The table below looks at the statistics for PhD in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PhD over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PhD
Rank 384 382 386
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing PhD 53 52 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.23% 0.22% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.32% 1.42% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 48 38
Median daily rate £600 £563 £700
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -19.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £338 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £750 £800
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £22.35 -
PhD
England

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

Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
4020 3673 3841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.70% 15.56% 15.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2654 2423 2478
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 67 91
Median hourly rate £19.23 £21.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.50% +11.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £13.17 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £47.83 £41.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +15.38%

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

PhD Jobs Demand Trend in London

PhD
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

PhD Daily Rate Trend in London

PhD
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PhD across the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

PhD Daily Rate Histogram in London

PhD
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

PhD Hourly Rate Trend in London

PhD
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PhD within the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
City of London +18 2 £375 -42.30% 12
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 London region with a requirement for PhD.

1 68 (58.12%) Python
2 53 (45.30%) C++
3 52 (44.44%) R
4 46 (39.32%) Machine Learning
4 46 (39.32%) Degree
4 46 (39.32%) Mathematics
5 39 (33.33%) Finance
6 37 (31.62%) Statistics
7 32 (27.35%) Big Data
8 31 (26.50%) Analytics
9 29 (24.79%) Computer Science
10 28 (23.93%) Algorithms
11 27 (23.08%) SQL
12 26 (22.22%) Java
13 25 (21.37%) Hadoop
14 24 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
14 24 (20.51%) C#
14 24 (20.51%) Front Office
15 23 (19.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 23 (19.66%) Apache Spark
16 22 (18.80%) Scala
17 20 (17.09%) Linux
18 19 (16.24%) Software Engineering
19 17 (14.53%) Agile Software Development
19 17 (14.53%) Statistical Modelling
20 15 (12.82%) Pandas
20 15 (12.82%) Artificial Intelligence
20 15 (12.82%) Derivative
20 15 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
21 14 (11.97%) Applied Mathematics

