The table below looks at the statistics for Postgraduate in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Postgraduate 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
Postgraduate
Rank 616 600 588
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -12
Contract jobs citing Postgraduate 4 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.036% 0.017%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.038% 0.19% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 5
Median daily rate £600 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.83% +3.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Postgraduate
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%

Postgraduate
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Postgraduate Jobs Demand Trend in England

Postgraduate
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Postgraduate Daily Rate Trend in England

Postgraduate
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Postgraduate Hourly Rate Trend in England

Postgraduate
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 Postgraduate 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 -22 2 £600 +54.83% 3
Yorkshire - 1 - - 3
Postgraduate
UK

Postgraduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Postgraduate 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 Postgraduate.

1 14 (63.64%) Degree
2 10 (45.45%) Mathematics
3 8 (36.36%) SQL
4 7 (31.82%) MATLAB
5 6 (27.27%) Python
5 6 (27.27%) SAS
5 6 (27.27%) Credit Risk
6 5 (22.73%) Applied Mathematics
6 5 (22.73%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (22.73%) Algorithms
6 5 (22.73%) Finance
6 5 (22.73%) Validation
7 4 (18.18%) Statistics
7 4 (18.18%) Banking
7 4 (18.18%) Economics
7 4 (18.18%) Operations Research
7 4 (18.18%) ITIL
7 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
7 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
8 3 (13.64%) Customer Engagement
8 3 (13.64%) Time Management
8 3 (13.64%) Escalation Management
8 3 (13.64%) Business Transformation
8 3 (13.64%) Markov Chain
8 3 (13.64%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (13.64%) Service Management
8 3 (13.64%) Project Management
8 3 (13.64%) SPSS
8 3 (13.64%) Marketing

Postgraduate
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 6 (27.27%) SAS
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) SPSS
2 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) LAN
1 1 (4.55%) Telepresence
1 1 (4.55%) WAN
1 1 (4.55%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon Redshift
1 1 (4.55%) Big Data
1 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
1 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
1 1 (4.55%) MySQL
1 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.55%) SAS Data Integration Studio
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Banking
3 3 (13.64%) Marketing
4 2 (9.09%) Advertising
4 2 (9.09%) Games
4 2 (9.09%) Retail
5 1 (4.55%) Billing
5 1 (4.55%) Retail Banking
5 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Research Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Senior Research Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) C++ Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Marketing Director
4 2 (9.09%) Risk Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) C++ Quantitative Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Credit Risk Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Credit Risk Modeller
5 1 (4.55%) Data Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Data Scientist
5 1 (4.55%) Digital Director
5 1 (4.55%) IT Technician
5 1 (4.55%) MATLAB Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Statistical Modeller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Mathematics
2 6 (27.27%) Credit Risk
3 5 (22.73%) Algorithms
3 5 (22.73%) Applied Mathematics
4 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (18.18%) Economics
4 4 (18.18%) Statistics
5 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
5 2 (9.09%) FMCG
5 2 (9.09%) Market Risk
5 2 (9.09%) User Experience
6 1 (4.55%) Data Integration
6 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (4.55%) iPad
6 1 (4.55%) Life Science
6 1 (4.55%) NHS
6 1 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
1 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
1 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
1 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Continuous Improvement
1 5 (22.73%) Validation
2 4 (18.18%) ITIL
2 4 (18.18%) Operations Research
3 3 (13.64%) Business Transformation
3 3 (13.64%) Customer Engagement
3 3 (13.64%) Econometrics
3 3 (13.64%) Escalation Management
3 3 (13.64%) Markov Chain
3 3 (13.64%) Project Management
3 3 (13.64%) Service Management
3 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (13.64%) Time Management
4 2 (9.09%) Database Marketing
4 2 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (9.09%) Display Advertising
4 2 (9.09%) Matrix Management
4 2 (9.09%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (9.09%) People Management
4 2 (9.09%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) SQL
2 7 (31.82%) MATLAB
3 6 (27.27%) Python
4 2 (9.09%) C++
4 2 (9.09%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (63.64%) Degree
2 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
2 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 3 (13.64%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (13.64%) MBA
4 1 (4.55%) A+ Certification
4 1 (4.55%) CBAP
4 1 (4.55%) Network+ Certification
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Cisco
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
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