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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PhD
Rank 515 495 538
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +43
Contract jobs citing PhD 54 59 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.12% 0.064%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.57% 0.70% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 40 10
Average daily rate
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£700 £600 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +54.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £349 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £750 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £450
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -24.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 2
Average hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +18.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- -33.33%
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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
9426 8436 9335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.53% 17.61% 17.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5398 4671 4875
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £514
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 401 438 580
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% -6.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.18 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.36 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PhD across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 21 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PhD within the England region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014. 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
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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
London +5 49 £700 +16.66% 35
South East - 3 £350 - 10
South West - - - - 2
West Midlands - - - - 1
East of England - - - - 21
Yorkshire - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - - 3
North East - - - - 1
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PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 63 (54.78%) C++
2 59 (51.30%) Mathematics
3 53 (46.09%) Degree
4 43 (37.39%) Computer Science
5 40 (34.78%) Finance
6 32 (27.83%) Front Office
6 32 (27.83%) Analytics
7 29 (25.22%) SQL
7 29 (25.22%) Physics
8 28 (24.35%) Statistics
9 21 (18.26%) Big Data
10 20 (17.39%) Python
11 19 (16.52%) VBA
12 17 (14.78%) Hadoop
12 17 (14.78%) R
13 16 (13.91%) Java
14 15 (13.04%) Data Analysis
15 14 (12.17%) C#
16 12 (10.43%) Software Engineering
17 11 (9.57%) Linux
17 11 (9.57%) Economics
17 11 (9.57%) Multithreading
18 10 (8.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 10 (8.70%) Validation
19 9 (7.83%) C
19 9 (7.83%) Banking
20 8 (6.96%) STL
20 8 (6.96%) Data Mining
20 8 (6.96%) MATLAB
20 8 (6.96%) Derivative

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 6 (5.22%) SAS
2 4 (3.48%) Apache Pig
3 2 (1.74%) Confluence
3 2 (1.74%) Node.js
3 2 (1.74%) IIS
4 1 (0.87%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (3.48%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.87%) SPSS
2 1 (0.87%) Simulink
2 1 (0.87%) S-PLUS
2 1 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.87%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.35%) CDMA
2 3 (2.61%) WCDMA
2 3 (2.61%) LTE
3 1 (0.87%) SNA
3 1 (0.87%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.26%) Big Data
2 17 (14.78%) Hadoop
3 8 (6.96%) Data Mining
4 6 (5.22%) KDB
4 6 (5.22%) Apache Hive
5 4 (3.48%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.61%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.61%) Text Mining
6 3 (2.61%) MySQL
6 3 (2.61%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.74%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.74%) RavenDB
7 2 (1.74%) HBase
8 1 (0.87%) Mahout
8 1 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.87%) Base SAS
8 1 (0.87%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (0.87%) SAS Enterprise Miner
8 1 (0.87%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 2 (1.74%) Subversion
1 2 (1.74%) JIRA
1 2 (1.74%) TeamCity
1 2 (1.74%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.74%) LLVM
1 2 (1.74%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.87%) Eclipse RCP
2 1 (0.87%) Grunt
2 1 (0.87%) JUnit
