The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Postgraduate qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 June 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.

Postgraduate
England / London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 411 425 416
Rank change year-on-year +14 -9  
Contract jobs citing Postgraduate 13 2 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.062% 0.009% 0.078%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.38% 0.054% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 4
Median daily rate £688 £600 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.58% +54.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £600 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £738 £600 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.51 - -

Postgraduate is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in London.

Academic & Professional Certification
London
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3432 3693 3573
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 16.49% 16.96% 15.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2245 2560 2300
Median daily rate £475 £460 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.26% +8.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £625 £593
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 43 91
Median hourly rate £18.85 £18.50 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.89% -24.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £14.02 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £32.00 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £24.12
% change year-on-year +14.03% +18.15%  

Postgraduate
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Postgraduate as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Postgraduate in London

Postgraduate
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Postgraduate in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Postgraduate in London

Postgraduate
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Postgraduate in London over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Postgraduate in London

Postgraduate
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Postgraduate in London

Postgraduate
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Postgraduate within the London region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 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
City of London - 3 £700 -
Postgraduate
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, 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 London region with a requirement for Postgraduate.

1 21 (84.00%) Degree
2 13 (52.00%) SQL
3 10 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (32.00%) R
4 8 (32.00%) Python
5 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (28.00%) Analytics
6 6 (24.00%) Mathematics
6 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (20.00%) Computer Science
7 5 (20.00%) Statistics
7 5 (20.00%) Finance
7 5 (20.00%) Project Management
7 5 (20.00%) PRINCE2
7 5 (20.00%) SAS
7 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
7 5 (20.00%) PCI DSS
8 4 (16.00%) Security Architecture
8 4 (16.00%) Machine Learning
8 4 (16.00%) Big Data
8 4 (16.00%) Customer Insight
8 4 (16.00%) IISP
8 4 (16.00%) Customer Analytics
8 4 (16.00%) SABSA
8 4 (16.00%) VBA
8 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
8 4 (16.00%) IIS
8 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (16.00%) MBCS
8 4 (16.00%) CITP

Postgraduate
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 5 (20.00%) SAS
2 4 (16.00%) IIS
3 2 (8.00%) Apache Spark
3 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.00%) EViews
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.00%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Firewall
1 1 (4.00%) LAN
1 1 (4.00%) SAN
1 1 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) Big Data
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.00%) MySQL
3 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Selenium
1 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Front Office
3 2 (8.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Legal
3 2 (8.00%) Retail
4 1 (4.00%) Advertising
4 1 (4.00%) Law
4 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.00%) Data Scientist
3 4 (16.00%) Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Architect
3 4 (16.00%) Security Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Applications Developer
4 3 (12.00%) C# Application Developer
4 3 (12.00%) C# Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Data Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Graduate
4 3 (12.00%) Graduate Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Junior
4 3 (12.00%) Junior Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Junior Software Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Database Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Junior Applications Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Programmer
5 2 (8.00%) Software Developer
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Database Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Advisor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) .NET
2 2 (8.00%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.00%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (8.00%) Fixed Income
3 2 (8.00%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (8.00%) Freedom of Information Act
3 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (4.00%) CESG
4 1 (4.00%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (4.00%) Credit Risk
4 1 (4.00%) Data Structures
4 1 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Analytics
2 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (24.00%) Mathematics
3 5 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 5 (20.00%) Project Management
3 5 (20.00%) Statistics
4 4 (16.00%) Customer Analytics
4 4 (16.00%) Customer Insight
4 4 (16.00%) Information Security
4 4 (16.00%) Machine Learning
4 4 (16.00%) SABSA
4 4 (16.00%) Security Architecture
4 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (16.00%) TOGAF
5 3 (12.00%) Coaching
5 3 (12.00%) Economics
5 3 (12.00%) Information Assurance
5 3 (12.00%) ITIL
5 3 (12.00%) Line Management
5 3 (12.00%) Operations Research
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) SQL
2 8 (32.00%) Python
2 8 (32.00%) R
3 4 (16.00%) VBA
4 3 (12.00%) C#
5 2 (8.00%) Java
6 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (84.00%) Degree
2 4 (16.00%) CITP
2 4 (16.00%) IISP
2 4 (16.00%) MBCS
3 3 (12.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (12.00%) Master's Degree
3 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (8.00%) MBA
4 2 (8.00%) PhD
5 1 (4.00%) A+ Certification
5 1 (4.00%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (4.00%) CISM
5 1 (4.00%) CISSP
5 1 (4.00%) CLAS
5 1 (4.00%) ISACA
5 1 (4.00%) ISEB
5 1 (4.00%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.00%) IFRS
2 1 (4.00%) IFRS 9
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) IBM
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) TOWER Software
2 1 (4.00%) VMware
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