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 23 (19.66%) Apache Spark
2 7 (5.98%) SAS
3 6 (5.13%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.85%) Apache
4 1 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.85%) IPython
Applications
1 3 (2.56%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (2.56%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.71%) Amazon S3
1 2 (1.71%) GitHub
2 1 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.85%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.71%) HTTP
1 2 (1.71%) Internet
1 2 (1.71%) Network Security
2 1 (0.85%) Bluetooth
2 1 (0.85%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.85%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (27.35%) Big Data
2 25 (21.37%) Hadoop
3 12 (10.26%) Apache Hive
4 11 (9.40%) QlikView
5 10 (8.55%) NoSQL
5 10 (8.55%) Spotfire
6 4 (3.42%) SAP HANA
6 4 (3.42%) SQL Server
7 3 (2.56%) Data Mining
7 3 (2.56%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.71%) Impala
8 2 (1.71%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.71%) MySQL
9 1 (0.85%) BigQuery
9 1 (0.85%) Mahout
9 1 (0.85%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.85%) Redis
9 1 (0.85%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (4.27%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.42%) JUnit
2 4 (3.42%) Maven
3 1 (0.85%) Grunt
3 1 (0.85%) gulp
3 1 (0.85%) Protractor
3 1 (0.85%) Selenium
3 1 (0.85%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.85%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.85%) Yeoman
General
1 39 (33.33%) Finance
2 24 (20.51%) Front Office
3 10 (8.55%) Banking
4 6 (5.13%) Investment Banking
4 6 (5.13%) Marketing
5 1 (0.85%) Advertising
5 1 (0.85%) Games
5 1 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 52 (44.44%) Developer
2 30 (25.64%) Quantitative Developer
3 29 (24.79%) Data Scientist
4 13 (11.11%) Machine Learning Scientist
5 11 (9.40%) Analyst
6 10 (8.55%) C++ Developer
6 10 (8.55%) C++ Quantitative Developer
6 10 (8.55%) Qualitative Analyst
6 10 (8.55%) Quantitative Analyst
7 9 (7.69%) C# Developer
8 8 (6.84%) C# Quant Developer
9 6 (5.13%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
9 6 (5.13%) Consultant
9 6 (5.13%) Java Developer
10 5 (4.27%) Python Developer
11 4 (3.42%) Analyst Developer
11 4 (3.42%) Machine Learning Consultant
11 4 (3.42%) Mid-Level Java Developer
11 4 (3.42%) Quantitative Analyst Developer
11 4 (3.42%) Quantitative Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.82%) Pandas
2 12 (10.26%) D3.js
2 12 (10.26%) Natural Language Processing
3 6 (5.13%) .NET
3 6 (5.13%) HTML
3 6 (5.13%) scikit-learn
4 5 (4.27%) SciPy
5 4 (3.42%) CSS
5 4 (3.42%) Hibernate
5 4 (3.42%) JSON
5 4 (3.42%) NumPy
5 4 (3.42%) RESTful
5 4 (3.42%) Spring
6 2 (1.71%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.71%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (1.71%) REST
6 2 (1.71%) TensorFlow
6 2 (1.71%) Theano
7 1 (0.85%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (0.85%) React
Miscellaneous
1 46 (39.32%) Mathematics
2 37 (31.62%) Statistics
3 29 (24.79%) Computer Science
4 28 (23.93%) Algorithms
5 24 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (19.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 15 (12.82%) Artificial Intelligence
7 15 (12.82%) Derivative
8 14 (11.97%) Applied Mathematics
8 14 (11.97%) Visualisation
9 11 (9.40%) Physics
10 9 (7.69%) Fixed Income
11 8 (6.84%) Credit Risk
12 7 (5.98%) Life Science
13 6 (5.13%) Credit Derivative
13 6 (5.13%) Data Structures
14 5 (4.27%) CUDA
15 4 (3.42%) Grid Computing
16 3 (2.56%) Market Risk
16 3 (2.56%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 20 (17.09%) Linux
2 3 (2.56%) Windows
3 1 (0.85%) Android
3 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (39.32%) Machine Learning
2 31 (26.50%) Analytics
3 19 (16.24%) Software Engineering
4 17 (14.53%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (14.53%) Statistical Modelling
5 15 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (11.11%) Unit Testing
7 12 (10.26%) Asset Management
7 12 (10.26%) Data Modelling
7 12 (10.26%) E-Commerce
7 12 (10.26%) Low Latency
7 12 (10.26%) Multithreading
8 11 (9.40%) DevOps
9 10 (8.55%) Data Analysis
9 10 (8.55%) HOOD
9 10 (8.55%) Statistical Analysis
9 10 (8.55%) Validation
10 9 (7.69%) Data Analytics
10 9 (7.69%) OO
Programming Languages
1 68 (58.12%) Python
2 53 (45.30%) C++
3 52 (44.44%) R
4 27 (23.08%) SQL
5 26 (22.22%) Java
6 24 (20.51%) C#
7 22 (18.80%) Scala
8 11 (9.40%) MATLAB
9 9 (7.69%) VB
9 9 (7.69%) VBA
10 4 (3.42%) C
10 4 (3.42%) JavaScript
11 3 (2.56%) C++/CLI
11 3 (2.56%) VB6
12 2 (1.71%) Haskell
12 2 (1.71%) Julia
12 2 (1.71%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.85%) Cypher
13 1 (0.85%) F#
13 1 (0.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 46 (39.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.56%) QA
2 2 (1.71%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.85%) Apache Flume
1 1 (0.85%) Docker
1 1 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (0.85%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.85%) Oozie
1 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (9.40%) Tableau
2 5 (4.27%) Google
3 4 (3.42%) Facebook
3 4 (3.42%) SAP
4 2 (1.71%) Oracle
5 1 (0.85%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.85%) Splunk
5 1 (0.85%) Twitter
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