The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate role in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank - 61 76
Contract jobs requiring a Graduate 0 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds - 1.47% 1.30%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.56% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 13 1
Average daily rate
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- £125 £78
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +61.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £100 £125 £124
% change year-on-year
-20.40% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £45.41
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £12.88 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-22.33% -11.20%
Graduate
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
916 836 1020
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 92.06% 94.57% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 594 461 562
Average daily rate £325 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £213 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 37 34
Average hourly rate £13.20 £27.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.00% +83.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £21.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Graduate
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Graduate Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Graduate
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Graduate Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Graduate
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Delphi
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Access
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) MS Access
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Delphi
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft