The table below looks at the statistics for Postgraduate in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Postgraduate over the 3 months to 29 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Postgraduate
Rank 640 629 617
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -12
Contract jobs citing Postgraduate 6 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.029% 0.011%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.052% 0.15% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 3
Median daily rate £500 £388 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -35.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £308 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £494 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Qualifications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
11588 10895 10569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.58% 19.46% 19.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 7184 6257 6159
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £535 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 416 554 541
Median hourly rate £32.66 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.13% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £49.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

Postgraduate
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Postgraduate Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Postgraduate
Daily Rate Trend

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

Postgraduate Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Postgraduate
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Postgraduate within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

Postgraduate Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Postgraduate
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Postgraduate Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Postgraduate
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Postgraduate within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England 0 6 £500 +29.03% 19
London -6 3 £600 +54.83% 7
Halifax - 2 £500 -
Leeds - 2 £500 - 1
West Yorkshire - 2 £500 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £500 - 1
Feltham +5 1 £370 -27.80%

Postgraduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 with a requirement for Postgraduate.

1 16 (66.67%) Degree
2 10 (41.67%) Mathematics
3 8 (33.33%) SQL
4 7 (29.17%) Python
4 7 (29.17%) MATLAB
5 5 (20.83%) Project Management
5 5 (20.83%) SAS
5 5 (20.83%) Finance
5 5 (20.83%) Applied Mathematics
5 5 (20.83%) Credit Risk
5 5 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (20.83%) Algorithms
6 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 4 (16.67%) Banking
6 4 (16.67%) Validation
6 4 (16.67%) ITIL
7 3 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (12.50%) C++
7 3 (12.50%) Service Management
7 3 (12.50%) MBA
7 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (12.50%) Statistics
7 3 (12.50%) Economics
7 3 (12.50%) Operations Research
7 3 (12.50%) Marketing
7 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (12.50%) Escalation Management
7 3 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
7 3 (12.50%) Business Transformation

Postgraduate
Top Related IT Skills 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 5 (20.83%) SAS
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) SPSS
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) LAN
1 1 (4.17%) Telepresence
1 1 (4.17%) WAN
1 1 (4.17%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon Redshift
1 1 (4.17%) Big Data
1 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
1 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
1 1 (4.17%) MySQL
1 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.17%) SAS Data Integration Studio
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Banking
3 3 (12.50%) Marketing
4 2 (8.33%) Advertising
4 2 (8.33%) Games
4 2 (8.33%) Retail
5 1 (4.17%) Billing
5 1 (4.17%) Front Office
5 1 (4.17%) Retail Banking
5 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Research Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Senior Research Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Senior Support Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) C++ Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Marketing Director
4 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Quantitative Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Risk Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) C++ Quantitative Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Credit Risk Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Data Migration Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Data Scientist
5 1 (4.17%) MATLAB Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Migration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) Mathematics
2 5 (20.83%) Algorithms
2 5 (20.83%) Applied Mathematics
2 5 (20.83%) Credit Risk
3 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (12.50%) Economics
3 3 (12.50%) Statistics
4 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (8.33%) FMCG
4 2 (8.33%) Market Risk
4 2 (8.33%) User Experience
5 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
5 1 (4.17%) Data Integration
5 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (4.17%) iPad
5 1 (4.17%) Life Science
5 1 (4.17%) NHS
5 1 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
1 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
1 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
1 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
1 5 (20.83%) Project Management
2 4 (16.67%) ITIL
2 4 (16.67%) Validation
3 3 (12.50%) Business Transformation
3 3 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
3 3 (12.50%) Escalation Management
3 3 (12.50%) Operations Research
3 3 (12.50%) Service Management
3 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (8.33%) Database Marketing
4 2 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (8.33%) Display Advertising
4 2 (8.33%) Markov Chain
4 2 (8.33%) Matrix Management
4 2 (8.33%) People Management
4 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (8.33%) Stress Testing
4 2 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) SQL
2 7 (29.17%) MATLAB
2 7 (29.17%) Python
3 3 (12.50%) C++
4 1 (4.17%) R
Qualifications
1 16 (66.67%) Degree
2 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (12.50%) MBA
4 1 (4.17%) A+ Certification
4 1 (4.17%) CBAP
4 1 (4.17%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (4.17%) PhD
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
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