The table below looks at the statistics for PhD in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PhD over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
PhD
Rank 127 141 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Contract jobs citing PhD 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.041% 0.065% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.28% 0.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £900 £250 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+260.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £675 £524 £310
% change year-on-year
+28.87% +68.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £29.61 -
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 Yorkshire region.

Qualifications Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
354 579 378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 14.60% 18.72% 14.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 393 265
Median daily rate £425 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £237 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £535 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 37 18
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -43.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £12.20 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £45.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.90% +58.57%

PhD
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

PhD Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

PhD
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

PhD Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

PhD
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PhD within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
West Yorkshire +25 1 £900 +260.00% 3
PhD
England

PhD
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing PhD 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for PhD.

1 3 (60.00%) Statistics
1 3 (60.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (60.00%) R
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Big Data
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Physics
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) MATLAB
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) SAS
2 2 (40.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Econometrics
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Neural Network
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Economics
3 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (20.00%) SPSS
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Operations Research

PhD
Top Related IT Skills in 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 2 (40.00%) SAS
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Big Data
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Hive
2 1 (20.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (20.00%) HBase
2 1 (20.00%) Mahout
2 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Data Scientist
2 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Data Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Project Director
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) SAS Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Cascading
1 1 (20.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Mathematics
1 3 (60.00%) Statistics
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) Physics
3 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (20.00%) Credit Risk
3 1 (20.00%) Economics
3 1 (20.00%) Neural Network
3 1 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (20.00%) Social Network
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Validation
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Security
2 1 (20.00%) Credit Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) Econometrics
2 1 (20.00%) Machine Learning
2 1 (20.00%) Markov Chain
2 1 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Operations Research
2 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (20.00%) Social Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) R
2 2 (40.00%) MATLAB
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree