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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Postgraduate
Rank 613 614 607
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Contract jobs citing Postgraduate 11 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.022% 0.017% 0.021%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.11% 0.086% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 3
Median daily rate £460 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £375 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £640 £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £205 £463 £375
% change year-on-year
-55.67% +23.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £19.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £22.50
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
10114 10410 10475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.42% 19.77% 19.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 6274 6344 5824
Median daily rate £410 £400 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +0.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 351 486 437
Median hourly rate £27.75 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £47.71 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +25.56%

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 30 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Postgraduate within the England region over the 3 months to 30 September 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 +17 5 £460 +22.66% 2
East of England +4 3 - - 4
South East - 2 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 £250 - 1
Postgraduate
UK

Postgraduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 13 (86.67%) Degree
2 6 (40.00%) Finance
3 5 (33.33%) C++
3 5 (33.33%) Python
3 5 (33.33%) SAS
3 5 (33.33%) Big Data
4 4 (26.67%) Mobile App
4 4 (26.67%) User Experience
4 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
4 4 (26.67%) SQL
4 4 (26.67%) Web Development
5 3 (20.00%) Biology
5 3 (20.00%) Statistics
5 3 (20.00%) Marketing
5 3 (20.00%) Credit Risk
5 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (20.00%) Games
5 3 (20.00%) Bioinformatics
5 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (20.00%) MySQL
5 3 (20.00%) Oracle
5 3 (20.00%) RDBMS
5 3 (20.00%) Unix
5 3 (20.00%) Linux
5 3 (20.00%) C
5 3 (20.00%) Validation
5 3 (20.00%) MBA
5 3 (20.00%) Project Management
5 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (20.00%) R

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 5 (33.33%) SAS
2 2 (13.33%) Apache
2 2 (13.33%) Apache Spark
2 2 (13.33%) ArcGIS
3 1 (6.67%) CMS
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (13.33%) Stata
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Project
2 1 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (6.67%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) Big Data
2 3 (20.00%) MySQL
2 3 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (13.33%) Data Mining
3 2 (13.33%) GIS
3 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
3 2 (13.33%) QGIS
3 2 (13.33%) Text Mining
4 1 (6.67%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Games
2 3 (20.00%) Marketing
3 2 (13.33%) Banking
4 1 (6.67%) Billing
4 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Analyst
1 3 (20.00%) Designer
1 3 (20.00%) Digital Designer
1 3 (20.00%) Digital UX Designer
1 3 (20.00%) Python Software Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) Software Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) UX Designer
2 2 (13.33%) C++ Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Statistical Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) C++ Quantitative Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Customer Communications Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Data Scientist
3 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce Designer
3 1 (6.67%) MATLAB Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) SAS Modeller
3 1 (6.67%) Spatial Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) SPSS Modeller
3 1 (6.67%) Statistical Modeller
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
1 4 (26.67%) Mobile App
1 4 (26.67%) User Experience
2 3 (20.00%) Algorithms
2 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) Biology
2 3 (20.00%) Credit Risk
2 3 (20.00%) Digital Media
2 3 (20.00%) Statistics
3 2 (13.33%) Economics
3 2 (13.33%) Market Risk
4 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
4 1 (6.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
1 3 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Web Development
2 3 (20.00%) Bioinformatics
2 3 (20.00%) Project Management
2 3 (20.00%) Prototyping
2 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (20.00%) Validation
2 3 (20.00%) Wireframes
3 2 (13.33%) Content Management
3 2 (13.33%) Machine Learning
3 2 (13.33%) Spatial Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (13.33%) Stress Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Analytics
4 1 (6.67%) Document Management
4 1 (6.67%) Markov Chain
4 1 (6.67%) Mobile Development
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Governance
4 1 (6.67%) Project Governance
4 1 (6.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) C++
1 5 (33.33%) Python
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) C
3 3 (20.00%) R
4 2 (13.33%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 13 (86.67%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle