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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Postgraduate
Rank 563 552 534
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -18
Contract jobs citing Postgraduate 11 8 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.021% 0.017% 0.038%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.10% 0.099% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 12
Average daily rate
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£538 £459 £296
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.16% +54.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £404 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £576 £514 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £569 £315 £318
% change year-on-year
+80.55% -0.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Average hourly rate - £21.25 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -45.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
- -35.89%
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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
10532 8091 8412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.54% 17.10% 17.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 6008 4645 4429
Average daily rate £391 £380 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.89% -0.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £535 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 466 338 543
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -17.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £43.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £22.53
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.08%

Postgraduate
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Postgraduate across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Postgraduate within the England region over the 3 months to 26 November 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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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
London +11 6 £520 -1.42% 5
South East -17 3 £569 +45.83% 4
East of England - 2 - - 5
South West - - - - 2
West Midlands - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Postgraduate
UK

Postgraduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Postgraduate 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 Postgraduate.

1 16 (69.57%) Degree
2 9 (39.13%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (21.74%) Project Management
3 5 (21.74%) HTML
4 4 (17.39%) XML
4 4 (17.39%) Data Modelling
4 4 (17.39%) SAS
4 4 (17.39%) NHS
4 4 (17.39%) Line Management
4 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
4 4 (17.39%) Informatics
4 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
5 3 (13.04%) Mathematics
5 3 (13.04%) Data Analysis
5 3 (13.04%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (13.04%) HTML5
5 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
5 3 (13.04%) MVC
5 3 (13.04%) Risk Management
5 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
5 3 (13.04%) Java
5 3 (13.04%) SQL
5 3 (13.04%) VBA
6 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
6 2 (8.70%) MySQL
6 2 (8.70%) Oracle
6 2 (8.70%) C#
6 2 (8.70%) MS Office
6 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (8.70%) Microsoft

Postgraduate
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Postgraduate 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 Postgraduate. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (17.39%) SAS
2 1 (4.35%) Apache Solr
2 1 (4.35%) Node.js
2 1 (4.35%) ArcGIS
2 1 (4.35%) Smallworld
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (8.70%) MS Office
2 2 (8.70%) SPSS
2 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.35%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (4.35%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) GitHub
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) DHCP
1 1 (4.35%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.70%) MySQL
2 2 (8.70%) MS Access
2 2 (8.70%) Big Data
3 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.70%) Subversion
2 1 (4.35%) Grunt
2 1 (4.35%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (4.35%) JUnit
General
1 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.70%) Legal
2 2 (8.70%) Local Government
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.35%) Advertising
3 1 (4.35%) Military
3 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Business Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Software Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Information Assurance Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) Compliance Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) Information Specialist
4 2 (8.70%) Business Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Portfolio Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) NHS Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Commercial Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Programme Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Change Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Business Change Manager
5 1 (4.35%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) HTML
2 4 (17.39%) XML
3 3 (13.04%) HTML5
4 2 (8.70%) CSS
4 2 (8.70%) Web Services
4 2 (8.70%) Ajax
4 2 (8.70%) jQuery
5 1 (4.35%) JSON
5 1 (4.35%) Lucene
5 1 (4.35%) Spring
5 1 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (4.35%) REST
5 1 (4.35%) XHTML
5 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.35%) .NET
5 1 (4.35%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (17.39%) NHS
2 4 (17.39%) Informatics
3 3 (13.04%) Mathematics
3 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
4 2 (8.70%) Visualisation
4 2 (8.70%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (8.70%) Statistics
4 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
4 2 (8.70%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (8.70%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (4.35%) RMADS
5 1 (4.35%) Life Science
5 1 (4.35%) Biology
5 1 (4.35%) Linked Data
5 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
5 1 (4.35%) Semantic Web
5 1 (4.35%) Social Media
5 1 (4.35%) GIS
5 1 (4.35%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Android
2 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Project Management
2 4 (17.39%) Data Modelling
2 4 (17.39%) Line Management
3 3 (13.04%) Data Analysis
3 3 (13.04%) MVC
3 3 (13.04%) Risk Management
4 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (8.70%) OO
4 2 (8.70%) Information Security
4 2 (8.70%) Benchmarking
4 2 (8.70%) Service Management
4 2 (8.70%) Information Assurance
4 2 (8.70%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (8.70%) Web Development
4 2 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.70%) Data Management
4 2 (8.70%) Bioinformatics
4 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
4 2 (8.70%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) Java
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
1 3 (13.04%) VBA
2 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.70%) C#
2 2 (8.70%) Python
3 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.35%) C
3 1 (4.35%) Fortran
3 1 (4.35%) C++
3 1 (4.35%) Delphi
3 1 (4.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 16 (69.57%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) CBAP
4 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Google
2 1 (4.35%) Facebook
2 1 (4.35%) ESRI
2 1 (4.35%) VMware
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