The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Graduate featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Graduate
England / London
Rank 366 394 397
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Graduate 30 25 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.12% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.12% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 8
Median daily rate £125 £135 £138
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £70 £110 £87
10% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £224 £172
UK excluding London median daily rate £198 £100 £140
% change year-on-year
+97.50% -28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £12.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year
+41.66% +4.34%

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
18340 20393 20020
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.80% 95.07% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 13137 14442 14116
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 308 329
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £19.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% -11.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Graduate in the job title.

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 22 February 2017.

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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate within the London region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +1 6 £105 -53.33% 22
Croydon -2 1 - -
Graduate
England

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, Graduate contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 30 (50.85%) Degree
2 13 (22.03%) Finance
3 10 (16.95%) MS Excel
4 8 (13.56%) MS Office
4 8 (13.56%) Computer Science
4 8 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (11.86%) SQL
5 7 (11.86%) Python
5 7 (11.86%) Telecoms
6 6 (10.17%) HTML
6 6 (10.17%) CSS
6 6 (10.17%) Marketing
6 6 (10.17%) Banking
7 5 (8.47%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (8.47%) Microsoft
7 5 (8.47%) Internet
7 5 (8.47%) CMS
7 5 (8.47%) Social Media
8 4 (6.78%) Migration
8 4 (6.78%) Games
8 4 (6.78%) C#
9 3 (5.08%) Mathematics
9 3 (5.08%) Web Development
9 3 (5.08%) Test Scripting
9 3 (5.08%) QA
9 3 (5.08%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (5.08%) Sitecore
9 3 (5.08%) Retail
9 3 (5.08%) Photoshop
9 3 (5.08%) Oracle

Graduate Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (8.47%) CMS
2 3 (5.08%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (3.39%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.39%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.69%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.69%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (16.95%) MS Excel
2 8 (13.56%) MS Office
3 5 (8.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (5.08%) Photoshop
5 2 (3.39%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (3.39%) MS Visio
6 1 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Documaker
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Office 365
2 1 (1.69%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.47%) Internet
2 2 (3.39%) HTTP
2 2 (3.39%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.39%) Redis
1 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.69%) Big Data
2 1 (1.69%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.69%) MySQL
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.39%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.39%) JIRA
1 2 (3.39%) Oracle Forms
General
1 13 (22.03%) Finance
2 7 (11.86%) Telecoms
3 6 (10.17%) Banking
3 6 (10.17%) Marketing
4 4 (6.78%) Games
5 3 (5.08%) Retail
6 2 (3.39%) Multimedia
6 2 (3.39%) Music Industry
7 1 (1.69%) French Language
7 1 (1.69%) Front Office
7 1 (1.69%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.17%) CSS
1 6 (10.17%) HTML
2 2 (3.39%) .NET
2 2 (3.39%) AngularJS
2 2 (3.39%) Django
3 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.69%) jQuery
3 1 (1.69%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (1.69%) React
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (13.56%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.47%) Social Media
3 3 (5.08%) Augmented Reality
4 2 (3.39%) STB
4 2 (3.39%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.69%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.69%) Fintech
5 1 (1.69%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.69%) User Experience
5 1 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.69%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.69%) Android
1 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (6.78%) Migration
2 3 (5.08%) Analytics
2 3 (5.08%) Fault Analysis
2 3 (5.08%) Mathematics
2 3 (5.08%) Service Management
2 3 (5.08%) Test Scripting
2 3 (5.08%) Web Development
3 2 (3.39%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (3.39%) Coaching
3 2 (3.39%) Data Analysis
3 2 (3.39%) Data Governance
3 2 (3.39%) E-Commerce
3 2 (3.39%) Information Security
3 2 (3.39%) Integration Testing
3 2 (3.39%) IT Audit
3 2 (3.39%) ITSM
3 2 (3.39%) Project Management
3 2 (3.39%) Quantitative Analysis
4 1 (1.69%) CRM
4 1 (1.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.86%) Python
1 7 (11.86%) SQL
2 4 (6.78%) C#
3 3 (5.08%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.08%) PHP
3 3 (5.08%) VBA
4 2 (3.39%) Java
5 1 (1.69%) R
5 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (50.85%) Degree
2 2 (3.39%) CISMP
2 2 (3.39%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) QA
2 2 (3.39%) SLA
3 1 (1.69%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (8.47%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.08%) Oracle
2 3 (5.08%) Sitecore
3 2 (3.39%) Twitter
3 2 (3.39%) WorldPay
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