Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for PhD qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

PhD
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 77 103
Rank change year-on-year -17 +26 +1
Contract jobs citing PhD 2 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.14% 0.53% 0.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.72% 3.21% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridgeshire median daily rate - - -
East of England median daily rate £550 £300 £625
% change year-on-year +83.33% -52.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

PhD is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 278 187 274
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 19.52% 16.40% 17.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 78 137
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £388 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £191 £187 £209
90th Percentile £556 £499 £543
East of England median daily rate £400 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 28 33
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £15.73 £37.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.05% +212.50% -42.86%
10th Percentile £11.25 £9.76 £9.30
90th Percentile £47.60 £47.50 £58.75
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £27.61 £21.50
% change year-on-year -34.81% +28.42% +7.50%

PhD
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing PhD as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for PhD in Cambridgeshire

PhD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PhD in Cambridgeshire

PhD
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PhD within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -8 1 - - 29
PhD
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for PhD.

1 2 (100.00%) Physics
1 2 (100.00%) Biology
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Quantitative Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Machine Learning
2 1 (50.00%) Statistical Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Computational Biology
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) DNA
2 1 (50.00%) Publishing
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Bioinformatics
2 1 (50.00%) Statistics
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics

PhD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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:

General
1 1 (50.00%) Publishing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Biology
1 2 (100.00%) Physics
2 1 (50.00%) Bioinformatics
2 1 (50.00%) Computational Biology
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) DNA
2 1 (50.00%) Machine Learning
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) Quantitative Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Statistical Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Degree