The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Somerset region that had Graduate featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank - - 49
Contract jobs requiring a Graduate 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - - 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £105
UK excluding London median daily rate £129 £110 £105
% change year-on-year
+17.04% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £10.00 £9.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
Graduate
South 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 Somerset 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
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
216 321 344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 90.00% 96.11% 96.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 166 254
Median daily rate £350 £360 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £225 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 47 13
Median hourly rate £17.31 £42.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.50% +22.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £20.60 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £35.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Graduate
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Graduate Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Graduate
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Graduate Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Graduate Skill Set
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Somerset region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) HTML

Graduate Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
General
1 1 (50.00%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA