The table below looks at the statistics for Postgraduate in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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 91 82 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Postgraduate 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.14% 0.26% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.79% 1.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £333 - -
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
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
254 171 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 17.84% 15.03% 15.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 132 88
Average daily rate £411 £374 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.95% +24.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £257 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £468 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 2
Average hourly rate £13.75 £18.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.61% +5.88%
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 Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Postgraduate across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Postgraduate Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Postgraduate
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Postgraduate Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Postgraduate
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

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

Postgraduate Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Postgraduate
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Postgraduate across the Leeds region.

Postgraduate Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Postgraduate
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 2 (66.67%) Economics
2 2 (66.67%) Statistics
2 2 (66.67%) Operations Research
2 2 (66.67%) Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Customer Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) SAS
2 2 (66.67%) Econometrics
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) SPSS
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Time Series Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Credit Risk
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management

Postgraduate
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 2 (66.67%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SPSS
General
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Credit Risk Modeller
2 1 (33.33%) Monitoring Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SAS Modeller
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (66.67%) Economics
1 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
1 2 (66.67%) Statistics
2 1 (33.33%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Analytics
1 2 (66.67%) Customer Analytics
1 2 (66.67%) Econometrics
1 2 (66.67%) Operations Research
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Time Series Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree