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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 537 466 456
Rank change year-on-year
-71 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Graduate 55 85 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.18% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.19% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 32 26
Average daily rate
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£120 £120 £124
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £82 £70 £98
10% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £250 £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £115 £120 £128
% change year-on-year
-4.16% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 19
Average hourly rate £10.00 £12.25 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.36% -2.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.50 £11.03 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 £12.95 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £12.25 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-18.36% -9.25%
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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
47128 44016 44499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.58% 92.83% 93.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 30301 27208 25510
Average daily rate £400 £400 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £229 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1945 1919 2403
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £39.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

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 25 November 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 25 November 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 25 November 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 -10 18 £110 -20.00% 65
South East -41 15 £135 +12.50% 53
East of England -6 8 £135 +125.00% 32
North West -6 4 £90 -28.00% 25
South West -35 4 £138 +14.58% 19
East Midlands -2 3 £103 +50.73% 5
West Midlands -11 2 £73 -47.27% 10
Yorkshire -9 1 £130 - 7
North East - - - - 4
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Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 54 (42.86%) Degree
2 29 (23.02%) Computer Science
3 20 (15.87%) Finance
4 19 (15.08%) MS Office
5 18 (14.29%) Windows
6 16 (12.70%) MS Excel
6 16 (12.70%) SQL
7 15 (11.90%) Microsoft
8 13 (10.32%) C#
8 13 (10.32%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (9.52%) Telecoms
10 11 (8.73%) HTML
11 10 (7.94%) JavaScript
12 9 (7.14%) CSS
13 8 (6.35%) Software Engineering
13 8 (6.35%) OO
13 8 (6.35%) Java
13 8 (6.35%) C++
13 8 (6.35%) .NET
14 7 (5.56%) PHP
14 7 (5.56%) SQL Server
14 7 (5.56%) Active Directory
14 7 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
15 6 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
15 6 (4.76%) Banking
15 6 (4.76%) Mathematics
15 6 (4.76%) Social Media
16 5 (3.97%) CCNA
16 5 (3.97%) MVC
16 5 (3.97%) GIS

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 2 (1.59%) Apache
2 1 (0.79%) CMS
2 1 (0.79%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.79%) Confluence
Applications
1 19 (15.08%) MS Office
2 16 (12.70%) MS Excel
3 7 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (3.17%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.59%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.79%) Simulink
6 1 (0.79%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.79%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.79%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.59%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.79%) Endur
3 1 (0.79%) Magento
3 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.79%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.79%) Wireless
1 1 (0.79%) 3G
1 1 (0.79%) HTTP
1 1 (0.79%) VPN
1 1 (0.79%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.38%) Relational Database
2 3 (2.38%) MySQL
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.79%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.79%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 1 (0.79%) LabVIEW
2 1 (0.79%) JIRA
General
1 20 (15.87%) Finance
2 12 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.76%) Banking
4 4 (3.17%) Electronics
5 3 (2.38%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.38%) Advertising
5 3 (2.38%) Publishing
5 3 (2.38%) Marketing
6 2 (1.59%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.59%) Retail
7 1 (0.79%) Games
7 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.79%) Front Office
7 1 (0.79%) Back Office
7 1 (0.79%) French Language
7 1 (0.79%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.79%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.73%) HTML
2 9 (7.14%) CSS
3 8 (6.35%) .NET
4 5 (3.97%) jQuery
5 4 (3.17%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.38%) HTML5
7 2 (1.59%) Ajax
7 2 (1.59%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (1.59%) XML
7 2 (1.59%) LAMP
7 2 (1.59%) Yii
7 2 (1.59%) CSS3
7 2 (1.59%) Razor View Engine
8 1 (0.79%) PhoneGap
8 1 (0.79%) WebGL
8 1 (0.79%) REST
8 1 (0.79%) WinForms
8 1 (0.79%) SOAP
8 1 (0.79%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 29 (23.02%) Computer Science
2 13 (10.32%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.76%) Mathematics
3 6 (4.76%) Social Media
4 5 (3.97%) GIS
5 4 (3.17%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.38%) DTV
7 2 (1.59%) Derivative
7 2 (1.59%) Statistics
7 2 (1.59%) Physics
7 2 (1.59%) iPad
7 2 (1.59%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.59%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.59%) User Experience
8 1 (0.79%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.79%) iPhone
8 1 (0.79%) Open Source
8 1 (0.79%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.79%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 18 (14.29%) Windows
2 5 (3.97%) Windows 7
3 4 (3.17%) Windows 8
4 3 (2.38%) Linux
5 2 (1.59%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.59%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.59%) UNIX
6 1 (0.79%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (6.35%) Software Engineering
1 8 (6.35%) OO
2 6 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (3.97%) MVC
3 5 (3.97%) Web Development
4 4 (3.17%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (3.17%) Network Architecture
4 4 (3.17%) Line Management
4 4 (3.17%) Analytics
5 3 (2.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (2.38%) Validation
5 3 (2.38%) Project Management
5 3 (2.38%) ITIL
5 3 (2.38%) CRM
5 3 (2.38%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (2.38%) Test Scripting
5 3 (2.38%) Software Testing
5 3 (2.38%) Data Analysis
6 2 (1.59%) Asset Management
6 2 (1.59%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (12.70%) SQL
2 13 (10.32%) C#
3 10 (7.94%) JavaScript
4 8 (6.35%) Java
4 8 (6.35%) C++
5 7 (5.56%) PHP
6 4 (3.17%) VB
6 4 (3.17%) VBA
7 2 (1.59%) C
7 2 (1.59%) Perl
8 1 (0.79%) XAML
8 1 (0.79%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.79%) Python
8 1 (0.79%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 54 (42.86%) Degree
2 5 (3.97%) CCNA
2 5 (3.97%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.79%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.79%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.79%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.17%) QA
System Software
1 7 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.79%) Puppet
1 1 (0.79%) DameWare
1 1 (0.79%) ZABBIX
1 1 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (11.90%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.97%) Oracle
3 3 (2.38%) ESRI
3 3 (2.38%) SAP
3 3 (2.38%) Adobe
4 2 (1.59%) Google
4 2 (1.59%) Zend
4 2 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.59%) VMware
5 1 (0.79%) Tableau
5 1 (0.79%) Teradata
5 1 (0.79%) SolidWorks
5 1 (0.79%) Reuters
5 1 (0.79%) Bloomberg
5 1 (0.79%) Remedy
5 1 (0.79%) Autodesk
5 1 (0.79%) Apple
5 1 (0.79%) Citrix
5 1 (0.79%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.79%) Mitel
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