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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
PhD
England / London
Rank 298 341 392
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +51
Contract jobs citing PhD 102 76 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.53% 0.35% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.14% 1.91% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 48 22
Median daily rate £620 £700 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% +75.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £568 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £1,100 £648
UK excluding London median daily rate £495 £575 £301
% change year-on-year
-13.91% +91.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Median hourly rate £35.01 £100.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.99% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 - -

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
3244 3980 3606
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.97% 18.56% 16.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2245 2766 2377
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 59 87
Median hourly rate £26.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.91 £42.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-26.40% +86.66%

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 26 February 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PhD across the London region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

PhD Hourly Rate Histogram 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 26 February 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
City of London 0 13 £500 -28.57% 13
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 96 (56.80%) Python
2 85 (50.30%) Mathematics
3 69 (40.83%) R
4 65 (38.46%) C++
5 64 (37.87%) Analytics
6 60 (35.50%) Computer Science
7 58 (34.32%) Statistics
8 56 (33.14%) Banking
9 50 (29.59%) Big Data
10 48 (28.40%) SQL
11 46 (27.22%) Investment Banking
12 44 (26.04%) Agile Software Development
12 44 (26.04%) Scala
12 44 (26.04%) Hadoop
13 42 (24.85%) Machine Learning
13 42 (24.85%) Front Office
13 42 (24.85%) Finance
14 39 (23.08%) Apache Spark
15 37 (21.89%) Degree
16 31 (18.34%) Java
17 29 (17.16%) Algorithms
18 25 (14.79%) Linux
19 24 (14.20%) C#
20 23 (13.61%) MATLAB
21 22 (13.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
21 22 (13.02%) Analytical Skills
22 21 (12.43%) OO
23 20 (11.83%) Windows
24 18 (10.65%) Scrum
24 18 (10.65%) Memory Management

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 39 (23.08%) Apache Spark
2 8 (4.73%) Apache
3 7 (4.14%) Apache Pig
4 3 (1.78%) SAS
5 1 (0.59%) Apache Airflow
Applications
1 16 (9.47%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (2.37%) LaTeX
2 4 (2.37%) SPSS
3 3 (1.78%) Doxygen
4 1 (0.59%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.59%) Stata
4 1 (0.59%) Weka
Business Applications
1 2 (1.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.37%) GitHub
3 3 (1.78%) Amazon S3
3 3 (1.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.18%) Amazon Kinesis
4 2 (1.18%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.59%) Flurry Analytics
5 1 (0.59%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.59%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.78%) HTTP
1 3 (1.78%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (29.59%) Big Data
2 44 (26.04%) Hadoop
3 18 (10.65%) Tick Data
4 16 (9.47%) NoSQL
5 15 (8.88%) Apache Hive
5 15 (8.88%) MongoDB
6 13 (7.69%) Data Mining
7 12 (7.10%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (7.10%) RDBMS
7 12 (7.10%) Relational Database
8 10 (5.92%) Apache Cassandra
9 9 (5.33%) QlikView
10 5 (2.96%) Spotfire
11 4 (2.37%) HBase
12 3 (1.78%) Data Lake
12 3 (1.78%) Flink
12 3 (1.78%) KDB
12 3 (1.78%) Neo4j
13 2 (1.18%) Amazon Redshift
13 2 (1.18%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 14 (8.28%) Git (software)
2 9 (5.33%) JIRA
3 4 (2.37%) CasperJS
3 4 (2.37%) HP UFT
3 4 (2.37%) Selenium
4 3 (1.78%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.18%) NUnit
General
1 56 (33.14%) Banking
2 46 (27.22%) Investment Banking
3 42 (24.85%) Finance
3 42 (24.85%) Front Office
4 6 (3.55%) Marketing
5 3 (1.78%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.18%) Electronics
6 2 (1.18%) Games
6 2 (1.18%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.18%) Retail
6 2 (1.18%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.59%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 67 (39.64%) Developer
2 48 (28.40%) Data Scientist
3 40 (23.67%) Quantitative Developer
4 30 (17.75%) Analyst
5 25 (14.79%) C++ Developer
6 18 (10.65%) Qualitative Analyst
6 18 (10.65%) Quantitative Analyst
7 16 (9.47%) Python Developer
8 14 (8.28%) Risk Analyst
9 12 (7.10%) Machine Learning Scientist
10 11 (6.51%) C++ Quantitative Developer
10 11 (6.51%) Data Engineer
10 11 (6.51%) Front Office Developer
11 10 (5.92%) Data Analyst
12 9 (5.33%) Analyst Developer
12 9 (5.33%) Big Data Engineer
12 9 (5.33%) Hadoop Engineer
13 7 (4.14%) Risk Data Analyst
13 7 (4.14%) SQL Analyst
13 7 (4.14%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.69%) Pandas
1 13 (7.69%) scikit-learn
2 12 (7.10%) Natural Language Processing
3 9 (5.33%) D3.js
3 9 (5.33%) NumPy
4 8 (4.73%) SciPy
5 6 (3.55%) AngularJS
5 6 (3.55%) Kafka
6 5 (2.96%) .NET
7 4 (2.37%) Akka
8 3 (1.78%) Ajax
8 3 (1.78%) CSS
8 3 (1.78%) HTML
8 3 (1.78%) jQuery
8 3 (1.78%) Middleware
8 3 (1.78%) REST
9 2 (1.18%) TensorFlow
10 1 (0.59%) MLlib
10 1 (0.59%) React
10 1 (0.59%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 60 (35.50%) Computer Science
2 29 (17.16%) Algorithms
3 22 (13.02%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (13.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 14 (8.28%) Market Risk
5 11 (6.51%) Derivative
6 10 (5.92%) Credit Risk
6 10 (5.92%) Fintech
7 6 (3.55%) Credit Derivative
8 4 (2.37%) Fixed Income
8 4 (2.37%) User Experience
9 3 (1.78%) Social Media
10 2 (1.18%) Equities
10 2 (1.18%) FMCG
10 2 (1.18%) Wiki
11 1 (0.59%) Clustering
11 1 (0.59%) Life Science
11 1 (0.59%) NHS
11 1 (0.59%) Social Network
11 1 (0.59%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 25 (14.79%) Linux
2 20 (11.83%) Windows
3 1 (0.59%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (50.30%) Mathematics
2 64 (37.87%) Analytics
3 58 (34.32%) Statistics
4 44 (26.04%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (24.85%) Machine Learning
6 21 (12.43%) OO
7 18 (10.65%) Memory Management
7 18 (10.65%) Release Management
7 18 (10.65%) Scrum
8 17 (10.06%) Open Source
9 16 (9.47%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (8.28%) PnL Attribution
10 14 (8.28%) Visualisation
11 13 (7.69%) Applied Mathematics
11 13 (7.69%) Data Analytics
12 12 (7.10%) Artificial Intelligence
12 12 (7.10%) TDD
13 10 (5.92%) Neural Network
13 10 (5.92%) Quantitative Finance
13 10 (5.92%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 96 (56.80%) Python
2 69 (40.83%) R
3 65 (38.46%) C++
4 48 (28.40%) SQL
5 44 (26.04%) Scala
6 31 (18.34%) Java
7 24 (14.20%) C#
8 23 (13.61%) MATLAB
9 8 (4.73%) Go
9 8 (4.73%) Rust
10 6 (3.55%) JavaScript
11 5 (2.96%) Shell Script
12 4 (2.37%) C
13 2 (1.18%) Clojure
13 2 (1.18%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.18%) VBA
14 1 (0.59%) Assembly Language
14 1 (0.59%) Haskell
14 1 (0.59%) Lisp
14 1 (0.59%) ML
Qualifications
1 37 (21.89%) Degree
2 4 (2.37%) ISEB
2 4 (2.37%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.59%) MBA
4 1 (0.59%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.37%) QA
2 2 (1.18%) SDET
System Software
1 5 (2.96%) HDFS
2 1 (0.59%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (2.37%) Hadoop YARN
2 3 (1.78%) Puppet
3 2 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.59%) Mesos
Vendors
1 16 (9.47%) Bloomberg
1 16 (9.47%) Reuters
2 15 (8.88%) Tableau
3 9 (5.33%) Google
4 7 (4.14%) Hortonworks
5 4 (2.37%) Alteryx
5 4 (2.37%) Sybase
6 3 (1.78%) Cloudera
6 3 (1.78%) IBM
6 3 (1.78%) MuleSoft
6 3 (1.78%) SAP
6 3 (1.78%) Splunk
7 1 (0.59%) Snowplow
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