The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had IT Graduate featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Graduate
Rank 635 632 614
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -18
Contract jobs requiring an IT Graduate 8 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.016% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.017% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 4
Median daily rate £260 £100 £144
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+160.00% -30.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £92 £86
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £108 £210
UK excluding London median daily rate £220 £90 £75
% change year-on-year
+144.44% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 3
Median hourly rate £8.80 £12.50 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.60% +31.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £8.80 £14.00 £9.50
% change year-on-year
-37.14% +47.36%

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
50276 53000 51116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.79% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 32796 33319 31430
Median daily rate £425 £400 £397
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1494 2025 2060
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 £39.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

IT Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend

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

IT Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IT Graduate
Daily Rate Trend

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

IT Graduate Daily Rate Trend in the UK

IT Graduate
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Graduate within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

IT Graduate Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

IT Graduate
Hourly Rate Trend

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

IT Graduate Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

IT Graduate
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IT Graduate within the UK over the 3 months to 26 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 +8 8 £260 +160.00% 22
London +16 4 £338 +206.81% 6
South East +8 4 £220 - 5
Milton Keynes - 2 £220 -
Oxford - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £220 -
Oxfordshire - 2 - -
Hounslow - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £375 - 2

IT Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT 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 featuring IT Graduate in the job title.

1 10 (43.48%) Degree
2 7 (30.43%) HTML
2 7 (30.43%) Java
3 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
4 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
4 5 (21.74%) SQL
4 5 (21.74%) Windows
5 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
5 4 (17.39%) MS Office
6 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
6 3 (13.04%) Banking
6 3 (13.04%) Unix
6 3 (13.04%) C++
6 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
6 3 (13.04%) MS Visio
7 2 (8.70%) Electronics
7 2 (8.70%) Intranet
7 2 (8.70%) Extranet
7 2 (8.70%) Linux
7 2 (8.70%) Python
7 2 (8.70%) CSS
7 2 (8.70%) C#
7 2 (8.70%) Perl
7 2 (8.70%) PHP
7 2 (8.70%) Automotive
7 2 (8.70%) VMware
7 2 (8.70%) Finance
7 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
7 2 (8.70%) Project Management
7 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering

IT Graduate 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 1 (4.35%) CMS
1 1 (4.35%) Drupal
1 1 (4.35%) Joomla!
1 1 (4.35%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (4.35%) Umbraco
1 1 (4.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
1 4 (17.39%) MS Office
2 3 (13.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Extranet
1 2 (8.70%) Intranet
2 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Big Data
General
1 3 (13.04%) Banking
1 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.70%) Automotive
2 2 (8.70%) Electronics
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) Aerospace
3 1 (4.35%) Back Office
3 1 (4.35%) Front Office
3 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) HTML
2 2 (8.70%) CSS
3 1 (4.35%) .NET
3 1 (4.35%) Ajax
3 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.35%) CSS3
3 1 (4.35%) HTML5
3 1 (4.35%) jQuery
3 1 (4.35%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.70%) Smart Meter
3 1 (4.35%) Blog
3 1 (4.35%) Credit Risk
3 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.35%) Digital Media
3 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (4.35%) iPad
3 1 (4.35%) Market Risk
3 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.35%) Physics
3 1 (4.35%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Unix
3 2 (8.70%) Linux
3 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
4 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.70%) Project Management
1 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
1 2 (8.70%) Web Development
2 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (4.35%) Analytics
2 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
2 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
2 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (4.35%) CRM
2 1 (4.35%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (4.35%) Data Centre Operations
2 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
2 1 (4.35%) Information Security
2 1 (4.35%) Machine Learning
2 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
2 1 (4.35%) Time Management
2 1 (4.35%) Web Accessibility
2 1 (4.35%) Wireframes
2 1 (4.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) Java
2 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
2 5 (21.74%) SQL
3 3 (13.04%) C++
4 2 (8.70%) C#
4 2 (8.70%) Perl
4 2 (8.70%) PHP
4 2 (8.70%) Python
5 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.35%) C
5 1 (4.35%) Ruby
5 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) VMware
3 1 (4.35%) Bloomberg
3 1 (4.35%) Citrix
3 1 (4.35%) Google
3 1 (4.35%) IBM
3 1 (4.35%) Intel
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.35%) Sitecore
3 1 (4.35%) SunGard
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Rate: £150 - £186 per annum
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