The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Manchester region that had Graduate featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 103 - 84
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Graduate 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.057% - 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% - 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £93 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £140 £108 £105
% change year-on-year
+30.41% +2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 £12.00 £11.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +9.09%
Graduate
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1676 1440 1245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 94.85% 95.55% 95.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 993 850 660
Median daily rate £378 £350 £342
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +2.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 64 63
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.94 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.29% -10.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £23.00 £37.24
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Graduate
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Graduate Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Graduate
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Graduate Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Graduate Skill Set
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, 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 Manchester region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) PMI
1 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
1 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (50.00%) International Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Business Development
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Resource Management
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Signal Processing
1 1 (50.00%) Line Management
1 1 (50.00%) Algorithms

Graduate Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) International Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Development
1 1 (50.00%) Line Management
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) Resource Management
1 1 (50.00%) Signal Processing
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification