The median contractor rate for a Graduate was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Graduate
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank - 65 50
Contract jobs requiring a Graduate 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear - 0.43% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.45% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £81 £115
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -30.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £160 £118 £130
% change year-on-year +36.17% -9.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Tyne and Wear. 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
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 562 663 435
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 96.07% 94.99% 93.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 462 263
Median daily rate £358 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 9 27
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 £11.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.75% +31.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.79 £11.83 £9.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £21.00 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Graduate
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear that featured Graduate in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Graduate in Tyne and Wear

Graduate
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Graduate in Tyne and Wear

Graduate
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Graduate in Tyne and Wear

Graduate Skill Set
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 27 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 Tyne and Wear region featuring Graduate in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) DevOps
4 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) Perl
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) Linux Command Line

Graduate Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Degree