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 25 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate Developer
Rank 651 630 580
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -50
Contract jobs requiring a Graduate Developer 10 12 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.021% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.022% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 10
Median daily rate £109 £175 £105
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.71% +66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £89 £118 £97
10% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £258 £204
UK excluding London median daily rate £123 £125 £105
% change year-on-year
-1.60% +19.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Median hourly rate £10.00 £9.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.20 £9.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £9.00 £98.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 £9.00 £11.25
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -20.00%

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
51181 53984 51041
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.77% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 33252 34149 30933
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1553 2015 2063
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.85 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 18 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 25 July 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 -10 6 £95 -45.71% 116
Scotland - 4 £125 - 4
Renfrewshire - 3 £135 -
Erskine - 3 £135 -
Staffordshire -1 2 £95 -
Stoke-on-Trent -3 2 £95 -
West Midlands -27 2 £95 - 7
South East - 2 - - 17
London -9 1 £83 -58.75% 32
Tyne and Wear -41 1 - - 2
North East -46 1 - - 2
Edinburgh - 1 £125 - 3
Berkshire - 1 - - 2
Surrey - 1 - - 4
Sunderland - 1 - -
Guildford - 1 - -
Croydon - 1 £83 -
Reading - 1 - - 1

Graduate Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 18 (69.23%) Java
2 16 (61.54%) JavaScript
3 12 (46.15%) HTML
4 11 (42.31%) C#
4 11 (42.31%) Degree
4 11 (42.31%) Computer Science
5 8 (30.77%) .NET
5 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
5 8 (30.77%) CSS
6 6 (23.08%) Web Development
7 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
7 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (19.23%) SQL
8 4 (15.38%) C++
8 4 (15.38%) MySQL
8 4 (15.38%) ITIL
8 4 (15.38%) OO
8 4 (15.38%) jQuery
9 3 (11.54%) Release Management
9 3 (11.54%) VMware
9 3 (11.54%) CMS
9 3 (11.54%) Ruby
9 3 (11.54%) Ruby on Rails
9 3 (11.54%) Python
9 3 (11.54%) CRM
9 3 (11.54%) Windows
9 3 (11.54%) PHP
10 2 (7.69%) Oracle
10 2 (7.69%) VB.NET
10 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET

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 (11.54%) CMS
2 2 (7.69%) Drupal
2 2 (7.69%) IIS
2 2 (7.69%) WordPress
3 1 (3.85%) Joomla!
3 1 (3.85%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (3.85%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 4 (15.38%) MySQL
3 2 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
1 1 (3.85%) JUnit
1 1 (3.85%) Mockito
1 1 (3.85%) Selenium
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
1 2 (7.69%) Games
1 2 (7.69%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (46.15%) HTML
2 8 (30.77%) .NET
2 8 (30.77%) CSS
3 4 (15.38%) jQuery
4 3 (11.54%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
5 2 (7.69%) EDI
6 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (3.85%) CSS3
6 1 (3.85%) HTML5
6 1 (3.85%) J2EE
6 1 (3.85%) Spring
6 1 (3.85%) WPF
6 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (42.31%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) Derivative
2 1 (3.85%) Digital Media
2 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.85%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Web Development
2 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (19.23%) Software Engineering
3 4 (15.38%) ITIL
3 4 (15.38%) OO
4 3 (11.54%) CRM
4 3 (11.54%) Release Management
5 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
5 2 (7.69%) ERP
5 2 (7.69%) Game Development
5 2 (7.69%) MVC
5 2 (7.69%) SDLC
6 1 (3.85%) Agile Project Management
6 1 (3.85%) Case Management
6 1 (3.85%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 1 (3.85%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (3.85%) Front End Development
6 1 (3.85%) ITIL V3
6 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.85%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 18 (69.23%) Java
2 16 (61.54%) JavaScript
3 11 (42.31%) C#
4 5 (19.23%) SQL
5 4 (15.38%) C++
6 3 (11.54%) PHP
6 3 (11.54%) Python
6 3 (11.54%) Ruby
7 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
7 2 (7.69%) VB.NET
8 1 (3.85%) C
8 1 (3.85%) VB
8 1 (3.85%) VB6
8 1 (3.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (42.31%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) VMware
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) Citrix
3 1 (3.85%) ILOG
3 1 (3.85%) Sitecore