The median contractor rate for a Graduate Developer was £120 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Graduate Developer
UK / England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 592 617 614
Rank change year-on-year +25 -3  
Contract jobs requiring a Graduate Developer 9 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.021% 0.012% 0.024%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.013% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 8
Median daily rate £120 £225 £174
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -46.66% +29.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £70 £121 £102
10% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £225 £283
UK excluding London median daily rate £120 £124 £114
% change year-on-year -3.22% +9.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £8.50 £10.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.00% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £8.50 £10.00 -
% change year-on-year -15.00% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 40980 47134 47634
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.76% 95.05% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 26691 31127 30520
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1258 1393 1823
Median hourly rate £18.10 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.42% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Graduate Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Graduate Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Graduate Developer in England

Graduate Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Graduate Developer in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Graduate Developer in England

Graduate Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Graduate Developer in England

Graduate Developer
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 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
South East +18 5 £130 - 23
London +3 2 £129 -42.77% 20
North West - 2 £70 - 17
Graduate Developer
UK

Graduate Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, 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 across the England region featuring Graduate Developer in the job title.

1 15 (62.50%) Degree
2 13 (54.17%) Computer Science
3 10 (41.67%) HTML
4 9 (37.50%) CSS
4 9 (37.50%) Web Development
4 9 (37.50%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (33.33%) SQL
6 7 (29.17%) C#
7 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (25.00%) Finance
8 5 (20.83%) PHP
8 5 (20.83%) .NET
9 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
9 4 (16.67%) Python
9 4 (16.67%) Workflow
9 4 (16.67%) jQuery
9 4 (16.67%) Mathematics
10 3 (12.50%) HTML5
10 3 (12.50%) WordPress
10 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (12.50%) Project Management
10 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
10 3 (12.50%) VBA
10 3 (12.50%) Postgraduate
11 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
11 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
11 2 (8.33%) TDD
11 2 (8.33%) Music Industry
11 2 (8.33%) Social Media

Graduate Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 (12.50%) WordPress
2 1 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Adobe Creative Cloud
1 1 (4.17%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) Big Data
2 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Music Industry
3 1 (4.17%) Advertising
3 1 (4.17%) Games
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) HTML
2 9 (37.50%) CSS
3 5 (20.83%) .NET
4 4 (16.67%) jQuery
5 3 (12.50%) HTML5
6 2 (8.33%) AngularJS
6 2 (8.33%) Node.js
7 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
7 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
7 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (4.17%) CSS3
7 1 (4.17%) Dojo
7 1 (4.17%) iOS SDK
7 1 (4.17%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (4.17%) React
7 1 (4.17%) Sass
7 1 (4.17%) Serverless Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (54.17%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Social Media
3 1 (4.17%) Fintech
3 1 (4.17%) Photography
3 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Web Development
2 4 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 4 (16.67%) Workflow
3 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (12.50%) Project Management
4 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (8.33%) TDD
5 1 (4.17%) Analytics
5 1 (4.17%) BDD
5 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.17%) Change Control
5 1 (4.17%) Graceful Degradation
5 1 (4.17%) MVC
5 1 (4.17%) Scrum
5 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
5 1 (4.17%) Web Accessibility
5 1 (4.17%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) SQL
2 7 (29.17%) C#
3 6 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (20.83%) PHP
5 4 (16.67%) Python
6 3 (12.50%) VBA
7 1 (4.17%) C++
7 1 (4.17%) Java
7 1 (4.17%) Objective-C
7 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
7 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (62.50%) Degree
2 9 (37.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (12.50%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Twitter
3 1 (4.17%) Adobe
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Rate: £25,023 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £27000 - £31000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Pro rata 6 month fixed term
Posted: 4 days ago