The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate
Rank 397 404 374
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Graduate 28 19 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.081% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.087% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 7 31
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£151 £175 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.71% +40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £110 £105 £125
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 4
Average hourly rate £17.75 £150.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-88.16% +934.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £130.00 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.80 £170.00 £14.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £9.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -52.50%
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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 London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21633 21832 22445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.16% 92.83% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 15157 14952 15264
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 357 404 470
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.75 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in London

Graduate
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Graduate Daily Rate Trend in London

Graduate
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Graduate across the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Graduate Daily Rate Histogram in London

Graduate
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Graduate Hourly Rate Trend in London

Graduate
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Graduate across the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Graduate Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Graduate
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate within the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
Bromley -2 3 £110 -
City of London -12 2 £213 +36.21% 27
Graduate
England

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 28 (57.14%) Finance
2 18 (36.73%) Degree
3 12 (24.49%) Cisco
4 11 (22.45%) SQL
5 10 (20.41%) Windows
5 10 (20.41%) Internet
6 9 (18.37%) Multimedia
6 9 (18.37%) Computer Science
6 9 (18.37%) Network Security
6 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
6 9 (18.37%) LAN
6 9 (18.37%) WAN
6 9 (18.37%) Network Management
7 8 (16.33%) C#
8 6 (12.24%) Analytics
9 5 (10.20%) MS Office
9 5 (10.20%) .NET
9 5 (10.20%) MS Excel
9 5 (10.20%) Banking
10 4 (8.16%) Derivative
10 4 (8.16%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 4 (8.16%) Windows 7
10 4 (8.16%) Active Directory
10 4 (8.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (6.12%) Blackberry
11 3 (6.12%) Wireless
11 3 (6.12%) DHCP
11 3 (6.12%) DNS
11 3 (6.12%) ITIL

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (4.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.04%) Drupal
2 1 (2.04%) LiveCycle
2 1 (2.04%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (10.20%) MS Office
1 5 (10.20%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) HFM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.41%) Internet
2 9 (18.37%) Network Security
2 9 (18.37%) LAN
2 9 (18.37%) WAN
3 3 (6.12%) DHCP
3 3 (6.12%) DNS
3 3 (6.12%) Wireless
4 1 (2.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.04%) Hyperion Smart View
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 28 (57.14%) Finance
2 9 (18.37%) Multimedia
3 5 (10.20%) Banking
4 3 (6.12%) Marketing
5 1 (2.04%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.20%) .NET
2 2 (4.08%) XML
2 2 (4.08%) HTML
3 1 (2.04%) Spring
3 1 (2.04%) WCF
3 1 (2.04%) Google Maps API
3 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.04%) COM
3 1 (2.04%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (8.16%) Derivative
2 4 (8.16%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 3 (6.12%) Blackberry
3 3 (6.12%) iPhone
3 3 (6.12%) Hedge funds
3 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.08%) Social Media
4 2 (4.08%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.04%) Physics
5 1 (2.04%) Chemistry
5 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.04%) Economics
5 1 (2.04%) Market Risk
5 1 (2.04%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.04%) User Experience
5 1 (2.04%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.04%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.41%) Windows
2 4 (8.16%) Windows 7
3 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (6.12%) Android
3 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.04%) Solaris
4 1 (2.04%) Linux
4 1 (2.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.37%) Network Management
2 6 (12.24%) Analytics
3 3 (6.12%) Data Entry
3 3 (6.12%) Server Building
3 3 (6.12%) ITIL
4 2 (4.08%) MVC
4 2 (4.08%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (4.08%) Investment Management
5 1 (2.04%) Data Migration
5 1 (2.04%) Video Processing
5 1 (2.04%) System Testing
5 1 (2.04%) Low Latency
5 1 (2.04%) Process Improvement
5 1 (2.04%) Risk Management
5 1 (2.04%) SEO
5 1 (2.04%) Migration
5 1 (2.04%) Scrum
5 1 (2.04%) Web Design
5 1 (2.04%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.04%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.45%) SQL
2 8 (16.33%) C#
3 3 (6.12%) Java
3 3 (6.12%) VBA
4 1 (2.04%) MATLAB
4 1 (2.04%) VB
4 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.04%) C++
Qualifications
1 18 (36.73%) Degree
2 2 (4.08%) PhD
System Software
1 4 (8.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (24.49%) Cisco
2 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.04%) Adobe
3 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.04%) Remedy
3 1 (2.04%) Google
3 1 (2.04%) LANDesk
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
360 Resourcing
Rate: £25k per year
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Energon Global
Rate: £15.00 - £17.50 per hour
Posted: 18 days ago