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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Postgraduate
UK / England
Rank 564 577 586
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +9
Contract jobs citing Postgraduate 10 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.024% 0.028% 0.024%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.12% 0.14% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 8
Median daily rate £160 £525 £545
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-69.52% -3.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £320 £520
10% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £691 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £438 £569
% change year-on-year
-60.00% -23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £26.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 - -

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
8371 9617 9573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.19% 21.06% 20.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5276 5897 5714
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 £270 £260 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 421 446 446
Median hourly rate £29.00 £35.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +89.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.65 £52.63 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £39.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-27.82% +110.81%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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
South East +23 6 £145 -61.33% 1
South West +19 2 £168 -70.86%
London -7 2 £385 -44.50% 17
Yorkshire +10 1 £300 -36.84% 1
Postgraduate
UK

Postgraduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 20 (86.96%) Degree
2 11 (47.83%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (43.48%) Big Data
4 9 (39.13%) R
4 9 (39.13%) SAS
5 8 (34.78%) Python
5 8 (34.78%) Statistics
5 8 (34.78%) Stata
6 6 (26.09%) Mathematics
7 5 (21.74%) Marketing
7 5 (21.74%) Project Management
8 4 (17.39%) GIS
8 4 (17.39%) ArcGIS
8 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
8 4 (17.39%) SQL
8 4 (17.39%) Web Development
8 4 (17.39%) Finance
8 4 (17.39%) MBA
8 4 (17.39%) Text Mining
8 4 (17.39%) Machine Learning
8 4 (17.39%) Mobile App
8 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
8 4 (17.39%) Spatial Analysis
8 4 (17.39%) QGIS
8 4 (17.39%) User Experience
9 3 (13.04%) Wireframes
9 3 (13.04%) Prototyping
9 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
9 3 (13.04%) Apache Spark
9 3 (13.04%) Algorithms

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 9 (39.13%) SAS
2 4 (17.39%) ArcGIS
3 3 (13.04%) Apache
3 3 (13.04%) Apache Spark
4 1 (4.35%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Stata
2 2 (8.70%) MS Office
2 2 (8.70%) MS Project
3 1 (4.35%) EViews
3 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (4.35%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.35%) SoftLayer
1 1 (4.35%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) Big Data
2 4 (17.39%) GIS
2 4 (17.39%) QGIS
2 4 (17.39%) Text Mining
3 3 (13.04%) MySQL
3 3 (13.04%) NoSQL
3 3 (13.04%) RDBMS
3 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
4 2 (8.70%) Spatial Data
5 1 (4.35%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 5 (21.74%) Marketing
2 4 (17.39%) Finance
3 3 (13.04%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Statistical Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Data Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Designer
4 3 (13.04%) Digital Designer
4 3 (13.04%) Digital UX Designer
4 3 (13.04%) Python Software Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Software Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Spatial Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) UX Designer
5 2 (8.70%) Data Scientist
5 2 (8.70%) Junior
5 2 (8.70%) Junior Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Statistical Data Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Business Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Communications Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Data Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Engagement Manager
6 1 (4.35%) IT Trainer
6 1 (4.35%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (34.78%) Statistics
3 6 (26.09%) Mathematics
4 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
4 4 (17.39%) Mobile App
4 4 (17.39%) User Experience
5 3 (13.04%) Algorithms
5 3 (13.04%) Biology
5 3 (13.04%) Digital Media
5 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
6 1 (4.35%) Copywriting
6 1 (4.35%) Credit Risk
6 1 (4.35%) Data Integration
6 1 (4.35%) Economics
6 1 (4.35%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (4.35%) Physics
6 1 (4.35%) PMI
6 1 (4.35%) Private Cloud
6 1 (4.35%) Public Cloud
6 1 (4.35%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Linux
1 3 (13.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Project Management
2 4 (17.39%) Machine Learning
2 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
2 4 (17.39%) Spatial Analysis
2 4 (17.39%) Web Development
3 3 (13.04%) Bioinformatics
3 3 (13.04%) Prototyping
3 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
3 3 (13.04%) Wireframes
4 2 (8.70%) Analytics
4 2 (8.70%) Content Management
4 2 (8.70%) CRM
4 2 (8.70%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (8.70%) Time Series Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Business Analytics
5 1 (4.35%) Data Governance
5 1 (4.35%) Markov Chain
5 1 (4.35%) Operations Research
5 1 (4.35%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) R
2 8 (34.78%) Python
3 4 (17.39%) SQL
4 3 (13.04%) C
4 3 (13.04%) C++
Qualifications
1 20 (86.96%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) MBA
3 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.35%) PMP
3 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) IBM
3 1 (4.35%) Rackspace
3 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
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