The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Leeds region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 81 52 79
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +27
Contract jobs requiring a Graduate 1 23 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.095% 2.63% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 2.80% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 23 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 £105 £125 £100
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.50 £20.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-52.50% +37.93%
Job Titles Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
985 822 1048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 93.28% 93.94% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 670 442 628
Average daily rate £325 £313 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £165 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 35 44
Average hourly rate £13.20 £29.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.87% +95.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.65 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £45.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Graduate
West Yorkshire

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 31 July 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 31 July 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