2 1 (0.87%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.87%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 40 (34.78%) Finance
2 32 (27.83%) Front Office
3 9 (7.83%) Banking
4 5 (4.35%) Electronics
5 4 (3.48%) Games
6 3 (2.61%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.61%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.74%) Advertising
7 2 (1.74%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.87%) Military
8 1 (0.87%) Marketing
8 1 (0.87%) German Language
8 1 (0.87%) Publishing
8 1 (0.87%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.87%) Law
8 1 (0.87%) Legal
Job Titles
1 38 (33.04%) Developer
2 29 (25.22%) Analyst
3 18 (15.65%) Quantitative Developer
4 17 (14.78%) Quantitative Analyst
5 14 (12.17%) C++ Developer
6 12 (10.43%) Data Scientist
7 11 (9.57%) C++ Quantitative Developer
8 10 (8.70%) Data Analyst
9 9 (7.83%) Software Engineer
9 9 (7.83%) Front Office Developer
10 5 (4.35%) Research Scientist
11 4 (3.48%) Senior Quantitative Analyst
11 4 (3.48%) Senior Analyst
11 4 (3.48%) Java Developer
12 3 (2.61%) Data Manager
12 3 (2.61%) Developer Analyst
12 3 (2.61%) Programmer
12 3 (2.61%) Excel Developer
13 2 (1.74%) Data Programmer
13 2 (1.74%) Junior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.96%) STL
1 8 (6.96%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 6 (5.22%) .NET
3 4 (3.48%) OpenGL
3 4 (3.48%) Qt
4 3 (2.61%) Web Services
4 3 (2.61%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.61%) OpenGL ES
5 2 (1.74%) Pandas
5 2 (1.74%) Direct3D
5 2 (1.74%) SciPy
5 2 (1.74%) NumPy
5 2 (1.74%) Classic ASP
5 2 (1.74%) jQuery
5 2 (1.74%) WPF
6 1 (0.87%) Django
6 1 (0.87%) LAMP
6 1 (0.87%) Spring
6 1 (0.87%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.87%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 59 (51.30%) Mathematics
2 43 (37.39%) Computer Science
3 29 (25.22%) Physics
4 28 (24.35%) Statistics
5 11 (9.57%) Economics
6 10 (8.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 8 (6.96%) Derivative
8 7 (6.09%) Fixed Income
9 6 (5.22%) Visualisation
10 4 (3.48%) Hedge funds
10 4 (3.48%) Market Risk
11 3 (2.61%) Wiki
11 3 (2.61%) Embedded Systems
11 3 (2.61%) 3D Graphics
11 3 (2.61%) Equity Derivative
11 3 (2.61%) Equities
12 2 (1.74%) RenderMan
12 2 (1.74%) Mobile App
12 2 (1.74%) Open Source
12 2 (1.74%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.57%) Linux
2 5 (4.35%) Android
2 5 (4.35%) Windows
3 4 (3.48%) UNIX
4 2 (1.74%) CentOS
4 2 (1.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.87%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (27.83%) Analytics
2 15 (13.04%) Data Analysis
3 12 (10.43%) Software Engineering
4 11 (9.57%) Multithreading
5 10 (8.70%) Validation
6 7 (6.09%) Statistical Analysis
7 6 (5.22%) Monte Carlo Method
7 6 (5.22%) MapReduce
7 6 (5.22%) Machine Learning
8 5 (4.35%) Workflow
8 5 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (3.48%) Risk Management
9 4 (3.48%) Configuration Management
9 4 (3.48%) Project Management
9 4 (3.48%) Algorithmic Trading
9 4 (3.48%) Statistical Modelling
9 4 (3.48%) Low Latency
10 3 (2.61%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (2.61%) Data Analytics
10 3 (2.61%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 63 (54.78%) C++
2 29 (25.22%) SQL
3 20 (17.39%) Python
4 19 (16.52%) VBA
5 17 (14.78%) R
6 16 (13.91%) Java
7 14 (12.17%) C#
8 9 (7.83%) C
9 8 (6.96%) MATLAB
10 4 (3.48%) Perl
11 3 (2.61%) Ruby
11 3 (2.61%) GLSL
11 3 (2.61%) HLSL
11 3 (2.61%) Scala
12 2 (1.74%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.74%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.87%) PHP
13 1 (0.87%) VB
13 1 (0.87%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 53 (46.09%) Degree
2 7 (6.09%) MBA
3 2 (1.74%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.87%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.87%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.87%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.74%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.87%) Basel II
2 1 (0.87%) QA
2 1 (0.87%) CDISC
2 1 (0.87%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (1.74%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.74%) Nagios
1 2 (1.74%) Ganglia
1 2 (1.74%) YUM
1 2 (1.74%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (3.48%) Microsoft
1 4 (3.48%) Tableau
2 2 (1.74%) Red Hat
2 2 (1.74%) Perforce
2 2 (1.74%) Atlassian
2 2 (1.74%) Oracle
3 1 (0.87%) SAP
3 1 (0.87%) IBM
3 1 (0.87%) i2
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