The table below looks at the statistics for PhD in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PhD over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PhD
Rank 101 106 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing PhD 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.22% 0.061% -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.71% 0.36% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £413 £350
% change year-on-year
+27.27% +17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £25.66 -
PhD
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Qualifications Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
175 274 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 12.96% 16.79% 14.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 160 102
Median daily rate £360 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £488 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 4
Median hourly rate £12.25 £17.77 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.06% +7.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.27% +19.37%

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing PhD as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

PhD Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

PhD
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing PhD across the Leeds region.

PhD Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PhD 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 Leeds region with a requirement for PhD.

1 3 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (100.00%) R
1 3 (100.00%) Statistics
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Big Data
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) MATLAB
2 2 (66.67%) Physics
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) SAS
2 2 (66.67%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) Econometrics
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Neural Network
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Economics
3 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (33.33%) SPSS
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
3 1 (33.33%) Social Network
3 1 (33.33%) Credit Risk
3 1 (33.33%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) Scala
3 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Hive

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 2 (66.67%) SAS
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Big Data
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Hive
2 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
2 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (33.33%) HBase
2 1 (33.33%) Mahout
2 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Data Scientist
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Data Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) SAS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Cascading
1 1 (33.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (100.00%) Statistics
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) Physics
3 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (33.33%) Credit Risk
3 1 (33.33%) Economics
3 1 (33.33%) Neural Network
3 1 (33.33%) Social Network
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Credit Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Credit Risk Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Econometrics
2 1 (33.33%) Machine Learning
2 1 (33.33%) Markov Chain
2 1 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (33.33%) Operations Research
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) R
2 2 (66.67%) MATLAB
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree