The table below looks at the statistics for Postgraduate in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Postgraduate over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Postgraduate
England / London
Rank 391 412 407
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -5
Contract jobs citing Postgraduate 6 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.031% 0.037% 0.042%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.18% 0.20% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 9
Median daily rate £450 £550 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £281 £485
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £680 £660
UK excluding London median daily rate £145 £215 -
% change year-on-year
-32.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £18.00

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
3294 3958 3632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.00% 18.46% 16.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2272 2740 2400
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £267 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 58 88
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 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.73 £41.90 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-24.26% +86.22%

Postgraduate
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Postgraduate Jobs Demand Trend in London

Postgraduate
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Postgraduate Daily Rate Trend in London

Postgraduate
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Postgraduate across the London region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Postgraduate Daily Rate Histogram in London

Postgraduate
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Postgraduate Hourly Rate Trend in London

Postgraduate
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 Postgraduate within the London region over the 3 months to 24 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 -3 2 - - 1
Postgraduate
England

Postgraduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Postgraduate 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 Postgraduate.

1 7 (77.78%) Degree
2 4 (44.44%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) MBA
3 3 (33.33%) Statistics
3 3 (33.33%) Operations Research
3 3 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (22.22%) Wireframes
4 2 (22.22%) Credit Risk Modelling
4 2 (22.22%) IFRS
4 2 (22.22%) IFRS 9
4 2 (22.22%) User Experience
4 2 (22.22%) Economics
4 2 (22.22%) Credit Risk
4 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
4 2 (22.22%) Data Governance
4 2 (22.22%) Digital Media
4 2 (22.22%) Business Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) EViews
4 2 (22.22%) Master Data Management
4 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
4 2 (22.22%) Markov Chain
4 2 (22.22%) Marketing
4 2 (22.22%) SPSS
4 2 (22.22%) Data Management
4 2 (22.22%) Games
4 2 (22.22%) Econometrics
4 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
4 2 (22.22%) SAS

Postgraduate
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 2 (22.22%) SAS
2 1 (11.11%) Apache Spark
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) EViews
1 2 (22.22%) SPSS
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SystmOne
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Big Data
1 1 (11.11%) Data Mining
1 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (22.22%) Games
1 2 (22.22%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Law
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Credit Risk Modeller
1 2 (22.22%) Designer
1 2 (22.22%) Digital Designer
1 2 (22.22%) Digital UX Designer
1 2 (22.22%) UX Designer
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Data Governance Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Data Governance Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Data Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Data Scientist
2 1 (11.11%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) ETL Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Governance Manager
2 1 (11.11%) IT Trainer
2 1 (11.11%) SSIS Developer
2 1 (11.11%) SSRS Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Trainer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Credit Risk
2 2 (22.22%) Digital Media
2 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
2 2 (22.22%) User Experience
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 3 (33.33%) Operations Research
2 3 (33.33%) Statistics
3 2 (22.22%) Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) Business Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) Credit Risk Modelling
3 2 (22.22%) Data Governance
3 2 (22.22%) Data Management
3 2 (22.22%) Econometrics
3 2 (22.22%) Economics
3 2 (22.22%) Markov Chain
3 2 (22.22%) Master Data Management
3 2 (22.22%) Wireframes
4 1 (11.11%) Data Security
4 1 (11.11%) Machine Learning
4 1 (11.11%) Neural Network
4 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Statistical Modelling
4 1 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) MBA
3 1 (11.11%) PhD
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) IFRS
1 2 (22.22%) IFRS 9
2 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft