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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 577 597 545
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -52
Contract jobs requiring a Graduate 49 54 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.100% 0.10% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.11% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 27 16
Median daily rate £120 £135 £104
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +30.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £85 £95 £81
10% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £210 £130
UK excluding London median daily rate £95 £100 £100
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +0.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 12
Median hourly rate £12.98 £9.25 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.32% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.44 £8.00 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.40 £12.00 £101.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.00 £9.00 £10.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -10.00%
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
46540 50073 48926
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.64% 95.00% 93.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 30705 32541 30337
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1499 1918 1984
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £41.50 £37.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 25 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Graduate across the England region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Graduate Hourly Rate Histogram 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 25 September 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 +13 31 £130 -22.96% 46
South East +12 6 £90 -21.73% 50
South West +12 3 £133 -18.46% 18
North West - 3 - - 18
Yorkshire +13 2 £163 +47.72% 13
West Midlands -25 2 £95 -5.00% 13
East Midlands -5 1 - - 8
North East - 1 £78 - 7
Graduate
UK

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 38 (42.22%) Degree
2 22 (24.44%) Finance
3 19 (21.11%) MS Excel
4 16 (17.78%) Computer Science
5 14 (15.56%) MS Office
6 13 (14.44%) Java
7 12 (13.33%) Microsoft
8 10 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (11.11%) SQL
9 9 (10.00%) Windows
10 8 (8.89%) HTML
10 8 (8.89%) Marketing
11 7 (7.78%) Web Development
11 7 (7.78%) MS PowerPoint
11 7 (7.78%) JavaScript
11 7 (7.78%) C#
11 7 (7.78%) C++
12 6 (6.67%) PHP
12 6 (6.67%) CSS
12 6 (6.67%) ITIL
12 6 (6.67%) Unix
12 6 (6.67%) .NET
12 6 (6.67%) Linux
12 6 (6.67%) MS Visio
12 6 (6.67%) Data Analysis
12 6 (6.67%) Security Cleared
13 5 (5.56%) Mathematics
13 5 (5.56%) Python
13 5 (5.56%) SharePoint
13 5 (5.56%) MySQL

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 5 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.44%) CMS
2 4 (4.44%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (3.33%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (2.22%) IIS
4 2 (2.22%) WordPress
5 1 (1.11%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.11%) Drupal
5 1 (1.11%) SAS
Applications
1 19 (21.11%) MS Excel
2 14 (15.56%) MS Office
3 7 (7.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (6.67%) MS Visio
5 4 (4.44%) Photoshop
6 3 (3.33%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (1.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (1.11%) InDesign
8 1 (1.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Eikon
1 1 (1.11%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.22%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (2.22%) Ethernet
1 2 (2.22%) Extranet
1 2 (2.22%) Firewall
1 2 (2.22%) Intranet
2 1 (1.11%) DHCP
2 1 (1.11%) FTP
2 1 (1.11%) Internet
2 1 (1.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.56%) MySQL
2 4 (4.44%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.33%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.22%) GIS
4 2 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.11%) Big Data
5 1 (1.11%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.11%) MS Access
5 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Dreamweaver
General
1 22 (24.44%) Finance
2 8 (8.89%) Marketing
3 5 (5.56%) Banking
4 4 (4.44%) Retail
5 2 (2.22%) Automotive
5 2 (2.22%) Back Office
5 2 (2.22%) Front Office
5 2 (2.22%) Games
5 2 (2.22%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.11%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.11%) German Language
6 1 (1.11%) International Banking
6 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.11%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.89%) HTML
2 6 (6.67%) .NET
2 6 (6.67%) CSS
3 4 (4.44%) MLlib
4 2 (2.22%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.22%) EDI
4 2 (2.22%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (1.11%) HTML5
5 1 (1.11%) SailPoint
5 1 (1.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.78%) Computer Science
2 10 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.56%) Mathematics
4 4 (4.44%) Algorithms
4 4 (4.44%) STB
5 3 (3.33%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.33%) Fixed Income
5 3 (3.33%) User Experience
6 2 (2.22%) Fintech
6 2 (2.22%) Physics
6 2 (2.22%) Statistics
6 2 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.22%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.11%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (1.11%) iPad
7 1 (1.11%) iPhone
7 1 (1.11%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.11%) Social Media
7 1 (1.11%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.00%) Windows
2 6 (6.67%) Linux
2 6 (6.67%) Unix
3 2 (2.22%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.22%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.11%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (7.78%) Web Development
2 6 (6.67%) Data Analysis
2 6 (6.67%) ITIL
3 5 (5.56%) Migration
3 5 (5.56%) Software Engineering
4 4 (4.44%) Coaching
4 4 (4.44%) Data Management
4 4 (4.44%) E-Commerce
4 4 (4.44%) Machine Learning
4 4 (4.44%) Project Management
4 4 (4.44%) Service Management
5 3 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (3.33%) Business Analysis
5 3 (3.33%) CRM
5 3 (3.33%) ERP
5 3 (3.33%) Front End Development
5 3 (3.33%) ITSM
6 2 (2.22%) Business Development
6 2 (2.22%) Release Management
6 2 (2.22%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (14.44%) Java
2 10 (11.11%) SQL
3 7 (7.78%) C#
3 7 (7.78%) C++
3 7 (7.78%) JavaScript
4 6 (6.67%) PHP
5 5 (5.56%) Python
6 4 (4.44%) R
7 2 (2.22%) Perl
7 2 (2.22%) Ruby
8 1 (1.11%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.11%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.11%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.11%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 38 (42.22%) Degree
2 6 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.33%) CCNA
3 3 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.22%) BC Cleared
4 2 (2.22%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.11%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.11%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) QA
1 2 (2.22%) SLA
2 1 (1.11%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.11%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.11%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (1.11%) SCCM
1 1 (1.11%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 12 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.33%) Cisco
2 3 (3.33%) Sitecore
3 2 (2.22%) Adobe
3 2 (2.22%) F5
3 2 (2.22%) Oracle
4 1 (1.11%) Bloomberg
4 1 (1.11%) Citrix
4 1 (1.11%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (1.11%) ESRI
4 1 (1.11%) HP
4 1 (1.11%) IBM
4 1 (1.11%) IFS
4 1 (1.11%) Intel
4 1 (1.11%) Intel Security
4 1 (1.11%) MobileIron
4 1 (1.11%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.11%) Reuters
4 1 (1.11%) SunGard
4 1 (1.11%) VMware
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