The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Graduate featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 585 584 539
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -45
Contract jobs requiring a Graduate 36 54 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.072% 0.10% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% 0.11% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 33 17
Median daily rate £143 £125 £110
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.00% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £90 £96 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £195 £310
UK excluding London median daily rate £129 £110 £105
% change year-on-year
+17.04% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 9
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.11 £9.20 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £21.40 £155.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.10 £10.00 £9.50
% change year-on-year
+0.95% +5.26%
Graduate
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47210 49030 46876
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.82% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 31067 31698 28896
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £248 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1405 1831 1932
Median hourly rate £17.10 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.01% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in England

Graduate
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Graduate Daily Rate Trend in England

Graduate
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Graduate across the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

Graduate Daily Rate Histogram in England

Graduate
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Graduate Hourly Rate Trend in England

Graduate
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate within the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
London -12 18 £150 +8.69% 70
South East +16 9 £220 +85.26% 39
South West +3 3 £133 -18.46% 13
West Midlands -28 2 £95 +22.58% 7
North East -39 2 - - 3
East Midlands -1 1 - - 8
North West - 1 - - 24
Graduate
UK

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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 England region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 37 (34.58%) Degree
2 25 (23.36%) Java
3 22 (20.56%) Computer Science
4 19 (17.76%) MS Excel
5 18 (16.82%) MS Office
6 16 (14.95%) SQL
7 15 (14.02%) HTML
8 14 (13.08%) Finance
9 13 (12.15%) JavaScript
9 13 (12.15%) Windows
10 11 (10.28%) Microsoft
11 10 (9.35%) Project Management
12 9 (8.41%) C#
12 9 (8.41%) C++
12 9 (8.41%) Web Development
13 8 (7.48%) .NET
13 8 (7.48%) CSS
13 8 (7.48%) Cisco
14 7 (6.54%) CCNA
14 7 (6.54%) Cisco Certification
14 7 (6.54%) ITIL
14 7 (6.54%) Python
14 7 (6.54%) Marketing
14 7 (6.54%) Software Engineering
14 7 (6.54%) MS PowerPoint
15 6 (5.61%) Retail
15 6 (5.61%) Linux
15 6 (5.61%) Unix
15 6 (5.61%) PHP
15 6 (5.61%) SQL Server

Graduate Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 4 (3.74%) CMS
2 2 (1.87%) Drupal
2 2 (1.87%) IIS
2 2 (1.87%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.87%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (1.87%) WordPress
3 1 (0.93%) ArcGIS
3 1 (0.93%) Joomla!
3 1 (0.93%) SAS
3 1 (0.93%) Umbraco
Applications
1 19 (17.76%) MS Excel
2 18 (16.82%) MS Office
3 7 (6.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.80%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.87%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (1.87%) Photoshop
5 2 (1.87%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.93%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.93%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (2.80%) Eikon
2 2 (1.87%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.74%) Cisco Nexus
1 4 (3.74%) Ethernet
2 3 (2.80%) DHCP
2 3 (2.80%) Firewall
2 3 (2.80%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.80%) WAN
3 2 (1.87%) Extranet
3 2 (1.87%) Internet
3 2 (1.87%) Intranet
4 1 (0.93%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.61%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.74%) MySQL
3 3 (2.80%) GIS
3 3 (2.80%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.87%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.93%) MS Access
5 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (0.93%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.93%) JUnit
1 1 (0.93%) Mockito
1 1 (0.93%) Selenium
General
1 14 (13.08%) Finance
2 7 (6.54%) Marketing
3 6 (5.61%) Retail
4 5 (4.67%) Banking
5 4 (3.74%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.87%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.87%) Automotive
6 2 (1.87%) Back Office
6 2 (1.87%) Electronics
6 2 (1.87%) Front Office
6 2 (1.87%) Games
6 2 (1.87%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.93%) International Banking
7 1 (0.93%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (14.02%) HTML
2 8 (7.48%) .NET
2 8 (7.48%) CSS
3 4 (3.74%) MLlib
4 3 (2.80%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (1.87%) EDI
6 1 (0.93%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.93%) CSS3
6 1 (0.93%) HTML5
6 1 (0.93%) J2EE
6 1 (0.93%) jQuery
6 1 (0.93%) SailPoint
6 1 (0.93%) Spring
6 1 (0.93%) Unity DI Container
6 1 (0.93%) WCF
6 1 (0.93%) Web Services
6 1 (0.93%) WPF
6 1 (0.93%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (20.56%) Computer Science
2 6 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.67%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.74%) Algorithms
5 3 (2.80%) Hedge funds
5 3 (2.80%) iPhone
5 3 (2.80%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.80%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.87%) Fintech
6 2 (1.87%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.87%) Smart Meter
6 2 (1.87%) Statistics
6 2 (1.87%) User Experience
7 1 (0.93%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.93%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.93%) Replication
7 1 (0.93%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.93%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.15%) Windows
2 6 (5.61%) Linux
2 6 (5.61%) Unix
3 5 (4.67%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.87%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.87%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (9.35%) Project Management
2 9 (8.41%) Web Development
3 7 (6.54%) ITIL
3 7 (6.54%) Software Engineering
4 5 (4.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (4.67%) Data Analysis
5 4 (3.74%) CRM
5 4 (3.74%) Machine Learning
5 4 (3.74%) OO
6 3 (2.80%) Business Analysis
6 3 (2.80%) Change Control
6 3 (2.80%) Data Management
6 3 (2.80%) E-Commerce
6 3 (2.80%) Risk Management
6 3 (2.80%) Workflow
7 2 (1.87%) Business Development
7 2 (1.87%) Game Development
7 2 (1.87%) Migration
7 2 (1.87%) Release Management
7 2 (1.87%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (23.36%) Java
2 16 (14.95%) SQL
3 13 (12.15%) JavaScript
4 9 (8.41%) C#
4 9 (8.41%) C++
5 7 (6.54%) Python
6 6 (5.61%) PHP
7 5 (4.67%) PowerShell
7 5 (4.67%) VBA
8 4 (3.74%) R
9 3 (2.80%) Ruby
10 2 (1.87%) Perl
10 2 (1.87%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.93%) C
11 1 (0.93%) F#
11 1 (0.93%) Haskell
11 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 37 (34.58%) Degree
2 7 (6.54%) CCNA
2 7 (6.54%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (4.67%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.87%) BC Cleared
4 2 (1.87%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.93%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.93%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.80%) SLA
2 2 (1.87%) QA
3 1 (0.93%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (3.74%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.93%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.93%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (2.80%) SCCM
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (0.93%) TeamSite
2 1 (0.93%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 11 (10.28%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.48%) Cisco
3 4 (3.74%) F5
3 4 (3.74%) VMware
4 3 (2.80%) Bloomberg
4 3 (2.80%) Intel Security
4 3 (2.80%) MobileIron
4 3 (2.80%) Oracle
4 3 (2.80%) Reuters
5 2 (1.87%) Citrix
5 2 (1.87%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.93%) Adobe
6 1 (0.93%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (0.93%) ESRI
6 1 (0.93%) HP
6 1 (0.93%) IBM
6 1 (0.93%) Intel
6 1 (0.93%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.93%) SunGard
Manchester, Lancashire
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £11.18 to £14.78 per hour PAYE
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Give A Grad A Go
Rate: £24,000 per year + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago