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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Graduate Developer
Rank 610 653 630
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Graduate Developer 10 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.007% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.008% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 1
Median daily rate £125 £188 £95
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +97.36%
UK excluding London median daily rate £113 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 - £10.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 - -

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
46798 52479 53703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.81% 93.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 30588 33428 33908
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1652 2035 2195
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Graduate Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

Graduate Developer Daily Rate Histogram 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 13 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 3 December 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 +14 10 £125 -33.33% 71
London -10 5 £225 +20.00% 10
South East +28 4 £125 - 13
Oxfordshire -3 2 £125 - 2
Oxford - 2 £125 - 1
Bromley +4 1 £125 +13.63%
Reading - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £75 -
North East - 1 £75 -
Guildford - 1 £100 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £75 -
Berkshire - 1 - - 1
Surrey - 1 £100 - 2

Graduate Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 14 (63.64%) JavaScript
2 10 (45.45%) C#
3 9 (40.91%) HTML
3 9 (40.91%) CSS
4 8 (36.36%) .NET
4 8 (36.36%) Java
4 8 (36.36%) Degree
5 7 (31.82%) Web Development
5 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
6 6 (27.27%) Computer Science
7 5 (22.73%) Front End Development
7 5 (22.73%) MySQL
7 5 (22.73%) Python
8 4 (18.18%) C++
8 4 (18.18%) SQL
9 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
9 3 (13.64%) PHP
9 3 (13.64%) CRM
9 3 (13.64%) ITIL
9 3 (13.64%) HTML5
9 3 (13.64%) jQuery
9 3 (13.64%) Release Management
10 2 (9.09%) SDLC
10 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
10 2 (9.09%) Game Development
10 2 (9.09%) AngularJS
10 2 (9.09%) WordPress
10 2 (9.09%) Django
10 2 (9.09%) Redis
10 2 (9.09%) Linux

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 2 (9.09%) CMS
1 2 (9.09%) IIS
1 2 (9.09%) WordPress
2 1 (4.55%) Drupal
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (4.55%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) HTTP
2 1 (4.55%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 5 (22.73%) MySQL
3 2 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (9.09%) Redis
4 1 (4.55%) Big Data
4 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (9.09%) Games
1 2 (9.09%) Marketing
2 1 (4.55%) Advertising
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) CSS
1 9 (40.91%) HTML
2 8 (36.36%) .NET
3 3 (13.64%) HTML5
3 3 (13.64%) jQuery
4 2 (9.09%) AngularJS
4 2 (9.09%) Django
4 2 (9.09%) EDI
4 2 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (4.55%) WPF
5 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.55%) Graphic Design
2 1 (4.55%) Physics
2 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Web Development
2 5 (22.73%) Front End Development
3 3 (13.64%) CRM
3 3 (13.64%) ITIL
3 3 (13.64%) Release Management
3 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
4 2 (9.09%) ERP
4 2 (9.09%) Game Development
4 2 (9.09%) MVC
4 2 (9.09%) SDLC
4 2 (9.09%) Workflow
5 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.55%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Case Management
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL V3
5 1 (4.55%) Refactoring
5 1 (4.55%) SEO
5 1 (4.55%) Test Scripting
5 1 (4.55%) Typography
5 1 (4.55%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) JavaScript
2 10 (45.45%) C#
3 8 (36.36%) Java
4 5 (22.73%) Python
5 4 (18.18%) C++
5 4 (18.18%) SQL
6 3 (13.64%) PHP
7 2 (9.09%) Ruby
7 2 (9.09%) VB.NET
8 1 (4.55%) VB
8 1 (4.55%) VB6
8 1 (4.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) ILOG
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle