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 29 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Postgraduate
Rank 435 417 440
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +23
Contract jobs citing Postgraduate 4 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.017% 0.034% 0.029%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.098% 0.22% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 4
Median daily rate £463 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £375 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £673 £359
UK excluding London median daily rate £205 £525 £375
% change year-on-year
-60.95% +40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £22.50
Postgraduate
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
4080 3617 3863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 17.69% 15.55% 15.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2687 2379 2486
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £377 £353
% change year-on-year
-0.53% +6.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 67 91
Median hourly rate £19.23 £21.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.50% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £13.17 £14.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.83 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.71
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +14.18%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, 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 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) Mobile App
2 3 (42.86%) User Experience
2 3 (42.86%) MBA
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Validation
3 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) Games
3 2 (28.57%) C++
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) SAS
3 2 (28.57%) MATLAB
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Digital Media
3 2 (28.57%) Wireframes
3 2 (28.57%) Credit Risk
3 2 (28.57%) Market Risk
3 2 (28.57%) Stress Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Marketing
3 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 1 (14.29%) Project Governance
4 1 (14.29%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (14.29%) Web Development
4 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (14.29%) JIRA
4 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 1 (14.29%) QA

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 (28.57%) SAS
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Project
2 1 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Telepresence
1 1 (14.29%) WebEx
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Games
2 2 (28.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) C++ Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Designer
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Digital Designer
1 2 (28.57%) Digital UX Designer
1 2 (28.57%) UX Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) C++ Quantitative Developer
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce Designer
2 1 (14.29%) MATLAB Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) PMO Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Quantitative Developer
2 1 (14.29%) SAS Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Mobile App
1 3 (42.86%) User Experience
2 2 (28.57%) Credit Risk
2 2 (28.57%) Digital Media
2 2 (28.57%) Market Risk
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (14.29%) Economics
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (28.57%) Stress Testing
1 2 (28.57%) Validation
1 2 (28.57%) Wireframes
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) Business Transformation
2 1 (14.29%) Content Management
2 1 (14.29%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (14.29%) Document Management
2 1 (14.29%) Escalation Management
2 1 (14.29%) Facilities Management
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile Development
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Governance
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
2 1 (14.29%) Project Governance
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C++
1 2 (28.57%) MATLAB
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) MBA
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco