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 19 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Graduate
UK / England
Rank 510 554 543
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Graduate 50 57 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.12% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.13% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 26 18
Median daily rate £131 £130 £155
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.96% -16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £70 £85 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £223 £211
UK excluding London median daily rate £198 £105 £140
% change year-on-year
+88.09% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 16
Median hourly rate £17.50 £12.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% +4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £11.05 £9.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £17.55 £15.11
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 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
38923 45199 45004
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.64% 95.07% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 25520 29485 28268
Median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.48% +5.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £263 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1389 1530 1806
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 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
London +24 30 £125 -7.40% 65
South East +9 6 £350 +218.18% 47
Yorkshire +23 3 £170 - 12
South West +11 3 £150 - 15
East of England +6 3 £195 - 28
North West +29 2 - - 24
West Midlands +10 2 - - 10
North East -9 1 - - 7
Graduate
UK

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 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 England region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 51 (48.11%) Degree
2 16 (15.09%) SQL
3 15 (14.15%) Finance
4 14 (13.21%) Computer Science
4 14 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (11.32%) MS Excel
5 12 (11.32%) MS PowerPoint
6 10 (9.43%) CSS
6 10 (9.43%) MS Office
6 10 (9.43%) HTML
6 10 (9.43%) Migration
7 9 (8.49%) Telecoms
7 9 (8.49%) Oracle
7 9 (8.49%) Microsoft
7 9 (8.49%) Marketing
8 8 (7.55%) Web Development
8 8 (7.55%) Python
8 8 (7.55%) JavaScript
9 7 (6.60%) C#
9 7 (6.60%) Banking
10 6 (5.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (5.66%) Mathematics
10 6 (5.66%) Data Cleansing
10 6 (5.66%) Social Media
10 6 (5.66%) Internet
11 5 (4.72%) CMS
11 5 (4.72%) ETL
11 5 (4.72%) .NET
11 5 (4.72%) E-Commerce
11 5 (4.72%) Linux

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 (4.72%) CMS
2 3 (2.83%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.83%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (1.89%) SAS
3 2 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.94%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.94%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.94%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (11.32%) MS Excel
1 12 (11.32%) MS PowerPoint
2 10 (9.43%) MS Office
3 4 (3.77%) Photoshop
4 3 (2.83%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (2.83%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Documaker
2 1 (0.94%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.94%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.83%) Office 365
2 1 (0.94%) G Suite
2 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.66%) Internet
2 2 (1.89%) 3G
2 2 (1.89%) 3GPP
2 2 (1.89%) 4G
2 2 (1.89%) HTTP
2 2 (1.89%) Intranet
2 2 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (1.89%) Wireless
3 1 (0.94%) FTP
3 1 (0.94%) LTE
3 1 (0.94%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (3.77%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.83%) GIS
4 2 (1.89%) Big Data
4 2 (1.89%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.89%) Redis
5 1 (0.94%) MS Access
5 1 (0.94%) MySQL
5 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.94%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.83%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.89%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.89%) JIRA
2 2 (1.89%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.94%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (14.15%) Finance
2 9 (8.49%) Marketing
2 9 (8.49%) Telecoms
3 7 (6.60%) Banking
4 4 (3.77%) Games
4 4 (3.77%) Retail
5 3 (2.83%) Advertising
6 2 (1.89%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.89%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.89%) Music Industry
7 1 (0.94%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.94%) French Language
7 1 (0.94%) Front Office
7 1 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.43%) CSS
1 10 (9.43%) HTML
2 5 (4.72%) .NET
3 3 (2.83%) AngularJS
3 3 (2.83%) HTML5
4 2 (1.89%) Django
5 1 (0.94%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.94%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.94%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.94%) iOS SDK
5 1 (0.94%) jQuery
5 1 (0.94%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (0.94%) React
5 1 (0.94%) Web Services
5 1 (0.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
1 14 (13.21%) Computer Science
2 6 (5.66%) Mathematics
2 6 (5.66%) Social Media
3 3 (2.83%) Augmented Reality
3 3 (2.83%) User Experience
4 2 (1.89%) Data Extraction
4 2 (1.89%) Statistics
4 2 (1.89%) STB
4 2 (1.89%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.94%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.94%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.94%) Equities
5 1 (0.94%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.94%) Graphic Design
5 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.94%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.94%) Video Editing
5 1 (0.94%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.72%) Linux
2 4 (3.77%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.89%) Windows
4 1 (0.94%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (9.43%) Migration
2 8 (7.55%) Web Development
3 6 (5.66%) Data Cleansing
4 5 (4.72%) E-Commerce
4 5 (4.72%) ETL
4 5 (4.72%) Front End Development
4 5 (4.72%) Software Engineering
5 4 (3.77%) Analytics
5 4 (3.77%) Data Analysis
5 4 (3.77%) Mentoring
5 4 (3.77%) Service Management
6 3 (2.83%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (2.83%) Data Migration
6 3 (2.83%) DevOps
6 3 (2.83%) Fault Analysis
6 3 (2.83%) IT Audit
6 3 (2.83%) ITIL
6 3 (2.83%) Test Scripting
6 3 (2.83%) Validation
7 2 (1.89%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 16 (15.09%) SQL
2 8 (7.55%) JavaScript
2 8 (7.55%) Python
3 7 (6.60%) C#
4 4 (3.77%) PHP
5 3 (2.83%) Java
5 3 (2.83%) VBA
6 2 (1.89%) C
6 2 (1.89%) R
7 1 (0.94%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.94%) C++
7 1 (0.94%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.94%) Perl
7 1 (0.94%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 51 (48.11%) Degree
2 2 (1.89%) CISMP
2 2 (1.89%) CISSP
3 1 (0.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.83%) QA
2 2 (1.89%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.89%) SLA
3 1 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.94%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 9 (8.49%) Microsoft
1 9 (8.49%) Oracle
2 3 (2.83%) Sitecore
3 2 (1.89%) Twitter
3 2 (1.89%) WorldPay
4 1 (0.94%) ESRI
4 1 (0.94%) hybris
4 1 (0.94%) Northgate
4 1 (0.94%) SAP
4 1 (0.94%) Wonderware
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