The table below looks at the statistics for PhD in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PhD over the 3 months to 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PhD
Rank - 24 -
Contract jobs citing PhD 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex - 1.62% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 12.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £301 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £600 £301 £400
% change year-on-year
+99.66% -24.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £13.43
PhD
South East

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

Qualifications Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
26 25 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 17.45% 13.51% 30.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 34
Average daily rate £431 £572 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.60% +20.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £364 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PhD across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

PhD Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

PhD
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

PhD Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

PhD
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex region citing PhD also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PhD.

1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (100.00%) R
1 1 (100.00%) Data Visualisation
1 1 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex region citing PhD also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited PhD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
1 1 (100.00%) Data Mining
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Data Scientist
1 1 (100.00%) Machine Learning Scientist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (100.00%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Data Visualisation
1 1 (100.00%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree