The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex with a requirement for PhD qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 March 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
South East / Middlesex
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 20
Contract jobs citing PhD 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex - - 1.86%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £301
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £325 £301
% change year-on-year +30.76% +8.15%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 - £37.50

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex.

Academic & Professional Certification
Middlesex
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 24 25 26
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 19.20% 15.82% 16.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 17
Median daily rate £348 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.57% -2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £270 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £600 £572
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £48.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year -25.20% +75.82%  

PhD
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

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

Job vacancy trend for PhD in Middlesex

PhD
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PhD in Middlesex