Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 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.

PhD
West Midlands > Warwickshire
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 55 -
Rank change year-on-year +2 - -
Contract jobs citing PhD 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 0.67% 0.16% -
As % of the Qualifications category 3.33% 0.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Warwickshire median daily rate - - -
West Midlands median daily rate £350 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Warwickshire median hourly rate £30.21 £24.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.29% - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.21 £24.50 -
% change year-on-year +23.29% - -

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 120 117 129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 20.07% 18.48% 15.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 53 63
Warwickshire median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £311 £171 £283
90th Percentile £557 £572 £573
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 9
Warwickshire median hourly rate £24.25 £24.50 £15.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.02% +53.85% -47.27%
10th Percentile £15.85 £13.83 £13.00
90th Percentile £31.50 £33.95 £23.65
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £17.75 £19.56
% change year-on-year +12.68% -9.23% -32.57%

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

PhD
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PhD within the Warwickshire region over the 6 months to 24 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwick - 1 - -
PhD
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PhD also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Warwickshire region with a requirement for PhD.

1 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Automotive
2 3 (75.00%) LTE
2 3 (75.00%) 4G
2 3 (75.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (75.00%) 3GPP
2 3 (75.00%) 3G
2 3 (75.00%) 802.11
2 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 3 (75.00%) User Experience
2 3 (75.00%) 802.1X
2 3 (75.00%) 5G
2 3 (75.00%) Infotainment
2 3 (75.00%) Master's Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (50.00%) Internet
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (25.00%) Big Data
4 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (25.00%) Workflow
4 1 (25.00%) Deep Learning
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Data Science
4 1 (25.00%) Data Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Apache Spark
4 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (25.00%) Data Centre

PhD
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warwickshire 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 1 (25.00%) Apache Spark
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) 3G
1 3 (75.00%) 3GPP
1 3 (75.00%) 4G
1 3 (75.00%) 5G
1 3 (75.00%) 802.11
1 3 (75.00%) LTE
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Big Data
1 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
General
1 3 (75.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Data Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Research Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Infotainment
1 3 (75.00%) User Experience
2 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (75.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Data Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Data Science
3 1 (25.00%) Deep Learning
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Master's Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree