Period
to 20 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Graduate was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 147 153
Rank change year-on-year +11 +6 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Graduate 5 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.18% 0.16% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.17% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Manchester median daily rate - £150 -
North West median daily rate - £150 £90
% change year-on-year - +66.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Manchester median hourly rate - £23.99 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +41.12% +17.24%
North West median hourly rate - £23.99 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +41.12% +17.24%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Manchester
Contract vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 2,690 2,985 3,661
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.83% 94.37% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,737 1,903 2,079
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £228 £230 £225
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 60 137
Manchester median hourly rate £17.43 £15.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.20% -11.76% +21.43%
10th Percentile £11.26 £10.50 £11.08
90th Percentile £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £17.62 £17.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year +0.69% -18.60% +30.30%

Graduate
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings that featured Graduate in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Graduate in Manchester

Graduate
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Graduate in Manchester

Graduate
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Graduate in Manchester

Graduate Skill Set
Top 8 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 Manchester region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) ITSM
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development

Graduate Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) ITSM
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Degree