The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Birmingham region that had Junior featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Junior
Rank 71 55 59
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Junior 2 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.26% 0.93% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.96% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 2
Median daily rate £110 £219 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.71% -25.21%
UK excluding London median daily rate £224 £200 £272
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -26.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £55.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £10.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +19.04%
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
760 732 665
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 97.31% 97.21% 94.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 520 455 389
Median daily rate £400 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 38 38
Median hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £42.25 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

Junior
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 Birmingham region featuring Junior in the job title.

1 3 (37.50%) Spreadsheet
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL V3
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
1 3 (37.50%) Legal
2 2 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) Service Management
2 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (25.00%) Document Management
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Back Office
3 1 (12.50%) Derivative
3 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) SQL

Junior Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (37.50%) Spreadsheet
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
1 3 (37.50%) Legal
2 1 (12.50%) Back Office
2 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Derivative
2 1 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL V3
2 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Document Management
2 2 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) Service Management
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) Perl
1 1 (12.50%) Python
1 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com