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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 385 399 397
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Graduate 23 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.075% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.080% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 5
Average daily rate £133 £120 £138
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.41% -12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £87 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £172 £269
UK excluding London average daily rate £105 £130 £115
% change year-on-year
-19.23% +13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 £11.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.47% -48.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £11.50 £11.25
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +2.22%
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
20052 20041 20862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.68% 94.50% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 14187 14178 14151
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 309 344 401
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £37.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate within the London region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 - 5 £110 - 2
City of London +32 3 £225 +150.00% 24
Croydon - 1 £110 -
Paddington - 1 - -
Graduate
England

Graduate
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 26 (56.52%) Degree
2 13 (28.26%) Computer Science
3 11 (23.91%) HTML
3 11 (23.91%) MS Excel
4 10 (21.74%) Finance
5 8 (17.39%) JavaScript
6 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
7 6 (13.04%) Linux
8 5 (10.87%) Java
8 5 (10.87%) C#
8 5 (10.87%) SQL
8 5 (10.87%) Project Management
8 5 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (10.87%) Mathematics
9 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (8.70%) Legal
9 4 (8.70%) Windows
9 4 (8.70%) MS Office
10 3 (6.52%) Fixed Income
10 3 (6.52%) Front Office
10 3 (6.52%) MS PowerPoint
11 2 (4.35%) QA
11 2 (4.35%) Software Engineering
11 2 (4.35%) Economics
11 2 (4.35%) LatentZero
11 2 (4.35%) Sentinel
11 2 (4.35%) Smartphone
11 2 (4.35%) Digital Media
11 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
11 2 (4.35%) Publishing

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.17%) CMS
2 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (23.91%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.70%) MS Office
3 3 (6.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) LatentZero
1 2 (4.35%) Sentinel
2 1 (2.17%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (2.17%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) Big Data
1 1 (2.17%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (2.17%) QlikView
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 10 (21.74%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Legal
3 3 (6.52%) Front Office
4 2 (4.35%) Publishing
4 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.17%) Advertising
5 1 (2.17%) Banking
5 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.17%) Games
5 1 (2.17%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.91%) HTML
2 2 (4.35%) CSS
3 1 (2.17%) .NET
3 1 (2.17%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.26%) Computer Science
2 5 (10.87%) Mathematics
3 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.52%) Fixed Income
5 2 (4.35%) Digital Media
5 2 (4.35%) Economics
5 2 (4.35%) Smartphone
6 1 (2.17%) Chemistry
6 1 (2.17%) Data Extraction
6 1 (2.17%) Fintech
6 1 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.17%) Physics
6 1 (2.17%) Social Media
6 1 (2.17%) STB
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.04%) Linux
2 4 (8.70%) Windows
3 1 (2.17%) Mac OS
3 1 (2.17%) Unix
3 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (10.87%) Project Management
2 2 (4.35%) Analytics
2 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (4.35%) Migration
2 2 (4.35%) OO
2 2 (4.35%) Scrum
2 2 (4.35%) Software Delivery
2 2 (4.35%) Software Engineering
3 1 (2.17%) Business Analysis
3 1 (2.17%) Data Migration
3 1 (2.17%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (2.17%) Investment Management
3 1 (2.17%) Manual Testing
3 1 (2.17%) Project Planning
3 1 (2.17%) Supplier Management
3 1 (2.17%) System Testing
3 1 (2.17%) Time Management
3 1 (2.17%) Web Development
3 1 (2.17%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.39%) JavaScript
2 5 (10.87%) C#
2 5 (10.87%) Java
2 5 (10.87%) SQL
3 2 (4.35%) Python
3 2 (4.35%) VBA
4 1 (2.17%) C++
4 1 (2.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (56.52%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) CIPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) QA
1 2 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.17%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) SCOM
1 1 (2.17%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.35%) Fidessa
3 1 (2.17%) Bloomberg
3 1 (2.17%) Cognos
3 1 (2.17%) Google
3 1 (2.17%) ION Trading
3 1 (2.17%) SolarWinds
Bromley, Kent
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £100.00 - £150.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Spectrum IT
Rate: £100 - £200 per day
Posted: 19 days ago