The first table below looks at the demand for the Graduate role in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Somerset region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank 46 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Contract jobs requiring a Graduate 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.10% 0.51% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 0.53% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£105 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £105 £125 £100
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.50 £20.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-52.50% +37.93%
Job Titles Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
346 187 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 94.79% 95.41% 96.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 98 82
Average daily rate £325 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £175 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £423 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 14
Average hourly rate £35.00 £12.50 £23.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+180.00% -47.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £10.53 £9.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £23.75 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Graduate
South West

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Graduate in the job title across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Graduate Jobs Demand 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
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
Taunton - 4 £105 -
Yeovil - - - -
Bath - - - - 1
Graduate
South West

Graduate
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) GIS
1 4 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (100.00%) Degree

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) GIS
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft