The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 London 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 380 372 342
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Graduate 19 46 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.081% 0.19% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% 0.20% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 31 25
Average daily rate
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£175 £125 £140
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £125 £92
10% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £225 £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £105 £125 £100
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 6
Average hourly rate £150.00 £14.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+934.48% +45.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £130.00 £13.80 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £170.00 £14.85 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.50 £20.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-52.50% +37.93%
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21794 22443 24427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.69% 92.51% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 14907 15270 15909
Average daily rate £425 £448 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% +5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 403 466 649
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Graduate
England

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 2014.

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 2014.

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 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
City of London +20 5 £156 -23.90% 51
Bromley - 1 - - 1
Chessington - - - - 2
Chislehurst - - - -
Croydon - - - - 2
Dagenham - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Ilford - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Romford - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Greenwich - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Graduate
England

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 16 (47.06%) Degree
2 10 (29.41%) Computer Science
3 8 (23.53%) Finance
4 6 (17.65%) Banking
5 5 (14.71%) QA
5 5 (14.71%) Analytics
5 5 (14.71%) Windows
5 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
6 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
6 4 (11.76%) SQL
6 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (11.76%) TDD
6 4 (11.76%) Mathematics
6 4 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
7 3 (8.82%) Investment Banking
7 3 (8.82%) German Language
7 3 (8.82%) Windows 7
7 3 (8.82%) Advertising
8 2 (5.88%) OO
8 2 (5.88%) Publishing
8 2 (5.88%) Back Office
8 2 (5.88%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (5.88%) .NET
8 2 (5.88%) Java
8 2 (5.88%) C++
8 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2
8 2 (5.88%) Oracle
8 2 (5.88%) Photoshop
8 2 (5.88%) MS Office

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 1 (2.94%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.88%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (5.88%) Photoshop
2 2 (5.88%) MS Office
3 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Endur
1 1 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) Internet
2 1 (2.94%) 3G
2 1 (2.94%) HTTP
2 1 (2.94%) VPN
2 1 (2.94%) SSL
2 1 (2.94%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) MySQL
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (2.94%) Selenium
1 1 (2.94%) Axure RP
General
1 8 (23.53%) Finance
2 6 (17.65%) Banking
3 3 (8.82%) Investment Banking
3 3 (8.82%) Advertising
3 3 (8.82%) German Language
4 2 (5.88%) Marketing
4 2 (5.88%) Dutch Language
4 2 (5.88%) French Language
4 2 (5.88%) Publishing
4 2 (5.88%) Back Office
4 2 (5.88%) Retail
5 1 (2.94%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.94%) Polish Language
5 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (2.94%) CSS
2 1 (2.94%) XML
2 1 (2.94%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.94%) HTML5
2 1 (2.94%) CSS3
2 1 (2.94%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) Computer Science
2 4 (11.76%) Mathematics
3 2 (5.88%) Derivative
3 2 (5.88%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.94%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.94%) Equities
4 1 (2.94%) Copywriting
4 1 (2.94%) Blog
4 1 (2.94%) iPhone
4 1 (2.94%) Open Source
4 1 (2.94%) Social Media
4 1 (2.94%) iPad
4 1 (2.94%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Windows
2 3 (8.82%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.94%) UNIX
3 1 (2.94%) Linux
3 1 (2.94%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.71%) Analytics
2 4 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (11.76%) TDD
3 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
4 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2
4 2 (5.88%) OO
4 2 (5.88%) Project Management
4 2 (5.88%) Test Scripting
4 2 (5.88%) Automated Testing
4 2 (5.88%) BDD
5 1 (2.94%) Business Analytics
5 1 (2.94%) Kanban
5 1 (2.94%) Market Research
5 1 (2.94%) Data Entry
5 1 (2.94%) E-Discovery
5 1 (2.94%) Migration
5 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.94%) Scrum
5 1 (2.94%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) SQL
2 2 (5.88%) C++
2 2 (5.88%) Java
3 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.94%) PHP
3 1 (2.94%) C
3 1 (2.94%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (47.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) DameWare
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (2.94%) SAP
3 1 (2.94%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.94%) Reuters
3 1 (2.94%) Bloomberg
3 1 (2.94%) VMware
3 1 (2.94%) Altiris
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Rate: £125.00 - £175.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago