The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Graduate in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 519 460 464
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Graduate 64 106 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.22% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.24% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 65 30
Average daily rate
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£110 £125 £115
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £90 £125 £84
10% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £260 £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £99 £125 £100
% change year-on-year
-21.20% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 20 13
Average hourly rate £10.50 £13.25 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.75% -8.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.30 £8.00 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £127.50 £20.00 £24.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.50 £13.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-26.92% -10.34%
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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
47194 44670 49324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.21% 92.82% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 29171 27141 28355
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1876 1959 2460
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Graduate in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate within the England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -11 27 £118 -6.00% 101
South East -18 15 £263 +110.00% 33
West Midlands -3 10 £125 - 8
North West -8 6 £98 -11.36% 30
East of England -25 3 - - 33
South West -39 2 £90 - 14
Yorkshire -18 1 - - 16
East Midlands - - - - 12
North East - - - - 1
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Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Graduate in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Graduate in their job title.

1 55 (42.97%) Degree
2 30 (23.44%) HTML
3 26 (20.31%) Computer Science
4 23 (17.97%) Microsoft
5 19 (14.84%) HTML5
6 18 (14.06%) C#
7 17 (13.28%) SQL
7 17 (13.28%) MS Office
7 17 (13.28%) Adobe
8 16 (12.50%) MS Excel
8 16 (12.50%) Windows
8 16 (12.50%) JavaScript
9 15 (11.72%) Flash
9 15 (11.72%) E-Learning
9 15 (11.72%) Multimedia
9 15 (11.72%) Adobe Captivate
10 13 (10.16%) Finance
10 13 (10.16%) .NET
10 13 (10.16%) CSS
11 10 (7.81%) OO
11 10 (7.81%) GIS
12 9 (7.03%) MVC
13 8 (6.25%) Automotive
14 7 (5.47%) MS PowerPoint
14 7 (5.47%) .NET Framework
14 7 (5.47%) Telecoms
14 7 (5.47%) XML
14 7 (5.47%) Visual Studio
14 7 (5.47%) Active Directory
14 7 (5.47%) Social Media

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Graduate in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Graduate in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.13%) SharePoint
1 4 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.56%) Apache
3 1 (0.78%) Confluence
3 1 (0.78%) CMS
Applications
1 17 (13.28%) MS Office
2 16 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 15 (11.72%) Adobe Captivate
4 7 (5.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (3.91%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.78%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.78%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.78%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.78%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.78%) Simulink
6 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.78%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.78%) Endur
1 1 (0.78%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.78%) Intranet
1 1 (0.78%) 3G
1 1 (0.78%) HTTP
1 1 (0.78%) VPN
1 1 (0.78%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.69%) NonStop SQL
2 5 (3.91%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.34%) MySQL
5 2 (1.56%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.78%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (0.78%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (5.47%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.78%) JIRA
2 1 (0.78%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 15 (11.72%) Multimedia
2 13 (10.16%) Finance
3 8 (6.25%) Automotive
4 7 (5.47%) Telecoms
5 6 (4.69%) Advertising
6 5 (3.91%) Banking
7 4 (3.13%) Retail
7 4 (3.13%) Marketing
8 3 (2.34%) Investment Banking
8 3 (2.34%) Publishing
9 2 (1.56%) Back Office
9 2 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.78%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.78%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.78%) French Language
10 1 (0.78%) German Language
10 1 (0.78%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.78%) Electronics
10 1 (0.78%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (23.44%) HTML
2 19 (14.84%) HTML5
3 15 (11.72%) Flash
4 13 (10.16%) .NET
4 13 (10.16%) CSS
5 7 (5.47%) .NET Framework
5 7 (5.47%) XML
6 6 (4.69%) jQuery
7 5 (3.91%) WPF
7 5 (3.91%) ASP.NET
8 4 (3.13%) Silverlight
9 3 (2.34%) CSS3
10 2 (1.56%) Razor View Engine
10 2 (1.56%) Yii
10 2 (1.56%) LAMP
10 2 (1.56%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (1.56%) Ajax
11 1 (0.78%) JSON
11 1 (0.78%) Application Packaging
11 1 (0.78%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 26 (20.31%) Computer Science
2 15 (11.72%) E-Learning
3 10 (7.81%) GIS
4 7 (5.47%) Social Media
5 5 (3.91%) Mobile App
6 4 (3.13%) Mathematics
7 3 (2.34%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.56%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.56%) Blog
8 2 (1.56%) Physics
9 1 (0.78%) Derivative
9 1 (0.78%) iPhone
9 1 (0.78%) Open Source
9 1 (0.78%) Copywriting
9 1 (0.78%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.78%) DTV
9 1 (0.78%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.50%) Windows
2 6 (4.69%) Windows 7
3 3 (2.34%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.56%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.56%) Linux
4 2 (1.56%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (7.81%) OO
2 9 (7.03%) MVC
3 6 (4.69%) Analytics
3 6 (4.69%) Software Engineering
4 5 (3.91%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (3.91%) Project Management
5 4 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (3.13%) Network Architecture
5 4 (3.13%) Web Development
6 3 (2.34%) Business Analysis
6 3 (2.34%) TDD
6 3 (2.34%) Data Analysis
6 3 (2.34%) Data Entry
6 3 (2.34%) Time Management
6 3 (2.34%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (2.34%) CRM
6 3 (2.34%) ITIL
6 3 (2.34%) PRINCE2
7 2 (1.56%) Validation
7 2 (1.56%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 18 (14.06%) C#
2 17 (13.28%) SQL
3 16 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 6 (4.69%) Java
5 5 (3.91%) C++
5 5 (3.91%) PHP
6 2 (1.56%) C
6 2 (1.56%) Perl
7 1 (0.78%) XAML
7 1 (0.78%) Lingo
7 1 (0.78%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.78%) Python
7 1 (0.78%) Delphi
7 1 (0.78%) VB
7 1 (0.78%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 55 (42.97%) Degree
2 4 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.56%) CCNA
3 2 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.78%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 7 (5.47%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.78%) DameWare
Vendors
1 23 (17.97%) Microsoft
2 17 (13.28%) Adobe
3 5 (3.91%) Oracle
4 4 (3.13%) ESRI
5 2 (1.56%) SAP
5 2 (1.56%) Cognos
5 2 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.56%) VMware
5 2 (1.56%) Zend
6 1 (0.78%) Google
6 1 (0.78%) Altiris
6 1 (0.78%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.78%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.78%) SolidWorks
6 1 (0.78%) Reuters
6 1 (0.78%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.78%) Remedy
6 1 (0.78%) Autodesk
6 1 (0.78%) Citrix
6 1 (0.78%) Business Objects
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