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 25 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PhD
Rank 375 384 373
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -11
Contract jobs citing PhD 61 48 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.28% 0.20% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.58% 1.32% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 41 42
Median daily rate £575 £600 £700
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £413 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £750 £800
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £480
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -14.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.60 -
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
3849 3639 3731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.38% 15.42% 16.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2602 2388 2409
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 95 114
Median hourly rate £18.00 £22.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.02 £13.17 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £52.17 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+35.41% +33.33%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +34 5 £600 -7.69% 8
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 72 (53.73%) Python
2 67 (50.00%) C++
3 57 (42.54%) Finance
4 53 (39.55%) R
5 49 (36.57%) Mathematics
6 47 (35.07%) Degree
7 44 (32.84%) Machine Learning
8 39 (29.10%) Statistics
9 38 (28.36%) Analytics
10 34 (25.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 32 (23.88%) SQL
12 31 (23.13%) Java
12 31 (23.13%) Algorithms
13 30 (22.39%) C#
14 29 (21.64%) Front Office
14 29 (21.64%) Analytical Skills
15 27 (20.15%) Big Data
16 25 (18.66%) Linux
17 24 (17.91%) Computer Science
17 24 (17.91%) Hadoop
18 23 (17.16%) Derivative
19 21 (15.67%) Apache Spark
20 20 (14.93%) Statistical Modelling
20 20 (14.93%) Scala
20 20 (14.93%) Agile Software Development
21 19 (14.18%) Quantitative Finance
22 17 (12.69%) Validation
22 17 (12.69%) Software Engineering
22 17 (12.69%) Credit Risk
22 17 (12.69%) Multithreading

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 21 (15.67%) Apache Spark
2 9 (6.72%) SAS
3 7 (5.22%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.75%) Apache
4 1 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.75%) IPython
Applications
1 3 (2.24%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (2.24%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.24%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.24%) Amazon S3
2 2 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.49%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (1.49%) GitHub
3 1 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.49%) Internet
2 1 (0.75%) Bluetooth
2 1 (0.75%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.75%) HTTP
2 1 (0.75%) InfiniBand
2 1 (0.75%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (20.15%) Big Data
2 24 (17.91%) Hadoop
3 15 (11.19%) Apache Hive
4 10 (7.46%) NoSQL
5 8 (5.97%) QlikView
5 8 (5.97%) SQL Server
6 7 (5.22%) Spotfire
7 4 (2.99%) SAP HANA
8 3 (2.24%) Data Mining
8 3 (2.24%) Impala
8 3 (2.24%) KDB
8 3 (2.24%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.24%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.49%) Mahout
9 2 (1.49%) MySQL
9 2 (1.49%) Neo4j
9 2 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.75%) BigQuery
10 1 (0.75%) Redis
10 1 (0.75%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (4.48%) Selenium
2 5 (3.73%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.73%) HP UFT
3 4 (2.99%) JUnit
3 4 (2.99%) Maven
4 2 (1.49%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.49%) Yeoman
5 1 (0.75%) Grunt
5 1 (0.75%) gulp
5 1 (0.75%) Protractor
5 1 (0.75%) TeamCity
General
1 57 (42.54%) Finance
2 29 (21.64%) Front Office
3 15 (11.19%) Banking
4 12 (8.96%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.99%) Marketing
6 1 (0.75%) Advertising
6 1 (0.75%) Games
6 1 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 57 (42.54%) Developer
2 30 (22.39%) Quantitative Developer
3 27 (20.15%) Data Scientist
4 18 (13.43%) Analyst
5 17 (12.69%) Qualitative Analyst
5 17 (12.69%) Quantitative Analyst
6 13 (9.70%) Machine Learning Scientist
7 9 (6.72%) C++ Developer
7 9 (6.72%) C++ Quantitative Developer
8 8 (5.97%) C# Developer
9 7 (5.22%) C# Quant Developer
9 7 (5.22%) Credit Risk Manager
9 7 (5.22%) Quantitative Risk Manager
9 7 (5.22%) Risk Manager
10 6 (4.48%) Analyst Developer
10 6 (4.48%) Java Developer
10 6 (4.48%) Quantitative Analyst Developer
11 5 (3.73%) Consultant
11 5 (3.73%) Python Developer
12 4 (2.99%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (11.94%) Pandas
2 11 (8.21%) .NET
3 9 (6.72%) D3.js
4 8 (5.97%) Natural Language Processing
5 6 (4.48%) HTML
5 6 (4.48%) scikit-learn
6 5 (3.73%) MSMQ
6 5 (3.73%) SciPy
7 4 (2.99%) Hibernate
7 4 (2.99%) JSON
7 4 (2.99%) RESTful
7 4 (2.99%) Spring
8 3 (2.24%) CSS
8 3 (2.24%) NumPy
9 2 (1.49%) Cascalog
9 2 (1.49%) FIX Protocol
9 2 (1.49%) TensorFlow
9 2 (1.49%) Theano
10 1 (0.75%) KnockoutJS
10 1 (0.75%) React
Miscellaneous
1 49 (36.57%) Mathematics
2 39 (29.10%) Statistics
3 34 (25.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 31 (23.13%) Algorithms
5 29 (21.64%) Analytical Skills
6 24 (17.91%) Computer Science
7 23 (17.16%) Derivative
8 17 (12.69%) Credit Risk
9 13 (9.70%) Physics
10 12 (8.96%) Artificial Intelligence
11 11 (8.21%) Applied Mathematics
11 11 (8.21%) Credit Derivative
11 11 (8.21%) Data Structures
11 11 (8.21%) Fixed Income
11 11 (8.21%) Visualisation
12 7 (5.22%) Market Risk
13 6 (4.48%) Life Science
14 4 (2.99%) Grid Computing
15 3 (2.24%) Neural Network
16 2 (1.49%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 25 (18.66%) Linux
2 2 (1.49%) Windows
3 1 (0.75%) Android
3 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (32.84%) Machine Learning
2 38 (28.36%) Analytics
3 20 (14.93%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (14.93%) Statistical Modelling
4 19 (14.18%) Quantitative Finance
5 17 (12.69%) Low Latency
5 17 (12.69%) Multithreading
5 17 (12.69%) Software Engineering
5 17 (12.69%) Validation
6 15 (11.19%) Algorithmic Trading
7 14 (10.45%) Asset Management
7 14 (10.45%) E-Commerce
7 14 (10.45%) Unit Testing
8 13 (9.70%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (9.70%) Data Analytics
8 13 (9.70%) Risk Management
9 12 (8.96%) Data Analysis
9 12 (8.96%) Time Series Analysis
10 11 (8.21%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (8.21%) Market Making
Programming Languages
1 72 (53.73%) Python
2 67 (50.00%) C++
3 53 (39.55%) R
4 32 (23.88%) SQL
5 31 (23.13%) Java
6 30 (22.39%) C#
7 20 (14.93%) Scala
8 13 (9.70%) VBA
9 10 (7.46%) MATLAB
9 10 (7.46%) VB
10 3 (2.24%) C++/CLI
10 3 (2.24%) JavaScript
10 3 (2.24%) VB6
11 2 (1.49%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.49%) Clojure
11 2 (1.49%) Haskell
11 2 (1.49%) Julia
12 1 (0.75%) F#
12 1 (0.75%) Ruby
12 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 47 (35.07%) Degree
2 4 (2.99%) ISEB
2 4 (2.99%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.70%) QA
2 1 (0.75%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (1.49%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.75%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.75%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.75%) Oozie
1 1 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (5.97%) Tableau
2 5 (3.73%) Google
3 4 (2.99%) Facebook
3 4 (2.99%) SAP
3 4 (2.99%) Sybase
4 2 (1.49%) Oracle
5 1 (0.75%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.75%) Splunk
5 1 (0.75%) Twitter
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