The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Graduate featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate
Rank 253 262 241
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Graduate 7 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.081% 0.10% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.086% 0.11% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Median daily rate £155 £110 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.90% -58.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £103 £94 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £126 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £124 £110 £100
% change year-on-year
+12.72% +10.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Median hourly rate £10.00 £16.00 £9.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +64.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.20 £11.20 £8.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £16.80 £10.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.50 £9.00 £9.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
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 South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8166 9231 8767
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.01% 95.04% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4940 5532 4856
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 365 428 431
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.47% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Graduate
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Graduate Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Graduate
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Graduate across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016.

Graduate Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Graduate
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Graduate Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Graduate
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Berkshire +7 3 - - 9
Surrey +5 2 £90 - 11
Buckinghamshire +12 1 £220 -
Hampshire +9 1 - - 5
Graduate
England

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 South East region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
1 6 (31.58%) Degree
2 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
3 4 (21.05%) Java
3 4 (21.05%) C#
3 4 (21.05%) C++
3 4 (21.05%) .NET
3 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
3 4 (21.05%) MS Office
3 4 (21.05%) Marketing
4 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
4 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (15.79%) Web Development
4 3 (15.79%) Ruby
4 3 (15.79%) Ruby on Rails
4 3 (15.79%) CSS
4 3 (15.79%) Windows
4 3 (15.79%) HTML
4 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.79%) PHP
4 3 (15.79%) SQL
4 3 (15.79%) Python
5 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
5 2 (10.53%) Automotive
5 2 (10.53%) Workflow
5 2 (10.53%) Finance
5 2 (10.53%) Project Management
5 2 (10.53%) CMS
5 2 (10.53%) PostgreSQL

Graduate Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 2 (10.53%) CMS
1 2 (10.53%) Drupal
1 2 (10.53%) WordPress
2 1 (5.26%) Joomla!
2 1 (5.26%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (5.26%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 4 (21.05%) MS Office
3 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
4 1 (5.26%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (5.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Extranet
1 2 (10.53%) Intranet
2 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) MySQL
2 2 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.26%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dreamweaver
General
1 4 (21.05%) Marketing
2 2 (10.53%) Automotive
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Aerospace
3 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Multimedia
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) .NET
2 3 (15.79%) CSS
2 3 (15.79%) HTML
2 3 (15.79%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.26%) CSS3
3 1 (5.26%) HTML5
3 1 (5.26%) jQuery
3 1 (5.26%) SailPoint
3 1 (5.26%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (5.26%) WCF
3 1 (5.26%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.53%) Mathematics
2 2 (10.53%) Virtual Team
3 1 (5.26%) Digital Media
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Photography
3 1 (5.26%) Physics
3 1 (5.26%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
3 1 (5.26%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Unix
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Web Development
2 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
2 2 (10.53%) Project Management
2 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
2 2 (10.53%) Workflow
3 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.26%) Change Management
3 1 (5.26%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (5.26%) Data Privacy
3 1 (5.26%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.26%) Functional Programming
3 1 (5.26%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL
3 1 (5.26%) OO
3 1 (5.26%) Presales
3 1 (5.26%) Resource Management
3 1 (5.26%) Software Licensing
3 1 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (5.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) C#
1 4 (21.05%) C++
1 4 (21.05%) Java
2 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
2 3 (15.79%) PHP
2 3 (15.79%) Python
2 3 (15.79%) Ruby
2 3 (15.79%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) C
3 1 (5.26%) F#
3 1 (5.26%) Haskell
3 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) MBA
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (5.26%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Citrix
3 1 (5.26%) Cyber-Ark
3 1 (5.26%) HP
3 1 (5.26%) IFS
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Sitecore
3 1 (5.26%) VMware
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