The median contractor rate for a Graduate was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 25 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 65 66
Rank change year-on-year +9 +1  
Contract jobs requiring a Graduate 1 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.17% 0.59% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.63% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £280 £111
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +151.68%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £118 £140 £111
% change year-on-year -16.18% +26.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.44% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 £10.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year - -16.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 524 799 804
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 91.29% 93.56% 93.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 465 396
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 36 49
Median hourly rate £16.00 £21.33 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.98% -1.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.65 £25.00 £31.94
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Graduate
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Graduate in Reading

Graduate
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Graduate in Reading

Graduate
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Graduate in Reading

Graduate Skill Set
Top 16 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Reading region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Marketing
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) WebCenter
2 3 (60.00%) Web Marketing
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) Photoshop
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (60.00%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (60.00%) Adobe
2 3 (60.00%) W3C
2 3 (60.00%) Publishing
2 3 (60.00%) Content Management
3 2 (40.00%) Advertising
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) Psychology

Graduate Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (60.00%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 5 (100.00%) Marketing
2 3 (60.00%) Publishing
3 2 (40.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
1 3 (60.00%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) W3C
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Content Management
1 3 (60.00%) Web Marketing
2 2 (40.00%) Psychology
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Adobe
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle