The median contractor rate for a Graduate was £131 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Graduate
England / London
Rank 367 401 394
Rank change year-on-year +34 -7  
Contract jobs requiring a Graduate 33 27 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.17% 0.12% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.13% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 12
Median daily rate £131 £150 £149
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +0.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £80 £110 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £175
UK excluding London median daily rate £160 £125 £140
% change year-on-year +28.00% -10.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.75 £11.00 £11.50
% change year-on-year +43.18% -4.34%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 18463 20944 19902
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.85% 94.98% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 13124 15012 13730
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 285 369
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.29% -12.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.57 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Graduate
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Graduate in London

Graduate
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Graduate in London

Graduate
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Graduate in London over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Graduate in London

Graduate
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Graduate in London

Graduate
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Graduate within the London region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
City of London +12 9 £125 -57.91% 9
West End of London - 2 £98 - 1
Graduate
England

Graduate Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, 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 across the London region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 26 (47.27%) Degree
2 13 (23.64%) Finance
3 12 (21.82%) Computer Science
4 11 (20.00%) SQL
4 11 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 10 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (12.73%) Python
6 7 (12.73%) C#
6 7 (12.73%) HTML
6 7 (12.73%) Telecoms
7 6 (10.91%) MS Office
7 6 (10.91%) CSS
7 6 (10.91%) Banking
7 6 (10.91%) Marketing
8 5 (9.09%) .NET
8 5 (9.09%) Internet
8 5 (9.09%) Social Media
8 5 (9.09%) Office 365
9 4 (7.27%) Apple iOS
9 4 (7.27%) Analytics
9 4 (7.27%) Android
9 4 (7.27%) Games
9 4 (7.27%) VBA
9 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
9 4 (7.27%) Microsoft
9 4 (7.27%) QA
9 4 (7.27%) Web Development
10 3 (5.45%) Retail
10 3 (5.45%) Investment Banking
10 3 (5.45%) MS PowerPoint

Graduate Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 (5.45%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.64%) CMS
3 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.82%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.91%) MS Office
3 3 (5.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.64%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (3.64%) Photoshop
5 1 (1.82%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Documaker
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.09%) Office 365
2 1 (1.82%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.09%) Internet
2 2 (3.64%) HTTP
2 2 (3.64%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.64%) Big Data
2 2 (3.64%) Redis
3 1 (1.82%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.82%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.64%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.64%) JIRA
1 2 (3.64%) Oracle Forms
General
1 13 (23.64%) Finance
2 7 (12.73%) Telecoms
3 6 (10.91%) Banking
3 6 (10.91%) Marketing
4 4 (7.27%) Games
5 3 (5.45%) Investment Banking
5 3 (5.45%) Retail
6 2 (3.64%) Multimedia
6 2 (3.64%) Music Industry
7 1 (1.82%) Advertising
7 1 (1.82%) French Language
7 1 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.73%) HTML
2 6 (10.91%) CSS
3 5 (9.09%) .NET
4 3 (5.45%) AngularJS
5 2 (3.64%) Django
6 1 (1.82%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.82%) HTML5
6 1 (1.82%) jQuery
6 1 (1.82%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (1.82%) Node.js
6 1 (1.82%) React
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.82%) Computer Science
2 10 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.09%) Social Media
4 3 (5.45%) Augmented Reality
5 2 (3.64%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.82%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.82%) EPoS
6 1 (1.82%) Fintech
6 1 (1.82%) User Experience
6 1 (1.82%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.27%) Android
1 4 (7.27%) Apple iOS
2 3 (5.45%) Windows
2 3 (5.45%) Windows 10
2 3 (5.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (7.27%) Analytics
1 4 (7.27%) Web Development
2 3 (5.45%) Fault Analysis
2 3 (5.45%) ITIL
2 3 (5.45%) Mathematics
2 3 (5.45%) Test Scripting
3 2 (3.64%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (3.64%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (3.64%) Data Analytics
3 2 (3.64%) E-Commerce
3 2 (3.64%) Information Security
3 2 (3.64%) Integration Testing
3 2 (3.64%) IT Audit
3 2 (3.64%) Quantitative Analysis
4 1 (1.82%) Automation Testing
4 1 (1.82%) Business Analytics
4 1 (1.82%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (1.82%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (1.82%) Machine Learning
4 1 (1.82%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.00%) SQL
2 7 (12.73%) C#
2 7 (12.73%) Python
3 4 (7.27%) VBA
4 3 (5.45%) C
4 3 (5.45%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.45%) PHP
5 2 (3.64%) Java
6 1 (1.82%) C++
6 1 (1.82%) R
6 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (47.27%) Degree
2 3 (5.45%) Postgraduate
3 2 (3.64%) CISMP
3 2 (3.64%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 4 (7.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.45%) Oracle
3 2 (3.64%) Twitter
3 2 (3.64%) WorldPay
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