The table below looks at the statistics for the Junior role in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham 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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior
Rank 52 55 44
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 8 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.18% 0.33% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.26% 0.36% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 5
Average daily rate £293 £256 £130
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.14% +97.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £131 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £381 £236
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £225 £225
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.42 £13.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-9.70% -1.78%
Junior
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham 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
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
635 563 509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 93.80% 92.14% 88.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 345 301
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 30 22
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £10.95 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £22.60 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Junior Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Junior
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Junior Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Junior
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Junior Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Junior
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) MS Office
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
3 3 (21.43%) Unix
3 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) Legal
4 2 (14.29%) Degree
4 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Banking
4 2 (14.29%) Retail
4 2 (14.29%) Logistics
4 2 (14.29%) Derivative
4 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
4 2 (14.29%) CSS
4 2 (14.29%) C#
4 2 (14.29%) HTML
4 2 (14.29%) Java
4 2 (14.29%) Perl
4 2 (14.29%) Python
4 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 2 (14.29%) Service Management
4 2 (14.29%) Change Management
4 2 (14.29%) Financial Institution

Junior
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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.

Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Office
2 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SunGard GMI
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Legal
3 2 (14.29%) Back Office
3 2 (14.29%) Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Financial Institution
3 2 (14.29%) Retail
4 1 (7.14%) Law
4 1 (7.14%) Marketing
4 1 (7.14%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) CSS
1 2 (14.29%) HTML
1 2 (14.29%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Augmented Reality
1 2 (14.29%) Derivative
1 2 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Unix
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL
1 4 (28.57%) Project Management
2 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
3 2 (14.29%) Change Management
3 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL V3
3 2 (14.29%) ITSM
3 2 (14.29%) Logistics
3 2 (14.29%) Service Management
3 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.14%) Data Privacy
4 1 (7.14%) Database Theory
4 1 (7.14%) Database Tuning
4 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.14%) Relational Database Theory
4 1 (7.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) C#
2 2 (14.29%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) Perl
2 2 (14.29%) Python
2 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
1 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) SunGard
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