Period
to 12 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for PhD qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 12 December 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
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +102
Contract jobs citing PhD 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.16% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.01% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median daily rate - - -
Scotland median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - £14.00

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 Glasgow with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Glasgow
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 198 211 261
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 15.64% 18.40% 15.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 116 137
Glasgow median daily rate £353 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.71% +7.69% -4.06%
10th Percentile £226 £213 £159
90th Percentile £466 £450 £468
Scotland median daily rate £363 £340 £340
% change year-on-year +6.62% - -2.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 1 4
Glasgow median hourly rate £25.75 £32.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.53% +1.59% +90.91%
10th Percentile £15.66 £32.00 £12.13
90th Percentile £34.05 £32.00 £66.63
Scotland median hourly rate £26.88 £36.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -25.35% +71.43% +13.51%

PhD
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for PhD in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for PhD.

1 2 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Statistical Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) Exploratory Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 1 (50.00%) Quantitative Research
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Game Theory
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Games

PhD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Data Scientist
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Exploratory Data Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Statistical Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Game Theory
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Quantitative Research