The table below looks at the statistics for PhD in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PhD over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PhD
Rank 250 250 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing PhD 8 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.094% 0.042% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.34% 0.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
Average daily rate £338 £301 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.31% -
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
England

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

Qualifications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2351 2599 2144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.58% 27.42% 25.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1430 1268 1020
Average daily rate £400 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 106 115
Average hourly rate £45.00 £19.00 £16.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+136.84% +17.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.50 £47.50 £55.00
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 the South East

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

PhD Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

PhD
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

PhD Daily Rate Trend in the South East

PhD
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PhD across the South East region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

PhD Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

PhD
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

PhD Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

PhD
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PhD within the South East region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey -4 2 £700 - 2
Berkshire - 1 £550 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £338 - 9
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 6 (50.00%) Degree
1 6 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (41.67%) Data Analysis
3 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) Big Data
4 3 (25.00%) Physics
4 3 (25.00%) Analytics
4 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (25.00%) CRM
4 3 (25.00%) FMCG
5 2 (16.67%) R
5 2 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
5 2 (16.67%) Hadoop
5 2 (16.67%) Visualisation
5 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
5 2 (16.67%) MBA
5 2 (16.67%) Logistics
5 2 (16.67%) Life Science
5 2 (16.67%) Marketing
5 2 (16.67%) C++
5 2 (16.67%) Python
5 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 2 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (16.67%) PMP
5 2 (16.67%) Biometrics
5 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (16.67%) Apache Spark
5 2 (16.67%) Algorithms
5 2 (16.67%) Biotechnology
5 2 (16.67%) Machine Learning

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) Apache Spark
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Pig
2 1 (8.33%) CMS
2 1 (8.33%) SAS
2 1 (8.33%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Big Data
2 2 (16.67%) Hadoop
3 1 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (8.33%) Apache Hive
3 1 (8.33%) Data Mining
3 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (8.33%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 2 (16.67%) Marketing
1 2 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Data Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Data Scientist
2 3 (25.00%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Development Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) IT Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Machine Learning Scientist
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Senior IT Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Big Data Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C++ Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Marketing Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Office 365 Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Office 365 Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Onboarding Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Project Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
1 1 (8.33%) Backbone.js
1 1 (8.33%) CSS
1 1 (8.33%) Django
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) NumPy
1 1 (8.33%) Pandas
1 1 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (8.33%) scikit-learn
1 1 (8.33%) SciPy
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (25.00%) FMCG
2 3 (25.00%) Physics
3 2 (16.67%) Algorithms
3 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (16.67%) Biometrics
3 2 (16.67%) Biotechnology
3 2 (16.67%) Life Science
3 2 (16.67%) Visualisation
4 1 (8.33%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) Economics
4 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (8.33%) Smart Energy
4 1 (8.33%) Social Media
4 1 (8.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Android
1 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Data Analysis
2 3 (25.00%) Analytics
2 3 (25.00%) CRM
3 2 (16.67%) Data Visualisation
3 2 (16.67%) Logistics
3 2 (16.67%) Machine Learning
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Android Development
4 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (8.33%) Digital Signal Processing
4 1 (8.33%) iOS Development
4 1 (8.33%) Linear Regression
4 1 (8.33%) Low Latency
4 1 (8.33%) OO
4 1 (8.33%) Predictive Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) Signal Processing
4 1 (8.33%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) C++
3 2 (16.67%) Python
3 2 (16.67%) R
4 1 (8.33%) MATLAB
4 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) MBA
2 2 (16.67%) PMP
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) Sitecore
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