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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Postgraduate
UK / England
Rank 563 592 582
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -10
Contract jobs citing Postgraduate 11 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.027% 0.040% 0.027%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.13% 0.19% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 9
Median daily rate £168 £370 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-54.72% -38.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £193 £485
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £625 £660
UK excluding London median daily rate £145 £215 -
% change year-on-year
-32.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £18.00

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
8580 10179 9652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.79% 21.35% 20.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5478 6402 5613
Median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £251 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 408 401 450
Median hourly rate £34.69 £35.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.28% +61.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £57.50 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.91 £41.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.51% +84.44%

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
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 25 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Postgraduate within the England region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 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 +20 6 £450 -18.18% 3
South East +16 3 £145 -32.55%
South West - 2 £168 -
East of England 0 1 £475 - 2
Postgraduate
UK

Postgraduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 17 (80.95%) Degree
2 11 (52.38%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (42.86%) Mathematics
4 8 (38.10%) Statistics
4 8 (38.10%) SAS
4 8 (38.10%) R
5 6 (28.57%) Big Data
5 6 (28.57%) Project Management
5 6 (28.57%) Stata
6 4 (19.05%) Python
6 4 (19.05%) SQL
6 4 (19.05%) Marketing
7 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
7 3 (14.29%) Machine Learning
7 3 (14.29%) Operations Research
7 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
7 3 (14.29%) MBA
7 3 (14.29%) Programme Management
7 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
7 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 2 (9.52%) IBM
8 2 (9.52%) PMI
8 2 (9.52%) PMP
8 2 (9.52%) PMI Certification
8 2 (9.52%) SPSS
8 2 (9.52%) CMMI
8 2 (9.52%) GIS
8 2 (9.52%) ArcGIS
8 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
8 2 (9.52%) MS Project

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 8 (38.10%) SAS
2 2 (9.52%) Apache Spark
2 2 (9.52%) ArcGIS
3 1 (4.76%) Apache
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Stata
2 2 (9.52%) EViews
2 2 (9.52%) MS Office
2 2 (9.52%) MS Project
2 2 (9.52%) SPSS
3 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (9.52%) IBM Cloud
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (9.52%) SoftLayer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) Big Data
2 2 (9.52%) Data Mining
2 2 (9.52%) GIS
2 2 (9.52%) QGIS
2 2 (9.52%) Text Mining
3 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.76%) Spatial Data
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (19.05%) Marketing
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Games
3 1 (4.76%) Law
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Statistical Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Data Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Credit Risk Modeller
4 2 (9.52%) Data Scientist
4 2 (9.52%) Designer
4 2 (9.52%) Digital Designer
4 2 (9.52%) Digital UX Designer
4 2 (9.52%) Engagement Manager
4 2 (9.52%) ERP Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Junior
4 2 (9.52%) Junior Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Spatial Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Statistical Data Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) UX Designer
5 1 (4.76%) CRM Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Data Governance Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Data Governance Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Governance Manager
5 1 (4.76%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (52.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.52%) Credit Risk
3 2 (9.52%) Digital Media
3 2 (9.52%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
3 2 (9.52%) PMI
3 2 (9.52%) Private Cloud
3 2 (9.52%) Public Cloud
3 2 (9.52%) User Experience
4 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
4 1 (4.76%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Mathematics
2 8 (38.10%) Statistics
3 6 (28.57%) Project Management
4 3 (14.29%) Machine Learning
4 3 (14.29%) Operations Research
4 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 3 (14.29%) Programme Management
5 2 (9.52%) Analytics
5 2 (9.52%) Business Analytics
5 2 (9.52%) Credit Risk Modelling
5 2 (9.52%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (9.52%) Data Governance
5 2 (9.52%) Data Management
5 2 (9.52%) Master Data Management
5 2 (9.52%) Matrix Organization
5 2 (9.52%) Presales
5 2 (9.52%) Resource Allocation
5 2 (9.52%) Spatial Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) Time Series Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) R
2 4 (19.05%) Python
2 4 (19.05%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (80.95%) Degree
2 3 (14.29%) MBA
2 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) PMI Certification
3 2 (9.52%) PMP
3 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (4.76%) PhD
4 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) IFRS
1 2 (9.52%) IFRS 9
2 1 (4.76%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) IBM
2 2 (9.52%) Rackspace
3 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com