The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Hertfordshire region that had Graduate featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank - - 57
Contract jobs requiring a Graduate 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - - 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £125 £109 £105
% change year-on-year
+14.94% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.10 £10.00 £9.50
% change year-on-year
-9.05% +5.26%
Graduate
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
611 778 606
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 96.68% 91.75% 94.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 399 309
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £188 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £546 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 76 54
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -4.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Graduate
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Graduate Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Graduate
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Graduate Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Graduate Skill Set
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Business Development
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) 3ds Max
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator

Graduate Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) 3ds Max
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
General
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Development
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe