The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Trainee featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Trainee
Rank 644 664 633
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Trainee 8 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.016% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.016% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 2
Median daily rate £110 £116 £188
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.37% -38.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £116 £138
% change year-on-year
- -15.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
50426 54977 54154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.99% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 32986 35136 33089
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1704 2093 2157
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Trainee
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Trainee Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Trainee
Daily Rate Trend

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

Trainee Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Trainee
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Trainee Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Trainee
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Trainee within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 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
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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 -2 8 £110 -5.37% 18
London +19 4 £110 - 7
South East +17 4 - - 1
Newbury - 3 - -
Berkshire - 3 - - 1
Kent - 1 - -

Trainee Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, Trainee 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 Trainee in the job title.

1 7 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (28.57%) MS Office
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
4 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (14.29%) Windows
4 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 2 (14.29%) Finance
4 2 (14.29%) Banking
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) Scrum
5 1 (7.14%) VMware
5 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) TDD
5 1 (7.14%) NUnit
5 1 (7.14%) IP Telephony
5 1 (7.14%) MOS
5 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
5 1 (7.14%) Legal
5 1 (7.14%) Smartphone
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
5 1 (7.14%) Degree
5 1 (7.14%) French Language
5 1 (7.14%) Fund Management
5 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 7

Trainee 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:

Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Office
2 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
3 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) DHCP
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
1 1 (7.14%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MSTest
1 1 (7.14%) NUnit
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) French Language
3 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
1 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
1 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
1 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Cloud
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.14%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Unix
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
2 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (7.14%) Case Management
2 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre Operations
2 1 (7.14%) Data Governance
2 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
2 1 (7.14%) Feasibility Study
2 1 (7.14%) Front End Development
2 1 (7.14%) Fund Management
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL
2 1 (7.14%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (7.14%) Physical Data Model
2 1 (7.14%) Project Management
2 1 (7.14%) Scrum
2 1 (7.14%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (7.14%) TDD
2 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
2 1 (7.14%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Bloomberg
2 1 (7.14%) Citrix
2 1 (7.14%) Google
2 1 (7.14%) IBM
2 1 (7.14%) Intel
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.14%) Reuters
2 1 (7.14%) SunGard
2 1 (7.14%) VMware
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