The table below looks at the statistics for Postgraduate in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Postgraduate 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
Postgraduate
Rank 135 123 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing Postgraduate 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.10% 0.12% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.57% 0.68% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £569 -
% change year-on-year
-34.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £18.00 -
Postgraduate
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
528 438 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 18.10% 17.14% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 316 173
Average daily rate £385 £370 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.05% +23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £245 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £455 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 12
Average hourly rate £21.50 £13.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.38% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £20.70 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

Postgraduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Postgraduate Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Postgraduate
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Postgraduate Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Postgraduate
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

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

Postgraduate Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Postgraduate
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Postgraduate Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Postgraduate
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Postgraduate within the Yorkshire 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
West Yorkshire -8 3 £475 -
Postgraduate
England

Postgraduate
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Postgraduate 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 Postgraduate.

1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 2 (66.67%) Economics
2 2 (66.67%) Statistics
2 2 (66.67%) Operations Research
2 2 (66.67%) Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Customer Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) SAS
2 2 (66.67%) Econometrics
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) SPSS
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Time Series Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Credit Risk
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management

Postgraduate
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Postgraduate 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 Postgraduate. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SPSS
General
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Credit Risk Modeller
2 1 (33.33%) Monitoring Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SAS Modeller
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (66.67%) Economics
1 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
1 2 (66.67%) Statistics
2 1 (33.33%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Analytics
1 2 (66.67%) Customer Analytics
1 2 (66.67%) Econometrics
1 2 (66.67%) Operations Research
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Time Series Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree