The table below looks at the statistics for Postgraduate in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Postgraduate over the 3 months to 2 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Postgraduate
Rank 113 113 107
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs citing Postgraduate 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.098% 0.15% 0.056%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.71% 1.06% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £500 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £18.00 -
Postgraduate
Yorkshire

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

Qualifications Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
280 282 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 13.73% 13.80% 11.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 176 137
Median daily rate £410 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £230 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 6
Median hourly rate £12.75 £18.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.16% +18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.75 £12.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £18.00 £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

Postgraduate
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Postgraduate Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Postgraduate
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Postgraduate Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Postgraduate
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Postgraduate Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Postgraduate
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Postgraduate within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 2 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
Leeds -7 2 £500 -
Halifax - 2 £500 -
Postgraduate
Yorkshire

Postgraduate
Top 22 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 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 across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Postgraduate.

1 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) Mathematics
2 4 (80.00%) Economics
2 4 (80.00%) Statistics
2 4 (80.00%) Operations Research
2 4 (80.00%) SAS
2 4 (80.00%) Econometrics
2 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (60.00%) Validation
3 3 (60.00%) SPSS
3 3 (60.00%) Project Management
3 3 (60.00%) Retail
3 3 (60.00%) Credit Risk
4 2 (40.00%) Markov Chain
4 2 (40.00%) Analytics
4 2 (40.00%) Customer Analytics
5 1 (20.00%) Time Series Analysis
5 1 (20.00%) Line Management
5 1 (20.00%) Banking
5 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (20.00%) Time Management

Postgraduate
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 4 (80.00%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) SPSS
General
1 3 (60.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Risk Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Business Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Credit Risk Modeller
2 1 (20.00%) Monitoring Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) SAS Modeller
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (80.00%) Economics
1 4 (80.00%) Mathematics
1 4 (80.00%) Statistics
2 3 (60.00%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Econometrics
1 4 (80.00%) Operations Research
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) Validation
3 2 (40.00%) Analytics
3 2 (40.00%) Customer Analytics
3 2 (40.00%) Markov Chain
4 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (20.00%) Line Management
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) Time Management
4 1 (20.00%) Time Series Analysis
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Degree