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 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Postgraduate
Rank 560 569 560
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Contract jobs citing Postgraduate 21 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.045% 0.034% 0.024%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.21% 0.17% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 3
Average daily rate £438 £600 £529
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.08% +13.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £520 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £684 £650 £546
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £600 -
% change year-on-year
-50.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £18.00 -
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
9843 9411 8873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.18% 20.22% 19.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 6149 5512 4861
Average daily rate £405 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 418 441 405
Average hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £48.10 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +28.57%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Postgraduate across the England region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Postgraduate Daily Rate Histogram 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 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -6 8 £613 +6.52% 9
South East +13 5 £215 -64.16% 3
East of England - 3 - - 3
Yorkshire -12 2 £333 -
North West - 1 - - 1
South West - 1 £575 -
Postgraduate
UK

Postgraduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 18 (62.07%) Degree
2 11 (37.93%) Mathematics
2 11 (37.93%) Python
3 8 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (24.14%) Computer Science
4 7 (24.14%) C++
5 6 (20.69%) Validation
6 5 (17.24%) Finance
6 5 (17.24%) Bioinformatics
6 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
6 5 (17.24%) MySQL
6 5 (17.24%) Biology
6 5 (17.24%) Analytics
7 4 (13.79%) Time Series Analysis
7 4 (13.79%) Parallel Computing
7 4 (13.79%) Visualisation
7 4 (13.79%) Data Visualisation
7 4 (13.79%) Statistics
7 4 (13.79%) Marketing
7 4 (13.79%) Perl
7 4 (13.79%) SQL
7 4 (13.79%) ITIL
7 4 (13.79%) C
7 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (10.34%) Retail
8 3 (10.34%) Economics
8 3 (10.34%) Front Office
8 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (10.34%) MATLAB
8 3 (10.34%) PhD

Postgraduate
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 3 (10.34%) SAS
2 1 (3.45%) Drupal
2 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.45%) MS Office
1 1 (3.45%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) 802.11
1 1 (3.45%) LAN
1 1 (3.45%) MIMO
1 1 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) MySQL
2 2 (6.90%) Big Data
3 1 (3.45%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.45%) SAS Data Integration Studio
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Marketing
3 3 (10.34%) Front Office
3 3 (10.34%) Retail
4 2 (6.90%) Advertising
4 2 (6.90%) Games
5 1 (3.45%) Banking
5 1 (3.45%) Publishing
5 1 (3.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Analyst
2 4 (13.79%) Developer
2 4 (13.79%) Programmer
2 4 (13.79%) Senior Programmer
3 3 (10.34%) Quantitative Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Research Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Senior Research Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Business Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Data Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Marketing Director
4 2 (6.90%) Senior IT Support
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Support Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Business Process Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Data Integration Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Integration Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) ITIL Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Process Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) 802.1X
1 1 (3.45%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) Mathematics
2 8 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (24.14%) Computer Science
4 5 (17.24%) Biology
5 4 (13.79%) Statistics
5 4 (13.79%) Visualisation
6 3 (10.34%) Algorithms
6 3 (10.34%) Applied Mathematics
6 3 (10.34%) Economics
6 3 (10.34%) User Experience
7 2 (6.90%) Credit Risk
7 2 (6.90%) FMCG
7 2 (6.90%) Health Informatics
7 2 (6.90%) Informatics
7 2 (6.90%) Life Science
8 1 (3.45%) Data Integration
8 1 (3.45%) iPad
8 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
8 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
8 1 (3.45%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
1 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.45%) Windows 10
2 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) Validation
2 5 (17.24%) Analytics
2 5 (17.24%) Bioinformatics
2 5 (17.24%) Software Engineering
3 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (13.79%) Data Visualisation
3 4 (13.79%) ITIL
3 4 (13.79%) Parallel Computing
3 4 (13.79%) Time Series Analysis
4 3 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (10.34%) Data Modelling
4 3 (10.34%) Operations Research
4 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (10.34%) Time Management
5 2 (6.90%) Business Transformation
5 2 (6.90%) Database Marketing
5 2 (6.90%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (6.90%) Display Advertising
5 2 (6.90%) Matrix Management
5 2 (6.90%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) Python
2 7 (24.14%) C++
3 4 (13.79%) C
3 4 (13.79%) Perl
3 4 (13.79%) SQL
4 3 (10.34%) MATLAB
5 1 (3.45%) R
Qualifications
1 18 (62.07%) Degree
2 3 (10.34%) PhD
3 2 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (6.90%) MBA
3 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) A+ Certification
4 1 (3.45%) CBAP
4 1 (3.45%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
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