The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Berkshire region that had Graduate featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Graduate
South East / Berkshire
Rank 104 124 122
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Graduate 2 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.100% 0.12% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.13% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £188 £183
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
UK excluding London median daily rate £198 £100 £140
% change year-on-year
+97.50% -28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Median hourly rate - £12.33 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.21%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £12.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year
+41.66% +4.34%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1874 2356 2582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.51% 92.21% 93.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 893 1260 1284
Median daily rate £419 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.75% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £501 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 93 73
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £63.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Berkshire region that featured Graduate in the job title.

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Graduate
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Graduate across the Berkshire region.

Graduate Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Graduate
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Graduate across the Berkshire region.

Graduate Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Graduate
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 2 - - 2
Graduate
South East

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, Graduate contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Advertising
2 2 (33.33%) Marketing
2 2 (33.33%) Psychology
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
3 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
3 1 (16.67%) Presales
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) WordPress
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) Social Media
3 1 (16.67%) Office 365
3 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (16.67%) User Experience
3 1 (16.67%) Software Licensing
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) SEO
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) FTP

Graduate Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (16.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) FTP
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dreamweaver
General
1 2 (33.33%) Advertising
1 2 (33.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Social Media
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Psychology
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
2 1 (16.67%) Presales
2 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
2 1 (16.67%) SEO
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Software Licensing
2 1 (16.67%) Time Management
2 1 (16.67%) Web Development
2 1 (16.67%) Wireframes
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft