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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Graduate
England / South East
Rank 230 236 242
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Graduate 6 16 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.079% 0.19% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.20% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 2
Median daily rate £350 £110 £183
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+218.18% -39.72%
UK excluding London median daily rate £198 £105 £140
% change year-on-year
+88.09% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 11
Median hourly rate £17.50 £11.75 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.93% +2.17%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £12.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year
+41.66% +4.34%

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
7134 8104 8982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 93.66% 94.43% 94.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 4151 4931 4801
Median daily rate £400 £383 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 383 421
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £11.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £55.55 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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
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 21 February 2017. 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 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
Hampshire +13 4 £350 +311.76% 11
Berkshire +18 2 - - 10
Graduate
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 5 (33.33%) Degree
2 4 (26.67%) Web Development
3 3 (20.00%) HTML5
3 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (20.00%) Front End Development
3 3 (20.00%) HTML
3 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (20.00%) CSS
3 3 (20.00%) Advertising
4 2 (13.33%) Wireless
4 2 (13.33%) Marketing
4 2 (13.33%) 3GPP
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (13.33%) 3G
4 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (13.33%) Psychology
4 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
4 2 (13.33%) 4G
5 1 (6.67%) Wireframes
5 1 (6.67%) Virtual Team
5 1 (6.67%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (6.67%) Office 365
5 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
5 1 (6.67%) User Experience
5 1 (6.67%) Software Licensing
5 1 (6.67%) Social Media
5 1 (6.67%) hybris
5 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
5 1 (6.67%) Time Management

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 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
1 1 (6.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) 3G
1 2 (13.33%) 3GPP
1 2 (13.33%) 4G
1 2 (13.33%) Wireless
2 1 (6.67%) FTP
2 1 (6.67%) Internet
2 1 (6.67%) LTE
2 1 (6.67%) WCDMA
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dreamweaver
General
1 3 (20.00%) Advertising
2 2 (13.33%) Marketing
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) CSS
1 3 (20.00%) HTML
1 3 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Smartphone
3 1 (6.67%) Social Media
3 1 (6.67%) User Experience
3 1 (6.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Web Development
2 3 (20.00%) Front End Development
3 2 (13.33%) Psychology
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
4 1 (6.67%) MVC
4 1 (6.67%) Presales
4 1 (6.67%) Resource Management
4 1 (6.67%) SEO
4 1 (6.67%) Service Management
4 1 (6.67%) Software Licensing
4 1 (6.67%) Time Management
4 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (6.67%) Wireframes
4 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) hybris
2 1 (6.67%) SAP
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