The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for Postgraduate qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Postgraduate
England / Yorkshire
Rank - 133 131
Contract jobs citing Postgraduate 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire - 0.071% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.44% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £500 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £251 £300 -
% change year-on-year -16.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £18.00

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 Yorkshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 321 452 397
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 15.07% 16.12% 15.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 284 272
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £225 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 15
Median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.15% +26.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £12.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.54 £32.20 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -31.25% +77.77%  

Postgraduate
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire

Postgraduate
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Postgraduate in Yorkshire

Postgraduate
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Postgraduate.

1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (100.00%) B2B
1 1 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Copywriting
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
1 1 (100.00%) Relationship Marketing

Postgraduate
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Mining
General
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) CRM Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) B2B
1 1 (100.00%) Copywriting
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
1 1 (100.00%) Relationship Marketing
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Salesforce.com