%) SAS
3 8 (5.06%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.63%) Apache
4 1 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.63%) IPython
Applications
1 9 (5.70%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.90%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.90%) Amazon S3
2 2 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.27%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 2 (1.27%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (1.27%) GitHub
3 1 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.90%) HTTP
2 1 (0.63%) Bluetooth
2 1 (0.63%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.63%) InfiniBand
2 1 (0.63%) Network Security
2 1 (0.63%) RS-232
2 1 (0.63%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.03%) Big Data
2 18 (11.39%) Hadoop
3 16 (10.13%) Apache Hive
4 13 (8.23%) Data Mining
5 12 (7.59%) NoSQL
6 10 (6.33%) SQL Server
7 5 (3.16%) KDB
8 4 (2.53%) MySQL
8 4 (2.53%) SAP HANA
9 3 (1.90%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.90%) Redis
10 2 (1.27%) Impala
10 2 (1.27%) Mahout
10 2 (1.27%) Neo4j
10 2 (1.27%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.63%) BigQuery
11 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.63%) QlikView
11 1 (0.63%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 9 (5.70%) Selenium
2 8 (5.06%) HP UFT
3 5 (3.16%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.53%) JUnit
4 4 (2.53%) Maven
4 4 (2.53%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.27%) Vagrant
5 2 (1.27%) Yeoman
6 1 (0.63%) Grunt
6 1 (0.63%) gulp
6 1 (0.63%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.63%) Protractor
6 1 (0.63%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 68 (43.04%) Finance
2 35 (22.15%) Front Office
3 16 (10.13%) Banking
4 14 (8.86%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.27%) Marketing
5 2 (1.27%) Retail
6 1 (0.63%) Advertising
6 1 (0.63%) Electronics
6 1 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.63%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 68 (43.04%) Developer
2 36 (22.78%) Data Scientist
3 32 (20.25%) Quantitative Developer
4 23 (14.56%) Analyst
5 20 (12.66%) Qualitative Analyst
5 20 (12.66%) Quantitative Analyst
6 13 (8.23%) C# Developer
7 12 (7.59%) Machine Learning Scientist
8 11 (6.96%) C++ Developer
8 11 (6.96%) C++ Quantitative Developer
8 11 (6.96%) Credit Risk Manager
8 11 (6.96%) Quantitative Risk Manager
8 11 (6.96%) Risk Manager
9 8 (5.06%) Analyst Developer
9 8 (5.06%) C# Quant Developer
9 8 (5.06%) Quantitative Analyst Developer
10 7 (4.43%) Java Developer
10 7 (4.43%) QA Tester
10 7 (4.43%) Senior QA Tester
10 7 (4.43%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (11.39%) Pandas
2 17 (10.76%) .NET
3 8 (5.06%) MSMQ
3 8 (5.06%) scikit-learn
4 7 (4.43%) SciPy
5 6 (3.80%) HTML
5 6 (3.80%) JSON
5 6 (3.80%) RESTful
5 6 (3.80%) Spring
6 5 (3.16%) NumPy
7 4 (2.53%) .NET Framework
7 4 (2.53%) Hibernate
7 4 (2.53%) WCF
7 4 (2.53%) WinForms
7 4 (2.53%) WPF
8 3 (1.90%) CSS
8 3 (1.90%) Node.js
8 3 (1.90%) Silverlight
8 3 (1.90%) Web Services
8 3 (1.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 45 (28.48%) Mathematics
2 41 (25.95%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (22.15%) Algorithms
3 35 (22.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 32 (20.25%) Computer Science
5 30 (18.99%) Statistics
6 28 (17.72%) Derivative
7 19 (12.03%) Credit Risk
8 15 (9.49%) Credit Derivative
9 13 (8.23%) Data Structures
9 13 (8.23%) Fixed Income
9 13 (8.23%) Physics
10 11 (6.96%) Market Risk
11 7 (4.43%) Artificial Intelligence
12 6 (3.80%) Visualisation
13 5 (3.16%) Applied Mathematics
14 4 (2.53%) FMCG
14 4 (2.53%) Grid Computing
14 4 (2.53%) Life Science
15 3 (1.90%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 28 (17.72%) Linux
2 2 (1.27%) Windows
3 1 (0.63%) Android
3 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (33.54%) Analytics
2 48 (30.38%) Machine Learning
3 26 (16.46%) Data Analytics
4 24 (15.19%) Quantitative Finance
4 24 (15.19%) Software Engineering
5 23 (14.56%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (13.29%) Validation
7 20 (12.66%) Algorithmic Trading
7 20 (12.66%) Unit Testing
8 19 (12.03%) Low Latency
8 19 (12.03%) Multithreading
8 19 (12.03%) Statistical Modelling
9 17 (10.76%) Risk Management
10 15 (9.49%) E-Commerce
11 14 (8.86%) Monte Carlo Method
12 13 (8.23%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (8.23%) FX Algorithmic Trading
12 13 (8.23%) Market Making
13 12 (7.59%) Data Analysis
13 12 (7.59%) Time Series Analysis
Programming Languages
1 90 (56.96%) C++
2 77 (48.73%) Python
3 53 (33.54%) R
4 48 (30.38%) SQL
5 47 (29.75%) Java
6 37 (23.42%) C#
7 19 (12.03%) MATLAB
8 15 (9.49%) VBA
9 12 (7.59%) Scala
10 8 (5.06%) JavaScript
10 8 (5.06%) VB
11 3 (1.90%) C
11 3 (1.90%) C++/CLI
11 3 (1.90%) Ruby
11 3 (1.90%) VB6
12 2 (1.27%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.27%) Clojure
12 2 (1.27%) Go
12 2 (1.27%) Haskell
12 2 (1.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 61 (38.61%) Degree
2 7 (4.43%) ISEB
2 7 (4.43%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (13.92%) QA
2 1 (0.63%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (1.27%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.63%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.63%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.63%) Oozie
1 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (4.43%) Sybase
2 5 (3.16%) Google
3 4 (2.53%) Facebook
3 4 (2.53%) SAP
4 2 (1.27%) Oracle
5 1 (0.63%) IBM
5 1 (0.63%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.63%) Tableau
5 1 (0.63%) Twitter
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