The table below looks at the statistics for the Graduate Programmer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Graduate Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Graduate Programmer
Rank 578 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Graduate Programmer 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£75 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £75 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
47948 46300 40780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.45% 92.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 29326 27479 23389
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1820 1938 2165
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.65 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

Graduate Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Graduate Programmer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Graduate Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Graduate Programmer
Daily Rate Trend

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

Graduate Programmer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Graduate Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Graduate Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Graduate Programmer
Top 23 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate Programmer within the UK over the 3 months to 5 March 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East - 1 £75 - 1
England - 1 £75 - 2
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Knutsford - - - -
Leeds - - - -
London - - - - 1
Reading - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Southampton - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Woking - - - - 1
Berkshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
North West - - - -

Graduate Programmer
Top 10 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Graduate Programmer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Graduate Programmer in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Games
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Interactive Media
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) VCP4
2 1 (50.00%) Game Development
2 1 (50.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) C++

Graduate Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Graduate Programmer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Graduate Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 2 (100.00%) Games
2 1 (50.00%) Interactive Media
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
1 1 (50.00%) Game Development
1 1 (50.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) VCP4