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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 388 372 375
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Graduate 27 47 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.19% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.20% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 31 15
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£110 £125 £105
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £80 £113 £87
10% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £280 £296
UK excluding London average daily rate £104 £120 £128
% change year-on-year
-13.54% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.25 £12.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.19% +18.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £12.05 £9.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £90.80 £116.80 £16.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £13.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-23.07% -3.70%
Graduate
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
22807 23225 22545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.32% 93.09% 93.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 16133 16016 15014
Average daily rate £425 £430 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% -2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £270 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 464 401 529
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.70 £19.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.41% -3.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £43.16 £45.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -7.42%

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
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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +14 7 £108 -51.13% 28
Bromley - 6 £110 - 3
Chessington - - - -
Croydon - - - - 1
Dagenham - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Graduate
England

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 24 (53.33%) Degree
2 14 (31.11%) Finance
3 13 (28.89%) Computer Science
4 12 (26.67%) Windows
5 11 (24.44%) SQL
6 6 (13.33%) HTML
6 6 (13.33%) Banking
7 5 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (11.11%) JavaScript
7 5 (11.11%) CSS
7 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
7 5 (11.11%) Active Directory
8 4 (8.89%) PHP
8 4 (8.89%) Java
8 4 (8.89%) C#
8 4 (8.89%) C++
8 4 (8.89%) .NET
8 4 (8.89%) Oracle
8 4 (8.89%) Windows 7
8 4 (8.89%) HTML5
8 4 (8.89%) Windows 8
9 3 (6.67%) Analytics
9 3 (6.67%) Line Management
9 3 (6.67%) CSS3
9 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
9 3 (6.67%) OO
9 3 (6.67%) VBA
9 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
9 3 (6.67%) Software Engineering
9 3 (6.67%) Advertising

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

Applications
1 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.44%) MS Office
3 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (2.22%) Endur
2 1 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.22%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.22%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) HTTP
1 1 (2.22%) VPN
1 1 (2.22%) SSL
1 1 (2.22%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (31.11%) Finance
2 6 (13.33%) Banking
3 3 (6.67%) Advertising
4 2 (4.44%) Publishing
4 2 (4.44%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.44%) Retail
4 2 (4.44%) Back Office
5 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.22%) Front Office
5 1 (2.22%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.22%) French Language
5 1 (2.22%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.33%) HTML
2 5 (11.11%) CSS
3 4 (8.89%) .NET
3 4 (8.89%) HTML5
4 3 (6.67%) CSS3
5 2 (4.44%) .NET Framework
5 2 (4.44%) Ajax
5 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET
5 2 (4.44%) XML
5 2 (4.44%) jQuery
5 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (4.44%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (2.22%) REST
6 1 (2.22%) J2EE
6 1 (2.22%) SOAP
6 1 (2.22%) JSON
6 1 (2.22%) JPA
6 1 (2.22%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.89%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.67%) Mathematics
3 2 (4.44%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.44%) Hedge funds
3 2 (4.44%) Social Media
3 2 (4.44%) User Experience
4 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.22%) Open Source
4 1 (2.22%) Derivative
4 1 (2.22%) Statistics
4 1 (2.22%) Market Risk
4 1 (2.22%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.67%) Windows
2 4 (8.89%) Windows 7
2 4 (8.89%) Windows 8
3 2 (4.44%) Mac OS X
3 2 (4.44%) UNIX
3 2 (4.44%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.22%) Linux
4 1 (2.22%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (6.67%) Analytics
2 3 (6.67%) Line Management
2 3 (6.67%) OO
2 3 (6.67%) Software Engineering
2 3 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (4.44%) Wealth Management
3 2 (4.44%) Web Development
3 2 (4.44%) Migration
3 2 (4.44%) TDD
3 2 (4.44%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (4.44%) MVC
3 2 (4.44%) CRM
3 2 (4.44%) ERP
3 2 (4.44%) Demand Forecasting
4 1 (2.22%) Test Planning
4 1 (2.22%) Business Analytics
4 1 (2.22%) E-Discovery
4 1 (2.22%) BDD
4 1 (2.22%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 11 (24.44%) SQL
2 5 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 4 (8.89%) PHP
3 4 (8.89%) Java
3 4 (8.89%) C#
3 4 (8.89%) C++
4 3 (6.67%) VBA
5 2 (4.44%) Perl
6 1 (2.22%) C
6 1 (2.22%) VBScript
6 1 (2.22%) VB
6 1 (2.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 24 (53.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) QA
System Software
1 5 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) DameWare
Vendors
1 4 (8.89%) Oracle
2 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.44%) VMware
3 2 (4.44%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.22%) SAP
4 1 (2.22%) Apple
4 1 (2.22%) Reuters
4 1 (2.22%) Bloomberg
4 1 (2.22%) Remedy
4 1 (2.22%) Citrix
4 1 (2.22%) Altiris
4 1 (2.22%) Google
London
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Rate: £250 - 350 per week
Posted: 9 days ago
Bromley
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £80.00 - £88.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Bromley
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £100.00 - £140.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £10.00 - £11.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago