The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Graduate Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate Developer
Rank 631 628 593
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -35
Contract jobs requiring a Graduate Developer 9 12 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.021% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.018% 0.023% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 9
Median daily rate £148 £174 £105
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.11% +65.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £102 £94
10% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £283 £208
UK excluding London median daily rate £125 £114 £105
% change year-on-year
+9.89% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Median hourly rate £10.00 - £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 - £11.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50938 53139 51380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.75% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 33216 33356 31629
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £568 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.16% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1509 2051 2085
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Graduate Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Graduate Developer in the job title.

Graduate Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Graduate Developer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Graduate Developer within the UK.

Graduate Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Graduate Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Graduate Developer within the UK.

Graduate Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Graduate Developer
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 June 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
England -6 5 £225 +29.15% 122
Scotland - 4 £125 - 2
Renfrewshire - 3 £135 -
Erskine - 3 £135 -
London -7 2 £225 -14.28% 32
South East - 2 - - 25
Uxbridge - 2 £225 -
North East -54 1 - - 1
Tyne and Wear -62 1 - - 1
Berkshire - 1 - - 5
Surrey - 1 - - 5
Sunderland - 1 - -
Reading - 1 - - 3
Guildford - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 £125 - 1

Graduate Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 2016, Graduate Developer 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 featuring Graduate Developer in the job title.

1 20 (71.43%) Java
2 17 (60.71%) JavaScript
3 13 (46.43%) HTML
3 13 (46.43%) Degree
3 13 (46.43%) Computer Science
4 9 (32.14%) Web Development
4 9 (32.14%) C#
5 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 8 (28.57%) CSS
6 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (21.43%) .NET
7 5 (17.86%) SQL
7 5 (17.86%) jQuery
8 4 (14.29%) PHP
8 4 (14.29%) C++
8 4 (14.29%) ITIL
8 4 (14.29%) OO
8 4 (14.29%) Python
9 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
9 3 (10.71%) Ruby
9 3 (10.71%) Ruby on Rails
9 3 (10.71%) CMS
9 3 (10.71%) Workflow
9 3 (10.71%) VMware
9 3 (10.71%) Project Management
9 3 (10.71%) Windows
9 3 (10.71%) Release Management
10 2 (7.14%) Drupal
10 2 (7.14%) WordPress
10 2 (7.14%) Mathematics

Graduate Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 3 (10.71%) CMS
2 2 (7.14%) Drupal
2 2 (7.14%) WordPress
3 1 (3.57%) Joomla!
3 1 (3.57%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (3.57%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) MySQL
2 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
1 1 (3.57%) JUnit
1 1 (3.57%) Mockito
1 1 (3.57%) Selenium
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
1 2 (7.14%) Marketing
2 1 (3.57%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (46.43%) HTML
2 8 (28.57%) CSS
3 6 (21.43%) .NET
4 5 (17.86%) jQuery
5 3 (10.71%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (7.14%) AngularJS
6 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
6 2 (7.14%) HTML5
7 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
7 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (3.57%) CSS3
7 1 (3.57%) J2EE
7 1 (3.57%) Spring
7 1 (3.57%) WPF
7 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (46.43%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.14%) Mathematics
2 2 (7.14%) Physics
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Derivative
3 1 (3.57%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.57%) Fintech
3 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Web Development
2 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.29%) ITIL
3 4 (14.29%) OO
4 3 (10.71%) Project Management
4 3 (10.71%) Release Management
4 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
4 3 (10.71%) Workflow
5 2 (7.14%) Business Analysis
5 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
5 2 (7.14%) Front End Development
5 2 (7.14%) MVC
5 2 (7.14%) TDD
6 1 (3.57%) Agile Project Management
6 1 (3.57%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
6 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.57%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (3.57%) Extreme Programming
6 1 (3.57%) OOP
6 1 (3.57%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 20 (71.43%) Java
2 17 (60.71%) JavaScript
3 9 (32.14%) C#
4 5 (17.86%) SQL
5 4 (14.29%) C++
5 4 (14.29%) PHP
5 4 (14.29%) Python
6 3 (10.71%) Ruby
7 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
7 2 (7.14%) VB.NET
8 1 (3.57%) C
8 1 (3.57%) VB
8 1 (3.57%) VB6
8 1 (3.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (46.43%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) VMware
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) Citrix
3 1 (3.57%) ILOG
3 1 (3.57%) Sitecore
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