Period
to 11 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire with a requirement for PhD qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 11 December 2018 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.

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD, DPhil, EngD, Doctorate)
West Midlands > Warwickshire
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 56 56
Contract jobs citing PhD 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire - 0.16% 0.25%
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.04% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Warwickshire median daily rate - - £220
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £625 £220
% change year-on-year -44.00% +184.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Warwickshire median hourly rate - £30.50 -
West Midlands median hourly rate - £30.50 -

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 Warwickshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Warwickshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 101 96 130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 18.53% 15.66% 16.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 52 87
Warwickshire median daily rate £500 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +13.33% -3.85%
10th Percentile £222 £306 £258
90th Percentile £575 £512 £568
West Midlands median daily rate £410 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.23% +5.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 12
Warwickshire median hourly rate £15.85 £31.31 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.38% +27.80% -22.07%
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.77 £30.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year -41.75% +24.49% -22.07%

PhD
Job Vacancy Trend in Warwickshire

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

Job vacancy trend for PhD in Warwickshire

PhD
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PhD in Warwickshire