The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Berkshire region that had Junior featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior
Rank 108 86 118
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +32
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 15 26 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.64% 1.06% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 1.14% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 8
Median daily rate £175 £225 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -15.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £179 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £290 £329
UK excluding London median daily rate £220 £200 £265
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -24.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 £10.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £10.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +52.38%
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
2179 2284 2349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.45% 92.77% 93.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1165 1142 1086
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.16% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 94 58
Median hourly rate £15.00 £21.55 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.39% +26.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.25 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £39.00 £32.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Berkshire region that featured Junior in the job title.

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 24 June 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Junior across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 2016.

Junior Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Junior
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Junior within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading -8 6 £175 -30.00% 3
Maidenhead +2 4 - - 2
Bracknell -5 2 £125 -43.50% 2
Newbury -3 1 - -
Slough - 1 - -
Junior
South East

Junior Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 June 2016, Junior 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 Berkshire region featuring Junior in the job title.

1 13 (36.11%) Linux
2 10 (27.78%) Windows
2 10 (27.78%) Active Directory
3 9 (25.00%) Unix
3 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 9 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 8 (22.22%) Incident Management
4 8 (22.22%) SLA
4 8 (22.22%) ITIL
4 8 (22.22%) Remedy
5 7 (19.44%) Project Management
5 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (16.67%) Degree
7 5 (13.89%) Marketing
7 5 (13.89%) CSS
7 5 (13.89%) HTML
7 5 (13.89%) Java
7 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
8 4 (11.11%) Confluence
8 4 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
8 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
8 4 (11.11%) Web Development
8 4 (11.11%) JIRA
9 3 (8.33%) Aprimo
9 3 (8.33%) Data Analysis
9 3 (8.33%) Finance
9 3 (8.33%) CRM
9 3 (8.33%) Python
9 3 (8.33%) B2B

Junior Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 4 (11.11%) Confluence
2 2 (5.56%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.33%) MS Office
3 2 (5.56%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (2.78%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (2.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (2.78%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Eloqua
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (2.78%) FastStats
3 1 (2.78%) SAP GTS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) Internet
2 1 (2.78%) Firewall
2 1 (2.78%) Intranet
2 1 (2.78%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (2.78%) iSCSI
2 1 (2.78%) MPLS
2 1 (2.78%) NAS
2 1 (2.78%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.78%) MySQL
2 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.78%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (2.78%) Dreamweaver
General
1 5 (13.89%) Marketing
2 3 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (2.78%) French Language
3 1 (2.78%) German Language
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.78%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) CSS
1 5 (13.89%) HTML
2 2 (5.56%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (5.56%) CSS3
2 2 (5.56%) HTML5
2 2 (5.56%) jBPM
2 2 (5.56%) LESS
2 2 (5.56%) REST
2 2 (5.56%) Sass
2 2 (5.56%) SOAP
2 2 (5.56%) Spring
2 2 (5.56%) Spring Security
2 2 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (5.56%) XML
3 1 (2.78%) .NET
3 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.78%) jQuery
3 1 (2.78%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (2.78%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (8.33%) User Experience
2 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.78%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.78%) Data Extraction
3 1 (2.78%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.78%) FMCG
3 1 (2.78%) Life Science
3 1 (2.78%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.78%) Motion Graphics
3 1 (2.78%) Photography
3 1 (2.78%) Social Media
3 1 (2.78%) Statistics
3 1 (2.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (36.11%) Linux
2 10 (27.78%) Windows
3 9 (25.00%) Unix
3 9 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 9 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.78%) Android
5 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) Incident Management
1 8 (22.22%) ITIL
2 7 (19.44%) Project Management
3 4 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
3 4 (11.11%) Web Development
4 3 (8.33%) B2B
4 3 (8.33%) CRM
4 3 (8.33%) Data Analysis
4 3 (8.33%) Front End Development
4 3 (8.33%) Marketing Automation
5 2 (5.56%) Analytics
5 2 (5.56%) AOP
5 2 (5.56%) Data Management
5 2 (5.56%) Integration Testing
5 2 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (2.78%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
6 1 (2.78%) Campaign Analysis
6 1 (2.78%) Campaign Management
6 1 (2.78%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.78%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) Java
1 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
2 3 (8.33%) Python
2 3 (8.33%) SQL
3 2 (5.56%) PHP
3 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.78%) C#
4 1 (2.78%) C++
4 1 (2.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) CBAP
2 1 (2.78%) CCNA
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (2.78%) Simpana
1 1 (2.78%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) Remedy
2 3 (8.33%) Aprimo
2 3 (8.33%) Marketo
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle
2 3 (8.33%) SAP
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (5.56%) Twitter
3 2 (5.56%) VMware
4 1 (2.78%) Adobe
4 1 (2.78%) Apteco
4 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco
4 1 (2.78%) CommVault
4 1 (2.78%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (2.78%) Fortinet
4 1 (2.78%) Intel Security