The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Junior in their job title over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Junior
Rank 94 97 106
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 25 26 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.03% 1.02% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 1.14% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 7
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£206 £250 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £233 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £307 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £250 £245
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £10.50 - £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £11.75 £14.96
% change year-on-year
+14.89% -21.45%
Junior
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2167 2286 2199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.36% 89.54% 91.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1137 1114 909
Average daily rate £398 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.57% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £496 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 72 113
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -38.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £11.40 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £32.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Junior in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Junior Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Junior
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Junior across the Berkshire region.

Junior Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Junior
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Junior across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Junior Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Junior
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Junior across the Berkshire region.

Junior Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Junior
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Junior within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +4 9 £225 -14.28% 7
Maidenhead +3 1 £135 -16.92%
Newbury 0 1 £350 +27.27% 1
Bracknell -6 1 £213 -15.00% 1
Junior
South East

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Junior in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Junior in their job title.

1 16 (32.00%) Telecoms
2 12 (24.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (22.00%) JavaScript
4 10 (20.00%) Marketing
4 10 (20.00%) HTML
4 10 (20.00%) CSS
4 10 (20.00%) Adobe
5 9 (18.00%) Project Management
5 9 (18.00%) SQL
5 9 (18.00%) Degree
6 8 (16.00%) Retail
6 8 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (14.00%) MS Excel
7 7 (14.00%) Photoshop
7 7 (14.00%) Adobe Illustrator
7 7 (14.00%) Finance
7 7 (14.00%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (12.00%) InDesign
8 6 (12.00%) PHP
8 6 (12.00%) Java
8 6 (12.00%) MS Office
8 6 (12.00%) Relational Database
9 5 (10.00%) Facebook
9 5 (10.00%) Twitter
9 5 (10.00%) Computer Science
9 5 (10.00%) Social Network
9 5 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
9 5 (10.00%) PRINCE2
9 5 (10.00%) Oracle
9 5 (10.00%) SQL Server

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Junior in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Junior in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (14.00%) MS Excel
1 7 (14.00%) Photoshop
1 7 (14.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (12.00%) InDesign
2 6 (12.00%) MS Office
3 2 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.00%) MS Project
3 2 (4.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (2.00%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) Adobe Analytics
1 3 (6.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) Network Security
1 3 (6.00%) NAS
1 3 (6.00%) Firewall
1 3 (6.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.00%) MySQL
3 2 (4.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Subversion
1 4 (8.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.00%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.00%) MSI
General
1 16 (32.00%) Telecoms
2 10 (20.00%) Marketing
3 8 (16.00%) Retail
4 7 (14.00%) Finance
5 5 (10.00%) Legal
5 5 (10.00%) Advertising
6 3 (6.00%) Electronics
7 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.00%) HTML
1 10 (20.00%) CSS
2 4 (8.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (8.00%) Ajax
2 4 (8.00%) .NET
2 4 (8.00%) Web Services
3 2 (4.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (4.00%) J2EE
3 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.00%) XML
3 2 (4.00%) XSLT
3 2 (4.00%) Ext JS
3 2 (4.00%) Symfony
3 2 (4.00%) CodeIgniter
3 2 (4.00%) jQuery
3 2 (4.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 2 (4.00%) Laravel
3 2 (4.00%) Yii
3 2 (4.00%) HTML5
3 2 (4.00%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 5 (10.00%) Social Network
2 3 (6.00%) User Experience
2 3 (6.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.00%) Social Media
3 2 (4.00%) N-Tier
3 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.00%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.00%) Copywriting
4 1 (2.00%) Physics
4 1 (2.00%) FMCG
4 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.00%) Mac OS
2 1 (2.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.00%) Project Management
2 8 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (14.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
4 5 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 4 (8.00%) MVC
5 4 (8.00%) Web Analytics
5 4 (8.00%) Analytics
6 3 (6.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (6.00%) Project Governance
6 3 (6.00%) Data Architecture
6 3 (6.00%) PRINCE
6 3 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (6.00%) Creative Marketing
6 3 (6.00%) Workflow
7 2 (4.00%) Scrum
7 2 (4.00%) Programme Management
7 2 (4.00%) Resource Management
7 2 (4.00%) Requirements Management
7 2 (4.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (18.00%) SQL
3 6 (12.00%) PHP
3 6 (12.00%) Java
4 4 (8.00%) C#
5 3 (6.00%) C
5 3 (6.00%) VB
6 2 (4.00%) Ruby
6 2 (4.00%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.00%) C++
6 2 (4.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (18.00%) Degree
2 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) QA
1 3 (6.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (2.00%) GCP
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (20.00%) Adobe
3 5 (10.00%) Facebook
3 5 (10.00%) Twitter
3 5 (10.00%) Oracle
4 3 (6.00%) Remedy
4 3 (6.00%) BMC
4 3 (6.00%) Omniture
4 3 (6.00%) Google
5 2 (4.00%) HP
5 2 (4.00%) Talend
6 1 (2.00%) Avaya
6 1 (2.00%) Juniper
6 1 (2.00%) Cisco
6 1 (2.00%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.00%) SAP
6 1 (2.00%) VMware
6 1 (2.00%) AppSense
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