Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 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
South East > Middlesex
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 40 39
Contract jobs citing PhD 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex - 0.28% 0.28%
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.11% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Middlesex median daily rate - £375 -
South East median daily rate £500 £750 £413
% change year-on-year -33.33% +81.82% +33.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Middlesex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £19.30 - £46.50

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 contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Middlesex
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 28 90 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 10.81% 25.35% 15.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 57 32
Middlesex median daily rate £415 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.78% +9.09% -2.94%
10th Percentile £202 £290 £314
90th Percentile £560 £550 £548
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Middlesex median hourly rate £32.50 £18.44 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +76.27% +47.50% -68.75%
10th Percentile £31.25 £15.94 £12.25
90th Percentile £33.75 £36.85 £12.75
South East median hourly rate £25.69 £34.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -24.44% +17.24% +70.59%

PhD
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

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

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